Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

Zach Mettenberger produced ‘diluted’ drug test at combine

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger reportedly produced a "diluted" urine sample at the NFL's February scouting combine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. A diluted sample is usually regarded as a failed test under the NFL's drug-testing program, but his physical therapist is defending Mettenberger's sample. Jason Eliowitz (Mettenberger's physical therapist) has claimed the ...

NFL Rumors: 49ers looking to move up in draft?

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The San Francisco 49ers have 11 picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, including six in the top 100. Since they are a team that doesn't need to bring in that kind of depth, it would make sense for general manager Trent Baalke to try to move up and grab an elite ...

Teddy Bridgewater’s stock is plummeting and it’s not surprising

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was long considered a lock to be a top five selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. For months Bridgewater and South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney battled it out for the top spot in most mock drafts. But as we've gotten closer to draft day, the Louisville signal-caller's ...

Johnny Manziel scores 32 on Wonderlic test

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Say what you want about "Johnny Football" but he ain't stupid. A report on Friday claims that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel scored well on the Wonderlic test, netting a 32 to beat out the rest of the top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft. Cornell's Jeff Matthews had the ...

Hank Aaron, Brandon Spikes and matters of historical hyperbole

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Our nation's racial history remains treacherous ground. Like any other pile you'd prefer not to step in, it seems to find you when you aren't paying attention. And wearing sandals. Two different athletes trod into that territory this week with their words. One is a living legend with a history of ...

2014 NFL Draft: Why is Anthony Barr’s stock dropping?

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

At the end of the 2013 college football season, UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr looked like a sure bet to be selected in the top 10 of the 2014 NFL Draft. Barr has been pretty solid in his workouts since the end of the season, but for some reason scouts, ...

Johnny Manziel visits Oakland Raiders

Monday, April 7th, 2014

It's a match made in Heaven, or at least whatever after-world it is that Raiders fans are transported to. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is visiting Oakland today, as confirmed by various NFL reporters who talk to people that know Manziel and the Raiders organization. Manziel was most recently seen at ...

2014 NFL Draft: St. Louis Rams “actively” shopping No. 2 pick

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

With the 2014 NFL Draft still more than a month away, there are plenty of rumors out there connecting teams to multiple prospects, and those reports seem to change daily. But one story that has remained the same for weeks now is that the St. Louis Rams are looking to ...