List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2016

AP source: Dolphins to host Saints in UK in 2017 (Yahoo Sports)

AP source: Dolphins to host Saints in UK in 2017 (Yahoo Sports)

The Miami Dolphins will host the New Orleans Saints in an NFL regular-season game in the United Kingdom next season.

Bills scratch McCoy vs. Patriots because of hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

Bills scratch McCoy vs. Patriots because of hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is inactive for their AFC East showdown against New England, after missing practice all week because of an injury to his left hamstring.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is officially out of rehab (Shutdown Corner)

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is officially out of rehab (Shutdown Corner)

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon remains suspended indefinitely. Gordon completed his 30-day stay at an in-patient rehabilitation center, the report said. Gordon entered rehab just days before a four-game suspension… Read more »

Key Redskins starters active for London game vs. Bengals (The Associated Press)

Key Redskins starters active for London game vs. Bengals (The Associated Press)

LONDON (AP) — Key starters on the banged-up Washington Redskins are active for Sunday's game in London versus the healthy Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals, Redskins face off in London in early NFL start (The Associated Press)

Bengals, Redskins face off in London in early NFL start (The Associated Press)

Wake up, NFL fans! Week eight of the season features an early start from London, where the Cincinnati Bengals host the Washington Redskins.

Reeling Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (The Associated Press)

Reeling Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (The Associated Press)

The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up making a coaching change in the wake of an embarrassing loss at Tennessee. The Jaguars (2-5) fired offensive coordinator Greg Olson on Saturday, parting ways… Read more »

First shoe drops in Jacksonville: Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (Shutdown Corner)

First shoe drops in Jacksonville: Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (Shutdown Corner)

On Thursday night, after an embarrassing loss to the Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan said head coach Gus Bradley would not be fired. Bradley told reporters on Friday… Read more »

Reeling Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (Yahoo Sports)

Reeling Jaguars fire offensive coordinator Greg Olson (Yahoo Sports)

The Jacksonville Jaguars have fired offensive coordinator Greg Olson, parting ways with him two days after an embarrassing loss at Tennessee. The team made the announcement Saturday, saying quarterbacks coach… Read more »

Jets activate Giacomini from PUP, waive Butler (The Associated Press)

Jets activate Giacomini from PUP, waive Butler (The Associated Press)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have activated right tackle Breno Giacomini from the reserve/physically unable to perform list, making him eligible to play Sunday against the… Read more »

Robert Scheer:  Robert Scheer and Amy Trask Discuss Gender, Race and Profit in the World of Professional Sports

Robert Scheer: Robert Scheer and Amy Trask Discuss Gender, Race and Profit in the World of Professional Sports

In this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer speaks with Amy Trask, former long-time Oakland Raiders CEO. In her new book, You Negot… Read more: Nfl, Football, Women in… Read more »

Injury Report: Week 8 (Rotoworld)

Injury Report: Week 8 (Rotoworld)

Raymond Summerlin dives into the injury reports to bring you all the fantasy-relevant news for Week 8 of the NFL season.

Friday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

Friday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

An outside investigation of the Baylor University sexual violence scandal found 17 women who had reported sexual or domestic assaults involving 19 Baylor University athletes since 2011, university regents have… Read more »

FANTASY PLAYS: QB, RB options; expectations for Wilson, Dez (The Associated Press)

FANTASY PLAYS: QB, RB options; expectations for Wilson, Dez (The Associated Press)

Fantasy owners will have to plan very well to fill in for many of their idle starters, and some injuries won’t make things any easier. Fantasy owners looking for QB… Read more »

QB shuffle continues for reeling Browns, Jets (The Associated Press)

QB shuffle continues for reeling Browns, Jets (The Associated Press)

The old guys are back under center for the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets, aware they’re not part of the future. New York coach Todd Bowles benched the… Read more »

Players annoyed with NFL's crackdown on celebrations (The Associated Press)

Players annoyed with NFL's crackdown on celebrations (The Associated Press)

Hey NFL players: If you want a safe way to celebrate touchdowns and big plays, just hug it out. Don’t pretend to shoot a bow and arrow. ”Hugs are always… Read more »

Packers' Clay Matthews fined for breaking arm of Bears' Brian Hoyer (Shutdown Corner)

Packers' Clay Matthews fined for breaking arm of Bears' Brian Hoyer (Shutdown Corner)

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews may have knocked Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer out of the teams’ Thursday night game on Oct. 20, impacting one of the Packers’ biggest… Read more »

Greg Cosell's Film Review: Philip Rivers and a classic NFL coaching chess match (Shutdown Corner)

Greg Cosell's Film Review: Philip Rivers and a classic NFL coaching chess match (Shutdown Corner)

The San Diego Chargers-Atlanta Falcons game last week is why is love watching film and breaking down Xs and Os.

Anderson indicates he’ll miss rest of Broncos regular season (Yahoo Sports)

Anderson indicates he’ll miss rest of Broncos regular season (Yahoo Sports)

Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson is pointing to a possible return during the AFC playoffs after having the meniscus in his right knee repaired. The Broncos are expected to… Read more »

Jaguars' Jackson ($24K) and Lee ($12K) fined by NFL (The Associated Press)

Jaguars' Jackson ($24K) and Lee ($12K) fined by NFL (The Associated Press)

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday after being penalized twice for unsportsmanlike conduct during one drive last weekend. Jackson was called for… Read more »

Vikings RB McKinnon out of boot, still not practicing (The Associated Press)

Vikings RB McKinnon out of boot, still not practicing (The Associated Press)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon is out of the walking boot that was protecting his injured ankle earlier this week. But he was still… Read more »

Jaguars' Bradley 'will not tolerate lack of discipline' (The Associated Press)

Jaguars' Bradley 'will not tolerate lack of discipline' (The Associated Press)

A day after the most embarrassing loss in his NFL tenure, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley still had a job. Bradley expressed frustration Friday with his team’s lack of discipline… Read more »

Jaguars’ Bradley ‘will not tolerate lack of discipline’ (Yahoo Sports)

Jaguars’ Bradley ‘will not tolerate lack of discipline’ (Yahoo Sports)

A day after the most embarrassing loss in his NFL tenure, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley still had a job. Bradley expressed frustration Friday with his team’s lack of discipline… Read more »

Jets' Mangold doubtful, Clady and Wilkerson questionable (The Associated Press)

Jets' Mangold doubtful, Clady and Wilkerson questionable (The Associated Press)

It appears Nick Mangold will have to sit this one out. The New York Jets center is doubtful to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns because of a sprained ankle…. Read more »

Browns to start McCown vs. Jets; Cleveland has used 6 QBs (The Associated Press)

Browns to start McCown vs. Jets; Cleveland has used 6 QBs (The Associated Press)

The winless Browns have hit the rewind button on their quarterback shuffle. Josh McCown, who broke his left collarbone five weeks ago, will return to the starting lineup Sunday when… Read more »

Too many of the NFL's headline grabbers aren't in the news (The Associated Press)

Too many of the NFL's headline grabbers aren't in the news (The Associated Press)

In case you haven't noticed, which is virtually impossible, Peyton Manning has gone to TV commercials full time.

Josh Norman expects to play Sunday, one week after being knocked unconscious (Shutdown Corner)

Josh Norman expects to play Sunday, one week after being knocked unconscious (Shutdown Corner)

On Sunday, Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman had to be ushered off the field in Detroit after taking a nasty fall to the turf and briefly losing consciousness. Norman told… Read more »

Bills RB McCoy not expected to play with hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

Bills RB McCoy not expected to play with hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

The Buffalo Bills look to be short-handed on offense in a pivotal divisional matchup against the New England Patriots. Bills running back LeSean McCoy (hamstring) is doubtful and not expected… Read more »

Steelers injured, frustrated as bye week arrives (The Associated Press)

Steelers injured, frustrated as bye week arrives (The Associated Press)

The casual brilliance the Pittsburgh Steelers flashed with remarkable ease over the first month of the season — well, save for three regrettable hours in Philadelphia — has faded quickly…. Read more »

Redskins' Norman eager to match up with Bengals WR AJ Green (The Associated Press)

Redskins' Norman eager to match up with Bengals WR AJ Green (The Associated Press)

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was eager to get on an airplane and head overseas to London. Norman, the league’s top-paid corner, will face a test in Cincinnati Bengals wide… Read more »

NFL against the spread picks: A toothless NFC championship game rematch (Shutdown Corner)

NFL against the spread picks: A toothless NFC championship game rematch (Shutdown Corner)

Somehow, the NFL didn’t pick Carolina Panthers vs. Arizona Cardinals as a prime-time game this week. Nobody could have predicted the rematch of last season’s NFC championship game would be… Read more »

Browns will start McCown against Jets (The Associated Press)

Browns will start McCown against Jets (The Associated Press)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh McCown will start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns against the New York Jets on Sunday.

Bucs CB Hargreaves eyes reunion with Raiders WR Amari Cooper (The Associated Press)

Bucs CB Hargreaves eyes reunion with Raiders WR Amari Cooper (The Associated Press)

Tampa Bay first-round draft pick Vernon Hargreaves III has a lasting memory of the first time he matched up against Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper. ”That’s the first time I… Read more »

Chargers and Broncos meet up for second time in 18 days (The Associated Press)

Chargers and Broncos meet up for second time in 18 days (The Associated Press)

The Broncos and Chargers aren’t exactly the same teams that met in San Diego on Oct. 13 when Denver’s 15-game divisional road winning streak skidded to a halt in a… Read more »

Saints hope to make Brees' production stand up vs. Seahawks (The Associated Press)

Saints hope to make Brees' production stand up vs. Seahawks (The Associated Press)

Drew Brees is arguably playing better than he ever has. The New Orleans Saints cannot say the same as a team, and that’s becoming a source of consternation in the… Read more »

Wentz, Prescott lead Eagles, Cowboys into NFC East showdown (The Associated Press)

Wentz, Prescott lead Eagles, Cowboys into NFC East showdown (The Associated Press)

Trying to explain the quick success for Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz and Dallas counterpart Dak Prescott often comes back to the complementary parts behind both rookies. For Prescott, it means the… Read more »

Newton, Panthers desperate to snap 4-game skid vs. Cardinals (The Associated Press)

Newton, Panthers desperate to snap 4-game skid vs. Cardinals (The Associated Press)

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers were at the pinnacle of their game the last time they faced the Arizona Cardinals in January. Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran… Read more »

President Obama predicts: Seahawks-Patriots in Super Bowl (The Associated Press)

President Obama predicts: Seahawks-Patriots in Super Bowl (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barack Obama is making his final Super Bowl call as president: New England against Seattle.

Jets' Darrelle Revis admits: 'My body's breaking down' (Shutdown Corner)

Jets' Darrelle Revis admits: 'My body's breaking down' (Shutdown Corner)

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has reached that conclusion, however, admitting to Newsday’s Kimberley Martin on Thursday that his body has begun to betray him. The 14th overall pick… Read more »

AP writers look at what AFC teams need at NFL trade deadline (The Associated Press)

AP writers look at what AFC teams need at NFL trade deadline (The Associated Press)

The NFL trade deadline never quite stirs up the interest seen at that time of year in other professional sports. ”I never even know when the trade deadline is. ”In… Read more »

AP writers look at what NFC teams need at NFL trade deadline (The Associated Press)

AP writers look at what NFC teams need at NFL trade deadline (The Associated Press)

The NFL trade deadline never quite stirs up the interest seen at that time of year in other professional sports.

Redskins RB Matt Jones out for London game against Bengals (Yahoo Sports)

Redskins RB Matt Jones out for London game against Bengals (Yahoo Sports)

Redskins running back Matt Jones says he will not play in Washington’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Wembley Stadium on Sunday because of a knee injury. Jones, who has… Read more »

Despite Thursday's result, Jaguars owner Shad Khan says Gus Bradley won't be fired (Shutdown Corner)

Despite Thursday's result, Jaguars owner Shad Khan says Gus Bradley won't be fired (Shutdown Corner)

Jacksonville Times-Union beat writer Ryan O’Halloran tweeted that Khan would not be firing Bradley, with the owner saying, “Actions speak louder than words. Jacksonville owner Shad Khan is searching for… Read more »

Titans breeze past Jaguars 36-22 to reach 4-4 for season (The Associated Press)

Titans breeze past Jaguars 36-22 to reach 4-4 for season (The Associated Press)

The Tennessee Titans head into the second half of the season believing they’re right in the playoff mix now that they’ve already exceeded their win total from last year. For… Read more »

Thursday's Sports In Brief (The Associated Press)

Thursday's Sports In Brief (The Associated Press)

Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 victory… Read more »

NFL-Mariota, Titans trounce Jaguars (Reuters)

NFL-Mariota, Titans trounce Jaguars (Reuters)

Coach Mike Mularkey does not believe in cushions after seeing too many of them disappear during his NFL career but his Tennessee Titans side built an impressive one in a… Read more »

Money has made the New York Giants defense a lot better (The Associated Press)

Money has made the New York Giants defense a lot better (The Associated Press)

The days of the New York Giants’ defense giving away games is seemingly over. A multimillion dollar infusion in the offseason has transformed Steve Spagnuolo’s unit from the worst in… Read more »

This time, Brady behind center when Bills face Patriots (The Associated Press)

This time, Brady behind center when Bills face Patriots (The Associated Press)

Rex Ryan likes nothing better than beating the Patriots. On Sunday, the star quarterback brings his 6-1 team to Buffalo. Brady has owned the Bills throughout his career, and pretty… Read more »

Titans end home woes, roll to 36-22 victory over Jaguars (Yahoo Sports)

Titans end home woes, roll to 36-22 victory over Jaguars (Yahoo Sports)

Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 victory… Read more »

Raiders hopes remaining in Florida helps extend road success (The Associated Press)

Raiders hopes remaining in Florida helps extend road success (The Associated Press)

The Oakland Raiders will try to go 5-0 on the road for the first time since 1977 when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Coach Jack Del Rio… Read more »

Broncos’ C.J. Anderson undergoing surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Broncos’ C.J. Anderson undergoing surgery (Yahoo Sports)

C.J. Anderson was bracing for a prolonged recovery as he prepared to undergo surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his right knee late Thursday. Anderson was Denver’s offensive star… Read more »

Titans without half of starting secondary vs. Jaguars (The Associated Press)

Titans without half of starting secondary vs. Jaguars (The Associated Press)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are without three starters against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night, including half of their secondary.

Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London (Yahoo Sports)

Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London (Yahoo Sports)

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and tight end Jordan Reed were cleared to fly with the team to London for its game against the Cincinnati Bengals after dealing with concussions…. Read more »

Jets defense puts together performance it had been expecting (The Associated Press)

Jets defense puts together performance it had been expecting (The Associated Press)

David Harris and the New York Jets’ defense watched the film of their stingy performance last week against the Baltimore Ravens and liked what they saw. ”It was probably our… Read more »

McCoy or no McCoy, Pats focused on slowing Bills run attack (The Associated Press)

McCoy or no McCoy, Pats focused on slowing Bills run attack (The Associated Press)

The Patriots will have a lot on their mind when they travel to Buffalo to face the division-rival Bills. ”I guess so,” safety Devin McCourty said when asked if he… Read more »

Silva's Week 8 Matchups (Rotoworld)

Silva's Week 8 Matchups (Rotoworld)

Evan Silva breaks down the matchups for every fantasy-relevant player in every Week 8 game.

Vikings WR Cordarelle Patterson recovering from concussion (Yahoo Sports)

Vikings WR Cordarelle Patterson recovering from concussion (Yahoo Sports)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson has a concussion after his best game of the season.

Handling the psyche of NFL kickers is a specialized dance (The Associated Press)

Handling the psyche of NFL kickers is a specialized dance (The Associated Press)

The aftermath of the first NFL tie since 2014 became a study in the delicate psyche of kickers, and how they are handled by their coaches. Last Sunday’s 6-6 tie… Read more »

Injured Bills safety Williams to decide future after season (The Associated Press)

Injured Bills safety Williams to decide future after season (The Associated Press)

The father of Buffalo Bills safety Aaron Williams says his son intends to wait until the offseason to determine whether to continue playing after sustaining his latest neck injury. Anthony… Read more »

Jets' Mangold (ankle) unlikely to play, Lee ruled out again (The Associated Press)

Jets' Mangold (ankle) unlikely to play, Lee ruled out again (The Associated Press)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets center Nick Mangold appears unlikely to play Sunday at Cleveland because of a sprained right ankle that has him in a walking… Read more »

Bengals have tough time stopping the guy with the ball (The Associated Press)

Bengals have tough time stopping the guy with the ball (The Associated Press)

All that the Bengals could do was to drop their heads. The Browns ran for 180 yards overall on Sunday as Cincinnati pulled away to a 31-17 win. It was… Read more »

Forget Quidditch, Harry Potter author is a Seahawks fan (The Associated Press)

Forget Quidditch, Harry Potter author is a Seahawks fan (The Associated Press)

DENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman is a huge Harry Potter fan.

Ex-NFL star sentenced in Nevada attempted sex assault case (The Associated Press)

Ex-NFL star sentenced in Nevada attempted sex assault case (The Associated Press)

A judge in Las Vegas has sentenced former NFL star Darren Sharper to as many as eight years in prison for attempted sexual assault as part of a four-state plea… Read more »

Kyle Schwarber's success no surprise to Jets' Jalin Marshall (The Associated Press)

Kyle Schwarber's success no surprise to Jets' Jalin Marshall (The Associated Press)

Kyle Schwarber’s big-time World Series impact for the Chicago Cubs is no surprise to New York Jets wide receiver Jalin Marshall. The two were football teammates at Middletown High School… Read more »

Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London (The Associated Press)

Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London (The Associated Press)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and tight end Jordan Reed have been cleared to fly with the team to London for its game against the Cincinnati… Read more »

Tirico still has passion for football (The Associated Press)

Tirico still has passion for football (The Associated Press)

Mike Tirico no longer is behind the microphone doing NFL play by play. Indeed, while many observers were belittling the 6-6 tie between Seattle and Arizona last Sunday night, Tirico,… Read more »

AP source: Broncos’ C.J. Anderson undergoing surgery (Yahoo Sports)

AP source: Broncos’ C.J. Anderson undergoing surgery (Yahoo Sports)

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Broncos running back C.J. Anderson will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday and that the extent… Read more »

Raiders-Buccaneers Capsule (The Associated Press)

Raiders-Buccaneers Capsule (The Associated Press)

OAKLAND (5-2) at TAMPA BAY (3-3)

Steelers' Roethlisberger asks rival Tom Brady for his jersey (The Associated Press)

Steelers' Roethlisberger asks rival Tom Brady for his jersey (The Associated Press)

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been caught on camera asking his AFC rival Tom Brady for a jersey to hang on his wall. A clip of Showtime’s ”Inside the NFL”… Read more »

Chargers-Broncos Capsule (The Associated Press)

Chargers-Broncos Capsule (The Associated Press)

SAN DIEGO (3-4) at DENVER (5-2)

Report: Bears head coach John Fox told friends he's 'done' with Jay Cutler (Shutdown Corner)

Report: Bears head coach John Fox told friends he's 'done' with Jay Cutler (Shutdown Corner)

The Chicago Bears appear to be done with Jay Cutler after this season. The report states that Fox has told friends that he’s done with Cutler, whose contract has no… Read more »

Redskins-Bengals Capsule (The Associated Press)

Redskins-Bengals Capsule (The Associated Press)

WASHINGTON (4-3) VS. CINCINNATI (3-4) at London

Broncos’ C.J. Anderson denies report he’s done for the year (Yahoo Sports)

Broncos’ C.J. Anderson denies report he’s done for the year (Yahoo Sports)

C.J. Anderson is disputing a report that his knee injury will end his season. Anderson and the Broncos (5-2) are expecting to find out later Thursday the extent of his… Read more »

Jets-Browns Capsule (The Associated Press)

Jets-Browns Capsule (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK JETS (2-5) at CLEVELAND (0-7)

Week 8 Rankings (Rotoworld)

Week 8 Rankings (Rotoworld)

Patrick Daugherty breaks down all of Week 8's top plays, including elite RB1 Spencer Ware.

Judging by merchandise sales, Cowboys are still America's Team (Shutdown Corner)

Judging by merchandise sales, Cowboys are still America's Team (Shutdown Corner)

The NFL Players Association has released the most recent list of the most popular players in the NFL, at least by merchandise sales, and judging by the list, the Dallas… Read more »

AP source: Aldon Smith applies for reinstatement to NFL (Yahoo Sports)

AP source: Aldon Smith applies for reinstatement to NFL (Yahoo Sports)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith has applied to the NFL to be reinstated from his one-year suspension.

Stanley H. Teitelbaum:  The NFL And Josh Brown Do-Over Episode

Stanley H. Teitelbaum: The NFL And Josh Brown Do-Over Episode

The NFL has been vigilant in suspending players for P.E.D. violations and other forms of self-destructive behavior such as substance abuse, but it has been sparse in enforcing penalties for… Read more »

Chiefs-Colts Capsule (The Associated Press)

Chiefs-Colts Capsule (The Associated Press)

KANSAS CITY (4-2) at INDIANPOLIS (3-4)

Packers-Falcons Capsule (The Associated Press)

Packers-Falcons Capsule (The Associated Press)

GREEN BAY (4-2) at ATLANTA (4-3)

Patriots-Bills Capsule (The Associated Press)

Patriots-Bills Capsule (The Associated Press)

NEW ENGLAND (6-1) at BUFFALO (4-3)

Chiefs have penchant for interceptions, defensive touchdowns (The Associated Press)

Chiefs have penchant for interceptions, defensive touchdowns (The Associated Press)

Marcus Peters strode through the Kansas City Chiefs locker room after their latest victory sporting a massive black-and-bedazzled sombrero, which he had acquired from a fan for a pair of… Read more »

Raiders visit Buccaneers and aim for fifth road win (The Associated Press)

Raiders visit Buccaneers and aim for fifth road win (The Associated Press)

The Oakland Raiders have been the NFL’s best road team this season, already with four road wins on the way to a 5-2 record, and they are spending a full… Read more »

Fitzpatrick returns to lineup as Jets face winless Browns (The Associated Press)

Fitzpatrick returns to lineup as Jets face winless Browns (The Associated Press)

The New York Jets aren’t in position to feel any sympathy. New York will have Ryan Fitzpatrick back as its starting quarterback when it visits the Browns on Sunday (1… Read more »

Chiefs' memories of Indy anything but fond (The Associated Press)

Chiefs' memories of Indy anything but fond (The Associated Press)

The Kansas City Chiefs have never cared much for road trips to Indianapolis like the one they’ll take Sunday to face the Colts. Kansas City led by 28 points with… Read more »

Some Seahawks still trying to recover from overtime tie (The Associated Press)

Some Seahawks still trying to recover from overtime tie (The Associated Press)

Richard Sherman felt good enough on Wednesday to break out his Halloween costume a little early, donning a cape, grabbing a wand, and presenting a very authentic Harry Potter look…. Read more »

WR Mike Evans working to establish name, help Bucs win (The Associated Press)

WR Mike Evans working to establish name, help Bucs win (The Associated Press)

Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans isn’t satisfied with being one of the best young receivers in the NFL. The third-year pro wants to be the best, period, and is putting in… Read more »

DeMarcus Ware has a day of big returns Wednesday (The Associated Press)

DeMarcus Ware has a day of big returns Wednesday (The Associated Press)

It was a day of big returns for DeMarcus Ware. After tweeting ”Live for what today has to offer, not what yesterday has taken away,” the Broncos pass rusher practiced… Read more »

Eagles' Wentz, Cowboys' Prescott set for rookie QB showcase (The Associated Press)

Eagles' Wentz, Cowboys' Prescott set for rookie QB showcase (The Associated Press)

Because they were on opposing teams at the Senior Bowl, Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott didn’t spend much time together talking about the future. ”That’s a lot of what ifs… Read more »

Bills go for rare sweep of Patriots (The Associated Press)

Bills go for rare sweep of Patriots (The Associated Press)

The Buffalo Bills have a chance to do something this week that they haven’t done yet this century. Sweep the New England Patriots. The Patriots (6-1) travel to face the… Read more »

Marshall, Mangold among lengthy list of Jets who sit out (The Associated Press)

Marshall, Mangold among lengthy list of Jets who sit out (The Associated Press)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are a banged-up bunch.

The NFL Week 8 Worksheet (Rotoworld)

The NFL Week 8 Worksheet (Rotoworld)

Rich Hribar provides a statistical snapshot of every Week 8 NFL game.

Fitzpatrick confident, eases back into role as Jets starter (The Associated Press)

Fitzpatrick confident, eases back into role as Jets starter (The Associated Press)

Brandon Marshall’s lime green T-shirt said it all. Emblazoned on the New York Jets wide receiver’s chest were the words ”Fitz Magic 2.0” with an orange beard protruding from a… Read more »

Gruden faces former pupil when Redskins play Dalton, Bengals (The Associated Press)

Gruden faces former pupil when Redskins play Dalton, Bengals (The Associated Press)

Now he needs to beat him in a game critical for both teams’ playoff chances when the Bengals ‘host’ the Redskins at Wembley Stadium in London at 9:30 a.m. Sunday…. Read more »

Cardinals, Panthers meet again under different circumstances (The Associated Press)

Cardinals, Panthers meet again under different circumstances (The Associated Press)

“I feel good about us coming into this stretch,” Panthers coach Ron Rivera said. The Panthers (1-5), who are coming off an open date on their schedule, haven’t won since… Read more »

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo returned to the practice field on a limited basis on Wednesday for the first time since sustaining a compression fracture in his back on Aug…. Read more »

2 arrested in theft of Super Bowl ring from Broncos star (The Associated Press)

2 arrested in theft of Super Bowl ring from Broncos star (The Associated Press)

Police say two men have been arrested on suspicion of breaking into the home of Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware and stealing his Super Bowl 50 ring. Denver police spokesman… Read more »

Redskins' Gruden can't wait to face former team in Bengals (The Associated Press)

Redskins' Gruden can't wait to face former team in Bengals (The Associated Press)

Jay Gruden could be playing the Cincinnati Bengals on the moon and it wouldn’t matter to him. The Washington Redskins’ coach will face his former team for the first time… Read more »

Seattle releases C.J. Spiller, signs FB Will Tukuafu (The Associated Press)

Seattle releases C.J. Spiller, signs FB Will Tukuafu (The Associated Press)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks released veteran running back C.J. Spiller on Wednesday and signed fullback Will Tukuafu.

Russell Wilson has a radical idea for breaking ties after OT (Shutdown Corner)

Russell Wilson has a radical idea for breaking ties after OT (Shutdown Corner)

Daddy-to-be Russell Wilson wasn’t thrilled to walk off the field after Sunday’s strange 6-6 tie with the Arizona Cardinals. You kick one field goal,” Wilson told reporters in Arizona. “You… Read more »

Bengals trying to act like London's just another home game (The Associated Press)

Bengals trying to act like London's just another home game (The Associated Press)

Coach Marvin Lewis opened a notable week in the Bengals’ history by insisting that they’re not actually traveling to London for their next game. Lewis also challenged a question about… Read more »

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