Posts Tagged ‘A.J. Smith’

Monday nightmare: Rivers’ woes hurt in fantasy and reality

There is special place in sports hell where real-life and fantasy disappointment run concurrently. Please allow me to share one of these stories.

Three and Out: Quit crying, Falcons

Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.

What will it take to save Turner in San Diego?

There’s no point in rehashing all that has gone wrong for the Chargers, who entered the season with high expectations. The team’s current five-game slide has made those expectations a distant memory.

Heyward holds makeup workout, runs slow 40

Defensive end Cam Heyward, who had Tommy John surgery in January, had his makeup workout at Ohio State on Wednesday in front of an NFL contingent that included representatives from 3-4 defensive schemers Pittsburgh and San Diego.

Pick Six: Better choices for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

The Buccaneers are reportedly the front runners to be the subject of this year’s “Hard Knocks” on HBO. Not a terrible choice. But we think we can do better.

Homan excels before big crowd at OSU’s pro day

With defensive tackle Cameron Heyward sidelined for Ohio State’s pro day on Thursday, linebacker Ross Homan made the most of his opportunity to solidify his draft position before a packed house that exceeded Wisconsin’s large turnout.

Chargers GM bolts to N. Illinois for spring break

Chargers general manager A.J. Smith was among representatives from 14 teams who attended the University of Northern Illinois’ pro day Thursday.

Woodson: GM is partly to blame in San Diego

Who is to blame in San Diego for the Chargers’ 2-5 start? NFL Network analyst Rod Woodson said GM A.J. Smith has to take some accountability for what’s taking place on the field.

Favre should pick up Moss at airport if trade happens

Vikings coach Brad Childress raised eyebrows last year when he picked up newly acquired Brett Favre at the airport after the quarterback signed with the club. Childress’ move could be seen as symbolic, as it likely saved the coach’s job.

Devaney defends Chargers’ ask price for Jackson

In the aftermath of the non-trade of Vincent Jackson, Rams GM Billy Devaney defended the Chargers for holding firm in their asking price.

Chargers WR Jackson has little value going forward

Chargers general manager A.J. Smith and enigmatic WR Vincent Jackson have reached an impasse.

Rams pass on pursuing Vincent Jackson

Take the St. Louis Rams off the list of teams who are in the running for Vincent Jackson.

Rumors fly on Vincent Jackson, Vikings

The Vincent Jackson trade talk remains hot, with much of the latest specuation Tuesday linking the receiver to the Vikings.

Four teams have been linked to Vincent Jackson

One result of the ruling on Vincent Jackson’s current NFL suspension is that it will likely accelerate the timeline for a potential trade.

Roundup: Names on the preseason radar

On the day after 11 games filled the NFL preseason schedule, here’s a look at what stories are on the radar.

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