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Mike Leach doesn't pull any punches, even when he just happens to show up. Leach, the former head coach of Texas Tech's football program, dropped by Texas Tech's final offseason practice on Thursday, and he had some interesting comments, according to The Dallas Morning News. The most notable was a jab he took at Craig James, a former NFL running back and ESPN analyst whose son was at the center of Leach's controversial firing from Texas Tech in 2009. James recently ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate, which Leach saw as an opportunity to slip in a jab. "Well, I think...
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If there is anyone that is still reveling in Craig James’ embarrassing failed bid for US Senate, it is no surprise that it is Washington State head coach Mike Leach. Leach still blames James for his ouster at Texas Tech, after he locked the former analyst’s son in a shed after he complained of migraine [...]
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According to a tweet from a beat writer, quarterback Kevin Kolb was booed during Wednesday night’s minicamp practice, also known as “Fan Fest 2012.”
Whatever goodwill the Cardinals established with their fans via last year's 7-2 finish apparently hasn't carried over to Kevin Kolb. The Cards' 65 million man, who played just one of those final nine games (an overtime win over the Cowboys), was booed Wednesday night during a practice at University of Phoenix Stadium that doubled as the team's annual "Fan Fest...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- After winning seven of their last nine games in 2011 to finish 8-8, the Cardinals -- despite missing the playoffs -- felt good about the momentum they had built. They felt even better after making a few key additions in free agency and the draft and now, after a productive stretch of offseason workouts, are even more excited about the momentum in place ahead training...
ONE OF THE TOP quarterback prospects in the West, Phoenix's Tyler Bruggman, is coming to Washington State to run Mike Leach's Air Raid offense, he tells Cougfan.com. The decision ends weeks of speculation around him that had narrowed in focus to Washington State or hometown Arizona State.
Darren Urban of azcardinals.com confirmed that Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was indeed booed at a fan fest.
Yes, unfortunately. RT @_Fresh90s: @Cardschatter was Kolb really booed? #INeedAnswers
— Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) June 14, 2012
Fans responded to Urban and made it clear that Kolb needs to earn their respect.
@Cardschatter @_Fresh90s Kolb’s got a lot of work to do...
The Cardinals are one of several teams holding a competition for starting quarterback this offseason. They traded a 2nd round pick and a starting cornerback for Kevin Kolb last offseason and gave him a 5 year deal worth max 63 million, but John Skelton arguably outplayed him last season, putting up similar stats and going 6-2, as opposed to 2-6 for Kevin Kolb.
When asked about the...
The Cardinals selection of Rob Housler in 3rd Rd of the 2011 draft was viewed as a bit of reach for the 6'4, 248 lb tight end out of Florida Atlantic. Now, however, Housler is generating a lot of buzz coming out of OTA's and the team's recent mini-camp.
DL Nick Eason is dealing with significant family issues, making him the only player not in attendance at the team's mandatory minicamp, coach Ken Whisenhunt said Thursday. Source: CBSSports Attached Thumbnails
Second-year Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams took a big step in rehab from patella tendon surgery this week, practicing with the rest of his teammates. While it's not clear if last year's second-round pick will be fully ready for contact to start training camp, things are pointed in the right direction. Williams was expected to pass Beanie Wells on the depth chart...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- While the quarterback competition and the depth chart at receiver are garnering the most attention during spring and summer workouts, there's another component of the offense could have just as much impact on the Cardinals offense this season.
With new additions via free agency and the draft, the Cardinals are working to blend the offensive line into a cohesive...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, John Skelton is giving Kevin Kolb “a battle” for the starting quarterback job.
I have a feeling that even if Skelton doesn’t win the starting job in training camp, he could end up taking over during the season if and when Kolb struggles.
I personally believe Kolb is an overhyped player that got more money then he deserved.
Editor’s Note: Our newest writer, Thomas Casale, runs a fantasy football blog at www.ThePigskinGuy.com. His column, “The Fire Sale,” is featured on CNN/SI every week during the NFL season. Thomas started writing about fantasy football in 1998 and his work has been published on a number of different web sites and magazines. We’re excited to announce his addition to...
WITH PHOENIX'S Tyler Bruggman torn between WSU and ASU and saying his self-imposed deadlines continue to come and go, the question begs: Where will the Cougs turn if he decides to stay home? The answer right now looks to be found in Mike Leach's old stomping grounds, where WSU's pursuit of a young gun who already runs a version of the Air Raid has ramped up over the last...
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Today, we start a six (or maybe seven?) week summer feature that will run in lieu of my usual Thursday post.
We’re simply calling this feature “Three Questions.”
Each post will include a very small Q & A (3 questions to be exact) with the folks whose work we have come to especially admire over the years, including...