Archive for July, 2007

Raiders Expected to Sign Culpepper

A reported newspaper said the Oakland Raiders will sign free agent and former Viking and Dolphin QB Daunte Culpepper to a one-year deal, according to a source known with the situation.  This would be a good move for the Raiders because as I stated in Saturday’s July 28 article, “Raiders QB Russell to start Week […]

Interest in Former Bear Tank Johnson Waning

We all know that former Bears Tank Johnson got released recently on a “driving while impaired” charge in Arizona.  We also know that Johnson served jail time on weapon charges predating the Arizona incident.  But as Paul Harvey of radio fame succintly put it, there’s “the rest of the story”. Johnson said a while back […]

The Gab Report – Tuesday, July 31st

Site Editor Matt Loede and Columnist Jim Dubenetzky are back with another packed edition of the Gab Report.  Today the team talks about the passing of coaching legend Bill Walsh, and we hear from Walsh’s former players and coaches.  Also news on Michael Vick, Daunte Culpepper, JaMarcus Russell, the Browns and Adrian Peterson.  The duo […]

Michael Irvin Opines on Vick Situation

It seems like everyone at one time or another has commented, both good and bad, about Falcons (soon to be released?) quarterback Michael Vick.  Now you can add one more name to the mix.  Meet Michael Irvin, former Cowboy wide receiver and Hall of Famer. Irvin, as all of you knowledgeable NFL fans know already, has had his share […]

Talks with Lions #1 Draft Pick Johnson Picking up Steam

As was expected, the negotiations between the Lions’ number one draft pick, WR Calvin Johnson and the team are progressing on schedule. As reported by Nicholas Cotsonika of the Detroit Free Press, Johnson’s agent, Bus Cook stated on Monday evening that, “We’re making some headway. It’s not like we’re in a stalemate and nobody’s going […]

Patriots CB Scott Out for Season

Don’t expect Patriots cornerback Chad Scott to put on the pads for the team this season. According to David Heuschkel of the Hartford Courant, the Patriots placed Scott on injured reserve (IR) list on Monday with a knee injury; this means that he will miss the entire 2007 season.  Scott injured his knee on Friday […]

Colts DT Simon Fails Physical

The Corey Simon saga may be finally coming to a close.  Following up on a story posted at on Saturday, Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy confirmed that the defensive tackle failed a team physical in Indianapolis.  Apparently, this was news to Simon and his agent, Roosevelt Barnes. Barnes, who was obviously not happy with the […]

Belichick’s Comments Point to a Stay With the Pats

  There has been plenty of talk this past offseason and entering into training camp about the contract status of New England head coach Bill Belichick and where he stands for seasons past the current one coming up.  Many have thrown out that Bill will take his ball and run to New York next season […]