Former player looks at positives of a lockout: Nate Jackson, a wide receiver with the Denver Broncos from 2003-2008, wrote about some of the positives that could come from the lockout. While I don’t think the length of a lockout will be enough to have an impact on player independence or health, he does raise some interesting points. Why do so many players struggle after football? Jackson thinks less is more, and thinks the “player development” employee that takes care of all off-field issues has the opposite role, keeping players “in a perpetual state of adolescence and guarantee[ing] that he will be unprepared for life outside of it. [WSJ]
Very emotional times.
Greg Hardy was arrested for cocaine possession in Texas Sunday night.
A wonderful tribute.
Gregg Popovich respects those protesting the national anthem.
You get a ring! You get a ring!
Jimmer is doing things in China.
We’ve railed against the silliness of preseason polls and early September polls. Everyone understands that sweeping generalizations (…)