The Packers’ depth at outside linebacker was exposed Tuesday as Clay Matthews and Nick Perry were rested during team drills. Kyler Fackrell, Vince Biegel and Reggie Gilbert have combined for only six sacks in 40 games. “I’m happy with the picks they made,” Matthews said. “And at the same time, it does show, you know, […]
This was one interception Blake Bortles was happy to see. Schneider didn’t name the team or say how much they were offering for Penny, but it would have been fascinating to see a trade like that happen. Although trades for players who were just drafted are rare in the NFL, they’re not unheard of: Eli […]
After Gruden left to return to coaching, ESPN decided to make significant changes to the Monday night crew, moving play-by-play man Sean McDonough to college football and bringing in Tessitore as his replacement, then persuading Witten to retire from the Cowboys and adding McFarland as Monday Night Football’s first ever on-field analyst. Their first opportunity […]
The Buccaneers aren’t in the market for another quarterback at the moment, they’d just like the one they have to stay on the field. And according to coach Dirk Koetter, Jameis Winston is talking to his elders in an effort to find out how to become more durable. Winston missed three games last year with […]
The Pistons have been reeling in recent weeks, sinking in the Eastern Conference, but that may soon change. The Clippers sent star power forward Blake Griffin to the Pistons for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round and a second-round draft pick. Detroit also acquired Brice Johnson and Willie Reed in the trade. During […]
Nearly 24 hours after her controversial rendition of the national anthem, Fergie issued a statement Monday addressing criticism of her performance at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. “I’ve always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA,” the Black Eyed Peas singer said […]
He did not say whether he expects this to be his final season, period — although he did indicate that he takes a wait-and-see approach. I’m not going to do anything different than what I have done my whole career, Martinez said. I have always taken it day by day, year by year. Whenever his […]
President Donald Trump, who has frequently denounced NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem, had the same message Sunday.
In an official White House statement, the president saluted America’s armed forces, but reminded everyone, “We hold them in our hearts and thank them for our freedom as we proudly stand for the National Anthem. “As many Americans come together to watch the Super Bowl, Melania and I extend our greetings and appreciation for those […]
The Packers add a meaningless touchdown on the game’s final play; Jamaal Williams runs it in from the 1.
Field goal, Detroit. The Lions eat up 4:03 of game time and add another short field goal as their lead grows to 30-10 with just under two minutes remaining. “They’ve done a nice job for us over the last two years,” Del Rio said. “If it was a road game, I’d enjoy it. If they […]
From 43 teams four weeks ago in the first 2017 installment of The Eliminator, we’re down to 17 as the light of a November dawn nears and the College Football Playoff committee toils behind closed doors at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center. Each week I’m asked to react to the growing sample of […]