• Browns wideout Josh Gordon entering rehab facility

    NFL.com "Josh Gordon's return to the Cleveland Browns has hit another roadblock. The wide receiver announced Thursday that he is entering an in-patient rehabilitation facility in an effort to "gain full control of my life." Gordon was previously eligible to play in the Browns' Week 5 contest against the..." September 29

  • Dolphins demote Byron Maxwell; Tony Lippett starts against Bengals

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase does not make idle threats. Three days after promising lineup changes if he didn’t see real change, Gase delivered. He benched cornerback Byron Maxwell for Thursday night’s game against the Bengals, starting converted wide receiver Tony Lippett in his place. Maxwell might have..." September 29

  • Randy Gregory Suspended Until Week 16

    Pro Football Rumors "Randy Gregory has officially been hit with a ten-game suspension. The league announced that Gregory will not be eligible to return until Week 16 after having a ten-game ban tacked on to his existing punishment. Of course, it’s not a given that Gregory will be in shape to return for the end of..." September 29

  • Cowboys reportedly worried about ‘irresponsible’ behavior from Dez Bryant

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant has had a number of off-field issues over the years since he was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys, and the team is reportedly concerned that they could all ultimately add up to a shortened career. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Bryant missing meetings has been a “continuing..." September 29

  • Seahawks expecting Russell Wilson to play this week

    Sportsnaut "Russell Wilson is expected to play this weekend for the Seattle Seahawks against the New York Jets despite suffering a knee injury in the game against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday. After practicing on Wednesday and being expected to practice fully on Thursday afternoon, it would be..." September 29

  • Is there a chance Giants play Odell Beckham Jr. at safety?

    Sporting News "The Giants are hurting in the secondary and may need to rely on some of their offensive players for help, including (possibly) Odell Beckham Jr. Would the Giants actually use Beckham on defense against the Vikings? Probably not. The only realistic situation would be on Hail Mary coverage. Teams..." September 29

  • J. J. Watt Unlikely To Return In 2016

    Pro Football Rumors "Thanks to the new injured reserve rules, teams can bring one player back from IR without designating him for return ahead of time. Technically, the Texans will have this option with star J.J. Watt, but it doesn’t sound like he’ll be healthy enough for the team to take advantage. Any hope that Watt..." September 29

  • Jets' Darrelle Revis refuses to discuss feud with Richard Sherman

    ESPN "Residual feelings from the Darrelle Revis-Richard Sherman feud, dormant for nearly three years, resurfaced Thursday in the New York Jets' locker room. Moments after declaring Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks "a must-win for us," the Jets' star cornerback's mood turned snippy when..." September 29

  • Man Claims He’s Michael Strahan’s Secret Son; Strahan Says He’s Being Extorted

    Black Sports Online "David Brown has no real evidence that Strahan is his daddy besides he saw him on TV and he sort of looks like him. But, he is telling his story now. Michael Strahan is at the center of a shocking love child scandal. RadarOnline.com can reveal a 21-year-old man — given up for adoption at..." September 29

  • Dez Bryant Calls Skip Bayless Out for Using Him as a Debate Topic on 'Undisputed'

    Complex "Dez Bryant injured his right knee during a game against the Bears on Sunday night and was supposed to have an MRI done on it on Monday. But Bryant failed to show up for his scheduled MRI, which led to a lot of speculation surrounding the severity of his injury. He did eventually have the MRI done..." September 29

  • Texans QB Brock Osweiler finds criticism 'hilarious'

    Houston Chronicle "Quarterback Brock Osweiler was asked this week about criticism of his reading defenses and that he locks on to receivers too much. Osweiler has three touchdown passes and four interceptions entering Sunday's game against Tennessee at NRG Stadium. "I think that's hilarious, to be honest with..." September 29

  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett reveals why Dez Bryant missed his MRI

    Fox Sports "One season after losing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant for much of the season, the Dallas Cowboys are seemingly on track for a similar trend in 2016. With Romo already on the sidelines, Bryant is now dealing with an injury of his own. Jason Garrett announced on Wednesday that the star receiver has a..." September 29

  • Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A few months back, it was announced that Randy Moss was leaving FOX and joining ESPN as an NFL analyst. As soon as he made the switch, he looked at the calendar and saw the Giants vs. Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium — a Monday Night Football game for which Moss will serve on ESPN’s Countdown program..." September 29

  • Johnny Manziel Gives Props to Tebow

    TMZ "Johnny Manziel was clearly impressed with Tim Tebow's instructional league home run -- and he told us all about it ... outside of a Hollywood nightclub. The ex-NFL quarterback hit up Warwick on Sunset Blvd just after midnight and partied for roughly two hours. Even though he seemed sober,..." September 29

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Dez Bryant could miss three weeks with hairline fracture

    Sportsnaut "When Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrrett indicated that star receiver Dez Bryant was day-to-day with a hairline fracture in his knee, some of us were taken aback. Depending on the severity of the fracture, it’s an injury that can take an extended period of time to recover from. At the very..." September 29

  • Richard Sherman says players 'don't have a reason to trust the NFL'

    Fox Sports "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is one of the more vocal players in the NFL, always sharing his thoughts on societal issues, as well as those surrounding the league itself. On Thursday, he shared a video via the Players’ Tribune on the relationship between players and the NFL – one..." September 29

  • Chip Kelly: Kaepernick's play, not health, reason he's not starting

    CSN Bay Area "Colin Kaepernick’s game is not at the same level as when he was at his peak, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said on Wednesday. Kelly has repeatedly cited Kaepernick’s loss of weight and strength when discussing his backup quarterback. Kaepernick’s best full season as the 49ers’ starting quarterback..." September 29

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was no-show, led to MRI delay

    ESPN "The MRI on Dez Bryant's injured right knee was delayed because the Dallas Cowboys receiver was absent from Monday's sick call and Tuesday meetings, sources confirmed. Bryant was hurt in Sunday's win against the Chicago Bears and injured players are required to report for treatment on Monday,..." September 29

  • Seahawks sign C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll says

    ESPN "The Seahawks have signed free-agent running back C.J. Spiller, coach Pete Carroll said in a conference call Wednesday. The deal will be for one year and has been made official by the team. To make room on the roster, the Seahawks waived running back Terrence Magee. Spiller, 29, appeared in..." September 29

  • Drew Brees admits Sunday's return to San Diego means 'a little bit more'

    Fox Sports "Drew Brees has been named a first-team All-Pro once and made nine Pro Bowls in his career. He’s thrown for more than 5,000 yards four times in his career and has 436 touchdowns in 16 seasons. Most of those accomplishments have come since the start of the 2006 season, his first with the New..." September 29

  • Le'Veon Bell returns to backfield but will see lots of time as receiver

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Le'Veon Bell already was preparing to return to the Steelers backfield once his three-game suspension ended. Now that his punishment has expired, Bell is being welcomed back to other spots within the Steelers offense. Bell is prepared to be used heavily in the passing game when the Steelers..." September 29

  • Cowboys feel they have the depth to survive Bryant’s knee injury

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has a hairline fracture of the tibia in his right knee and could miss up to three weeks, per a source. The Cowboys are listing Bryant as day-to-day and have not ruled him out for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Bryant did not practice on..." September 29

  • Giants RB Rashad Jennings unlikely to play Monday against Vikings

    ESPN "New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is unlikely to play on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings, according to multiple sources. Jennings is dealing with a left thumb injury. Even though he was a limited participant in practice throughout the week, he was a surprise inactive..." September 29

  • Bucs see need to help Winston with a better running game

    Tampa Bay Times "Is there such a thing as too much Jameis Winston? After 142 pass attempts in three games — on pace for an NFL record — the Bucs would like to establish more of a run game, if not a lead on the scoreboard, so Winston doesn't have to throw as much. "In the last two games, we've thrown too much,"..." September 29

  • Jets’ Darrelle Revis tweaks ankle but Todd Bowles sees no reason for concern

    New York Daily News "Darelle Revis didn’t make it through practice, but the Jets aren’t sounding the alarm. The 31-year-old Jets cornerback injured his ankle during Wednesday’s session in Florham Park. Nonetheless, coach Todd Bowles said there’s “not much” concern over Revis’ health. It’s unclear exactly when..." September 29

  • Rex Ryan perfectly happy not to be facing Tom Brady

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Over the past few days, Bills coach Rex Ryan has repeatedly said that he doesn’t care who plays quarterback for the Patriots on Sunday afternoon. Jimmy Garoppolo? Jacoby Brissett? Julian Edelman? Hey, if the Patriots want to line up their quarterback from their AFL days in the 1960s, Babe..." September 29

  • Tevin Coleman making time-share work

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After opening last season as the Falcons’ starting running back, Tevin Coleman’s rookie season quickly went off the rails. This fall, he’s back on. Coleman, a third-round pick from Indiana who set out to prove his worthiness, has helped the Falcons to a surprising 2-1 start heading into a big..." September 29

  • Browns cornerback Joe Haden limited in practice, unsure if he will play Sunday in Washington DC

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Don't misunderstand Joe Haden. He was happy for rookie cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun when he got that interception return for a touchdown on Sunday in Miami. But... "He took my spot," Haden said with a laugh before practice on Wednesday. Haden missed Sunday's game due to a groin injury..." September 29

  • Texans place J.J. Watt on injured reserve

    NFL.com "There's a chance Watt could miss the rest of the season, per Rapoport. The Texans announced Wednesday they placed him on injured reserve. The hope is that he can return for a late-season playoff run. The 27-year-old star missed the entire preseason after undergoing surgery to repair a herniated..." September 29

  • Inclusion of women in NFL workforce continues to rise

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League continues to make strides in including women in its workforce. We saw this with the hiring of the first full-time female official last season. We also saw this when the NFL named Sam Rapoport director of football development earlier this month. A new study..." September 28

  • NFL, Tom Coughlin’s agent deny meeting with Pegulas occurred

    Pro Football Talk "If Tom Coughlin eventually will be getting back into coaching in 2017 (or sooner), there’s no current effort in Buffalo to make that happen. Both Coughlin’s current employer (the NFL) and Coughlin’s agent (Sandy Montag) have denied a report that emerged over the weekend indicating that Coughlin..." September 28

  • Dak Prescott’s Playboy model girlfriend was linked to Johnny Manziel

    New York Daily News " Dak and Dallas have been a match made in heaven — on and off the field. Prescott, the rookie Cowboys quarterback, is reportedly involved with Dallas Nicole Parks, a Playboy social contestant who was linked to another Texas quarterback — Johnny Manziel." September 28

  • Dee Milliner released from Jets' IR, now free to sign with any team

    Newark Star-Ledger "Dee Milliner's time with the Jets has officially come to a close. On Wednesday, the team released Milliner from its injured reserve. He is now free to sign with any team of his choosing and can play the remainder of the 2016 season. " September 28

  • Chip Kelly reaffirms confidence in Blaine Gabbert, leaves door open for Colin Kaepernick

    Larry Brown Sports "San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly continues to send interesting messages with regards to his quarterback situation. With Blaine Gabbert struggling and Colin Kaepernick waiting in the wings for a chance to replace him, Kelly has had to deal with a lot of questions about the situation. On..." September 28

  • Fitzpatrick: 'Clock is ticking' for myself, Marshall, Revis, other vets

    Newsday "Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets drops back to throw a pass against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the first quarter of the game on Sept. 25, 2016 in Kansas City, Mo. (Credit: Getty Images / Jamie Squire) FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — His eyes still glassy and red..." September 28

  • Jerry Jones on Buying Beyonce a Coat & Jay Z Being Neat Person

    Black Sports Online "You know Jerry Jones tried to holla because he is Jerry Jones and that is what he does. Pretty sure there was a hotel key in this coat he got for Beyonce. Here is Jerry talking about Hov and Bey on 105.3 The Fan’s Shan and RJ show in Dallas." September 28

  • Gruden 'very concerned' about Doctson's Achilles issue

    NFL Trade Rumors "Redskins HC Jay Gruden told reporters on Wednesday that he’s “very concerned” about first-round WR Josh Doctson’s Achilles injury, per John Keim. “We’re not trying to rush him. We’re just trying to see how he’s doing every day.” Gruden said of Doctson, per Master Tesfatsion. According to..." September 28

  • Seahawks should sit Russell Wilson vs. Jets

    Seattle Times "Warning: Blasphemy ahead. What I’m about to propose goes against every football instinct, and every fan’s most fervent wish. But I’m thinking Russell Wilson should sit Sunday. Wilson has proven his toughness beyond anyone’s questioning. And he has shown his improvisational genius, both..." September 28

  • Jason Garrett: Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in one of his knee bones

    CBS Sports "We finally have firm confirmation on the extent of the injury to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. Coach Jason Garrett announced on Wednesday that Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in one of the bones in his knee. " September 28

  • Jessie James Decker: Eric and I Schedule Sex Nights

    US Magazine "Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker are parents of two toddlers. But their sex life hasn’t fallen by the wayside. “We plan these nights,” the country singer told Us Weekly on Tuesday, September 27, at a Gerber Baby event in NYC. “I’ll send him a message and be like, ‘Babe, it’s on tonight!’”" September 28

  • Rob Gronkowski Feeling ‘No Setbacks’ Following Patriots Season Debut

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski continues to make progress in his recovery from a nagging hamstring injury suffered during training camp. The New England Patriots tight end made his season debut last Thursday, suiting up against the Houston Texans after missing the Patriots’ first two regular-season games...." September 28

  • Texans' O'Brien: 'You can never replace the best player in the NFL'

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans took a big hit losing star defensive end J.J. Watt for the foreseeable future with a back injury on Wednesday. The team placed the three-time defensive player of the year award winner on the IR just a few days before the Texans play their first division game of the year..." September 28

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix on cops: ‘They have a family, they have to go home too’

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, a former first-round pick of the team, has gone back to school to get a criminal justice degree. The former Alabama standout left the Crimson Tide after his junior season to enter the NFL draft. But recent events have forced him into the decision to..." September 28

  • Cops Being Encouraged to Support Ben Roethlisberger Who Settled Rape Cases So No Charges Filed

    Black Sports Online "Ben Roethlisberger has settled several rape accusations to make sure those cases never went to court. After the settlements the accusers would stop cooperating with the police and that was the end of that. Here is one accuser’s account of what Ben did to her. In a statement to police on..." September 28

  • Colin Kaepernick in danger of losing support after comments on presidential candidates

    USA Today "After galvanizing support from athletes and civil rights leaders across the country, Colin Kaepernick is in danger of losing it. His comments Tuesday about the first presidential debate between HIllary Clinton and Donald Trump were as needlessly divisive as the “pig cop’’ socks he wore last..." September 28

  • Rex Ryan poses as a reporter to ask Julian Edelman if he'll play QB

    CBS Sports "Every week, NFL reporters have a conference call with coaches and several players from the team that the team they cover is playing during that upcoming week. During the Buffalo media's conference call with Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, Walt Patulski of the Buffalo News got on the phone..." September 28

  • Mike Tolbert Pays Car Shop $3,900 In Coins

    TMZ "TMZ Sports spoke with Tolbert who says he tried to pay with a check, but the shop said they would only take cash. So, he went to the bank and got the money ... in change. As for the dispute, Tolbert says he NEVER threatened anybody -- but says he firmly believes he was intentionally..." September 28

  • Saints' Coby Fleener, Drew Brees finally start to find their rhythm

    ESPN "Maybe Drew Brees and Coby Fleener just needed to speed things up. The New Orleans Saints quarterback finally got into a good rhythm with his new tight end in Week 3 -- and it happened while they were frantically playing catch-up in a 45-32 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. Fleener..." September 28

  • Ex-Jets head coach Eric Mangini says he regrets starting 'Spygate'

    Fox Sports "It wasn't worth it. Ten years after Eric Mangini took the New York Jets head coaching job and nine years since "Spygate" shifted the public's perception of the New England Patriots, the coach known at one time as "Mangenius" wishes the -gate had never occurred, or at least not in the manner it..." September 28