Posts Tagged ‘James Farrior’

Steelers inform Kemoeatu he won’t be back

The Steelers have informed another veteran — guard Chris Kemoeatu, this time — that he will be released, according to a league source.

Playbook mailbag: Who’s our favorite MLB

While every question has its merit – and believe it, we enjoy answering every one of them, so keep sending them in to or via Twitter at #askplaybook – only a special kind of question can launch us into a raging debate. That question starts or ends with “why?”

Steelers’ Ward ready to take on Sapp’s daughter

NFL Network’s Warren Sapp held nothing back Thursday when he summed up the 0-1 Steelers as “old and slow,” going so far as tell “The Dan Patrick Show” that his 13-year-old daughter, Mercedes Sapp, could cover WR Hines Ward.

Fitzpatrick leads Playbook’s all-unheralded team

In a league filled with stars, where every team has its marquee guys, it is the unheralded players that can truly make the difference in how teams fare year to year. In our 2010 film study, we have identified 22 players who stand out on tape but may not be the first names that come to mind when you think of their respective positions.

Woodley questions ‘The Top 100’ voting

Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley, who says he did not vote in “The Top 100,” told fans he thinks he should have been rated better than his No. 82 overall ranking and that the AFC Champions were underrepresented on the list.

Friday’s Twitter update: Farrior pokes fun at Ward

As we were reminded this week, there are hundreds of NFL players on Twitter, and they tweet the darndest things. Not all of them make headlines, but here’s a random look at what some NFL players are up to Friday, based on their recent tweets…

Steelers expecting to see more of Cribbs

While Eric Mangini is leaning toward starting rookie QB Colt McCoy this weekend in Pittsburgh, the Steelers are expecting to see a heavy dose of Joshua Cribbs taking snaps in the Flash package.

Steelers took responsibility to pick up Dixon

The Pittsburgh Steelers proved in Week 1 they have Dennis Dixon’s back. Veterans Hines Ward and James Farriorcalled upon their teammates to pick up the young quarterback in his second career start.

Week 6 injuries: Giants QB Manning good to go

Teams have released their latest Week 6 injury reports. Here’s a look at the developments among notable names through Thursday.

Plenty of culprits to blame for Steelers’ loss

Jeff Reed missed two field goals in the fourth quarter of the Steelers’ loss to the Chicago Bears, which turned out to be the difference for the defending champs. But John Harris of the Tribune-Review writes that it’s too easy to blame Reed.

Tomlin: Roethlisberger will play Saturday

Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice today, but he was limited, NFL Network’s Scott Hanson reports, and Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said his quarterback will play in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bills.

Roundup: Cowboys scout Behm talks to media

The Cowboys scouting assistant Rich Behm, who was partially paralyzed in the the collapse of the team’s practice facility in Irving, Texas, spoke with WFAA about his ordeal. Behm was caught underneath the tent-like structure when it collapse during a storm in May.

Farrior fined $7,500 for taunting

The AP is reporting Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior was fined $7,500 by the NFL for making an obscene gesture toward Cleveland Browns fans on Sunday night.

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