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2009-09-28 18:02:30

Miami Coach Tony Sparano said Monday the status of injured Dolphins' quarterback Chad Pennington is still uncertain. ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported that Pennington is out for the rest of the season with a torn capsule in his right shoulder. But Sparano said he was still waiting on information to assess the severity of the injury. Pennington left Sunday's 23-13 loss to San Diego after being hit in the third quarter. Sparano termed the injury a weird looking deal and said it appeared to...

2009-09-06 17:29:15

The Philadelphia Eagles have released backup quarterback A.J. Feeley, the team said Sunday. Feeley, 32, is a nine-year veteran whose role with Eagles had been uncertain after the team signed quarterback Michael Vick. The Eagles also announced they had claimed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon off waivers from the Washington Redskins. Feeley had been with the Eagles since 2006 and also played for them from 2001 to 2003. In between, he was a member of the Miami Dolphins. Feeley has completed 55.9...

2009-09-01 15:16:37

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Cleo Lemon found himself without a job Tuesday when the NFL club waived him. Lemon, 30, had signed with the Ravens Aug. 16. He had appeared in two games for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season. Lemon, a product of Arkansas State, started eight games over two seasons with Miami from 2006-07. He has 2,185 yards with eight touchdowns and seven interceptions in 16 career NFL games.

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2009-01-23 18:30:17

Former St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan was one of several people who filled vacant NFL jobs Friday, becoming the Detroit Lions' new offensive coordinator. He was the head coach of the Rams for three seasons (2006-08), and inherits the task of helping to improve an offense that in 2008 contributed to Detroit becoming the first NFL team to record an 0-16 record. Linehan was Minnesota's offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach in 2002-04 -- some of the most productive seasons for quarterback...

2008-09-04 15:00:02

Daunte Culpepper, a three-time Pro Bowl selection at quarterback, has formally retired from the NFL. Culpepper, 31, played nine seasons, including last year with the Oakland Raiders. He was not resigned by the Raiders after last season and didn't catch on with another team. He wrote in an e-mail message said he'd been told if a quarterback was injured in training camp he would be given a chance but "I would rather shut the door to such an 'opportunity' than continue to wait for one of my...

2006-03-16 09:38:54

MIAMI (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper hopes his trade to the Miami Dolphins will give his NFL career a fresh start. The 29-year-old passed a physical on Wednesday, officially sealing a trade that sent him to the Dolphins in exchange for a second-round draft pick. "I want to be able to have a fresh start and start over," Culpepper told ESPN television. "I kind of feel like it's halftime in my career right now and everybody knows the team that makes...

2006-03-14 23:44:53

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints signed free agent Drew Brees on Tuesday, going with a proven quarterback rather than one of the highly touted prospects available in April's NFL draft. With the second overall selection, the Saints might have had their pick of Matt Leinart, the University of Southern California Heisman trophy-winning quarterback, or Texas Longhorns' dynamic Vince Young. They chose, however, to sign Brees to a six-year deal worth a reported $60 million....

2006-03-14 19:13:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Orleans Saints signed free agent Drew Brees on Tuesday, going with a proven quarterback rather than one of the highly touted prospects available in April's NFL draft. With the second overall selection, the Saints might have had their pick of Matt Leinart, the University of Southern California Heisman trophy-winning quarterback, or Texas Longhorns' dynamic Vince Young. They chose, however, to sign Brees to a six-year deal worth a reported $60 million....

2006-03-14 17:18:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Minnesota Vikings have traded disgruntled quarterback Daunte Culpepper to the Miami Dolphins for a second-round draft pick, the NFL Web site reported on Tuesday. Culpepper, a three-times Pro Bowl selection, had a falling out with the Vikings management over the past few months and was aggressively shopped around the league. When word surfaced that the Dolphins had landed the 29-year-old Culpepper, quarterback Drew Brees decided to sign a contract with the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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