CHAMP BAILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick training with Champ Bailey

The Bengals cornerback says he’s connecting with Bailey in a way that’s different than how he works with and collaborates with his NFL coaches. Dre Kirkpatrick’s 2015 season wasn’t exactly what Bengals fans were hoping for. After an offseason during which Kirkpatrick was built up to extraordinary heights, his on-the-field product didn’t match the hype. It’s unclear whether...
Via Cincy Jungle
1 day ago

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

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

Gamble on Champ Bailey could pay off big for the New Orleans Saints

With the signing of cornerback Champ Bailey on Friday, the rest of the league was dumbfounded. They kept on wondering how Mickey Loomis is still making things work (because no one seems to get that Jimmy Graham’s cap hit is A: already accounted for and B: higher now than it will inevitably end up being in 2014), and Champ joined a team that he described as “very close” to a...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign Champ Bailey

Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports that the Saints have agreed to terms with veteran CB Champ Bailey. Jason La Canfora reported that Bailey was signing with a new team on Friday, but couldn’t confirm the team. Bailey, 35, was cut loose by the Broncos a few weeks ago, which came as little surprise given his age and salary for the 2014 season. Last year, he totaled 14 tackles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos smart to shut down corner Champ Bailey

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Champ Bailey was once the top shut-down cornerback in the NFL. Now, he’s been shut down by the Broncos. It seemed like this day would never come for the greatest corner to ever play the game, being named to an NFL-record 12 Pro Bowls in his 15-year career. Many Denver Broncos fans are sad to see Champ cut but the sad truth is he is now a shadow...
Via cover32 - Broncos
March 06, 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
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