Quarterback Blaine Gabbert was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Jacksonville Jaguars, while Pro Bowl pass rushers DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released on the opening day of the National Football League’s free-agent period.
Former New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Bart Scott has joined CBS’s top National Football League pre-game show as a studio analyst, less than two years after he briefly imposed a media boycott in the Jets’ locker room during his final season as a player.
Greg Cosell, a professional football expert, predicted that the Denver Broncos will win a close Super Bowl game on Feb. 2 on the strength of Peyton Manning, who he called probably the best quarterback in history.
What are the odds that Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos’ record-setting offense take possession of the football first in the Super Bowl if they win the opening coin toss? If recent history is a guide, not good.