That’s right, the Browns make the list twice – that’s got to sting a little bit. “I tried to get them to put it on the front page of the sports section, but they wouldn’t listen,” Schefter said. Yes, Washington did not win much with Moss on the team. The trade was made before the 1989 season. Mitchell was a member of the Cleveland Browns when Washington traded for him.
3 receiverThe former Denver Broncos wide receiver seems to be getting plenty of chances to impress the Minnesota Vikings during OTAs this year. He helped carry the torch after Portis left, rushing for nearly 1,000 yards in 2005 with eight touchdowns, while rushing for over 1,000 in 2006. That included some absolutely massive seasons and a Pro Bowl visit. Partner of iOne Digital / Cassius Network. They gave up a lot at the moment, sending the first overall pick in the draft (Ernie Davis) to the Browns. 1 overall to be their quarterback of the future. But what happened to Clinton Portis? Let’s take a look back and try to figure that out. The team announced that edge rusher Montez Sweat signed his rookie deal on Wednesday. Think LeBron James, Frustration builds for Jets' Sam Darnold, whose time is running out, Drew Lock's ride is getting rocky: 'I can play a whole lot better', Fantasy football waiver wire for NFL Week 8: Gio Bernard, Carlos Hyde among top pickups, Fantasy football highs and lows from NFL Week 7: Burrow, Herbert put talent on display, UNLV will be 1st to have fans at Raiders' stadium, Todd Gurley mistake, missed PAT produce big swings at sportsbooks, Bucs adding Antonio Brown all about maximizing Tom Brady's window, NFL trade deadline tracker: Latest deals, rumors and everything we're hearing, Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994, Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns. Portis said he doesn't want to do that because, "I'm really scared of the results.". Who cares who “won” the trade. And to be fair to Cleveland, Oliphant was in just his second year. Denver and Washington swapped two superstars in their prime, an NFL trade that arguably has no parallel. So why even bother bringing this topic up, considering it's such a one-sided argument? Kyle Rudolph still thinks “there’s a way” to remain with Vikings – ProFootballTalkKyle Rudolph and the Vikings still haven't come to an agreement on the tight end's future. What’s most important to note about those numbers is that the majority of his production came in two seasons between 1990 and 1991. Now, five years later, Champ Bailey has a chance to be a part of Pro Football history. The majority at the time sided with the Broncos. And he would have made this a lopsided trade almost no matter what. Todd Gurley planning to play closer to 218 lbs in 2019 - NFL.comThe Los Angeles Rams are taking it easy with Todd Gurley's knee this offseason. He admitted to Sports Illustrated that he liked to spend quite a bit on houses, cars and women. Former Patriots coach weighs in on Cam Newton, Jarrett Stidham battle at QB. And I don’t know how much the Broncos’ leadership liked that,” Schefter said. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images). © 2020 ESPN Internet Ventures. Back in 2004, the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins completed a trade that sent Clinton Portis and a second round draft pick to the nation’s capital for Champ Bailey to … He was just elected to his eleventh Pro Bowl in 2011. While those are great numbers, some of his best years were after his time with the Saints. I have enough self-confidence to say, yeah, we got the better end of that.”. Is Portis projected to have a big year or will Jones-Drew have a bigger one? The loss to the Chiefs showed the Broncos still have a long way to go. We are happy that Champ Bailey was able to do so much for Broncos Country. Show Printable Version; Show all available posts; 02-24-2007, 04:49 AM #1. Barnwell solves Week 7's biggest mysteries: How did DK do that? He told the magazine he has found a peace with his life.
Portis last played in 2010, retiring as the Redskins' second all-time rusher behind Hall of Famer John Riggins. Portis hadn't played since the 2010 NFL season, when he suffered yet another season-ending injury for the second straight year. Chargers coach says Hunter Henry 'looks good' in rehab from torn ACL, team expects him ready for season - CBSSports.comHenry is now a year removed from his injury and Anthony Lynn says he should be ready to go, Giants rookie Corey Ballentine back on the field a month after being injured in shooting - CBSSports.comBallentine was injured in a draft-night shooting that resulted in the death of a friend and teammate, Marcus Peters, who's eligible for an extension, says a new contract 'will take care of itself' - CBSSports.comThe Rams traded a premium pick for Peters last offseason but have yet to extend his contract, Free agent Gerald McCoy, who was reportedly deciding between two teams, is now visiting a third - CBSSports.comMcCoy has visited the Browns and Ravens this week, and will now visit the Panthers, Terrelle Pryor reportedly works out for Jaguars after disappointing with three teams over last two years - CBSSports.comPryor spent the last two years with Washington, Buffalo and the New York Jets. Having said that, the headline already reveals my exact opinion of the question "Who got the better end of the Clinton Portis-Champ Bailey trade?".
"It wasn't no beat up," Portis told Sports Illustrated. In fact, some of them were pretty bad. But in reality, it would not have mattered what Washington traded for Mitchell, he was a star. The very next season on December 7, 2003, Portis became the youngest player (22 years, 97 days) to score 5 touchdowns in a game in a 45-27 victory, which also happened against Kansas City. He spent 11 years with the team. He parked in the players’ lot at Denver’s Mile High Stadium and entered, as he had for every home game, carrying a bag. Portis believes it was Washington. Of course, concerns were quickly put to rest with Champ’s play on the field. Adam Schefter, then a reporter for The Denver Post, sat in head coach Mike Shanahan’s office the day after the game when Shanahan floated the idea of trading Portis. “It was around the time when T.O.’s [Terrell Owens’] celebrations were getting attention. 3 winners, 7 losers in Broncos 43-16 flogging by the Chiefs. I would get Joey Galloway and Maurice Jones-Drew and I would be giving up Portis and Hines Ward. Also, according to Sports Illustrated, the suit contends that Rubin's company opened an account for Portis at BankAtlantic with a forged signature. So they sent him off to Cleveland for Mitchell. That alone makes this trade a massive win. At his retirement, it was was announced that he was selected to an elite group of 80 Greatest Redskins. The former managers lost their privileges to work in the financial sector but didn't face prosecution, which made Portis furious. He was released by the Redskins following the 2010 season. NFL Week 7 takeaways: Big days for Baker, Rodgers -- but not the Cowboys, It's time for these two-win Cowboys to make some bold changes, Tight end Evan Engram, Giants could both benefit from trade, How can the Eagles unlock Carson Wentz? He passed away before he even got to play a game in the NFL. Schefter, who is now with ESPN, reacted with far less shock than the notion would have generated in the rest of the football world because of what had happened the day before. Secondly, the Broncos advanced further and have had more success with Bailey than the Redskins did with Portis.
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