Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fall gave Rodgers’ confidence in collarbone


GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers had a pretty good idea that his mended collarbone would hold up in his return last Sunday against the Chicago Bears. And it wasn’t because the Green Bay Packers quarterback, who missed the previous … Continue reading

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Jovan Belcher’s mother sues the Chiefs


As the proposed settlement of the massive concussion lawsuit continues to sputter through the judicial system, another former NFL player has formally initiated a civil action. According to the Kansas City Star, the estate of linebacker Jovan Belcher has filed … Continue reading

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Packers “optimistic” there will be no playoff blackout


While other precincts are fretting over the possible blackout of a home playoff game, the Packers vowed Tuesday that they’d be on local television Sunday. As recently as last night, they were telling folks they had 15,000 seats left, and … Continue reading

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Intensity ramps up in practice


Linebacker Tre Williams and fellow Auburn commit Rashaan Evans have proven to be quite a tandem. Get more practice notes here. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting – National Signing Day Headlines http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1592883

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Sizing up the candidates: Sean McDermott


The Washington Redskins will interview with Carolina defensive coordinator Sean McDermott this weekend, according to multiple reports (and confirmed by a league source). They’ve also requested permission to interview Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell. Let’s take a look at McDermott’s … Continue reading

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Featherston favors two


Lorenzo Featherston does not say much. He’s really reserved and quiet. But the Greensboro (N.C.) Page defensive end showed up Tuesday at the Under Armour All-America Game and made it clear two schools are out in front in his recruitment. … Continue reading

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UA: Team Nitro Tuesday top performers


Notre Dame commit Corey Holmes had another strong day, so much so that only one Team Nitro prospect looked better. Find out who. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting – National Signing Day Headlines http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1592870

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Brown injured, out of UA game


Five-star Tony Brown hurt his shoulder and will miss Thursday’s Under Armour game, though he will still commit at the game. via Rivals.com – Football Recruiting – National Signing Day Headlines http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1592841

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Graham trackers: Eagles plan for big TE


PHILADELPHIA — If you’re looking for signs the Eagles can handle New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, you won’t find much comfort in Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Tight end Jason Witten caught 12 passes for 135 … Continue reading

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Bengals sign Zoltan Mesko


The Bengals are switching punters in advance of Sunday’s home wild-card game against the Chargers. Cincinnati announced Tuesday it had signed former Patriots and Steelers punter Zoltan Mesko. He replaces Shawn Powell, whom the Bengals waived Tuesday after a two-game … Continue reading

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