Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden died Friday at the age of 99. While he built a dynasty at UCLA, winning 10 titles, his reach went well beyond the hardwood. NFL figures are weighing in with what Wooden meant to the sporting world.
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Alabama CB/PR Javier Arenas didn’t take part in the school’s pro day Wednesday because of a pulled hamstring he sustained while running the 40-yard dash at the recent NFL Scouting Combine.
Terrell Owens almost was a Raven six years ago. Could he become one this offseason? Coach John Harbaugh wouldn’t rule out the possibility Saturday during his NFL Scouting Combine media session.
The silence inside Lucas Oil Stadium was nearly deafening early Saturday morning as NFL Scouting Combine workouts started.
Though he stopped short of promising DE Osi Umenyiora his starting job back, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he recently spoke to the former Pro Bowl pick and assured him he is an integral part of the team.
On Thursday, new Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell spoke with the New York media for the first time, describing his new position as a “workable challenge,” while also reflecting on the events that led to his hiring by Tom Coughlin, under whom he worked in Jacksonville from 1998-2002.
NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reports that former Giants defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan is expected to join the Dolphins as linebackers coach, according to a team source.
Members of the New York Giants coaching staff believe there is a strong chance some of them could be let go following the conclusion of the season this Sunday.
Osi Umenyiora is frustrated, Tom Coughlin is apologetic and the Giants are out of the playoffs. Not the best of times for the Giants or their fans right now.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin said in his post-practice interview that RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle/foot) and S Michael Johnson (groin) are both questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys.
The struggling New York Giants will be without their defensive captain for the rest of the season. The Giants announced Monday that LB Antonio Pierce was placed on injured reserve due to a bulging disc in his neck that has kept him out the last two games.
The New York Giants finished Sunday’s 34-31 overtime win over the Falcons without RB Brandon Jacobs, who left with a left leg injury during the third quarter and didn’t return.
Posted: Saturday, November 7th, 2009 | Jamie Dukes Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Drew Brees, Eric Mangini, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Roy Williams, Ted Thompson, Tennessee Titans, Tom Coughlin, Vince Young
Midway through the season, it’s time to see what we’ve learned. I took a look at Ted Thompson, Eric Mangini, Vince Young, Roy Williams (of the Cowboys), Tom Coughlin and, last but not least, Drew Brees, on Saturday’s NFL Total Access on NFL Network.
NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports Giants CB Aaron Ross has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Alex Smith, Andre Caldwell, Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Joey Porter, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Ron Turner, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans, Tom Coughlin, Vince Young
Is there anyone who plays the game with as much vigor and as much intensity as Dolphins LB Joey Porter? Porter is the king of trash talk, and he always seems to turn it up a notch when he faces the Patriots.