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Archive for July, 2011

Ken Whisenhunt on Kevin Kolb Trade: “As far as getting a quarterback and getting back to football, yeah I’m pretty pumped.”

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The Arizona Cardinals have finally accomplished their number one goal this offseason. They have landed their starting quarterback. But it comes at quite a cost. The Cards gave up a second round pick in 2012 and former Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to pry Kolb from the Philadelphia Eagles. Not ...

After 13-3 Season in 2010, Matt Ryan and the Falcons have Sights Set on Super Bowl Run in 2011

Friday, July 29th, 2011

It's Super Bowl or bust for the Atlanta Falcons in 2011. Matt Ryan is reluctant to say that the season will be a disappointment unless they win it all, but he understands that the Falcons are positioned nicely to make a deep run. After mortgaging the future partially this draft ...

Frank Shamrock: “Strikeforce is on fire”

Friday, July 29th, 2011

This Saturday night MMA will take center stage and instead of the UFC it will be Strikeforce. While Strikeforce doesn’t have nearly the talent that the UFC does nor do they have the same kinds of stars, it’s an organization on the rise. Similar to the UFC, Strikeforce tries to ...

Chan Gailey and the Buffalo Bills Hope to Pick Up Where They Left Off in 2010

Friday, July 29th, 2011

It seems a little strange to be talking about momentum given that all activity came screeching to a halt for over four months during the lockout. But if any up-and-coming team hopes that some of the momentum lingers through that lockout and into this season, it's the Buffalo Bills. Perennial doormats, ...

Chargers Coach Norv Turner Says New Rules May Dictate Who Plays In Early Preseason Games

Friday, July 29th, 2011

We've all been wondering what preseason games may look like give the lockout-extended offseason and short time teams have to get prepared to play on the football field. San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner has an answer, and it's that the new rules may affect decisions on who plays and ...

Stephen Bowen On Signing With Washington Redskins: “I wanted to stay in Dallas. I did. It was unfortunate it didn’t work out.”

Friday, July 29th, 2011

From an undrafted free agent out of Hofstra University in 2006 to a multi-millionaire defensive end recently signed to a lucrative free agent deal by  the Washington Redskins, Stephen Bowen has certainly worked his way up the pecking order in his NFL career. Bowen had become an essential cast member ...

Kyle Orton vs. Tim Tebow: “My play is going to show that I deserve to be on the field and I’m pretty confident about that.”

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The Broncos starting quarterback dilemma continues to be very puzzling. On the first day of Broncos training camp, incumbent starter Kyle Orton sure isn't sugar coating his emotions on competing for the starting job. At the start of the week there were multiple reports that the Broncos were trading Orton ...

Billy Devaney’s Focus Is To Get “A Couple Of Good Starters” Rather Than Focus All His Intention On One Top Wide Receiver

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Throughout the NFL lockout, there was speculation that the St. Louis Rams might look to add a veteran wide receiver that was a legitimate weapon for Sam Bradford. When the NFL lockout was lifted on Monday, Billy Devaney finally had a chance to make make a big play for a ...

The Man of the Hour: DeMaurice Smith reflects on historic CBA negotiations

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

While some things at times looked bleak when it came to the NFL labor talks, I tip my cap to everyone involved in making sure a new Collective Bargaining Agreement was worked out before any games were lost in the NFL. Right now the league is at the pinnacle of ...

Steve Breaston on Reuniting with Todd Haley: “You see he’s a competitor and you want to play for a coach like that.”

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

A nice start to free agency for the Kansas City Chiefs. After surviving multiple years without many weapons at wide receiver, the Chiefs upgraded at the position this week by agreeing to terms on a five-year deal with former Arizona Cardinal Steve Breaston. Coach Todd Haley is familiar with Breaston ...