NFL on CBS Announcing Assignments for Weeks 1 & 2 of the 2014 NFL Season

Let’s provide you with the games and who will call them for CBS in Weeks 1 and 2 of the 2014 NFL season. Some of these assignments were leaked by the announcers themselves yesterday at the NFL on CBS Media Day in New York at CBS World Headquarters. The assignment of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson to Cleveland at Pittsburgh in Week 1 had been previously announced by the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Look out below! After allowing six sacks, Chiefs' Allen says youth is not an excuse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- To paraphrase Dennis Green once he'd built up a good head of steam, the 2014 Kansas City Chiefs are, more or less, what we thought they were at first blush. Good and bad, warts and all. The combo of De'Anthony Thomas and special teams coordinator Dave Toub is going to be holy hell on wheels. When Bob Sutton pushes the right buttons, this defense will...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith’s Contract Extension Will Look Like This

Alex Smith is arguably the Chiefs best-performing quarterback since Trent Green. Andy Reid enjoys coaching him and has developed a trust in Alex smith.With Smith, the Chiefs coaching staff and front office know what they will get. Smith will be efficient with a good QB Rating and will limit turnovers.In possibly giving Smith the top-7 contract he is reportedly seeking, the Chiefs...
Via Pro Football Spot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Greatest Chief of All-Time: Round 2, Tier 1

Len Dawson vs Willie Lanier Len Dawson, QB: 28, 711 yards/239 TD/183 INT’s Willie Lanier, LB: 27 INT,440 yards, 2 TD/18 Fumble Recoveries Priest Holmes vs Emmitt Thomas Priest Holmes, RB: 8172 yards, 86 TD Emmitt Thomas, CB: 58 INT, 937 yards, 5 TD   Trent Green vs Otis Taylor Trent Green, QB: 28,475 yards, 162 TD, 114 INT Otis Taylor, WR: 410 rec, 7306 yards, 57 TDDerrick...
Via TopSportsReport
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Chief Of All-Time: Round 1, Tier 1

I wanted to know who the fans think is the greatest Kansas City Chief of all-time. I started by compiling the 28 greatest Chiefs. They are as follows: Len Dawson, Bobby Bell, Willie Lanier, Buck Buchanan, Willie Roaf, Priest Holmes, Emmitt Thomas, Fred Arbanas, Trent Green, Chris Buford, Otis Taylor, Johnny Robinson, Gary Barbaro, Curtis McClinton, Derrick Thomas, Willie Shields...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL on CBS broadcast teams revealed for 2014 season

It might be the middle of June, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the broadcast teams for the 2014 NFL season.  After revealing that Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts were moving up the ladder to the network’s #2 slot, the entire lineup has now been announced.  And there are several interesting developments and changes happening at the NFL on CBS. CBS Sports as a network...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wholesale Changes for the 2014 NFL on CBS Announcing Crews

After word leaked this week that Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts would receive a well-deserved promotion to become the “B” announcing team, CBS Sports has released its entire announcing lineup for the NFL on CBS in 2014. After the lead team, there are promotions and new teams to tell you about. Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson will be the “A” team and call all Thursday Night...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jenny Dell Resurfaces as CBS NFL Sideline Reporter

Former NESN Red Sox sideline reporter Jenny Dell will be appearing on NFL sidelines this fall, as CBS announced its broadcast pairings for the 2014 season. Part of the release noted that Tracy Wolfson would be joining the network’s top announcing team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms as reporter. Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts have been promoted to the 2nd team, and Trent Green will join...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Smith - Pay him or just let him play?

Chiefs fans are passionate and knowledgeable about their team. For years they have waited for a quarterback that could possibly be the answer to the franchise’s drought at the most important position on the field. There were years where there have been good QB’s that donned a Chiefs uniform but nothing that has been sustainable for more than a couple years. Trent Green gave KC...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs May Target a QB in 1st Round of 2014 NFL Draft

Last season the Kansas City Chiefs started off with a bang, a major part of that success was Alex Smith at QB giving them some type of security at the position they’ve lacked since Trent Green. With Alex Smith in the final year of his contract due over $7 million and contract talks stalling at […]
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL QB Trent Green joins CBS Sports as Analyst

Former NFL quarterback Trent Green has joined CBS Sports as an analyst according to the network. The former Chiefs quarterback will join CBS Sports as a game analyst, said CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus on Tuesday. “Trent’s experience and knowledge of the game, success as an NFL studio analyst and radio broadcaster, combined with his contemporary take on today’s NFL, make...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL QB Trent Green joins CBS Sports as Analyst

Former NFL quarterback Trent Green has joined CBS Sports as an analyst according to the network. The former Chiefs quarterback will join CBS Sports as a game analyst, said CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus on Tuesday. “Trent’s experience and knowledge of the game, success as an NFL studio analyst and radio broadcaster, combined with his contemporary take on today’s NFL, make...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Green joins CBS as NFL game analyst

With Dan Dierdorf’s retirement, CBS had a slot to fill among its game analyst ranks.  Today the network announced the addition of former QB Trent Green as a game analyst.  Green spent four seasons as a Thursday Night Football analyst on the radio for Westwood One and also served a season in the booth with Fox Sports.  Green will also contribute across CBS Sports platforms including...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 48: What If Trent Green Didn't Get Hurt in the 1999 Preseason?

Starting on February 14th, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. It's the same old story. Team signs a new quarterback. That quarterback gets hurt. Team uses a backup who once stocked grocery shelves...
Via The Sports Post
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive Streak Search: (Not) Surrendering 400 Yards Passing

After each week of the NFL season one column I always read is Don Banks’ “Snap Judgments” over at SI. He breaks things down into nice bullet points that cover full games or simply interesting stats. His recent column covering the AFC and NFC Championship games dropped this nugget: “In his 14-season stay in New England, Bill Belichick’s Patriots have never given up more...
Via KC Sports Ninja
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Rams head coach Scott Linehan got another job

In a move that will likely draw a collective wince from Rams fans, former St. Louis Head Coach Scott Linehan has been hired by the Dallas Cowboys to call plays for their offense. The hiring puts the Cowboys in an unusual situation offensively, as all reports indicate that offensive coordinator Bill Callahan is expected to be retained despite Linehan’s addition to the staff. The...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks next to enter circle of toughness

In his book “Vince Lombardi On Football” Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers coach, the legendary Lombardi said: “Success is not a ‘sometimes’ thing…Success is a habit. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” The Lombardi Packers just simply destroyed their opponents. They won five NFL championships in seven years, including the first two Super Bowls (’66, ...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

It's time for Chiefs to erase the pain of playoff losses to the Colts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Three times. Three times the Colts have ended a Chiefs playoff season, each one unique in its agony for Chiefs fans. Together they account for almost half of the seven consecutive playoff losses the Chiefs have endured since their last postseason win 20 years ago. That pain surely must end Saturday in Indianapolis, right? Here's a quick look back at the wreckage...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The Broncos Will Sweep The Chiefs In 2013

It's such a sweet story, the unprecedented turnaround of the Kansas City Chiefs. It's almost unbelievable to think that the team who went 2-14 in 2012, and had the #1 overall pick in the draft, could be the lone undefeated team left in the NFL after 8 weeks.It truly is remarkable. And the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs, who have suffered tremendously ever since the days of...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs Win, 6-0! Fans the MVP

Yesterday the Kansas City Chiefs ended a six game home losing streak to the Oakland Raiders by beating them 24-7.  The last time the Chiefs beat the Raiders at home Trent Green was the leading passer and Herm Edwards was the Chiefs coach! Offensive Recap Yesterday’s game was another ugly one as far as the offense goes.  Alex Smith continually checked down passes every chance...
Via Chiefs Command
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Johnson reportedly strip-club DJ

When Larry Johnson was a durable, grind-it-out running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, racking up consecutive 1,700-yard rushing seasons in 2005 and 2006, he used to go to work with guys named Tony Gonzalez, Eddie Kennison and Trent Green. These days, he reportedly has a hobby where there's still grinding involved, but the co-workers are more likely to have names like Destinee...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Glennon could be many things Sunday...maybe even a Freeman

  Mike Glennon is starting Sunday and if you listen to talk radio, people think the season is already over. Glennon could be a lot of things...take this video of his first preseason snap. He woke up Raymond James, and Crabtree is probably back this week. I can promise you, when Trent Green went down in preseason 1999, Rams fans were saying the same thing we are. Season is...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Whoa, I Didn’t Know That! – Week 1 Edition

Call a sports nerd but I am someone that finds random trivia facts about football entertaining. Nothing beats watching college football on ESPN and having them flash up the Aflac trivia question of the game. If you like sports trivia, than I have just the thing for you. As we head into the first week of the 2013 NFL season, I will bring you ten random facts about the NFL. Maybe next...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Top 10 NFL Teams (Single Season) Since 1990

I have been wanting to compile a list of the top 10 teams of all time for quite a while now, but after giving it some thought, I decided to use 1990 as my starting point.  Since I have been watching football since 1986 I felt that I could not give a fair comparison to some of the modern teams to the 1966 Green Bay Packers, for example, since all I know of that team is statistics...
Via Football Nation
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Schedule Back-Up QB Workouts

The Chicago Tribune’s Dan Pompei reports that the Chicago Bears plan to work out former No. 1-overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell Friday. Russell, who has been in the media lately for financial issues and substance problems, appears to have drawn interest from Bears head coach Marc Trestman and could help solidify the quarterback depth chart behind Jay Cutler. In addition to Russell...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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