Author Archives: J.D. Hollis

What Happens at the NFL Combine?

The 2012 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off today at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, and many of you are probably wondering what the hell actually goes on there. Monstrous football players just grunt and fly around in Under Armour gear while listening to “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor, right?

Well, it turns out there’s a little more to it than that. Mike Mayock from the NFL Network provides a detailed and comprehensive look at what the prospects will be asked to do this week and what the coaches and scouts will be watching for. Continue reading

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ESPN Replaces Blatantly Racist Jeremy Lin Headline With Sexual Innuendo

Because gay innuendo is always the best way to redeem yourself after including a racial slur in one of your headlines. Continue reading

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As The Manning Turns…

The consensus seems to be that we’ll most likely see Peyton Manning at the helm of a team other than the Indianapolis Colts next season. However, I can’t help but tease out a few other scenarios in my mind.

First, the romantic football fan in me envisions Peyton and Colts’ owner Jim Irsay coming to some kind of understanding and Peyton agreeing to a restructured contract. A healthy Peyton then finishes out his career in Colt blue, adds to his legacy, and serves as a Yoda-esque mentor for the young Andrew Luck. Indianapolis gets a few more years with Peyton, a future hall of famer, and transitions seamlessly to the next era of quarterback greatness. Everybody wins. Continue reading

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