Shutdown Corner

  • Johnny Suspended: Manziel punished by NFL for substance abuse violation

    Shalise Manza Young at Shutdown Corner1 hr ago

    Assuming he’s still in Cabo, unemployed quarterback Johnny Manziel may or may not have received word yet that the NFL has suspended him four games for violations of the substance abuse policy.

    Not that anyone expects Manziel to return to an NFL roster anytime soon, but obviously his path has gotten even tougher with the news. Oh, and he likely will be facing a further suspension under the personal conduct policy, depending on what happens with his domestic abuse case in Texas.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, FS1’s Mike Garafolo tweeted that Manziel has been “unresponsive”and “hasn’t cooperated” on going through the appeals process, as he’s allowed to do.

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  • Marshawn Lynch test-driving new cars is just the best

    Jay Busbee at Shutdown Corner1 day ago

    (Warning. Do not watch the above video at work, in your place of worship, around children, in the presence of your parents, or anywhere else that you might get in trouble for people saying curse words and implying certain acts. You have been warned.)

    Marshawn Lynch in retirement is going to be so much more fun than Marshawn Lynch on the field. (Unless you were a Seahawks fan, of course.) Lynch has already shown his ability to riff on video games with Conan O’Brien, and here, he reviews a few sweet rides with Digital Trends.

    We foresee an entire cottage industry for Beast Mode. Reviewing wines. Reviewing movies. Reviewing presidential debates. Reviewing Tinder profiles. The door is wide [censored] open.

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