It’s All Orange, Fat Man: 06/23/16


– 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.


– 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.


– 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.


– 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.


“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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