The New Orleans Saints fired two orthopedic physicians last week after it was determined cornerback Delvin Breaux had a fractured fibula that was initially diagnosed as a bone bruise. Upon discovering the more significant injury, the Saints dismissed doctors Deryk Jones and Misty Suri. According to the Associated Press, Ochsner Health System reviewed the findings […]
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has been absent for all of training camp as he has yet to sign his franchise tag tender for the 2017 season. When Bell would ultimately decide to show up has remained uncertain, but Bell provided some clarity on Twitter Tuesday night. September 1 is the day after the […]
Florida State and Alabama will face off in a highly touted game in Atlanta in Week 1
Panthers coach Ron Rivera confirmed Tuesday that his star QB Cam Newton will take first snaps vs. the Jaguars on Thursday, barring a setback with Newton’s surgically repaired shoulder.
The Panthers need Cam Newton to change. Can he?
It stings for the Carolina Panthers to be called a cautionary tale. It didn’t help that general manager Dave Gettleman was suddenly and unceremoniously booted out the door eight days before training camp – for reasons that still haven’t been made entirely clear. This is what is on recycled interim general manager Marty Hurney’s plate […]
A Falcons locker room that refuses to wallow in Super Bowl disaster
The Buccaneers claimed first-year offensive tackle Marquis Lucas off waivers from the Falcons as the team continues to churn the roster at that position. Tampa Bay waived rookie tackle Austin Albrecht, who signed Saturday. The Bucs are without linemen Demar Dotson and Kevin Pamphile, who are rehabbing minor injuries.
James Conner overcame Hodgkin's lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. The rookie running back from the University of Pittsburgh broke off runs of 17 and 19 yards, leading to Bart Houston's go-ahead, 6-yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter in the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 17-13 exhibition victory over the Atlanta […]
More than Christian McCaffrey, Ron Rivera loved Panthers’ physical play
Martavis Bryant can't wait to get back on the field for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The troubled but talented wide receiver will soon have his chance when he plays in his first game in more than 18 months on Sunday when the Steelers host the Atlanta Falcons. ''I just want to get back to what I […]
The Atlanta NAACP is calling for a boycott of the NFL and the first Falcons' home game of the 2017 season if Colin Kaepernick is not on an NFL training camp roster. Kaepernick, the former 49ers starting QB, is currently a free agent after throwing 16 touchdowns to four interceptions for San Francisco in 2016. […]