Posts Tagged ‘Bucky Brooks’

For many, jury is still out on Kevin Kolb

One of the major storylines of the locked-out offseason has been where Kevin Kolb will land when the lockout finally ends, and in the four months of non-activity the Eagles’ backup quarterback has ascended to the status of an elixir for the handful of teams still needing a starter.

Mason: Critics are ‘very, very scared’ of Flacco

Ravens WR Derrick Mason has heard the criticism of his QB, Joe Flacco, and has a theory as to why opponents target him.

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

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

First and 10: CJ2K seeks some serious money

CJ2K — or Chris Johnson, if you prefer — has eclipsed 1,000 yards in all three of his seasons with the Tennessee Titans, but he’s set to make only $800K this season.

Brooks: Bills are ideal landing spot for Vince Young

At some point soon (at least we think), Vince Young will become an unrestricted free agent. Analyst Bucky Brooks views the Bills under the direction of coach Chain Gailey as potentially the best fit for Young.

Cover Two Podcast: Kickin’ it with Cooley, Ware

There’s a whole lot of NFC East chatter on this week’s “Cover Two podcast” with myself and Bucky Brooks, in large part because of our guests: Redskins TE Chris Cooley and Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

First and 10: Gates better than Rivers? Not so fast

Antonio Gates is already one of the best offensive tight ends in the history of the league, but did the players get it wrong by ranking him ahead of the man responsible for getting him the ball?

Brooks: Pryor’s a project, but keep him at QB

As a former NFL scout, NFL.com senior analyst Bucky Brooks is a good person to ask about the pro potential of former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor. And during Brooks’ live chat Thursday on NFL.com, a fan asked him about the idea of the fleet-footed Pryor moving to running back in the NFL.

Bengals’ Whitworth believes labor deal close

Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth, the team’s representative to the players trade association, said he foresees an agreement between owners and players being reached within the next month and that football will continue on schedule.

Brooks: Jets would be intriguing spot for Moss

The locked-out offseason has afforded us ample time to discuss where Randy Moss will play next season, and just how much the 13-year veteran has left in the tank after a forgettable 2010 season in which he played for three teams.

Cover Two Podcast: Talking Rams, Vikings

NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche and NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks kept it hot in the second edition of the “Cover Two Podcast” this week.

Brooks: No doubt Big Ben among top QBs

Where should Ben Roethlisberger rank among the best QBs in the NFL?

Brooks: Kolb no lock as franchise QB

One of the first names mentioned in most discussions regarding quarterbacks thought to be available via trade or free agency (eventually) during the offseason is Kevin Kolb.

Brooks: Steve Smith still No. 1 receiver

Ignoring his price tag and the stumbling block his contract represents, what type of receiever would a team be getting in Steve Smith, who hasn’t had more than 70 receptions or 1,000 yards in two seasons?

Brooks: Hasselbeck a fit with Titans

The Titans got their quarterback of the future when they drafted Jake Locker with the eighth overall pick in the NFL draft. But just who is their quarterback of the present?

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