Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

Report: Blake Bortles to throw at combine

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

In what came as a bit of a surprise on Tuesday, NFL Draft insider Tony Pauline reported that Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL's scouting combine. Typically the top group of quarterbacks all sit out the throwing portion of the combine, but Bortles is clearly confident he can ...

How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...

Knowshon Moreno done with Broncos after Super Bowl XLVIII?

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno finally broke out with a career-year in 2013 after struggling to make a mark during his first four NFL campaigns. While his career took off this season, the 26-year-old Georgia product could be playing his final game with the Broncos this Sunday at Super ...

Richard Sherman fined $7,875 for taunting 49ers

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's outburst following the NFC Championship Game has gotten a ton of press this week, and he's sure to get even more now. On Friday the NFL fined Sherman $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting during the final minute of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Sherman was ...

Adrian Peterson has groin surgery, full recovery expected soon

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underwent surgery on his groin Thursday morning and is expected to be fully healthy in four to six weeks. This is the third straight offseason that Peterson has needed some kind of surgery. Following the 2013 season, Peterson had surgery to repair a sports hernia, ...

Derek Carr shooting up draft boards at Senior Bowl

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Senior Bowl is often a chance for well-regarded college prospects to solidify themselves as first-rounders thanks to the absence of the true blue-chip guys. It is a chance for those second-tier guys to make an impression on all of the executives and scouts in attendance and really move up ...

Report: Miami Dolphins don’t respect coaching staff

Monday, January 20th, 2014

To say it's been a rough year for the Miami Dolphins as a franchise would be a huge understatement. Now a report has surfaced that could make things even worst for the Fins. The Miami Herald is reporting that the Dolphins' players don't have "great respect for the coaching staff" and ...