The Wall Street Journal reports some NFL teams are favoring college graduates or athletes on track to graduate in making their draft and free-agent selections.
Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.
NFL team managers are meeting this week with the players they picked up in the draft. “Everyone says ‘how do you like your draft,'” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “Right after you do your draft you like it. You have to ask that question three years from now… You really don’t know what you have until you teach him what you want him to do in your system.”
Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was inappropriate and that he is boycotting SportsCenter.
The NFL’s three-day draft extravaganza ended late Saturday with good TV ratings. “I thought it was the best job they’ve ever done,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The Oakland Raiders targeted defense on the final day of the NFL draft Saturday, taking five defensive players starting with Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis and Utah cornerback Keith McGill in the fourth round.
ichael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.
The Oakland Raiders have taken Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis and Utah cornerback Keith McGill with picks in the fourth round of the draft.
The 49ers finally addressed one of their top needs in the NFL draft by selecting South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington with the 106th overall pick in the fourth round.
Carlos Hyde has long admired Frank Gore, and now he wants to compete against the veteran running back for San Francisco’s starting job.