Not much Eagles related news today, so instead today's Linc will be a sampling of all kinds of NFL related tidbits.
What exactly makes a Quarterback a "Winner"? - Stampede Blue
Why is a Quarterback called a "winner"? Find out here, and why the ultimate "winner" QBs are never actually called that.
Tell Me How My Class Tastes: Scenes From The Worst NFL Draft Party Ever - New York Jets - Deadspin
This is, on the surface, the tale of the lamest NFL Draft party of all time. But it's also a story about class and about fans who project their own anxieties on their favorite teams and about teams that respond in kind. (Hint it's about the
NY NJ teams.)
JaMarcus Russell "earned" $110K per completion - Game On!: Covering the Latest Sports News
Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times points out that Russell made more that $100,000 per completion. To be exact, when Russell picks up his exit check he will have taken about $39 million of Davis' cash in exchange for his 354 completions.
Union to host Manchester United at the Linc | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/07/2010
Storied English Premier League team Manchester United will visit Philadelphia for the second time when it plays the Union at Lincoln Financial Field on July 21.
The League Panelists: Offseason acquisitions make Baltimore Ravens one of the favorites in AFC title hunt - Jason Brewer
Bolstered by several top free agent signings and another stellar draft class, the Baltimore Ravens have no excuse for not challenging for the AFC championship in 2010.
Brian Cushing Suspended For Four Games: Reaction - Battle Red Blog
Houston Texans' fans reaction to the news that Brian Cushing is suspended for the first 4 games of the 2010 season for violating the league's performance-enhancement policy.