NFL players hate commissioner Roger Goodell. That's the narrative being written these days, and not just by that idiot James Harrison, who earns more in one year than most of us will earn in a lifetime but somehow sees himself as a victim of the NFL's insidious oppression.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Running back Cedric Benson was released from jail on Sunday following an arrest on an assault charge, the second year in a row he has gotten into trouble in his home state.
Benson was a free agent after leading the Cincinnati Bengals in rushing each of the last three seasons. He hoped to stay with the Bengals and worked out with players in Cincinnati during the NFL's lockout.
Was Born Vernon Davis on January 31, 1984 in Washington, D.C. Vernon's nickname “The Duke” originated from a name he inherited from his father who was called “Duke.” Originally nicknamed “Little Duke.” At Maryland, media added “The” and dropped “Little.”