Archive for April, 2010

Cardinals offensive line remains a big question mark

Darren Urban posted a great blog on the Cards’ official website regarding the Cardinals’ first day of minicamp today (Friday).  The Cardinals have two practices on Friday, two on Saturday, and one Sunday morning. Of all the onfield issues currently swirling through the Tempe complex, I agree with Urban that offensive line is the most intriguing.  […]

Branch OUT, Milloy is Back and Seattle Brings in 15 for Minicamp Tryouts

A busy first day of mandatory minicamp for the Seattle Seahawks at their Renton, Wash. training facilities. First, Danny O’Neil reported for the Seattle Times, that veteran wide receiver Deion Branch will not participate in the three-day activities due to what is being called “a basic arthroscopic surgery on his knee.”  It’s the same knee he […]

Recapping the 49’ers draft weekend

49ers 2010 Draft Review 1 (11) Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers. The 49ers moved up two spots to select Davis. Most say that it was an unnecessary move because the teams previously at number 11 and 12 would not select him by any chance. I beg to differ. The way I see it, maybe there were […]

Rams awful in explosive play differential

From the New York Times Fifth Down Blog: Football Outsiders has tracked 20-yard runs and passes over the past five seasons. Not surprisingly, winning teams tend to give up fewer explosive plays than losing teams. But the correlation between winning and preventing explosive plays is not as stark as the correlation between winning and creating […]

Eagles hand new starting QB Kolb an extension

Now that Kevin Kolb is a starting quarterback, he will get paid like a starting quarterback. The Eagles have given Kolb a one-year contract extension worth roughly $12.25 million in guaranteed money. Although the kid hasn’t proven much, the fate of the Eagles offense has been put in his hands. It’s a lot of pressure […]

Washington signs veteran wide out Joey Galloway

Yes — the 38 year old veteran signed with the Redskins according to a report from a league source relayed via The Post: The Redskins have agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Joey Galloway, according to a league source. Galloway, 38, is a 15-year veteran who would provide leadership for a mostly young receiving […]

It’s Official, Seattle’s All-Pro Left Tackle Walter Jones Retires

After much talk over the past few months, Walter Jones officially hung up his helmet for good today. Jones, a first-round selection by Seattle in 1997, spent thirteen years playing for the Seahawks in which nine of those seasons resulted in Pro Bowl appearances. Per Seahawks.com’s Clare Farnsworth, Seattle will retire Jones’ number 71 jersey, making him only the […]

Free agent safety Darren Sharper leaves Jacksonville without a deal

Jason La Canfora reports via Twitter that free agent safety Darren Sharper’s visit with the Jaguars did not produce a contract. The Jaguars are in need of a safety, after not selecting one in this years draft. Sharper, who intercepted nine passes last season, turns 35 in November and he underwent knee surgery this offseason.