Carolina Panthers rookie linebacker Ben Boulware understands that his situation is both a good one and a tough one. Those spots have frontrunners, too. Backup middle linebacker David Mayo has proven himself valuable on special teams and is eager to step into the role left vacant by A.J. Klein (who signed with the Saints in free agency). Alongside Mayo are Jared Norris, Ben Jacobs and Jeremy Cash, all of whom have at least a year of NFL experience. East Carolina’s Zeek Bigger is also fighting for a shot as an undrafted free agent, like Boulware. Boulware’s position is one of the hardest (if not the hardest) in the league to crack into. That doesn’t change his I’d-even-be-the-water-boy attitude
What started as a rather funny joke has gained some minor traction online, so much so that a Golf Channel analyst weighed in on it. So, we thought it would be helpful to nip this in the bud once and for all; to explain it, so we can all go back to having a good laugh about it. The 'controversy' (which I'm putting in air quotes because it's not a real controversy), happened on Jordan Spieth's 13th hole of his final round. After blowing his drive miles right, Spieth spent the next 20 minutes or so running around, trying to figure out where to drop his ball after taking an unplayable lie. He eventually settled on a spot on the driving range, which brings us to the spoof controversy. Before his shot,
Two potential difference-makers for the Detroit Lions, one on offense and one on defense, will try to prove they are healthy in camp.