Archive for June, 2009

Chargers LB Merriman Coming Back in 2009 w/ an Attitude

Returning Chargers LB Shawne Merriman is coming back to the playing field in 2009, and feels that he’s got something to prove. Merriman recently was dumped to 12th on a list of the league’s top linebackers, and told Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports that he’s going to take it out on teams this year. “I […]

Buccaneers GM Dominik Says He’d Like to See Rookie QB Freeman Sit

The big talk in Tampa Bay right now is still the QB spot, and if rookie Josh Freeman is going to do enough to impress the coaches into giving him the starting job from day one. General manager Mark Dominik spoke out about Freeman in the St.Petersburg Times, giving his own take on the QB […]

Ravens LB Suggs Getting Closer to a Long-Term Deal

The Baltimore Sun reports: Pro Bowl linebacker Terrell Suggs said Friday that he is nearing a long-term deal with the Ravens, a contract that surprisingly won’t make him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL. The league deadline to reach a new contract with players who have received the franchise tag is July 15. If […]

Pre-Training Camp Gridiron Gab Division Previews: NFC East

Yes, we know it’s only June. However, who says football isn’t a year round sport? The NFC East, long known as one of the toughest divisions in the NFL, has actually taken a step back in our minds. The Redskins aren’t as good, and with the loss of Terrell Owens, the Cowboys aren’t as good […]

Eagles QB McNabb Says Good-Bye to Michael Jackson

Eagles QB Donovan McNabb paid his respects today to Michael Jackson, one day after the “King of Pop” died in Los Angeles at the age of 50. Below is what McNabb had to say about Jackson on his personal blog over on Yardbarker: “Like most of the rest of the world I am devastated by […]

Peppers Now Talking About Staying Long Term w/ Panthers

The Panthers got some good news this week when franchise player Julius Peppers signed his franchise tender, keeping him in Carolina for at least one more season. Peppers will be a very rich man this year, as by signing the tender he can make up to $19.183 million this season. Now though comes the news […]

The Dallas Cowboys All-Decade Team

ESPN did an NFL “All-Decade” team earlier in the week and the Dallas Cowboys’ home page is doing a Top 50 All-Time Cowboys List, much as was done here a couple of years ago.  Since ESPN failed to include any Cowboys players on its team, which is a huge oversight in my opinion, and to […]

Lions Trade w/ Jacksonville for WR Dennis Northcutt

The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded wide receiver Dennis Northcutt to the Detroit Lions in exchange for safety Gerald Alexander, according to John Clayton who covers the NFL for ESPN. Northcutt was informed during the week he was going to be traded. The Lions showed interest but didn’t want to give up a draft choice. Once […]