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?
Previewing the inaugural USFL playoffs in Canton, Ohio with matchups between the Birmingham Stallions and the New Orleans Breakers in the south division and the New Jersey Generals and the Philadelphia Stars in the north division.
Davante Adams is now a Las Vegas Raider, and Aaron Rodgers is looking at a fairly young receiving corps. Can the Green Bay Packers overcome the loss of their star pass-catcher and win another Super Bowl?
Pulling together several NFL power rankings — from a wide range of sources — gives bettors a range for where every team fits across the league and will help bettors identify the under or overrated teams when it comes to betting the 2022 NFL season.
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.
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.
Two-time Super Bowl champion Osi Umenyiora is combing the length and breadth of Africa to find premier athletes and to convince them to drop their sports in favour of his brand of football. The NFL has joined his quest.
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 […]
At a time when the NFL remains conspicuously silent regarding whether and to what extent it does, or does not, support the many female employees of the league office and the various teams when it comes to the elimination of a 50-year privacy right that gave them the ability to make an intensely personal and […]
One of the biggest questions regarding the Deshaun Watson situation relates to the vague possibility that the 24 lawsuits filed against Watson will continue to expand. How many claims will there eventually be? A strong hint appears in the first lawsuit against the Texans as a result of Watson’s behavior. From page two of the […]
Marlin Briscoe, the AFL’s first Black quarterback and the first Black quarterback in modern pro football, died on Monday, his daughter told the Associated Press. He was 76. Briscoe effectively broke the color barrier of playing QB as a pro in 1968 when he appeared in 11 games with five starts for the Broncos at […]
Last week, U.S. House Committee on Oversight & Reform chairperson Carolyn Maloney said that she would subpoena Commanders owner Daniel Snyder to testify at a deposition this week. That will be difficult to do if the subpoena can’t be served. Snyder, according to a Committee spokesperson, has refused to accept service of the subpoena. Here’s […]
Longtime backup AJ McCarron was slated to be the Falcons’ No. 2 quarterback last year until a torn ACL in the preseason changed those plans. Now McCarron is hoping to get a chance in 2022. McCarron said on NFL Network that he’s hoping some team will call him in. “You never know what your future […]
The Giants have finished each of the last two years at No. 31 in total yards and points scored. With head coach Brian Daboll now leading the team’s offense, those rankings should significantly improve in 2022. The former Bills offensive coordinator put together a unit that finished second in both points and yards in 2020. […]
The USFL concludes its first season on Sunday. It will have a second season. Fox Sports CEO Eric Shanks tells John Ourand of Sports Business Journal that the USFL will return in 2023. It’s the first official confirmation that the four-letter league will be back for a second year. Shanks also said that the eight […]
In 2020, the NFL and NFL Players Association changed the process under the Personal Conduct Policy for determining the punishment imposed on a player who allegedly has violated its terms. Here’s what didn’t change — the Commissioner still has final say over whatever is done, as long as the new Disciplinary Officer imposes any discipline […]
When the news broke last week that Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson had reached settlements in 20 of the 24 civil cases pending against him, many wondered whether attorney Tony Buzbee would proceed with his vow to sue the Texans for their alleged role in enabling Watson’s alleged misconduct. An answer has arrived, in the form […]
Titans wide receiver Treylon Burks‘ first months as an NFL player didn’t go quite as the team planned because he didn’t spend much time on the field during the team’s offseason program. Burks was dealing with asthma during OTAs and he remained unavailable during the team’s mandatory minicamp earlier this month. That cost him time […]
Patriots players and other observers have had plenty of good things to say about quarterback Mac Jones this offseason and that trend continued with tight end Jonnu Smith on Monday. Smith made an appearance on NFL Network and was asked about what’s stood out to him about Jones as the quarterback heads into his second […]
Luke Kuechly, the retired linebacker who spent his entire eight-year career with the Panthers, has joined the team’s radio broadcast. “I just love the Panthers; I love being around it,” Kuechly told Panthers.com. “I love the people. I think I want to be attached to the team, and the game, and the organization somehow. I […]
Regardless of any specific individual’s views on abortion, for 50 years the U.S. Constitution regarded the decision as a fundamental privacy right for American citizens. It no longer does, according to the six unelected politicians who have decided to take it away with the stroke of a pen. The NFL, which has spent considerable time […]
In February, we noted that the Bengals’ trip to the Super Bowl had not led to a quick sellout of season tickets but the team has now reached that goal. The Bengals announced in an email, via the Cincinnati Enquirer, that they have sold out of season tickets for the 2022 season. Anybody still interested […]
The Bills picked up their option on linebacker Tremaine Edmunds‘ contract for this season, but there has not been any sign that a longer deal is in the works before the team hits the field in September. Edmunds has been a starter in Buffalo since arriving as the 16th overall pick in the 2018 draft […]
Eagles wide receiver Devon Allen didn’t have his best showing at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships on Sunday, but he did well enough to qualify for the World Championships. Allen ran the 110-meter hurdles in 13.09 seconds, good for third place in America, and qualifying for the World Athletic Championships next month in […]
Peter King is on vacation until July 18, and he lined up some guest writers to fill his Monday spot on Football Morning in America. Today’s guest is Paul Burmeister, a play-by-play voice and studio host for NBC Sports. By Paul Burmeister The United States Football League just became the first alternative spring football league in […]