There is plenty of speculation and intrigue about how good the Atlanta Hawks will be going into the 2016-17 NBA season. Even though forward Al Horford and point Jeff Teague are no longer with the team, signing center Dwight Howard has many Hawks fans thinking big.
The TCU Horned Frogs open up fall camp looking for a replacement for quarterback Trevone Boykin, who is now with the Seattle Seahawks. Many expect former Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill to take over the starting role for the Horned Frogs.
Oklahoma City Thunder fans got some unexpected great news earlier in the week when point guard Russell Westbrook signed a contract extension with the organization. Many thought that Westbrook would become a free agent this summer and ultimately leave just like former teammate Kevin Durant.
On Friday, the Buffalo Bills coaching staff was holding their breath when rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland went down with a knee injury. Ragland, who was the Bills’ second round pick, was expected to have a big role on defense this season, but now the team is in wait and see mode.
Since the beginning of the off-season, many have wondered when would the Pittsburgh Steelers decide to address wide receiver Antonio Brown’s contract. Brown has been one of the NFL’s best receivers for the past few seasons and is ready for a contract extension.
The Auburn Tigers come into the 2016 college football season with a lot to prove after their sub-par year in 2015. Head coach Gus Malzahn comes into the year on the hot seat, so he knows that his team has to produce in order to keep his job.
The Dallas Cowboys are looking for a new backup quarterback after Kellen Moore broke his ankle earlier in the week. The Cowboys were very interested in former Los Angeles Rams quarterback Nick Foles before he signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Arizona Cardinals fans are jumping for joy after the team agreed to a contract extension with defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. The former LSU Tiger is now the highest paid safety in the NFL at the moment.
The Minnesota Timberwolves made headlines this offseason when they hired former Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. As the Timberwolves start to press towards the 2016-17 season, their former head coach isn’t happy about how things went down.
I think that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has to be one of the most criticized players in the NFL. Case in point were the comments made by former Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, who is now with the New England Patriots.