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Patriots release ex-Hawkeye linebacker James Morris

[ 0 ] May 20, 2014

The New England Patriots announced that they released rookie LB James Morris. Morris was signed by the Patriots on May 16, 2014, as a rookie free agent out of Iowa.

Bryan Bulaga works at return for Green Bay Packers

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014

BY MIKE VANDERMAUSE — Green Bay Press-Gazette Green Bay Packers tackle Bryan Bulaga normally is unflappable. But when the former Iowa Hawkeye suffered a season-ending knee injury barely a week into training camp at the Packers’ Family Night scrimmage on Aug. 3, it threw him for a loop. “It took probably a good month to […]

Dallas Clark unsure of his future in NFL

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014

Dallas Clark is considering retirement after 11 seasons in the NFL. The former Iowa tight end played for the Baltimore Ravens this season and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012 after spending nine years with the Indianapolis Colts. “I don’t know right now,” the 34-year-old Clark said on SiriusXM NFL Radio with Alex Marvez and […]

Detroit Lions hire former Hawkeye player, assistant as head coach

[ 0 ] January 14, 2014

BY DAVE BIRKETT – USA TODAY Sports Jim Caldwell watched every pass Matthew Stafford threw this year to prepare for his interview with the Detroit Lions. Next year, he’ll have an even better vantage point. The Lions hired Caldwell to be their 26th head coach Tuesday, ending a search that spanned more than two weeks and […]

Big Ten: Bill O’Brien leaves Penn State for NFL’s Texans

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill O’Brien inherited a Penn State program rocked by scandal, on the cusp of crippling sanctions, and staring at a murky future. All he ever really cared about was making the Nittany Lions winners. O’Brien succeeded against heavy odds, overcoming a lack of scholarships, a bowl ban, and player defections. He leaves […]

Former Hawkeye linebacker to miss rest of NFL season

[ 0 ] December 17, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts linebacker Pat Angerer was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The former Iowa Hawkeye was bothered all season by an undisclosed knee injury but continued to play despite the pain. When it became clear the injury was limiting Angerer’s play, the Colts shut him down. Last year, Angerer made only three […]

Brandon Scherff explains why he’s returning for his senior year at Iowa

[ 0 ] December 13, 2013

The offensive lineman talks about his recent decision.

Video: Scherff talks about his decision to stay in school

[ 0 ] December 13, 2013

Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff spoke Friday about his decision to forgo the NFL draft and stay in school.

Iowa standout makes decision on entering NFL

[ 0 ] December 9, 2013

How lineman Brandon Scherff gave Iowa an early Christmas present.

Buffalo Bills sign former Hawkeye tight end

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tight end Tony Moeaki will get what’s essentially a four-week tryout in Buffalo to show he’s healthy after being signed by the Bills on Wednesday. The former Chiefs player has been out since breaking his shoulder in Kansas City’s preseason win over Pittsburgh on Aug. 23. He was then released by […]