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  1. Seattle Seahawks cut-down analysis

    Terry Blount

    Most significant move Tuesday: Nothing surprising on the seven moves Tuesday to get to the 75-player limit after making eight roster moves Monday. However, moving rookie defensive back Eric Pinkins to the reserve/non-football injury list means the Se...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Ed Sprinkle, former Chicago Bears DE, dies at age 90

    Former Chicago Bears defensive end Ed Sprinkle has died at the age of 90.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  3. Kyle Wilson: Jets' Man of the Year

    Rich Cimini

    Defensive back Kyle Wilson was named by the New York Jets as the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year, which recognizes community service and playing excellence. Wilson received $1,000 to donate to the Piscataway High School football program, his ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  4. Hometown discount for DE Greg Hardy?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Carolina Panthers have had a great deal in defensive end Greg Hardy, who is wrapping up the final year of his rookie contract. Hardy has eight sacks, 33 QB pressures and is the No. 6 defensive end in Pro Football Focus' rankings, yet he is making...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. Cowboys no names come through again

    Todd Archer

    PHILADELPHIA -- Five of the eight defensive linemen the Dallas Cowboys used against the Philadelphia Eagles joined the team after training camp began. Two joined in September. Two more joined the 53-man roster last week. Last Thursday Jason Hatche...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  6. Three rookies on Seattle practice squad

    Terry Blount

    The Seattle Seahawks announced their eight-man practice squad Monday, including three 2013 draft choices -- offensive linemen Ryan Seymour and Jared Smith, and linebacker Ty Powell. The other five practice squad members are defensive tackles Micha...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  7. Links: Seahawks' Okung high on Carpenter

    ESPN.com staff

    Arizona Cardinals A young man facing brain surgery got a surprise visit and gifts from some members of the Arizona Cardinals. Former NFL defensive end Michael Haynes held a safety clinic for youth football coaches at the Cardinals' facility on ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. Bruschi & Tippett nominated for college Hall

    Field Yates

    Former Patriots linebackers Tedy Bruschi and Andre Tippett are among eight former Patriots who have been nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced on Tuesday. Bruschi, who played defensive line at the University of Arizona,...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  9. Another perspective on Armstead

    Mike Reiss

    Writing on the National Football Post website, Dan Pompei looks closer at the Patriots' signing of defensive lineman Armond Armstead from a scout's perspective. Two NFL front office men who studied Armstead said they thought the 22-year old would ha...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  10. Bears' defense submits to Kaepernick

    Jeff Dickerson

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Cornerback Tim Jennings used one word to describe the Bears' defensive performance in their 32-7 lopsided loss to the San Francisco 49ers: Embarrassing. "Man, (it was) embarrassing," Jennings said. "On Monday Night Football, we l...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  11. Wayne Elliott on Mike McCarthy and more

    Kevin Seifert

    Wednesday, we directed you to an ESPN.com Hot Read on replacement officials. Among other nuggets, Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs revealed that one former replacement official is back to his original job of working junior varsity eight-man football...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  12. 'Prove it' time for the Eagles' D line

    Dan Graziano

    The Philadelphia Eagles believe the strength of their defense is their four-man defensive line and the pass rush it generates without help. They rotate eight or nine players to keep that line fresh and ferocious for 60 minutes. Starting ends Trent Co...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  13. Marcus Spears fighting for roster spot

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys could go heavy at defensive line by carrying eight players at that position when the 53-man roster is determined, but one veteran could be in jeopardy of not making it. Marcus Spears, who has played on the second team ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  14. Neal bolsters Oregon's defensive backs

    Brandon P. Oliver

    When Oregon defensive backs coach John Neal arrived in Eugene in the spring of 2003 he was not very well known among college football fans. He had spent the previous eight years as defensive backs coach at University of Alabama-Birmingham. In his ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  15. Ronnell Lewis: No pressure at NFL combine

    Brandon Chatmon

    It's been a long journey for Ronnell Lewis. In the span of five years, the former Oklahoma defensive end has progressed from eight-man football in Dewar, Okla., to being an early-entry NFL draft prospect. Needless to say, the NFL combine was an ey...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  16. Mattison is a draw for recruits

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Not many college football coaching staffs can boost a defensive coordinator who guided linebacker Ray Lewis and safety Ed Reed. Or one that employs a man whose defense once finished third in the NFL. But Michigan can. And for s...

    Blog | March 08, 2012