Archive for December, 2011

Lions WR Calvin Johnson Sits Out a Second Day of Practice

Detroit Lions Pro Bowl wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed a second consecutive day of practice with an injured Achilles tendon, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Johnson hopes to be able to play in Sunday’s regular season finale against the Green Bay Packers. “I had some things bothering me at the end of the game there so […]

Ravens Gab Previews Sunday’s Matchup Between Baltimore and Cincinnati

Week 17 Match-Up: Cincinnati Bengals Game Time: 4:15 est. Preview: The Cincinnati Bengals at 9-6 must win to get into the playoffs, if they lose the will need a lot of help from other teams to have a chance. The Ravens (11-4) have their eyes set on winning their division or face a tough road […]

Jets Promote Ex-Eagles, Tigers OLB Ricky Sapp

Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced at his press conference that the Jets are going to fill their open roster spot with OLB Ricky Sapp. Sapp was selected by the Eagles in the 5th round of the 2010 Draft out of Clemson. Rex explained that Sapp had looked real good in practice, prompting the decision. […]

Jets QB Mark Sanchez Not Worried About Mounting Criticism

One day after Rex Ryan denied a Pro Football Talk report that members of the organization had doubts whether Mark Sanchez was the long-term solution at quarterback, the third-year signal caller maintained that he was unfazed by the mounting criticism according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “I’m not here to defend […]

Cam Newton Shatters “Diva” Label, Disses Vince Young and Jamarcus Russell

In a refreshing new ESPN The Magazine “NEXT” interview with Cam Newton, Cam reveals more of his personality. Yet, for a guy whose words have been unfairly way over-scrutinized, he will ignite controversy again with his reference to Vince Young, Jamarcus Russell, and the racial bias against him going into the draft. Cam’s feelings about […]

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Won’t Step Down as Teams GM

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones made it known on Monday that he has no plans to retire, and he’ll stay on as the owner as well as GM for 2012 and beyond. Considering the Cowboys haven’t played for a Super Bowl since the mid-90s, critics have asked for Jones to step aside and […]

Report: Expect the Steelers to Play QB Ben Roethlisberger 25 to 30 Snaps Sunday

Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a “shot” to play Sunday in Cleveland, and now there’s word that the team really doesn’t want him to sit for two straight games getting set for the postseason. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says that the Steelers want Roethlisberger to play about 25-30 […]

Titans Coach Mike Munchak The Top Choice for Penn State as New Coach

Titans coach Mike Munchak is the top pick of Penn State’s search committee to replace Joe Paterno as head coach according to Ron Musselman of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette who cites sources. Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements, appears to be the second choice in case Munchak opts to remain in the NFL. Munchak, 51, […]