Utecht, the former tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals from 2005-09, suffered five major concussions in his college and pro career. The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan wrote about Utecht’s battle with long- and short-term memory loss, and his book about it.
TUSCALOOSA — For the fourth time in the last seven years, Alabama comes into a season as the defending national champion, and that comes with certain unique challenges. One is that you get every opponent’s best shot. When you’re on top like Alabama is, nobody plays flat or without emotion against you. All 12 opponents will prepare extra hard and be extra motivated, because of the opportunity they have to make more of a name for their own program. Of course. Alabama will beat some teams badly and they might lose some of that heart in the second half, but they all will show up more ready to play than any game they’ll play all year. That’s one of the external challenges. Internal to the team, the
Instead of simply providing the stock report after the Detroit Lions second preseason game, we called out to you, our readers, to give us your input on who you believed should have been listed for having their stock improve or drop. It’s difficult to catch everything, and aside from that, we all have our own personal biases that can sway our opinions of how well a game was played. So armed with your comments, we’re going to look back once again on the Bengals game and give some credit (or shame) where it’s due. As noted by myth2ry, the fact that Ngata played against the Bengals should have deserved a nod in and of itself. It was noted that Ngata lost a significant amount of weight and it surely