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Champ Bailey to retire from NFL

Former Broncos CB Champ Bailey has decided to retire from the NFL and  pursue other career opportunities, according to his agent Jack Reale, per Adam Schefter. “Champ has some outstanding opportunities that he’s going to pursue,” Reale said, per Aaron Wilson. “He’s heard from several teams, I’m not going to say who.” Bailey reportedly had interest from two playoff...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints CB Champ Bailey Could Be The Roster Bubble?

  Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune writes that veteran CB Champ Bailey will need to get back to the practice field sooner than later and prove that he’s worthy of being the team’s starting cornerback or he could be on the chopping block. Details regarding the aliment that has kept Bailey away from practice for the past few weeks have been scarce and the team hasn’t...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints hay have made a mistake signing Champ Bailey

In case you missed our coverage Friday, over the weekend, or on Monday, the New Orleans Saints and free agent cornerback Champ Bailey agreed to a two-year/$7 million contract. The 12-time Pro Bowl DB and likely future Hall of Famer is 35-years old – the same age as one Drew Brees. Much could be said about Bailey’s past accomplishments in the NFL. Each and every one of them is...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The Champ is here

Mickey Loomis is at it again. Like a teenage girl with her dad’s credit card, he continues to buy anything he pleases, despite obvious financial constraints. This time, the New Orleans Saints’ general manager worked his fiscal magic and signed well decorated cornerback Champ Bailey to a 2 year deal worth up to 7 million dollars. Everyone knows what Bailey used to be; a consummate...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Make a Statement Signing Bailey

The Saints are making a statement by signing Champ Bailey, their third defensive back of the free agent period. It’s time to win, and win now. Rob Ryan performed a miraculous turnaround with a defense that was the worst in league history, making them a respectable force in just one season. Now with the free agent signings of Jairus Byrd and Bailey, the New Orleans secondary has...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign Champ Bailey

Mike Triplett of reports that the Saints have agreed to terms with veteran CB Champ Bailey. Jason La Canfora reported that Bailey was signing with a new team on Friday, but couldn’t confirm the team. Bailey, 35, was cut loose by the Broncos a few weeks ago, which came as little surprise given his age and salary for the 2014 season. Last year, he totaled 14 tackles...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Champ Bailey and the Saints make sense

Tuesday’s news of veteran free agent corner Champ Bailey visiting the Saints brought mixed reactions. There was the side that looked at Bailey’s career as a whole and remarked what a great addition he would be to the Saints secondary. Then there was the side that looked at the poor 2013 season he had and think that he may be more of a liability. Truth be told, both sides are...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos smart to shut down corner Champ Bailey

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Champ Bailey was once the top shut-down cornerback in the NFL. Now, he’s been shut down by the Broncos. It seemed like this day would never come for the greatest corner to ever play the game, being named to an NFL-record 12 Pro Bowls in his 15-year career. Many Denver Broncos fans are sad to see Champ cut but the sad truth is he is now a shadow...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Replacements for Champ Bailey

With the release of Champ Bailey, the Broncos have a huge hole at the cornerback position. Bailey is now gone, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is a free agent and Chris Harris is coming off an ACL injury he suffered in the playoff win against the Chargers. The Broncos need some help at the cornerback spot for sure. Here are some players that would help the Broncos fill that void: 1...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The curious case of Champ Bailey

Decisions, decisions and more decisions face the Denver Broncos and their front office. Yet, the biggest challenge for Denver is what to do with future Hall-of-Famer Champ Bailey. Bailey is a shell of his former self. He struggled with a foot injury all of last season. He came back and played in the playoffs and even started at outside cornerback during the AFC Championship and Super...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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