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  1. Carr fueled by answers from brother

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. - Shortly after he won the starting quarterback job for the Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr called his older brother. He wasn't fishing to be congratulated. He was looking for tips. "It was, 'Hey, I was named the starter; now let's tal...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  2. Bond with Gonzalez could help Toilolo soar

    Vaughn McClure

    Some guys bond while out fishing. Others connect over beers at a sports bar. For Atlanta Falcons tight end Levine Toilolo, such bonding occurred on the basketball court. Shooting hoops with retired former teammate Tony Gonzalez is how the 6-foo...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  3. Practice report: Jones' final day of rest?

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- As the Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Tuesday, top receiver Julio Jones was a spectator in a fishing hat. It was his scheduled day off after a day on, but coach Mike Smith said both Jones and outside linebacker Kroy Bi...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  4. Gerald Sensabaugh takes up bass fishing

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Dallas Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh has taken up bass fishing in retirement. Sensabaugh, who played four seasons for the Cowboys is profiled by During his time with the Cowboys, Sensabaugh would talk about many non-footb...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  5. DE Young an intriguing free agent for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Willie Young's plan Monday afternoon was simple. Leave the locker room, get down to the Florida Keys and do one thing for the next few days. Go fishing. While that has always been the cliche for taking time off, for Young, ...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. Hixon's is a story of perseverance, class

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A large, red, remote control boat took up most of the available space in Domenik Hixon's locker earlier this week. It was a Christmas present from fellow Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. "He knows I'm a big fishing g...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  7. Can J.J. Watt top last season?

    Tania Ganguli

    J.J. Watt smiled and shook his head. He didn't want to go there at first. I wanted to know if there was anything the reigning defensive player of the year had ever tried to accomplish and failed. Soccer? Nope. Fishing? "I can fish." Cooking...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  8. NFC South links: Sky isn't falling on Saints staff

    Atlanta Falcons The Falcons have set a franchise record for season-ticket sales. Falcons kicker Matt Bryant was among the players who spent time fishing Wednesday with Wounded Warrior veterans. Carolina Panthers Joseph Person of the Charl...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  9. Gone fishing

    Bill Williamson

    I will be on vacation until May 28. But please stick around. I will periodically have a few posts on special project that is upcoming. Our blog editing teams will keep you updated with headlines around the AFC West while I am away. Take care. Talk...

    Blog | May 19, 2013
  10. Gone fishing (Not really)

    Paul Kuharsky

    There comes a time when one must disconnect. My time is now. Difficult as it is to break away, I shall be leaving you for a while to take a couple trips that have nothing to do with football. (Hints: One involves college basketball, the other i...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  11. I'm going fishing

    James Walker

    Your resident AFC East blogger is going on vacation and will be back on March 11. My good friend " staff" will back me up and provide daily posts to keep our community updated. You all were well-behaved and cordial with each other the last...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  12. Street Clothes -- Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young hooked...

    Matt Bishop

    When he's not on the field, Detroit's Willie Young would rather be on the water reeling in his next big catch, but the defensive end isn't the only angler who suits up for the Lions.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  13. Kelly focused on 'one-week mission' on bye

    Ted Miller

    We can eliminate two things that Oregon coach Chip Kelly could be doing during the Ducks "improvement" week: Fishing and watching the NFL. Kelly was asked about both this week and said neither was on his agenda. The fishing question was a joke ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  14. Four Downs with ... fisherman Gerald Sensabaugh

    Tim MacMahon

    We'll do a weekly four-question interview during training camp that focuses on something other than football. First up: fisherman/free safety Gerald Sensabaugh ... What do you like so much about fishing? I can relate it really to life. You have b...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  15. Life minus football: Greg Olson

    Paul Kuharsky

    The AFC South blog asked Jacksonville Jaguars quarterbacks coach Greg Olson what he would be doing if there was no football in his life. Here's his reply: "I'd hope I could be fishing. I don't know financially if I could do that, but if I could...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  16. I'm going fishing

    James Walker

    Ok, I don't really fish. I've probably done it two or three times in my life. But I am taking another week away from the AFC East blog before the 2012 season begins with training camp. I will return on Monday, July 9. My buddy, " staff," w...

    Blog | June 30, 2012