FSU Paid For Jameis Winston's Insurance Policy On His Draft Stock

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is eligible for the NFL draft after this season, and barring catastrophe, will go very high and will make a lot of money. But what if something catastrophic does happen? There's insurance for that, and it emerged yesterday that Winston won't be footing the bill alone—FSU is paying about… » 8/05/14 12:40pm 8/05/14 12:40pm

The NFL Is Doing Its Best To Protect Its Free Minor League

The NFL has confirmed that it will drastically change its system for giving feedback to potential draft prospects, in an effort to limit the number of underclassmen entering the draft. It's being framed as in the kids' best interest, but it seems to me the schools and the NFL are the ones coming out ahead. » 7/18/14 12:59pm 7/18/14 12:59pm

Every FCC Viewer Complaint About Michael Sam Kissing His Boyfriend

In May, Michael Sam became the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL. Seconds later, he became the first openly gay man to kiss his boyfriend after being drafted into the NFL. A handful of Americans complained about the latter; you get the sense they were just as upset about the former. » 6/18/14 5:42pm 6/18/14 5:42pm

Browns Coach: Johnny Manziel Texted Me, Asking To Be Drafted

Browns QB coach Dowell Loggains appeared on ESPN Radio Arkansas yesterday, and revealed that Johnny Manziel was the top quarterback on Cleveland's draft board, and that the Browns had tried to make trades with Tennessee at No. 11 and Dallas at No. 16 to move up and grab him. But Loggains also shed some light on his… » 5/16/14 11:34am 5/16/14 11:34am

Has Pete Carroll Been Tipping Draft Picks On Twitter?

On Thursday, before the draft started, Pete Carroll fired off a series of tweets with the hashtag "SeahawksDraftClues." Included within the tweets were videos from relatively famous comedy bits or movies, with the idea being that followers could find a clue to a Seattle draft pick somewhere within the clip. It's like … » 5/12/14 10:15pm 5/12/14 10:15pm

Michael Sam Selected By St. Louis Rams With 249th Overall Pick

With just eight picks remaining in the 2014 draft, the St. Louis Rams selected SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam. It took nearly the whole damned draft for Sam to get selected—consider in the last six years no SEC Defensive Player of the Year had been selected later than 17th overall before him—but Sam… » 5/10/14 7:01pm 5/10/14 7:01pm

Jets Beat Writer Says He'll Hitchhike Home If Team Uses All Draft Picks

Heading into the final day of the NFL Draft, Manish Mehta—shit-stirrer extraordinaire for the New York Daily News—had a strong feeling that the Jets would trade at least one of their league-high nine remaining draft picks. On Twitter, he said he would hitchhike home if the Jets did not trade at least one of those… » 5/10/14 2:22pm 5/10/14 2:22pm

"MyFace, YourFace, InstantFace": Belichick Talks Manziel Scouting Report


Bill Belichick has gone full Drunk Uncle. In a press conference after the second night of the NFL Draft, Bill Belichick talked a lot about the Jimmy Garoppolo selection, but he also addressed the leaked scouting report on Johnny Manziel and his response was equal parts dismissive and nonsensical. "What's online, you… » 5/10/14 12:05pm 5/10/14 12:05pm

Leaked Internal Scouting Report: The Patriots Do Not Like Johnny Manziel

Bro Bible just published an internal New England Patriots scouting report on Johnny Manziel, who was selected with the 22nd overall pick by the Cleveland Browns during last night's NFL draft. We got a look at a version of the report yesterday. Judging by this, the Pats apparently saw Manziel in much same way as many… » 5/09/14 1:37pm 5/09/14 1:37pm

Browns Fans Love "Cocky Asshole" Johnny Manziel

With their second pick in the first round of the 2007 draft, the Browns took Brady Quinn at No. 22. With their second pick in the first round of the 2012 draft, the Browns took Brandon Weeden at No. 22. With their second pick in the first round last night, selecting at No. 22, the Browns took...well, you know. » 5/09/14 9:18am 5/09/14 9:18am