No tackling is new to the Eagles, but it’s become normal around the NFL. Teams have been trending toward less physical camps in recent years, especially after the new collective bargaining agreement limited the number of practices and hitting.
Does Chan Gailey care when you lose your $30,000-per-year gig, that you were living check-to-check before massive layoffs? Does Mike Tannenbaum care that you can’t afford the COBRA premiums to keep your kids with health insurance?
More than 300 mourners were in attendance at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills, east of New York City and a few miles north of the West Babylon home where the 25-year-old Belcher was raised.
A New York church is holding services for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher. The services will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills.
According to a report, at least seven NFL players in the last seven days have gone to their team’s security officers and turned in their firearms.
The days since Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then shot himself in the head have been very difficult for his mother, who said Wednesday that the slayings have not diminished her love for the couple.
Kansas City Chiefs officials knew that linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend were having relationship problems, and the team provided the couple with counseling in an effort to help, a police official said.
It’s that time of year again — the time when NFL coaches are on the hot seat.
The NFL season has not even reached the halfway point, but the fire under the seat of 10 head coaches is already quite hot.
Seven weeks into the season the Eagles have fired their defensive coordinator and the Panthers have fired their GM. Atlanta remains the league’s only unbeaten team, and only three AFC teams have winning records.
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel announced the remainder of his staff on Tuesday, which includes Giants assistant offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr.
Rex Ryan doesn’t think the MetLife Stadium crowd will be booing Mark Sanchez Sunday. At least, not before the game.