CONTRADICTION: Did Ted Wells goof with the "deflater" text messages Madden 23 coins ? Thursday also saw an odd, rambling, 20.000-word blog post from the Patriots trying to create muddy waters surrounding Wells report. The post also contained useful tips on what an adult male should be doing in the bathroom.
The woodwork is out of the way: It was first A.J. Feeley Now it's Karlos Dansby accusing Tom Brady of cheating in the past. In the case of Dansby, it was allegedly during a Week 16 match against the Cardinals with the Patriots in 2008.
I LIKE YOU MARY JANE: Le'Veon Bell said that marijuana doesn't matter to him; football is his primary concern. It's smart to speak out when you're trying to appeal to a three-game ban for smoking marijuana. Another reminder that Madden NFL 23's rules about marijuana are stupid.
Behind the Scenes: Robert Klemko at the MMQB played behind the scenes with La'el's Collins as that whole story unfolded throughout the draft, and then before he was signed by the Cowboys once his name was cleared the Louisiana murder investigation.
CRUPPY TEAM: Here are five lousy teams that might not be as bad after all ... A couple of them even look like legitimate playoff contenders.Holding out: Is Michael Bennett planning to holdout on the Seahawks to sign a new contract this year? Maybe. It doesn't help because Bruce Irvin reportedly wants to be in Atlanta the next season.
CABIN SPACE There's plenty of space under the Jets' salary cap next year to sign a contract extension to Mo Wilkerson. It's almost not fair to judge how loaded that offensive line.2013 undrafted free agent signings: Rams add Philip Lutzenkirche Several players made some of the St. Louis Rams' roster through the undrafted free agent selection process last year and the team will hope to repeat those successes by adding nine new players after last year's Madden NFL 23 Draft wrapped up.
Turf Show Times summarized how last year's crop of UDFAs yielded punter Johnny Hekker, backup quarterback Austin Davis and safety Matt Daniels all of whom have made it through the seven phases of the draft. There are no punters nor quarterbacks in this year's crop, but there is the safety of the Texas Tech's Cody Davis and one of the best kickers in college football, Louisiana Lafayette's Brett Baer, although he'll struggle to keep up with 2012 draft choice Greg Zuerlein.
Perhaps the most intriguing player that the Rams picked up is that of Auburn's Phillip Lutzenkirchen, a 6'5 target with a knack for opening up when it comes to the red line. He scored five touchdowns on Auburn's national team in the year 2010 and seven in 2011. but injuries ended his senior season. It will be a tough battle to make the roster, as he joins the team with buy madden nfl 23 coins Jared Cook and Lance Kendricks already on the team as tight-ends. However, with a solid university record, he might make the team.