As a testament to his talent, he was the last man cut each time being beaten out only by none other than the legendary Russ Francis and Don Hasselback respectively. He would later receive many letters from prominent camps including offers to play with the Buffalo Bills. But as any proud New Englander would, Paul held out, finally being signed by the New England Patriots in 1985 as a Free Agent.

Looks like I need a change. They about to jack the price up to 400$. Insanity. He never did win a Grey Cup, but he won Toronto love, admiration and, at times, derision. In the season that followed the McQuay fumble, Theismann broke his leg, almost everything went wrong and fans at Exhibition Stadium serenaded him by singing in unison: Leo, we glad to see you go. Theismann played three years in Toronto before joining the NFL’s Redskins..

“I think the matchup goes to the line of scrimmage. I think the physicality of both teams Baltimore matches up well because they’re physical. It will be interesting to see how they get Tom Brady out of his conform zone, get him off his spot and get pressure to his face,” Thomas said..

Do they hope that he can have a major bounce back season and be the Kyle Fuller of this season? Or do they admit a mistake and move on? That’s not a prohibitive amount of money to pay a backup for a team that has so much cap space, but Cooper lost some confidence last year and the coaching staff clearly lost confidence in him. I don’t see any other potential cuts on the roster between now and the start of the league year with the exception of quarterback Mike Glennon and it’s fair to imagine there will be a market for Glennon as a backup. That’s good news for the Bears as they have offset language in the fully guaranteed $2.5 million roster bonus Glennon will collect March 16..

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Lions have won three straight in series and nine of last 14. Prior to that, Minnesota won 22 of 25. Vikings are 5 2 on Thanksgiving Day. Detroit has won past four Thanksgiving games after losing previous nine. Lions are 37 38 2 on Thanksgiving, including 16 13 win over Minnesota last season.

KYW Newsradio 1060(credit: Chopper 3) Traffic. Weather. Breaking news. Carol, a retired Broward school district employee, won’t say exactly how much the Barkers spend each year on the Dolphins, only offering that it’s “crazy money.” But for she and her husband John, who owns an aviation company and doesn’t go to the games, it’s a worthwhile expenditure. Chris, who is well over 6 feet tall, had suffered medical difficulties after birth, Carol said, declining to go into further details. Dolphins games make Chris and his mother happy and has brought them closer together..