Found April 29, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
The entire NBA world was left in grief on Saturday once Adam Schefter, of all people, confirmed our worst fears: Derrick Rose tore his ACL and was done for the playoffs. Well, almost the entire NBA world. Meet Jason Petrie. Petrie is a senior footwear designer at Nike and also the brains behind LeBron James’ signature Nike kicks. While plenty of the tweets about Rose by NBA fans on Saturday resembled something like this, Petrie, on the other hand, decided to comment on how Rose, an adidas guy, “chose poorly” with his shoe endorsement: You got one guy only getting stronger, and one guy breaking down before our very eyes. You chose poorly Pooh…#shouldasignedwithNIKE #GWS — Jason Petrie (@sevenzro1) April 28, 2012 “Pooh” being the nickname of Rose, who you may remember in February inking a fat, 13-year endorsement deal with adidas that could be worth upwards of $200 million. Following Petrie’s timeline, you could tell he was getting heat from his 3,000-plus followers for that initial...

Report: Texans looking to trade Jacoby Jones

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, since the Houston Texans drafted former Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey in the 3rd round of the NFL draft, they’ll now attempt to trade veteran receiver Jacoby Jones. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle mentioned on his Twitter feed that Jones took less money to stay with the Texans, but the fans have since turned on him and it’s...

Schefter: Browns Do Not Expect to Trade McCoy

Despite initial reports following the selection of Brandon Weeden in the NFL Draft first round, the Browns now are not expecting to trade Colt McCoy. This comes from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who reported this news Saturday afternoon shortly after the start of day three of the draft: Despite using a first-round pick on Brandon Weeden, the Browns do not expect to trade quarterback Colt...

Report: Redskins had Kirk Cousins rated as their 3rd best QB

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins had former Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins rated as their third best quarterback going in this past weekend’s draft.  This means that he was likely only rated lower than Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III and ahead of Ryan Tannehill, Brandon Weeden, Nick Foles, Russell Wilson, etc. The Redskins drafted Cousins...

Report: Colt McCoy will likely be traded “soon”

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva, the Cleveland Browns are currently listening to offers for quarterback Colt McCoy and he should be gone soon. “The Browns are open to listening to offers. … Colt McCoy (is) soon to be headed out of town,” said Schefter. We already know the Packers are interested in McCoy and I would think are at least a few other teams that have inquired.

Matt Leinart could sign with the Raiders

Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Matt Leinart will visit the Oakland Raiders and is likely to sign with them next week. Leinart, who was cut by the Houston Texans, will likely backup Carson Palmer.  Oakland needs a backup as Jason Campbell signed with the Bears and Kyle Boller was not retained.  The Raiders still have Terrelle Pryor who may be used as a game changer to threaten...

Report: Browns don’t plan on trading Colt McCoy right now

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns don’t plan on trading quarterback Colt McCoy right now, but things could always change. The Browns might feel like it would be better to give McCoy at least a shot to compete with rookie Brandon Weeden in training camp–if they’re not receiving any trade offers that interest them right now.

Matt Leinart expected to sign with the Raiders

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders are expected to sign quarterback Matt Leinart to back up Carson Palmer.  Terrelle Pryor will then be their third quarterback going into 2012. Leinart fractured his collarbone in 2011 when he came in to play in place of Matt Schaub who suffered a season ending foot injury.

Oakland Raiders expected to sign QB Matt Leinart this week

According to various reports along with Adam Schefter on Twitter this morning, free agent QB Matt Leinart is expected to sign with the Oakland Raiders later this week. It is being reported that Leinart has a visit scheduled with the Raider this week and the team is fully expected to ink a deal with the southpaw quarterback. The signing of Leinart would reunite his with a fellow USC...

On Adam Schefter’s Report that the Browns would have selected Kendall Wright at 22 instead of Brandon Weeden

Shortly after the 2012 NFL draft’s first round wound up last week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Browns would have selected Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright with the 22nd pick instead of Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden had the Titans not taken Wright with the 20th pick. Even if Schefter’s report hadn’t given rise to second-guessing like that from Schefter’s...

Assessing how ESPN and NFL Network Covered the 2012 NFL Draft

Good read on how how both ESPN and NFL Network covered the 2012 NFL Draft. Topics covered include Chris Berman talking and talking, Adam Schefter reporting picks early on Twitter and some love for Mike Mayock. 
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