Slow News Day is back! The Ringer’s Kevin Clark breaks down the Houston Texans’ failure to build around Deshaun Watson, the Oakland Raiders’ being stuck in the middle with Jon Gruden, and the Miami Dolphins’ tanking the right way. Then, Mallory Rubin joins the show to address the haters and properly celebrate Lamar Jackson’s incredible Week 1 performance.
‘Slow News Day’: The Texans Are Wasting Deshaun Watson, Plus Celebrating Lamar Jackson
Kevin Clark covers the slow news of the NFL Week 1 including how the Miami Dolphins are tanking the right way
Baltimore came up short against the Chiefs, but it wasn’t because the team was too aggressive on two-point conversions and fourth downs. John Harbaugh put his squad in the best position to win—and showed why the Ravens should be considered one of the smartest franchises in the NFL.
On Monday, Sports Illustrated reported a 2017 incident in which a woman said Brown harassed her at his Pittsburgh home. That same day, NFL investigators interviewed Brown’s former trainer who said he sexually assaulted and raped her. On Friday, the Patriots released the wide receiver.
If the commissioner really wants to put guardrails around free agency, the threat of punishment has to be real
Following a former trainer’s civil complaint saying that Brown sexually assaulted and raped her, and a second report that said Brown harassed another woman in 2017, the Patriots have cut ties with the receiver
Plus, summer is over and celebrities are debuting some questionable looks for fall