Category: Sport

Former 49ers quarterback Jesse Freitas Sr. dies at 99

Jesse Freitas Sr., a quarterback on the inaugural San Francisco 49ers team that began play in 1946, has died at the age of 99. Freitas died of cancer, his son told the San Jose Mercury News. Freitas was believed to have been the second-oldest living former NFL player, behind only former Lions end Cecil Sounders, […]

Alex Mack taking on coaching role with young offensive linemen

Not that long ago, player-coaches were common in the NFL. These days, player-coaches are more assumed roles as opposed to job titles. Falcons center Alex Mack has become that on the team’s offensive line. The Falcons could have a new starter at left guard and second-year players are on the right side. They started five […]

Eric Bieniemy sees “some special traits” in Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Damien Williams will go to training camp as the Chiefs’ starting running back. He likely starts the season as the lead back, too. Williams earned that with what he did last season. But the Chiefs didn’t use a first-round choice on LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire to have him sit and watch. He will play, […]

Barber says Ben Roethlisberger received free haircut as “personal favor”

Ben Roethlisberger‘s haircut got barber Carlos Norman in trouble with the governor. Attorney Marc Kohnen is trying to get Norman out of it. Barber shops remain closed in Pennsylvania. Thus, the Steelers quarterback’s video of him receiving a trim from Norman’s Cuttin’ Edge Barber Shop drew a rebuke from Governor Tom Wolf. Wolf would not […]

Blocked by Big Ben on Twitter? You’re hardly alone

The recent video of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisbeger throwing passes and ultimately getting his Yukon Cornelius beard removed was posted to his Twitter page. Which, for plenty of Twitter users, made it impossible to watch. It was impossible to watch because the official Ben Roethlisberger Twitter account has blocked, indiscriminately and perhaps randomly, hundred if […]

Increased diversity in entry-level positions is critical

One way to increase the number of minority head coaches and General Mangers is to increase the supply of minority candidates. One way to increase the supply of minority candidates is to do so at the entry level. As explained today in both PFT Live and in more detail in PFTOT, entry-level coaching and front-office […]

Owners approve lending Rams another $500 million for stadium

NFL owners approved the Rams’ request for another $500 million loan for SoFi Stadium development, Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com reports. The loan is on top of the $400 million the Rams already borrowed from the league’s stadium lending program. The team also requested to pay the loan back over 30 years rather than the typical […]