Archive for June, 2010
Posted: Sunday, June 27th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Detroit Lions, Eugene Parker, Martin Mayhew, Ndamukong Suh, Players who think the Lions will make the playoffs
The Lions are looking for a big season. And by big season, that could mean anything more than two wins. But as recently said in this space, the Lions have a lot of things going for them. All of that, however, could be derailed with a lengthy holdout by first-round draft pick Ndamukong Suh.
Posted: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz, Matt Millen, Players who think the Lions will make the playoffs
The Lions are mad as hell, and they are not going to take it anymore. Of course, a decade of losing will do that to you.
Posted: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dexter McCluster, Jamaal Charles, Josh Cribbs, Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Cassel, Thomas Jones
One of the great things about some of the NFL’s, uh, bottom tier of teams is that they can often produce some exceptional game breakers. Well, the Bills are still looking for theirs. But most of the NFL’s cellar dwellers have some exciting players.
Posted: Friday, June 25th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed, Joe Flacco, John Beck, Marc Bulger, Troy Smith
Safety Ed Reed is rehabbing, but he might not be ready for the beginning of the season.
Posted: Friday, June 25th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
Nearly every NFL lineman fancies himself a fleet-footed punt returner. And honestly, who does not enjoy the Slip ‘n Slide?
The Titans were having so much fun during their recent workouts, even RB Chris Johnson would probably wish that he was there.
Posted: Friday, June 25th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, Minnesota Vikings
Imagine that your boss asks you to work weekends, while one of your co-workers gets all of his weekends off. And imagine that guy also gets the whole summer off to decide if he even wants to work or not. You would probably grow to hate that guy, right?
Yet the Vikings always seem to have Brett Favre‘s back as he continues to decide on his future.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Brian Westbrook, NFL Total Access
Steve Wyche told “NFL Total Access” more teams are now interested in Brian Westbrook, which might help explain his methodical approach to free agency this offseason.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: New York Giants, NFL Total Access, Shaun O'Hara
Center Shaun O’Hara, the New York Giants’ union representative, offered his thoughts to “NFL Total Access” on Thursday regarding the proposed 18-game regular-season schedule.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Carolina Panthers, John Fox, NFL Total Access, Rich Eisen, Steve Smith
Panthers WR Steve Smith told “NFL Total Access” on Thursday that he has spoken to coach John Fox about his broken left arm, describing the conversation as “more listening, less talking.”
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Dallas Cowboys, DeMarcus Ware, Lance Briggs, Roger Goodell
DeMarcus Ware believes an 18-game schedule will shorten players’ careers, and says steps will have to be taken to make it plausible.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans, Vince Young
Chris Johnson hasn’t given any indication during his offseason holdout that he’ll be on hand when the Titans open training camp on July 31, but Vince Young thinks otherwise.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: DeAngelo Hall, Washington Redskins
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall used part of his free time to visit SeaWorld Orlando on Thursday.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: A.J. Smith, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Vincent Jackson
The Seahawks proved to be the team interested in Vincent Jackson, but it doesn’t sound likely — for now — that the Chargers will trade their Pro Bowl wide receiver.
Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Deion Branch, Julius Jones, Justin Forsett, LenDale White, Matt Hasselbeck, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks, Shaun Alexander, T.J. Houshmandzadeh
Looking at the Seahawks 2010 roster, there isn’t a whole lot to like from a fantasy perspective.
Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Albert Haynesworth, Brian Baldinger, Charles Davis, London Fletcher, Marshall Faulk, NFL Total Access, Washington Redskins
Albert Haynesworth officially announced he’ll report to training camp with the Redskins, but what then?