Matt Birk

Matt Birk

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 4"/310 lbs
Born: St. Paul, Minnesota
College: Harvard
Draft: 1998 6th round (20th pick) by the
  • Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and why NFL players can’t wait to thrill on Thanksgiving
    The Independent

    Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and why NFL players can’t wait to thrill on Thanksgiving

    The tradition provides players with a chance to shine on the big stage during the American holiday

  • The Associated Press

    Wednesday's Sports In Brief

    Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the ''Hand of God'' goal in 1986 and led his country to that year's World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. Maradona's spokesman, Sebastian Sanchi, said he died of a heart attack, two weeks after being released from a hospital in Buenos Aires following brain surgery. The office of Argentina's president said it will decree three days of national mourning, and the Argentine soccer association expressed its sorrow on Twitter.

  • Ravens claim tackle Jake Rodgers off waivers from Broncos
    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

    Ravens claim tackle Jake Rodgers off waivers from Broncos

    The Baltimore Ravens added offensive tackle Jake Rodgers off waivers from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. Rodgers has appeared in 19 games for the Broncos over the previous two seasons with one start last season. He filled in at tackle for 51 snaps in Week 9 against the Atlanta Falcons when Demar Dotson left the [more]