Illinois starting LB/DE Houston Bates transferring closer to home – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Illinois defense lost one of its returning starters from 2013 this week, as rising senior Houston Bates has decided to transfer closer to his home of Covington, La., to…

Broncos want to get a look at Jackson – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The Denver Broncos are in need of some help at linebacker and — with enough salary cap room to take a look at a proven veteran player at the…

12th Fan View – Super Bowl XLVIII vs Denver Broncos – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comSeahawks fan Chuck McGowan brings us a look at his ’12th Fan View’ video series, as he documents the Seahawks victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII from…

Former Cleveland Browns LB D’Qwell Jackson: “I was more than willing to … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerFormer Cleveland Browns D’Qwell Jackson hopes to catch on with a team soon. (Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer). Print

D’Qwell Jackson released by Cleveland Browns – NFL.com

NFL.comThe team released the linebacker Wednesday, soon after the two sides met and mutually agreed to part ways. Jackson had been due a $4.1 million roster bonus on March 15.…

Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner on Super Bowl win: ‘It’s been so surreal’ – ksl.com

Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner on Super Bowl win: ‘It’s been so surreal’ksl.com“It’s been so surreal to go in and start my rookie season and in my second season go to…

Oops: Auburn posts Rashaan Evans profile, but five-star picks Tide – CBSSports.com

Senior Bowl Chris Borland takes on height concerns – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelYet the great unknown — if the short and short-armed Borland can do this all in the NFL — will persist. Borland has no problems with this. He…

NFC title game: 49ers vs. Seahawks – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)With 8:45 to go in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s NFC Championship game, deep in San Francisco territory, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson completed a nine-yard pass to…

AFC And NFC Championship Games NFL Injury Report As Of Friday

The AFC and NFC Championship Games are just moments away and here’s the full injury report from the NFL: CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES INJURY REPORT – FRIDAY NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at…

Cal’s Brendan Bigelow, Stanford’s David Yankey Two Of 102 Players Given Special Eligibility For NFL Draft

Brendan Bigelow, the Cal Football running back who dazzled California students, alumns, and the nation with his amazing 2012 performance against Ohio State, will join 102 other NCAA college football…

Kevin Greene done as Pack LB coach – ESPN

ESPNGREEN BAY, Wis. — For as long as the Green Bay Packers have played a 3-4 defense under coordinator Dom Capers, they have had arguably the best outside linebacker in…

Jaguars linebacker loses helmet, still sprints 25 yards to make tackle – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Jacksonville Jaguars haven’t had anything to play for since October. Don’t tell that to special teams stalwart LaRoy Reynolds. The rookie had his helmet ripped off while being…

Michigan State vows to ‘rise up and play’ without Max Bullough – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANAHEIM, CALIF. — Mark Dantonio mostly stuck with the official statement on Max Bullough’s Rose Bowl suspension Thursday at a Disneyland news conference, though when asked how Michigan State…

Michigan State suspends linebacker Max Bullough – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comOn New Year’s Day Michigan State will look to follow up its Big Ten title with a victory in the Rose Bowl, but it will be doing so without one…

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – NFL.com

NFL.comEAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl. In a news release sent…

MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose Bowl – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMax Bullough was first team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media this season. (David Guralnick / Detroit News). East Lansing — Michigan State senior linebacker and two-time…

Michigan State suspends LB Max Bullough for Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

Michigan State suspends LB Max Bullough for Rose BowlUSA TODAYJust after midnight, the Michigan State football team announced a bombshell. Coach Mark Dantonio announced that senior linebacker Max Bullough has…

Michigan St. LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – SI.com

SI.comMax Bullough was named first team All-Big Ten this season, with 76 tackles on the year. Mark A. Cunningham/SI. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max…

Jerry Jones: What people ‘remember is what you do in December’ – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJerry Jones says fans ‘remember what you do in December.’ (USATSI) Good news: The Cowboyshave won two straight, are now 7-5 on the season, and lead the NFC East. Bad…

San Francisco 49ers Beat St. Louis Rams 35-11

San Francisco 49ers beat the St. Louis Rams 35-11, proving that you should not bet against a team that is facing an opponent with one of the NFL’s ten worst…

Troubled LB Rolando Ends Short NFL Career

The Baltimore Ravens have one less thing to worry about. Today, troubled linebacker Rolando McClain retired from his three-year career in the National Football League. McClain played for the Oakland…

Dion Jordan Now Miami Dolphins LB: NFL Draft Interview, Text

Dion Jordan, the Miami Dolphins NFL Draft Number One Pick out of Oregon, reportedly just missed joining his now former Ducks coach in Philadelphia. Dion, who said in this blogger’s…

Ravens Use 2013 Draft to Rebuild Defense

It was quite a busy weekend for the reigning Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. They had 12 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft, plenty to help them bolster and rejuvenate their…

Dion Jordan NFL Draft Oregon Ducks LB On Best Games, Chip Kelly

www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9_mpebblTc Dion Jordan has the size such that he reminds this blogger of Justin Tuck of the New York Giants. Make no mistake about it: while listed as an outside…

Ravens LB Ruffling Feathers in Baltimore

Rolando McClain made headlines in Baltimore before setting foot on the field. McClain signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens on April 10. His chances of playing like a…

Ravens Sign Linebacker McClain

. The Baltimore Ravens need a middle linebacker. Former Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain needs a job. Wednesday several sources reported that the Ravens agreed to terms with McClain…

Aldon Smith : San Francisco 49ers DE Super Bowl Press Conference

Aldon Smith played an excellent game in Super Bowl XLVII. The San Francisco 49ers 2011 1st Round Draft Pick who this blogger interviewed…. was as animated as ever in talking…

Terrell Suggs: Baltimore Ravens LB Super Bowl Press Conference

Terrell Suggs is the man fellow Baltimore Ravens players affectionately call “T-Sizzle.” Arguably the most effective defensive player other than Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, Terrell Suggs was talkative and…

Patrick Willis: 49ers LB Press Conference After Super Bowl XLVII

Patrick Willis left it all on the field after the San Francisco 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens 31 to 34 in Super Bowl XLVII. Now, Willis shares his complete…

Ray Lewis’ Final Press Conference After Super Bowl XLVII

Ray Lewis, while not the MVP, was the spiritual leader of the Baltimore Ravens. After 17 years, Lewis, regarded as the greatest middle linebacker of his generation, played his last…

Super Bowl Injury Report: 49ers Ahmad Brooks, Aldon Smith Limited Practice Action

The NFL has released the Super Bowl XLVII injury report from Wednesday, and it has a few surprises with Niners Linebacker Ahmad Brooks and Aldon Smith seeing limited action in…

Kasandra Michelle Perkins Murdered By KC Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher

Kasandra Michelle Perkins is the girlfriend who was murdered by her boyfriend Kansas City Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher today, Saturday. Kasandra Michelle Perkins Facebook Page reveals a set of lovely…

Baltimore Ravens Finalize 53 Man Roster

The Baltimore Ravens are ready for the 2012 season. They finalized their 53 man roster by the Friday, 9pm deadline. No big surprises in the roster, but tough decisions were…

Aldon Smith: SF 49ers DE / LB Stabbed; Shootings At Party

Aldon Smith, the San Francisco 49ers Defensive End and Linebacker who racked up 14 sacks in 2011, and who I interviewed last year at the 2011 NFL Draft… …was stabbed…