Archive for the ‘Transactions’ Category

Aaron Maybin Released After Abysmal Start to Season

November 13th, 2012 No comments

Aaron Maybin

At this time last year, we (and by we, I mean I) were talking about how Aaron Maybin looked like he was finally ready to shed his “bust” status that had followed him throughout his first 2 seasons in Buffalo. Now, that conversation can be put to rest.

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Transactions Catch-Up: Practice Squads, Injury Returns, CFL/IFL

November 8th, 2012 No comments

Derek Moye

It’s been a busy week on the transaction front for Penn Staters in the world of football. We had a couple of young wide receivers find their way back on to practice squads, some other young Nittany Lions return from injury, and some appearances indoors & in Canada.

Check out all the moves below!  Read more…

Sean Lee Out for Season Due to Toe Injury

October 24th, 2012 No comments

Sean Lee

Of all the injuries Sean Lee could have gotten, it just had to be his toe.  Read more…

A.Q. Shipley to Re-Join Colts’ Active Roster

October 1st, 2012 No comments

When we last left off on the tale of A.Q. Shipley, he had just been released by the Colts and his once-promising NFL season looked to be a distant memory.  Read more…

Dennis Landolt Cut by Jets

September 27th, 2012 No comments

UPDATE: Landolt has since been signed to the team’s practice squad.

I was actually starting to believe that we could go more than 3 weeks without seeing offensive lineman Dennis Landolt show up on the transaction wire.

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Practice Squad Updates: Stephfon Gone, Stupar Gets Tryout

September 20th, 2012 No comments

If there’s one thing practice squads are good for — at least to me — it’s that they always give me something to write about. This week, they supplied us with one-and-a-half things! Read more…

Practice Squad Updates: 7/11 Closed, Shipley Back with Colts

September 12th, 2012 No comments

It just wouldn’t be fair if one of the star’s of this year’s Hard Knocks didn’t suffer a few of his own hard knocks.  Read more…

A.Q. Shipley Waived by Colts

September 10th, 2012 No comments

The guy can just not catch a break.  Read more…

Brett Brackett Placed on Injured Reserve

September 4th, 2012 No comments

It’s been quite the whirlwind week for Brett Brackett. Now, it’s coming to an end in one of the worst ways possible.  Read more…

13 Penn Staters Released as 53-man Rosters are Finalized

September 1st, 2012 No comments

For many young Nittany Lions, the 2012 NFL offseason is now nothing more than the memory of a glorified summer camp.

Final cuts were made on Friday and 13 Nittany Lions fell victim to roster downsizing. The only genuine surprise of the cuts — in my opinion — was that of Steelers punter Jeremy Kapinos. More on that later on in the post.

Despite the negativity built in to final cuts, there were a few Penn Staters who were on the bubble and actually made the active roster. There were also a couple of younger players who were signed to their team’s practice squad almost immediately after being cut.

See all of the Penn Staters who were cut, as well as the bubble players who made it after the jump!  Read more…