Cops: Jay Ratliff Said "I Am The Devil," Wished Death Upon Bears Employee's Children

The Chicago Bears released Jay Ratliff on Oct. 22, but he didn’t leave quietly. The defensive end argued with general manager Ryan Pace in front of the team’s Halas Hall headquarters in Lake Forest, Ill., an altercation that eventually drew the attention of the local police. Today, we received the heavily redacted… »10/30/15 12:41pm10/30/15 12:41pm


Cowboys Cut Jay Ratliff, Who Got $18 Million For Playing Zero Snaps

Sometimes a team gets lucky, and winds up with one of the world's best nose tackles on a ridiculously under-market contract. And then sometimes Jerry Jones Jerry Joneses, and they sign Jay Ratliff to a massive extension two years before his deal is up, just as he's statistically heading into the downslope of his… »10/16/13 5:08pm10/16/13 5:08pm

“You Realize A Lot Of Things [While In Jail]”: Josh Brent Before The Manslaughter Charge

Until today, when he was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter for an overnight accident that killed his friend and longtime teammate Jerry Brown, all outward appearances in the press were that Josh Brent was maturing into a solid NFL pro. That after jeopardizing his career with a misdemeanor DUI charge… »12/08/12 6:15pm12/08/12 6:15pm