“We have a long way to go,” said Gruden, whose club plays the New York Jets at the Meadowlands this weekend. “I’m happy to be 4 0, and I also have a lot of respect for what needs to be done here. We’re going to count on some guys to get better, and not level off.
This is, of course, the same fan base that defended Ray Lewis’ being connected to a murder, so it shouldn’t be a shock. But while the Lewis case was dismissed against him after he agreed to rat out his friends and remains ambiguous, there’s no doubting what Rice did. He was caught on video.
It’s inexplicable that NFL doctors prescribe harmful narcotics while the league is suspending players and taking away their livelihood for smoking a doobie (do they still call it that?). The fact is medicinal marijuana is legal in 20 states and is considered by most medical experts to be a harmless and effective pain reliever. Many NFL players will tell you that they use marijuana to manage pain and relieve stress..
By Theresa Schmidt bio emailLAKE CHARLES, LA. Friday night.The Lake Charles native entered a contest with 1000 other bands from around the country and had been vying for the number one spot with a band in Los Angeles.On Friday night, family and close friends drummed up support at Gatti Pizza in Lake Charles, asking customers to take a few moments to vote for Eleisha.Eagle concerts have raised over $90,000 for non profit organizations in our area and now community members are trying to help her.Eleisha hopes to get her song in the new Universal Studios movie, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” starring Michael Cera.
Undefeated Texas A also is off Saturday, allowing several ailing Aggies to nurse some mid season wounds.Staying in the West, LSU Heisman hopeful Leonard Fournette likely will miss another game when the Tigers face Southern Miss on Saturday, interim coach Ed Orgeron has said.Ole Miss is hoping defensive end Fadol Brown can hit the field at Arkansas in a key West matchup. The Rebel defense has surrendered a lot of points and could use the impact Brown brings.Mississippi State safety Kivon Coman was a bright spot in a loss to Auburn, with a pick and eight tackles, but he may not be available in a short week for the Bulldogs. State travels to Provo, UT, to take on BYU on Friday on ESPN.For East leader Tennessee, who is looking to snap a nine game losing skid to the Tide, star back Jalen Hurd is ready to play, head Vol Butch Jones has said.
28 tougher punishment for players involved with domestic violence. That action stemmed from a torrent of criticism for the initial leniency toward Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice following a caught on camera knockout punch of the woman who is now his wife. Rice was later suspended indefinitely and recently had his appeal heard by an arbitrator..