Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Anquan Boldin, Arizona Cardinals, Deuce McAllister, Drew Brees, Kurt Warner, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton
I’m here on location at the Superdome, and as the teams take field, here are a couple thoughts.
Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Shayne Graham, Steve Weatherford
Kickers are having an impact on the Jets-Bengals game.
Posted: Saturday, January 9th, 2010 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Braylon Edwards, Cincinnati Bengals, Marvin Lewis, New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Scott Hanson
NFL Network’s Scott Hanson offers his thoughts on what is transpiring in Cincinnati.
Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Brad Childress, Brett Favre, Minnesota Vikings, Training Camp
Those hoping to know retired QB Brett Favre‘s decision about playing for the Vikings this season might have to wait longer than expected. According to a source close to the situation, Vikings coach Brad Childress has put “no pressure” on Favre to make a decision by the start of the first training-camp practice Friday.
Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: New Orleans Saints, Scott Hanson, Super Bowl XLVII, Tom Benson
The significance for Nola landing the Super Bowl in 2013 cannot be understated. Saints owner Tom Benson was very confident — as if trying to will the other NFL owners to award Super Bowl XLVII to his home town.
Posted: Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Brett Favre, Jim McMahon, Oak Grove H.S., Steve McNair Jr.
Scott Hanson spent another day staking out Oak Grove High School football practices Tuesday, but there was no sign of Brett Favre.
Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: 2009 NFL Draft, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin, Scott Hanson
After the Vikings selected WR Percy Harvin with the 22nd overall pick, one GM told NFL Network’s Scott Hanson, “Wow. You put (Adrian) Peterson and Harvin on the same field at the same time … that’s a potential TD from anywhere at any time.”
Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: 2009 NFL Draft, Josh Freeman, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
You may be wondering why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped just two spots to take Kansas State QB Josh Freeman with the 17th overall pick, and the answer is, they would only do that if they were afraid someone was going to take their guy.
Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: 2009 NFL Draft, Scott Hanson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have dug into their past for inspiration on this draft day. New Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik had the jerseys of former Tampa Bay draftees who went to multiple Pro Bowls hung in the war room at Buccaneers headquarters.
Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: 2009 NFL Draft, Detroit Lions, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Scott Hanson
An NFL GM told NFL Network that the Lions “think they have the next Jay Cutler” in Georgia QB Matthew Stafford.
Posted: Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Jason Campbell, Jay Cutler, Washington Redskins
Jason Campbell can now move forward being the Redskins’ quarterback now that Jay Cutler has been dealt to the Bears.
Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA, Tony Dungy
Tony Dungy has been approached by new NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, who’s interested in having the retired coach assume a role of liaison between the players and the NFL office.
Posted: Thursday, March 5th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Jerry Jones, Scott Hanson, Terrell Owens
If you believe Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, the sometimes disruptive behavior and outspoken nature of Terrell Owens was not a part of why the decision was made to release him on Thursday.
Posted: Friday, February 27th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Mark Campbell, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Trent Green
NFL Network’s Scott Hanson reports that former Saints TE Mark Campbell is leaning toward retirement, but he’s willing to return for an 11th NFL season if “the right situation” comes along. QB Trent Green, on the other hand, says he would be “100 percent committed” to playing in the “right situation.” Green was the Rams’ backup QB last season.
Posted: Friday, February 20th, 2009 | Scott Hanson | Tags: Andre Smith, NFL Scouting Combine
OT Andre Smith, projected as a top-5 pick, announced before the bench press on Friday that he will not be working out at the combine. Smith said he will only work out at Alabama’s pro day on March 11.