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Archive for January, 2012

Justin Tuck Hopes He’ll Keep his Lunch Down During Second Super Bowl Appearance

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

At one point this season, the New York Giants were 7-7 and wondering if they would even get into the playoffs. Their defense was ranked near the bottom of the NFL, and the “Tom Coughlin is on the hot seat” talk was picking up steam. Since that time, the Giants ...

Bill Belichick: “This game is about this game. It’s not about something that happened four years ago”

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Last time Bill Belichick was in the Super Bowl, he took an undefeated New Engalnd team to Arizona to play against the New York Giants. There was a ton of pressure on the Patriots four years ago. They were heavy favorite over the Giants; his star quarterback, Tom Brady, arrived ...

Dennis Allen: “I’m excited about the fact that it’s really kind of a new beginning here with the Raiders.”

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

It was widely speculated that Reggie McKenzie would hire one of his former colleagues in Green Bay to be his first head coach in Oakland. McKenzie surprised many when he named Dennis Allen as Hue Jackson's replacement. Allen wants to let Raiders Nation know that there is plenty of talent on ...

Pau Gasol Brushes Off Soft Label, Shares how Kobe Bryant Speaks Spanish to him During Games

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Despite nearly being traded away in a three-team deal for Chris Paul, Pau Gasol is still enjoying his time with the Los Angeles Lakers. While Lamar Odom felt disrespected that his former team wanted to ship him out of town and demanded a trade to Dallas, No.16 has taken it ...

Roger Staubach Breaks Down the Differences Between Eli Manning and Tom Brady

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Nobody can question Roger Staubach's ability to perform in the clutch. The Hall of Famer took the Dallas Cowboys to four Super Bowls during his career in the 1970s, winning two of the four title games. He also finished with an 11-6 record all-time in postseason play. Now he's getting ready ...

Super Bowl Rematch between Patriots and Giants Brings Former Receiver David Tyree Back to the Spotlight

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

As soon as the Super Bowl rematch was etched in stone, the most thought-about name probably wasn't Tom Brady or Eli Manning. Sure, they faced each other four years ago in the Super Bowl, but SB XLII will  always be remember for David Tyree's amazing catch against his helmet, a ...

Reggie Wayne Hopes to Return with Colts to Play for Chuck Pagano: “He’s a great dude, I think everybody will grow to like him.”

Monday, January 30th, 2012

For the last decade the Indianapolis Colts have been the picture of consistency in the AFC. However, this past season exposed some huge flaws with Indianapolis. Playing without Peyton Manning for the first time in over 200 straight games, the Colts fell to the bottom of the NFL and they ...

Matt Light Says Super Bowl XLVI Has Nothing to Do with Four Years Ago

Monday, January 30th, 2012

In 2007, the New England Patriots had visions of a perfect season. The only thing standing between them and a chance at history was a red-hot Giants team led by Eli Manning and a dominant pass-rush. Four years ago in the NFL's biggest game, the Giants battered around Tom Brady ...

While Others Skipped Out, Ray Lewis Attended Sunday’s Pro Bowl for the 12th Time

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Some players make just a handful of trips to the Pro Bowl, even if they're elected year after year. Few go just about each and every time they're voted in. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is one of them, and he attended for the 12th time on Sunday. Lewis explains in ...

Brandon Weeden Prepares to be Drafted — Again

Monday, January 30th, 2012

It's been nearly 10 years since Brandon Weeden was first drafted by a Major League Baseball team. Then, he was an 18-year-old kid awestruck to have been selected in the second round and offered such a nice contract by the New York Yankees. Part of the decision-making process was that ...