The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
So it is with my jaded view of the world that I address the Ben Roethlisberger – Emmanuel Sanders feud. Sanders said that his new quarterback, Peyton Manning, is a much better leader than his old quarterback, Big Ben. And thus the verbal jousting began, feathers flexed, talons out.
A trial is scheduled to begin for three men charged in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams.
The Lions released safety Louis Delmas last Thursday in order to save $6 million on their salary cap. But at least one team is showing interest in procuring him for their team. On Monday, Delmas, […]
“I’m scratching my head and saying, ‘What is going on?'” Foote said. “Who gave the University of Michigan the authority to say you’re better than the police department?”
“Would the Houston Texans right now give Matthew Stafford a raise to come down there? Yes, would Jacksonville Jaguars give him a pay raise to come down there? Yes.”
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Linehan Says Lions Couldn’t Get The Ball To Johnson; Steelers Players Say They Adjusted To Shut Him Down
Schwartz insisted the Lions did not go away from Johnson; Linehan said they could not get Johnson the ball.
The age-old dilemma of playing through an injury or resting to let it heal strikes Detroit again. This summer it was Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, and now it’s Glover Quin of the Lions.