• Bill O'Brien hasn't considered benching Brock Osweiler

    NFL.com "Brock Osweiler has led the fewest touchdown drives of any starting quarterback this season. In the Texans' Monday night loss at Denver, the former Broncos signal-caller posted one of the lowest single-game yards-per-attempt figures in modern NFL history. Is it time for Houston to consider..." October 25

  • Broncos Trade 2017 5th-Rd Pick To Patriots For TE A.J. Derby

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter is reporting that the Broncos have traded a 2017 draft pick to the Patriots in return for TE A.J. Derby. Field Yates confirms the report and adds that the Patriots will receive a 2017 fifth-round pick in return for Derby. “A.J. is a young tight end who can help us immediately,”..." October 25

  • Jay Cutler: John Fox ‘doesn’t have a choice’ about starting me

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spoke with the media Tuesday ahead of Week 8’s game against the Minnesota Vikings and was asked about his relationship with head coach John Fox. His initial answer was somewhat amusing. The veteran quarterback did elaborate. He made it clear things are..." October 25

  • Josh Brown apology and release too little, too late

    Sporting News "Josh Brown released a statement to Adam Schefter Tuesday. It was an apology. A well-coached, well-thought-out apology that reeks of “I'm sorry I got caught.” Sure, we already knew he abused his former wife Molly when the NFL suspended him for Week 1, but it wasn't until his private journals..." October 25

  • Broncos ‘growing frustrated’ with Demaryius Thomas

    Larry Brown Sports "Demaryius Thomas is one of the most physically gifted wide receivers in football, but he has a tendency to lose focus when he is not heavily involved in the game plan. That has reportedly become a source of frustration for the Denver Broncos. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher report, the..." October 25

  • Patriots acquire linebacker Kyle Van Noy from Lions

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions and Patriots can work easily together, since Lions General Manager Bob Quinn used to work with Bill Belichick. And now they’ve swapped a starter, a week ahead of the trade deadline. In a deal that was broken by more ESPN reporters than people involved, the Lions sent linebacker..." October 25

  • Giants release Josh Brown after domestic violence admission

    ESPN "The New York Giants released kicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, days after his admission that he abused his wife became public. The team said that it was "misguided" in its previous attitude toward Brown. "We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh," team..." October 25

  • Joe Namath apologizes to Geno Smith for questioning his toughness

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Namath ended up with egg on his face after he sent a tweet on Sunday questioning Geno Smith’s toughness, and the New York Jets legend has since apologized. On Tuesday morning, a day after it was revealed that Smith suffered a torn ACL, Namath sent the following tweet: Smith suffered a..." October 25

  • Details on Greg Hardy Being Sued For Not Paying on His Bentley & Ferrari

    Black Sports Online "Greg Hardy has given up on his NFL career and is now trying his hand at MMA. Sometime during that time he stop paying his car notes. According to the lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Hardy leased a white 2013 Bentley GT Speed (reportedly valued around $240k) back in 2014 from Second City..." October 25

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Fan dies after falling from unknown height at Mile High stadium following Broncos game

    Denver Post "A man who fell from from an unknown height at Sports Authority Field at Mile High late Monday has died, the office of the medical examiner confirmed. The man fell at about 9:44 p.m. after the Denver Broncos game ended. Emergency personnel responded to a 911 call for help from the area near..." October 25

  • Giants' Josh Brown releases apologetic statement, claims he never hit his ex-wife

    USA Today "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, who currently resides on the Commissioner’s Exempt List, released his first public statements since 165 pages of documents from a King County investigation into allegations of domestic violence against him were made public. In the statement released by ESPN’s..." October 25

  • DeMarcus Ware’s house robbed during Monday night’s game

    Mile High Report "The Denver Broncos earned a big, much-needed win on Monday, taking down Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans, but it wasn’t all good news in Broncos Country. According to the man himself, someone broke in and robbed DeMarcus Ware‘s house during the Monday Night Football game. While horrible..." October 25

  • Is Jeff Fisher taking a step toward putting Jared Goff on the field?

    Fox Sports "Following an embarrassing loss to the New York Giants, the Rams had a long flight home to Los Angeles from across the pond in London. During that flight, the team had a lot of time to think about their future and their past deficiencies. One position that almost certainly popped into Jeff..." October 25

  • Ben Roethlisberger resumes throwing at Steelers practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus just eight days ago, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is already back to throwing passes in practice. Roethlisberger was spotted on the field Tuesday as the Steelers got some work in during their bye week. While there..." October 25

  • Tom Brady Says Patriots Have Audible Calls Titled 'Clinton' and 'Trump'

    The Comeback "A day after it sounded like New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning yelled out “Trump!” during the Giants’ game against the Los Angeles Rams, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t back away from the fact his team uses the names of presidential nominees to call audibles. During his..." October 25

  • Broncos' Talib: Trevor Siemian 'better than Brock' Osweiler

    USA Today "If Monday served as a one-game referendum on John Elway vs. Brock Osweiler, consider the Denver Broncos and their general manager the big winner. The Broncos, with their nasty defense and $525,000 quarterback Trevor Siemian, beat the Houston Texans 27-9 on a night in which Osweiler played the..." October 25

  • Marqise Lee Says He Was Flagged For Using The N-Word

    The Comeback "Marqise Lee admitted to receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Sunday for using a racial slur during the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-16 loss to the Oakland Raiders. Lee told Mike DiRocco of ESPN.com, he used the N-word towards an unidentified Oakland Raiders player in the third quarter..." October 25

  • Playing an NFL game in China remains a logistical nightmare

    Sporting News "The NFL is ready to become the first U.S. sports league to play a regular-season game in China. The reason it may not happen as planned stems from what may happen afterward to the two participating clubs. “The main focus of the work now is as much about how does a team come back from China..." October 25

  • Ravens To Bring Matt Elam Back From IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Safety Matt Elam will soon make his 2016 debut. The team announced that Elam is practicing today. The Ravens now have three weeks to make a call on whether to activate Elam, who is recovering from preseason knee surgery. Elam, a 2013 first-round pick, missed the entire 2015 season with a..." October 25

  • Ciara responds to report that she's pregnant with Russell Wilson's baby

    CBS Sports "It has been over a week since a report came out that Russell Wilson and Ciara are expecting their first baby together, and in that week, neither of them has really been asked to confirm or deny the rumor. Well, that changed over the weekend when Ciara was asked by Access Hollywood if there's..." October 25

  • Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls could return next week to help a struggling rushing attack

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks have struggled to run the ball this season, but reinforcements could be coming soon: Running back Thomas Rawls will run this week and then prepare to play the following week, coach Pete Carroll said. That timetable would have Rawls back for the Nov. 7 game against the Buffalo..." October 25

  • Disgruntled 49ers fan vandalizes Trent Baalke’s Wikipedia page

    San Jose Mercury News "Welcome to graffiti and fan disaffection in the 21st Century. One day after the 49ers dropped to 1-6 with a 34-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi’s Stadium, one of their fans did more than express an opinion about General Manager Trent Baalke. The fan presented it as fact, altering..." October 25

  • 49ers Not Shopping WR Torrey Smith

    CSN Bay Area "San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith is the subject of trade discussions, according to multiple reports. The 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles have discussed a trade involving Smith, but a deal is not imminent, reports Pro Football Talk. ESPN reported that the 49ers are open to trading..." October 25

  • Jordan Poyer says hit from Andrews like a 'car accident,' will be 'all-in' on comeback from lacerated kidney

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns safety Jordan Poyer was taken by ambulance from Nissan Stadium two Sundays ago following a vicious blindside hit by Titans running back Antonio Andrews on a punt return. He spent his first day in the hospital in intensive care. His season is over due to a lacerated kidney. Even with all of..." October 25

  • Von Miller poses as reporter, asks question at Trevor Siemian press conference

    Larry Brown Sports "Trevor Siemian did enough to lead the Broncos to a win over the Houston Texans Monday night, but it was once again Denver’s defense that stole the show. And Von Miller clearly wanted the unit to be heaped in praise after the game. In order to get the credit he was seeking, Miller crashed..." October 25

  • Giant's Ben McAdoo considering 'everything' including play-calling duties during bye week

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants enter the bye week at 4-3 with a date looming against the Eagles at MetLife Stadium just two weeks away and there could be some changes made ahead of the NFC East showdown. Through the first seven games, the Giants offense has been a model of inconsistency, ranking 16th in the NFL..." October 25

  • Kirk Cousins isn’t worried about getting all of his receivers equal touches

    Washington Post "Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards in Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the Lions, but he faced a question after the game about the distribution of his targets. Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson were largely non-factors in the offense, combining for seven catches for 57 yards, despite Cousins’s most dependable..." October 25

  • Time to reassess Matthew Stafford's value to Detroit Lions

    Detroit Free Press "It’s not perfect throws and perfect routes, Matthew Stafford tells us, explaining the recent alchemy he has dialed up with his wide receivers. It’s … “everybody make a play,” while adjusting to each other’s imperfections — together. This is true, on its face, as the Detroit Lions’ quarterback..." October 25

  • Eagles, 49ers talking Torrey Smith trade

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles and 49ers are discussing a trade involving wide receiver Torrey Smith, multiple sources told PFT. No deal is imminent, but the Eagles potentially acquiring Smith makes sense. He’s been disappointing while playing on bad offenses in two seasons with the 49ers, and the Eagles would..." October 25

  • Dolphins' Arian Foster on retirement: 'I am walking away in peace'

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster is calling it quits. Foster, 30, released a letter on his decision to retire via Uninterrupted on Monday. "There comes a time in every athlete's career when their ambition and their body are no longer on the same page. I've reached that point," Foster..." October 25

  • After consecutive 200-yard games by Ajayi, Dolphins’ mantra is ‘In Jay We Trust’

    Miami Herald "Jay Ajayi was holding court with 20 or so members of the local media Monday when Laremy Tunsil ambled by. “In Jay we trust,” the rookie guard said twice. My, how things can change in eight days. Ajayi went from a complete unknown to a SportsCenter regular after back-to-back 200-yard..." October 25

  • Raiders 5-2 but with plenty of work to do, says coach Jack Del Rio

    East Bay Times "Life is grand for Raiders coach Jack Del Rio. He got a game ball for beating his former team, the Jacksonville Jaguars, with a team that is 5-2 overall and 4-0 on the road with another road game coming up six days. He’s staying at a four-star hotel in Sarasota, Fla. And perhaps best of all,..." October 25

  • Kaepernick doesn’t think anthem protests affect ratings

    Sacramento Bee "Millions of people still watch NFL games, and millions more don’t, and it’s the millions who did before but don’t anymore who have become a concern for the people responsible for the financial health of the $13 billion empire. Entering the seventh week of the season, the Nielsen company..." October 24

  • Kelly: 'I would think' Kaepernick stays starting QB after bye week

    San Jose Mercury News "Colin Kaepernick is 0-2 upon his return as the 49ers starting quarterback, and coach Chip Kelly is not ready to strip him of that role. “I would think Colin would stay at quarterback,” Kelly said Monday on KNBR 680-AM. “He’s done some really good things with his legs to extend drives and keep..." October 24

  • Josh Norman, in concussion protocol, to visit independent neurologist this week

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Redskins lost Josh Norman in the second half of Sunday’s game after he took a blow to the head. He is officially in the NFL’s concussion protocol and will be visiting an independent neurologist to further discuss his health, Jay Gruden announced Monday. At this point, Norman’s..." October 24

  • Redskins Asst. Coach Pees In Gatorade Cup On Sideline ... Fan Takes Pics

    TMZ "NFL Fans in Detroit got more than they bargained for on Sunday when they saw a Redskins coach whip out his penis and urinate into a Gatorade cup on the sideline ... DURING the game! The urinator is Washington's special teams coordinator Ben Kotwica -- who tried to sneak over behind a trash can..." October 24

  • Chip Kelly says it’s “news to him” if Staley is on trade block

    Pro Football Talk "If the 49ers are shopping offensive tackle Joe Staley ahead of next week’s trade deadline, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said Monday he has no knowledge of it. “That’s news to me,” Kelly told reporters. “Nobody’s had any discussions with me about Joe being traded. We need Joe here.” Kelly isn’t in..." October 24

  • Jets to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick as starter after Geno Smith ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles confirmed that quarterback Geno Smith would be out for the year with a torn ACL, and he’s not ready to start experimenting with other quarterbacks yet. Bowles just told reporters that Ryan Fitzpatrick would start this week, with Smith going to injured..." October 24

  • Dez Bryant expected to play Week 8 vs. Eagles

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant has not seen action for the Dallas Cowboys since suffering a hairline fracture in Week 3 against the Chicago Bears. After the Cowboys handled the Green Bay Packers mightily, Bryant made the immediate declaration he'd play on Oct. 30 against the rival Eagles and was matter-of-fact in..." October 24

  • Browns' Hue Jackson: 'We are not going to trade Joe Thomas'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Hue Jackson made it clear that Joe Thomas is not on the trading block. "We are not going to trade Joe Thomas,'' Jackson said very deliberately. He was reacting to a report on profootballtalk.com that the Browns are shopping Thomas and would take a second-round pick. He said..." October 24

  • Cardinals have talked to Chandler Jones about a new contract

    Arizona Cardinals "Maybe a new contract at some point with Chandler Jones? Keim said the team has been talking with Jones’ agent since camp about a new deal (Jones is scheduled to be a free agent after the season). Now, contract conversations and getting a deal done can be completely different things. Just..." October 24

  • Allen Robinson ‘shocked’ by his struggles this year

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson was still sitting at his locker long after his teammates had showered, dressed and left the facility. His emotions were easy to read following Sunday’s 33-16 loss to Oakland at EverBank Field. Robinson caught two passes for 9 yards on eight targets. He dropped..." October 24

  • Pat McAfee rips Skip Bayless for criticizing ‘non-football player’ kickers

    Larry Brown Sports "Unless you like punts and missed field goals, Sunday night’s game between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks was tough to watch. No one was more infuriated by it than Skip Bayless, and the defensive struggle inspired him to lash out at all NFL kickers. After Chandler Catanzaro and..." October 24

  • Jaguars' Ramsey: I'll get ejected again if someone disrespects me

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey was ejected from Sunday’s loss to the Raiders for fighting with Raiders wide receiver Johnny Holton after Raiders punter Marquette King ran 26 yards for a first down after a botched snap. Ramsey was the second Jaguars defender ejected from the game with defensive..." October 24

  • No, the Broncos’ defense won’t change its identity after two losses

    Denver Post "In a bright orange shirt and a hat to match, Wade Phillips shined like a warning Friday at Dove Valley. The man in charge of the Broncos’ defense is growing, well, defensive. “If you’re wondering about my outfit, I’m going hunting right after this,” he said, joking. “Or I just broke out of..." October 24

  • Cardinals' Arians: 'We'd be 5-2' if Catanzaro made kicks

    USA Today "Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says kicker Chandler Catanzaro has his full support in the aftermath of Sunday night’s overtime miss against the Seattle Seahawks. And Arians offered a novel idea when asked Monday if the Cardinals’ special teams issues – including another field goal attempt..." October 24

  • Jeff Fisher: Jared Goff will play when he’s ready

    Pro Football Talk "Rams coach Jeff Fisher says quarterback Jared Goff, the first overall pick in this year’s draft, is not yet ready to take over as the team’s starting quarterback. Asked about benching starter Case Keenum after Keenum’s four-interception game on Sunday, Fisher insisted that the loss wasn’t..." October 24

  • Jets' Geno Smith reportedly out for season after tearing ACL

    NFL.com "The GenoCoaster broke again. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that based on an initial MRI, Geno Smith tore his ACL, per sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Smith will have a second opinion on Tuesday. It's another brutal blow for the New York Jets..." October 24

  • Jay Cutler cleared to return from thumb injury

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler was cleared by Bears doctors over the weekend, coach John Fox said Monday, and will prepare to play Oct. 31 against the Vikings. He seems likely to start, four days after Brian Hoyer broke his left arm. Hoyer had surgery Sunday and is likely to go to injured reserve, Fox..." October 24