• John Elway and Tony Romo spotted as NFL rumor mill begins

    New York Post "Tony Romo and John Elway posed for a picture, and away the rumors go. Before the 2016-17 NFL season is even finished, Romo was spotted with Broncos owner and former quarterback legend John Elway at an event this weekend honoring House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The Washington photo-op will..." January 24

  • Erin Andrews’ Secret Battle with Cervical Cancer – and How She Returned to the Field 2 Days After Surgery

    People Magazine "Erin Andrews is a cancer survivor. The sportscaster, 38, revealed to Sports Illustrated’s The MMQB that she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, and underwent a successful surgery to remove all traces of the disease. Andrews learned she had cervical cancer in September, shortly after settling..." January 24

  • NFL TV viewership fumbles for the first time in 4 years

    New York Post "NFL TV viewership fell last season for the first time in four years — and you can’t blame Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for the slide. Sure, the number of people tuning into NFL games fell 14 percent through Week 9 of the 2016 season — which ended a day before Election Day — but they were..." January 24

  • Report: Browns likely to franchise tag Terrelle Pryor

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns are likely to franchise tag Terrelle Pryor for next season, according to a report. Cleveland signed linebacker Jamie Collins to a $50 million deal on Monday. After locking him up, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora believes the team is very likely to franchise tag Pryor. Pryor..." January 24

  • The cause of Bruce Arians' torn rotator cuff? A hug from receiver Larry Fitzgerald

    CBS Sports "Add Bruce Arians the Cardinals' offseason injury report. Arians, the coach of the team, is recovering from a torn rotator cuff. But the injury itself is not the important part of this story. The important part is how Arians suffered the injury. It happened when receiver Larry Fitzgerald..." January 24

  • Concern in Pittsburgh that Antonio Brown cares too much about stats

    Pro Football Talk "Bad judgment on social media isn’t the only concern the Steelers have about Antonio Brown. The Steelers are also concerned that Brown is focused too much on his own personal statistics even at the Steelers’ expense, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network. According to the report,..." January 24

  • Brady: Pats are 'brainwashed' by Belichick approach

    NFL.com "We all love to have fun with the Patriots and their, hmmmmmmm, let's call it, austere approach to professional football. During this time of endless dominance by the organization, poking fun at New England's rigid culture is one of the few things a fan of a Patriots competitor has to hold..." January 24

  • Jason Pierre-Paul Targeting “At Least” Olivier Vernon’s Five-Year, $85M Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, citing a source familiar with his situation, reports that impending free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul has his sights set on “at least” the five-year, $85 million contract signed by fellow Giants’ DE Olivier Vernon last year. According to Vacchiano, it’s possible that..." January 24

  • Pacman Jones 'Deeply Embarrassed' Over Hostile Arrest Video ... 'Committed to Anger Management'

    TMZ "Pacman Jones says he's seeking counseling and anger management after telling a Cincinnati police officer to "suck my d**k" and "die" during an arrest earlier this month. TMZ Sports broke the story ... the Cincinnati Bengals star went insane after cops were called on him for allegedly getting..." January 24

  • Steelers sign running back Karlos Williams

    Fanrag Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent running back Karlos Williams to a futures contract the day his suspension was lifted from the NFL. Earlier in the season, the Steelers signed Williams to the practice squad, just for him to receive a 10-game suspension from the league in..." January 24

  • Should Deshaun Watson try to avoid the Browns?

    Pro Football Talk "Thirteen years ago, quarterback Eli Manning successfully avoided playing in San Diego, thanks to a campaign launched and sustained by his father, Archie. Three months from now, could quarterback Deshaun Watson do the same when it comes to Cleveland? Maybe, at a time when the Media Draft Machine..." January 24

  • Did Falcons rattle Packers' Aaron Rodgers? Just ask them

    USA Today "Robert Alford isn’t ashamed to admit it. That was definitely a flop by Alford, the Atlanta Falcons cornerback, after Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers pulled Alford’s helmet off at the end of a scramble in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game and then threw a little elbow on his way back to..." January 24

  • Browns finalize four-year deal for Jamie Collins

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns announced on Monday that they have signed linebacker Jamie Collins to a new four-year contract. A CBS Sports report last week said the sides were close on a four-year deal. NFL Network reported Monday that the deal is worth $50 million, $26 million guaranteed. The Browns acquired..." January 23

  • Browns could join 49ers in pursuit of Cousins

    Yardbarker "It’s looking like the Washington Redksins are going to have some stiff competition to keep Kirk Cousins, if that’s what they intend on doing. However, that isn’t a given according to a report by Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. According to sources within the Redskins organization, per Cole, the..." January 23

  • Manziel deletes Twitter account

    The Big Lead "Johnny Manziel offered President Donald Trump some advice on Twitter, as many Americans are wont to do. It was actually pretty sage advice. Less than two hours later, it appears Johnny Manziel’s Twitter account is no more. We’ll presume this deletion was not among today’s executive orders...." January 23

  • LeGarrette Blount: Tom Brady is the best ever, I don’t see an argument

    Pro Football Talk "Tom Brady: Great quarterback, or the greatest quarterback? To LeGarrette Blount, the answer is clear. After Brady led the Patriots to yet another Super Bowl, his seventh as their starting quarterback, Blount told reporters in the Patriots’ locker room that he can’t think of any reason anyone..." January 23

  • Johnny Manziel advises President Donald Trump to stay away from Twitter notifications

    Sportsnaut "President Donald Trump has many advisers now that he’s taken over as the Commander in Chief of the United States of America. One person he doesn’t have in his employ is Johnny Manziel, but based on the sound advice the former Cleveland Browns quarterback gave Monday, perhaps that should..." January 23

  • Olivia Munn Sends Subliminal Shots to Aaron Rodgers’ Family in Open Letter to Packers Fans

    People Magazine "The Green Bay Packers may not be heading to the Super Bowl this year, but Olivia Munn is still the team’s — and quarterback boyfriend Aaron Rodgers‘ — biggest fan. After the quarterback and his NFL team suffered a blowout 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Sunday night that ended Rodgers’ quest..." January 23

  • Reggie Bush Alleged Baby Mama In Nasty Divorce ... NFL Star Named In Docs

    TMZ "More drama in the Reggie Bush alleged baby scandal ... the woman claiming to be his mistress is MARRIED and now her husband wants out. As we previously reported, a Miami nightclub waitress named Monique claims Bush (who is also married) sperminated her last year and approached him about child..." January 23

  • Wade Phillips disputes report he caused “toxic,” divided Broncos’ locker room

    Denver Post "Wade Phillips’ departure from Denver came as a surprise to many around the NFL. The long-time defensive coordinator led an elite Broncos defense for the past two seasons, but the two sides did not agree on a new deal before Phillips’ contract expired this month. Phillips was hired as the Rams..." January 23

  • Belichick explains defensive improvement in simple terms

    Pro Football Talk "For much of the 2016 season, the defense seemed to be a major weakness for the Patriots. Over time, however, the defense steadily improved. On Monday, reporters asked coach Bill Belichick to explain the biggest factor for this development. “Preparation, practice, execution,” Belichick said...." January 23

  • Redskins Chris Baker Tweets Cops Asked Him For His EBT Card For ID

    Total Pro Sports "Washington Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker took to Twitter on Monday to vent about a situation he recently encountered with a police officer. He was driving with a close friend of his and they were pulled over. When he realized he left his license at home, the cop then asked for his..." January 23

  • Fan accused of pulling alarm in Steelers' hotel has brutally honest excuse

    Boston Globe "“I’m drunk. I’m stupid. I’m a Pats fan.” That’s what Dennis Harrison told State Police early Sunday after he allegedly pulled a fire alarm inside the Boston Hilton Logan Airport hotel on a dare, giving the Pittsburgh Steelers an unscheduled wake-up call about 15 hours before their championship..." January 23

  • Julio Jones creates nightmare for man who advised against trade

    Pro Football Talk "As the Patriots prepare to face the Falcons in the Super Bowl, New England coach Bill Belichick will have to come up with a game plan rivaling some of his best work, including Super Bowl XXXVI against the Rams and Super Bowl XXV against the Bills. He’ll draw that assignment because, six years ago,..." January 23

  • Tom Brady explains the details behind his friendship with Donald Trump

    CBS Sports "One might think that an interview with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after he helped clinch a berth to Super Bowl LI would be just about football -- and maybe a little about Roger Goodell -- but one would be wrong, because President Donald Trump is also going to get mentioned. That's what..." January 23

  • Brady insists he has no animosity toward Goodell

    New York Daily News "Tom Brady’s Deflategate revenge tour and Roger Goodell’s travel itinerary will finally wind up in the same place: Super Bowl LI in Houston. Brady now has a dream opportunity to make Goodell squirm, even if he insists that’s not part of his agenda. I asked Brady at his locker after the..." January 23

  • Chiefs extend long snapper James Winchester’s contract

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs have agreed to a contract extension with long snapper James Winchester, according to a tweet from his agent, Ken Sarnoff. Terms of the deal were not available, but Winchester had a cap number of approximately $531,240 in 2016. Winchester, 27, has served as the Chiefs’ long snapper..." January 23

  • Barbara Bush told doctors to get her out of hospital in time for Super Bowl LI

    Sportsnaut "Former first lady Barbara Bush is a huge football fan, and she wasn’t going to let a hospital stay get in the way of helping Houston host Super Bowl LI. While President George H. W. Bush remains hospitalized, Barbara Bush was discharged Monday morning after making it clear to her doctors that..." January 23

  • Hue Jackson vows he won't hold it against Deshaun Watson that he's skipping the Senior Bowl

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Hue Jackson vowed that he won't hold it against Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson that he's skipping the Senior Bowl and a chance to be coached by the Browns' staff all week. "There are going to be other guys that are not participating either, so I won't hold it against him,'' Jackson, who..." January 23

  • Did Steelers conceal Le’Veon Bell injury?

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell exited Sunday’s game with a groin injury. He admitted after the game that the he had been playing through a groin issue for weeks. If he had a “groin issue,” it hadn’t been disclosed in the team’s postseason injury reports. Prior to the Patriots game, Bell..." January 23

  • Here are the top GM options for the Colts and 49ers

    CBS Sports "If Colts owner Jim Irsay is going to begin a full-fledged search for a general manager this late in the offseason after firing Ryan Grigson on Saturday, then he might as well start with the final four teams left in the fold. The clubs still playing football have several qualified candidates,..." January 23

  • Tom Brady texts Super Bowl LI counterpart Matt Ryan regularly

    ESPN "The two quarterbacks set to face off in Super Bowl LI -- Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons -- communicate regularly with each other. "We've kind of kept in touch over the years," Brady said Monday morning during his weekly interview on sports radio..." January 23

  • New England opens as 3-point favorites over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI

    Fox Sports "The New England Patriots opened as 3-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI in spreads released by various sports books immediately after the Pats’ AFC championship rout on Sunday night. It’s a thin margin for the Patriots that represents a big shift toward Atlanta from the..." January 23

  • Saints never spoke to Colts about Sean Payton

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have denied it on the record, and the Saints eventually may do the same. For now, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that no one from the Saints at any time has ever spoken to the Colts, directly or indirectly, about a deal for coach Sean Payton. Colts COO Pete Ward..." January 23

  • Falcons owner Arthur Blank taking all team employees to Super Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "The Atlanta Falcons are going to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years and just the second time in franchise history, and they are leaving no man or woman behind. According to Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Falcons owner Arthur Blank is sending every team employee —..." January 23

  • Le’Veon Bell says he’s been playing through groin injury

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell left his team's 36-17 AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots in the first half Sunday with a left groin injury, and he did not return. Bell revealed after the game that he had played through a groin issue for weeks until it flared..." January 23

  • Emmanuel Sanders: We’d win games with Tony Romo, but I trust John Elway

    NFL.com "Should Tony Romo play elsewhere next season, the Broncos would make plenty of sense. They are a veteran-heavy team with talented receivers who may be one quarterback away from the Super Bowl, just like they were when Peyton Manning arrived in 2012. On Sunday, one of Denver's receivers, Emmanuel..." January 23

  • Martellus Bennett Trolls Roger Goodell With Hilarious Waldo Comparison

    NESN "If the New England Patriots win the AFC Championship Game, and the NFL commissioner isn’t there to see it, did it really happen? The answer, of course, is yes: The Patriots defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 at Gillette Stadium on Sunday to advance to their NFL-record ninth Super Bowl...." January 23

  • Aaron Rodgers: We need to reload, can take “big step” this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers’ hot streak came to an end in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon and that means quarterback Aaron Rodgers is already thinking about the future. Rodgers was asked if he felt like he was running short on chances to win another Super Bowl, which the quarterback said wasn’t the case while..." January 23

  • James Harrison not planning to retire

    247 Sports "James Harrison made a quick decision on his plans for the 2017 season. Shortly after his team's 2016 season came to an end, Harrison made public his plans for next season. “I’m not done,” Harrison said, per Steelers.com. Harrison was asked again if he would return for the 2017 season,..." January 23

  • Tom Brady: I didn’t hear crowd chanting about Roger Goodell

    Pro Football Talk "When the result of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game was well in hand, the crowd at Gillette Stadium began chanting “Roger, Roger, Roger” in reference to the absent NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell opted to attend the NFC title game on Sunday and has not been at Gillette Stadium since..." January 23

  • Banged-up Jordy Nelson earns Aaron Rodgers' praise by gutting it out

    Wisconsin State Journal "Aaron Rodgers choked up. Not about Sunday’s 44-21 NFC Championship Game loss to the Atlanta Falcons — not that the Green Bay Packers quarterback wasn’t disappointed, of course — but about how his friend and No. 1 wide receiver Jordy Nelson played just two weeks after suffering broken..." January 23

  • Colts pursued Sean Payton but couldn't reach a deal with the Saints

    CBS Sports "For the second straight offseason there were backchannel communications between the Colts and Saints about a possible trade of Sean Payton, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, though the talks ultimately broke down over draft-pick compensation. While neither ownership group..." January 22

  • Jonathan Kraft throws tremendous shade Ryan Grigson’s way

    Sportsnaut "Let it never be said Jonathan Kraft doesn’t know how to hold a grudge. The New England Patriots owner’s son was asked about Ryan Grigson being fired Sunday before his team hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game. Specifically, he was asked how the former Indianapolis Colts..." January 22

  • Country star Luke Bryan to sing national anthem in Houston

    CBS Sports "The NFL announced Sunday that country music star Luke Bryan will perform the national anthem ahead of Super Bowl LI in Houston. Bryan, a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, will take center stage on Sunday, Feb. 5, to belt out "The..." January 22

  • NFL teams may have to jam cell signals in locker rooms

    Pro Football Talk "As the Antonio Brown Face Book Live fiasco prepares to yield to an actual football game (during which it will be “fair or not” to point out the potential social-media infraction distraction if Brown struggles), there’s a lingering question about the situation that gave rise to the..." January 22

  • Redskins players in dark about future of Kirk Cousins

    Sportsnaut "If you’re a Washington Redskins fan and have no idea what the team will do with free agent Kirk Cousins, join the club. The players don’t either. In a podcast with CSN Mid-Atlantic’s JP Finlay, Washington defensive lineman A.J. Francis shared that the team is out of the loop. “No one outside..." January 22

  • Patriots open to Jimmy Garoppolo trade, price will be high

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots are at least willing to gauge quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade market, but a deal will not be easy. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Patriots are open to offers for Garoppolo, but they’ll be demanding at least a first-round pick in return, and may..." January 22

  • Chip Kelly a candidate to replace Falcons’ Kyle Shanahan

    Fanrag Sports "Atlanta Falcons’ offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has been rumored to be slated leave the franchise – once the team’s season is over, that is – to occupy the San Francisco 49ers’ head coaching vacancy. That leaves a hole in Shanahan’s slot; but Falcons’ head coach Dan Quinn is already lining up..." January 22

  • Mike Tomlin announces Steelers have fined Antonio Brown $10,000

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers head into Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots mired in controversy. Said controversy surrounds a Facebook Live video star receiver Antonio Brown posted immediately after the team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional..." January 22