Will ‘mini-draft’ be of help to Idzik, Jets?


Tannenbaum, now an agent for coaches and front-office people, invariably was awarded at least three players on waiver claims every Labor Day weekend. His successor, John Idzik,...

2014 St. Louis Rams: Offseason Grades, Musings, And Observations


It's been a long offseason, one drawing to a close within a couple of weeks. August is still a time for hope, anticipation, and excitement about the upcoming season. Have the St....

Pittsburgh’s Ryan Shazier Best Bet To Start As Steelers Rookie Since 2001


The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a rookie who made an immediate impact and started opening day was Kendrell Bell in 2001, but first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier has...

Random Ramsdom: September 1: St. Louis Rams - And Then There Were 53


Saturday marked the final cut down - to 53-man rosters - for all 32 NFL teams. The Rams now have their deepest, most talented roster since the arrival of Jeff Fisher and Les Snead....

La'el Collins back and better than ever


BATON ROUGE, La. – La'el Collins took a risk in returning for one more season at LSU. That much is certain. But the senior offensive tackle believes that the potential payoff...

Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Tuesday


NFL Preseason Week 3 recap: Sam Bradford doesn't get his Hollywood ending What we learned from the Seahawks' third preseason game - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle Three...

Charley Walters: Adrian Peterson has good years ahead, Foreman says


The Vikings' Adrian Peterson, who turned 29 in March and has been a superman among NFL running backs, is about to begin his eighth season in the NFL. Last season, his average per...

Berry twins keep up family tradition at Tennessee


Tennessee twins Elliott and Evan Berry say they don't feel extra pressure playing defense for the Volunteers, following the path of their older, successful brother. Eric Berry...

Why Marcus Mariota Is the Best QB Prospect in College Football


The most important position in football is, and always will be, the quarterback. If you don't have one in the NFL , your entire focus becomes finding one. Teams will spend draft...

Mostly NFL Notes: Talking Eddie Lacy, Ryan Mathews and quarterbacks


Eddie Lacy deserves to be a top pick, while fantasy owners would be best served to wait on the quarterback position.