Your “Now, Let’s Not Get Too Bitchy, Fellas” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Notes: And it begins: Cowboys vice president of player personnel Will McClay gave his opinion on why the Cowboys released Dez Bryant, which will definitely never come back to haunt him: "The (inability) to win one-on-one, to win downfield. There was inconsistency as well as some huge things in his

Your “Cast Off Your Oppressor’s Shackles!” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: More draft-day stories are leaking out: The Seahawks were willing to part with Earl Thomas. Dallas just wouldn't pony up the picks. The Patriots were looking into Baker Mayfield at #2 if the Browns didn't take him. It seems, based on reading between the lines at PFT, that

Your “Easing Into The Week” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Today marked the start of the far-less sexy Undrafted Free-Agent signing window. Anyone not picked over the weekend can sign with whichever team offers them the most money (Dallas), magic beans (Bengals), or acres & a mule (Carolina). Still with the draft, apparently Vegas had a number of

Your “I Think Baseball Is A Gateway Drug” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Notes: OOOHHH - BEEF! Pete Carroll had things to say about Richard Sherman & Michael Bennett having things to say on their way out of the Emerald City. The money quote from the interview is Carroll claiming "sometimes guys can't hang with what's expected." Oh, and about any malcontents? "And

Your “Making Something Out Of Nothing” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

It's very quiet, what with everyone travelling to Dallas & not wanting to tip hands ahead of Thursday night. NFL News: The John Lynch standard: don't hit women. As opposed to the "see if they're cops first" maxim followed by his teammate Warren Sapp. Trying not to interfere in the case,

Your “I Know Whom To Kill; I Don’t Need The Other Options” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Well, this rates about a 6 on the interesting scale: the Patriots brought in Lamar Jackson for a visit &  interview. No details about what was discussed, just various media reminders that Tom Brady is almost 41. Aaron Rodgers owns a piece of the Milwaukee Bucks. No word

Your “A Whole Lot Of Pomp For Very Little Circumstance” Thursday Evening Open Thread NFL News: Brandon Marshall is no longer a NY Football Giant. Days after saying there was "no room for Dez", the Giants have claimed a failed physical for the move, freeing up almost $6.0 million in cap space ahead of the Draft. Well, this is a dropped shoe - Tom

Your “No, No…Stop. No Fighting…” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

(banner pic courtesy bostonmagazine) NFL Notes: As expected, the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon will be Thursday evening at 8:00 PM ET Yes - that's what they're calling it. Because, you see, in the NFL, everything is marketable.   The internet is stirring the pot of dissension in New England, on

Your “Luckily, The Car Was Okay” Monday Evening Open Thread

(Not the actual car) NFL News: Josh Gordon has signed his exclusive rights tender with the Browns. Good thing - 4/20 is this Friday. Bad thing - Because of all the suspensions, he only has credit for four seasons. He becomes a Restricted Free Agent in 2019, and a UFA in

Your “Golf Leafs Golf” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Stealing from Crimebeat! 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been officially charged with one felony for domestic violence with aggravated bodily harm, another felony for forcefully attempting to prevent the victim from reporting the crime, and a third felony for possessing an assault weapon. Foster is also charged with a