Michael Sam made waves the other year when he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams as the first openly gay NFL player. Today, amid talks that the supreme court will take a closer look at the constitutional grounds for gay marriage, Sam posted this photo on Instagram proposing to his long-time boyfriend Vito Cammisano.
Before being an NFL quarterback, Harvard graduate Ryan Fitzpatrick got the fifth highest score of all time on the Wonderlic Test, the NFL's intelligence and aptitude test that all players must take before being eligible to play. So we knew Fitz was smart, but on Sunday, he set out to show the world that he isn't the only brainiac in his family.
Can you multiply 93 times 97 in your head that quickly? Didn't think so.
In their game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. caught a pass from Eli Manning with just one hand, scoring a touchdown.
Unfortunately the Giants lost 31-28, but that catch though...
"That is absolutely impossible what he just did," said NBC commentator Cris Collinsworth. "That may be the greatest catch I've ever seen in my life.
The NFL tweeted that Odell's catch basically pulled a Kardashian butt.
The NFL finally showed a bright side when the Cincinnati Bengals signed Devon Still to the practice squad allowing him to retain his NFL medical insurance. This morning Still posted this endearing video to instagram.
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is one of the most fearsome pass rushers the NFL has ever seen. But before he was forcing fumbles and knocking QBs to the turf by the dozens, Watt was an undersized kid with an oversized bullying problem. He was constantly picked on in school, and told that he would never play football because of his size. So when Watt met Billy, a local kid with his own bullying problem, the issue hit close to home.