Saturday, January 12, 2008

Pack whitewash 'Hawks, earn NFC title berth

Pack whitewash 'Hawks, earn NFC title berth

Scheining Moments
Romeo Crennel led the Browns' turnaround with help from QB Derek Anderson. Adam Schein says both deserve new deals.

Linebacker Suggs wants to play in Arizona?

According to the East Valley Tribune, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs told an Arizona television station that he would love to play for the Cardinals, although no quotation is attributed to�Suggs�according to a report in the Baltimore Sun.

Though Suggs is a pending free agent, the Ravens are expected to keep the former Arizona State star with either a franchise tag or a long-term contract.

Ellis voted Comeback Player of Year
Players entering their 10th season, coming off a major injury and in the midst of a position change rarely make an impact. Greg Ellis made a major impact for the Dallas Cowboys at outside linebacker and on Saturday was voted The Associated Press 2007 NFL Comeback Player of the Year. Ellis went from nonfactor in Dallas to a Pro Bowler in his new position after spending most of his career as a defensive end.

Sources: Falcons tab Dimitroff as new GM
The Falcons have found the man to rebuild their roster.

Packers thump Seahawks to advance
The Packers dug an early hole vs. the Seahawks, but rebounded in a big way to earn their first trip to the NFC title game in 10 years.

Ravens approach Marty Schottenheimer
The Baltimore Ravens have recently talked with veteran NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer about their head coaching vacancy, Schottenheimer's agent said Friday.

"There's been some discussion but nothing substantive," said Trace Armstrong, a former NFL player who represents Schottenheimer.

Schottenheimer, 64, is expected to wait until the Ravens are done with the first round of interviews before speaking with them again. The hiring of Schottenheimer would entail the least amount of risk in replacing Brian Billick.

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