Trump made a reference Wednesday on Twitter to Goodell's meetings next week with NFL owners, where they will consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Wednesday that Goodell met a day earlier with Miami Dolphins players, law enforcement and community leaders.
President Donald Trump continued his offensive against the NFL on Saturday, demanding that all players stand during the national anthem ahead of Sunday's games. Very important that NFL players STAND tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem. Respect our Flag and our Country! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017 Trump […]
(CNN) – The backlash against the #TakeAKnee movement is now hitting a retired NFL legend. More than 30,000 people have signed a petition urging the removal of Ray Lewis' statue from in front of M&T Bank Stadium, home of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. Lewis knelt with other Ravens players during
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Sean McVay spent plenty of nights sleeping in his office as an assistant in Washington. With a Thursday night game at San Francisco just days away, the first-year coach of the Los Angeles Rams might have to use the team’s complex at Cal Lutheran as his bedroom for the first time […]
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick offered a blunt assessment of his team's failings after their shock opening-game defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Patriots were beaten 42-27 by the Chiefs on Thursday, immediately ending talk of a potential undefeated season for the reigning Super Bowl champions. "We didn't really do much of anything […]
Last year, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell made waves with a rap that seemed to suggest he wants $15 million per year. “AB, yeah, I see ya’ll cuz,” Bell said in a video posted on social media, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Big dog, I got pups bigger than Air Bud.
J.J. Watt has been waiting for his younger brother, T.J., to sign his rookie contract for a long time. The younger Watt inked his rookie deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, after being selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. ✍️ #official pic.twitter.com/gSXSSrjY61 — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) June 14, 2017 J.J. […]
The main obstacles the Oakland Raiders had in relocating to Las Vegas seemed to be public funding for the stadium, and NFL approval. Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed a bill that will provide $750 million for the stadium. The NFL needed to approve relocation, but the league seems unlikely to pass up a project with […]
Jalen Ramsey has yet to play a down in the NFL, but Jacksonville Jaguars teammate and safety Tashaun Gipson is already comparing him to one of the league's best. The Jaguars drafted Ramsey fifth overall, and expect him to start in their secondary right off the bat alongside Gipson, who was signed from the Cleveland […]
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Reshad Jones' absence from team activities could extend into the regular season and beyond. A league source told Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel that the safety is considering missing the 2016 season if he doesn't get a new contract. Jones skipped all of the Miami Dolphins' voluntary activities and practices in hopes of securing a […]
NEW YORK– The NFL has demanded The New York Times retract astory that called the league's concussion research flawed and likened the NFL's handling of head trauma to the tobacco industry's response to the dangers of cigarettes. In a letter from its …