Author Archives: Michael David Smith

North Carolina’s Bryn Renner shines at Manning Passing Academy

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Johnny Manziel’s case of dehydration got most of the attention at last weekend’s Manning Passing Academy. But while Manziel was leaving early, North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner was impressing people with his on-field performance. The Manning Passing Academy is a high school football camp, but it also functions as something of an early pro day…

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Broncos suspend Russell indefinitely, Heckert one month

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The Denver Broncos have suspended both of the team executives who have been arrested for drunk driving this offseason. Broncos player personnel director Matt Russell has been suspended indefinitely without pay and pro personnel director Tom Heckert has been suspended for one month without pay, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. The Broncos…

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Orakpo likes his chances of being Defensive Player of the Year

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Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo’s 2012 season came to an end when he suffered a torn pectoral muscle in Week Two. But Orakpo says he’ll be back and better than ever in 2013. “Defensive Player of the Year is a goal of mine,” Orakpo told USA Today. “I worked extremely hard this offseason and Defensive…

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