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Junior Galette and Cam Jordan: Pass Rush Specialists

Last season, the Saints' Cam Jordan (12.5 sacks) and Junior Galette (12 sacks) were the only duo in the NFL to record 12 sacks or more each, although the accomplishment went widely unheralded beyond New Orleans. The last time two teammates each recorded 12-plus sacks in the same season: DeMarcus Ware and Greg Ellis for the 2007 Dallas Cowboys. In 2014, the Galette/Jordan tag...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bly again cements place in history with spot in College Football HOF

CHARLOTTE -- It really should come as no big surprise that it took Dre' Bly quite a while to fully grasp what a big honor it is to be selected to the College Football Hall of Fame. After all, Bly also didn't fully grasp the enormity of what he was during as a redshirt freshman cornerback at North Carolina, when he set an ACC record and led the nation with 11 interceptions...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys DE: Butt patting with Sam is going to be a problem in NFL

Many have wondered how Michael Sam will be received by his future NFL teammates now that he's announced that he's gay. While most have come out and said it shouldn't and won't be an issue, former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis says the culture inside the locker room will likely have to change. "Butt patting" is a common between teammates, but Ellis...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Ellis is concerned with Michael Sam patting someone on the butt

Michael Sam has been the topic of discussion since the beginning of the month. Current and former players have all chimed in with their opinions on whether or not Sam will be welcomed in the locker room. Former Dallas Cowboy Greg Ellis isn’t worried about if Sam is welcomed in the locker room. Ellis was on ESPN Radio in Dallas and said that he was more concerned with Sam patting...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboy Greg Ellis Worries About Michael Sam Butt Patting

In an interview with the Dallas Morning News, former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis expressed concern over how it would be perceived if publicly gay NFL draft prospect Michael Sam were to pat a teammate on the butt. If he pats somebody on the butt — I hope ESPN don’t get mad and never have me back — but if he pats somebody on the butt, how is that to be received? If...
Via Down and Distance
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy Greg Ellis: Michael Sam should be careful with butt slaps

Most of you probably have no idea who former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Greg Ellis is, and those of you who do have likely forgotten about him. And as we know, players who have been forgotten often enjoy reminding people of their existence by making idiotic comments. Ellis did just that with his recent remarks about […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboys DE Greg Ellis: Michael Sam Shouldn’t Pat Teammates On The Butt

Former Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis was trying to make a point when he joined KESN-FM on Tuesday to discuss Michael Sam, but he may have created more confusion. Ellis raised the point about teammates giving each other the pat on the butt after a good play.  Ellis wanted to know how that should be received if Sam, the openly gay defensive end, decides to pat his teammate after...
Via Thacover2
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL DE Greg Ellis: Michael Sam Shouldn’t Pat Teammates On The Butt

Former Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis was trying to make a point when he joined KESN-FM on Tuesday to discuss Michael Sam, but he may have created more confusion. Ellis raised the point about teammates giving each other the pat on the butt after a good play.  Ellis wanted to know how that should be received if Sam, the openly gay defensive end, decides to pat his teammate after...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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