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NFC South notes: Falcons, Coleman, Ryan, Bucs, Ward

Here’s a look at the NFC South: Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff says that he has no interest in trading running back Tevin Coleman this offseason (Twitter link via Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com). Previously, Dimitroff indicated that he could see a scenario of extending Coleman even though the team has already paid Devonta Freeman. Last year, Coleman totaled 628 rushing yards and four touchdowns...
Via Pro Football Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC North notes: What happens to A.J. McCarron?

It’s imperative that the Bengals gauge the A.J. McCarron market correctly this offseason, Paul Dehner Jr. and Jim Owczarski of the Enquirer write. Unless the quarterback wins his grievance case, he’ll be a restricted free agent, meaning that the team can attach a second-round tender to him and likely collect on a valuable draft pick.In theory, the Bengals could use the first-round...
Via Pro Football Rumors
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

49ers may pursue Brian Hoyer, Matt Schaub

The San Francisco 49ers have been mentioned as having interest in Matt Schaub, and another quarterback potentially in the mix for them is Brian Hoyer.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows, who is a plugged-in 49ers reporter, hosted a Q&A earlier this week and was asked about San Francisco’s short-term plans for a QB.In his response, Barrows said he expects new head coach Kyle Shanahan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub wants ‘an opportunity to start in the NFL once again’

At the age of 36 heading free agency, former Houston Texans starting quarterback Matt Schaub is looking for one more opportunity to start in the NFL.“Schaub told me last week he wants an opportunity to start in the NFL once again,” writes ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. “The chances of him doing so in Atlanta are slim to none, with reigning MVP Matt Ryan going nowhere for ‘many, many, many...
Via Sportsnaut
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick reached out to new 49ers regime, will have sit down meeting with John Lynch

Perhaps Colin Kaepernick’s time with the San Francisco 49ers isn’t over after all.During Thursday’s introductory press conference for John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan, much was revealed. One of the things Lynch said that had us sitting up in our seats is that Kaepernick reached out to the new regime and will have a sit down meeting to discuss his future. Prevailing wisdom leading up...
Via Sportsnaut
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Schaub could follow Shanahan to 49ers

As his Atlanta Falcons prepare to take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Kyle Shanahan remains busy building a staff and a blueprint for the offseason.Shanahan is expected to be named the San Francisco 49ers’ head coach as soon as Monday. It will be the offensive coordinator’s first head coaching job. It will also see him dealing with a vastly different quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
February 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett: Being cut by Texans was probably best thing for me

Ryan Mallett signed with the Baltimore Ravens this week after being cut by the Houston Texans earlier this season, and the quarterback says being let go by Houston was probably the best thing for him. Mallett admitted after his first practice with his new team Wednesday that he acted immaturely in Houston. "I acted immaturely at some games in Houston," Mallett said Wednesday via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Teams Reportedly Interested in Matt Schaub

Former Oakland Raiders’ backup quarterback Matt Schaub is reportedly drawing interest from three teams. Apparently the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets are all interested Schaub, a third-round draft pick by Atlanta back in 2004. Schaub played for the Falcons for three seasons before being traded to the Houston Texans in 2007. Inconsistent play and an injury during...
Via Sportsnaut
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Schaub Throws First Pass for the Oakland Raiders and Guess What Happened

During his final season in Houston Matt Schaub became infamous for one thing--the hated and dreaded pick-6. The man had a knack for setting up defenders with a clear run to the end zone after they picked him off. It led to him getting benched and eventually booted out of the city. When he landed in Oakland it almost seemed poetic, but the Raiders got smart and opted to start rookie...
Via FatManWriting
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders axe head coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders announced on Monday night that they had fired head coach Dennis Allen, capping off what was a bizarre twenty-four hour period in which Allen’s future with the team was in question. Allen’s tenure with the Raiders was filled with disappointment and far too many losses There was a report that surfaced on Sunday from the Associated Press that Allen, who was in his...
Via isportsweb.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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