Draft Rumors: Bears, Eagles, Falcons, & Packers

Draft John Clayton mentions that if the recent reports of teams having just 16 first-round grades on players is accurate, it could lead to more trades in this year’s draft. Daniel Jeremiah offers some overvalued and undervalued players in this year’s draft class. The undervalued players, according to Jeremiah, include Kansas State WR Tyler Lockett, Minnesota RB David Cobb...
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REPORT: Washington Redskins to draft a quarterback if given the chance

As we’ve become accustomed to, the Washington Redskins may not know exactly what they’re doing. Earlier this offseason, coach Jay Gruden publicly stated that Robert Griffin III would be the Redskins starting quarterback; there would be no competition. Since then, though, all we’ve heard is the opposite. First, ESPN’s John Clayton adamantly reported that Washington would draft...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Is John Clayton Alive?

This embed is invalid" /> The NFL owners’ meeting is going on right now in Arizona so ESPN has John Clayton, 60, on the scene to cover the proceedings. You’d think he’d blink or move his lips after throwing it back to Bristol, but you see what I see. Stunned silence. And Pete Carroll.
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll videobombs John Clayton

We here at LBS could never be accused of being Pete Carroll fans. But when someone executes a textbook videobomb of ESPN’s John Clayton, it needs to be celebrated. As Clayton was signing off from his live segment at the NFL meetings in Arizona on Tuesday, a familiar face wandered into the background and looked...Read More
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll photobombs John Clayton on air

Check out Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll photobombing ESPN’s John Clayton while he was reporting live from the NFL owners’ meetings in Arizona: Our coach is cooler than yours. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency You may also be interested in: WATCH: Seahawks...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s John Clayton says Redskins will draft Marcus Mariota

The key ingredients for a wild off-season in the NFL would be rumors, reports, and speculation mixed all together and thrown into the media for crazy reaction. That just so happens to be the case now with ESPN’s John Clayton making a bold statement about the Washington Redskins. On an appearance with The Freddie Coleman […]
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Washington Redskins seriously considering Marcus Mariota

Just when you thought you knew what was going on in Washington, things get flipped on their head. According to John Clayton of ESPN, the Washington Redskins are seriously considering drafting Marcus Mariota. “And honestly, don’t discount, he’s not going to fall to the Jets at six right now, the Redskins will take him at five,” Clayton said on the Freddie Coleman show on ESPN...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Insider Can See Bears Moving Up For Marcus Mariota

Weeks ago the idea was thrown out there that the Chicago Bears could be considered a dark horse in the sweepstakes to draft Marcus Mariota, assuming of course that Jameis Winston went 1st overall to Tampa Bay as many expect. It was pure speculation at the time given the uncertainty surrounding current starter Jay Cutler under the new regime of GM Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Re-Sign DT Colin Cole To A One-Year Deal

According to ESPN’s  John Clayton (per David Newton) the Carolina Panthers have re-signed DT Colin Cole to a one-year contract worth $1.05 million. Clayton adds that Cole’s new contract will carry a cap figure of $665,000 for the 2015 season. (per Newton) Cole, 34, agreed to a one-year deal with the Panthers last year, so he’s clearly ...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s proof that Joe Lunardi is not wearing a toupee… we think

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi appeared throughout the day on ESPN airwaves to discuss seedings and teams going on and off the bubble. Nobody cared what Joe Lunardi had to say.  They cared about his hair… and whether it was real or fake. I've got Joe Lunardi's toupee as the 8th seed in the east #bracketology — Jordan Jones (@theRealjwjones) February...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

John Clayton: Brandon Marshall Could Be Next NFC North Player Cut

The speculation regarding Brandon Marshall’s relationship with the Chicago Bears organization has been continually growing since the rumors about cutting him first started back in January. Hub Arkish, Dan Bernstein and Brad Biggs are just a few of the local media personalities in Chicago that have discussed the topic. Most recently, NFL senior writer John Clayton appeared on ESPN...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Did The Steelers, Le’Veon Bell Really Mishandle The DUI Case?

On Wednesday, John Clayton of ESPN reported that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana and DUI charges, and you would’ve sworn this was earth-shattering news for some people. Well, it isn’t. Clayton’s report came […] Did The Steelers, Le’Veon...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Expected To Receive Two-Game Suspension

John Clayton of ESPN is reporting that Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana charges. This comes just a few days after Steelers GM Kevin Colbert acknowledged that they will need to be prepared in the event Bell does receive a suspension from the league. Bell and former Steelers...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell likely to be suspended for first two games

ESPN’s John Clayton is reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of the season. Bell was arrested in August for marijuana possession and DUI and this past Friday he finally settled those issues. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as a result of these charges, Bell has entered an Accelerated Rehabilitative...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell likely to be suspended for first two games

ESPN’s John Clayton is reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of the season. Bell was arrested in August for marijuana possession and DUI and this past Friday he finally settled those issues. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as a result of these charges, Bell has entered an Accelerated Rehabilitative...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell Expected to Receive Two-Game Suspension

According to sources as reported by ESPN’s NFL Insider John Clayton, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ stud running back Le’Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of the regular season. The suspension stems back to an arrest last August for a DUI and marijuana possession. Bell and … The post Report: Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell Expected to Receive Two-Game Suspension...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Richard Sherman May Undergo Tommy John Surgery

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman played Super Bowl XLIX with torn ligaments in his elbow and the injury could require Tommy John surgery. From Clayton: The source indicated that the injury was worse than just an elbow sprain. Although the source didn’t indicate the prognosis and timetable, it is likely […]
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Richard Sherman Likely to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Watching Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman play during the Super Bowl on Sunday gives some credence to the idea that his shoulder injury was more serious than originally anticipated. ESPN’s John Clayton reported shortly after the game that Sherman will likely undergo Tommy John surgery in the offseason.  The source indicated that the injury was worse than just an elbow...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

John Clayton At Super Bowl Party, Paulina Snaps Back & Grandpa Wayne’s Birthday Party

  Things heat up at the Super Bowl tonight The annual Jay Glazer party goes down tonight, which kicks off the Super Bowl party train. I was at Jay’s party a year ago and it was loaded with the normal big names you’d expect like Strahan, Urlacher and Dan Patrick’s “Danettes.” Oh, and we saw Jesse Palmer in his element just destroying some blonde that had to go home with...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

John Clayton makes Julius Thomas to the Raiders seem more possible

On Monday, Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas was on 95.7 The Game discussing his pending free agency. During the interview, he discussed the fact that his family are Raiders fans, and he grew up a Raiders fan and noted the fact that the Raiders would be a possibility for him in free agency. Naturally, Raiders fans started to drool at the possibility of the red zone beast that...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders May Remove Interim Tag From Tony Sparano Tonight Or Tomorrow

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Raiders may be close to removing the interim title from Tony Sparano. Clayton was on 101Sports in St. Louis today and said the move may happen tonight or tomorrow (the comments on Sparano are around…Read more →
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to Offer A.J. Smith Larger Front Office Role

    View image |     Phase two of the Washington Redskins rebuild is reportedly set to take place. According to an ESPN report, the Redskins are looking to boost A.J. Smith’s role within the organization. Smith had spent the past two seasons as a senior executive for the Redskins.   While Bruce Allen is expected to remain the president...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Injury Update: Delanie Waker suffers concussion

Tennessee Titans TE Delanie Walker suffered a concussion against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday and will most likely miss a couple of weeks.  The news was first reported via John Clayton’s and Terry McCormick’s twitter accounts. The Titans wasted no time in declaring Delanie Walker out with a concussion.— John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) November 9, 2014 Delanie Walker in the concussion...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Fred Jackson carted off the field with leg injury

The Bills have already been struggling on offense, but things may have just got a lot worse. Fred Jackson, arguably Buffalo’s best offensive weapon, suffered an injury on a run up the middle and left the game. Fred Jackson being taken to lockeroom in a cart. — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) October 19, 2014 Fred Jackson has been ruled out. When they’re out that quickly, it...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterson not expected back with Vikings regardless of trial?

This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise considering all the well publicized questions surrounding running back Adrian Peterson. According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the relationship between Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings is “severed” and the expectation now is that Peterson will be released even if the case is resolved. This information comes from Nick Mensio over...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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