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Archive for June 4th, 2012

Troy Polamalu on Attending Steelers OTAs: “Obviously it’s another opportunity to get better.”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Even though Troy Polamalu elaborates about how important it is for the Pittsburgh Steelers to peak at the right time next year, he's getting an earlier start than usual on his training. Polamalu is attending the Steelers voluntary OTAs, something he's rarely done since the early years of his career. ...

Could Former Florida Star Bradley Beal Land In Charlotte With the No. 2 Overall Pick?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Everyone already knows who the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft will be after the dazzling season of Anthony Davis at Kentucky. Figuring out who's going to go No. 2 becomes a little bit trickier. One of the names being tossed around is Florida guard Bradley Beal, who ...

Doc Rivers, Boston Celtics Feel Good After Knotting Series With Miami

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Doc Rivers has felt good about his Boston Celtics since Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. After the Celtics were drubbed by Miami in Game 1 on short rest, the head coach says he's been comfortable with the match-up ever since. And why shouldn't he? The Celtics could very ...

Marvin Lewis on Building On Successful 2011 Season: “I thought it was a key point for the organization as far as a restart in a lot of ways.”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

The Cincinnati Bengals were one of the biggest surprises in the NFL a season ago. Led by the dynamic rookie duo of Andy Dalton and A.J. Green, the Bengals made great strides in 2011, earning a wild card spot in the AFC before getting eliminated by the Houston Texans in ...

Lardarius Webb on Getting a New Contract: “I’ve put it in the bank account and now it’s time to win a ring”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Last season the Baltimore Ravens got so close to the Super Bowl that they could taste it. Instead of ending their season in jubilation though, the Ravens' season once again ended in heartbreak. Heading into a season where Baltimore is looking to defend their AFC North crown and make a ...

Joe Philbin on Dolphins Agreeing to HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’: “This was a better time to do it than year two, year three, year four.”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Our friends over at HBO may have gotten turned down by quite a few NFL teams over the past few months, but 'Hard Knocks' finally has a suitor: The Miami Dolphins. Joe Philbin appeared to be a little hesitant about the decision before NFL Films met with him, but after the ...

Former Kansas City Chief Eric Hicks Says he and his Wife can See Differences in His Personality After a Life in Football

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Don't expect to see head trauma controversy disappear any time soon. The issue is gaining steam in the media and we're hearing more people say they don't want their kids playing football due to concerns over concussions. Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Eric Hicks doesn't regret playing football in ...

Nnmadi Asomugha on Eagles 2011 season: “8-8 is not acceptable. It doesn’t matter where you have come from.”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

After starting 1-4 through the first five games of the 2011 season, the Philadelphia Eagles finally got on track and won their last four games to finish 8-8 on a positive note last season. Nnmadi Asomugha understands the expectations in Philadelphia and certainly wasn't happy with the way things played ...

Eli Manning Says the 2012 New York Giants Have to be Better than they were in 2011

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Only one active quarterback has won more Super Bowls than Eli Manning, and Manning has defeated that man -- Tom Brady -- twice in championship games. But the football media's focus in New York is instead on two quarterbacks with a combined zero Super Bowl appearances. Mark Sanchez and Tim ...