Donte Stallworth: NFL teams started to regulate drugs more around 2010

Like many people interested in the NFL, former player Donte Stallworth was surprised to learn about the DEA’s investigation and inspection of NFL teams on Sunday. The investigation has to do with the way NFL teams administer prescription drugs to players. Stallworth, who played for six different NFL teams during his career from 2002-2013, said...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Khairi Fortt Post Mortem

Mystery no more, we finally know the reason for Khairi Fortt’s dismissal from the Saints. Ramon Vargas was able to uncover some pretty specific information on the details surrounding his release:   Having missed 2 meetings and then being waived, I am told ex-#saints LB Khairi Fortt will be evaluated for sleep problems he thinks he has. — Ramon Antonio Vargas (@RVargasAdvocate...
Via The Saints Nation
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Rice Just The Latest In A Long Line of NFL Criminal Offenders

TMZ Sports Monday morning release of the graphic and appalling elevator video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back punching his then fiancé Janay Palmer in the face and rendering her unconscious set off a national fire storm.  After callously dragging her listless and unresponsive body out of the elevator Rice was confronted by Atlantic City casino security and ultimately...
Via Football Nation
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth will have to prove critics wrong at Huffington Post

This week’s news that the Huffington Post hired former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth to cover politics and national security has drawn plenty of criticism for several reasons; Stallworth pled guilty to DUI manslaughter in 2009, has made questionable comments about 9/11 conspiracies in the past and doesn’t have a journalism background. However, while all of those are valid...
Via Awful Announcing
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Huffington Post hires Donte' Stallworth as national security correspondent

  The Huffington Post has made an unusual choice for a new correspondent covering national security -- former NFL wide receiver Donte' Stallworth. The website announced Thursday that the 10-year NFL player will join its Washington bureau this month as a fellow. Ryan Grim, the site's Washington bureau chief, said Stallworth has a quick mind, insatiable curiosity and a passion for...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL receiver joins Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) The Huffington Post has made an unusual choice for a new correspondent covering national security - former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth. The website announced Thursday that the 10-year NFL player will join its Washington bureau this month as a fellow. Ryan Grim, the site's Washington bureau chief, said Stallworth has a quick mind, insatiable curiosity and a passion...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth Hired By Huffington Post As National Security Writer

Donte Stallworth has never refrained from speaking his mind. Now, he’ll have a national platform to do so. The former NFL receiver, who last saw the playing field with the New England Patriots in 2012, has been hired by the Huffington Post as a fellow to cover national security, the newspaper announced Wednesday night. “Donte has a quick mind, an insatiable curiosity and a passion...
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

HuffPo hires Donte Stallworth as national security writer

Sometimes you just have to sit back and read the title of an article before actually delving further into the article itself. So, let’s go ahead and repeat the title of this article for those of you who are confused.  Donte’ Stallworth Hired to Cover National Security. the Huffington Post has hired on the former NFL wide receiver on as one of its national security fellows...
Via Sportsnaut
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brent's 10-Game Suspension Shows How Screwed Up the NFL's Discipline Process Is

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman is out of jail after serving time for killing his friend in a drunk driving accident. Now he is looking to resume his career in the NFL, and since the Dallas Cowboys still have rights to him it will be with them. Even if they didn't with the way the organization supported him it would be surprising if he didn't.The big question is when the...
Via FatManWriting
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ovince Saint Preux never made the NFL, but he's making a name in the UFC

Ovince Saint Preux rattles off the names rather easily. There was Jason Witten, Donte Stallworth, Albert Haynesworth, John Henderson and Travis Henry. All of them played football at the University of Tennessee with him. All went on to have solid NFL careers. For a time, Saint Preux figured he would be one of them. The former defensive end/linebacker was all-state at Immokaleee (Fla...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Crazy moments in NFL history: Carney misses PAT after Saints' 'River City Relay' miracle

'Were having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day from today until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won't be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats -- but those...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Painful reminders and redemption stories …While We’re Waiting

Social media can be a brutal place for an athlete. There is no way I would have public accounts if I were a pro athlete, or at least I would never read my mentions or comments. Maybe I’d have my publicist scroll through them and give me some positive ones to read. When an athlete makes a mistake on the field the criticism is one thing, but when he makes a mistake in life– well...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Madden NFL 15: Best New England Patriots team ever?

Madden NFL 15 cover; credit EA SportsThe Madden NFL video game franchise is now entering its 26th season, and Patriots fans have their best digital team since Madden 08. Remember how unfair it was to play with New England in 2007? That offense was unstoppable (in actuality and in gameplay). Tom Brady was a 98 overall and throwing to the likes of Randy Moss and Wes Welker. Even...
Via Patriots Life
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Symposium delivers hard messages for Cardinals rookies

There’s two sides to the life of an NFL player. One side is on the field where touchdowns are celebrated and sacks are followed by dances that might make the highlight reel.  The other side is what happens when the clock hits zero. It would be more important to learn how to live outside of the stadium than to make plays in it. That’s what the Arizona Cardinals rookie class learned...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Donte Stallworth Heads To Baltimore

(Photo by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, via Former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth has landed back in Maryland as a summer intern for the coaching staff of the Baltimore Ravens. Stallworth, who played with the Ravens in 2010, returned to help coach John Harbaugh and his team through training camp. As a 12-year veteran in the league, Stallworth played...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

I hate the NFL’s Substance Abuse Program

Let me preface this by saying that it’s not actually the NFL’s Substance Abuse Program I have an issue with. However, the mass number of players dropping like flies as a result of failed drug tests is becoming increasingly more frustrating. Two recent violators specifically: former Giants safety Will Hill and current cornerback Jayron Hosley. The Giants cut Hill earlier this...
Via cover32 - Giants
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots draft preview: Wide receiver

Randy Moss. Wes Welker. Donte Stallworth. Jabar Gaffney. The 2007 Patriots wide receiver corps was stacked. Not since that undefeated season has the team enjoyed such raw talent (and subsequent success) at the position. Last season the team came close to a complete overhaul at wideout. Out with Welker, Brandon Lloyd, and Deion Branch. In with Danny Amendola, Aaron Dobson, and Kenbrell...
Via cover32 - Patriots
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Protect the Shield: Problems With Today's NFL Image

The NFL needs auditing. Not the financial kind, but a careful review of the League's moral code, the so-called "Shield" of such-and-such. A stern reality check.Bud Light, the official beer of the NFL. "Cold Hard Facts", brought to you by Coors Light. The League has championed the commercialization of alcoholic beverages, loosely supporting their fans to drink every Thursday evening...
Via Football Nation
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agent wide receivers – Any that should intrigue the Ravens?

One of the biggest positions of need for the Baltimore Ravens this offseason has been wide receiver. When Baltimore traded away Anquan Boldin last offseason, most were surprised and thought the move was a mistake. I took the stance that they could indeed overcome it but I was wrong as well. Losing Boldin turned out to be crucial and by not having a veteran receiver that could still...
Via cover32 - Ravens
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth says the Patriots can handle 'media circus', could take on Michael Sam

Donte Stallworth is a man who knows a great deal about the amount of the baggage that som football players carry throughout their careers. He also knows the difference between a team that is great at handling 'distractions' and one that is not. Since leaving the game, Stallworth has been moderately vocal to his fans and the public via social media, specifically Twitter. The 33-year...
Via Patriots Life
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth: Patriots Can Handle ‘Distractions’ Michael Sam Would Bring

Donte Stallworth had some strong words for any team that believes Michael Sam wouldn’t be worth the “distractions” he would bring. The former New England Patriots wide receiver said that teams would be able to plan for the increased media scrutiny that would come with Sam, the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. With so many unplanned distractions during the course of a season...
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth Says Bill Belichick Is “Absolutely Wrong” On Welker Hit And “He Knows It”

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Donte Stallworth thinks that his former coach, Bill Belichick, is wrong for speaking out against Wes Welker for his hit on Aqib Talib during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. He also said that Belichick knows as much. I have nothing but love and respect for Bill Belichick, but he’s absolutely wrong about Wes Welker’s hit on Aqib Talib…...
Via College Spun
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Donte Stallworth says Belichick is wrong about Welker, and he knows it

Oooh, what now?Patriots former receivers are banding together in the defense of Patriots former receivers.Donte Stallworth, who played with the Pats in 2007 and was present for training camp last year, took to twitter to call out Bill Belichick today.The Patriots coach, of course, said this morning that Wes Welker's hit that knocked out Aqib Talib was one of the worst plays he's...
Via Patriots Life
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets TE Kellen Winslow Jr. Picks Pats-Broncos For AFC Title Game

Kellen Winslow Jr. loves to hear himself talk, so we can blame this gaffe on the fact that he knows no better. The Jets are still mathematically in contention for a playoff spot, but that didn’t stop Winslow from making this statement. “We’ve lost three straight, so, obviously [that's] not good,” he said. “But we’ll go down swinging. We have to go to work. This is our...
Via Thacover2
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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