Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Colin Cowherd Says Patrick Mahomes Will Only Win One More Super Bowl

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Colin Cowherd: “Fox Bet doesn’t care about anything other than making money and that’s what gambling companies do. They have the over/under on Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowls going forward at 1.5, and that’s the right number. If you made me bet my 401k on either I’d probably take the UNDER.

Antonio Brown is a Good Fit in Seattle

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Tyler Lockett, who has been the Seahawks best receiver the past few seasons, operates very well from the slot and has been highly productive there. This leaves the Seahawks rookie sensation DK Metcalf operating on the opposite side of Brown. Russell Wilson will be must be fantasizing about having this be a possibility.

Browns, DE Vernon agree to adjust contract

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Olivier Vernon’s status with the Browns has more certainty. So does his paycheck. The defensive end, whose future in Cleveland seemed in doubt for months, has renegotiated his contract for next season, a person familiar with the talks told the Associated Press on Tuesday.

COLUMN: Hail to the Redskins, or what?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

What would Joe Oxendine say to the Washington NFL football team about its nickname? Oxendine, a proud Lumbee Indian and a personal hero of mine, died in April at 90. He was chancellor of UNC-Pembroke from 1989 to 1999 and served as interim president of Catawba College, his alma mater, in 2011.

How Todd Gurley Can Become Falcons’ X-Factor on Offense

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks joined Dukes & Bell Tuesday to talk about recent comments by Matt Ryan that he’s the best quarterback in the NFC South. The discussion also led to where he ranks amongst the elite quarterbacks in the league, and what’s the X-Factor for the Falcons this season. Brooks talked about the importance of one offensive weapon to the success of Matt Ryan and the offense.

Laird: 12 reasons why Cam Newton will be better than Tom Brady

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Tom Brady is gone, and Pats fans need to move on just like their ex-QB did after Super Bowl 53. Add up that need with the recent Cam Newton signing and Ken-sight at 2020 and you get this: (TB)12 reasons that Newton will be better for this team than Brady: 1 - Motivation Sure, Brady is motivated now. But where was that in New England the past few years?

Kevin Sherrington: Prescott won’t get anything close to Mahomes’ blockbuster deal, but Cowboys QB’s price just went up

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

The Preston Road Traveling Trophy wasn't one of them, or even close, but it should reflect a Kansas City Chiefs victory over the Cowboys, nonetheless. The Cowboys can't get a long-term deal done with Dak Prescott? Negotiations ticking down to next week's deadline?

Jets’ CJ Mosley, Chris Herndon and Marcus Maye need to stay on field

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

The Jets are hoping the injury bug stays away this year and they can make it through a season healthy. For some Jets, staying healthy will not only benefit the team but also themselves. Here are the three Jets who really need to show they can stay healthy this year: C.J. Mosley, inside linebacker All you have to do to see Mosley’s value is turn on the tape of Week 1 against the Bills last year and watch how he dominated for three quarters.

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson apologizes for anti-Semitic post

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic posts on social media over the weekend. Jackson initially posted a screenshot of a quote widely attributed to Adolf Hitler, saying in part: ''Jews will blackmail America.'' In another post, Jackson showed support for Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader who is known for anti-Semitic rhetoric. The team issued the following statement: ''We have spoken with DeSean Jackson about his social media posts.

Browns sign ‘Bama tackle Wills, team’s first-round pick

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Jedrick Wills has slid into place for the Browns. The former Alabama star right tackle, who will attempt to slide over to the left side for Cleveland, signed his four-year, $19.7 million contract on Tuesday, two weeks before he's scheduled to report to his first NFL training camp. The deal includes an $11.9 million signing bonus.