Despite the signing of kicker John Carney, Garrett Hartley remains in the New Orleans Saints’ plans, writes Nakia Hogan of The Times-Picayune. Tampa Bay Buccaneers seventh-round defensive end/tight end Erik Lorig was re-signed to the active roster. The Atlanta Falcons will be wearing their 1966 throwback jerseys against the 49ers on Sunday. As good as [...]
The New Orleans Saints have signed free agent kicker John Carney, Nakia Hogan of The Times-Picayune reports. This will be the 46-year old Carney’s 23rd season in the NFL, and his 8th with the Saints. Carney has connected on 473 of 574 field goal attempts during his career, which has included stints with the Tampa [...]
As first reported by the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Seahawks confirmed the signing of offensive tackle Breno Giacomini off the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad. The Seahawks also announced that they have signed free agent guard Allen Barbre, and released offensive linemen Mansfield Wrotto and Mike Gibson. Barbre was a fourth-round pick (119th overall) out [...]
Holly believes, hands down, that the Bears Still Suck. You can’t convince her just yet, however, that they aren’t a really tough match-up for the Packers in primetime.
The Packers open their 2010 home schedule against a Buffalo team that’s strong at RB and CB and weak everywhere else.
The Baltimore Ravens announced that they have signed cornerback Prince Miller off the New England Patriots practice squad. A 5-8, 196-pound undrafted free agent from Georgia, Miller had nine tackles and a pass defensed for the Ravens during the pre-season. Miller is a potentially dangerous weapon in the return game, averaging 13.8 yards on 10 [...]
Free agent defensive tackle Howard Green has signed a two-year deal with the New York Jets, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Green will help fill the void created with the loss of Kris Jenkins for the season to a torn ACL in his left knee. Re-signing Green is not a surprise, as the 6-2, 320-pounder totaled [...]
According to a league source, the Miami Dolphins have waived rookie linebacker Micah Johnson. Johnson was active for Sunday’s season-opener against the Buffalo Bills, and was credited with an assisted tackle on special teams. The Dolphins released signed linebacker Erik Walden on Tuesday, but do have an open spot on their practice squad after releasing [...]
The New England Patriots traded running back Laurence Maroney to the Broncos. Buffalo Bills cornerbacks and safeties appear to be a strength of the team, writes Jay Skursku of the Buffalo News. Nose tackle Kris Jenkins has a torn ACL, which leaves the New York Jets scrambling for reinforcements. Miami Dolphins first-round defensive end Jared [...]
Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer has been placed on injured reserve, reports Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Biggs adds that the 29-year old Hillenmeyer did not travel with the team for the pre-season finale due to an illness, and left Sunday’s season-opener against the Detroit Lions with an “undisclosed illness”. “Honestly, I am feeling [...]
The Houston Texans signed a pair of veteran free agent defensive ends on Monday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Adewale Ogunleye and Ryan Denney worked out for the Texans on Monday, and the two will replace Conner Barwin, who was placed on injured reserve, and Tim Jamison, who has been waived. A former [...]
The New York Jets have re-signed wide receiver David Clowney, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Wide receiver Danny Woodhead has been waived. Woodhead, who was featured in the season finale of “Hard Knocks”, had one special teams tackle during the Jets’ 10-9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Clowney (6-0, 188) has caught 15 [...]
Seattle Seahawks right tackle Sean Locklear has taken a $2.2 million paycut to remain with the team, Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports. La Canfora adds that Locklear can make up that money based on performance, and Locklear will be a free agent after this season. A third-round pick (84th overall) out of [...]
NFLPA president and free agent center Kevin Mawae has called a press conference for late Friday afternoon, where the 39-year old is expected to announce his retirement from professional football. A second-round pick (36th overall) in the 1994 NFL Draft out of LSU by the Seattle Seahawks, Mawae moved into the starting lineup five games [...]
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Denver Broncos and the representatives for 32-year old cornerback Champ Bailey are discussing a contract extension. “With respect to the process between our organization and Jack Reale (Bailey’s agent), we’d rather keep things private,” Broncos general manager Brian Xanders said. “We acknowledge we’re in talks.” Bailey, [...]