The Atlanta Falcons have gotten out to a strong start against the Rams. Devonta Freeman scored the first touchdown of the game, but Alex Mack should get some credit for this one. Freeman was met with two Rams defenders, and looked like he might be stopped short. That is, until Alex Mack came in and […]
The Seahawks kiboshed an effort by the Packers to lure GM John Schneider from Seattle to Green Bay, but the Packers’ pursuit of the executive may not be over, NFL Network is reporting. While Schneider’s contract with the Seahawks runs through 2021 and does not include a clause for him to leave for Green Bay, […]
The Texans aren’t having much luck trying to find a new general manager. Houston was rejected by both the Patriots and Eagles for an interviews with their football executives, ESPN.com reported. After taking a hard fourth-quarter sack, Newton dropped to his knees on the field before being evaluated in the medical tent on the sideline. […]
relief when they clinched a first-round bye, because it gave wide receiver Antonio Brown an extra week to recover from his calf injury. Sure enough, Brown returned to practice Monday and plans to start in the Steelers’ Divisional Round opener against the Jaguars, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Each one has the other’s back; that’s […]
While Diggs admitted the Vikings had never practiced that exact situation, the scenario was something the Vikings had worked on every week. The sideline throw was intended for Diggs to catch the ball and get out of bounds to set up a potential game-winning field goal. When Saints safety Marcus Williams missed Diggs, the third-year […]
Functionally, it’s a multi-day scouting opportunity-slash-midseason summit attended by all 30 teams.
1. Having watched this annual event on television in the past, I can now confirm that the G-League Showcase is not for the faint of heart. But for scouts, executives and writers alike, it’s also a massive daily slog made palatable mostly by the fact that the ability to sit in one or two places […]
Ben Roethlisberger admires Tom Brady, so much so that a No. 12 jersey hangs in Roethlisberger’s home office.
Now Big Ben needs to do something he’s rarely done: beat Brady. Sunday, the Patriots come to Pittsburgh with the AFC’s top seed on the line. And a win would mean even more when it comes to Roethlisberger’s standing as an all-time great QB. He has accomplished greatness in his 14 years: three Super Bowl […]
The two already were talking about the ensuing extra-point try, missing that the ball shifted upon James’ contact with the ground.
Jim Nantz and Tony Romo, who have seen and played, respectively, a lot of football in their lifetimes, did not even know what the officials in the Patriots-Steelers showdown were reviewing before the no-catch ruling that stunned and enraged everyone outside of New England. After Ben Roethlisberger found tight end Jesse James for a 10-yard […]
Nashville, which ranks second in the NHL on the power play, was 0 for 2 with the man advantage. “We’ve been in some games lately that have gone up and down with a ton of shots and a ton of chances,” Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. “Second period wasn’t bad with the exception of those […]
Smith once worked worked with Tom Coughlin and had some success with Atlanta before the Falcons needed a change
“Last year doesn’t matter at all,” said Canadian goalie Carter Hart, who stopped 32 shots through overtime Friday. “Tomorrow, we get the chance to finish in first place, so that’s what’s on our minds now.” He represents an older (58), nice-guy alternative to the undermining mess McAdoo created. Plus, Smith would do plenty with that […]