Nationwide Insurance replaces marketing chief behind provocative Super Bowl adColumbus Business First (blog)Jauchius and the insurance giant came under fire in February for the unsettling Dead Kid TV spot during the Super Bowl that warned parents about preventing household accidents. The insurer said it “shifted the tone” of its advertising efforts under...

Step Aside Super Bowl: This is 2015’s Craziest Sports WeekendAdweek“We don’t even have four sets at the Super Bowl, I don’t think! So that gives you an idea of where we stand.” After all, nothing less than the future of boxing is at at stake. “I do think that that’s why certainly we are putting so much effort into our …Saturday...

2015 NFL Draft 1st Round Rookie Salary ProjectionsForbesThe 1st Round of the 2015 NFL draft has come to a conclusion, and we can now begin to project the salaries for this year’s corp of rookies. In a night with few surprises, the biggest winner was without question #1 overall pick Jameis Winston, who will …2015 NFL Draft grades: Most picks in Round 1...

NFL Draft: Grading the NFC North After Day OneNBC Chicago (blog)Last season they were stuck with two guys who preferred the vertical passing game with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, but the White pick gives the Bears a speedster that can stretch offenses and line up in several spots. That should not only …NFC North first-round draft picksSuperior Telegram NFC...

Ereck Flowers, offensive lineman from Miami, selected by Giants in NFL draftNew York Daily NewsThe Giants are betting on “gigantic” Flowers blossoming even more in East Rutherford. They used the ninth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft to select 6-6, 329-pound offensive tackle Ereck Flowers out of Miami on Thursday night. Iowa offensive lineman …2015 NFL...

Bears take WVU’s Kevin White with seventh pick of NFL draftPittsburgh Post-GazetteBarely two years after arriving on the West Virginia campus as an immensely talented, but little-known wide receiver out of Lackawanna College, Kevin White is a top-10 NFL draft pick. The former Mountaineers standout was selected by the Chicago Bears …2015 NFL Draft: Fantasy...

High school students ready to shine in Academic Super BowlWISH-TVMore than 600 students from 91 high schools will compete May 9 in the Academic Super Bowl state finals on the West Lafayette campus. This year’s questions about mathematics, science, fine arts and other topics will test students’ knowledge of various …and more …read more From::...

Super Bowl champion Patriots draft Brenham’s Malcom BrownUSA TODAY High School SportsSep 27, 2014; Lawrence, KS, USA; Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Malcom Brown (90) warms up before the game against the Kansas Jayhawks at Memorial Stadium. Texas won the game 23-0. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports.Super Bowl champion Patriots draft Texas defensive...

Extra Points: Desperate Titans ignore the suitorsFresno BeeWebster, however, held on to the pick claiming he and Whisenhunt grew increasingly comfortable with Mariota during the pre-draft process, which included a number of meetings with the Heisman Trophy winner starting at the NFL’s Scouting Combine back in …Rich Cimini’s final NFL mock draftESPN...

NFL draft recap: Winston goes No. 1, 49ers get Arik Armstead, Panthers grab …Sacramento BeeHere are the players selected in the NFL draft, and other news coming out of the Chicago headquarters. The biggest Sacramento area news came around 7 p.m., when the 49ers took Pleasant Grove High School and Oregon star Arik Armstead in the 17th pick …NFL Draft:...

DeVante Parker brings game-breaking element to DolphinsESPN (blog)But one thing Miami lacked in its receivers entering Thursday’s NFL draft was a true game-breaker with the potential to be a No. 1 threat. The Dolphins filled that void in the first round with former Louisville receiver DeVante Parker, who has the size …and more …read more From::...

2015 NFL Draft: AnalysisWall Street Journal (blog)The months-long run up to the NFL draft, when every prospect is overhyped, underhyped, vetted and discussed to the point of absurdity, is over. Tonight, starting at 8 p.m., the NFL’s 32 teams will try to make their teams better and in some cases, will …WVU’s Kevin White selected by Chicago with 7th...

NFL Draft picks 2015: Malcom Brown taken by Patriots at No. 32SB NationWith the No. 32 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots selected defensive tackle Malcom Brown of Texas. Brown was a second-team All-Big 12 selection in 2014 and is a very complete defensive lineman. Brown is a big guy who will be …Just In: Patriots select Malcolm Brown,...

2015 NFL Draft: 5 things Ravens fans should know about Breshad Perriman …NJ.comCentral Florida wide receiver Breshad Perriman was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the No 26 pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Here’s what you should know about the first-round pick: 1. A football lineage continues: Breshad Perriman is the …2015 NFL Draft...

Total breakdown: 49ers draft DL Arik Armstead in first roundESPN (blog)The tallest defensive player selected in the first round of the NFL draft in the common draft era, Armstead is more run-stopper than edge rusher, and that’s fine for a defense retuning itself in the wake of the retirements of inside linebackers Patrick …NFL Draft 2015 grades: San Francisco...

2015 NFL Draft: Sixth time in Super Bowl era QBs drafted top twoCBSSports.comAs expected, Jameis Winston (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and Marcus Mariota (Tennessee Titans) were the first two players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. It marks the first time quarterbacks came off the board in the first two picks since 2012 and only the … …read more From:: NFL...

Bengals will use draft to add depth, fill needs down the roadWCPOThe Bengals have made the playoffs each of the past four seasons, a franchise first. They’ve also lost their opening game all four times, extending one of the longest streaks of playoff futility in NFL history. They still haven’t won a playoff game …Bengals look for long-term help...

NFL draft best sampled in small dosesDaily PressSkinny: Strong-armed and blessed with Calvin Johnson as downfield target, but hasn’t won a playoff game. College: Georgia. Drafted: First by the Lions. Skinny: Strong-armed and blessed with Calvin Johnson as downfield target, but hasn’t won a playoff … …read more From:: NFL Playoffs News...

Tim Brown and RGIII Shared a Moment at the Super BowlThe Big LeadTim Brown criticized Robert Griffin III before the Super Bowl in an ugly incident of Heisman-on-Heisman crime. Brown accused RGIII of being “not a brother you hang out with in the locker room.” Brown and RGIII ran into each other at the Super Bowl and … …read more From:: Super Bowl...

Super Bowl winner Plaxico Burress indicted on tax chargesThe Guardian… payments he owed. In one case, when he finally did pay up, the check bounced. The wide receiver, who caught the winning touchdown for the Giants in the 2008 Super Bowl, returned to the NFL after his release from prison but has not played since 2012.You remember indicted ex-Giants and Jets...

After the Super Bowl, what’s next for Glendale?Cronkite NewsIn 2008, millions converged on Glendale as the place to be for Super Bowl XLII. The NFL Experience was there. The game was there. Fast forward to 2015, and the picture was very different. While the game was still held at University of Phoenix Stadium … …read more From:: NFL Super Bowl...

NFL franchise QBs who joined a new teamU-T San DiegoBoth he and Young were future Hall of Famers. The Chiefs haven’t won a playoff game in the 21 years since Montana took them to the 1993 AFC Championship Game. 2) Peyton Manning. The Colts, knowing they could draft Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck … …read more From:: NFL AFC Game News By Google...

Marcus Mariota will find NFL home tonightESPN (blog)By overcoming the pressure and succeeding quickly, McNabb tilted the scales on that bit of Philadelphia lore. He played in five NFC Championship Games and a Super Bowl in an Eagles uniform. If Bradford does that, Eagles fans will forget all about Mariota.2015 NFL Mock Draft: With Amari Cooper, Jaguars start the...

With NFL Draft In Town, Bears Still Hoping To Bring Super Bowl To Soldier FieldCBS LocalSoldier Field holds only about 61,500 people for football games – well short of the 70,000 seats the league normally requires to host a Super Bowl. Mayor Rahm Emanuel also has said he wants a Super Bowl in Chicago but hasn’t said if he’d be willing to …Meet...

Five storylines to follow for the 2015 NFL draftWRICFormer Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, shown running a drill at the NFL combine on Feb. 21, 2015, in Indianapolis, is expected to be the top pick of the 2015 NFL draft. | AP Photo. CHIGACO (MEDIA GENERAL) – Football fans, rejoice! Months of …2015 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report’s Expert Consensus...

Watching the NFL Draft From a Fantasy Football PerspectiveNew York TimesAfter an eventful college football season, months of anticipation and analysis, and the scouting combine, the N.F.L. draft is finally upon us. Any fantasy football player knows that rookies can become the underrated picks who win you a championship …Tyler Lockett-NFL Draft PreviewBring...

A look back at Seahawks’ drafts: 2013 and 2014ESPN (blog)With the NFL draft starting Thursday, I’m doing a look back at the previous five drafts for the Seattle Seahawks under general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll. The Seahawks have 10 starters at the moment who were … Including playoff …and more …read more From::...

Final Big Board: Receivers, running backs strongest positionsCBSSports.comAs you’d expect, wide receivers and running backs are well represented, and will be on draft day. 1. Jameis Winston, QB, 6-4, 231, 4.97, rSo, Florida State: Winston possesses the prototypical combination of physical traits necessary for success in the …and more …read...

2015 NFL draft rumors: Latest news, buzz, trades, reportsSI.comWith the NFL draft hours away, the rumor mill is abuzz. We’re updating this post with all of the latest NFL draft rumors and news, so be sure to check back often. The Buccaneers hold the top pick in Thursday night’s first round, which is set to begin …2015 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report’s...

NFL mock draft 4.0: Titans hold the key at No. 2Indianapolis StarBut they don’t have any game wreckers flying off the edge, and Fowler could be the next Justin Houston . Other considerations? USC DT Leonard Williams is widely considered the draft’s best all-around player and would certainly fit here, though Fowler …Why Browns shouldn’t give...

2015 NFL Draft: Final ThoughtsCampus InsidersAssume that the prospect can’t play a lick in the NFL and go from there. Instead of looking for the positives, know that all but a scant few of the players drafted this weekend will be on a different team in two years, out of the league within three …and more …read more From:: NFL Playoffs News By...

Danger DB Williams has Super Bowl memoriesGrand Island IndependentMalcolm Williams is now a defensive back for the Nebraska Danger, but just over three years ago, he was playing for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. It didn’t turn out the way coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Tom Brady or any of the other … …read more From:: Super...

NFL Draft: Why Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota going No. 1 and 2 should terrify …Washington PostIn the past 42 NFL drafts, quarterbacks have been selected with each of the first two picks just four times. The number is expected to creep to five Thursday night. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans, two teams in need of quarterbacks, hold …How the...

Super Bowl of conventions to hit DetroitDetroit Free PressGet ready, Detroit – the Super Bowl is coming to town this August! No, not the football game, but something even bigger in its potential for future conventions, hotel bookings and visitor traffic. It’s the 2015 national convention of ASAE (American … …read more From:: NFL Super Bowl...

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round matchups, TV scheduleCBSSports.comThe matchups for the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs are set and all of the action begins on Thursday, April 30. Here is the complete schedule and TV listings for all four second-round series.and more …read more From:: NFL Playoffs News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

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