Randy Moss with his first Super Bowl ring?

Will Randy Moss achieve his first NFL Super Bowl ring? Will 49ers quarterback Alex Smith have his first 5,000 yard season?

Clean cut with a short hairdo and sporting a red #84 jersey (sorry, Josh Morgan) while running routes Thursday, Moss was one of the signature faces for the new-look 49ers after spending a year out of football. Following a comeback season in 2011, this franchise made some high-profile offseason additions with players like 35-year-old Moss, determined to make another Super Bowl push.

Moss even dazzled on a 55-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Alex Smith. “It’s tough to tell that he missed a year of football. I certainly don’t see any rust,” Smith said of Moss. “He’s running well, catching well. No surprise, he’s a pro and already has a good understanding of the playbook.”  Continue reading “Randy Moss with his first Super Bowl ring?” Randy Moss with his first…

RIP Junior Seau

Approximately a year-and-a-half ago I posted about Junior Seau attempting to commit suicide. Yesterday he shot himself in the chest to end his life.

Last year 50-year-old former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson was found dead in his Florida home last year from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Before his death, he texted his family asking for his brain to be used for research (hence why he shot himself in the chest). Months later, researcher neurologists at Boston University confirmed Duerson had suffered from a neurodegenerative disease linked to concussions. It’s likely Junior Seau shot himself in the chest for the same reason.  Continue reading “RIP Junior Seau” RIP Junior Seau