Every sport has its own underdogs, and college football is no different. While you wouldn't think that a team on an 11-game win streak is an underdog, Houston quarterback Clayton Tune is ready to show you why he and the "Third Ward Coogs" are ready to make a statement.
Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon Thibodeaux have been extremely productive at the college level, and after a year in which no edge player was taken in the top 15 picks, they should provide some much-needed top-end talent to defenses at the NFL level.
Highlighting the best over/under bets ahead of Conference Championship Week of the 2021 college football season, including the AAC Championship game between the Houston Cougars and the Cincinnati Bearcats.
Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson, one of a handful of current female assistant coaches in the NFL, will coach the U.S. women's tackle national team this summer at the world championships in Finland.
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons sacked Taysom Hill for an 11-yard loss on the first play of the fourth quarter for his 10th sack of the season. Parsons is the first Cowboys rookie in franchise history to hit 10 sacks in his first season in the NFL. Parsons had already surpassed DeMarcus Ware’s 8.0 sacks […]
Despite being down six coaches, including head coach Mike McCarthy, the Dallas Cowboys picked up a 27-17 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Dak Prescott threw for 235 yards with a touchdown and an interception, Tony Pollard added a touchdown on the ground, and the Dallas defense intercepted Taysom Hill four times […]
Tony Pollard had 6 yards on his first four carries. The Cowboys backup running back had a 58-yard touchdown on his fifth carry. The Cowboys had 12 carries for 53 yards before Pollard’s explosive run. He broke free down the sideline and then outran Marcus Williams, who appeared to have the angle but waited too […]
The Saints were threatening to take the lead on the Cowboys late in the second quarter. They faced a second-and-10 at the Dallas 26 when Taysom Hill threw high to Kenny Stills, who tipped the ball in the air. Cowobys safety Jayron Kearse made a diving interception at the 5-yard line, dragging both toes before […]
Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was limited in Wednesday’s practice with a hip pointer. Coach Sean McVay said he didn’t expect the injury to affect Beckham’s availability for Sunday. But Beckham was downgraded to a non-participant in Thursday’s practice. Beckham had five catches for 81 yards and a touchdown last Sunday and has seven catches […]
Taysom Hill injured his throwing hand on the Saints’ third possession. He looked as good as new on the next drive. Hill, who didn’t miss a snap, went 3-for-4 for 60 yards on a seven-play, 75-yard scoring drive. He threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Lil'Jordan Humphrey on a deep cross to tie the game […]
For all the body blows the NFL took during the St. Louis relocation litigation, the NFL keeps delivering uppercuts in Oakland. Via Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, the NFL secured another victory in the two-track legal process arising from the latest decision by the Raiders to leave Oakland. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth […]
Saints quarterback Taysom Hill was injured on the Saints’ 14th play Thursday night. He was hurt on an incomplete pass intended for Marquez Callaway with 4:27 remaining in the first quarter. Replays showed Hill hit his hand on Dorance Armstrong‘s arm during his follow-through. Hill entered the blue medical tent and exited with tape on […]
With the Buccaneers having three players who misrepresented their vaccination status, there’s a good chance that other players on other teams did the same thing. So what, if anything, has the NFL or the NFL Players Association done to explore the possibility that Antonio Brown et al. are the tip of the iceberg? We posed […]
Adrian Peterson is 36 years old. He is in his 15th season and is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame five years after he retires. So when he is retiring? Apparently not until his phone stops ringing. The Titans called Nov. 2. They cut him Nov. 23. The Seahawks called this week. He’s […]
Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper has missed the past two games with COVID-19. He was “not feeling the best” because of a cough when he returned to practice earlier this week. But Cooper is active and will play tonight. How much will he play? “We’re going to pace it at first, just to get him in […]
Given that the league has suspended Buccaneers receiver Antonio Brown and two others for three games due to misrepresenting their vaccination status, some are wondering why Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn’t suspended for doing the same thing. The answer is simple, even if it’s not universally accepted as satisfactory. Brown misrepresented his status to the […]
The Saints’ list of inactives confirmed the fears of the team’s fans after reading reports from earlier in the day. New Orleans will not have three of its best offensive players. Running back Alvin Kamara will miss his fourth consecutive game with a knee injury. He was a limited participant in practice all week, and […]
DeSean Jackson did not practice Thursday after being limited on Wednesday, but a report earlier in the day indicated the injury is minor. Jackson, for his part, downplayed the severity of his calf injury later in the day. “It was just a spasm in my calf. I don’t think it’s too serious,” Jackson said, via […]
The Patriots designated linebacker Harvey Langi to return from injured reserve. The move opened his 21-day window for activation. Langi injured a medial collateral ligament in the victory over the Jets in Week 7. He has missed five games on injured reserve. In seven appearances this season, Langi has played 16 snaps on defense and […]
Washington running back J.D. McKissic‘s agent said he was OK after getting carted off the field late in Monday’s win over the Seahawks, but he hasn’t been cleared to return to the field yet. McKissic has a concussion and he didn’t participate in practice on Wednesday or Thursday. Another day on the sideline Friday will […]
The Cardinals are expected to have quarterback Kyler Murray and receiver DeAndre Hopkins in the lineup Sunday for the first time in four games. But the star players remained limited in Thursday’s practice. Murray returned to practice last week from his ankle injury. Hopkins is working his way back from the hamstring he tweaked in […]
The Seahawks have lost a lot of games, more games already than they have lost in any season since 2011 when they went 7-9. Russell Wilson, though, has not lost confidence. The Seahawks are 0-3 since the quarterback’s return from finger surgery. They have scored 28 total points in those three games. Still, Wilson appeared […]
The Saints announced a series of roster moves to bolster their roster for Thursday night’s game against the Cowboys. As previously reported, they signed offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch off of the practice squad. They also signed defensive tackle Albert Huggins and running back Adam Prentice to the active roster. In addition to those signings, the […]
Raiders running back Josh Jacobs has once again landed on his team’s injury report. After there were no reported issues on Wednesday, Jacobs was limited in Thursday’s session due to an ankle injury. Jacobs has missed three games due to injury so far in 2021. He’s rushed for 420 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 3.8 […]