Brian McIntyre takes us around the NFL in his weekly blog for Seahawks.NET.
Week 2 of the NFL preseason
nearly in the books, and injuries across the league are beginning to mount. Season
ending injuries to players like Falcons QB DJ Shockley, Broncos DE Ebenezer Ekuban aren't exactly Earth-shattering, but they do go to show that the preseason
games aren't totally meaningless.
injury has brought about trade
talks between Atlanta and Philadelphia regarding Eagles backup QB Kelly Holcomb.
Ekuban's season-ending injury
will force a
pair of rookie defensive ends in Denver to the forefront.
Giants WR Michael Jennings
was lost for the year after
tearing his Achilles' tendon on a nice catch along the sideline at M&T
Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Here's
a story from yesterday's Newsday about Jennings and how he earned his 2006
roster spot with a 57-yard punt return at the same stadium last preseason.
After nearly getting Tom Brady decapitated on Friday night, the Patriots will be working
on line communication.
Ex-Green Bay Packers WR
Robert Ferguson worked out for the Vikings on Sunday.
Is tonight a rematch of
Super Bowl XLI? Not
The Carolina Panthers are
once again juggling
offensive line combinations.
Mike Preston of the Baltimore
Sun hopes that Ravens CB Samari Rolle's injured ankle doesn't
linger all season.
Chiefs RB Priest Holmes
It appears that Packers
rookie RB Brandon Jackson will be the starter
on opening day.
Miami Dolphins head coach
Cam Cameron insists
he hasn't decided on a starting running back.
will be the starting center in St. Louis?
The Titans defense is looking
The Broncos are crying
foul over how the Cowboys played on Saturday night.
a name to remember for your fantasy football draft: Eagles TE Brent Celek.
San Diego's Shawne Merriman
and Shaun Phillips should
star in a buddy cop flick together. (With cameos by Sean Salisbury and Chone Figgins)
Drew Sharp of the Detroit
Free Press asks the question: Can
Jon Kitna pass the Lions to the playoffs? (Mac simple answer: "No")
Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh
Post Gazette thinks that perhaps the
Steelers should make one attempt at extending guard Alan Faneca's
Cleveland Browns head coach
Romeo Crennel's future with the Browns lies
with QB Brady Quinn.
Terry Pluto of Ohio.com
to stop with the Quinn talk and use WR Joe Jurevicius more.
Rookie offensive tackle
is making a push to start to the 49ers at right tackle.
Clare Farnsworth of the
Seattle Post Intelligencer says that a
"scary movie" awaits the Seahawks players in meetings on Monday