Archive for August, 2012

NFL Gridiron Gab 2012 AFC North Preview

The AFC North is usually defined by the two big boys, the Steelers and Ravens, and every once in awhile the Bengals will pop up and surprise, like they did in 2011. Last year this division sent three playoff teams – Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Cincy. While they will have more than one team in the […]

Redskins Safety Tanard Jackson Suspended by the NFL

Redskins safety Tanard Jackson is going to be sitting quite awhile, as today he was suspended indefinitely without pay by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Jackson’s suspension began immediately. He will be able to apply for reinstatement in exactly one year. It’s the third time he’s been sat down for drugs-related […]

Cardinals to Go With John Skelton Over Kevin Kolb as Starting QB

John Skelton, it’s your time to shine. The fifth-round draft pick who took the unlikely route from El Paso to Fordham to the NFL, is now one of 32 starting QB’s in the NFL. Click HERE to read the Details at CardinalsGab

Patriots Cut Brian Hoyer, James Ihedigbo

The Patriots have released former #2 QB Brian Hoyer, according to sources. In 3 years of spot relief for Tom Brady, Hoyer’s thrown one touchdown and one interception. His only attempt last season was a 22-yard completion to Rob Gronkowski. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, New England tried to trade him. This preseason, […]

Former Starters Tim Hightower, Cody Grimm, Gary Guyton, Joselio Hanson Cut Today

The Turk’s been busy delivering heart-wrenching news to a lot of players. I’ve been busy trying to keep track of it all, with a Jets list and one for the Cowboys, with news on the Packers WR’s and Dolphins WR’s. The good news for the next four guys is that they each – with their […]

Jets Cut 19, Gotta Cut 3 More

The New York Jets have released: WR Joseph Collins WR Eron Riley TE Tarren Lloyd S D’Anton Lynn QB Matt Simms OL Paul Cornick OL Fred Koloto OL Matt Kroul DL Jay Richardson DL Damon Harrison DL Martin Tevaseu LB Ricky Sapp LB Marcus Dowtin LB Brett Roy (injury settlement) DB Donnie Fletcher DB LeQuan […]

Superdome Has Little Damage from Hurricane Isaac

Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports the Mercedes-Benz Superdome sustained no major interior or exterior damage from Hurricane Isaac and is expected to be ready for Tulane’s season opening game Saturday, said Doug Thornton, senior vice president for SMG, the company that manages the stadium for the state of Louisiana. The stadium’s roof, […]

NFLPA Approves Changes to IR Rule; Moving Back Trade Deadline

There’s hope for players out there that have injuries, as today the NFLPA approved a rule change that will allow one designated player to return from injured reserve and play this season. There was also a tweak made to the trade deadline, as now it will be moved back to weeks to games played after […]