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The news that the NFL’s Competition Committee is looking at the rules governing low blocks on defensive players made us think about Texans linebacker Brian Cushing, who was lost for the season due to an ACL tear suffered on just such a block. Cushing wa
Competition Committee seeking players’ input on low block rulesUpdated Feb 19 Share TweetThe NFL’s Competition Committee is asking for players’ input as it considers revising the rules about low blocks. Falcons President and NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network that Packers defensive tackle Ryan PSource: profootballtalk.com
How Titans needs line up with draft talentUpdated Feb 19 Share TweetNo team in the AFC South has needs that align with the strengths of the draft any better than the Tennessee Titans. Mike Munchak’s team needs help on the interior line, off the edge in the pass rush and at strong safety. Those positions are widely ratedShare TweetThe Bears' defense was its strength in 2012. It's the team's biggest liability in 2013. The new Monsters of the Midway are getting old, and they need help, Dennis Dillon writes.Source: CNNSI.com
RTC: Texans not negotiating, yetUpdated Feb 19 Share TweetReading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans are not yet negotiating with any of their free-agents to be, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Considering the occasions when Arian Foster split out wide leaving the Texans with an empty back…
Considering Blaine Gabbert's age, statusUpdated Feb 19 Share TweetWhen the Jaguars' new quarterbacks coach, Frank Scelfo, recently talked of how Blaine Gabbert would rank in the 2013 draft, some shrugged it off as spin. But Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth considers the idea that Gabbert’s age means he could actually be
AFC South forecastFeb 19Is Matt Schaub ready to lead the Houston Texans to the Super Bowl? Darren Sharper and Shaun O'Hara discuss all the hot topics in the AFC South.
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.