Is it possible Johnny Manziel will be throwing to Andre Johnson?

Ready. Set. Go! Name a Cleveland Browns receiver not named Josh Gordon. Give up yet! The trending story besides NBA free agency is the soon to be where about's of Houston Texans, Pro-Bowl receiver Andre Johnson. Entering his 12th season in the NFL, Johnson does not seem interested in the rebuilding project ahead in Houston. Rumors are building that Johnson does not wish to pla...
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Ohio State Buckeyes Joey Bosa is on the list

2014 BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY WATCH LIST UNVEILED The Pac-12 Conference led all leagues with 18 players on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, with Oregon, Stanford, USC and Washington supplying the majority from that conference. The four other power conferences ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC all had double-digit players on the 81-man list. Eight of the 10 NCAA D...
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Alabama Crimson Tide, Ryan Kelly is on the list

2014 OUTLAND TROPHY WATCH LIST UNVEILED The Southeastern Conference dominated the 2014 Outland Trophy Watch List with 19 players at least eight more prospects than any of the seven other major-college conferences represented on the 64-man list released by the Football Writers Association of America. 2014 OUTLAND TROPHY PRESEASON WATCH LIST (64) Ryan Kelly, Alabama, C...
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NFL Quarterbacks: First Round QB's dominate NFL

In 2000, the 199th pick of the NFL Draft was none other than Tom Brady. In St. Louis, a year earlier Kurt Warner emerged as one of the top quarterbacks in football after starter Trent Green got hurt. Warner was undrafted, in 1994. Both quarterbacks played each other in the Super Bowl, in 2001, with Brady and his New England Patriots, upsetting the Greatest Show on Turf. A sixt...
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NFL Supplemental Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers could eye 6-foot-5 and 360 pound DT

One of the more unique aspects of the NFL is taking place on July 11th. The NFL Supplemental Draft, and the exact way it works and who is available is always another question within itself. One player who is looking to be drafted is, Virginia-Lynchburg defensive tackle Lakendrick Ross. Elite Sports Agency's Glen Lansky informed the huge defensive tackle ...
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Darren McFadden among many on Hot Seat, in NFL, in 2014

They call it the Hot Seat and no one wants to be sitting on it. The dubious task of placing your tale end near it means more things have gone wrong than they have gone right. In the NFL, in 2014, there are plenty of players and coaches who finds their butt's getting warm, hopefully they don't get burned. Oakland Raiders, Darren McFadden, Running Back McFadden is clos...
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Bill Belichick: Nearing the edge where NFL coaches fall off the ledge

The New England Patriots have been spoiled with the success of head coach Bill Belichick. The one word answering and smileless legend is on the verge of his 14th consecutive season over .500, in New England. That would tie him with Green Bay Packers Curly Lambeau, for the second longest streak, in the NFL. Pittsburgh Steelers Chuck Noll longest streak was 13 seasons. N...
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They call him "Blanch" Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Tight End

They call him Blanch because Blanchflower takes too long to yell out, says the Steelers rookie tight end, Rob Blanchflower. The misfortune of missing six games his senior season, Rob Blanchflower value slipped on draft boards. The injury benefited the Pittsburgh Steelers who likely would have invested at least a fifth round pick on Blanchflower, if he would not have gotten hurt, in 20...
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Johnny Manziel: Whose to blame if Manziel flames out?

If you spend any time watching vintage NFL Films, it is promoting not discouraging the whacky flamboyant nightlife players had back in the day. New York Jets Joe Namath easily the NFL's all-time 'Playboy' of his didn't hide from the facts. He liked to indulge in the pleasure's of his bachelor life. Green Bay Packers receiver Max McGee violated his team's curfew policy an...
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Matt Schaub: QB has history on his side for resurgence with Oakland Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders made headlines this offseason as General Manager Reggie McKenzie were active in free agency and also trading for former Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. We have seen it before, plenty of times in fact, that quarterbacks the caliber of Schaub having tremendous resurgence with their new team. Go back through the history of the NFL and you'...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Training Camp: 2014 Breakout Players

Training camps are set to begin in a month, in the NFL. Each year, players emerge and capitalize on the opportunity and eventually become household names. It's also easy to regurgitate the same names over and again. Andre Ellington the Arizona Cardinals running back is one player who has been making the rounds as a player on the verge of something special, in 2014. That sa...
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Le'Veon Bell to expand role in 2014 for Pittsburgh Steelers

Early in training camp last summer, Le'Veon Bell displayed the qualities of being a featured running back in the NFL. Bell tweaked his knee, and he missed the pre-season and didn't take his first official NFL carry until week four, in 2013. In 2012, Pittsburgh waddled through one of their worst seasons rushing the football. Maybe a combination of things b...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer coy on how he'll be used in Pittsburgh

I had no idea, said Steelers rookie speedster Dri Archer on knowing if he would end up in Pittsburgh. I met with them at the combine and that was about it. Archer admits, it was a surprise, being drafted by Pittsbutgh and adds, I'm just happy to be a Steeler. A few years ago the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted former Florida Gators running back Chris Rai...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Per souce, Kansas City Chiefs sign Troy QB

Per source, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed former Troy quarterback Deon Anthony. Anthony, earlier in the draft process also went through wide receiver drills, during his Pro Day. He posted a 36.5-inch vertical jump, ran a 4.44 in the 40-yard dash and clocked a time of 4.22 in the shuttle run to impress the scouts in attendance at his Pro Day. Andy Ried ability to extract e...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown returns bigger and stronger, in 2014, after MVP season

  The football field was clearing players after OTA's, and a few stragglers were headed to the lockerroom, while other's wrapped up interviews with local media. Antonio Brown was one lone receiver on the practice field putting himself through some leg exercises, in the humid summer heat. Confirming the legitimacy of his teammates voting him MVP, twice, in his four years with...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Cleveland Browns Johnny Manziel end 'Heisman Curse' for Quarterbacks

Since the return of the Cleveland Browns in 1999, the organization has been one of the leagues absolute worst teams. From 1999 to 2013 the team has lost ten or more games, in 12 of the last 15 seasons, including six straight seasons of ten or more loses. Ready for this, from 1946 to 1995, prior to Cleveland, hiatus the Browns had double digit losing seasons seven times total. ...
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Review - Expectations of fourth round RBs - Andre Williams, Devonta Freeman, James White, Ka'Deem Carey,

  Last season there was a big buzz that fourth round running back Jonathan Franklin would exceed Eddie Lacy in the Green Bay Packers backfield. Lacy ended up with more votes than San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen for the 2013 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award. In Miami, there was plenty...
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Per source: Pittsburgh Steelers workout Duquesne WR Gianni Carter

Gianni Carter, former Duquesne's receiver had a workout with the Pittsburgh Steelers, per source. The 6-foot-2 and 212 pound receiver led the team in catches (51), receiving yards (737) and touchdown receptions (6). The former Oregon native began his collegiate career at Montana State, prior to earning First Team All-NEC honors as the Duke's top receiver. Plenty of players...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The next Julian Edelman is on New England Patriots roster, Wilson Van Hooser

In the early summer of 2009, I wrote about a converted quarterback from Kent State named Julian Edelman. The story revealed that Edelman was one of the players that during training camp would emerge into a player to take notice of, for New England. In 2013, last season, Edelman eclipsed more than one hundred catches (105) and one thousand yards (1,056) as Tom Brady's favor...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Keys to playoff return, in 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished 8-8, in 2012 and 2013. In each of those seasons, the team failed to make the playoffs. With OTA's set to begin in earnest shortly, it's time to take a look at units that can help get this team back into playoff contention. Losing their first four games last year, Pittsburgh won six of their last eight games. An encouraging sign that may indicat...
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Great value for 7th RD selection, TE, Rob Blanchflower

Thursday and Friday night of the NFL Draft, you likely watched in anticipation of who the next Pittsburgh Steelers selection would be, in 2014. Saturday afternoon, when the seventh round was concluding it, is also likely you were doing yard work, hitting Home Deport Bed, Bath, Beyond, if you have enough time. Rob Blanchflower was taken in the seventh round by Pittsburg...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Undrafted Rookies To Watch, Chandler Jones, James Oboh, Jason Hendricks & Blake Jackson

The prospects that emerge from the NFL Draft draw the most attention from NFL fans, but undrafted free agents make an impact. Here is a look at a few of the undrafted players that the Cleveland Browns have in mini-camp that you should keep your eye on. Chandler Jones, WR, San Jose State - NFL pedigree and quick fluid route running is what Jones brings ...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign two rookies

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed two of their selections in the 2014 NFL Draft, sixth-round pick, defensive linemanDaniel McCullersand seventh-round pick, tight endRob Blanchflower. Financial terms of the four-year deals were not disclosed. McCullers (6-7, 352), who was the 215thoverall pick, played collegiately at the University of Tennessee. In two seasons at Tennessee, he start...
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders 2014 sleeper in second year, RB, Latavius Murray

General Manager Reggie McKenzie brought in plenty of new faces over the last few months. Ex-Houston Texans starting quarterback Matt Schaub, and two-time Super Bowl winning defensive end Justin Tuck, just to mention a few. Oakland's running back situation is going to be one of the more interesting in the league. The potential of Darren McFadden who resigned with the Raide...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to know Arizona Cardinals 6th RD pick, WR, Walter Powell

Since 2011, Walter Powell has led the Racers in receiving yards and touchdowns. In 2013 his final season at Murray State, Powell finished with 66 catches 837 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns.He added another 346 return yards from kickoffs, with a whopping 31.5 yards average return, that included one touchdown. The Racers standout was also invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. ...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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