No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
In addition to working on memorizing new plays, making improvements and focusing on their skill sets – these guys are also taking in nature. From the mountains to the sea, these teams weren’t just getting their workout on, they’re training in some of the most scenic places in the U.S.
The Denver Broncos have signed college free agents Kapri Bibbs and Shaquil Barrett from Colorado State University.
The Baltimore Ravens finally went after an offensive player with their third-round compensatory pick, nabbing tight end Crockett Gillmore of Colorado State.
The Baltimore Ravens couldn’t keep Trindon Holliday out of the record books a year ago, although they did manage to relegate him to a footnote.
Peyton Manning doesn’t want to spend much time looking back at past playoff experiences; he’s focused on this weekend’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
Ever since returning from his heart operation last month, Denver Broncos coach John Fox seems like a new man. More pep in his step, more color in his face, more boom in his voice.
The Colts and Broncos have already secured a playoff spot, with others offered the chance this weekend if all breaks right. The question is, which team will win the AFC Championship this year?
But no matter how black or gold my allegiance, no matter how nostalgic I feel about them. and no matter how deep the Rooney roots run in NFL history, there’s no excuse for their head coach’s conduct on Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.