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T.O. mentions Vikings, Chiefs as potential fits
The perpetual T.O. comeback tour continues, with still no takers. Before going any farther, I need to disclose that Terrell Owens thinks I’m the devil. So it’s possible that anything I write will be subconsciously influenced by the fact that he has exUpvote Share Tweet
Von Miller gets existensial about chickensI get plenty of quote sheets. I try to skim at least most of them, even though in most cases it’s the same old blah-blah say noting bullcrap. Then there’s Broncos linebacker Von Miller, and his side business of raising chickens. At the very bottom ofUpvote Share TweetSAN DIEGO -- There have has been some talk that perhaps San Diego first-round pick D.J. Fluker could be moved to guard. ESPN’s Matt Williamson is among those who believe it would be in the Chargers’ best interest to move Fluker from right tackle to guUpvote Share TweetSebastian Janikowski and Shane Lechler were a team in Oakland. They kicked together. They golfed together. They hung together. They were known as the best kicker-punter pair in the NFL for years. Now, Janikowski is on his own after Lechler left for Hous…Upvote Share TweetTerrell Owens says he might be a good fit for Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs. Is that supposed to make us wonder what T.O. would look like in Chiefs red or, more importantly, should it make us wonder whether the Chiefs will bring Owens aboard? Nop…Upvote Share Tweet
No Longer Top Dog: Wes Welker was Tom Brady's go-to guy; now he's ju…CNNSI.com Updated Jun 12, 2013Wes Welker was Tom Brady's go-to guy; now he's just another option for Peyton Manning. Welker's skills may not decline, but his role and stats will, Chris Burke writes.Upvote Share TweetIn many respects the fullback position has been a dying breed in the NFL. However, for those who still use the position, there are fewer better fullbacks to pursue than Vonta Leach. He is considered on of the best fullbacks in the NFL. There may be some…Upvote Share TweetSAN DIEGO -- When the San Diego Chargers moved up seven picks in the second round to offer free-falling Manti Te'o a safety net, the pick was universally applauded. My initial take was that it was a great fit for Te’o, who went from decorated Notre DameUpvote Share TweetThe Saints continue to add parts to a remade defense, bringing in journeyman cornerback Chris Carr. According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Carr signed a one-year deal. Carr was with the Chargers last year, but has spent eight years…Upvote Share TweetSAN DIEGO -- San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers is one of those interviews you just don’t want to miss. I’ve never been around Rivers when he wasn’t interesting. He talked to a group of media Tuesday and, as usual, he filled notebooks. Here are a cUpvote Share Tweet
Rolando McClain Back At AlabamaJun 12TideNation reporter Alex Scarborough discusses Rolando McClain's re-enrollment at Alabama after retiring from the NFL.
Manti Te'o Fitting In With ChargersJun 12Adam Schefter discusses the latest on LB Manti Te'o, who has been participating in the San Diego Chargers' OTAs.
NFL pass-rushers face faster challengeJun 12Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure the quarterback, writes John Clayton.