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Why players won't discuss Hernandez

Dan Klecko knows exactly why Rob Gronkowski stood up and nearly walked out of an interview on CBS This Morning when repeatedly asked about the Aaron Hernandez murder case. Gronkowski wasn't just agitated or uneasy. He was more than that. "He was scared," Klecko, a defensive lineman for the New England Patriots from 2003-06 told FOX Sports by phone this week. "...
Via Fox Sports
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite Several Non-Denial Denials, Reports Say Ruben Amaro, Phillies Ready to Deal Soon

Yesterday Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro went on a media spree, appearing with Mike Missanelli on 97.5 the Fanatic, 94WIP with Glen Macnow and Dan Klecko, and meeting with reporters to try to calm the Cole Hamels trade rumor storm. "Mike, I'm doing great, but our team is terrible right now," Amaro opened his conversation with Missanelli.  He went on to say...
Via Philliedelphia
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles get their man Fletcher Cox at 12, not 7 overall pick

I got my hands on the Eagles’ draft party, and while you had to pay for food, it was a good barometer of Eagles’ fans. The number one (unofficial) Sean Young gave his thumbs up on the Eagles pick of Flectcher Cox at the 12th overall pick. “I love the pick,” an enthusiastic Young said, after being shown on ESPN. The Eagles traded the 15th overall, a fourth and sixth round...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Zone-blocking turns a former Eagles weakness into a strength...

Remember when the Eagles were known to be a not-so-good power running team? Since then, they have gone to a zone-blocking strategy with their offensive line, and it seems to be paying dividends. I dug up an old article by Kevin Donovan from November of 2008 to illustrate the point. Donovan wrote this for the Examiner.com, and it was centered upon a TD catch by Todd Herremans which...
Via Eagles Eye
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts’ New Gimmick; Yeah, it’s a Fullback

In the Colts’ unlikely two-game win streak, a couple of things have stood out – the rushing attack and pass protection. I can tell you why in one word: fullback. Yeah, believe it or not, the big difference in the offense has been the regular inclusion of a fullback, something the Colts had never done in the Peyton Manning era. That’s not to say the Colts have not used a fullback...
Via The Penalty Flag
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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