Found February 09, 2013 on
I get into a bad mood every time I hear this guy's name. However, if you can not beat them, join them. Or pay them enough to join you. The Patriots obviously have struggled on defense to get pressure on the quarterback and keep good coverage on the opposing wide receivers, thus they make quarterbacks like Mark Sanchez look like superstars. Chandler Jones provided a small spark, but more so at the beginning of the year. Rob Ninkovich was also a playmaker, but these are too few and too far in between. That means one thing, we need a pass rusher, and a good, consistent one. Hence, I believe the Patriots should look into signing Osi Umenyiora. Let's take a look at the Pros and Cons:
He gets to the quarterback.
The last time the New England Patriots had a player get OVER 10.0 sacks was in 2007 when Mike Vrabel got 12.5. We are in a passing league, and the more the opposing quarterback can settle in the pocket and throw passes like he is in practice, the more successful he...
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Michael Strahan has responded to Warren Sapp's comments about his shock that he made it into the Hall of Fame while the more media friendly Strahan did not.
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Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan decided to hang it up at the same time.
The endgame is that they both ended up eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the 2013 class.
Now the two big personalities are bumping heads.
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Let me start by saying I know every inductee in this year's HOF class absolutely deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. I wouldn't take it from any of them.I was simply very surprised when I saw that Michael Strahan was left out. I just knew from the day that he retired, he would be a first ballot Hall-of-Famer.That surprise resurfaced, recently, as I watched the Super Bowl...
It might have been a technicality but Osi Umenyiora's contract for the 2013 season was voided on Thursday when the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end remained on the Giants' roster several days after the Super Bowl, the Newark Star-Ledger reported.
The provision allowed the Giants to spread Umenyiora's $5 million cap hit from 2012 over two seasons, according to the Star...
The New York Giants announced that they released veteran linebacker Michael Boley on Tuesday.
Ahmad Bradshaw proved to be a draft day steal for Giants GM Jerry Reese. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
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