Archive for January, 2011

Photo: Battle in the trenches at Senior Bowl

Games are won and lost in the trenches. Here is a view of some of those battles.

CJ: Titans wouldn’t succeed with Fisher & Young

Chris Johnson tells NFL Network’s Marshall Faulk the Titans had difficulty blocking out the distraction caused by the friction between Vince Young and Jeff Fisher last season.

Hokies cornerback fraternity as strong as ever

Virginia Tech has produced some good defensive backs in recent years. The next in line could be Rashad Carmichael.

Part-time work lands Mankins in Hawaii

Logan Mankins only worked part-time this year and still was rewarded with a trip to Hawaii.

QBs put in tough spot, but still must do better

It’s not easy being a quarterback at the Senior Bowl. The expectations are both high and very difficult to meet given the circumstances.

For Ferguson, another ‘bittersweet’ Pro Bowl

D’Brickashaw Ferguson is happy to be in Hawaii, but deep down inside he wishes he was back in Florham Park, N.J., preparing for next week’s Super Bowl.

Anything wrong with this picture?

While the rest of the team runs drills in the background, the NFC defensive ends just relax on a knee in the end zone.

Autograph time

A hoard of fans showed up to the AFC’s first practice Wednesday and got the autographs they wanted.

QB Ponder has strong showing on Wednesday

The quarterback play has been uneven this week, but Florida State’s Christian Ponder took a big step forward at the South practice on Wednesday.

Miami’s Hankerson looking like a No. 1 receiver

The South receivers have not been getting much publicity at the Senior Bowl this week, but Miami’s Leonard Hankerson could be changing that.

North linebackers leave a bit to be desired

Michigan State’s Greg Jones had a lot of buzz entering Senior Bowl practices this week, but he has failed to live up to the hype. He’s way too stiff and struggled during blitz drills.

Belichick shares a laugh

Bill Belichick’s reputation as a curmudgeon with the media precedes him. But here at the Pro Bowl he jokes around with Chris Johnson, Ray Lewis and Reggie Wayne at practice on Wednesday.

Running backs from Sooner State looking solid

With so much focus on the quarterbacks, linemen and wideouts, the running backs have not received a whole lot of attention this week.

How does this sit with Bears fans?

President Barack Obama followed up his State of the Union Address on Tuesday by holding up a Green Bay Packers jersey on Wednesday.

Suggs’ gun show cancelled

Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs was moments from doing an interview with Marshall Faulk, and he was ready to show off his biceps.

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