Highlighting the front-runners for each of the main college football awards. Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are three names to watch in the Heisman race, while TE Kyle Pitts could be a sneaky candidate to take home the Biletnikoff Award.
Tyreek Hill scored 35.1 PPR fantasy points over expectation in Week 12. Find out who joins the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver atop the expected fantasy points leaderboard across all fantasy football positions heading into Week 13.
A group of Michigan state legislators have penned a letter to Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp asking her to hire 49ers defensive coordinator and Michigan native Robert Saleh as the new head coach in Detroit.
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz took accountability for his struggles during an address to the team this week, a gesture that is resonating well in the locker room as Philadelphia looks to snap its three-game losing streak Sunday against the Packers.
Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt has been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Pittsburgh still has running back James Conner, center Maurkice Pouncey and offensive lineman Jerald Hawkins on the list.
As the Eagles try to figure out how to beat the Packers in Green Bay on Sunday, they’ve officially brought back a man who played a key role in winning there last year. The Eagles elevated running back Jordan Howard from the practice squad on Saturday. In a 2019 win by the Eagles at Lambeau […]
The San Francisco 49ers have had a difficult relationship with the city of Santa Clara. The team had no issues with Santa Clara County, until recently. Hard feelings remain regarding the manner in which the county handled the decision to issue an order that forced the 49ers to play its home games elsewhere. The team […]
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has been on the reserve/COVID-19 list since Nov. 27, but he’s been staying ready for whenever he can get back on the field. Baltimore offensive coordinator Greg Roman said Saturday that Jackson has been fully engaged in the team’s virtual meetings over the last week, watching film and reviewing practice tape. […]
The Bengals have placed cornerback Tony Brown on injured reserve, the team announced on Saturday. Brown missed all three days of practice this week and was declared out for Sunday’s contest against the Dolphins with a hamstring injury. He’s now out for at least the next three weeks. Brown’s mainly played special teams for the […]
The Steelers have activated defensive end Stephon Tuitt from the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced on Saturday. Tuitt went on the list last Friday and missed Pittsburgh’s 19-14 victory over Baltimore on Wednesday. He’s now able to practice and eligible to play against Washington on Monday night. In his seventh season out of Notre Dame, […]
The Buccaneers enter their bye week at a crossroads, possibly in more ways than one. With three losses in four games, a 6-2 start has melted to 7-5. An NFC South championship won’t happen, and it’s fair to wonder whether they even get to the playoffs. Based on their last four games — Vikings, at […]
The agreement that allowed the 2020 season to proceed attempts to account for the financial consequences of the pandemic. For now, however, not much is known by the NFL Players Association regarding the losses the league has endured. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the union anticipates getting some guidance later this month, […]
The first order of business for the Detroit Lions, once the season ends, will be hiring a General Manager and a head coach. The second order of business for the Lions — and the first order of business for the new G.M. and coach — will be to make a decision on quarterback Matthew Stafford. […]
Kickers can kick well into their 40s. One kicker has decided to not push it that far. Stephen Hauscka, who won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks and kicked for the Ravens, Broncos, Bills, and Jaguars, announced his retirement on Friday at 35. A former soccer player, Hauschka explains in the social-media post sharing the […]
Marv Marinovich, who had a brief pro football career but is best remembered for the way he attempted to construct his son Todd Marinovich into the perfect NFL quarterback, has died at the age of 81. Marinovich played on both the offensive and defensive lines at USC and was captain of the 1962 team that […]
When Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey heard that wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had been traded from the Texans to the Cardinals, his immediate thought was not about covering Hopkins twice a year. Instead, Ramsey told the Los Angeles Times, his first response was that he “felt bad” for Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was losing his […]
Former NFL running back LeGarrette Blount has announced his retirement. Blount, who last played in 2018, wrote on Instagram that he’s ready to say it’s over. “I just want to inform y’all that I’m officially retiring,” Blount wrote. “I have thought long and hard about this decision, and I’ve talked to my closest family members […]
Dak Prescott visited the Cowboys’ practice Friday, and video posted by the team’s official Twitter account showed a lighthearted moment the quarterback shared with Ezekiel Elliott. Prescott leaned on a crutch under his left arm as he limped toward the outdoor practice field. Elliott mimicked Prescott’s limp as he approached his close friend. Prescott, surely […]
Shelby Harris‘ family — his pregnant wife and three children — tested positive for COVID-19 before he did, putting him on the reserve list as a close contact. The Broncos defensive end temporarily moved to a hotel, but on the week of Nov. 9, Harris tested positive. He missed four games total. “I’m telling you, […]
The Lions intend to waive receiver Marvin Hall, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Hall had a 100-yard game in Week 8, catching four passes for 113 yards. In 11 games this season, Hall has 17 catches for 290 yards and two touchdowns. He has played 40 percent of the team’s offensive snaps this season. […]
Last year, when the 49ers were one of the best teams in the NFL, defensive coordinator Robert Saleh’s name routinely emerged in the national conversation regarding potential head-coaching candidates. Earlier this year, when the 49ers were struggling, Saleh didn’t get mentioned. Now that the 49ers are surging toward contention, Saleh’s star has risen again. Helping […]
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday morning he expected receiver Deebo Samuel to practice Friday afternoon. Samuel did practice, returning to full participation after getting a day off upon the 49ers’ move to Arizona. Although the team listed Samuel with a hamstring injury, Shanahan indicated it was more about managing Samuel’s workload than his injury […]
Jets offensive guard Alex Lewis has gone on the non-football injury list. He must spend at least three weeks on NFI before becoming eligible to return. Lewis, 28, is seeking help for an off-the-field issue, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports. The Jets will pay Lewis, Cimini adds, though they aren’t required to do so. The […]
The 2020 season has produced several viable candidates for offensive rookie of the year, candidates who don’t play quarterback. From Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson (52 catches, 918 yards, six touchdowns) to Steelers receiver Chase Claypool (45 catches, 611 yards, 10 total touchdowns) to Jaguars running back James Robinson (890 rushing yards, eight total touchdowns) to […]
The Ravens placed Robert Griffin III on injured reserve Friday. Starter Lamar Jackson remains on the COVID-19 reserve list. That leaves Trace McSorley as the only quarterback on the Ravens’ 53-player roster. For now. Jackson, the reigning NFL MVP, becomes eligible to return from the reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. The […]