One of 25 men currently charged with soliciting prostitution at a day spa in a Florida strip mall involved in a sex trafficking ring, Patriots owner Robert Kraft—a first-time offender—could face community service and an educational program (but likely no jail time) if conviced.
The Steelers said that Ben Roethlisberger is the “unquestioned leader” leader in the locker room. But with the problems surrounding Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell, is Pittsburgh giving their QB too much leeway?
Antonio Brown is the type of athlete that could fit into any team’s offensive scheme and, if the WR accepts a restructured contract, into any team’s payroll as well, which makes predicting a possible trade a more than difficult task.
300-pounders doing backflips. Near-400-pounders performing splits. Walking on hands, jumping out of pools, catching footballs (plural!) while doing a backflip… NFL evaluators can’t help but notice some prospects’ viral-video performances. And the prospects can’t help but believe the videos boost their stocks.
The Dallas defensive end had a standout season in 2018 playing under the franchise tag, despite a labrum issue. Now that Lawrence is again an unrestricted free agent, will he stay with the Cowboys, either on the franchise tag or via a long-term deal, or will he walk?
On the surface, it may look like Antonio Brown is walking out on a playoff-caliber team. But he's just the latest player to flex in the face of his NFL franchise (following Aaron Donald, Khalil Mack, Le’Veon Bell)—and he's winning this fight.
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid were heavy underdogs in their quest to prove collusion by the NFL—they got a confidential settlement of an unknown amount. But more important than any dollar figure is what the league’s willingness to settle suggests, as well as the inextinguishable nature of the message the two players set out to deliver.