Posts Tagged ‘Brett Favre’

First and 10: Packers are presidential hopefuls

Now that the lockout is over and teams have very little time to get an awful lot done, can the Green Bay Packers manage to squeeze in one of the most important things that Super Bowl champions do in a normal offseason ?

Cover Two Podcast: May the lockout rest in peace

Bucky Brooks and Steve Wyche cross their fingers this is the final podcast during the lockout and give it a proper sendoff, N’awlins style. Also, they cover free agency, the Bengals’ offense and more.

Three and out: Jags worried about Jones-Drew?

The Jaguars are reportedly worried about Maurice Jones-Drew’s knee. But should fantasy owners have the same concerns?

First and 10: Burress pays a visit

When the NFL lockout ends, Super Bowl XLII hero Plaxico Burress can begin his search for a new team in earnest. In the meantime, he’ll make an appearance Thursday at the NFL Network and offices to talk about his new ventures with the National Urban League and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

First and 10: Happy birthday, Nnamdi (we’re sorry)

Wednesday is Nnamdi Asomugha’s 30th birthday. So why is’s Bucky Brooks taking this opportunity to tell NFL teams they shouldn’t be so eager to sign the Raiders’ Pro Bowl cornerback?

Three and out: Favre’s absence has fantasy impact

If the Vikings don’t add a veteran quarterback, fantasy owners would be wise to temper expectations for Sidney Rice in 2011.

First and 10: Grilling wideouts for Memorial Day

Hope you all enjoyed a fun and safe Memorial Day. Did you spend it at a barbecue with friends and family? You probably were saying to yourself, “I wonder what New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman is doing on Memorial Day?” Well, funny you asked.

First and 10: Oprah, Favre and Arnold … oh, my!

That’s right, no reason why we here at shouldn’t join the rest of the free world in paying tribute to Oprah Winfrey as she celebrated the end of her talk show this week.

Favre Watch: Throwing first pitches

Now we bring you Brett Favre throwing out a first pitch … sound the Favre Watch!

A few minutes with … Kerry Rhodes

Cardinals safety Kerry Rhodes spent a few minutes during a visit to the NFL Network Friday to chat about the team’s quarterback situation, the one thing Larry Fitzgerald can’t do and, of course, Lady Gaga.

A few minutes with … Cullen Jenkins

Cullen Jenkins made a recent visit to NFL Network studios in Los Angeles, sharing his thoughts returning to the Packers, Aaron Rodgers and being shirtless at Lambeau Field.

Draft Countdown: Four offers real value

Four. In some Eastern cultures that number is bad luck and represents death. For a lot of fans, it will be death by a thousand paper cuts waiting for Thursday … Day 1 of the 2011 NFL Draft. Four is football at its essence: Four downs, four quarters, and going way back, the Four Horsemen. But what does the No. 4 signify in the world of the draft? Round 4 kicks off the last day of draft weekend, which is often low on hype and high on value. Speaking of value, there’s been some good fourth-round picks from the last couple of years, but nothing like the 2006 draft. Here’s a sampling: Owen Daniels (98th overall), Brad Smith (103rd), Jahri […]

Draft Countdown: A dozen days ’til draft

It may not be “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but it is 12 days until Christmas for a bunch of college kids … the best amateur football players in the country.

Draft Countdown: The good, bad of 24

We’re just 24 days until the biggest day of the year for the best college players in the country, team scouting departments, and all of you draftniks out there. The NFL Draft is right around the corner. Twenty-four days. Know what else 24 reminds us of, besides Kiefer Sutherland wiggin’ out?

Pick Six: Best quarterbacks acquired via trade

A number of teams have quarterback issues, and they will have to decide between drafting a guy like Cam Newton or Blaine Gabbert or trading for a guy like Kevin Kolb. But can you get a good quarterback from another team?

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