Archive for July, 2010

Ochocinco: Shame if Bengals don’t reach Super Bowl

Chad Ochocinco told reporters Wednesday it will be a disappointment if the Bengals aren’t playing in February of 2011 following the addition of Terrell Owens.

Holmgren promised to support Mangini

While Browns president Mike Holmgren admits it will be a challenge to ignore the coaching bug, he’s also made a promise to support head coach Eric Mangini.

Catch T.O.’s introduction with Bengals on NFL Network

Terrell Owens will officially be introduced by the Bengals on Thursday at 11:45 a.m. ET, which you can watch live on NFL Network.

Chargers’ line adapts to life without McNeill

Coach Norv Turner told NFL Network on Tuesday that the Bolts first will look in-house for a replacement for Marcus McNeill, turning to second-year lineman Brandyn Dombrowski. Just in case, the club also added veteran free-agent LT Tra Thomas last month.

Madden: Tatum’s reputation took on a life of its own

Safety Jack Tatum co-wrote a book titled “They Call Me Assassin” after his NFL career ended, but he was never called “The Assassin” during his playing days, John Madden told the Los Angeles Times.

Favre feels he owes teammates; ankle hasn’t improved

Brett Favre says it’s been hard to make a “rational decision” about his return, partly due to feeling like he doesn’t want to let his teammates down.

McNabb hints contract talks could happen soon

Donovan McNabb is a unique position, entering the final year of his contract this season, his first with the Washington Redskins. One way or another, he’s due for a large payday soon.

Rosenhaus calls incentives for Owens ‘very reachable’

We’re getting the latest on the pending Terrell Owens deal on a number of fronts. First it was the reaction of Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, now a few detatils from Owens’ agent, Drew Rosenhaus.

Lewis says challenge for Bengals will be united front

Some very unique personalities will call the Cincinnati Bengals locker room home this season. Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco are two of them.

Spagnuolo: Rams still ‘hopeful’ about Westbrook

The Rams and Redskins continue to be the teams linked to free agent Brian Westbrook. Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo said the team is still looking into the possibility, and remains hopeful.

Spagnuolo: Jackson ready, but Rams will be smart

Some very good news out of St. Louis for Rams fans on Tuesday, as coach Steve Spagnuolo told reporters that RB Steven Jackson will be ready when training camp opens later this week.

Kolb hears from McNabb on eve of training camp

Kevin Kolb has some big shoes to fill in Philadelphia, and no question he’ll be under the microscope every step of the way. One person who Kolb heard from on the eve of his first training camp as a starter was noneother than the player he’s replacing: Donovan McNabb.

Titans won’t lighten load for RB Johnson

The Titans don’t expect to pull back the reins on Chris Johnson this season, but I still don’t think he’ll duplicate his 2009 totals.

Owens suggests he’ll cut salary in half to be a Bengal

The latest momentum in the Terrell Owens story is he’ll land in Cincinnati, and he suggested he’d play for half of his $6.5 million salary from last season to land with the Bengals.

Fantasy Focus chat, Tuesday, 3 p.m. ET

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