Archive for August, 2008

Breakdown of the Bears Offense Following Cut Down Day

Quarterbacks: Caleb Hanie is a welcomed addition to the 53-man club because he possesses an “NFL arm (zips deep passes with ease)” and superb mobility, something you need when taking snaps with an incredibly shaky offensive line (total understatement). Hanie’s confidence was apparent in the preseason, while displaying keen awareness to go along good decision-making […]

NFL Calendar

Sept. 4-8—2008 regular season starts. Oct. 13-15—NFL fall meeting, St. Petersburg, Fla. Oct. 14—Trading deadline. Dec. 28—Regular season ends. Jan. 3-4—Wild-card playoffs. Jan. 10-11—Divisional playoffs. Jan. 18—Conference championships. Feb. 1—Super Bowl, Tampa, Fla. Feb. 8—Pro Bowl, Honolulu. Feb. 18-24—NFL combine. Feb. 27—Free agency begins. March 22-25—Annual owners meeting, Dana Point, Calif. April 25-26—NFL draft, New […]

Giants Talking w/ Former Eagles First-Round Pick DE McDougle

It looks as if former Eagles first-round draft pick Jerome McDougle will not be out of work for long.  Having his best camp as an Eagle was not enough for him to earn a roster spot in Philly, but it looks as if division rival New York is going to take a flier on McDougle.  […]

Broken Ankle Marks the End for Titans WR Williams in Tennessee

In one of the surprising moves of the Titans roster cuts on Saturday, the team decided that the injuries to WR Roydell Willams were not enough to keep him around, this despite a career high 55 catches last season.  He shared the team led in catches with Justin Gage, but a broken ankle just a […]

Former Buccaneer LB Nece Headed to the Motor City?

Teams will be busy making moves today, and one move that is already being reported is a possible one for former Bucs LB Ryan Nece.  The Tampa Tribune is reporting that Nece, who was released Saturday during cutdowns, may find his way to the Motor City to play for former coordinator Rod Marnelli and the […]

ESPN: Dolphins Williams Gets 1-Year Extension Through 09 Season

Back to being the starting RB with the Dolphins, ESPN is reporting that the team has given running back Ricky Williams a one-year extension that will keep him in Miami through the 09 season.  The report says a source shared with ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that the back did not get a signing bonus, but his […]

Analyzing the Jaguars Cuts – Not Many Shockers

The Jaguars cut to 53 didn’t offer too many shockers. But there were a few guys that the Jaguars let go that look like they can play. Here is a breakdown of the Jaguars openind day roster by position along with my analysis: QB(2): David Garrard, Cleo Lemon Analysis: Jack Del Rio saw enough out […]

Who Are the Ravens Going to Start at QB Week 1?

In a seemingly never-ending situation, the Ravens still don’t have a quarterback. Troy Smith has a viral infection, and Kyle Boller has a shoulder injury. Joe Flacco, their first round pick, has impressed in the preseason, but you get the sense from Ozzie Newsome and John Harbaugh that they don’t want to throw him out […]