Archive for September, 2008

Offensive Line Coach Cable Named Interm Head Coach in Oakland

Unknown assistant Tom Cable has been named as the new Raiders head coach. Owner Al Davis, after spending over an hour ripping former coach Lane Kiffin and calling him out as a liar, came back to name Cable, who the teams offensive line coach, as the new head man. Cable was a one-time Cal offensive […]

Cincinnati Signs Former First-Round Troubled RB Benson

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has landed a new gig, as today the Bengals announced they have signed the running back. The Bengals are a mess, losers of their first four games, and in disarray as they really have not said much else about the status of star QB Carson Palmer and his elbow, […]

When it Comes to the Jets – It’s a ‘Friggin’ ‘Tangenius’ Scam

The sports columns are gushing and the blogs are orgasming and Jets fans are celebrating the ‘shalumping’ of the dysfunctional Arizona Cardinals yesterday, 56-35. So, what’s my beef? Glad you asked. Yeah, the Jets are now 2-2 and in the hunt. And, yeah, Brett Favre threw 6 TDs. And, yeah, the game was a real […]

RB Davenport Rejoins Steelers; Mendenhall Placed on IR

As far as the MASH unit that is becoming the Steelers backfield, there is help on the way. After losing rookie Rashard Mendenhall to a fractured shoulder on Monday night, the team today brought back former back Najeh Davenport. The team also will sign another back, and all indications are that will be Gary Russell, […]

Fantasy Free Agent RB’s to Target

From: The following group of players should be high on your radar and are worthy of being added immediately to your fantasy football team. Deuce McAllister, Running Back, New Orleans Saints McAllister is available in about 55 percent of leagues polled. In Week 4, he rushed 20 times for 73 yards and a touchdown. […]

Titans Rookie Back Johnson Already Making Heads Turn

In the first round of the NFL Draft last April, many people thought the Titans would have picked a wide receiver due to this position being the least talented on the entire team. Every single WR was available when the Titans were on the clock, yet instead of going that route, they chose RB Chris […]

Kiffin Finally Canned; Raiders Fire Coach After 1-3 Start

Going against what it seemed Raider Nation in the end wanted, Raiders owner Al Davis today pulled the plug on coach Lane Kiffin, ending what seemed like weeks of speculation about the coaches future. Kiffin was 5-15 in a season and a half with the Raiders, as the team showed a severe tendency to blow […]

Gridiron Gab’s NFL Power Rankings Week Four

Upsets across the board this week in the NFL, and for sure some shifting in our Power Rankings for the week. Below is our top and bottom in both conferences, and if the team was ranked the week before, their ranking is next to their team name. NFC Top 5 ————— 1. NY Giants (2) […]