In the first year where the NFL Network & ESPN agreed to terms with the NFL to ban Twitter use for analysts on where players would go before the commissioner came to the podium… This year’s first round has been one of the of most dramatic in recent memory. A number of trades went down, certain players sure to go in the first round (Geno Smith & Manti Te’o) weren’t drafted and chaos ensued around Radio City Music Hall and social media. Where did your team pick and which player did they choose? Check out the full list of players drafted after the jump.
After never winning the big one since becoming head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Andy Reid’s coaching duties are officially finished in the city of brotherly love. After an abysmal season for the Eagles while suffering from the death of his son, Garrett, dead from a heroin overdose earlier in the year; Andy is in the hat pool of names searching for another head coaching job.
Remember when fans would call Vince Young “Black Jesus”? He’s just broke now. Most of you will remember him being drafted as the premiere quarterback out of Texas, going to the Tennessee Titans. After a nice start with the Titans, fans were wondering why Vince seemed to be gaining weight. $5,000 tab at the Cheesecake Factory? Oh, ok.
What to do when your NFL career is over? Rob the government, I guess. Stephen Davis finds himself in the way of the law as he was arrested in South Carolina Wednesday for fraud.
After being the no. 3 draft pick in 2006, and signing a contract worth $48 million, this NFL star is having money problems just 6 years later.
The saga continues… We all know Evelyn Lozada has filed papers to divorce Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson and he was arrested for allegedly headbutting his wife, and we all know he was cut from his NFL team, the Miami Dolphins. What would it look like in the coaches office to see Chad being released from the team?
Thankfully for NFL reality television, we can put a visual to that exact encounter. Check out Chad Johnson in head coach Philbin’s office as he is let go.
Money does powerful things! Everyone knows, once you get arrested on the weekend, you’re gonna be in that hell hole of a cell until Monday when you can see the judge… How many hours was Chad in jail exactly? The alleged domestic violence happened late last night and Chad Johnson is out of jail! Money, money, money! Money!
A sad day for Tennessee Titans fans and players as news has come in that wide receiver, O.J. Murdock has committed suicide from a self inflicted gun shot early this morning. Training camp has just begun and questions were asked why the receiver wasn’t in camp, which led head coach Mike Munchak to respond with “personal reasons.”
Well, talk was that Drew Brees was going to skip training camp with the New Orleans Saints if he didn’t get a contract that was deserving of his talent…. You can put an end to that because Drew Brees has signed the most lucrative deal in NFL history. Everyone knows that NFL contracts are not guaranteed, and that’s why agents try to rake up as much guaranteed money out of the contract they can. What is Brees guaranteed? $60 million dollars. That’s right; $60 million dollars.
Jacksonville Jaguars number one pick found himself in a doozie this morning being pulled over for Aggravated DUI!!! Some people have wondered how the former Oklahoma State player would transition to the NFL with a bit of money in his pocket since he’s had this type of problem before. SMH… Someone please get this man a driver!