When Bernard James got off the airplane in Shanghai, China, about two months ago to play basketball for the Shanghai Sharks, he thought this was going to be nothing more than a long flight to a faraway destination.
The Texans won’t play a meaningful game for another six-plus months.
But when they do start the 2015 NFL season, it’ll be against one of the easier slates in the league, at least according to the numbers.
Now that defensive end Charles Haley and his five Super Bowl rings are finally in the Pro Football of Fame, could this pave the way for other long-overlooked Dallas Cowboys defensive players from the Super Bowl teams of the 1990s?
An East Texan has been cut by another East Texan.
Jacksoville's Josh McCown has been cut by Tampa Bay head coach Lovie Smith, who is from Big Sandy.
McCown threw 14 touchdown passes for the Buccaneers last season.