Archive for June, 2009
Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Drew Brees, Josh Freeman, Julius Peppers, LaDainian Tomlinson, New Orleans Saints, Paul Posluszny, Plaxico Burress, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Terrell Suggs
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told the St. Petersburg Times that he wants rookie QB Josh Freeman eased into the starting role.
Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2009 | Jamie Dukes Tags: Adam Jones, frenemies, Michael Vick, Plaxico Burress
We keep asking the question: “Why do athletes make mistakes when they have so much going for them?” What you fail to remember is athletes or entertainers, for that matter, are people. They didn’t land here from Mars with superhuman talent.
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dennis Northcutt, Detroit Lions, Gerald Alexander, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jarett Dillard, Mike Thomas, Mike Walker, Tiquan Underwood, trade, Troy Williamson
The Jaguars have agreed to trade WR Dennis Northcutt to the Lions for safety Gerald Alexander, confirmed agent Jerome Stanley, who represents both players.
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | Ben Liebenberg Tags: Antonio Cromartie, Buffalo Bills, Donte Whitner, San Diego Chargers, Terrell Owens
Antonio Cromartie and Donte Whitner stopped by the NFL Network set in Culver City, Calif., on Friday, and both chatted live with fans on NFL.com.
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Chicago Bears, Drew Rosenhaus, gun, Mike Tannenbaum, New York Giants, New York Jets, Plaxico Burress, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
As word came out that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has initiated a review of the felony weapons charge against Plaxico Burress, agent Drew Rosenhaus announced on his Twitter page that five teams are interested in the former Giants wide receiver, despite the possibility of a suspension.
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | Jamie Dukes Tags: Bill Belichick, Jamie Dukes, Mario Williams, Michael Vick, Mike Tomlin, Peyton Manning, Shawne Merriman, Tom Brady
I’m glad you enjoy the players-only sessions we have on NFL Network. I enjoy being a part of it. Warren, Deion, Marshall and “Mooch” offer great insight, and I’m just there (LOL). This week’s installment asked this question: “If you had to start a franchise, who would you choose?” Deion chose Mike Tomlin, Warren chose Mario Williams, Marshall chose Shawne Merriman and I chose Michael Vick.
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Carson Palmer, Casey Wiegmann, Chris Henry, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz, New York Jets, Tennessee Titans, Terrell Suggs
Ravens LB Terrell Suggs is hopeful to have a long-term contract by training camp and said, “I feel like we’re getting close.”
Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: A.J. Smith, Daniel Snyder, Jerry Jones, Paul Allen, Tom Benson
Take a look at how much each NFL team has spent over the past five years in raw dollars.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | Frank Tadych Tags: Al Harris, Brad Childress, Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings
Packers veteran CB Al Harris said during a radio interview Thursday he doesn’t believe Brett Favre’s reputation should be tarnished if he choses to return. It’s a topic that resonates deeply with Packers fans. But has Favre permanantly tarnished his reputation with his pending decision to un-retire and play with the Vikings?
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Albert Haynesworth, Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Vince Young, Washington Redskins
In a wide-ranging radio interview Thursday, Pro Bowl DT Albert Haynesworth disclosed that he could have signed a larger contract with the Buccaneers during free agency and said he believes former teammate Vince Young would be best served to leave the Titans.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Mario Urrutia, New York Jets
Former Bengals seventh-round pick Mario Urrutia was claimed off waivers by the Jets.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | Ben Liebenberg Tags: Bernard Berrian, Brett Favre, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin
Vikings WR Bernard Berrian stopped by to chat with NFL.com readers Thursday and discussed the Brett Favre situation, who the best NFL cornerback is and his team’s addition of rookie Percy Harvin.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2009 Supplemental Draft, Corey Surrency, Jeremy Jarmon, Joe McMahon
The NFL’s supplemental draft will take place July 16, and three players who have a chance of being selected are Kentucky DL Jeremy Jarmon, Florida State WR Corey Surrency and Central Michigan OT Joe McMahon.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Carolina Panthers, Julius Peppers
With the Carolina Panthers and star DE Julius Peppers talking contract, a long-term resolution seems like a good resolution for both parties when you do the math.
Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2009 | Craig Ellenport Tags: Chris Johnson, LenDale White, Tennessee Titans
For now, the news that Tennessee RB Chris Johnson wants to break up the “Smash and Dash” partnership with LenDale White so he can adopt the nickname “Every Coach’s Dream” is nothing more than an amusing diversion. It won’t be so funny later this year, when Johnson becomes every fantasy owner’s nightmare.