Thursday, July 15, 2010
Beastlines: Kolb vouches for Vick
By ESPN.com staff
The Cowboys signed a pair of draft picks yesterday: Seventh-round pick Sean Lissemore and sixth-round pick Sam Young.
Continuing his "Proving Ground" series, ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon looks at safety Akwasi Owusu-Ansah.
In an Insider piece for ESPN.com, Football Outsiders' Bill Barnwell names two Cowboys players among the top 10 NFL draft prospects: Running back Tashard Choice (No. 4) and cornerback Orlando Scandrick (No. 6).
The Dallas Morning News' Gerry Fraley takes note of the Cowboys' "trouble-free offseason."
In a chat on the DMN website, writer Rick Gosselin declares that Roy Williams will have his "best season as a Cowboy."
Is Cowboys owner Jerry Jones the next George Steinbrenner?
Cowboys running back Felix Jones feels his likeness was misused to promote a youth football camp.
Quarterback Tony Romo has won an award... for his golfing.
New York Giants
Giants safety Antrel Rolle told Sporting News he "loves playing under the bright lights."
Giants third-year receiver Mario Manningham is looking for more out of 2010.
A former New York Giants scout joins the National Football Post and writes about the supplemental draft.
Clark Judge of CBSSports.com looks at training camp battles in the NFC East including the Giants competition at left guard.
Embattled Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has a friend in starter Kevin Kolb. Kolb told the Philadelphia Inquirer: "I just told him that it was unfortunate what he had to go through. I just said, 'If there's anything I can do, whatever it is, I don't care, just holler.' And, of course, he said, 'I appreciate it.'"
Salt Lake City Tribune blogger Jay Drew thinks the Eagles will win the Harvey Unga sweepstakes.
Former Eagles running back Brian Westbrook says, "This season is going to be different."
In its continuing series of "Camp Classics," Philly.com reflects on "When George Hegamin went AWOL."
The Redskins are unlikely to make a pick in today's supplemental draft.
Safety LaRon Landry had toe surgery last month, but should be able to join the team for training camp.
Football Outsiders' Bill Barnwell ranks the Redskins dead last in young talent in the NFL. "Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan have inherited a wasteland from Vinny Cerrato, who used his draft picks to acquire 'has-beens' and 'never-weres.' As a result, the Redskins only have four 'young' starters, and two of them (wideout Devin Thomas and safety LaRon Landry) have been professional flops," he writes in the Insider piece. However, Barnwell ranks Redskins cornerback Justin Tyron the fifth best NFL prospect.
The Redskins have launched a new ad campaign with the slogan, "No more looking back."
Yahoo! Sports ranks the Redskins 26th ... for fantasy purposes.