Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

Report: Alex Smith wants top-tier quarterback money

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

The Kansas City Chiefs had a surprisingly successful first season with Alex Smith under center running new head coach Andy Reid's offense. But does that mean Smith is worthy of top-tier quarterback money? Apparently he believes it does. A report on Wednesday claims that Smith wants to be paid like a franchise ...

Ex-NFL players say teams gave pain pills out ‘like candy’

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

The NFL is about to face a whirlwind of backlash thanks to a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 600 former players. The suit alleges that team physicians and trainers across the league routinely handed out powerful drugs and other controlled substances on game days to help players ...

Roger Goodell says NFL playoffs likely to expand by 2015

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

For several years rumors have circulated that the NFL was going to expand the playoffs from 12 teams to 14. On Tuesday NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that the postseason would not be expanded for the 2014 season, but that it was likely to happen in 2015. The owners clearly want ...

A.J. McCarron ‘hurt’ by questions about his character

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

A.J. McCarron claimed before the 2014 NFL Draft that he was told he would be a first round pick. That didn't happen. He fell to the fifth round and the Cincinnati Bengals scooped him up to be Andy Dalton's backup. In the days following the draft, several teams let it be known ...

Browns tell Manziel to start acting like backup QB

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

For the first time in decades, it appears the Cleveland Browns are doing something brilliantly: reigning in the ego of Johnny Manziel before he ever sets foot on the field. It began on draft day. Cleveland came into the first round with two picks, and traded down from the fourth spot ...

Jerry Jones on Johnny Manziel: ‘He’s Elvis’

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

The Dallas Cowboys were often rumored as a potential landing spot for Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the 16th pick in the first round of this year's draft. As things unfolded Thursday night, Manziel was still on the board when Dallas was on the clock, but they wound up ...

Teddy Bridgewater diagnosed with abnormal heartbeat

Friday, May 9th, 2014

As expected, Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater fell big time on draft night. The Minnesota Vikings finally selected him at No. 32 after trading back into the first round. But that's not the only Bridgewater news to surface Thursday night. Apparently Bridgewater was diagnosed with an abnormal heartbeat in his pre-draft ...

NFL Draft Rumors: Jaguars to take Johnny Manziel at No. 3?

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

As we've said before, now that we're close to the start of the 2014 NFL Draft, rumors are going to start running wild. The latest on Wednesday morning suggests that the Jacksonville Jaguars could surprise everyone on Thursday and select Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the third overall pick. John ...