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Inside the NFL: Manziel Not Quite Ready to Lead

Inside the NFL: Manziel Not Quite Ready to Lead
BY JED HUGHES
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

On the football field, the quarterback is usually the leader of the team. Leadership requires not only physical prowess but also a level of maturity and the ability to set a positive example. Johnny Manziel is not quite there.

Despite his collegiate pedigree, the Cleveland Browns' first round draft pick will start the season as the backup to Brian Hoyer at quarterback. Manziel has indeed lived up to his devil-may-care reputation, but not his enormous potential. Earlier in pre-season camp, the rookie quarterback boasted of how much fun he is having in Las Vegas and elsewhere. He later promised to grow up. (The same vow he made while still at Texas A&M).

 

Monmouth's K.B. Asante too much for Delaware State

Monmouth's K.B. Asante too much for Delaware State
BY JEREMY SCHILLING
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. — There are ways to start a season, and then there are ways not to start a season. For Monmouth football, it was the latter – and in the ...

Monmouth Football Readies for Season

Monmouth Football Readies for Season
BY JEREMY SCHILLING
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Monmouth football completed training camp last Thursday with their second and final scrimmage of the summer. It was a defensive battle, with only one touchdown ...

Jon Bon Jovi Not Rich Enough for NFL

Jon Bon Jovi Not Rich Enough for NFL
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Maybe the NFL will let New Jersey’s own Jon Bon Jovi pay them to sing at halftime of the Super Bowl.

But the man reported to be worth $300 million apparently doesn’t mak...

PGA Tour, Jersey City's Liberty National Golf Course: Marriage Made in Heaven

PGA Tour, Jersey City's Liberty National Golf Course: Marriage Made in Heaven
BY KEVIN ROBERTS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Leading Tuesday's news (Aug. 26), Lt. Governor Guadagno joined officials from the PGA Tour, Liberty National Golf Course, Jersey City, and the First Tee...

4 Reasons NY Jets Fireman Ed is Gone

4 Reasons NY Jets Fireman Ed is Gone
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Fireman Ed Anzalone left his unofficial cheerleading job with the New York Jets late in the 2012 season. Remember the Tim Tebow days in New York?

The New York Jets are n...

Monmouth football has positive and teachable moments in first scrimmage

Monmouth football has positive and teachable moments in first scrimmage
BY JEREMY SCHILLING
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Scrimmages are about opportunities and this past Saturday at Kessler Field was no different for Monmouth football.

For head coach Kevin...

Monmouth University Goes Bigger With Its Gridiron Brand

Monmouth University Goes Bigger With Its Gridiron Brand
BY JOE FAVORITO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It certainly doesn’t have all the grandeur and expectations that Rutgers move to the Big 10 this fall has, but another New Jersey school with bigger aspi...

New Jersey's MetLife Venue Ranks Near Bottom of NFL Stadium Experiences

New Jersey's MetLife Venue Ranks Near Bottom of NFL Stadium Experiences
BY SEAN MacDONALD
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

In 2013, I drove to all 32 NFL venues (31 stadiums; Met Life counts twice) during the 17-week season. It was the trip of a lifetime, ...

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