The starters only played one drive in the Eagles’ first preseason game last week, but there was still plenty to talk about afterward for Eagles fans. Carson Wentz, the team’s second-year QB, went 4-for-4 with a touchdown pass to rookie Mack Hollins. Afterward, the team then jettisoned former second-round wide receiver…
Chad Henne? Toby Gerhart? Field goals? This tyke is all for it. Give him that preseason Jaguars sweetness; he can't get enough.
The hatred of Tim Tebow and the hatred of the attention lavished on Tim Tebow are wrongly, if understandably, mixed. In a Baylessless vacuum, in a place where the word "intangibles" isn't used by pundits for the purposes of invidious distinction, Tebow would probably be an OK dude, and a lot of fun to root for.
As of this posting, this video of Eagles-Jaguars highlights from Saturday night is still available on NFL.com. The anchor flubbed a line discussing Chip Kelly's decision to name Michael Vick as the starter and then clammed up. No big deal, he tried again and got it right. Except, for some reason, the clip was…
During Saturday night's Texans-Dolphins preseason game, a one-on-one between defensive end Antonio Smith and offensive guard Richie Incognito escalated when Smith ripped Incognito's helmet off of him and swung it at his head, just missing the target.
There were six less-than-meaningless games across the NFL last night, twelve chances for fans and media to judge and project their quarterbacks over an entire season based solely on a quarter of half-speed action. That's the entire point of preseason football—unrealistic expectations take wing.
On the sidelines with a mic for last night's Washington/Indianapolis game, former Redskin Charles Mann complimented the heck out of safety LaRon Landry as O.J. Atogwe took it all in. Talking about how he looked fantastic. But wait, wait, not like that. He's happily married. To a woman. Totally straight. No homo!
Why do you watch preseason football? To prepare for hosting duties, I sat down last night to watch three of my least favorite things: 1. the Baltimore Ravens, 2. the Washington team, 3. an exhibition game.