Since the teams usually take Tuesday off, it means linkage is usually off on Wednesday,and this time part of Thursday. But like any refresher it comes back strong with a 2-for-1 edition that will surely cause some missed work time..
From the News Tribune….
Frank took some time to examine exactly how Shaun Alexander cracked his wrist. And he also looked at the impending free agency of cornerback and Tacoma native Marcus Trufant.
Here’s the AP story out of San Francisco for the game.
Here’s Dave’s appearance on KJR that was on Monday.
This week’s opponent — The San Francisco 49ers…
Here’s a story from the SF Chronicle on playing the Seahawks with Holmgren quotes.
Well, the Niners finally got an official answer on the controversial fumble/incomplete pass call from the loss to the Steelers. Now hopefully it’s the end of it.
Apparently, Thursday was Darrell Jackson story day. Here’s the SF Chronicle’s story with the headline “Far-out wideout grooves on SF.” Here’s the story from the Sacramento Bee with the header “Jackson brings calmness to 49ers.” How about the Santa Rosa Press Democrat… “Jackson clears the hair”.
Also Frank Gore is frustrated with his slow start (I’m sure plenty of fantasy owners are as well.)
Here’s a new story on newly acquired returner Michael Lewis.
Jackson isn’t the only injured Ram. QB Marc Bulger has a pair of broken ribs, but he doesn’t want your pity. But he says he’s going to play on Sunday. Columnist tells people the losing slide isn’t coach Scott Linehan’s fault.
Over in Arizona, things are only marginally better.
Head coach Ken Whisenhunt and line coach Russ Grimm would love to beat the players they used to coach. But then he told the Arizona media it was no big deal. Columnist Dan Bickley likes the spice it adds to the lineup.
The Cardinals are playing the waiting game on injuries to Anquan Boldin and Levi Brown.
Columnist Jay Mariotti is happy, for the moment, that Brian Griese is the starter for the Bears.
The NFL player association isn’t pleased with retirees’ accounts about their post career injuries, and is setting out to dispute those accounts.