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How Mike Vrabel balances life with a head coach’s relentless schedule – Tennessee Titans Blog

[ad_1] 12:12 AM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chinese takeout. That was what Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel said he was planning to eat for Thanksgiving dinner last year.Of course, Vrabel would have liked to have joined his family for the holiday, but he had to stay at the office to prepare
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Trust, not scotch: How Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur are bonding – Green Bay Packers Blog

[ad_1] "I don’t know if he’s a scotch drinker ... so we’ve got to get down to it.”-- Aaron Rodgers, May 21, on what he needs to find out about first-year Packers coach Matt LaFleurGREEN BAY, Wis. -- It began, the relationship between the ambitious new coach and his headstrong quarterback, over something they both love.No, not a glass of scotch.As Rodgers would soon discover of his new coach: "He’s
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Social media detox: Chargers’ Isaac Rochell implores us to take notice – Los Angeles Chargers Blog

[ad_1] Editor's note: Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Isaac Rochell fell into a social media funk many of us can relate to. He found himself consumed by his accounts and missing out on the things right in front of him. He calls it "an unhealthy relationship with my phone." So he decided to do something about it. Rochell has championed the cause #SeeYouOnSunday, a movement urging social media users to
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Newlyweds: Jets’ Adam Gase says GM Joe Douglas ‘likes my insanity’ – New York Jets Blog

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- No one knows if Joe Douglas and Adam Gase can raise the New York Jets from the walking dead and deliver -- dare we say it? -- their first Super Bowl championship in a half-century. After all, Douglas is a rookie general manager and Gase is a 23-25 coach. But this much can be said with absolute certainty:They know each other. They respect each other.
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Tyrann Mathieu wasted no time in becoming face of Chiefs’ defense – Kansas City Chiefs Blog

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Kansas City Chiefs held a news conference recently to introduce new defensive end Frank Clark, the player who showed up first to publicly welcome him wasn't one of their long-time veterans. It was another new arrival, safety Tyrann Mathieu.That may have been a small gesture on Mathieu's part, but it was telling nonetheless. Mathieu signed with the Chiefs in March, but he's already
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Eagles making a big bet on Carson Wentz — and it’s the right one – Philadelphia Eagles Blog

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA -- Signing quarterback Carson Wentz to a four-year extension was the right move for the Philadelphia Eagles, even if it comes with significant risk.That risk, of course, is linked to Wentz's health. He has suffered season-ending injuries in each of the past two seasons. He tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee during the 2017 season, and was shut down this past December after a stress
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How Christian Wilkins’ draft bump made Dolphins’ elevator of inspiration – Miami Dolphins Blog

[ad_1] MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- There is no way to prepare for a 315-pound defensive lineman suddenly leaping for a shoulder-bump embrace with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. But if you stay ready, you don't have to get ready. Christian Wilkins' colorful connection with Goodell became the must-get photo of the 2019 NFL draft, and Miami Dolphins staffers knew it was the moment that should grace the famed elevator at Hard
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Patriots to receive Super Bowl rings on Thursday night – New England Patriots Blog

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL:1. Patriots to get Super Bowl rings on Thursday: This was the invitation that members of the 2018 Super Bowl champions were waiting for, and when it was delivered to each of them in a classy box, the tip-off was the shiny Lombardi Trophy on the cover.The RSVPs are in, and it should be a packed
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Bengals’ Zac Taylor is young, but confident to do things his way – Cincinnati Bengals Blog

[ad_1] CINCINNATI -- Duke Tobin, Cincinnati Bengals player personnel director, knew he had his guy minutes into the interview.It didn't matter that Rams assistant coach Zac Taylor was only 35 and had no head-coaching experience. Tobin said all of the members of the front office who were in the room felt the same way: Taylor was "absolutely" ready for the Bengals' head coaching job.Tobin never said exactly what about the
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What can Patrick Mahomes do for an encore in 2019? – Kansas City Chiefs Blog

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes may not throw 50 touchdown passes and for more than 5,000 yards in 2019, one year after he became the second quarterback in NFL history to accomplish both feats.But the Kansas City Chiefs still believe whatever they get from Mahomes will be considerable. What they saw from him last season, his first as a starter, convinced them of that."You knew it was inevitable,