Brandon Marshall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brandon Marshall: Failed lateral was 'probably worst play in NFL history'

    ESPN New York "On a day when he had 10 receptions and surpassed 10,000 career receiving yards, Brandon Marshall will always remember Sunday instead for making what he called "probably [the] worst play in NFL history." Trailing 17-0 and without starters Chris Ivory and Eric Decker, Marshall caught a 15-yard..." September 28

  • Jets’ Brandon Marshall: I’m one of the best and no one recognizes it

    ESPN "It's fair to say Brandon Marshall thinks he's underrated. The New York Jets wide receiver was a guest on "The Stephen A. Smith Show" on SiriusXM Mad Dog Sports Radio on Friday, and was asked where he feels he ranks among the great receivers in the game today. "I definitely think I’m one of..." September 26

  • Marshall stands by race-related comments, says not about judge

    ESPN New York "New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall didn't back down Thursday from the race-related comments he made earlier in the week on Showtime's "Inside the NFL," but he made one clarification. Marshall said he wasn't referring to the federal judge in the Tom Brady case when he suggested during..." September 10

  • Jets' Todd Bowles: Brandon Marshall needs to be 'smarter' after Deflategate comments

    Sporting News "Brandon Marshall caused some controversy Tuesday when he insinuated race was a factor in punishments handed down to players by the NFL, referring specifically to Tom Brady and his nullified Deflategate suspension. Jets coach Todd Bowles, when asked about Marshall's comments Wednesday, defended..." September 10

  • Brandon Marshall: Players believe race is a factor in NFL discipline

    CBS Sports "If Brandon Marshall has made one thing clear during his nine-year career, it's that he's not afraid to share his opinion, and the Jets wide receiver did exactly that during the season premiere of Showtime's Inside the NFL on Tuesday. During a discussion about Deflategate with co-panelists..." September 09

  • Marshall: Some NFL Players See Race As Factor In Brady Case

    NESN "Some NFL players believe race was a factor in New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension being lifted, according to New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Marshall didn’t hold back on Deflategate during his Tuesday appearance on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.” “I..." September 09

  • ‘Geno Smith did nothing wrong,’ says Jets veteran WR Brandon Marshall

    New York Daily News "Less than a week after Geno Smith was cold-cocked by a teammate in the Jets locker room over an unpaid debt, veteran Brandon Marshall supported the young quarterback. Marshall declined to wax poetic about Smith to reporters when given the chance after the Jets’ preseason opener against the Lions,..." August 17

  • Jay Cutler shrugs off Brandon Marshall's criticism

    ESPN Chicago "Jay Cutler took the high road Friday in response to critical comments made by ex-teammate Brandon Marshall, who said he was the only one that held Cutler accountable during Marshall's time with the Chicago Bears. "Anytime you get traded or moved to a team there's going to be some issues you are..." August 07

  • Brandon Marshall: Only I had 'the huevos' to hold Jay Cutler accountable

    CBS Sports "It will never end. The breakup between Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall will outlive us all. Cutler, still the quarterback in Chicago, joked last week that "no one really likes their ex-girlfriend just after a breakup," referring to the multiple shots that Marshall, now a member of the Jets, has..." August 06

  • Cutler on Marshall: No one likes their ex after breakup "Jay Cutler took the high road at Brandon Marshall's latest dig -- sort of. Cutler had an interesting take when NFL Network's Stacey Dales asked the quarterback about Marshall's comments on the Bears' lack of chemistry on offense last season. The full interview will be aired on "Inside Training..." July 30

  • Brandon Marshall worries about NFL drug test after weekend in Jamaica

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, Brandon Marshall found himself in a bit of a hazy situation. In Jamaica for his sister's wedding, Marshall wasn't necessarily partaking in any sort of activities that could get him suspended, but that didn't stop him from worrying about his next drug test. According to..." July 28

  • Brandon Marshall says Kyle Orton is best QB he has played with

    Larry Brown Sports "There was a time when Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler were each other’s biggest fan, but their relationship seemed to deteriorate a bit during a disappointing 2014 season. Still, Cutler is still the best quarterback Marshall has played with, right? Wrong. During a Q&A session with his..." July 18

  • Brandon Marshall says Jets will be his last team

    Sporting News "Brandon Marshall took to Twitter on Thursday night to answer a series of questions from his followers ranging from favorite vacation spot to most memorable catch in his career. Not shying away from controversial questions, the 31-year-old Pro Bowl receiver announced that the Jets will be the..." July 17

  • Brandon Marshall working out so Geno Smith can 'just throw it up'

    Sporting News "Geno Smith is no lock to start at quarterback for the Jets, who acquired Ryan Fitzpatrick through a trade with the Texans in March. If Smith does get the nod, Brandon Marshall has advice for the 24-year-old passer. The Jets' shiny new receiver posted a workout video on his Instagram account,..." July 06

  • Brandon Marshall does not list Jay Cutler as one of his best teammates

    Fox Sports "Jay Cutler's leadership and body language has come into question many times throughout his career. And his former star wide receiver Brandon Marshall didn't do him any favors in this respect. Marshall, who was traded to the New York Jets in May, was asked by a fan on Twitter to name the best..." July 04

  • Brandon Marshall and Geno Smith are living together

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall and Geno Smith are so determined to build chemistry as teammates with the New York Jets that they have decided to move in together. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Marshall moved into Smith’s New Jersey home about a month ago. The two have a close relationship..." May 28

  • Brandon Marshall better than ever? New York Jets' new WR thinks so

    ESPN "The New York Jets' quarterback situation is still murky, but there's no doubt who their best wide receiver is. Brandon Marshall is a five-time Pro Bowler, but he thinks his best football could be ahead of him, which should be music to Jets fans' ears. "I really feel like I’m better now than..." May 27

  • Brandon Marshall was almost traded to the New England Patriots

    Chicago Sun-Times "In a surprise appearance on ESPN 1000 on Friday, former Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he was almost traded to the New England Patriots before last season. Marshall, of course, was traded to the New York Jets this offseason after general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox took over..." May 08

  • Brandon Marshall trade was about money, not character

    Metro "Brandon Marshall is not a locker room cancer and his attitude had nothing to do with the March trade that sent him from the Chicago Bears to the New York Jets, so says a team source with the NFC team. It has long been rumored that Marshall, acquired by the Jets on March 10, was ousted by the..." April 20

  • Brandon Marshall on Jets head coach Todd Bowles: 'A man's man'

    Newark Star-Ledger "New Jets receiver Brandon Marshall talked freely and openly on a number of subjects during an introductory conference call with reporters on Friday, and here's one more topic worth mentioning: head coach Todd Bowles. Marshall's two seasons with the Dolphins in 2010 and '11 coincided with two of..." March 17

  • Bears exploring trade options for Brandon Marshall

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Bears declined to commit to Brandon Marshall when asked about the veteran wide receiver last month and now the team is exploring trade options five days before the start of the new league year. One NFL source said the Bears are shopping Marshall with the idea of moving him. Another..." March 05

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Fox really dancing around Jay Cutler questions. Also non-committal about WR Brandon Marshall.

  • Brandon Marshall: No assurances from new Bears regime

    Chicago Tribune "Brandon Marshall strode onto the auditorium stage Wednesday at Tilden Career Academy and waved his arms, imploring the crowd to get louder. The group of hundreds obliged the Bears’ star receiver. And after he spoke to students about mental health, he wondered aloud whether he will hold that..." February 12

  • Brandon Marshall -- Cleared for Takeoff ... After Punctured Lung Injury

    TMZ "Chicago Bears fans can take a deep breath, 'cause Brandon Marshall's punctured lung is doing MUCH better ... so say his doctors who allowed the WR to begin flying again ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story ... Marshall had to miss a court-ordered deposition last month stemming from a..." January 31

  • Brandon Marshall -- I'VE BEEN GROUNDED ... Over Collapsed Lung

    TMZ "Chicago Bears superstar Brandon Marshall says he's on a 4-week timeout from flying -- and can't get on a plane to NYC for a deposition in his assault case ... all because of his collapsed lung. TMZ Sports has learned ... the wide receiver was scheduled to appear for the depo on December 9th to..." December 31

  • Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: I would have buyer’s remorse, too

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall and Jay Cutler have a great relationship that stems back to their days together with the Denver Broncos. Marshall has always been Cutler’s favorite target, but even Jay’s buddy can’t excuse the Chicago Bears quarterback’s poor play this season. Marshall made an appearance on..." December 09

  • Brandon Marshall out of hospital, placed on Injured Reserve

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall was discharged from Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Sunday. On Monday, the Bears placed him on Injured Reserve, officially ending his season. Marshall’s departure from the hospital came three days after he fractured two ribs and injured a lung during..." December 08

  • Brandon Marshall might miss rest of season, per report

    SB Nation "Marshall took a nasty hit on Thursday night that may very well have ended his season. Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was in obvious pain after being hit by a helmet in the back Thursday night, staying down on the field until trainers assisted him to the locker room. Marshall did..." December 06

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    #Bears WR Brandon Marshall being taken by ambulance to hospital. Ruled out with a rib(s) injury is what has been announced.

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Brandon Marshall has 2 fractured ribs and injured his lung. Still in the hospital. Out for #Saints game.

  • Brandon Marshall offers Lions fan $25K on Twitter to fight

    Yahoo! Sports "Signs that things are going poorly with your team: If the players are offering money to fans to fight them, you know you have a problem. That appears to be what Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was doing when he was verbally sparring with a Detroit Lions fan on Twitter who had..." November 15

  • Bears will 'address' Marshall's Twitter bet

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall said Friday that his back-and-forth on Twitter with a Detroit Lions fan about staging a boxing match for $25,000 is an opportunity to raise money to combat bullying. "Why not? It's Twitter," Marshall said when he asked why he engaged the fan. "That's what..." November 14

  • Marshall to Lions fan: $25K for fight, charity

    ESPN "Brandon Marshall's Twitter back-and-forth with a Detroit Lions fan Thursday morphed into a $25,000 challenge from the receiver to step into the ring. A Lions fan reminded Marshall of his comment last November when he referred to the Lions as "little brother" of the Chicago Bears, in addition to..." November 14

  • Brandon Marshall underscores crisis of confidence afflicting Bears

    CSN Chicago "Wide receiver Brandon Marshall gave vent to his feelings of frustration in the Bears’ Soldier Field locker room after the loss to the Miami Dolphins. That was after a 13-point loss that seemed intolerable at the time, but all the Bears appeared to have lost then was a game amid a concern that the..." November 12

  • Marshall wary of 'groups' forming within Bears locker room

    ESPN Chicago "Still reeling from meeting high expectations coming into the season with a 3-5 mark through the halfway point, the Chicago Bears could find themselves dealing with more than just X's and O's on Monday when they convene at Halas Hall. Receiver Brandon Marshall believes small pockets of..." November 01

  • Jay Cutler: 'Brandon wants to win'

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday after a 27-14 home loss to the Miami Dolphins didn't cross the line, and it didn't include the wide receiver personally attacking teammates. "He didn't come near me," Cutler said. "He didn't say my name. I don't..." October 24

  • Brandon Marshall: My only regret is door wasn't closed "Following yet another disappointing loss, Brandon Marshall let his Bears teammates know exactly how he was feeling. He was tired of his team underperforming -- particularly the offense, which put up just 14 points Sunday. Marshall doesn't regret a word he said, but he is sorry that the media..." October 22

  • Trestman swats down notion of Marshall-Cutler rift "Bears coach Marc Trestman on Monday shot down the notion of a rift between quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Responding to reports that Marshall called out Cutler among other teammates in the locker room after Sunday's 27-14 loss to the Dolphins, Trestman labeled the..." October 21

  • Marshall: Talked way onto field despite ankle

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall utilized the power of persuasion with the team’s medical staff to keep suiting up, he said Thursday, despite recommendations he sit out four weeks after spraining his right ankle during the season opener against the Buffalo Bills. After catching 13..." October 11

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    Patrick Finley @patrickfinley

    Brandon Marshall says his ankle injury should have sidelined him 4 weeks, but he talked his way into playing

  • Trestman wants to get Bears WR Marshall more involved

    Chicago Tribune "Marc Trestman's voice powered into the microphone with vigor that refused to accommodate a Monday hangover from the Bears' 31-24 loss to the Panthers. "It's a new day," he exclaimed. The search for solutions to the Bears' middling offense was underway. The coach's starting point? Pro Bowl..." October 07

  • Bears' Brandon Marshall apologizes for postgame snub

    Chicago Tribune "On Sunday afternoon, shortly after the Chicago Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers 38-17 at Soldier Field, receiver Brandon Marshall shooed reporters away from his locker, asserting he wasn’t up for talking about his team’s setback or his role in it. Marshall’s input and insight could have been..." October 01

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    John Mullin @CSNMoonMullin

    #Bears HC Trestman - says Brandon Marshall still day-to-day - did not practice Thurs

  • Gloria Allred says Brandon Marshall’s domestic violence cases were swept under the rug by NFL

    Chicago Sun-Times "Attorney Gloria Allred held a press conference Wednesday in which she said Brandon Marshall’s domestic violence incidents were ignored by the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell back in 2007 and 2008. Claims that Marshall was violent with his longtime ex-girlfriend Rasheedah Watley aren’t new...." September 17

  • Brandon Marshall calls out ESPN for misleading him

    Sportsnaut "Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was once considered what was wrong about the National Football League. During his days with the Denver Broncos, the Pro Bowl receiver had multiple issues with the team and was viewed as a cancer within the organization. Marshall had also been..." September 17

  • Cutler could be missing Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler didn’t bristle when we assumed the worst-case scenario — as we always do — and asked about a Bears offense without Brandon Marshall AND Alshon Jeffery. “It’s different. It’s definitely different, not having those guys out there,” Cutler said Thursday at Halas Hall. “We’ve still got..." September 12

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    Marshall, Jeffery, Garza, Slauson all sat out practice during portion media was allowed to view today for #Bears

  • Brandon Marshall says he’ll be ready to go vs. 49ers

    Chicago Sun-Times "After being hampered by a right ankle injury in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Bills, wide receiver Brandon Marshall said Tuesday he will be “ready to play” in the Bears’ Week 2 game against the 49ers. On his weekly appearance on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL,” Marshall bemoaned his..." September 10

  • Brandon Marshall: Jay Cutler will be MVP in 2014 "Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall told the Around The League Podcast in January that his 2014 campaign would be "something you guys never seen before." As it turns out, Marshall was just getting started with the bold predictions. Asked what we'll see from Jay Cutler, the Pro Bowl..." July 30

  • Brandon Marshall calls getting traded to Bears a ‘career-saving’ move

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brandon Marshall came cheap. The Bears just needed to part ways with two third-round picks to acquire the receiver from the Miami Dolphins two years ago. The Dolphins turned those picks into tight end Michael Egnew, receiver BJ Cunningham, tight end Dion Sims and cornerback Will Davis. Time..." May 22