Archive for January, 2010

Vikings’ Allen: ‘Do the right thing, Brett’

Vikings DE Jared Allen had a message for teammate Brett Favre from the Pro Bowl.

League fines Saints’ McCray $20K for hits on Favre

The NFL fined Saints DE Bobby McCray a total of $20,000 for two incidents involving unnecessary roughness, according to a league source.

Deion Sanders, the motivator

Everywhere you look during a Pro Bowl practice, Deion Sanders is in the mix.

A little business, but still mostly pleasure

While some players handled business — like getting fitted for personal mouth guards — others are still living the good life.

Phillips hits NFC team with ‘Go Cowboys’

Following every practice at the Pro Bowl, the AFC and NFC teams gather in a huddle for some final words before they’re engulfed by quote-seeking media. Usually, you can get a pretty good idea of what they’re talking about.

World players take in Pro Bowl practice

A number of players who will be taking part in Saturday’s “Team USA vs. The World” game at Lockhart Stadium got to take in a Pro Bowl practice up close and personal on Friday.

AFC Pro Bowlers touch base with soldiers

Behind the scenes at the Pro Bowl team hotel Friday morning, the AFC Pro Bowlers payed some U.S. military personnel a special visit.

Gilyard confronts his past head on

Cincinnati wide receiver Mardy Gilyard has chosen to address his prior troubles right from the get-go at the Senior Bowl.

Senior Bowl is tough assignment for a quarterback

Quarterback is the most complicated position on the field, and being thrown in with unfamiliar teammates and taught an entirely new scheme in the course of a couple days isn’t ideal for producing exceptional results.

Boise State’s Wilson rolls like a big shot

One of the most impressive players at this week’s Senior Bowl was Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson. And it wasn’t for his on-field performance, which was outstanding, but instead for his promotional bus.

A great Friday planned for the players

The NFL has a nice Friday in store for the Pro Bowlers.

Roseman named new GM of Eagles

Howie Roseman has been named the new general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The jumbo Jet has landed in South Florida

There has been a Rex Ryan sighting at the Pro Bowl.

Senior Bowl has become a Mobile tradition

The motor homes began pouring in to Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Thursday, and are unlikely to slow down all the way until game time Saturday night. You can watch it live on NFL Network at at 4 p.m. ET, the pre-game show starts at 3.

Pace picking up on and off the field

Day three of Pro Bowl practices have begun, and I’m checking out the scene from the stands this morning. The AFC squad had its team photos at the hotel this morning before heading over to practice. The NFC will practice second today.

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