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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:44 -0700
Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy could be the leading rusher in the NFL in 2014, according to running backs coach Sam Gash. "Without a doubt," Gash said. "He has the capability of being the leading rusher and maybe even combined yards if he catches a lot of balls. I absolutely do think that.
"I think he's a bell cow. He's a big guy, and he's physical."
Fantasy Tip: Lacy has a chance to be one of the best running backs in fantasy football in 2014, and should be drafted as an RB1 in all formats.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:11:22 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have hired Sam Gash as their new running backs coach. Gash coached the running backs for the Detroit Lions from 2008 to 2012.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:17:53 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have expressed interest in Cleveland Browns running backs coach Gary Brown, former Detroit Lions running backs coach Sam Gash and former Chicago Bears Tim Spencer as candidates for their running backs coach.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 13:57:20 -0800
Detroit Lions running backs coach Sam Gash, wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson and tight ends coach Tim Lappano will not return next season.
Thu, 07 Feb 2008 10:13:38 -0800
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions have named Sam Gash as their new running backs coach Thursday, Feb. 7. Gash was hired by the Lions for the 2007 season as the assistant special teams coach. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 08:13:40 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions announced the hiring of Sam Gash as their new assistant special teams coach. Terms of the contract were not released. Gash had served as the New York Jets' assistant running backs and special teams coach for the past two seasons.
Fri, 19 Jan 2007 09:40:56 -0800
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports the New York Jets have fired assistant running backs and special teams coach Sam Gash.
Mon, 20 Feb 2006 14:32:29 -0800
The New York Jets have announced the team has retained Sam Gash as the assistant running backs/special teams coach.
Fri, 04 Mar 2005 11:57:56 -0800
The New York Jets have announced the hiring of Sam Gash as their assistant running backs and special teams coach. Gash spent 12 seasons in the NFL as a fullback.
Wed, 16 Jun 2004 14:01:44 -0700
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints FB Sam Gash (knee) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 15.
Sun, 13 Jun 2004 09:21:47 -0700
Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints FB Sam Gash (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery last week and is expected to miss the team's upcoming minicamp June 15-17.
Tue, 16 Mar 2004 13:27:34 -0800
The New Orleans Saints have announced the team has signed FB Sam Gash to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Wed, 18 Feb 2004 10:53:21 -0800
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports the Buffalo Bills are not presently negotiating with FB Sam Gash, who will be an unrestricted free agent. Gash will hit the open free agent mark on March 3.
Fri, 24 Oct 2003 08:19:57 -0700
The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills FB Sam Gash (ankle) has been added to the injury report as probable for Week 8.
Sat, 18 Oct 2003 19:05:34 -0700
Buffalo Bills FB Sam Gash (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 7, according to BuffaloBills.com.
Wed, 06 Aug 2003 01:14:45 -0700
Bucky Gleason, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills head coach Gregg Williams is really looking to punish opposing defenses who try to stop the Bills ground attack, and newly acquired FB Sam Gash is just the man for the job. "He's unbelievable in the running game," Williams said. "If he doesn't hit you, he's going to miss big and wipe out four or five guys. He's not going to slow down … That's what we want our running game to look like. We want them to come off and dominate and finish people. Sam Gash is the epitome of that."
Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:31:30 -0700
The Buffalo News reports the Buffalo Bills' starting fullback position will not be decided until contact begins. Bills FB Phillip Crosby was No. 1 in minicamp, but former Pro Bowl FB Sam Gash is one of the most powerful lead blockers the NFL has seen. Crosby has improved as a blocker and receiver, but the smart money is on Gash.
Mon, 02 Jun 2003 08:59:17 -0700
Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that Buffalo Bills FB Phillip Crosby has been working ahead of FB Sam Gash with the first-team offense.
Tue, 01 Apr 2003 20:29:42 -0800
BaltimoreRavens.com reports there will not be any big changes at the fullback position for the Baltimore Ravens. After the departure of starting FB Sam Gash to the Buffalo Bills, the team has now placed the FB duties on the shoulders of Alan Ricard. FB Harold Morrow is expected to back up Ricard.
Mon, 31 Mar 2003 15:18:18 -0800
BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens) to an undisclosed contract.
Sat, 29 Mar 2003 11:37:49 -0800
BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills had free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens) in town for a visit on Friday. Gash was a Pro Bowler for the Bills in 1998 and 1999.
Mon, 06 Jan 2003 21:11:37 -0800
The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens FB Sam Gash (ankle) underwent arthroscopic surgery and he is expected to make a full recovery by the start of off-season camps.
Fri, 27 Dec 2002 08:15:01 -0800
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Baltimore Ravens FB Sam Gash (leg) has been upgraded from questionable to probable.
Sun, 06 Oct 2002 17:19:32 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have declared RB Dameon Hunter, FB Sam Gash, CB Lamont Brightful, LB Bernardo Harris, G Mike Collins, T Damion Cook and WR Jeff Ogden inactive for week five.
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 17:18:45 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have declared RB Dameon Hunter, RB Sam Gash, CB Lamont Brightful, LB Bernardo Harris, G Mike Collins, T Damion Cook and TE Terry Jones, Jr. inactive for week four.
Sat, 28 Sep 2002 00:14:03 -0700
BaltimoreRavens.com reports FB Sam Gash (thigh) has been added to the team's injury report as questionable for Monday's game. He hurt his thigh during practice this week.
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 09:21:10 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have announced CB Dameon Hunter, RB Sam Gash, CB James Trapp, CB Lamont Brightful, S Will Demps, and OG Mike Collins as inactive for today's game.
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 07:37:27 -0700
As expected, the Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens re-signed FB Sam Gash on Monday. He had been released over the weekend in a salary cap savings move.
Sun, 08 Sep 2002 09:12:25 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have waived FB Sam Gash.
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 19:01:49 -0700
Updating an earlier story, BaltimoreRavens.com reports the Baltimore Ravens have officially re-signed FB Sam Gash.
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 22:02:23 -0700
BaltimoreRavens.com repors the Baltimore Ravens have re-signed free agent FB Sam Gash to a one-year contract.
Thu, 01 Aug 2002 18:39:04 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to add at least one veteran player with the cap room freed up by the MLB Ray Lewis deal, and both SVP Ozzie Newsome and coach Brian Billick indicated free agent DT Sam Adams could be a priority. Other names that have been mentioned as possible targets are former Ravens FB Sam Gash and former Packers WR Antonio Freeman. "Sam would certainly be on the top of that list, and we’ll move very aggressively on that," said Billick.
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 16:56:19 -0700
BaltimoreRavens.com reports that Baltimore Ravens FB Alan Ricard will fill the role of FB after the team released Sam Gash this off-season. Ricard is the only FB on the Ravens' roster at the moment and both Ricard and head coach Brian Billick are very optimistic about the upcoming season and Ricard's involvement.
Fri, 10 May 2002 20:37:30 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens have started contract negotiations with free agent FB Sam Gash in their attempt to re-sign him. He was a key player in the Ravens rushing attack the past two seasons.
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 10:26:50 -0800
The Post-Intelligencer reports the Denver Broncos may reportedly offer free agent FB Mack Strong (Seahawks) a one-year contract, if they continue to not be able to work out a deal with free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens).
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 09:44:32 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports sources said the Denver Broncos are close to giving up on their attempt to sign free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens). He has refused one- and three-year offers from the Broncos. The team may look for a fullback in the NFL Draft, stick with Tony Carter or possibly look to re-sign Detron Smith (who was previously released).
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 04:36:33 -0800
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans are showing an interest in free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens), who is also being pursued by the Denver Broncos.
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 03:15:44 -0800
The Denver Broncos, according to the Rocky Mountain News, have upped their offer to free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens). The team made him a second contract proposal, this time a three-year deal. Their first offer was a one-year, $750,000 deal.
Sat, 09 Mar 2002 19:10:11 -0800
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Denver Broncos, looking to upgrade their fullback position, will offer a one-year deal to FB Sam Gash (Ravens) that would pay him the league minimum. If he doesn't take the deal, the Broncos will make the same offer free agent FB Mack Strong (Seahawks).
Fri, 08 Mar 2002 02:51:23 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports the Denver Broncos were pleased with what they saw in free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens), who met with the team this week. Gash met with the Broncos' officials again on Thursday before leaving Denver.
Thu, 07 Mar 2002 14:37:00 -0800
As an update to previous reports, DenverBroncos.com reports the Denver Broncos visited with free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens) on Thursday.
Wed, 06 Mar 2002 07:52:50 -0800
The Denver Post reports the Denver Broncos will workout free agent FB Sam Gash (Ravens) on Wednesday. Contract negotiations could also be held today.
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 13:05:58 -0800
Associated Press reports the Baltimore Ravens have released FB Sam Gash, making him an unrestricted free agent.
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 18:42:59 -0800
Ravenszone.net reports Baltimore Ravens Vice President of Player Personnel Ozzie Newsome confirmed today the following players will have their contracts terminated Thursday: DE Rob Burnett, FB Sam Gash, WR Qadry Ismail, TE Shannon Sharpe, DL Tony Siragusa (retiring), OL Kipp Vickers, DL Larry Webster and S Rod Woodson. Newsome also confirmed the team has made an offer to free agent CB Duane Starks.
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:28:24 -0800
As an update to previous reports the Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens will release DL Rob Burnett, DL Larry Webster, DT Tony Siragusa, FB Sam Gash, WR Qadry Ismail, TE Shannon Sharpe, OL Kipp Vickers and SS Rod Woodson.
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 22:04:39 -0800
The Baltimore Sun reports agent Tony Agnone confirmed to them Monday night the Baltimore Ravens plan to release WR Qadry Ismail and FB Sam Gash in salary cap savings moves. The Ravens have reportedly scheduled a Tuesday news conference to officially announce their cap-related cuts. Three defensive starters, DE Rob Burnett, DT Sam Adams and FS Rod Woodson, along with TE Shannon Sharpe, are all likely to be released. The team will create a total of $1.3 million in cap room by releasing Ismail and Gash. The Ravens will shave another $4.7 million when they release Sharpe, Woodson and Burnett and they will remove an additional $2.3 million with the retirement of defensive tackle Tony Siragusa.
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 15:47:42 -0800
ESPN's John Clayton reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen (ankle) is expected to return on Monday night. He'd see most of the work in one-back sets, with Jason Brookins working with FB Sam Gash in two-back sets.
Wed, 17 Oct 2001 20:53:33 -0700
Brent Jones reports for the Baltimore Sun Baltimore Ravens DE Rob Burnett (hand) and G Edwin Mulitalo (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Both players along with TE Todd Heap (ankle), who did practice, are questionable for Sunday's game. FB Sam Gash (leg), DE Michael McCrary (knee) and QB Elvis Grbac are probable, while WR Patrick Johnson (clavicle) and OT Leon Searcy (arm) are out. Searcy did practice for the first time yesterday.
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 21:14:00 -0700
The Washington Post reports Baltimore Ravens DT Tony Siragusa (knee) and CB Duane Starks (knee) did not take part in the full-speed drills at practice on Monday. OL Jonathan Ogden (ankle) and Edwin Mulitalo (knee), FB Sam Gash (hamstring), SS Corey Harris (family emergency) and DE Rob Burnett (groin) all returned to practice on Monday.
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 22:25:22 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens DE Rob Burnett pulled a groin during warm-ups for tonight's game, and Adalius Thomas started at left end in his place. With FB Sam Gash nursing a minor injury, Obafemi Ayanbadejo started at fullback.