The New York Giants continued making over their offensive line with the signing of former Miami Dolphins guard John Jerry on Friday.
The controversial offensive lineman has since “accepted professional help” and “is currently being treated at a facility in Arizona,” Jeff Darlington of NFL.com reported on Friday.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
This could be as good a time as there has ever been for an openly gay player in the NFL. The league will be watching.
“I apologize for acting like a big baby the last few days,” Incognito tweeted. “This has all been so much on me and my family. I just want to play football.”
Martin was subjected to “a pattern of harassment” that included racist slurs and vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three teammates, according to a report ordered by the NFL.
Richie Incognito took aim at Dolphins teammate Jonathan Martin on Twitter Wednesday, saying “The truth is going to bury you and your entire ‘camp.’ You could have told the truth the entire time.”
Many of the text messages are profane, while others are revealing. A good portion of the messages focus on the pair’s nightlife, womanizing and engaging in excessive alcohol use.
Dan Marino is Mr. Miami, but he says that fact has no bearing on why he wants to see the Super Bowl played in southern Florida every year for the rest of time.
Pete Carroll knows the Dan Marino-orchestrated play better than anyone. The Seattle Seahawks head coach was the rookie head coach of the Jets that day.
The defending NFL champion Baltimore Ravens will be sitting at home for the playoffs.
Rex Ryan and the Jets finished strong by defeating the Dolphins 20-7 and ended the 2013 season with an 8-8 record.
According to an NFL executive, the Jets will likely opt to bring back Rex Ryan. Neither general manager John Idzik nor owner Woody Johnson have commented on the head coach’s job security.
Rex Ryan won’t take satisfaction if the Jets eliminate the Dolphins. “If you’re not in it, it really doesn’t matter,” Ryan said. “The fact that you’re not in it is painful enough. You’re not going to derive pleasure from knocking someone out.”
If Rex Ryan knows what his future holds with the New York Jets, he’s not letting on. Ryan was loose and playful after the Jets’ final full practice Friday, appearing anything but a coach on the hot seat.