Giants rookie safety: Tony Romo ‘won’t be happy’ if he tests me

On paper, the Cowboys sport one of the NFL’s best passing attacks with gun-slinging quarterback Tony Romo and All-World receiver Dez Bryant. On paper, the Giants own one of the NFL’s worst secondaries, a unit that has been racked by injuries, ineffective play and square-peg-in-round-hole personnel. It’s not exactly an ideal matchup for the G-Men,…

Winston: Mariota and I like ‘two horses at the race track’

One of the more appealing Opening Day matchups takes place in Tampa Bay, where No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers will square off with the Titans and No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota. Predictably, in the run-up to the game, Winston was asked about the battle of the ballyhooed rookie quarterbacks. Predictably,…

Ahtyba Rubin says he found ‘heaven’ with Seahawks

After spending the first seven years of his career with the Browns, Ahtyba Rubin relocated this offseason to the Pacific Northwest, joining the Seahawks on a one-year deal. The change of scenery, as you might imagine, has invigorated the veteran defensive tackle. Forget Cloud 9, he’s found nirvana. “It’s so beautiful here by the lake, it’s…

Will Adrian Peterson Return To Form?

One of the most talented players in the NFL this past decade has been Adrian Peterson. The running back out of Oklahoma has helped keep Minnesota relevant, and he has also helped millions win their fantasy football league. However, he let everyone down last year when he was indicted on child abuse charges and subsequently…

Redskins safety tapes cleats to look like slippers (Photo)

Cleats are typically cleats. Except when they’re not.  And you have Duke Ihenacho to thank. The Redskins safety, as you can see below, taped his cleats during Thursday’s minicamp practice to resemble comfy-looking “house slippers,” as he calls them. #Redskins S @NachoLyfe is at it again with the custom-taped cleats. MORE | http://t.co/b15SOoqq8M pic.twitter.com/rbeeu0yqTI — Washington…

Rams waste no time giving away Zac Stacy’s No. 30 to Todd Gurley

The Rams are taking the Zac Stacy breakup really well. So well, in fact, that they already have assigned Stacy’s No. 30 jersey to the incoming Todd Gurley, whom the team selected with the tenth overall pick in last week’s NFL draft. Todd Gurley will wear No. 30 {http://t.co/m06HbzRorq} pic.twitter.com/nbRyhj1ZwQ — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams)…