For the second consecutive offseason, the Washington Redskins and Kirk Cousins are struggling to come to terms on a long-term contract extension for the 28-year-old-quarterback. The simple fact of the matter: Cousins is one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL. No. Is he capable of leading a team with a strong supporting cast on a deep postseason run?
(The Sports Xchange) - Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested on multiple drug charges early Sunday morning in Miami. Elam, 25, was booked at 3:45 a.m. at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami on charges of possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, possession with intent to sell or deliver, and possession of a controlled substance. He also was charged with reckless driving. Elam initially was pulled over for reckless driving and was found with 126 grams of marijuana and three grams of oxycodone in his vehicle, according to Miami-Dade police. Elam, the Ravens' first-round pick in 2013 out of the University of Florida, is currently being held on a $15,500 bond. Elam
At a time when their former Florida teammate is facing a much more serious criminal trial, NFL offensive lineman Maurkice and Mike Pouncey soon will be standing trial in a civil case arising from a 2014 brawl at their birthday party. Per multiple reports, the trial against the twins starts on March 6 in Miami-Dade County. The case brought by Ricquan James and Niya Pickett claims that the Pounceys and their security team beat the plaintiffs and subjected them to homophobic slurs. Among other things, the lawsuit specifically contends that Steelers center Maurice Pouncey (pictured) punched James in the face and said that James “was ruining his party by acting gay.” At the 2013 edition of their