While the Competition Committee sought out to establish new ways to protect the league’s more costly investments, the new “wedge rule” seems to stick out like a sore thumb. While safety concerns were the primary reasons for rule amendments, the decision to alter how blocking is established on kick returns is most curious. The Associated Press briefly defined the penalty
The word on the gridiron is that Eric Mangini has extended an invitation to Brett Favre to join him at the Cleveland Browns’ camp. Mangini’s reasoning operates under the guise of providing veteran tutelage to Browns’ quarterbacks Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson. “I don’t think it would be anything formal,” Mangini said. “It’s not like we are hiring him to
You ever have that feeling that you’re all alone in the world? Where no matter what you say, no matter how passionate you are about your feelings, that no one listening is going to care enough to understand you? That’s how I feel when it comes to Justin Miller. It’s why I took it so personally when he was released
When Thomas Jones’ relationship soured with Chicago Bears management, his grief was perfectly understandable. Jones wanted his contributions to be reflected in his paycheck, and rightfully so. His career was rejuvenated in Chicago, and the Bears took on a new identity off the strength of his legs. And the Bears showed their appreciation by drafting a running back with their
“It’s so much fun and so easy blocking for Leon. I’m sure you can make a good block and someone gets tackled. But if you make a good block for Leon, he may score.” -Brad Smith Leon Washington is being discriminated against. People are working tirelessly to doubt and discredit the man’s potential because of an irrelevant thing like size.
It seems as if people are getting too hung up on formations and dictionary definitions of positions. By no means is it a terrible thing to do. Using history as a barometer and gauging it against mountains of statistical analysis is probably the most effective way to preview what someone should be able to do in any given situation. Unfortunately,