Posts Tagged ‘Warrick Dunn’

Dunn embraces new role as part-owner of Falcons

Warrick Dunn is still a popular guy among NFL players, although the recently retired running back is part of a group of folks whose views on the league’s problematic labor issues are quite contrary to theirs. He was a player not long ago and was very much on that side of things. Not anymore.

Everything’s black and gold in Pittsburgh

The green room backstage — which is the black-and-gold room here — is brimming with celebrities, including country-music singer Tim McGraw and his wife, Faith Hill; former Raiders WR Tim Brown and 2009 Hall of Fame inductee Rod Woodson.

Wyche: Milloy turns down offer from Lions

Veteran free agent safety Lawyer Milloy turned down an offer from the safety-needy Lions Monday after the parties could not agree on contract terms, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Rams bring in veteran RB Green for workout

Fout-time Pro Bowl RB Ahman Green worked out for St. Louis this week as the team examines its options at the position. The Rams have Steven Jackson, a 2007 Pro Bowler, as their starting running back, with Kenneth Darby and Samkon Gado as the experienced backups behind him.

Dunn weighing options on return to NFL

Veteran free agent RB Warrick Dunn has had teams reach out to him, but is awaiting further options before deciding on a return to the NFL.

Crumpler on Vick: ‘I know he’s sincere’

Just moments after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Michael Vick was conditionally reinstated to the league, I spoke with Titans TE Alge Crumpler, who played with the quarterback on the Falcons from 2001 to 2006 and was one of his closer friends on the team.

Eagles raise McCoy’s fantasy value by staying in-house

The Eagles will not be signing any available running backs, instead opting to go with guys already on the roster. That could be a big boost to fantasy value of LeSean McCoy.

Fantasy spin: Bucs release Dunn, Galloway

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released five players on Wednesday, a list that included Warrick Dunn and Joey Galloway.

Dunn, 33, was able to make an impact for fantasy leaguers last season, finishing with 47 receptions and 1,116 yards from scrimmage. While his best statistical seasons are in the rearview mirror, Dunn should land with a club that needs a third-down back.

Dominik, Morris wanted different ‘direction’ for Bucs

Mark Dominik and Raheem Morris decided the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a direction. And for the first time since the 1994 season, that direction won’t involve LB Derrick Brooks.

Buccaneers making major changes

The Buccaneers will release WR Joey Galloway, his agent told the St. Petersburg Times, but he might not be the only veteran leaving Tampa Bay. The Times later reported that the Bucs also had released LBs Derrick Brooks and Cato June, RB Warrick Dunn and WR Ike Hilliard. Those moves hadn’t been confirmed by the Bucs, but the team announced a 3 p.m. ET press conference.

Dunn sees community efforts become reality

Many of the athletes who cruise Radio Row are here for charitable causes. At the top of that list is Warrick Dunn.

Graham’s injury opens door for Dunn

The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Earnest Graham has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season with an injured ankle. He suffered the ailment in last Sunday’s win over the Vikings.

Report: Graham done for the season

The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Earnest Graham will likely miss the rest of the season with an injured ankle. He suffered the ailment in Sunday’s win over the Vikings.

More carries for Warrick Dunn

Earnest Graham limped off the field in the first quarter during Tampa Bay’s first drive against the Vikings. He appeared to injure his lower leg, but was able to leave the field under his own power.

Graham leaves game for Bucs

Bucs RB Earnest Graham, who was questionable against the Vikings this week with a sprained knee, limped off the field early in the first quarter during Tampa Bay’s first drive of the game and didn’t return.

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