Archive for April, 2010
Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Animal House, Barry Sanders, Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys, Dez Bryant, Jimmy Clausen, Joe McKnight, Joey Harrington, New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Steve Smith
Former Lions QB Joey Harrington once told me that the best advice he ever received in football came from Barry Sanders who said, prior to his first rookie minicamp, “Find a good place to get doughnuts.”
Such is life for NFL rookies.
Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Carolina Panthers, Drew Brees, Dwayne Jarrett, Indianapolis Colts, Joseph Addai, Kenny Britt, Madden cover curse, Matt Moore, New Orleans Saints, Pat Tillman, Tennessee Titans
Saints QB Drew Brees is unmoved by the Madden cover curse. Does he know what he is doing?
Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow
In case you haven’t seen enough of Tim Tebow‘s new throwing motion, Rod Woodson, Warren Sapp and Michael Lombardi break it down here from every possible angle and also explain what was wrong with his old style.
Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 | Simon Samano Tags: Al Davis, Alan Faneca, Dez Bryant, Gene Smith, Jacksonville Jaguars, JaMarcus Russell, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, Nick Mangold, Oakland Raiders, Rick Mirer, Ryan Leaf, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tim Couch
With JaMarcus Russell’s release from the Raiders seemingly imminent, it might be time to count him among the all-time busts in NFL history.
Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Ben Liebenberg, Pro Football Hall of Fame
NFL.com’s Ben Liebenberg was among the prominent editors and photographers who helped select the best in action and feature photography during the 2009 season.
Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Denver Broncos, Flozell Adams, JaMarcus Russell, Oakland Raiders, Ryan Clady
NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi reports that while the sentiment in Oakland is to release QB JaMarcus Russell, the only man in the organization is in position to make that call is owner Al Davis.
Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2010 NFL Draft, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Network, NFL Total Access, Rich Eisen, Total Access
Commissioner Roger Goodell sat down with NFL Network host Rich Eisen for an exclusive interview on Wednesday’s NFL Total Access.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Chris Johnson, JaMarcus Russell, Mike Shanahan, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora considers JaMarcus Russell‘s release by the Raiders a matter of when, not if. And the when could come before this weekend’s minicamp in Alameda, Calif.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Dez Bryant, Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs, Ndamukong Suh, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tim Tebow
Rookie QB Tim Tebow is already moving tickets in Jacksonville. Not bad for a guy picked by the Broncos.
Now comes word that Tebow is also moving merchandise, too.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Chris Cooley, Devin Aromashodu, Devin Hester, Ed Wang, Gary Kubiak, Jay Cutler, Johnny Knox, Klint Kubiak, Terrell Owens, Torry Holt, Trent Williams, Washington Redskins
Bears QB Jay Cutler was asked about Terrell Owens possibly joining the Bears during this past weekend’s Fan Expo, and the quarterback did not really take to the idea
Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Aron Angel Tags: JaMarcus Russell, Jason Campbell, Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland Raiders
Nnamdi Asomugha was good enough to give us some of his time for a chat. I’ll let you read the full transcript, but first I wanted to give you Asomugha’s thoughts on the Raiders’ acquisition of QB Jason Campbell, who told NFL Network over the weekend that he expects to be the starter in Oakland.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Scott Sicko
Free-agent tight end Scott Sicko had a change of heart and agreed to terms with the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, according to a league source.
Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Dick Lane, Eric Dickerson, Gale Sayers, John Elway, Los Angeles Rams
Total Access counted down the Top 10 rookie seasons of all-time and they came to the only conclusion possible — Eric Dickerson of your Los Angeles Rams in 1983 (the second overall selection that year).
Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Colt McCoy, Denver Broncos, Jimmy Clausen, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tim Tebow
St. Louis QB Sam Bradford will wear No. 8 in honor of Cowboys Hall of Fame QB Troy Aikman. And like Aikman, Bradford is the most likely rookie quarterback to be starting in Week 1, according to NFL Network’s Charlie Casserly and Michael Lombardi.
Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Adalius Thomas, Alan Faneca, JaMarcus Russell, John Henderson, Michael Lombardi, San Diego Chargers, Shawne Merriman
NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi, appearing on Monday’s Total Access, told Fran Charles that the Chargers could be interested in dealing LB Shawne Merriman.