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BILL POLIAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former GMs Bill Polian, Ron Wolf finalists for Hall of Fame

  Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf were selected Wednesday as contributor finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Polian and Wolf were chosen by the Hall of Fame's contributor committee. Inductees will be selected on Jan. 31, the day before the Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee, and there will be 15 modern...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian could be headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced in August that they would be adding a special “contributor” category to the voting process, starting with next year’s Hall of Fame Class. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf were both chosen Wednesday as finalists for the Hall’s Class of 2015. They will need 80 percent […] The post Bill Polian could be headed to the Pro...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolf, Polian are first HOF Contributor Candidates

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Contributor Committee has nominated Bills and Colts GM Bill Polian and Packers GM Ron Wolf as the first two candidates for enshrinement through the new contributor position created earlier this year. Polian and Wolf were selected from a list that reportedly included 11 candidates: Paul Tagliabue Eddie DeBartolo Pat Bowlen Art Modell Art McNally...
Via Zone Blitz
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian contradicts himself on two separate answers within a 20-minute span

This is enough to cause you to wonder just how disturbingly powerful the NFL is. At 10:47 a.m. Thursday, ESPN had current analyst and former executive and league office employee Bill Polian on to discuss the controversy regarding whether or not the NFL saw a tape of Ray Rice knocking out his wife. Chris McKendry’s question: “Could you just imagine a tape arriving at the office...
Via Awful Announcing
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian gets caught in a trap on ESPN about NFL (MUST SEE VIDEO)

Bill Polian is either getting old and senile or he was called by the NFL offices after his first report. What do you think?  Here are the transcripts then here is the video.  The first part aired at 10:47 A.M: It is very puzzling to me. As a matter of fact, I worked as a […] The post Bill Polian gets caught in a trap on ESPN about NFL (MUST SEE VIDEO) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian says Josh Gordon doesn’t belong on football field

AP Image Roger Goodell and the NFL have still not decided what they’re going to do with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon.  Gordon faces a suspension for violating the leagues substance abuse policy, although Gordon pleades innocence saying the failed drugs test was due to breathing in second-hand marijuana smoke. Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian...
Via Down and Distance
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian: Drafting Andy Dalton would have saved my job

The Indianapolis Colts chose not to draft a quarterback in the early rounds of the 2011 NFL draft, knowing that Peyton Manning had undergone a series of neck surgeries and was out indefinitely. The Colts didn’t have a viable backup quarterback, and the end result was a league-worst 2-14 season. After the Colts succeeded* with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Polian thinks drafting Dalton would have saved his job

According to Judy Battista of NFL.com, former Colts GM Bill Polian told Bengals HC Marvin Lewis that he would not be working for ESPN had he drafted QB Andy Dalton in 2011. The comments are interesting, as Dalton has proved to be one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the league.  He just signed a six-year deal worth up to $115 million, but he has his share of critics primarily...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian Rips Selection of Virginia Tech Quarterback Logan Thomas

Bill Polian: There is nothing I saw on tape that led me to believe Logan Thomas (Arizona) has a chance to be a very good QB. — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) May 10, 2014 The selection of Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas in the 4th round by the Arizona Cardinals has been met with some mixed reviews by a lot of analysts, but Bill Polian has some very negative words for the rookie...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys met with both David Fales and Jimmy Garoppolo at Combine

The Dallas Cowboys are in deed looking for a back up to Tony Romo and they interviewed two interesting prospects in Indy. According to Todd Archer of ESPN/Dallas, the Cowboys met with Eastern Illinois’ Jimmy Garoppolo and San Jose State’s David Fales at the combine. While Garoppolo’s status is rising — Bill Polian sees him as a first rounder […]The post Dallas Cowboys...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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