Left boast: Ward believes NFL analysts and Eagles brass have unfairly pinned a bad wrap on DeSean Jackson. Former NFL running back DERRICK WARD went on an major Twitter rant last Friday defending DESEAN JACKSON’s release from the Philadelphia Eagles for his supposedly unsavory ties to gang members. Ward questioned what Jackson’s friends have to do with his performance as an...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman stands behind former Little League teammate DeSean Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles strange, sudden release of DeSean Jackson has quickly become one of the biggest stories of the offseason, and Jackson’s friends and colleagues are lining up to offer their support. Long before his release, the Eagles were shopping Jackson on the trade market. According to reports by, there were behind-the-scenes issues, and the Eagles were concerned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL player Derrick Ward’s Twitter Rant In Support Of DeSean Jackson

On Friday when news broke of the Philadelphia Eagles release of Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson, word started to surface that DeSean’s alleged gang ties were the root of the problem. Former NFL running back and Super Bowl Champion Derrick Ward went on a Twitter rampage of epic proportion, defending Jackson. Ward, who is also a native of South Central LA, took ESPN and other media...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Retired NFL Player Derrick Ward Calls ESPN Analysts Punks For Linking DeSean Jackson To Gang Involvement

Photo Credit: @DerrickWard32/Twitter With all the reports surfacing on free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson allegedly being tied to gangs, retired NFL running back Derrick Ward finally got tired of it and exploded on Twitter. Who did Ward initially target? It was Ron Jaworski, Teddy Bruschi and ESPN analysts that came first on the guillotine. Photo Credit: @DerrickWard32/Twitter...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Donte’ Stallworth, Derrick Ward Defend DeSean Jackson On Twitter

NFL players Donte’ Stallworth and Derrick Ward took to Twitter on Friday to comment on the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to cut DeSean Jackson. Jackson’s release comes after reported that the Eagles were troubled by the wide receiver’s “continued association” with gang members. Jackson denies these allegations himself, but Stallworth and Ward rushed to support...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL Player Derrick Ward Twitter Trolls ESPN

(AP Photo) According to a report from Fox Sports and his own Twitter feed, former NFL running back Derrick Ward had quite a few choice words to say to ESPN today when they commentated on the DeSean Jackson situation on their “NFL Live” show today. He did not hold back any punches, especially when addressing ESPN’s analysts Ron Jaworski, Mark Dominik and Teddy Bruschi. ...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL RB Flames League & ESPN on Twitter over DeSean Jackson Release

  Former New York Giants and Houston Texans running back Derrick Ward had some choice tweets for the analysts of ESPN and how they handled the news of the Philadelphia Eagles releasing DeSean Jackson earlier today. See the tweets below These ESPN analyst sound real dumb right now talking about @DeseanJackson10 They think they know what they're talking about but they don'...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward went off on ESPN over their coverage of DeSean Jackson

  Former NFL running back Derrick Ward made it clear on Twitter today that he wasn’t thrilled with the way ESPN handled their coverage of former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson getting released. The @Eagles gonna cut @DeseanJackson10 because they "Think" he might know gang members but they'll keep and resign a well known Racist? — Derrick Ward (@DerrickWard32...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFLer Derrick Ward Blasts ESPN for its DeSean Jackson Coverage

On the same day the Eagles released Pro-Bowl wideout DeSean Jackson, former NFL running back, Derrick Ward, came to the defense of Jackson. Ward took to Twitter today to criticize both Tedy Bruschi, Ron Jaworski and ESPN for its Jackson coverage. These ESPN analyst sound real dumb right now talking about @DeseanJackson10 They think they know what they're talking about but they...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward Steamrolls ESPN, Eagles With Epic Twitter Takedown

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward made, quite possibly, the most salient argument in the most monumental Twitter takedown you will read in some time.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward goes on Twitter rampage against NFL, ESPN, more

Former running back let loose after Eagles released DeSean Jackson.
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward on DeSean Jackson: What does gang banging have to do with football?

Opinions on the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to release DeSean Jackson continue to roll in, and former NFL running back Derrick Ward shared one of the most controversial. Ward defended Jackson on Twitter shortly after the news came out. One of his main arguments is that what a player does in his personal time has nothing […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

5 best running back performances in New York Giants history

Of the New York Giants’ top five rushing performances in franchise history, Tiki Barber is responsible for three of them. It’s no accident Barber is the franchise’s record holder for career rushing yards with 10,449. And while his place atop the list of greatest Giants running backs may be up for debate, his five career 200-yard games certainly give him the edge. For most of...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward, T.J. Houshmanzadeh joining Antonio Pierce’s coaching staff

We reported a couple of days ago that former Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce is new head coach of the Long Beach Poly High School football team. Former NFL players T.J. Houshmanzadeh and Derrick Ward are joining him. Former NFLers Derrick Ward and TJ Houshmandzadeh will be on Antonio Pierce's coaching staff at LB Poly HS, Pierce says. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) February...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-New York Giant: NFL doesn't care about former players

Derrick Ward played for the New York Giants from 2004 to 2008 before playing a few seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans, too. So, it's safe to say that Ward knows what it is like to play in the National Football League.However, the 33-year-old, who is now a full-time screen writer, recently expressed his discontent with how the league treats former players...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Texans running back tweets football warning to parents

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward took to Twitter today, talking to parents of future NFL hopefuls. Ward pleaded with parents to “not allow your kids to grow up to play NFL football.” Here are the three consecutive tweets Ward put out: Moms and Dads as I've said before I'll say again please please please don't let your kids grow up to be NFL players. Once they...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

David Wilson “I’m at the bottom now”

Following his abysmal performance Sunday night versus the Dallas Cowboys, Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin wouldn’t say if David Wilson was the starter or not going forward. Wilson on the other had said that he would continue to work hard. “I’m just gonna keep working hard. I’m at the bottom now. So nowhere to go but up from here. That’s really all I got.” Wilson has...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Stash This Name Away: Michael Cox

The Giants have had some good success with drafting late round runners such as Ahmad Bradshaw, Derrick Ward, and Andre Brown.  Welcome Michael Cox to the party.  The Giants 7th round pick has good size at 6’0 220 and he ran a 4.58 40.  If you are looking for a comparison from this year’s draft, look no further than Christine Michael.  Michael is 220 and ran a 4.54 40.  That’s...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ahmad Bradshaw gives David Wilson some big props

Ahmad Bradshaw said he expects rookie RB David Wilson to have a big role in the wake of Andre Brown’s broken leg. Due to his troublesome feet, Bradshaw seems to know that he is not a true workhorse. Over the last five weeks, Brown was averaging 8.2 touches per game. If Wilson can earn the staff’s trust in pass protection and not fumble, he figures to assume that role. “When...
Via NFL Draft Zone
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Retired RB Derrick Wards tweets his displeasure over NFL players DUI’s

One former NFL player is disgusted by the numerous DUI arrests some of his peers have racked up this off season. Recently retired running back, Derrick Ward went on a Twitter tirade on Saturday about the issue and how it affects the fans and their longevity in the league. Check it out:
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-RB blasts NFL players for DUIs

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward voiced his frustration with all the DUIs NFL players are racking up. He's pretty upset with it.

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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward rips NFL players for drinking and driving

With all the DUI’s and DWI’s this offseason, former NFL running back Derrick Ward has clearly has enough.  He decided to use his Twitter account to rip all the NFL players that have been busted lately for drinking and driving. Alright NFL players!!! Its absolutely E-N-O-U-G-H!!! Drinking and Driving? How dumb can u be? Its absolutely stupid and your making the good — Derrick...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress: "Eli Manning is arguably best QB in football right now"

File this under the "I didn't expect to hear that today" category, but while appearing on WFAN Monday morning, former New York Giants wide receiver and current free agent, Plaxico Burress, said that former teammate Eli Manning is quite possibly the best quarterback in the NFL today. "Eli is arguably the best quarterback in football right now," Burress...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward is retiring

Former NFL running back Derrick Ward has decided to move on from football after a successful nine-year career.  He spent five seasons with the Giants, one with the Buccaneers and two with the Texans. To all my fans just wanted to let u know its been a great ride the last 9yrs but I’m calling it a career. I thank u all for believing in me! — Derrick Ward (@DerrickWard32) July...
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July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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