| May 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Please allow me to explain why I selected Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles in Sam Farmer's LA Times beat writer's mock, which you can check out here.
What had happened was....
1. The other beat writer ravished my draft board. All the elite...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:11 AM
AJ McCarron needs to simmer down.
Take a cue from Johnny Manziel (has anyone ever said that before?) and just stop giving people reasons to bash you.
McCarron, who won two national championships as Alabama's starting quarterback and was runner-up in...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Few people know the 32 NFL teams better than the writers who cover those teams on a day-to-day basis. Those beat writers made the selections for this mock draft, and explained the picks in their words, choosing the players as if Thursday night were to...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Johnny Manziel had a long wait before hearing his name called during last week's NFL draft -- much longer than many anticipated.
Can't blame the guy for getting a little impatient.
But even after a three-hour wait, very few people would have the...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:01 AM
| May 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:01 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
Starter Jay Cutler signed a seven-year contract extension in January that should...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The biggest question I’ve heard from readers coming out of the NFL Scouting Combine is this: Did former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles help his stock?
It’s an easy answer: yes. The reason, why, though, has nothing to do with his performance...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time the Houston Texans had the first pick in the NFL draft, in 2006, they threw a curveball.
They passed on running back Reggie Bush, widely expected to be the first player selected, and took defensive end Mario Williams....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Johnny Manziel threw for 7,820 yards with 63 touchdowns and 22 interceptions and rushed for 2,169 yards with 30 more touchdowns in two seasons as the starting quarterback at Texas A&M.
He also won the Heisman Trophy as a redshirt freshman and was a...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:55 AM
As speculation swirls around the No. 1 overall draft choice and the top three quarterbacks available in this year’s NFL Draft – UCF’s Blake Bortles, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel and Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater – some...