Alameda Ta'amu. Mike Adams. Chris Rainey. LeGarrette Blount. Martavis Bryant. Le'Veon Bell. I apologize if I'm forgetting any Steelers miscreants from the past five years. There have been so many, it's hard to keep track.
After a 13-season NFL career, memory lane was far too long and winding for Charles Tillman to point out all the landmarks Friday. So the former standout cornerback did his best to acknowledge the biggest milestones.
I really don't care if people smoke marijuana. I just don't. I think it should be legal. We waste hundreds of millions of dollars annually on it, arresting, prosecuting and locking people up. But it isn't legal in most places and isn't permissible by the NFL. Therefore, players should find a way to avoid it.
The legend is that Dennis Green always had a rocky relationship with sports columnists from the Twin Cities dailies. This is not true, unless you want to count the fact that Sid Hartman publicly confronted Roger Headrick at Green's initial news conference, with Sid claiming that Headrick had told him Pete Carroll would get the job.
There was a chance the Steelers were playing with Le'Veon Bell as their running back for only one more season anyway. The former All-Pro is in a contract year, and there was no guarantee the Steelers would be able to agree with him on a long-term deal, or use their franchise tag on him, which would keep him under team control for one more season.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick went through his most extensive practice since the 2015 season when he participated in seven-on-seven passing drills on the first day of a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Santa Clara. Kaepernick was held out of any drills that might have caused him to be accidentally injured.
Matt BarrowsThe Sacramento Bee
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