Clowney’s decision to end workouts shouldn’t hurt his draft stock

To see a top prospect end workouts with a few weeks left before the draft isn’t a common occurrence, but it’s also not a big deal either. Peter King of broke the news that Jadeveon Clowney wouldn’t be involved in any more individual workouts. King notes that one of the reasons is likely Brandon Thomas’ torn ACL, but that’s just a secondary reason. In reality...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Browns, others at top of draft planning to wait to select a QB?

A commonly held belief is that the Cleveland Browns are going to draft a quarterback in this year's NFL Draft. What is very much up for debate is just when they will draft one, holding three picks in the top 40. In his latest edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, "The Draft Games Begin," Peter King explores the issue of how the teams at the top of the draft, including...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pieces of Raiders’ draft strategy start to emerge

Slowly and surely, through multiple sources and different writers, pieces of the Raiders’ 2014 Draft strategy are becoming clear. First, the Raiders are unlikely to take a quarterback in the first round or, at least, not at the #5 spot. Per multiple reports, this is because the Raiders aren’t in love with any of the QBs to the extent that they think that quarterback is worth...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network boss: I don't see free TV going away

Brian Rolapp (Credit: New chief of NFL Newtork, Brian Rolapp, indicated in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that he doesn’t believe we’ll see a pay-only model to view games on television anytime soon. As fans across the country breathe a collective sigh of relief, Rolapp said it makes the most sense for business to allow fans to keep...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Is Back With An Anonymous GM Trashing Clowney

When last we left no. 1 Husky fan, Peter King, it was two weeks ago when his brother passed away and PK was in Jim Kelly’s hospital room acting as the personal emissary of Twitter. It was all a very dour affair. But now Peter is back! And what about this week? Naturally, he’s dipping into his extensive file of off-the-record sources to bash players. Then he acts like he’s been...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clowney will not hold private workouts before NFL Draft

What’s the down side in not attending a draft prospects Pro Day? The Cleveland Browns may soon find out. In the wake of an injury sustained by Clemson’s Brandon Thomas, potential first-overall draft selection Jadveon Clowney will not be participating in any private workouts heading into May’s NFL Draft. ”He still will visit teams and interview with coaches and GMs,” writes...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 2014 Preseason: Games to watch while hoping your team escapes injury-free

It’s a really dry time for the NFL. The biggest of the free agent flurry is long since done, the draft isn’t until May – FREAKING MAY – this year, and, well, we need SOMETHING from The Commish’s office to distract us from wide receivers with gang ties and pill-popping owners and all the HOT TAEKS that come with them.Enter the 2014 preseason schedule. Rather than give us...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougar hoops: 5 things I think I think

PETER KING came to mind as I pondered Washington State’s search for a new basketball coach. During football season, King writes a column for SI called “10 things I think I think.” As I made a series of phone calls Sunday and this morning looking get my bearings on the Cougar hoops situation, it became clear I have definitive thoughts on the matter. Not definitive information, but thoughts.
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Is the NFL salary cap becoming unreasonably high?

The NFL makes a lot of money, guys. Like, we're talking 11 figures a year. Facebook money. WhatsApp money, but on an annual basis.  And per the collective bargaining agreement, the more money the league makes, the more money the players make. Not controversial or anything. But as a result, the salary cap -- and salary floor -- is now beginning to rise again at an alarming...
Via This Given Sunday
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman: Banning N-word is an ‘atrocious idea’

The NFL is working toward banning the use of racial slurs during games, particularly the N-word. The proposal has drawn mixed reaction from current players. On Monday, Richard Sherman told Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that he would be extremely opposed to the rule. “It’s an atrocious idea,” Sherman said. “It’s almost racist, to me. It’s […]
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March 03, 2014  |  73 Comments

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