LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — There are moments on the football field when T.J. Watt goes blank. The roar of the crowd drifts away. All but one of the other 21 players on the field, too.
In those moments, it's just Watt and the guy with the ball.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Some elements of NFL training camp are portable. Two-a-day practices, or whatever the approximation is these days. Extended film sessions. Team meetings. Drill after drill after drill after drill in the midsummer heat, all designed to whittle a roster from 90 to 53.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions on Saturday:
The steely jaw. That’s the physical feature that seemed to define Bill Cowher.
On the surface, Bill Cowher looked like he wasn't ready to be an NFL head coach. Too young. Too anonymous. Too unproven.
So while the then-34-year-old Cowher might have been on the list to replace Chuck Noll following Noll's retirement after the 1991 season, thanks to the enthusiastic endorsement of mentor Marty Schottenheimer, he wasn't exactly at the top of it.