Michael Sam, who made history last year as the first openly gay player selected in the NFL draft, is heading to the Canadian Football League.
“It has always been a goal and a dream of mine to play in the NFL,” Jones said Wednesday after signing his contract. “This is the first step, and I look forward to taking many more.”
The Giants are importing some beef. Multiple reports say the team will be adding Brett Jones, the Canadian Football League’s reigning O-lineman of the year, to its roster.
Alouettes general manager Jim Popp said Sam “is on our list of negotiations” after the NFL’s first openly gay player to be drafted was cut by the Rams over the weekend.
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is heading to the Canadian Football League. The 36-year-old receiver has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes.
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
The closest Tebow came to shedding light on what he might do next was when he repeated one of his favorite sayings: “I don’t know what the future holds, but at the end of the day I know who holds my future.”
The Omaha Beef have a job waiting for Tim Tebow if he wants it — and the Nebraska indoor football team will even pay him $75 a game.
Take a quick jog around the Twitterverse and you’ll get the impression that finding a job — at least in the NFL — won’t be easy for the 25-year-old.
According to WFAN co-host Craig Carton, Tebow will be “lucky” to land in the CFL. Some on Twitter would agree.
Appearing on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s “Town Hall,” Roger Goodell agreed with host Michael Strahan that last January’s Pro Bowl “was embarrassing.”
Alex Webster, the star running back for the New York Giants who later coached the team for four years, has died. He was 80.