It’s conventional wisdom that building a good football team requires the acquisition of a great left tackle. This is the rule the New York Giants were attempting to follow in 2015, when they used the ninth overall pick in the draft on University of Miami left tackle Ereck Flowers. The player picked right after him was…
Tonight, some teams are going to draft players who turn out to be great. Those picks won’t be remembered nearly so emotionally as the ones that turn out to be disasters.
News emerged yesterday that this year's NFL draft attendees will be permitted to choose their own walk-out music after they are selected by a team. But players have been approaching the stage to tunes of their own choosing for years; it's only now we have the technology to recover that sound from the broadcast audio.
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Ryan Leaf is in jail. No, not because of the charges that landed him there Friday.