2011 appears to be the NFL’s answer to the MLB steroid era.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
In a pro football world where wearing high-top cleats to honor the passing of Johnny Unitas can earn you a <a href="http://espn.go.com/chrismortensen/s/2002/0917/1432826.html">$25,000 fine</a>, it shouldn't come as a huge surprise that players hoping to wear red, white and blue gear on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 is a punishable offense.
Former college standout turned glorious NFL draft bust turned Otis from The Devil's Rejects-style drugged-out Texas highwayman Ryan Leaf is recovering from surgery to remove a benign tumor from his brain.
While NFL players and owners have left the league's lockout in the hands of lawyers and judges, one faction in this cruel and malevolent tornado of greed and arrogance stands out for bravery, earnestness, sincerity, dignity, and all-around smoking hottery.
<a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/0ff85dd3c8/between-two-ferns-with-zach-galifianakis" title="from Between Two Ferns, Zach Galifianakis, Tila Tequila, Scott Aukerman, BJPorter, Cha-Ching Pictures, dannyjelinek, BoTown Sound, and FOD Team">Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Tila Tequila</a> from <a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/between_two_ferns">Between Two Ferns</a> We haven't seen TV's Tila Tequila since she was running for her life at a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/08/tila-tequila-assaulted-at-concert-shawne-merriman-cant-stop-laughing">Gathering Of The Juggalos</a> concert (pictured below).
While the San Diego Chargers were busy thrashing the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 last night, Niners defensive tackle Justin Smith got into a bit of a verbal bout with Chargers tight end Randy McMichael.
But it's still a fight that happened during the Raiders-Chargers game over the weekend, and it's still awesome.
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes to get San Diego past the Denver Broncos last night, 35-14.
Former NFL superstar Junior Seau drove his vehicle off a cliff after being charged with domestic violence over the weekend.
Most of us remember that lawsuit in November involving San Diego Chargers defender Shawne Merriman and that one crazy Asian broad whose name escapes me.
The Jets have acquired Chargers cornerback Antonio Cromartie in a trade for a conditional pick in 2011.
Here's that video of that Jets fan being arrested during that AFC Divisional Round game on Sunday, apparently for nothing more than being a Jets fan.
So what if he doesn't like Wu Tang.
It’s playoff weekend, and in a little while some of the biggest and baddest men in the country will begin stepping out onto the football field to battle for the coveted spot in the Super Bowl.
Welp, we're <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/01/tss-2009-nfl-playoff-preview-wild-card-weekend">back again</a> trying our hand at picking this week's games.
There has been a lot of talk about <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nfl-football">NFL</a> concussions recently (especially in this <a href="http://www.gq.com/sports/profiles/200909/nfl-players-brain-dementia-study-memory-concussions">fantastic article</a> from GQ).
Usually you only hear the "Electric Slide" when your fuddy-duddy parents have a rager with their fuddy-duddy friends and they're all sipping on grasshoppers while doing the choreographed dance in that one room with all the furniture covered in plastic.
"Time to separate the platinum from the white gold/Right from the door/The real from the fake, Ready rock from the raw.