The Jacksonville Jaguars are the NFL’s perennial losers, sporting a 14-50 record over the last four seasons. Their quarterbacks have ranged from the good (Mark Brunell), the bad (Byron Leftwich) to the completely terrible (Blaine Gabbert). Jacksonville has not made the playoffs since 2007 and their future prospects look bleak.
How could their throwaway players possibly have any...
The NFL draft has been around long enough at this point that each of the top selections from #1 through #32 have a rather deep history of notable names attached to them. It’s no different for the Chicago Bears and their #7 pick. Nearly every position group has put at least one name into that slot. The question is have any of them had more success at it than others?
One of the knocks of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been his mechanics for throwing the football. Many have (ridiculously) referred to it as being similar to that of former Buccaneers quarterback Byron Leftwich — a slow wind up with average release speed. While Winston may have a wind up that that drops the ball low before it leaves his hand, his release has...
JACKSONVILLE (3-12) at HOUSTON (8-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX
OPENING LINE - Houston by 9 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 6-9, Houston 9-6
SERIES RECORD - Texans lead 14-11
LAST MEETING - Texans beat Jaguars 27-13, Dec. 7
LAST WEEK - Jaguars beat Titans 21-13; Texans beat Ravens 25-13
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 30, Texans No. 15
JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (23), PASS...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014
Marshall University is a coeducational public research university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Marshall was founded in 1837 and is named after John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of these United States. Currently there are about 14,000 students that attend Marshall University. The nickname for Marshall’s athletic teams is The Thundering Herd, their buffalo mascot’s...
It’s finally here — the day soccer dorks have been waiting for all their lives. Can the USA become a soccer superpower?…
In the upcoming weeks, we’ll be going over the Pittsburgh Steelers team needs at each position and we’ll rank them either high, moderate or low. This week we’ll start with the most important: quarterback.
Yesterday we took a look at the Top 10 quarterbacks coming out of the draft and determined that this year might not be the year the Steelers try and draft Ben Roethlisberger’s...
By Matthew Marczi
Player: Will Allen
Experience: 10 Years
Free Agent Status: Unrestricted
2013 Salary Cap Hit: $592,941
2013 Season Breakdown: The only reason Will Allen left the Pittsburgh Steelers is because, like quarterback Byron Leftwich years before, another team was willing to give him an opportunity to be a starter. As with Leftwich, it had nothing to do...