Jimmy Graham draws flag in scrimmage for goal-post dunk

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Jimmy Graham refuses to play by the rules, and we love him for it. On Saturday the New Orleans Saints tight end scored a touchdown in an intra-squad scrimmage and promptly "dunked" the ball over the goal-post in what has become his signature celebration. He was immediately flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, and ...

Report: Saints and Jimmy Graham on verge of record deal

Monday, July 14th, 2014

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was upset that an arbitrator recently ruled him a tight end and not a wide receiver for franchise designation purposes. While that was a serious blow, it looks like Graham will wind up being pretty happy in the end, as he and the ...

Possible new names for Washington’s football team

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

It would seem the writing is on the wall for the Washington Redskins nickname no matter how hard owner Daniel Snyder continues to pound his drum and say "Hey look! I'm pounding a drum! That means I'm pro-Indian! Hey-a hey-a, hey-a hey-a!" The U.S. Patent Office canceled the team's trademark on ...

Ben Tate thinks Johnny Manziel attention is ridiculous

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate claimed on Tuesday that rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is getting far too much attention from the media. Tate also said that if he were Manziel, he would be wary of the all the exposure he's getting. Tate signed with the Browns on a two-year, $7 million ...

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 ...