Posts Tagged ‘2010 NFL Annual Meeting’

Raiders have two jobs up for grabs

Raiders coach Tom Cable discussed his open quarterback competition Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting, but he said he also expects Darren McFadden and Michael Bush to compete for a role as an every-down back.

Tomlin expects Polamalu at offseason workouts

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that strong safety Troy Polamalu shouldn’t be hampered by the torn knee ligament that kept him out of 11 games last season and that he will participate in some of the team’s offseason workouts.

Kampman recovering, on track for training camp

Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio said recently signed free-agent DE Aaron Kampman is recovering well from reconstructive left knee surgery and remains on track to be on the field when the team begins training camp.

Bills, Raiders prepare for open competition at QB

Bills coach Chan Gailey and Raiders coach Tom Cable both spoke at length Tuesday morning at the NFL Annual Meeting’s AFC coaches breakfast about their unsettled QB positions, and neither is committed to a starter.

Sparano: Dolphins aren’t interested in T.O., Marshall

The Dolphins are looking for playmakers at wide receiver, but coach Tony Sparano didn’t sound like a man who’s eager to make a move for either of the two biggest names available — Terrell Owens and Brandon Marshall.

Wilf, McNair take opposite sides on OT proposal

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and Texans chairman & CEO Robert McNair offered differing opinions on the proposed playoff overtime rule change from the NFL Annual Meeting.

Culpepper seeking audience for next opportunity

Free-agent QB Daunte Culpepper is making the rounds at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando in an effort to find an opportunity with a new team.

Broncos express interest in Mawae

The Denver Broncos have expressed some interest in Pro Bowl C Kevin Mawae, according to a league source.

Colts to talk new deal with Manning later this spring

Colts owner Jim Irsay expects contract talks with Peyton Manning to heat up in May/June.

Report: Competition Committee approves OT proposal

The latest out of the NFL Annual Meeting Sunday is that the Competition Committee has voted the proposal for the overtime rule changes through, according to the Boston Globe.

Childress has no immediate plans to visit Favre

Vikings coach Brad Childress has not had any recent conversations with Brett Favre and has no immediate plans to pay the QB a visit.

Bears not done yet in free agency

Lovie Smith said that he is thrilled with the free agent class brought in, but that the Bears continue to evaluate players and could well be active in acquiring help for the secondary.

Giants’ Mara supports overtime changes

Another member of the NFL Competition Committee has come out to publicly support changes to playoff overtime rules. Giants president and CEO John Mara is hopeful he and the other owners can pass a modified overtime rule.

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