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Former Buckeye Updates (Jun-Jul)

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by Clarity, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    Steelers | Bailey Could Lose Backup Role - from
    Sat, 5 Jul 2003 08:57:20 -0700

    Gerry Dulac, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports for the Sporting News that Pittsburgh Steelers DE Rodney Bailey could lose his job as the top backup at defensive end in training camp this summer.


    Falcons | Cotton Impressing - from
    Tue, 10 Jun 2003 15:23:04 -0700

    According to, Atlanta Falcons LB James Cotton has been showing great speed and awareness in pass coverage and broke up a pair of passes in 11-on-11 drills during practice Tuesday, June 10.


    Colts | Gibson Fighting To Keep Starter Role - from
    Fri, 4 Jul 2003 09:27:52 -0700

    Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star-News, reports for the Sporting News that Indianapolis Colts SS David Gibson had a strong minicamp and will not give up his starting role to rookie SS Mike Doss without a fight. Gibson also must improve his coverage skills to retain the starting position.


    Titans | George Excused from Practice - from
    Tue, 24 Jun 2003 08:24:37 -0700

    The Nashville Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans RB Eddie George was excused from practice on Monday, June 23, to participate in a charity golf event.


    Giants | Hopkins Practices With First Team - from
    Mon, 2 Jun 2003 20:27:17 -0700

    New York Giants OG Tam Hopkins was the first-team right guard on Monday during minicamp, according to Michael Eisen of


    Titans | Nickey To Contribute - from
    Mon, 7 Jul 2003 11:53:57 -0700 reports that Tennessee Titans rookie S Donnie Nickey can contribute right away, especially on special teams. Nickey is currently the likely candidate to back up FS Lance Schulters and SS Tank Williams heading into training camp.


    Browns | D. Sanders Worked With First Team - from
    Wed, 11 Jun 2003 09:01:13 -0700

    Updating previous reports, the Akron Beacon Journal reports Cleveland Browns TE Darnell Sanders started at tight end at minicamp on Tuesday, June 10.


    Patriots | Vrabel Position Update - from
    Fri, 6 Jun 2003 07:21:30 -0700

    Updating previous reports, the Boston Herald reports New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel lined up at outside linebacker with the first unit Thursday, June 5.


    Redskins | Wilkinson Still Has Untapped Potential - from
    Sat, 5 Jul 2003 10:58:45 -0700

    Paul Woody, of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, reports for the Sporting News that Washington Redskins DT Dan Wilkinson still has not reached his full potential. Wilkinson needs to work on getting low and using his leverage with more consistency.


    Redskins | Wilkinson To Be Cut? - from
    Fri, 27 Jun 2003 18:24:11 -0700's Len Pasquarelli reports Washington Redskins DT Dan Wilkinson could become a salary cap casualty later this summer.
  2. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    For better or worse I am a Steelers fan and I find the news on Bailey to be surprising. He was the top DE reserve last year and they didn't really add anyone new. Being the only Buckeye on the team I always pull for Rodney.

    Thanks for the updates Clarity!
  3. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    Texans | Wells To Third String - from
    Sat, 12 Jul 2003 11:47:25 -0700

    Carlton Thompson, of the Houston Chronicle, reports for the Sporting News that Houston Texans RB Jonathan Wells was practicing with the third-team offense behind RBs James Allen and Stacey Mack during off-season workouts.

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