Posts Tagged ‘Steve McNair’

Data Points: Vick’s impressive milestone

All the panic in Philadelphia after the Eagles dropped to 1-4 has overshadowed the news that Michael Vick passed Randall Cunningham as the all-time rushing leader among quarterbacks. It’s a very impressive record for two reasons.

A few minutes with … Keith Bulluck

Veteran linebacker Keith Bulluck terrorized quarterbacks for a decade with the Tennessee Titans before spending last season with the New York Giants. The free-agent took a break from his NFL Network visit Friday to discuss the retirement of Kerry Collins, Eli Manning‘s absence from the “Top 100,” and his take on Internet Gangsters.

Pick Six: Panthers’ all-time draft busts

Should the Panthers already cut bait on QB Jimmy Clausen? Would this make Clausen the biggest draft bust in Panthers’ history?

Newton more McNabb, less Russell says NFL exec

One of the more intriguing names in the upcoming 2011 NFL Draft is Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton. Not only regarding where he’ll be drafted, but the inevitable comparisons to failed (so far) quarterbacks JaMarcus Russell and Vince Young.

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.

Young brings McNair’s sons to South Florida

After Steve McNair died in July, Titans QB Vince Young decided to take his idol’s children under his wing. His generosity has continued at the Pro Bowl. Young invited two of McNair’s sons, 11-year-old Tyler and 6-year-old Trenton, to spend the week with him in South Florida.

Mason: McNair’s death led to retirement thoughts

Ravens WR Derrick Mason says the death of former teammate and friend Steve McNair was a major factor in his contemplating retirement.

Tarvaris, it’s time to check your ego at the door

Ego is one of the biggest shortcomings of mankind. It’s hard to put our ego aside, especially when you are standing in the spotlight, like Brett Favre is. But the same holds true for an unproven quarterback such as Tarvaris Jackson.

Mason’s retirement leaves Ravens in a bad spot

If he holds to the decision that was reported Monday, Derrick Mason’s retirement comes at a very bad time for the Ravens. In many ways, Mason holds all the cards, and the Ravens now have a much different set of issues to address.

Roundup: McNair’s death leaves void for Titans’ Young

David Climer of the Tennessean examines Vince Young‘s relationship with Steve McNair, saying the former Titans and Ravens quarterback was more than a mentor to Young.

What’s on tap for NFL Total Access

Host Fran Charles, analyst Warren Sapp and reporter Steve Wyche will discuss the latest on Brett Favre, debate the recent comments by Jerry Rice and reflect on the memorial service held for Steve McNair on Thursday’s NFL Network Total Access.

What I’m working on for NFL Total Access tonight

A quick tease at some of the topics we’ll be touching on.

USO Tour Day 4: One to remember

When the planning for this trip was in its early stages, one thing that was most important to us was having the opportunity to spend the Fourth of July holiday with our troops who are serving overseas in harm’s way. I think all five coaches on the tour would agree that July 4, 2009 was a day they will long remember.

Who were McNair’s go-to guys?

Derrick Mason and Frank Wycheck caught more passes from Steve McNair for more yards and more touchdowns than anyone else — by a huge margin.

What I’m working on for NFL Total Access tonight

A quick look at items I’m working on for tonight’s edition of NFL Total Access (as always, subject to change).

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