Moss is coming off a big game in LSU’s national championship win over Clemson, hauling in five receptions for 36 yards and two touchdowns. His 62-yard touchdown gave LSU a 28-17 lead over Clemson just before halftime, with his third quarter score extending LSU’s lead to 35-25. … [Read more...] about Thaddeus Moss Declares For NFL Draft
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Meanwhile, San Francisco has a pair of former Pitt Panters on the roster in cornerback K’Waun Williams and Jaryd Jones-Smith. Jones-Smith is a member of the Practice Squad. There are three former Penn State football players on the team as well– kicker Robbie Gould, defensive lineman Kevin Givens and defensive lineman Anthony Zettel (IR.) … [Read more...] about Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders Headlines A Number Of Pittsburgh Connections In Super Bowl LIV
Though the policy doesn’t explicitly forbid players from kneeling, it does say anyone who is on the field while the anthem is played will draw a fine for his team if he does “not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.” For those who might be tempted to kneel, the NFL suggests they say in the locker room. “Personnel who choose not to stand for the anthem may stay in the locker room or in a similar location off the field until after the anthem has been performed,” the new policy says. … [Read more...] about New NFL Anthem Rule: Players Must Stand or Stay in Locker Room
Rapoport went on to write: “Several clubs inquired as to Kaepernick’s football readiness and both him and his reps have frequently expressed his desire for him to return to the league. The NFL has arranged this opportunity for him to work out, and for all clubs to have the opportunity to evaluate him.” … [Read more...] about Ex-49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to work out for NFL teams in Atlanta Saturday
This may all seem somewhat intuitive — of course it was a good idea for the NBA to lean into the political moment, especially if it could do so in a way that burnished the star power of its players. But … contrast this with the NFL. Can you imagine how Roger Goodell would have handled one of his owners caught on tape saying something as racist as Sterling had? (And when you look at the ranks of NFL owners … it’s sort of surprising this hasn’t happened yet?) If Goodell has proven anything in the last five years of his commissionership, it’s that: (a) He’ll be a week late to react to any negative news story and will end up just picking a middle of the road solution that pleases no one, and (b) he’ll never, ever do anything that will upset an owner (unless it’s Bob Kraft, and that’s only because the 31 other owners were all yelling at him). Goodell’s antiquated belief that the NFL can navigate the political minefields … [Read more...] about The NBA Now Feels Like the Future and the NFL the Past. But It Wasn’t Destined to Work Out That Way.