Everyone went crazy about Cam Newton being benched for the first series of Sunday’s game because he didn’t wear a tie when the Carolina Panthers traveled to Seattle. Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram went down memory lane and recalled that Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett cut two players
And you remember Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch’s famous “Beast Mode” touchdown run against the New Orleans Saints in the playoffs years ago.
Jason Pierre-Paul already had his fair share of bad luck when it comes to injuries. Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants defensive end who famously suffered severe hand injuries in a fireworks accident on July 4, 2015, had sports hernia surgery and will miss the rest of the regular season according to Ralph
Cleveland won a pro sports championship and the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year World Series championship drought this year. Weird things are happening. Maybe we shouldn’t dismiss the Detroit Lions just yet.
After the third play of the game, a third-down incompletion from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, New York Jets fans started loudly booing. NFL players and coaches bristle whenever the word “quit” is brought up. The first series of the game was a Jets’ three-and-out.
Last week, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was ruled out for the rest of the season, changing the entire AFC playoff picture. This week, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas’ season-ending injury will shake up the NFC. Thomas will miss the rest of the season, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll
Brock Osweiler has been bad for the Houston Texans. Among quarterbacks with at least 200 attempts, only Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets has a worse passer rating than Osweiler, who sits at 74.2. Osweiler was 22 of 35 for 202 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-13 loss against the Green Bay Packers
Cam Newton has had some interesting press conferences, some combative ones, some short ones, but none like the one he had on Sunday night. Newton was benched for the first series of Sunday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks for a dress-code violation. Panthers coach Ron Rivera wouldn’t get into
Linebacker Luke Kuechly was on the Carolina Panthers sideline, in street clothes as he recovers from a concussion, ranting and raving at the officials and everyone else nearby after a long Seattle Seahawks touchdown. Earlier, Derek Anderson started at quarterback because Cam Newton apparently didn’t
Khalil Mack didn’t make a lot of noise early in the season. The Oakland Raiders were winning but Mack wasn’t having the kind of season everyone expected from him. Mack is on a tear, and made another important and impossibly athletic play on Sunday.
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas is among the most intense players in the NFL, and said missing his first career game last week due to a hamstring injury was tough on him. Thomas was defending a pass against the Carolina Panthers when his leg crashed into teammate Kam Chancellor’s leg. NBC’s Michele
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 past three wins have been impressive: a victory at the Kansas City Chiefs
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