Saturday news roundup: Kansas City Chiefs

Saturday news roundup: Kansas City Chiefs

Alex Smith: Chiefs ‘committed to me through this year’ Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said he can see the writing on the wall after the team moved up to select Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes II in last … Chiefs hire Green Bay’s Tim Terry as director of pro personnel The Chiefs have hired Green Bay’s […]

Saturday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Saturday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Zimmer’s leadership of Vikings deserving of public’s scrutiny Mike Zimmer came to Minnesota in 2014 perceived as a thick-skinned straight shooter. But he’s … Zimmer was 57 when hired by the Vikings in January 2014. Vikings moving training camp location? The team is building a new practice facility in Eagan, Minn., and while the […]

Polamalu reached out to Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster

Polamalu reached out to Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster

Rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has currently has two things in common with Steelers great Troy Polamalu – The USC Trojans and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Which makes perfect sense that Polamalu would contact him with some support and advice. “Troy Polamalu. That one kinda surprised me,” he said, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. “He played for USC, […]

Raiders GM: So far, so good with Marshawn Lynch

Raiders GM: So far, so good with Marshawn Lynch

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie says running back Marshawn Lynch is shaping up to be a smart move for the team as they prepare for the 2017 season. “He’s been great,” McKenzie said Thursday in an interview on 95.7 The Game, per the Mercury News. “He’s been great in meetings. He’s been great on […]

Aaron Rodgers gets high school class out of final exam

Aaron Rodgers gets high school class out of final exam

Peyton Meyer of Janesville, Iowa made a deal with his Sports Literature teacher, who’s an avid Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers fan. Get Rodgers to retweet a post and their final exam would be canceled. … and on Friday at 12:42 PM, Rodgers obliged: I’m sure a sports lit final is very important, but […]

Agent: No concussions for Tom Brady in 2016

Agent: No concussions for Tom Brady in 2016

Despite New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen’s assertion that Brady played with a concussion at some point in the 2016 season, his agent, Don Yee simply says it’s not true. Gisele set off a firestorm among Patriots detractors eager to cry foul over anything they can get their hands on. “Tom was […]

Reggie McKenzie: Derek Carr contract will get done

Reggie McKenzie: Derek Carr contract will get done

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie says there will be no issue about the team somehow not being able to come to an agreement with quarterback Derek Carr on a contract extension. Carr’s rookie contract has one season left on it, but according to the Raiders, it’s when not if a new deal is completed. […]

Friday news roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Friday news roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Report: Cowboys losing member of scouting staff to Buffalo According to Sporting News’ Alex Marvez, Dallas is losing a member of it’s scouting department — and he’s only been with the club since May 2016. New Cowboy Jourdan Lewis can avoid becoming the next Greg Hardy Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy looks on from […]