Posts Tagged ‘Nick Collins’

Pack might have hard time filling key need at No. 28

According to the experts on NFL Network’s “Path to the Draft,” pass rush is the key area of need for the Green Bay Packers. But, will a quality player to fill that need still be available when the Packers pick at No. 28?

Injury roundup: Chiefs lose Charles for season

The injury list in Week 2 starts with Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, who suffered a season-ending knee injury.

Very important common thread among champs

Only a few weeks into the preseason, oddsmakers are pondering the question: Who will win the Super Bowl? Fans of every team are certainly hopeful, yet hesitant to be sure, the Lombardi Trophy will be theirs in February. But how can you be sure? What makes your team comparable to Super Bowl champs in recent years?

By the numbers: Super Bowl XLV

The last item of the day before signing off from Super Bowl Sunday is to take a closer look at some of the most notable statistics sent over by the NFL Network research crew.

Packers running well enough to exploit Steelers

The Packers are certainly eating their cake and having it, too. The Packers are using seven man protection via the play-action pass.

Steelers-Packers Pro Bowl replacements named

New Orleans Saints strong safety Roman Harper has been named to the Pro Bowl to replace Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins, who will be playing in Super Bowl XLV after the Packers beat the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game.

Packers S Collins active vs. Giants

Green Bay safety Nick Collins — listed as questionable this week with a rib injury — will be active when the Packers host the New York Giants Sunday.

Report: Collins signs tender with Packers

Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins has signed his one-year tender with the Packers, and the sides are believed to be moving toward a long-term agreement, his agent told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday morning.

Packers GM Thompson not talking about Favre

Packers general manager Ted Thompson spent eight minutes discussing his team Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine before the inevitable happened: A reporter offered a Brett Favre question.

Deion Sanders, the motivator

Everywhere you look during a Pro Bowl practice, Deion Sanders is in the mix.

Injury roundup: Ravens hold out Reed

As teams around the league prepare for Week 16, here’s an update on some notable names from injury reports released Wednesday.

Packers sign safety Giordano, cut Rouse

With major health concerns at safety, the Green Bay Packers signed free agent Matt Giordano. The surprising move is that they released a safety, 2007 third-round draft pick Aaron Rouse, to make room on the roster for Giordano.

Packers’ Collins will report to camp on time

Despite being unhappy about his contract, it appears Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins will report to training camp with the rest of the team on Friday.

Agent: Collins’ contract with Packers is an issue

The agent for Packers Pro Bowl S Nick Collins said that even if his client didn’t have “personal family concerns” to attend to, he still would skip the team’s offseason workouts because of his contract situation, the Wisconsin State Journal reports.

Packers safety Collins not unhappy with contract

Packers safety Nick Collins has missed a number of offseason workouts this year, but he insists that he isn’t unhappy with his contract.

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