With all the news lately about players putting their feet in their mouths via Twitter, be sure to tune into “NFL Total Access” on NFL Network tonight. Their in-studio guest will be none other than Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson. That’s right, the same Stevie Johnson who took to Twitter last season and basically blamed God for allowing him to drop what would have been a game-winning overtime touchdown pass against the Steelers in Week 12. Johnson later let God off the hook for the drop, but it was certainly a lesson learned about the power of Twitter.
And since they’ll be talking about every NFL player’s favorite form of social media, here’s a review of the latest Reggie Bush flap.
Clearly, Bush has to be a little more careful with his public image if he wants to have a chance at becoming part of Forbes’ list of America’s most influential athletes. One fellow Heisman Trophy winner -– Tim Tebow –- did make that list. Here’s the scoop, in case you missed it.
Wednesday’s Instant Debate asks: Where will Kevin Kolb be playing in 2011? The sense is that he could be a major factor in the NFC West race.
Today’s Data Points looks at the top pass rushers who could be on the market when free agency begins.
Yesterday, we teased Jeff Fisher’s appearance on “Total Access.” Here’s the clip, in which he discusses his former QB, Vince Young, his former team’s new QB, Jake Locker, along with the trip he’s embarked on the climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
The TV world is still abuzz over the news that excitable play-by-play man Gus Johnson is officially moving from CBS to FOX. Why do we call him excitable? Glad you asked.
During his live chat yesterday, NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks was asked about Panthers receiver Steve Smith. Brooks maintained that Smith -– wherever he plays next season -– is still a viable No. 1 receiving threat.
And if you don’t take his word for it, go ahead and seek a second opinion later today when NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora chats live at 12:30 p.m. ET. Get your questions in now.
Have you chimed in yet on this morning’s NFL.com home page poll? We asked you, Who will be the best available free agent QB? With nearly 30,000 votes in so far, veteran Matt Hasselbeck is the front-runner with nearly 50 percent of the votes. Then comes Marc Bulger, followed by Alex Smith and Kerry Collins. Vote now.