Tag:Anthony Becht
Posted on: August 25, 2011 3:47 pm
 

Hot Routes 8.24.11: Vince Young vs. Mike Kafka



Posted by Josh Katzowitz

  • A couple days late on this story, but I really enjoyed this column by Yahoo Sports’ Michael Silver on Patriots ownere Robert Kraft and how he’s dealing with his wife’s death. Great stuff in here. One poignant quote from Kraft on CBA negotiations while his wife was dying: “There were plenty of moments where I thought, ‘Why am I here?’” Kraft says. “I’m thinking of my sweetheart, and I wanted to be with her every minute. Really, the only time I wasn’t with her was at these meetings, and when we’d get off in minutiae or [talking about] things I thought were irrelevant -- they might not have been, but to me they were -- I was thinking, ‘What am I doing here?’ Maybe I shouldn’t say that, but I was.”
  • And we’ll go ahead and hit you with another Silver story. This one is on the league’s discipline policy for those who got in trouble during the lockout.
  • Another player has gone down with a torn Achilles tendon injury and will miss the season. This time it’s Chiefs linebacker Brandon Siler, who hurt himself on the last play of Tuesday’s practice. He’s the 11th player to be lost for the season with this kind of injury.
  • The Chiefs have signed TE Anthony Becht to a one-year deal. The 34-year-old was out of the league last season.

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Posted on: August 5, 2010 11:37 pm
 

Ben Patrick should be OK

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

When you think of the term “displaced knee cap,” that would seem to imply a player who would be out of action for many weeks and many games. Apparently, that’s not true in Cardinals TE Ben Patrick’s case.

Patrick suffered the aforementioned injury in practice Wednesday, but according to the Arizona Republic , he should return to the field for the start of the regular season.

After the injury, Patrick underwent an MRI, which showed no ligament damage. Good news for a club that’s now is nursing three injured tight ends (Anthony Becht has a bad back and Jim Dray had a quadriceps muscle strain) back to health.

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