For a guy who was raised in Boston and played professionally in Green Bay and Seattle, Matt Hasselbeck has made a pretty quick adjustment to the pace of living in the South. Plenty of good anecdotes in this piece, including one where Hasselbeck was at a high school football game featuring a loss by JP II, alma mater of Golden Tate, and started talking smack via text with his former Seahawks teammate.
Jerry Gray said he's open to moving either Jason Jones or Derrick Morgan to the right side of the line so both can start. I think by saying he's 'open to it' Gray is mispronouncing 'I wish one of these guys would earn it sooner rather than later'.
David Boclair says run game, shmun game.
Jake Locker had a good talk with the crew at 3HL on the radio yesterday, and here's the transcript.
Munchak has had more to do with the Titans/Oilers long and colorful history with the Bengals than any individual not named Bud Adams. Among the many meetings between these former AFC Central rivals was a particularly ugly one that featured a bulletin board comment by former coach Jerry Glanville that was met with a 61-7 beatdown.
Jerry Gray sees a lot of Drew Brees in Andy Dalton... I'm just hoping on Sunday that he looks like the Drew Brees that failed to impress during those early years in San Diego rather than the Drew Brees of today.
Jason McCourty's good play is getting noticed.
I remember in the pre-draft run-up someone calling Andrew Whitworth a poor man's Michael Roos, but his surprisingly strong play at LT for the Bengals is quickly erasing the poor man's part of that description.
Is Cedric Benson in line for a big game on Sunday?
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