Don think we altered a whole lot, Smith said. Had a game plan, and we pretty much stuck to it. Barr, who later left with a concussion, delivered the game changing hit on Green Bay second drive when he took Rodgers hard to the turf as the two time NFL MVP followed through on a pass.
The initial fears of the Hall of Fame committee were alleviated over the next few years as Andy Barberi, Bill Jankunis, Bill Welsh, and Dino Mangiero were among the names joining the Hall. In the class of 2001 Bert Levinson, one of Staten Island’s legendary coaches was enshrined. The class of 2002 brought major league pitcher Karl Drews and sub four minute miler Charlie Marsala to the growing list of Island legends as well as long time Monsignor Farrell football coach Ben Sarullo.
The 6 foot 2, 335 pounder, who starred in college at Washington, started 45 of 46 games in three seasons with Cleveland and the team seemed pleased with his progress against the run.n The Detroit Lions have re signed defensive end Kerry Hyder, who missed last season because of injury.n The New York Giants have released Brad Wing, who struggled as their punter last season.n Chris Gedney, an All American tight end at Syracuse who played in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 47.n Mark Gastineau made an emotional plea to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to help him and former players who are dealing with what he claims are football related health issues. The former New York Jets star said during a radio interview on 710 WOR Radio in New York that aired Thursday night that he wants ailing players to be taken care of by the NFL.
Born and raised in Miami, Veingrad had a bar mitzvah at a Reform temple. He worshipped everything football as a teen and was the lone Jewish football star on his high school team. When he attended college on a football scholarship at East Texas State, Veingrad again was the only Jewish player on the team..
Harrison (6 4, 350) has spent the first four years of his career with the Jets and is known as a dominant interior lineman. He was Pro Football Focus’ No. 1 ranked run defender this past season.. FIVE KEYS TO THE GAMEPOUR ON THE OFFENCEThe have a decent 18 13 4 record, which has them in a wild card position in the Eastern Conference, but they are the worst defensive team in the NHL. They allowed 3.54 goals per game this season and that a weakness the high powered Jets can exploit. The are particularly bad in the first period ( 10 goal differential) and have lost eight of their last 11 games..