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10 Worst Lions in Franchise History

#53965684 / gettyimages.com The Detroit Lions are arguably the worst franchise in NFL history and, possibly, in all of sports. The franchise has made only 15 playoff appearances since 1935 and only 10 since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. It has not been pretty in the Motor City from a football standpoint so finding really bad players was very easy.The hard part of this article was...
Via TopSportsReport
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest Draft Day Bust: Worst Wide Receiver

The wide receiver, a quarterback’s best friend and often the most exciting player on the football field. Freakish athletes who have speed, strength and the ability to catch the impossible causing opposing defence’s nightmares. The very best instantly require the attention of two defenders and open up holes for other offensive playmakers. The greats include Jerry Rice, Randy...
Via Football Nation
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs place WR Mike Williams on IR with torn hamstring

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Bucccaneers have received a setback in their wide-receiving corps. Mike Williams, who was awarded a six-year, 40.25 million contract extension in July, was placed on injured reserve Monday morning with a torn right hamstring. Williams, 26, sustained the injury in a Week 4 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. He has 22 catches for 216 yards with two touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Week 8 start ‘em sit ‘em WR

Start Victor Cruz against the Eagles. Cruz had an underwhelming game against the Eagles in week 5, and he’s yet to play a season where he doesn’t have at least one hundred-yard game against Philly. The Eagles have allowed 14 receiving touchdowns by wide receivers, most in the NFC (t-2nd ATL/STL; 9). Start Larry Fitzgerald against the Falcons. He hasn’t been what people hoped...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Three under the radar Seahawks to watch against Denver

You be the scout The Seattle Seahawks had a successful start to their preseason campaign knocking off the San Diego Chargers 31-10 on Thursday. While you can’t read into preseason play TOO much, there were definitely some things we all liked and didn’t like about the game. There were also several players who started their campaign to fight for a spot on this busy Seahawks roster...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 6/3

NFL Notes Ex-Seahawks WR Mike Williams has been released from the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. (Anwar S. Richardson) Ex-Seahawks QB Josh Portis has been signed by the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. (Adam Caplan) Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher is a “clone” of WR Jordan Shipley. (Paul Dehner Jr.) CB Leon Hall is practicing at OTAs after dealing with a thumb injury. (Geoff Hobson) OT...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Williams already done in the CFL

Former Lions and Seahawks wide receiver Mike Williams was recently signed by the Toronto Argonauts.  Just like his NFL career, it didn’t last very long. According to TSN.ca, Williams was released by the Argonauts this past Friday. It’s likely safe to assume that Williams’ football career is over.     Need NFL Tickets? The post Mike Williams already done in the CFL appeared...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 5/24

NFL Notes Ex-Seahawks WR Mike Williams signed with the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. 49ers OL Jonathan Goodwin took a $1.2 million pay-cut reducing his salary to $2.5 million. (Mike Garafolo) Bears The Bears do not want to cut OL Gabe Carimi. (Dan Pompei) Bengals OG Clint Boling is rehabbing an ankle injury at OTAs and should be healthy come time training camp. (Geoff Hobson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Seahawks receiver Mike Williams signs with the Toronto Argonauts

According to the News Tribune, former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Mike Williams has signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL. After spending a year out of football, former Seattle Seahawks receiver Mike Williams resurfaced north of the border, signing a deal to play with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Even after resurrecting his NFL career with the...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former NFL player Mike Williams signs with CFL team

credit: AP Former NFL player Mike Williams will head to the Canadian Football League in hopes of resuming his football career. Williams did not play during the 2012 season after spending the last two years with the Seattle Seahawks. Williams was a first round pick of the Detroit Lions in 2005 but weight and off the field issues derailed his NFL career. He eventually found his way...
Via Tireball.com
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Officials hold their ground in Tampa

Josh Freeman nearly had the magic touch Sunday. Instead, an illegal touch cost the Tampa Bay quarterback and Bucs a chance to tie the New Orleans Saints on the last play of the game on one of the most interesting calls that happened during Week 7. Here was the situation: Tampa Bay had the ball, fourth-and-goal at the New Orleans 9-yard line with five seconds to go in the game....
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks 2012-13 Season Preview

The Seattle Seahawks enter their 2012 campaign with a mixed bag of expectations, depending of course on who you speak to, or which experts like their chances, and which ones do not. With one of the more difficult schedules (11thNFL, 7th NFC), Seattle absolutely will have their hands full this year. They have no “circled wins”, no cupcake games to get their confidence up and get...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks 2012-13 Season Preview

The Seattle Seahawks enter their 2012 campaign with a mixed bag of expectations, depending of course on who you speak to, or which experts like their chances, and which ones do not. With one of the more difficult schedules (11th NFL, 7th NFC), Seattle absolutely will have their hands full this year. They have no “circled wins”, no cupcake games to get their confidence up and...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks May Keep Braylon Edwards Or Terrell Owens, But Likely Not Both

The Seattle Seahawks decided this past offseason that they had a wide receiving corps that was not exactly up to the standards of the rest of the National Football League. Not even if the watered down NFC West. Seattle went forward and cut Mike Williams, who had been one of their better receivers a couple of seasons ago. That left them with Ben Obomanu and Deon Butler atop the team’s...
Via thepigskinreport.com
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson can cross Seahawks off his list

The Seattle Seahawks signed Antonio Bryant, Braylon Edwards and Terrell Owens in an effort to find a big, veteran receiver to replace the released Mike Williams. But don't expect head coach Pete Carroll to pick up the phone and see if Chad Johnson wants to come to the Pacific Northwest. Johnson was released by the Dolphins the day after being arrested following an argument...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks 12th Man Wednesday Morning Java

Seahawks News | Links Hey there folks and Happy Wednesday to you! Surfing around for your Seahawks coverage for today? Looking for Seattle Seahawks, News, Links, Gossip, links, Analysis and observations? We all love the Seahawks right? But we all don’t have the time to go thru the web to try to find the latest news and the articles from the best writers on the planet. The men...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks reportedly working out Braylon Edwards

Getty Images According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSPorts.com, the Seattle Seahawks are working out free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards.  They’re looking at replacing Mike Williams, who they recently released. The biggest concern for a Edwards is his health.  He simply couldn’t stay healthy last season with the 49ers and ended up getting released toward the end of the regular...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Trouble Brewing In Seattle With Lynch; Williams Gone

Northwest Sports Update A 5 dimes review of Seattle’s offseason would state that the Seahawks are struggling to get everyone on the same page as they are dealing with a potential quarterback battle between Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson, which means problems at other positions aren’t what they need. Now, the Seahawks could start the season without their star running back and...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

7 potential destinations for Mike Williams

The Seattle Seahawks decided to part ways with wide receiver Mike Williams last week as they are looking to give their young receivers more playing time. Williams joined the Seahawks in 2010 after being out of the league for two years. He had a great 2010 season but struggled in 2011 which ultimately led to [...]
Via The Penalty Flag
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks release Mike Williams

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Via Kramerica Sports
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Should the Rams take a flyer on Mike Williams?

Wide receiver Mike Williams was released earlier this week.  Should the offensively challenged St. Louis Rams take a look? - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ever since the St. Louis Rams drafted Sam Bradford with the first overall pick three years ago, they have had trouble surrounding the talented quarterback with quality, explosive weapons.  The Rams tried to address the issue in...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 15, 2012  |  1 Comment

NFL Sunday Morning Quick Hits: Drew Brees, Gregg Williams & More

Every Sunday morning our NFL columnist Anthony Stalter will provide his “quick-hits” from around the league. + The window to win a Super Bowl is smaller than fans realize. There are teams like the Patriots, Steelers and Peyton Manning-led Colts whose window seems to remain open at all times. But they’re the exception. Thus, the Saints had no choice but to pay Drew Brees what...
Via The Scores Report
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

A Closer Look at Mike Williams' Departure

Back in 2010, Pete Carroll’s first year as head coach of the Seahawks, there was a whole lot of uncertainty and anxiety to be had northwest.  Most of the players on the roster were veterans past their prime or younger guys who never managed to have a prime of any sort.  In the win-loss column, the team had a pathetic nine total wins to show for the previous two seaons.  The...
Via Seahawk Addicts
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Make Mistake Releasing WR Mike Williams

The Seattle Seahawks released wide receiver Mike Williams yesterday, just over one season removed from Williams making a claim to a possible NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. The 2010 season saw Williams catch 65 passes for 751 yards and 2 touchdowns in 14 games, but Williams could not reproduce that same success in 2011 with Seattle, playing in 12 games while catching just...
Via thepigskinreport.com
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Williams Released

On Friday, the Seattle Seahawks announced the release of Mike Williams. The six-foot, five-inch wide receiver played two seasons with the Seahawks, tallying up 83 receptions for 987 yards and three touchdowns. One of Williams’ most memorable moments in Seattle is his touchdown catch against the St. Louis Rams in Week 17 of the 2010-2011 season. BMW also had a touchdown catch in...
Via Seahawk Addicts
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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