Posts Tagged ‘Annual owners meeting’

Whisenhunt expects Boldin to remain in Arizona

Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt sounds as if he’s expecting disgruntled wide receiver Anquan Boldin to be with the team for opening day, pointing out that he has two years left on his contract.

Cable: QB Russell has a ways to go, but will be great

It’s pretty clear that Oakland Raiders coach Tom Cable thinks that his quarterback, JaMarcus Russell, still has plenty of work to do to live up to his status as a No. 1 overall draft pick.

Mayhew: Lions open to trading top pick

Despite the fact the Detroit Lions have made it public that they are seeking to negotiate a contract with the yet-to-be-unidentified player they would make the No. 1 overall pick of next month’s draft, general manager Martin Mayhew told me today that he is open to trading the choice if he could land the right difference-maker from another team.

Tomlin guided by his gut in Super Bowl title defense

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likes to talk about the fact that there is no real manual for those in his profession to follow.

Jauron has fond AFL memories; McDaniels gets laughs

Growing up in Swampscott, Mass., Dick Jauron was a fan of the Boston Patriots of the American Football League. The team’s logo, with “Pat Patriot” snapping a football, was the symbol of an allegiance upon which Jauron reflects with great fondness to this day.

Breakfast with McDaniels

To no one’s surprise, the largest crowd of reporters at the AFC coaches-media breakfast at the league meetings this morning is gathered around the table of new Broncos coach Josh McDaniels.

Bills love Monday night, not necessarily Foxborough

Make no mistake. The Bills are thrilled to appear on Monday Night Football for the third consecutive season and are especially happy to be part of the first act for the MNF season-opening doubleheader on Sept. 14.

You will see a lot less of Falcons coach Smith this year

Falcons coach Mike Smith has dropped some weight as he readies for the 2009 season.

Early, early observations from annual owners meeting

It’s not just a bunch of talking suits at the NFL annual owners meeting. That was made very clear in the hotel fitness center at 6 a.m. this morning.

Bucs, Saints in mix to be Bills’ opponent in Toronto

The NFL is still sorting through potential opponents to face the Buffalo Bills in Toronto this season. A source at the league meetings says the list includes at least one team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, that isn’t nearly as sexy as the one I had reported last week was a leading candidate — the Indianapolis Colts.

NFL brass gathers in SoCal for league meetings

NFL team owners and executive are beginning to gather for the league meetings in Dana Point, Calif. Vic Carucci sets the scene in SoCal.

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