Hard tackle derailed football career of Chris T. Jones, who will join PB County Sports Hall of Fame
After enjoying football success at both Cardinal Newman High School and the University of Miami, it looked like Chris T. Jones was on his way to a productive career with the Philadelphia Eagles. All it took was one hard tackle on the artificial turf at old Veterans Stadium to send his career on a different but rewarding path.
Kenrick Ellis worked out today for the Patriots | National Football Post
Massive Hampton defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis worked out for the New England Patriots today, according to his agent, Howard Shatsky. Ellis is also is drawing serious interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation. The 6-foot-5, 346-pounder has drawn second-round grades from several draft analysts.
Kickoff Returns Will Drop Sharply with New Rule — McNabb or Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles Blog
Last year, kickers (with at least 15 attempts, not counting onside kicks) averaged 65 yards per kickoff — so the ball landed at the 5 yard line. Because most of these kicks ended up short of or barely crossing into the end zone, returners brought out the vast majority. Only about 16 percent of kickoffs were downed in the end zone for touchbacks in 2010.
Didinger's Eagles Mailbag: Who should Birds draft?
Ray Didinger tackles your questions in this week's mailbag, including whether Brandon Graham is already a bust, what areas should the Eagles focus on in the draft and much more.
Did 'Madden 12' snub Mannings, Brady? - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Turns out, folks aren't entirely thrilled with the individual nominees. Reigning MVP Tom Brady and perennial fan favorite Peyton Manning aren't in the field. The Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers are represented by offensive tackles. The Seattle Seahawks' option isn't a player at all.