Archive for the ‘2011 Training Camp’ Category

Titans Ready to Make Deal to Get RB Chris Johnson In for Opener

Appearing on NFL Network’s Total Access, Michael Lombardi said Tuesday that the Titans are “ready to make the offer” that will get running back Chris Johnson to report for practice and so he will be there for the 2011 season opener vs the Jaguars. Lombardi characterized the Titans’ approach as “very aggressive” because they want […]

Cleveland Popular RB Hillis Next in Line For Big Extension?

The Browns have already locked up LT Joe Thomas with a huge deal, and now next on the list could be popular running back Peyton Hillis. Acquired from Denver in the Brady Quinn deal, the former seventh-round pick out of Arkansas had a monster 2010. The 6-foot-1, 246-pound Hillis had 270 carries for 1,177 yards […]

HOF QB Joe Namath On Jets WR Plaxico Burress: “He’ll Be Damn Lucky To Finish Season”

Broadway Joe Namath has been watching Plaxico Burress for several years, and in him he sees a wide receiver that reminds him a lot of Braylon Edwards — and that’s not a flattering comparison coming from Namath. The Jets Hall of Fame QB was occasionally critical of Edwards during his two seasons with the Jets. […]

A Dream Scenario: Seahawks to Sign Leonard Davis?

The title is probably going to get misconstrued by some, so let me preface this by saying… No, I am not “dreaming” that the Seahawks sign Leonard Davis. Certainly, with their protection woes during the pre-season they could certainly use a capable starting caliber player but I am not clamoring for them to sign him. […]

Packers 2011 Preseason Game 3: Studs/Duds

By Packers Gab Columnist Billy Needham The third preseason game is now done, with the Packers beating the Colts in stylish fashion, 24-21.  The offense got a 10-0 lead pretty quickly, then one of our young defenders made a pathetic mistake (more on this later), and the comeback had begun.  The game got increasingly frustrating, […]

Eagles Ink QB Michael Vick to Six-Year Deal Worth $100 Million

Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Eagles have just come to terms with QB Michael Vick on a new contract that is good for six years and will pay the former Falcons QB $100 million dollars. $40 million of the contract is guaranteed. Vick last season led the Eagles to the playoffs, throwing […]

Brady Quinn Moves Ahead of Tim Tebow for the Broncos Backup QB Spot

It was thought at most points of the summer that somehow, someway, Tim Tebow would end up as the starting QB for the Broncos. Then Kyle Orton didn’t get moved to the Dolphins, and then Tebow started quickly to fall out of favor with the upper management with the Broncos. Which leads to today’s news […]

Tennessee Puts RB Johnson on the Reserve/Did Not Report List

Last week the Titans met with RB Chris Johnson about his return to the team. After the talks basically went nowhere, the team today placed the running back on the reserve/did not report list. By doing so, the Titans free up an extra roster spot for the final preseason game. The administrative move has no […]