Archive for August, 2010

Bryant says he’s ‘getting really close’ to return

Antonio Bryant continues to remain upbeat that he’ll be on the field again soon.

Favre says no Rice ‘makes it tougher’

Many have wondered if Brett Favre would have returned this season had he known that his go-to receiver would need surgery. Favre faced that question on Wednesday.

Rice: ‘Significant changes’ in hip prompted surgery

The timing of the decision by Sidney Rice to undergo surgery on his ailing hip raised eyebrows for some, brought about conspiracy theories for others. The exact nature of Rice’s injury still hasn’t been revealed, but the fact remains he’s likely to miss at least eight weeks of the season after having surgery on Monday night. The suddenly short-handed Vikings responded in quick fashion by signing free agent Javon Walker, looking into a deal for Chargers holdout Vincent Jackson and trading for Greg Camarillo. On Wednesday, Rice posted a blog on his personal site explaining the timeline of his injury, including a previously unknown detail: A recent MRI exam by doctors revealed “significant changes” in his hip that his doctor felt […]

Analyst take: Camarillo helps Vikings

The Vikings continued their emergency measures at wide receiver on Wednesday when they acquired veteran Greg Camarillo from the Miami Dolphins.

Roundup: Broncos rookie Thomas slidelined again

When Demaryius Thomas gets on the field for the Broncos, he just can’t stay on it.

La Canfora’s preseason No. 1 in NFL talent league

A number of the NFL.com and NFL Network talent got together recently to draft a fantasy league that you can follow along right here.

Payton: No decision yet on Sharper

Saints coach Sean Payton says he hasn’t made a decision on whether Darren Sharper will start the season on the reserve/PUP list.

Sanchez loves Patriots, Brady

Maybe Mark Sanchez just doesn’t have it in him to be a hater like Tom Brady and Rex Ryan. But at least he plays along.

Heyward-Bey returns to practice after battling fatigue

Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey returned to practice on Tuesday, after missing four practices because — wait for it — he was fatigued.

Can Sidney Rice be replaced?

The Vikings are now faced with the question of how to overcome the loss of Sidney Rice.

Mankins prepared to sit out entire season

According to those close to Logan Mankins, the Patriots Pro Bowl guard is fully prepared to sit out the 2010 season.

Daniels one step closer to returning for Texans

The plan, according to Owen Daniels, has always been to play Week 1 against the Colts. He took another positive step in that process on Tuesday.

Parker, Johnson could both be on Redskins’ bubble

One of the preseason rumors surrounding the Redskins’ backfield competition is that RB Willie Parker could be in danger of not making the final roster. The latest is that fellow veteran Larry Johnson might be in the same position.

Portis worthy of late-round pick

Redskins RB Clinton Portis might just have some fantasy life left in him yet.

Haley saving Charles for when games actually count

Chiefs coach Todd Haley talked extensively about his running back situation during his press conference on Tuesday, specifically about Jamaal Charles.

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