Think about it: if coming out as an ally and publicly supporting equality is considered a "distraction," how will an NFL team react to the avalanche of media attention, accolades, hate mail, death threats, etc. when an active player actually comes out as gay?
I'm curious to see what other Steelers fans think of the draft this year. I am a healthy dose of nervous about this upcoming season, with so many big departures, but we'll just never know how everyone fits together until the fall.
The NFL vividly illustrates that core operating philosophies blended with deep strategic conviction will translate to superior execution and sustained results than businesses always searching for the next way to reinvent themselves do.
Beyond the odd Barkley pick, Roseman and the Eagles draft squad appears to have done an exceptional job acquiring Chip Kelly type guys. Time will tell whether the Chip Kelly style of man translates into a winning professional football program.
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Chris Richardson, Consultant The 49ers had the best draft this year, and by far. Which suck...
With the lives that were touched and the leadership skills that will be taken into NFL locker rooms this fall, Kelli Masters may have just turned the tables on the way NFL agents entertain their clients.
The Rams lost WR Danny Amendola to the New England Patriots earlier this year. Their slot receiver vacancy sign was lit heading into the draft and boy did they fill it!
The NFL Draft, along with free agency, is the primary method of roster composition for America's most popular sport. The right selection, in whatever round, can turn out to be the cornerstone of a franchise's success for years, the wrong selection, just a wasted opportunity.
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As you watch the NFL Draft selections, keep in mind these players began training last spring for the college season and then went straight into six weeks of focused training to try to reach peak performance at the NFL Combine or their college Pro Day.
This year's quarterback class has been widely disparaged, and somewhat rightfully so. In light of many recent first-year starters' immediate success, especially last year, this quarterback class looks extremely barren in terms of pro-ready players who can start in Week One this fall.
The most anxiety-fueled, suspenseful, nerve-wracking, emotional and ultimately explosively joyful day of the year is coming this week for anyone who represents prospects in this year's NFL Draft.
In the 21st century, we could all use the kind of media training provided for college football stars and NFL Draft hopefuls. Quick -- describe yourself in pithy, media-friendly sound bytes that will translate into lucrative business deals. Yeah, I couldn't do it either.
Players now engage in elaborate training in the period between their last game and the scouting combine in February and the agent takes on the financial and advisory role during the process.
If all parents had their own personal NFL prep facility, the world would be a better place. Really.
Reggie Dunn is one of those fortunate people who has an exceptional gift, understands it and has embraced the mission to ride that gift to a dream.