Cincinnati Turned Down a Second Round Pick for A.J. McCarron

It appears long before this week’s rumors that the Broncos were in talks with the Bengals over backup quarterback A.J. McCarron, someone made a pretty big offer to Cincinnati for the signal caller. In today’s column on The MMQB, Albert Breer mentioned that a team offered a second-round pick for McCarron, who went in the…

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UPDATE: Branden Albert Pulls a Brett Favre

Last week, Jaguars offensive tackle Branden Albert surprisingly retired from the NFL. He had a rocky start with Jacksonville, failing to show up for any organized team activities and retiring just days into training camp. That retirement turned out to be short-lived as ESPN’s Adam Caplan has announced that Albert will return to the Jaguars,…

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Here are the Other Quarterbacks Miami Considered Before Cutler

Jay Cutler is officially a Miami Dolphin, but before he was signed today, the Dolphins brass threw out some interesting names.   Among QB names Dolphins considered before discarding for multiple reasons in favor of Cutler: Kaepernick, Tebow, Orton. ā€” Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) August 6, 2017 While Colin Kaepernick was an expected name, Kyle Orton…

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Kevin Durant is Unamused by Peyton Manning

Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is hosting the ESPYs tonight and during his opening monologue took a shot at Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant.   Kevin Durant was not feeling this Peyton Manning joke AT ALL šŸ˜‚ pic.twitter.com/kdXTr2gE1E ā€” Sports Illustrated (@SInow) July 13, 2017 “Our gymnastics team was so dominant that Kevin Durant…

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First Place Habs Axe Therrien, Hire Julien

The Montreal Canadiens have decided to go back to their ex on Valentine’s Day by hiring Claude Julien as their head coach and firing incumbent Michel Therrien. Out of work for just seven days after the Boston Bruins slipped him the pink slip, Julien was 26-23-6 this season. During his time in Boston, Julien lead…

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Devils Add Hall, Quenneville to Roster

The New Jersey Devils made two major roster announcementsĀ on Wednesday. Taylor Hall, who has missed the past eight games with a torn meniscus, has been activated andĀ center John Quenneville has been recalled from their farm club, the Albany Devils. Reid Boucher was placed on waivers and Beau Bennett was placed on injured reserve in a…

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Watch out NHL – Jack is Back!

With all the focus, and rightfully so, on the young saviorsĀ for a few franchises that need a miracle, the Buffalo Sabres starĀ has returned. Jack Eichel made his season debut last night against the Ottawa Senators after suffering a severe high ankle sprain during the team’s practice just before the seasonĀ opener. Eichel was expected to miss…

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