Commend Cincinnati Bengals on mostly quiet offseason - ESPN
In an NFL offseason that's been filled with arrest stories and Johnny Manziel's Monday morning twitpic updates, the Bengals have mostly flown under the radar, enjoying a comparatively quiet few months away from the field. After years of being the posterchildren for in- and out-of-season arrests and disciplinary issues, they ought to be commended for their relative good behavior in recent months.
Cris Carter was once a lot like Josh Gordon: One of the most talented receivers in the NFL, but on the verge of throwing his career away because of substance abuse.
While the NFL off-season is often filled with negative news about players off-the-field actions, it is nice to see a good news story pop up now and then. That is exactly what happened today when Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams wrote on Facebook that he was going to be giving his business class seat up so that the Marine could sit in nicer seats.
The opening day of the first NFL training camp is less than two weeks away, which means that football season is right around the corner. It also means the latest installment of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” the behind-the-scenes show that gives fans an unprecedented look at the rigors of NFL training camp.