posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 02:33 PM
George crossed the line by dissing his linemen
"As contract negotiations soured and the unkindest cut loomed, George and his agent cranked up the volume of criticism. Their target: the offensive
line. In their minds, the Titans had not spent enough draft choices or money on blockers who could clear running lanes for George. In short, George
laid it on the line."
Woodson expected to skip Raiders camp
San Jose Mercury News
The Mercury News' Darren Sabedra reports that agent Carl Poston believes that there is a "negative 10 percent" chance that disgruntled cornerback
Charles Woodson will be in attendance when the Raiders begin training camp.
Big money could spoil Ogunleye
The Herald's Jason Cole reports that the Dolphins may be reluctant to sign defensive end Adewale Ogunleye to a blockbuster deal because there are
fears that he is "too focused on money and might not perform if he gets paid up front".
Chargers don't think Rivers will hold out
San Diego Union-Tribune
The Union-Tribune's Jay Posner reports that Chargers GM A.J. Smith is optimistic that first-round pick Philip Rivers will be signed before the start
of training camp.
Harris, Bears squabbling over contract
The Sun-Times' Brad Biggs reports that Bears first-round pick Tommie Harris has backed out of a pre-draft promise to sign a six-year contract with the
Farrior signs five-year contract extension
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
"Farrior and the Steelers agreed to the terms of a five-year, $16.4 million contract extension that carries a $4.5 million signing bonus. He did not
sign the contract, but that formality may occur as soon as today."
Evidence in McNair DUI case tossed
"The DUI charge against Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair will be dismissed unless Davidson County's top prosecutor decides to appeal a
judge's decision to suppress evidence in the case."
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