The 2022 fantasy football season is quickly approaching. Here's a look at some of the biggest breakout candidates, sleepers and busts at running back, including the Denver Broncos' Javonte Williams and the Buffalo Bills' James Cook.
Bengals reserve RB Trayveon Williams will serve as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M's law school and will co-teach a class on NIL, college athletics and athlete advocacy alongside sports attorney Alex Sinatra.
David Highhill has been hired by the NFL as vice president, general manager of sports betting, and will be tasked with leading the league's efforts in its business in the legal sports betting industry.
The NFL announced Thursday that it is partnering with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O'Shea Jackson, who is known as Ice Cube.
According to the motion filed Friday, the women's legal team seeks any and all reports and files from the NFL's investigation into Deshaun Watson, including recorded interviews, witness statements and communications.
Mark Murphy has served as the Packers president/CEO for 14 years. He will remain in that position for three more years, but the team already is putting together a plan to find his successor. Murphy confirmed in his monthly Q&A that he will retire July 13, 2025, when he turns 70. Team board members are […]
It’s Fourth of July weekend. And someone out there will end up with four or fewer fingers on one of their hands, thanks to the mishandling of fireworks. It’s said, but it’s inevitable. It’s an annual reality. Somewhere (or in multiple somewheres), a combination of alcohol, stupidity, and/or hubris will permanently change someones life. Don’t […]
This past week featured a three-day hearing regarding the league’s effort to discipline Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. The four pending lawsuits against Watson were not completely forgotten. Fox 8 in Cleveland reports that attorney Tony Buzbee filed paperwork on Friday seeking documents from the NFL regarding its investigation of Watson. Buzbee seeks among other things […]
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury recently described second-year running back Eno Benjamin as a potential starter. Starting Cardinals offensive lineman Justin Pugh agrees. Appearing on Dave Pasch’s podcast, Pugh put the football-following world on notice that Benjamin could be on the verge of becoming much better known than he currently is. “I think a guy to […]
Plenty of states have embraced legalized sports betting in the four-plus years since the Supreme Court opened the floodgates. Plenty have not. North Carolina remains in the “not” category, for now. As explained by Bill King of Sports Business Journal, an effort to make sports betting a reality in Raleigh collapsed this week. It looked […]
For his next move, Commanders owner Daniel Snyder possibly will declare the press to be the enemy of the people. Snyder is becoming gradually more aggressive with those in the media who dare to write or talk about the history that culminated in discipline that was announced a year ago on Friday, as the NFL […]
Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence suffered through a rough rookie season. As one of the most celebrated quarterback prospects ever to enter the draft, expectations were high, but Lawrence threw 17 interceptions, the most in the NFL, and among all quarterbacks who threw at least 400 passes, Lawrence ranked dead last in yards, touchdowns, completion percentage […]
For much of their franchise history, the Miami Dolphins were one of the elite franchises in sports. In the 1970s they went to three straight Super Bowls and produced the NFL’s only perfect season. In the 1980s they went to two more Super Bowls, and in the Dan Marino era they were always relevant. But […]
Perhaps on Saturday, maybe on Sunday, the mood will strike me to write an article with my thoughts on where the Deshaun Watson disciplinary process goes from here. Until then, you’ll have to watch the attached video to find out my assessment of what happened at the hearing, and what may happen next. My opinions […]
Rico Gafford was a receiver learning the Packers’ offensive playbook when the team signed Sammy Watkins and drafted three receivers. Now, he’s a cornerback learning the Packers’ defensive playbook. “No, I didn’t know I was going to corner,” Gafford told Bill Huber of SI.com. “We showed up for offseason workouts, and I was with the […]
The Bears began Fourth of July weekend by firing a longtime member of their front office. LaMar “Soup” Campbell, who has served since 2015 as vice president of player engagement was fired today, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Campbell was on vacation today when Bears General Manager Ryan Poles called to fire […]
Former Raiders punter Marquette King says his NFL career has ended, and he believes discrimination has something to do with it. King tweeted that he is “done fighting,” said there have been very few Black punters in the NFL, and then in a series of tweets suggested that Black punters and kickers face discrimination. “Not […]
Tom Brady‘s hammerlock on jersey sales has been broken. Another veteran quarterback who has changed teams has taken the lead. NFL Shop has announced the best-selling jerseys for 2022. Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson has emerged in the top spot. The remainder of the top 10 consists of all but two quarterbacks: (2) Bills quarterback Josh […]
It’s been a long time since the Saints have seen Michael Thomas on the practice field. The three-time Pro Bowl receiver has not played a game since 2020. But Thomas is getting closer to a return. He posted video of himself running routes as he works his way back from ankle surgery, which kept him […]
Defensive tackle Beau Allen hasn’t been on a football field in some time and he won’t be returning to action in the future. Allen announced his retirement on social media Friday. He was last a member of the Patriots, but missed all of the 2020 season while on injured reserve and then got released by […]
The Cowboys were expected to add a kicker to compete with rookie Jonathan Garibay for a spot on the 53-player roster, and they have. The team signed former CFL all-star Lirim Hajrullahu on Friday, Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News reports. The Cowboys will begin training camp July 27, which is the official start […]
The Eagles kicked off July by signing their lone unsigned 2022 draft pick to his first NFL contract. Second-round center Cam Jurgens was the last of the five picks to agree to his deal. It is a four-year pact for Jurgens. Jurgens was a three-year starter in the middle of the offensive line at Nebraska. […]
Throughout the offseason, the Cardinals’ brass has maintained that an extension for Kyler Murray should come during the summer. In late May, General Manager Steve Keim even said, “I feel like we’ll be able to get something done.” Though it’s Fourth of July weekend, this is the time period Keim was talking about. So some […]
The Falcons had a franchise quarterback until they didn’t. Now, they have a guy who was supposed to be a franchise quarterback, but he has not earned that distinction, yet. Marcus Mariota nevertheless seems to be entrenched as the Week One starter. Via Michael Rothstein, Mariota “appears to be far ahead” of rookie Desmond Ridder, […]
The NFL wants to have its cake and hide it. As the league attempts to force the Brian Flores case into arbitration, Flores wants certain information from the league that will be relevant to the issue of whether arbitration is appropriate. The league has refused the request. Flores, through his lawyers, has asked the presiding […]