March 30, 2014 |
DeSean Jackson didn't change; the Eagles did when Chip Kelly became head coach. The Eagles knew about Jackson's alleged gang connections, his problems with authority, and his locker-room dramas long before Friday, when they released the wide receiver. They knew what they were getting when they drafted him in 2008. So for the team to imply that his off-the-field behavior or an NJ.com report that detailed his alleged connection to reputed members of the Los Angeles-based Crips gang had anything to do with the wide receiver's release would be disingenuous.
August 19, 2008 |
Daryl Robinson, a former North Catholic star who was the highest profile local player recruited by third-year Temple football coach Al Golden, has left the Owls to attend West Hills Community College in Coalinga, Calif. Robinson, a 5-foot-9, 175-pound speedster, played running back and wide receiver in his only season at Temple while also helping out as a kick returner. Robinson was Temple's second-leading rusher with 347 yards and was fourth in total offense with 621 yards.
April 7, 2012
Saturday at 7 p.m., the Arena at Gwinnett Center, in Duluth, Ga Radio: ESPN (950-AM) Soul update: The Soul (2-1) are coming off a disappointing loss to Cleveland on Sunday. . . . Wide receiver Donovan Morgan has a fracture in his left wrist and will be out four to six weeks. Morgan leads the team with 23 receptions and eight touchdown catches. Emery Sammons will take his spot in the lineup. . . . Connor Hughes will be the team's kicker again this week as starter Phil Marfuggi continues to rehab a hamstring injury.
December 24, 2012
25 Red-zone efficiency percentage for the Eagles (1 for 4). The Redskins were 2 for 2 for 100 percent. 8 The longest rush of the day for Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. He ended with 45 yards on 13 carries. 77 McCoy also added 77 receiving yards with nine catches; he was targeted 11 times. 4 Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin became the eighth wide receiver in NFL history to record at least 55 catches and 750 yards in each of his first four seasons.
March 18, 2012
Sunday at 4 p.m. at New Orleans Arena TV/Radio: CSN; ESPN-AM 950 Coaches: Soul, Doug Plank; VooDoo, Chris O'Hanlon Last year: The Soul finished the season 6-12; the VooDoo were 3-15, the worst record in the league. Both teams were out of the AFL during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Outlook The Soul feature league record-setter Derrick Ross and wide receiver Jeff Hughley, who ranked No. 3 in the Arena Football League last year in all-purpose yards (2,680)
August 14, 2012 |
INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck knows life in the NFL can't be this easy for a rookie. The No. 1 overall draft pick threw his first NFL pass for a long touchdown, just like Peyton Manning in 1998, then led Indianapolis to two more. Luck one-upped his predecessor by winning Sunday's preseason opener, 38-3, over St. Louis - Indy's first preseason-opening win since '94. Johnson released. The Miami Dolphins have released wide receiver Chad Johnson a day after the wide receiver was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor domestic battery, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported.
July 8, 2012
Who: Spokane Shock (8-7) at Soul (13-3) When: Sunday, 6:05 Where: Wells Fargo Center TV: TCN Internet: PhiladelphiaSoul.com and UStream.com Outlook: The Shock improved to 2-0 lifetime against the Soul earlier this season with a 65-47 home victory. . . . The AFL announced last week that Soul quarterback Dan Raudabaugh was MVP of the week for his record-setting passing performance in an 83-79 victory over Tampa Bay on June 29. Raudabaugh was 24 for 37 for 415 passing yards and 11 passing touchdowns, the second-most TD passes in AFL history and a single-game Soul record.
January 16, 2013 |
Linebacker Jonathan Walton, who had committed to Penn State last month after an official visit, has backed off his commitment, according to a report by South Carolina's GoUpstate.com. The 6-foot, 230-pound Walton, of Daphne, Ala., made an official visit last weekend to Tennessee and has visits scheduled to Southern California and Auburn in the next two weekends. He also has traveled to Minnesota. "I feel indecisive," Walton told GoUpstate.com. "I'm just weighing them out right now. Penn State is still in the mix. I just want to make my choice and stick with it. I'll waiting until signing day [Feb.
January 2, 2012 |
DALLAS - Penn State was so concerned with how it would handle Houston's fast-paced offense that it utilized two scout teams in practice to try to emulate the tempo. "We have more or less the same offensive line every single play and then two sets of wide receiver groups with the quarterback and another group with another quarterback," strong safety Drew Astorino said Sunday. "As soon as one offense is done, the other offense runs right on and runs a play instead of having to go back and look" at the card listing plays.
May 19, 2014 |
AFTER SPENDING the last 4 years in the Army, including three deployments in Afghanistan totaling 20 months, Alejandro Villanueva acknowledged he still is getting adjusted to civilian life. "I've been wearing a uniform and a flag for about 8 years now; it's all I know," the 2010 West Point graduate said. "I can't remember anything that happened before going to West Point. "It's kind of different not saluting the flag in the morning and saying the [Army] Ranger's Creed. Not hanging up your military helmet at the end of the day as opposed to a football helmet.