Archive for February, 2008

Gridiron Gabbin with Author of “The GM” Tom Callahan

Site Editor Matt Loede talks with with former Time magazine sportswriter and author Tom Callahan. Tom’s latest project is “The GM – The Inside Story of a Dream Job and the Nightmares that Go with It.” The book takes you through the 2006 season of the New York Giants, as Callahan shadowed Giants GM Ernie […]

Closing In; Jets and Faneca Tenetively Agree to Deal

To the surprise of no one, the Jets, already super active on the free agent market in day one, is on the verge of getting stud guard Alan Faenca.  ESPN is reporting that the Jets and Faneca have tenetively agreed to a four-year deal worth $32 million, in which $23 million of it is guaranteed.  […]

Wilkins retires after 14 seasons

The St. Louis Rams all time leading scorer and the best active kicker in the NFL hung up his spikes on Friday. After 14 seasons Jeff Wilkins the kicker out of Youngstown State University has retired. With his retirement the Rams only have three active players from their 2000 Super Bowl victory, Leonard Little, Orlando […]

LB Mitchell Shuffles Off to Buffalo

In what has become common practice in the NFL LB Kawika Mitchell won a Super Bowl ring with Giants this year and now has landed a nice big paycheck with the Buffalo Bills. The deal is said to be 5-years and $17.5 million dollars. It also includes a $3.5 million dollar signing bonus. The five […]

Eagles-Cards Blockbuster Trade Rumor

On the same day that the Philadelphia Eagle’s signed CB Asante Samuel, speculation has erupted that the Eagles could be sending their first round pick in this year’s draft and CB Lito Shepherd to the Arizona Cardinals for WR Larry Fitzgerald.  If the rumor has legs, than both side could be in the making for […]

Tying up 49’ers loose ends

49ers go back to Candlestick             There is still more news on a busy day for the 49ers and the NFL. According to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Niner Insider Kevin Lynch, the 49ers will change the name of their stadium from Monster Park back to its old standby, Candlestick Park.             49ers Vice President of […]

Jags Open Free Agency By Grabbing Lemon and Porter

The Jaguars have spent their first day of free agency filling two needs, a wide out and a backup quarterback.  First the team came to terms with now former Dolphins QB Cleo Lemon, who will take Quinn Gray’s spot as David Garrard’s backup quarterback.  Then the team made a big deal later in the day […]

Gridiron Gabbin with Eagles Insider & Bleeding Green Nation Editor Jason Bruer

Take a listen as Matt Loede sits back and interviews from site editor Jason Bruer on his take on the Asante Samuel deal, the rest of the Eagles doings in free agency, and what the outlook is for the team getting some help for the offense and Donovan McNabb. Click below to hear Matt’s […]