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.
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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.
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.
Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Alex Smith, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Eric Mangini, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Crabtree, New Orleans Saints, NFL.com Fantasy, Plaxico Burress, Ronde Barber, Seattle Seahawks, Tiki Barber
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.
Posted: Monday, June 6th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Brian Schottenheimer, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, LaDainian Tomlinson, Michael Vick, Philip Rivers, Plaxico Burress, Shonn Greene
Looking for a breakout fantasy running back in 2011? According to Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer, you should look no further than Shonn Greene.
Posted: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Colt McCoy, Dancing With The Stars, Emmitt Smith, Gary Kubiak, Hines Ward, Houston Texans, J.J. Watt, Nnamdi Asomugha, Pittsburgh Steelers, Plaxico Burress
Congratulations to Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward – your 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.
If Lions QB Matthew Stafford can stay healthy, he’s going to be a major breakout candidate in fantasy leagues.
Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Washington Redskins, Plaxico Burress, Donovan McNabb, free agency, Matt Schaub, Chad Ochocinco, Marcedes Lewis, Dhani Jones, Harmon Killebrew
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.
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.
Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 | Lisa Altobelli Tags: Chris Long, Chad Ochocinco, Clinton Portis, Eli Manning, Gerard Warren, Howie Long, Jeff Feagles, Jerry Rice, Leonard Little, Peyton Manning, Plaxico Burress, Rod Smith, St. Louis Rams, Steve Largent
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
Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, A.J. Green, Billy Devaney, Blaine Gabbert, Brian Xanders, Carson Palmer, Donovan McNabb, Gary Kubiak, Jake Locker, Jay Cutler, John Elway, Larry Fitzgerald, Leslie Frazier, Lovie Smith, Mark Ingram, Marvin Lewis, Mike Pouncey, Mike Shanahan, Plaxico Burress, Rick Smith, Rod Graves, Tim Tebow, Tom Cable, Tom Coughlin, Tyron Smith
And now for a few thoughts, observations and highlights as we wrap up Day 2 of the NFL Scouting Combine.
NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots reminded us that any team interested in Plaxico Burress will have to be patient.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Rex Ryan believes the New York Jets are your next Super Bowl champions.
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.
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.