The suspension of Dallas Cowboys' running back Ezekiel Elliott has clouded the 2017 NFL season and it's not likely to end soon. According to most recent reports the NFL seems to believe that the most recent ruling means that the injunction got lifted. So Elliott will start his suspension immediately. The NFLPA sees it differently with the injunction still in place with further clarification. Still the question is how come
This NFL offseason has already seen a few high-profile veteran running backs sign with new teams – like Frank Gore, who left San Francisco Indianapolis. But there’s one free agent running back still available, and he’s high-profile for all the wrong reasons. We’re talking about Ray Rice, the disgraced Baltimore Ravens running back whose career took a nosedive after he was caught on tape attacking his then-fiancé (now his wife).
CLEVELAND- The Browns came into pre-season looking team that was determined to score points by their physical ground assault. However, the Browns pre-season loss to Washington gave the Cleveland faithful more questions than answers. In all fairness, part of the problem could have the substitions on the offensive line. The Browns usually stout rushing attack usually depends on Joe Thomas and Alex Mack being active in the run blocking scheme.
Ray Rice has been surrounded with controversy off the field for an extended period of time, thanks to a video was released of him hitting his fiancé in an elevator and the Baltimore Ravens had little choice but to release him. Now a year removed and at the age of 28, Rice seeks to redeem himself with a second chance. The Cleveland Browns had internal discussions recently about signing Rice
After recent comments to SI.com by head coach Mike Pettine about the Cleveland Browns possibly adding Ray Rice to the roster, considering the team’s woes running the ball, it may not be such a bad idea. One day after running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery stated that no one wanted the job, Pettine revealed that the Browns did in fact discuss the possibility of adding the former Super Bowl-winning running back,
[caption id="attachment_31126" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Image courtesy of baltimorebeatdown.com[/caption] With the Ray Rice situation becoming both a black eye for both the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL, both parties were dealt another blow as reports emerged Friday that Ravens upper management knew about the contents of the tape. According to a recent report from ESPN’s Outside The Lines, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, owner Steve Bisciotti and team president
The NFL has gone though a public relations nightmare, yet somehow Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners have flown under the radar during this time. Well, except for a senator from Missouri blasting the team for accepting Dorial Green-Beckham as a transfer. Still, that isn't the biggest issue surrounding Stoops instead it's the weak punishment handed out to prize recruit Joe Mixon. In August, Mixon got suspended for the entire 2014 season
After deciding to activate their franchise running back for their game against the New Orleans Saints, the Minnesota Vikings reversed course and placed Adrian Peterson on the exempt list late Tuesday. Peterson, the center of a national discussion on child abuse after images and reports first surfaced of him beating one of his four-year-old son with a switch, was suspended with pay from team activities, was arrested for “reckless
It was an exciting week in the AFC North. In the only divisional battle of the week, the Ravens won 26-6 on Thursday night football without star running back Ray Rice. He was released from the team following a second video showing him assaulting his then fiancée. The Browns and Bengals came away with huge wins against the NFC South juggernauts New Orleans and Atlanta. Baltimore Ravens 26- Pittsburgh Steelers 6-
With the NFL reeling from the negative publicity from the Ray Rice controversy, Roger Goodell has a chance to redeem himself, at least for the moment as Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson got indicted Friday on a felony charge for injury to a child. Minnesota deactivated Peterson for week two and released this statement, "the Vikings are in the process of gathering information regarding the legal situation involving Adrian Peterson. At this