NFL scouts add West Point to summer tour stops

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Army West Point considers itself America’s team with future leaders. My “West Point Report” provides features on the Black Knights with the hope you’ll sign up for a subscription. All funds, 100 percent, will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Project through my 501-(c)(3). Visit my Substack site, West Point Football Report to make your donation to the Wounded Warriors Project. By TOM SHANAHAN NFL scouts make their annual trips this time of…

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Marlin Briscoe and Jimmy Raye shared their pioneering spirit as Black quarterbacks

PHOTO: Marlin Briscoe as a Denver Broncos rookie quarterback before he was switched to receiver. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN In many ways Jimmy Raye was Marlin Briscoe and Marlin Briscoe was Jimmy Raye. They were both pioneering figures connected in similar but different ways. Briscoe died on Monday at age 76 from circulation problems in his legs and from pneumonia. Raye recalled how he and his old friend were tied together in history as…

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NFL dusts off successful minority seminars previously abandoned

PHOTO: What if Eric Bieniemy’s name was Eric Hackett? Visit my website home page, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN The NFL wants you to believe it works unadulterated to solve its long-standing problem of failing to consider Black candidates as a general manager and a head coach. “Sham interviews” are current buzz words, but the practice dates back decades. The latest example of the NFL planning its latest dubious effort to address the issue was reported on Wednesday by ESPN.…

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