Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/15/14

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 bottom of that same NFL.com article, as there is now a player in the NFL named Tiger Jones.

Tiger. Jones.

Bryan Scott Officially Listed as Linebacker

A few WiR’s (I think we’re on that level now) ago, I mentioned that Bills veteran Bryan Scott had been taking more snaps with the team’s linebacking unit, rather than the safeties, which is where he had been listed throughout his NFL career. Earlier in the week, the Bills released their official depth chart, and Scott is listed as a second-string outside linebacker. He didn’t appear on the safety depth chart at all. Say hi to Nick Sukay while you’re looking there, though.

Sean Lee “Top Candidate” to Be Cowboys Defensive Leader

In a bit of news that will surprise all of no one, a Cowboys beat reporter for the Dallas Morning News said in an interview that Sean Lee is “the top candidate to become the defensive leader.”

He added:

He makes the calls and he has a commanding presence. The older players have a tremendous amount of respect for him.

Now, we just need to figure a way to get him off of the Cowboys and on to a team that my team doesn’t have to play twice a year, and we’ll be good!

NBA Summer League Update

Might as well turn this into a recurring thing.

  • Jeff Brooks, F, Wizards
Sunday: 6 pts, 3 rebs, 2/3 FGs in 9 minutes Wednesday: 8 pts, 4/5 FGs, 3 rebs, 1 steal in 18 minutes
  • Talor Battle, G, Clippers
Monday: 2 pts, 1 TO in 4 minutes Wednesday: 2 points, 1 steal, 1 ast, 1 reb, 2 personal fouls in 8 minutes Saturday: 15 points, 4 asts, 2 rebs, 3/6 3-pt FGs in 21 minutes   This Week’s Overdramatic Sportswriter on Sanctions:

I normally try to avoid giving extra exposure to this sort of riduculousness, but as I was typing this post, I came across these tweets from Stephen A.

The part I’m referring to is the “sentence” that carries over between the 2 tweets, where he suggests that current Penn Staters in the NFL should be punished as part of the NCAA sanction package.

I don’t even need a follow-up that.

 

For more great articles, check out PSU in the NFL.

var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Three quarterbacks who could be traded this offseason

Wolves trade Corey Brewer to the Rockets

Yankees trade Prado to Marlins for Eovaldi in 5-player deal

Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

Report: Sharper, NFLers called spiked drinks 'horny juice'

Rex Ryan: My wife could coach Tom Brady

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Jim Harbaugh won in laser tag by 'hunting' 10-year-old kid

Eddie Lacy is ‘very blind,’ refuses to wear goggles

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI, gets probation

NFL scouts not in love with Amari Cooper?

Report: No teams interested in trading for Lance Stephenson

It is not Chip Kelly's fault if Eagles miss playoffs

Video: Swaggy P elbows Steven Adams in throat, gets ejected

Video: Grizzlies buy car for assistant who had his stolen

Video: LeBron takes pass to the face from Dion Waiters

New video of Ray Rice incident emerges

President Obama calls James Franco “James Flacco”

NBA games of the weekend: Rondo's Dallas debut, Bulls-Grizz

Tuscaloosa students will have two days off if Bama plays in National Championship

Brady scares the **** out of his teammates celebrating

Longhorn Network’s yule log? Five hours of BEVO

Will a Chiefs WR finally catch a TD in Week 16?

Jon Lester and the Cubs

The Toronto Raptors reveal their new logo

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Three quarterbacks who could be traded this offseason

Jon Lester and the Cubs

Report: NFL players used 'horny juice'

Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

Phelps gets probation for DUI

NFL coaches on hot seat in Week 16

The Roy Williams-Terrell Owens horse collar turns 10

Most underpaid NFL players in 2014

Gronk jokes about Brady compliment

In Matt Kemp, did the Dodgers find a pigeon in Padres?

Why the Saints are legit playoff threat

Impact of U.S.-Cuba relations on MLB

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.