Patriots’ Nate Ebner: ‘Rugby is in my blood’

Nate Ebner has won two Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, not only does Ebner love football, but he also loves the game of Rugby. Ebner discussed his love of rugby with Go4it’s Paul Gant. “Man, I’ll never be done with rugby; rugby is in my blood,” said Ebner.  “I’ll find my way back there even if I’m 45 years old playing in an old boys league somewhere in Ohio. It does not matter.”

Ebner was a part of the U.S. national rugby team, and represented the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics. “Some guys like to go play pickup basketball in the off-season, play in leagues. I go play touch Rugby games that’s just my thing.”

To hear more of Nate Ebner listen at link below:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pgant/2017/02/25/patriots-nate-ebner-the-quads-kevin-savage

Interview comes in at  45:32

Patriots’ Nate Ebner: “We just kind of wore them(Falcons) down”

After being down 28-3 in the third quarter of Super Bowl 51, the Patriots stormed back and took the game to overtime. At that point, Patriots’ safety Nate Ebner felt New England had the Falcons right where they wanted them. Ebner, in an interview with Go4it host Paul Gant, felt the Patriots were in a good shape once they received the ball first in overtime:

“I mean when we won the toss, with the momentum that we had, I think a lot of us would say there was no doubt we were going to go down and score,” said Ebner. “We were prepared to fight for however long it took. Obviously the offense took care of business, and the way they started moving the ball we just kind of wore them down, and it was just too much for them to handle.”

To hear the whole interview go to this link:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pgant/2017/02/25/patriots-nate-ebner-the-quads-kevin-savage

Interview comes in at 45:26

Make Vince Great Again?

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young is attempting a comeback. According to his agent Leigh Steinberg, Young has been in talks with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL, and apparently there is some interest from the new Spring League.  Also, Young has a trademark application out there for the slogan “Make Vince Great Again.”

I’m not sure at 34 Young can be great again, but I am rooting for the guy.  Canada is a good start, and who knows what could happen from there!

Former NFL first rounder fired for social media post

Watch what you do on social media! According to former NFL player Fernando Bryant, his wife’s Instagram post from three years ago cost him his job. Bryant, who was drafted in the first-round by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1999, was the head coach for Strong Rock Christian School. Bryant’s termination letter cites social media as a reason for his firing.

Here is the story from WXIA’s Alex McQuade:

http://www.11alive.com/mb/sports/high-school/high-school-coach-and-former-nfl-cb-fired-after-20-days-because-of-social-media-post/410977008

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Listen to our interview with the newest member for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Kenny Easley. Kenny discussed many interesting things; including why the Pro Bowl should end, how God took the love of football away from him, his belief that the Patriots are the greatest franchise in the world, his belief that he would have been in the HOF sooner if he was a Free Safety, and so much more!