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  • The 5 Most Disappointing Teams to Start 2022 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "While the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins garner deserved praise for their surges to 3-0, many NFL teams are dealing with disappointment. The term itself is relatively vague, so let's define it. To determine our selections, the primary factor was judging teams on actual..." October 01

  • Tom Brady's backups are influencing storylines around the NFL

    The Score "Tom Brady declined to kick his feet up the past two Wednesdays. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers devised, then ditched plans to excuse him from practice weekly, figuring the 45-year-old star doesn't need the rest to stay spry deep into the season. Brady isn't the oldest NFL..." October 01

  • Unearthing Every NFL Team's Early Hidden Gem in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The first three weeks of the 2022 NFL season has revealed plenty about each team and their roster. While much of this intel isn’t surprising—many superstars are playing at high levels and plenty of end-of-roster backups are struggling—there have been a few shocking..." October 01

  • All levels of football must strive to avoid “second impact syndrome”

    Pro Football Talk "Apart from the potential long-term effects of suffering two concussions in a short period of time, there’s a much more important short-term concern that arises from the possibility of a player suffering a concussion before he has recovered from a prior one. The phenomenon is..." October 01

  • Drew Brees Sends Stern Warning To Tom Brady About Retiring To The Broadcast Booth Amid Marital Issues

    Total Pro Sports "If Tom Brady wants to save his marriage, then he may need to listen to what Drew Brees has to say. After one unsatisfying season as an NFL broadcaster with NBC, Drew Brees is sending a stern warning for Tom Brady and his mega-contract that looms with Fox. Brees..." October 01

  • Antonio Brown Exposes Himself At Hotel Pool, Could Face Jail Time

    Total Pro Sports "For any normal human, this would be shocking… But Antonio Brown is clearly no normal human. Nonetheless, this is still some very inappropriate actions from the former NFL wide receiver that could land him in jail. " October 01

  • What are 2022 NFL draft picks doing with their first touchdown footballs?

    ESPN "Less than 2% of college football players are drafted into the NFL. And not all of those who are drafted will make a roster. So the odds of just playing in the league are small, let alone scoring a touchdown in one's first few games. Washington Commanders rookie wide..." October 01

  • What makes an RB Hall of Fame worthy?

    The Athletic "When Jim Brown took time out from filming in London for “The Dirty Dozen” to announce his retirement from the NFL, news reports called him the greatest running back in league history. Ten others have supplanted Brown atop the all-time rushing list since that day in 1966,..." October 01

  • 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games details revealed: players required to attend

    CBS Sports "The Pro Bowl is gone, and the Pro Bowl Games are here. Days after the NFL announced that its annual all-star game will be replaced with a multifaceted skills competition this season, the league has unveiled additional details about the event. Namely, multiple seven-on-seven..." September 29

  • Should four struggling NFL teams panic? Why Broncos have issues

    ESPN "Three weeks might as well be an eternity in the NFL. If you're a fan of a struggling team such as the Patriots or Raiders, think about how optimistic you were before Week 1 and contrast that with how you feel right now. Things aren't even quite as bad as they are..." September 29

  • Patrick Mahomes on possibly playing until age 45, like Tom Brady: As long as 'I can play at a high level'

    CBS Sports "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is only 27 years old, but already has a league MVP, a Super Bowl ring and Super Bowl MVP on his resume. Mahomes has accomplished a lot since he was drafted in the first round of the 2017, and it is expected that the rest of..." September 29

  • 2022 NFL Rookies Who Are Earning More Playing Time

    Bleacher Report "Three games into the 2022 NFL season it's clear that some rookies are starting to get comfortable with life in the league. Coaching staffs and teams might be hesitant to put too much on a rookie too early in the season, but as we approach the first quarter of the season, young..." September 29

  • It’s been 20 years since NFL realignment. Could it happen again?

    The Athletic "It’s been 20 years since the NFL realigned teams within its conferences, creating the symmetrical eight four-team divisions split between the AFC and NFC. So, what would it take for a change to happen again? When getting hypothetical about it, maybe expansion, a new..." September 29

  • LeSean McCoy slams Cardinals QB Kyler Murray's play style

    CBS Sports "Kyler Murray is no stranger to controversy, feuding with the Cardinals this offseason before signing their lucrative contract offer -- and then publicly complaining about an unprecedented clause in the same contract. The star quarterback is also divisive on the field,..." September 29

  • Chiefs-Bucs to be played in Tampa as scheduled despite Hurricane Ian

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' home matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night won't be moved amid the fallout from Hurricane Ian, the team announced Thursday. The NFL was considering shifting the game from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa to the Minnesota..." September 29

  • Mike Evans breaks silence on suspension after missing heartbreaking loss to Packers

    Clutch Points "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were extremely shorthanded on Sunday as they lost 14-12 to the Green Bay Packers. Tom Brady had minimal receivers to throw to, with Chris Godwin, Julio Jones, and Mike Evans all missing the contest. For Evans, he was absent because of a one-game..." September 29

  • Tom Brady’s message to Florida residents amid Hurricane Ian

    Clutch Points "Hurricane Ian is battering southwestern Florida. There are massive floods and tens of thousands of people left without power. Earlier in the week, Tampa Bay was expected to be where the storm hit land. That caused concern for Tom Brady and the Buccaneers ability to host their game against the..." September 29

  • Three veteran quarterbacks who could soon lose their starting job

    CBS Sports "The dynamics at quarterback are different than at other positions. A quarterback tends to get too much credit when a team wins and too much of the blame when his team loses.  Generally, the backup quarterback is a fan favorite. It doesn't take much for there to be a clamoring..." September 28

  • 2022 NFL Trade-Block Big Board Entering Week 4

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season isn't getting any more predictable. While we didn't see a slew of late-game collapses as we did in Week 2, Week 3 brought its fair share of surprises. Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars routed the Los Angeles Chargers, while the 0-2 Indianapolis Colts..." September 28

  • ‘No cheating’ in Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen spat: They’ve ‘grown apart’

    Page Six "There was “no cheating” involved in Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s troubled marriage — but the couple has recently “grown apart,” according to sources. One source said, “There is absolutely no accusation of cheating on either..." September 28

  • 1 Player Every NFL Team Should Bench ASAP

    Bleacher Report "Starting jobs in the NFL are won during training camp, but the competition never truly ends. NFL coaches are constantly fighting for their job, which means players are constantly fighting for theirs. In a league where 10 head coaches were replaced last offseason, there's nonstop..." September 28

  • Minneapolis chosen as contingency site if Kansas City Chiefs-Tampa Bay Buccaneers is relocated

    ESPN "The NFL has selected U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis as the contingency site for Sunday night's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, league executive vice president Jeff Miller confirmed Wednesday. As of now, the game remains scheduled for..." September 28

  • Ranking best QB combos in NFL draft history: Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson make list

    ESPN "During his rookie season in 2018, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen got knocked to the ground on the Baltimore Ravens sideline. Allen jumped up screaming and got in the face of then-Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon. "Hey, calm down,..." September 28

  • Ranking the 20 Super Bowl winners since the NFL’s 2002 realignment

    The Athletic "The first two decades following the NFL’s most recent realignment spanned most of the New England Patriots’ dynasty. But even as the Patriots were a constant, rules changes encouraging passing production and player safety contributed to the league producing 20 sometimes..." September 28

  • Kyler Murray, Tua Tagovailoa among NFL players who will wear international flags starting in Week 4

    CBS Sports "When NFL teams take the field in Week 4, more than 200 players, coaches and team executives will sport a different look in celebration of their heritage. Starting this week and running through Week 5, the league is kicking off a new initiative to spotlight the sport's growing diversity,..." September 28

  • LaDainian Tomlinson Gives Perfect Response On Why Black Coaches Are Hired Less

    Total Pro Sports "Earlier this year, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores shook up the NFL when he filed a lawsuit against the NFL and various teams over discriminatory practices. His lawsuit reignited the conversation about why there are so many black players in the league, yet so little head coaches of the..." September 28

  • Buccaneers’ Todd Bowles’ important message as Hurricane Ian bears down on Tampa

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles shared a brutally honest message amid the destruction of Hurricane Ian in Florida, per the Buccaneers Twitter account. “The biggest challenge,” Bowles said, “is just keeping their families safe. You know,..." September 28

  • Can NFL’s best running backs be centerpieces of Super Bowl title teams?

    The Athletic "There’s a throwback bout coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, a duel between two teams fighting where football is going. In a league that’s shifted vertical, the Colts and Titans are the leading outliers, two franchises desperate to prove games — and..." September 27

  • Tom Brady Reflects on 'Butt Fumble,' Says Dolphins' 'Butt Punt' Didn't Top It

    Bleacher Report "According to Tom Brady, Mark Sanchez is still the NFL king of butt blunders. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback gave his take on the league's latest gluteus-related mishap, Thomas Morstead's "butt punt," and said it still didn't top Sanchez's "butt..." September 27

  • NFL not currently discussing alternate sites for Chiefs-Buccaneers (but there are at least two)

    Pro Football Talk "Sunday night’s game between the Chiefs and Buccaneers was originally scheduled for Tampa. It continues to be scheduled for Tampa, despite the impending arrival of Hurricane Ian. “We are not discussing any potential sites,” a league spokesperson told Rob Maaddi of the..." September 27

  • How have NFL teams fared in the 20 years since the move to eight divisions?

    The Athletic "Fans look at the NFL standings constantly, and over the past 20 years, perhaps we take for granted the symmetry and balance of eight four-team groupings, remembering how long the league went with unevenly sized divisions. This season presents a chance to look back on two..." September 27

  • The NFL running back conundrum: How teams view their value

    ESPN "The shelves in Brian Daboll's home office are stocked with old playbooks symbolizing years of work, dusty clutter the Giants coach says his wife, Beth, would just as soon see in the trash. "I've still got stuff from since I started in 1997," Daboll..." September 27

  • NFL Week 4 Odds and Lines

    Sportsbook Review "In this article, we examine the opening lines for Week 4 of the NFL schedule and discuss where the point spreads and game totals may head as the week progresses. We are seeing early movement in the Week 4 lines due to some key injuries suffered in Week 3. The Los Angeles Chargers lost..." September 27

  • Hurricane Ian: Buccaneers moving practice to Miami; NFL monitoring Week 4 game vs. Chiefs in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs will travel to south Florida on Tuesday to begin practicing at the Miami Dolphins’ training facility to avoid interruption from Hurricane Ian. For now, Sunday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs is still scheduled to be played at Raymond James Stadium. The..." September 27

  • NFL Coaches Already On the Hot Seat in the 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "It doesn't take long for seats to start getting warm when you're an NFL head coach. Nearly a third of the NFL franchises hired a new head coach coming into the 2022 season. The year before that there were seven new head coaches. Some franchises are in a position to..." September 26

  • Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen issues have ‘nothing to do’ with NFL

    Page Six "Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s marriage problems have “nothing to do with his decision to return to the NFL,” sources close to the model now say, adding those claims are “sexist.” A source close to the couple told Page Six, “The problems are..." September 26

  • Struggling NFL Teams That Can Already Look Forward to 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "The majority of the NFL's Week 4 games will be played after the calendar flips to October. The air will be crisp. Leaves will be on the ground. Halloween decorations and scary movies will take over for the next four weeks. And football weather will be in full force. For some..." September 26

  • Bucs seeking explanation from NFL on 2-point conversion play clock issue

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have cost themselves a win on Sunday by taking a delay of game penalty at a horrible time, and there have been some questions about whether they were cheated by an error with the play clock. Head coach Todd Bowles says his team has asked the NFL for..." September 26

  • Aaron Rodgers Suggests Buccaneers’ Jumbotron Helped Packers Seal Win Against Team

    Total Pro Sports "Aaron Rodgers had quite the statement after the Green Bay Packers‘ 14-12 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Rodgers told reporters that he saw something that shouldn’t have been shown on the jumbotron in Tampa and he passed that information along to his..." September 26

  • Camille Kostek Dancing for Rob Gronkowski's Return

    Egotastic Sports "There has been speculation that the Brady's tight end Rob Gronkowski will unretire since he retired after last season, in part because Tom Brady's un-retirement. Gronk has denied a return to the field, but this weekend he added some fuel to the speculation fire by showing up..." September 26

  • LeSean McCoy calls out Eric Bieniemy again

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy had a heated exchange on the field just before halftime during Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, and one former Chiefs player was not at all surprised to see it. The Chiefs decided to play..." September 26

  • Rihanna to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

    ESPN "Rihanna will perform in the Super Bowl LVII halftime show at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12. In a social media post Sunday afternoon, the NFL shared a photo of Rihanna's hand holding an official league football with the caption "Let's GO," ending..." September 26

  • NFL replacing Pro Bowl with skills competitions, flag football game

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl as we know it is reportedly coming to an end. At the end of this season, the league will instead play a flag football game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, February 5, according to Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press. " September 26

  • Some NFL owners reportedly plotting to oust Commanders boss Daniel Snyder

    Sportsnaut "It seems owners around the NFL are getting sick and tired of the drama around Washington Commanders boss Daniel Snyder, and could soon move to either ask him to step down as owner voluntarily or force him out. The Commanders’ offseason was completely dominated by investigations..." September 24

  • If Packers' Aaron Rodgers plays to 45, would he top Tom Brady's records?

    ESPN "On the day Tom Brady turned 45 years old this summer, Aaron Rodgers did not hesitate even for a second to say whether he planned to play in the NFL at that age. “No, no,” Rodgers said. “But happy birthday, Tom.” And with that, his..." September 24

  • Marshon Lattimore, Leonard Fournette docked $13K for skirmish; Tom Brady avoids fine

    The Score "The NFL fined New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore and Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette $13,367 each for unnecessary roughness in the Week 2 skirmish between the clubs, NFL Network's Tom..." September 24

  • Buccaneers HC Todd Bowles vocal on Leonard Fournette’s heavy workload

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette has played a major role in the team’s offense to begin the season. However, the heavy workload is not a cause of concern for head coach Todd Bowles. Under Bowles’ auspices, the Buccaneers have ran 61 running plays this..." September 24

  • Fantasy Football 2022: Panic Meter on Early Season Busts

    Bleacher Report "Week 3 can feel like a tipping point in fantasy football. For those sitting at 0-2 two weeks in, it's hard not to panic. Success in fantasy requires knowing when to start a player, when to hold them on the bench and when to unload them all together. Those decisions..." September 24

  • NFL Head Coaches Who Look In Over Their Heads Early In 2022

    Bleacher Report "While a handful of NFL teams have excelled early in 2022, optimism has faded quickly for several franchises around the league. It's not necessarily a surprise that the coaches of struggling teams are landing criticism. There will inevitably be a perception that "in..." September 23

  • The NFL's 5 Biggest Disappointments Early in 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "We aren't even a month into the 2022 NFL season, but already there are several players and coaches who are standing out from the crowd. While some of these talents are drawing attention for good reasons, several stick out in a negative way as a result of poor play or..." September 23