Imagine, if you will, Troy Polamalu returning a fumble he forced himself for a touchdown; Aaron Rodgers lofting up 50-yard bombs with pinpoint accuracy; and Maurice Jones-Drew dissecting a defense with his explosive speed. Now, imagine all of those things happening… with those players wearing Bears jerseys. Call it crazy if you’d like, but the draft records show that former … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Hindsight Draft
So here stand the Indianapolis Colts. Here they stand after a condensed offseason, an entire training camp without quarterback Peyton Manning, a 1-3 preseason and a cut to the 53-man roster. So here they stand ... and where, exactly is "here" that they stand? I have to be honest with you, not even I am quite sure one week in advance of the team's regular-season opener … [Read more...] about A Post-Preseason Look at the Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Joe Reitz said the team is tired of hitting each other and is ready to hit someone else. The Colts will get that opportunity tonight at 8 p.m. EST when they face the St. Louis Rams in a preseason game at the Edward Jones Dome. And, according to Stampede Blue's updates on the matter, Indy might be on the verge of signing former Pro Bowl … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Suit Up for Preseason, Looking at Houshmandzadeh?
With many big names off the NFL free agent block, teams are still putting pieces in place. The New York Giants tell Osi Umenyiora he’s off the trading block. Will Barack Obama become a Green Bay Packers Fan? What is next for former Chicago Bears C Olin Kreutz and Braylon Edwards? What NFL Free Agent signings remain? Trade Rumors? NFL News? The sportsbank’s … [Read more...] about 2011 NFL Free Agent Signings, Trade Rumors News: Umenyiora, Edwards, Floyd, Packers and more.
The Indianapolis Colts have taken pride in their organizational philosophy -- build through the draft, re-sign your guys and stand pat during veteran free agency -- often to the dismay of their fans. Well, after the first two days of Colts training camp in Anderson, Ind., the franchise sent a message to those fans: Here you go. Indy brought in three outside veteran … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Get Active, Sign Tommie Harris and Other Defenders
By Paul Schmidt For most Chicago area football fans, the weekend wasn't a complete loss. For anyone who is a University of Illinois graduate and a Chicago Bears fan...let's say you've had better weekends, and leave it at that. During the awfulness that was the Bears' game on Sunday, it spawned somewhere in the neighborhood of 100 tweets on Twitter about just how bad the … [Read more...] about Who Had The Worse Weekend, the Chicago Bears or the Illinois Fighting Illini?