Tagged: ‘Football’

Chris Carter traces NFL career back to Marine Corps boot camp
July 31st, 2017 at 7:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** RICHMOND â?? Chris Carter is an NFL success story, just not the type you're thinking of. He's never made a Pro Bowl and doesn't have any Super Bowl rings. He's not a household name. But in a league where NFL is often said to stand for Not For Long, Carter...

Football’s dirty secret not so secret anymore
July 30th, 2017 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION The biggest beef NFL players had with the league about concussions â?? the heart of the concussion lawsuits against the NFL â?? was that the players were uninformed about the risks and damage. Well, no one playing this game today can make that claim. There is so much information...

Colt McCoy, steady at No. 2, still thinks he can be No. 1
July 27th, 2017 at 3:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** ANALYSIS/OPINION There is only one quarterback on the Washington Redskins roster who actually chose to be here. Colt McCoy chose to come here in 2014 to be a backup behind Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins when he had other opportunities. And when he had a chance to leave in...

Damage found in almost all donated brains of former NFL players
July 25th, 2017 at 9:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Almost 90 percent of brains examined from deceased professional football players showed signs of disease, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine and the VA Boston Healthcare System. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy,...

Terrelle Pryor’s former coach predicts Pro Bowl season
July 22nd, 2017 at 6:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Terrelle Pryor is destined for the Pro Bowl. Speaking to Pat McManamon of, Al Saunders -- Pryor's former wide receivers coach with the Cleveland Browns -- made a bold prediction for the Washington Redskins wide receiver, claiming he'd be "shocked" if he didn't end up in the Pro Bowl...