| Apr 30, 2015
The NFL draft's first round will not be Thursday night's top viewing priority at the Teel mansion. Spurs-Clippers, Nationals-Mets and the latest from "Paw Patrol" will be our preferred fare.
Indeed, I'd join Tiny Teel for a marathon session with Rocky,...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 2:33 PM
CHICAGO — Character counts.
But how much?
That question will be on display Thursday night, when the first round of the NFL draft unfurls in prime time before a national TV audience.
Several of the top college prospects are considered character...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 1:40 PM
When it was revealed Tuesday that Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan will miss the entire 2015 season after another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, this question entered my mind:
Is Jordan the biggest NFL draft bust in state...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:17 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner his first shot in the NFL since the Patriots cut him before the 2013 season.
The team announced the deal...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 8:35 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles personnel chief Ed Marynowitz says Tim Tebow's passing skills have improved and he was signed to compete for a spot at quarterback.
Philadelphia's new vice president of player personnel on Thursday was the first member...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 5:23 PM
Even though they can all throw the long ball, quarterbacks in this NFL draft class don't go deep.
Yes, quarterbacks could be selected 1-2 for just the sixth time in the modern era. Yet the talent pool in this class is far from overflowing. There are...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 10:17 AM
Jameis Winston didn't actually steal crab legs during an infamous incident last year. At least that's what he implied during a segment recorded back in February for ESPN's "Draft Academy."
Instead, he told Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh on the show, the...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:31 PM
Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston? It's not clear who the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take with the first overall pick in next week's NFL draft, but General Manager Jason Licht said his team is ready to make that selection.
"Going back all the way to the...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:20 PM
ASHBURN, Va. — Despite Robert Griffin III's history of injuries and moves in and out of the lineup, the Washington Redskins plan to exercise the quarterback's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season.
New general manager Scot McCloughan...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 5:21 PM
As the NFL draft nears we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
Running back Matt Forte arguably was snubbed for the Pro Bowl in 2014. His 1,846 yards from scrimmage and 368 touches each...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Bobby Brooks might not have won a Heisman Trophy, but those who saw him foxtrot on the gridiron were not shy about comparing him with the celebrated Tom Harmon as one of Indiana's all-time great running backs.
Running rampant in the 1940s, "Bolting Bob"...