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Archive for July, 2012

Matt Hasselbeck Says He Is Energized By the QB Competition with Jake Locker

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

At 36-years-old last year, Matt Hasselbeck showed that he still has a little bit of life left in his right arm. Emphasis on a little bit. The veteran signal called helped lead the Titans to a 9-7 record despite dealing with some injuries of his own and some other injury ...

Stevie Johnson Never Wanted To Go Anywhere Except Buffalo, Vows He Won’t Get Into Trouble With Touchdown Celebrations

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

It was this exact photo that put the final nail in the coffin for Stevie Johnson last season. Chan Gailey had told his number one wide receiver he would not tolerate any more unsportsmanlike conduct flags for celebrating touchdowns. It was Johnson who elected to disobey his coach and sport ...

New Orleans Owner Tom Benson Says Sean Payton Will Be the Motivation to Get the Saints to the Super Bowl

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The New Orleans Saints are about to embark on a very difficult season. As they opened up training camp, one key person was missing from the practice field, suspended head coach Sean Payton. The mastermind of the Saints offense was suspended by the entire season for his alleged role in ...

Brian Cushing, Houston Texans Try to Move on Without DeMeco Ryans

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Brian Cushing admits that he was shocked and angry when he first heard that his friend and teammate with the Houston Texans, DeMeco Ryans, had been traded during the offseason. Cushing hoped he'd play his entire career with Ryans. Had they, they certainly would have made a formidable one-two punch. Now, ...

Joe Philbin is Prepared to Play Ryan Tannehill as a Rookie if He’s the Best Option

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

When he was with the Green Bay Packers, Joe Philbin and the coaching staff there waited until Aaron Rodgers' fourth season to put him in at quarterback. Of course, it was probably tough at that time to predict this much success for Rodgers, and for the early stages of his ...

Tim Tebow Admits He Doesn’t Know His Role With The Jets Just Yet, Wants Mark Sanchez To Do His Best

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The facts are that Tim Tebow won seven of eight games in the regular season last year and led the Denver Broncos to the playoffs. He helped beat the Pittsburgh Steelers with 316 passing yards on Wild Card Sunday, only to be traded in the offseason to the New York ...

Michael Vick Defends Dynasty Comments, Issues Notice That He Won’t Discuss His Past Anymore

Monday, July 30th, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles were criticized a year ago when Vince Young dubbed the group the Dream Team. The criticism only got worse as the Eagles got off to a miserably slow start, then closed out their season with four consecutive victories just to finish 8-8, missing out on the playoffs. Eagles ...

Stephen Jackson on Rap Career: “I’m going to do music until I can’t talk no more.”

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Let's put Team USA and NBA talk on hold briefly to hear from Spurs guard Stephen Jackson, who believe it or not, is doing some promotion of his new rap album Jack Of All Trades. The thought of Jackson rapping sounds delightfully intriguing, no? I can't say I've heard any ...

Demaryius Thomas Is Expecting the Broncos to Put Up Some Big Points This Season

Monday, July 30th, 2012

It seems like ever since he came into the NFL, there has always been something that has kept Demaryius Thomas from playing to his immense talent level. In his two years in the NFL, Thomas has dealt with a foot injury, an Achilles injury and even a minor finger issue. ...

Patrick Willis Looks to Lead One of NFL’s Best Defensive Units in 2012

Monday, July 30th, 2012

After a wildly successful season under first year head coach Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers look to build upon the momentum with an even better 2012 season. Most of the question marks are on offense where Alex Smith has silenced some of his critics, but still needs to prove ...