• Jerry Jones: “I have the NFL’s best interest in mind”

    Pro Football Talk "Even at a time when the NFL seems to be embroiled in its most contentious and public bout of dysfunction in decades, the guy at the center of it continues to be willingly to speak publicly about it. In the second of his two-per-week appearances on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry..." November 17

  • Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers cleared to play Sunday against the Bills

    Los Angeles Times "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will play on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills after clearing the NFL’s concussion protocol program Friday afternoon. Rivers, who has started 194 consecutive regular-season and playoff games dating back to 2006, the fourth-longest streak for quarterbacks in NFL..." November 17

  • Josh Gordon spotted at night spot on Thursday night

    Sportsnaut "Just months out of rehab, recently reinstated Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was reportedly seen at a local nightclub on Thursday night hanging out with former Browns receiver Greg Little. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com noted Gordon posted some Snapchat stories in Cleveland..." November 17

  • Jerry Jones issues apology for racially insensitive remark

    Sporting News "Jerry Jones has issued an apology for what appears to be a misguided attempt at humor. A video surfaced Friday morning that shows the Cowboys owner making a racially charged statement. Four years ago, at the Melrose Hotel on Oak Lawn, Jones bumped into a fan who was about to get married. The..." November 17

  • Cowboys’ David Irving explains his nude Twitter photo

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving caused a stir by posting a photo on Twitter Saturday of himself mostly nude. Now Irving is explaining the racy photo. Irving told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Clarence Hill Jr. that the photo is part of Irving’s acting/modeling background. “As..." November 17

  • Russell Wilson was on liquid diet for a few days due to jaw injury

    Pro Football Talk "The handling of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson‘s concussion evaluation during last Thursday’s game against the Cardinals has come up for scrutiny from the league and Wilson said on Friday that “the league’s gotta do what the league’s gotta do” while reiterating that he was fine when it came..." November 17

  • Michael Vick reimburses creditors in rare debt payback

    ESPN "Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick made the final $1.5 million payment to creditors on Thursday, meaning he paid back $17.4 million of the $17.6 million that he owed when he filed for bankruptcy in July 2008. The payment and final payouts were confirmed by Joseph Luzinski, a senior vice..." November 17

  • Pittsburgh Steelers defense showing championship form

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers (8-2) busted out of an offensive slump Thursday night, hanging 40 points on the Tennessee Titans in a victory that kept Pittsburgh’s slim hold on the AFC’s No. 1 seed. But the defense, as it has all season, continued to answer the call, shutting down a Titans offense that..." November 17

  • Ticked-off Von Miller ordered teammates into weight room

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos are getting left in the dust and sit tied for last place (3-6) in the AFC West. It has been a terrible stretch for linebacker Von Miller’s Broncos, who have lost their last five games in a row. Apparently sick and tired of losing, Miller ordered fellow teammates Shane Ray and..." November 17

  • Clearing the air on Goodell’s jet request

    Pro Football Talk "A recent report from ESPN claimed that Commissioner Roger Goodell has asked for the use of a private jet for life, as part of his new contract. That’s generally accurate, but it’s missing one key fact: Goodell is willing to pay for it. Per a league source, Goodell has asked for access to the..." November 17

  • Browns fan raising money for 0-16 parade

    CBS Sports "The month of November is almost always a depressing one for Browns fans because it's generally the month each year where reality hits them in the face that their team has no chance of making the postseason. At 0-9, the Browns have been all but eliminated from the AFC playoff race. Basically,..." November 17

  • NFL investigating Jameis Winston for allegedly groping Uber driver

    New York Daily News "The NFL is investigating allegations from a female Uber driver who claims Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston grabbed her crotch while she was chauffeuring him in 2016. A woman — identified only as Kate — in an interview with Buzzfeed News recalled making her way to Scottsdale,..." November 17

  • Leonard Fournette admits he’s scared of taking hits in cold weather

    Sportsnaut "Week 11 takes the Jacksonville Jaguars out of their warm Florida weather and sends the team to chilly Cleveland, Ohio. Already dreading playing in the snow and sleet forecasted for Sunday, rookie running back Leonard Fournette minced no words about how he feels about taking hits in the cold,..." November 17

  • Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor to see specialist about foot injury

    ESPN "Washington Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor will not play against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday and is concerned about his status for the rest of the season after having an MRI on his injured foot. Pryor will visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a noted foot specialist, on Monday in Charlotte, North..." November 17

  • Chargers face criticism after cropping out soldier from photo

    Sporting News "The Chargers are facing some backlash after editing a photo from 2014 of Army soldiers holding a San Diego Chargers' flag. The team tweeted out the photo during the league's "Salute to Service" week, but first they cropped out the bottom of the flag that read "San Diego," which also cropped..." November 17

  • Jameis Winston: The accusations against me are false

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has released a statement in response to allegations that he groped a female Uber driver during a ride in Scottsdale, Arizona in March 2016. In the report by BuzzFeed News, Winston is accused of grabbing the driver’s crotch while waiting for food at a..." November 17

  • Blaine Gabbert to start at quarterback for Arizona Cardinals vs. Houston Texans

    Arizona Central "Blaine Gabbert will start for the Arizona Cardinals at quarterback on Sunday in Houston, coach Bruce Arians announced Friday. Drew Stanton will be the backup quarterback, if he is physically able to play, Arians said. If Stanton can't go, Matt Barkley will serve as Gabbert's..." November 17

  • Bengals' Burfict avoids fine for making contact with official

    Pro Football Talk "We knew earlier in the week Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was not going to be suspended for making contact with an official last week. But according to Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com, he wasn’t even fined for the move. The contact in question didn’t reach the level of the Marshawn Lynch..." November 17

  • Chargers' Rivers questionable for Week 11 due to concussion

    NFL.com "Philip Rivers is officially questionable to play against the Buffalo Bills. The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback remains in concussion protocol ahead of Sunday's AFC matchup. Rivers has fully participated in practice the past two days after being limited on Wednesday. The veteran quarterback..." November 17

  • Leonard Fournette misses practice, questionable for Sunday’s game

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars tailback Leonard Fournette was one of six players who did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable to play Sunday at Cleveland. Also not practicing were linebacker Blair Brown (linebacker), left guard Patrick Omameh (quad), right tackle Jermey Parnell (knee) and receivers Allen..." November 17

  • Jerry Jones reportedly issued threat to Roger Goodell after Ezekiel Elliott decision

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry Jones can claim all he wants that his opposition to Roger Goodell’s contract extension has nothing to do with Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, but all of the evidence indicates otherwise. In an investigative piece that examines the crumbling relationship between Jones and Goodell,..." November 17

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: Martellus Bennett 'quit on' Packers

    NFL.com "More than a week removed from Martellus Bennett's questionable departure from Green Bay, his exit has had a serious effect on his former teammates. "At the end of the day you have to think of it as a business. Me, personally? I thought he quit on us," Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix told the..." November 17

  • Josh Gordon can start practicing with Browns teammates on Monday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Gordon's solitary confinement is almost over. Hue Jackson said expects Gordon to join the Browns in practice on Monday as scheduled after being limited to individual work since he rejoined the team Nov. 7. "He's doing well," said Jackson. "He's here in the building every day, on time..." November 17

  • Roger Goodell has a Jerry Jones problem and nobody knows how it will end

    ESPN "THERE WAS A PAUSE. It was Aug. 9, inside Roger Goodell's sixth-floor office at the NFL's Park Avenue headquarters in New York City -- down the hall, past the executives' offices and his assistant's desk, and through a large, thick wooden door that is both imposing and usually left open to serve as..." November 17

  • Khalil Mack wants to be Raider for life: 'That’s a no-brainer for me'

    NBC Bay Area "The Raiders gave quarterback Derek Carr a massive contract extension last June. Right guard Gabe Jackson got paid later that month. Khalil Mack’s big deal is coming, likely this offseason. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie anticipates a deal getting done, and hopes Mack’s agent feels the..." November 17

  • Ty Montgomery likely out against Ravens

    Fanrag Sports "The Green Bay Packers are unlikely to have running back Ty Montgomery for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. While McCarthy doesn’t view the looming absence as a longterm concern, Montgomery is still suffering from a rib injury that he..." November 17

  • Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd Unlikely To Resume NFL Career

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune reported earlier this month that the Vikings don’t think DT Sharrif Floyd will be able to resume his NFL career. Floyd underwent knee surgery in September of last year, but is experiencing nerve damage that prevented him from running this summer. The Vikings..." November 17

  • Antonio Brown is quickest receiver to 700 catches

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Brown had a huge game for the Steelers on Thursday night and he reached a milestone on his way to 10 catches for 144 yards and three touchdowns. Brown’s eighth catch of the night was the 700th of his career and he reached that mark in fewer games than any other player in NFL histoy. It..." November 17

  • Larry Fitzgerald expected to sign Cardinals extension

    NFL.com "Larry Fitzgerald is expected to soon sign a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The new deal would keep the veteran wide receiver under contract through the 2018 season. Pro Football Talk first..." November 17

  • Cowboys OT Tyron Smith Unlikely To Play

    Pro Football Rumors "Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith is expected to miss his second consecutive game with a groin injury, according to Jane Slater of NFL.com (Twitter link), who reports Smith will not play Sunday night against the Eagles. Instead, Dallas will turn to veteran Byron Bell to man the blindside. Chaz..." November 17

  • Bill O'Brien on Texans QB Tom Savage's play: 'It's time to get going'

    Houston Chronicle "One day after Texans quarterbacks coach Sean Ryan noted a relative lack of game experience for Tom Savage, coach Bill O'Brien made it abundantly clear that he expects a better performance from his starting quarterback. Savage has lost all three of his starts this season, including the past two..." November 17

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick says Bucs are talented enough put together a win streak

    Tampa Bay Times "Bucs quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will try to make it two wins in a row against AFC East teams when he faces the Miami Dolphins Sunday. Fitzpatrick says he didn't play as well as he can in a 15-10 win over the New York Jets last Sunday. But with receiver Mike Evans returning from a one-game..." November 17

  • Players to Goodell: We'd like a jet, lifetime insurance and $50 million, too

    ESPN "ESPN reported Sunday that commissioner Roger Goodell had asked for a salary of $49.5 million a year, lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family in negotiations for a contract extension. Here’s how NFL players are reacting to Goodell’s reported demands: Oakland..." November 16

  • Seahawks Richard Sherman says he'll be back in May, June

    Sporting News "Richard Sherman said he is starting his recovery immediately. The Seahawks cornerback had surgery on his ruptured Achilles this week and took to YouTube from his hospital to answer questions from fans. “I’m gonna get well very fast,” Sherman told a viewer, via Seahawks Wire. “I’ll probably..." November 16

  • Jackson: Josh Gordon a 'pleasure to be around' since return

    WKYC "Josh Gordon is still a little less than a week away from returning to practice and more than two weeks away from playing in a regular season game. But according to Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, so far, Gordon's return to the team facility in Berea has been so good. "He's doing..." November 16

  • Michael Vick set to complete final payment in bankruptcy case

    USA Today "Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick listed his mailing address in his 2008 bankruptcy filing as Leavenworth, the federal prison in Kansas where he was detained at the time. The bankruptcy filing -- which came a year after he pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge related to running a..." November 16

  • Unnamed owner: Jerry Jones at most would be fined

    Pro Football Talk "With Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at odds with the league and other team owners over a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, PFT reported last weekend that NFL owners have discussed the possibility of allowing the NFL Executive Committee to consider the “cancellation or forfeiture” of..." November 16

  • Some Titans players hate Color Rush uniforms because they look like 'Smurfs'

    CBS Sports "Color Rush uniforms have become a staple of "Thursday Night Football," and when the Steelers host the Titans, we'll see Pittsburgh sport one of the most popular looks -- the all-black ensemble: Meanwhile Tennessee will take the field in their all-powder blues. Or as left tackle Taylor Lewan..." November 16

  • 49ers GM John Lynch: 'Right now, we don't need him'

    NBC Bay Area "When the 49ers acquired their presumptive franchise quarterback in a trade last month, there were two major complications that contributed to skepticism about the future. Jimmy Garoppolo came to the 49ers with a resume that consisted of only two starts in four NFL seasons. Moreover, Garoppolo..." November 16

  • NFL lays groundwork to potentially remove Jerry Jones as Cowboys owner after accusing him of ‘damaging the League'

    New York Daily News "The ongoing feud between Jerry Jones and the NFL has reached new heights. The NFL sent a letter to Jerry Jones' attorney Wednesday laying the foundation to potentially remove Jones as owner of the Dallas Cowboys due to his ongoing sabotage of commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension, as..." November 16

  • Jarvis Landry domestic violence video appears to show him pushing woman into car

    WEEI Boston "Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry wasn’t charged with domestic violence earlier this year after an incident between him and his ex-girlfriend. But newly released videotape from the night in question shows Landry making contact with Estrella Cerqueira, while the couple’s four-year-old child was..." November 16

  • Clay Matthews: Packers ‘got a good laugh’ out of Martellus Bennett situation

    ESPN "Martellus Bennett is playing for the New England Patriots now, and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews found some humor in it. The Packers cut Bennett last week with the designation that he failed to disclose a physical condition, and then Bennett fired back by saying he needed surgery..." November 16

  • Could Marvin Lewis end up in Cleveland?

    247 Sports "Some around the NFL have speculated that Hue Jackson could end up back in Cincinnati under Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. There is no reason to believe that Lewis will be around to see that happen. The coach's contract expires at the end of the season. Owner Mike Brown could finally make a..." November 16

  • Report: Owners believe Jerry Jones was behind Papa John’s criticism of league

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry Jones’ opposition to the NFL has hit a new high in recent weeks, with some owners reportedly believing Jones was even behind the Papa John’s criticism of the league. Jones has been trying to block the NFL from giving commissioner Roger Goodell a contract extension, even going so far as to..." November 16

  • Giants' terrible season hits embarrassing new low

    New York Post "Giants fans are frantically attempting to unload their tickets to the remaining four home games. As of Wednesday afternoon, there were 8,095 tickets available for the Giants game Sunday versus the Chiefs, according to TicketIQ.com, a search engine that tracks and sells tickets on the secondary..." November 16

  • Bruce Arians: Blaine Gabbert isn’t bad, he was just “on really [expletive] teams”

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals third-string quarterback Blaine Gabbert may have to start this week because of injuries to Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is saying the Cardinals will be fine with Gabbert — and using colorful language to do so. Arians said Gabbert’s struggles throughout..." November 16

  • CTE confirmed for first time in living former NFL player

    Sporting News "Medical researchers announced an important finding that could help solve the link between CTE and NFL players. Evanston's NorthShore University HealthSystem neurosurgeon Dr. Julian Bailes confirmed in the scientific journal Neurosurgery that researchers have the ability to identify chronic..." November 16

  • In letter, NFL accuses Jerry Jones of 'conduct detrimental' in regard to Roger Goodell's contract talks

    ESPN "The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests" over his objection to a contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell. The letter accusing Jones of sabotaging the..." November 16

  • Terrell Owens Says Carson Wentz Is a Better QB Than Donovan McNabb

    TMZ "Terrell Owens says he'd take Carson Wentz over Donovan McNabb -- and he doesn't give a damn what his former quarterback thinks about it. We got T.O. out in Beverly Grove ... and asked the former Eagles wideout to pick between the Eagles superstar QBs. It was a tough call for Terrell, but..." November 16

  • Richie Incognito: Players got hosed on the last CBA and we'll get hosed on the next one

    Pro Football Talk "Bills guard Richie Incognito isn’t happy about the league’s 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement and isn’t optimistic about the next round of negotiations in 2021. Incognito told Tim Graham that negotiations between the players and owners always end with the owners getting the better end of the..." November 16