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.
The Dallas Cowboys didn't do enough to defeat the Green Bay Packers, but it was clear the officiating aided their downfall. At one point in the contest, Cowboys wide receiver Brice Butler was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after it was deemed he entered the team huddle before he went back to the sidelines thereafter without participating in the subsequent play. To be blunt, it wasn't actually a huddle at all. The collective football world was at a loss as to exactly what on Earth the officiating crew was speaking to, and as it turns out, they were right — the league got it wrong. Former NFL executive Michael Lombardi reports the league just owned up to their mistake. NFL Senior VP of Officiating
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