List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2017

NFL Week 4 Preview: The Falcons Could Run Away With the NFC, Trevathan Suspension Sets a Good Precedent, Boycott the NFL if You Want to, But…

NFL Week 4 Preview: The Falcons Could Run Away With the NFC, Trevathan Suspension Sets a Good Precedent, Boycott the NFL if You Want to, But…

1. [You hear the faint wail of the hot-take siren off in the distance as you reluctantly embark on another Gameday 10 Things adventure] Remember back on Sept. 6 or… Read more »

Cardinals to wear red on white vs. 49ers

Cardinals to wear red on white vs. 49ers

What will the Arizona Cardinals wear on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers? They will wear red jerseys and white pants, per the team’s Twitter account. It will be the… Read more »

Week 4 picks against the spread

Week 4 picks against the spread

Week 4 games are here. If you are one to place wagers on NFL games, you probably have your own system. If you don’t, then these picks are good for… Read more »

Trump says ‘very important’ NFL players stand for national anthem Sunday

Trump says ‘very important’ NFL players stand for national anthem Sunday

(Reuters) – On the eve of a host of National Football League games, President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted that it was “very important” that players stand during the national… Read more »

Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon will play vs. Eagles

Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon will play vs. Eagles

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will play against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday after suffering a knee injury in Week 3, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Gordon is no… Read more »

Week 4 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

Week 4 NFL picks for the Sun’s handicapping contest

The AFC West came into the season power-rated as the toughest division in the NFL according to the oddsmakers. It may have only increased its standing through the first three… Read more »

Fantasy Football Week 4: Chris Carson, Russell Wilson set for a big day, while Derek Carr and Cam Newton could struggle yet again in Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em

Fantasy Football Week 4: Chris Carson, Russell Wilson set for a big day, while Derek Carr and Cam Newton could struggle yet again in Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em

Week 3 was upside down for a lot of Fantasy owners. A lot of what we expected to happen went awry.  It started with the Thursday night game when the… Read more »

Googer’s injury was a scary moment for Gamecocks

Googer’s injury was a scary moment for Gamecocks

The moment was scary, but the final outcome was about as good as it could be, and South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp said he wasn’t all that worried The… Read more »

Steelers vs Ravens: 4 biggest pregame storylines

Steelers vs Ravens: 4 biggest pregame storylines

It’s Week four of the NFL and the stakes have gotten pretty high for the Pittsburgh Steelers. They take on the Baltimore Ravens on the road in a game that… Read more »

‘SNL’: Jay-Z Wears Colin Kaepernick Jersey During Musical Performance

‘SNL’: Jay-Z Wears Colin Kaepernick Jersey During Musical Performance

It had been rumored that Jay-Z would take advantage of his spot as the musical guest on the season 43 premiere of “SNL” to make a political statement related to… Read more »

The stats can’t show just how surprising Jets offense has been

The stats can’t show just how surprising Jets offense has been

The Jets’ offense is ranked 30th among the 32 NFL teams, averaging 273.7 yards over three games. It’s early in the season, but you have to like what you’ve seen… Read more »

Odell Beckham has to earn right to act like a fool

Odell Beckham has to earn right to act like a fool

The reaction this week to Odell Beckham Jr. was basically that he’d exhibited all of the qualities of a dog except loyalty, at least to his own team. The attendant… Read more »

Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Doug Baldwin, Jordan Reed, Willie Snead, Michael Crabtree, more heading into Week 4

Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Doug Baldwin, Jordan Reed, Willie Snead, Michael Crabtree, more heading into Week 4

Fantasy football owners are likely nervous heading into Week 4, as Ty Montgomery and Davante Adams both got knocked out of Thursday night’s game, but heading into Sunday and Monday,… Read more »

Bengals should finally be able to breathe easy against Browns

Bengals should finally be able to breathe easy against Browns

Bengals (-3) over BROWNS: No pressure on Andy Dalton in this under-the-radar divisional clash. A.J. Green should run wild against an overmatched Cleveland secondary, as Cincinnati reaches the win column…. Read more »

Adam Schefter: Why I think Ezekiel Elliott will get to play the whole season

Adam Schefter: Why I think Ezekiel Elliott will get to play the whole season

Look, Zeke’s playing Sunday. We may get a decision, and if it goes against him, he may be sitting six games. If the decision doesn’t come until the next week,… Read more »

Giants vet gives Eli Apple advice on avoiding brutal penalties

Giants vet gives Eli Apple advice on avoiding brutal penalties

TAMPA, Fla. — Eli Apple insists he is not getting picked on. “You show me a corner who doesn’t get targeted, and I’ll make sure to tell you you’re probably… Read more »

Trump says ‘very important’ NFL players stand for national anthem Sunday

Trump says ‘very important’ NFL players stand for national anthem Sunday

(Reuters) – On the eve of a host of National Football League games, President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted that it was “very important” that players stand during the national… Read more »

Jay-Z Wears Kaepernick Jersey On SNL

Jay-Z Wears Kaepernick Jersey On SNL

Jay-Z has long been one of Colin Kaepernick’s most public supporters, from dedicating songs to him during concerts to reportedly turning down an opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl… Read more »

Cowboys News: Cowboys are putting their trust in Dak Prescott

Cowboys News: Cowboys are putting their trust in Dak Prescott

Cowboys’ DE DeMarcus Lawrence leads NFL in pressures – Aaron Jones, Pro Football Focus Lawrence leads the NFL with 26 total pressures so far this season. Dallas Cowboys defensive end… Read more »

Eagles should run the ball a lot again this week

Eagles should run the ball a lot again this week

Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links … Lawlor: Eagles Must Stay Grounded, Both Physically And Mentally, To Beat Chargers – PE.com The Eagles ran for 193 yards and beat… Read more »

Browns vs. Bengals 2017 TV schedule, channel, uniform, streaming, and more

Browns vs. Bengals 2017 TV schedule, channel, uniform, streaming, and more

The Browns are at home to take on the Bengals in Week 4. Here are some nuggets about Sunday’s contest, as well as how you can watch or listen to… Read more »

Vikings’ Michael Floyd Set To Return Next Week

Vikings’ Michael Floyd Set To Return Next Week

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is set to return next week against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Floyd’s return comes with a lot of questions, but not about… Read more »

Know Your Steelers Enemy: Week 4 at the Baltimore Ravens

Know Your Steelers Enemy: Week 4 at the Baltimore Ravens

The Steelers face an all-too-familiar foe on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium—the NFL’s version of the Cantina scene in Star Wars. The 2-1 Ravens were embarrassed last week in London… Read more »

NFL Week 4 Picks: Final Odds And Expert Predictions Against The Spread

NFL Week 4 Picks: Final Odds And Expert Predictions Against The Spread

Sunday is finally here and with it will come the majority of action for Week 4 of the 2017 NFL season. The 14-game slate begins in just a few hours,… Read more »

How good are the unbeaten Chiefs and Falcons?

How good are the unbeaten Chiefs and Falcons?

It’s rare to just have two unbeaten teams remaining going into the fourth week of an NFL season. This season, it’s just the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons… Read more »

NFL on TV today (10/1/17): What time, channel is New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL on TV today (10/1/17): What time, channel is New York Giants vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The New York Giants (0-3) — led by quarterback Eli Manning, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and safety Landon Collins — meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) in an NFC matchup in… Read more »

The 5 O’Clock Club: Skinless Sunday

The 5 O’Clock Club: Skinless Sunday

The 5 o’clock club aims to provide a forum for reader-driven discussion at a time of day when there isn’t much NFL news being published. Feel free to introduce topics… Read more »

Chicago Bears Linebacker Suspended After Illegal Hit Hospitalizes Player

Chicago Bears Linebacker Suspended After Illegal Hit Hospitalizes Player

Danny Trevathan has been suspended for two games after his helmet-to-helmet hit Thursday. Powered by WPeMatico

Ravens right guard Matt Skura looking to build on start in last Sunday’s game

Ravens right guard Matt Skura looking to build on start in last Sunday’s game

In some ways, Matt Skura’s first career start at right guard in the Ravens’ 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday was a lot like his four starts in… Read more »

What’s gotten into the Redskins’ defensive line? ‘Tomsula’

What’s gotten into the Redskins’ defensive line? ‘Tomsula’

A story about Jim Tomsula, from 27 years ago: Rob Meigs was a high school sophomore trying to play defensive line for Woodland Hills, near Pittsburgh. He was, by his own… Read more »

Five things to know about the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, Sept. 30

Five things to know about the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, Sept. 30

1. The New Orleans Saints will hold a walk-through practice Saturday, Sept. 30 at Wembley. Come back to NewOrleansSaints.com later for an exclusive photo gallery. 2. Coach Sean Payton and… Read more »

WEEK IN REVIEW: Lions prepare for first division matchup of the season

WEEK IN REVIEW: Lions prepare for first division matchup of the season

The Lions get their first taste of division action this week as they head to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. Quarterback Matthew Stafford knows they have a difficult task… Read more »

4 reasons NFL fans should watch Clemson DT Christian Wilkins vs. Virginia Tech

4 reasons NFL fans should watch Clemson DT Christian Wilkins vs. Virginia Tech

Christian Wilkins could be the first defensive player drafted in 2018. For the second time in three weeks, Clemson will be one half of the featured matchup on ESPN’s College… Read more »

Nine months later, most recent game against Steelers still on minds of proud Ravens defense

Nine months later, most recent game against Steelers still on minds of proud Ravens defense

Antonio Brown’s 4-yard touchdown reception with nine seconds remaining on Christmas Day secured the AFC North title for the Pittsburgh Steelers and eliminated the Ravens from postseason contention. Surrounded by… Read more »

After injury scare, Ravens linebacker Za’Darius Smith says left leg is 100 percent

After injury scare, Ravens linebacker Za’Darius Smith says left leg is 100 percent

Less than three weeks removed from what appeared to be a serious left knee/ankle injury, Ravens outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith proclaimed himself fully healthy for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh… Read more »

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ offense

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ offense

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ offense Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar and Dustin Fox go in the film room to analyze the Cincinnati Bengals’ offense…. Read more »

Averaging 3.5 yards a carry, Leonard Fournette expects better of himself

Averaging 3.5 yards a carry, Leonard Fournette expects better of himself

In the first three games of his NFL career, Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette hasn’t broken the kinds of big plays that were expected of him as the fourth overall… Read more »

Fantasy Football Weekly: Bucs-Giants

Fantasy Football Weekly: Bucs-Giants

Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson and Cam Brate were the three most likely sources of touchdown receptions for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers heading into 2017, and all three have already found… Read more »

3 Bengals who should be on the trading block

3 Bengals who should be on the trading block

The NFL’s trade deadline isn’t until October 25th, but with the Cincinnati Bengals currently sitting at 0-3 and their playoffs hopes all but squashed, it’s time to look at this… Read more »

Trump Supporters Share Fake Snap Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

Trump Supporters Share Fake Snap Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

No. A National Football League player did not burn the flag in his team’s locker room this week. Powered by WPeMatico

Brad Wing seeks redemption for early-season miscues

Brad Wing seeks redemption for early-season miscues

Giants punter Brad Wing blames himself for some key errors this season:  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Brad Wing usually brings just a light bag when the Giants fly, but he… Read more »

Deatrich Wise Jr.’s football journey began at 6, has led him to Patriots

Deatrich Wise Jr.’s football journey began at 6, has led him to Patriots

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots had only four draft choices in… Read more »

Dolphins tailback Jay Ajayi paving the way for NFL imports

Dolphins tailback Jay Ajayi paving the way for NFL imports

Jay Ajayi is the end game for the NFL’s international infatuation. Over the past decade, the NFL has been increasing the number of games in London as American football’s invasion… Read more »

Ron Cook: Stop playing the national anthem, if that’s what it takes

Ron Cook: Stop playing the national anthem, if that’s what it takes

I was lucky. I was a young guy in Pittsburgh in the 1970s and saw the Steelers unite the city like nothing before or since in my lifetime with the… Read more »

NBA says players must stand for national anthem: report

NBA says players must stand for national anthem: report

The National Basketball Association sent a memo late Friday to all 30 teams instructing players to stand for the US national anthem, and warning teams there won’t be any exceptions…. Read more »

Conference final QBs no young guns

Conference final QBs no young guns

PITTSBURGH—The numbers are staggering. Over 182,000 yards passing (more than 103 miles worth), nearly 1,300 touchdowns and seven championships, with an eighth guaranteed for whoever parties in the confetti in… Read more »

North Gwinnett 35, Mill Creek 21 | Prep Zone: High School Sports blog

North Gwinnett 35, Mill Creek 21 | Prep Zone: High School Sports blog

The No. 6 North Gwinnett defense opened the game with a touchdown and closed the game with another touchdown to lead the Bulldogs in a victory over region rival No…. Read more »

Giants’ Evan Engram making sure he measures up vs. draft rival TE

Giants’ Evan Engram making sure he measures up vs. draft rival TE

Evan Engram will admit it: He takes a peek. Three games into his NFL career, the tight end has been one of the few bright spots in the Giants’ 0-3… Read more »

Culver City wins a thriller over Dorsey

Culver City wins a thriller over Dorsey

Quarterback Jonathan Martin of Culver City is into computer science and creating video games. With 24 touchdown passes and zero interceptions in five games, he could make himself look like… Read more »

Trump Supporters Share Fake Snap Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

Trump Supporters Share Fake Snap Of NFL Player Burning The Flag

No. A National Football League player did not burn the flag in his team’s locker room this week. The photograph purportedly showing Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett torching the… Read more »

Corona del Mar has little trouble getting past Trabuco Hills

Corona del Mar has little trouble getting past Trabuco Hills

MISSION VIEJO – No. 11 Corona del Mar took advantage of back-to-back offensive miscues by the Trabuco Hills offense to beat the Mustangs, 28-7, Friday at Trabuco Hills High. The… Read more »

Barber brothers hope to avoid Odell antics on Giants-Bucs call

Barber brothers hope to avoid Odell antics on Giants-Bucs call

Everyone seems to be talking about Odell Beckham Jr. these days, and if Beckham somehow fails to toe the line following his sit-down with Giants owner John Mara, Tiki and… Read more »

After struggling, Jets safety calls new opportunity ‘sign from God’

After struggling, Jets safety calls new opportunity ‘sign from God’

Terrence Brooks knows the right football play would have been to knock down the pass the Dolphins threw off a fake punt at 8:37 of the third quarter last Sunday… Read more »

Willie Snead’s return from DUI ban should bring fantasy cheer

Willie Snead’s return from DUI ban should bring fantasy cheer

Though Week 4 of the fantasy football season brings its usual excitement for everyone, there is a select group of owners who actually get a little more to cheer about… Read more »

RECAP: Canes down Blue Devils, 31-6

RECAP: Canes down Blue Devils, 31-6

You could say this game was kind of a big deal for the Duke Blue Devils. Some even called this ACC matchup against the Miami Hurricanes potentially “program changing”. Duke… Read more »

NFL TV schedule: What time, channel is Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New York Jets (10/1/17)? Live stream, how to watch online

NFL TV schedule: What time, channel is Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New York Jets (10/1/17)? Live stream, how to watch online

The New York Jets (1-2) — led by quarterback Josh McCown, wide receiver Jermaine Kearse and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins — meet the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1) in an AFC matchup in NFL Week… Read more »

Jets-Jaguars preview: Matchups to watch, including Blake Bortles vs. Jets defense

Jets-Jaguars preview: Matchups to watch, including Blake Bortles vs. Jets defense

The Jets (1-2) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1) this Sunday, looking for their second win in a row.  Here’s a mini primer, with three matchups to watch, a factoid you… Read more »

Golden Nuggets: K’Waun Williams gets three more years

Golden Nuggets: K’Waun Williams gets three more years

The 49ers have their first extension worked out during the Shanahan/Lynch era and it’s cornerback K’Waun Williams. Three years, $10 million, risky given the small sample size and his past,… Read more »

Browns vs. Bengals: NFL Week 4 Preview and Prediction

Browns vs. Bengals: NFL Week 4 Preview and Prediction

This week, the Cleveland Browns take on the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 4 of the NFL regular season. Our position-by-position evaluation and game prediction are below. Position-by-Position Evaluation Quarterback After… Read more »

The 5 O’Clock Club: Playing GM

The 5 O’Clock Club: Playing GM

The 5 o’clock club aims to provide a forum for reader-driven discussion at a time of day when there isn’t much NFL news being published. Feel free to introduce topics… Read more »

Fantasy Football: Top Sleeper Wide Receivers To Play In Week 4

Fantasy Football: Top Sleeper Wide Receivers To Play In Week 4

I’m feeling great about this week. No hype players a la Kevin White, just guys that have proven they can contribute for your fantasy teams in the right matchups. I have a… Read more »

2017 Patriots defense makes other quarterbacks look like Tom Brady nearly 80% of the time

2017 Patriots defense makes other quarterbacks look like Tom Brady nearly 80% of the time

The New England Patriots started off the season as the favorite to win the Super Bowl and according to oddsmakers, they’re still on top of the league. But if you… Read more »

Cowboys News: Rams on high alert for unblockable Demarcus Lawrence

Cowboys News: Rams on high alert for unblockable Demarcus Lawrence

Final Thoughts: Looking For Chunk Plays On Offense; More – Bryan Broaddus, Dallas Cowboys Broaddus looks at two specific areas where the Cowboys might be able to take advantage of… Read more »

The Splash Zone 9/30/17: Previewing Sunday’s Game Against The Saints

The Splash Zone 9/30/17: Previewing Sunday’s Game Against The Saints

The Dolphins finally arrived in London and they hit the ground running as they practiced the same day they arrived. The Dolphins will be taking on the New Orleans Saints… Read more »

Why Jeremy Kerley ‘used to hate’ returning punts

Why Jeremy Kerley ‘used to hate’ returning punts

FLORHAM PARK — After one year away, with the 49ers, wide receiver Jeremy Kerley is back with the Jets again. They re-signed him just before this season began.  Kerley began his career… Read more »

Dolphins expecting to face a confident Saints defense

Dolphins expecting to face a confident Saints defense

LONDON — The New Orleans Saints are coming off of their best defensive performance of the season in the 34-13 win against the Carolina Panthers last Sunday and this week’s… Read more »

How will the Eagles replace Fletcher Cox, Darren Sproles vs. Chargers?

How will the Eagles replace Fletcher Cox, Darren Sproles vs. Chargers?

At the beginning of the season, the argument could be made that both defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and running back Darren Sproles were among the 10 most important players on… Read more »

NFL Week 4 picks: Giants vs. Buccaneers predictions

NFL Week 4 picks: Giants vs. Buccaneers predictions

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Broncos wide receivers could play key role against the Raiders

Broncos wide receivers could play key role against the Raiders

There are always theories on how a team will succeed in its next game. Some are more reasoned than others, but it makes it fun. It’s no different for the… Read more »

Could Jets trade Muhammad Wilkerson? What value does he have?

Could Jets trade Muhammad Wilkerson? What value does he have?

With so many talking about just how bad this team is, it was good for the youngsters to get a win. There were more positives than that to take out… Read more »

Air Force Veteran: ‘I Feel Deeply Honored’ When NFL Players Take A Knee

Air Force Veteran: ‘I Feel Deeply Honored’ When NFL Players Take A Knee

Those who criticize NFL players’ protests during the national anthem often argue that the gesture is disrespectful to American military veterans. Powered by WPeMatico

Nearly 2 million people streamed Thursday Night Football on Amazon

Nearly 2 million people streamed Thursday Night Football on Amazon

Nearly 2 million people logged onto Amazon.com for the online retailer’s first livestream of Thursday Night Football, the U.S. National Football League said on Friday. Some 1.9 million people tuned… Read more »

Steelers prez: Focused now on play, not protest

Steelers prez: Focused now on play, not protest

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer Close ESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for CBSSports.com University of Florida graduate Follow on Twitter PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting… Read more »

Award shows Rams’ Todd Gurley is back on top

Award shows Rams’ Todd Gurley is back on top

It sort of came and went with a whimper. And it’s not like anyone gets hung up on in-season recognition. Player of the Week honors. Player of the Month recognition…. Read more »

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: Scouting report and prediction

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: Scouting report and prediction

Stopping Dalvin Cook is paramount to the Lions’ chances of success Sunday in Minneapolis Fast facts Matchup: Detroit Lions (2-1) at Minnesota Vikings (2-1). When: 1 p.m. Sunday. Where: U.S…. Read more »

Detroit Lions must stop rookie Dalvin Cook to beat Minnesota Vikings

Detroit Lions must stop rookie Dalvin Cook to beat Minnesota Vikings

Lions LT Greg Robinson has another tough matchup against DE Everson Griffen in Sunday’s game in Minneapolis Ahead of Sunday’s game between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings, Free Press… Read more »

Saints mailbag: How can New Orleans get Adrian Peterson some space?

Saints mailbag: How can New Orleans get Adrian Peterson some space?

The Saints have a way of getting off to a slow start and then building hope. It’s happened each of the last three seasons, as the team has started out… Read more »

Fantasy starts/sits: Tale of two quarterbacks

Fantasy starts/sits: Tale of two quarterbacks

The Cowboys face the Rams in a Week 4 showdown, but only one of the two starting QBs — Dak Prescott and Jared Goff — is worth playing this week…. Read more »

How national anthem rules differ across sports leagues

How national anthem rules differ across sports leagues

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Follow on Twitter The NFL’s national anthem saga has… Read more »

Green Bay Packers fans react to protest controversy

Green Bay Packers fans react to protest controversy

Todd Piro visits a bar in Green Bay during the Packers-Bears game. Powered by WPeMatico

Falcons players open up about whether meaning of protest is getting overlooked

Falcons players open up about whether meaning of protest is getting overlooked

Many members of the team and staff, including head coach Dan Quinn and owner Arthur Blank, locked arms in solidarity as the national anthem was performed. When Colin Kaepernick was… Read more »

Referee didn’t see enough on Travathan hit to warrant ejection

Referee didn’t see enough on Travathan hit to warrant ejection

For the vast majority in the shrinking minority who were still watching Thursday night’s game in the second half, Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan’s knockout blow to Packers receiver Devante Adams… Read more »

Top-testing helmet being used by small number of NFL players

Top-testing helmet being used by small number of NFL players

NEW YORK—The helmet that performed best in NFL testing this year is being used by 50 players spread across only half of the NFL teams. Still, its developer is “thrilled”… Read more »

Patriots fan burn jerseys in response to players kneeling during national anthem

Patriots fan burn jerseys in response to players kneeling during national anthem

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Week four of the National Football League is kicking off with a little less controversy. On Thursday night, the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears all stood… Read more »

Look at owners to understand why NFL and NBA differ on player protests

Look at owners to understand why NFL and NBA differ on player protests

Roger Goodell and Adam Silver are two very different men who have very similar jobs. One is the commissioner of the NFL, and the other has the same title for… Read more »

Mike Preston’s key matchups for Ravens vs. Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium

Mike Preston’s key matchups for Ravens vs. Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium

Click on the photos above to see Mike Preston’s three key battles that could help decide who wins the Ravens’ game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at M&T Bank… Read more »

Sam Farmer’s NFL picks for Week 4

Sam Farmer’s NFL picks for Week 4

The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 7-9 (.438); season 29-18 (.617). Using point spreads with the… Read more »

Longtime Carolina Panthers fans have ‘no problem’ with peaceful protests

Longtime Carolina Panthers fans have ‘no problem’ with peaceful protests

The owner of the Carolina Panthers warned his team this week that they may face backlash if they decide to join a growing protest movement across the NFL. When the… Read more »

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ defense

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ defense

Bernie Kosar & Dustin Fox in the film room: Bengals’ defense Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar and Dustin Fox go in the film room to analyze the Cincinnati Bengals’ defense…. Read more »

Lane Taylor on first game as tackle: I think I did all right

Lane Taylor on first game as tackle: I think I did all right

The Packers started Lane Taylor at left tackle on Thursday night against the Bears in what was more than the guard’s first time playing a different position in the NFL…. Read more »

Lane Taylor on first game as tackle: I think I did all right

Lane Taylor on first game as tackle: I think I did all right

The Packers started Lane Taylor at left tackle on Thursday night against the Bears in what was more than the guard’s first time playing a different position in the NFL…. Read more »

News Blitz 9/29: Belichick the problem with Patriots defense?

News Blitz 9/29: Belichick the problem with Patriots defense?

Bill Belichick has been coaching NFL defense for longer than many fans have been alive. He has game plans enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Yet, right now,… Read more »

O’HARA’S FRIDAY FOCUS: Looking ahead only way to go for Lions

O’HARA’S FRIDAY FOCUS: Looking ahead only way to go for Lions

The National Football League’s weekly rest and recover cycle doesn’t leave much room or time for celebrations or complaining about a loss and rationalizing how it really should have been… Read more »

Todd Bowles getting testy about injury talk

Todd Bowles getting testy about injury talk

Even after getting what figures to be a rare win this season, Jets coach Todd Bowles was still testy. It’s clear at this point he’s not going to add much… Read more »

Raiders DE Khalil Mack ‘luxury’ in preparing for Broncos’ Von Miller

Raiders DE Khalil Mack ‘luxury’ in preparing for Broncos’ Von Miller

Fresh off of allowing four sacks one week ago, the Oakland Raiders’ offensive line faces a tall order this Sunday against Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller & Co. Miller,… Read more »

Delanie Walker and family have received death threats since protest during anthem

Delanie Walker and family have received death threats since protest during anthem

Titans tight end Delanie Walker said he has received death threats, since telling fans who didn’t like the team’s protest during the national anthem that they were welcome to not… Read more »

Titans are favorite Sunday and in the AFC South, says Houston columnist

Titans are favorite Sunday and in the AFC South, says Houston columnist

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how Tennessee’s late game bursts have put it in a good position heading to Houston on Sunday. As it turns out, legendary Houston Chronicle… Read more »

NFL Could Learn a Lesson from Kids Who Walked Off the Football Field

NFL Could Learn a Lesson from Kids Who Walked Off the Football Field

Many NFL fans are fed up with the political statements being made on the football field by millionaires who have taken the joy out of the game for many. A… Read more »

Eagles vs. Chargers: Four things to watch on defense

Eagles vs. Chargers: Four things to watch on defense

The Eagles survived a 24-point fourth quarter by Eli Manning and the Giants in Week 3. They now head west to Carson, California, to face the team that drafted Manning No…. Read more »

Jets have gone 3,802 plays without a defensive TD … Hello, Blake Bortles

Jets have gone 3,802 plays without a defensive TD … Hello, Blake Bortles

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Morris Claiborne is new to… Read more »

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