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Boomer & Carton: NFL Draft Talk With The Great Phil Simms

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.

WFAN–05/01/2014

Former Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack takes part in a positional drill during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: The Big Picture — Identifying Key Contributors In Each Round Of Draft

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.

04/28/2014

Eric Ebron (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Palladino: Giants Facing Choice Between Ebron, WR Or DE In First Round

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.

04/28/2014

Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Among 6 Teams With Serious Interest In Michael Sam

The Jets are among six teams that have shown serious interest in drafting former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, according to The Baltimore Sun.

04/16/2014

Mike Naples works out at the TEST Parisi Football Academy. (Photo by Kristyna Barbella/KBMultimedia.com)

Mike Naples Blog: Pro Day Has Come And Gone, And I’m Very Pleased

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.

03/21/2014

Michael Sam runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Improves On Combine Performance At Mizzou Pro Day

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.

03/21/2014

Mike Naples works out at the TEST Parisi Football Academy. (Photo by Kristyna Barbella/KBMultimedia.com)

Mike Naples Blog: Pro Day Is Coming And The Nerves Are Setting In

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.

03/04/2014

Mike Naples works out at the TEST Parisi Football Academy. (Photo by Kristyna Barbella/KBMultimedia.com)

Mike Naples Blog: Inside The Daily Grind Of An NFL Draft Hopeful

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.

02/25/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lobbyist Says He’s Working To Ban Gay Players From NFL

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.”

02/25/2014

Michael Sam of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Michael Sam Doesn’t Want His Sexuality To Be A Story

Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won’t be a story.

02/22/2014

Wide receiver Marqise Lee of the USC Trojans (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Palladino: WR-Heavy Draft Could Play Right Into Jets’ Hands

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.

02/21/2014

Johnny Manziel (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel Reminds Brett Favre Of Himself With A Better Arm

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.

02/20/2014

Michael Sam of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mizzou’s Michael Sam Could Become NFL’s 1st Openly Gay Player

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.

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam, Missouri All-American And NFL Hopeful, Announces He’s Gay

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.

02/09/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A Record 98 Underclassmen Are Eligible For The 2014 NFL Draft

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.

01/19/2014

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