Archive for October, 2009

Browns Owner Lerner Responds to Talk of a Protest Before Browns Next Home Game

There’s plenty of talk still about the protest that Dawgpound Mike was trying to put together for the November 14th Monday night game vs the Ravens. The Browns have gotten wind of it, along with questions about it, and now owner Randy Lerner is speaking out about it: ‘On the grounds of frustration and irritation […]

NFL Writers Room: Who Brett the Favre Out?

Ever wonder how the NFL produces their storybook seasons? In ESPN the Magazine’s first web series, the scribes who craft the magic behind the scenes find themselves in front of the camera, giving fans a first-hand look at how each week’s biggest showdowns are shaped. Think of it as pro wrestling — with a ball!

Week Eight Preview: Houston at Buffalo

The last time the Bills were in the friendly confines of Ralph Wilson Stadium, the confines were, well, unfriendly to say the least. Coming off a horrendous 6-3 loss to Cleveland, the Bills were reeling like a punch-drunk boxer with only the ropes holding them up. But some road cooking turned out to be a […]

Chiefs and RB Johnson Come to Terms on a Settlement Over Slur

There’s been sides working on trying to reach a settlement for Chiefs RB Larry Johnson, this after Johnson used a gay slur on his Twitter account. Tonight there are reports that Johnson and the team has reached a deal where he will stay suspended for two weeks, but lose his game check for just one. […]

Giants vs Eagles – An Inside Look and Breakdown

All right let’s do a unit by unit comparison of the Giants and Eagles to see who has the advantage this weekend. Names that are colored are from the team with the advantage. Quarterbacks- Donovan McNabb vs Eli manning. Even Let’s face it both team’s quarterbacks have slaughtered bad competition and both have played poorly against […]

Eagels RB Westbrook to Be a Game-Time Decision vs Giants

The Eagles may have to turn to rookie RB LeSean McCoy Sunday at home vs the Giants, as running back Brian Westbrook remains questionable with a concussion suffered last week vs the Redskins. Coach Andy Reid said Friday that wide receiver Kevin Curtis, defensive end Victor Abiamiri (knee), and backup cornerback/special teams player Dimitri Patterson […]

CB Winfield Out for the Vikings Big Showdown Sunday in Green Bay

The Vikings have ruled out Antoine Winfield from Sunday’s game at Green Bay. Percy Harvin, Bernard Berrian, Darius Reynaud, and Jasper Brinkley are all questionable. Brett Favre, E.J. Henderson, Ben Leber, Karl Paymah, and Naufahu Tahi are all probable. According to Access Vikings, Donald Driver thinks highly of Winfield and he had this to say […]

October NFL Rookies of the Month

OFFENSE: WR HAKEEM NICKS, NEW YORK GIANTS Nicks, a first-round draft pick (No. 29) out of North Carolina, scored a touchdown in all four October games. He had 14 receptions for 297 yards (21.2 average) and became the first Giants rookie with a touchdown reception in four consecutive games since 1948 (BILL SWIACKI). Three of […]