If there was an underlying irony to the Marc Trestman era, it was that some of the efforts that were aimed at building bridges between players had almost the exact opposite effect.
There are no unimportant positions on a football field, regardless of unit. One – quarterback – may be more important, but a glaring weakness elsewhere on offense can compromise that individual.
The Oakland Raiders of Al Davis went into the 1967 draft looking for an offensive lineman with a specific task: give the Raiders an answer to Buck Buchanan and Ernie Ladd, the massive defensive ta
After seven NFL seasons, Eddie Royal has seen hundreds of players, both teammates and opponents.