Does Argentina over-rely on Lionel Messi? Is Hugo Lloris a problem for defending champions France? Before the World Cup quarterfinals begin, we've used the PFF grades and data to identify each team's biggest weakness.
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph, who is preparing to face quarterback Mac Jones and the New England Patriots' offense on Monday night, said the unit's defensive-minded approach stands out.
Commanders owner Daniel Snyder "permitted and participated" in the team's longtime toxic work culture and obstructed a congressional inquiry, claiming more than 100 times in testimony that he could not recall answers to basic questions.
Head coach Sean McVay and the Rams somehow got Baker Mayfield ready to play for Thursday night — and the quarterback excelled. Despite getting to Southern California on Tuesday night and going through just one brief practice on Wednesday, Mayfield was able to engineer a game-winning, 98-yard drive that ended with a 23-yard touchdown pass […]
For the fourth time in 2022, the Raiders lost a game in which they held a double-digit lead, falling to the Rams 17-16 on Thursday night. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the first time in 45 seasons that a team had a game-winning touchdown drive start with under two minutes and go […]
What Baker Mayfield did on Thursday night was unprecedented. The quarterback arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after the Panthers waived him on Monday. He didn’t start, but he played every offensive snap after the Rams’ first drive in their game against the Raiders. And then against all odds, he tossed a 23-yard touchdown […]
He came, he saw, he decided to stay where he is. Former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, currently working at NBC, confirmed late Thursday night on Twitter that he interviewed for the vacancy at Stanford, but that he’ll stay put at NBC. “Thanks so much to AD Bernard Muir and everyone at Stanford,” Garrett tweeted. “While […]
Baker Mayfield must have gotten up Thursday feeling dangerous. Two days after the Rams claimed him off waivers, Mayfield led them to an improbable, unbelievable last-second, 17-16 victory over the Raiders. Welcome to Hollywood! The Raiders snapped their three-game winning streak, as they blew another double-digit fourth quarter lead. Seven of the Raiders’ eight losses […]
December is the month for extreme procrastination. How long can I wait to mail that package? How long can I wait to buy a tree? How long can I wait to go shopping for my spouse? Are any stores open on Christmas morning? One specific store is closing soon. If you want to get a […]
Stanford quarterback Tanner McKee is forgoing his remaining college eligibility to enter the 2023 NFL draft. He announced his decision on social media Thursday night. McKee, 22, threw for 5,336 yards with 28 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in his three-year career with the Cardinal. “After careful thought, consideration and prayer, I have decided to pursue […]
It doesn’t sound like the Cowboys will sign Odell Beckham Jr., but they will get a new receiver to their lineup soon. James Washington, who signed with the team in free agency, could make his Cowboys debut this week. “It’s been said,” Washington said about playing Sunday, via Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News. […]
The Raiders have an injury concern with one of their best offensive players. Josh Jacobs is questionable to return with a hand injury. On the Prime Video broadcast, Jacobs was shown on the sideline getting his right pinkie taped. Then Jacobs’ glove was put back on and his ring finger and pinkie were taped together. […]
The Raiders are using a holder on kickoffs tonight against the Rams, leading to several fans asking on social media: Why use a holder when the ball is being placed in a tee, and the game is indoors so wind isn’t a factor? The answer is that the Raiders’ holder isn’t placing the ball in […]
Baker Mayfield didn’t start for the Rams but he has been on the field for every offensive play since Los Angeles’ first drive. While Mayfield has clearly given his new team’s offense a spark, the Rams haven’t done much to slow down the Raiders’ offense. Las Vegas leads at halftime 13-3. The Raiders got on […]
Since the Texans decided to move on from Deshaun Watson before last season, they have had three different starting quarterbacks. Davis Mills has started 21 of the 29 games. He was benched for Kyle Allen the past two weeks, but Allen was worse than Mills. Allen went 46-of-78 for 416 yards, two touchdowns and four […]
Baker Mayfield has entered the game — and led the Rams to a scoring drive. Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson hit a 52-yard field goal to put the Raiders up 10-0. And then Mayfield came in for Los Angeles’ second possession. Mayfield’s first throw was a well-timed ball to Van Jefferson for a 21-yard gain down […]
Much of the intrigue for Thursday’s game is about whether or not Baker Mayfield will play at quarterback For the Rams. But the Raiders have a chance to move to 6-7 and remain firmly in the hut for an AFC postseason slot. And that mission is off to a good start, with the league’s rushing […]
Notre Dame defensive end Isaiah Foskey is turning pro. On Thursday, Foskey announced his decision to enter the 2023 NFL draft. He will not play for the Irish in the Gator Bowl against South Carolina. Foskey, the school’s career leader in sacks, is projected as an early round draft pick. The 6-foot-5, 265-pound junior made […]
The Dolphins added receiver Tyreek Hill to the practice report Thursday with an illness. He did not practice. Receiver Jaylen Waddle (fibula) was upgraded to a full participant after being limited Wednesday. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (ankle) remained limited. Tagovailoa went on the injury report with his ankle injury last week. He aggravated it against the […]
On Wednesday, five Vikings players missed practice with an illness. On Thursday, no one else got sick. The same five players showed up on Thursday’s practice report, with three of them returning to practice. Cornerback Patrick Peterson and safety Theo Jackson fully participated on Thursday. Safety Harrison Smith was limited. Still out were defensive end […]
Chargers receiver Mike Williams didn’t practice at all the past two weeks and he missed the past two games with an ankle injury. Williams returned to limited work Wednesday and full participation Thursday, putting him on track to play Sunday. In eight games, Williams has 38 receptions for 510 yards and three touchdowns. He was […]
Claimed by the Rams off waivers earlier this week, quarterback Baker Mayfield is active for Thursday night’s contest between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. But John Wolford is active for the mid-week matchup. That makes it unclear whether or not Mayfield will start for his new team less than 48 hours after arriving in his […]
The Jets placed rookie offensive tackle Max Mitchell on the non-football injury/illness list Wednesday, but coach Robert Saleh provided no details on the reason. Mitchell’s father, John, told Rich Cimini of ESPN that Mitchell has blood clots in his right calf and lung. Max Mitchell has a hereditary blood-clotting condition called factor V Leiden and […]