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Ben Roethlisberger taking notice of James Washington:
Despite Ben Roethlisberger’s rocky start with Mason Rudolph, it seems that the Steelers QB has started to notice another former Cowboy, This time in a bit more positive light.
Roethlisberger intrigued by rookie James Washington's potential. "He's getting better every day." https://t.co/iT7SdiOun3— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) August 13, 2018
Roethlisberger told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that he’s impressed with the work James Washington has been putting in at training camp.
“You see him getting better every day,” Roethlisberger said. “Early in camp, we were talking about he couldn’t even get on the field with me. Now we’re asking for him to be on the field so he can get some reps and we can see what he can do.”
While the Steelers have a group of solid wide receivers in Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith- Schuster, there’s room for another to emerge Fowler says. And Washington is most definitely trying to put his name on that list.
Jordan Brailford named to Ted Hendrick Award watch list:
Oklahoma State defensive end Jordan Brailford was one of five Big 12 players named to the Ted Hendrick Award watch list. The Ted Hendrick Award is given to a player whose main position is defensive end. On and off the field performance are used as criteria for the award. Iowa State’s JaQuan Bailey, Kansas State’s Reggie Walker, TCU’s Ben Banogu and Texas’ Breckyn Hager join Brailford on the list from the Big 12.
The new Nike Free Trainer 8s are available... and they’re beautiful:
Oklahoma State edition Nike Free Trainer’s are now available for Oklahoma State fans to purchase through the University Store. To say these are a must-have is an understatement.
The detail on these is insane. The side features the sheriff star logo and all around the inside you can see the paisley pattern featured on the new jerseys. The tongue says “Cowboys” down it. Nike has outdone themselves with these.
Oklahoma State alum Brett McMurphy joins Stadium Watch:
Paul Miller School of Media and Strategic Communications alum Brett McMurphy has found his next gig with Stadium. The news comes after McMurphy broke what has to be one of the biggest college football stories of the year.
Bonus: Browns to give out free beer after first regular season victory:
Bud light has created a fridge that will automatically open should the Cleveland Browns win a game this season. This is just hilarious. The fridges will be placed in 10 bars around Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns last won a regular season game in 2016 in week 16.
When Browns win first regular season game, Bud Light fridges in 10 Cleveland bars will unlock with smart electromagnet technology, giving thousands of fans access to free beer https://t.co/4A4bwAFHSy— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 14, 2018
That’s all for today!