Tag Archive: ESPN

Aug 28

Fantasy Football Overdose: How Many Games Will Johnny Manziel Start for the Browns This Season

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After the first preseason game, it seemed as though the QB battle for the Cleveland Browns was tied. Both Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer are in pursuit of the starting role, but neither have found an edge over the other. Because of that, I believe that it will be Johnny Manziel who ends up taking …

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Aug 25

2014 NFL SWAMI – Week One

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first Sunday Game. Since the NFL is playing games on EVERY Thursday Night, …

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Aug 21

he Sports Bank.net: EXCLUSIVE: NFL Legend Deion Sanders Previews 2014 Season

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It’s fitting that the NFL Network has both Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin as part of their on-air talent roster. Both of these phenomenal athletes helped define what today’s NFL truly is with their physical talents and outsized personalities. Sanders and Irvin (the exclusive with him is coming tomorrow, it will be posted in a …

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Aug 21

No Guts, No Glory: The turf at the 49ers’ new stadium is already being replaced

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Guess what? They’re tearing up some of the turf right now at #49ers Levi’s Stadium. Our Newschopper 2 got pics: pic.twitter.com/9kp9RNxo3z — Sal Castaneda (@sal_castaneda) August 21, 2014 First, a fan dies of a heart attack during the first game ever held at Levi’s Stadium. And now, the turf is being replaced. It’s safe to …

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Aug 18

Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll

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Jerry’s Preseason Top 10 College Football Poll 1. Florida State 2. Oklahoma 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. Oregon 7. Ohio State 8. South Carolina 9. UCLA 10. Georgia http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=546408#post546408

Aug 18

Cowboys like what they’re seeing from Rolando McClain

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The Cowboys are woefully short on playmakers on defense. So that might be why they’re talking up Rolando McClain, almost as if they’re hoping he takes a job and makes it his own. Owner Jerry Jones didn’t need prompting to praise the twice-retired linebacker after Saturday’s game against the Ravens, McClain’s first since 2012. “I …

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Aug 18

NFL says strict illegal contact calls will continue

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Illegal contact penalties are way up this preseason, the result of the league office telling officials to monitor defensive backs closely and throw flags with impunity. That will continue in the regular season. “We’re not going to change how we’re calling the games once the regular-season starts,’’ NFL V.P. of officiating Dean Blandino told The …

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Aug 16

Phillies may bring Grady Sizemore back for the 2015 season

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The Phillies have a reputation around baseball for being the team that collects old and injury-prone players. MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki reports that the Phillies may be interested in bringing outfielder Grady Sizemore back for the 2015 season, which certainly won’t help dispel that reputation. GM Ruben Amaro was asked if the oft-injured veteran could be …

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Aug 11

The Sports Bank.net: Five reasons why Ndamukong Suh will stay with the Lions

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In the NFL, top players rarely hit the market. It’s even rarer that they hit the market in their prime. Following the 2014 season, Ndamukong Suh may be hitting the free agent market. The mammoth defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions is slated to become a free agent if he doesn’t come to an extension …

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Aug 11

No Guts, No Glory: Marshawn Lynch is being investigated for assault

Police in Bellevue, Washington are currently investigating an assault and damage of personal property case where Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is a possible suspect. The assault allegedly took place at 2:30 a.m. Sunday and police are working to determine if Lynch was truly involved. The alleged assault revolves around a woman who reported the …

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