Posts Tagged ‘Julius Peppers’

McKinnie still absent from NFC practice

Bryant McKinnie missed a second consecutive practice Saturday, and NFL.com senior columnist Vic Carucci speculated that the Vikings’ offensive tackle could be sent home.

Dockett hits the recruiting trail for Peppers

Just because it’s Pro Bowl doesn’t mean there isn’t some offseason recruiting going on. Darnell Dockett said Wednesday he’d gladly give up his No. 90 jersey to fellow Pro Bowler Julius Peppers, on the condition Peppers would join him on the Arizona Cardinals.

Peppers is waiting for Panthers to make first move

It’s now that time of year, the portion of the offseason where the Carolina Panthers address what to do with DE Julius Peppers.

Early thoughts on Panthers-Dolphins

That is Carolina Panther power football. Opening drive is what they do best. Lot of power runs and a few intermediate passes.

Week 10 injuries: Eagles’ Westbrook sits out practice

Teams have released their Week 10 practice participation reports through Wednesday. Here’s a look at some notable developments.

Roundup: Singletary can lead, but can he coach?

San Francisco now finds itself needing to rebound with back-to-back home wins, but the pressure isn’t so much on the players to do so. Whether or not the 49ers can get out of this rut lies squarely on the shoulders of head coach Mike Singletary, writes San Jose Mercury columnist Tim Kawakami.

Panthers, Peppers not likely to strike long-term deal

There is very little chance that the Panthers and DE Julius Peppers will beat today’s 4 p.m. deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign long-term contracts, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

What I’m working on for NFL Total Access tonight

A quick tease at some of the topics we’ll be touching on.

Draft day in May (and other important dates)

With a later Super Bowl this season, the 2010 NFL Draft will likely take place in May.

Roundup: Bucs GM wants QB Freeman to sit and learn

Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told the St. Petersburg Times that he wants rookie QB Josh Freeman eased into the starting role.

Julius Peppers and franchise-tag economics

With the Carolina Panthers and star DE Julius Peppers talking contract, a long-term resolution seems like a good resolution for both parties when you do the math.

A brief football credo

A few rants and raves about putting together a winning enterprise in this league we love so much.

Roundup: Agent says Peppers open to long-term deal

Panthers DE Julius Peppers has been unhappy for most of the offseason and demanded a trade. But after months of rumors and no movement, Peppers signed his one-year franchise tender on Wednesday worth $16.7 million. Now, he’s apparently open to signing a long-term extension with the team.

Hello, and welcome

Thanks for stopping by my new blog, NFL Nation. This has been a week of new beginnings for me, and I’m pumped to start my blog here at NFL.com. Hope you become a regular.

Belichick: Deal for Peppers will need signature, time

A whole lot has been said and written about a story I posted on this site Monday regarding a likely trade that would send Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers to New England in exchange for a second-round draft pick. On Thursday, two prominent voices joined the conversation: Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Peppers’ agent, Carl Carey.

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