Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t become the player the San Francisco 49ers thought he would be, and while much of that is bad luck due to injuries, it would still be remiss if the team didn’t start trying to upgrade at the position.
Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins remains sidelined by a calf injury and will not play in Sunday's divisional round game against the Browns. Leading rusher Clyde Edwards-Helaire is listed as questionable because of hip and ankle injuries.
Bears DE Mario Edwards Jr., who is no longer under contract and will be a free agent in March, has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the 2021 regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Police in the southeast suburb of Denver confirmed Friday that Miller is under investigation, saying that "if the investigation determines a crime has occurred charges will be submitted to the DA's office for their review."
In 2016, the two future NFL stars led their teams to a record-shattering 1,708 total yards in Oklahoma's 66-59 win over Texas Tech, a quarterbacking classic that their coaches say might never be duplicated.
Officially, Saints quarterback Taysom Hill is questionable for Sunday night’s game against the Buccaneers. Unofficially, there’s a concern that Hill won’t be able to play with a knee injury. Per a league source, some of Hill’s teammates privately are saying that Hill won’t play. Hill was a limited participant in practice on Friday after missing […]
The Washington Football Team is interviewing an internal candidate for the General Manager job. Eric Stokes, who is in his first year with the team, has a chance to earn a promotion. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Stokes will get an interview for the vacancy. Stokes currently serves as the team’s director […]
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians likes to say, “No risk it, no biscuit.” On Sunday, when he tries to beat the Saints for the first time as head coach in Tampa Bay, there will be no extra “risk it.” Asked by reporters on Friday whether he’ll coach more aggressively on Sunday night in New Orleans, Arians […]
Just two days before a playoff game, a Saints player has tested positive for COVID-19. Saints backup center Will Clapp has tested positive, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Clapp doesn’t get much playing time (he didn’t play any offensive snaps, and only four special teams snaps, in the Saints’ wild card win over the […]
Justin Jefferson was the best rookie receiver in the NFL this season. The Vikings receiver totaled 1,400 receiving yards, an all-time rookie record and 465 more than the next closest rookie’s total. That isn’t what Jefferson was seeking, though. “I wanted to be the best receiver I can be,” Jefferson told Steve Wyche and Jim […]
Everyone remembers the Chiefs won the Super Bowl last season. Everyone seems to have forgotten what it took for them to get there and then win it. It was anything but easy. The Chiefs came back from double-digit deficits in all three postseason games in 2019. The good news: They have shown they can overcome […]
Former Broncos scout Hugh Davidson died recently, the team announced Friday. He was 92. Davidson’s 30-year career with the Broncos began in 1972 when late front office executive Carroll Hardy offered him a position with the team. During his tenure with the Broncos, Davidson scouted the northwest region of the country before becoming Denver’s head […]
The Packers have made a few roster moves in advance of their divisional-round matchup with the Rams on Saturday. Green Bay elevated defensive lineman Brian Price and cornerback KeiVarae Russell from the practice squad to the active roster. Price has appeared in the Packers’ last two games, playing 12 total defensive snaps and five special […]
The Falcons have landed their new head coach. The team announced the hiring of Arthur Smith on Friday afternoon. Reports on Friday morning pegged the former Titans offensive coordinator as the frontrunner for the job and the deal was wrapped up over the next few hours. Smith spent the last two seasons in the coordinator […]
Last month, Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon was conditionally reinstated, and the team expected him back on the field before the season was over. That didn’t happen, and now it may never happen. Gordon’s conditional reinstatement has been rescinded and he is now suspended indefinitely again, Field Yates of ESPN reports. There has been no […]
Mario Edwards, a defensive end who played for the Bears in 2020 and becomes a free agent in March, will start the 2021 season serving a suspension. Edwards has been suspended for the first two games of the 2021 season for violating the NFL’s PED policy, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. The suspension […]
The Bills have added a pair of players to their active roster for Saturday’s playoff matchup with the Ravens. The team has promoted running back Antonio Williams and cornerback Dane Jackson from the practice squad. Williams joins the roster rather than Devonta Freeman, who joined the practice squad in the wake of Zack Moss‘ season-ending […]
Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said earlier on Friday that Ronald Jones will be a game-time decision. Officially, the running back is listed as questionable. Jones (quad/finger) did not practice on Wednesday, but was a limited participant on Thursday and Friday. He was active for last Saturday’s win over Washington, but did not play a […]
As the Texans try to extinguish the conflagration that its relationship with quarterback Deshaun Watson has become, it doesn’t seem to be working. Watson offered this tweet on Friday afternoon: “I was on 2 then I took it to 10.” That’s an obvious reference to the manner in which ESPN’s Adam Schefter characterized Watson’s mindset […]
The Saints got a couple of key offensive pieces back on the practice field Friday. Quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Latavius Murray were both limited participants in their only on-field work of the week. Hill hurt his knee last weekend and Murray injured his quad. Both players have been listed as limited for Sunday’s […]
The Browns activated their last player off the reserve/COVID-19 list earlier on Friday. Now, they have all of their coaches back, too. Head coach Kevin Stefanski said tight ends coach Drew Petzing and defensive backs coach Jeff Howard had returned to the building. And per multiple reports, assistant offensive line coach Scott Peters was also […]
Last week, “the Browns is the Browns” helped catapult Cleveland to a playoff win over the Steelers. This week, Chiefs receiver Sammy Watkins provided a watered-down equivalent — but it’s still more than enough for the Browns to use as a rallying cry. The Browns aren’t blameless in the bulletin-board material game. Receiver Odell Beckham […]
How much longer will the Washington Football Team play as the Washington Football Team? The team has thousands of submissions from fans, with Washington Red Tails and Washington Red Wolves among those to consider. It’s possible the Washington Football Team could become the permanent name, too. Team president Jason Wright said this week that the […]
In addition to addressing quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s unhappiness with the organization on Friday, Texans owner Cal McNair also touched on a recent tweet from former Texans wideout Andre Johnson. Johnson tweeted that Watson should stand his ground in a dispute with the team and said the Texans are known for wasting people’s careers. He also […]
The Chiefs went 14-2 in the regular season — 14-1 in the first 16 weeks to lock up the AFC’s No. 1 overall seed. At points, there was some speculation about the Chiefs potentially getting bored during games, causing a bit of a lull. It’s hard to really say that had much of an effect […]