List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2017

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea where it will be passed throughout the country by thousands of torchbearers on a 100-day journey to the opening ceremony of the 2018… Read more »

Thoughts on the Jay Ajayi trade for the Eagles

Thoughts on the Jay Ajayi trade for the Eagles

Good morning, Eagles fans. This is a Wednesday edition of Early Birds, with the Eagles beginning practice today for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Doug Pederson has a 10:30 a.m. news conference,… Read more »

Sports Briefs: Davis adds kick returns to L.A. Chargers duties

Sports Briefs: Davis adds kick returns to L.A. Chargers duties

Davis adds new wrinkle to game Through six contests with the Los Angeles Chargers, the action has been pretty steady for Glendale High alumnus Michael Davis. The rookie has played… Read more »

Dose: All About Benjamin

Dose: All About Benjamin

Hey there. How about tricks and treats for National Football League fans and fantasy owners. Unlike Major League Baseball or the National Hockey League, the trade deadline in the NFL… Read more »

FANTASY PLAYS: Look at team with Elliott as trade partner

FANTASY PLAYS: Look at team with Elliott as trade partner

Do you need Darren McFadden? Or Alfred Morris? Maybe you already have two or three stud running backs, and you’re lacking some wideouts. Find out who is desperate, and start… Read more »

FANTASY PLAYS: Look at team with Elliott as trade partner

FANTASY PLAYS: Look at team with Elliott as trade partner

Do you need Darren McFadden? Or Alfred Morris? Maybe you already have two or three stud running backs, and you’re lacking some wideouts. Find out who is desperate, and start… Read more »

UCLA football confident in backup QB Devon Modster

UCLA football confident in backup QB Devon Modster

LOS ANGELES — Music blares over the speakers at Spaulding Field and UCLA football players start their pre-practice warm-up lines. The offensive players run from one side of the field,… Read more »

Cowboys finally get shown modicum of respect in Week 9 Power Rankings

Cowboys finally get shown modicum of respect in Week 9 Power Rankings

It took a game of torrential downpours to wash away the hate for the Cowboys that is the USA Today Power Rankings. After posting back-to-back road blowout victories, the Cowboys… Read more »

Myles Garrett back to practice for Browns following concussion

Myles Garrett back to practice for Browns following concussion

Defensive end Myles Garrett was back on the practice field Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns after missing last week’s game in London against the Minnesota Vikings due to a concussion…. Read more »

NFL money line, picks against the spread: Finding the best Week 9 underdog

NFL money line, picks against the spread: Finding the best Week 9 underdog

In an unpredictable season where NFL underdogs are winning so frequently, there are plenty of opportunities to land a big payday in Week 9. And if you want to go… Read more »

Why Patriots chose not to trade Malcolm Butler

Why Patriots chose not to trade Malcolm Butler

With Jimmy Garoppolo in San Francisco, Malcolm Butler was the Patriots’ most tradable asset . . . yet they kept him. Here are some reasons why. Powered by WPeMatico

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Dallas Cowboys odds: Picks from model that went 12-1 last week

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Dallas Cowboys odds: Picks from model that went 12-1 last week

The 6-2 Kansas City Chiefs travel to AT&T Stadium on Sunday to take on the 4-3 Dallas Cowboys. The line is a pick’em, which means neither team is favored, while… Read more »

NFL powers should heed the science on cannabis

NFL powers should heed the science on cannabis

A recent study co-funded by ESPN and the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 52 percent of retired football players had used prescription pain drugs (opioids) during their professional… Read more »

Film Breakdown: Saquon Barkley vs. Ohio State — 2017

Film Breakdown: Saquon Barkley vs. Ohio State — 2017

The Penn State RB is supremely talented, but where should he be drafted? Drafting a running back with a high pick is a topic of much controversy in the NFL… Read more »

Giants re-sign defensive end Devin Taylor

Giants re-sign defensive end Devin Taylor

The Giants’ first move at a hectic trade deadline was a minor one, re-signing defensive end Devin Taylor on Tuesday and placing defensive end Nordly Capi (hamstring) on injured reserve…. Read more »

NFL notes: Plenty of deals at deadline

NFL notes: Plenty of deals at deadline

The NFL trade deadline finally featured some big-name buzz. The winless San Francisco 49ers acquired New England backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles bolstered their running game… Read more »

Mizzou’s Beckner begins to match hype with results

Mizzou’s Beckner begins to match hype with results

COLUMBIA, MO. • Between all the lost games and multiple season-ending injuries, defensive lineman Terry Beckner Jr. hasn’t had much to savor during his three seasons at Missouri. The former… Read more »

Dialogue between NFL and players at a standstill

Dialogue between NFL and players at a standstill

Two weeks after a celebrated meeting by both sides, several issues have arisen that have thrown a wrench into discussions, including the role of Colin Kaepernick. Powered by WPeMatico

Chris Harris: Broncos are giving games away

Chris Harris: Broncos are giving games away

Broncos coach Vance Joseph wouldn’t commit to sticking with starting quarterback Trevor Siemian after Siemian threw three interceptions in Monday night’s 29-19 loss to Chiefs and said he’d look at the… Read more »

Giants Back From Bye Looking For Ways To Salvage Season

Giants Back From Bye Looking For Ways To Salvage Season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — After telling his players to forget about a dreadful first seven games of the season, New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo is heeding his own… Read more »

What we learned (and didn’t) in Week 8: Divisional races heating up

What we learned (and didn’t) in Week 8: Divisional races heating up

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novels Follow on Twitter I stayed home on a Sunday for the… Read more »

Monday’s NFL trades were big. Are there more to come before Tuesday’s deadline?

Monday’s NFL trades were big. Are there more to come before Tuesday’s deadline?

Remember when the NFL was a no-trade league? Not any more. There were two deals Monday that were, by NFL standards, blockbusters. The Seattle Seahawks traded for Duane Brown, the… Read more »

Analysis | Monday’s NFL trades were big. Are there more to come before Tuesday’s deadline?

Analysis | Monday’s NFL trades were big. Are there more to come before Tuesday’s deadline?

Remember when the NFL was a no-trade league? Not any more. There were two deals Monday that were, by NFL standards, blockbusters. The Seattle Seahawks traded for Duane Brown, the… Read more »

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings: Sean McDermott guides the surprising Bills into the Top 10

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings: Sean McDermott guides the surprising Bills into the Top 10

The Bourbon Street edition of the power rankings features a surging surprise in the NFC South, a Buffalo rising and a team with a horrible quarterback that keeps on winning…. Read more »

FILM REVIEW: Why the draw was stuffed for a loss

FILM REVIEW: Why the draw was stuffed for a loss

Tim Twentyman Senior Writer The decision by Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell to go for it on 4th and 1 at the Pittsburgh 1-yard line in the third quarter… Read more »

Jets WR Jeremy Kerley expects to be suspended for violating NFL policy

Jets WR Jeremy Kerley expects to be suspended for violating NFL policy

Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley has told people that he expects to be suspended for violating league policy, the Daily News has learned. The length and start date remain unclear…. Read more »

Colts G.M.: Cortisone shots didn’t work on Andrew Luck’s shoulder

Colts G.M.: Cortisone shots didn’t work on Andrew Luck’s shoulder

The Colts seem willing to dole out Andrew Luck news a week a time (there are still December tickets to sell, after all). But the slow recovery of their franchise… Read more »

Is there a role for RB Lance Dunbar in the Rams’ offense?

Is there a role for RB Lance Dunbar in the Rams’ offense?

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Follow on Twitter THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — If… Read more »

News Blitz 10/31: The Jimmy G trade

News Blitz 10/31: The Jimmy G trade

This Halloween marks the NFL trade deadline, and the Patriots may have spooked many observers by dealing backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco Monday night for nothing more, reportedly,… Read more »

Ben McAdoo: You can make case we weren’t hungry enough

Ben McAdoo: You can make case we weren’t hungry enough

The Giants had a bye last week and General Manager Jerry Reese held a press conference that saw him both say he was responsible for putting together a 1-6 team… Read more »

With Their Season at Stake, Raiders Need to Find out Just Who Derek Carr Is

With Their Season at Stake, Raiders Need to Find out Just Who Derek Carr Is

Remember Derek Carr? You know, the 2017 MVP candidate and official Next Great NFL Quarterback, the man who was supposed to make the Raiders the top challengers to Patriots supremacy… Read more »

Hue Jackson says there’s still a role for Kenny Britt

Hue Jackson says there’s still a role for Kenny Britt

Kenny Britt was a tourist last week, getting to see London without having to do much else. But after the Browns took him overseas, gave him a uniform, and then… Read more »

A Foolish Take: NFL games still command the highest ad prices

A Foolish Take: NFL games still command the highest ad prices

Companies continue to pay a premium for commercials airing during football games. The NFL is currently dogged by controversies involving player safety and politics, but companies are still paying big… Read more »

What Can New York Giants Do to Salvage 2017 Season?

What Can New York Giants Do to Salvage 2017 Season?

At some point, Giants center Weston Richburg, who has missed the last __ games due to a concussion, should be cleared to go. When that happens, however, the Giants might… Read more »

Chiefs Force 5 TOs, Beat Broncos 29-19 In AFC West Showdown

Chiefs Force 5 TOs, Beat Broncos 29-19 In AFC West Showdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs proved Monday night they can play a little defense, too. The same group that struggled to contain the Steelers and Raiders… Read more »

Todd Bowles: Offensive game plan was fine

Todd Bowles: Offensive game plan was fine

After Sunday’s 25-20 loss to the Falcons, Jets running back Matt Forte said he was surprised the Jets didn’t run the ball more often after taking an early lead on… Read more »

Doug Pederson trusts rookie RB Corey Clement late in games

Doug Pederson trusts rookie RB Corey Clement late in games

Eagles rookie running back Corey Clement has worked all season to carve out a role for himself. The undrafted back from Wisconsin has turned into the player Philadelphia can rely… Read more »

Trevor Siemian: Our defense and offensive line played well enough to win

Trevor Siemian: Our defense and offensive line played well enough to win

Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian acknowledged after Monday night’s loss to the Chiefs that he was the problem. Siemian, who threw three interceptions and had some ugly passes that simply didn’t… Read more »

Matt Forte wants to stay, but will others be leaving on trade day?

Matt Forte wants to stay, but will others be leaving on trade day?

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. — Matt Forte said he was… Read more »

Ravens’ Moore on second fumble recovery for a touchdown: ‘I must be living my life right’

Ravens’ Moore on second fumble recovery for a touchdown: ‘I must be living my life right’

Chris Moore’s fourth career touchdown reminded him a lot of his first. In a game at the New York Jets on Oct. 23, 2016, the Ravens wide receiver benefited from… Read more »

Broncos vs. Chiefs final score, takeaways: Denver has a major quarterback problem

Broncos vs. Chiefs final score, takeaways: Denver has a major quarterback problem

The irony of the Broncos’ run to Super Bowl 50 was it happened despite Peyton Manning, not because of him. Manning shattered records for Denver when he was playing at… Read more »

Chiefs end skid with ugly win over Broncos

Chiefs end skid with ugly win over Broncos

(The Sports Xchange) – The Kansas City Chiefs needed a win in the worst way following back-to-back close losses, and that was exactly what they got Monday: an ugly 29-19… Read more »

Chiefs defense leads charge as Kansas City ends two-game slide vs. Broncos

Chiefs defense leads charge as Kansas City ends two-game slide vs. Broncos

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Houston’s once-perfect team had lost consecutive games after a pair of uncharacteristic showings. The Kansas City Chiefs defense couldn’t stop anybody, and the offense suddenly lost… Read more »

Patriots trade Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers

Patriots trade Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers

Yahoo Sports Minute recaps top stories including the Patriots trading QB Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers for a 2018 2nd-round draft pick, Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension being back… Read more »

Jackson 5: Burning questions for Bill Belichick

Jackson 5: Burning questions for Bill Belichick

The New England Patriots are exactly where you thought they’d be, unless you’re a mad man like Mark Paulette who actually bought into the “undefeated season” hype. But how they… Read more »

View from Above: An offensive stretch is a potential problem

View from Above: An offensive stretch is a potential problem

New England, we have a new problem. Was it not just a week ago where most worries were pointed toward a once-vaunted defensive unit that had been hemorrhaging yards and… Read more »

Bob Ford: How the Eagles can go from surprising to shocking

Bob Ford: How the Eagles can go from surprising to shocking

Here we are midway through a football season that was predicted to be long on long-term growth for the Eagles and ultimately short on short-term payoff, but suddenly time has… Read more »

Judge reinstates NFL’s six-game suspension of Cowboys’ Elliott

Judge reinstates NFL’s six-game suspension of Cowboys’ Elliott

A federal judge cleared the way Monday night for the NFL to enforce a six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations. Powered by WPeMatico

Trade deadline hits while Eagles return to work

Trade deadline hits while Eagles return to work

Good morning, Eagles fans. This is a Halloween edition of Early Birds, with the Eagles reporting to the NovaCare Complex after a day off to get ready for Sunday’s game against… Read more »

NFL trade deadline tracker 2017: Time, date, latest team buzz, potential targets

NFL trade deadline tracker 2017: Time, date, latest team buzz, potential targets

The NFL’s deadline for trades in the 2017 season is at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, and all eyes will be on the possible last-minute deals. Stay with USA TODAY… Read more »

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson. The rookie quarterback is off to a sensational start for the Houston Texans. He has thrown more touchdown passes (19) in his first… Read more »

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson. The rookie quarterback is off to a sensational start for the Houston Texans. He has thrown more touchdown passes (19) in his first… Read more »

Chiefs force 5 TOs, beat Broncos 29-19 in AFC West showdown

Chiefs force 5 TOs, beat Broncos 29-19 in AFC West showdown

Kansas City, Mo. • Harrison Butker kicked five field goals, Marcus Peters returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the turnover-prone Denver Broncos… Read more »

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Overreaction: Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson.

Deshaun Watson is the next Russell Wilson. Powered by WPeMatico

Pete Carroll says Dion Jordan could possibly return next week for Seahawks

Pete Carroll says Dion Jordan could possibly return next week for Seahawks

Defensive end Dion Jordan hasn’t played in a regular season NFL game since 2014. But after suspensions and injuries have sidelined him for each of the last two seasons, Jordan… Read more »

Chiefs beat Broncos to snap NFL skid

Chiefs beat Broncos to snap NFL skid

Travis Kelce caught seven passes for 133 yards and Alex Smith threw for a touchdown as the Kansas City Chiefs used a variety of offensive weapons to defeat the Denver… Read more »

Communication breakdown hits Jets in whole different way

Communication breakdown hits Jets in whole different way

With the Jets leading the Falcons 7-0 midway through Sunday’s rain-filled first quarter, Atlanta drove 64 yards for a touchdown in just over three minutes — after completing four passes… Read more »

WATCH: Shaq Barrett notches strip-sack on Alex Smith

WATCH: Shaq Barrett notches strip-sack on Alex Smith

At least Shaquil Barrett came to play. The Broncos’ outside linebacker recorded a strip-sack of Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith late in the first half of Monday night’s game. Smith’s fumble… Read more »

Power Rankings: Are Saints a complete team?

Power Rankings: Are Saints a complete team?

It’s no longer Drew Brees doing it all for New Orleans. Now there’s a running game and, believe it or not, a defense. Powered by WPeMatico

Monday morning one-liners

Monday morning one-liners

RB LeSean McCoy likes the strong will the Bills have shown this season. The Dolphins hope to get healthier on offense. Patriots K Stephen Gostkowski isn’t happy with how he’s… Read more »

NFL playoff picture: Panthers, Jaguars back on the prowl, in position

NFL playoff picture: Panthers, Jaguars back on the prowl, in position

Week 8 of the 2017 NFL season is almost in the books, which means almost half of the season is finished. Going into the second half of the year, what… Read more »

Cam Newton has uneven day, but isn’t going to be “Debbie Downer”

Cam Newton has uneven day, but isn’t going to be “Debbie Downer”

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton understands he could play better. He knows his team could be a game or two better. But as he walked out of Tampa Bay yesterday after… Read more »

Cam Newton has uneven day, but isn’t going to be “Debbie Downer”

Cam Newton has uneven day, but isn’t going to be “Debbie Downer”

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton understands he could play better. He knows his team could be a game or two better. But as he walked out of Tampa Bay yesterday after… Read more »

Palladino: Jets Just Not Good Enough To Avoid Late-Game Collapses

Palladino: Jets Just Not Good Enough To Avoid Late-Game Collapses

Rain or shine, the Jets have proven that they’re just not good enough. Not yet, anyway. Maybe in the next year or two, once they get a real offense, a… Read more »

Bucs thought about pulling Jameis Winston after hit to shoulder

Bucs thought about pulling Jameis Winston after hit to shoulder

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said it wasn’t the wind that led some of his passes to go seriously awry in Sunday’s 17-3 loss to the Panthers, which means there needs… Read more »

Falcons now can prep for ‘fistfight’ in division play

Falcons now can prep for ‘fistfight’ in division play

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Bears for seven seasons at Chicago Tribune Also worked at Chicago Sun-Times, Fresno Bee Honorable mention, Football Writers Association of America for enterprise… Read more »

Giants should look to move Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, others at deadline

Giants should look to move Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, others at deadline

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter The NFL trade deadline generally produces little in terms of excitement. Whether it be the value of draft picks, the structure… Read more »

Washington weighs long-term effects of Trent Williams’ worsening knee injury

Washington weighs long-term effects of Trent Williams’ worsening knee injury

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on… Read more »

2017 Season Grades so Far at New England Patriots’ Bye Week

2017 Season Grades so Far at New England Patriots’ Bye Week

If the run defense has been bad, the pass defense has been worse—at least defensively. As a team, New England is allowing an average of 295.5 yards per game through… Read more »

Amid swirl of off-field distractions, Texans and Cowboys sure didn’t seem distracted

Amid swirl of off-field distractions, Texans and Cowboys sure didn’t seem distracted

On Saturday, Owner Bob McNair met with a roomful of football players incensed with him. McNair had drawn the righteous ire of Houston Texans players when it came to light,… Read more »

Rams are rolling, but their schedule gets tough soon

Rams are rolling, but their schedule gets tough soon

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Follow on Twitter LOS ANGELES — The Los… Read more »

Steelers red zone defense responded to challenge from Mike Tomlin

Steelers red zone defense responded to challenge from Mike Tomlin

The big plays on offense (specifically JuJu Smith-Schuster‘s) will steal most of the headlines. But the way the Steelers’ defense dominated the Lions in the red zone had as much… Read more »

Steelers red zone defense responded to challenge from Mike Tomlin

Steelers red zone defense responded to challenge from Mike Tomlin

The big plays on offense (specifically JuJu Smith-Schuster’s) will steal most of the headlines. But the way the Steelers’ defense dominated the Lions in the red zone had as much… Read more »

There’s plenty at stake as the Ezekiel Elliott case returns to court Monday

There’s plenty at stake as the Ezekiel Elliott case returns to court Monday

The Ezekiel Elliott case is back in court Monday in New York, as the NFL Players Association asks a federal judge to grant a preliminary injunction that could keep the… Read more »

Eric Ebron doesn’t seem to mind trade talk

Eric Ebron doesn’t seem to mind trade talk

Lions tight end Eric Ebron has heard the rumors. He’s also heard the boos, every time a ball lands near him but not in his hands in Detroit. While not… Read more »

NFL Halloween Questionnaire: Players on Zombies, ‘Stranger Things’ & Worst Fears

NFL Halloween Questionnaire: Players on Zombies, ‘Stranger Things’ & Worst Fears

Not many people will admit it, but on some level we enjoy being scared.  Movies like The Exorcist, The Blair Witch Project and The Ring have grossed hundreds of millions… Read more »

Eagles LB Nigel Bradham felt right at home calling the defense

Eagles LB Nigel Bradham felt right at home calling the defense

Losing middle linebacker Jordan Hicks for the season meant someone had to take over the duty of getting the defense set and relaying the play calls in the huddle. Naturally,… Read more »

Elliott, Cowboys Await Another Hearing On 6-Game Suspension

Elliott, Cowboys Await Another Hearing On 6-Game Suspension

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys should soon find out if the running back will be eligible to play the rest of the season. Elliott has… Read more »

LeGarrette Blount on Eagles’ success: ‘We’re having a lot of fun’

LeGarrette Blount on Eagles’ success: ‘We’re having a lot of fun’

For the third season in a row, Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount is on a team that’s started 7-1 or better. He enjoyed the ride last season with the Patriots and… Read more »

What comparing black NFL players to prisoners reveals

What comparing black NFL players to prisoners reveals

Bob McNair, the owner of the Houston Texans NFL team, last week said: “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.” It was a reference to NFL players kneeling during… Read more »

Jets’ special teams all wet; Mo Wilkerson surging after bad start

Jets’ special teams all wet; Mo Wilkerson surging after bad start

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Jets’ weekly… Read more »

How Can Dallas Cowboys Make Up for Potential Ezekiel Elliott Absence?

How Can Dallas Cowboys Make Up for Potential Ezekiel Elliott Absence?

One adjustment the Cowboys could make to their offense if Ezekiel Elliott is missing for any amount of time is allowing quarterback Dak Prescott to carry the ball more often…. Read more »

The Bow Tie Chronicles: Falcons find a winning formula

The Bow Tie Chronicles: Falcons find a winning formula

Here’s the 19th episode of The Bow Tie Chronicles Podcast. The Falcons came up with a winning formula against the New York Jets on Sunday as they get ready to… Read more »

Sure-Handed Anderson Excels in Jets’ Loss

Sure-Handed Anderson Excels in Jets’ Loss

Overshadowed by Jets’ third consecutive loss, second-year WR Robby Anderson had a career performance Sunday. In eclipsing 100 yards receiving for the first time, Anderson became the Green & White’s… Read more »

For a hobbled Trent Williams, when is enough finally enough?

For a hobbled Trent Williams, when is enough finally enough?

In this autumn of pain, Trent Williams has watched game film of a proud and stubborn 310-pound man attempting to play offensive tackle through a damaged right knee ligament, accompanied by a… Read more »

PFF praises Shon Coleman, defensive line against the Vikings

PFF praises Shon Coleman, defensive line against the Vikings

The initial weekly Pro Football Focus Ratings have come out and according to PFF, Shon Coleman led the Cleveland Browns in their lackluster effort against the Minnesota Vikings. The top… Read more »

Caldwell Bickers With Reporter After Lions’ Loss [VIDEO]

Caldwell Bickers With Reporter After Lions’ Loss [VIDEO]

Jim Caldwell was in no mood for debate following the Lions’ 20-15 loss to the Steelers on Sunday night. The main topic of conversation at his post-game press conference was… Read more »

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REPASANDO EL JUEGO

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Bill Belichick to lighten players’ load on Patriots’ bye week

Bill Belichick to lighten players’ load on Patriots’ bye week

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is usually laser-focused on… Read more »

Dunlap’s freaky play lifts Bengals over fading Colts 24-23

Dunlap’s freaky play lifts Bengals over fading Colts 24-23

Carlos Dunlap knew he couldn’t get to the quarterback, so he threw up his hands. Moments later, the ball settled into them, and the defensive lineman was off for the… Read more »

Wentz tosses 2 touchdowns, Eagles beat 49ers 33-10

Wentz tosses 2 touchdowns, Eagles beat 49ers 33-10

LeGarrette Blount sees some Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles. After winning two Super Bowls with the Patriots, Blount came to Philadelphia… Read more »

Non-special teams hurt Raiders, Chargers, Jets, Redskins

Non-special teams hurt Raiders, Chargers, Jets, Redskins

When special teams become not just ordinary but inept, teams lose. Powered by WPeMatico

Non-special teams hurt Raiders, Chargers, Jets, Redskins

Non-special teams hurt Raiders, Chargers, Jets, Redskins

When special teams become not just ordinary but inept, teams lose. Ask the Los Angeles Chargers,New York Jets , Washington Redskins and Oakland Raiders. Their kick teams pretty much kicked… Read more »

Will Donald Trump bring down the NFL’s once untouchable leader Roger Goodell?

Will Donald Trump bring down the NFL’s once untouchable leader Roger Goodell?

Despite a string of controversies the NFL commissioner’s ability to generate money for owners helped protect him. Protests continue in the NFL despite the objection of many team owners. How… Read more »

Robinson’s ejection caps ‘nasty’ trench war vs. Steelers

Robinson’s ejection caps ‘nasty’ trench war vs. Steelers

Detroit — In the closing minute of the Lions’ 20-15 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night, tensions boiled over and a player from both teams was ejected. After the Steelers’… Read more »

Slay Frustrated With Game-Changing PI Call: “It Was Uncatchable For Sure”

Slay Frustrated With Game-Changing PI Call: “It Was Uncatchable For Sure”

Darius Slay sighed in exasperation when asked about getting called for pass interference on a key third-down play with 1:45 remaining in the Lions’ 20-15 loss to the Steelers on… Read more »

ICYMI in NFL Week 8: Texans kneel; game of season in Seattle

ICYMI in NFL Week 8: Texans kneel; game of season in Seattle

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The two most significant events of the NFL weekend took place at the same site: Powered by WPeMatico

Lions get close but can’t reach end zone against Steelers

Lions get close but can’t reach end zone against Steelers

No matter what the Detroit Lions did near the goal line, it turned out badly. Detroit’s 20-15 loss Sunday night included three crucial second-half possessions by the Lions inside the… Read more »

Eatman: Cowboys Weathered 3 Ugly Starts With 3 Beautiful Endings

Eatman: Cowboys Weathered 3 Ugly Starts With 3 Beautiful Endings

LANDOVER, Md. – The phrase “it’s not how you start, but how you finish” has never been a favorite of mine. Maybe it’s because I still can’t get that 1994… Read more »

One Week After Working Out For Washington, Nugent Delivers For Dallas

One Week After Working Out For Washington, Nugent Delivers For Dallas

LANDOVER, MD. – Roughly a week ago, Mike Nugent was hoping his kicking skills would land him a job with the Washington Redskins. On Sunday evening, as the newest member… Read more »

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