Photo Credit: CBS Sports Is the NFL undermining its own authority? Josh Gordon's well-chronicled story took an interesting turn Tuesday as the 28 year-old receiver signed his one-year tender worth $2.025 million. Despite being drafted in the 2012 Supplemental Draft, Gordon has only three accrued NFL seasons. A player earns an accrued season by being... Continue Reading →
Once its greatest asset, the AAF’s proprietary technology platform may have led to Tom Dundon’s decision to cease the new football league’s operations. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) began its inaugural season earlier this year full of promise. The league hoped to be a supplemental league to the NFL, capitalizing on the NFL’s short... Continue Reading →
Kyler Murray seems to be choosing football now, but don’t be surprised if he changes his mind after a strong push by Major League Baseball.
As the NFL looks to improve its rules and cash in on legalized sports gambling, its best course of action may be to follow the Alliance of American Football.
Where there's smoke... It has been exactly two years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the playing of the national anthem during the San Francisco 49ers preseason finale. So much has changed since then, yet, in some respects, nothing has changed. Kaepernick is still out of a job, the NFL has no idea how to... Continue Reading →
Hardly to anyone's surprise, the NFL has chosen not to punish Matt Patricia or the Detroit Lions for violating the Personal Conduct Policy. Patricia, now 43, was accused of sexual assault during a spring break trip while still in college in 1996. Although he was indicted, the case was dismissed over thirty years ago. According... Continue Reading →
Citing the current rookie wage scale, Lamar Jackson has opted to go without an agent for his first NFL contract (his mother will serve as his manager). An article published by Mike Florio cited several aspects of the pre and post-draft process where an agent could be helpful. Florio specifically mentions offset language, guaranteed pay,... Continue Reading →
89% of all NFL players smoke weed—at least according to former NFL player Martellus Bennett. The recently retired tight end sparked headlines when he made this high—and pretty specific—estimate on a recent Bleacher Report podcast. Since then, more former players have spoken to the site about marijuana use in the league. You can listen... Continue Reading →
The #MeToo Movement has helped create a safe space for all victims to come forward with their accounts of sexual harassment, and the pro sports world is one of the latest that has been impacted. The openness and safe space that the movement has created has likely contributed to the recent investigations of two high-powered,... Continue Reading →