Articles by Samer Kalaf


Kerry Collins and his Colts comeback

When Kerry Collins announced his retirement as Tennessee Titan in early July, it wasn’t a big surprise to most. At 38 years old and after playing 17 seasons in the NFL, Collins was basically at the end of his career and didn’t feel that he had the “willingness to commit to the preparation necessary to play another season”, as he said in his press conference. With that setup, it came as a shock when almost…


Ochocinco and Haynesworth: Can New England’s gambles pay off?

As the NFL’s brief free agency period unfolded, the New England Patriots caused the most heads to scratch when they traded for Chad Ochocinco, wide receiver of the Cincinnati Bengals and Albert Haynesworth, defensive tackle of the Washington Redskins. Both have been attractors of good and bad attention with their statements to the press, and it seemed like a mismatch for them to go to a team known for having its coaches and players give minimal quotes to the…


Revamped Eagles secondary threatens NFC East

Andy Reid doesn’t look very agile, but his stealth this offseason has Philadelphia pulling off a huge heist. The Eagles got two talented cornerbacks when they signed Nnamdi Asomugha to a five-year contract and received Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie from the Arizona Cardinals in a trade involving Kevin Kolb. These two acquisitions could potentially solidify the Eagles’ secondary as the best not only in their division or conference, but possibly the league. Many analysts had Asomugha projected to sign with either the New York Jets or the…