Posts Tagged ‘jake long’

Week 5 Nominees for the Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week

Fans To Vote For Winner On NFL.com and Via Sprint Wireless Service Running back FELIX JONES of the Dallas Cowboys, offensive tackle JAKE LONG of the Miami Dolphins, quarterback MATT RYAN of the Atlanta Falcons, running back STEVE SLATON of the Houston Texans and running back JONATHAN STEWART of the Carolina Panthers are the finalists […]

Jaguars Lackluster Loss to Miami Raises Questions

The Jaguars 19-14 loss to Miami was worse than the final score would indicate. Jacksonville trailed 13-0 by halftime, when most of the starters were in the game. The Jaguars starters played so poorly, that may of them asked Jack Del Rio to play in the third quarter, but that wasn’t part of the plan, […]

Rams First-Round Pick, 2nd Overall Chris Long Agrees to Deal

2nd overall pick in April’s draft Chris Long said from day one that he wanted to have a deal done to be able to report to Rams training camp on time. It appears he is true to his word. The St.Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that on Saturday Long and the Rams agreed to a deal […]

NFL System of Paying Rookies Getting More and More Flawed

There seems to be a growing resolve as of late around the league to try and put into place some sort of rookie salary cap, much like what is already done in the NBA. While some vets are getting paid, most are watching as young players who have never taken an NFL snap are coming […]

Fast Moving Falcons Sign First-Round Pick Ryan to a Six-Year Deal

In the sometimes slow moving world of the NFL – this one was certainly fast. The Falcons have announced that they have already come to teems with first-round draft pick QB Matt Ryan. When it comes to signing early, this is the second such player to already have a deal, as the Dolphins came to […]

The Good, The Bad, and the Shocking in the 2008 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft continues as day two is upon us. Day one was filled with a lot of trades, some great picks, and some shocks.  Here is a quick rundown of the good, bad, and downright shocking of day one of the NFL Draft. The Good: The Chiefs – Herm Edwards has to be thrilled […]

Site Editor Matt Loede’s 2008 NFL Mock Draft

Tomorrow the NFL Draft hits NYC, and with it the eyes of the football world will turn to who will be the next superstars in the sport. It should be a very interesting day to say the least, as there are always some surprises, (Ted Ginn Jr. anyone?) and teams that will pick players they […]

Long Time Coming; Jake Long the Dolphins First Pick in the Draft

The NFL Draft may not be as exciting on Saturday, as today the Dolphins sealed the deal with their newest player, as the team held a press conference announcing the signing of Michigan tackle Jake Long. The deal is being reported as for five years at $57.75 million, with $30 million guaranteed. The team had […]