There has been an interesting trend starting to unfold with the top college football players that are eligible for the NFL Draft. LSU Tigers star running back Leonard Fournette raised some eyebrows when he announced that he was his team bowl game to prepare for the draft.
One NFL executive is not happy about Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey skipping their bowl games
Even though wide receiver Michael Floyd is with the New England Patriots now, there are some within the Arizona Cardinals organization that are not happy with him. Last week, the Cardinals released Floyd after he was arrested for a DUI.
Ezekiel Elliott can’t understand why Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey are skipping their bowl games
For the next couple days, there will be many that will talk about the decision that LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey made. Both star running backs are expected to be first rounders and both have decided to skip their teams bowl games to prepare for the NFL Draft.
On Saturday night, the Miami Dolphins took on the New York Jets in a AFC East division game. Many expected the Dolphins to come in a dominate this game and they did exactly that.
There were plenty of storylines that came out of the AFC North battle between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals. While many were focused on the two touchdown lead the Bengals gave up, safety Mike Mitchell had a bone to pick with Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis.
The Cleveland Browns are still on their quest for their first win of the season after losing to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Quarterback Robert Griffin III played a okay game, but was dodging Bills defender throughout the game.
The Houston Texans made a late comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday to stay atop the AFC South. One of the major storylines in this game was when head coach Bill O’Brien finally decided to bench quarterback Brock Osweiler.
Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Saints kept their slim playoff hopes alive after defeating the Arizona Cardinals. Even though the Saints came out with the victory, there was some drama between running back Mark Ingram and head coach Sean Payton.
On Sunday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers got a step closer to clinching the AFC North after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals. At one point in the game, the Bengals were in complete control after running back Jeremy Hill touchdown run made it 17-3.
I think everyone can agree that this has been a very frustrating season for the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers. That frustration started to boil over during the loss against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.