The Bucs' first owner Hugh Culverhouse was notoriously cheap. How cheap? A DB injured his shoulder and trainers ripped his jersey to get to the injury; Culverhouse billed said player for a replacement jersey.
First-round pick (No. 5 overall) Bradley Chubb is finalizing a contract agreement this morning with Broncos, per league source. With slotting formula, he is expected to get $17.914 million signing bonus; total 4-year deal worth about $27.27 million.
Jets WR Robby Anderson pled no contest to charges of reckless driving yesterday, his attorney Ed O’Donnell said. Adjudication withheld, he gets 6 mos of non-reporting probation. All charges from his two arrests have now been addressed. NFL spokesman says league review ongoing.
“Dual Threat QB” used to be almost taboo in the eyes of NFL scouts and GM’s when evaluating talent. Even prime Mike Vick couldn’t change this. But now the QB position is getting more and more athletic. What actually inspired this change?
The Browns signed OT Greg Robinson to a one-year, $790,000 with no guaranteed money. Worthwhile flier on a player whose raw talent hasn't translated at the NFL level, but has enough to compete for a roster spot.
Giants announce assistant GM Kevin Abrams has been given the added title of VP of football ops. He was a legit candidate for Dave Gettleman’s gig and it was clear he would get an elevated stance in the organization.
What are some athletes that would have been drafted into the NFL but chose to play another sport instead? What are some players that were great at 2 sports in college but than chose to play in the NFL instead of the other sport?
Before Rodgers was injured in Minnesota, Green Bay had gone 12-2 in their last 14 games including two playoff wins and their only two losses coming to the same team (Atlanta). This included double digit victories over both Minnesota and Philadelphia.
The NFL Players Association has named former #Bills GM Doug Whaley as director of college scouting for their annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. He heads up recruitment, evaluation and the selection process of players.