Archive for May, 2010

South Florida, Tampa face long odds

Despite the seemingly long odds to be named the host city for Super Bowl XLVIII, the bid committees for South Florida and Tampa have been diligently rehearsing their presentations that they will deliver to owners for a vote on Tuesday.

NYC/N.J. has support to host Super Bowl XLVIII

There seems to be pretty widespread support at the NFL Spring Meeting for NY/N.J. to play host for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Roundup: Is Owens headed for Chicago?

Is Terrell Owens stalking Bears QB Jay Cutler?

Edwards happy that Bills didn’t draft QB early

Trent Edwards says it was a bost of confidence when the Bills didn’t draft a quarterback in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Committee for NYC/N.J. Super Bowl is confident

To say that representatives of the committee making the New York/New Jersey bid for the Super Bowl XLVIII are confident about their chances for success would be an understatement.

Growing sense is owners won’t vote on overtime rule

When NFL owners voted in March to change overtime rules for the playoffs beginning in 2011, and there was tremendous momentum to go ahead and apply those changes to the regular season. That push seems to have lost a lot of steam.

Favre return would be great for fantasy football

The return (or expected return) of Brett Favre is great for fantasy football.

Roundup: Deadline looms for Chargers’ RFAs

While the San Diego Chargers began their offseason program this past week, much of the focus was on the players not present, as opposed to those in attendance.

Martz gives starters Hester, Knox vote of confidence

While anything can change between now and September, it looks like Jay Cutler‘s primary targets at receiver will be Devin Hester and Johnny Knox.

In wake of Moss news, T.O. to Redskins a good idea?

If you’re the Redskins, think about this for a second: You’re planning to enter the season with Moss, Joey Galloway (another veteran added this offseason), and two third-year pros in Devin Thomas and Malcolm Kelly as the heart of the receiving corps. So if you lose Moss for, say, the first four games of the season, do you feel that good about the situation that you won’t even consider T.O.?

Steve Smith no longer No. 1 in Carolina?

Steve Smith appeared on Friday’s NFL Total Access to talk about his changing role on the Panthers, as well as the major changes going on in Carolina.

Suh ready to wreak havoc in Detroit

Ndamukong Suh likes what he’s seen so far from Lions OTA, where he’s been playing alongside the likes of Kyle Vanden Bosch and Corey Williams on the team’s first unit.

Warner looks back on AFL career

Before Kurt Warner joined NFL Network’s Paul Burmeister in the booth for NFL Network’s Arena Football Friday, the most famous AFL alumn took a quick look back at his AFL career, in which he led the Iowa Barnstormers to consecutive Arena Bowl appearances in 1996-97.

Romo clutch in playoffs … for U.S. Open qualifying

Cowboys fans bemoaned that Tony Romo could not win the big one. But in the last couple of months Romo did win a playoff game and he made a — dare I say — clutch putt to advance in a U.S. Open qualifying match.

Butkus third-man in the ring for Urlacher vs. Sayers

Former LB Dick Butkus has joined the fracas between Bears Hall of Fame RB Gale Sayers and current LB Brian Urlacher. And not surprisingly, Butkus backs his former teammate

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