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|Patriots | New England perfect spot for Donald Brown|
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 15:31:24 -0700
New England Patriots RB Donald Brown could not have landed in a better spot when he signed with the Patriots back in March, according to Hall-of-Fame executive Bill Polian, who chose the 29-year-old in the first round of the 2009 draft while he was the general manager of the Indianapolis Colts.
Fantasy Tip: Brown has flown completely under the radar this offseason, which is a bit surprising since Dion Lewis is recovering from an ACL tear. New England head coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday the former Colt is "a pleasure to coach", while Polian believes Brown is still a very good blocker and receiver as well as an explosive runner who can thrive when asked to run stretch plays. While he's not even guaranteed a roster spot at the moment, expect Brown to emerge as the primary backup to both Lewis and Blount.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Boston Herald - Adam Kurkjian|
|NFL | Catch rule not likely to change|
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:08:58 -0800
The NFL's controversial catch rule is not expected to change at all this offseason, according to New York Giants president John Mara and officiating head Dean Blandino. Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian, a member of the catch-rule committee, said most people who work in football already understand what a catch is, especially when shown replays.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: NFL.com - Judy Battista|
|Bills | Bill Polian not joining team|
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 11:19:40 -0800
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: ESPN - Chris Mortensen|
|Bills | Bill Polian returns to Buffalo|
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:52:34 -0800
Sources indicate Bill Polian will return to the Buffalo Bills in a team president or "football czar" capacity. The move, however, may not officially be announced until late January due to other commitments Polian has.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora|
|Bills | Bill Polian refutes comeback report|
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 23:49:18 -0800
Former Buffalo Bills general manager Bill Polian refuted a report suggesting that he could be returning to the organization as soon as Monday, Dec. 29. Polian plans to stay with ESPN, his current employer.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Buffalo News|
|Colts | Peyton Manning almost traded in 2004 |
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 04:50:16 -0800
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said former general manager Bill Polian wanted to trade QB Peyton Manning back in 2004 with contract talks between the sides seemingly going nowhere. Polian reportedly told Irsay, "We need to trade Peyton; we can get a bunch of defensive players and become like Tampa Bay or Baltimore." Irsay, however, was not interested.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Indianapolis Star - Bob Kravitz|
|Jets | Bill Polian not interested in GM job |
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:37:13 -0800
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: New York Daily News - Gary Myers|