Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took to the Twitter last night to officially register his displeasure with the outcome of the George Zimmerman murder trial. The jury came to their verdict late last night, acquitting Zimmerman of all charges involving the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. It turns out, White wasn’t a fan of
ESPN blowhard Skip Bayless spoke up about Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and claimed white Redskins fans favor Kirk Cousins over Griffin. They prefer Cousins at quarterback because he’s a white guy like them. He made this assertion yesterday on ESPN’s morning show, First Take. Here is a portion of what Bayless said:
The NFL Draft started last night and the Washington Redskins selected Baylor quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. Not that it was a surprise. The Redskins moved up in the draft to select Griffin. They haven’t wanted a quarterback this badly since they traded for former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb way
The NFL has doled out the punishments pertaining to the bounty program the New Orleans Saints had in place that rewarded players for injuring opposing players. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, now with the St. Louis Rams, has been suspended without pay indefinitely. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was suspended for a year.
An investigation by the NFL reveled that the New Orleans Saints maintained a bounty system that paid players up to $50,000 for game-ending injuries to opposing players. The program was in place for three seasons, including the year the Saints went on to win the Super Bowl. The bounty system was maintained by defensive coordinator
Oakland Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell was knocked out cold in yesterday’s preseason game with the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Ahmad Brooks’ knee made contact with Campbell’s helmet. He will be tested in the next few days to see if he has a concussion. In retrospect, it could have been worse: He could have been shot.