Mario Pilato evaluates some of the most notable NFL injuries ahead of the 2022 fantasy football season, which includes the Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey and New Orleans Saints' Jameis Winston.
Who is the best wide receiver in the NFL? Who is the league's best pass-rusher? Is Tom Brady still the gold standard at the quarterback position, or has someone like Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen closed the gap?
The Saints have signed linebacker Demario Davis to a one-year extension, sources told ESPN. The deal, which now runs through 2024, gives Davis the opportunity to earn an additional $18 million over the next three seasons, sources said.
Adrian Peterson and Le'Veon Bell, two former All-Pro running backs, have signed contracts for a heavyweight boxing exhibition on July 30 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, sources told ESPN on Monday.
Commanders owner Dan Snyder has not yet accepted a subpoena issued by the U.S. House Oversight Committee investigating allegations he fostered a toxic work culture in his organization, a spokesperson for the committee said in a statement Monday.
This year, Lions training camp will be featured for all to see on Hard Knocks. But fans of the team will also have several opportunities to witness practices in person. Detroit announced on Tuesday that the club will hold seven open practices for all fans and a pair of practices for Lions season-ticket members at […]
Azeez Ojulari led the Giants with eight sacks in 2021, the most by a Giants rookie since individual defensive sacks were first tracked in 1982. He broke the former rookie record of 5.5 sacks set by B.J. Hill in 2018. Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor had 9.5 sacks in his rookie season of 1981, a […]
Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s disciplinary hearing with the NFL is starting on Tuesday amid reports that the league is pushing for a suspension that would last for at least a year and the prospect of that ban has led some to wonder if Baker Mayfield would return to the lineup in Cleveland. Mayfield was asked […]
The Panthers announced on Tuesday that they will hold 12 open training camp practices at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. this summer. After the club held its 2020 training camp in Charlotte due to the pandemic, the Panthers returned to Spartanburg in 2021 with some COVID-19 restrictions. But those will not be in place for […]
Running back Melvin Gordon returned to the Broncos this offseason, but it is shaping up to be a much different offense than the one he played in last year. The acquisition of quarterback Russell Wilson has led to thoughts of a much improved passing game in Denver, but Gordon doesn’t think that will be the […]
Two more recently retired players are expected to join the crowded studio Amazon is putting together for Thursday Night Football. Aqib Talib and Andrew Whitworth are expected to be part of the Prime Video studio team, according to Ryan Glasspiegel of the New York Post. Talib retired two years ago and has spent some time […]
The offseason saw several AFC teams make big swings to import talent and improve their chances of advancing to the Super Bowl in Arizona next February. Bengals running back Joe Mixon doesn’t want all of that activity to lead anyone to forget about the team that was able to secure the AFC title last year. […]
Last year with Carson Wentz at quarterback, the Colts didn’t utilize running back Nyheim Hines in the passing game as much as they had in 2020. Back in his third season, Hines led the club with 63 receptions, finishing second on the club with 862 yards from scrimmage and seven total touchdowns. Those numbers helped […]
The Commanders officially acquired Carson Wentz in March, setting him up to be the team’s starting quarterback in 2022. By all accounts, Wentz had a successful offseason program, with head coach Ron Rivera saying at the end of minicamp that the quarterback’s confidence was spreading to those around him. But Wentz’s last two seasons have […]
The news was carefully tucked into low tide of our collective early-summer attention span. The day has arrived. The hearing regarding the potential punishment of Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson begins today. The league has proposed discipline. Per multiple reports, the NFL wants an indefinite suspension of one year, minimum. The league hopes to keep it […]
The Giants hired Brian Daboll as their head coach because of the offensive acumen he displayed as the Bills’ offensive coordinator and he’s created at least one believer over the course of the team’s offseason program. Wide receiver Sterling Shepard said he thinks the team’s fans will love the system that Daboll has put in […]
In late June, we rarely turn up our noses at news. The supposed news that the Seahawks accidentally leaked on their pro shop a page for ordering a Baker Mayfield jersey is definitely fake. And we only mention it because plenty of people seem to be regarding it as the real deal. Have a look. […]
Bills edge rusher Greg Rousseau played college football at the University of Miami and he was back in town recently for an alumni event at the school, but Hurricanes football wasn’t the only local issue on his mind. Rousseau will be facing the Dolphins twice during the 2022 NFL season and he’s paid the same […]
Legalized sports betting creates an unlimited universe of potential wagers. One bettor made an unlimited (not really) pile of money by pulling off a trifecta that George Costanza would envy. Via David Purdum of ESPN.com, a BetMGM bettor placed a free $500 promotional wager on the Rams to win the Super Bowl, the Warriors to […]
Even though the Steelers used a first-round pick on the replacement for Ben Roethlisberger, Pickett apparently won’t be taking Roethlisberger’s place right away. Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com, in assessing the various offensive players currently on the team, expresses a belief that “it’s difficult to imagine a scenario” in which Mitch Trubisky doesn’t begin the season […]
It remains to be seen how the Bears fare in the standings this season, but one aspect of the changes to the front office and coaching staff this offseason appears to have been successful. Wide receiver Darnell Mooney made an appearance on the Red Line Radio podcast and the subject of life with new head […]
Last year, former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett said teammates lost respect for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo when he sat out a game with a shoulder injury in 2016, requiring the Patriots to turn to third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett during Tom Brady‘s Deflategate suspension. Julian Edelman is on Bennett’s side. Edelman said on the I Am […]
Kayvon Thibodeaux spent the offseason program working with trainers on the side because of a hip injury. But the Giants edge rusher said Monday that his hip is fully healed, and he will be ready to participate in training camp when the team’s rookies report July 19. “I’m fully healthy. I’m doing fine,” Thibodeaux told […]
Their NFL careers are apparently over. Their boxing careers are apparently beginning. Via ESPN.com, Adrian Peterson and Le’Veon Bell will meet in an exhibition boxing match on July 30. The fight will occur as part of the undercard of something called Social Gloves 2. The main event features someone named Austin McBroom and someone named […]
Commanders owner Daniel Snyder takes issue with the claim that he has refused to appear before the U.S. House Oversight & Reform Committee for a deposition. A spokesperson for Snyder issued a statement on Monday night. “Mr. Snyder has not refused to appear for a deposition,” the statement explains. “The Committee offered only one date […]