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SPOKANE – Mike Leach said BUCK linebacker Travis Long is the only Cougar he expects to be selected in the 2013 NFL draft. But would he play linebacker or defensive end in the pros? Leach also touched on Jeff Tuel, recruiting, Marquess Wilson and more.
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Mike Leach does not want to cuddle. He wants to coach a football team that wants to be there, wants to learn – and wants to win. Such sentiment is what Leach conveyed in his season wrap-up teleconference this afternoon on the heels of a 3-9 overall record in his first year on the Palouse.
The Arizona Cardinals season has become a disaster after starting 4-0. The quarterback situation remains undecided with Kevin Kolb still not back in the lineup and John Skelton performing unremarkably. On Sunday, the Cardinals turned to rookie Ryan Lindley. Lindley threw four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. Given the lack of quarterback play in the last...
Cardinals center Lyle Sendlein will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.
Sendlein, a team captain who has played in 80 straight games, confirmed Monday that he tore his MCL early in Sunday's loss to the Rams, the Cards' seventh straight defeat. Sendlein played the remainder of the game despite the injury.
The Cardinals are expected to place...
TEMPE, Ariz. Cardinals center Rich Ohrnberger is comfortable with quarterback Ryan Lindley's hands between his legs:
"Always have been, Ohrnberger said. I accept all comers when it comes to that."
With starter and offensive co-captain Lyle Sendlein out for the rest of the season with a torn knee ligament suffered Sunday against the Rams, Ohrnberger is expected to...
As the playoff picture continues to paint itself, it looks more and more like the Pittsburgh Steelers may not be a part of it.
The Steelers have dropped consecutive games to bring their record to 6-5, tied with the division-rival Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers now sit three games behind the division-leading Ravens and will face them in Baltimore this Sunday afternoon.
More bad news for the Arizona Cardinals.
Lyle Sendlein, the team's ironman center, is out for the season with a torn left MCL, the latest in a series of injuries to significant players, problems that have figured greatly in the team's losing streak -now at seven games and counting.
The problems are especially acute on offense, where quarterback, running back and left tackle...
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald caught three passes for 31 yards on the team's first drive Sunday against the Rams but watched his final nine targets fall incomplete.Fantasy Spin:According to AzCardinals.com, it was St. Louis' plan to take Fitzgerald out of the game. Rookie QB Ryan Lindley did that for them. The receiver has only reached the century mark once this season...
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb might not be ready to play this Sunday against the New York Jets, according to Bob McManaman of azcentral.com.
If Kolb can't go then Ryan Lindley will make his second career start in New York. Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt talked about the quarterback situation on Monday:
“Until he’s healthy, I don’t know where we’re...
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals are sticking with Ryan Lindley at quarterback, at least until Kevin Kolb is healthy enough to play.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says that while Lindley had three bad throws that resulted in interceptions, two of them returned for touchdowns, in his first NFL start on Sunday, the rookie did have other times when he was...
Hello Followers. Hope you're having a great week.
In case you missed it, Mike Leach conducted his final official press conference for hte 2012 season. And with that, the ribbon is officially tied on 2012 Cougar football.
For a few, post press conference thoughts on that and a bit more, read on.
First and foremost, in yesterday's press conference,...
Top 5 Free Agent
1) Beanie Wells ARI RB - 48 Rushing Yards 2 TD
Beanie Wells came off the snide and instantly became the lead back in Arizona. Beanie had 17 carries, while the rest of Arizona running backs combined for just five.
2) Knowshon Moreno DEN RB - 89 Total Yards 0 TD
Moreno took over as Denver’s starting running back and filled in admirably. Just two season ago, Moreno...
WASHINGTON STATE’S recruiting toehold in Florida began under the previous staff but Mike Leach appears ready to dive back into the Sunshine State. The Cougs have offered a highly touted prep defensive end who holds over 20 full rides and tells CF.C he is in the process of scheduling official visits. Will WSU land one of his five trips?
With the coaching carousel spinning furiously, CBR managing editor Allen Kenney reaches out to Scott Roussel of FootballScoop.com for a podcast with the lowdown on all of the latest moves and news on a few names being tossed around for big jobs. Dave Bartoo of CFBMatrix.com also joins Allen to give his stats-based take on the coaching changes.
Among the jobs/names covered: