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Gannon losing his touch

In his six-year stint as signal caller for the Oakland Raiders, Gannon displayed all the qualities of a star quarterback. He possessed a painstaking attention to detail and a view that anything less than perfection was intolerable. He played with intensity, scanning defenses and finding an open target or giving his receiver the best chance to make a play. He was named Most Valuable … Continue reading

Quick Hits, Dec. 27 edition

The Jets handed Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts their first loss the season, 29-15, thanks in part to the Jets 26 second-half points. Manning sat out most of the second half. With a 23-20 win over the Ravens (8-7), the Steelers (8-7) are still alive in the AFC playoff hunt. If both the Ravens and Steelers win … Continue reading

Vick will not play QB for Eagles

The signing of Michael Vick does not pose a threat to Eagles QB Donovan McNabb for one simple reason: Vick will not play quarterback for the Eagles in 2009. At least not exclusively. Vick will play the role of option QB, RB, maybe even WR. He will provide the Eagles with an offensive weapon that opposing defenses will have to prepare … Continue reading

Eagles Sign Vick

It seems Michael Vick has found a new home in the NFL. He will play backup quarterback to the Philadelphia Eagles’ Donovan McNabb. After 19 months in Federal Prison, Vick will be rejoining the NFL. Eagles’ head coach, Andy Reid isn’t known for his decision making. Reid has stuck with always injured QB McNabb for … Continue reading

Michael Vick to become PETA spokesman

AdAge.com is reporting that former NFL quarterback Michael Vick–jailed for funding a dog-fighting ring — is in talks to become a PETA spokesman. “I’m familiar with [the plan],” Dan Shannon, director of youth outreach and campaigns for PETA, was quoted on AdAge.com. “We have been in discussions with Michael Vick, with his management team, about the possibility … Continue reading

Free Agency Quick Hits – March 10

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon signed his restricted free-agent tenderTuesday, PFT has reported. The St. Louis Rams have released OT Orlando Pace. Per PFT, the team was attempting to trade the former No. 1 overall draft pick. The Rams will reportedly save around $5.97 million on the move. Earlier in the day, it was reported that the Rams … Continue reading

Monday Night Football (notes)

Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jonesis being held in a Washington County, Arkansas jail on a probation violation, Rotoworld has learned. Free-agent OT Khalif Barnes (Jaguars) reportedly visited the Buccaneeers Monday. Earliler Monday, the Raiders removed their name from the list of team’s interested in Barnes. The Atlanta Falcons have reached an agreement with free-agent C Brett Romberg, the team … Continue reading