They should have done this a long time ago, but...
The NFL has offered to ease up on the (bogus) marijuana policy in the new proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement, stating that players will no longer be suspended for testing positive for the drug that takes the lives of so many every day.
This was most definitely one of the highest "wants" on the players' list when it came to the new CBA, and one of the things they should have thrown out a long time ago (especially when you get more games for smoking weed than you do for beating your wife, but that's another complaint for another time). Players will have to be aware of their local laws when it comes to this stuff, cause getting arrested for having it (another thing that shouldn't happen) can still get you into trouble with Roger. I'm sure he'll find a way for this whole to back-fire horribly, and/or add some "well actuallys" in the fine print.
espn wants al michaels
ESPN doesn't want us to be bored during Monday Night Football this year, wants us to actually watch the game the entire way through, and wants us to listen to the announcers apparently. They want to jack Al Michaels from NBC and pair him with Peyton Manning to call the games during MNF.
Like I mentioned when this happened with Tony Romo, I'm someone who has just learned to tune out the announcers' voices, but with Romo I normally enjoy listening to him. I can do the same with Michaels, and potentially Manning, although I do prefer him on Saturday Night Live.
Speaking of, ESPN is offering Manning anywhere from $18-$20 million to be a lead analyst on ESPN, which would bump Romo down a notch on the "Highest Paid TV analyst" list. No way he can turn that down, right?
jason peters done in philly
The Philadelphia Eagles are moving on from probably Hall of Fame offensive tackle Jason Peters and will set him free into the wild world of NFL free agency.
Someone will pay big for him, and I get the feeling that he'll want to go to a contender. Which brings me to my next point...
cleveland interested in peters and trent williams
(Not really a contender.)
The Cleveland Browns are interested in offensive linemen. They need them, Baker Mayfield needs them, we all know this. So it makes sense for them to be "interested" in two of the hot names heading into free agency: Peters and hopeful ex-Washington Redskin Trent Williams.
Both of these would be good options for the Browns, but first you have to actually make them want to go there. I'd imagine Williams just wants to get the hell out of Landover after all the bullshit he's been through. He'd go anywhere!
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