An Interest in Players’ Safety or Protecting the Owners’ Interests?: New NFL Rules Impact on Player Safety

Player safety wasn’t always at the top of the list. Hall of Famer, Bill Hewitt, played both offense (tight end) and defense (defensive end).  But what Hewitt is most remembered for is refusing to wear a helmet.  He was the last to do so in the NFL.  During the course of his career, Hewitt played for the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles

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I Still Hate This Guy More than Christian Laettner: Jameis Winston Pro Day

It probably wasn’t exactly the Pro Day that Jameis Winston expected. In one instance, Winston lead wide receiver Christian Green into the ESPN set while over throwing a ball downfield. But, analysts agree that regardless of his performance, his position in the draft will not be effected.  Winston made 102 scripted throws, lasting about 45 minutes.  Although Winston had a

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NFL Free Agency’s Best Available Running Backs

And with all of March Madness, you probably also need an update on free agent running backs! As I’ve mentioned several times previously, early in free agency we saw some big moves, including with DeMarco Murray, Jeremy Maclin, Andre Johnson, Ndamukong Suh, Darelle Revis, Eddie Royal, Harry Douglas, Ryan Mathews, Sam Bradford, Nick Foles, Jimmy Graham and Max Unger. And there’s the matter

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New Updated Ranked Wide Receivers Left in NFL Free Agency

Too busy watching March Madness to keep up with NFL Free Agency? We’ve seen big names like DeMarco Murray, Jeremy Maclin, Andre Johnson, Ndamukong Suh and Darelle Revis finding homes, potential impact players like Eddie Royal, Harry Douglas and Ryan Mathews land teams, and crazy trades being pulled off like Sam Bradford for Nick Foles and Jimmy Graham for Max Unger. And now we’ve

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Underdogs R’ Us: Standout Running Backs at the NFL Veteran Combine

We discussed some standout wide receivers in the first ever NFL Veteran Combine yesterday and lo and behold, today, one of those standouts, Nathan Slaughter, was signed by the Arizona Cardinals. #AZCardinals add WR @N8Slaughter plus @Cardschatter's notes from the @nfl Annual Meeting. http://t.co/9rWDI94jMS pic.twitter.com/d6sQ9ximsV — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) March 24, 2015 So as we stated, the Veteran Combine works. 

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What’s Old is New Again: Standout Wide Receivers at the First Ever NFL Veteran Combine

Aside from the free agents that are moving on from other teams, this past Sunday was the first ever NFL Veteran Combine.  According to what NFL Director of Football Development Matt Birk told NFL.com: “Combines have long provided draft eligible players with the forum needed to showcase their skills to NFL teams.  The NFL Veteran Combine will give veteran free

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UPDATED – The Vikings are Coming: But will Adrian Peterson be there?

Last we looked at this, we thought the current “odd couple” of Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings should stick it out together.  But since then, there’s been a lot of awkward back and forth and enough indecision to rival a Brett Favre retirement. Early on, after his suspension was reversed, it was clear that Peterson wasn’t terribly happy with

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