Madden NFL Still A Force As It Turns 25
He has an “accountability sheet” that lists players who made mistakes or otherwise ran afoul of the coach and shows it to the entire team. No one, not even star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, is exempt. Still, rebuilding is no easy task, especially in the tough NFC West. Here are five issues facing the Cardinals: 1. CAN PALMER BE A WINNER?
NFL to study hits to knees
Taking those kinds of hits out of the game, Clark said, would put defensive backs at a disadvantage and may even compromise their safety. Currently, hits to the head and neck of defenseless players are banned. But two direct hits to the knee in preseason games that injured Miami tight end Dustin Keller (by Texans rookie D.J. Swearinger ) and Minnesota defensive tackle Kevin Williams (on a low block by49ers guard Joe Looney ) have drawn complaints from some players. [+] Enlarge Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports Houston rookie D.J. Swearinger’s tackle left Miami tight end Dustin Keller with three torn knee ligaments and a dislocated kneecap. Keller is out for the season with several torn ligaments.
NFL 2013: Munchak, revamped Titans eager to end playoff drought, bounce back from 6-10 season
Sun., Oct. 13, 2013 7:30PM – 10:30PM CDT Cowboys vs Redskins In an NFC East battle, the Cowboys take on the Redskins at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Sun., Oct. 20, 2013 12:00PM – 3:00PM CDT Cowboys at Eagles The Cowboys head to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Sun., Oct. 27, 2013 12:00PM – 3:00PM CDT Cowboys at Lions The Cowboys close out their road trip against the Lions in Detroit. Sun., Nov.
Ten-Point Stance: Mike Freeman’s NFL Notebook Heading into Week 1
It was Hanks at free safety, Tim McDonald at strong safety, Eric Davis at one corner and Deion Sanders at the other. In 1994, Sanders wasDefensive Player of the Year, and he is in the Hall of Fame, secure as the best corner ever, while McDonald and Hanks combined for 10 Pro Bowls. Hanks was always thinking ahead, and when the late Bill Walsh told him to consider taking a position in the NFL offices, the lover of the West Coast moved to New York. He understands that players today are asked to do more than players in his era. They must constantly adapt to an ever-shifting football landscape, not to mention the demands off the field have increased. There was no Twitter when Hanks played. But Hanks still has a job to do, and he does it even if it means frustrating players. Hanks recently was approached at a game by Cincinnati’s BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
About 10 million people play Madden each year. The annual Madden Bowl, in which real NFL players battle each other for virtual football supremacy, has become a Super Bowl weekend staple. The annual game cover has a earned a Sports Illustrated-esque jinx reputation, thanks to injuries, poor play or other maladies that have plagued Michael Vick , Shaun Alexander, Daunte Culpepper and other past cover Cheap NFL Jerseys For Sale boys (Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson got the nod on the latest game, and retired great Barry Sanders covers the 25th anniversary edition ). EA turned to fan voting for the cover three years ago. Over 40 million of them voted this year. The all-encompassing experience can include drafting and trading players before picking up the game console to play.
NFL Play 60 Super School Contest Gives Chance at Grant, Team Visit
That doesn’t cut it in the NFL, and Adams’ patience may be up with Munchak if the coach doesn’t deliver a playoff berth in his third season. Injuries, including to Jake Locker, led to a miserable 6-10 record in 2012. Munchak and general manager Ruston Webster promised to revamp the roster and remake the Titans into a physical team. This roster could have as many as 25 new players. The biggest makeover came on the offensive line with veteran left guard Andy Levitre and center Rob Turner. The Titans also drafted right guard Chance Warmack at No. 10 overall bringing his winning experience from national champion Alabama.