In the next three months, a few million man-hours will be spent breaking down the draft. That’s understandable if you’re an NFL general manager. If you’re a dentist or furniture salesman, you might want an intervention. For all the analysis, not that much really happens to change a player’s status. There was the Senior Bowl on Jan. 28. Next up is the Combine in late February, and then scattered individual workouts. We still get weekly, if not hourly, mock draft updates. Even if the only thing a player has done is drive through McDonald’s and ordered a vanilla shake.
Former players are suing the NFL for not providing proper information on the risks of concussions. The suits could shine light on sports heroes left debilitated by the violence that helped fuel the NFL's popularity.
A source told FOXSports.com that Johnny Lynn and Mark Hutson will be joining the team as assistants. Lynn will be working with Oakland’s defensive backs; Hutson will handle the tight ends.
Greg Lloyd is hiding in plain sight. He spent most of the year on the Practice Squad, but was added to the roster late in the year. He didn’t come close to sniffing the field, but his presence on the roster does have some meaning. What?
For Eagles fans, the good news is the Giants history as defending Super Bowl champions is a poor one. The previous three times the Giants were in this position, they failed to make the playoffs twice and the other time they were bounced in the first post-season game by the Eagles.