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CHAMP BAILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Champ Bailey to retire from NFL

Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the NFL and  pursue other career opportunities, according to his agent Jack Reale, per Adam Schefter. “Champ has some outstanding opportunities that he’s going to pursue,” Reale said, per Aaron Wilson. “He’s heard from several teams, I’m not going to say who.” Bailey reportedly had interest from two playoff...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey wants to continue playing in NFL following release

Champ Bailey was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday but the 36-year-old future hall of famer is not ready to hang up the cleats just yet. Bailey still wants to play with his agent saying that his client was healthy and ready. “He had a plantar (foot) problem which is resolved. He just missed too much time for the coach’s evaluation to be complete.” said agent Jack...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets & Ravens Potential Options For CB Champ Bailey?

  According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Jets and Ravens could consider signing veteran CB Champ Bailey to a contract in the coming days now that he’s been released. The Saints have already confirmed that Bailey was among their roster cuts on Saturday as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players. Rapoport mentions that the Saints will save $1 million by making this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints release Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey’s tenure with the New Orleans Saints didn’t last too long. After signing a two-year, $3.8 million contract this past offseason, the veteran defensive back was a part of the Saints final cuts on Saturday.  Saints are cutting CB Champ Bailey. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 30, 2014 This is somewhat of a surprising move considering that the Saints owe Bailey...
Via Sportsnaut
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints CB Champ Bailey Could Be The Roster Bubble?

  Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune writes that veteran CB Champ Bailey will need to get back to the practice field sooner than later and prove that he’s worthy of being the team’s starting cornerback or he could be on the chopping block. Details regarding the aliment that has kept Bailey away from practice for the past few weeks have been scarce and the team hasn’t...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints hay have made a mistake signing Champ Bailey

In case you missed our coverage Friday, over the weekend, or on Monday, the New Orleans Saints and free agent cornerback Champ Bailey agreed to a two-year/$7 million contract. The 12-time Pro Bowl DB and likely future Hall of Famer is 35-years old – the same age as one Drew Brees. Much could be said about Bailey’s past accomplishments in the NFL. Each and every one of them is...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The Champ is here

Mickey Loomis is at it again. Like a teenage girl with her dad’s credit card, he continues to buy anything he pleases, despite obvious financial constraints. This time, the New Orleans Saints’ general manager worked his fiscal magic and signed well decorated cornerback Champ Bailey to a 2 year deal worth up to 7 million dollars. Everyone knows what Bailey used to be; a consummate...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Replacements for Champ Bailey

With the release of Champ Bailey, the Broncos have a huge hole at the cornerback position. Bailey is now gone, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is a free agent and Chris Harris is coming off an ACL injury he suffered in the playoff win against the Chargers. The Broncos need some help at the cornerback spot for sure. Here are some players that would help the Broncos fill that void: 1...
Via cover32 - Broncos
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The curious case of Champ Bailey

Decisions, decisions and more decisions face the Denver Broncos and their front office. Yet, the biggest challenge for Denver is what to do with future Hall-of-Famer Champ Bailey. Bailey is a shell of his former self. He struggled with a foot injury all of last season. He came back and played in the playoffs and even started at outside cornerback during the AFC Championship and Super...
Via cover32 - Broncos
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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