The Browns have needed a good quarterback for … oh, just since they returned to Cleveland in 1999. They settled for Brock Osweiler this offseason in a stunning trade, and maybe he will be the answer for them that he wasn’t for the Texans. In the process, though, the Browns made pretty clear that they weren’t interested in Colin Kaepernick, the 29-year-old who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl all of four years ago and has put up better numbers than Osweiler almost across the board. Why did they resist the free agent? Let Joe Thomas, the Browns’ 10-year Pro Bowl left tackle and team captain, explain: Now, Thomas’ point ignores two important truths: Kaepernick has been very good as a starter in the
The Redskins signed coach Jay Gruden to an extension because they feel he gets better every year. But Bruce Allen said his humorous, honest dynamic with players is also valuable to the team.
Ezekiel Elliott was the fourth overall pick by the Cowboys in the 2016 NFL draft. He went on to have a historic rookie season, leading the NFL in rushing behind the best offensive line in football. But do you know who finished second in the league in rushing? That would be the Bears' Jordan Howard, another rookie, drafted in the fifth round. If you keep going down the list of the league's top rushers last season, nine out of the top 10 on the list were drafted after the first round. Only three backs in the top 10 were drafted in the first two rounds (Elliott, LeSean McCoy, Le'Veon Bell). Whether it's LSU's Leonard Fournette, Florida State's Dalvin Cook or Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, the