Posts Tagged ‘hall of fame game’

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Morning Edition 8/6

We start the day with the continuing sad news about the death of the son of Andy Reid, Garrett. Michael Silver at Yahoo Sports has a story today on the coach of the Eagles, and how Reid always put on a brave face despite long time issues with his sons’ struggles. – Yahoo Sports Darren […]

NFL Replacement Officials to Take Center Stage Sunday at Hall of Fame Game

If you think NFL refs were bad, let’s see what happens when replacements take the field. That will happen for the first time on Sunday, when NFL replacement officials take over for the real guys during the first preseason game, the annual Hall of Fame game in Canton, OH. The NFL has yet to release […]

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Afternoon Edition 8/3

The Cowboys may have some early distractions as well as injuries in camp, but so far the overall vibe of the camp has been good, and things appear to be looking up for the self-proclaimed “America’s Team.” – Lone Star Struck Former beast on the Vikings D-line Chris Doleman is going into the Pro Football […]

NFL Announces National TV Slate for Preseason Games

The National Football League has announced the national television schedule for the 2012 preseason as well as each team’s preseason opponents in 2012. The Saints and Cardinals will kickoff the preseason in the annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio at 8pm ET on Sunday, August 5 on the NFL Network. Here’s the rest […]

Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints to Battle in Hall of Fame Game

The NFL says the Cardinals will play the Saints on August 5th to kick off the preseason in the Hall of Fame game. Last season’s Hall of Fame game was canceled because of the NFL lockout. New Orleans will be playing in the game for the fifth time, most recently in a 20-7 loss to […]

Chargers at Cowboys Week Two Preseason Game to Replace Hall of Fame Game on NBC

To replace the canceled Hall of Fame Game, the NFL announced that NBC will broadcast the Chargers at Cowboys game in week two of the preseason, Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Originally scheduled for August 20, the game will now take place at 8pm ET on Sunday, August 21. The Chargers open […]

Canton Coping with The Loss of the Hall of Fame Game

Workers assembled the metal framework for outdoor tents in the parking lot of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Friday, getting ready for its big enshrinement weekend—one that won’t include a game for the first time in 45 years. It’s much more than just a lost preseason game for the northern Ohio community with […]

NFL Officially Calls Off the Hall of Fame Game

The NFL canceled its Hall of Fame game between St. Louis and Chicago on Thursday despite owners voting in favor of a tentative deal to end the lockout, pending player approval. The Rams and Bears originally were scheduled to open their training camps this weekend and play in the game to open the preseason schedule […]