Archive for June, 2011

T.O. Failing to Pay $5,000 in Child Support

An woman has accused WR Terrell Owens of failing to pay $5,000 a month in child support he owes. The Associated Press reports the mother of Owens’ child placed a court filing asking the court to hold him in contempt. Melanie Paige Smith filed court papers June 20 in an Atlanta court seeking to hold […]

Green Bay to Sell Replica Super Bowl Rings and Other SB Merchandise

Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy mailed season-ticket holders this week about the availability of Super Bowl rings and other jewelry and specialty items they now can purchase according to Tony Walter of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. A 10-karat ring that identifies the owner as a shareholder or season-ticket holder costs $2,499. Or, if the […]

Secret Call Between DeMaurice Smith and Pro Bowlers Soften Hopes of a Deal

Jay Glazer of reports that a secretive conference call between NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and “elite” members of the rank and file have dampened the hope that a new collective bargaining agreement will be reached before we all fire up our sparklers this weekend. According to Glazer, 50 Pro Bowlers were asked to […]

Bengals QB Palmer Officially Sells Cincinnati Home

Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer has sold his Indian Hill home for $1.915 million, Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Palmer has requested a trade, and put his home on the market in March. The original asking price on the home was $2.1 million. The 31-year-old Palmer is scheduled to earn $11.5 million in 2011, […]

Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson a Good Fit for the Seahawks?

I recently speculated the Seahawks may be interested in former Vikings quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, and according to multiple sources, they are. The root of uptick in speculation is courtesy of Tom Pellissero, here’s the tweet: “Seahawks have done due diligence on Jackson. Heard from people with other teams that would like to work with him, […]

Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib’s Trial Set For March of 2012

Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib’s trial on assault with a deadly weapon charges will not take place until March of 2012, Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times reports. It is the position of the NFL that violations of Commissioner Roger Goodell’s personal conduct policy during the lockout will be enforceable, a stance the NFL Players […]

Titans WR Kenny Britt Turns Himself In to Police

Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt surrendered to Metro police in Nashville, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports. Britt faces charges of making false statements on a driver’s license application on two occasions and was released on $2,000 bond. “We are on track to get this thing resolved,” said Jonathan Farmer, Britt’s attorney. “He is here […]

AFC Team Reportedly Sending Out Playbooks

Adam Caplan of reports than an unidentified AFC team has been “very aggressively” sending playbooks to its players recently, which would be a clear violation of NFL rules during the lockout. While exceptions have been made for charity events and ring ceremonies, NFL teams have not been allowed to contact players during the lockout. […]