Recently rookie Outside Linebacker/Defensive End, Courtney Upshaw, shot a commercial for Gamma Labs; a natural supplements provider. Using the classic celebrity testimonial advertising technique, Gamma Labs used the behemoth of an Outside Linebacker to imply that if you used their product you would become as gargantuan as Upshaw.
“Each day it’s getting better,” he said. “The first surgery it really wasn’t getting better, but ever since the second surgery everything was rolling along and getting better each day. It’s coming along pretty good. I’m rehabbing every day, trying to get the knee back strong, trying to get the quad and everything right.”
Atlanta Falcons: Q&A with wide receiver Julio Jones, who’s closing in on his first 1,000-yard season
Q: What are your thoughts on taking the kickoff out of the game?
A: Kickers are not 100 percent on getting touchbacks. They can miss sometimes. That’s a big part of the game. That’s a very big part of the game. That’s eliminating a unit and also that’s jobs for other people to play. A lot of people make teams through special teams. That’s is going to eliminate a lot of jobs for people, too. I’m with special teams. I don’t think they should take it out.
Richardson, who chipped in a career-high two rushing touchdowns in Week 14, told Will Burge of ESPN 850 WKNR that he believes the organization is “putting something together here and its going to be beautiful”. The star rookie found the end zone for the 10th time this season with his second score of the afternoon, and mentioned how he hopes Sunday’s performance can serve as a stepping stone for greatness.
Third-string quarterback Greg McElroy has been deactivated for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, leaving Tim Tebow to back up starter Mark Sanchez, the Jets announced.
“(Manziel) is a young guy who has numbers better than (Tim) Tebow and Cam Newton, and that says a lot because both of those guys won,” said Ingram, who played at Alabama when he won the Heisman. “I watched when (Texas A&M) played Alabama, he is a great player who can make plays with his legs and arms and is just a great leader.”
Good corner play in most schemes is all about guys doing their job. Yes, sometimes a corner has to line up toe to toe and shut down the opposing wideout, but often the job is all about knowing where you are supposed to be and then making a sound, quality tackle at the end of the play.
AC: “Your Alabama Crimson Tide are back in the National Championship against Notre Dame. I’m sure you’ve been following them this season–what are your thoughts on their year so far and how do you see that game going?”
DK: “Oh man–they have the same kind of attitude that we had last year. We never thought we were out of it, even after the loss to LSU and we always knew we would get back into it some way. I feel like they have those same kind of ideas and attitude. Coach Saban doesn’t lose two games that often.”