10 Feb 2006, 12:04pm by P. Ryan Wilson
No specifics on the numbers involved, but it's the initial offer, which probably means it's not the last. There's also an interesting little tidbit at the end of the article: "In addition to Brees' injury, the Chargers have leverage in backup Philip Rivers, who despite persistent rumors involving his being traded, will be a Charger in 2006."
10 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2006, 10:19pm by Michael David Smith
10 Feb 2006, 10:08am by Michael David Smith
The Houston Texans will not be selecting a quarterback with the first pick in the draft after locking up David Carr.
30 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2006, 3:13pm by TOO
09 Feb 2006, 06:45pm by Michael David Smith
The one thing I couldn't figure out about the Michaels/Tirico/Kornheiser Monday Night Football switcheroo was why ESPN, which just signed Michaels to a long-term deal, would let him leave for NBC. Now we know. NBC traded rights to Ryder Cup matches, Olympics highlights, historic cartoon character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and more to ESPN to get Michaels out of his contract.
23 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2006, 4:26pm by B
09 Feb 2006, 05:48pm by P. Ryan Wilson
Has a team ever started the regular season without a head coach?
37 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2006, 3:39am by Ted
09 Feb 2006, 08:36am by Michael David Smith
Michael Vick says he played most of the season with a sprained right knee. He also says he doesn't know why the Falcons' passing game doesn't consist more of the short, slant patterns of most West Coast offenses.
83 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2006, 1:35am by Sara
08 Feb 2006, 11:24pm by P. Ryan Wilson
23 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2006, 8:47pm by johonny
08 Feb 2006, 12:08pm by P. Ryan Wilson
This should be interesting, but for sheer entertainment value, I'd prefer to see Tony Reali, Jason Whitlock and Skip Bayless doing these games.
61 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2006, 9:41pm by SJM
07 Feb 2006, 10:04pm by P. Ryan Wilson
In his penultimate column of the 2005 season, Gregg Easterbrook discusses the State of the Union, "premium destroyed" jeans, Bonnie Bernstein's new consulting service, intelligent design, and, oh yeah, the Super Bowl.
88 comments, Last at 10 Feb 2006, 11:56am by Pat
07 Feb 2006, 07:07pm by Michael David Smith
Paul Zimmerman writes, "after covering, live, all but the first Super Bowl, I can honestly say this was the one I disliked the most."
40 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2006, 7:03pm by Jake Brake
07 Feb 2006, 05:10pm by Michael David Smith
For those who are already over Steelers-Seahawks and ready to think about next year, take a look at the odds to get to the Super Bowl in 2007, courtesy of MGM Mirage Race & Sports Book. Colts-Seahawks is the most likely matchup, the oddsmakers say. The 49ers, Titans and Jets face the longest odds.
65 comments, Last at 20 May 2006, 2:38am by Haley
Brock Osweiler did against New England what Brock Osweiler often did all year -- which is something we have rarely seen in the NFL before this season.