Ladies and gentlemen, we are under the 70-day mark. Monday marks 68 days until the first full college football Saturday of the season. When it starts, new stars and unknown players will emerge as the centerpieces for their teams. Who...Show More Summary
Editor's note: Bleacher Report's 5th Down captures the top social media college football stories of the week. As this long, bitter offseason continues, we'll focus on moments from the schools, coaches and players that kept us entertained as we wait for actual college football to make its highly anticipated return. 1. Show More Summary
The weekend was a busy one for college football recruiting, as followers saw several big-name commits end their processes. Among those was 5-star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis, who committed to Ohio State Friday afternoon. Davis, who plays tackle for St. Show More Summary
Following an insane "Orange Carpet Day" recruiting event on June 18 that yielded eight commitments, Tennessee football recruiting has picked up considerably. The Volunteers now have 17 commitments (though only two 4-star prospects) and...Show More Summary
Packers 'very optimistic' local revenues will keep growing once 'Titletown' opens
Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Dan Skuta was arrested on June 19 in Orlando, Florida, on misdemeanor battery charges, according to Brent Martineau of ActionNewsJax.com. The organization released the following statement, per Martineau: "The Jaguars are aware of the situation involving linebacker Dan Skuta and are currently gathering more information. Show More Summary
Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins has come a long way from being considered a long-term backup drafted the same year as Robert Griffin III to being declared the team's franchise player this offseason after winning the division in 2015. This year, however, Cousins has a major task to accomplish. Show More Summary
Doug Baldwin said recently that fellow Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett is “continuously improving” as he heads into his second season and it seems the team agrees that Lockett is ready for a prominent role in his second NFL season. Coach Pete Carroll said that the team wasn’t quite sure what Lockett could do when…
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has expressed a willingness to be interviewed in connection with the NFL’s Al Jazeera-fueled PED investigation, subject to certain stipulations. Those stipulations include doing the interview: (1) at Harrison’s home; and (2) with Commissioner Roger Goodell present. The NFL has told PFT via email that it has no comment on Harrison’s…
On Friday, the Associated Press published a text message that one of Johnny Manziel’s lawyers had accidentally sent to the news organization. Today, that lawyer is no longer representing Manziel. The lawyer, Bob Hinton, said in the text that he had a receipt indicating Manziel had spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia shop,…
A positive take on the Bills’ offensive plans. More than 1,300 players took part in a Dolphins-hosted 7-on-7 tournament over the weekend. A projection of the Patriots’ 53-man roster. CB Marcus Williams is in line for a bigger role on the Jets defense. Darren Waller is making the move to tight end for the Ravens.…
In Year 2, Tyler Lockett is 'in the middle' of Seahawks' offensive plans
NFC East Q&A: Bradford, Wentz and Daniel signings don't scare anyone in division
The NFL continues to produce massive profits as television deals and corporate sponsorships fuel their business, leading to yearly increases for teams to spend on the talent that drives the league. Impact players have earned their fair share of the money and landed major contracts upon hitting free agency. Show More Summary
AFC North Q&A: Are the Browns revolutionizing the NFL with analytics?
NFC North Q&A: Is Lamarr Houston right that Aaron Rodgers is 'a little too arrogant?'
All NFL awards are subjective. The league recognizes the Associated Press’ 50 voters when choosing an MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, etc. However, the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year has had a very strong statistical...Show More Summary
AFC South Q&A: Does improved defense make Jaguars division contenders?
AFC East Q&A: How much of Belichick's success is because of Brady?
It's June, and every NFL fanbase is optimistic. Every NFL head coach knows that players look good in helmets and shorts, and they take advantage of the media's need for content by inflating the perception of their team in public. Still,...Show More Summary