It doesn’t matter who the Colts start against the Houston Oilers,
John Clayton’s favorite team. Nobody can compete with Warren Moon’s arm anyway.
Chad Ochocinco still doesn’t agree with the fine issued to Tampa Bay’s Mason Foster for his hit on the Patriots newest wide receiver last week. Ocho has a generous and giving NFL soul and wants to pay Foster’s fine, a request he even made to dad commissioner Roger Goodell on Twitter. Always the inspirational, intellectual Jedi,
Bill Belichick had his team watch The Fighter last night. But this wasn’t just any screening, as the movie’s biographical subject Micky Ward was in attendance. No word on if the Patriots watched the alternative version of one scene in the movie made specifically for them. Blogging the Boys
dares to be hopeful about Dallas’ offensive line this season, seeing progress where others still see doom.
Kerry Collins will reportedly be paid $4 million to be Peyton Manning‘s backup, and as ESPN’s Paul Kuharsky notes, history shows that a strong performance on short notice in Week 1 is unlikely. Predictably,
Aqib Talib didn’t have much to say yesterday about his meeting with Goodell.
Thomas Jones‘ take down of rookie Jonathan Baldwin reportedly came via the sucker punch, which seems like a rational way to solve a problem at the workplace. Packers running back
Ryan Grant has restructured his contract, taking a $1 million pay cut for this season. I’ve written several times about a Lions curse. Expect the Bills curse post soon after first-round pick
Marcel Dareus–who has two preseason sacks– injured his ankle in practice and was seen on crutches. Remember linebacker
Kirk Morrison and his Twitter deal with Kirk Morrison from Moose Jaw? Well, good news Moose Jaw Morrison! You’re getting a free trip to Buffalo.
John Fox is finally defending Tim Tebow, saying that Josh McDaniels‘ mistake is “playing maybe the hardest position I know in the NFL there is to play, and maybe in all of sports.” Maybe it’s already time for the NFL to consider a
tweak to the new video review rule. During the offseason boredom multiplied this year because of the lockout, we could always count on
Tom Brady to do something ridiculous and break the Internet, like gleefully play on a 12-foot water slide. Yesterday Tom Curran of CSN New England asked Brady if access to a water slide is required if he was ever a guest in a friendly New England home…