“Survey says, …” TWT: Controversy in the NFL

OTFB Reporter

By Liz Panucci // @PanucciLiz

The NFL and controversy. They kind of go together. When was the last time we had a football season that went smoothly?

Let’s take a look back, to when it was summer and we were all excited for kickoff. Quite interestingly enough, these were the top 10 brewing controversies heading into the 2018 NFL season as per Frank Schwab/Yahoo Sports.

  1. The Helmet Rule
  2. Are the Browns really going to sit Baker Mayfield all season?
  3. Will there be any more Patriots strife?
  4. Jameis Winston‘s uncertain future in Tampa
  5. Le’Veon Bell playing on another franchise tag
  6. The Giants’ conundrum if Eli Manning struggles
  7. Second-guessing the Alex SmithPatrick Mahomes decision
  8. Jalen Ramsey vs. everyone
  9. Vance Joseph’s job security in Denver
  10. Jon Gruden already under pressure

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My Thoughts on a Shady Situation

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By Sonja Greenfield // @Mom23RN

By now,  you’re all aware of the news that broke Football Twitter yesterday morning around 11 am.  Just in case you’re not, here’s a brief recap.  Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy was accused by his ex-girlfriend’s best friend of beating his ex-girlfriend, beating a dog so badly that it put the dog into kidney failure, and beating his son for wetting the bed.  She also accused him of using drugs and PEDs.

McCoy then released a statement saying that the claims are false and that he hasn’t had any contact with the people who were involved for months.

Obviously, things are looking terrible for McCoy right now.  While yes, the circumstances are a little suspect around the entire thing and we don’t know the entire story, domestic violence in the NFL has been brought back to the forefront.

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Dallas Awarded 2018 NFL Draft

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By Sharona // @SportsBySharona

At the Fall Meeting in New York City today, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Dallas, Texas, home of the Cowboys, as the host city for the 2018 NFL Draft. Goodell stated, via the press release:

“This is the first time we will be hosting the Draft at a stadium complex. We are excited by that. I want to take moment to thank both Chicago and Philadelphia for really doing an extraordinary job to raise the bar. They have set a new standard for the Draft, created a new experience for our fans that was extraordinary, and we are confident that Dallas will raise that bar even further.”

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