Posts Tagged ‘Solomon Wilcots’

Orton no longer below the radar

Kyle Orton doesn’t get enough credit, and and his gaudy numbers overshadow a gutsy performance during the first month of the season. If it continues, Orton will no longer be known as a footnote to the Jay Cutler trade.

Despite loss, Bengals’ Palmer showed improvement

Sometimes it’s difficult for players to take the medicine of truth to improve their game. Carson Palmer responded with his actions, and despite a loss to the Browns found his mojo.

New-look Patriots, same old success

Just when teams think they’ve stopped Tom Brady by taking away Randy Moss and Wes Welker, the Patriots find new ways — and new weapons — to arm themselves for another title run.

Gradkowski gives Raiders what they really need

The Raiders need a quarterback with swagger and substance, and the team will rally around the play of Bruce Gradkowski.

It’s time for Vince Young to prove maturity

Now that he’s been benched again, Vince Young will have to do more than tell us how much he has matured. He will have to show more tangable evidence of his maturity.

Young has grown up, has confidence back

After sitting down with Vince Young for our interview for NFL GameDay Morning earlier this week, I came away thinking about how you measure confidence and the amount that is required to play football at the highest level.

Loss of Grant puts pressure on Packers’ offensive line

In the minds of many, the Green Bay Packers were a solid preseason pick for the Super Bowl. The season-ending right ankle injury to Ryan Grant means any run by the Packers will be without their featured running back.

Austin earned pay by saving Cowboys last season

It’s difficult for any player to live up to a six-year, $54 million contract, but in a sense, Miles Austin already has earned his pay.

Vikings’ thin secondary a primary issue vs. Saints

Judging by their final injury report of the week, the Vikings appear poised to face the Saints in Thursday night’s Kickoff Weekend shorthanded in the defensive backfield.

Analyst take: Camarillo helps Vikings

The Vikings continued their emergency measures at wide receiver on Wednesday when they acquired veteran Greg Camarillo from the Miami Dolphins.

Maybe we haven’t heard the last from Schobel

Aaron Schobel has done a fine job filling the “is he retiring or un-retiring this week?” quota for our blogs during the moments where Brett Favre isn’t being Brett Favre.

Manning has improved chemistry in mind

Peyton Manning is looking to improve upon his chemistry with his wide recievers this season.

Uncertainty over Bryant led to Owens joining Bengals

In the fallout of the Terrell Owens signing, some of the talk has been that Bengals coach Marvin Lewis wasn’t 100 percent behind the move. Solomon Wilcots points to the slow recovery of Antonio Bryant as the impetus behind the move.

Owens signing a good thing for everyone involved

Everyone in Cincinnati is wondering if the signing of Terrell Owens will be a blessing or a curse for the Bengals. I tend to believe it’s going to be a very good thing for all the parties involved.

Allen, Freeney or Ware? Who is the top DE?

NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots laid out his criteria to be considered the best defensive end in the league — be relentless, have a high motor and a mullet.

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