June 14, 2002 |
The Miami Dolphins traded quarterback Cade McNown to the San Francisco 49ers for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2003 NFL draft, the team said. McNown, 25, was selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 1999 draft from UCLA but never developed into the quarterback the Bears had hoped he would. In two seasons with Chicago, he never threw more touchdowns than interceptions and had a 3-12 record as a starter. He was traded to Miami for draft picks last summer and was the Dolphins' third-string quarterback all season.
October 23, 2000 |
Chicago Bears quarterback Cade McNown blamed the notorious artificial turf at Veterans Stadium for the separated left (throwing) shoulder he suffered in yesterday's loss to the Eagles. McNown, driven into the turf by Eagles linebacker Mike Caldwell, could be out a month or more. "I think a lot of it, to be honest, had to do with how hard the surface I landed on was," McNown said. "I haven't played on that hard of a surface. The field as hard as it is, you go down and it's like concrete.
October 10, 2008 |
A weekly look at how the Eagles have fared under coach Andy Reid continues with Week 6, 1999: The ridiculous road losing streak Andy Reid inherited when he arrived in Philadelphia came to an end as the Eagles held on to beat the Bears, 20-16, at Soldier Field. Doug Pederson threw touchdown passes to Dietrich Jells and Luther Broughton and Troy Vincent and Damon Moore each intercepted Bears quarterback Cade McNown, who was making his first career start. The win snapped an 0-17-1 road winless streak that dated back to 1996 with two of the losses coming under Reid.
May 19, 2003 |
The San Francisco 49ers waived quarterback Cade McNown on Saturday, the latest disappointment for the former first-round draft pick. McNown was acquired from the Miami Dolphins last June. After having shoulder surgery in August, he spent the season on injured reserve. He worked out with receiver Terrell Owens during the offseason, but he was among five quarterbacks under contract with the 49ers. Tim Rattay, Brandon Doman and Ken Dorsey remain with the team, which began its second minicamp on Saturday.
September 2, 1999 |
Shane Matthews, not Cade McNown, will start the Chicago Bears' Sept. 12 season opener against Kansas City and play "the vast majority" of the game, coach Dick Jauron said yesterday. But McNown, the 12th overall pick of the 1999 draft, will play in an unheard of time-share arrangement. "This will help Cade's progression and bring him along quicker," Jauron said. "Shane has earned the job on the field. We've said all along we hoped we wouldn't have to play Cade too early. We still feel that.
October 18, 1999 |
Sunday afternoon was likely to provide little solace for Donovan McNabb in his homecoming, so he took advantage the day before. The Eagles' rookie quarterback and Dolton, Ill., native is sitting and learning behind starter Doug Pederson. He hosted rookies Na Brown and Damon Moore at his parents' home Saturday afternoon, where they feasted on fish and shark's tail and green peas. "Everything," McNabb said, relishing the memory. "We had everything. " Then, McNabb, who was the second overall pick in April's draft, managed to get in for just one play yesterday.
March 24, 1999 |
Calling the recent title fight between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis "the biggest fix in fight history," Muhammad Ali yesterday said he was humiliated that the sport "had sunk to its lowest levels. " In a letter to Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., Ali said "it was clear to all who watched that the deciding victor of the match was England's Lennox Lewis. " The heavyweight unification title fight between Holyfield and Lewis on March 13 in New York ended in a draw, sparking investigations by a New York City grand jury, a New York state Senate committee, the New York State Athletic Commission and the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
December 14, 2000 |
Reggie White ended his one-year retirement for a shot at winning another Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers won't do that this season, and White isn't sure if he wants to try again next year. "I need to see what the team wants to do, then I have to sit down and decide what I want to do," White said yesterday. "I'll make that decision after the season. " White, the NFL's career leader in sacks, turns 39 next week. With two games left, he has only 25 total tackles and 51/2 sacks.
October 17, 1995 |
Former Michigan State football coach George Perles apologized for suing the university over his firing and said he is dropping all legal action against the school. Perles said yesterday he was upset and frustrated at negotiations over his dismissal when he had his attorneys file the lawsuit in August. "I made an error in judgment and filed suit. I should have had enough patience and waited until the process was finished," Perles said. University spokesman Terry Denbow said the school looks forward to settling the matter with Perles.
December 16, 1998 |
University of Wisconsin running back Ron Dayne told family members that he will return to the school for his senior season, the Wisconsin State Journal reported, citing a relative. The newspaper said Rob Reid, Dayne's uncle and legal guardian, confirmed the decision to pass up the NFL draft. The 5-10, 258-pound junior from Overbrook Regional High in Pine Hill, N.J., is the school's all-time leader with 4,945 rushing yards, 5,140 all-purpose yards and 282 points scored. Reid reportedly told the paper Dayne decided to return because six other starters are scheduled to return on offense and that feedback from NFL player personnel showed Dayne might not be a first-round pick in the coming draft.