Archive for February, 2021

2021 NFL Draft: Potential Bears first-round target runs blistering 40-yard dash

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

The Chicago Bears are headed for a 2021 free agency and draft cycle with a big need at wide receiver that could become even bigger if Allen Robinson isn't re-signed. Robinson, who's expected to be hit with the franchise player tag, has been the ...

Las Vegas Raiders on QB Russell Wilson’s Trade List

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Wilson’s agent Mark Rodgers also confirmed that he did not demand a trade. For Raider Nation, it should show just how good of a program the team is running. The veteran quarterback wanting to get a potential trade to the Raiders could two things.

Kerri Einarson wins back-to-back Scotties

Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Football Outsiders proposes a “daring move” for the Vikings

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

While the Vikings are going to have some decisions to make on both sides of the ball, the folks at Football Outsiders have proposed a move that could, potentially, get the Vikings’ defense on the road back to prominence. Behind the great E$PN paywall, Football Outsiders proposes a “daring move” for each team, and for the Vikings that move involves signing a big-name free agent, specifically former New York Jets and New York Giants defensive tackle Leonard Williams.

NFL Draft: What players make most sense for Bills in first round?

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Whom will the Buffalo Bills select with the No. pick in the first round of the NFL Draft? Or will they even stay put at that position under historically aggressive general manager Brandon Beane?

Irv Cross, NFL player, pioneer Black analyst, dies at 81

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Irv Cross, the former NFL defensive back who became the first Black man to work full-time as a sports analyst on national television, died Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles, the team Cross spent his six of his nine NFL seasons with, said Cross' son, Matthew, confirmed his father died near his home in Roseville, Minnesota.

Former Philadelphia Eagles star, broadcaster Irv Cross has died: reports

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback and broadcaster Irv Cross has died. He was 81. The Eagles announced Cross’ death via Twitter.

Sources: Former Seattle Seahawks QBs coach, associate HC Carl ‘Tater’ Smith rejoining coaching staff

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Smith was a close confidant of Carroll’s in his first stint with Seattle, and also worked under Carroll with the Patriots from 1997-99 and USC in 2004. Asked about those who hold him accountable within the Seahawks organization at his end-of-season press conference, Carroll mentioned Smith, along with his sons -- Brennan (now at the University of Arizona) and Nate (Seahawks wide receivers coach) -- and general manager John Schneider.

New Orleans mayor makes pitch to Russell Wilson to join Saints

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been the front-and-center of trade rumors after he said that he wanted more input in personnel decisions. Wilson reportedly still wants to play for the Seahawks, but in case a trade does happen, there are only a select few of teams that he’d be willing to play for. According to Wilson’s agent Mark Rodgers, Wilson would be willing to play for the Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Las Vegas Raiders, and New Orleans Saints.

‘Giddy’ McVay, Austin Blythe, coaching changes and other Rams news

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

We check in with the Los Angeles Rams to see what is new with one of the Arizona Cardinals' division rivals.