Demaryius Thomas is trying to get his mother to Denver so she can see him play football for the first time. Katina Smith was released from federal prison last summer when President Barack Obama commuted her sentence on drug trafficking charges. It was part of the president’s push to reduce the prison population of non-violent […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans were the second NFL team to fire a coach. Now they're finally ready to talk to possible replacements.
The landscape has shifted a bit with L.A. out of play. Two potential destinations are outside of American borders and one is in Cowboys/Texans turf.
Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson was hired Wednesday as coach of the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, who shared the league’s worst record last season at 3-13. Jackson spent the past two seasons directing the attack of the Bengals, who ranked seventh in the NFL in scoring, after having served as coach of the Oakland […]
Pro Picks was all over the road teams in the wild-card round, getting three of the four winners correct. The betting lines are a whole lot more complicated this weekend, and not just because the NFL’s top four teams are joining the fray. The price of victory for two of the four wild-card teams last […]
The Pittsburgh Steelers were among the few teams to succeed against the Denver Broncos’ top-ranked defense this season. With their quarterback, top receiver and running back on the mend, the Steelers visit the top-seeded Broncos on Sunday in an AFC divisional-round game. Pittsburgh (11-6) is the only team to reach 30 points versus Denver and […]
Landry Jones wouldn’t mind a shot at redemption. Ben Roethlisberger with his mess of a right shoulder hopes it doesn’t come to that. Jones took the majority of the snaps with the starters for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, prepping for Sunday’s playoff visit to Denver just in case Roethlisberger can’t find a way to […]
It looks like Peyton Manning will be the healthiest quarterback in Denver this weekend. ”I obviously haven’t played a ton here in the last few weeks,” Manning said Wednesday. Manning, who missed the equivalent of seven weeks with a left foot injury, makes his first start since Nov. 15 when the Broncos (12-4) host the […]
Hue Jackson was hired as head coach of the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. Jackson, 50, was offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals the past two National Football League seasons and served as head coach of the Oakland Raiders in 2011, when he went 8-8. “He is highly experienced, deeply passionate about winning, and relentless in […]
(The Sports Xchange) – Hue Jackson was hired as head coach of the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. Jackson, 50, was offensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals the past two National Football League seasons and served as head coach of the Oakland Raiders in 2011, when he went 8-8. “He is highly experienced, deeply passionate about […]
Hue Jackson strolled into the Browns’ facility unafraid, brimming with optimism. The downtrodden Browns hired Jackson, a former Oakland coach and innovative offensive coordinator in Cincinnati the past two seasons, as their new coach Wednesday – the club’s eighth since 1999 and sixth since 2008. Following a search that lasted less than two weeks, owner […]
Troubled former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been found dead in a California prison where he was awaiting trial for killing a cellmate, authorities said Wednesday. Phillips, who had spells with the St Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers before ending his professional career in Canada in 2003, was believed to have […]