Washington Redskins name Kirk Cousins as the team's starting quarterback.

Kirk Cousins is not the answer in D.C.

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksHNews) Kirk Cousins is that C-List Hollywood actor that everyone tries to dress up and convince you that she’s cute, but she really isn’t. Washington has decided to name Cousins as the team’s week one starter in favor of Robert Griffin III, a quarterback the Redskins traded a King’s Ransom with the…

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford (7, formerly of OU) throws a pass as quarterback Mark Sanchez looks on during organized team activities at the team's NFL football training facility, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Philadelphia. MATT ROURKE/AP Photo

Five Key Training Camp Battles

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) Training camps around the league have already began or will be before the end of the week.  Before all camps start, here are five key camp battles to watch out for:   Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks, Sam Bradford vs. Mark Sanchez The Eagles acquired former No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford from…

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Column: Treat her the same as any other referee

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) Link to the column at The Hutchinson News: Brooks was here Expect a litany of unsportsmanlike conduct from the National Football League this season. And it won’t be from Sarah Thomas, the NFL’s first full-time female referee. The blind side blows, cheap shots and unnecessary jabs will flail out of the…

Column: The NFL Scouting Combine, a buster of stereotypes

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) The NFL Scouting Combine, the exact science that’s not so exact, has again come and gone. It’s the annual football Olympics that surfaces every year on the speed-friendly turf in Indianapolis, Indiana. The spectacle is technically the first football-related interview for college football players with dreams of performing on the big…

Column: Josh Gordon receives one-year suspension

According to multiple reports, Josh Gordon is officially suspended without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the Browns announced Tuesday. I wrote a column about the rumors circulating Gordon of a possible year long suspension and his open-letter prior to the official ruling coming down. The column…