For all intents and purposes, the Cleveland Browns will be setting the table for much of the NFL draft. As such, the Browns’ agenda at the NFL’s annual scouting combine will be of particular interest in Indianapolis this week. Not just because Cleveland has two first-round picks (Nos.
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
Scott Mersereau has not played in the NFL since 1993, but his name is back in the news. The former Jets defensive tackle was reportedly arrested and charged with child cruelty after he allegedly pushed and punched a 15-year-old after accusing the teenager of egging his home. The boy denied the accusation, which caused the argument to escalate. After Mersereau was cursed by the teen, he shoved him in the chest with both hands and proceeded to punch him in the face and the back of the head with a closed fist. There were several witnesses to the incident and the victim was taken to West Boca Medical Center for further medical attention. Upon the arrival of the police, Mersereau was reportedly belligerent