Archive for June, 2020

Cris Carter: The greatest Supplemental Draft choice in NFL history

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

And we’ve got another one for you where a former Minnesota Vikings great ends up on the top because he’s an obvious choice. Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports put together a list of the Top 10 Supplemental Draft selections of all time, and Hall of Famer Cris Carter is at the top of the list. As Trapasso notes, Carter is the only player selected in the Supplemental Draft to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

GOLF | Braden Smith advances to final at Ohio Open

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Smith, however, did have just enough to make the 60-player cut after second-round action, firing a 1-over 73, matching the score he posted on Monday at the Weymouth course. He did it by playing relatively even golf for the two days, which included 24 pars over the 36 holes, 13 in Tuesday’s second round, and five birdies. Not too shabby for Smith, who had four 3-putts over the two days and admittedly left a couple shots out on the course.

The Chicago Bears’ biggest legends in team history

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

So bear down and get ready to go through the top five biggest names in the Bears history. Fitting 100 years of winning football in a top five list is an impossible task. The Bears have over 30 players in the Hall of Fame.

The Atlanta Falcons’ biggest legends in team history

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Vick was selected first overall by the Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. Vick lived up to all the expectations on the field, and every time he played he was must-watch television. During the 2006 season, he threw for 2,474 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Cincinnati Bengals’ biggest legends in team history

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

He played more the following year putting up great numbers and in only his third year, he set a franchise record 1,355 receiving yards on 90 receptions while scoring 10 touchdowns. He would go on to break his own record and was prolific throughout his time in Cincinnati. Johnson led the lead in receiving yards in 2006 and was a Pro Bowler for five straight years from 2003-2007 and was named to the All-Pro First Team three straight years from 2004-2006.

Cam Newton already working out with Mohamed Sanu

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The newest quarterback of the Patriots isn’t wasting any time in getting together with one of his future pass targets in New England. In an instagram video from The Sideline Hustle, Newton was shown working out at a field on the campus of UCLA with wide receiver Mohamed Sanu on Tuesday. Newton and Sanu were frequent opponents of each other when Newton was with the Carolina Panthers and Sanu with the Atlanta Falcons.

Laird: Chalk one up for the coach in the battle between Brady vs. Belichick

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Bill Belichick was not about to trust Lieutenant Jarrett Stidham with the outcome of the major battle to come this fall, the one that likely will determine the ultimate legacy of who-made-who in the Six-Lombardi Patriots Dynasty. Enter Major General Cameron Jerrell Newton. Newton wasn’t ‘The Plan’.

Packers’ Kenny Clark hopes, waits for new contract, 2020 season

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

I just think with everything that’s going on with COVID-19, and everybody not knowing if there’s going to be a season and what’s going to happen next year, all of that is affecting the contract and everything,” Clark said during an interview on ESPN Wisconsin Tuesday morning. I don’t really have a timeline on it of when I want it to get done. They spoke a little bit.

Kansas City Chiefs’ Chris Jones says he ‘won’t play’ without new long-term contract

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Chris Jones is sending a message to the Kansas City Chiefs. Ahead of the July 15 deadline for players to agree to multi-year contracts, the Pro Bowl defensive tackle stated he won't settle for playing on the franchise tag this season, saying Tuesday he "won't play" if not given a long-term deal of his liking. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported earlier in the day that Jones, who has not signed his tender, has "always viewed himself as a $20 million-plus-per-year guy."

NFL Players’ Association calls football a ‘perfect storm for virus transmission’

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

FOX 9) - The NFL players’ union released a statement Tuesday saying its athletes are especially susceptible to COVID-19 and should not be “complacent” when it comes to negotiating their rights to return to the field this fall. The association also called the game of football a “perfect storm for virus transmission,” and said the players should seek protections before they return to play.