Over the last couple of weeks, the longstanding debate about how Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott should split time in the Dallas Cowboys backfield has intensified. However, these debates might overshadow how good the two have been and make people forget to appreciate how well the two complement one another.
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.
The Friday morning fantasy football news rundown: We're still not sure who will start at running back for Seattle, the Cardinals could be short-handed at wide receiver Monday night and the Atlanta Falcons are moving on from Marcus Mariota.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is likely to miss Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh confirmed today that he’s expecting Tyler Huntley to start at quarterback while Jackson sits out with a knee injury. “It looks like it’s going to be Tyler on Sunday,” Harbaugh said. Jackson suffered the injury on Sunday […]
Raiders running back Josh Jacobs was clearly bothered by an injured pinkie finger in Thursday’s 17-16 loss to the Rams. While he was able to finish the game, there could be more to it for him as the Raiders begin a long weekend. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Jacobs will undergo more tests […]
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones hadn’t said much about the Congressional investigation of the Commanders. On Friday, Jones said plenty. “First of all, I hope our fans see how politically biased this report is,” Jones said during his weekly Friday appearance on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “This report doesn’t even come out if the Republicans […]
Steelers edge rusher T.J. Watt popped up on the injury report again this week with a rib injury. But he doesn’t intend for it to keep him out of Sunday’s matchup with the Ravens. Via Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Watt told reporters on Friday that his injury is a week-to-week thing. But he […]
Browns wide receiver Amari Cooper‘s availability for Sunday’s game against the Browns won’t be finalized until closer to kickoff. Head coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters on Friday that Cooper will be listed as questionable to face the Bengals this Sunday. Cooper didn’t practice on Friday after hurting his hip during Thursday’s practice. Stefanski said the […]
The Cowboys are trying to keep up with the Joneses. Via Ben Fischer of Sport Business Journal, up to $295 million in upgrades to AT&T Stadium are in the works. The goal is to refresh premium spaces and upgrade technology before hosting the 2026 World Cup. Owner Jerry Jones opened the building to much fanfare […]
The Bengals added wide receiver Tee Higgins and defensive end Sam Hubbard to their injury report on Thursday, but there’s no concern about having either of them on hand for Sunday’s game against the Browns. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor told reporters on Friday that Higgins and Hubbard are both good to go this weekend. […]
The folks in Vegas like the Lions this week. Detroit is generally favored by 1.5 points in Sunday’s matchup against division rival Minnesota. It’s apparently the first time in the Super Bowl era that a 10-2 team has been an underdog to a 5-7 team. The Lions have been playing better as of late, winning […]
The 49ers got some positive news about quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s foot injury this week, but the timeline for any return is at least seven weeks and that’s a long time to carry a player on the roster without a chance to play. It’s not too long for the 49ers to keep Garoppolo on the active […]
Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence missed practice the last two days, but that’s set to change on Friday. Head coach Doug Pederson told reporters before the session that Lawrence will take part in his first practice work of the week. Lawrence is dealing with a toe injury. Lawrence said earlier this week that he will play […]
The Giants added running back Saquon Barkley to their injury report on Thursday and apparently, there’s concern about his potential availability for Sunday’s game against the Eagles. Via Charlotte Carroll of TheAthletic.com, head coach Brian Daboll said on Friday that Barkley’s neck is “a little sore” given that it’s Week 14. When asked if Barkley […]
Rams offensive coordinator Liam Coen helped get Baker Mayfield ready to quarterback the team to a win on Thursday night and it will reportedly be one of the final things he does with the team. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that Coen will leave the Rams to take the offensive coordinator job at the University […]
After serving his 11-game suspension, Deshaun Watson showed some serious rust in his Browns debut last week. Watson admitted after the game that he felt his 700-day layoff from the last game he’d played for the Texans in 2020. But even as the Browns’ slim postseason chances are alive, the club doesn’t anticipate going back […]
The NFL Players Association announced on Friday that Panthers punter Johnny Hekker has been named their Community MVP for this week. Hekker hosted a pair of events this week for kids in the Charlotte area. Hekker hosted a shopping spree for 30 kids from the Matthews Police Activities League on December 5 that saw each […]
Maxx Crosby says the Raiders have no one to blame but themselves for the way they keep losing close games. Crosby, the Raiders defensive end who added another sack on Thursday night to give him 11.5 this season, said after the Raiders’ 17-16 loss that they had every opportunity to close the Rams out and […]
The Bills will not have defensive tackle Jordan Phillips in the lineup against the Jets on Sunday. Bills head coach Sean McDermott said on WGR 550 on Friday that Phillips has been ruled out for this weekend. Phillips missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday with a shoulder injury. Phillips has 18 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and […]
Near the end of the first half on Thursday night, with the Raiders leading the Rams by 10 points, Las Vegas was driving for more. The Raiders had the ball at the L.A. 10, facing third and five with 56 seconds left. Quarterback Derek Carr dropped back to pass.Under pressure, he stumbled a bit before […]
Significant turnover is coming in this year’s playoffs. Heading into Week 14, six teams that missed the playoffs last year are in playoff position this year: The Ravens, Dolphins, Jets, Vikings, Giants and Seahawks. Meanwhile, six teams that made last year’s postseason are poised to miss it this year: The Patriots, Steelers, Raiders, Packers, Rams […]
Sandwiched around three straight Las Vegas wins, the Raiders lost to Jeff Saturday five days after he arrived in Indianapolis and to Baker Mayfield two days after he landed in L.A. It’s as embarrassing and confounding as it gets. Compounding the embarrassment is the way it happened last night. The game-winning touchdown pass from Rams […]
The Jets wouldn’t mind seeing history repeat itself against the Bills this weekend as long as the repeat is of what happened when the two teams met earlier this season. They beat the Bills 20-17 a few weeks ago, but going back to 2021 wouldn’t work out quite as well. The Jets lost both games […]