Posts Tagged ‘Eric Davis’

NFL franchise in London? Not as crazy as you’d think

Former 49er Eric Davis has unique insight into how an NFL franchise in London could work.

What did you see: Redskins-Giants

Eric Davis analyzes the 77-yard touchdown score that gave the Giants the win.

Eric Davis breaks down the 49ers’ ‘TNF’ victory over the Seahawks

Eric Davis examines how San Francisco’s won an NFC slug-fest over the Seattle Seahawks on “Thursday Night Football”.

Eric Davis dissects Seahawks’, 49ers’ defenses

Eric Davis reaks down Thursday Night Football’s matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers.

Which .500 team’s glass is half-empty; which is half-full?

Eric Davis and Steve Wyche break down who’s record is an indicator of good things to come and who’s will sink as the season progresses.

Namath: Tebow couldn’t be Jets’ quarterback

Joe Namath had some strong words about Tim Tebow‘s standing as the New York Jets’ backup quarterback.

Darrelle Revis the most dominant player in the NFL?

First up on Revis Island 2012 edition is Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson, Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

In two games last season, Johnson averaged 79.5 yards against the New York Jets’ four-time Pro Bowl cornerback. But against Darrelle Revis, 80 yards sometimes feels like 200.

Doug Williams: Climate changed ‘tremendously’ for black QBs

Doug Williams became the first post-merger African-American quarterback selected in round one of the NFL draft in 1978 when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers grabbed the Grambling State signal caller with the 17th pick.

Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III were drafted No. 1 and No. 2 overall, respectively, in the past two NFL drafts.

Is New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan on hot seat?

The New York Jets have looked like a disheveled mess in the preseason with question marks on the offensive line and a media-fueled quasi-quarterback controversy leading some to consider the temperature setting on Rex Ryan’s office recliner.

“This isn’t all on Rex,” NFL Network and NFL.com’s Steve Wyche said Tuesday morning on “NFL AM” when asked of the head coach’s precarious predicament.  “This is on (general manager) Mike Tannenbaum, who put that personnel in place, who signed some guys to some contracts that have become prohibitive. They don’t seem like they have a lot of depth in a lot of areas; the talent really isn’t there.”

Eric Davis: Andrew Luck keeps Colts in playoff hunt

The “NFL AM” backfield came to a consensus on which rookie QB will have the best season.

Kriegel: Watching Dolphins cut Johnson ‘a seminal moment’

Mark Kriegel says on “NFL AM” that watching Chad Johnson being cut was a seminal moment.

How wild will New York Jets get with Tim Tebow?

The “NFL AM” crew debates Tim Tebow‘s roll in the Jets’ Wildcat offense.

Michael Vick’s thumb injury shouldn’t worry Eagles

When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick jogged off the field in Thursday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, shaking his hand after hitting it on teammate Jason Kelce‘s helmet, a collective groan echoed from Eagles Nation.

NFL.com and NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones later reported that X-rays taken on Vick’s thumb were negative.  The question this week on radio shows and in the blogosphere will be if Vick should sit out next Monday’s matchup with the New England Patriots and how much he should play the rest of the preseason.

Davis: Not going to go well for T.O. with Seattle Seahawks

Terrell Owens finally got the tryout he’s all but been begging for since his stint with the Cincinnati Bengals ended in 2010 and he injured his anterior cruciate ligament during the ensuing offseason.

The Seattle Seahawks confirmed Sunday night that they plan to bring T.O. in for a workout Monday.

Eli Manning: Don’t call the New York Giants a dynasty

Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning‘s deftest skill might be his ability to sidestep media questions and remain humble, even with his high-profile success. Joining “NFL AM” on Wednesday morning, the New York Giants’ quarterback brushed aside a question by Eric Davis about if the team should be in the dynasty discussion.

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