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Archive: July, 2008

Cowboys CB Newman tears groin

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 8:19 AM
Some news and links from around the league that might be of interest: Cowboys cornerback Terence Newman is expected to miss at least three weeks of action due to a groin tear (it hurts just to type that). According to the Dallas Morning-News, he could miss Dallas' first two preseason games. The Cowboys... Read more

When is a running back too old?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 5:59 PM
With all the talk recently about how many more good years Brian Westbrook has left, I thought I'd take a closer look at running backs and age. I put together a list of the top-five rushers in each of the past five seasons. Now I understand there's more to playing the position than rushing yards --... Read more

Lurie's rank among NFL owners

Monday, July 28, 2008, 2:22 PM
Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports has put together rankings for all 32 NFL owners. So the obvious question among this readership would be: Where does Jeffrey Lurie rank? And the answer is 10th. Silver praises Lurie overall, but says some of the team's recent moves have been bizarre: Coach Andy Reid... Read more

Freddie Mitchell sounds off

Saturday, July 26, 2008, 3:27 PM
I was on the Web site for 570 KLAC in Los Angeles yesterday looking for the interview where Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer ripped into Ohio State fans, and something caught my eye. A podcast of an interview with Freddie Mitchell. If you're like me, you haven't really thought of Mitchell too much... Read more

Boldin unhappy with Cardinals

Friday, July 25, 2008, 9:50 AM
Any time a talented receiver shows discontent nowadays, it draws interest from Eagles fans. The latest name is Anquan Boldin of the Arizona Cardinals. According to Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic, Boldin said recently that he's done talking to the Cardinals about a contract. "At this point... Read more

Westbrook's place among the NFL's top 50

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 11:58 AM
There has been a lot of discussion recently about Brian Westbrook's worth, which reminded me of a list put together by Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com a few weeks ago. Prisco ranked the top 50 players in the NFL, starting with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in the top two spots. So where did Westbrook come... Read more

An introduction: Talking NFL

Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 6:32 PM
When I last spent a full year in the Philadelphia area, the Eagles were a team on the rise. They put together an 11-5 record, and Donovan McNabb started all 16 games at quarterback. He was the team's leading rusher with 629 yards as the Eagles were forced to play several different running backs, including... Read more
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