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Simeon Rice officially resurfaces

Former NFL defensive end Simeon Rice said earlier this year that he feels “like a super hero with no one to save.”

Rice finally has found himself a Lois Lane.

The New York Sentinels of the UFL have officially announced that Rice will launch his football comeback in the upstart league that begins its inaugural season in October.

Rice played for the Cardinals and the Buccanneers, helping Tampa to a Super Bowl win in 2002.  (QBKilla might have had a little something to do with that title, too.)  At the outset of training camp in 2007, the Bucs cut Rice, who bounced between the Broncos and Colts before falling out of the NFL.

The Sentinels announced 16 other players on Thursday.  The only name that caught our eye was former NFL running back LaBrandon Toefield.  And Glenn Holt.

Actually, Holt hasn’t signed with the UFL.


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10 Responses to “Simeon Rice officially resurfaces”
  1. Tjackfan says: Aug 27, 2009 3:39 PM

    Mike, we knew that you were joking about Glenn Holt in the UFL.
    The reason being that the natural progression for Glenn Holt, or any other cut NFL player would be the Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders, then the UFL.

  2. Kevin from Philly says: Aug 27, 2009 3:43 PM

    The NY Sentinals of the UFL? That’s more like the crazy Margot Kidder version of Lois Lane.

  3. Zox says: Aug 27, 2009 3:44 PM

    When are we gonna hear about the UFL signing Maurice Clarett? He could be released from jail soon.

  4. Tomb says: Aug 27, 2009 3:46 PM

    Who cares about the Sentinels.
    I’m dying for some Tusker news.

  5. Tim Biakabutuka says: Aug 27, 2009 3:51 PM

    damn simeon rice used to be the shiznit. sucks for him. If the UFL is actually successful I will be AMAZED. They should’ve learned from Vince McMahan.
    haha and florio is clearly obsessed with Glenn Holt now.

  6. Dave Mac says: Aug 27, 2009 3:57 PM

    SOLD! I”m buying my New York Sentinel season tickets as we speak..

  7. IanWhetstone says: Aug 27, 2009 3:59 PM

    No sentence should begin with “Simeon Rice officially re” unless it ends in “tires.”

  8. Slow Joe says: Aug 27, 2009 4:38 PM

    When Simeon is 53 years old he’ll still be proclaiming that he would be “in the Top 5 defensive ends right now”.

  9. greenguy09 says: Aug 27, 2009 6:28 PM

    just thought id throw this out, marvin harrison is rumored to be going to minnesota, perfect, 2 diva geezers thinkg they still got “it”

  10. FumbleNuts says: Aug 27, 2009 7:37 PM

    The only name that caught our eye was former NFL running back LaBrandon Toefield?
    I thought his last name was Steptoe?

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