Could a future hall of fame cornerback be coming to the New York Jets?

If you watched the Monday night game against the Bears, then you know the New York Jets still have plenty of pass rushing power. The sons of anarchy on the defensive line are a fearsome group that can get to just about any quarterback in the league. The problem is that Rex Ryan no longer has shut down corners in the defensive backfield to help shut down the passing game. Antonio...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the New Orleans Saints could lose in Dallas

Even though the Who Dat Nation is riding high after the Saints first victory of the 2014 season, we need to temper expectations as we head into Week 4. Despite their struggles the Dallas Cowboys are 2-1 and could certainly hand the Saints their third loss of the season. Here’s why: 5.) The Saints’ secondary is struggling   Before the year began, it looked like this unit would...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey willing to play safety just to get a job

Former Broncos safety Champ Bailey is now willing to play safety if it means he gets a chance to play another season. Free agent CB Champ Bailey, who feels healthy, said he is willing to play nickel or safety if that's what it takes to land a job somewhere. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 24, 2014 The problem is Bailey was bad in the nickel last year and just because...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Sign CB Danny Gorrer

The Detroit Lions make a move to try to replace the injured rookie cornerback Nevin Lawson. They have signed Danny Gorrer at cornerback. Gorrer is only 28 years old, and was able to impress the Lions more than veteran Champ Bailey did. Let’s hope that Danny Gorrer is ready to go, because the Lions will need all of the help they can get to subdue the Green Bay offense.
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15 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Working Out CB Dimitri Patterson, Champ Bailey Still An Option

  The Detroit Lions lost CB Bill Bentley for the season this week and have already begun the process of adding some depth at cornerback. Dave Brikett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions are hosting veteran CB Dimitri Patterson for a workout on Wednesday. Meanwhile, HC Jim Caldwall didn’t rule out the idea of signing veteran CB Champ Bailey and said that it’s “possible”...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: It’s #FalconsHateWeek for the New Orleans Saints in Week 1

We finally made it to Week 1! It was officially #FalconsHateWeek as the Who Dat Nation prepared for the opening weekend matchup with our division rivals. New Orleans Saints - Champ Bailey and Robert Meachem among cuts for Saints. (READ) - John Sigler welcomes us all to #FalconsHateWeek. (READ) - #FalconsHateWeek flies high: (READ) - Nick Rothschild discusses who the most important...
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25 days ago  |  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 via @espnnfl — Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) September 4, 2014 According to Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ official website (h/t NFL...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Works Out for the Lions

After being cut by the Saints at the end of preseason, Champ Bailey is said to be in Detroit for a workout today. Although Champ is 36 years old, the Lions need support at the cornerback position and Bailey could be the perfect fit. Yea yea, we all know that Bailey isn’t what he used to be but let’s face it….it’s the Detroit Lions; they can use all the available help that...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Doesn’t Want to Retire

The Saints may have parted ways with 15-year veteran CB Champ Bailey, but neither Bailey nor his agent feel that this is the end of the NFL road for the 12-time Pro Bowler. “Definitely, and he is fully healthy now,” his agent, Jack Reale, told “He had a plantar problem, which is resolved, but he just missed too much time for the coach’s evaluation to be complete...
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August 31, 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 reports that Bailey...
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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...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey plans on continuing his NFL career

Even though 36 year-old Champ Bailey was released by the Saints on Saturday, he plans on continuing his NFL career. Asked Champ Bailey's agent Jack Reale if his client wants to continue playing: "Definitely and he is fully healthy now." — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2014 I’m sure a cornerback desperate team will sign Bailey.   var ACE_AR = {Site...
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August 30, 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...
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...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints cut Champ Bailey

The Saints have cut cornerback Champ Bailey. Saints are cutting CB Champ Bailey. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 30, 2014 It looks like the career of a future Hall of Famer is now over. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Saints cut Champ Bailey appeared first on...
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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, 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

Michael Sam cut by Rams, Champ Bailey cut by Saints

Getty Images Michael Sam’s NFL future is not in St. Louis. On Saturday the Rams cut the first openly gay player to appear in an NFL game as they pushed their roster down to 53-players. Sam, 24, was reportedly facing an uphill battle for a roster spot as the Rams were loaded at the defensive lineman position. In preseason action Sam with credited with five tackles, three sacks,...
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Cut Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey has had one hell of a run in the NFL, but appears it may be time to call it quits.  The New Orleans Saints are going to cut the future Hall of Famer after signing him to a deal this spring. Saints are cutting Champ Bailey, as @AlbertBreer said. $500k signing bonus in the spring. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 30, 2014
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Cut Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey has been released by the New Orleans Saints. As teams continue to trim their rosters to the final 53, more and more veterans are getting cut. Future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey has been released by the New Orleans Saints. Champ Bailey cut by the @Saints (via @AlbertBreer). CUTS TRACKER: — NFL (@nfl) August 30...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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