Football Timeline

Bruce Irvin Suspended For Performance Enhancing Drug Violation

Bruce Irvin

Bruce Irvin, the second-year defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season, according to announcements Friday afternoon from the NFL and also from the Seahawks. Irvin will not appeal, and he made this frank statement: “I want to apologize to my teammates, coaches… Read more »

Brett Favre: Packers Want Retired Star Back In The Family

Packers' CEO Mark Murphy suggested his return during the team's Tailgate Tour.

Brett Favre’s Packers locked up their franchise quarterback in Aaron Rodgers this offseason, and they would now like to bring back one of the greatest ever to take snaps behind center at Lambeau Field. It’s been almost five years since the Packers traded Favre to the New York Jets, but now the franchise is looking… Read more »

Felix Jones Signs One-Year Deal With Philadelphia Eagles

Jones will join LeSean McCoy in the Eagles' backfield.

Felix Jones, former Dallas Cowboys’ running back, has signed a one-year deal to join the Philadelphia Eagles. The 26-year-old visited other teams this past week before making the decision to join LeSean McCoy in the Eagles’ backfield. McCoy should receive the majority of touches for the team in 2013, but bringing in Jones adds more… Read more »

George Sauer Dies: New York Jets Receiver Dead At 69

George Sauer Dies: New York Jets Receiver Dead At 69

George Sauer, who helped lead the New York Jets to the team’s only Super Bowl, has died at 69. Sauer played an important part in the Jets 16-7 upset win over the Baltimore Colts in the 1969 Super Bowl. Though the game is most remembered for Joe Namath’s famous guarantee that the underdog Jets would… Read more »

Ronde Barber Retires After 16 Seasons With Buccaneers

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Three-time All-Pro Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back Ronde Barber is calling it quits. Barber, a former third round draft pick who spent 16 seasons with the Buccaneers, is all set make his retirement official at a news conference at 2 pm Thursday. “I’ve had a better run than I ever could’ve dreamed of having,” Barber… Read more »