| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:13 PM
There are just over 700 starting NFL jobs, and as the 2014 season nears, 13 players with ties to Connecticut are among the fortunate ones. The list includes eight former UConn players: Danny Lansanah, Dwayne Gratz, Anthony Sherman, Kendall Reyes, Will...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The NFL exhibition season is complete with teams now faced with getting down to the league mandate of 53 players by 4 p.m. on Saturday. That means each team will be unloading around 20 players. The CT contingent lost three players so far in the latest...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Final cut day around the NFL, and Michael Sam was one of them. He's trying to become the first openly gay player in the league, and he said, via Twitter, "the journey continues."
Sam, a seventh-round draft pick, has always been considered a borderline...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Week 3 of the NFL exhibition season is in the books as is the first major cutdown for NFL teams. Following Tuesday's manadatory cut to 75, there are 27 players with Connecticut connections – down two – that remain on NFL rosters. In the last...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Week 2 of the NFL exhibition season is in the books and 29 players with Connecticut connections remain on NFL rosters. Teams must cut down to 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. The Week 2 standout performances go to a pair of former Huskies. Veteran QB Dan Orlovsky,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Week 1 of the NFL preseason is in the books with 29 players with Connecticut connections on NFL rosters. That number is down one from a week ago as the Arizona Cardinals cut former UConn star Trevardo Williams on Friday. Two former UConn linebackers stood...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Through two weeks of the NFL season, most of the 23 players with Connecticut ties have seen action, many as starters. So far one player has been sidelined: Redskins tight end Jordan Reed's status is uncertain after he injured his hamstring in Week 1....