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Archive for January 17th, 2013

Matt Barkley Has No Regrets About His Decision to Return to USC

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

USC quarterback Matt Barkley surprised a lot of people last year with his decision to return to Southern Cal as opposed to entering the NFL Draft. He made the decision for all the right reasons. Barkley returned because he wanted the opportunity to play for a National Championship or at ...

Aaron Rodgers: “We need to just figure some things out within the locker room”

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It was another disappointing ending for the Green Bay Packers this season. Even though they won a game this postseason unlike last year, the Packers were smacked around by the San Francisco 49ers and will have to watch the NFC Championship at home. There are questions now for Green Bay ...

Jason Kelce Says Everybody Thought Michael Vick “Would Be Out of Here,” But that Chip Kelly’s Hiring Changes That

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles were beginning to get on their fans' nerves. They were bouncing around the country talking to a mishmash of head-coaching candidates in a drawn-out process to replace Andy Reid. And then, out of nowhere, they announced that their original first choice, Chip Kelly, had changed his mind ...

Mike Brown Opens Up About his Firing, Believes Mike D’Antoni is a Good Coach

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

This past November Mike Brown was fired as Lakers head coach after a disappointing 1-4 start to the season. The last we heard of Brown was after he released a brief statement following his dismissal. Without further adieu, here's Brown's take on his brief time in Los Angeles and working with ...

Marc Trestman’s Most Recent Quarterback Pupil Believes Attention to Detail Will Transfer to NFL

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Chicago Bears have found their new head coach. That man is Marc Trestman. The hire of the former Montreal Alouettes (of the Canadian Football League) head coach is outside of the box, but he's a long-time NFL assistant coach, working with quarterbacks such as Bernie Kosar, Rich Gannon and ...

Drew Brees: Saints Would Have Been Tough in the Playoffs had They Squeaked In

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It's an offseason of what-ifs in New Orleans. What if the lowered punishments of many of those involved in Bounty Gate would never have been set so high in the first place? What if coach Sean Payton's sentence would've been reduced like that of nearly everyone else? And what if ...

Deadspin’s Tim Burke Breaks Down His Reporting of the Manti Te’o Story

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Unless you've been in a coma the last 24 hours, you're aware that SRI's friends over at Deadspin rocked the sports world and made Lance Armstrong's week with a jaw-dropping story Wednesday exposing Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend as a fake. Just how did the story come to be? One of ...

Matt Cooke, Pittsburgh Penguins Ramped Up Workouts Prior to Deal in Order to be Ready for Season

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

While a deal to end the NHL lockout seemed to be a lost cause to many on the outside, Matt Cooke says a group of the Pittsburgh Penguins had ratcheted up their workouts two weeks prior as they sensed a deal was nearing. Hopefully they're not alone, as the 48-game ...