Johnny Manziel says he’s sober, next goal is to play football

Johnny Football is ready for a comeback. Now sober and ready to go, Johnny Manziel has set his sights on an NFL return. ESPN’s Ed Werder caught up with the embattled former NFL quarterback, who says he didn’t need professional help getting clean: Johnny Manziel tells me he has achieved sobriety without professional assistance, needs to maintain and wants to play #NFL. (1/3...
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January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Ty Montgomery reportedly dealing with kidney-related issue

Green Bay Packers wide receiver/running back Ty Montgomery was a surprise inactive for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, and now more details are beginning to emerge about what’s keeping him sidelined. According to a report by Josina Anderson and Ed Werder of ESPN, Montgomery, who was ruled out shortly before kickoff with an illness, is dealing with a kidney-related...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Brees, Saints agree to one-year contract extension

Drew Brees and the Saints have agreed to a contract extension that appears to be a short-term solution that will keep the quarterback in New Orleans for another year. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the extension is for one year and will pay Brees $44.25 million guaranteed over the next two years, making it essentially a two-year deal. #Saints and QB Drew Brees have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban's advice on Eddie Lacy may have led to benching

The Green Bay Packers have dealt with inconsistency from their highly-regarded running back Eddie Lacy all season. After failing to crack 100 yards in a game through eight games and being benched, Lacy seemed to have turned a corner with back-to-back 100-yard performances against the Vikings and Bears.  But then the third-year pro out of Alabama missed curfew the night before the...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer has funny quote about being stiffed at McDonald’s

It’s been a rough week for Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. On Sunday, Zimmer’s Vikings suffered one of their worst home losses in history — a 38-7 defeat to the Seattle Seahawks. Following the loss, Zimmer spent time at the team facility trying to prepare for the Thursday game against the Arizona Cardinals. When he finally went home on Monday night, he headed to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Jason Witten in danger of missing Week 3

Well Cowboys fans, as if you didn’t need any more bad news, according to ESPN Jason Witten is in danger of missing Dallas’ Week 3 matchup with Atlanta. Nothing is certain in football, but the closest you can get is that Jason Witten will be out on that field every Sunday, lacerated organs or not. But that’s a heavy-duty laundry list of injuries right there, and it’s hard...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bradford, Eagles hope to sign short-term extension

By Jesse Reed Sam Bradford and the Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly trying to hammer out a short-term extension before the 2015 NFL season. The oft-injured quarterback has made a successful return to the practice field after recovering from a knee injury, and he’s apparently made quite an impression already working exclusively with the first-string offense the past couple...
Via Sportsnaut
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Rice still searching for second chance in NFL

By Evan Massey Ray Rice has been on the NFL’s untouchable list since a video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in the face and knocking her out. It was a very graphic video, but since then the two have reconciled and she has begged the league to give Rice another chance. Despite her plea for a second chance, teams have stayed away from Rice and haven’t...
Via This Given Sunday
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pierre-Paul won't sign tender until passing physical

By Steve DelVecchio Jason Pierre-Paul has until July 15 to sign his franchise tender, but the New York Giants defensive end is apparently willing to accept being fined if it benefits him down the stretch. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, Pierre-Paul does not intend to sign the franchise tender until he is confident he can pass a physical. The 26-year-old had his right index finger...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Ed Werder uses Twitter to talk about family’s struggles with cancer

It’s easy to say that Twitter is filled with negativity and hate, but there are some good things if you know where to look. ESPN’s Ed Werder has been using Twitter to chronicle his family’s battle with cancer. We know Werder as the NFL insider who’s covered the Dallas Cowboys and other teams in the league for the Worldwide Leader. But you may not know about his daughter and...
Via Awful Announcing
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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