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The New England Patriots have hired former NFL quarterback Chris Simms as a coaching assistant. Simms is the son of CBS NFL analyst and Super Bowl XXI MVP Phil Simms.
There has been no word from Foxboro yet about what Simms role may be but he did play for offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels while he was the head coach in Denver.
Simms, who played quarterback at Texas, was a third round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2003 NFL Draft (97th overall). He played with Tampa Bay from 2004-07 after not playing a snap in his rookie season of 2003.
In 2006, Simms suffered a life threatening injury on the football field against Carolina. After taking several hard hits he was taken off the field but later returned to play. After leading a scoring drive Simms returned to the bench in distress. He was taken to a local hospital where it was determined he had a ruptured spleen and had internal bleeding. Simms later said he lost 5 pints of blood and in another 45 minutes without...
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The Tennessee Titans have signed veteran defensive end Leger Douzable to bolster a position that may lose three players to free agency.
The Titans announced the move on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not released.
He played the last two years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, seeing action in 31 games and making 88 tackles, one sack and nine tackles for loss. Last season he started...
Veteran free agent linebacker and special-teams ace Tim Shaw has re-signed with the Tennessee Titans, inking a three-year contract.
Shaw had visited the Detroit Lions during free agency.
Over the past three years, Shaw ranks in the top three in the NFL with 52 special-teams tackles
“Brady has been the starter for 10 seasons (he was hurt after one game in 2008), and the...
According to a report out of Tennessee, Patriots center Dan Koppen has a visit lined up with the Titans. Is this really the end of Koppen's time in New England or is hz just testing the market?
The Tennessee Titans have reportedly signed DL Leger Douzable, formerly of the Jacksonville Jaguars, to a one-year deal. Considering Douzable is mentioning it on his own twitter, I'm willing to accept it notwithstanding the absence of team confirmation.Douzable played his college ball at Central Florida before going undrafted in 2008. He started his career on the Vikings practice...
Center Dan Koppen's nine-year run in New England may really be coming to an end. Koppen will visit the Titans this week, potentially Wednesday, according to The Tennessean. The Titans have desperately tried to upgrade at center this offseason but have lost out on Scott Wells, Chris Myers and Jeff Saturday. Koppen, a fifth-round pick out of Boston College in 2003, broke his ankle...
NC State legend Torry Holt formally announced his retirement from the NFL today after signing a one-day contract with the St. Louis Rams, the team that drafted him in the first round of the 1999 NFL draft.
The new (?) NFL uniforms.
(via New NFL uniforms unveiled; Welker models Patriots version - Extra Points - Boston.com)
For everyone wondering how the new NFL uniforms will look on actual Patriots, Wes Welker has an answer. The Patriots tweeted a photo of Welker in the new No. 83 last night, and the wide receiver looks like he means business. To see photos of the rest of the new uniforms from around the league, click here.
The NFL just released the preseason schedule for the 2012 season. Who do the Seahawks have on the schedule? According to @ByTimBooth, the schedule shakes out like this: https://twitter.com/#!/ByTimBooth/st...17240571588608 Game 1 the Seahawks will face Matt Hasselbeck, Jordan Babineaux, Steve Hutchinson and the rest of the Tennessee Titans in Seattle. Game 2 pairs Seattle with...
Counting down to the new uniform unveiling. I’ve lost hope that there will be anything that exciting for Patriots fans though I still hold out hope that someday they’ll do a 90’s throwback game with the unis above.