All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.
Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been “presented in a way that honors Native Americans.”
So the NFL wants to change the point after touchdown (PAT) because they say it is too automatic. I don’t see the point in changing it.
It is being floated that the NFL might address the fact that the extra point has become far too easy. Does that mean just getting rid of it or making it more challenging?
The controversy over the name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is growing. Now a newspaper in Virginia says it will not print the name Redskins. And several schools in D.C. want to ban team jerseys from their classrooms.
Alright, let me get this straight, medical folks have done lots of research and now they think that if football players who get hit in the head a lot they could have head injuries?
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is “way down the road” in consideration of whether the team should change its nickname.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice doesn’t plan on changing how he plows into defenders despite the new rule change.
The NFL is headed for a huge dilemma. In fact it’s a ticking time bomb. They NFL has been put on notice of what’s ahead…