ROSS TUCKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

DeSean Jackson Just Doesn’t ‘Get It’

Sporting News’ Ross Tucker wrote this HOT TAKE on DeSean Jacskon today. So let’s do what we do in these instances, and FJM this thing. Tucker’s words in bold, my responses in italics. I don’t know anything about DeSean Jackson and his “ties” to gang members and frankly I don’t really care because in my mind, that isn’t really the issue anyway. I don’t know anything...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub’s contract doesn’t contain any guaranteed money after 2014

  According to Ross Tucker of the NBC Sports Network,  Matt Schaub’s contract with the Raiders doesn’t contain any guaranteed money after this coming season. Schaub's restructured deal in Oakland pays him $8M fully guaranteed in 2014, non-guaranteed $5.5M in '15, per source. — Ross Tucker (@RossTuckerNFL) March 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Raiders: Game Time, TV & Radio Schedule, Odds, Trends & More

Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) vs. Oakland Raiders (0-2) Kickoff: 4:25 p.m., ET Site: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (63,132) • Oakland, Calif. Playing Surface: Grass TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play) Dan Fouts (analyst) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970) Announcers: Bill Hillgrove...
Via Steelers Depot
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Marshawn Lynch could lose $17 million in guaranteed money

Getty Images Ross Tucker of Sirius XM NFL Radio says that he spoke with an NFL executive who told him that if running back Marshawn Lynch ends up being suspended for conduct detrimental or substance abuse after being arrested last weekend for DUI, it would default his contract. Tucker indicated that if Lynch’s contract is defaulted, he could lose $17 million in guaranteed money...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins’ players not happy about Hard Knocks

Getty Images Miami Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio with  Bob Papa and Ross Tucker (via ProFootballTalk.com).  He indicated that he’s not too happy about them being featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks this season.  Fasano says a lot of his teammates feel the same way. “I wasn’t too thrilled to tell you the truth,” Fasano said. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Terrell Sugs Out for Season with Torn Achilles

Excluding QBs, 2 of the 5 most dominant players in NFL in 2011 unlikely to play a snap in 2012. It’s May 3rd. — Ross Tucker (@RossTuckerNFL) May 3, 2012 With the news that Terrell Suggs is out for the season with a torn achilles Ross Tucker makes a great point noting that now both Suggs and Jason Peters will not play a down in 2012 after being two of the best players last season.
Via Cippin on Sports
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ross Tucker talks Jets and Wildcard weekend

Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker talks about the Jets’ outspoken backup quarterback Greg McElroy and predicts a Wildcard weekend with tighter scores than most are anticipating.
Via Pro Football Talk
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

PFT Live: Ross Tucker, Joe Reedy

The final PFT Live of the week has Florio taping from our Stamford studios. He’ll preview the weekend of games ahead with Ross Tucker of Sirius XM radio, ESPN.com, NBC Sports Network, and 32 other jobs. Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer also joins the show to talk about the Bengals’ week of preparation. Watch…
Via Pro Football Talk
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Where in the world is the Terrible Towel?

Our friends at ESPN (I used to mean that sarcastically, but if they’ll periodically loan for PFT Live guys like Trent Dilfer and Ross Tucker I mean it genuinely) have a new commercial.  It includes a series of images of folks in various locations throughout the world, waving and/or displaying a Terrible Towel. Fortunately, the…
Via Pro Football Talk
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: previewing Stanford-USC

On Monday’s edition of “College Football Talk”, Ross Tucker and Glenn Parker break down the Pac-12′s big inter-division game between Stanford and USC. The Cardinal racked up 446 yards rushing – four hundred forty-six – yards rushing in a 65-21 punishing of Washington; USC took advantage of more Notre Dame turnovers en route to a 31-17 victory.…
Via College Football Talk
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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