Regarding Tim Tebow’s role as the Jets’ new Wildcat quarterback, coach Rex Ryan recently told the media, “As far as you guys know, we have not done anything.” (Someone from the media said in response, “Thanks, Belichick.”)
The professional sports teams in South Florida are trying to create the impression that they get along, after folks from the NHL’s Panthers handed out business cards and free tickets at a March anti-Dolphins rally.
Even though the Ravens’ uniforms will now be plastered with a swoosh, their practice facility will be riddled for the next decade with the hybrid U and A.
Bengals CB Adam Jones tapped into his Pacman past to help with a police-sponsored camp for underprivileged youth in the Cincinnati area.
While WR Justin Blackmon’s experience has served as a wakeup call for the rest of the Jaguars, coach Mike Mularkey said Friday of his message to do the right thing at all times: “I will still be shoving it down their throat.” (And then he wondered whether anyone would quote him in a way that made his words seem like a double entendre.)
At least the photo of Broncos LB D.J. Williams’ playbook included no extraneous body parts.
The Chiefs may add food trucks to the parking area at Arrowhead for pre-game tailgaiting.
A man dubbed the “Frustrated Fan” bandit because he wore Chargers or Padres gear during a five-week spree of armed robberies was sentenced to 36 years and eight months in prison. (At least he won’t miss either team winning a championship.)
Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie says that Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew has made some really good decisions.
Panthers players are very happy offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski has yet to fulfill his dream of becoming an NFL head coach.
The Falcons, after generating only 68 yards on screen passes in 2011, will have significantly more in 2012.
The Bucs will donate $11,000 to a pair of youth football teams that recently had their gear stolen.
Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt says his players know how to avoid crossing the line in OTA sessions.
Earlier this year, the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission quietly offered to spend $48 million on stadium upgrades and to cut the lease from 2025 to 2020, if the Rams would waive the requirement that the Edward Jones Dome be a “first-tier” venue by 2015.
A young Giants fan recently sent $3.36 to 49ers RB Brandon Jacobs to get him to return to New York. (By October, several young 49ers fans could be offering Jacobs much more to do the same.)