Bengals owner Mike Brown swallowed painfully and ignored his pride and principles yesterday, and in doing so he put his team in a far better position for long-term success. He behaved like an unselfish executive, convincing many that hell was a very icy and cold place on Tuesday morning.
Jackson is responsible for a slight modification to Al Davis‘ famous mantra. The Raiders want to just win now, baby.
Jason Campbell has quickly become the forgotten man in Oakland aside from his role as the catalyst for the Palmer trade. Washington Post columnist Jason Reid was blunt about his bias towards Campbell due to a friendship forged when the former first-round pick was the Redskins quarterback. Reid knows this is yet another obstacle for Campbell during a career that’s had plenty of them to limit his growth and success.
Devin Hester is excellent at avoiding contact while returning kicks and punts. He’ll have to work on those skills while he’s standing in line at a casino though.
We get it, the NFL is the No Fun League, and there are rarely any shades of gray surrounding a rule. But maybe just this once the league should look the other way after an injured player called his wife from the sidelines to say tell her that he’s OK.