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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

  • Kansas City Star Opinion: Patrick Mahomes is Not a Team Player

    The Big Lead "Is Patrick Mahomes a team player? That's what this article in the Kansas City Star apparently asks according to this tweet from the paper on Friday morning. It's certainly a juicy opinion. Someone in the hometown paper suggesting the Super Bowl and regular season MVP who..." 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

  • 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

  • Why the Chiefs' much-improved pass rush is key this season

    ESPN "As a starting safety, Juan Thornhill usually isn't involved when the Kansas City Chiefs try to pressure the opposing quarterback with more than the usual four pass-rushers. He said he likes to see it called, anyway. "The ball's coming out..." 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

  • Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy sets record straight on Patrick Mahomes incident

    Clutch Points "So much has been made about Patrick Mahomes’ sideline spat with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy during their Week 3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. As a matter of fact, you could say that the incident has been blown totally out of proportion. This seems to..." 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chiefs To Add K Matthew Wright

    Arrowhead Pride "Another week, another kicker. Following the release of Matt Amendola, the Kansas City Chiefs have added a new kicker to their practice squad. It’s former Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Matthew Wright, according to ESPN’s Field..." 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

  • 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

  • Patrick Mahomes says “little disagreement” with Eric Bieniemy is not a big deal

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes stopped offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy before leaving the field for halftime Sunday. Mahomes had an animated conversation with Bieniemy before head coach Andy Reid stepped in between them as they walked to the locker room. It was..." 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

  • Andy Reid: Skyy Moore’s time in the offense will come

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs selected Skyy Moore in the second round of this year’s draft and it seemed like he could be a significant early contributor to the team’s offense. But instead, Moore has mostly been a punt returner — and even that is a job where he could use some..." September 27

  • Jets To Add T Mike Remmers

    CBS Sports "Remmers played four games for the Chiefs before being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury in Week 10 last year. As a result, the 33-year-old has been working his way back this offseason, but he received a full medical clearance before joining up with New York, Doug Kyed of Pro Football..." 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

  • Chiefs Release K Matt Ammendola From Practice Squad

    USA Today "After a disappointing performance in the team’s Week 3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, the Kansas City Chiefs have terminated the practice squad contract of kicker Matt Ammendola per the NFL’s daily personnel notice. The team signed Ammendola to the practice..." 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chiefs’ Andy Reid Addresses Sideline Spat Between Patrick Mahomes, Eric Bieniemy

    Heavy "As the Kansas City Chiefs and Indianapolis Colts were headed towards their respective locker rooms at halftime of their Week 3 matchup, quarterback Patrick Mahomes and offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy caught the attention of the CBS broadcast. The two looked to..." September 26

  • Tony Romo expertly narrated Patrick Mahomes' argument with Eric Bieniemy in real time

    For The Win "Ever since joining the CBS Sports booth for NFL games in 2017, Tony Romo has offered a unique perspective as a former quarterback who has first-hand familiarity with many of the teams he’s watching. Fans loved it as he would call out plays before they happened. But he can also call..." September 26

  • Patrick Mahomes, Eric Bieniemy exchange words at end of first half

    Fox News "Matt Ryan engineered a 16-play drive that ended with a touchdown pass to Jelani Woods and helped the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Week 3, 20-17. Both of Ryan’s touchdown passes in the game went to Woods. He finished 27-for-37 with..." 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

  • 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

  • Travis Kelce’s Ex-GF Blasts Trolls Making Jokes About Nia Long Being Cheated On By Celtics Coach

    Total Pro Sports "Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for violating team rules over allegedly having a consensual, intimate relationship with a female staff member. It has been the biggest news of the NBA offseason aside from Kevin Durant when he first demanded a..." 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

  • Taylor Swift's Status for 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show Focus of Conflicting Reports

    Bleacher Report "Taylor Swift may or may not headline one of the biggest events of next year. Variety's Jem Aswad, who cited "three sources close to the situation," reported Friday that Swift would star in the Super Bowl halftime show. However, a conflicting report..." September 23

  • Taylor Swift to headline Super Bowl halftime show

    New York Daily News "Taylor Swift may soon fulfill her fans’ wildest dreams, headlining next year’s Super Bowl halftime show, according to one report. The Grammy winner, 32, will play the coveted spot, a trio of sources told Variety Friday. Swift fans have wanted the..." September 23

  • Ranking NFL's worst 2-0 teams since 1981 and where the 2022 Giants land

    ESPN "The New York Giants were not expected to be competitive in 2022, but a surprising 2-0 start has made them one of the league's undefeated teams. They're playing better on both sides of the ball, backed by a new coaching staff led by Brian Daboll and his aggressive..." September 23