As he proudly demonstrated in a 27-20 win against the Eagles last October, Vernon Davis has a silky jumpshot. Unfortunately, in today's NFL, celebrating by shooting a football like Davis did in the end zone that fall Sunday is prohibited. The tight end, who was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and eventually fined more than $12,000 for the move, didn't really get the point of the rule then, and he still doesn't understand it now. And as he told Kalyn Kahler of MMQB, he think it's time for the league to back off their strict stance on celebrations. "I would just tell guys that when it comes to celebrations, anything is allowed, as long as it isn’t inappropriate," Davis said when asked how he'd
You can’t blame teams, players, and organizations for thinking ahead to what it’s going to take to bring home a Super Bowl title. Throughout NFL history there have been plenty of defensive units that wreaked havoc on opposing quarterbacks, essentially winning titles for their teams. Legendary head coach Vince Lombardi led one of the most intimidating defensive units in NFL history in the 1960s.
On Thursday, Jason La Canfora published a column detailing the Washington Redskins unique situation regarding their front office structure, and in doing so, he dropped a tidbit of information about the Buffalo Bills, mentioning that the team was considering bringing in front office executives who’s line of thinking was more conducive to that of new coach Sean McDermott, than that of general manager Doug Whaley’s. Should Whaley catch the ax following the draft, the next person hired, whoever that may be, will still be the general manager. This won’t be an ‘Office-style’ “Assistant to” situation – it would be the system put in place that Andy Reid – someone that coach McDermott coached under for years – had in Philadelphia and now in Kansas City.