RealClearSports
Advertisement

Holmes Should Thank Steelers for Wake-Up Call

AP Photo

The player nicknamed "Tone" says winning Super Bowl XLV with the New York Jets would be a "slap back" in the face of the team that traded him.

Talk about tone deaf.

If anything, Santonio Holmes should be singing the praises of the Pittsburgh Steelers for forcing him to get his off-field affairs in order. Holmes was enough of a mess this spring that the Steelers traded one of the NFL's top young receivers for a paltry fifth-round draft pick.

That's how much Holmes had alienated a front office known for promoting a family atmosphere and keeping core players under contract.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Tebow, Sanchez Can't Coexist on Jets

Gary Myers, New York Daily News - May 11, 2012

The Jets’ offseason program started April 16, but Thursday was the first day the media were invited into the locker room with all the veterans present. It was interesting to observe the dynamics. Mark Sanchez and Tim... more »

Jets Lighting a Fire Under Sanchez

Clark Judge, CBS Sports - May 17, 2012

The New York Jets insist they have no quarterback controversy, and I believe them. Mark Sanchez is their guy, they tell us, and they're going to do everything they can to make him the quarterback they believe... more »

MMQB: Seau's Death Could Be Turning Point

Peter King, Sports Illustrated - May 7, 2012

First up this morning: A history lesson. We'll never see two months like we've just seen in any offseason. Ever. To recap: March 2 -- The NFL says the Saints ran a sophisticated bounty program with defensive coordinator Gregg... more »

Explaining My Love of Football and My Concerns

KurtWarner.org - May 7, 2012

After a busy week in NFL news I wanted to take a minute to respond to the critics of the recent comments that I made regarding my boys and the game of football.  First, let me say that it always disappoints me that we can... more »