Colin Kaepernick said earlier this offseason he won’t continue to kneel during the national anthem during the 2017 season. Of course, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback still needs to find an NFL job for that to matter. Two of Kaepernick’s teammates who joined him in his protest won’t be kneeling anymore either.
Nearly two weeks ago, the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in a memorabilia fraud lawsuit against the Giants produced an email that arguably contains smoking-gun evidence of quarterback Eli Manning’s involvement in the scheme, with Eli asking the team’s equipment manager for two helmets that can “pass as game used.” On Wednesday, the lawyers representing the Giants and Manning released emails aimed at showing Eli was not involved. But the article from ESPN.com, which quotes an email reflecting a 2012 effort by Manning to get equipment manager Jeff Skiba to secure Manning’s primary helmet and his backup helmet, contains no emails or other specific factual information that would explain why
Mike Mayock has released his annual single mock draft of the offseason on the eve of the 2017 NFL Draft. It doesn’t exactly break new ground when it comes to your Houston Texans, as Mayock has Houston going in a direction many have opined shall come to pass tomorrow night. 25. Houston Texans: Deshaun Watson—QB School: Clemson. Bill O'Brien goes all in on Watson, who plays his best football when the lights are brightest. Mayock’s got a few trades going down in his mock of the first round, often centered around a team acquiring a quarterback. Interestingly, Mayock has the Texans taking Watson with Mitchell Trubisky the only QB off the board at that point. By way of comparison, last year Mayock