Misc Rumor - Football Wiretap

Chad Johnson Skips Start Of Bengals' Offseason Workouts
WR Chad Johnson has skipped the start of the Bengals' offseason workouts on Monday.

AP

Johnson Skips Workouts, Still Wants Trade
Chad Johnson skipped the start of Bengals' practices on Monday and maintains that he would like a trade.

ESPN

WR Marshall Injures Arm In Bizarre Accident
Broncos' wide receiver Brandon Marshall injured his arm after slipping on a McDonalds bag this weekend.

NFL.com

Penn State Class To Examine Paterno's Interaction With Media
Penn State students will get a chance to decipher Coach Joe Paterno's rhetoric in a new communications class.

AP

Parcells Willing To Trade Top Pick?
Bill Parcells appears willing to trade to Miami's first overall pick in next month's NFL Draft.

The New York Daily News

Champion Giants Jack Up Ticket Prices
The New York Giants have decided to raise their ticket prices for the 2008 season.

ESPN

Is Houshmandzadeh Unhappy As Well?
Chad Johnson isn't the only wide receiver that is a little upset in Cincinnati.

The NFL Network

Steelers Release Wilson One Day After Arrest
The Pittsburgh Steelers released WR Cedrick Wilson on Thursday, hours after he was charged with assaulting his estranged girlfriend.

AP

Nolan: Smith Not Guaranteed Starting Gig
49ers head coach Mike Nolan said on Wednesday that quarterback Alex Smith is not guaranteed to earn the team's starting spot next season.

NFL.com

Packers Will Retire Favre's Number During Season
The Green Bay Packers announced on Wednesday that they will retire Brett Favre's #4 this season.

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Report: Bills, Steelers To Play Game In Toronto
The Steelers and Bills will play a preseason game in Toronto this summer.

ESPN

Frazier Named Vikings' Assistant Head Coach
Brad Childress added the title of assistant head coach to Leslie Frazier's role as Vikings' defensive coordinator.

AP

Kevin Mawae Elected President Of NFLPA
Titans' center Kevin Mawae was elected president of the NFL Players' Associated on Wednesday.

ESPN

Prep QB Terrelle Pryor Headed To Ohio State
Highly regarded prep QB Terrelle Pryor has announced he is headed to Ohio State.

AP

Sources: Jaguars, Garrard Close To Contract Extension
A deal between the Jacksonville Jaguars and QB David Garrard could be finalized as early as this week.

yahoo.com

NFL: Bad Behavior Dropped 20 Percent
A year after new commissioner Roger Goodell instituted stricter conduct polices, bad behavior has dropped twenty percent in the NFL.

The Tennessean

BC's Ryan Throws For Pro Scouts
Boston College QB Matt Ryan worked out for NFL scouts and personnel staff on Tuesday at the school's first-ever "Pro Day."

AP

Marinelli: Roy Williams Isn't Going Anywhere
Lions' Coach Rod Marinelli continues to insist that wide receiver Roy Williams isn't going anywhere.

The Detroit Free Press

New York's Laveranues Coles Might Sit Out
Wide receiver Laveranues Coles, stuck in a contract dispute with the Jets, may not show up for the team's first offseason program on Monday.

The New York Daily News

Dolphins' Taylor Wants To Stay
Dolphins' defensive end Jason Taylor said he wants to remain with the team.

The Miami Herald

Kitna: We Can Win 10 Games In 2008
For the second-straight season Jon Kitna claims that the Lions can win ten games in the upcoming season.

The Detroit Free Press

49ers Release QB Trent Dilfer
The San Francisco 49ers on Thursday terminated the contract of veteran QB Trent Dilfer.

yahoo.com

Strahan Still Undecided On Retirement
New York defensive end Michael Strahan still hasn't decided whether or not he'll retire following the team's Super Bowl victory.

Newsday

Lions Cut Former Starting RB Jones
The Detroit Lions cut former starting running back Kevin Jones on Thursday after re-signing Tatum Bell.

ESPN

Olympic Champion Gatlin Showcases Talent
Olympic sprint champion Justin Gatlin showed off his skills for scouts on Wednesday.

NFL.com

Sundquist Out As Broncos' GM
Ted Sundquist is no longer the Denver Broncos' GM, according to an Associated Press report.

AP

Could The Seahawks Cut Alexander?
The signing of Julius Jones has clouded the future of Shaun Alexander with the Seahawks, and there are rumors that he could be released.

The Seattle Times

Browns' GM Savage Near Extension
Cleveland General Manager Phil Savage is close an to extension with the team.

ESPN

Sources: Taylor Wants Out Of Miami
Sources claim that defensive end Jason Taylor would like to be traded away from the Dolphins.

The Miami Herald

Walsh, NFL Are Close To An Agreement
The NFL is close to an agreement with former New England video assistant Matt Walsh that would break his silence.

The Boston Globe