Archive for December, 2011

Eagles Gab Previews Sunday’s Finale for the Eagles vs the Redskins

The Philadelphia Eagles (7-8) flirted with the chance of going to the playoffs, and despite winning in dominating fashion against the Dallas Cowboys last week, Philly was eliminated with a New York Giants win. In week 17, the Eagles are the lucky hosts of the Washington Redskins (5-10), in a game that holds no actual […]

Chiefs Ink Kicker Ryan Succop to Five-Year Extension

The Chiefs have signed kicker Ryan Succop to a five-year contract extension, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. According to Schefter, the extension is worth $14 million. The last player picked in the 2009 NFL Draft, Succop is 69-of-84 (82.1 percent) on field goal attempts over the last 47 games and has never missed an extra point […]

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Resting Comfortably Following Surgery

The Vikings were encouraged by the results of running back Adrian Peterson’s surgery today to repair torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments, coach Leslie Frazier said in a statement. “We’ve received word that Adrian underwent successful knee surgery with Dr. James Andrews and is now resting comfortably,” Frazier said. “Adrian is in our thoughts, […]

Browns Backup QB Wallace Out to Prove He Can Start

Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace has spent much of his nine seasons in the NFL as a backup quarterback. First to Matt Hasselbeck with the Seahawks from 2003-09 and then Jake Delhomme and Colt McCoy with the Browns the last two seasons. With McCoy shut down for the season due to a concussion, Wallace is out […]

Chargers Center Nick Hardwick Talking Retirement

Chargers center Nick Hardwick is not just facing free agency for the first time but contemplating walking away from the NFL at age 30 according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. “I love football,” Hardwick said Wednesday. “It’s a hard decision. There is a lot that goes into it. It’s heavy. So I’m […]

Carolins MLB Dan Conner Will Test Free Agent Market in 2012

Panthers middle linebacker Dan Connor will be an unrestricted free agent for the first time this year and plans to see if there is a team interested in him as a full-time starter according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer. With Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason is expected to return from Achilles surgery next […]

Browns QB Colt McCoy Speaks for the First Time Since Concussion

Browns quarterback Colt McCoy spoke publicly for the first time Thursday since being diagnosed with his concussion after the Pittsburgh game on December 8th when he was laid out on an illegal hit by Steelers LB James Harrison. He declined to re-create that fateful and controversial night, refusing to answer questions about what he does […]

Kolb Ruled Out of Season Finale for Arizona; Skelton to Start at QB

Concussion symptoms will likely keep Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb out of the 2011 regular season finale, Kent Somers ofThe Arizona Republic reports. Kolb sustained a concussion early in a December 11 win over the San Francisco 49ers, keeping him out of the last two games. With the Cardinals eliminated from the post-season, there’s little incentive to […]