With Chris Godwin on the mend and an exploitable defense on deck, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady gets the green light in Andrew Erickson’s look at NFL Week 2 fantasy football sit/start decisions.
You’d excuse Jaylon Johnson for getting torched early on in his career, but so far the first-year cornerback has hit the ground running. Now, if the team can get any help from their offense, the Bears should a force to be reckoned with in the NFC North.
Josh Allen looks like he's on the way to a breakout year, Drew Brees is showing signs of rapid decline and Carson Wentz is starting to become a problem in Philadelphia. Here are Steve Palazzolo's QB takeaways from Week 2 of the NFL season.
A Kentucky grand jury indicted Louisville police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree in the shooting case of Breonna Taylor. Athletes from all over the sports world took to social media to react.
A Chargers team doctor accidentally punctured Tyrod Taylor's lung just before kickoff Sunday while trying to administer a pain-killing injection, leading to the quarterback missing the team's game against the Chiefs, coach Anthony Lynn told ESPN.
Eagles rookie wide receiver Jalen Reagor will miss multiple weeks with a UCL tear in his thumb, sources told ESPN. A source added that Reagor is expected to undergo surgery and will be placed on injured reserve.
A grand jury in Louisville announced that Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to the police raid on the night of March 13 that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor.
Colts coach Frank Reich acknowledges that wearing a mask while coaching is not convenient, and is difficult to maintain. He is also aware that is not remotely the point. Via Joel Erickson of the Indianapolis Star, Reich said he thought the visibility of his job made it important for coaches to be seen wearing masks during […]
No one has thrown more passes through the first two weeks of the 2020 season than Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow. Burrow has 97 attempts, including 61 in last Thursday’s loss to the Browns, but the first overall pick’s throws haven’t gone all that far. He’s averaging a league-worst 5.2 yards per attempt and the team […]
Russell Wilson is cooking on the football field and in the sportsbooks. The Seahawks quarterback has never received an MVP vote during his NFL career, but the first two weeks of the season have many thinking that is going to change this season. Wilson has starred during the Seahawks’ 2-0 start and is now the […]
Falcons coach Dan Quinn was immediately defiant, insisting his players knew the rules of onside kick recovery — despite looking to the world like they did not. So when Falcons owner Arthur Blank chimed in to say that didn’t appear to be the case, it became clear the boss and his coach weren’t singing from […]
The Seahawks’ Super Bowl-winning 2013 team could have had another Hall of Famer on the roster: Randy Moss. That’s what Moss said on a podcast appearance with Russell Wilson, in which he claimed Seahawks General Manager John Schneider called him during the 2013 season, after receiver Percy Harvin got hurt, and offered him a roster […]
It’s still an open question whether Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be able to build the kind of chemistry they need. But Mayfield’s hoping last week’s 43-yard touchdown pass is the start of changing the conversation. “Yeah, I think so,” Mayfield said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland […]
Raiders coach Jon Gruden praising quarterbacks (or really, players in general) isn’t particularly new. But he took it up a notch when discussing Patriots quarterback Cam Newton, harkening back to 2011, when he was filming television specials with the then-Auburn quarterback, before he became the top overall pick. “I call him Slam, Slam Newton,” Gruden […]
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins says he is the one responsible for Landon Collins‘ interception of Kyler Murray in Sunday’s 30-15 win over the Washington Football Team. Collins jumped in front of a pass intended for Andy Isabella over the middle of the field that he intercepted at the Cardinals’ 20-yard line. Washington was […]
After losing Bruce Irvin for the season to a torn ACL on Sunday night, the Seattle Seahawks had three members of their remaining defensive line held out of practice on Wednesday. Defensive tackle Jarran Reed (back), and defensive ends Benson Mayowa (groin) and Rasheem Green (neck) were among five players that did not practice for […]
Former New York Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas pleaded no contest to a trio of charges stemming from an car accident in June. Via Ryan Dunleavy of the New York Post, Rosas received three years probation and no jail time from the plea agreement. Rosas did not contest charges of reckless driving, leaving the scene of […]
Ryan Tannehill spotted Adam Humphries running free just as Josh Allen was getting ready to unload on the Titans quarterback. Tannehill steeled himself for the hit as he released the ball, knowing he had a touchdown. “And One,” Tannehill yelled before Humphries even secured the 18-yard touchdown pass. Tannehill, of course, was referring to a […]
Ben Roethlisberger is in his 17th season. He will play his 221st career game Sunday. That will set a new team record, passing Hall of Fame center Mike Webster. “I attribute it to Jesus and just really being blessed,” Roethlisberger said of his longevity, via Teresa Varley of the team website. “I am so thankful […]
Sean Payton had a black gaiter around his neck Monday night. The Saints coach just didn’t pull it up over his face enough to satisfy the league. The NFL fined him $100,000 and the Saints $250,000. Payton was one of five head coaches the NFL cited for not wearing a face covering enough in Week […]
The Rams believe that running back Malcolm Brown will be able to play despite a surgically-repaired pinky. They’re not sure whether running back Cam Akers will be able to play with separated rib cartilage. For now, neither is able to practice. Both tailbacks missed Wednesday’s session, the first of the week in advance of Sunday’s […]
The Edmunds brothers — Tremaine, Terrell and Trey — last season became the first trio of brothers to play in the same game since 1927. The Watt brothers — J.J., Derek and T.J. — will meet on the same field Sunday when the Steelers and Texans face off. “We’re very fortunate when it comes to […]
The decision of a Kentucky grand jury to not indict the officers who killed Breonna Taylor could spark a new wave of protests in the sports world. Lions defensive end Trey Flowers addressed the possibility on Wednesday. “It could lead to whatever it leads to,” Flowers said, via the Detroit Free Press. “It’s just as […]
The NFL proved it is serious about making head coaches wear face coverings on the sideline. Pete Carroll, Kyle Shanahan, Vic Fangio, Sean Payton and Jon Gruden found that out the hard way. The NFL docked those five coaches $100,000 each and fined each of their teams $250,000. The question many are asking is: Why […]
When the Saints didn’t place receiver Michael Thomas on injured reserve, the non-move implied that he’d be back within three weeks. And he very well may be. For now, however, he’s still not back at practice. If the Saints had practiced. The high-ankle sprain suffered by Thomas in Week One against the Buccaneers would have […]
No team — not even the Broncos — have had as many injuries as the 49ers have. It has become a daily dose of bad news for San Francisco. Running back Tevin Coleman was the latest addition, with news he will miss around four weeks with a knee injury. The 49ers have questioned the condition […]
Lions coach Matt Patricia said Monday that star receiver Kenny Golladay was “close” to returning. Golladay did indeed return to practice Wednesday, getting in limited work on his balky hamstring. The next two practices will determine Golladay’s availability for Sunday. Matthew Stafford and the Lions have missed Golladay’s big-play ability. “He’s one of the top […]