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CHAMP BAILEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Lions Sign CB Danny Gorrer

The Detroit Lions make a move to try to replace the injured rookie cornerback Nevin Lawson. They have signed Danny Gorrer at cornerback. Gorrer is only 28 years old, and was able to impress the Lions more than veteran Champ Bailey did. Let’s hope that Danny Gorrer is ready to go, because the Lions will need all of the help they can get to subdue the Green Bay offense.
Via Detroit Sports Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Champ Bailey, Browns, Patriots

  Champ Bailey Free agent CB Champ Bailey mentioned Saturday night during an interview that he’s open to any opportunities at this point in time. “I’m open to pretty much anything (position wise) at this point,” Bailey said. Bailey worked out for the Lions not too long ago and they have sustained some injuries at cornerback, which has prompted further speculation that Detroit...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Reportedly Works Out for the Detroit Lions

We may not have heard the last from veteran cornerback, Champ Bailey whose latest moves have him reportedly working out the the Detroit Lions. Free-agent CB Champ Bailey works out for #Lions after being released by #Saints http://t.co/MmnBWksjTD via @espnnfl — Mike Triplett (@MikeTriplett) September 4, 2014 According to Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ official website (h/t NFL...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Kick the Tires on Champ Bailey

Still searching for definitive answers in their secondary, it seems the Detroit Lions are willing to give long-time veteran Champ Bailey a tryout.  The 12-time Pro Bowler brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the table, something the Lions defense could really use given the ongoing immaturity problems with players like Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. At the same time it’s...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey Doesn’t Want to Retire

The Saints may have parted ways with 15-year veteran CB Champ Bailey, but neither Bailey nor his agent feel that this is the end of the NFL road for the 12-time Pro Bowler. “Definitely, and he is fully healthy now,” his agent, Jack Reale, told NFL.com. “He had a plantar problem, which is resolved, but he just missed too much time for the coach’s evaluation to be complete...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey plans on continuing his NFL career

Even though 36 year-old Champ Bailey was released by the Saints on Saturday, he plans on continuing his NFL career. Asked Champ Bailey's agent Jack Reale if his client wants to continue playing: "Definitely and he is fully healthy now." — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2014 I’m sure a cornerback desperate team will sign Bailey.   var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Bailey wants to continue playing in NFL following release

Champ Bailey was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday but the 36-year-old future hall of famer is not ready to hang up the cleats just yet. Bailey still wants to play with his agent saying that his client was healthy and ready. “He had a plantar (foot) problem which is resolved. He just missed too much time for the coach’s evaluation to be complete.” said agent Jack...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets & Ravens Potential Options For CB Champ Bailey?

  According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Jets and Ravens could consider signing veteran CB Champ Bailey to a contract in the coming days now that he’s been released. The Saints have already confirmed that Bailey was among their roster cuts on Saturday as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players. Rapoport mentions that the Saints will save $1 million by making this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints release Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey’s tenure with the New Orleans Saints didn’t last too long. After signing a two-year, $3.8 million contract this past offseason, the veteran defensive back was a part of the Saints final cuts on Saturday.  Saints are cutting CB Champ Bailey. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 30, 2014 This is somewhat of a surprising move considering that the Saints owe Bailey...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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