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  • Billy Cundiff cut by Redskins, sports writer eats crow

    Billy Cundiff cut by Redskins, sports writer eats crow
    OK, I was wrong about Billy Cundiff. Really, really wrong. Sharp readers of this newspaper – do we have any other kind? -- may recall that right before the season started, I wrote that the Ravens had made a mistake cutting Biilly Cundiff and...
  • When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'

    When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'
    This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
  • NFL coaches: most overrated, underrated?

    Ryan and Kubiak Dan Pompei Chicago Tribune It is difficult to argue with the choices of the players who were polled by The Sporting News. Gary Kubiak (underrated) has not won big in the postseason, but he runs a solid program, develops players and...
  • Former Owl Alfred Morris making his case to start in NFL

    Former Owl Alfred Morris making his case to start in NFL
    Washington Redskins rookie Alfred Morris entered training camp at the bottom of the running back depth chart. But after Morris ran forĀ 107 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in the Redskins’ 30-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, the...
  • Skins stun Saints at Superdome

    Skins stun Saints at Superdome
    The Saints were 5-1 in openers with Sean Payton. They are now 0-1 without him. Robert Griffin III passed for 320 yards and rushed for 42 more as the underdog Redskins upset the Saints 40-32. The game was not as close as the score would indicate. The...
  • Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend

    Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend
    Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend: Highlights: 1. Peyton Manning is back. The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors. In his first...
  • Bears expect major upgrade from Marshall

    Bears expect major upgrade from Marshall
    Not long after the Bears acquired Jay Cutler three years ago, he began lobbying the front office for a wide receiver. Text messages were sent. Cutler wanted help. Maybe even a go-up-and-get-it guy. Help arrived Tuesday when the team kicked off the start...
  • Former Gators making impression at Senior Bowl

     
    With a few former Gators preparing for the Senior Bowl, it seems much is going well as they get ready try out in front of NFL scouts. Reports out of Mobile, Ala. this week indicate that Chris Rainey, Jaye Howard and Janoris Jenkins might have helped their...
  • Peyton Manning will be a Miami Dolphin in 2012

     
    The Colts did the prudent thing. They would have been stupid to honor Manning a $28 million option _ especially for a guy still recovering from four neck surgeries in less than two years....
  • College Football Countdown: No. 53 Pittsburgh

     
    College Football Countdown: No. 53 Pittsburgh...
  • Injuries (to other people) helped Alfred Morris ascend

     
    Yes, Alfred Morris has special skills that got him drafted, but Morris also benefited from injuries to other players along the way that allowed him to get noticed. And while other players got hurt, Morris was about as durable......