Posts Tagged ‘Derrick Brooks’

Fantasy football: Derrick Brooks sees value in Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks weighs in on the fantasy football impact current Bucs players can have in 2012.

Bears not planning on signing Brooks

The Chicago Bears not planning to sign veteran free agent LB Derrick Brooks, according to a league source.

Vanden Bosch, Ruud talking contract

Neither defensive star is on the cusp of a new deal, but contract talks are ongoing.

Wyche: Milloy turns down offer from Lions

Veteran free agent safety Lawyer Milloy turned down an offer from the safety-needy Lions Monday after the parties could not agree on contract terms, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Saints bracing for kicker suspension

Saints coach Sean Payton said he does not expect to have the services of kicker Garrett Hartley for the first four games of the season due to a failed drug test. Payton told the media assembled at Saints camp Sunday that Hartley used a banned substance, Adderall, in explaining why the club signed veteran free agent kicker John Carney this weekend.

Around The League

The latest news from around the league, including notes on when Michael Vick and Cleo Lemon might sign.

What I’m working on for Total Access

I’ll be spinning Around The League today on Total Access, looking at the contract issues between some rookies and their teams.

Saints workout Derrick Brooks and Derek Smith

Saints looking for linebackers.

Saints to work out Brooks today

Longtime Tampa Bay linebacker Derrick Brooks will work out for NFC South rival New Orleans this morning. If things go well and he passes a physical, he could be signed.

Which free agent deserves a roster spot the most?

A lot of big-name free agents are still out there, and some will find work at some point this summer.

Veteran LB Brooks to Saints not a Big Easy

The rumor mill has churned all offseason in regards to possible destinations for veteran free-agent LB Derrick Brooks. One team consistently mentioned is the Saints, but The Times-Picayune reports the chances of Brooks landing in New Orleans are “remote.”

Brooks won’t retire, is open to returning to Tampa Bay

Former Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks said Tuesday that he does not plan to retire and he has heard from several teams about possibly signing him.

Dominik, Morris wanted different ‘direction’ for Bucs

Mark Dominik and Raheem Morris decided the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a direction. And for the first time since the 1994 season, that direction won’t involve LB Derrick Brooks.

Buccaneers making major changes

The Buccaneers will release WR Joey Galloway, his agent told the St. Petersburg Times, but he might not be the only veteran leaving Tampa Bay. The Times later reported that the Bucs also had released LBs Derrick Brooks and Cato June, RB Warrick Dunn and WR Ike Hilliard. Those moves hadn’t been confirmed by the Bucs, but the team announced a 3 p.m. ET press conference.

Week 17 could be it for some players, coaches

It’s the end of the regular season, and with that comes an uncertain future for some players and coaches — with their current teams or in the league.

Coaches saying goodbye today include Seattle head coach Mike Holmgren and Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.

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