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Hundley, Packers QBs thriving behind Rodgers

Aug 21, 2017 | by Fox Sports
Hundley, Packers QBs thriving behind Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers isn’t the only quarterback playing well for the Green Bay Packers. His backups are shining, too, which could lead to some intriguing roster decisions with the start of the regular season three weeks away.

And that’s just the way coach Mike McCarthy wants it.

Brad Miller Hosts 14th Annual Gala, Auction & Golf Outing

Aug 20, 2017 | by Andy McDonnell,
Brad Miller Hosts 14th Annual Gala, Auction & Golf Outing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – 14 Years. That’s how long Brad Miller played in the NBA – and it’s also how many years he’s hosted this event.

The Fort Wayne native gave back at his 14th Annual gala, auction and golf outing that benefits the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Grizzlies guard Troy Daniels surprises youth in Roanoke

Aug 19, 2017 | by Alyssa Rae,

ROANOKE - A big surprise for 20 local kids the area, Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard, and Roanoke native Troy Daniels and Dick Sporting Goods hosted a shopping spree.

Ten children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Roanoke, and ten from a local church were selected to gear up for the upcoming school year. The former William Fleming and VCU guard signed autographs and then ...

It's a shame we won't see promising Jake Rudock after preseason

Aug 19, 2017 | by Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press
It's a shame we won't see promising Jake Rudock after preseason

One of the first things they teach you in column-writing school — after torture-endurance training and a survival course in the desert armed with just a Marriott Silver Elite rewards card — is to never cede your opinion to someone else. Speak for yourself loudly, clearly and boldly.

But I’m breaking that rule right now. I’m allowing TJ Jones to voice ...

Steelers' defensive line gets deeper with former top-10 pick Tyson Alualu

Aug 18, 2017 | by Chris Adamski, triblive.com

It was one of their biggest signings of an unrestricted free agent from another team the Steelers have made in the past decade, which says more about the Steelers' approach than it does about Tyson Alualu.

Still, for a team that rarely does its shopping for starting-caliber players in March, the acquisition of the former Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman was not ...

Pat Sims is only Bengals player to make ESPN's 'perfect NFL roster'

Aug 18, 2017 | by Chris Roling, Bengals Wire
Pat Sims is only Bengals player to make ESPN's 'perfect NFL roster'

When it comes to Cincinnati Bengals capable of making a super roster, most think about A.J. Green, Geno Atkins and perhaps a few others right away.

Defensive tackle Pat Sims, though, is the last man standing in a new project over at ESPN.

Tasked with building the best possible 53-man roster from nearly 1,700 available players and sticking under the $167 million cap, Bill Barnwell ...

Jason Smith earns award from NBPA as 'best teammate' on the Wizards

Aug 18, 2017 | by Chase Hughes, CSN

Jason Smith has developed a reputation for practically jumping off the bench during timeouts to run on the court and high-five his teammates. That enthusiasm helped win him an award on Friday.

As voted by his peers, Smith was named the best teammate on the Washington Wizards by the NBA Player Association. Every team has one representative.

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ESPN’s Bill Barnwell puts K Zane Gonzalez on perfect NFL Roster

Aug 18, 2017 | by Nick Dudukovich, Fansided

Cleveland Browns kicker Zane Gonzalez is still fighting for his team’s starting kicker job, but ESPN’s Bill Barnwell isn’t afraid to give the rookie out of Arizona State a spot on his “perfect” NFL roster.

Barnwell constructed his roster all with the goal of staying below the NFL’s $167 million quarterback. He has star players, such as Tom Brady, on his squad, but as ...

FALCONS VS. STEELERS: QUINN SAYS MOHAMED SANU 'INTENT ON THROWING A HELL OF AN OFFSEASON'

Aug 17, 2017 | by Will McFadden, atlantafalcons.com

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- While players around the NFL continue to prepare for the upcoming season, Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu already looks to be in mid-season form.

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Ready To Play: Lions DB Alex Carter Discusses The Importance Of Clean Eating

Aug 17, 2017 | by CBS Local Sports

It’s a long and tough road to get to the NFL for most players, but it might be an even more difficult task to get yourself mentally and physically “Ready To Play” in the NFL week in and week out. As we work our way towards the start of the NFL season, we’re speaking with a different NFL player each week and getting ...

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