Results matching “Junior Seau”

PFT’s 2017 AFC 53-man roster cuts tracker

[Editor’s note: We’re keeping track of the moves as AFC teams make them this weekend, as they have to get to their 53-man roster limit by Saturday at 4 p.m. Due to a rule change this year, there was no interim cut to 75 players so there will be a lot of moves to keep track [more]

Bills sign Ian Seau

The nephew of the late Hall of Famer Junior Seau is getting another chance in the NFL. The Bills announced today that they have signed defensive end Ian Seau. Seau signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent, made some plays in the preseason and was heavily featured on Hard Knocks, but he was [more]

Mark Davis: Deceased Hall of Famers should get jacket and ring

The six owners who serve as members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Board of Trustees have not yet spoken out against the policy that denies the family of deceased inductees the gold jacket and ring. One other owner has made his views known, clearly and unequivocally. “No way I should have my dad’s ring [more]

Hall of Fame won’t give a jacket or a ring to Ken Stabler

Election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame creates virtual immortality. But actual immortality may be required to achieve the full benefits of the recognition. As noticed on the Twitter feed of Mike Freeman, whose biography of Ken Stabler will be released this month, the powers-that-be at the Pro Football Hall of Fame have declined to [more]

Ian Seau, Akeem Ayers among Rams cuts

Some recognizable names were on the list of cuts as the Los Angeles Rams got down to 53 players on their roster this afternoon. Undrafted rookie Ian Seau, a favorite of Hard Knocks viewers, was waived. Seau is the nephew of the late Hall of Famer Junior Seau. Two veterans, linebacker Akeem Ayers and defensive [more]

Joey Bosa holdout ends, but could the damage linger for the team?

With defensive end Joey Bosa finally agreeing to terms with the Chargers, plenty of the people who were pressuring Bosa to cave will be ready to point to his holdout, if he struggles as a rookie. By next year, however, Bosa’s decision to stand firm will be irrelevant to his performance, after he has a full year [more]

Su’a Cravens: I’m one of the best USC football players ever

Frank Gifford. Mike Garrett. O.J. Simpson. Lynn Swann. Ronnie Lott. Bruce Matthews. Charles White. Anthony Munoz. Marcus Allen. Junior Seau. Carson Palmer. Reggie Bush. And Su’a Cravens? The list of great players in USC history is a long one, but Cravens — Washington’s second-round draft pick this season — thinks he belongs on that list. [more]

Junior Seau’s nephew among 19 undrafted players signed by Rams

The nephew of one of the greatest players ever to play college football at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will get a chance to play pro football at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Ian Seau, a defensive end who played his college ball at Nevada-Reno, has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Rams. [more]

Former Chargers doctor could lose license over treatment of Junior Seau

Dr. David Chao, former Chargers doctor who has created a moderate media presence since leaving the NFL, could eventually be losing his license to practice medicine for good. According to, the Medical Board of California is seeking a meeting to discuss revoking or permanently suspending Chao’s license as a result of his treatment of deceased [more]

With Alex Mack gone, Danny Shelton squats on his number

Cleveland’s loss ended up being Danny Shelton’s gain. With center Alex Mack voiding his contract and bolting for Atlanta, Mack’s No. 55 was available. And Shelton, a first-round pick in 2015, pounced. “Basically, I always wanted to be No. 55,” Shelton told reporters on Tuesday. “Obviously, Alex had it and I didn’t want to disrespect [more]

Chris Borland thinks more players will choose early retirement

Former 49ers linebacker Chris Borland said he wasn’t looking to set a trend, but he does think he might become part of one. After retiring from the game after one season for what he termed health concerns, Borland said he can see more and more players choosing that path. “Well, I think an old adage [more]

Concussion director fires back at New York Times

Well, the Concussion movie is getting plenty of free publicity. In response to a New York Times article that created the impression that Sony revised the script for the film due to concerns that it would antagonize the NFL even though Sony has no business relationship with the league, writer/director Peter Landesman accuses the New [more]

Hall of Fame needs to scrap the posthumous induction policy

The folks who run the Pro Football Hall of Fame realize that, when the annual time comes to put on a TV show consisting of a slew of potentially slow-moving speeches, there’s only so much that can be done to keep things concise. Five years ago, the decision was made to tighten up the festivities [more]

“The Bus” parks in Canton for Jerome Bettis

Following Junior Seau’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was a difficult task, but Jerome Bettis was up for the task. Bettis spoke to the Seau family and praised his fellow enshrinee for his career and character before turning to his own career accomplishments during his speech at the Hall of Fame. Bettis [more]

Junior Seau remembered for his passion

In one of the most bittersweet moments in the history of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Junior Seau was inducted posthumously tonight, with his induction ceremony a wonderful reminder of his great career, and his absence a tragic reminder of his life cut short by suicide. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony should be [more]