Sports Blog: Alumni Watch: Jeremy Maclin signs with Chiefs
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on March 11, 2015 at 9:29 p.m.
After six years with the Eagles, former Missouri wideout Jeremy Maclin has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. The 27-year-old will return to his home state and reunite with coach Andy Reid, who drafted him in 2009. Maclin’s deal will reportedly pay him $11 million per season, surpassing Randall ...
By Andrew McCulloch | Feb. 25, 2015
The NFL Combine was a revolutionary idea when it was started in 1977. With hundreds of draft prospects and NFL scouts in the same building, every team would get a look at every player and the entire draft process would be streamlined. It’s a relatively simple idea, but somewhere ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Feb. 4, 2015
It took me nearly a decade to get over the Patriots beating the Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI. That Rams team will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest to never win a Super Bowl, a sentence that causes me physical pain to type. However, a combination of the ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Jan. 21, 2015
There are few situations where I use the word “hate” to describe my feelings about someone or something. It's a strong word with a lot of emotional weight behind and I do not use it lightly. As they say, “I'm a lover, not a hater.” That said, 8 ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Dec. 11, 2014
Have I ever told you guys how much I love the St. Louis Rams? I've had my moments of doubt, where I've begged them to move to LA or sworn on all that is holy that I would never watch another one of their games. Yet here I ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Nov. 12, 2014
By Daniel Schmidt | Oct. 27, 2014
For opposing quarterbacks to just get the snap off on third downs is a legitimate accomplishment.
Sports Blog: Sam cut from Cowboys’ practice squad
Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 21, 2014 at 5:02 p.m.
The Dallas Cowboys announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have released former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam was cut to make room for linebacker Troy Davis, who impressed the Cowboys enough in his workout on Monday to earn a practice squad job. After being cut ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Oct. 21, 2014
It seems like the Rams will always find a way to lose — until they don’t.
By Daniel Schmidt | Sept. 25, 2014
Saturday’s loss was one of the worst games in Mizzou football history.
By Daniel Schmidt | Sept. 4, 2014
Regarding the Jacksonville Jaguars: LOL
By Michael Natelli | Aug. 30, 2014
So close. On the final day of preseason cuts, the St. Louis Rams announced former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam did not make the team’s 53-man roster. Sam, a seventh-round pick by St. Louis, is the first openly gay player in the NFL. The news was first reported by ...
By Daniel Schmidt | Aug. 26, 2014
The Rams are cursed and it’s ruining our relationship.
By Matt Muenzberg | May 10, 2014
Michael Sam made history. The St. Louis Rams selected the former Missouri defensive end in the seventh round of the NFL Draft Saturday, making Sam the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL. The MU graduate announced that he is gay on Feb. 9. He told his ...
By Daniel Schmidt | May 6, 2014
The number of Super Bowls Johnny Manziel wins will only be rivaled by number of Playboy models he dates.
By Derek Franks | Oct. 2, 2013
2010 Seattle Seahawks. Remember them? You probably shouldn’t. They made the playoffs despite finishing the regular season at 7-9, the only team in NFL history (with the exception of two teams in a strike-shortened nine-game season) to make the playoffs with a losing record. Everyone was up in arms ...
By Derek Franks | Sept. 25, 2013
Who doesn’t love the NFL’s early surprises?
By Derek Franks | March 1, 2013
The situation is oddly similar to Matt Cassel, but it could work this time.
By Kalen Wagoner | Feb. 5, 2013
An event that should be about football is just background noise to a commercialized mess.
By Danielle Lerner | Feb. 5, 2013
One 49ers fan's heartbreaking retelling of Sunday's defeat
By Derek Franks | Feb. 1, 2013
The former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator interviewed with the Tennessee Titans on Monday.