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BILL POLIAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Are the Browns “the new Raiders?”

ESPN is talking about NFL free agency thus far and the Cleveland Browns appear at the bottom of the list with a big fat letter grade “D.” Mike Sando, Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Field Yates and former Browns scout Matt Williamson discussed free agency to this point for many teams, but Williamson’s quotes are the ones they used for the Browns that stick out the most (Insider...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Polian Thinks Steelers Worilds, McCain And Heyward-Bey Are Grade “C” Free Agents

ESPN NFL Insider Bill Polian released his Big Board of the best available free agents for 2015 on Tuesday and he grouped them by grade. As far as the three Pittsburgh Steelers players go that he included on his Big Board, the former NFL general manager gave them all “C” grades. Linebacker Jason Worilds, cornerback […] Bill Polian Thinks Steelers Worilds, McCain And Heyward...
Via Steelers Depot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former GM Bill Polian Approves the Hiring of Ryan Pace, To Say the Least

As the Chicago Bears continue to find candidates for their head coaching position, media personnel are beginning to weigh in on the recent hiring of new general manager Ryan Pace. Pace, 37, became the youngest active GM in the NFL after the Chicago Bears hired him last week. A popular name for Chicago Bears general manager was Bill Polian, former GM of the Indianapolis Colts, but...
Via Sports Mockery
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Potential Shakeup with the Buffalo Bills

With a new ownership group in Buffalo, there seems to be some rumors going on around the NFL that the Bills could look to shake-up up the team’s front office. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio suggests that former Bills and Indianapolis Colts executive Bill Polian could be brought back to Western New York. Regardless of Polian’s potential position within the organization, these...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian: Essential for NFL head coaches to be able to deal with media

My latest column for the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana is on a new book by Bill Polian that includes a passage on coaches and the media. Here is an excerpt: ****** Bill Polian didn’t become one of the game’s greatest NFL general managers by ignoring the small details. In an autobiography co-written by Vic Carucci and published by Triumph Books, Polian writes about...
Via Sherman Report
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian contradicts himself on two separate answers within a 20-minute span

This is enough to cause you to wonder just how disturbingly powerful the NFL is. At 10:47 a.m. Thursday, ESPN had current analyst and former executive and league office employee Bill Polian on to discuss the controversy regarding whether or not the NFL saw a tape of Ray Rice knocking out his wife. Chris McKendry’s question: “Could you just imagine a tape arriving at the office...
Via Awful Announcing
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian says Josh Gordon doesn’t belong on football field

AP Image Roger Goodell and the NFL have still not decided what they’re going to do with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon.  Gordon faces a suspension for violating the leagues substance abuse policy, although Gordon pleades innocence saying the failed drugs test was due to breathing in second-hand marijuana smoke. Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian...
Via Down and Distance
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian: Drafting Andy Dalton would have saved my job

The Indianapolis Colts chose not to draft a quarterback in the early rounds of the 2011 NFL draft, knowing that Peyton Manning had undergone a series of neck surgeries and was out indefinitely. The Colts didn’t have a viable backup quarterback, and the end result was a league-worst 2-14 season. After the Colts succeeded* with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Polian thinks drafting Dalton would have saved his job

According to Judy Battista of NFL.com, former Colts GM Bill Polian told Bengals HC Marvin Lewis that he would not be working for ESPN had he drafted QB Andy Dalton in 2011. The comments are interesting, as Dalton has proved to be one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the league.  He just signed a six-year deal worth up to $115 million, but he has his share of critics primarily...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian Rips Selection of Virginia Tech Quarterback Logan Thomas

Bill Polian: There is nothing I saw on tape that led me to believe Logan Thomas (Arizona) has a chance to be a very good QB. — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) May 10, 2014 The selection of Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas in the 4th round by the Arizona Cardinals has been met with some mixed reviews by a lot of analysts, but Bill Polian has some very negative words for the rookie...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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