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Quotable: "You can be successful and still take good care of your
players, still try to build them and make that the most important thing, not to
make winning the most important thing, and do it that way. So if people are
getting that message, I think it’s great.” -- Colts head coach Tony Dungy
this week on his coaching style. Read
highlights from his Thursday Super Bowl Press Conference at our Indianapolis
subscribers can find out what former Redskins QB Joe Theismann thinks about the
team's current QB, Jason Campbell in a Q&A feature at our Washington
site. Theismann also weighs in on other Redskins players and what he thinks the
future looks like for the team. Don't miss it!
All is well: That's the word from Eagles QB Donovan McNabb according
to a report at our Philadelphia site. "We're continuing to do positive
things, strengthening the leg, working on balance and things of that nature.
We're right on course with that," McNabb says. Get
the full scoop here.
NFL prospect spotlight: Is your favorite team going to be in the market this
offseason for a running back? Well then, be sure to check out this Scout.com
Draft Profile on Fresno State's Dwayne Wright. And if you're a Scout.com
subscriber, you can also find out which teams are showing some early interest
in the talented back in Denis Savage's exclusive interview with Wright.
Strong market for free agent LBs: In this report from our Vikings
site, they tell us that free agent linebackers like Minnesota's Napoleon Harris
are likely to be in high demand this March. If your team has some decent
linebackers hitting free agency, find
out why you should be concerned about their odds of returning next year in this
| Vikings LB Napoleon Harris (Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel) |
A "Super" restricted free agent: Colts tight end Ben
Utecht will be a restricted free agent that should draw some attention this
March following his Super Bowl appearance. Utecht was originally an undrafted
free agent, so if the Colts want to stifle his movement they'll have to offer at
least a mid-range tender. Scout.com
subscribers can enjoy this exclusive interview where Utecht talks about the
AFC Championship game victory, this weekend's Super Bowl, and teammate Dallas
Riding off into the sunset: Our Steelers site is reporting that Pro
Bowl center Jeff Hartings is retiring after 11 NFL seasons. Learn more about
this news and how it impacts the team at
our Pittsburgh site.
QB concerns: Aaron Wilson at our Ravens site reports that,
"The Baltimore Ravens are aware that they’re approaching another
perplexing quarterback crossroads. Not tomorrow, not next week, and perhaps not
even until next year, the Ravens are going to have to formulate and execute a
contingency plan for who will eventually succeed veteran Steve McNair." Scout.com
subscribers can take a look at his analysis of the situation, including who
they could bring in via the draft of free agency, in this feature at our Ravens
Strahan returning: Our Giants site is reporting that DE Michael
Strahan "who missed most of the second half of the season with a sprained
foot and a stretched Lis Franc ligament, is planning on returning. He is going
to be 35 and is currently tied with former LB Lawrence Taylor for team career
sacks with 132.5." To get the full update on the state of the Giants, take
a look at their Inside Slant feature.
| Giants DE Michael Strahan (Getty Images/Nick Laham) |
Mock Draft: John Holler at our Vikings site has put together his
first version of his 2007 Mock Draft, projecting the first round's picks. Take
a look at who he thinks your favorite team will pick, and then post a link
to it on your favorite team's message board to get some debate going.
Behind enemy lines: John Crist and Todd Taylor from our Bears and
Colts site put together a great feature that tells you what situations would
likely trigger a Colts win versus a Bears win. And they also provide their game
subscribers can check it out at our Chicago site.
What happened? Robert Gilbert at our Carolina site takes a look at
the Panthers' disappointing season and provides his analysis of why the team
fell way short of expectations. "After the first twelve games of the
season, Carolina was 6-6. The problem? They had been leading in the 4th quarter
eleven of those twelve games. The end result? Carolina could not or would not
finish teams off," he says. Check
out his full analysis here.
Scouting receivers: Denis Savage at our Chargers site reports that the
team was checking out wide receivers in Mobile during Senior Bowl week. "No
Chargers need is more pronounced than that at wide receiver," he says.
"Incumbent starters Keenan McCardell and Eric Parker failed to register a
touchdown reception in 2006 and the production behind them was
subscribers can find out which prospects caught the eye of the Chargers' scouts
in this report.
Today's Birthday Bunch: Packers WR Donald Driver (32), Bills DB Jabari Greer (25), Chiefs CB Marcus Maxey (24), Chargers LB Matt Wilhelm (26), former Colts/Bucs TE Ken Dilger (36), former Redskins/Cardinals/Bucs DE Dexter Manley (48)
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