Archive for December, 2010
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Donald Penn, 2011 Pro Bowl, Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Four teams did not send a representative to the Pro Bowl – Buffalo, Cincinnati, Seattle and Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers (9-6) were the only team with a winning record — and still alive for the playoffs — left without a player in the Pro Bowl.
Buccaneers LT Donald Penn feels that is just wrong.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Colt McCoy, Dallas Cowboys, George Allen, Green Bay Packers, Hines Ward, Houston Oilers, John Harbaugh, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins, Nick Bakay, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Tom Landry, Washington Redskins
Some rivalries come and go, but bitter divisional rivalries always continue to fester.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Rod Woodson, Andy Reid, Kara Henderson, Michael Vick, NFL Total Access, Paul Burmeister, Philadelphia Eagles, Torry Holt
There will be a heavy dose of Eagles talk as Rod Woodson is joined by host Paul Burmeister, analyst Torry Holt and reporter Kara Henderson on “NFL Total Access.”
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Michael Lombardi, Charley Casserly, Floyd Reese, Jason La Canfora, Jed York, Randy Mueller, San Francisco 49ers, Ted Sundquist, Tony Softli, Trent Baalke
NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, reported to have interviewed for the 49ers’ GM position, said the job is going to in-house candidate Trent Baalke.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Jed York, Michael Lombardi, Mike Singletary, San Francisco 49ers, Trent Baalke
49ers fans, CEO Jed York says he’s as frustrated with eight consecutive non-winning seasons as you are.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Charles Davis Tags: Aaron Rodgers, 2011 Pro Bowl, Charles Davis, Green Bay Packers
The Pro Bowl snub that caught my eye was Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Week 17 playbook picks, Brian Baldinger, Joe Theismann, Playbook picks, Sterling Sharpe
Sterling Sharpe is boldly going where no analyst has gone before. Well, not exactly, but he is going out on a limb and making quite the prediction for Week 17.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Joe Webb, Michael Vick, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, The Morning After
Eagles fans, you probably woke up wondering why you waited an extra 48 hours to watch what transpired at the Linc Tuesday night. There are probably support groups for what ails you.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Week 17 playoff scenarios, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, NFL playoffs, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Playoff scenarios, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Well, Week 16 is finally over, so here is one more updated look at the playoff scenarios heading into Week 17:
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles
Eagles QB Michael Vick has led many fantasy teams to a championship because of his stellar play, but he is apparently trying to give it all back. Vick could easily have four interceptions right now, but thankfully the Vikings cannot hold on to the ball.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 Pro Bowl rosters, AFC Pro Bowl roster, NFC Pro Bowl roster
Now that the 2011 Pro Bowl rosters have been announced, here’s a breakdown of the AFC and NFC rosters.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: LaMarr Woodley
If LaMarr Woodley’s lucky, the Steelers will be playing in the Super Bowl, which would make this Pro Bowl snub nonsense a moot point.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 Pro Bowl snubs, Aaron Rodgers, Charles Davis, Chris Johnson, Matt Cassel, Peyton Hillis, Torry Holt
Shades of Martin Scorsese (“Goodfellas”) losing to Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”) for Oscar for Best Director, above is a breakdown of the offensive snubs for the 2010 Pro Bowl — per Torry Holt and Charles Davis.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 Pro Bowl, AFC Pro Bowl roster, NFC Pro Bowl roster, Pro Bowl rosters
The latest step in Michael Vick’s resurgence is a start in the 2011 Pro Bowl.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | Charles Davis Tags: New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, Charles Davis, NFC playoffs
Ignoring the NFC playoff seedings for now, I believe the Falcons and Saints are trending toward a third meeting this season, one that will decide who goes to Super Bowl XLV.