Category: Football

UCLA Study Could Shed Light on CTE in Living Players

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Researches involved in a pilot study at UCLA believe they're onto something that will help detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Previously, the disease has only been detected in deceased former football players, probably most notably in Junior Seau. ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada, who is writing a book on the topic ...

South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen Still Trusts Manti Te’o

Friday, January 18th, 2013

As details continue to emerge in the Manti Te'o saga, the one question that many of us continue to ask is how it took this long for the media and the public to discover that Te'o's dead girlfriend was actually a fake. One of the reporters who wrote extensively about ...

Barry Sanders is Still One of the Greatest to Play the Game

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Barry Sanders was one of the best running backs to ever play the game. Thought not big by most standards he utilized his small stature to run low to the ground and away from defenders. He would seemingly, at will, elude tackles by his ability to change directions almost instantly. ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Gives His Thoughts on the Pro Bowl and Tim Tebow

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

The NFL Pro Bowl is a joke. It reminds me of the NBA All-Star game where no one plays any defense. None of the players try and tackle and they all play like pansies. I understand that the players want to stay healthy and avoid injury but it is hard ...

Charles Barkley Never Shies Away From the Truth

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Charles Barkley is a huge sports fan that can talk on any sports topic. He is always at either a boxing match, football game, and of course, a basketball game. He went to Auburn and has been following the football team very closely this season as he openly discussed his ...

Scott Pioli: “This thing is a process. It’s a matter of finding the right players for the coach and the system.”

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Scott Pioli enjoyed the last 9 seasons in New England working along side Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick.  Pioli and Coach Belichick instilled a football philosophy in New England that was designed to create a consistent championship contender and that is exactly what transpired.  In fact they appeared in 4 Super ...

Tashard Choice: Will He Start This Sunday?

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Tashard Choice is in his 2nd year out of Georgia Tech and had a great game last Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. He was a pivotal piece in the Cowboys offense as the passing game sputtered for a 2nd straight game. With Terrell Owens gone to Buffalo, this Cowboys offense ...

Kevin Kolb: ‘I am just going to play for the here and now and keep working like I have been.’

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Long ago Kevin Kolb thought he would never get a chance to start a game for the Eagles. It wasn’t until Donovan McNabb broke a rib during week 1 that he got his chance.  Kevin has done the most with the opportunity as he has thrown for 4 TD’s and ...

Derek Anderson: Brady Quinn And I Are Different People

Friday, September 4th, 2009

It's got to feel good for Eric Mangini to be able to call on either of two capable quarterbacks.  But, those two quarterbacks were both there last season, and despite some high projections, this team was nasty.  Underachieved, underperformed, under a lot of teams in the standings.  Everything went absolutely ...

Jerry Jones: Our Video Board Will Evolve

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Everyone was giving the Cowboys the business for having a punt hit their newly installed video board in a preseason game.  Naturally, everyone thought a solution would be to raise the screen, but Jerry Jones didn't want to move it for a few reasons.  First, it meets NFL regulations, second, ...