19 Jun 2010, 03:55pm by Doug Farrar
Rumors had been curculating all morning, but FOX Sports' Jay Glazer was the first to confirm that the Redskins have traded a conditional pick to the Saints for tackle Jammal Brown. The trade should allow the Redskins to develop first-round pick Trent Williams, who played just one season at left tackle at Oklahoma, on the right side in the short term. Brown missed the entire 2009 season with a hip injury, but the trade will obviously depend on a physical. Brown will also have to sign the first- and third-round tender the Saints placed on him, which will ostensibly be the first step to a long-term extension in D.C.
32 comments, Last at 21 Jun 2010, 7:52pm by mm
16 Jun 2010, 02:21pm by Doug Farrar
Bad news for the G-Men -- receiver/returner Domenik Hixon will miss the entire 2010 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee on a minicamp punt return. In 2009, Hixon caught 15 passes and led the Giants in punt and kick returns. Head coach Tom Coughlin blamed the injury on the new turf at the New Meadowlands, saying that the team is still trying to figure out the best shoes for the surface.
29 comments, Last at 21 Jun 2010, 12:34pm by Guy #1
16 Jun 2010, 02:04pm by Doug Farrar
Now that Albert Haynesworth has refused to report to mandatory minicamp (prompting Darnell Dockett to speculate how he’d do in the little-used 5-9 and 4-8 defensive fronts), ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins will go after the $21 million option bonus they paid him in April as part of a seven-year, $100 million contract.
56 comments, Last at 20 Jun 2010, 12:24am by Beez
14 Jun 2010, 08:54am by Doug Farrar
With PK covering the World Cup, the first of his guest writers creates the MMQB nobody throws to! The legendary Raiders cornerback takes on what rookies need to do in order to make it, reveals what his "Inside the Actors' Studio" would look like, gives his thoughts on the Pac-10 explosion, and explains why a shared Bay Area stadium wouldn't work. (And yes, I too want the name of the coach who told Asomugha that he never would have drafted him...)
45 comments, Last at 19 Jun 2010, 9:43pm by Purds
07 Jun 2010, 09:07am by Doug Farrar
In this week's installment: PK complains about coffee from South Africa (what did you expect?), details how the development of Tim Tebow is a job for two McDaniels, mines the mind of Gil Brandt (hey, maybe some more Lewin Projections fell out), details his off-season reading list, and forwards genuine concern for ESPN's Leah Seigel. Not sure how Drew Magary will spend his Monday mornings in the next few weeks, though -- in covering the World Cup, PK will be turning over MMQB to a series of guest columnists.
84 comments, Last at 09 Jun 2010, 12:28pm by jimbohead
31 May 2010, 10:42am by Doug Farrar
In this Memorial Day MMQB: Our intrepid reporter gets some good signs about a 2011 season actually happening at the same time he gets ready to cover the World Cup, Trent Edwards defends his home turf, the New Jersey Super Bowl ruffles a few feathers, and Ricky Williams gets even more Zen than he's ever been.
38 comments, Last at 06 Jun 2010, 7:39am by nat
24 May 2010, 11:39am by Doug Farrar
If you've been following the league, labor, and lockout implocations of the American Needle vs. NFL case, today's Supreme Court ruling that the NFL is not exempt from antitrust laws preventing it from acting as a single entity isn't that surprising. The 9-0 ruling, written by Justice John Paul Stevens, was perhaps most interesting when players (read: collusion) were discussed.
66 comments, Last at 26 May 2010, 9:41pm by Alex51
24 May 2010, 07:50am by Doug Farrar
In this episode: While Mike Martz expresses his pre-pass rush love for his new chess pieces in the Windy City, PK backs down in his outrage about a revised overtime policy, updates us on the "possible" return of the quarterback who was the only reason for his outrage in the first place, explains why the cold-weather Super Bowl vote will pass, and gets ready to cover the World Cup.
125 comments, Last at 30 May 2010, 6:30pm by Dave in Tucson
17 May 2010, 08:57am by Doug Farrar
This week, our intrepid correspondent comes to us from the Stadium Course at Sawgrass (lucky dog...) and ranks all NFL teams from 1-32. He also reacts to some very interesting Jermichael Finley news, reveals Jerry Jones' belief that Alex Barron is apparently the cure for everything, busts open the myth of Shawne Merriman, and ... whoa ... explains why we might not see "NFL Matchup" this year. Yikes.
81 comments, Last at 20 May 2010, 12:24pm by Karl Cuba
10 May 2010, 08:36am by Doug Farrar
In this week's episode: PK talks to Tom Brady, encourages the NFL to do the right thing re: the Defensive Rookie of the Year award, and questions Alex Barron's need to succeed.
24 comments, Last at 11 May 2010, 3:33pm by chemical burn