Dean Spanos Sounds Off on Coming Season - Ricky Henne
Spanos: I’m always optimistic at the beginning of every season, but this year is very exciting. Last year we had a new head coach, a new general manager and a lot of turnover on our 53 man roster. Now we’ve had one year for that to all work itself out and put the process through our system. So I feel very confident about our stability as an organization going forward having had that year behind us.
Training Camp Preview: Linebackers - Ricky Henne
Predominately a special teams ace with the Arizona Cardinals, Walker proved invaluable to Defensive Coordinator John Pagano when injuries felled the linebacker corps. The 6-0, 244-pounder registered 42 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, six QB hits and one forced fumble in 2013. He also notched the first three sacks of his career. Walker began the season at inside linebacker, starting two games after Butler and Te’o suffered injuries.
Rookie Impact: Cornerbacks - Nathan Jahnke
There is basically a 50/50 chance of a first-round cornerback performing well with significant snaps as a rookie or falling into the other bucket of those who either don’t play well or don’t receive enough snaps to make a big impact.
Madden 15 top rookie ratings released - Jeff Gray
Madden ratings czar Donny Moore sits down with SB Nation to discuss the best rookies in EA Sports's latest football installment. Before you ask: No, Johnny's not on the list.