Archive: Roman Oben
The Rooney Rule is good for the same reason we have the seat belt law: It's habit-forming.
By Roman Oben | December 20, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (1)
Randy Moss needs to remind himself nothing is to be taken for granted in the NFL.
By Roman Oben | December 15, 2009; 08:08 AM ET | Comments (1)
Exposing internal politics and voicing frustration about your team to the media is counterproductive for team unity.
By Roman Oben | October 16, 2009; 08:37 PM ET | Comments (2)
I'm not sure what's lower: Rush Limbaugh's approval rating in the African American community or JaMarcus Russel's passer rating.
By Roman Oben | October 7, 2009; 11:49 AM ET | Comments (23)
There is no running back controversy between Tomlinson and Darren Sproles.
By Roman Oben | September 16, 2009; 01:37 PM ET | Comments (0)
Despite Carson Palmer's comments, I disagree 100 percent with the notion that death is an inherent risk in football.
By Roman Oben | September 9, 2009; 02:31 PM ET | Comments (2)
Brett Favre deserves to continue to play football, but not at the expense of ruining the team chemistry of the Minnesota Vikings.
By Roman Oben | August 19, 2009; 01:52 PM ET | Comments (5)
Eli Manning is as valuable to the Giants organization as his brother is to the Colts. He deserves every bit of the $35M guaranteed money the Giants will pay him.
By Roman Oben | August 6, 2009; 11:26 AM ET | Comments (3)
Steroids can't take you from a special teams contributor to a Pro Bowl linebacker. Getting bigger, faster and stronger won't make you catch or tackle better or throw a perfect spiral.
By Roman Oben | July 31, 2009; 02:53 PM ET | Comments (8)
Despite the Bennetts' football career, they are not mindful of the stereotypes that had to be overcome by their predecessors, so in the end they stand for nothing.
By Roman Oben | July 17, 2009; 11:16 AM ET | Comments (1)
McNair fit into the category of a role model, and although he was unfaithful, that does not erase his hard work, his accomplishments, his generosity, all the good things about him.
By Roman Oben | July 8, 2009; 02:23 PM ET | Comments (25)
Team cohesiveness, solid quarterback play and a stingy defense in December and January aren't based on who owners sign in March.
By Roman Oben | July 3, 2009; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (0)
Let's stop comparing this incident to the Michael Vick case, and please let's stop putting this situation in the same window of everything else that goes wrong in the "failed moral behavior of athletes" category.
By Roman Oben | June 20, 2009; 11:38 AM ET | Comments (3)