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At this time tomorrow, I may be coming to the realization that there will be no PSU-in-the-NFLers for the next decade, so let’s pretend all is well in the PSU-NFL world for just a few more hours.
Here’s what happened with your Penn Staters in the NFL this week:
Ollie Ogbu Traded to Eagles
If we won’t be able to watch a competitive Penn State football team playing for the next ____ years, at least we’ll get to see a former Penn Stater play pro ball in Pennsylvania. Former Nittany Lion captain Ollie Ogbu was traded from the Indianapolis Colts to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon. In exchange, the Colts received cornernback D.J. Johnson, who has been on and off NFL squads since 2009.
Ogbu spent his entire 2011 rookie season as a member of the Colts’ practice squad, but as NFL.com points out, the Colts are switching to a 3-4 defense this season and Ogbu is not quite the nose tackle type due to his lack of size.
The real story here, though, is mentioned at the bo...
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A Dallas news outlet has reported that the mother of the Cowboys wide receiver has decided not to press charges over last week's incident.
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant's attorney says Bryant and his mother can work out any differences through counseling.
Authorities say Angela Bryant called 911 after a July 14 incident in which her son hit her with a hat and grabbed her shirt, causing it to tear. Dez Bryant was arrested two days later. His mother has told authorities she doesn't want to pursue the...
Stud CB Morris Claiborne finally locks down a contract with the Cowboys.
We knew it was just a matter of time.
But now Cowboys fans can breathe a sigh of relief anyway as the Cowboys finally locked down the number 6 pick in the draft, Morris Claiborne, to a lucrative 4-year, $16.26 million deal. It includes a $10.3 million signing bonus.The question that might going through the...
The Dallas Cowboys have signed first-round draft pick Morris Claiborne to a four-year contract.
Claiborne signed the deal Monday, and the cornerback will be able to practice when rookies and selected veterans have three days of workouts at Valley Ranch starting Wednesday before the full training camp in California.
While the Cowboys didn't release contract details, a story...
Dez Bryant’s mother Angela Bryant surely sounded like a woman ready to press charges on her son in her 911 call to police where she proclaimed, “He tried to kill me.” But as the days have passed and she has apparently cooled off, Angela Bryant has decided to not press charges against her son and to not cooperate with authorities.
Despite Angela Bryant’s decision, the state...
You know his name. You've heard the story. But you don't know the man that is Dez Bryant. He wears No. 88. It's the same number Drew Pearson wore. It's also the same number Michael Irvin wore. But, wearing a number that a Dallas Cowboy legend wore doesn't guarantee success. It only adds fuel to the fire.
The fire is Dez Bryant. The fuel is whatever drives him...
You can add Thurman Thomas to the growing list of former and current Buffalo Bills players who believe this year’s team could be pretty good.
The Hall of Fame running back, who recently spoke at a football camp in Chautauqua County, said the playoffs are a real possibility.
''I'm definitely going to say playoffs,'' Thomas told The Jamestown Post-Journal...
DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant's attorney says Bryant and his mother can work out any differences through counseling.
Authorities say Angela Bryant called 911 after a July 14 incident in which her son hit her with a hat and grabbed her shirt, causing it to tear. Dez Bryant was arrested two days later. His mother has told authorities she doesn't want...
So there's good news. And bad news.
A spokeswoman for a Dallas County district attorney claims an affidavit of non-prosecution from Angela Bryant is included in the case filed against Dez Bryant. Bryant volunteered himself to police after being alerted of a warrant out for his arrest last week.
Dez Bryant's mother placed a 911 call on July 14 alleging an assault taking...
Stud defensive end from Trinity Jason Hatcher will announce his college destination. Where is he heading?
The Dallas Cowboys were a lot of things last season, successful is NOT one of the terms I would use though. Just take a look at how their first game against the Jets played out. Going into the fourth quarter the Cowboys were up 14 and to that point had never given up a lead [...]
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The achilles tendon is the thickest/hardest tendon in the human body. Without it, we wouldn't be able to jump off the ground with the same peak. You mention the tendon to athletes and they squirm just a bit. When media or fans talk about it, it usually means bad news. Careers have never been the same once the 15 centimeters of mass has been ruptured. It is cancer for an athlete...
He might have assaulted his own mother, but Dez Bryant can rest assured that Tony Romo is still in his corner.
“The one thing I know is that Dez knows I have his back,” Romo told ESPN on Friday. “Dez knows I’ll be there for him. Dez knows that I’m going to stick up for him.”
Bryant turned himself into police on Monday on a family domestic violence charge after allegedly...
The Cowboys agreed to a four-year, $16.26 million contract with first-round pick Morris Claiborne Monday.