More stadium smoke: Are the St. Louis Raiders a possibility?

Being that I live in San Diego, there is not a lot of coverage about the latest and greatest as it pertains to the Oakland Raiders. It would seem that the joint statement released by both clubs about sharing a stadium in LA really caught the fan bases off guard. Immediately after hearing that the Raiders and the San Diego Chargers had put forth a joint proposal for a $1.7 billion...
Via cover32 - Raiders
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Celtics Can’t Hang On Against Warriors

The Celtics ran out to a 26 point lead against the team many believe is the best in the NBA right now, the Golden State Warriors. The Celtics didn’t so much lose that lead and eventually the game, as they did return to the mean.  What they did in the first half wasn’t really sustainable, but they remained competitive right to the end, and still had a chance to pull out the game...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
4 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Released Photos of New Stadium to Keep Rams

Last week, the city council of Inglewood, Calif., approved a plan for a $2 billion, 80,000-seat football stadium on 60 acres that would allow the Rams to return to the Los Angeles area. The city of St. Louis has no intentions of being left out in the cold — and submitted a proposal for a beautiful riverfront stadium. Here’s a look at a potential $1 billion riverfront stadium...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, Bengals, Cowboys, Eagles, & Steelers

Peyton Manning Peter King of expects the Broncos and QB Peyton Manning to eventually work out an agreement no a restructured deal that “will make neither side happy.” King mentions that Manning probably feels like he shouldn’t have to take a reduction in pay based on the fact that he’s thrown more touchdowns than anyone ... The post NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, Bengals...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ozzie is Ravens’ version of Mr. Spock…

One of the main reasons the Ravens have lived long and prospered in the NFL since 1996 is the Mr. Spock-like logic of GM Ozzie Newsome. The passing of Leonard Nimoy at age 83 underscores the main message of the character he played on Star Trek for so long over the course of a combined TV and cinematic career— “Think logically…and seek out the Fascinating….” Like Spock...
Via Ravens Football Machine
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Tweets The Dumbest Thing Possible About An ESPN Writer’s Missing Son

If you haven’t heard, ESPN writer Ivan Maisel’s son Max has been missing since last Sunday, so obviously Peter King had to chime in with a similar story of his own. I once lost my daughter in a NJ mall for 3 minutes. Worst 3 minutes of my life. I so feel for the @Ivan_Maisel family. #FindMax — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) February 28, 2015 3 minutes, Peter? Good lord that...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

No Peter King. Just, no.

I once lost my daughter in a NJ mall for 3 minutes. Worst 3 minutes of my life. I so feel for the @Ivan_Maisel family. #FindMax — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) February 28, 2015 Peter King means well.  He does.  I don’t believe he’s an evil monster.  But the execution of this tweet sharing well wishes for the family of ESPN’s Ivan Maisel over his son who has been missing...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariota, Free Agency Spending Spree, and Roseman to blame for 2014 Draft

  View image | Three interesting nuggets worth passing on regarding the Eagles. 1. The Birds Actually (Maybe) (Probably) Want Mariota First, regarding the persistent rumors about the Eagles trading up for Marcus Mariota. It's that time of the year again when it is virtually impossible to tell fact from fiction. Reporters try to make a name for themselves, agents...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings projected to pick Michigan State corner in latest mock draft

If you saw Trae Waynes run the 40 yard dash the other day, then this next bit of news might get you excited… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up as the offseason commences QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 if they were all free agents According to Peter King’s latest mock draft the Minnesota Vikings will select the Michigan State cornerback...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins rip off division rivals in latest round of mock drafts

Now that the NFL scouting combine is over the real mock drafts are firing up. According to Peter King’s most recent one, the Washington Redskins will rip off the Philadelphia Eagles when they attempt to land the number five pick and land Marcus Mariota. King projects they would have to surrender four high draft picks over the next several years… Mock Draft: Eagles trade with...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles sell the whole planet to land Marcus Mariota in latest mockery

The latest version of mock drafts are coming out now that the NFL scouting combine is over, and if you were hoping the Marcus Mariota mania would cool off, I have some bad news. According to Peter King’s most recent mock, the Philadelphia Eagles will execute a trade with the Washington Redskins to land the number five pick and take Mariota. How do they get it done? By giving up...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Notes: Chargers, Chiefs, Falcons, Jets, Packers, & Raiders

Draft Peter King mentions that Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler would be a “great option” for the Jaguars if they can’t get USC DL Leonard Williams. King loves WR Dorial Green-Beckham or RB Todd Gurley for the Seahawks No. 31 overall. Tony Pauline reports that the Jets spent a “significant amount” of time with Miami WR Phillip Dorsett. The Raiders were reportedly interested...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Could Auction No. 5 Overall Pick If Marcus Mariota’s On The Board?

Peter King of writes that the most important workout on the horizon will be Oregon QB Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day on March 12. A few teams have told King that they’ll be watching to see how he  does the mundane things he didn’t do much of in college such as dropping back, staying in the pocket, and throwing from a stationary position. In regards to the draft, King...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Cowboys, & Packers

Browns Peter King of writes that the it’s unlikely the Browns would be willing to trade something of value for QB Sam Bradford and still pay him $14 million next year when he could reach free agency after the season. Even so, King offers an idea of what a Bradford trade to Cleveland could look like: The trade could look something like this: The Browns send St. Louis...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Katie Nolan blasts Peter King over Darren Sharper debate

Last week, Sports Illustrated NFL writer Peter King waded into controversial waters. The longtime scribe and Pro Football Hall of Fame voter stated that former NFL safety Darren Sharper should only be considering for a gold jacket based on his play, not his numerous off-field problems which include being charged with rape in four states. On Thursday, Katie Nolan of Fox Sports...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Packers Sharper and the Hall of Fame?

It must be the Packers offseason, because talk quickly transformed from games and rosters to talk of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During the NFL Honors last Saturday, we welcomed former general manager as the latest Packers’ representative to head to Canton. Of course there was the undercurrent of grumbling that Jerry Kramer had been overlooked yet another year. And then things...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

King takes a stand, defends Sharper’s HOF credentials

File this one under “ooooook?” Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has always positioned himself as the the public arbiter and keeper of the flame for the Pro Football Hall of Fame voting committee.  King has always taken the task very seriously and notably shamed Dan Le Batard for giving his Baseball HoF vote over to Deadspin readers. That’s fine.  That’s King’s prerogative...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Aided by Jesus, Doug Baldwin's Super Bowl dump apparently aimed at Peter King

When asked after the Super Bolw about pretending to take a Crap in the end zone, 'All glory to God' Doug Baldwin said the celebration was between “me and the guy it was directed at.” Steve DelVecchio dug deeper (Pun intended): After the Seahawks defeated the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game, Baldwin went off on reporters and dropped an F-bomb on live radio. Apparently...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Was Doug Baldwin's end zone celebration aimed at writers?

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin drew a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct after making his only catch of the Super Bowl — a three-yard score to put Seattle on top 24-14. Who was the gesture directed toward? When asked after the game about pretending to take a dump in the end zone, Baldwin said...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Doug Baldwin ranted at Peter King during Seahawks Super Bowl practice

This guy is in serious need of a chill pill. According to a report by Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin went after him at practice last week and went on a bizarre rant about the pedestrians. Here’s how King tells it: “I was standing on the sidelines of practice Friday, inside the Arizona State University football practice bubble, when...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent: Colts GM turned in Patriots for Deflategate

The Indianapolis Colts are the ones who turned the New England Patriots in for allegedly under-inflating footballs. More specifically, it was Colts general manager Ryan Grigson who blew the whistle. NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent told Peter King of that Grigson turned the Patriots in after linebacker D’Qwell Jackson intercepted...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Malcolm Butler jumps into New England Patriots history

Peter King, MMQB:Pacific Northwest: What are we doing throwing at the 1 with three shots to let Marshawn Lynch win the game?!New England: Great play by a guy we never heard of! What a journey for Malcolm Butler. A year ago, he’s playing Shorter and Stillman and West Georgia and Florida Tech as a corner for the NCAA Division II West Alabama Tigers. Now he’s handing a fourth Super...
Via Patriots Life
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherman not expecting baby on Super Bowl Sunday

Richard Sherman and his girlfriend Ashley Moss are expecting the birth of their first child any day now, but that is not going to stop the All-Pro corner from playing in the Super Bowl. Sherman sent a text message to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King on Sunday afternoon to inform him that he will be playing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Puts Goodell and the NFL on Blast in Article

In a wide-ranging article on Peter King’s MMQB site, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman absolutely laid into NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the National Football League. Not holding back, Sherman had this to say about Goodell’s management of the league itself. I look at the NFL today and I’m as disappointed as ever in its management. Commissioner Roger Goodell...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots' footballs altered by humans, not weather

The NFL has conclusive evidence that the under-inflated footballs used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game were altered by people, eliminating some of the theories presented by those giving the Pats the benefit of the doubt, according to a report. Monday Morning Quarterback’s Peter King reports that all 12 of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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