Posts Tagged ‘Ndamukong Suh’

Analyzing the body language of Bears QB Jay Cutler and Panthers QB Cam Newton (or something)

Before we get started, that headline is a total lie. If you clicked here to read my body language analysis, stop reading and go watch CNN. I just saw a body language “expert” breaking down the presidential debate last night… which I’m sure is riveting. Is there a more ridiculous thing around? No, I’m not going to analyze body language. What I am going to analyze is facts. Like, how Bears QB Jay Cutler was destroyed by Ndamukong Suh’s side suplex, only to return one play later and lead his team to victory. And words, which are what Panthers QB Cam Newton uses after each loss. Like how Newton said, “I think you can go around the locker room and expect […]

Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…

A quick and random spin through what the heck happened in the NFL this week …

How will the Lions pay for their version of the Big 3 — Megatron, Suh, and Stafford?

From 2007 to 2010, the Lions picked their version of the Big 3. After years and years of terrible drafting, Detroit grabbed WR Calvin Johnson second overall in 2007, QB Matthew Stafford first overall in 2009, and DT Ndamukong Suh second overall in 2010. That’s not bad. Three cornerstones. And each were in the era of massive, massive rookie deals. Slowly, that trio will look to get paid. And considering their production, all will deserve it. Megatron was first, and he’s slated to earn about $130 million over the next eight years. Figure Stafford is next, and then Suh. It’s a hefty task for the Lions in a salary cap era, though some would say a good problem. And so, […]

De-motivational posters for the 2012 NFL Draft class

These “motivational” posters are not meant to inspire the 2012 NFL Draft class.

Sapp: Teams could reach for D-linemen; Poe the real deal

Hands down, Dontari Poe is the first defensive lineman who jumps out at me after watching Monday’s workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Lions’ Schwartz won’t talk contract, but he’ll defend Suh

Jim Schwartz isn’t going to discuss his contract situation with the Lions. But he will defend Ndamukong Suh from recent comments made by NFL Network’s Warren Sapp.

Playbook: Suh’s stomp crossed the line

We took a closer look at the coaching tape to catalog the events leading up to Ndamukong Suh’s infamous stomp.

The Coaches Podcast: Week 12 analysis

Listen to Brian Billick and Jim Mora on “The Coaches Podcast” where they discuss all the hot topics from Week 12, including the future of Andy Reid, Ndamukong Suh‘s stomp and who should replace Matt Leinart in Houston.

Evans: Falcons shouldn’t whine about Lions’ taunts

You know what really grinds Heath Evans‘ gears? Whining! And the “sissification” of football.

First and 10: Tebow the hero

The Tim Tebow era got off to a memorable start in Miami Sunday, where the former Florida Gator looked terrible for three and a half quarters before rallying the Broncos to turn a 15-0 deficit with 2:39 left into an 18-15 overtime win.

Best: Lions ‘can play with anybody’

Jahvid Best puffed out his chest just a little bit Thursday on “Around the League,” saying the Lions “can play with anybody” when they’re on their game.

First and 10: Football mania in Pennsylvania

Tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles might be just a preseason affair, but believe the hype: Last season’s AFC champs are licking their chops at the chance to take on this season’s preseason darlings.

First and 10: Miami vice causing a stir

Several high-profile NFL players can expect to get some uncomfortable questions Wednesday. A former Miami Hurricanes booster serving a 20-year prison sentence for masterminding a Ponzi scheme told Yahoo! Sports he gave money, cars, yacht trips, jewelry, televisions and other gifts to several current NFL stars. Find out all the details.

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: Ochocinco and Pryor teaming up?

Is he or isn’t he? At some point Monday night, there was a tweet from Chad Ochocinco saying he was “looking forward to tomorrow’s route running at 11 am Throwing with Terrell Pryor.” Could it be? Two of the most controversial figures in Ohio sports working out together Tuesday?

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