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.
Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown is expected to miss at least two more weeks, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, and coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday that Brown's return from an ankle injury is being delayed by issues he's having now with his heel.
Taysom Hill will make his first start at quarterback this season for the Saints on Thursday night, a source told ESPN, after he practiced fully all week with a partially torn plantar fascia that has limited him since Week 10.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had one of the worst starts of his career in last Sunday’s win over Cleveland, tossing four interceptions en route to a 46.5 passer rating. Jackson said called it a “horrible game” on Wednesday, adding that he looked like a rookie in the start with bad reads and bad passes. Offensive […]
Quarterback Daniel Jones was a limited participant in Giants practice on Wednesday and he’s on track for at least that level of participation again on Thursday. Reporters at the open portion on Giants practice have passed along reports and videos on Jones doing drills with the rest of the team. Jones is dealing with a […]
Step aside, TB12. Mac Jones, the odds-on favorite to become the NFL’s offensive rookie of the year for 2021, has commenced the process of laying the foundation to capitalize on his emerging fame. Via Nicole Yang of the Boston Globe, Jones has filed for trademark protection of the phrase “MJ10.” The paperwork submitted to the […]
On Wednesday, we noted that, within a couple of years, the highest-paid coaches in the NFL will be making $25 million annually. Along the way, a point that has been made in the past was reiterated — as to some of the highest-paid coaches in football, a large chunk of their compensation comes from sources […]
The Vikings finally have everyone back from the COVID-19 reserve list. Minnesota announced today that defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson has been activated. He was the last player on the list for the Vikings, who have had several players miss time because of COVID-19. Tomlinson had started every game this season until he missed last week’s […]
At 5-6 entering Week 13, the Falcons have a decent shot at getting in the postseason given the parity in the NFC. There are currently four teams with a 5-6 record and two more are 5-7. Washington currently holds the tiebreaker as the No. 7 seed, but things could easily change over the next several […]
Patriots coach Bill Belichick has nothing but respect for Josh Allen, the Bills quarterback Belichick’s defense will face on Monday Night Football. “His improvement has just been tremendous from where it was three years ago,” Belichick said, via Boston.com. “Completion percentage, passer rating, decision making, production, it’s just gone…it’s risen at a really remarkable rate.” […]
MDS is pulling away. We disagreed on three games last week. And he was right on each of them. He went 11-4. I was 8-7. For the year, I’m now at 109-70-1. MDS is 113-66-1. This week, we disagree on only one game. So, basically, I will be five behind him next week. Cowboys (-4.5) […]
The Steelers have added another player to their COVID-19 reserve list. The team announced that linebacker Robert Spillane has been placed on the list. Linebacker T.J. Watt and offensive lineman Joe Haeg have also gone on the list this week. If vaccinated, Spillane will be able to return after two negative tests taken 24 hours […]
The Raiders brought in Marcus Mariota to be their backup quarterback last season and he appeared in one game — an overtime loss to the Chargers late in the season. In 2021, Las Vegas wanted to get Mariota more involved in the offense, using him as a sort of wild card to keep defenses off […]
San Francisco receiver/running back Deebo Samuel expects to miss only one game with the groin injury he suffered last week. Although he’s expected to miss this week’s game against the Seahawks, Samuel told CBS Sports HQ that there’s no doubt in his mind that he’ll be back next week against the Bengals. “Of course,” Samuel […]
Running back Alvin Kamara isn’t the only Saints offensive starter who is expected to miss Thursday night’s game against the Cowboys. NFL Media reports that left tackle Terron Armstead and right tackle Ryan Ramczyk are also expected to miss the NFL’s first game of Week 13. All three players were listed as questionable on Wednesday. […]
The Cowboys are looking forward to getting players back on both sides of the ball as they try to end a two-game losing streak in Thursday night’s game against the Saints and the return of defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence is one they’ve been looking forward to for a long time. Lawrence broke his foot in […]
The Chiefs will play the Broncos for the first time this season on Sunday, which means quarterback Patrick Mahomes will get his first chance to square off against rookie cornerback Pat Surtain II. Surtain has performed well for the Broncos since being selected at No. 9 overall in the spring. He’s recorded 11 passes defensed […]
One of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history is officially another year older. Happy birthday, Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers truly is one of the all-time greats. And the latest anniversary of the day he arrived caps one of the most eventful years of his professional career. He won the NFL’s MVP award for 2020. His team […]
Eric Berry spent nine seasons with the Chiefs and earned a number of plaudits, including five Pro Bowls, three first-team All-Pros, and the Comeback Player of the Year award in 2015. But injuries severely limited him late in his career, and he hasn’t played in almost three years. Still, Berry says he’s not retired. Berry […]
The Chiefs have gotten back on track with a four-game winning streak. And while the defense has been key, so have special teams. Punter Tommy Townsend has done his part and he’s been named AFC special teams player of the month. In three November contests — the NFL counts the Week Eight Monday matchup against […]
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott didn’t miss any kicks in November. Elliott was asked to kick 11 field goals and eight extra points during the Eagles’ last four games and he made every single of them. That perfect run helped the Eagles go 2-2 and remain in the playoff hunt in the NFC despite a 3-5 […]
While New England’s defense is a big reason why the club has won six consecutive games, so is the club’s young quarterback. The 15th overall pick in the 2021 draft, Mac Jones continues to impress. And he did plenty to earn offensive rookie of the month for November. In four games, Jones completed 77 percent […]
The Cowboys had a hard time finding wins during the month of November, but rookie linebacker Micah Parsons‘ play was not a cause for any of their struggles. With DeMarcus Lawrence and Randy Gregory missing time due to injuries, Parsons was asked to take on a pass rushing role and he continued to show that […]