49ers Sign WR Jerome Simpson

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran WR Jerome Simpson to a contract. This comes just a day after the 49ers hosted Simpson and fellow free agent WR Ted Ginn Jr for visits. There hasn’t been any reported interest in him since he was released by the Vikings in September. The NFL suspended him three games ...
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49ers Hosted Free Agent WRs Ted Ginn Jr & Jerome Simpson

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that the 49ers met with free agent wide receivers Ted Ginn Jr and Jerome Simpson on Wednesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier in the week that Ginn was expected to meet with the 49ers. The Cardinals released Ginn last week in a move that created $2.5 million in cap space for Arizona. Since ...
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Which Arizona Cardinals Free Agents Could Return to the Team?

We’re on the cusp of free agency and it’s time to take a look at who the Arizona Cardinals all have as free agents. We’ll also discuss their possibility of returning to the team.The list is from the data at Spotrac.com, per usual. Darnell Dockett DE 33 ARI TBD $8,750,000 UFA Antonio Cromartie CB 30 ARI TBD $4,000,000 UFA John Abraham OLB 36 ARI TBD $3,925,000 UFA Ted Ginn Jr...
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Ted Ginn Jr Met With Titans On Tuesday, Scheduled To Visit With 49ers

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that free agent WR Ted Ginn Jr. visited with the Titans on Tuesday and expected to meet with the 49ers on Wednesday. The Cardinals released Ginn last week in a move that created $2.5 million in cap space for Arizona. Since then, reports have said that the Panthers and Browns were expected to ...
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Report: Arizona Cardinals release long-time veteran defensive tackle

According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Arizona Cardinals have cut their long-time veteran defensive tackle Darnell Dockett: #AZCardinals released Darnell Dockett, who was due $6.8M in 2015 coming off an ACL. Now he can test his market value, could be back in AZ — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 27, 2015 As Rapoport notes, the move will save Arizona some $6...
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Browns considering former Buckeye Ted Ginn Jr

In the day where players tend to be better recruiters than their coaches, could Donte Whitner have enough pull to get fellow Clevelander Ted Ginn Jr. to be the next member of the Cleveland Browns? According to multiple reports, Whitner has been in talks with head coach Mike Pettine about adding the veteran receiver to the team, with Ginn Jr.’s ties extending to Cleveland and Ohio...
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About the Browns, receivers and free agency

The answer to whether the Cleveland Browns are really a fit for Ted Ginn Jr., A.J. Hawk, Josh McCown, Mark Sanchez or any free agent or soon-to-be free agent remains maybe. So, stay tuned. The truth about NFL free agency is that there are more misses than hits, especially with the really big contracts that get passed out. The truth about Ginn and Hawk, for example, is that it's OK...
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Proposed new Carolina Panthers helmet is absolutely awesome

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Carolina Panthers. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is classic. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: Proposed new Carolina Panthers helmet is absolutely...
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Report: Browns Have Already Contacted WR Ted Ginn Jr

Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, citing a league source, reports that the Browns have already contacted the agent for Ted Ginn Jr. and expressed interest in signing him. This comes just a day after the Cardinals released Ginn in a move that created $2.5 million in cap space for Arizona. Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland suggests that the Browns should consider the idea...
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Fullback Mike Tolbert wants the Carolina Panthers to bring back Ted Ginn Jr.

Ted Ginn Jr. had a quality season with the Carolina Panthers in 2013. He played in all 16 games and caught five touchdown passes on top of some solid kick returning… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up as the offseason commences Free Agency Preview: The top 10 offensive linemen on the market in 2015 Yesterday the Arizona Cardinals released him in order to...
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Arizona Cardinals climb in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
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Arizona Cardinals Cut Ted Ginn Jr. Loose

Well, that didn’t last long. The Arizona Cardinals have parted ways with kick returner/wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. only one year into a three-year deal. Ginn signed a three-year contract for $9.75 million before the start of last season. with $3.25 million of it guaranteed. Releasing Ginn saves the Cardinals $2.5 million against the salary cap but dings them with $1.5 million in...
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Two free agent kick returners the Seattle Seahawks should consider signing

Among the many problems the Percy Harvin debacle presented the Seattle Seahawks is a hole at kick returner. After Harvin left, the Seahawks tried a rotating cast of returners and none of them had a whole lot of success. For the season Seattle finished 30th in yards per kick return and 25th in yards per punt return. Paul Richardson had his moments but also made some rookie mistakes...
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Would a Ginn homecoming fit the Browns?

An option for boosting the Cleveland Browns woeful return game could be Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. Ginn was released Monday by the Arizona Cardinals after one season. He'll be 30 this spring but was able to provide some pop in the return game for the Cardinals last season. He has seven career touchown returns -- four punts and three kickoffs -- and has averaged more than 10 yards...
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Report: Arizona Cardinals release combo wide receiver and kick returner

According to a report by ESPN insider Adam Schefter, the Arizona Cardinals are releasing wide receiver and kick returner Ted Ginn Jr. Cardinals announced they released WR Ted Ginn Jr. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 23, 2015 Ginn is an eight-year veteran who has also spent time with the 49ers, Dolphins and Panthers. This past season he caught 14 passes for 190 yards...
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Cardinals Release WR Ted Ginn, Free up $2.5M In Cap Space

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of veteran WR Ted Ginn Jr. on Monday, per Darren Urban. Ginn, 29, signed a three-year, $9.75 million contract with the Cardinals that included $5.25 million guaranteed. He still has two years remaining on the agreement and would have made base salaries of $3.25 million in 2015 and 2016. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Ginn frees...
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Cardinals release Ted Ginn Jr.

The Arizona Cardinals have released wide receiver/return specialist Ted Ginn Jr. Ginn was signed as a free agent a year ago in hopes of punching up the return game and serving as a speed receiver to complement starters Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd. But his contributions in the return game were inconsistent (26 punt returns for 277 yards and one touchdown), and rookie John Brown...
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Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Ted Ginn, Jr.

Today’s review covers Ted Ginn, Jr. and his year of receiving and kick returns.Height: 5’11 Weight: 185 D.O.B.: April 12, 1985School: Ohio State Experience: 8 Position: WR/KRGoing Into Season:After Javier Arenas’ disappointing year as a kick returner, the Cardinals brought in Ginn, Jr. to sharpen up the return game along with providing depth at the receiver position.The Cardinals...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Win at Home vs. Cardinals

Football is a team game. Unfortunately, Sunday the Arizona Cardinals only got execution from their defense. The Seattle Seahawks eliminated the offense, and the Cardinals special teams eliminated themselves, which led to a big 19 – 3 victory for Seattle.The game started with Ted Ginn, Jr. taking an ill advised punt return out of the end zone that set up Seattle with great field...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Carolina Panthers are the most disappointing NFL team of the 2014 season

The Carolina Panthers fell to 3-4-1 after dropping an uneventful 13-9 game to the Seattle Seahawks at home. Remarkably, this team is still in contention to win the NFC South, thanks to major disappointing teams in New Orleans, Atlanta and Tampa Bay. But after the Saints thrashed Green Bay 44-23 on Sunday, that team looks like they finally recaptured their groove. That could be a...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonight’s Pick: Indianapolis at Houston

This looks like another easy pick to make and we’ll take the Colts over the Texans 31-14. It will be the closest Thursday Night Football game of the season to date and put the Colts atop the AFC South. Andrew luck should throw for around 325 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Dwayne Allen, TY Hilton and Reggie Wayne will all score threw through the air while Ahmad Bradshaw...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Ted Ginn Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals the NFL’s best kick returner?

Everybody loves to rank the top ten quarterbacks in the NFL. It seems like people never get tired of arguing about it. However, there are 22 players on the field at any given time and no one player can swing the momentum like a kick returner can. So how come nobody ranks the top ten kick returners in the league? Who knows? But we set out to fix that. A lot of factors go into kick...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Cardinals QB Drew Stanton Throws Awesome Block to Give WR Ted Ginn Jr. Time to Throw

When Bruce Arians took over the Arizona Cardinals you had to know that eventually the team would throw out some pretty nifty plays. He did just that on Sunday against the 49ers when he called for a guy known more for returning kicks--Ted Ginn Jr.-- to throw the ball downfield. However,  what makes the play is not the accurate arm of Ginn (okay, he had something to do with it).No...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Game: Cards Escape From New York With a Win

Arizona Republic beat writer Kent Somers saw a comparison between Ted Ginn Jr. and a famous movie character. Ted Ginn slips a tackle on a PR, takes it 71 yds for a TD, did a Forrest Gump, kept running up the tunnel. — Kent Somers (@kentsomers) September 14, 2014 Run, Ted, Run! Mark Dalton of the team’s PR unit found this gem of a stat on Drew Stanton. QB @drewstanton has won...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ginn’s Juice Sparks Cardinals Win Over Giants, 25-14

It had been a long time coming for Arizona wide receiver/kick returner Ted Ginn Jr. Ginn made several bad decisions on returning punts and kickoffs earlier in the season and the game. Then he had his one moment where he made the right decision and all was well. Ginn’s 71-yard punt return in the fourth quarter sparked a 15-point outburst in the final stanza and Arizona posted a...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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