Well, it took a day longer than expected, but former Notre Dame inside linebacker Manti Te'o, whom we've enjoyed following over the past three months and change, has finally found himself an NFL home. He went with pick No. 38 to the San Diego Chargers, a real NFL team, albeit one with a doctor who seems fictitious.
Today is "Tharold Simon Day" in Eunice, La., the hometown of former LSU cornerback Tharold Simon, who's expected to be picked in the middle rounds of this weekend's NFL draft. Simon apparently thought that made him above the law. A Eunice cop didn't quite see it that way.
Today, draft day, is, we trust, a busy day at the NFL Network. No time for lots of things. But no time for math?
With the NFL draft now upon us, we feel it's only appropriate to present this scouting report on commissioner Roger Goodell. What follows are the assessments of various NFL players, plus one television executive, and one online dictionary.
Has Luke Joeckel been told by the Kansas City Chiefs that Eric Fisher will be their pick at No. 1 overall? Maybe! [@NFLCharean]
After all that waiting—you were waiting for this, right?—the NFL draft has finally popped up on our calendars. Which means it's as good a time as ever for fresh eyes to try to figure out what exactly happened with Manti Te'o, who could go toward the end of tonight's first round (although he won't be in the building),…
Well, that didn't take long.
According to Yahoo, a hotel room at the NFL combine that had been shared by two players was left trashed, with "urine and feces scattered about the bathroom, toothpaste on the mirror and garbage strewn about the room. Among the garbage was partially eaten food left on one of the beds." But who are the two players? No…