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Walter Thurmond thinks Eagles can win the Super Bowl

  View image | After a subpar 3-4 to the 2015 regular season, the Philadelphia Eagles will have to play better in the second half of the season in order to make the postseason. Despite a rough start through seven games, former Super Bowl champion and Eagles safety Walter Thurmond III believes that the Eagles still have what it takes to win it all.  "I think...
Via Eagledelphia
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Walter Thurmond III is having a career year at safety

The Philadelphia Eagles are currently 3-3 on the season with a huge matchup tonight against the 6-0 Carolina Panthers before the bye week. This season, many fans thought that the defense would be an issue, not the offense. Through six games, the Eagles defense has kept the team in games and causing turnovers at a rapid pace. The Eagles’ defense is sixth in the NFL in interceptions...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' Walter Thurmond continues to impress after switching to safety

When the Philadelphia Eagle signed defensive back Walter Thurmond in free agency, many expected that he would compete to start at cornerback. Thurmond had developed as one of the NFL's top nickel cornerbacks before an injury-riddled 2014 season. When spring practices arrived, the Eagles worked Thurmond in with the first team defense at safety, and he has stuck there since.Thurmond...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Two reasons to expect improvement from the Giants defense

The New York Giants defense was a major disappointment last season, finishing fourth last in yards and 10th last in scoring defense. They clearly missed Walter Thurmond at cornerback, as well as losing pass-rush phenom. Well, the Giants didn’t do much in the offseason to upgrade their defense in terms of bringing in new talent, other than drafting Landon Collins at safety. However...
Via cover32
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles secondary by the numbers

The Philadelphia Eagles enter the 2015 season with five new starters on the defensive side of the ball. With the hope that the new starters are improvements over their predecessors comes the uncertainty of cohesion with such an overhauled unit. Unfortunately, the 2015 season spends little time letting them figure it out. Last year’s secondary for the Eagles were at times more porous...
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Walter Thurmond out for season with torn pectoral

The New York Giants will be without cornerback Walter Thurmond for the rest of the season. Thurmond, who was signed in March as a free agent, is set to undergo surgery for a torn pectoral. Thurmond finishes the season with four tackles.  He had 33 total tackles, a sack and an interception last season with the Seattle Seahawks. The Giants hope to get the 23-year-old Jayron Hosley...
Via Sports-Glory
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Walter Thurmond III Turned Down Multi-Year Deal

This is something you don’t see all too often. According to ESPN’s Dan Graziano, first-year New York Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond III turned down a multi-year offer from the team in order to sign on for just one season.  Thurmond III, a key part of the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winning team last season, has an interesting and refreshing reason why he turned down the...
Via Sportsnaut
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants land CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Former Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie reached agreement Monday with the New York Giants on a five-year deal, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. So over two days, Giants add former Broncos CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and former Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2014 Rodgers-Cromartie spent this past season in Denver...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

10 most underrated NFL free agents

All too often, front offices around the NFL try so hard to scoop up what they think are the missing pieces to their Super Bowl puzzle on the open market that they wind up bending over backwards for overpriced big-name free agents that fail to live up to expectations. Unfortunately for these teams and their fans, dishing out loads of money in free agency rarely leads to championships...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks’ Walter Thurmond faces 4-game suspension

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy and program for non-PED substances, reports Ian Rapoport. Thurmond is appealing the suspension but is expected to drop that appeal early next week in order to return for a Seahawk playoff run, reports Rapoport. Thurmond will miss Weeks 13-16 for the Seahawks. Thurmond, 26...
Via Sports-Glory
November 24, 2013  |  3 Comments

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