Former San Francisco 49ers’ star Dwight Clark is the latest football player diagnosed with ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. So what does this mean for him and others in the NFL? We asked an expert.
Alabama has had 17 players drafted this decade, six more than any other school. Alabama has had at least one first-round pick in eight consecutive drafts. That’s twice as long a streak as the next best schools (Florida and Florida State).
DeMarcus Ware leaves the NFL with the 11th most sacks in history at 138 ½ but the second-most by an outside linebacker, trailing only Kevin Greene at 160. But Greene played three more seasons and 50 more games than Ware.
Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes is more than last season’s NCAA passing leader. He’s a first-round draft choice waiting to happen, with numerous mock drafts having the former Texas Tech star moving up their boards. “The more I look at him,” said NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock, “the more I push him higher.” And why not? In …
There’s only one thing left for Paul Tagliabue’s Hall-of-Fame candidacy, and it’s not what his supporters want to hear, but … time. It’s what he and his candidacy need plenty of before making another run at Canton.
Some New England Patriots are refusing to go to the White House to celebrate Super Bowl LI, and critics are not amused. But what they do not understand is that those players are only exercising the freedom that this country gives them.