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Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Burnett’

Grading the Chargers and the AFC West in Free Agency

Denver Broncos Unsigned players: RB Kyle Eckel (UFA), RB Laurence Maroney (UFA). Key arrivals: Ex-Patriots DE Ty Warren, Aug. 2 (two years, $10 million); Ex-Panthers TE Dante Rosario, July 31; Ex-Rams TE Daniel Fells, July 31; Ex-Texans WR David Anderson, July 30; Ex-Ravens RB Willis McGahee, July 29 (three years, $7.5 million); Ex-Jaguars DE Derrick […]

Burnett Says Goodell is a Liar and Doens’t Have Players Interests in Mind reports that Chargers LB Kevin Burnett is taking shots at commish Roger Goodell, calling him a liar stating he doesn’t have the interest of the players in mind when it comes to the current NFL lockout. For the most part, all the talks surrounding the labor negotiations have been a hodgepodge of he said […]

Chargers To Make A Major Push To Re-Sign LB Kevin Burnett

Pro Football Weekly hears that the Chargers’ willingness to let LB Stephen Cooper walk means they will make a major push to re-sign Kevin Burnett, who is fresh off a career campaign in which he had 95 tackles, six sacks and two interceptions. Younger than his fellow inside ‘backer at age 28, Burnett likely has […]

Kevin Burnett Not Making Excuses After Career-Threatening Injury

Today, Christopher Smith of posted a story about linebacker Kevin Burnett and his struggles with the neck injury that he sustained during last seasons pre-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers. After spending the first four years of his career with the Dallas Cowboys, Burnett came over to the Chargers in hopes of reviving […]

Expect to See Burnett as a Starter at LB in 09

Today’s San Diego Union-Tribune reports that you can expect to see newly signed LB Kevin Burnett in a starting role in 09 in the Chargers defense: Kevin Burnett spent the past two seasons in Wade Phillips’ defense, starting only four times but playing at least half the snaps most games. Considered a fine athlete, Burnett […]

Chargers Ink LB Kevin Burnett

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Chargers have come to terms with LB Kevin Burnett. Here is the tidbit from their paper: Chargers signed LB Kevin Burnett to a two-year contract. He chose San Diego over Houston, Green Bay, and Oakland. Used as a nickel ‘backer/special teamer in Dallas, Burnett will push Matt Wilhelm […]