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Titans waive running back Darren Evans
The Titans placed running back Darren Evans on waivers Friday. The 24-year-old Evans appeared in one game for the Titans in 2012. A quad injury ended his season. He entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, signing with Indianapolis in 2011. Evans (6-…Upvote Share Tweet
In the 1998 NFL draft, Colts General Manager Bill Polian had a decision to make: Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf? He chose right, and as a result his job in Indianapolis was safe as long Manning was there. Now Polian is playing a different role, analyzing t…Upvote Share TweetDecember woes can hurt a contender’s January playoff seeding. Such was the case for the 2012 Texans. Losses in three of their final five games knocked Houston down to the No. 3 spot in the AFC and left the Texans to travel to New England in the divisionUpvote Share TweetWhat’s the ideal first-round scenario for each team? Houston Texans The first 26 picks of the draft probably won’t hit a lot on wide receivers, giving the Texans their choice of a large group. West Virginia’s Tavon Austin likely will be gone, and CoUpvote Share TweetThree decades later, the 1983 NFL draft is remembered as one of the most significant dates in shaping the recent history of the league. John Elway, the first overall pick of the Colts, would be the subject of some of the most intense trade talks the NFL…Upvote Share TweetHouston Texans John McClain of the Houston Chronicle runs through the Texans’ schedule and comes out with a 13-3 record including wins against Denver and New England. To which I say: That seems incredibly optimistic to me a year removed from major strugUpvote Share Tweet
Team needs: Indianapolis ColtsWith the NFL Draft approaching, we’re taking a team-by-team look at the needs of each club. Up next is the team with the No. 24 overall selection, the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts are short a second-rounder (from the Vontae Davis trade) and a fifth, anUpvote Share Tweet
Chat wrap: Things I can't predictWe had a nice pace and rhythm to our chat on Thursday. I was unable to tell you the four players who will become part of the division in less than a week. But we did have quality discussion about prioritized needs and other subjects including: The possi…Upvote Share Tweet
Grading the draft history of the AFC SouthApr 19Daniel Jeremiah assigns grades for the past four draft classes of the Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.
Which NFL team is most desperate for a wide receiver?Apr 19Former NFL general manager Charley Casserly analyzes which NFL team is more desperate to find a wide receiver in the 2013 NFL Draft: the Rams, Texans or Vikings?
Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …Apr 19In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…