I’d be very interested to find out how many NFL players actually like Commissioner Roger Goodell. I understand being cordial and respectful in his presence, but how many genuinely like the man. New Orleans Saint quarterback Drew Brees may not dislike the Commish, but he definitely doesn’t trust the man. USA Today via Sports Illustrated
ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that Penn State star running back Silas Redd is strongly considering transferring to Southern Cal. Redd left California this morning after spending an enormous amount of time with quarterback Matt Barkley and wide receiver Robert Woods over the weekend. The running back will now meet with his family upon returning
Some athletes have all the talent in the world, yet the light never goes on when it comes to decision-making. Add super talented but mistake prone Michael Dyer to that list. BlackSportsOnline is reporting that the oft trouble yet talented running back has been dismissed from Arkansas State for “violation of team rules.” Dyer’s former
Tim Tebow has been taking his usual beating from the sports media and back page tabloids, but all in all he’s a really good dude. NFL.com is reporting that Tebow would like to lend his assistance to the victims of the Aurora, Colorado shooting. Tebow reportedly only lived 5 minutes away from that Aurora movie
NFL.com via Jay Glazer is reporting that the St. Louis Rams and defensive end Chris Long have reached an agreement on a huge long-term extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed at this time. Long was entering the final year of his six-year, $56.5 million rookie contract. The sixth year of the deal was
ESPN.com is reporting that all pro wide receiver Andre Johnson suffered a mild groin injury after the Texans second morning practice on Sunday. Johnson fell after running a crossing route and had an MRI later in the day. “It just tightened up on me,” the five-time Pro Bowl receiver said. “I had hit the ground
Nebraska has joined in the alternate uniform craze for their September 29 matchup against Wisconsin. I personally like the alternated look. I’m sure Cornhusker fans that are used to their traditional jerseys are in an uproar. Calm down people some change is good.
ESPN.com is reporting that Texas quarterback David Ash suffered a hamstring injury while preparing for the Longhorns August 5 camp date. Ash and Case McCoy will battle for the quarterback job.
There has been a progression in the Maurice Jones-Drew holdout scenario. MJD will not be pleased with the news though. FoxSports.com is reporting that the Jaguars have placed Jones-Drew on the reserve/did not report list. Under the new CBA agreement the Jags can fine Jones-Drew $30,000 per day. Jones-Drew led the NFL in rushing last season
The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to a contract extension with a wide receiver, except it’s the not the receiver you think. NFL.com reported that the Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown came to terms on a contract extension worth $42.5 million over 5 years. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Steelers initiated talks to extend Brown