List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2018

Players hate to see coaches fired, but at least they’re paid

Players hate to see coaches fired, but at least they’re paid

Every year, while a dozen NFL head coaches are preparing their teams for the playoffs, nearly as many coaches are called into their general manager’s office and told they’re fired… Read more »

Seven New Teams Make Playoffs

Seven New Teams Make Playoffs

More teams that failed to make the playoffs in 2017 are in this season than there are repeaters. Yep, seven of the 12 qualifiers didn’t make it last year, some… Read more »

Monday Sports in Brief

Monday Sports in Brief

NFL CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have fired coach Marvin Lewis, ending a 16-year stay in Cincinnati that included a record five straight playoff appearances without so much as one… Read more »

Handicapping the NFL MVP race: Where do Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and Saints’ Drew Brees stand? Can Aaron Donald steal the award?

Handicapping the NFL MVP race: Where do Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and Saints’ Drew Brees stand? Can Aaron Donald steal the award?

Donald has been the centerpiece of the Rams’ dominant defense, and should be the runaway favorite for Defensive Player of The Year. Lawrence Taylor was the last defensive player to… Read more »

LA Rams, 2018 NFC West Champs—The Year in Review

LA Rams, 2018 NFC West Champs—The Year in Review

Game One versus the Oakland Raiders CB, Marcus Peters’ interception for touchdown Game Two versus the Arizona Cardinals Home opener: Are the Cardinals ever going to cross our fifty? Game… Read more »

Cardinals’ firing of Wilks is unfair and outrageous

Cardinals’ firing of Wilks is unfair and outrageous

For all of its efforts to improve diversity in leadership positions, the NFL is still lacking tremendously in that area, and this is just yet another example. Powered by WPeMatico

Warrick Dunn Disappointed In NFL’s Travis Scott Pick, Shoulda Been An Atlanta Artist!

Warrick Dunn Disappointed In NFL’s Travis Scott Pick, Shoulda Been An Atlanta Artist!

Warrick Dunn NFL’s Travis Scott Pick?? … Disappointing 1 12/31/2018 12:40 AM PST Warrick Dunn says the NFL missed a huge opportunity by picking Travis Scott for its Super Bowl… Read more »

The NFL draft order is set

The NFL draft order is set

With their Week 17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the Arizona Cardinals secured the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft.  Beneath the Cardinals in the draft order… Read more »

ICYMI in Week 17: Ravens hang on, move on after Browns scare

ICYMI in Week 17: Ravens hang on, move on after Browns scare

Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley, center, celebrates his interception with teammates Kenny Young, left, and Patrick Onwuasor in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland… Read more »

Lost in the shuffle? 7 new playoff teams since 2017

Lost in the shuffle? 7 new playoff teams since 2017

While the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams were mesmerizing pro football fans with their outlandish offensive onslaughts, something else might have gone unnoticed. More teams… Read more »

NFL Wildcard Picks: Seahawks Upset Cowboys and Ravens Beat Chargers Again

NFL Wildcard Picks: Seahawks Upset Cowboys and Ravens Beat Chargers Again

Saturday, January 05, 2019 The odds favor the Texans, and the sims are solidly on the Texans as well. The projected score is Texans 29 and Colts 24, and Houston… Read more »

Colts vs Titans Week 17: First half recap

Colts vs Titans Week 17: First half recap

The Colts got off to an incredible start in this play-in game against the Tennessee Titans. On the road in a game that will either send them to the postseason… Read more »

Saints installed as favorites for Super Bowl title

Saints installed as favorites for Super Bowl title

The New Orleans Saints march into the postseason as the consensus favorites to win Super Bowl LIII, according to sportsbooks across the nation. With the playoff bracket set, the Saints… Read more »

Ravens win AFC North, Eagles, Colts get wild cards

Ravens win AFC North, Eagles, Colts get wild cards

The playoff chase went down to the final minutes of the season Sunday, when Baltimore squeezed in as AFC North winner, and defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia got some help… Read more »

NFL roundup: Rams roll, gain No. 2 seed in NFCs; Texans wrap up NFC South

NFL roundup: Rams roll, gain No. 2 seed in NFCs; Texans wrap up NFC South

Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds each caught two touchdown passes from Jared Goff, and the Los Angeles Rams secured a first-round playoff bye with a 48-32 victory at home Sunday… Read more »

Chargers at Ravens playoff preview: Can Lamar Jackson deliver another win?

Chargers at Ravens playoff preview: Can Lamar Jackson deliver another win?

A preview of the AFC wild-card matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and Baltimore Ravens When: Sunday, Jan. 6, 1:05 p.m. ET Where: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Channel: CBS Line: TBD Injuries: In a drastic… Read more »

Playoff-bound Eagles get scare with chest injury to Foles

Playoff-bound Eagles get scare with chest injury to Foles

The Philadelphia Eagles were down to their third-string quarterback at the end of their playoff-clinching victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Nick Foles left the game with a chest… Read more »

Steelers edge Bengals 16-13 but miss out on AFC North title

Steelers edge Bengals 16-13 but miss out on AFC North title

The win they needed but at times didn’t act like they particularly wanted finally secured, the Pittsburgh Steelers lingered on the Heinz Field turf after a sluggish 16-13 victory over… Read more »

Winners and Losers: Cousins comes up small

Winners and Losers: Cousins comes up small

In his first season after signing a huge contract with the Vikings, Kirk Cousins was an absolute bust, including Sunday’s loss in Chicago. Powered by WPeMatico

Colts off to fast start vs Titans

Colts off to fast start vs Titans

The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL’s regular season (all times Eastern): 9 p.m. Andrew Luck is proving simply untouchable, and he’s got the Indianapolis Colts cruising toward the… Read more »

The six highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL have something in common

The six highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL have something in common

The six highest-paid quarterbacks all have something in common other than making a boat-load of money in 2018. It’s actually not something good to have in common. It’s not a… Read more »

Falcons DT Grady Jarrett on appealing NFL’s Week 16 fine: ‘Hell yeah’

Falcons DT Grady Jarrett on appealing NFL’s Week 16 fine: ‘Hell yeah’

The Atlanta Falcons ended their season on a good note, with a victory over the Tampa Buccaneers, 34-32. But their star defensive tackle Grady Jarrett may go into the offseason… Read more »

Chargers top Broncos, get No. 5 seed

Chargers top Broncos, get No. 5 seed

Philip Rivers passed for 176 yards and a touchdown, linebacker Kyle Emanuel returned a fumble for another score and the Los Angeles Chargers beat the host Denver Broncos in their… Read more »

George Kittle breaks record as San Francisco 49ers drop season finale to Rams, steaming towards No. 2 overall pick

George Kittle breaks record as San Francisco 49ers drop season finale to Rams, steaming towards No. 2 overall pick

LOS ANGELES — San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle, three yards shy of setting an NFL record, with grass chunks clinging to his right sleeve, lined up in a… Read more »

How investing in the stock market is just like fantasy football

How investing in the stock market is just like fantasy football

If you’re putting hours and hours into your fantasy football draft, the waiver wire and matchup prep, you could be using the same set of skills to invest in the… Read more »

Steelers struggle in 1st half against Bengals

Steelers struggle in 1st half against Bengals

The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL’s regular season (all times Eastern): 6 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers might not have to check the scoreboard to know their playoff fate…. Read more »

Is Stephon Gilmore One Of NFL’s Best Cornerbacks? ‘Film Don’t Lie,’ He Says

Is Stephon Gilmore One Of NFL’s Best Cornerbacks? ‘Film Don’t Lie,’ He Says

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore capped his fantastic 2018 season Sunday by shutting down yet another No. 1 receiver. Gilmore’s latest victim was New York Jets… Read more »

NFL: Patriots earns first-round bye; Texans clinch AFC South title

NFL: Patriots earns first-round bye; Texans clinch AFC South title

Tom Brady threw for three first-half touchdowns and the New England Patriots clinched their ninth straight first-round bye in the playoffs on Sunday with a 38-3 victory over the visiting… Read more »

Winners and losers from the Falcons’ last-second win over Buccaneers

Winners and losers from the Falcons’ last-second win over Buccaneers

The Atlanta Falcons beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-32 on the back of a Matt Bryant field goal kick to close the game out. They got some great performances, but… Read more »

After an argument, Jonathan Allen disrupts Eagles kicker’s warmups by booting ball off the field

After an argument, Jonathan Allen disrupts Eagles kicker’s warmups by booting ball off the field

Jonathan Allen mentioned earlier in the week that spoiling the Eagles’ playoff dreams would make his Sunday. Well, before the Week 17 game, Allen also spoiled Jake Elliott’s warmup routine…. Read more »

Jets vs. Patriots: Score, live updates, highlights from regular season finale

Jets vs. Patriots: Score, live updates, highlights from regular season finale

Although they have already clinched a spot in the postseason, the Patriots seeding is still very much up in the air as they head into their Week 17 matchup against the… Read more »

Florida OT Jawaan Taylor declares for NFL draft

Florida OT Jawaan Taylor declares for NFL draft

Jawaan Taylor has decided to forgo his senior year at Florida to enter the NFL draft. The junior offensive tackle made the announcement Saturday after the Gators routed Michigan 41-15… Read more »

Jets at Patriots: Live updates and analysis

Jets at Patriots: Live updates and analysis

There’s a lot at stake for the Patriots as they finish their regular season Sunday against the Jets at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots clinched the AFC East last Sunday with… Read more »

Eagles at Redskins live: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 17 game

Eagles at Redskins live: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 17 game

Follow along live as the Eagles take on the Redskins in the regular season finale with hopes of getting into the playoffs. By Dave Zangaro Powered by WPeMatico

How the Rams and 49ers match up in Week 17

How the Rams and 49ers match up in Week 17

The Rams offense got its groove back in a victory over the struggling Arizona Cardinals and now it will go against another NFC West team limping to the finish. Quarterback… Read more »

Ask Farmer: Who are all the people on an NFL sideline?

Ask Farmer: Who are all the people on an NFL sideline?

Those folks down on the edges of the field literally wear many hats. In fact, it’s their various hats that set them apart, and there’s an entire color system the… Read more »

Perspective: Speed becomes a game changer for the NFL’s ratings and off-field controversies in 2018

Perspective: Speed becomes a game changer for the NFL’s ratings and off-field controversies in 2018

Going into the season, there was no indication that the league had any facility with managing the social activism that begun to ripple through the organization. In contrast with the… Read more »

How does the NFL keep ratings up despite on- and off-field issues? Like the top players, it moves quickly

How does the NFL keep ratings up despite on- and off-field issues? Like the top players, it moves quickly

After a rough start to the season, NFL ratings have rebounded to where the games remain a reliable hit for the networks. ESPN has been crowing about an 8% jump… Read more »

NFL Week 17 Live-Stream Map, TV Schedule and Game Times

NFL Week 17 Live-Stream Map, TV Schedule and Game Times

Several teams go into Week 17 with their seasons on the line. In some cases, it’s win or go home. Other clubs need victories and some help, but there’s still… Read more »

2019 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for Top Prospects’ Landing Spots

2019 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions for Top Prospects’ Landing Spots

The season will be finished for 20 teams at the completion of Sunday’s games. Those teams will have fallen short of the playoffs, and their concentration will be on the… Read more »

Chargers beat Broncos 23-9 despite feeble offense

Chargers beat Broncos 23-9 despite feeble offense

Philip Rivers is back in the playoffs for the first time in five years and he’s not about to judge the quality of the latest one, a hard-fought 23-9 win… Read more »

Why was everyone so wrong about the NFC South in 2018?

Why was everyone so wrong about the NFC South in 2018?

The NFC South was supposed to be an all-time great division. It didn’t work out that way. Why not? Powered by WPeMatico

Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 17 winners against the spread

Vegas pick’em: NFL Week 17 winners against the spread

Everyone’s heard the warnings. Don’t bet Week 17, they say. The games are too unpredictable, the personnel too fluid and the desire too undetermined. That’s at least the case made… Read more »

When it comes to Week 17 playing time, please don’t tease

When it comes to Week 17 playing time, please don’t tease

Will the Cowboys, with nothing to gain and no bye week, rest some starters in Week 17 against the Giants to get ready for the playoffs? They are saying it… Read more »

Insider: Can anybody, even a red-hot Derrick Henry, run on the Colts?

Insider: Can anybody, even a red-hot Derrick Henry, run on the Colts?

The Indianapolis Colts face the Titans Sunday for a playoff spot. Insiders Zak Keefer and Joel Erickson discuss what to expect on Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts hold their playoff fate… Read more »

Several key Bulldogs still pondering NFL decisions

Several key Bulldogs still pondering NFL decisions

NEW ORLEANS – It’s not all about money, necessarily.  That was the word from Georgia’s Mecole Hardman and Isaac Nauta. The juniors are both giving serious consideration to turning pro… Read more »

Beyond Vic Fangio, 2 Bears assistants to monitor as coaching vacancies open

Beyond Vic Fangio, 2 Bears assistants to monitor as coaching vacancies open

Vic Fangio is likely to come up in coaching vacancies around the NFL, but other coaches on the Bears staff could be up for other jobs as well. Powered by… Read more »

Rose Bowl: Why Ohio State’s Dre’Mont Jones bucked trend of NFL prospects skipping bowl games

Rose Bowl: Why Ohio State’s Dre’Mont Jones bucked trend of NFL prospects skipping bowl games

When Ohio State defensive tackle Dre’Mont Jones made his announcement earlier this month that he’d be entering the NFL draft, it came with an important clarification: He’d still be suiting… Read more »

NFL admits a bad pass interference call but ignores Steelers-Saints

NFL admits a bad pass interference call but ignores Steelers-Saints

The NFL has publicly admitted that an official made a bad pass interference call on Sunday. But not the ones everyone was talking about. NFL V.P. of Officiating Al Riveron… Read more »

Rams rule out star running back Todd Gurley for second consecutive game

Rams rule out star running back Todd Gurley for second consecutive game

Rams running back Todd Gurley will miss a second consecutive game because of knee soreness, but Coach Sean McVay on Friday expressed confidence that Gurley will be ready for the… Read more »

NFL WEEK 17: Our official predictions for who wins this weekend

NFL WEEK 17: Our official predictions for who wins this weekend

Every week we pick each game of the NFL schedule against the spread. Heading into Week 17, motivation is key when considering how to bet the games, with some teams… Read more »

Brian Orakpo out, Marcus Mariota questionable for Titans

Brian Orakpo out, Marcus Mariota questionable for Titans

Officially, the Titans are playing wait-and-see with quarterback Marcus Mariota. They have listed their starting quarterback as questionable for Sunday’s win-and-in game against the Colts because of the stinger suffered… Read more »

Who will win the final weekend of season?

Who will win the final weekend of season?

For Indianapolis vs. Tennessee, it’s winner gets into the playoffs. Meanwhile, the AFC North could come down to Baker Mayfield vs. Lamar Jackson. Powered by WPeMatico

Nothing Official, Just Some Offbeat NFL Awards For 2018

Nothing Official, Just Some Offbeat NFL Awards For 2018

The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Atlanta. Aside from the meaning for both teams — the defending champs… Read more »

Brad Childress couldn’t resist pull of NFL’s new developmental league

Brad Childress couldn’t resist pull of NFL’s new developmental league

Brad Childress picked up the phone last spring to find Jared Allen on the other line. Childress figured he was calling to make small talk, and it started that way…. Read more »

Uninspiring group of coaching candidates may help NFL coaches keep jobs

Uninspiring group of coaching candidates may help NFL coaches keep jobs

It’s not that there aren’t capable candidates on the market. McCarthy is a former Super Bowl winner and could land another job quickly. Former NFL coaches Jim Caldwell and Chuck… Read more »

Once so attractive, Panthers-Saints finale now feels like a preseason game

Once so attractive, Panthers-Saints finale now feels like a preseason game

Welcome to the rare NFL preseason game in December, where the result is meaningless but the game must still be played. When the NFL schedule came out in the spring… Read more »

All-Pro Harrison Smith eager to get Vikings into NFL playoffs

All-Pro Harrison Smith eager to get Vikings into NFL playoffs

Harrison Smith made his fourth Pro Bowl this season, but you can bet this young man cares a lot more about getting the Vikings to the playoffs than personal honors…. Read more »

Cowboys’ Crawford leads Canada’s top NFL export: D-linemen

Cowboys’ Crawford leads Canada’s top NFL export: D-linemen

Until the late ’90s, the joke among talent-seeking American football coaches, pro or college, was that Canada had only two things worth checking out. First, donut shops everywhere. Secondly, the… Read more »

Brandt: There’s ‘a ton of pressure on Patrick Mahomes’ in Week 17

Brandt: There’s ‘a ton of pressure on Patrick Mahomes’ in Week 17

The “Good Morning Football” crew discuss if Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes have pressure on him in Week 17. Powered by WPeMatico

Raiders should add dynamic, ballhawk safety in free agency or NFL draft

Raiders should add dynamic, ballhawk safety in free agency or NFL draft

The Raiders’ need for a dynamic safety in the draft or free agency is clear. Who should they target in free agency or the draft? Powered by WPeMatico

Broncos, Steelers, Redskins lead this week’s Sorry Six

Broncos, Steelers, Redskins lead this week’s Sorry Six

Running down the Sorry Six for this week in the NFL. It’s not pretty. Powered by WPeMatico

Packers Morning Buzz: Why Nick Saban wouldn’t be a good fit

Packers Morning Buzz: Why Nick Saban wouldn’t be a good fit

Jim Owczarski, Olivia Reiner and Tom Silverstein discuss defensive coordinator Mike Pettine’s interest level in becoming the Packers’ head coach. Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green… Read more »

10 potential replacements for Bills TE Charles Clay

10 potential replacements for Bills TE Charles Clay

The Buffalo Bills have stuck by running back LeSean McCoy, but they haven’t done the same for tight end Charles Clay. Despite both players having another year left on their… Read more »

A guide to Week 17: Predictions, playoff scenarios, more

A guide to Week 17: Predictions, playoff scenarios, more

ESPN NFL We’re previewing the Week 17 NFL slate with score predictions for each game from our Nation reporters, what’s at stake in the playoff picture and potential draft order… Read more »

Vikings have allowed NFL’s most fumble and interception return TDs in 2018

Vikings have allowed NFL’s most fumble and interception return TDs in 2018

A year after leading the league in both scoring defense and yards against, the Vikings aren’t going to repeat either title in 2018. They rank third in the NFL in… Read more »

For NFL kickers, playing a position of peril creates a unique brotherhood

For NFL kickers, playing a position of peril creates a unique brotherhood

Zane Gonzalez was in no mood to be consoled. Then the Browns’ kicker, he was sitting on the team bench in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, head buried in his hands after missing… Read more »

Opinion: Lamar Jackson, Kirk Cousins and more face the most high-pressure situations in NFL Week 17

Opinion: Lamar Jackson, Kirk Cousins and more face the most high-pressure situations in NFL Week 17

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Lorenzo Reyes helps you pick some winners heading into Week 17 of the NFL season. The pressure’s on as the final week of the NFL regular… Read more »

NFL coaching candidates we’d hire

NFL coaching candidates we’d hire

ESPN.com The ground rules are simple: We asked a panel of our NFL experts — reporters, analysts, former players — to play general manager and rank five candidates who aren’t… Read more »

NFL Fun Power Rankings, final standings: Who’s been the most exciting team in the league this season?

NFL Fun Power Rankings, final standings: Who’s been the most exciting team in the league this season?

Welcome back to the NFL Fun Power Rankings, where we rate teams based on how fun they are to watch instead of whether they’re actually good at winning football games. This… Read more »

NFL Fun Power Rankings, final standings: Who’s been the most exciting team in the league this season?

NFL Fun Power Rankings, final standings: Who’s been the most exciting team in the league this season?

Welcome back to the NFL Fun Power Rankings, where we rate teams based on how fun they are to watch instead of whether they’re actually good at winning football games. This… Read more »

NFL’s Week 17 regular-season finale previews

NFL’s Week 17 regular-season finale previews

Here’s a look at the Week 17 matchups for Sunday, including the broadcasting TV network for each game. Powered by WPeMatico

Michael Strahan rooting for Aaron Donald to break single-season sack record

Michael Strahan rooting for Aaron Donald to break single-season sack record

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald is three sacks short of Michael Strahan’s NFL record for sacks in a season, and Strahan is hoping Donald breaks the record on Sunday. Donald… Read more »

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald not revealing whether this is his NFL finale

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald not revealing whether this is his NFL finale

TEMPE, ARIZONA – Someday, obviously, Larry Fitzgerald will play in his last NFL game. Whether that game is Sunday, when his beleaguered Arizona Cardinals play at Seattle, is anybody’s guess…. Read more »

DraftKings NFL: Week 17 Picks

DraftKings NFL: Week 17 Picks

I don’t like Week 17 for season-long fantasy purposes, but it’s a fun and challenging week for DFS with several teams jockeying for playoff seeding, and others getting prolonged looks… Read more »

NFL GPP Plays: Week 17

NFL GPP Plays: Week 17

This article looks to uncover some underrated NFL DFS Tournament Options for large-field contests. The following write-ups were constructed early Friday morning, meaning injury information and news could alter the… Read more »

Fitzgerald mum, as usual, on whether this is NFL finale

Fitzgerald mum, as usual, on whether this is NFL finale

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Someday, obviously, Larry Fitzgerald will play in his last NFL game. Whether that game is Sunday, when his beleaguered Arizona Cardinals play at Seattle, is anybody’s… Read more »

Dose: Williams Signs Extension

Dose: Williams Signs Extension

In a surprising move, the Chiefs rewarded veteran RB Damien Williams with a two-year contract extension worth up to $8.1 million and keeping him in Kansas City through the 2020… Read more »

NFL Exec Says Pizza Hut Partnership Has Been Fun, Authentic

NFL Exec Says Pizza Hut Partnership Has Been Fun, Authentic

NFL sponsors have been in a precarious position as of late. Brands like Nike have actively engaged with the league’s national anthem controversy, naming former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin… Read more »

The 2018 Pleasant Surprise FFL Team

The 2018 Pleasant Surprise FFL Team

Our next awards category flips the script…going to the other end of the spectrum…the 2018 All-Pleasant Surprise Team. This team is made up of guys who exceeded expectations, and made… Read more »

2018 NFL Playoff Picture: Who to root for in Week 17 if you are a Baltimore Ravens fan

2018 NFL Playoff Picture: Who to root for in Week 17 if you are a Baltimore Ravens fan

A lot can happen in Week 17 for the Ravens. They could finish as high as the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoffs, or miss the postseason entirely. Powered… Read more »

Rookie punter Dickson hopes to add new weapon for Seahawks

Rookie punter Dickson hopes to add new weapon for Seahawks

Considering how easily Michael Dickson has adjusted to the NFL and become one of the best punters in the league as a rookie, hearing that he was a bit anxious… Read more »

Thursday’s NFL: Kelce, Kittle chase Gronkowski’s record

Thursday’s NFL: Kelce, Kittle chase Gronkowski’s record

Santa Clara, Calif. — Getting a Twitter follow from Travis Kelce was one of the major accomplishments this season for San Francisco 49ers second-year tight end George Kittle. Now heading into the… Read more »

Aaron Donald’s ‘thank you’ to Rams has included pursuit of NFL’s sack record

Aaron Donald’s ‘thank you’ to Rams has included pursuit of NFL’s sack record

THOUSAND OAKS — The Rams gave defensive tackle Aaron Donald a new $135-million contract in August, and his gratitude has come at the expense of opposing quarterbacks. “I feel like… Read more »

Raiders rookie Arden Key should have ‘about eight sacks’ with better finishing

Raiders rookie Arden Key should have ‘about eight sacks’ with better finishing

Key has gained far more experience that expected this season, as he was drafted to develop behind experienced pass-rushers. Powered by WPeMatico

NFL notebook: WR Jackson wants out of Tampa

NFL notebook: WR Jackson wants out of Tampa

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson has told the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that he wants out of his contract to play elsewhere next year, ESPN reported Thursday. The Bucs would clear $10… Read more »

NFL’s Jay Ajayi on Nigeria’s role in Super Bowl win

NFL’s Jay Ajayi on Nigeria’s role in Super Bowl win

The final episode of our Diaspora Diaries series comes from Philadelphia, where a Nigerian-British athlete has helped to make sporting history. The Philadelphia Eagles had never won the Super Bowl… Read more »

Reggie Bush compares Saints’ current situation to 2009 Super Bowl run

Reggie Bush compares Saints’ current situation to 2009 Super Bowl run

NFL Network’s Reggie Bush explains how the 2018 New Orleans Saints’ playoff run feels a lot like his run with the team nine years ago. Powered by WPeMatico

Nielsen’s top programs for Dec. 17-23

Nielsen’s top programs for Dec. 17-23

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 17-23. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. Powered by WPeMatico

Top News: T.J. McDonald Recognized With 2018 Good Guy Award

Top News: T.J. McDonald Recognized With 2018 Good Guy Award

X factor: One day after cornerback Xavien Howard was named Dolphins MVP for 2018, Head Coach Adam Gase offered one reason for Howard’s success: consistency. In answering a question about… Read more »

Expert Week 17 NFL Picks: Tips, Advice for Pick ’em pools

Expert Week 17 NFL Picks: Tips, Advice for Pick ’em pools

This is it — your last chance to make up ground or take home a weekly prize in your NFL pick ’em pools. TeamRankings’ experts are here with advice for… Read more »

Barkley getting ready to cap great rookie season

Barkley getting ready to cap great rookie season

“We watched the whole season and he just continues to show up, he is a great football player, and I think everybody felt that way about him coming out of… Read more »

ESPN.com Names Andrew Luck, Darius Leonard Major 2018 NFL Award Winners

ESPN.com Names Andrew Luck, Darius Leonard Major 2018 NFL Award Winners

INDIANAPOLIS — The continuation of the Indianapolis Colts’ 2018 season hinges on the results of their Week 17 matchup with the Tennessee Titans this Sunday night. However, even if the… Read more »

Show him the money: Clowney set to cash in

Show him the money: Clowney set to cash in

Jadeveon Clowney was underwhelming in his first two NFL seasons, but his last two have positioned him for a big payday this offseason. Powered by WPeMatico

Here’s why Jadeveon Clowney is going to make a lot of money this offseason

Here’s why Jadeveon Clowney is going to make a lot of money this offseason

When Clowney is playing like this, the only negative to his game is his penchant for undisciplined play. Those are penalties of aggression, which the Texans will happily take the… Read more »

Raiders DC Paul Gunther on DE Arden Key: ‘He should have about 8 sacks’

Raiders DC Paul Gunther on DE Arden Key: ‘He should have about 8 sacks’

When the Oakland Raiders drafted defensive end Arden Key in the third round, the plan was to sit him behind Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin. The Raiders wanted him to… Read more »

Leonard: Giants rookie Saquon Barkley not giving up on rushing title as he chases down other major milestones

Leonard: Giants rookie Saquon Barkley not giving up on rushing title as he chases down other major milestones

That is Ezekiel Elliott’s advantage, with 1,434 rush yards, on Barkley’s 1,198 in the race for the NFL’s rushing title entering Sunday’s season finale between the NFC East champion Cowboys… Read more »

Injuries can put serious hurt on playoff hopes of NFL teams

Injuries can put serious hurt on playoff hopes of NFL teams

NEW YORK (AP) — Injuries are never an excuse. Not for players. Not for coaches. And not for fans. Still, the NFL teams that have the most success almost always… Read more »

Eagles need win, help from Bears to extend season

Eagles need win, help from Bears to extend season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles need to win and get help to keep playing and have a chance to defend their Super Bowl title. All the Washington Redskins can… Read more »

Why was everyone so wrong about the NFC South in 2018?

Why was everyone so wrong about the NFC South in 2018?

The NFC South was supposed to be an all-time great division. It didn’t work out that way. Why not? Powered by WPeMatico

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