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Archive: February, 2013

Going To The Dogs

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 8:45 AM
This story appeared in Daily News Sportsweek on Saturday. In case you missed it, here it is again: I don’t know every single item on my wife’s bucket list. I know Jim Caviezel’s on there somewhere. So is a train trip across Canada, a European river cruise (not on Carnival) and... Read more

Andy Gets His QB, and It Isn't Foles

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 2:11 PM
The team most of us considered the main suitor for Nick Foles went in another direction Wednesday. Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed in principle to a trade with the 49ers for quarterback Alex Smith, FoxSports.com reported. The 49ers will get Kansas City's second-round selection this April... Read more

The Milliner's Tale: Watch Me Run

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 11:15 AM
Dee Milliner brought the goods, just as he predicted he would when Milliner met with reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said Sunday the big question about Milliner, the Alabama corner, was his "long speed." Milliner tore up the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium Tuesday... Read more

Patterson Release Follows Jenkins

Monday, February 25, 2013, 2:50 PM
The reworking of the Eagles into a 3-4 defensive front moved into high gear Monday when the team released Mike Patterson, a source close to the situation told the Daily News, hours after releasing another veteran defensive tackle, Cullen Jenkins. Patterson, who turns 30 in September, was the Eagles'... Read more

'Honey Badger' Tries to Recover Promise

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 1:42 PM
INDIANAPOLIS --- Tyrann Mathieu, like Manti Te'o the day before, talked a lot about having been humbled, about the need to prove his honesty, when Mathieu met with reporters Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine. But in NFL scouts' eyes, the "Honey Badger" from LSU has bigger problems than an imaginary... Read more

Te'o: Teams' Hoax Questions Vary

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2:56 PM
INDIANAPOLIS --- Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o said NFL teams are asking him about the hoax involving his fictional girlfriend, but some only briefly inquire how he is handling the controversy. Others want to know more. There has been speculation that Te'o was affected by the about-to-break story... Read more

The Man Who Would Have Been Eagles Coach

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Gus Bradley, who would be the Eagles head coach right now if Chip Kelly had decided to stay in Oregon, stopped by the media workroom at the NFL scouting combine Saturday to talk with reporters. ``It was a tremendous experience,’’ said Bradley of his interview with... Read more

Giants GM Jerry Reese Interview

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10:48 AM
Some highlights of Giants general manager Jerry Reese’s Saturday morning chat with reporters at the NFL scouting combine: On the fact that none of the 15 offseason head coach and general manager hires were a minority: "It’s a little disappointing. There were some good (minority) candidates... Read more

Chip: I Want Chance to Coach Foles

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 4:32 PM
INDIANAPOLIS --- New Eagles coach Chip Kelly sparred with the national media for about 15 minutes Thursday, refusing to be pinned down on just about anything, from how his offense will look to how he evaluates Nnamdi Asomugha. But asked about trading quarterback Nick Foles, Kelly said: " I want to... Read more

Niners Willing To Let Gamble Go Home Again

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:55 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL teams don’t often allow personnel people who are under contract to make lateral moves to other organizations, particularly right in the middle of preparation for the draft and free agency. But the San Francisco 49ers did just that last week when they allowed player personnel... Read more
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