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Archive for November 21st, 2012

Josh Johnson: “I was hoping for one more shot at making something happen down there in Miami”

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

In true Marlins fashion, the time came when the organization decided it was time to dismantle their roster and get rid of some of the biggest contracts. Just one season after moving into a new stadium and loading up the roster with some big-time free agents, all of that excitement ...

Vernon Davis: “Kaepernick played last night and happened to do a good job but Alex (Smith) is still the man, no question”

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Monday night's game between the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers was supposed to be a matchup of two of the top teams in the NFL but when it was announced that both teams would be without their starting quarterbacks, it took some shine off the game. The game turned ...

Heath Bell Says Finger-Pointing Led to Chaos in Miami, Looks Forward to Setting Up in Arizona

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Nothing seemed to go right for the Miami Marlins this past season, and perhaps that's why they've gone with the complete-overhaul approach this offseason. Former closer Heath Bell certainly didn't find much success there, and while he wasn't part of the team's big trade with Toronto, he did get shipped ...

Riding A Three-Game Winning Streak, Drew Brees Praises Saints For Playing ‘Complementary Football’

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The New Orleans Saints may have started out the season with the odds stacked against them thanks to the fallout of the bounty gate scandal, but this team is hitting its stride at the right time of year. New Orleans started out the season at 0-4 and has bounced back ...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Cullen Jenkins: “Nobody Thought That We’d be in This Position … We’re Better Than This”

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles are a 3-7 mess, and now the inevitable is only being delayed by the remaining games on the schedule as Philadelphia waits for the ax to fall on Andy Reid's job. The Eagles are simply being dominated, but what's even worse is that they aren't even playing ...

John Gibbons Discusses His Excitement to Rejoin Toronto Blue Jays

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It's been a wild few days in the world of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jays traded for pretty much every good player on the Miami Marlins' roster only days before shocking fans again by bringing former manager John Gibbons back to run the suddenly very-talented team. The expectation level ...

Doc Rivers Isn’t Panicking Despite Boston’s Rough Start

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It hasn't been the most ideal start for the Boston Celtics. Doc Rivers' club just finished a stretch in which the Celtics played seven games in 10 days and four games in five days. Going into Wednesday night's action, Boston stands at 6-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division of the ...

Zach Randolph Picks Up $25,000 Fine, Calls Himself “A Jacking Dude” When it Comes to Fighting

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Zach Randolph didn't beat up Kendrick Perkins, but it seems pretty clear the Memphis big man feels confident in his fighting skills if it would have come to blows. Randolph describes growing up getting into brawls, but his latest fine came despite there being no punches thrown. He and Perkins ...

Robert Kraft Isn’t Second-Guessing Bill Belichick’s Decision To Leave Gronkowski In Late

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Many have spent the early portion of this week debating how New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick could leave in star tight end Rob Gronkowski on the extra-point team when the Pats were decimating Indianapolis on Sunday. Patriots owner Robert Kraft isn't one of those people. Kraft defended Belichick's decision and ...

Tom Coughlin Wishes He Knew Why the Giants Struggle in November, Admits Things Must Change

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Tom Coughlin has work to do. His New York Giants might be leading the NFC East, but that gap between them and the Dallas Cowboys has shrunk to just a game, and Coughlin's Giants have lost back-to-back games as part of another November swoon. Now, coming out of the bye ...