TONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano, who previously served as the head coach of the Dolphins and the interim head coach of the Raiders, in addition to a number of other coaching positions in the NFL and collegiate ranks, has passed away, per KSTP.com (the Vikings have since confirmed the news). He was just 56. Sparano complained of … Read moreTONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

NEWS & NOTES AROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Last season, the Houston Texans emerged as a serious threat in the AFC after rookie Deshaun Watson finally gave the team a solid contributor at the quarterback position. The Clemson product took the NFL by storm shattering rookie records and providing a lot of hope for the future of the franchise in Houston. Along with … Read moreNEWS & NOTES AROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES, DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Good news for Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander. On the eve of the NFL’s supplemental draft, teams have received records of a clean drug test taken this week, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL.com (on Twitter).  Alexander was arrested on a marijuana charge in 2016, but his camp has been working to prove that it was just … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES, DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

Howie Roseman, the Eagles‘ executive vice president of football operations, has never been afraid to make a trade. It might come on draft night, the middle of the off-season, just before Week 1 or even in the middle of the season. Roseman has done all of that, and more. At any moment, with the right offer, Roseman could pounce on another … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES