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 ...

Darren Sproles: Philadelphia Eagles extend RB’s contract

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a bit of a coup on Thursday, landing running back Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The team has worked quickly to lock Sproles up for the foreseeable future, signing him to a two-year contract extension on Friday. The ...

Rodger Saffold fails physical, won’t sign with Raiders, headed back to Rams

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Free agent guard/tackle Rodger Saffold signed a monster five-year, $42.5 million contract ($21.6 million guaranteed) with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, but his tenure with the team never technically got a chance to begin. On Wednesday night it was announced that Saffold failed his physical and will not be signing with ...