The Denver Broncos released running back Willis McGahee, an 11-year veteran who had a team-leading 731 rushing yards last season, after selecting Montee Ball in the second round of this year’s National Football League draft.
Thomas Welch knows there’s a better chance he will be fired than retire. So he spent his vacation interning at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management to prepare for a second career to sustain him for the next 40 years.
Geno Smith has no assurance of a starting job and is one of five quarterbacks on the New York Jets’ roster. Still, he’s favored by oddsmakers to win the 2013 National Football League offensive rookie of the year award.