Archive For April 30, 2017

3 potential candidates for Bills GM

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3 potential candidates for Bills GM

The Buffalo Bills fired general manager Doug Whaley along with the team’s entire scouting staff on Monday. Bills owner Terry Pegula and head coach Sean McDermott are finally afforded the closure they needed from the Rex Ryan era and can move forward without any remnants of the previous regime. Determining who will be a great…

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NFLPA president Winston has no problem with McCaffrey skipping bowl game

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NFLPA president Winston has no problem with McCaffrey skipping bowl game

Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle and NFLPA president Eric Winston reiterated his position that players should be allowed to sit out bowl games in order to prep for the NFL, after the draft concluded Saturday. Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette both drew scrutiny for skipping their final collegiate games for the draft, and some speculated whether…

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Lynch aces 1st real test as 49ers GM

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Lynch aces 1st real test as 49ers GM

When John Lynch was appointed as the general manager of the San Francisco 49ers on Jan. 29, a million punchlines were born. Many analysts and reporters believed that 49ers CEO Jed York was completely out of his depth once again, hiring someone with no executive experience despite promising a thorough, painstaking search for the team’s…

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Falcons’ McKinley blasts Clay Travis for mocking photo of grandmother

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Falcons’ McKinley blasts Clay Travis for mocking photo of grandmother

Takkarist McKinley stole the show during the opening night of the NFL Draft, breaking into an impassioned speech after being selected by the Atlanta Falcons. McKinley brought a portrait of his deceased grandmother on stage and spoke about how he fulfilled a promise to her, after thriving at UCLA and being inducted into the NFL….

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Prescott takes in Predators game, pledges allegiance to Stars

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Prescott takes in Predators game, pledges allegiance to Stars

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is certainly enjoying the offseason and was spotted at a playoff game between the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues on Sunday afternoon. Not entirely sure how science works, but Dak Prescott gets his first playoff win through osmosis, right? pic.twitter.com/nCGLQ5XC27 — Austin Huff (@AustinHuff) April 30, 2017 Prescott certainly…

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McDermott afforded clean slate after Whaley’s dismissal

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McDermott afforded clean slate after Whaley’s dismissal

It was inevitable that Doug Whaley would be dismissed as general manager once the Buffalo Bills named Sean McDermott as their next head coach on Jan. 11. Whaley was the last vestige of the failed Rex Ryan experiment and McDermott, along with Bills owner Terry Pegula, can finally operate comfortably with a new slate as…

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Pittsburgh Steelers Football – Steelers News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

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Pittsburgh Steelers Football – Steelers News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More – ESPN

Steeler Interview: James Conner details how two kids dealing with their own troubles inspired him to fight cancer; listen live in ESPN App (ESPN) ift.tt/1Y3oMLZ

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5 AFC teams that will see an immediate improvement after the draft

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5 AFC teams that will see an immediate improvement after the draft

Matt Williamson is a former scout for the Cleveland Browns, and spent the last 10 years at ESPN as a scout and co-host of the podcast “Football Today.” The draft is an extremely important process, and is the lifeblood of the NFL and every team in it. However, it is common for fans and media…

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Lions GM says Abdullah is starting RB

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Lions GM says Abdullah is starting RB

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn confirmed that Ameer Abdullah will be the team’s starting running back for the 2017 season. Abdullah suffered a season-ending foot injury in September but is fully recovered and is expected to be available throughout the summer. Asked if Abdullah will be the starter, Quinn responded “He is,” according to…

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Buccaneers GM expected Howard to be drafted before No. 19 pick

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Buccaneers GM expected Howard to be drafted before No. 19 pick

Tampa Bay Buccaners general manager Jason Licht is eternally grateful that he got his man, O.J. Howard, with the 19th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Howard was billed by some as the best tight end prospect to enter the league since Rob Gronkowski and Licht believed that the former Alabama prospect would’ve been selected…

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