Archive for January, 2010

Mawae weighs in on Super Bowl QBs

Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl center Kevin Mawae was prodded about his thoughts on how Super Bowl XLIV quarterbacks Peyton Manning, who already has one Super Bowl championship with the Colts, and the Saints’ Drew Brees would be viewed should his team win.

Fewell: Giants defense a ‘workable challenge’

On Thursday, new Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell spoke with the New York media for the first time, describing his new position as a “workable challenge,” while also reflecting on the events that led to his hiring by Tom Coughlin, under whom he worked in Jacksonville from 1998-2002.

USC’s Johnson continues long recovery

USC RB Stafon Johnson‘s explosiveness has caught the attention of scouts here, and he is flashing the athleticism that made him a star with the Trojans.

With status uncertain, Cable looking ahead to draft

If Tom Cable‘s future as head coach of the Oakland Raiders is in doubt, he sure isn’t going about things at the Under Armour Senior Bowl this week as if it is.

NFL Play 60 Community Blitz set to get under way

The NFL is ready for the Community Blitz in South Florida.

Media darling Romo arrives at Pro Bowl

The term “practice” at the Pro Bowl is somewhat misleading. It’s the slowest-moving football practice one could ever watch.

Missouri’s Weatherspoon was born to talk

MOBILE Ala. — Some football players prefer to let their play do the talking, and choose the silent approach. Don’t count Missouri’s Sean Weatherspoon among that group.

Lions’ Linehan pleased with Stafford’s progress

Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, did not post impressive statistics, but what he did do was provide the downtrodden club with some hope.

Peterson and Rodgers could use a break

Adrian Peterson and Aaron Rodgers couldn’t escape some serious questions after practice on Thursday back at the team lobby. Meanwhile, Frank Gore and Tony Romo got off easy.

Here’s a gift from Nike, guys!

Who wants some free shoes from Nike? “Me, me, me!” say the NFC Pro Bowlers.

Is the next Antonio Gates here at the Senior Bowl?

Using Antonio Gates as an inspiration, University of Miami tight end Jimmy Graham is trying to become the next NFL player to make the transition from basketball to football.

AFC players ready for the late practice

The AFC players were up a little later this morning, getting ready for practice.

Day three: Adrian Peterson joins the NFC

The NFC is first up for practice Thursday, and the players have already changed and are getting to position meetings. Among them are Vikings RB Adrian Peterson and Falcons WR Roddy White, who missed the first day of practice yesterday as a late addition.

Wilfork wants long-term deal from Patriots

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork says he wants a long-term deal from the Patriots or is ready to move on.

Veteran McNabb keeps things light for NFC

It took just one practice to come to the conclusion that Eagles QB Donovan McNabb is the life of the Pro Bowl party.

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