Pac-12 Networks Unveil On-Air Announcers for 2014 Football Season

For its third season of providing live football games, the Pac-12 Networks have unveiled its on-air lineup for the upcoming 2014 campaign. Ted Robinson, JB Long, Kevin Calabro and Roxy Bernstein return as the men who will call the play-by-play. Glenn Parker, Yogi Roth and Anthony Herron are among the game analysts. Ronnie Lott, Rick Neuheisel, Curtis Conway, Jake “The Snake”...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5: Heartbreaking postseason losses for Broncos

It is time to get a little sad. This time of year is all about being positive and having good thoughts about the Denver Broncos. The bad news is that everyone remembers the last game the Broncos played, and to put it kindly …. It was a train wreck. But was it the most heart wrenching postseason loss? Let’s look at the five worst: 5. Super Bowl XXIV vs. 49ers No one really thought...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Godfrey returns from injury with new position, less money

CHARLOTTE -- It's not often that a professional football player is asked to switch positions going into his eighth year, while at the same time taking an 85 percent pay cut, and then think it's a good idea.  Welcome to the world of Charles Godfrey of the Carolina Panthers. Godfrey has started 74 games at safety for the Panthers, who drafted him in 2008. But within the last...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Karl Joseph named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter @kin_BGS 5/15/2014   West Virginia safety Karl Joseph has been named to the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list.  The junior is one of 42 players listed for the award, honoring college football’s defensive IMPACT player of the year. The award differs from others by factoring in personal character with on field performance.  “IMPACT” is...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: LB Anthony Barr Selected By Minnesota Vikings

Anthony Barr – LB UCLA, 6’5″, 255 LBS, 33 1/2″ Arm Length Drafted Round 1, Pick 9 , Minnesota Vikings Combine Results: 4.66 Forty | 34.5″ Vertical Jump | 119″ Broad Jump All-State at running back as high school junior and didn’t convert to LB till his junior year of college. Finalist for the Dick Butkus, Bednarik and Lombardi awards. Ronnie Lott IMPACT Award Winner...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s hard to pick Buffalo’s worst safety.

The worst safety to ever be drafted by Buffalo? To be honest the Bills have very rarely drafted a safety in the top three rounds, and of those drafted they have all been pretty decent. The question is now is, who was the safety that didn’t live up to his draft expectations? Donte (w)Hitner quickly comes to mind. Yeah remember his pre-draft portfolio he was said to be the next...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The 49ers: Comparatively Speaking

Getty Images To start with, I want to say that I’ve been a 49ers fan since “The Catch”. I was a callow youth then, just in middle school, but I fell in love with the team. I was living in Los Angeles at the time and watched that game with my Dad and couple of other people at someone’s house. I wasn’t that knowledgeable about the 49ers, but I knew the Cowboys roster up and...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL agent Marlon Sullivan arrested in murder-for-hire plot

NFLPA-certified agent for the Novo Agency, Marlon Sullivan is familiar with persuading football players to signing their name on a contract to make him their agent. He is also reportedly familiar to selling weapons without a license, distributing narcotics and murder for hire. In an unanticipated development to the already intricate web of accusations in California with Democratic...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Player Loses Tip of Finger Blocking Shot (Video)

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies forward Jason Fuchs was the unfortunate recipient of one of the more gruesome injuries you’ll ever read about, as the QJMHL player lost the tip of his pinkie while inadvertently blocking a shot during a game this past Saturday night. Fuchs scrambled to the bench after taking the shot off his glove, and while he was tended to by trainers and medical staff,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs safety Dashon Goldson hires tackling coach after nearly $500K in fines last season

The first world is where hard-hitting safeties were once feared, adorned, respected, and welcomed in the NFL. A world created and cultivated by Ken Houston, Jack Tatum, Ronnie Lott, Steve Atwater, Brian Dawkins, Leroy Butler and John Lynch. When those superstars delivered punishing hits to opposing players, they were cheered like gladiators. Goldson was following in their legendary...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Oakland Raiders left out of the NFL Hall Of Fame

On February 1st, 2014, the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame Committee will announce it’s list of the 2014 inductees. Raider Nation anxiously awaits to see if two of it’s favorite Raiders, WR Tim Brown and senior nominee, P Ray Guy are on that list. Currently there are 21 former Raiders enshrined. Here is the list: Name Pos Seasons Inducted Ron Mix T 1971 1979 Jim Otto...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 48 Prediction

    Season To Date: 40-21   Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: The Denver-Seattle matchup is an intriguing game.  Super Bowl 48 features the best offense going against the best defense.  The superb quarterback with a dazzling collection of receivers going against a secondary that might be the most impactful since the 1981 49er secondary that featured a rookie named Ronnie...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters: The greatest of all the DC dynamic duos

Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * Unapologetic YOUR DALLAS COWBOYS FLASHBACK FRIDAY Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters, the Dallas Cowboys’ dynamic duo, patrolled the defensive backfield together, the last line of defense for the...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Would Give A Finger To Play In NFC Championship

  Yeah, he’s still a gamer, alright. Jim Harbaugh spoke candidly about his excitement for Sunday’s NFC Championship game vs the Seahawks. Harbaugh is so hyped for the game that he’s longing for his playing days again. In a Wednesday presser Harbaugh was his normal crazy/jovial self, via San Jose Mercury News Would you trade your house (to play in this game)? “Oh, easy...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons To Root For The San Francisco 49ers

I had just moved to Jacksonville as a youngster, where my images football were about Don Shula, Nat Moore, and a stinging defense led by AJ Duke.But as a 10-year-old watching some guy named Joe Montana and a running back named Wendell Tyler and some guy named Dwight Clark making "The Catch" the 49ers became and instant favorite of my father and brother. Watching names like...
Via Football Nation
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The History of Candlestick Park

Sean McMahon490 Jamestown Avenue A simple address, but one of extreme importance to the Red and Gold Nation. Unheard of to many, the address represents a question. What does this grouping of letters and numbers mean? I defer this question to any San Franciscan, as not only could they provide you with its history, but a quick route there to avoid the ever-present San Francisco gridlock...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA LB Anthony Barr wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the collegiate defensive player having the biggest influence on his team. The other finalists were Chris Borland of Wisconsin, Devon Kennard of Southern California and James Morris of Iowa. Barr, the first Bruin to win the 10th annual award, led UCLA with 20 tackles for losses. He also had 10 sacks, five forced fumbles...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald Humbled By His Recognition

On Monday alone, Aaron Donald was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week, Ronnie Lott IMPACT National Defensive Player of the Week and Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week, in addition to being named a finalist for a pair of national awards.
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Series looks at lives of former NFL players

As a former NFL quarterback, Ray Lucas was used to having a plan and carrying it out. A few years ago, this was his plan: He would wait for a Sunday morning while his wife and daughters went to church, then drive to the George Washington Bridge, crank the wheel over and drive off the side. ''Until very recently, I was making plans to end it,'' Lucas says in the...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

10 eccentric, rambunctious or otherwise insane athletes

Insanity reigns in all of sports. Truly, there can be a case made that athletes have the potential to be the pinnacle of mental lunacy– a fact that comes with the very nature of their occupation, which is destroying their bodies for the entertainment of spectators. Luckily, RSVLTS is here to compile a list of the craziest athletes to ever step on a field, a half pipe, or the Grand...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Keyshawn Johnson leads USC Trojans onto field against Arizona

Dressed in a Ronnie Lott jersey, former wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson led the USC Trojans out of the tunnel and onto the field.
Via Gamedayr
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals safety lost tip of finger during Sunday's game

Let’s just be content knowing that we don’t have photos of the injury which happened safety Rashad Johnson on Sunday while he was on punt coverage. According to Kent Somers of AZCentral, Johnson lost the tip of his middle finger…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

A Cardinals Player Lost A Middle Finger On Sunday

(via Getty Image)All the mess about concussions and CTE lets us forget that football is also capable of producing other types of grisly injuries. Case in point: Cardinals safety lost the top of his left middle finger on a seemingly routine tackle of Darren Sproles on a punt return in Arizona’s 31-7 loss to New Orleans on Sunday.S rashad Johnson lost top of right middle finger Sunday...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronnie Lott Flips Over in His Chair During Pac-12 Broadcast

Ronnie Lott got a little too enthusiastic talking about UCLA-Nevada during the postgame show on the Pac-12 Network Saturday night and ended up...
Via Athlon Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronnie Lott falls out of his chair, lives to tell the tale (Video)

Former San Francisco 49ers safety Ronnie Lott was one of the most feared hitters in the history of football. It’s safe to assume opponents rarely ever laughed at him, but it was hard to do anything else after watching him wipe out on Sunday. Lott is currently a Pac-12 analyst for the Pac-12 Network. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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