Tag: Cincinnati Reds

With Tua Off the Board, Chargers Select Flaming Pile of Trash at Sixth Overall

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Hoping their future franchise quarterback would fall past the Miami Dolphins, the Los Angeles Chargers watched their dreams of Tua Tagovailoa playing in a mid-size soccer stadium on Thursday night. Instead of drafting a legitimate quarterback or trying to build the rest of their team with the next pick, the Chargers opted to select a literal flaming pile of trash at sixth overall. Continue reading “With Tua Off the Board, Chargers Select Flaming Pile of Trash at Sixth Overall”

Disappointed Joe Burrow Declines Vineyard Vines Job After Being Drafted First Overall

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Gerald Herbert

As the Cincinnati Bengals selected LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the first overall selection in the 2020 draft, the usually-smiling Burrow was seen with a less content look on his face. Burrow tells The Second String that now that he has been officially drafted to the NFL, he must forgo his dream of working at the Vineyard Vines store nearest his hometown. Continue reading “Disappointed Joe Burrow Declines Vineyard Vines Job After Being Drafted First Overall”

Joe Burrow Scrambles to Register for Sixth Year of College After Realizing He Has to Play for Bengals

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images

A week after top draft prospect Chase Young told reporters he is considering going back to The Ohio State University instead of entering the 2020 NFL draft, Heisman winner Joe Burrow announced he will try to attend LSU next year, despite graduating from Ohio State in 2018. The top quarterback in the class tells The Second String that his decision was inspired by the fact that he would have to play for the Bengals if he went pro.

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Francisco Lindor on Reds Trade Rumors: ‘I’d Love to Explore the Best Other Cities in Ohio’

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

Finally speaking to reporters for the first time about potentially being traded to the Cincinnati Reds, Indian shortstop Francisco Lindor tells The Second String that he looks forward to the opportunity of exploring the great world of the one other major city in Ohio.

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