Muhammad Wilkerson is back in the doghouse. The Jets defensive end will not be making the trip to New Orleans with the team as a result of a coach’s decision, head coach Todd Bowles said Friday.
The league has handed out fines for Sunday’s brouhaha in Jacksonville. The NFL fined two Seahawks and one Jacksonville player for their part in the ugly final plays after the Jaguars lined up in victory formation. Seattle coach Pete Carroll also was docked $10,000 for “improperly entering the playing field” during the melee.
Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for verbal abuse of a game official. Ifedi was just one of several members of the Seahawks docked Friday for their actions in the 30-24 loss at Jacksonville last Sunday. Sheldon Richardson and Quinton Jefferson were both fined $9,115 for unnecessary […]
Saints coach Sean Payton said rookie running back Alvin Kamara, who suffered a concussion during New Orleans' 20-17 loss to Atlanta last Thursday night, is expected to play Sunday when the Saints host the Jets. Kamara, a third-round pick out of Tennessee, has had a ridiculously productive rookie season. Kamara's unexpected fantasy value—he went undrafted […]
Jay Ajayi could be the key to the Eagles’ postseason AND to fantasy owners’ as well. To review … all of these players are owned in less than 60 percent of Yahoo leagues (at time of writing) and/or are a significant value in our daily game. The Carolina Reaper may have gotten me once, but […]
Nothing can stop Carson Wentz from preparing for the next football season. On Wednesday, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz had surgery on his left knee to repair a torn ACL. How dedicated is he to the game and to his Eagles teammates?
New York Giants interim general manager Kevin Abrams wants the job full time. Speaking to reporters for the first time since replacing Jerry Reese on Dec. 4, Abrams didn't hesitate to say he wanted the job and he believes he is ready to do it. ''My role has been doing more than the cap stuff,'' […]
The Eagles (11-2) still have work to do in the regular season, and it begins Sunday when the 28-year-old Foles makes his first start against the reeling New York Giants (2-11) at MetLife Stadium. If the Eagles win, they clinch a first-round bye.
Imagine, for a moment, that this article is one of those flowcharts once so common in weekly entertainment magazines. They would begin with a question. Are you watching the Broncos against the Colts on Thursday Night Football? for instance. No? Congratulations, you’re almost certainly doing something productive with your life, like learning French or taking a […]
New Browns general manager John Dorsey played linebacker in the NFL. Dorsey, hired last week by owner Jimmy Haslam to fix his floundering franchise, harshly criticized the team's previous football leader Sashi Brown on Thursday, saying he failed to give coach Hue Jackson good players. In a radio interview with one of the team's flagship […]
The Patriots will have tight end Rob Gronkowski in the lineup on Sunday after he served a one-game suspension last week, but it’s less clear if Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster will be back after his own suspension. Smith-Schuster popped up on the injury report as a limited participant in practice on Thursday and was […]
Danny Smith wasn't just looking for somebody who can kick. The Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coordinator was searching for something more on that raw fall day at Heinz Field two years ago. Over the course of an hour or so, Kai Forbath, Randy Bullock and Chris Boswell went through the paces, doing what they could […]