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5 Questions with Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner

Sep 25, 2012 | by John Glennon, The Tennessean
5 Questions with Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner

Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner made one of the most exciting plays of the season on Sunday, when he stripped the ball out of the hands of Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew and then returned it 72 yards for a touchdown.

1. The Titans have allowed the highest opposing quarterback rating in the league through three games. How can the team start ...

Sean Lee's nose for ball continues

Sep 24, 2012 | by Todd Archer, ESPNDallas.com

Once again, Sean Lee is in the team lead for interceptions.

That might not last another 13 games, but Lee tied Terence Newman last year for the lead with four.

Lee’s first-quarter interception came after a Josh Freeman pass knocked off the pads of running back D.J. Ware. The Cowboys converted the turnover into their only touchdown of the game when DeMarco ...

Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu throws 73-yard TD pass on opening play of Bengals game

Sep 23, 2012 | by Chris Chase and Scott Gleeson, USA Today Sports
Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu throws 73-yard TD pass on opening play of Bengals game

An electrifying rookie threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to open Sunday's game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins. Except, that rookie wasn't Robert Griffin III. It wasn't even a quarterback.

Third-round pick Mohamed Sanu lined up for Cincinnati's first snap in the Wildcat, calmly dropped back and threw a perfect strike to A.J. Green.

Taj Gibson: The NBA's Best Defensive Power Forward?

Sep 20, 2012 | by Bryan Crawford, NBC Chicago
Taj Gibson: The NBA's Best Defensive Power Forward?

Taj Gibson’s value to the Bulls is almost immeasurable. There aren’t many expectations placed on a guy taken with the 26th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Players picked that low tend to wash out of the league after a few years, or jump from team to team, collecting a check, and not make much of an impact on the ...

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Chicago native Bynum gives back to hometown

Sep 17, 2012 | by Christopher Cason, CSNCHICAGO.COM

The national news revolving around the city of Chicago the last few months has not been some to take pride in for anyone who calls the Windy City home.

Crime is up 38 percent from this same time last year and more than 350,000 children are out of school due to the current teacher’s strike.

Adding to those struggles are the students ...

Bess showing Oakland what it missed out on

Sep 15, 2012 | by Chris Tomasson, Fox Sports Florida
Bess showing Oakland what it missed out on

Davone Bess has tattoos on his back honoring his hometown Oakland A’s and Golden State Warriors.

As for the Oakland Raiders, that wouldn’t have been such a good idea.

“If I wasn’t playing football, I definitely would have gotten one,’’ the Oakland, Calif., product said of a Raiders tattoo.

So the Miami Dolphins wide receiver won’t have to face Oakland on Sunday at ...

Dolphins' Koa Misi a quick study in defensive transition

Sep 14, 2012 | by Shandel Richardson, Sun Sentinel

The routine is usually the same for Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi.

After a day of practice, he heads home for more studying. Before getting distracted by television, he pulls out his iPad. He studies the defensive playbook for sometimes as long as two hours.

It's part of Misi's plan to take advantage of playing in a defensive system that may be better ...

Texans' Brooks Reed's hair gets its own Twitter page

Sep 11, 2012 | by Michelle Homer, khou.com
Texans' Brooks Reed's hair gets its own Twitter page

He’s big, he’s bad, he’s blonde. And thanks to those long, lovely locks, Linebacker Brooks Reed has quickly become one of the most recognizable Houston Texans on the field.

As a rookie last year, Reed was one of the breakout stars on the Texans "Bulls on Parade" defense.

Cosmo just named him one of "The Hottest Guys of the NFL."

Texans' Arian Foster: 'I chase history'

Sep 05, 2012 | by Jeff Glor, KHOU.com
Texans' Arian Foster: 'I chase history'

The Houston Texans’ star running back Arian Foster has been called “the most interesting man in the NFL.” He has just signed a new $44 million contract and he became a vegan.

CBS News caught up with Foster during a rare day off in Houston.

Foster, who grabs just as many headlines for what he does off the field as he does ...

Taj Gibson ready to get started

Sep 04, 2012 | by Scott Powers, ESPN Chicago
Taj Gibson ready to get started

 Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson said Monday he's confident the Bulls can still compete without Derrick Rose and foresees his role expanding this season.

Rose tore his left ACL on April 28 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Philadelphia 76ers. He underwent surgery on May 12, and the recovery is expected to take between eight to 12 ...

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