Archive for June, 2017

Pro Bowlers offer tips on how to beat Patriots, Falcons

Sunday, June 25th, 2017:

KISSIMMEE, Fla. Every Pro Bowl selection has something in common. All of them wish they were in the Super Bowl instead. Alas, that’s where the 10 combined Pro Bowl picks of the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will be for Super Bowl 51 rather than playing in Sunday’s all-star game in Orlando. But even […]   Read More →

The Falcons should carefully choose their spots if they decide to blitz Brady

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017:

Beasley said the Falcons defense doesn’t “have to worry” about Brady getting out of the pocket, but being disciplined will be important because Brady can shift the pocket and scramble when needed. Brady scrambled for 15 yards in a Week 8 win over Buffalo. Bills linebacker Jerry Hughes provided some pressure on the outside, but […]   Read More →

Arian Foster sends wave of tweets on race, class after DOJ decision

Thursday, June 15th, 2017:

Anyone wondering how Arian Foster is spending his retirement, we can at least report how he spent a big chunk of time Thursday evening — tweeting out messages on race, crime, class and other social justice issues. The Twitter rush started late afternoon, after news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice ordered the continued […]   Read More →

Both trades are pending player physicals.

Monday, June 12th, 2017:

Beasley’s best game of the year came in a 23-16 victory over the Broncos, when he was credited with 3 1/2 sacks. Broncos right tackle Ty Sambrailo struggled the entire game against Beasley, who was in on a sack in each quarter and forced two fumbles. Beasley’s second strip-sack of the game resulted in a […]   Read More →

His smile is followed by a simple-but-clear “no doubt.”

Saturday, June 10th, 2017:

“Having worked with many NFL quarterbacks, I would say Maty reminds me of Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian in the film room,” Martin says. “Joe Flacco in competitiveness and Mark Sanchez in athleticism and the ability to move in the pocket.” Asked if Mauk can make it in the league, Martin nods his head. His smile […]   Read More →

New England is favored to repeat as Super Bowl champions.

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017:

Belichick made it clear that the size of his staff is simply his preference. It helps him communicate with his players more efficiently. “If you’re talking to 10 people, it’s hard to get all 10 people doing the same thing or doing the right thing,” Belichick said. “Now you make that number 20, instead of […]   Read More →

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