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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:50:32 -0700
San Francisco 49ers WR Randy Moss moved past former WR Tim Brown for fourth on the all-time receiving list with 14,946 yards.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:23:58 -0800
Fifteen modern-day finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced Saturday, Jan. 7, and they are joined by two senior nominees. A selection committee in Indianapolis will meet in Indianapolis Feb. 4 to determine the 2012 Hall of Fame class. RB Jerome Bettis (Steelers), WR Tim Brown (Raiders), , CB Jack Butler (senior - Steelers), WR Cris Carter (Eagles, Vikings), C Dermontti Dawson (Steelers), owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. (49ers), DL/LB Chris Doleman (Vikings, Falcons, 49ers), LB/DL Kevin Greene (Rams, Steelers, Panthers), DL/LB Charles Haley (49ers, Cowboys), DL Cortez Kennedy (Seahawks), RB Curtis Martin (Patriots, Jets), head coach Bill Parcells (Giants, Patriots, Jets, Cowboys), WR Andre Reed (Bills), OT Willie Roaf (Chiefs), OG Will Shields (Chiefs), OG Dick Stanfel (senior - Lions, Redskins) and CB Aeneas Williams (Cardinals, Rams) are the finalists.
Sun, 21 Dec 2008 11:22:52 -0800
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers WR Isaac Bruce caught seven passes for 61 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 16 game. During the game, he became the fifth player in NFL history to reach 1,000 career receptions. He also moved into second place on the all-time receiving yard list with 14,936 yards, passing former NFL WR Tim Brown.
Mon, 20 Oct 2008 08:42:16 -0700
Jerry McDonald, of the Contra Costa Times, reports former Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown has an interest in returning to the team in a management role. "The love I get when I'm in Oakland, that's home for me," said Brown. "I realize that, and if the Raiders ever asked me to do anything in the front office, certainly I would jump at the opportunity because I do think, not just my presence in Oakland, but in some of the decision making as far as what's happening with coaches and players that come in, I think I could be very instrumental in helping in that area."
Sun, 10 Dec 2006 13:09:38 -0800
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison became the fourth player in league history to record 1,000 career receptions after catching a 13-yard pass from QB Peyton Manning during Week 14. Harrison joins former NFL WRs Jerry Rice, Tim Brown and Cris Carter for the prestigious distinction.
Fri, 08 Dec 2006 08:36:18 -0800
John Oehser, of Colts.com, reports Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison can become only the fourth player in National Football League history to surpass 1,000 receptions in his career, joining Jerry Rice, Cris Carter and Tim Brown. Harrison needs five receptions to reach the mark.
Thu, 28 Sep 2006 20:30:43 -0700
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports former Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown commented on the offense being run by Raiders offensive coordinator Tom Walsh. Brown said, "You just can't run that offense in the NFL anymore. They're calling timeouts, spending most of their timeouts before 10 minutes is up in the second quarter. They're getting delay penalties, getting to the line of scrimmage late, because those plays are 20 words long. I know that it was a horrible offense way back when. We just had to make plays and make things happen way back when. Being that the 40-second clock has come into play, and a lot of other rules have come into play since he was (last) in the league, I knew that would be a tough adjustment for him. Even zone blitzes and things of that nature. That makes that offense very tough. It was very one-dimensional, trying to audible was very difficult." WR Jerry Porter was critical of the team's offense during the offseason. Porter was quoted as saying, "I wanted [Detroit Lions offensive coordinator] Mike Martz as my coach and a real offense that's proven in today's NFL. Not something dusted off from a bed and breakfast in God knows where."
Mon, 25 Sep 2006 20:57:37 -0700
Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports former Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown said during an interview with the Los Angeles Times the team is lacking a leader in the locker room. Brown added, "I was on some bad teams there, but we were never devoid of leadership. Be it me, be it [RB] Marcus Allen back in the day, be it [DL] Howie Long, be it whomever. We were never devoid of leadership. And, right now the locker room is barren. I never played with [DL] Warren Sapp, and I'm not necessarily hearing bad things about Warren Sapp, but I'm not hearing `He's our guy' or `He's our leader.' I'm not hearing that about anybody on the offensive line, I'm not hearing that about anyone whatsoever." Sapp said during training camp he assumed a leadership role with the team and his teammates feel comfortable seeking his guidance.
Mon, 10 Apr 2006 17:58:27 -0700
Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jimmy Smith considered retirement after the team's postseason loss to the New England Patriots. Smith said, "Right after the loss to New England, I was, like, I'm done. I don't want to do this any more. I had to really talk to people to see if I want to do that." Smith talked to former NFL WR Tim Brown early in the offseason and asked him how he kept his enthusiasm over 17 seasons. Brown told him to get away from football completely throughout the offseason. Smith added, "I did that and now I'm excited. The schedule is out. It doesn't look like we'll have any blackouts. I hope this will be the year for my young receivers to step up."
Fri, 03 Feb 2006 19:07:46 -0800
Mark Purdy, of the San Jose Mercury News, reports former Oakland Raiders head coach and current broadcaster John Madden is not a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame for several reasons. Some voters feel his ten seasons as head coach aren't long enough or feel he should have won more than one Super Bowl during that time-span. Former Raiders WR Tim Brown didn't help Madden's chances when he said, "I spent a long time in Raiderland and when you talk to the old guys who played under Madden, they say, `Look, if not for this guy, maybe we win three or four Super Bowls.' They actually think he may have hindered them."
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