NFL NEWS AND RUMORS
June 21, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys
ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 21
- Terrelle Pryor on switching positions: 'I don't know how to catch'
CBSSports.com "When the Seahawks sent a seventh-round pick to the Raiders for quarterback Terrelle Pryor, the first question on many people's minds was whether Pryor would be asked to switch positions. Yes, he started nine games for Oakland in 2013, but completed just 57 percent of his passes and threw seven..." June 21
- RG3: Now’s not the time for me to speak on Redskins name
Pro Football Talk "Sports stars rarely wade into divisive issues, and so it’s no surprise that Robert Griffin III wants to steer clear of the controversy surrounding his team’s name. Griffin said on 106.7 The Fan that he’d rather not talk about his own feelings about the Redskins name controversy. “When it..." June 21
- Chad Johnson catches 1 pass in CFL debut
ESPN Boston "The country is different and the field is bigger, but it's still a chance to play football. That's all Chad Johnson cares about. The outspoken former Cincinnati Bengals standout made his CFL debut Friday night in the Montreal Alouettes' preseason finale, a 26-10 loss to the Ottawa..." June 21
- Kaepernick talks about his contract and the notion of winning negotiations
Niners Nation "It has been almost three weeks since Colin Kaepernick agreed to terms on a six year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers. During that time, we've seen a vast assortment of hot takes. Initially some folks were wondering how the 49ers could give him so much money given his overall lack of..." June 21
- Aaron Hernandez seeks jail transfer, citing 'safety' concerns
NECN "Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants out of the Bristol County House of Correction in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and into another jail. His attorneys, in new filings, say he's been "relentlessly exploited by the sheriff for self-promotion and virtually non-stop..." June 21
- Vick declares he 'revolutionized the game'
Sporting News "Michael Vick isn't humble about his impact on professional football. Quite the opposite, in fact. The Jets quarterback may be the backup to Geno Smith, but Vick said Friday that he paved the way for players like Smith, Robert Griffin III and Colin Kaepernick. "I was the guy who started it..." June 21
- Manziel needs 'phone valet,' CB Haden says
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel settled down to business as a quarterback in the NFL this week, agreeing to terms on a rookie contract while even drawing the praise of Aaron Rodgers for how the Heisman winner has handled himself. But at least one Cleveland Browns teammate thinks Manziel should continue to heed..." June 21
- Gronk aiming for Week 1
NFL.com "Rob Gronkowski recently assured reporters that he has encountered no setbacks in his surgically repaired knee, but the New England Patriots tight end has been unwilling to put a timetable on his return to game action. According to NFL Media's Albert Breer, the goal is for Gronkowski to be on..." June 21
- Jets owner Woody Johnson: 'I kind of like the idea of more playoff games'
Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets haven’t made the playoffs since reaching their second straight AFC Championship Game in 2010. This season, coming off an 8-8 year in which they won their final two games, they could definitely make a push for the playoffs, provided their offense improves. They are clearly one of the..." June 21