Tagged: ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Ten teams flush with cash that can crush NFL free agency
February 10th, 2017 at 12:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jan 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy speaks to media after the game against the Atlanta Falcons in the 2017 NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome. Atlanta defeated Green Bay 44-21. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Championship teams are primarily built through the...

Exploring the “teams couldn’t wait to get rid of” T.O. narrative
February 9th, 2017 at 12:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Setting aside for now (but perhaps not for long) whether the not-so-subtle admonition from Hall of Fame quarterback and Hall of Fame voter Dan Fouts to Terrell Owens about criticizing the process proves that his omission from the Hall of Fame is less about whether he deserves a spot in Canton and...

Dan Fouts: Ripping HOF process won’t help Terrell Owens
February 8th, 2017 at 5:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Chargers quarterback, current CBS broadcaster and Hall of Famer Dan Fouts had a Hall of Fame vote for the first time this year, which meant that he was one of the people in the room when it came time to decide if Terrell Owens would be granted admission to...

T.O.’s HOF factors provide convenient cover for those who don’t like him
February 7th, 2017 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Back when I actually worked for a living, I primarily handled cases arising from the firing of employees. Those lawsuits typically turn on the question of whether the reason given for the decision is the real reason, or whether it's a pretext for one or more factors protected by the...

2017 NFL Draft first-round order
February 6th, 2017 at 5:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The 2016 season is over, and the order for the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft is set. The entire draft order will be announced when compensatory picks are determined and awarded. The 2017 draft is April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Three first-round picks have already been traded, two in...