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How Random is the NFL’s Drug Testing? Eric Reid Would Like to Know

In May of 2017, Eric Reid followed in the footsteps of former teammate Colin Kaepernick and filed a collusion grievance against the NFL and team owners. Unlike Kaepernick, however, Reid was still able to find a job in the NFL following this move when the Panthers lost veteran safety Da'Norris

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Sean Brackett: Finding Your Truth

As America’s most epic sport, football is understandably subject to infinite, cliché analogies. All of the following analogies are things I’ve heard come out of my own football coaches’ mouths over the years: Football is like rock and roll. Football is artificial adversity. Football players are modern-day gladiators. Hyperbole aside,

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Op-Ed: Reaction to the NFL’s 2018 National Anthem Kneeling Policy

The views expressed below are those of the author and not of First and Fan as an organization.   On May 23rd, Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL announced players and teams will face punishments. They published an official announcement detailing that players and teams are expected to stand and respect the

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Eric Reid’s Grievance Against the NFL with Insight from Former NBA star Etan Thomas

Eric Reid was ranked the 10th best safety in the NFL according to Bleacher Report last season. He’s a former pro-bowler and five year starter with the 49ers. Reid is only 26 years old and was expected to be a high target free agent this offseason by a number of

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2018 College Quarterbacks That May End Up Overseas

With the NFL draft approaching, players and fans alike wait excitedly and apprehensively to hear the right name get called by right team. Many of the country’s best signal-callers will don the snapback hat of the team that fate has brought them to. With five quarterbacks expected to go in

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PFT Commenter is Disrupting Sports Media One “Taek” at a Time

PFT Commenter rose to fame in early 2012 thanks to his unbelievably creative, controversial, and funny comments on sports. While his comments go right past many fans, those familiar with his “taeks” (the intentionally misspelled version of “takes”) know that his opinion on football and other sports are not done

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