Archive for November, 2011

The Price for Mocking Plaxico Burress – $10 Grand

A person familiar with the NFL’s disciplinary decision has told The Associated Press that Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has been fined $10,000 for his questionable touchdown celebration in a loss to the Jets last weekend. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the league has not made an announcement. Johnson declined to comment […]

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb Goes Through Workout; Should Play Sunday

Quarterback Kevin Kolb went through a full workout on Wednesday, the strongest indication yet that he finally is ready to return to the Cardinals’ lineup. Coach Ken Whisenhunt tempered his optimism, though, waiting to see how Kolb’s injured foot responds on Thursday before commenting on the quarterback’s status for Sunday’s game against Dallas. “The way […]

Is Bears QB Jay Cutler done for the season?

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said on Wednesday he’d “want to play next week if they let me,” but he also expressed uncertainty about the time frame for his recovery from the broken thumb on his throwing hand, adding that “it could be [that] I’m done for the season.” Meeting with reporters for the first time since undergoing surgery last […]

Broncos rookie LB Von Miller undergoes thumb surgery

Broncos linebacker Von Miller underwent surgery Tuesday to repair torn ligaments in his thumb, according to Mike Klis and Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post. The former Aggie standout suffered the injury late in the fourth quarter of the Broncos’ 16-13 overtime win at San Diego. Miller refused to come out of the game. After getting […]

Four-time Pro Bowl DT Chester McGlockton dies at 42

Chester McGlockton, a four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle with the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders who played 12 seasons in the NFL, died early Wednesday morning. He was 42. The announcement was made by Stanford University, where McGlockton was in his second season as a defensive assistant. “Everyone in the Stanford football family is deeply saddened by the […]

Recap: 2011 Nike Football Innovation Summit

We were invited to Nike HQ in Portland, OR a few weeks ago for the 2011 Nike Football Innovation Summit. Russ already posted about the SPARQ Vapor Strobe Eyewear, which is pretty amazing! If you want to take your game to the next level, invest in a pair of SPARQs. But when you think about […]

Ndamukong Suh putting Lions “in a bad position”

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz spoke very highly of controversial defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh after Tuesday’s practice but couldn’t defend him, according to Anwar Richardson of “Obviously, it hurts to lose any player for two games, much less a player like Ndamukong Suh,” Schwartz said. “But there is accountability for our actions. That’s a […]

Justin Tuck: Playoffs start Sunday vs. Packers

Ohm Youngmusik of ESPN New York reports that, like the rest of the NFL, the Giants have five games left in the 2011 season-but defensive end Justin Tuck says the playoffs start for the Giants in Week 13. Starting with a showdown with the undefeated Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the Giants likely have to […]