• C.J. Anderson undergoing further tests, strong possibility of missing time

    Denver Post "Broncos running back C.J. Anderson is undergoing further tests on his right knee and, while nothing is finalized, there is a strong possibility he could miss extended time. Anderson injured his knee on the final play of the first quarter Monday night against the Texans. He stayed on the ground..." October 27

  • Watch Ben Roethlisberger break his own rule and ask Tom Brady for a jersey

    Fox Sports "Even Ben Roethlisberger can't resist the charm and greatness of Tom Brady. Sorry, Steelers fans, this is undeniable. Before the New England Patriots took on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field last Sunday, Roethlisberger, recovering from knee surgery, asked the fellow quarterback for TB12..." October 27

  • Aldon Smith Applies For Reinstatement

    Pro Football Rumors "Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has applied for reinstatement, GM Reggie McKenzie tells Vic Tafur of The San Francisco Chronicle. Smith’s one-year suspension formally ends on Nov. 17 and league sources tell Tafur that he is out of rehab. “Aldon is doing well,” McKenzie said. “That situation is..." October 27

  • Goodell defends NFL policies, says league has ‘made tremendous progress’ on domestic violence

    New York Daily News "Giants president and chief executive officer John Mara admitted this week to his and the team's "misguided decisions" with regard to ex-kicker Josh Brown's domestic violence case. But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell offered up no such contrition Wednesday night when he made his first public..." October 27

  • Browns' Josh McCown: On track to start Sunday

    CBS Sports "Coach Hue Jackson noted Thursday that all signs point to McCown (left shoulder) starting at QB for the Browns on Sunday against the Jets. While Jackson fell short Thursday of declaring McCown the team's Week 8 starter, such an outcome appears set to be confirmed, possibly by Friday, barring any..." October 27

  • Sheldon Adelson not happy with Raiders, could live without stadium deal

    Las Vegas Sun "Sheldon Adelson reportedly isn’t happy with the Oakland Raiders. The multi-billionaire casino owner is so displeased that he’s threatening to pull his support of the NFL team’s quest to leave the Bay Area for Southern Nevada. He told Reuters today that he was prepared to walk away from a..." October 27

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick on critics: ‘I don’t care what other people think about me’

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has come across as more defiant over the past two weeks than at any other point during his 12-year career, and time will tell if that is a good thing for the team. On Wednesday, Fitzpatrick was asked about the reaction some people have had to his..." October 27

  • Dez Bryant says he hasn’t lost a step in month off, excited to return

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant says it “seems like forever” since being diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right knee following the Sept. 25 game against Chicago. Bryant is healthy now, though, and ready to return Sunday night against Philadelphia. “I’m excited. I get to be back..." October 27

  • Eagles Receivers Ignoring Trade Rumors

    CSN Philly "While head coach Doug Pederson on Wednesday denied reports the Eagles have inquired about the availability of veteran wide receivers (see story), it's fair to wonder how those rumors affect the psyche of the guys who are already here. True or not, there's a reason why stories about trades are..." October 27

  • Source says receiver Eli Rogers' inactivity is discipline from Tomlin

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers receiver Eli Rogers did not play against the New England Patriots because he was being disciplined by Coach Mike Tomlin for an unspecified reason, according to a team source. Rogers practiced with the team the week leading up to the game and was in uniform against the Patriots, but did..." October 27

  • Jordan Matthews: Carson Wentz-Dak Prescott matchup could one day be like Brady-Manning

    ESPN "Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews thinks the Carson Wentz-Dak Prescott matchup in the NFC East has a chance to develop into a quarterback rivalry for the ages. "Peyton [Manning] and [Tom] Brady, that's an extremely high honor to be mentioned with those guys," Matthews said, responding to a..." October 27

  • Packers pray for way to handle Julio Jones

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "They’re trained to have short memories. Call it selective amnesia. Touchdown? Interception? Doesn’t matter. An NFL defensive back lives snap to snap. Exceptions are rare, but Green Bay Packers defensive back Micah Hyde has one. He can’t forget Dec. 8, 2014. On Monday Night Football, the..." October 27

  • Why Giants believe overhauled defense still will be ‘scary’

    New York Post "Before the Giants’ defense stepped foot on the field in the regular season, coordinator Steve Spagnuolo cautioned about expecting too much, too soon, given all the new moving parts and pieces. Seven games in, Spagnuolo’s words have proved prophetic. “We’re still a work in progress, we’re still..." October 27

  • Jay Ajayi's 53 carries in two-game span has Dolphins watching his workload

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It's been 10 years since a Miami Dolphins running back has totaled 54 carries in a two-game span. Jay Ajayi has 53 carries in the past two games, and considering his injury history steps must be taken to preserve his body for the long haul of the season. "When you run the style that he's..." October 27

  • Donte Moncrief expects to play Sunday

    Indianapolis Star "The kid who never misses a game signaled to the sideline. I need one. He started jogging. A few steps later and he was hunched over, hurting, stumbling, ambling his way toward temporary salvation. He knelt to the turf, writhing in pain. “I thought it was just a stinger,” Donte Moncrief..." October 27

  • Giants’ Rashad Jennings says he feels ‘remorse’ for Josh Brown and his family

    New York Daily News "One day after troubled kicker Josh Brown was finally cut by the Giants, running back Rashad Jennings reminded everyone of the collateral damage involved in that roster move. Jennings, speaking at an event for a special showing of the upcoming documentary "USO — For the Troops" at the U.S.S...." October 27

  • While Cubs have been lovable losers throughout the years, Jets have just been losers

    New York Daily News "Cubs Nation likes to think they’ve cornered the market on being tortured and cursed by their beloved team, but Jets Nation can put up a pretty good fight. Okay, so it’s been 108 years since the Cubs won the World Series and just 48 since the Jets won the Super Bowl, but at least Chicago is in..." October 27

  • Aaron Rodgers tells different story of initial Brett Favre meeting

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers doesn't deny that he called Brett Favre "Grandpa" at some point during their three years together in Green Bay. But contrary to an excerpt published from the recently released book "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre," Rodgers said that was not..." October 27

  • Bills' Aaron Williams has neck injury but no concussion

    Buffalo News "Bills safety Aaron Williams was diagnosed with a neck injury – but not a concussion – after taking a high hit in Sunday’s loss at Miami, Rex Ryan said. Williams was among a host of Bills players not practicing Wednesday in advance of Sunday's matchup with New England. Running back LeSean McCoy..." October 27

  • Marcell Dareus: 'I'm playing Sunday' vs. Patriots

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills' highest-paid player has played in zero of their first seven games. He vows that streak will end Sunday against the Patriots. "Oh my god. I’m playing Sunday, man," defensive tackle Marcell Dareus said Wednesday. "I can’t wait. I’m ready to enjoy myself. Just happy to be out..." October 27

  • Drew Brees on facing Jimmy Graham: 'It's gonna be weird'

    ESPN "Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham developed such a close bond during their five years together with the New Orleans Saints that Graham once said he would retire whenever Brees retired because, "I'll never play with another quarterback." So naturally Brees admitted, "It's gonna be weird, it's gonna..." October 27

  • Denver police apprehend suspects in DeMarcus Ware burglary

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned home from the team’s Monday night game to find that his home had been burglarized, something he announced on social media along with a mention of the cameras he has installed in his house. Since the burglars opted not to use masks while helping..." October 27

  • Bills to Patriots: Respect our sideline and move on

    ESPN "Several Bills defensive backs said they will retaliate if a Patriots player runs through their pregame drills again Sunday when the two AFC East opponents meet at New Era Field. Bills safeties Robert Blanton and Aaron Williams and cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman were each fined for a pregame..." October 27

  • Artis Hicks: Vikings had a bounty program like the Saints’

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL cracked down severely on the Saints and many of their players and coaches after an investigation revealed a bounty program with cash payouts to players who injured opponents. The game most frequently cited as an example of the Saints attempting to injure an opponent was the NFC..." October 26

  • Richard Sherman showed up to a press conference in a full Harry Potter costume

    USA Today "Richard Sherman is a Gryffindor, apparently. The Seahawks cornerback showed up to his weekly press conference dress in a full costume from Harry Potter. He had the Gryffindor robe, tie and a wand. It was quite a legitimate setup. This was how he made his entrance — Harry Potter music and..." October 26

  • Seahawks Release Veteran RB C.J. Spiller, Re-Sign FB Will Tukuafu

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Seattle Seahawks announced that they’ve released veteran RB C.J. Spiller and re-signed FB Will Tukuafu on Wednesday. Spiller, 29, is a former first-round pick of the Bills back in in 2010. He spent five years in Buffalo before signing a four-year, $16 million contract that included $9..." October 26

  • Steelers believe Ben Roethlisberger will start Week 9

    Sportsnaut "It’s quite possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to play without franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for just one game. According to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora, many within the Steelers’ organizations believe Big Ben will be able to go following the team’s Week 8..." October 26

  • C.J. Anderson getting evaluated for knee injury

    NBC News 9 Colorado "As the Denver Broncos begin preparations for their game Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, one player will be absent from practice Wednesday. Running back C.J. Anderson is currently getting a second medical opinion on a right knee injury, sources told 9NEWS. Anderson suffered during the..." October 26

  • Tom Brady's mom says quarterback is the fastest football player on the field

    CBS Sports "Tom Brady is the best quarterback in the NFL. He might be the greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL. You could even make the argument he's the greatest player in the history of the sport. He is not, however, the fastest player. That is not an argument you can make -- unless you're Tom..." October 26

  • Tony Romo throws passes, taking it 'day by day'

    ESPN "For the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back on Aug. 25, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is on the practice field. Wearing a blue Cowboys T-shirt, blue shorts and his game cleats, Romo was not in full uniform but he was able to throw passes without any issues..." October 26

  • Jaguars owner Khan speaks to team, seeks answers

    Fox Sports "Several people familiar with the situation say Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan made a rare appearance in front of the team a day after one of the most embarrassing losses in coach Gus Bradley's four-year tenure. The people say Khan's message Monday night was ''why are we not winning and..." October 26

  • ‘Fire Baalke’ banner to fly over 49ers’ next home game

    Sportsnaut "Things have gone from bad to jump of the ledge horrible for the San Francisco 49ers. The team enters its Week 8 bye with a 1-6 record and in the midst of a six-game losing streak. During said losing streak, San Francisco is being outscored by an average of 19 points per game. Surely, fans are..." October 26

  • Josh McCown hoping to play against Jets

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns have been completely decimated by the injury bug at the quarterback position this year, but help could be on the way for this weekend’s game against the New York Jets. Josh McCown told reporters on Wednesday that he is optimistic he will be able to play in Week 8. McCown..." October 26

  • Former Dolphins, Seahawks RB is headed to WWE

    Fox Sports "WWE is full of world-class athletes that have transitioned from other sports, and there are a number of stars on the main roster who previously played in the NFL, from Mojo Rawley to Baron Corbin. WWE announced Tuesday that another former NFL player is headed to the Performance Center in..." October 26

  • DeMarcus Ware’s House Robbed While He Was at Game, But Ware Has a Surprise For Crooks

    Black Sports Online "These crooks thought they had it all planned out. While Ware was at the stadium they would rob his house and make a clean getaway. They stole a bunch of stuff including Ware’s Super Bowl ring, but they didn’t account for this. These crooks thought they had it all planned out. While..." October 26

  • Doug Pederson says Eagles aren’t looking to trade for a receiver

    Pro Football Talk "Before the start of the regular season, the Eagles made a trade with the Titans to acquire wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. Green-Beckham has caught 13 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles’ 29th-ranked passing game in the first six games of the season. That low ranking has..." October 26

  • Cowboys reportedly back to practice after bye without Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Not that it's much of a surprise, but Tony Romo will reportedly not join the Dallas Cowboys on the field Wednesday for their first post-bye week practice. Romo has been progressing in rehab from a fractured back, but as the Cowboys stated before their bye, he is not likely to be ready for..." October 26

  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh is getting 'impatient' with WR Breshad Perriman

    Fox Sports "The Baltimore Ravens have lost four straight games, mostly due to their lackluster offense. The ground game was atrocious Sunday against the Jets, rushing for a grand total of 6 yards. However, the passing attack has been equally bad this season. A big reason for that is Steve Smith's injury..." October 26

  • Russell Wilson wants one final field goal to resolve tie games

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he doesn't "believe in ties" after his team's 6-6 stalemale with the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. "I don't know. I guess it's just better than a loss," Wilson said. "That's, I guess, one way to look at it." But Wilson had another suggestion..." October 26

  • NFL says Bobby Wagner’s leap was legal

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was furious that Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner wasn’t penalized for jumping over the line to block a field goal on Sunday, saying after the game that he was expecting a “bulls–t” explanation of it from the league. Now Arians has his explanation. NFL head of..." October 26

  • DeMarcus Ware's Super Bowl ring reportedly stolen

    NFL.com "Broncos pass rusher DeMarcus Ware needs some help getting his Super Bowl 50 championship ring back. Upon returning from a Monday Night Football win over Brock Osweiler and the Texans, the future Hall of Fame defensive end and linebacker found his house had been burglarized. Ware shared the news..." October 26

  • Bruce Arians explains why leaping field goal blocks are 'bad for football'

    Fox Sports "The biggest storyline to come out of Week 7 was the ending of Arizona’s tie with the Seahawks. Much has been made about the fact that ties should never happen in the NFL, leading Russell Wilson to suggest a new idea to avoid them. However, Bruce Arians has been harping on another topic of..." October 26

  • 49ers Not Shopping Players

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers are not shopping Torrey Smith and a trade is not anticipated, a league source tells Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. Of course, just because the Niners are shopping Smith, that doesn’t mean that they would not be open to a trade. At this point, multiple outlets have reported trade talks..." October 26

  • Report: Jonathan Kraft and Jerry Jones fight over NFL teams’ GIF usage

    Sportsnaut "The NFL owners are currently meeting in Houston to discuss many things. One particular topic led to an argument so intense that New England Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft left the room after a spat with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS, the fight..." October 26

  • Colts’ LB Josh McNary apologizes for hit on Titans’ TE Delaine Walker

    Today's Pigskin "Linebacker Josh McNary of the Indianapolis Colts put a vicious hit on Tennessee Titans tight end Delaine Walker during their game this past Sunday. The play was questionable, at best, and McNary received a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty for the third quarter play. That being said, the..." October 26

  • Josh Brown deceived Giants, altered statement to team

    The Sports Daily "Giants kicker Josh Brown’s days in the NFL are probably numbered, but the situation he’s involved in continues to spiral out of control. After he was released by the Giants, both he and the team released statements. However, you’ll notice that the two statements are quite different. Here’s the..." October 26

  • Kubiak plans to keep using C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday night, the Broncos finally rediscovered their running game, with C.J. Anderson gaining 107 yards on 16 carries and Devontae Booker gaining 83 yards on 17 attempts. Will that approach continue for the 5-2 team? “I sure hope so,” coach Gary Kubiak told reporters on Tuesday...." October 26

  • Former Jets WR Stephen Hill Suspended Two Games

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that former Panthers and Jets WR Stephen Hill has been suspended two weeks by the NFL for an undisclosed reason. Hill, 25, is a former second-round pick of the Jets back in 2012. He spent just two years with the team before he was placed waivers at the start of..." October 26

  • Nate Washington works out for Bucs

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran wide receiver Nate Washington worked out for the Buccaneers Tuesday. Washington, 33, was released by the Patriots in August. He caught 47 passes for the Texans last year and has caught at least 40 passes every season since 2008." October 26

  • Bill O'Brien hasn't considered benching Brock Osweiler

    NFL.com "Brock Osweiler has led the fewest touchdown drives of any starting quarterback this season. In the Texans' Monday night loss at Denver, the former Broncos signal-caller posted one of the lowest single-game yards-per-attempt figures in modern NFL history. Is it time for Houston to consider..." October 25