It’s All Orange, Fat Man: 06/23/16


News

– The NFL and Cirque du Soleil are teaming up to create an exhibit as the NFL may move to Vegas.

– RB Demarco Murray is glad to be in Tennessee and is excited that he’ll finally be able to run downhill at defenders this year.

– CB Patrick Peterson says his teammate WR JJ Nelson, is going to have a great year as long as he doesn’t get freaked out by the lights.

– QB Matt Ryan is focusing on his footwork by using a mirror while he moves his feet.

– The Raiders think their fifth-rounder, RB DeAndre Washington, can become a good every-down player.

– For the Cardinals whose franchise has only experienced success in spurts, going back to 0-0 won’t be easy.

– With the departure of Marshawn Lynch, the Seahawks are exploring some of their options with the running game and they like what they see so far.

– When asked by the NFL about plans to build a new stadium, Bills owner Terry Pegula remained political and told them “We’ll look into that.”

– Former Dallas RB Joseph Randle faces his third felony charge after he allegedly threatened an officer while he was in jail.

– The Professional Writers of America (PWA) will honor ESPN’s Chris Mortensen with their highest honor, the Dick McCann award.

– QB Christian Hackenberg went through a ten-week boot camp after the season ended when he was at Penn State so he could live 24/7 football and get acclimated to the pro game.

– Tennessee Titans LB Derrick Morgan joins the CBD research campaign.

Analysis

– Kevin Seifert ranks the playing careers of all 32 NFL head coaches. Gary Kubiak takes 7th, Adam Gase ranks last as a high school WR who was “terrible”, and Jack Del Rio takes the cake at #1 for playing in the NFL for 11 years.

– Ben Stockwell ranks the Top 10 OL heading into next season. The Cowboys got 4 OL in the rankings.

– Sam Monson suggests RB Demarco Murray could bounce back with the Titans.

– Mike Renner explains why he thinks Aaron Rodgers is still the NFL’s best QB.

– AFC West writers answer whether or not QB Alex Smith is good enough to lead the Chiefs to a championship.

– AFC Est writers answer whether or not Adam Gase’s team can thrive in a defensive heavy division when their focus is predicated on offense.

– NFC West writers answer whether Blaine Gabbert or Colin Kaepernick should be the QB for the 49ers.

– Tania Ganguli thinks the Texans Sports Science department has something up their sleeve.

– Scott Kacsmar breaks down YAC+ points by position. Good analysis.

Broncos

– LB Von Miller was peppered with questions regarding his contract and stated what we all have been thinking. Everything is in the book, the small things have to be hammered out.

– Von Miller will be among the athletes to get dirty for the annual ESPN’s Body Issue. He will also host his first youth football camp.

– Mark Kiszla doesn’t think Von Miller “has the guts” to sit out the 2016 season.

Shenanigans

– Royce West sued WR Dez Bryant after he left him a rental home full of trash and feces, missing shutters, cracked windows, and blackened carpeting which amounts to over $60,000 in damage. This is after West represented Bryant as his attorney defending him on multiple occasions.

– TE Richard Gordon, former Bronco, was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend. He also possessed an AR-15 in his car which is never a good sign.

– QB Johnny Manziel was involved in a hit-and-run but this time, the trouble came to him.

Preach!

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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