Posts Tagged ‘Plaxico Burress’

First and 10: Ward dances his way into the studio

Twinkle-toes himself, reigning “Dancing With the Stars” champ Hines Ward, will be visiting the NFL.com and NFL Network offices Wednesday afternoon. Be on the lookout for the Steelers receiver to be featured here on NFL.com as well as on “NFL Total Access” on NFL Network tonight. In fact, Ward will join us for a live chat this afternoon at 5 p.m. ET.

DDFP: It’s time to abolish the ‘-gate’ suffix; which team wants Plaxico and more

On the heels of Wiener-gate, Dave calls for an end to putting “-gate” at the end of every scandal and offers up some fresh, new titles for any future scandals.

Cover Two Podcast: Talking Rams, Vikings

NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche and NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks kept it hot in the second edition of the “Cover Two Podcast” this week.

First and 10: Fantasy time is here

Big day here at NFL.com. If you happen to run a fantasy league through this site, you likely got an email last night telling you we are officially open for business.

Three and out: Greene’s time to shine

Looking for a breakout fantasy running back in 2011? According to Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer, you should look no further than Shonn Greene.

First and 10: Ward adds to NFL’s ‘Dancing’ rep

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Wardyour newest “Dancing With the Stars” champion. Unbelievably, that makes not one but two players who can boast a DWTS trophy and a Super Bowl MVP trophy on their mantel.

Three and out: Stafford could be a fantasy star

If Lions QB Matthew Stafford can stay healthy, he’s going to be a major breakout candidate in fantasy leagues.

First and 10: Best free agents and toughest names

We know, you’re good and ready for the lockout to end and for free agency to begin. As the Commissioner said in Radio City Music Hall last month, we hear you. So if we can’t start free agency yet, let’s at least talk about it.

Draft Countdown: Dressed to the 9s

Nine Tonight. I’m not sure what Bob Seger was singing about on that tune, but as of this evening, there are just nine more until we get to April 28, day one of the NFL Draft. This svelte number traditionally has meant a lot to many people, from nine lives to Roger Maris (a No. 9), and his 61 home runs.

Numbers game; Rams’ Long lands old No. 91

Rams DE Chris Long had his No. 91 jersey retired at both his Charlottesville, Va. high school and also during his senior season at the University of Virginia –the only player to have one retired at UVA while still active — so when the team’s previous holder of 91, Leonard Little, called it a career in December, Long asked his permission to trade in his 72 for the old familiar and Little obliged

A look back at Day 2

And now for a few thoughts, observations and highlights as we wrap up Day 2 of the NFL Scouting Combine.

Wilcots: Burress will be rested, but rusty

NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots reminded us that any team interested in Plaxico Burress will have to be patient.

Saturday roundup: Rex speaks (again)

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Rex Ryan believes the New York Jets are your next Super Bowl champions.

Eli Manning: Return of Plax would be a ‘good thing’

Eli Manning seems pretty open to the idea of a reunion with former teammate Plaxico Burress if the Giants believe the receiver is committed to a return.

Tears for Plax

Week 2 was filled with sensational finishes and as each game passes, the words of Patriots QB Tom Brady from a few weeks about shine through. Brady said — and I’m paraphrasing here — no one is bigger than the game and this game goes on without you.

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