May 2018 archive

May 19

Kurt Warner clarifies what he meant when he said he wanted to play again in 2018

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Yes, Kurt Warner said this week that he had a conversation about playing in the NFL again. I was actually ready to, for this coming season, I actually talked to a coach and my wife said, ‘Go for it, I think it would be great,’ Warner said Monday during an appearance in the St. Louis …

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May 18

Who Will Be Patriots’ Odd Man Out In Crowded Running Back Stable?

The New England Patriots’ running back stable is more crowded than a Cape Cod supermarket on July 3. The Patriots already rostered Rex Burkhead, James White, Mike Gillislee and Jeremy Hill prior to the 2018 NFL Draft. Then they selected Sony Michel in the first round and reportedly picked up Ralph Webb as an undrafted …

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May 16

Todd Bowles can’t say if Teddy Bridgewater will do everything at OTAs

Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan described quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as healthy this week, but there are different levels of health and it seems that Bridgewater isn’t at the top end of that spectrum. In the absence of players being able to benefit beyond a scholarship, expect third parties such as agents to fill the influence …

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May 14

Seventh-round QB Alex McGough Jersey making positive impression with Seahawks

Alex McGough became just the second quarterback drafted by the Seahawks under head coach Pete Carroll and John Schneider since they took over the front office operations in Seattle in 2010. And just like Russell Wilson managed to do in his rookie mini-camp showing in 2012, McGough turned heads over the weekend with the Seahawks. …

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May 12

Report: Saints don’t plan to sign veteran running back

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Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 season and the team is short on experienced depth behind Alvin Kamara, but they are reportedly not in the market for a veteran running back right now. “I don’t know that there’s been a rate we discussed,” Payton said …

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May 09

White House replaces lawyer Ty Cobb with Clinton impeachment attorney Emmet Flood

White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who served as the administration’s point person in dealing with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, is stepping down and will be replaced by veteran white-collar defense attorney Emmet Flood, according to senior administration officials. Flood, a partner at Williams & Connolly, was interviewed by President Trump in March. He …

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May 07

This year’s NFL draft represents one of the deepest quarterback classes in recent memory.

As many as six passers could hear their names called in the first round as franchises search for saviors. A secondary wave of passers could come off the board in Day 2, with some teams potentially looking to replace aging starters. The Miami Dolphins (No. 11), Buffalo Bills (Nos. 12 and 22) and Arizona Cardinals …

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May 04

Hurts vs. Tagovailoa: Opposing coaches break it down

It’s a question that will resonate throughout the college football world all offseason: Who will be Alabama’s starting quarterback in the fall? Usually, when a defending national champion returns a quarterback who’s 26-2 as a starter, it’s an open-and-shut case who will man the backfield. But it’s anything but that simple at Alabama, where incumbent …

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May 04

NFL Draft 2018: Browns beat writer presents evidence that Baker Mayfield will go No. 1

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As speculation runs rampant that the Browns will draft Baker Mayfield with the No. 1 overall pick, many fans and draft observers are asking the question: How did this happen? The Browns have long been tied to a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick, but former USC quarterback Sam Darnold and Wyoming QB Josh …

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May 02

Why ‘good cop’ Ime Udoka should be a NBA head coach

With the NBA regular season in the rear-view mirror, the start of the off-season coaching carousel is set to pick up speed, and former Nigeria small forward Ime Udoka, now coaching with the San Antonio Spurs, should be considered for a top job. Cornerback is a position where the Jets have short-term answers but need …

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