Does the Chicago Bears Free Agency Effort Deserve More Recognition?

Recently, BleacherReport did article on the eight NFL teams the improved the most through free agency and the Chicago Bears weren’t on it! In this PODCAST you will hear my reaction to the article and my overall thoughts to what Phil Emery has done in free agency thus far. Enjoy. 0:20 BleacherReport article. 0:30 The Browns didn’t resign TJ Ward and cut DQwell Jackson for the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts sign D'Qwell Jackson to four-year, $22 million deal

After visiting teams this past week, linebacker D'Qwell Jackson was choosing between the Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Indianapolis Colts. At the age of 30, Jackson wasn't expected to receive a big contract.Jackson has decided to sign with the Colts on a four-year, $22 million deal that includes $11 million guaranteed.By Jeffrey Beall via Wikimedia...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign D’Qwell Jackson To Four-Year, $22 Million Contract

The Indianapolis Colts have reportedly agreed to terms on a four-year, $22 million contract with ILB D’Qwell Jackson, with $11 million guaranteed. The 6-0, 240-pound Largo, FL native visited the team on Wednesday and was expected to sign with one of the four team he visited (the Dolphins, Titans, Colts or Dolphins) by the end of the week. Photo Credit: Colts.com Jackson was released...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D'Qwell Jackson signed: The Indianapolis Browns?

Linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has landed on with the Indianapolis Colts. This is actually funny because the Colts and Cleveland Browns continue to be linked together whether its trades or signing free agents. The two teams have been most linked for the trade of running back Trent Richardson for a 1st round draft pick that ended up being a 26th overall selection for the Browns this...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D'Qwell Jackson joins Colts

Veteran linebacker D'Qwell Jackson agreed to a deal with the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday. Jackson received four-year deal worth $22 million, including $11 million guaranteed, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Colts owner Jim Irsay and the team's official Twitter account welcomed Jackson to the team in separate tweets Thursday morning. The Browns released...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts sign D'Qwell Jackson to 4-year, $22 million deal

The Indianapolis Colts have signed inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson to a four-year, $22 million contract. The deal includes $11 million guaranteed. The news was announced by Colts owner Jim Irsay via his Twitter account Thursday morning. Jackson, who struggled badly against the run over the last two years, will likely be a better fit for the Colts' 4-3 scheme. The veteran...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: D'Qwell Jackson choosing between four teams

Since he was released by the Cleveland Browns, linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has drawn a lot of interest. He has visited the Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Indianapolis Colts since being released and is choosing between those four teams, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The Titans have Jackson's former defensive coordinator in Cleveland, Ray...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL rumor: Browns release Davone Bess

The Cleveland Browns have released wide receiver Davone Bess, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bess had three years and $8.8 million remaining on the four-year deal he signed with Cleveland last offseason. But new general manager Ray Farmer decided it was time to move on from Bess, who was arrested back in January for allegedly assaulting a law enforcement officer at an...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos rumors: D'Qwell Jackson to meet with Broncos today.

It was somewhat of a surprise Friday when the Browns cut linebacker D'Qwell Jackson as we reported http://www.sportsrumoralert.com/2014/02/browns-news-browns-part-ways-with.html#.UxSJJGdFCUk.Jackson however is not wasting anytime in trying to find a new team, he visited Tennesse over the weekend but left with signing a contract and will visit the Denver Broncos today as reported...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Vikings Interested in Linebacker D'Qwell Jackson?

It would appear that the answer is yes. According to this report by Jason La Canfora, recently released Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has visits lined up with the Titans and Broncos. But in that same article, Jason La Canfora mentions that the Vikings are also reportedly interested in Jackson. The Browns released Jackson right before he was set to earn a $4 Million roster...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cleveland Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson meets with the Titans and then with the Denver Broncos. Go West young man.

Former Cleveland Browns line-backer D’Qwell Jackson has a meeting with the Tennessee Titans tomorrow. He could be reunited with the Browns former defensive coordinator Ray Horton. But Jackson isn’t placing all his eggs in one basket, the man who led the Browns in tackles last season also has a trip planed to visit the Denver Broncos. If Jackson was smart, he would keep his meeting...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

D'Qwell Jackson To Visit The Broncos

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Browns released veteran linebacker, D'Qwell Jackson. The seven-year veteran rendered several excellent, productive seasons for the Browns. Despite this, the new regime in Cleveland decided to cut him, probably because he's on the wrong side of 30 and would have counted for $8M against their 2014 cap. But this transaction out of the Rust...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Patriots pursue D'Qwell Jackson?

Who's hot on the trail of linebacker D'Qwell Jackson following his release from the Browns? CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora reported seven teams contacted the veteran, who was a mainstay of the Browns defense, after the team let him go in lieu of paying a $4.1 million signing bonus that kicked in come March. Patriots Insider Tom Curran says Jackson "makes sense"...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Browns LB D'Qwell Jackson: "I was more than willing to restructure''

Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, the undisputed leader of the Browns and most beloved player on the team, said Wednesday that he was "more than willing to restructure'' his contract to remain with the Browns, but that the two sides couldn't agree on the number. "My agent Brian Mackler and I made the decision that if I was going to take that offer I'...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Was it the $4.1 million roster bonus due on March 15th that caused the Cleveland Browns to release D’Qwell Jackson?

D’Qwell Jackson the line-backer the Cleveland Browns released today, was clearly one of the best defensive players the team had. He was a leader both on and off the field. He always kept a winning attitude and helped develop the right attitude in the younger players. Today the team that says over and over, how they aren’t the same old Cleveland Browns released Jackson. Could...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Will “D’Qwell Jackson to Tampa Bay” start back up?

Once upon a time in a far away city, there played a linebacker named D’Qwell Jackson. He was a highly coveted player to a degree back during the 2012 offseason which many had listed as a target for the Buccaneers. Unfortunately for Tampa Bay and the rest of the league, Jackson never hit free agency as the Browns re-signed.  Fast forward to 2014. He is now a free agent. The Cleveland...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Browns defense going to be faced with stopping a top 10 QB in Green Bay. Are they up to the task?

When the Cleveland Browns travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers, the defense will be faced with the task of trying to stop Aaron Rodgers, who is a top ten rated quarterback this season. Rodgers has the ability to throw a game changing pass at any time during the game. The Browns defense has the secondary in place this season to break up those pass plays. But the Browns defense...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns line-backer D’Qwell Jackson said “Nobody is going to run against our defense.” I guess he meant it.

After the first game of the season, Browns line backer D’Qwell Jackson made the statement in his post game press conference that nobody is going to be able to run against the Browns defense. I guess he was serious. Through 4 games the Browns have yet to give up 100 yards rushing. The Browns defense is quickly climbing to the top of the charts and they are doing it by shutting down...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns line backer D’Qwell Jackson says; Nobody can run on our defense.

It isn’t that difficult to see the Browns defense is much improved this season when it comes to stopping the run. They improved so much in this area that Browns Line-Backer, D’Qwell Jackson said, nobody can run on us. Jackson’s theory is going to be put to the test come Sunday when the Browns travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens. The Ravens have a little guy by the name...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns training camp preview: Linebacker

The Browns officially kick off their first training camp under Rob Chudzinski and staff on Thursday July 25. We will break down each position in the weeks leading up to the start of camp with the players currently on the roster. We will now take a look at the linebackers. The Browns biggest makeover on the defensive side of the ball was at linebacker. The Browns are switching from...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Qwell Jackson used to changes with Browns

Inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has seen just about everything during his eight seasons with the Cleveland Browns, except for a trip to the playoffs. Jackson is playing for his fourth head coach and his second team owner, so changing back from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defensive scheme isn't a big challenge. ''I've played the 4-3, the 3-4, and a little bit of everything...
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Defensive change for Browns causing confusion

The good news for the Cleveland Browns, new defensive coordinator Ray Horton interviewed with eight NFL teams for a head coaching position. The bad news? Obviously no one signed him. Horton has a chip on his shoulder and the first change he will make for is to run a 3-4 defense instead of the 4-3. That could be a problem for defensive end Jabaal Sheard, tackle Ahtyba Rubin and linebacker...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Browns will fire coach, GM

The Cleveland Browns are expected to fired their head coach and GM on Monday, according to a report. They have a new owner in charge.

December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

D'Qwell Jackson honored, Weeden cleared

BEREA DQwell Jackson was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Steelers. Jackson had nine tackles and forced a fumble and recovered a fumble. He was a big reason the Browns held the Steelers to just 49 rushing yards and turned the ball over on fumbles four times. Its a great honor for him and our defense, Pat Shurmur said. He had a great game...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

First and Ten: Building and pain, again

1) Its always interesting to sit back and watch firing season. Guy loses, everyone cries for him to be fired. Guy loses two, more guys call for firings. Now, 19 losses in 24 games is a lot of losses and does not burnish the resume. And there have been some very shaky decisions on the sidelines for the 2012 Cleveland Browns, but some of them are shaky simply because they did not work...
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November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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