All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘running back’

Rashard Mendenhall Retires from NFL at Age 26

As a culture writ-large, Americans are obsessed with sports, with the NFL being perhaps the most obsessed sport of all. Our fixation on football, and especially the athletes which play the game, has increased so much over the years that we have developed 24/7 media outlets to cover not only the games themselves, but also potential Fantasy Football lineups and …

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De’Anthony Thomas Declares for 2014 NFL Draft

This Sunday, Oregon Duck star running back and all-purpose player De’Anthony Thomas declared for the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the second Duck to forego the rest of his collegiate career. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL. I want to express my deepest appreciation and thanks to the University …

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Adrian Peterson Will Sit Out During Final Game Of Season

As someone who is no stranger to injuries, Adrian Peterson has missed a number of games throughout his career. He will be forced to sit out during the final game of the season when the Minnesota Vikings play the Detroit Lions. Unfortunately, neither team has anything to play for in the week 17 finale showdown in the NFC North. The …

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Can Reggie Bush Get His 1,000 Yd Season?

Popular NFL running back Reggie Bush may have been a shoo-in for the Heisman Award in 2005 after his USC team won the BCS National Championship, but it’s doubtful he’s winning ANY kind of award from his fellow teammates lately after throwing them all under the bus with negative remarks about their apparent lack of discipline. Bush told sources on …

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Trent Richardson Benched in Colts Victory

When the Cleveland Browns traded away their super star running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts just two games into 2013, everyone thought that the team was prematurely giving up on the season. The All American first rounder was supposed to be the cornerstone of the Cleveland offense for years to come. Fast forward to Week 13 and the …

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Le’Veon Bell’s Hard Hit Raises NFL Rule Questions

A scary play during the Baltimore- Steelers game this Thanksgiving has put the no-helmet rule under fiery discussion. The Steelers were being dominated throughout the entire game against the Ravens, but fought for a chance to come back towards the end. After a few false starts, it seemed as if the Steelers were finally making some headway as Steelers rookie …

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Arian Foster Is Now On the Market and For Sale

Fantasy sports is a huge business. It allows the Everyday Joe a chance to draft a team, trade players, add free agents to their roster and root for touchdowns and homeruns from guys you would otherwise not care about. And now, not only can that same Everyday Joe pretend to play professional coach and general manager but as of today …

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Adrian Peterson Expected to Play vs. Panthers

It’s been a whirlwind week for Minnesota Vikings’ star running back, Adrian Peterson. He and his family were scheduled to meet his two-year-old son for the first time at the end of this month. Unfortunately, a tragic turn of events changed the dynamic of everything when the child died on Friday. However, Peterson intends to forge on in today’s game …

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Adrian Peterson’s Two-Year-Old Son Dies

Several news sources have reported that the two-year-old son of Minnesota Viking’s running back Adrian Peterson died on Friday. The boy allegedly passed from injuries sustained from an assault by his mother’s boyfriend, 27-year-old Joseph Patterson. The report has been confirmed by police who are currently not releasing the name of the child at the family’s request. Mr. Patterson is …

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Marshawn Lynch Fined By NFL For Wearing Green Cleats

Marshawn Lynch has become the latest victim in the targeting of the NFL’s uniform police, and was fined for his attire. Yes, you read that right, and the funny part is, this is not the first time that this has happened to the star running back. Lynch has been fined $5,250 for wearing green cleats in their win against the …

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Marshawn Lynch Knocks ‘Em Down, and Gets Taken Down

Now, everyone knows Seattle Seahawks’ running back, Marshawn Lynch has a reputation. However, it’s not a bad one, but a very laudable one that’s brought him a lot of recognition over the years. NFL enthusiasts don’t refer to the man by his self-proclaimed nickname “Beast Mode” for nothing. He backs up his talk. Known for his impeccable ground game, Lynch …

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Ray Rice Injured, Suffers Hip Flexor Strain

The Baltimore Ravens’ offense endured quite a scare during today’s game. However, the trying moment had nothing to do with winning or losing the game. Ravens’ lead running back Ray Rice suffered a non-contact injury at the top of the fourth quarter. He hit the ground in excruciating pain. Then, after being examined on the field, he stood with assistance, …

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