Archive for February, 2011

Despite Some Progress, Zero Hour Approaching as NFL Lockout Seems Certain

I’m back from my winter hiatus, folks.  But like every other football fan, I have no idea when or if football will be back.  Despite a little bit of progress and positive signs here and there, we are less than a week away from a lockout. So where do we stand? Last Thursday concluded a […]

Bears Release DT Harris

Expect Bears To Address Defensive Tackle Position Via Draft Bears GM Jerry Angelo stuck to his proclamation last Friday, concerning the NFC North Champions’ agenda to issue a slew of roster changes this week. The club went ahead Monday, letting go of former Pro Bowl defensive tackle Tommie Harris; while ending the deals of linebacker […]

Colin Kaepernick: Strongest Arm in the Draft?

ProFootballTalk reports that Colin Kaepernick’s top throw was clocked on the radar gun at a galactic 59 MPH, putting him ahead of Ryan Mallett’s 58 MPH and Cam Newton’s 56 MPH. Things to remember: •Blaine Gabbert and Greg McElroy didn’t throw •Taylor Potts wasn’t invited to the Combine, period •This was measured in perfect indoor […]

Houston Plays Normalcy of Big Tweaks to 30th Ranked Defense

The Houston Texans said two weeks ago not to be surprised if the new defensive regime breaks mold of the 2010 third-worst defense.  Since then, word has come out about (2010 position – name) defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans, outside linebacker Brian Cushing, defensive ends  Connor Barwin and Jesse Nading, cornerback Glover […]

Steelers WR Hines Ward Rumored to be a Part of “Dancing with the Stars” is reporting that Steelers WR Hines Ward is going to be part of the 12th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” which premieres on ABC on March 21st. Ward, if he indeed becomes part of the show, follows behind a number of other NFL players that have been a part of the cast – […]

Super Bowl MVP Rodgers Seen Flirting with “Black Swan” Beauty Mila Kunis

Aaron Rodgers is being watched more closely than ever, and the NY Post spotted him doing the Oscar circuit recently over the weekend with Mila Kunis. “Black Swan” beauty Mila Kunis was spotted flirting up a storm with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the Circa Hollywood Dominos Oscar party at the Sunset Tower Hotel on […]

Five Possible Landing Spots for Running Back Clinton Portis

All indications are the Redskins are going to dump veteran running back Clinton Portis, meaning that he will be free to go to any team he chooses. There’s going to be plenty of interest out there for Portis, this despite him only playing in five games and rushing for 227 yards and two scores a […]

Notes from the 2011 Peter King Tweet Up at the NFL Combine

For those of you who live under a rock Peter King is one of the most well known and respected sports writers in the business.  He covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated, writes Monday Morning Quarterback one of the longest running internet columns in sports, and also appears on NBC’s Football Night in America.  King […]