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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April 02, 2014  |  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

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

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

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

Nevermore: Shurmurball hits new nadir in home loss to Ravens

“The Browns’ locker room was transformed into Believeland this week, with confidence and optimism permeating the air as if it had been spritzed out of the automatic air-fresheners.” — Mary Kay Cabot “The vibe is really good. We really believe we can beat the Ravens, not just come close. They’re a good team, but we feel like they’re ripe to be beat.” — Josh Cribbs...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Scott Fujita's NFL career possibly over

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita is hopeful he can return to the field and play after an MRI revealed nerve and disk damage that could end his career. Fujita is on the Browns injured reserve list and out for the season with a neck injury.   This Sunday could be the last time Fujita steps onto an NFL playing field as he learned this week from Browns captains D'Qwell...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Must win, can’t win: Browns make Bills feel at home in 24-14 loss

“BILLS FANS TOOK OVER THE DAWG POUND! Last series, nothing but Bills jerseys in the stands!” — Buffalo safety Bryan Scott “I don’t like it. I don’t like it whatsoever. I’ve been here a long time and I’ve never experienced that, and it’s embarrassing. It’s a shame we weren’t able to put out a better effort than we did.” — DQwell Jackson “The next one...
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns' Jackson off to a fast start

BEREA Despite the Browns being winless in two games, team captain DQwell Jackson is off to arguably the best start of his seventh NFL season. He had a career best three sacks against the Bengals, three QB hurries, two tackles for loss, as well as an interception. Jackson has an interception in each game, as well as a fumble recovery to go with his eight tackles. Jackson didnt know...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns need youngsters to step up at linebacker

As the Browns prepare to embark upon their second season under Pat Shurmur there are many questions that remain. With training camp opening Sat. July 28, were going to take a position-by-position analysis of the current roster as the team heads to camp over the next two weeks. Weve looked at the offense and now in part seven we look at the linebackers. Candidates: Chris Gocong, DQwell...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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