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Archive for May 17th, 2012

Jonathan Papelbon Calls Himself ‘Cinco’ and ‘Gutless,’ While Ripping Red Sox Training Staff in Bizarre Interview with WEEI

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In what can only be deemed a bizarre interview, Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon sure didn't sugarcoat his feelings about his former employer. Papelbon, who apparently refers to himself as "Cinco Ocho," or even "Cinco," voiced his displeasure for the Red Sox during his time in Boston. Many Red Sox fans ...

Rick Carlisle Says the Offseason Goal for the Mavericks Is to Make it so That Dirk Nowitzki is Dallas’ Second Best Player

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

No matter what happens from here on out in the NBA playoffs, one thing that’s clear is that there will be a new NBA Champion. The Dallas Mavericks were swept out of the first round by the Oklahoma City Thunder and have been forced to watch the playoffs from home. ...

Norv Turner on Offseason Additions, Peyton Manning in Denver and Improvements he Wants the Chargers to Make

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Norv Turner's San Diego Chargers haven't won a playoff game since Turner's first year with the team, 2008. That has many believing that 2012 will be a make-or-break season for Turner. The problem is that with the Chiefs getting healthy again and the Broncos adding Peyton Manning, the AFC West ...

Drew Brees Voices Frustration Over Slow Contract Negotiations with Saints, Citing “Lack of Communication”

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

NFL training camps begin in just over two months and Drew Brees is still unsigned. Realistically, the All-Pro quarterback has exactly two months to come to an agreement with the Saints, because once July 16 arrives he'll be forced to either sign long term, sign his $16.4-million franchise tender or ...

Matt Flynn Is Taking the QB Competition in Stride and Says He Is Just Going to Be Himself

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

After sitting behind Aaron Rodgers for the last four years, it looked like Matt Flynn was finally going to get his chance to lead his own offense after the Seattle Seahawks signed him as a free agent this offseason. Not so fast. While Flynn may still be the starting quarterback ...

Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli is Quite Confident in Matt Cassel

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

The Kansas City Chiefs' offseason program is off and running and Matt Cassel is once again the man under center in KC. Considering Cassel's play during his last full season in 2010, that's not overly surprising, especially when you take into account the veteran's longtime relationship with general manager Scott ...

Mike Shanahan Believes the Redskins Have a Sufficient Supporting Cast Around RG3: “We are night and day different from two years ago.”

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012 will now be the day that forever marks Mike Shanahan's legacy with the Washington Redskins. On that night Washington selected former Baylor quarterback, Robert Griffin III, with the second overall selection, a pick that the Redskins traded three draft picks (two first round choices and second round choice) ...