BOB SANDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Whether you call him “The Hitman”, “The Eraser” or “Bullet Bob”, just don’t call Bob Sanders’ time as an Indianapolis Colt a waste.After an injury-plagued eight years in the NFL, many observers discredit Sanders’ impact on the franchise. As a player who only played in six or more games twice in his career, it is easy to throw him under the bus. However, before we...
We have decided here at cover32 Colts to break down every draft pick the Colts have made since 2004. Today on our first installment we will start in 2004, and cover one year at a time.
So lets take a dive into 04 and see what happened draft weekend for the Colts 10 years ago.
2nd Round pick 44th overall – Bob Sanders (SS – Iowa)
Bob Sanders was the enforcer of the Colts’ defensive...
The Oakland Raiders announced tonight which coaches they plan on keeping for the 2014 season.
Bobby April, Special Teams Coordinator
John DeFilippo, Quarterbacks
Ted Gilmore, Wide Receivers
John Grieco, Strength and Conditioning
Justin Griffith, Quality Control – Offense
Mark Hutson, Tight Ends
Greg Olson, Offensive Coordinator
Bob Sanders, Linebackers...
The 79th selection, in the 2013 NFL Draft, was Pittsburgh Steelers Shamarko Thomas. Built in the mold of former Indianapolis Colts star Bob Sanders. Thomas the thick compactly built safety recorded 29 tackles and was a key contributor on special teams. From minicamp all the way to here (week 17) its been a learning process, said Thomas. Trying to learn to be a mature athlete o...
ST. LOUIS Bob Sanders was having a bad day.
His bad knee was bothering him, and his fifth Boston Marathon had gone slower than the 53-year-old from Maryville, Ill., would have liked. He started in the third corral of the marathon's second wave of runners, and finished the 26.2 miles in 4:18:41.
"I got my medal, and the foil they wrap you up in," Sanders said by phone...
The Oakland Raiders have rounded out their coaching staff by hiring former NFL defensive coordinator Bob Sanders as linebackers coach.
Coach Dennis Allen announced the move on Friday to fill the final vacancy on his staff. He had earlier hired Greg Olson as offensive coordinator, Tony Sparano as offensive line coach and Bobby April as special teams coordinator.
Sanders spent the...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013
The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that their coaching staff is complete with the hire of linebackers coach Bob Sanders. Sanders held the same position with the Buffalo Bills in 2012. He joined them in 2009 as defensive line coach and move to outside linebackers coach in 2010-11. Sanders, a 33-year coaching vet, was the Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator from 2006-08....
GREEN BAY, Wis. Former Packers cornerback Al Harris has been hired as the secondary coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Harris, 38, played in Green Bay from 2003-10 was named to two Pro Bowls in that time.
Early in his career, Harris played for new Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia for four seasons. Harris served as a coaching intern this season with the Miami Dolphins under...
The Buffalo Bills reshaped their coaching staff Monday by adding Andrew Dees and Eric Thatcher, and reassigning Bob Bicknell, Bob Sanders, and Adrian White.
Dees becomes the team's assistant offensive line coach, and Thatcher will serve as the new defensive quality control coach. They both will make their NFL coaching debut with Buffalo.
Bicknell will coach receivers after...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2012
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Bob Mangino sent along a link that points out an oddity among sports: guys named Bob aren't very common any longer. Turns out the last active Bob in major American sports is Bob Sanders:
Via Wikipedia, the story of how San Diego Chargers safety Bob Sanders came to be known as Bob:
Having been given a name that was difficult for many to pronounce correctly (Demond), Sanders...