Less than a week after the New England Patriots were accused of bending the NFL’s formation rules, they were again struck by a scandalous controversy. At first thought, one may presume that deflated footballs would be a disadvantage. In reality, slightly deflated footballs are easier to throw and catch.
Gruden is looking for Cousins to become a Redskins coach on the field While it’s still possible for the Redskins to trade quarterback Kirk Cousins, team president Bruce Allen has said that no talks have taken place and coach Jay Gruden is looking forward to having Cousins at the helm for the third straight year. “He’s getting ready, he’s excited about the season, been in contact about what he wants to work on,” said Gruden on Tuesday at the NFL meetings in Phoenix. “We’ve addressed that so when OTAs hit we can hit hard. It’s great to have a guy who’s been in the system for two years now can just jump right in to hard core situational work, just really fine tune the other things like cadence,
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he’d “do right” by Tony Romo. At the NFL owners meetings, Jones didn’t seem to be in a rush to cut Romo so he could continue his career elsewhere. When asked if it was important to get resolution on the Romo situation, Jones laid out a surprising timetable.