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DAN CONNOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Giants LB Dan Connor arrested for carrying knife at airport

New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested for having a switchblade knife on his person at Philadelphia International Airport. Connor was arrested at Saturday at 9 am when TSA agents noticed a knife on him and notified police reports WPVI in Philadelphia. Connor was charged with possession of an offensive weapon. The Giants signed Conner this offseason after he played with...
Via Tireball.com
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys LB Dan Connor arrested at airport

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dan Connor was arrested Saturday morning at Philadelphia International Airport after a knife was found in his luggage. A switchblade was discovered by Transportation Security Administration officers while Connors luggage went through an x-ray machine, according to NBCPhiladelphia.com. Connor, 27, was later released on his own recognizance, according...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Connor’s a short-term solution to a long-term probelm

The New York Giants are having a bit of a revolving door at middle linebacker ever since Antonio Pierce was released in 2009, and Dan Connor could finally be the long-term solution as the Giants announced he’s expected to start in 2013. The former Dallas Cowboys linebacker showed a lot of promise in 2012 as a replacement for Bruce Carter, and we should take a look at what his potential...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants bringing in Dan Connor for a visit

According to Jenny Vrentas of NJ.com, the New York Giants have scheduled a visit with linebacker Dan Connor. Connor, who was released by the Cowboys earlier this week, will visit the Giants, a person with knowledge of his visit confirmed. That person requested anonymity because the Giants do not announce free-agent visits. CSN Philly first reported Connor’s visit. Connor had 57...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy’s Linebacker Dan Connor will visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be visiting with former Cowboy’s linebacker Dan Connor during free agency according to ESPN Dallas. Last month the Steelers were rumored to be talking with Larry Foote about returning and he has said he wants to be back with the team, but talks have been quite for a while now. According to ESPN there are also rumblings that Foote may head to Arizona...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Dan Connor working on a new contract

Acording to Rainer Sabin of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys and linebacker Dan Connor are working on a new contract that would keep him around. This off-season, management had asked Connor, a reserve linebacker, to take a pay cut so the Cowboys could clear room under the NFL’s $123 million salary cap. Connor’s 2013 cap number is $4.35 million and his base salary is $3 million...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Cowboys will ask Dan Connor to take a pay cut

According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Dallas Cowboys have asked linebacker Dan Connor to take a pay cut.  If he declines, he’ll end up being released. Connor currently accounts for $4.3 million against the cap for the Cowboys.  I’m sure they would love to get that cut down to around $1 million or less for next season.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys reportedly aren’t happy with Dan Connor

According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Dallas Cowboys aren’t happy with how linebacker Dan Connor has done against the run. “Cowboys LB Dan Connor was disappointing as a run stopper in replacing an injured Bruce Carter in Week Four. The team feels it hasn’t received its money worth from Connor so far and might not ever,” wrote PFW. Connor underachieved in Carolina as well...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Linebacker News: Philadelphia Reportedly Interested in Dan Connor

How much interest do the Eagles have in LB Dan Connor? It’s a refrain you have heard–and likely said–many, many times. In order for the Eagles defensive to have a chance in 2012, the team must make some major improvements at the linebacker position. Whether it be through the draft, free agency, or both, the Birds cannot ignore this need. It is screaming for attention. Thankfully...
Via Philly Sports Muse
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

The Carolina Panthers need LB Dan Connor to start making some plays

26-year old Dan Connor has not been much of a playmaker for the Panthers this year.  He has played in 11 games for the Panthers so far this year and he has 56 tackles and 2 tackles for a loss.  Connor has now played in 38 games in his first four years in the NFL and he has 137 tackles, 1 sack, 9 tackles for a loss, 1 fumble recovery and 1 pass defensed.  Connor needs to get more...
Via Panthers Locker
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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