Iowa defensive end Christian Ballard and Georgia defensive end/outside linebacker Justin Houston failed drug tests at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to Jay Glazer and Alex Marvez, of FOX Sports. Both players reportedly tested positive for marijuana. Don't read too much into this for Ballard, but Houston could suffer noticeably on draft day if teams [...]
Despite earlier reports saying that the team would go to a closer-by-committee, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly came out to say that Jonathan Broxton is still his closer. J-Brox hasn't been himself this year in Dodger blue, despite saving five games; he has surrendered two homers and his command and velocity are suffering. The [...]
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NFL
For fans who are rooting for the NFL season to begin on time, Judge Susan Nelson's ruling yesterday granting the player's injunction against the owner lockout was a key one, but it may all be for naught if the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals reverses her ruling on appeal. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times [...]
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NFL Draft
Cris Collinsworth, Boomer Esiason, Howie Long, and Phil Simms appeared at an NFL Draft preview event sponsored by Men’s Wearhouse in New York City on Monday night. as part of the newly formed The Experts Network (TXN) http://www.txnsports.com/.
As a lead-in to the event and to draft week, The Big Lead and Big Lead Sports has exclusive access to Collinsworth, Esiason, Long and Simms to get their thoughts on the NFL Draft. We will be publishing those insights, as well as additional custom video content from the event which will be available at The Big Lead beginning today. Don't miss it!