Atlanta back leads top NFC weekly players

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner earned his first player of the week award when the NFL announced its weekly winners Wednesday.

Brad Maynard is voted sexiest Bear

CHICAGO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears punter, Brad Maynard, beat out fellow teammates for the title of sexiest Bear in a Chicago Sun-Times poll.

NFL: Chicago 13, Carolina 3

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Thomas Jones rushed for 87 yards and Kyle Orton threw a touchdown pass Sunday as Chicago beat Carolina, 13-3.

NFL: Chicago 19, Tennessee 17 (OT)

NASHVILLE, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Adewale Ogunleye recorded a safety in overtime Sunday and the Chicago Bears edged Tennessee 19-17.

Reports: Ahanotu leaves Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- A report Thursday said veteran defensive end Chidi Ahanotu of the Miami Dolphins has gone AWOL.

Bears, Dolphins swap former Pro Bowlers

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears have sent wide receiver Marty Booker and a 2005 third-round draft pick to the Miami Dophins for disgruntled defensive end Adewale Ogunleye.

Dolphins offer Ogunleye long-term deal

MIAMI, May 18 (UPI) -- After months of stalled talks, the Miami Dolphins have offered Adewale Ogunleye a multi-year contract, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday.

Vikings may trade Moss to Dolphins

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 3 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings may send Randy Moss to Miami for two or three players, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Wednesday.

Dolphins shelve Rob Burnett

DAVIE, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins have placed defensive end Rob Burnett on the injured reserve list, ending his season.

Arthroscopic knee surgery for Burnett

DAVIE, Fla., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Defensive end Rob Burnett of Miami has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to miss the Dolphins' first two preseason games.

Minnesota 20, Miami 17

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Gary Anderson, the NFL's all-time leading scorer, lined a 53-yard field goal that grazed the right upright and sneaked over the crossbar with 17 seconds left Sa

Miami 26, New England 13

MIAMI, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- With New England keying on Ricky Williams, Jay Fiedler passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score Sunday to lead the Miami Dolphins to a 26-13 victory
Adewale Ogunleye
Chicago Bears defensive end Adewale Ogunleye (93) pressures Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselback (8) during the second quarter at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 1, 2006. Hasselback escaped Ogunleye, but threw an interception to Rickey Manning Jr. on the play.(UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Adewale Ogunleye (born August 9, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American football defensive end for the Houston Texans. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Indiana.

Ogunleye is of Nigerian background, and his grandfather was king of the city Emure. Ogun in his surname means "The god of iron." His father is a social worker employed by the City of New York.

Ogunleye played high school football at Tottenville High School in his hometown of Staten Island, New York City, New York. He was a classmate of Major League baseball All Star starting pitcher Jason Marquis.

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