April 25, 2014

NFL Draft 2013 – Day 3: Eagles open fourth round by grabbing USC QB Matt Barkley

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(PhatzRadio / SI) — NEW YORK — Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news… If there’s one thing I gleaned from sitting with Chip Kelly for the full hour at last month’s NFC coaches media [...]

Saints Bounty Scandal: NFL refuses to recuse Paul Tagliabue from bounty hearings

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(PhatzRadio / SI) — When NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell stepped aside as arbitrator in the New Orleans Saints bounty case, the Saint’s Jonathan Vilma took it as a positive step in the appeals process. Now he may be regretting his words. Vilma and the NFL PLayers’ Association filed a motion to have Goodell’s replacement, Paul [...]

NFL: Why the Patriots will win SB XLVI

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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots answers questions from the press during a media availability session for Super Bowl XLVI at the University Place Conference Center & Hotel on February 2, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (February 1, 2012 – Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images North America) (PhatzRadio / SI) — INDIANAPOLIS — The [...]

CFL: Stamps officially extend QB Tate’s contract

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Drew Tate threw for 1,346 yards and eight TDs with the Stampeders this season, replacing Henry Burris as starting quarterback. (PhatzRadio / CBC Sports) — The Calgary Stampeders formally announced Wednesday that quarterback Drew Tate has signed a contract extension with the CFL club. Last month, sources requesting anonymity reported that Tate had signed a [...]

NFL: Raiders reunite former teammate Houshmandzadeh with Palmer

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh to a contract on Tuesday, reuniting him with his former quarterback Carson Palmer. Palmer and Houshmandzadeh were teammates in Cincinnati for six seasons and both had their greatest NFL success when they were together. Houshmandzadeh, 34, had been out of the league since [...]