Archive for October, 2009

Crowder doesn’t travel, out for Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins official Web site reports LB Channing Crowder did not travel with the team for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets and is listed as out.

Chiefs aren’t likely to release Johnson

While the relationship between Larry Johnson and the Kansas City Chiefs appears unstable, it is not believed that the team plans to release Johnson upon his reinstatement.

Chiefs, Johnson reach settlement over suspension

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports the Kansas City Chiefs and RB Larry Johnson reached a settlement on Saturday over his two-game suspension. The two sides agreed that Johnson will still stay away from the team until Nov. 9, but will be docked just one game check instead of two.

Evoking memories of a Vikings great

It didn’t come as much of a surprise, but there were more people sporting No. 4 Vikings jerseys around Lambeau Field on Saturday than there were sporting No. 4 Packers jerseys. But it was a gentleman sporting two “4s” on his Vikings jersey that got my attention.

Characters coming out of woodwork in Green Bay

It took Halloween — which happens to be Brett Favre‘s Return Eve — to bring the characters out in Green Bay.

Saints rule out DT Ellis due to knee injury

The New Orleans Saints have officially ruled out DT Sedrick Ellis for Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons due to a knee injury.

Put Up My Dukes: Curse of the Terrible Towel

History shows us that when you disrespect the Terrible Towel, bad luck comes your way. Check out my Put Up Your Dukes segment from NFL Total Access, where I explore the illustrious history of the Terrible Towel.

Sprint Can’t-Miss Plays Week 7 winner

The fans have spoken, and Dallas’ dynamic escape artistry against the Falcons was the Sprint Can’t-Miss Play of Week 7.

Ratliff added to Cowboys’ injury report

Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff was added to the team’s injury report Friday with a knee injury that kept him out of practice.

Cardinals’ Rolle, Colts’ Lacey fined by NFL

Cardinals S Antrel Rolle was fined $7,500 by the NFL Friday for unnecessary roughness, while the league also fined Colts CB Jacob Lacey $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

News and notes for Week 8

Here’s a look at some of the bigger news and notes that fantasy owners need to know for the upcoming Week 8 of the NFL season.

Johnson files grievance against Chiefs over suspension

Chiefs RB Larry Johnson has filed a non-injury grievance against the Chiefs, who suspended him for two weeks on Wednesday for comments on the social networking site Twitter and in the locker room.

Broncos’ Dawkins probable following bye week rest

Broncos safety Brian Dawkins pulled his left hamstring in the first quarter of Denver’s 34-23 Week 6 win over the Chargers on Monday Night Football.

Westbrook continues to sit out for Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles WR Brian Westbrook, who is expected to be a game-time decision against the Giants, sat out practice for a third consecutive day Friday as he continues to recover from a concussion.

Roundup: Cards not afraid to be different

The Cardinals have no problem bucking convention. Just ask Eli Manning. Does St. Louis have a franchise quarterback in its future? Who believed in Ray Rice? The Steelers police themselves and more from around the Web.

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