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Should the NFL Legalize Marijuana?

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports The disparity of suspension length for NFL players has recently been called into question, after commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a two-game suspension to Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice for assaulting his fiancee — on camera. This decision indirectly raises the issue of Goodell suspending Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon for a full...
Via The Sideline
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive! Ricky Williams interview | Heisman winner talks about his greatest accomplishment as a football player

Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * Unapologetic   Ricky Williams on his greatest accomplishment on the football field “I guess that I survived, really. Football is a rough game… I’m not talking about physical death,...
Via Silver and BlueBlood
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

What If the Eagles Drafted Ricky Williams?

Leave it to Eagles fans to get pissed over the right decision. In 1999, Philadelphia chose Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb with the No. 2 overall pick, leading to a parade of boos from fans who wanted Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams. McNabb spent a decade as Philly’s quarterback; Williams had one of the strangest careers in NFL history. Needless to say, the Eagles aren’t...
Via The Sports Post
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams: NFL doesn't care about players using marijuana

Although the NFL insists it wants to crack down and help players who use marijuana, former running back Ricky Williams tells TMZ Sports that the league's gesture is all for public relations purposes.Williams would know because he was pushed out of the league in 2004 after testing positive multiple times."I don't think the NFL really cares about whether or not players...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams says marijuana was like spinach for popeye for him

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Via Pro Football Zone
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Crowder details Williams' weed use

Former NFL running Ricky Williams has never been shy about his marijuana use. But one of his ex-teammates is shedding some light on how prevalent Williams' smoking was. While appearing on WQAM radio in Miami, former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder discussed Williams' use before games. "Remember that Buffalo game, the 200-yard game?" Crowder said. "Smoked...
Via Fox Sports
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Former teammate: Ricky Williams smoked pot before games

In what has to be the biggest non story ever, former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder has a story to tell us.  It involves former teammate and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams. Crowder was on WQAM radio in Miami Wednesday, and said that that Williams routinely smoked marijuana before games. “Remember that Buffalo game, the 200-yard game?” Crowder said.  “Smoked the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams lands job coaching at Texas school

Ricky Williams won a Heisman Trophy in college and was a Pro Bowler during his time in the NFL. Now the former running back has landed a coacing job. Williams, 36, has landed a job coaching running backs at the Universtiy of the Incarnate World in San Antonio, TX. UT sports information director John Bianco says Williams has agreed to work with running backs at UIW on his days off...
Via Tireball.com
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Williams to coach at the University of Incarnate Word

According to a report from Chris Vannini at CoachingSearch.com, former NFL All-Pro running back Ricky Williams will join the coaching at University of Incarnate Word, which is located in San Antonio, TX. No really, that’s a real school. Not only that, they are playing Division I football. It’s interesting to see that Williams is staying in the game, when it always appeared to...
Via The Victory Formation
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams is now a coach?

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams reportedly will be back on the gridiron come fall. The running back will join the coaching staff at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, according to Pete Roussel of Coaching Search. The Cardinals are joining the FCS Southland Conference for the 2013 season. Williams was the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner while at the...
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Williams to Coach at University of Incarnate Word

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams will be back on the gridiron come fall. The running back will join the coaching staff at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, according to Pete Roussel of Coaching Search. The Cardinals are joining the FCS Southland Conference for the 2013 season. Williams was the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner while at the University...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Training Camp 2012 begins...

I hate the idea of a training camp closed to the public... but difficult to argue with the results from last season's closed camp, if it had anything to do with the Ravens' ultimate won-loss record and near-victory in the AFC Championship Game...Still, the good will among Ravens fans was something special at the open training camps in Westminster. It was a joyful outing for...
Via Ravens Football Machine
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams turns foundation into cult?

Getty Images Alex Dunlap of The Austin Chronicle sat down and interviewed former NFL running back Ricky Williams, , Gary Douglas, and Dr. Dain Heer to talk about Ricky’s foundation, Access Consciousness. “Gary Douglas is as charismatic as they come. He has a spellbinding presence that is hard to explain,” Dunlap wrote. ”He is the founder of Access Consciousness, a group...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

41 Hottest Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders & Sexy Superfans

Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans. Nothing like a Baltimore babe, right? You’ll agree with us after...
Via Busted Coverage
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams Says No Link Between Football and Concussions

Former NFL star running back Ricky Williams says that he does not believe that there is a link between playing football and suffering from concussions. Williams played for 12 seasons in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens after winning the Heisman Trophy at the University of Texas. He announced his retirement from football this past February....
Via thepigskinreport.com
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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Williams weighs in on concussions

Running back Ricky Williams said he disagrees with the conclusion drawn from evidence that states concussions inevitably lead to brain trauma later in life. 

Via The Victory Formation
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

LTSB Interview: Ricky Williams talks about life after football

Earlier this year Ricky Williams announced his retirement from the NFL, ending a career that began with the New Orleans Saints in 1999 and ended with the Baltimore Ravens. Prior to amassing 10,009 rushing yards (26th all-time) and leading the league in rushing in 2002 Williams had one of the most decorated careers of any [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams talks of return to NFL...but says it won't be with Ravens...

Cue the Bob Seger song "Why Don't You Stay?"...Ravens fans got their hopes up when Ricky Williams announced this past weekend he's thinking about "un-retiring"... My immediate thought was top-notch backup running back issue solved for Ravens.Williams can still perform at a very high level--no pun intended. In many ways he is the perfect role-player as...
Via Ravens Football Machine
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams honored with statue at University of Texas

    Ricky Williams had solid NFL career that came to an end early this year when he announced his retirement after one season with the Baltimore Ravens. He ranks 26th on the NFL’s all-time rushing list with a total of 10,009. Williams led the league in rushing in 2002 with 1,853 yards and made [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 01, 2012  |  Discuss
SMOKE SCREENS

Ricky Williams open to NFL comeback?

Ricky Williams announced his retirement from the NFL, but said in a radio interview there are circumstances under which he might return.

Via thepigskinreport.com
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams placed on reserve/retired list

The Baltimore Ravens placed running back Ricky Williams on the reserve/retired list last Friday. By placing Williams on the reserve/retired list, the Ravens would retain Williams’ rights should he return for the 2012 season. Williams, 34, is under contract through next season, but Baltimore gets to take his $1.5 million base salary off its salary [...]
Via The Purple Chaos
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Portis a viable possibility?

Even though he signed a two-year contract, this season’s backup running back, Ricky Williams, retired earlier this month. That leaves the Ravens with inexperienced backs behind Ray Rice. The two running backs behind Rice, who is a free agent, on the roster are Anthony Allen and Damien Berry. Allen was action in five games this season, totaling three carries for eight yards. All...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL rewind: Miami Dolphins re-implement the wildcat

No one knew that it would be an offensive formation named “wildcat” that would keep the Miami Dolphins competitive in the AFC East. It wasn’t just the 2008 season it altered. It changed the entire league as Ronnie Brown unleashed the formation against the division rival New England Patriots. Head coach Tony Sparano wanted a way to get both running backs Ronnie Brown and Ricky...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

A Le’Ron McClain Reunion in Baltimore?

After running back Ricky Williams decided to abruptly retire about a week ago, the Baltimore Ravens have a hole to fill behind starting running back Ray Rice. Could a Le’Ron McClain-Ravens sequel be in order? McClain, 27, is about to become an unrestricted free agent after spending the 2011 season with the Kansas City Chiefs. [...]
Via The Purple Chaos
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

For Ravens, replacing Ricky Williams is simple: bring back Le'Ron McClain

Former running back left to seek more touches, now probably realizes he's best used as a complementary playerShortly before free agency opens on March 13 , Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome should send linebacker Ray Lewis on another recruiting trip and tell him to welcome back running back Le'Ron McClain.
Via baltimoresun.com
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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