Donald Trump is serious about becoming an NFL owner. Now, will the NFL be serious about him?
“I’m going to give it a heavy shot,” Trump told the Buffalo News on Monday in a telephone interview. “I would love to do it, and if I can do it, I’m keeping it in Buffalo.”Read full article >>
The St. Louis Rams would love, just love, to give someone $100,000. All a person has to do is predict, with pinpoint accuracy, the particulars of the team’s 2014 schedule.
The opponents for all NFL teams have been set since the regular season ended. Now all a person has to do to win 100k is correctly predict each week’s opponent, the location of the game, the exact date (trickier with all those Thursday games and don’t forget the Saturday game!) and the date of the Rams’ bye week.Read full article >>
We’re back with another edition of the Redskins Mailbag.
This week, we take another look at the Redskins’ draft needs (a topic we’ll begin taking a closer position-by-position look at next week), further examine the signing of DeSean Jackson, and engage in some salary-cap talk.Read full article >>
If Redskins general manager Bruce Allen is anything like his father — late Redskins coach George Allen, a master at trading draft picks — then Washington has a chance of moving up from its 34th overall selection to gain a valued offensive right tackle in the first round.Read full article >>
After spending last week on a previously scheduled vacation, wide receiver DeSean Jackson arrived to the Washington area Sunday night and reported Monday morning to Redskins Park as the team kicked off its second week of the offseason program.Read full article >>
Last week, Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com took a look at which teams have signed the most new players since the offseason started Feb. 3. Free of the salary cap penalties that have hampered them for the past two years, the Redskins have signed the third-most players with 13. Just like old times.Read full article >>
The Jadeveon Clowney pageant is over.
The South Carolina defensive end will no longer work out for teams interested in taking him in the NFL draft May 8, MMQB.com’s Peter King reports. Instead, he will let his Pro Day performance April 2 at South Carolina speak for what he can do on the field, Clowney will visit teams and interview with coaches and general managers, but he won’t be on the field until his first mini-camp. The reaction to the decision is mixed, with one general manager telling King: “I’d want the guy who’s going to be coaching him to put him through some of our drills, and see how he responds.”Read full article >>
NFL teams have been known to employ ballet, Pilates and yoga in offseason workouts, so why not mixed martial arts?
Craig Fitzgerald, the Houston Texans’ first-year strength and conditioning coach, came up with the idea and the Houston Chronicle found receptive players.Read full article >>
The Redskins will host their annual Draft Day Party beginning at noon, Saturday, May 10, at FedEx Field.
The draft this year begins on May 8 and ends on the 10th.
Fans can watch the NFL Draft on the stadium’s high definition video boards, tour the Redskins’ locker room, test passing and kicking skills, take part in a variety of games and take pictures with the franchise’s three Super Bowl trophies.Read full article >>
San Francisco 49ers linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith was released from jail on $20,000 bond after his arrest Sunday for a false bomb report at Los Angeles International Airport.
He was booked on one count Sunday afternoon, according to a Los Angeles Police Department official, for the crime, which can draw a punishment of up to one year in prison. The incident occurred when Smith was going through TSA screening and was randomly chosen for a secondary screening. He became belligerent, according to LA World Airports public information officer Karla Ortiz, and said he had a bomb before going toward the gate area. Police arrested him at the gate and he became uncooperative, with his outburst caught on video by a number of other passengers. (TMZ Sports has one video here.)Read full article >>
Philadelphia Eagles players presented a united front when the team was questioned for releasing DeSean Jackson, who promptly signed with an NFC East rival.
But LeSean McCoy broke free a bit, saying at a youth clinic Saturday morning that, “It’s a surprise for sure. Anybody that tells you they’re happy about it, I don’t know how honest that would be,” he said (via Shiel Kapadia on Birds 24/7). It is a surprise.”Read full article >>
Four months into retirement, former Redskins linebacker London Fletcher couldn’t resist the opportunity to take another shot at Tony Romo.
It happened Thursday, when Fletcher replied to a create-a-caption tweet from ‘NFL AM’ with a not-so-subtle jab at the Cowboys quarterback.Read full article >>
It would appear that Robert Griffin III’s new logo will be getting some serious exposure in an upcoming interview with the Redskins quarterback. Good Fight Media, a D.C.-based production company, shared photos from an interview with Griffin for ESPN on Thursday.Read full article >>
Johnny Manziel’s score on the Wonderlic, the test given all prospective players at the NFL scouting combine, has been leaked with the NFL draft just under a month away and it means absolutely nothing.Read full article >>
Andre Roberts chose to sign with the Redskins with the idea that he would be the team’s No. 2 receiver this season.
“Being able to come in here, they’re asking me to do some things that I want to do, that I feel like I’m very capable of doing,” Roberts said on SiriusXM NFL Radio shortly after choosing Washington. “It was pretty much mutual in what we expected from each other.”Read full article >>
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick responded to news Thursday that he and two other NFL players were under investigation by Miami police for an alleged incident that occurred earlier this month.Read full article >>
The Redskins may have added DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts this offseason, but apparently, they’re not completely satisfied with where things stand in their receiving unit.
The team worked out veteran free agents Austin Collie and Anthony Armstrong on Thursday. Washington didn’t immediately sign either to a contract, however.Read full article >>
Eli Manning, who suffered an ankle injury in the New York Giants’ season finale against the Washington Redskins, was to undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his leg Thursday afternoon.
Manning was, according to the team, going to have a debridement procedure performed in Charlotte, N.C.Read full article >>
Shawne Merriman, the former Maryland and NFL linebacker, will try his hand at a new endeavor. He’s joining the WWE.
Merriman, who was in New Orleans for WrestleMania XXX over the weekend, had often attended WWE events and Rey Mysterio posted a photo to Instagram that leaked the news Saturday night. On Wednesday, John Layfield and Michael Cole announced that he was indeed “joining the WWE family” (via SB Nation’s Testudo Times) and is working out at the WWE’s Performance Center.Read full article >>
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, wide receiver Quinton Patton and Seattle Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette are under investigation after what Miami police say was a “suspicious incident.”Read full article >>