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Former QB Kevin Kolb still feels the pain in retirement

Frank Schwab, Yahoo:Players like Kevin Kolb leave our consciousness pretty fast. One year they're playing, the next they're not, and we rarely think about them again.But Kolb still thinks about football. He has no choice. The lingering symptoms from concussions are with him every waking moment, he said.Kevin Kolb was the 36th pick of the second round in the 2007 NFL Draft...
Via Patriots Life
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peter King learned nothing from the NFL’s PR crisis

The story of The MMQB’s Robert Klemko facing multiple charges in Chicago for allegedly punching a cab driver and then speeding off in the cab is one of the more bizarre examples of sports media members getting in trouble. King announced on Thursday that SI and The MMQB had suspended Klemko for four weeks for the altercation.  At this point, not much is known about the case or...
Via Awful Announcing
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Sunday’s morning TV game from London a prelude of things to come for NFL?

In case you haven’t noticed, you can watch an actual NFL game with your breakfast on Sunday morning. Fox is airing the Detroit-Atlanta game from London coast-to-coast at 9:30 ET. That means you can consume your blessed NFL for 14-plus hours on Sunday. Thank you, London time zone. Now it is coming into focus. This is all part of the NFL’s grand plan about playing overseas. Besides...
Via Sherman Report
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Writer Suspended For Altercation With Cab Driver

It beats losing a good job. Sports Illustrated NFL writer Robert Klemko got into an altercation with a cab driver and briefly stole the cab. He was arrested last weekend for misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass. He has also now been suspended. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended Robert Klemko for four weeks...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SI Writer Suspended for Stealing Taxi Cab

It happens from time to time, I think the punishment was a little harsh. SI’s Robert Klemko got into an altercation with a cab driver and briefly stole the cab. He was arrested last weekend for misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass and now SI has dropped the hammer on him. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMQB writer Robert Klemko suspended 4 weeks for allegedly jacking a cab and fighting with the driver

MMQB, SI writer Robert Klemko was arrested at his apartment last weekend and charged with misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass after allegedly fighting with a cab driver and "briefly commandeering the driver's vehicle." That forces Peter King to suspend you for 4 weeks.A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Klemko given four-week suspension from The MMQB

Peter King’s website has handled its first major talent controversy with a fairly lengthy suspension. King announced Thursday via Twitter that MMQB writer Robert Klemko would be suspended for four weeks. A statement: In light of an incident in Chicago on Saturday, SI and http://t.co/Gy6pgD0hHK have suspended Robert Klemko for four weeks.>>>> — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Hall Of Fame, Bills, Buccaneers, Redskins, Vikings

Hall of Fame Former Colts GM Bill Polian and former Packers GM Ron Wolf will be the contributor nominees for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. (Peter King) Bills RB Anthony Dixon was working with the first-team offense during Wednesday’s practice. (Mike Rodak) RB Bryce Brown lined up with the second-string offense.  (Mike Rodak) Buccaneers Rookie RB Charles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL May Have 2 Different Conduct Policies for Players and Staff

The NFL’S new personal conduct policy may have 2 different layers to it and affect players differently from everyone else. Under the old policy, everyone was subject to the same policy under commissioner Roger Goodell and team personnel was subject to the same punishment as a player. Now, according to Peter King the NFL has revamped the whole system. One for players and one for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SI’s Robert Klemko facing charges after fight with cab driver

Earlier this year, Robert Klemko of The MMQB and Sports Illustrated made news when he was briefly arrested in Ferguson, Missouri while covering the protests there. Klemko is in trouble with the law again, and this time under much different, and more troublesome, circumstances. According to CBS Chicago, Klemko is facing two charges after an incident with a cab driver in the city...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Want Michael Vick To Mentor Percy Harvin

Michael Vick is a legend to a lot of NFL players and that helps when an organization needs credibility from a veteran. Percy4: Jets have a 10-game trial with immensely talented player. They have a good mentor type in Vick for Harvin. Good move by Idzik. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) October 18, 2014
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Hope Vick can act as Mentor to Harvin

The New York Jets needed something to shake things up this season. After starting the season 1-6 through their first seven games, and with no truly dangerous weapons on offense to help keep pace with opponents; troubled (but skilled) receiver Percy Harvin has a chance to jump start both the remainder of his career and the Jets meager passing attack. However, with Harvin comes baggage...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated Writer Charged With Carjacking Cabbie in Chicago

A Sports Illustrated writer had a rough night on the North Side on Friday. Robert Klemko was charged with carjacking cabbie in Chicago after the taxi driver pressed charges after the incident early Saturday morning. The incident apparently occurred near Waveland and Lake Shore Drive. The following is from Crime in Wrigleyville: The janitor of a highrise near Irving Park and Pine...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Contacted Browns, Bucs & Bengals Regarding A Percy Harvin Trade

Here are some more notes regarding the Percy Harvin trade. Manish Mehta reports that the Browns, Buccaneers and Bengals were all contacted about possibly trading for Harvin. Peter King reports that the Seahawks will receive a sixth-round pick for Harvin if the Jets cut him after this year. However, Seattle will get a fourth-round pick if he’s still on their roster as of 2015. ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills defense will be challenged by Patriots' two tight ends | The MMQB with Peter King

Buffalo Bills defense will be challenged by Patriots' two tight ends | The MMQB with Peter King:...
Via Pats Propaganda
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Direct TV Deal, Chargers, Jets, Lions, Redskins, Titans

Direct TV Deal Peter King of MMQB.com writes that the new TV deal between the NFL and DirecTV will pay out an additional $15.6 million per team over the course of the agreement. This is on top of the CBS Thursday night package that will pay team’s $8.6 million, so NFL team’s will be making $24.2 million per year more than they are this season starting next year. Chargers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Musings of a Drunk Redskins Fan

Here with a guest post for correctly predicting that the Redskins would destroy Jacksonville (those were the days!) is Mr. Irrelevant reader SiPhi, who may have been overserved. As I sit here, drunk and finally committing to writing this blog post, there are 1:18 seconds remaining in the 3rd quarter [of last week's Thursday night loss to New York]. Kirk Cousins just threw his...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson actually wanted to goto overtime

Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson told Peter King of TheMMQB.com that he actually wanted Sunday’s game against the Broncos to goto to overtime. “I know I shouldn’t say this,” Wilson said, “but I actually wanted overtime. Of course I want to win in regulation, but overtime is so much fun. I live for those moments.” Well Wilson did a great job...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter King isn’t sure if Kurt Warner is a Hall of Famer

Peter King of TheMMQB.com told Dan Patrick today that he’s not sure yet if former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner is a Hall of famer. I thin Warner is a borderline Hall of Famer that might have to wait a long time to get in. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Peter King...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning: Pizza sales up due to marijuana legalization in Colorado

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning told Peter King of TheMMQB.com that his Papa Johns Pizza business in Colorado has been very profitable since the legalization of marijuana. I’ve gotten to know some of the folks here in Colorado. There’s some different laws out here in Colorado. Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes. Sounds...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is there now a trust gap with Peter King?

NFL Insiderdom has become a big business.  From breaking news on player transactions to suspensions to trades and free agency, our thirst for any information of any kind has turned NFL reporters like Peter King into stars themselves. People like Adam Schefter (3.12 Million Twitter followers), Chris Mortensen (1.55 Million), Peter King (1.35 Million), John Clayton (1.05 Million)...
Via Awful Announcing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer offers perspective for NFL’s off-field nightmares

Nobody is going to go out and try to claim that the NFL had a good week last week. Despite kicking off its season and having plenty of games to talk about, the talk in and around NFL football was dominated by Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, and eventually Adrian Peterson. Rice and Goodell were topics for obvious reasons, but late in the week Adrian Peterson could be found turning himself...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Star Indicted as Child Beater

TMZ has just released a story that Minnesota Vikings star runningback, Adrian Peterson, has been indicted on child abuse charges in North Montgomery County, Texas. Remember, one of Peterson’s children died last October, and another man was charged with child abuse in the case. With the Ray Rice scandal still at the front of everyone’s minds, and the NFL’s reputation at stake...
Via Sports Mockery
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter King: NFL owners will want to fire Goodell if he lied

According to Peter King of TheMMQB.com, the NFL owners will want to fire Roger Goodell if he did in fact lie and attempt to cover up what happened between Ray Rice and his wife. Talked to 6 team owners or owners reps tonight. Writing now for @theMMQB. No appetite for whacking Goodell unless he's found to have lied. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) September 11, 2014 var...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter King Needs To Turn The Finger-Wag On Himself For Once

The rise of Peter King in the sports media world is a curious one. The 57-year-old King really vaulted into prominence when he began writing the weekly Monday Morning Quarterback column back in the 1990’s. The Internet was still new, and getting this fast overview of the weekend’s football action was a popular idea that took off. Prior to this, King had been a fairly ordinary...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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