Archive for August, 2010

A fool and his earrings are soon parted

A little rookie hazing? Nope. The video depicts members of the Dolphins looking for Dolphins DE Kendall Langford‘s 2.5 karat earring that he lost during practice. This must go over well with the no-nonsense approach from Dolphins Exec. VP of Football Operations Bill Parcells.

Roundup: Patriots’ Bodden done for season

The cutdown deadline for NFL teams to reduce their rosters to 75 players passed at 4 p.m. EST, and was surrounded by a flurry of activity.

Rams have no choice but to start Bradford

For my money, the Rams have to start Sam Bradford. If they thought enough about him to give him $50 million up front and put the future of the organization in his hands as the first pick, how do you not play him?

Injury to Cook leaves Vikes’ secondary thin

Chris Cook impressed during preseason, to the point he was considered the favorite to start opposite Antoine Winfield. Now, he’s out at least two weeks with a knee injury that leaves the Vikings’ secondary thin.

Lynch, Jackson return; but Spiller has to be the man

RBs Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson have returned to practice for the Bills, which is great because somebody needs to carry C.J. Spiller‘s bags. Normally the rookie is set to tote the Samsonite, but Spiller should be the one toting the ball for the Bills.

Moreno back at practice, but there are better options

Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno pronounced himself 80 percent ready for the upcoming season, leaving fantasy enthusiasts to scratch their heads and say, “What do we do now?”

Lewis responds to Bengals’ release of Bryant

The curious (and costly) case of Antonio Bryant in Cincinnati has ended, but it might not be over.

DeAngelo Hall got his hot dog

We can always rely on DeAngelo Hall for some entertainment.

Bucs cut ties with Derrick Ward

The other shoe finally dropped on Derrick Ward in Tampa Bay.

Okung would need ‘special recovery’ to play in opener

Pete Carroll said it would take a “pretty special recovery” for rookie Russell Okung to be ready for the regular-season opener.

Bills’ Lynch to play Thursday; Jackson back at practice

Bills RBs Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson were back on the practice field Tuesday.

Whisenhunt says process isn’t personal

Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt told reporters he has respect for Matt Lineart, and his decision on a starting quarterback isn’t personal.

How far can Jets go with Sanchez at helm?

I’ve heard this line, or something similar two it, uttered on a consistent basis the last several months inside the NFL Newsroom: “The Jets will go as far as Mark Sanchez can take them.”

Taking sides in Cardinals’ dilemma

It’s the topic du jour this week in the NFL: Matt Leinart or Derek Anderson?

Has Dixon showed enough to take job?

Has Dennis Dixon done enough to unseat Byron Leftwich as the interim starter in Pittsburgh?

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