Johnny Manziel: Peter King claims to crack the code

If this is true, and the Cleveland Browns haven’t figured this out about Johnny Manziel, then I don’t know what to say. The Browns should have had a better game plan for this, or the better figure a way around this problem, and soon. I would think all NFL teams who considered drafting Johnny Manziel would have seen this in the scouting report. It sounds SO SIMPLE! It cannot...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Los Angeles, Broncos, Chargers, Eagles, Lions & Seahawks

Los Angeles Peter King of reports that it’s unlikely that the NFL will be able to place a team in Los Angeles in time for the 2015 season. “Too many loose ends, too many problems with stadium sites. And now Roger Goodell, with the new personal conduct policy in place, will begin spending significantly more time on issues like Los Angeles,” King writes. Source tell...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will an NFL team play in Los Angeles in 2015?

AP Image Rumors of a team returning to Los Angeles have been swirling for years.  Both the Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams were once based in the City of Angels before moving.  The Rams were the last team to be based there before moving to St Louis in 1994. Recently, the NFL has started a major offensive to get a team back in Los Angeles.  However, according to a quote from...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: NFL Draft, 49ers, Cardinals, Chiefs, & Seahawks

NFL Draft Peter King believes the Buccaneers would either take Oregon QB Marcus Mariota at No. 1 overall or trade the selection for a ransom to a quarterback-needy team. According to King, the Titans would likely take Mariota as well. King expects the Jaguars to field offers for their first-round pick, which is currently the No. 3 overall selection. 49ers OLB Ahmad Brooks...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Believes He Still Has Five Or Six Good Years Ahead Of Him

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is still waiting to see if he’ll be allowed to return this season after his appeal case was heard by officer Harold Henderson this week. However, even if Peterson’s suspension were to stand and prevent him from returning to the team before April 15 of next year, he still believes he has several quality years ahead of him. “People say, ‘Oh, running...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the ombudsman’s role should grow throughout sports

ESPN ombudsman Robert Lipsyte filed the final column of his 18-month tenure Wednesday, evaluating the network’s journalistic strengths and weaknesses and offering suggestions on how they could improve. His piece is well worth a read, and his suggestions should be considered by Bristol’s higher-ups, but a potentially even more important decision facing them is where they go next...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 'likely' to be reinstated next week

Adrian Peterson may still have a slight chance to suit up again before the end of the 2014 season. Peter King of The Monday Morning Quarterback reports that Peterson is “likely” to be reinstated by league appeals officer Harold Henderson next week. While King notes that Peterson is not certain to win his appeal, the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings will likely get Adrian Peterson back next week

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is likely (but not certain) to be reinstated by a league appeals officer, Harold Henderson, next week, the ball would be in Minnesota’s court as to whether to activate him for the final three games of the year according to Peter King of We’ll hear lots about it […] The post Vikings will likely get Adrian Peterson back next...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis columnist Bryan Burwell passes away at 59

You may remember Bryan Burwell from his six years on Inside the NFL or many appearances on ESPN’s Sunday morning show The Sports Reporters. St. Louis readers know him as a columnist for the Post-Dispatch and a talk show host for the afternoon show on CBS Sports 920. Burwell passed away early Thursday after being stricken by cancer at 59. Burwell wrote for a number of newspapers...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

SI Peter King Wants The Old School Immobile QB Back in Power

I try to read these things with an open mind, but let me tell you at the point Peter King lost me with his theory that athletic quarterbacks will be a thing of the past shortly. More and more general managers I speak with are hesitant about putting their quarterback at the kind of risk so many mobile quarterbacks are in these days. Look at the young, athletic playoff quarterbacks...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

“Market Correction” Coming For The Quarterback Position?

Peter King of has a feeling that we could be headed for a “quarterback mini-revolution” next year. “I just have this feeling we’re headed for a quarterback mini-revolution in 2015,” King writes. “It’s part RG3-rebelliousness, part dissatisfaction with the status quo of the Cutler/Newton/Kaepernick crowd, part not being sold on Marcus Mariota, part being deathly...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King is drowning in his own corrections

In a Thanksgiving Day poll, AA readers named Peter King of Sports Illustrated their Turducken of the Year in sports media, narrowly eclipsing Skip Bayless and the current and former ESPN executive in charge of First Take.  I think I think that means it’s been a rough year for King. This week, things only continued to go downhill for the SI scribe as he had to issue another mind...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest On Ray Rice

Peter King of spoke to two NFL general managers over the weekend about the possibility of signing RB Ray Rice. However, neither of them has interest in signing him to a contract, but they do believe he could have a new team before the start of training camp next year. One of the GMs told King that Rice has a few things working against him: He’ll soon be 28 years old...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Turduckens of the Year in Sports Media

While we approach a time of being thankful at Thanksgiving, we also approach that time of year that the calendar dictates we recognize all those individuals that truly put the “Awful” in Awful Announcing this year.  But this isn’t just your normal list of turkeys of the year.  In honor of the great John Madden, our turkeys list is bigger, badder, and better than the others...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Haps – 11/25: One Thing Every NFL Team Should Be Thankful For, Truck Jumps Over F1 Race Car

What’s The Haps for November 25th? Peter King tweets out something extremely stupid, Christian Bale is jealous of Ben Affleck, James Harden plays amazing defense, and more. The Links - Peter King, Red Sox picked the wrong time to send these tweets When has anybody ever used the term “indictment” when talking about football? One [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King uses poor judgment with indictment tweet

NFL reporter Peter King exercised some poor judgment with an “indictment” tweet he sent on Monday night. Here’s what the Monday Morning Quarterback/NBC reporter tweeted: This is the biggest indictment of all: The Jets' special teams are worse than the offense. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) November 25, 2014 Is it a coincidence King was talking...Read More
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas State Playboy Party, Bergeron Drops Pageviews Stalking Joke & James Harden Playing D

  You should watch the SEC Network tonight at 7 for the Texas-Arlington vs. Kentucky game to see if UTA can clear 30 points. That’s the new entertainment in college basketball: See how bad a power team can destroy some cupcake. Your other choice is #MACtion with Ohio at Miami (O.). The teams don’t like each other. The students don’t like each other. It won’t matter, nobody...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

SI’s Peter King Apologizes For Poorly Timed Tweet During Ferguson Saga

Peter King’s timing was as bad as it could get Tuesday night. The Sports Illustrated NFL writer, who also runs the Monday Morning Quarterback blog, thought he sent out an innocent tweet about the New York Jets. So he might have been surprised to see his mentions flooded with people questioning his taste, timing and tact. Here’s the tweet that had Twitter users up in arms. This...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

MMQB's Peter King was only indicting the Jets, not Michael Brown's shooter

This is the biggest indictment of all: The Jets' special teams are worse than the offense.— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) November 25, 2014 Absolute BS. Why did you say "the biggest indictment of all" @SI_PeterKing— Knicks Memes (@KnicksMemes) November 25, 2014Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Makes Indictment Joke In Light Of Darren Wilson Verdict

      I truly do not believe Peter King meant any harm in this, just a dumb tweet and nothing more. But still…pretty embarrassing on his part.   h/t BSO   The post Peter King Makes Indictment Joke In Light Of Darren Wilson Verdict appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Red Sox Also Had An Ill-Timed Tweet On Monday Night

Although it wasn’t quite a mind-boggling as Peter King’s, the Boston Red Sox had a terribly timed (and possibly scheduled) tweet on Monday night just as the Ferguson indictment news was being broadcast on national TV. The tweet -which simply read “So how was everyone’s Monday?” – was most likely a reference to the Sox’s Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Tweets Insensitive “Indictment” Tweet In Wake Of Darren Wilson Not Being Charged

Journalist should be more self aware–the man heading up Sports Illustrated’s ‘The Monday Morning QB’ should be the most aware of all. Peter King will deny it, but he trolled for attention when he used the word “indictment” to describe NFL related topics in the midst of the world waiting for word on the possible indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Has The Worst Timing Ever On Twitter

Sports Illustrated football writer, Peter King, is probably going to have to stay off Twitter awhile with his latest tweets. As most people have started to hear, police officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the Ferguson case in Missouri and this didn’t stop King from making a joke about it. This is the biggest indictment of all: The Jets’ special teams are worse than...
Via Sports Mockery
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King’s Tweet On The Jets Special Teams Couldn’t Have Been More Ill-Timed

Peter King is one of the most well known sports writers alive but this is definitely not his finest moment. While King was observing the Buffalo Bills’ complete evisceration of the New York Jets, he made this observation. This is the biggest indictment of all: The Jets' special teams are worse than the offense. — Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King Insensitive “Indictment” Tweet in Wake of Darren Wilson Not Charged

I am going to give Peter King the benefit of the doubt he isn’t this dumb to make light of this serious situation where someone lost their life and the alleged murderer going free.. Please be more self aware Peter.
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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