List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2016

Week 7 AFC Targets/Touches (Rotoworld)

Week 7 AFC Targets/Touches (Rotoworld)

Justin Bailey reviews the Targets and Touches Report for the AFC in Week 7.

Jaguars, Titans looking for AFC South win in lone night game (The Associated Press)

Jaguars, Titans looking for AFC South win in lone night game (The Associated Press)

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans have been so bad in recent years that each sees the other as an opportunity for a rare win. In the woeful AFC South,… Read more »

Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury (The Associated Press)

Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury (The Associated Press)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins running back Matt Jones was held out of practice Wednesday with a knee injury.

Jaguars-Titans Capsule (The Associated Press)

Jaguars-Titans Capsule (The Associated Press)

JACKSONVILLE (2-4) at TENNESSEE (3-4)

Amid slump, Pro Picks looks to visitors for turnaround (The Associated Press)

Amid slump, Pro Picks looks to visitors for turnaround (The Associated Press)

Pro Picks is slumping. Two straight weeks of heavy losses makes us look like the Cleveland Browns.

Romo throws in practice for 1st time since August injury (Yahoo Sports)

Romo throws in practice for 1st time since August injury (Yahoo Sports)

Tony Romo is participating in throwing drills at practice for the first time since the Dallas quarterback broke a bone in his back in a preseason game at Seattle in… Read more »

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief (Yahoo Sports)

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief (Yahoo Sports)

The New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown six days after police documents revealed Brown admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married. DENVER (AP) – Authorities… Read more »

Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football game (Yahoo Sports)

Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football game (Yahoo Sports)

Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos’ stadium after a game on Monday night. Stadium Management Co., which operates Sports Authority Field at… Read more »

Dose: Broncos to Split RB Reps (Rotoworld)

Dose: Broncos to Split RB Reps (Rotoworld)

Nick Mensio checks in on C.J. Anderson, Devontae Booker, Donte Moncrief, Ladarius Green, and others in Wednesday's Dose.

Matchup: Jaguars @ Titans (Rotoworld)

Matchup: Jaguars @ Titans (Rotoworld)

Evan Silva breaks down all the key fantasy Matchups in Thursday night's Jaguars-Titans game.

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game (Yahoo Sports)

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game (Yahoo Sports)

Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that occurred while he was at Monday night’s football game with the Houston Texans. Denver… Read more »

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game (The Associated Press)

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game (The Associated Press)

Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that occurred while he was at Monday night’s football game with the Houston Texans. Denver… Read more »

Jaguars WR Robinson ups practice routine, hopes stats follow (Yahoo Sports)

Jaguars WR Robinson ups practice routine, hopes stats follow (Yahoo Sports)

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson knows the numbers. ”It’s just the kind of competitor he is,” quarterback Blake Bortles said Tuesday. The Jaguars (2-4) will see if it helps Thursday… Read more »

Jaguars WR Robinson ups practice routine, hopes stats follow (The Associated Press)

Jaguars WR Robinson ups practice routine, hopes stats follow (The Associated Press)

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson knows the numbers. ”It’s just the kind of competitor he is,” quarterback Blake Bortles said Tuesday. The Jaguars (2-4) will see if it helps Thursday… Read more »

Broncos back to winning ways with Kubiak back on sideline (Yahoo Sports)

Broncos back to winning ways with Kubiak back on sideline (Yahoo Sports)

Gary Kubiak’s return resonated more in Denver than Brock Osweiler’s. The Broncos coach put his team through the ultimate reset after taking a week off on doctor’s orders when he… Read more »

Broncos back to winning ways with Kubiak back on sideline (The Associated Press)

Broncos back to winning ways with Kubiak back on sideline (The Associated Press)

Gary Kubiak’s return resonated more in Denver than Brock Osweiler’s. The Broncos coach put his team through the ultimate reset after taking a week off on doctor’s orders when he… Read more »

Mistake-prone Texans look to improve before hosting Lions (Yahoo Sports)

Mistake-prone Texans look to improve before hosting Lions (Yahoo Sports)

Of all the mistakes the Houston Texans made in a loss to Denver on Monday night one stood out above the rest. Brock Osweiler dropped back to pass on the… Read more »

Mistake-prone Texans look to improve before hosting Lions (The Associated Press)

Mistake-prone Texans look to improve before hosting Lions (The Associated Press)

Of all the mistakes the Houston Texans made in a loss to Denver on Monday night one stood out above the rest. Brock Osweiler dropped back to pass on the… Read more »

Packers down another cornerback after Randall has surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Packers down another cornerback after Randall has surgery (Yahoo Sports)

As the Green Bay Packers went back to work Tuesday after an extended break, they started to prepare for a big matchup with a diminished secondary. Coach Mike McCarthy announced… Read more »

Packers down another cornerback after Randall has surgery (The Associated Press)

Packers down another cornerback after Randall has surgery (The Associated Press)

As the Green Bay Packers went back to work Tuesday after an extended break, they started to prepare for a big matchup with a diminished secondary. Coach Mike McCarthy announced… Read more »

Safety Bacarri Rambo signs with Miami Dolphins (Yahoo Sports)

Safety Bacarri Rambo signs with Miami Dolphins (Yahoo Sports)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Safety Bacarri Rambo has signed with the Miami Dolphins to reinforce depth in the secondary following safety Reshad Jones’ season-ending shoulder injury.

Safety Bacarri Rambo signs with Miami Dolphins (The Associated Press)

Safety Bacarri Rambo signs with Miami Dolphins (The Associated Press)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Safety Bacarri Rambo has signed with the Miami Dolphins to reinforce depth in the secondary following safety Reshad Jones' season-ending shoulder injury.

Broncos trade for Patriots backup tight end Derby (Yahoo Sports)

Broncos trade for Patriots backup tight end Derby (Yahoo Sports)

The Denver Broncos traded a 2017 fifth-round pick to the rival New England Patriots in exchange for tight end A.J. Derby. Derby was a sixth-round draft pick out of Arkansas… Read more »

Broncos trade for Patriots backup tight end Derby (The Associated Press)

Broncos trade for Patriots backup tight end Derby (The Associated Press)

The Denver Broncos traded a 2017 fifth-round pick to the rival New England Patriots in exchange for tight end A.J. Derby. Derby was a sixth-round draft pick out of Arkansas… Read more »

Quarterback Jay Cutler makes return for Bears (Yahoo Sports)

Quarterback Jay Cutler makes return for Bears (Yahoo Sports)

Jay Cutler’s return has come at the right time for the Chicago Bears. Cutler is back as the starter after five weeks away with a thumb sprain as a replacement… Read more »

Quarterback Jay Cutler makes return for Bears (The Associated Press)

Quarterback Jay Cutler makes return for Bears (The Associated Press)

Jay Cutler’s return has come at the right time for the Chicago Bears. Cutler is back as the starter after five weeks away with a thumb sprain as a replacement… Read more »

Falcons sign 3 RBs following Coleman's hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

Falcons sign 3 RBs following Coleman's hamstring injury (The Associated Press)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons added insurance for injured running back Tevin Coleman on Tuesday by signing three running backs, including Stevan Ridley, who began his NFL career with… Read more »

Week 7 NFC Targets/Touches (Rotoworld)

Week 7 NFC Targets/Touches (Rotoworld)

Justin Bailey reviews the Targets and Touches Report for the NFC in Week 7.

Waiver Wire: Adams Arrives (Rotoworld)

Waiver Wire: Adams Arrives (Rotoworld)

Raymond Summerlin discusses Davante Adams, Devontae Booker, and the best waiver adds for Week 8 of the fantasy football season.

Heat on Jaguars' coach in Thursday game against Titans (The Associated Press)

Heat on Jaguars' coach in Thursday game against Titans (The Associated Press)

Quarterback Blake Bortles said Tuesday that he’s not a fan of the mustard-colored uniforms that the Jacksonville Jaguars will don for their Thursday night road game against the Tennessee Titans…. Read more »

Broadway Joe to Jets' Geno on injury criticism: 'My bad' (The Associated Press)

Broadway Joe to Jets' Geno on injury criticism: 'My bad' (The Associated Press)

Broadway Joe delivered a headline-making apology. Joe Namath backpedaled Tuesday on his criticism of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith for not returning to the game Sunday after injuring his… Read more »

Giants release kicker Josh Brown in wake of spousal abuse (Yahoo Sports)

Giants release kicker Josh Brown in wake of spousal abuse (Yahoo Sports)

The New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, six days after police documents revealed Brown admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married. The move… Read more »

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver options with bye gauntlet here (The Associated Press)

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver options with bye gauntlet here (The Associated Press)

The worst of the bye weeks have arrived for fantasy football players. Six teams are on bye in Week 8: the Rams, Dolphins, Giants, Steelers, 49ers and Ravens.

Giants release kicker Josh Brown after abuse admissions (Yahoo Sports)

Giants release kicker Josh Brown after abuse admissions (Yahoo Sports)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have released placekicker Josh Brown after police documents revealed Brown had admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were… Read more »

Getting Defensive: Week 8 (Rotoworld)

Getting Defensive: Week 8 (Rotoworld)

Jeff Brubach breaks down top fantasy D/ST and kicker options for Week 8 and beyond.

Josh Brown admits abuse but says he never struck wife (Yahoo Sports)

Josh Brown admits abuse but says he never struck wife (Yahoo Sports)

New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown has issued a statement in which he admits abusing his former wife but he insists he never hit her. Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon confirmed… Read more »

Leland Faust:  Believe It Or Not, Professional Athletes Are Actually Underpaid

Leland Faust: Believe It Or Not, Professional Athletes Are Actually Underpaid

In June, Forbes published its annual list of the world’s highest paid athletes. But as is often the case, things are not what they appear. Read more: Nfl, Mlb, Nba,… Read more »

The Giants Release Josh Brown Amid Horrifying Abuse Revelations

The Giants Release Josh Brown Amid Horrifying Abuse Revelations

The New York Giants released Josh Brown on Tuesday, roughly a week after the public release of documents that showed Brown admitting to physically bea… Read more: Nfl, Domestic Abuse,… Read more »

Ref Kneels During National Anthem In Solidarity With Player Protests

Ref Kneels During National Anthem In Solidarity With Player Protests

A North Carolina ref took a knee for injustice during the Star Spangled Banner at a high school football game. https://t.co/PWmF0O4Wed pic.twitter.com… Read more: Nfl, Football, National Anthem, Sports News

Dose: Foster Calls it Quits (Rotoworld)

Dose: Foster Calls it Quits (Rotoworld)

Jesse Pantuosco recaps Arian Foster's sudden retirement and Brock Osweiler's rough night in Denver in Tuesday's Dose.

Fan falls leaving Broncos game, condition unknown (Yahoo Sports)

Fan falls leaving Broncos game, condition unknown (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER (AP) — A fan fell from 30 to 50 feet leaving Sports Authority Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos game on Monday night.

Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans (Yahoo Sports)

Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans (Yahoo Sports)

The Denver Broncos are whole again. C.J. Anderson is running wild once more, thanks to a nudge from rookie Devontae Booker, and the defense is forcing fumbles like it used… Read more »

Overreactions: Move over Elliott, Ajayi is NFL's best back (The Associated Press)

Overreactions: Move over Elliott, Ajayi is NFL's best back (The Associated Press)

Move over Ezekiel Elliott, Jay Ajayi is the NFL's best running back.

Overreactions: Move over Elliott, Ajayi is NFL’s best back (Yahoo Sports)

Overreactions: Move over Elliott, Ajayi is NFL’s best back (Yahoo Sports)

Move over Ezekiel Elliott, Jay Ajayi is the NFL’s best running back.

NFL Power Rankings: The Seahawks need Russell Wilson to look like himself again (Shutdown Corner)

NFL Power Rankings: The Seahawks need Russell Wilson to look like himself again (Shutdown Corner)

The Seattle Seahawks obviously aren’t going to sit Russell Wilson for a game or two. Wilson was bad on Sunday night against the Arizona Cardinals, in a weird 6-6 tie…. Read more »

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 win over Texans (Yahoo Sports)

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 win over Texans (Yahoo Sports)

Lately, the Denver Broncos ground game lacked some punch. C.J. Anderson and rookie Devontae Booker took turns carving up the Houston Texans in a 27-9 win on Monday night. Anderson… Read more »

It looks like Brock Osweiler made a mistake leaving the Broncos this offseason (Shutdown Corner)

It looks like Brock Osweiler made a mistake leaving the Broncos this offseason (Shutdown Corner)

Brock Osweiler talked on Monday night about how much he loved the Denver Broncos, and it felt sincere. The Denver fans don’t love him anymore, not after he left them… Read more »

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills (Yahoo Sports)

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills (Yahoo Sports)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — As excited as Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan was about his team’s 16-0 win over the Patriots earlier this month – his first in Foxborough in… Read more »

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills (The Associated Press)

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills (The Associated Press)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — As excited as Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan was about his team's 16-0 win over the Patriots earlier this month – his first in Foxborough in… Read more »

NFL-No sweet return to Mile High for fumbling Osweiler (Reuters)

NFL-No sweet return to Mile High for fumbling Osweiler (Reuters)

A sweet homecoming was never likely for Brock Osweiler in Denver on Monday but the Houston Texans quarterback got much more than he bargained for as he delivered a nightmare… Read more »

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 over Texans (The Associated Press)

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 over Texans (The Associated Press)

Lately, the Denver Broncos ground game lacked some punch. C.J. Anderson and rookie Devontae Booker took turns carving up the Houston Texans in a 27-9 win on Monday night. Anderson… Read more »

Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston (The Associated Press)

Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston (The Associated Press)

Brock Osweiler took one last dig at Denver’s fans after Houston’s 27-9 loss to the Broncos. Denver’s defenders ruined Osweiler’s homecoming by hurrying, hitting and harassing their ex-quarterback Monday night,… Read more »

Siemian stars as Broncos tame Texans to ruin Osweiler return (AFP)

Siemian stars as Broncos tame Texans to ruin Osweiler return (AFP)

Rookie Trevor Siemian ruined Brock Osweiler’s return to Denver as the Broncos outgunned the Houston Texans 27-9, after the visitors were rocked by a horrific injury to right tackle Derek… Read more »

Siemian and Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming (Reuters)

Siemian and Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming (Reuters)

(The Sports Xchange) – Quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for a touchdown and guided four other scoring drives, and the Broncos’ defense shut down Brock Osweiler in his return to Denver… Read more »

Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston (Yahoo Sports)

Denver gives Osweiler rude welcome in 27-9 win over Houston (Yahoo Sports)

The Denver Broncos ruined Brock Osweiler’s homecoming Monday night, incessantly hurrying, hitting and harassing their former teammate in a 27-9 win over his Houston Texans. Coach Gary Kubiak returned to… Read more »

4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement (The Associated Press)

4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement (The Associated Press)

Four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster says he can no longer take the punishment an NFL running back endures, so he is retiring midway through an injury-plagued season with the Miami… Read more »

Jared Goff to get more practice time with Rams' starters (The Associated Press)

Jared Goff to get more practice time with Rams' starters (The Associated Press)

Although Jared Goff still isn’t getting the keys to the Los Angeles Rams’ offense, the No. 1 draft pick will get to take it for a spin. Goff will get… Read more »

Dolphins running back Foster calls time on career (Reuters)

Dolphins running back Foster calls time on career (Reuters)

(The Sports Xchange) – Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster announced his retirement, effective immediately, on Monday after eight NFL seasons. Foster, 30, wrote a letter published on ESPN’s The… Read more »

NFL-Dolphins running back Foster calls time on career (Reuters)

NFL-Dolphins running back Foster calls time on career (Reuters)

Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster announced his retirement, effective immediately, on Monday after eight NFL seasons. Foster, 30, wrote a letter published on ESPN’s The Undefeated explaining his decision… Read more »

QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for Bears (The Associated Press)

QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for Bears (The Associated Press)

Finally, some good news for the scuffling Chicago Bears: Quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 31. Whether it’s too… Read more »

4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement (Yahoo Sports)

4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement (Yahoo Sports)

MIAMI (AP) — Four-time Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster has announced his retirement midway through an injury-plagued season with the Miami Dolphins.

Arians sees positives in bizarre 6-6 tie with Seahawks (The Associated Press)

Arians sees positives in bizarre 6-6 tie with Seahawks (The Associated Press)

In the aftermath of a strange game loaded with ”what if” scenarios, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was asked if there was anything he learned about his team. ”I think… Read more »

Arian Foster shocks the NFL world and suddenly announces retirement (Shutdown Corner)

Arian Foster shocks the NFL world and suddenly announces retirement (Shutdown Corner)

Running back Arian Foster has always been a bit of an iconoclast among NFL players, so it makes sense that he walked away from the game in a sudden way…. Read more »

Football stadium top priority for new Aztecs AD Wicker (The Associated Press)

Football stadium top priority for new Aztecs AD Wicker (The Associated Press)

John David Wicker returned to San Diego State as athletic director on Monday, saying his top priority will be to find a better home for the Aztecs’ football program. Wicker… Read more »

Bettis, Lewis, Gonzalez, Woodson Pro Bowl legend captains (The Associated Press)

Bettis, Lewis, Gonzalez, Woodson Pro Bowl legend captains (The Associated Press)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis and former NFL stars Ray Lewis, Tony Gonzalez and Charles Woodson will serve as 2017 Pro Bowl… Read more »

RB Rodgers making most of opportunity with Buccaneers (The Associated Press)

RB Rodgers making most of opportunity with Buccaneers (The Associated Press)

Jacquizz Rodgers never doubted he was capable of playing a lead role in an NFL offense. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers called on Sept. 13, two days after their season opener,… Read more »

Skidding Ravens hope to heal, improve offense during bye (The Associated Press)

Skidding Ravens hope to heal, improve offense during bye (The Associated Press)

The Baltimore Ravens entered their bye week with a four-game losing streak, a broad injury list and the fleeting hope that it’s not too late to salvage the season. Baltimore’s… Read more »

WR Andre Roberts comes up big for Lions (The Associated Press)

WR Andre Roberts comes up big for Lions (The Associated Press)

Andre Roberts believes in second chances. Fortunately for the Lions’ receiver, quarterback Matthew Stafford is willing to dish them out. Roberts, who signed a one-year contract with Detroit in June… Read more »

Seahawks left with mixed feelings after unlikely tie (The Associated Press)

Seahawks left with mixed feelings after unlikely tie (The Associated Press)

The first tie in the history of the Seattle Seahawks left Pete Carroll searching for a way to define its meaning. Not with the way Seattle’s defense withstood the most… Read more »

Struggling Panthers emerge from bye week hopeful, healthier (The Associated Press)

Struggling Panthers emerge from bye week hopeful, healthier (The Associated Press)

The bye week has provided the struggling Carolina Panthers with a new sense of hope – and a few more healthy bodies on the field as well. Coach Ron Rivera… Read more »

Jaguars WR Lee says he was flagged for using racial slur (The Associated Press)

Jaguars WR Lee says he was flagged for using racial slur (The Associated Press)

Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee says he was flagged for using a racial slur in Jacksonville’s 33-16 loss to Oakland on Sunday. Lee acknowledged Monday that it was the reason for… Read more »

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.:  Open Letter to the NFL About Domestic Violence

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.: Open Letter to the NFL About Domestic Violence

In the first instance, it is time to act in a way that treats victims and survivors of domestic violence as worthy of something more than a minimal slap on… Read more »

Saints' close calls produce mix of frustration, optimism (The Associated Press)

Saints' close calls produce mix of frustration, optimism (The Associated Press)

Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro takes little consolation from how close three of New Orleans’ four losses have been. Every team that lost is answering questions, ‘Well, these three plays,” Vaccaro… Read more »

Colts continue to contend with persistent penalty problem (The Associated Press)

Colts continue to contend with persistent penalty problem (The Associated Press)

Chuck Pagano expects the Indianapolis Colts to follow the football mantra. Protect the ball, defend aggressively and avoid penalties. For the first three years of his head coaching tenure, the… Read more »

Book is out on how to beat no-longer-unbeaten Vikings (The Associated Press)

Book is out on how to beat no-longer-unbeaten Vikings (The Associated Press)

As the last team in the NFL to lose this season, the Minnesota Vikings had played well enough to keep their weaknesses mostly hidden. Pass blocking was the biggest problem… Read more »

Jets’ Smith has torn ACL in knee, Fitzpatrick back at QB (Yahoo Sports)

Jets’ Smith has torn ACL in knee, Fitzpatrick back at QB (Yahoo Sports)

Geno Smith’s second chance at starting appears to be over. An MRI on Monday revealed that the maligned quarterback has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and… Read more »

Skins head to London vs. Bengals after mistake-filled loss (The Associated Press)

Skins head to London vs. Bengals after mistake-filled loss (The Associated Press)

Matt Jones’ problems holding onto the football are hardly the only mistake the Washington Redskins will want to correct before they play again. During Sunday’s 20-17 loss at the Detroit… Read more »

FANTASY PLAYS: Ajayi, Forte, Rodgers answer RB doubters (The Associated Press)

FANTASY PLAYS: Ajayi, Forte, Rodgers answer RB doubters (The Associated Press)

Jacquizz Rodgers continued to dominate in Doug Martin’s absence, Matt Forte proved his doubters wrong, and Jay Ajayi ran his way into the NFL record books. Fantasy owners have some… Read more »

Mularkey insists Titans are better, need more consistency (The Associated Press)

Mularkey insists Titans are better, need more consistency (The Associated Press)

Mike Mularkey insists his Tennessee Titans are a good team. The Titans blew a 23-20 lead in the fourth quarter in losing 34-26 to Indianapolis , their 10th straight loss… Read more »

What's afoot with the bad NFL kicking? Well, a little perspective is needed (Shutdown Corner)

What's afoot with the bad NFL kicking? Well, a little perspective is needed (Shutdown Corner)

Kicking is front and center in the NFL these days. It’s not quite to #collegekickers level concern right now, but the NFL an interesting swath of missed kicks the past… Read more »

Redskins LT Trent Williams' left knee 'structurally sound' (The Associated Press)

Redskins LT Trent Williams' left knee 'structurally sound' (The Associated Press)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says an MRI shows that left tackle Trent Williams' left knee is ''structurally OK.''

Not a great weekend for special teams, Dan Quinn's gut (The Associated Press)

Not a great weekend for special teams, Dan Quinn's gut (The Associated Press)

Oakland punter Marquette King’s quick thinking and fast feet helped the Raiders start out 4-0 on the road for the first time since 2000. It was a rare gem on… Read more »

Bradley says 'I firmly, firmly believe in Blake Bortles' (The Associated Press)

Bradley says 'I firmly, firmly believe in Blake Bortles' (The Associated Press)

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles insists his confidence isn’t shaken despite playing the worst football of his NFL career. It probably helps that coach Gus Bradley has his back. ”I… Read more »

Mularkey: Titans guard Quinton Spain to miss up to 4 weeks (The Associated Press)

Mularkey: Titans guard Quinton Spain to miss up to 4 weeks (The Associated Press)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey says starting left guard Quinton Spain has a bruised bone in his right knee and will miss up to four weeks.

Chiefs' Ware learned lessons from Lynch while in Seattle (The Associated Press)

Chiefs' Ware learned lessons from Lynch while in Seattle (The Associated Press)

The Chiefs’ Spencer Ware learned a lot from Marshawn Lynch during his short time in Seattle. For one thing, Ware learned to generally keep his mouth shut. ”He was always… Read more »

Jets’ Geno Smith has torn ACL in knee, seeking 2nd opinion (Yahoo Sports)

Jets’ Geno Smith has torn ACL in knee, seeking 2nd opinion (Yahoo Sports)

Geno Smith’s second chance at starting appears to be over. NFL Network first reported the severity of Smith’s injury on Monday. Smith, a second-round pick in 2013 who is scheduled… Read more »

QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for Bears (Yahoo Sports)

QB Jay Cutler receives medical clearance to play for Bears (Yahoo Sports)

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will return from a thumb injury to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 31.

Jay Ajayi Makes History (Rotoworld)

Jay Ajayi Makes History (Rotoworld)

Patrick Daugherty breaks down all of Week 7's biggest storylines, including Jay Ajayi's historic day.

Quora:  How Does an NFL Player Manage to Go Broke?

Quora: How Does an NFL Player Manage to Go Broke?

How can an NFL player go broke? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with un… Read more: Money, Bankruptcy, Professional… Read more »

Eli Manning denies yelling ‘Trump’ to signal audible (Yahoo Sports)

Eli Manning denies yelling ‘Trump’ to signal audible (Yahoo Sports)

Eli Manning says he wasn’t using Donald Trump’s name in order to signal an audible during the New York Giants’ victory over the Los Angeles Rams in London on Sunday…. Read more »

Josue Lopez Calderon:  40 Under 40: Latinos In Sports

Josue Lopez Calderon: 40 Under 40: Latinos In Sports

The 2016 sports season was filled with countless story lines ranging from redemptions, to walk off retirements and dramatic Olympic performances. And in the center of these were many influential… Read more »

James Corden’s Sisters Hilariously Overtake A Busy NFL Locker Room

James Corden’s Sisters Hilariously Overtake A Busy NFL Locker Room

Funny obviously runs in the family. James Corden let his sisters loose on an NFL game in London recently ― and the result was pure comic gold. You w… Read… Read more »

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL’s current OT format (Yahoo Sports)

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL’s current OT format (Yahoo Sports)

The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals stumbled to a 6-6 tie Sunday night in the desert, the fourth deadlock since the NFL instituted new overtime rules prior to the 2012-13… Read more »

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format (The Associated Press)

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format (The Associated Press)

The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals stumbled to a 6-6 tie Sunday night in the desert, the fourth deadlock since the NFL instituted new overtime rules prior to the 2012-13… Read more »

Seattle, Arizona players not sure how to react after 6-6 tie (Yahoo Sports)

Seattle, Arizona players not sure how to react after 6-6 tie (Yahoo Sports)

The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals didn’t really know how to react after a 6-6 tie. ”Two hundred games, including playoffs,” the Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald said. It was the first… Read more »

Self-belief pays off for Jets QB Fitzpatrick (Reuters)

Self-belief pays off for Jets QB Fitzpatrick (Reuters)

(Reuters) – New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says he never lost faith in himself, even when it seemed the whole organization had given up on him. The 33-year-old signed… Read more »

NFL-Self-belief pays off for Jets QB Fitzpatrick (Reuters)

NFL-Self-belief pays off for Jets QB Fitzpatrick (Reuters)

New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says he never lost faith in himself, even when it seemed the whole organization had given up on him. The 33-year-old signed a $12… Read more »

ICYMI in NFL’s Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain’t got no alibi (Yahoo Sports)

ICYMI in NFL’s Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain’t got no alibi (Yahoo Sports)

Let’s not write off the NFL just yet, no matter what the declining TV ratings say. Still, this was one long day of tedious, bad football that showcased various problems… Read more »

ICYMI in NFL's Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain't got no alibi (The Associated Press)

ICYMI in NFL's Week 7: U-G-L-Y, you ain't got no alibi (The Associated Press)

Let's not write off the NFL just yet, no matter what the declining TV ratings say. Still, this was one long day of tedious, bad football that showcased various problems… Read more »

Being minus in turnover margin is a recipe for defeat (Yahoo Sports)

Being minus in turnover margin is a recipe for defeat (Yahoo Sports)

Self-inflicted wounds.

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