EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery to address joint pain. The former Iowa Hawkeye was absent from practice on Tuesday and coach Leslie Frazier said the eighth-year veteran will have the procedure done Wednesday. Frazier didn’t specify which leg. The coach said Greenway would [...]
Chad Greenway is embracing a youth movement. The former Iowa linebacker is an elder statesman for the Minnesota Vikings, a franchise that advanced to the NFL playoffs last season and continues to overhaul its roster. “We’re very excited about where we’re at,” said Greenway, a seven-year veteran, “and we’re also very excited about where we’re [...]
A conversation with the former Iowa kicker who retired Thursday.
A look at Nate Kaeding’s place among kickers in NFL history.
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The immediate future always seemed clear to Nate Kaeding once he became an elite kicker. His rise from a standout athlete at West High, University of Iowa and then in the NFL brought with it a lifestyle that was laid out for him on an almost hourly basis. That’s no longer the case for the [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Marshal Yanda was in the Iowa football complex last week, catching up with some of his former Hawkeye coaches and talking about winning the Super Bowl as a starting offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens. Yanda is one of 13 Iowa offensive linemen to get drafted by an NFL team since [...]
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are staying busy in free agency, agreeing to terms on a deal with running back Shonn Greene. The Titans made the announcement Wednesday but did not release terms of the deal. The Tennessean and other outlets say it’s for three-years, $10 million. Greene, who spent [...]
By GERRY AHERN — USA TODAY SPORTS New Orleans, La. — There’s a new front in the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy. Baltimore. With former Iowa standout Marshal Yanda and ex-Iowa State mainstay Kelechi Osemele making up 40 percent of the AFC champion Baltimore Ravens offensive line, a rivalry has expanded from the cornfields to [...]