Archive for August, 2009
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Charles Davis, Devin Hester, Jim Mora, Marc Bulger, Marshall Faulk, Michael Vick, Mike Martz, Philadelphia Eagles, Steve Mariucci, The NFL Head Coaches, Total Access
Former NFL head coach and offensive guru Mike Martz is joining NFL Network’s Total Access as an analyst this week, and Tuesday, he took some time for a live chat on NFL.com.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Antwan Barnes, Baltimore Ravens, Bart Scott, George Kokinis, Gerris Wilkinson, Jameel McClain, Jarret Johnson, Lionel Dotson, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Paul Kruger, Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs
Some lesser-known young players will be sought after as teams face the reality of having to make some tough cuts next month.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kevin Carter, Levi Jones, Mark Tauscher, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The hunt is on for upgrades via free agency and preseason trades, and veterans Kevin Carter, Mark Tauscher and Levi Jones are three players drawing significant interest.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, James Farrior, Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers, Scott Hanson
Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice today, but he was limited, NFL Network’s Scott Hanson reports, and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said his quarterback will play in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bills.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Aaron Maybin, Antwaun Molden, Ben Roethlisberger, Brian Cushing, Chester Pitts, Chris Myers, Chris Wells, Daunte Culpepper, Dennis Dixon, Matthew Stafford, Reggie Bush, Reggie Wayne, Tom Brady
Get the latest notes from Around the Web, including the status of Ben Roethlisberger, whether Reggie Bush expects to play this week, who will be the starting QB for the Lions, and more.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags:
If you have a fantasy football question, be sure to check out NFL.com’s 4-hour chat marathon on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Starting at noon EST, I’ll be taking your most pressing fantasy questions. NFL Network reporter Jason La Canfora will take over at 1 p.m. EST, followed by NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks at 2 p.m. EST and NFL.com analyst Gil Brandt at 3 p.m. EST. Join along!
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Albert Haynesworth, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Cameron, Ed Reed, Haloti Ngata, Jared Gaither, Kellen Clemens, Leon Washington, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Ray Lewis, Ray Rice, Rex Ryan
Mark Sanchez looked every bit like a rookie against one of the better defenses in the NFL.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Donald Brown, Fran Charles, Indianapolis Colts, Jim Caldwell, Peyton Manning, Total Access
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning joined host Fran Charles on Monday for an interview on Total Access, chatting about coach Jim Caldwell, changes on the offensive line, rookie RB Donald Brown and more.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags:
Ruling Monday forbids Delaware from holding a lottery allowing people to wager on individual NFL games.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Alex Smith, Mike Singletary, San Francisco 49ers, Shaun Hill
49ers coach Mike Singletary named Shaun Hill as the starting quarterback on Monday for the season-opener against the Arizona Cardinals after a lengthy competition against former first-round pick Alex Smith.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | Adam Rank Tags: Edgerrin James, Greg Knapp, Julius Jones, Justin Forsett, Seattle Seahawks, T.J. Duckett
The murky Seahawks running back situation had more red flags than your average bullfight for fantasy players. That situation did not become any clearer after the team signed veteran running back Edgerrin James. A move akin to Nickelback signing Scott Stapp to be a backup singer. In other words, it’s a total nightmare.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Byron Leftwich, Luke McCown, Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bucs coach Raheem Morris said Monday that both Byron Leftwich and Luke McCown will get equal time in Thursday’s third preseason game as the team’s QB competition gets one final look.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Devin Moore, Edgerrin James, Julius Jones, Justin Forsett, Seattle Seahawks, T.J. Duckett
The Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with veteran running back Edgerrin James on a one-year deal worth $2 million, a league source confirmed to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi on Monday.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: The NFL Head Coaches
This fall, NFL Network gives fans more inside access into the game with the debut of The NFL Head Coaches on Monday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Hosted by Charles Davis, the weekly half-hour show features a trio of former head coaches — Steve Mariucci, Mike Martz and Jim Mora — who have been on the sidelines and experienced the ups and downs associated with being at the helm of a team in the National Football League.
Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL RedZone
Comcast Cable systems and DISH Network have agreed to carry NFL Network‘s new NFL RedZone channel this season, it was announced Monday. Starting Sunday, Sept. 13, NFL RedZone will be available through two of the nation’s largest distributors, Comcast and DISH Network.