| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Josh Sweat's days as a man of mystery on area high school football fields didn't last long. He was destined to be noticed.
Sweat opened last season on ESPNU in Oscar Smith High's 42-2 win against Lake Taylor as an imposing unknown towering on the edge...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The Charlotte Observer reports: Former All-Pro NFL receiver Randy Moss is the associate head coach at Victory Christian Center School, where his son Thaddeus, who is 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds, plays. The newspaper reported that Moss was coaching from the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner.
But three decades after Manning,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:28 AM
50. "I don't think I've been asked this many questions since my mother caught me drinking in high school." - Don Strock after winning his first game as Dolphins quarterback in 1976
49. "I need this like I need another knee operation." - Dick Anderson...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:50 PM
General manager Phil Emery was on the job for less than two months when he accomplished something Jerry Angelo failed to do in more than a decade — acquire a legitimate No. 1 wide receiver.
The addition of Brandon Marshall in a trade with the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far.
First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:59 PM
You won't find a Julio Jones or A.J. Green in this draft. There is no "can't miss" wide receiver. But you will find extraordinary depth. Teams are likely to be taking many receivers in the fifth, sixth and seventh rounds, and there will be a bonanza of...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The common conclusion from the Ravens’ decision to re-sign Bryant McKinnie was that the organization wasn’t yet comfortable with the idea of Kelechi Osemele starting at left tackle. I’m sure there is plenty of truth to that even though...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:27 PM
How long until Brian Urlacher's a hall of famer? -- @t walinski, from Twitter
Tough to say, except it shouldn’t take anywhere near as long as it took Richard Dent. At this point, it’s difficult to determine who will be on the ballot in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Tom Brady is the only NFL player who could get away with this.
Seriously, can you think of anyone else who has the guts to wear a "Wizard of Oz" Cowardly Lion costume for Halloween? Out in public for all to see, photograph and post on Instagram?