• NFL Replies to Report They Banned Lady Gaga From Bringing Up Trump During Halftime Show

    Black Sports Online "Lady Gaga is the halftime performer at this years Superbowl and we can expect a spectacle. Lady Gaga is an incredible performer and nothing is off limits to her, including politics. She was very vocal this past election campaign and was/still is “with her”. Naturally, with the political climate..." January 18

  • Skip Bayless: Jerry Jones is blinded by his pride

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys refuse to name breakout rookie star Dak Prescott, who made the Pro Bowl this season, as the starting quarterback moving forward, and team owner Jerry Jones made some bold claims about Tony Romo's ability that could indicate the 36-year-old may return as the starter in Dallas..." January 18

  • Bill O'Brien won't hire OC, will continue to call plays

    NFL.com "The Houston Texans will not hire a new offensive coordinator after parting ways with George Godsey, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per sources informed of the team's thinking. Coach Bill O'Brien, who took over the play-calling duties from Godsey midway through the year..." January 18

  • Brandon Marshall considers himself underpaid by the Jets

    Sportsnaut "Wide receiver Brandon Marshall and the New York Jets are coming off a disastrous 2016 season. Marshall himself put up a career-worst performance, tallying just 59 receptions for 788 yards and three touchdowns. This played a role in the Jets regressing from a 10-win 2015 campaign to the AFC East’s..." January 18

  • Raiders' Donald Penn's Baby Mama BLASTS HIM ... In Ultimate Diss Video

    TMZ "It's gonna be a looong off-season for Raiders star lineman Donald Penn ... his reality star baby mama just went FULL 2PAC in an angry video blasting him for "trying to play me like a stupid ass bitch." Backstory ... former "Bad Girls Club" star Camilla Poindexter gave birth to Donald's daughter..." January 18

  • Louis Riddick out, 49ers G.M. list reportedly down to four

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers on Tuesday began informing candidates for the team’s general manager position that they would not be brought back for second interviews, according to a team spokesman. One of the individuals who did not make it past the first round of interviews is ESPN analyst Louis Riddick, a source..." January 18

  • Browns, Jaguars, 49ers carrying over most money into 2017 cap

    Pro Football Talk "When teams don’t spend the maximum amount allowed under the salary cap, NFL rules allow them to carry over unspent money and apply it to the next year’s cap. The NFLPA announced the amounts of money each team will be carrying over into the 2017 season on Wednesday. The Browns rank at the top of..." January 18

  • Falcons owner calls possibility of losing OC Kyle Shanahan 'a big loss'

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank addressed the possibility of the team losing offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who is expected to be offered the San Francisco 49ers' head-coaching position once NFL rules allow. "Well, I think Kyle would be a big loss,'' Blank told ESPN in a phone..." January 18

  • Chris Christie: ‘Eagles Fans Generally Angry, Awful People’

    CBS Philly "Chris Christie is back at it. The New Jersey Governor has never been shy about expressing his fandom for the Dallas Cowboys and while co-hosting with former WIP employee Craig Carton on WFAN’s Boomer And Carton Show, Christie ripped Eagles fans. “I understand why people are interested if you..." January 18

  • Packers fix hole Beckham allegedly punched in Lambeau wall

    Fox Sports "The New York Giants’ season came crashing down in the wild-card round against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, getting blown out of the building, 38-13. Tensions were high afterward, particularly for Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. He reportedly banged his head against a door and..." January 18

  • Colin Cowherd thinks Tom Brady is playing for his job in AFC Championship

    Larry Brown Sports "Like many others in sports radio, Colin Cowherd has made a living off of providing hot takes and making outlandish statements. But he may have outdone himself with his latest comments about Tom Brady. During his FOX Sports radio show Tuesday, Cowherd noted that Brady has not played all that..." January 18

  • Johnny Manziel: 'I'm Doing Really Well' ... Sober and Training Hard

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel says he's focused on football again -- telling TMZ Sports he's training 5 to 6 days a week and sources say he's "dead serious" about a comeback. The ex-NFL quarterback was leaving Mastro's Steakhouse in Bev Hills Tuesday night ... and told us how well he's been doing. He also..." January 18

  • Josh McDaniels could bide time with Patriots until Bill Belichick retires

    Larry Brown Sports "Many were surprised by New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels passing up all available head coaching opportunities in this particular cycle. A new report indicates, however, that he may be content to wait things out for the right situation. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher..." January 18

  • McVay: You can 'win a championship with' Kirk Cousins

    NFL.com "Sean McVay is no longer Kirk Cousins' coach, but he's becoming the quarterback's best cheerleader -- and tangentially a spokesman for leverage in future contract negotiations. The Los Angeles Rams' new coach gushed about his former quarterback, saying on WTEM-AM in Washington on Tuesday that..." January 18

  • Landon Collins says Giants DBs declined invite to infamous playoff boat trip

    Fox Sports "The New York Giants were the laughingstock of the NFL two weeks ago when they were routed by the Green Bay Packers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs. Just six days prior, of course, Odell Beckham Jr. and a few receivers took a trip to Miami to hang out on a boat with singer Trey Songz. The..." January 18

  • Tom Brady: Aaron Rodgers 'Does Things That No One in the League Has Ever Done, or Can Do'

    Obsev "Surprise—arguably the three most deserving 2016 NFL MVP candidates find themselves among the final four teams vying for the Super Bowl: Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, and Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, in no particular order. While Ryan leads..." January 18

  • Will 49ers be in play for Kirk Cousins?

    Pro Football Talk "With the 49ers planning to hire Kyle Shanahan to coach the team and currently having a quarterback depth chart that consists of Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert, and Christian Ponder, the next question becomes whether the 49ers will make a play for Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins. In 2012,..." January 18

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown apologizes for creating 'distraction'

    ESPN "Star Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night, saying his decision to stream coach Mike Tomlin's postgame message Sunday without permission was wrong to do. "I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans," Brown..." January 18

  • Ben Roethlisberger to Julian Edelman: Our Lombardi Trophies show how we’re run

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots receiver Julian Edelman derided the Steelers after Antonio Brown turned Pittsburgh’s postgame locker room into a Facebook Live session, saying, “That’s how that team is run.” Ben Roethlisberger disagreed. Asked today about Edelman’s comments, Roethlisberger said the Steelers’ six Vince..." January 18

  • Jon Robinson: Draft currency is a powerful thing

    Titansonline.com "A year ago, Titans general manager Jon Robinson headed into the offseason armed with the No.1 pick of the NFL Draft. This offseason, Robinson has two first-round selections – No.5 and No. 18 – in his arsenal of draft picks. But just like last year, when Robinson traded the first overall..." January 18

  • New coach begins first press conference in most Chargers way possible

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for Anthony Lynn to make a mistake as the Chargers' new coach. All it took was one press conference for him to slip up. During Lynn's introductory press conference, he began by saying how excited he was to coach the Chargers. The only problem? He briefly forgot that the team..." January 18

  • Leonard Fournette signs endorsement deal with Under Armour

    Larry Brown Sports "Under Armour has signed yet another star athlete to its roster, as the sports apparel company is set to announce that it has inked a multi-year deal with former LSU running back Leonard Fournette. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports that Fournette’s deal with Under Armour is one of the most valuable..." January 18

  • Carolina Panthers hold workout for former Georgia QB Aaron Murray

    Charlotte Observer "Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is working out for the Carolina Panthers today, according to two league sources. Murray, the SEC’s all-time leader in passing yards, completions and touchdowns, spent last season on the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad. But Murray was the only player..." January 18

  • Ronald Leary's market figures to put Cowboys out of price range

    ESPN "Ronald Leary lingered on the AT&T Stadium field a little longer than normal Sunday night after the loss to the Green Bay Packers. He knew it was likely his final game with the Dallas Cowboys. Leary, a guard, is set to be a free agent in March and could command a significant contract on the..." January 18

  • Report: Kyle Shanahan “almost certain” to accept 49ers job

    Pro Football Talk "The San Francisco 49ers will have to wait a little bit longer, but it appears their search for a new head coach is winding down. According to Mike Silver of NFL Network, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is “almost certain” to accept the job as 49ers head coach. An ESPN report earlier..." January 18

  • Will the Jets release Brandon Marshall?

    Fox Sports "Brandon Marshall is a six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and a likely Pro Football Hall of Famer. What are the chances he gets released by the New York Jets? After being a win away from making the 2015 AFC Playoffs, the 2016 New York Jets were a horrendous 5-11 football team this fall. It was pure..." January 18

  • Report: Chargers retiring laughingstock LA logo for good

    Sportsnaut "The infamous first logo of the Los Angeles Chargers lasted less than a week. According to a report, the team is retiring the much ridiculed and possibly trademark infringing logo. Prior to being retired, this logo had been changed on multiple occasions over the span of just a few days. From..." January 18

  • Tomlin hopes to avoid communication system issues

    NFL.com "The last time Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was at Gillette Stadium, he came away heated after some on-field communication system problems. "We were listening to the Patriots' radio broadcast for the majority of the first half," Tomlin said back in September of 2015. He added that..." January 18

  • Rodgers Family Feud: Aaron Is ‘Going Through Great Precautions Not to Make Things Worse,’ Says Source

    People Magazine "Aaron Rodgers may not be on speaking terms with his family, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback is making an effort to not worsen the ongoing feud. On Sunday, Aaron’s father, Ed Rodgers, confirmed to The New York Times that the family is not in verbal communication with his second son..." January 18

  • Jets Interested In QB Mike Glennon?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets quarterback situation figures to be one of the more noteworthy positional quandaries in the league this offseason, but the club may already have their eyes on one potential target. The “word on the street” is that Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon will receive interest from New York..." January 18

  • Pete Carroll had 'big meeting' with Richard Sherman about season's regrets

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll offered an interesting response this week when asked for his biggest regret from the 2016 season. "Probably the biggest regret is that we showed some bad expressions and stuff on the sidelines," Carroll said on the "Brock and Salk" show on 710 ESPN..." January 18

  • Report: Deshaun Watson turns down Senior Bowl invite

    Fanrag Sports "Deshaun Watson will pass on attending this year’s Senior Bowl, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report notes, and will prepare on his own for the NFL Draft. Watson is coming off a 15-game season, one that ended with the Heisman Trophy runner-up leading the Tigers to an upset victory over Alabama. A..." January 18

  • Could Browns Pursue Tyrod Taylor If He’s Released?

    Fox Sports "As the Cleveland Browns offseason continues their pursuit of a quarterback, could that lead them to the Buffalo Bills’ 2016 starter, Tyrod Taylor? Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Cleveland Browns need a quarterback. Since their return to Ohio, it’s been an endless cycle of..." January 18

  • Packers expected to cut Sam Shields

    UPI "Cornerback Sam Shields' days as a member of the Green Bay Packers appear to be numbered. ESPN's Rob Demovsky reported Tuesday that he expects the team to release the Pro Bowl defender this offseason. "Sam Shields, the Packers' former No. 1 cornerback, will be done in Green Bay," Demovsky..." January 18

  • 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coaching job

    Larry Brown Sports "Only one team of the six NFL franchises with vacancies has not yet made a head coaching hire, and that is because they reportedly are waiting on one in particular. The San Francisco 49ers want to offer Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their head coaching job and are willing to wait..." January 17

  • Philip Rivers fine with L.A., not pushing for trade

    NFL.com "Now that the Chargers are fleeing San Diego, inquiring football minds want to know: Is Philip Rivers onboard with the idea of spending the remainder of his career in Los Angeles? The cagey quarterback mulled retirement after the 2015 season, letting it be known at the time that he wasn't wild..." January 17

  • How two gamblers could turn $300 bet on Packers into $76K in NFC title game

    CBS Sports "When you're hot, you're hot, and right now Aaron Rodgers is hot. The Packers quarterback heads into Sunday afternoon's NFC Championship Game riding an incredible streak of strong football, having won eight straight games. And he's not alone. Two gentlemen, Brian Yankelevitz and Russ Axelrod,..." January 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger ‘Is ‘A Little Disappointed’ With Antonio Brown

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Chiefs last week 18-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game, but it was a postgame locker room video shot by Antonio Brown that has grabbed the headlines. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined The Cook and Poni Show for his weekly spot on the #1 Cochran Ben..." January 17

  • Bo Jackson voices concern for Cam Newton, says hits to QB's head scare 'the hell out of me'

    ESPN "The ties between Bo Jackson and Cam Newton have gone beyond being Heisman Trophy-winning Auburn stars to concerns over concussions. Jackson told USA Today Sports that "it scares the hell out of me" every time he sees the Carolina Panthers quarterback take a hit to the head. Jackson, the 1985..." January 17

  • Mike Tomlin 'Antonio Brown will Be Punished For Locker Room Video'

    TMZ "Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin says he regrets referring to the Patriots as "a-holes" during his locker room speech ... and says Antonio Brown will be punished. Tomlin just addressed the media about Brown's unauthorized Facebook Live video from the locker room after the Chiefs game..." January 17

  • What is Julian Edelman Really Trying to Say in This Quote About Steelers

    Black Sports Online "Patriots wider receiver Julian Edelman appeared on Boston radio station WEEI on Monday and was asked about the Facebook live video posted by Steelers receiver Antonio Brown. You know the video, the one where Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin refers to the Patriots as “assholes.” Edelman gave a..." January 17

  • Jason Garrett refuses to commit to Dak Prescott as starter

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys are eliminated from the playoffs. But with Dak Prescott, they at least have a certain future at the quarterback position, right? Maybe. Maybe not. Head coach Jason Garrett is not willing to go there right now. Garrett may not want to talk about it now. In all honesty,..." January 17

  • Packers WR Jordy Nelson still a long shot to play in NFC title game

    ESPN "Jordy Nelson is still considered a bit of a long shot to play in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. According to a source, the Green Bay Packers receiver has a chance to play against the Atlanta Falcons, but it's only a small chance. The source reiterated what ESPN reported last week that..." January 17

  • Roger Goodell will visit Atlanta for second straight week, avoid Foxboro

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is still not ready to face New England Patriots fans in the wake of the Deflategate disaster. A league spokesman revealed on Tuesday that Goodell is planning to be in attendance for the NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta..." January 17

  • Pete Carroll on emotional outbursts: ‘We don’t need those distractions’

    Seattle Times "A season that ended too soon for coach Pete Carroll also finished in a manner he didn’t really like — with Seahawks players visibly displaying their frustration with a few tiffs on the field against the Falcons, and in one notable instance in the locker room afterward at a reporter. And Monday,..." January 17

  • NFL looking into failure to disclose Richard Sherman injury

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to the Seahawks failing to disclose the in-season knee injury to cornerback Richard Sherman, they weren’t caught with a hand in the cookie jar. They admitted after successfully fleeing the scene that they had taken cookies and eaten them. And now the NFL, which initially had no..." January 17

  • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti: Too many commercials during NFL broadcasts

    Sportress of Blogitude "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti believes there’s a relatively simple solution to solve the ratings woes suffered by the NFL this past season: Reduce the “absurd” amount of commercials and breaks in the action. “It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that nobody wants to see two minutes..." January 17

  • Derek Carr's retweet might have helped police find missing child

    Sporting News "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is still recovering from a broken leg, which means he's probably scrolling through Twitter more often than he typically would. Carr noticed a tweet regarding an Amber Alert issued for a missing Oakland child and gave it a simple retweet, giving the alert a wider..." January 17

  • Cowboys should release Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys already have been attempting to lay the foundation to trade quarterback Tony Romo. Given the unique circumstances of his situation, however, the team should consider releasing him instead. Don’t be surprised if Romo at some point asks to be released. A release would give him..." January 17

  • San Diego moving companies refuse to help Chargers relocate

    NBC San Diego "So the Chargers said they are going to move to Los Angeles. Now they actually have to move to Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever moved before understands what an undertaking this is. You have to pack up the boxes, prepare the furniture, finally address all the junk that’s been accumulating in the..." January 17