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  1. New York Giants sign third-round pick Chad Jones to deal

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    The New York Giants signed safety Chad Jones, the first of their 2010 draft picks, on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  2. At This Hour 6p et: Brian Kelly, Jason Elam, Landon Johnson

    Justin Dernier/Icon SMI Cincy Coach ... "Silly Season" Cincinnati coach Brian Kelly is familiar with his name being mentioned for other possible head coaching jobs. He calls this time of the year, "the silly season." Kelly said Tuesday the specul...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  3. Falcons working out kickers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just got a tidbit from a very reliable league source. The Atlanta Falcons worked out four kickers on Tuesday. They had Brandon Coutu, Sam Swank, Shane Andrus and Steve Hauschka in for workouts. This is highly interesting because the Falcons have v...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  4. Seven-step drop

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Here are seven notes and observations from the second week of preseason games: Chris Gardner/US Presswire Ziggy Hood collected two sacks last Saturday against the Redskins. A rookie who is quiet...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  5. Morris addresses QB trade talk

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas TAMPA, Fla. -- There could be even another element to the quarterback situation for the Buccaneers. The team could be looking to trade one of its quarterbacks for a draft pick. Coach Raheem Morris wouldn't confirm...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  6. Cincinnati Bengals sign rookie kicker with Shayne Graham injured

    The Cincinnati Bengals signed rookie kicker Sam Swank from Wake Forest on Sunday, giving them another option while Shayne Graham recovers from a groin injury.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  7. Deacs head into scrimmage with players emerging

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich As Wake Forest heads into its afternoon scrimmage Thursday, it does so with several key issues still lingering before the Sept. 5 Baylor game. If the Demon Deacons get consistency at the following positions, ...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  8. Ranking the ACC units: Special teams

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Special teams are critical, especially in Blacksburg, and it's one of the Hokies' few weaknesses this year. They're in need of a kicker for the third time in three seasons, but Virginia Tech is ha...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  9. Miami's Bosher talks awards, Bahamas and tackling

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Kickers are always quirky guys, and Miami's Matt Bosher -- a spearfishing fanatic -- is no exception. Miami fans will be pulling for him this season, but they've got to forgive him, first. Following thi...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  10. After early kicking success, Henery can't wait to punt

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Who needs a quiet summer? Alex Henery is doing his best to stay busy by trying to win another job with Nebraska. It's why Henery is trying to build on his record-breaking start as a kicker by becoming the Cor...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  11. Wake's Popham more confident after surprise '08 starts

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich As the backup to one of the nation's most prolific kickers, Wake Forest's Shane Popham knew his role -- sit tight and learn from Sam Swank. Brian A. Westerholt/Ge...

    Blog | June 10, 2009
  12. Kickin' it in the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Considering how evenly matched the ACC is expected to be yet again, there should be a significant amount of close games -- as in, the kind of games won with a swift kick and good field position, not just a stro...

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  13. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich There's not a lot out there today, folks, but you can always count on ESPN for a little ACC news. Bruce Feldman caught up with Miami coach Randy Shannon recently and posted this Q&A. The Sporting News n...

    Blog | May 21, 2009
  14. Wake Forest spring wrap-up

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Wake Forest Demon Deacons 2008 overall record: 8-5 2008 conference record: 4-4 Returning starters Offense: 9, defense: 4, kicker/punter 1 Top returners QB Riley Skinner, ...

    Blog | May 07, 2009
  15. ACC's unheralded NFL draft picks

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich With the NFL draft scheduled for 4 p.m. ET Saturday, much attention will be paid to the ACC's highest round picks like linebacker Aaron Curry. Over the past three years, the ACC has seen more of its players...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  16. Scouting the ACC's special teams

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Coaches often emphasize it, but the casual football fan often underestimates it -- the importance of special teams. It was a phase of the game Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson agonized over last season and resol...

    Blog | April 07, 2009