Posts Tagged ‘friday morning’

Haynesworth works first full practice (AP)

August 10th, 2010
Albert Haynesworth returned to work as $100 million backup Monday, working at second-string nose tackle in his first full practice at this year's Washington Redskins training camp. Haynesworth put on his No. 92 jersey and blended with his teammates, usually lining up between defensive ends Phillip Daniels and Darrion Scott as he ramps up his education in the team's new 3-4 defense.

2010 USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll: Does Florida Deserve to Be No. 3?

August 7th, 2010

College Football preseason polls often amount to nothing more than a popularity contest. The 2010 USA Today Coaches Poll released Friday morning was certainly no exception.

Despite losing key players from both sides of the ball, Florida checked in at No. 3 in the USA Today Poll. The loss of Tim Tebow, Joe Hayden and Aaron Hernandez wasn't enough to deter voters from placing the Gators in the top-5

Here's a look at why the Gators are undeserving of a No. 3 ranking:

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Former Oregon QB Masoli joins Ole Miss (AP)

August 2nd, 2010
Kicked off the team at Oregon, Jeremiah Masoli has found a new football home at Mississippi. The former Ducks quarterback, dismissed from the team after two run-ins with the law, visited the Ole Miss campus in Oxford this weekend and coach Houston Nutt offered him a place on the team as a walk-on. Masoli, a California native, posted on his website Sunday that he intends to take up the offer.

Houston Texans 2010 Training Camp News: Top 10 Veterans on the Roster

July 31st, 2010
Training camp is almost in full swing across the league and the Houston Texans began the process Friday morning. According to Columnist Nick Scurfield, “The announced attendance for the Texans’ Friday morning training camp was 3,714. It’s the largest opening-day crowd in the team’s training camp history.” In this assignment, I’ll highlight a few of the topics that went on during the scorching first day of camp, along with the top 10 veterans currently on the team’s roster.

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Brady: Negotiations won’t be distraction (AP)

July 31st, 2010
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is known for being able to focus on his receivers in the face of oncoming rushers. This season he plans to put that single-minded approach to another use -- keeping his contract negotiations from becoming a distraction to the team. "Nobody here can solve it but myself and the team," Brady said after practice Friday morning at New England's training camp.

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