Trend Results : Outside Linebacker

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 2004)


Bruce Jordan-Swilling to Georgia Tech: Yellow Jackets Land 4-Star LB Prospect

Bruce Jordan-Swilling, a 4-star outside linebacker from Brother Martin in New Orleans, committed to Georgia Tech on Tuesday. He took to Twitter to announce the news: Jordan is considered the No. 5 player from the state of Louisiana, the No. Show More Summary

Clowney active, records a sack on Brees

The Texans have been waiting on outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney to be healthy enough not only to be a full-time contributor, but to show the flashes of rare speed and athleticism that made Clowney the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. Every positive step counts, and though it’s just preseason the Texans have to…

Beasley has strained shoulder, won’t play tonight

Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley suffered a shoulder strain in practice this week and won’t play in Thursday night’s preseason game at Cleveland. The Falcons say the injury is minor and that Beasley is expected to be able to play next week in the team’s third preseason game. The strain is in his right shoulder,…

Aaron Rodgers Comments on Roger Goodell, NFL's Power Structure

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers could be without two of his best defensive teammates for part of the 2016 season, as outside linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews are under investigation by the NFL after their names...Show More Summary

There's talent among USC's linebackers, but how they play as a group remains to be seen

Justin Davis flitted to his left on a third-down run Wednesday, probing for the edge. It was in vain:  Outside linebacker Porter Gustin had rammed his blocker two yards into the backfield. Davis stuttered and scanned. Behind him, the offensive line had paved a hole through the defensive front,...

Kroy Biermann expected to sign with Bills Monday

The Bills’ thin outside linebacker group took another hit over the weekend when IK Enemkpali tore his ACL against the Colts. Enemkpali will miss the season and the Bills are also without Shaq Lawson and Manny Lawson at the moment, leaving them short on experienced players to match with Jerry Hughes on the edge. They…

James Harrison welcomes Taylor Decker to the NFL

Lions first-round draft pick Taylor Decker is the starting left tackle tonight in his first preseason game. James Harrison, the Steelers’ 38-year-old outside linebacker, is teaching Decker a lesson. Harrison steamrolled past Decker and hit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, forcing a fumble that the Steelers recovered to end the Lions’ first offensive drive. On the…

Chandler Jones to Bill Belichick: “Thank You For Not Trading Me To A Crappy Team.”

Former New England Patriots outside linebacker Chandler Jones was traded back in March to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for guard Jonathan Cooper and a second-round draft pick. No player really wants to be traded from a perennial Super Bowl contender, but if they are, they would love to go to a team that’s headed in the right […]

Ninkovich has torn triceps, won’t need surgery

Patriots outside linebacker Rob Ninkovich tore his triceps muscle during practice Tuesday, per multiple reports. ESPN and NFL Network reported that Ninkovich won’t need surgery and could be back by October if his rehab goes well, so there was another bit of good news on an otherwise rough day on the injury front for the…

Schools to Watch After 4-Star Devodrick Johnson Decommitted from Texas A&M

The commitment lasted all of 25 days. Devodrick Johnson is an uncommitted target once again. A 4-star athlete from Kimball High School in Dallas, projected to play outside linebacker in college, Johnson announced on Monday that he was decommitting from Texas A&M. Show More Summary

Trent Murphy moves back to outside linebacker

Among the storylines this offseason for the Redskins was the move of Trent Murphy from outside linebacker to defensive end heading into his third NFL season. It was a bit odd, then, to see Murphy listed as an outside linebacker on the team’s first depth chart of the season. Keeping in mind all the disclaimers…

HOF 2016: Greene Follows Unique, Loud Path to Hall of Fame

The showman in Kevin Greene sometimes overshadowed the football player. Not that the outside linebacker who spent 15 seasons posing over fallen quarterbacks seemed to care.

Dwight Freeney will sign with the Falcons

Freeney is still a capable pass rusher despite 14 seasons in the NFL already. Outside linebacker Dwight Freeney will shoot for a 15th season in the NFL, as he is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Show More Summary

Aldon Smith Reportedly Checks Himself into Rehab: Latest Details, Reaction

Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly checked into a treatment center. TMZ Sports reported Friday the decision came after a video that allegedly showed Smith smoking a blunt was posted online. He denied it was him in the video, and the report noted it's unclear why he's seeking treatment. Show More Summary

Back injury lands DeMarcus Ware on NFI list

The Broncos will have linebacker Von Miller on the field at the start of training camp, but his partner at the other outside linebacker spot isn’t quite ready to go at this point. DeMarcus Ware will be on the non-football injury list as camp gets underway as he continues to deal with a back injury…

Terrell Suggs trying to be smart, but wants to be back on field soon

Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs rarely holds back — as people who have been given nicknames like T-Sizzle are wont to do. But while he promised he’d be back on the practice field soon following last year’s torn Achilles, there wasn’t so much of a firm timetable. “We’re close to where we want to be,”…

Browns OLB Armonty Bryant pleads guilty to drug charge

Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Armonty Bryant pleaded guilty on Wednesday to lesser charges stemming from an arrest last December. According to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, Bryant pleaded guilty to attempted drug possession – a first-degree misdemeanor – after being initially indicted on two charges of felony drug possession. Bryant had pleaded not…

Armonty Bryant Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Armonty Bryant pleaded guilty on Wednesday to an amended misdemeanor attempted drug possession charge. Evan McDonald of reported on Bryant's case, which originated from a traffic stop arrest on Christmas Day 2015. Show More Summary

Derrick Morgan says NFL isn’t doing enough research on cannabis

Now that Eugene Monroe has retired, Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan is the last active player who is willing to be an advocate for medicinal marijuana. He hopes he’s not the only one for long, and has shared the research he’s done on the topic. But he hopes time will see the plant’s stigma subside,…

Junior Galette will miss second straight season with torn Achilles

Galette has yet to take the field for Washington since signing last July. Washington signed outside linebacker Junior Galette last July on a one-year deal, and he has yet to take the field after suffering a torn Achilles tendon prior to the start of the 2015 season. Show More Summary

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