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Archive for August, 2012

Peyton Hillis: “This is by far the most talented team that I have been on”

Friday, August 31st, 2012

2010 was a breakout season for Peyton Hillis. Playing for the Cleveland Browns, Hillis finished the season with over 1,600 total yards and 13 touchdowns. His magical season was capped off by being named to the cover of the video game, Madden. The spotlight was shining on a player who ...

Greg Jennings Says the Need for the “A Team” Officials to Return is Off the Charts

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The preseason is over, NFL rosters will be trimmed to 53 this weekend and the regular season kicks off on Wednesday night. One of the biggest stories as the regular season approaches is whether the replacement officials are ready for what they will see in the regular season. The game ...

With Season Opener Just Days Away, Hakeem Nicks Says He’s 100 Percent

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The New York Giants suffered quite the scare back in May when Hakeem Nicks broke a bone in his foot. Receivers and foot injuries don't mix, and the G-men stand little chance of repeating without one of their best offensive players there for Eli Manning to rely on. But Nicks is ...

Brady Hoke Discusses the Opener Vs. Alabama, Says He’s Yet to Decide if Fitzgerald Toussaint Will Play

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke will have his hands full to start his second season with the Wolverines. His squad opens the year this weekend against the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide. On top of all that, one of Hoke's best players has just pleaded guilty to drunk ...

Bobby Bowden: Florida State is On Track to Return to Days of Old, Should Stay in ACC to Do It

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Bobby Bowden won two national championships and 12 ACC championships when he was the coach at Florida State. The Hall of Famer was essentially forced into retirement following the 2009 season, handing the reins over to Jimbo Fisher as the Seminoles looked to the future. As the opening weekend of college ...

Buck Showalter Leads The Underdog Baltimore Orioles Into September With A Chance At The AL East Crown

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Buck Showalter continues to have his baseball team shock the world this season. The Orioles enter Friday's action three games out of first place in the American League East and currently holding one of the two Wild Card births. The 2012 Baltimore Orioles are 24-6 in one-run games and it sure has ...

Despite Anemic Preseason, New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum Remains Upbeat

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The New York Jets scored exactly one offensive touchdown during the NFL preseason. That play came on Thursday in the Jets' 28-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles when backup quarterback Greg McElroy found Terrance Ganaway for a six-yard touchdown pass to take a 7-0 lead. It was an absolutely atrocious offensive ...

Art Briles on Nick Florence Replacing RGIII: “We’re asking him just to do what he can do to help our football team play.”

Friday, August 31st, 2012

In Waco, Texas, the Baylor Bears are moving on with life after Robert Griffin III. Enter Nick Florence. The Bears new signal caller has some big shoes to fill as Baylor starts up the season in the new-look Big XII. Art Briles isn't asking his new quarterback to replace RGIII, but ...

Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops Calls Fans That Are Not Happy With Landry Jones Being Back Insane

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Landry Jones has twice now passed over the opportunity to leave  school for the NFL.  Apparently there's some segment of the Sooners' fan base that actually wishes he had already moved on to the next level. Instead, he's back for a senior season where he's hyped enough ...

Jim Mora: “There’s a good feeling around here right now. If we can stay healthy I think we can be very competitive.”

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

The UCLA Bruins open up the 2012 season with a new head coach, new offensive coordinator, new starting quarterback and new offense. That doesn't worry Jim Mora. The Bruins head coach wants to make the fan base proud and believes his football team has worked hard in training camp. Brett Hundley ...