Back when Rex Ryan was hired as the coach of the Buffalo Bills, he gave his pickup truck a redesign. He kept the truck looking exactly like that for the entirety of his tenure as Buffalo's coach, which was a little bit embarrassing when he got fired in December. He had to drive away from the Bills' facility in a custom-painted truck that bore the logo of a team for which he no longer worked. It's been about three weeks now, and Rex has apparently given his truck a redesign. What's it look like now? Ryan's son, Seth, plays at Clemson, so that's why you see the Tigers' logo on the truck. They just won the national title, so it's a pretty good time to be driving around repping Clemson.
Yesterday, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis formally filed his documents for relocation. Davis continued his mission to provide his team with a permanent stadium answer. Davis said his plan is to remain in Oakland for two years. In 1996, the Houston Oilers pulled similar trick before leaving to Tennessee. 2016 re-established the Raiders as a respectable franchise. The Pro Football Wriers Association selected Raiders’ GM Reggie McKenzie the 2016 Executive of the Year.
The two-year anniversary of the start of Deflategate came and went this week, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft still is ticked off about the whole ordeal. Kraft talked about Deflategate, and the NFL’s role in the mess, in an interview with The New York Times. “Sometimes, the league really messes up, and I think they really messed this up badly,” Kraft said in the story published Thursday. “But we’ve all agreed to subjugate our right to disrupt everything. I mean, we can, but we’re a partnership. There’s jealousy, there’s envy, there’s stupidity. Sometimes, life is unfair, and you have to suck it up and move on and not use it as an excuse.” The Patriots were fined $1 million and docked