Archive for January, 2011

Hawaiian fans show Vick aloha spirit

HONOLULU — One of the things I wondered about in the moments leading up to kickoff was, how would Michael Vick be received by the fans here at the Pro Bowl? Well, if the ovation during his introduction is any indication, they love him. Vick no doubt received the loudest ovation of all the players introduced — louder than the uber-popular Peyton Manning, if you could believe that. Even the Dallas Cowboys cheerleader received a mixture of boos when she was introduced, for crying out loud. Maybe it’s because the aloha spirit is alive and well on the island. Even so, the ovation for Vick is yet another testament to how far this guy has come in the last few […]

Final thoughts on the eve of Pro Bowl

The week in Hawaii is almost over, with the Pro Bowl set to happen on Sunday at Aloha Stadium.

Gone fishin’ with Revis, Orakpo, Megatron

Watch what happened this week in Hawaii when Darrelle Revis, Brian Orakpo and Calvin Johnson tried their hands at a little deep sea fishing. Player correspondent Chris Cooley has the full report.

Keeping it Cooley at Ohana Day

Watch as NFL Network player correspondent Chris Cooley wandered around practice at Ohana Day at Aloha Stadium to dig up the good stuff from the players on the eve of the Pro Bowl.

Wake heaves one into the crowd

Dolphins OLB Cameron Wake signed that football in his hands, then launched it into the crowd during Ohana Day at Aloha Stadium. He actually has a pretty good arm. Ball flew about 30 rows.

Texans’ Jones wins ‘Super 60’ at Millrose Games

Texans WR Jacoby Jones won the “Super 60” 60-meter dash Friday at the 104th running of the Millrose Games at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Bowe knows how to dance?

Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe did his best Chris Johnson touchdown-celebration dance in front of the Titans RB himself and Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles at Ohana Day. I can neither confirm nor deny that it was good.

Ohana day gets under way

The Cowboys’ mascot, Rowdy, gets fans riled up at Ohana Day at Aloha Stadium. The return of Ohana Day is a big hit with the fans.

Urlacher rooting for … Steelers

Just because you respect the Green Bay Packers doesn’t mean you have to root for them. Just ask Bears LB Brian Urlacher.

Even in paradise, Belichick needs his hoodie

Funny guy that Bill Belichick is.

Special moment with Terrell Suggs

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs autographs a football for a fan during AFC media day at the Pro Bowl.

Bill Belichick rallies his team

Head coach Bill Belichick speaks to the AFC squad during practice on Friday.

Polian: Roethlisberger up there with Peyton, Brady

Colts president Bill Polian believes when it comes to the opinions that matter most — among league football minds — Ben Roethlisberger is on par with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.

Eli Manning: Return of Plax would be a ‘good thing’

Eli Manning seems pretty open to the idea of a reunion with former teammate Plaxico Burress if the Giants believe the receiver is committed to a return.

Peyton Manning tops ‘Power Sports 100’ list

Peyton Manning is at the top of many lists, and the latest top-billing should really come as no surprise.

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