Category Archive: NFL

Aug 19

Who will win the NFC South?

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They didn’t have a team above .500 last year. They didn’t even have a team at 8-8 in 2014. In 2015, then, it’s no surprise that the NFC South presents one of the most confusing and confounding collections of teams in the league. So who will win the division? That’s the topic of Wednesday’s Pro …

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Aug 12

Does Goodell have full authority to settle Brady case on his own?

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Judge Richard M. Berman has directed Commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to attend Wednesday’s proceedings in court, which will include both a settlement conference and, if the case isn’t settled, oral arguments on the merits of whether Brady’s suspension should be upheld or scrapped. Ostensibly, Goodell and Brady possess the ultimate authority …

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Aug 12

NFL wants to make Super Bowl media day a prime time event

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Super Bowl media day stopped being about the media a decade or so ago, if not longer. But for some reason, people have been interested enough in the clown show to buy tickets to see it, so naturally the NFL wants to expand it to an actual circus to make more money off it. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/category/rumor-mill/

Aug 11

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys: Former player calls Darren McFadden ‘walking glass’

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The hottest topic in the NFL right now might just be who will start at running back for the Dallas Cowboys this season. With the loss of the league’s leading rusher from last year, DeMarco Murray this offseason due to free agency, the Cowboys are trying to fill that void with players like Joseph Randle, …

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Aug 03

Mortensen talks 11-of-12 footballs report on ESPN Radio

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On Friday, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen bailed on an interview with WEEI aimed at addressing the delayed firestorm regarding his report that 11 of 12 footballs used by the Patriots in the first half of the AFC Championship were two pounds under the minimum allowable inflation of 12.5 PSI. On Monday, Mort appeared on ESPN Radio’s …

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Aug 03

Giving Christmas 2015

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I know it is August and that means the last thing you are likely thinking about right now is Christmas, but every year hundreds of charities start work for the holiday season at this time. This year SJ has the pleasure of sponsoring one of those awesome charities! We’d like to help these guys reach …

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Aug 03

Ace Sanders suspended 10 games

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Receiver Ace Sanders recently flunked a drug test. PFT has confirmed that Sanders has been suspended for the first 10 games of the season under the substance-abuse policy. He is eligible to participate in all preseason activities, including games. His suspension becomes effective when the rosters reduce to 53 after the preseason finale. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/category/rumor-mill/  

Jul 16

Russell Wilson on contract: We’ll see what happens

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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was on the red carpet at the ESPYs on Wednesday night, but no one was asking him about his thoughts on any of the awards that were going to be handed out during the event. As it has been for almost all of the offseason, the topic of choice was Wilson’s …

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Jul 16

Dan Connolly calls it a career

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Late last month, there were reports that longtime Patriots guard Dan Connolly was considering retirement. Connolly has made up his mind and decided to call it a career. Connolly told Mike Reiss of ESPN.com that winning the Super Bowl in February made it easier to move on to other things that will be less physically …

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Jun 29

The Landry Hat: What One Former Exec Said About The Cowboys Will Have Fans Doing Flip

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From 1960 until 1989, Gil Brandt was the chief talent scout and vice president of player personnel for the Dallas Cowboys. Brandt helped form America’s Team. Over 25-years later, the 82-year old is still in the business of scouting players as a senior analyst for NFL.com. Brandt certainly has the pedigree to back-up his opinions. …

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