The New England Patriots Should Re-Sign Aqib Talib
January 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib against the Denver Broncos in the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
NY Jets Blog
Free Agency Focus: Ranking the best values at receiver
Over the next few days, we'll be revisiting a few key positions in which the Jets might invest during the free agency period.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tim Tebow Involved in Ohio State's Self-Reported NCAA Violation
An eight-second conversation between Tim Tebow and an Illinois linebacker caused Ohio State to self-report a violation to the NCAA.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Free Agency Outlook: Wide Receivers
A two-time 1,000-yard receiver, by every measure, Decker was a smash hit of a third-round pick from a 2010 class.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Denver Bronco Eric Decker at Crossroads in Football Career
January 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker runs after a reception against the New England Patriots in the first half of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Miami Herald
Plot thickens for Bears at NFL scouting combine
The NFL scouting combine kicks into gear Thursday in Indianapolis, with more than 330 draft prospects invited to march through the assembly line of interviews, medical exams and athletic testing.
What did draft scouts know about Aaron Hernandez?
It's been nearly four years since I wrote, for the Boston Globe, that a number of positive drug tests led to Aaron Hernandez's precipitous fall in the 2010 NFL Draft .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Top 20 Patriots Moments of 2013: Number 20
Today marks the beginning of our countdown of the Top 20 Most Memorable Patriots Moments of 2013.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Daily Beast
Dont Stallworth's Gay Epiphany By Ben Jacobs
The former receiver wasn't comfortable with gay men until he got to know them, and he predicts the same will happen in homophobic locker rooms once the prospect takes the field.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
For the foreseeable future, Mike Sam and Tim Tebow find themselves interconnected.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Patriots Offseason Questions: Could Patriots Draft Missouri DE Michael Sam?
This is the second in a series of articles examining questions the New England Patriots will have to answer in the run-up to free agency on March 11. University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, a 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, made national headlines this month when he announced that he was gay - just ahead of next week's NFL ... (more)
The Patriots: A New Dawn?
I project him to be a Hall of Fame player one day. He would provide depth at DE in his rookie year and could be used on passing downs.
John Elway's contract extended by Broncos; team adds GM to his title
Broncos executive VP of football operations John Elway is now also the team's "general manager."
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Kluwe: Pats, Pack best fit for Michael Sam
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken activist for gay rights, offered up two NFL clubs that could be ideal fits -- one predictable, one not so predictable -- for the NFL's first openly gay draft prospect, Michael Sam: The New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers .
The Indianapolis Star
Holder: Like Tebow, Sam will need to overcome all the attention
In this Sept. 1, 2012, file photo, Missouri linebacker Michael Sam is congratulated by teammate Matt Hoch after returning a fumble seven yards for a touchdown against Southeastern Louisiana during the first quarter, in Columbia, Mo.
Media Research Center
Tebow Vs. Sam: A Tale of Two Draft Picks
Feel that? Something "historic" and "important" just happened. It might even be a "teachable moment," and it's certainly therapeutic.
Kraft: If Sam could help Pats win, we'd take him
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has some experience with the media scrutiny that comes with signing a high-profile player.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Exploring Michael Sam and Patriots fit
With Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announcing publicly Sunday that he was gay , putting him in position to become the first openly active gay player in NFL history, the thought probably crossed the mind of many team-based reporters: Could you envision a scenario in which Sam lands on the team you cover? Here are some of my Patriots-based ... (more)
New York Daily News
Mehta: Sam's sexuality could be a Tebow-level distraction
With the Jets in 2012, many of Tebow's teammates grew tired of answering questions about a backup quarterback and superstar role player.
Donte Stallworth is right about Michael Sam
Herm Edwards posed a hypothetical question on epsn re: drafting Michael Sam, "can handle the media with this situation?" - Donte' Stallworth February 10, 2014 If any NFL team can't "handle the media coverage" of drafting Sam, then your team is already a loser on the field let me tell you why - Donte' Stallworth February 10, 2014 There are a ... (more)