At 3-5, following a blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked practically finished. The Buccaneers got their fourth straight victory Sunday, a 28-21 road win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. The last three wins have been really impressive: a victory at the Kansas City
The sun will rise in the east, Alabama will make the College Football Playoff, “The Big Bang Theory” will be unfunny and Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles will give out pick-sixes like he’s making a holiday donation to the Salvation Army. Amazingly, Bortles now has more pick-sixes in his
Safety Eric Berry decided that the Kansas City Chiefs weren’t going to lose on Sunday. The Falcons took a 28-27 lead with 4:32 left, and went for the two-point conversion to try to go up by a field goal.
Mike Nugent missed his fourth extra point in three games. While the Baltimore Ravens kicker continued on Sunday to hit 50-yard field goals like they’re extra points, other kickers can’t even hit extra points like they’re extra points. Yes Mike Nugent, we’re talking about you.
The Buffalo Bills could be without tight end Charles Clay for Sunday’s game, because Clay stayed home due to the expected birth of his child. The team announced Saturday that Clay did not make the flight to Oakland. #Bills TE Charles Clay is not on the team flight to Oakland due to the expected birth
While many NFL players have paid tribute to Joe McKnight on social media, the most vocal has probably been Buffalo Bills running back Reggie Bush. McKnight, who was shot and killed in New Orleans on Thursday afternoon, and Bush are both former USC running backs who went on to play in the NFL. This
After hearing criticisms of his office for releasing the man who admitted to shooting former NFL running back Joe McKnight, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand held a press conference to reveal some details of the case, including that the man who shot McKnight was in his car when he fired all three
Johnny Manziel’s assault case will be dropped if he meets certain requirements. Johnny Manziel’s domestic violence case has been conditionally dropped, but he still has to meet a few requirements. WFAA in Dallas reported that Manziel must complete an anger management course, attend a domestic violence
Trevor Siemian had one of his better games on a national stage last week against the Kansas City Chiefs, but he won’t have a chance to build on that momentum this week. Siemian missed his third straight practice on Friday and according to Mike Klis of 9News in Denver, he’ll be out against the Jacksonville
If you were in a Portland-area Buffalo Wild Wings last Sunday afternoon, you probably noticed a man in sunglasses and a hoodie who seemed a little too into the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was All-Pro safety Earl Thomas. Thomas missed the first game of his career last week
The Atlanta Falcons are one game ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC South. The Kansas City Chiefs’ dramatic overtime win over the Denver Broncos puts them one game behind the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West. The Falcons have had a great year on offense, as one of three NFL teams averaging
The NFL world was shocked to hear news Thursday that former New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed in New Orleans. There was more shock on Friday with news that the man authorities say shot McKnight was released without being charged. The New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Dallas Cowboys marked another thing off their championship contender checklist. The Cowboys beat the Vikings 17-15 in a defensive battle, improving to 11-1 this season. The Cowboys had a couple of controversial calls go in their favor, including on a potential game-tying two-point conversion at
One solution that is always suggested to fix the NFL’s officiating issues is hiring full-time officials. NFL vice president of football operations Troy Vincent told the Associated Press that the league plans to hire up to 17 full-time officials. Vincent also said with new officials crews can increase
The AFC race just opened up in a big way. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, unquestionably the best tight end in the NFL when healthy, will undergo back surgery on Friday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.
Some years, the NFL MVP favorite is pretty clear by December. There could be a player or two have a great finish and become legitimate factors in the race by the end (especially New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees if the Saints make a run at the playoffs, or Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders if
The NFL is letting its players wear specialized cleats this week, and it has led to players using the #cleatsforacause hashtag to show them off.
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had surgery for a torn retina early this month, and he needed another emergency surgery Wednesday. The team announced Zimmer had emergency eye surgery on Wednesday night and will not be on the sidelines Thursday night against the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report
It’s not that unusual to find a video taken on a smartphone of NFL fans brawling in the stands, or outside in the parking lot. The unusual part of a fight from Sunday’s Miami Dolphins game is the fans involved won’t return to the stadium. The Dolphins announced that the fans fighting in the video,
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Dan Caesar broke down the television ratings numbers, and they’re a little surprising. The Rams, back in Los Angeles after 21 seasons in St. Louis, are not drawing huge ratings. Ratings in St. Louis were much better for Rams games.
NFL regular-season games in London have virtually no benefit for fans in the United States who have turned the league into a $13 billion-a-year business. Since it takes a home game away from the regular fan base, London games are actually nothing but a negative for U.S. fans. With 9:30 a.m. Eastern
The beauty of the NFL and all professional sports is that your record is truly all that matters. As Bill Parcells famously said, you are what your record says you are. There, the Los Angeles Rams consider it unfair to judge Jeff Fisher on his record.
The Kansas City Chiefs’ crazy win on Sunday night will have a significant impact on the playoff picture the rest of the season. Colin Kaepernick has played pretty well over the last four weeks, and was good on Sunday.
You knew early on Monday night that Aaron Rodgers was sharp. Then he made a throw to Davante Adams that announced the Green Bay Packers weren’t going to lose to the Philadelphia Eagles. Rodgers’ end-zone throw to Adams in the second quarter was vintage Rodgers.
It seems like the Los Angeles Rams are adjusting well to being in a bigger market. The Rams are 4-7, at times have been the most unwatchable team in the NFL in their first season back in Los Angeles, and former Rams great Eric Dickerson has criticized them. Dickerson, who has a radio show on 570 AM