Offseason could be virtual again for NFL teams

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Detroit Lions (and every other NFL team) had their traditional formal offseason program held entirely in virtual format. And if the recent remarks from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are any indication, that may become standard practice moving forward. “Virtual’s going to be part of our life for the long … Read more

All NFL teams to operate in COVID-19 intensive protocol beginning this weekend

All NFL teams will soon be operating under the League’s intensive protocol thanks to a rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the country. A memo was issued by commissioner Roger Goodell stating that the protocols will officially go into place this Saturday. Embed from Getty Images “”The upcoming holidays, beginning with Thanksgiving … Read more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell releases statement regarding 2020 season

On Friday evening, news broke that the NFL and NFLPA approved an agreement that will allow training camps around the league to begin as scheduled. Following the announcement, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement noting that the 2020 season will “undoubtedly present new and additional challenges” but that the league is committed to playing … Read more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has prediction for whomever signs QB Colin Kaepernick

The history between Michigan Wolverines head coach and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a long one, as the two were together with the San Francisco 49ers for four years that included a Super Bowl appearance. And after initially saying that he didn’t respect the motivation or action of Kaepernick’s silent protest against social injustices by kneeling … Read more

The NFL’s restart has a chance of getting ugly

Major League Baseball had a long and arduous time figuring things out when discussing the restart of their season. Players stood their ground long enough to coerce the owners into looking like billionaire villains, while the owners attempted to negotiate the number of games down and reveal the player’s greed in the process. Nobody looked … Read more

NFL announces new COVID rules for return to football

A memo was issued to all 32 NFL teams from Commissioner Roger Goodell for the return to football, which is expected to happen at the end of July when teams begin reporting for training camp. Every guideline must be followed before opening, and each “essential employee” will be tested daily. Among the protocols: -Teams must … Read more

Steelers safety Mike Mitchell rants about NFL suspension policy, Roger Goodell

Following an almost-excruciatingly ugly-to-watch Steelers vs. Bengals Monday Night Football game this week, Roger Goodell and the NFL handed down their seemingly weekly suspensions, which included two plays from the Monday Night game. The first was on a brutal hit by Juju Smith-Shuster on Vontaze Burfict followed by a shot from George Iloka on Antonio … Read more