Last year, Julius Thomas set the Broncos’ single-season record for receiving touchdowns by a tight end, with 12. This year, he doesn’t have a specific goal to beat that. Generally, however, he realizes that his numbers could be even better, thanks to the renewed emphasis on illegal contact and defensive holding. Thomas addressed that and…
(Reuters) - Sports television network ESPN said on Wednesday it regrets a report that detailed the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. The Walt Disney Co-owned...Show More Summary
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Defense lawyers rested their case on Wednesday as the corruption and fraud trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife neared its end. McDonnell, a Republican, and his wife...Show More Summary
Rams defensive end Chris Long didn't appreciate a SportsCenter segment on Michael Sam and whether or not he showers with various members of the Rams.
UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa was enjoying a beach day on Fourth of July, hanging out with quarterback Jerry Neuheisel, when he spotted the guy who brought him to Westwood.
The St. Louis Rams soon have a decision to make regarding seventh-round rookie defensive end Michael Sam. In a Tuesday appearance on PFT Live, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch explained that Sam could still have a difficult time making the team, despite a couple of sacks in the preseason. With the Rams destined…
ESPN, the self-proclaimed “worldwide leader in sports,” aired a report Tuesday morning focusing on St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team — but the brief segment soon took a bizarre turn to the subject of Sam’s showering habits. Reporter Josina Anderson appeared fascinated
Most significant move: The Steelers cut a pair of players who appeared in games for them last season. In the process their plans along the defensive line came more into focus. The team released defensive end Brian Arnfelt, who appeared in two games at the end of last season, and nose tackle Hebron Fangupo, who played in four games in 2013. Show More Summary
ESPN ran a report on whether Rams players wanted to shower with Michael Sam. Rams defensive end Chris Long told ESPN to get over it. The post Rams’ Chris Long Tweets Perfect Response To ESPN Report On Mike Sam’s Showers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Cowboys had so many injured players at training camp this year that it isn’t much of a surprise that they made several procedural moves involving them to get to the 75-man limit. Seventh-round defensive end Ben Gardner was placed on injured reserve after having surgery to repair torn ligaments in his shoulder. Defensive tackle…
St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam has done a good job of fitting in in the NFL, but now that roster cuts are quickly approaching, he is going to be in the spotlight more frequently. On Tuesday, ESPN's Josina Anderson gave a report from Rams training camp. One of the subject matters: Sam's showering habits. [Cork Gaines] Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
RENTON, Wash. -- Defensive end Michael Bennett became the eighth Seattle Seahawks player to make ESPN.com’s #NFLRank top 100 list of offensive and defensive players in the NFL. Bennett (6-4, 275) comes in at No. 34 on the defensive countdown. Show More Summary
The Cowboys will be making a lot of roster moves in the coming days, but none of them should involve defensive end Anthony Spencer. Spencer has spent all of training camp on the PUP list as he makes his way back from microfracture surgery that cost him all but a handful of snaps last season,…
When Auburn defensive end Carl Lawson underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL on May 1, the hope was that he would return anytime during the 2014 campaign. With rehab reportedly going extremely well, though, the new goal is being pushed...Show More Summary
A contest that began with such high hopes for the travelling Liverpool fans ended miserably as the Reds left the Etihad Stadium as the losing party in a 3-1 drubbing at the hands of Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City. Watching on from...Show More Summary
For all the focus on the things Cam Newton has and hasn’t done this preseason, the Panthers have other injury issues. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, defensive ends Charles Johnson and Greg Hardy won’t play in this week’s preseason finale, with an eye toward having them ready for the regular season.…
Bet against Michael Sam at your own risk. One Twitter user learned this the hard way after promising free drinks "for everyone in the world. Forever" if the rookie defensive end sacked Johnny Manziel and followed it up with Manziel's famous "money" gesture.
Most significant move: It's a bit of a surprise Jackson Jeffcoat didn't make it to the Seattle Seahawks' last cut. Jeffcoat, the son of former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jim Jeffcoat, was an All-American last season at defensive end for Texas. Show More Summary
Another school weapons policy results in another ridiculous outcome. Dinosaurs -- pet dinosaurs -- are involved. As are lawyers, a defensive police captain and a silent set of school administrators. (h/t to Techdirt reader Violynne, who sent this in with the note "Tim's going to love this one: guns and dinosaurs!" And I do. Show More Summary
Money fingers almost became a money pit, but it was Michael Sam to the rescue. Michael Sam intervened for one over-zealous fan who told the Internet he'd buy drinks for everyone in the world, if the Rams defensive end sacked Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and followed up with the money-fingers sign. Show More Summary