Exonerated former Long Beach Poly football star Brian Banks will return to Pacific Northwest Wednesday where he will workout at the Seattle Seahawks minicamp.
Former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who was exonerated of rape charges, is set to tryout Thursday for the Seattle Seahawks.
A former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star exonerated of rape and kidnapping charges last week is set for his first NFL tryout.
Former Trojan star running back Stafon Johnson has settled a lawsuit with his alma mater of USC after alleging that mistakes made by a strength and conditioning coach during a weight lifting session that caused major injuries to his neck/throat.
Sources indicate that Palmer will be starting Sunday but Hue Jackson will not make it official till Friday.
Earlier today we told you about LeBron James directing a Twitter message to ESPN’s John Clayton in which the unemployed James jokingly (we think) asked about the NFL deadline for signing free agents.
Although Pete Carroll is an unabashed optimist who has attacked the Seahawks’ post-lockout challenges with his usual can-do attitude, even Seattle’s perpetually sunny coach realizes Tarvaris Jackson can’t possibly be ready to run his offense after just a handful of practices.
When you try to trade a player in the NFL, you carefully seek out potential general managers who might have interest and inquire discreetly about whether they’d like to chat. (I assume that’s what happens anyway.) What you don’t do is email every team in the league and let them know someone’s on the trading block.
Back in July, we noted that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Nate Robinson expressed interest in playing in the National Football League should the NBA’s lockout lead to a work stoppage. “I might go play football,” Robinson told SLAM magazine at the time. “Do something that nobody’s tried to do.”
Nothing like a lockout to artificially inflate Matt Leinart’s value.
The Seattle Seahawks have fired offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates after just one season during which Seattle’s offense ranked near the bottom of the NFL.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll says he’s hopeful linebacker Lofa Tatupu and wide receiver Ben Obomanu will be able to practice by the end of the week after suffering injuries against New Orleans.
From the time he first walked into the Seahawks’ palatial headquarters on Lake Washington, Pete Carroll pledged competition.
The Seahawks used a stingy defense to become the first sub-.500 division champ in league history with a 16-6 win over St. Louis on Sunday night.
Both teams are looking to bounce back after losing their first games and remain in the thick of the Pac-10. The Cardinal fell 52-31 at Oregon, while the Trojans lost 32-31 to Washington. USC is also looking to avenge last year’s loss to Stanford, when Cardinal coach Jim Harbaugh went for a 2-point conversion with a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter.
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