Category Archive: The Trenches

Entertainment, gossip and news about the National Football League

VID: Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens play friendly pickup game

Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens play basketball instead of participating in OTA’s With OTA’s in full swing and kickoff of the 2013 NFL season less than 100 days away, there are two incredibly talented players who are questionably left on the sideline, so to speak…

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Brian Urlacher retires after 13 year NFL career

Brian Urlacher

Brian Urlacher hangs up his cleats Wednesday, Brian Urlacher announced that he is retiring from the NFL after a 13-year career. Urlacher is retiring as a member of the only team he’s ever played for, the Chicago Bears. In March, the Bears opted not to bring Urlacher back for another season, and he lightly tested …

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Dwayne Johnson cast in HBO series about retired athletes

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson to star in HBO show about retired ball players Dwayne Johnson, also know as “The Rock,” continues to rack up the gigs. HBO announced that it has cast Johnson in a 30-minute dramedy about the lives of retired athletes who live in Miami.

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WAIT IS OVER: Geno Smith is a New York Jet

Geno Smith

Geno Smith drafted by the New York Jets Geno Smith is the newest member of the New York Jets. After waiting the entire day and eventually slipping out of the first round of the draft, Smith returned to Radio City Music Hall, Friday, to hear his name called and realize his dream.

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Aaron Rodgers signs $110M extension with Packers

aaron rodgers

Aaron Rodgers receives lucrative extension Aaron Rodgers is now the highest paid player in the game of pro football. The Green Bay Packers signed Rodgers to a five-year, $110 million contract extension, topping the recent six-year deal received by Joe Flacco from the Baltimore Ravens.

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Darrelle Revis traded to Tampa Bay Bucs for 2013 first-round pick

Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis traded by Jets to the Buccaneers Darrelle Revis is now a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The New York Jets traded the All-Pro cornerback to the Bucs for a first-round pick (13th) in Thursday’s NFL Draft. Also included are a 2014 conditional pick and fourth-round pick. Revis, coming off an ACL injury …

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‘Outing’ of NFL’s Kerry Rhodes example of why athletes stay in closet

Kerry Rhodes

Rumors of Kerry Rhodes being gay come full circle with release of vacation photos A young man named Russell “Hollywood” Simpson has released a gallery of photographs of himself vacationing (cozily, I might add) with NFL free agent defensive back Kerry Rhodes. While the pictures are a rather convincing indication that Rhodes might be gay, …

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NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall, 82, passes away

Pat Summerall

Pat Summerall dead at 82 Pat Summerall, a legend of the broadcasting booth, has passed away at age 82. Summerall was hospitalized in Dallas, recovering from hip surgery at the time of his death.

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