Archive for June, 2017

Browns, Pro Bowl LB Jamie Collins close to multi-year deal, reports say

Friday, June 30th, 2017:

The Browns and Pro Bowl linebacker Jamie Collins are close to an agreement on a new multi-year contract that described as a nice housewarming gift for new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. The 24-year-old linebacker says he visited with doctors after an injury to his neck forced him to miss the final game of the […]   Read More →

Shrine Game 2017 preview: Top 10 NFL Draft prospects to watch

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017:

The Shrine Game is the second-biggest all-star game for college football players and a key part of the schedule for NFL’s pilgrimage down south during the NFL Draft process. This year, the Shrine Game features a host of talented tight ends, two impressive pass rushers and a receiver from Air Force that could emerge as […]   Read More →

The Pro Bowl is back … the traditional, AFC vs. NFC format, that is.

Sunday, June 25th, 2017:

Competition and effort, or lack thereof, again will be the focus during and after the 2017 Pro Bowl, which for the first time will be played in Orlando, Fla., after the NFL opted out of its contract with Hawaii’s tourism authority. One thing that has helped is the lessons espoused by renowned sports psychologist Kevin […]   Read More →

NFL players react to epic Super Bowl, admit Tom Brady is the GOAT

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017:

Nobody can appreciate what Tom Brady and the Patriots did to the Falcons in Super Bowl 51 more than the NFL players who have to play against them. As New England erased a 28-3 deficit Sunday and pulled off the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, those players expressed the same shock and awe you […]   Read More →

Steve Sarkisian: Alcoholism something I have to work on every day

Saturday, June 17th, 2017:

Steve Sarkisian has been candid about his battle with alcoholism, which cost him his job at USC in 2015, but assured his disease won’t affect his performance with the Falcons. After the former Alabama offensive coordinator accepted the same position with the Falcons earlier this week, he said he’s grateful for the opportunity and will […]   Read More →

Matt Ryan, Dak Prescott big winners at NFL Honors

Thursday, June 15th, 2017:

The last time the NFL MVP won the Super Bowl in the same season was in 2000, when league MVP Kurt Warner went on to be Super Bowl MVP while leading the Rams to a championship in Super Bowl 34. Matt Ryan is hoping he can do this year what Cam Newton couldn’t in 2016. […]   Read More →

Giants set up Paul Perkins for big breakout season in 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017:

Paul Perkins in New York did not have the same kind of rookie season as Ezekiel Elliott in Dallas or Jordan Howard in Chicago. But the Giants running back will rank near the top of the 2016 draft class soon enough. Perkins became the Giants’ starting running back for 2017 after the team released Rashad […]   Read More →

Mauk finished the game in pain but with a solid stat line

Saturday, June 10th, 2017:

Following his dismissal from Missouri, Mauk ended up at Eastern Kentucky. He was primed for a big 2016, and his body was feeling good. He had spent the offseason strengthening the muscles around the labrum. Then, in his first game at Purdue, he took a hit to the shoulder that knocked him out of the […]   Read More →

Winning a piece of the NFL really put ESPN on the map in 1987.

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017:

Both Turner and ESPN must feel some envy when they see that “Sunday Night Football” has become the No. 1 prime-time show on NBC, and has been for six years running. Turner Sports controls an array of blue-chip sports TV properties, including the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA March Madness and the PGA Tour. It […]   Read More →

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