• Doug Marrone: I’m going to keep coaching as hard as I can

    Pro Football Talk "The 2018 season went down the drain for the Jaguars some time ago, but it reached a new low on Sunday with a home loss to a Washington team quarterbacked by Josh Johnson. It was Johnson’s first start since 2011 and he was playing behind an offensive line studded with backups,..." December 16

  • Jalen Ramsey on Doug Marrone's Future: 'I Ain't Worried About Nobody but Myself'

    Bleacher Report "The Jacksonville Jaguars might have a new coach next season, but Jalen Ramsey does not appear to care. Ramsey told reporters he is unconcerned with coach Doug Marrone's job status following Sunday's 16-13 loss to Washington.  "I ain’t worried about..." December 16

  • Bucs OT Demar Dotson on saving Dirk Koetter's job: 'It's every man for himself'

    USA Today "After securing their seventh losing season in the last nine years, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be looking for a new head coach this offseason. But after Sunday’s 20-12 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Bucs offensive tackle Demar Dotson wasn’t concerned with saving his..." December 16

  • Aaron Rodgers expects to play final two games

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers ended Week 15 in 2017 being asked whether he would play the final two games. The Packers quarterback returned from a fractured collarbone in hopes of rescuing the team’s playoff hopes. When he didn’t, it seemed prudent to sit him. After Sunday’s Week 15..." December 16

  • Ezekiel Elliott embarrassed by Cowboys' loss to Colts

    NFL.com "All was rolling along the right way for Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys until Sunday's trip to Indianapolis. It was there in which Dallas found disaster in the form of a 23-0 humbling loss at the hands of the surging Colts. The loss basically erased any hopes of the..." December 16

  • Alex Smith returns home, football future uncertain

    CBS Sports "After a long and trying month fighting infection that cropped up when he broke his leg, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has returned home from the hospital, according to a post on social media from his wife.  Smith, traded from the Chiefs to the Redskins this offseason, signed a..." December 16

  • Angry Dak Prescott calls loss to Colts ‘wake-up call’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys’ five-game win streak was snapped in ugly fashion on Sunday with a 23-0 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and it’s fair to say there’s some anger over how bad it got. Quarterback Dak Prescott was extremely critical of how his team performed, calling..." December 16

  • Chicago Bears defeat Packers to clinch NFC North title

    NFL.com "The Chicago Bears are making their long-awaited return to the postseason. The Bears clinched the NFC North title with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers, securing them a playoff spot for the first time since 2010. Chicago (10-4) also claims its first division crown..." December 16

  • Xavier Su’a-Filo headed to hospital for eye injury

    Sports Day "On the Cowboys second offensive possession of the game, lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo took a hit to the eye and he is now being taken to a hospital, SportsDay contributor Kristi Scales reports. He was taken out immediately after the injury and was officially ruled out for the game..." December 16

  • Rodgers' record streak of consecutive passes without INT snapped vs. Bears

    The Score "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had his record streak of 402 consecutive pass attempts without an interception snapped on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Bears safety Eddie Jackson picked off Rodgers in Chicago's end zone late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's..." December 16

  • Packers’ Aaron Jones avoids serious injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones suffered an MCL injury Sunday against the Chicago Bears, but it does not appear serious. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that Jones, who left Sunday’s game and did not return, suffered an MCL sprain that is not considered..." December 16

  • Former Packer LeRoy Butler Questions How Good Aaron Rodgers Is

    The Big Lead "After losing to the Bears, former Packer LeRoy Butler sent out a tweet questioning just how good Aaron Rodgers is if he can’t outplay Mitch Trubisky. No, Rodgers did not play great today, and has not this season, but this is an absolutely awful tweet. " December 16

  • Charles Leno Jr. proposes to girlfriend after Bears beat Packers

    USA Today "Charles Leno Jr. has plenty of reasons to celebrate tonight. His Chicago Bears defeated the Green Bay Packers 24-17 to clinch the NFC North crown and their first playoff appearance since 2010, but he made the day extra special after the final whistle blew. The left tackle..." December 16

  • Gregg Williams Has A Chance To Remain Browns’ HC

    Pro Football Rumors "Since taking over as the Browns’ interim head coach after the team fired the much-maligned Hue Jackson, Gregg Williams has put together a 4-2 record and even has Browns fans dreaming about a playoff push. That chatter increased after the team’s exciting win in Denver last night, and..." December 16

  • Joe Flacco's Free Agency Is A Mistake Waiting to Happen

    The Big Lead "Joe Flacco isn’t going to give his suitors what they need. When Flacco joins another team this offseason — whether through free agency or in a trade (to the team of his choice) — he’ll be making a comeback effort, likely on a team which needs an elite..." December 16

  • Dirk Koetter ‘unlikely to be back’ with Bucs in 2019

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly unlikely to retain head coach Dirk Koetter beyond this season and are already investigating potential replacements, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. He reports the Bucs “have begun gathering information on potential head coaches and are..." December 16

  • Ex-Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie recommended for future openings by advisory panel

    ESPN "In the same week in which he was fired by the Oakland Raiders, Reggie McKenzie immediately was added as a recommended general manager to hire by the NFL's career-development advisory panel, according to a league source. McKenzie wasn't good enough for the Raiders, but the..." December 16

  • Who will be the Jaguars’ starting quarterback in 2019?

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Barring an unexpected change of course, Blake Bortles is likely to spend his final Jaguars home game watching them play the Washington Redskins from the sideline. Less than 10 months after Bortles and the Jaguars agreed to a three-year, $54 million contract extension, he was benched..." December 16

  • Joe Flacco's days with Ravens coming to close

    ESPN "Now that quarterback Joe Flacco officially has been demoted in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson this season, it's possible the Baltimore Ravens could move on from the former Super Bowl MVP entirely. Flacco is due $18.5 million in salary next season, $20.25 million in 2020 and another..." December 16

  • Carson Wentz ‘highly unlikely’ to play again this year

    Sportsnaut "Dealing with a fracture in his back, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has likely played his last snap during the 2018 season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Wentz needs three months to fully heal up, and that the Eagles won’t risk further injury, noting it’s..." December 16

  • NFL Teams Could Look to Buyout Kliff Kingsbury to Make Head Coach

    The Big Lead "On FOX NFL Sunday, Jay Glazer said there is such a want for offensive coaches in the NFL that teams are even looking at the possibility of a buyout for Kliff Kingsbury who just signed with USC as their offensive coordinator: The Packers and Jets all come to mind as fits..." December 16

  • Nick Chubb: The guys are all buying in

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns have gone from 2-6-1 when they fired head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley after a loss to the Steelers to 6-7-1 with two games left in a season that marks a major turnaround for the franchise. They’d won four games in total over the 2015, 2016..." December 16

  • Manning playing his way onto Giants' 2019 roster

    SI "The Giants passed on choosing a successor to quarterback Eli Manning with the No. 2 pick in the 2018 NFL draft, and the trend may continue into 2019. Manning is "playing his way" onto New York's 2019 roster, with no obvious replacement in sight, according to the NFL Network's..." December 16

  • Buzz keeps building for multiple teams making a run at John Harbaugh

    Pro Football Talk "John Harbaugh will be an NFL coach in 2019. The only question at this point is where it will be. If the Ravens, now 6-7, make it to the playoffs, Harbaugh could indeed end up getting a twelfth season in Baltimore. If the Ravens don’t make it, plenty of other teams could be..." December 16

  • Did Mark Davis accidentally admit the Raiders are tanking?

    CBS Sports "With just three weeks left in the NFL season, the Oakland Raiders have the worst record in football. Even after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in one of the season's most surprising upsets, the Raiders are still just 3-10, tied with the Cardinals and 49ers for the worst mark in the..." December 16

  • Packers' next coach? With strong finish, many factors could favor Joe Philbin

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "If the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday and win out in their final two games against the New York Jets and Detroit Lions, interim coach Joe Philbin’s chances of being Mike McCarthy’s successor can’t be overlooked. A lot of it will depend on how..." December 16

  • With job on line, Broncos coach Vance Joseph makes gutless choice in loss to Browns

    Denver Post "Fire everybody. But start with coach Vance Joseph. Is that too harsh? With his job on the line, Joseph turned gutless. And his lack of nerve cost the Broncos in a 17-16 loss to Cleveland Saturday night. Two games remain on the schedule, but it’s all over for..." December 16

  • J.J. Watt: Sam Darnold’s got a great future ahead of him

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets lost again on Saturday and the season will end in two weeks regardless of how they fare in their remaining games. Another losing season is no one’s idea of fun and there’s likely to be some changes around the organization as a result, but it looks like there will..." December 16

  • Winning culture has helped Rams avoid losing streaks under Sean McVay

    Los Angeles Times "After failing to accomplish the task in Week 14 at Chicago, the Rams once again have the opportunity to clinch a bye through the wild-card round of the playoffs. And history, at least what qualifies as such during Sean McVay’s near two seasons as the Rams coach, suggests the..." December 16

  • Jets' Henry Anderson fined $10K for hit on Bills' Stephen Hauschka

    Buffalo News "The NFL has issued a fine of $10,026 to the Jets' Henry Anderson for his blind side hit on Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka, according to multiple reports from NFL Media. The fine was for unnecessary roughness. After Hauschka's 49-yard field-goal attempt just before halftime was..." December 16

  • Don’t look now, but the Glazers are on the clock

    Tampa Bay Times "First things first. Who's calling Saban? It might be that time of year. The Glazers are on the clock. Scared yet? I'm sure there are a lot of people out there who don't want to Bucs to replace head coach Dirk Koetter and GM Jason..." December 16

  • Stephen Ross undecided about possible changes

    Pro Football Talk "A week after a miraculous finish that kept Miami’s playoff hopes alive, it’s unclear whether the team will avoid major changes, if a postseason berth isn’t acquired. Per a league source with knowledge of the situation, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is undecided..." December 16

  • Dear Larry Fitzgerald, don't retire: Arizona sports fans need you

    Arizona Central "Yo, it’s been pretty intense around here lately, what with the fight over public funding for Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Diamondbacks trading the greatest homegrown player in franchise history and new speculation that the Coyotes could move in a few years. We can’t..." December 16

  • Cardinals mulling sweeping changes: GM Steve Keim could join Raiders, head-coach search likely

    CBS Sports "Arizona Cardinals ownership is mulling sweeping changes for 2019, league sources said, with general manager Steve Keim a strong candidate to join the Raiders front office, should his time in Arizona come to an end. Rookie head coach Steve Wilks has struggled significantly this season,..." December 16

  • Sterling Shepard and WR corps stepping up in Odell Beckham's absence will be key for Giants

    New York Daily News "The Giants (5-8) must win out to keep their minuscule playoff hopes alive, which means beating three potential playoff teams, starting with the AFC South’s Tennessee Titans (7-6) on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Big Blue has won four of five, including a home victory two weeks ago..." December 16

  • Lamar Miller’s ankle injury isn’t considered “major”

    Houston Chronicle "Texans veteran running back Lamar Miller injured his right ankle in the first quarter and was unable to stay in the game. Miller limped off the field with trainers. He got checked out on the sideline and went back into the game, but was unable to stay in the game. Texans..." December 16

  • Nick Foles expected to be a free agent after the season

    NFL.com "When the Eagles re-worked Nick Foles' contract before the season, it drew great fanfare. That happens when the Super Bowl MVP gets a dramatic adjustment to his deal. But after Foles headed to the bench in Week 3, talk of his contract ended. So did the storyline of him changing teams, as..." December 16

  • Chargers' Gordon expected back in Week 16

    The Score "Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon should be ready to return for next Saturday's crucial battle with the Baltimore Ravens, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The Chargers' leading rusher has missed the last three games with an MCL injury. Los..." December 16

  • Giants will not commit to Eli Manning for 2019 before offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants may not end up with any better option than Eli Manning to begin the 2019 season as their starting quarterback, but it does not sound like they will be in any kind of rush to make that decision. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Sunday that Manning is..." December 16

  • McCarthy high on Jets' coaching wishlist

    The Sports Daily "The Jets will soon be in need of a head coach, as the writing on the wall suggests that the team will Todd Bowles at season’s end, possibly on Black Monday. Lucky for them, this particular season figures to have a number of viable candidates becoming available. It’s..." December 16

  • Redskins QB Alex Smith out of hospital after surgeries, infection

    ESPN "After spending days in the hospital and enduring multiple surgeries on his broken leg, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith finally has been released -- with an encouraging prognosis, no less -- per league sources. There is some optimism, but hardly certainty, that Smith will be..." December 16

  • Terrelle Pryor’s Baby Mama and Girlfriend Engaged in Some Wild IG Beef

    Black Sports Online "Terrelle Pryor has had a tough season on the field, but off the field might even be worst. His baby mama and girlfriend have been beefing on IG and it is hard to keep up with, to be honest. Sports Gossip has the details. According to our source, while Pryor was dating Chaina..." December 16

  • Kevin Stefanski could interview for head-coach openings if Vikings thrive under the offensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "The Vikings' bold move to fire John DeFilippo last week and promote Kevin Stefanski to the position caught the attention of several NFL teams who already were considering the rising coach for possible head-coaching openings, league sources said. There is a dearth of coaching..." December 16

  • Former Texans QB takes shot at fans and Houston media

    Sportsnaut "Following a thrilling win thanks to a game-winning touchdown catch by DeAndre Hopkins on Saturday, former Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates took to Twitter to let loose on Houston’s fan base and the media covering the team. Yates, who played in Houston from 2011-’13,..." December 16

  • Giants can’t afford to get caught up on postseason dream

    New York Post "It all starts with the five-word caveat that, when spoken swiftly or written casually, sounds so simple. If the Giants win out … There is so much that has to fall precisely the right way for the Giants and their far-fetched hopes — more like dream — of..." December 16

  • QB Mitchell has workout with Jaguars

    TSN "For the second consecutive day, the Jacksonville Jaguars worked out a CFL QB, this time reigning CFL Most Outstanding Player Bo Levi Mitchell visited the AFC South team, according to TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor. This is believed to the third of six workouts Mitchell has scheduled..." December 16

  • LeSean McCoy, Chris Ivory could be out vs. Lions

    USA Today "The Buffalo Bills called undrafted rookie running back Keith Ford up from the practice squad this week, so most figured at least one running back wouldn’t play. But who? LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory are both suffering from hamstring and shoulder injuries,..." December 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger reportedly suffered fractured ribs against Raiders

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger was held out for much of the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Oakland Raiders last week, and the details surrounding the injury he sustained have been somewhat of a mystery. According to a new report, Roethlisberger suffered fractured ribs after..." December 16

  • James Harrison On Steelers Struggles 'Mike Tomlin Deserves Blame Too'

    TMZ "James Harrison says it ain't just Big Ben and the Steelers' D causing problems in Pittsburgh ... 'cause the legendary LB tells TMZ Sports it's time start pointing fingers at Mike Tomlin ?as well.  "I think now, a lot of it has to be put on to what the..." December 16

  • Broncos LB Von Miller Sets Franchise Sacks Record Against Browns

    SI "Denver Broncos LB Von Miller set a franchise record in sacks in Saturday night's 17–16 loss to the Cleveland Browns. In the third quarter, Miller brought Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to the turf to set the franchise record for career sacks with 98. Miller passed former..." December 16