The Carolina Panthers made quick work of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in a 23-3 victory. Perhaps the best news of the day for the 49ers seemed to be that not many fans cared to watch this game in person.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has begun his ninth NFL season and has played in a grand total of three playoff games – losing all three of them in the process. As of Monday night, he is now the highest paid player in NFL history.
Thursday marked the official beginning of training camp for numerous teams around the NFL. Yet, for the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, something off the field seemed to grab some attention as well.
While listening to the Bill Simmons Podcast with Keith Olbermann last week, Simmons casually reminded people that Bill Cosby almost became an NFL owner.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick doesn’t exactly hand out praise freely. That’s why when it arrives, it should be taken pretty seriously.