Archive for June, 2017

McAfee had additional value as one of the NFL’s top kickoff specialists

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017:

“He’s got every single trick in the kickoff book you can imagine with onside kicks,” Vinatieri said. “He can kick it out of the back of the end zone or drop it on the goal-line. He’s such a great athlete and a major competitive type of person.” McAfee’s departure also means Vinatieri must collaborate with […]   Read More →

That phrase might as well be the official Hall of Fame slogan

Saturday, June 17th, 2017:

Not long after Vinatieri was interviewed by co-host Bill Polian and me on SiriusXM NFL Radio, McAfee on Wednesday morning posted a photo on his Twitter account showing him prepped for surgery with the message, “Welp.. see ya later.” McAfee announced last month that he would soon be undergoing the third procedure in the past […]   Read More →

Former Titans tight end Frank Wycheck certain he has CTE

Thursday, June 15th, 2017:

Frank Wycheck was selected to the Pro Bowl three times in 11 NFL seasons. But after catching 505 passes for 5,126 yards and 28 touchdowns, the former Redskins and Titans tight end is certain he now has chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. “Let’s just be blunt, they were being paid less than minimum wage, and […]   Read More →

Adams knows all too well the agony those children are experiencing.

Monday, June 12th, 2017:

His mother, Michelle Conway Scott, was killed in November 2013 as a passenger in a car crash outside Atlanta. The Tampa Bay Times reported that behind the wheel was Adams’ cousin, who was charged with DUI and first-degree vehicular homicide. At the time, Adams was playing as a freshman at the University of Toledo. Scott’s […]   Read More →

Matt Hasselbeck, Leonard Marshall will donate brains to CTE research

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017:

In recent years, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has taken over headlines as the correlation between concussions and the brain disease, especially when it comes to NFL players. Former Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and Super Bowl-winning defensive lineman Leonard Marshall are the latest former players to take CTE research a step further by donating their […]   Read More →

Las Vegas vote moves chains on Raiders relocation

Monday, June 5th, 2017:

The Raiders warned Las Vegas that not having a stadium lease agreement in hand for next week’s NFL meetings could delay the team’s arrival in Nevada. The Las Vegas Stadium Authority did its part Thursday, unanimously approving a conditional lease agreement for the Raiders, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. That result was met with a […]   Read More →

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