September 2011 - Football Wiretap

Two London Games Could Be On 2012 Schedule
The Sports Business Journal has reported that the NFL could feature two games in London next season.

Pro Football Talk

Philly Reporters Get Into Physical Scuffle
Philadelphia-area reporters Jeff McLane of the Inquirer and Les Bowen of the Daily News got into a physical altercation on Wednesday.

Pro Football Talk

Cutler Throwing Quicker Due To Fear Of Sacks
Jay Cutler has been under pressure constantly thanks to a porous Chicago offensive line.

Michael C. Wright/ESPN.com

DeAngelo Hall Explains Post-Game Rant
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall says he "might have been a little overzealous" when he unleashed profane remarks.

ESPN.com

Bledsoe, Tiki, Cowher Among HOF Candidates
Keyshawn Johnson, Tiki Barber, Drew Bledsoe, Stephen Davis, Rod Smith, Will Shields, Troy Vincent and Mike Vanderjagt are all eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Associated Press

Vick Insists He's '100 Percent'
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick took part in a walk-through on Wednesday.

Associated Press

Romo Accuses Redskins Of Cheating On Snap Count
It is against NFL rules for defenders to imitate a quarterback's cadence or snap count.

NFL.com

Portis Leaves Bengals Without Contract Offer
Clinton Portis visited the Bengals on Tuesday, but he left Cincinnati without a contract offer.

NFL.com

Deion Branch Fine With Lack Of Catches
Deion Branch had no catches against the Bills, while Wes Welker had 16 receptions in the loss.

Boston Herald

Jets Re-Sign Aaron Maybin
Aaron Maybin was cut by the Jets shortly before the regular season began.

New York Daily News

Indianapolis Signs Dan Orlovsky
Dan Orlovsky was with Indianapolis in training camp and the team is in need of a quarterback following the concussion suffered by Kerry Collins on Sunday night.

Associated Press

Texans Release Steve Slaton
Steven Slaton rushed for 1,282 yards as a rookie in 2008.

Associated Press

Sanchez Isn't Concerned About Broken Nose
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez isn't concerned about what his broken nose will mean for either his play on the field or his marketability off it.

Associated Press

Taylor: Henne More Talented Than Sanchez
Jason Taylor stuck up for Chad Henne during an interview recently.

NFL.com

Colts Will Look At Orlovsky, Croyle
Kerry Collins suffered a concussion on Sunday night, forcing Curtis Painter into duty.

NFL.com

Vick Expected To Play If Swelling Reduces
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will likely face the 49ers as long as the swelling in his right hand goes down.

NFL.com

Tomlin Looking For Help On Pittsburgh's O-Line
The Steelers saw three offensive lineman helped off the field on Sunday night.

Associated Press

Governor Signs Bill To Expedite L.A. Stadium
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday to expedite legal challenges to Farmers Field.

Arash Markazi/ESPN.com

Saints Give Gleason Super Bowl Ring
Saints player Steve Gleason has been diagnosed with ALS.

ESPN.com

Peterson 'Tired Of Losing'
Minnesota has been outscored 67-6 in the second half of games this season.

ESPN.com

NFL Power Rankings After Week 3
The NFL has three undefeated teams remaining and they are firmly in our top-four. Meanwhile, the Bengals, Browns, Buccaneers, Dolphins and Vikings may be deceiving us if we just looked at their record

Christopher Reina/RealGM

NFL Scoop: 32-Team Week 3 Reactions
The Bills have had help, the conservative Jaguars, snap issues in Dallas, the pending debut of Nick Fairley and Cam Newton hitting department stores.

Andrew Perna/RealGM

Father: Peterson Upset Over Reduced Carries
The winless Vikings blew a 20-0 lead against the Lions on Sunday afternoon.

NFL.com

Hall Rips Ref, Coaches Over Final Dallas Drive
DeAngelo Hall was upset over a facemask penalty and Washington's defensive scheme late against Dallas.

NFL.com

Canty: Hit On Vick Was Legal
Chris Canty doesn't think there was anything wrong with the hit that left Eagles quarterback Michael Vick with a bruised right hand.

NFL.com

McCoy: Giants Aren't Better Than Eagles
LeSean McCoy says the Giants didn't blitz much on Sunday because they were afraid of Philadelphia's deep attack.

New York Daily News

Mike Wallace Still Aiming For 2,000 Yards
Mike Wallace has the second-most yards (377) in the NFL, which puts him on pace for 2,011 this season.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Brady Issues Public Support Of Ochocinco
Chad Ochocinco dropped a sure touchdown pass in Sunday's loss to the Bills, but Tom Brady isn't holding a grudge.

Boston Globe

Bills Believe They Can Improve Offense
The Bills are the highest-scoring team in the NFL, averaging 37.7 points per game through three weeks.

Buffalo News

Falcons May Shake Up O-Line
Matt Ryan has taken a beating through the season's first three weeks.

Associated Press