Archive for July, 2011

Eagles WR Maclin Battling Illness; No Word on When He Will Arrive at Camp

Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is battling an illness. Head coach Andy Reid wouldn’t say what kind of illness, but he did say he didn’t know when the wide receiver would finally make it to Lehigh University. “I really can’t talk about it until he gets up here,’’ Reid said about Maclin’s illness. “And that’s […]

Packers Training Camp News Headlines

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp headlines. McCarthy Preaches Focus In Meeting: This message was nearly five months in the making. Charlie Peprah assured the coach’s point was made. Recalling the meeting a few hours later, Peprah used the word “mind-set” seven times in two minutes. That’s the key to repeating as Super Bowl […]

Broncos Safety Brian Dawkins Agrees to Restructured Deal

Broncos strong safety Brian Dawkins’ contract was restructured Friday evening according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. He will be the Broncos’ starting strong safety this year. Dawkins was due a $6 million base salary this year. “When I signed this deal I knew what it was,” Dawkins said. “It was basically a two-year […]

Source: Cardinals, TE Heap Agree

Heap Returns Home When was the last time the Cardinals held a productive tight end? Former Arizona State standout Todd Heap has reached a two-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Since being drafted 31st overall in ’01, Heap has stayed with the Baltimore Ravens throughout his ten-year NFL career. The […]

Patriots New DL Haynesworth Passes Conditioning Test

The Patriots newest acquisition, defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth, is on the field practice today, according to Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald. He has passed his conditioning test. So, this was much faster than last year with the Redskins, and certainly not the circus it was for coach Mike Shanahan. Interestingly, despite what we may […]

New Vikings QB McNabb Wants Peterson to Catch Some Passes in 2011

In his introductory press conference, new Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb alluded to the fact that he will be giving Adrian Peterson a chance to catch some footballs in 2011. He likely wasn’t joking. Last year, the Redskins fourth most productive receiver was reserve running back Keiland Williams with 39 receptions for 309 yards and two […]

Free Agent LB Nick Barnett Cancels Trip to Visit the Lions

Free agent linebacker Nick Barnett is no longer planning to visit the Lions today according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Barnett is in Buffalo visiting with the Bills who are looking for a replacement for Paul Posluszny who bolted for Jacksonville. Barnett, the former Packer, was released this past week when teams […]

Baltimore Inks Pro Bowl Fullback Vonta Leach for Three Years, $11 Million

The Ravens made a solid move on the free agency market on Sunday, coming to terms on a three-year, $11 million dollar deal with Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach. “Will be a Raven this year,” Leach wrote on his Twitter account. “Let the fun begin,” Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice said in a message […]