Category Archive: NFL

Aug 20

Johnny Manziel Free as the Bird

I can’t listen to recordings of Jack Kerouac without thinking about Mike Myers in So I Married an Axe Murderer. When Kerouac recites “Bowery Blues” or “October in the Railroad Earth,” I think of Mike Myers with a cigarette in his hand, saying, “Women . . . woe man . . . whoooa-man.” Kerouac came …

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Aug 19

Jimmy Graham Wears Jump Insoles (Probably)

The New Orleans Saints Jimmy Graham is an athletically gifted small forward trapped beneath a tight end’s shoulder pads, but don’t give a thought like that too much attention because the NFL wants Graham’s feet firmly on ground. In March, the NFL decided to call foul on the basketball-inspired goal post dunk, reinterpreting a rule …

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