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Gregg Williams Seeking Reinstatement Plan From NFL Front Office

Gregg Williams Wants To Be NFL Reinstated

St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been suspended “indefinitely” for his part in orchestrating the NFL bounty program for his former team the New Orleans Saints. Now Williams’ advisers are attempting to set into motion some type of reinstatement plan. According to an NFL.com report the coaches advisers have already reached out to… Read more »

Sean Payton Exiled From All NFL Contact For Entire Season

Sean Payton NFL Exile

Sean Payton has already begun to serve his one-season suspension following an investigation into the New Orleans Saints NFL bounty program and now sources close to the coach with details of his suspension contract have revealed that Payton is essentially taking part in an NFL exile. Under terms of his suspension Payton can not speak… Read more »

Peyton Manning Works Out With Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning Practices With Denver Broncos

After 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning was began barking out calls and throwing passes to his new teammates in Denver on Monday. The Denver Broncos began holding team workouts on Monday morning and Manning was ready for the offseason conditioning program while throwing some passes to his new receiving corp during an… Read more »

Wes Welker OK With New England Patriots Franchise Tag

Wes Welker Okay With Franchise Tag

Wes Welker says he’s OK with receiving a franchise tag from the New England Patriots, a tag that will keep him on the team for $9.5 million next season. In speaking with NFL Network’s NFL Total Access on Thursday Welker revealed: “I mean, it’s a lot of money. How can you ever be upset about… Read more »

Blazing Saddles Star Sues NFL After Developing Dementia

Alex Karras Sues NFL After Developing Dementia

Blazing Saddles actor and former Detroit Lions star Alex Karras has filed a lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL) in which he claims that his increasing dementia was caused because the league failed to protect him from concussions during his playing days. Aside from his time in the NFL Karras played Mongo in “Blazing… Read more »

Bobby Petrino Fired: Arkansas Axes Head Coach Following Jessica Dorrell Scandal

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Fayetteville, Ark. — Arkansas fired head football Coach Bobby Petrino on Tuesday, saying he engaged in reckless behavior that included hiring his mistress, 25-year-old Jessica Dorrell, and then intentionally misleading his bosses about their relationship and her presence at the motorcycle accident that ultimately cost him his job. “He made the decision to mislead the… Read more »

Sean Payton Is Out For Season, Full Suspension Upheld After Appeal

Sean Payton Suspended For Full Season

The New Orleans Saints will be without head coach Sean Payton after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell decided on Monday to keep the coaches full-season suspension in place following a bounty program that urged players to injure their opponents for bonus money. Payton was originally scheduled to begin his suspension on April 1, that day has… Read more »

Joe Flacco Is The Best Quarterback In The NFL, Says Joe Flacco

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Who’s the best quarterback in the NFL? Drew Brees? Tom Brady? One of the Manning brothers? According to Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, Joe Flacco is the best quarterback in the NFL. Flacco said in a recent interview with WNST 1570 Baltimore, that he was the best quarterback in the league. Flacco said: “I assume… Read more »

Jets To Do ‘Hard Knocks’ Again? Owner Woody Johnson Says Maybe

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The New York Jets said earlier this week that they were going to limit Tim Tebow’s media exposure but that could change if HBO comes knocking on their door. Jets owner Woody Johnson said that he’d consider doing the reality series again but no one has asked him about it yet. Johnson said: “I’ve heard… Read more »

Bobby Petrino, Arkansas Football Coach, Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash

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ESPN is reporting that Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino was hospitalized following a motorcycle accident on Sunday evening. According to the report, the crash happened around 6:45pm on Arkansas Highway 16 in Madison County near Crosses, a community in northeast Arkansas about 20 miles from Fayetteville, where the school is located. Local police spokesman Bill… Read more »

New Orleans Saints To Appeal Payton And Loomis Suspensions On Tuesday

Sean Payton Appealing On Tuesday with Mickey Loomis

Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis are hoping to save their coaching and team management seasons on Tuesday when they meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and various other NFL officials to discuss their 2012 season suspensions brought on by the teams bounty program. Commissioner Goodell has promised that the appeal process would be met with… Read more »