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Photos: Former Georgia Greats Champ Bailey, Todd Gurley At The Bulldogs’ Spring Game

Some former Georgia football greats have shown up at Sanford Stadium this afternoon to watch the Bulldogs’ spring game.  Champ Bailey, Todd Gurley and other former Bulldogs are currently taking in the G-Day Game action.  Check it out:  Champ / Jonas / Todd #AlwaysADawg pic.twitter.com/IdIviVu4lx — Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) April 11, 2015 Ben Jones is back getting...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything You Need To Know About The Bears 7th Overall Pick

At this point Chicago Bears fans only know one thing about the NFL draft.  That their team holds the 7th overall pick in the 1st round, marking the first time they’ve held a selection in the top 10 since 2005.  Granted, it’s a fun fact to know but hardly scratches the surface regarding the history of that draft selection.  If Bears faithful really want to know everything there...
Via Sports Mockery
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bailey leaves a lasting legacy

Tuesday, Champ Bailey stood at the podium at Dove Valley in front of former and current Broncos that had the privilege to play with him. Bailey was jovial, thankful and above all happy to be calling it a career as a Denver Bronco. Despite his impressive numbers and his litany of accomplishments Bailey should and likely will be remembered for the intangible things he did as a football...
Via Mile High Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos strike the right chord with Champ Bailey

In sports, as in life, we often don’t realize a good thing until it’s gone. Fortunately, I don’t believe that many people are having that realization right now. Champ Bailey retired as a member of the Denver Broncos yesterday after 10 years with the franchise, a stint that started with him coming over from the Washington Redskins in a trade that sent running back Clinton Portis...
Via Mile High Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Champ Bailey officially retires after stellar 15-year career

  Champ Bailey said goodbye to the NFL on Tuesday after signing a ceremonial one-day contract with his beloved Denver Broncos. Bailey retired at age 36 with a cornerback-record dozen Pro Bowl selections, more interceptions (52) than any active player and no regrets. ''Until my last snap I tried to be the best on the field,'' Bailey said. ''We all get old in this game.'' In addition...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Retires A Bronco

Early in his careerChamp Bailey started his career in 1999 with the Washington Redskins who drafted him in the first round of the 1999 draft. He started his first career game against the Dallas Cowboys and Troy Aikman. While Champ didn't dominate right at the start of his career, he did start his career against a hall of famer and he got his first career interception in his first...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey announces retirement

Former Bronco Champ Bailey announced his retirement from the NFL Tuesday. Bailey spent 15 season in the NFL playing cornerback for the Washington Redskins, the Denver Broncos and then started 2014 training camp with the New Orleans Saints before being cut. The 12-time pro-bowler was a mainstay for the Broncos. He spent 10 seasons in Denver and brought leadership along with his dominating...
Via Mile High Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Champ Bailey’s greatest moment as a member of the Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a dominant career that will surely follow up with a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Bailey played ten years with Denver. For most of that time, Bailey was always a true shutdown corner. It’s a shame that Bailey was never able to win any major awards or a Super Bowl, though the Broncos...
Via cover32 - Broncos
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Fans say good bye to retiring Denver Broncos legend Champ Bailey

Today was the NFL trade deadline but the biggest news turned out to be the retirement of former legendary Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey: Champ Bailey is officially retiring from the NFL. He made 12 Pro Bowls in 15 seasons with Redskins and Broncos. pic.twitter.com/UIf1rstvZ0 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 28, 2014 Since the news broke Broncos fans and sportswriters...
Via cover32 - Broncos
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Champ Bailey, Former Broncos Cornerback, Retiring From NFL

After 15 seasons in the NFL, Champ Bailey is hanging up his cleats. The former Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins standout cornerback has chosen to retire despite interest from “several” teams to pursue other career opportunities, Bailey’s agent, Jack Reale told multiple outlets. “Champ has some outstanding opportunities that he’s going to pursue,” Reale said in...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Retires From the NFL

Future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the National Football League after 15 seasons. This decision comes on the heels of Bailey being released by the New Orleans Saints during the preseason. Despite interest from teams, Champ Bailey has decided to retire from NFL to pursue other career opportunities, agent Jack Reale said Tues. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Report: Ravens Still Have Interest In CB Champ Bailey

Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun, citing a league source, reports that the Ravens still have interest in the veteran CB Champ Bailey and have maintained contact with him since he worked out for the team last week. Preston adds that the Ravens continue to monitor the list of available free agents, but Bailey is reportedly high on their list. The Lions also brought Bailey in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Is it time for a Champ Bailey reunion?

As of right now Champ Bailey is sitting back and letting the world do the talking for him. After what looks to be a devastating achilles injury to DeAngelo Hall, the Redskins are one of at least two teams in the market for a fill-in cornerback. The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their best cover guy after Ike Taylor suffered a broken arm against the Carolina Panthers, as well. Redskins...
Via cover32 - Redskins
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Champ Bailey, Browns, Patriots

  Champ Bailey Free agent CB Champ Bailey mentioned Saturday night during an interview that he’s open to any opportunities at this point in time. “I’m open to pretty much anything (position wise) at this point,” Bailey said. Bailey worked out for the Lions not too long ago and they have sustained some injuries at cornerback, which has prompted further speculation that Detroit...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Reportedly Works Out for the Detroit Lions

We may not have heard the last from veteran cornerback, Champ Bailey whose latest moves have him reportedly working out the the Detroit Lions. Free-agent CB Champ Bailey works out for #Lions after being released by #Saints http://t.co/MmnBWksjTD via @espnnfl — Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) September 4, 2014 According to Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ official website (h/t NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Kick the Tires on Champ Bailey

Still searching for definitive answers in their secondary, it seems the Detroit Lions are willing to give long-time veteran Champ Bailey a tryout.  The 12-time Pro Bowler brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the table, something the Lions defense could really use given the ongoing immaturity problems with players like Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. At the same time it’s...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey works out for the Lions

After being cut by the New Orleans Saints last week, former Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey is still searching for a new team. That search has taken him to Detroit where he has worked out for the Lions according to Lions insider Tim Twentyman. Veteran CB Champ Bailey is working out for the #Lions today. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) September 4, 2014   The Broncos released...
Via Mile High Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Lions bring in future Hall of Fame cornerback for a workout

Champ Bailey was one of the surprising cuts of the preseason, failing to make the final 53-man roster in New Orleans. Today, he’s apparently in The Motor City. Veteran CB Champ Bailey is working out for the #Lions today. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) September 4, 2014 Bailey’s a 15-year veteran who spent his first five years in Washington and the last ten in Denver. The Broncos...
Via cover32 - Lions
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Veteran CB Champ Bailey Working Out For The Lions

  Tim Twentyman reports that veteran CB Champ Bailey is working out for the Lions on Thursday. The Saints wound up releasing Bailey last weekend as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players. Since his release, there has been speculation that a team like the Jets or Ravens could have interest in Bailey, but the Lions could also use some help at cornerback. Bailey is 36, appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Update: New Orleans cuts Champ Bailey

The New Orleans Saints cut Champ Bailey yesterday. He was one of the final cuts on the day. Bailey had been plagued by an injury during camp and wasn't his full self. The injury part was most likely what led to him being cut, not the money aspect- it saved New Orleans one million dollars to cut him.  #466664761 / gettyimages.comGregg Rosenthal of NFL.com reports that Bailey...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears and the Champ Bailey Conundrum

Improving the secondary remains an ongoing process for the Chicago Bears.  Many believe veteran Champ Bailey would be a big help.  Is that true or just wishful thinking? Bailey brings loads of NFL playoff experience and Hall of Fame credentials Hearing the name Champ Bailey evokes memories of one of the best corners in the NFL for over the past decade.  While players like Richard...
Via Sports Mockery
August 31, 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...
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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

Champ Bailey, Robert Meachem among 22 players waived/cut by New Orleans Saints

Interesting news coming out of Saints camp on Saturday, as the team announced a bevy of cuts and waived numerous players. According to NewOrleansSaints.com, cornerback Champ Bailey, wide receiver Robert Meachem and kicker Shayne Graham were among six players who had their contracts terminated outright. 17 players were waived by the team as well, including kicker Derek Dimke, wide...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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