“… I’ve begun to think about what I expect to see in the 2012 NFL season. I’m speaking more broadly, in terms of the continuing growth of the game. It’s become axiomatic to say the NFL is a passing league. The numbers certainly verify this statement, but there’s more to it than that. I want to drill down deeper and put a fine focus on the transformative relationship between offensive concepts and defensive reaction/adjustment.” – Greg Cosell Continue reading
Brees, Palmer and Boller are working out together in San Diego. Joined by T.O. for throwing session today—
Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) July 05, 2012
This might be enough to make Saints fans stomachs churn. Drew Brees has stayed away from all of the teams offseason workouts, but he did carve out a little time in his schedule to toss passes to Terrell Owens. The pair were joined by Owens’ ex-teammate with the Bengals, Carson Palmer and Kyle Boller. Both Owens and Boller are attempting to land a job for this upcoming season. Working out with Drew Brees is a surefire way to get some attention for themselves
Raiders fans – you may be in for a looooong season. NFL.com’s Around the League blog has a look at the numbers they may spell out doom for the Black & Silver. Continue reading
Should the Denver Broncos be worried about this trend?
We’ve seen numerous veteran quarterback experiments fail over that last few seasons. I don’t believe Peyton Manning wil be a bust in the Mile High City. However, recent results should give Broncos fans a cause for concern.
On November 30, 2011, Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain was accused of pointing a gun at a man’s head, then pointing it in another direction before pulling the trigger. He was subsequently charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, third degree assault, menacing, and reckless endangerment. Today, McClain was found guilty of all charges and sentenced to 45 days in jail for each charge (180 days). The photo from above is from the perp walk prior to his booking. Deadspin.com did a fantastic job with their photoshop contest, requesting funny alterations to the photo. Here are some of the more hilarious entries … Continue reading
Michael Bush to the Bears (4years/$14 Million) – The Chicago Bears have officially announced the sign of Michael Bush. The market for free agent running backs had been slow moving up until this week. Bush also visited the Bengals, who settled on BenJarvis Green-Ellis as their replacement for Cedric Benson. Big Picture: what does this move mean for Matt Forte? Is this strictly a roster move to shore up the depth chart, or have the Bears just armed themselves with major leverage as they continue to negotiate with Forte?