It wasn’t all about the draft though, as Boomer and Mr. Simms are proof positive that you can take a quarterback out of the locker room, but you can’t necessarily take the locker room out of the quarterback.
In this piece, we’ll look at seven players — one for each round of the upcoming NFL draft — likely to leave it all on the field wherever they end up.
A number of mock drafts have the Giants taking North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron with their 12th pick on May 8. They may be right. But Big Blue has other needs, too.
The Jets are among six teams that have shown serious interest in drafting former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, according to The Baltimore Sun.
When I started this whole process a couple of months ago at TEST Parisi Football Academy, it all seemed so distant. Now, it was here.
A little over a month since Sam announced his desire to become the first openly gay NFL player, he lifted 225 pounds 19 times, ran the 40-yard dash in an unofficial time of 4.69 seconds and jumped 30 inches.
With my Pro Day up at Boston College next week on March 12, I’m beginning to see that all this work and effort finally has a goal.
Each week, Naples will blog exclusively for CBS New York on his draft process, taking us into the life of a prospect up through being signed by an NFL team.
The GOP strategist’s comments were met with a mix of outrage and bewilderment. One person tweeted, “History will not look kindly upon you Mr. Jack Burkman. Shame on you.”
Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won’t be a story.
With only Jeremy Kerley standing tall in Geno Smith’s arsenal, the Jets could use a stud pass-catcher. And if there is any year to find one in the high rounds, this would be the year.
Brett Favre admittedly hasn’t seen much of the player known simply as Johnny Football. But the three quarters or so he watched was enough to draw comparisons to a certain NFL great — himself.
Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation.
Sam could become the first openly gay player in the NFL. In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, the defensive end says he came out to his teammates and coaches in August.
Among the early entrants expected to be selected near the top of the draft are Johnny Manziel, the Texas A&M quarterback, Jadeveon Clowney, the defensive end from South Carolina and Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins.