List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2017

49ers’ Eric Reid says NFL’s $89 million social justice commitment is ‘a charade’

49ers’ Eric Reid says NFL’s $89 million social justice commitment is ‘a charade’

It was reported Thursday that the NFL had come to an agreement with the Players Coalition to donate $89 million over seven years to various social justice causes. The deal… Read more »

Sound Off: Alfred Morris’ Breakout Game; Cowboys’ Playoff Hopes; More

Sound Off: Alfred Morris’ Breakout Game; Cowboys’ Playoff Hopes; More

ARLINGTON, Texas – With Thursday’s 38-14 win over the Washington Redskins, the Cowboys (6-6) decisively snapped a three-game losing streak and remained in the NFC playoff race with five games… Read more »

Backup plan: Who’s your team’s emergency kicker?

Backup plan: Who’s your team’s emergency kicker?

Ndamukong Suh, the NFL’s best three-time All-Pro defensive tackle doubling as an emergency placekicker, says the stakes were high the last time he tried a field goal. ”I had three… Read more »

NFL: Jimmy Garoppolo will get start for 49ers

NFL: Jimmy Garoppolo will get start for 49ers

For Jimmy Garoppolo, the wait is over. It’s time to show he is ready to be a franchise quarterback, and that begins against his hometown team. Garoppolo makes his first… Read more »

Don’t bet on the Giants to cover with Geno Smith

Don’t bet on the Giants to cover with Geno Smith

Eli Manning played a role in the Giants’ 2-9 start, but his numbers (62.5 percent, 14 touchdowns, seven interceptions) were not horrible considering he played behind a suspect offensive line,… Read more »

Sean McVay: Robert Woods probably out two more games

Sean McVay: Robert Woods probably out two more games

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods missed last Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints and won’t play this week against the Arizona Cardinals either. A shoulder injury has… Read more »

Eagles eye NFL playoffs in Seahawks test

Eagles eye NFL playoffs in Seahawks test

The Philadelphia Eagles will aim to become the first team to seal their place in the NFL playoffs on Sunday as they chase victory over a depleted Seattle Seahawks. A… Read more »

Dak Prescott says injured right hand is “good”

Dak Prescott says injured right hand is “good”

While Dak Prescott was getting X-rays on his injured right hand, Ryan Switzer was returning a punt 83 yards for a touchdown. It prevented the Cowboys quarterback from missing a… Read more »

Ryan Switzer Breaks Out In A Big Way With First Career Return TD

Ryan Switzer Breaks Out In A Big Way With First Career Return TD

ARLINGTON, Texas – Bit by bit, you could see Ryan Switzer’s breakout performance building. A 33-yard kick return in Week 10 against Atlanta, followed by a 61-yard effort in Week… Read more »

Week 13: Deep Sleepers and DFS Bargains

Week 13: Deep Sleepers and DFS Bargains

Yahoo Fanalyst Liz Loza likes his chances of producing against a banged up Bears defense. To review… all of these players are owned in less than sixty percent of Yahoo… Read more »

Redskins pretty much out of playoffs after loss to Cowboys

Redskins pretty much out of playoffs after loss to Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas One thing the Washington Redskins almost certainly won’t have to worry about this year is a must-win game in the season finale to make the playoffs. The Redskins… Read more »

Don’t Forget About These 5: Spark From Frazier; Switzer’s Return Bought Time

Don’t Forget About These 5: Spark From Frazier; Switzer’s Return Bought Time

ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Switzer’s 83-yard punt return for a score might have been the highlight of the game, but it was the timing of the play that can be… Read more »

Brian Mitchell after blowout loss: ‘I’m embarrassed to say I’m a Redskins fan’

Brian Mitchell after blowout loss: ‘I’m embarrassed to say I’m a Redskins fan’

The Redskins haven’t been dominant during their three-year run of relative respectability, but they’ve rarely been dominated, either. Since Jay Gruden and Kirk Cousins teamed up at the start of… Read more »

Redskins CB Josh Norman: Cowboys ‘thorn’ in side; we just can’t beat them

Redskins CB Josh Norman: Cowboys ‘thorn’ in side; we just can’t beat them

But Norman still left the 38-14 loss agitated as the Cowboys beat the Redskins for the fourth straight time. Dallas hasn’t lost to Washington since Norman left Carolina for the… Read more »

Jerry Jones says “positive things” have come out of delay in Roger Goodell’s deal

Jerry Jones says “positive things” have come out of delay in Roger Goodell’s deal

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones remains hopeful the entire ownership will vote on an extension for Roger Goodell, even though owners granted the Compensation Committee the authority to finalize a deal… Read more »

Five key observations from Redskins’ embarrassing loss to Cowboys

Five key observations from Redskins’ embarrassing loss to Cowboys

The Redskins got run off the field in Dallas on Thursday night. Here are Rich Tandler’s five biggest takeaways from the Week 13 loss. Powered by WPeMatico

For The Redskins Defense, A Tale Of Two Halves In Loss

For The Redskins Defense, A Tale Of Two Halves In Loss

The Redskins defense came out motivated against the Cowboys, limiting their offense despite a series of turnovers. They couldn’t sustain that play into the second half. Even though the Redskins… Read more »

Perspective | Cowboys entered playing ugly, then started ugly. But the Redskins were even uglier.

Perspective | Cowboys entered playing ugly, then started ugly. But the Redskins were even uglier.

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Before the Washington Redskins could lose this game, they had to take extraordinary measures just to resuscitate the Dallas Cowboys. They had to stretch the powers of… Read more »

Week 13 NFL two-team teaser, betting predictions: Trust the Patriots, Tom Brady

Week 13 NFL two-team teaser, betting predictions: Trust the Patriots, Tom Brady

Do you feel like you know which team is going to win, but are hesitant on the point spread? A teaser bet may be the answer.  A teaser allows you… Read more »

Refs association express concern to Goodell that one Raider avoided suspension

Refs association express concern to Goodell that one Raider avoided suspension

Most NFL fans already know all about what happened in ChainGate 2.0, the latest on-field fight between Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree and Broncos corner Aqib Talib. Both players were thrown… Read more »

Tom Brady sends uplifting message to coach battling cancer

Tom Brady sends uplifting message to coach battling cancer

UPTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts high school football coach who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer has received an encouraging message from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Derek Yancik, coach… Read more »

Here’s how Tom Brady reacted to benching of his Super Bowl nemesis Eli Manning

Here’s how Tom Brady reacted to benching of his Super Bowl nemesis Eli Manning

No matter how many Super Bowls Tom Brady ends up winning in his career, Giants fans will always have bragging rights over the Patriots quarterback for one big reason: He… Read more »

Media Views: Cowboys lead the way in St. Louis Sunday NFL ratings

Media Views: Cowboys lead the way in St. Louis Sunday NFL ratings

Who’s No. 1 in St. Louis? When it comes to the NFL on Sundays, it’s the Dallas Cowboys. The ‘Boys, who are having a rough season after a big run… Read more »

Danny Trevathan could return this week for Bears

Danny Trevathan could return this week for Bears

After getting a full practice under his belt on Thursday, the Chicago Bears are hopeful to see linebacker Danny Trevathan back on the field this weekend against the San Francisco… Read more »

Danny Trevathan could return this week for Bears

Danny Trevathan could return this week for Bears

After getting a full practice under his belt on Thursday, the Chicago Bears are hopeful to see linebacker Danny Trevathan back on the field this weekend against the San Francisco… Read more »

Three NFL legends call out Kirk Cousins, but their criticism largely misses the mark

Three NFL legends call out Kirk Cousins, but their criticism largely misses the mark

Kirk Cousins did not play well in Dallas Thursday. But three NFL legends took that performance – one marred by bad defense and special teams – and overreacted to it. Powered… Read more »

David Carr on benching Eli Manning: ‘This is not a good move’

David Carr on benching Eli Manning: ‘This is not a good move’

NFL Network’s David Carr talks about the New York Giants decision to bench quarterback Eli Manning. Powered by WPeMatico

How does ‘TNF’ win alter the Cowboys’ playoff chances?

How does ‘TNF’ win alter the Cowboys’ playoff chances?

The “NFL Total Access Endgame” crew talk about the chances that the Dallas Cowboys make the playoffs. Powered by WPeMatico

Dak Prescott: We played like a team tonight, that’s Cowboys football

Dak Prescott: We played like a team tonight, that’s Cowboys football

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott talks about the Thursday Night Football victory against divisional rival, the Washington Redskins. Powered by WPeMatico

Jerry Jones: NFL trying to do right thing on social issues with $89 million pledge

Jerry Jones: NFL trying to do right thing on social issues with $89 million pledge

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones never envisioned the NFL’s platform and visibility reaching the heights it has and understands the importance of using the attention for the right reasons. That’s… Read more »

NFL standings

NFL standings

Dec 1 (Gracenote) – Standings from the NFL on Thursday AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCEAFC EAST W L T OTL PF PA PCT 1. New England 9 2 0 0 325 220… Read more »

Sean Lee ‘can’t stand being out’, will be ready for Giants game

Sean Lee ‘can’t stand being out’, will be ready for Giants game

Linebacker Sean Lee has missed the past four games with a hamstring injury and he is as upset about it as the Dallas Cowboys’ fans who have been ripping him… Read more »

Patriots’ Tom Brady on Giants’ Eli Manning: ‘Fairytale’ ending doesn’t always happen

Patriots’ Tom Brady on Giants’ Eli Manning: ‘Fairytale’ ending doesn’t always happen

It often doesn’t end well. Even for the best. That’s what Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says was his takeaway from the Giants’ decision to bench Eli Manning, the only man to… Read more »

Jets trying something new to end fourth-quarter woes

Jets trying something new to end fourth-quarter woes

It’s been a struggle for the Jets all year. Assuming this season falls short of the postseason, it’ll be the No. 1 reason why. Four times they’ve watched leads slip away…. Read more »

Winston’s quandary looks awfully familiar

Winston’s quandary looks awfully familiar

Jameis Winston could potentially face punishment despite not facing charges after being accused of groping an Uber driver. His case is reminiscent of Big Ben’s from years back. Powered by… Read more »

NFC NORTH: Where teams stand after Week 12

NFC NORTH: Where teams stand after Week 12

Tim Twentyman Senior Writer The 2017 season is down to just five games, which means the playoff push is upon us. Can the Vikings hold onto the division lead? Can… Read more »

Sterling Shepard feeling better after bout with migraines

Sterling Shepard feeling better after bout with migraines

Good news about the Giants has been in short supply all season and this week has been no exception. Eli Manning‘s benching and the subsequent outcries about how it was… Read more »

Need to Know: Final thoughts on Redskins vs. Cowboys

Need to Know: Final thoughts on Redskins vs. Cowboys

Need to Know: Tandler’s final thoughts as the Redskins and Cowboys match up in an elimination game in Dallas.    Powered by WPeMatico

Vikings prepare for home stretch with largely healthy team

Vikings prepare for home stretch with largely healthy team

The Vikings paid their annual short-week bill seven days ago, on Thanksgiving in Detroit. With three more days to go before starting a key NFC South tour with visits to… Read more »

Report: Tre McBride waived a day after argument at Bears facility

Report: Tre McBride waived a day after argument at Bears facility

Wide receiver Tre McBride got waived by the Bears on Tuesday in a move that had some scratching their heads because McBride played 78 percent of the offensive snaps last… Read more »

Josh McCown thinking about another year with Jets

Josh McCown thinking about another year with Jets

We all thought the tank invasion of the Meadowlands would happen on the Jets side of MetLife Stadium. Then again, we didn’t think Eli Manning was going to be the… Read more »

Broncos, including Trevor Siemian, fighting “flu bug”

Broncos, including Trevor Siemian, fighting “flu bug”

Nothing is simple when it comes to the Broncos and quarterbacks. With Paxton Lynch out for a few weeks with an ankle injury, the job went back to Trevor Siemian… Read more »

Where to Watch, Listen & Follow: Jets-Chiefs

Where to Watch, Listen & Follow: Jets-Chiefs

Kickoff is set for Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1:00 p.m. ET from MetLife Stadium. Watch on TV New York Metro Area: CBS, Channel 2 Broadcasters: Ian Eagle (Play-by-Play), Dan Fouts (Analyst), and Evan Washburn (Sideline).   Watch Online Jets fans in the… Read more »

Oakland Raiders: Outlining Blueprint for Successful Offseason

Oakland Raiders: Outlining Blueprint for Successful Offseason

Questions about Las Vegas will pop up every time a player or coach step to the microphone. Del Rio and McKenzie must keep their group focused on the field. Of… Read more »

Carson Wentz tops fan Pro Bowl voting

Carson Wentz tops fan Pro Bowl voting

Millions of fans have cast Pro Bowl votes at NFL.com, and Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is their favorite. Wentz leads all players with 422,491 Pro Bowl votes. That puts him… Read more »

Homecoming trip to Western New York puts spark in Rob Gronkowski’s step

Homecoming trip to Western New York puts spark in Rob Gronkowski’s step

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski plays big in… Read more »

The miracle of NFL fights is that they don’t happen all the time

The miracle of NFL fights is that they don’t happen all the time

Over Christmas of 1914 on the Western front, British and German soldiers climbed out of the trenches and spent a peaceful holiday together. A soccer match between the warring sides… Read more »

Ravens DB Anthony Levine Sr.’s first career interception on Monday was ‘amazing’

Ravens DB Anthony Levine Sr.’s first career interception on Monday was ‘amazing’

Anthony Levine Sr. has made the leap from Tennessee State to spend six years with the Ravens, started games, and sacked quarterbacks. But until he stepped in front of Houston… Read more »

QB Joe Flacco has turned around a season before. He believes the Ravens can do it again

QB Joe Flacco has turned around a season before. He believes the Ravens can do it again

There have been plenty of instances when Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has drawn on experiences from his career to gain motivation, get through tough times or just get an edge…. Read more »

Aaron Jones back to practice for Packers

Aaron Jones back to practice for Packers

After missing two games due to a sprained MCL, running back Aaron Jones was back on the practice field for the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday. According to Rob Demovsky… Read more »

Offenses hamstrung in Raiders-Giants matchup

Offenses hamstrung in Raiders-Giants matchup

When the Oakland Raiders drew a home game against the New York Giants this season, all eyes were hoping to see a star-studded affair featuring two strong passing attacks led… Read more »

Offenses hamstrung in Raiders-Giants matchup

Offenses hamstrung in Raiders-Giants matchup

When the Oakland Raiders drew a home game against the New York Giants this season, all eyes were hoping to see a star-studded affair featuring two strong passing attacks led… Read more »

Cardinals get another crack at Rams

Cardinals get another crack at Rams

When coach Bruce Arians pulled out the film of the Arizona Cardinals’ 33-0 loss to the Los Angeles Rams back in Week 7, he probably wished he just would have… Read more »

Lesson of the Week: NFL Player Coalition Drama Jeopardizes Progress Made

Lesson of the Week: NFL Player Coalition Drama Jeopardizes Progress Made

Quiet to that point, Reid spoke up: “What about Kaepernick?” It appears that is where we are now. On Tuesday, ESPN’s Jim Trotter and Jason Reid reported, and we’ve verified,… Read more »

Four Downs: Peyton Manning’s Next Job; Eli Manning’s Future; Steelers’ Growing Optimism; More

Four Downs: Peyton Manning’s Next Job; Eli Manning’s Future; Steelers’ Growing Optimism; More

Soon, we’ll have my annual Future GMs list in this space, and there’s one name you won’t see in there that could well be occupying a lead chair in someone’s… Read more »

Steelers, Bengals set for fierce division showdown

Steelers, Bengals set for fierce division showdown

The teams can’t pretend it will be just another game when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night in an AFC North showdown. “It’s another game, but… Read more »

Panthers visit Saints in huge NFC South showdown

Panthers visit Saints in huge NFC South showdown

With their eight-game winning streak a part of history, the New Orleans Saints suddenly find themselves in a position to lose their NFC South lead. The Carolina Panthers, who are… Read more »

Vikings put seven-game win streak on line vs. Falcons

Vikings put seven-game win streak on line vs. Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons used the NFC North to show there would be no Super Bowl hangover by starting the season with three straight wins against the division. With Atlanta now… Read more »

Broncos, Dolphins seek end to lenghty losing streaks

Broncos, Dolphins seek end to lenghty losing streaks

The Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins combined to win 19 games last season, making them two of the better teams in the AFC. The Broncos (3-8) have lost seven consecutive… Read more »

New deal doesn’t appear to end player protests

New deal doesn’t appear to end player protests

The NFL reached a deal with the players to support social justice reform, but there was no guarantee anthem protests would completely stop. Powered by WPeMatico

NFL, players reach deal on supporting activism but protests during national anthem could continue  

NFL, players reach deal on supporting activism but protests during national anthem could continue  

The players coalition could not guarantee to team owners that protests will be completely discontinued across the league. Powered by WPeMatico

Rams quarterback Jared Goff has gotten the message on how to attack defenses

Rams quarterback Jared Goff has gotten the message on how to attack defenses

The progression was picture-perfect, and it resulted in a touchdown. On a second-and-goal play against the New Orleans Saints, Rams quarterback Jared Goff caught the snap in the shotgun formation,… Read more »

First and 10: On Tyrod Taylor, Jimmy Garoppolo, Josh Gordon, Joe Flacco and More

First and 10: On Tyrod Taylor, Jimmy Garoppolo, Josh Gordon, Joe Flacco and More

1. Bills coach Sean McDermott handled the reinstatement of Tyrod Taylor as starting quarterback in a very simple way with his guys. He told them he made a decision (to… Read more »

‘Sound FX’: Inside the mind of Bill Belichick

‘Sound FX’: Inside the mind of Bill Belichick

Listen as New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is mic’d up against the Miami Dolphins in Week 12 of the 2017 NFL season. Powered by WPeMatico

Among Las Vegas bettors, college football is gaining on NFL

Among Las Vegas bettors, college football is gaining on NFL

Jimmy Vaccaro has spent four decades as a bookmaker watching money move through an increasingly lucrative sports market. He is, by necessity, an astute observer of the human condition. Jack… Read more »

Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 13 winners against the spread

Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 13 winners against the spread

Philadelphia entered rarified betting air last week when they routed Chicago 31-3 as 14-point favorites. The win made it eight straight covers for the Eagles, putting them in a class… Read more »

‘Inside the NFL’: Redskins-Cowboys TNF preview

‘Inside the NFL’: Redskins-Cowboys TNF preview

The “Inside the NFL” crew breaks down Week 13 Thursday Night Foobtall matchup between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys. Powered by WPeMatico

49ers let Garoppolo take over vs. Bears

49ers let Garoppolo take over vs. Bears

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo felt pressure in the pocket this week as he prepared to make his first start with his new team. “I had to put my… Read more »

Daily Dose: Winston Returns

Daily Dose: Winston Returns

Connor Allen checks in on Jameis Winston, Devonta Freeman and Janoris Jenkins in Thursday’s Dose. Powered by WPeMatico

Color Rush: Redskins rebel against uniforms, here’s what Cowboys will wear Thursday

Color Rush: Redskins rebel against uniforms, here’s what Cowboys will wear Thursday

It took three years, but we finally have a Color Rush controversy on our hands.  The Redskins hate their all-gold Color Rush uniforms so much that they’re apparently refusing to… Read more »

Dak Prescott Needs to Prove Himself

Dak Prescott Needs to Prove Himself

Thursday night, Dak Prescott and the Cowboys will play in a third straight nationally televised game when Washington comes to Dallas (8:25 p.m. ET, NBC). Prescott could use a big… Read more »

Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe experiencing numbness due to neck injury

Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe experiencing numbness due to neck injury

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe says he’s experienced numbness is his face, arms and legs over the last two weeks due to a neck injury that knocked him out… Read more »

‘Inside the NFL’: Week 13 game picks

‘Inside the NFL’: Week 13 game picks

Boomer Esiason, Ray Lewis and Phil Simms already have their Week 13 game picks in, find out who they selected. Powered by WPeMatico

Miami Dolphins future is now: Here come the youngsters

Miami Dolphins future is now: Here come the youngsters

When the Miami Dolphins claimed 26-year-old tight end A.J. Derby off waivers from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, it was hopefully more than just the team taking a flyer on… Read more »

‘Inside the NFL’: Will Week 15 Patriots vs. Steelers matchup be prelude to AFC championship?

‘Inside the NFL’: Will Week 15 Patriots vs. Steelers matchup be prelude to AFC championship?

Will Week 15 Patriots vs. Steelers matchup be prelude to the AFC Championship game? Powered by WPeMatico

49ers’ Eric Reid: Malcolm Jenkins ‘didn’t stand by his word’

49ers’ Eric Reid: Malcolm Jenkins ‘didn’t stand by his word’

49ers safety Eric Reid on Wednesday said he left The Players Coalition because Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins “didn’t stand by his word.” Powered by WPeMatico

Archie Manning hints that Eli might be open to playing for another team in 2018

Archie Manning hints that Eli might be open to playing for another team in 2018

The Giants’ decision to bench Eli Manning for the rest of the season has raised a lot of questions about what comes next for both Manning and the team. The… Read more »

Fantasy Football Week 13 Lineup Cheat Sheet: Clinch that playoff spot with help on Joe Mixon, Josh Gordon and Kenyan Drake and everyone else on the schedule

Fantasy Football Week 13 Lineup Cheat Sheet: Clinch that playoff spot with help on Joe Mixon, Josh Gordon and Kenyan Drake and everyone else on the schedule

Waiver Wire — Trade Values — Streaming Options — Rankings — Start ‘Em and Sit ‘Em — Cheat Sheet — Sleepers — DFS Values The Lineup Cheat Sheet combines Fantasy… Read more »

Would Detroit Lions have Giants-like guts to bench Matthew Stafford?

Would Detroit Lions have Giants-like guts to bench Matthew Stafford?

Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez discuss what it will take for the Lions to defeat the Ravens in Baltimore on Sunday, then predict the outcome. Recorded… Read more »

Latavius Murray Hits His Stride

Latavius Murray Hits His Stride

But the world is a different place for Murray now. In the past two games, Murray had a total of 179 yards and three touchdowns and is averaging 3.8 yards… Read more »

Why Jets think Chiefs’ Darrelle Revis won’t play with chip on shoulder

Why Jets think Chiefs’ Darrelle Revis won’t play with chip on shoulder

If you believe current Jets cornerback Buster Skrine, ex-Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis won’t come to MetLife Stadium on Sunday feeling like he has something to prove.  Revis, whom the Jets cut earlier… Read more »

Giants are delusional if they think Eli Manning has any future here

Giants are delusional if they think Eli Manning has any future here

John Mara cautioned the Giants press corps Wednesday against writing Eli Manning’s “obituary.” One problem: His team already did so when it released a statement Tuesday informing the world Geno Smith will be starting… Read more »

Todd Bowles mum on ex-Jets, Giants starting quarterback Geno Smith

Todd Bowles mum on ex-Jets, Giants starting quarterback Geno Smith

Jets coach Todd Bowles knows quite a bit about Geno Smith. He coached him from 2015 through 2016. Bowles said the two men had a good relationship, too. They regularly talked, and… Read more »

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Perriman’s status, roster decisions, Ngata’s injury

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Perriman’s status, roster decisions, Ngata’s injury

In regard to struggling wide receiver Breshad Perriman, let’s get one thing out of the way: It would be foolish for the Ravens to move on from him now, the… Read more »

STATS PACK: Lions need more consistency from run game

STATS PACK: Lions need more consistency from run game

Tim Twentyman Senior Writer The rushing statistics continue to move in the wrong direction for the Detroit Lions. After gaining just 53 yards on 15 attempts in their Thanksgiving Day… Read more »

“No clarity” on when Joe Haden might return

“No clarity” on when Joe Haden might return

When Steelers cornerback Joe Haden fractured his fibula earlier this month, PFT reported that he could miss only three weeks before being well enough to return to action. This Sunday… Read more »

News Blitz 11/29: Don’t question Bill Belichick

News Blitz 11/29: Don’t question Bill Belichick

The Patriots had a rare workday on Tuesday at Gillette Stadium. Following a “Victory Monday” day off, New England returned to the office to begin preparations for Sunday’s trip to… Read more »

Dallas Cowboys: Outlining Blueprint for Successful Offseason

Dallas Cowboys: Outlining Blueprint for Successful Offseason

After a huge breakout season in 2017, one of the top goals the Cowboys must accomplish this offseason is getting a long-term contract done with defensive end, DeMarcus Lawrence. After… Read more »

Daily Dose: Evan Not Mighty

Daily Dose: Evan Not Mighty

Daniel E. Dobish takes a look at the fantasy ramifications of Eli Manning’s benching and the rest of the news from the quarterback carousel. Powered by WPeMatico

Wednesday morning one-liners

Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots QB Tom Brady has a league-leading 3,374 passing yards. Bills QB Tyrod Taylor is leading the league with a 73.0 percent completion rate late in close games. Dolphins QB… Read more »

Ravens safety Tony Jefferson comes up with first interception in more than two years

Ravens safety Tony Jefferson comes up with first interception in more than two years

After the Ravens’ victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 17, strong safety Tony Jefferson was happy, but rued not being able to get one of the 10 takeaways the… Read more »

Schmuck: Ravens’ Terrell Suggs strip-sacked Father Time again on Monday night

Schmuck: Ravens’ Terrell Suggs strip-sacked Father Time again on Monday night

John Harbaugh does not generally go in for hyperbole or then-and-now comparisons, but in the aftermath of the Ravens’ 23-16 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night he couldn’t… Read more »

Zay Jones appears to defy gravity in levitating video

Zay Jones appears to defy gravity in levitating video

Social media is in a frenzy after an NFL player appeared to defy gravity when he got back to his feet after a routine play.  During a Sunday NFL football… Read more »

Breaking down the Giants-Eli Manning exit scenario

Breaking down the Giants-Eli Manning exit scenario

Eli Manning was powerless when it came to preventing Ben McAdoo and the Giants hierarchy from wresting from him the franchise-quarterback mantle he has worn so professionally for 14 seasons…. Read more »

Tiki Barber, Tom Coughlin, ex-players support Eli Manning after Giants bench him

Tiki Barber, Tom Coughlin, ex-players support Eli Manning after Giants bench him

On Tuesday, the Giants shockingly announced they’re benching Eli Manning for Geno Smith on Sunday, which will definitely end Manning’s consecutive starts streak at 210 and could possibly spell the end… Read more »

5 times Pittsburgh Steelers crushed Cincinnati Bengals’ hopes and dreams

5 times Pittsburgh Steelers crushed Cincinnati Bengals’ hopes and dreams

Enquirer beat writers Paul Dehner Jr. and Jim Owczarski wrap up the Bengals 30-16 win over the Cleveland Browns. (Sam Greene/The Enquirer) In advance of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Paul Brown… Read more »

Crowd noise, Russell Wilson in focus as Eagles prepare for Seahawks

Crowd noise, Russell Wilson in focus as Eagles prepare for Seahawks

Good morning, Eagles fans. This is a Wednesday edition of Early Birds. The Eagles practice for the first time this week at 12:45 p.m. Doug Pederson has a 10:30 a.m. news conference,… Read more »

Manning benching low point of a year the Giants went south

Manning benching low point of a year the Giants went south

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. The benching of Eli Manning for the first time in 13 seasons is probably the low point of a season in which the New York Giants did… Read more »

Tom Coughlin, ex-Giants coach, was ‘very upset’ when he heard Eli Manning was benched

Tom Coughlin, ex-Giants coach, was ‘very upset’ when he heard Eli Manning was benched

Tom Coughlin may no longer be the coach of the Giants, but he quickly came to his former quarterback’s defense after news broke that the Giants are benching Eli Manning… Read more »

Jac Collinsworth helps Matt Ryan sell jerseys at Atlanta Falcons team store

Jac Collinsworth helps Matt Ryan sell jerseys at Atlanta Falcons team store

Cincinnati.com journalists discuss this week in high school football. Does it matter if it’s been done before if it’s still funny when executed well? Jac Collinsworth, the son of NBC… Read more »

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