All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.
After months of waiting, the Texans selected Jadeveon Clowney with the number one overall pick.
NFLPA President Eric Winston is in favor of playoff expansion.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
Mike Florio from Profootballtalk.com joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about the possibility of Roger Goodell chancing his stance on marijuana use in the NFL, the large amount of underclassmen in the draft, eliminating the extra point and Percy Harvin could be key for Seahawks in Super Bowl.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues.
The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
Dr. Harry Edwards joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the use of the N word, the Riley Cooper situation, Roger Goodell’s reaction, Paula Dean, and more.
Barrett Sallee, SEC writer for Bleacher Report, joined Patrick Creighton to talk about what’s going on in the SEC, Roger Goodell’s latest idea about academics and the combine, the Aaron Hernandez situation, and more.