Former Pro Bowl offensive tackle Branden Albert made a $1-million donation to charity after seeing Kim Kardashian do the same on an episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." In the episode, Kim visits Alexandria House, a residence in Los Angeles that provides safe and supportive housing for women and children transitioning from emergency shelters […]
At a house in Connecticut there is a pair of cleats for Ryan Shazier. The artist, Corey Pane, was just finishing up the design on the footwear when Shazier fell to the ground and grabbed his back after a hit on Cincinnati Bengals receiver Josh Malone on Dec. 4. The 25-year-old Shazier was carted off […]
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones basked in his team's 19-3 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night, and was particularly invigorated by Ezekiel Elliott's return after his six-game suspension was placed on hold by a U.S. District Court Judge. Elliott was available to play against New York after Judge Amos Mazzant III ruled […]
Redskins CB Josh Holsey inspired by father’s journey
Inspired by Ronnie Lott, Jets’ Leonard Williams taking a course on leadership
Marshawn Lynch joined his hometown team in Oakland to great fanfare. The running back brings a connection to the community as the Raiders stare at a move to Las Vegas down the road.
It was in Tampa, during the final game of Carolina’s awful 2016 season, that rock bottom arrived. Think about this for a minute. Cam Newton was in the game, playing hurt and lobbing passes with a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder. Four offensive linemen were playing out of position. At one point, […]
Michael Bennett announced on Thursday that he’s donating all of his 2017 endorsement money. (AP) We here at Shutdown Corner are pretty fond of Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett and his brother Martellus, who spent the 2016 season with the Patriots (though it looks like he’s headed elsewhere as a free agent). The Bennett brothers […]
The Tennessee Titans delivered their worst performance of the year at the most inopportune time. The Jacksonville Jaguars played their best game much later than anyone expected. The result was a 38-17 drubbing that left the Titans (8-7) and Jaguars (3-12) considering what might have been.
Blake Bortles’ best game of the season helped the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 38-17 on Saturday and end a nine-game losing streak. Rookie Jalen Ramsey returned an interception 30 yards on the ensuring play to set off a raucous – and long-awaited – celebration in Jacksonville. Bortles and the Jaguars (3-12) played inspired […]
Muhammad Ali inspired Ravens during their 2012 Super Bowl season
“I’m just ’bout that action, boss.” It was nearly two years ago that Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch uttered the infamous line during an interview with NFL Network’s Deion Sanders. Little did he know, that quote would have a profound effect on the life of one man in San Jose. Twenty months ago, Jake […]