Colts owner Jim Irsay was the subject of some criticism on Thursday from FOX radio host Colin Cowherd, who criticized Irsay's reported interest in Peyton Manning as a front office candidate and likened the Colts to the Cleveland Browns. Cowherd said the presence of former head coach Tony Dungy and general manager Bill Polian along with Manning as a player as a big reason for Irsay's success over the past decade-plus and criticized where things have gone in the years since those individuals moved on. "He's gone from (current general manager Ryan) Grigson, unqualified, to Peyton Manning, a player," Cowherd said. "For years and years, what elevated Jim Irsay was the rock solid football personality
NFL teams that don’t spend all their salary cap space in an offseason aren’t necessarily being cheap (though, some are). Cleveland is carrying over $50,123,269, according to figures released by the NFLPA. The Jacksonville Jaguars will carry over a little more than $39 million, the San Francisco 49ers have more than $38 million and the Tennessee Titans have about $24 million in carryover.
FOXBORO – Mike Tomlin didn’t sidestep questions related to Antonio Brown’s ill-advised locker room broadcast. Instead, Tomlin actually seemed to up the ante during a conference call with New England media. Asked whether Brown seemed to get the message that Tomlin delivered and take it seriously, Tomlin said, “I think time always tells those stories.” Tomlin easily could have used a “we’re moving on” message or talked about how Brown simply made a youthful mistake but he opted not to. Which isn’t surprising. The number one criticism of Tomlin is that the Steelers head coach runs a loose ship and that the lack of discipline and accountability is a big issue. Seeing Brown run a live broadcast from