May 19, 2013
Quarterback gurus in vogue
'That emphasis on position-specific training — especially at the quarterback position — continues to grow. With each success story like Manuel’s, more and more young quarterbacks are turning to “gurus” like Mastrole in hopes of landing a college scholarship or professional career.'
A crack in the old-boys network
'Perhaps it’s coincidental. But just months after Ralph Wilson gave him full control, Brandon has changed the essential makeup of the organization. People are saying it feels different these days. It certainly looks different.'
For success, Whaley needs to step it up
'Talent evaluation is the most important part of the job. Whaley needs to keep talent coming through the pipeline of the draft, especially in Buffalo, where it’s harder (no matter what anybody says) to woo free agents than it is in Miami.'
Nix picks right time to cut back
Chattanooga Times Free Press
'"I really believe we're there," Nix said. "Everybody says this, but we were literally three or four plays from 9-7. We're headed in the right direction. We didn't have a single arrest the whole time I was there. We've completely overhauled this team from three years ago. It just takes time, even if nobody wants to hear that."'
Despite big NFL paydays, Mario Williams has problems
Florida Times Union
'But court documents filed in a case involving Williams and his former fiancee over the possession of a $785,000 diamond engagement ring reveal Williams to be a troubled person.'