• Two Teams With Higher Waiver Priorities Than 49ers Emerge As Potential Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    Total Pro Sports "Things could get awfully interesting tomorrow around 4pm ET, as we’ll find out who former no. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield will play for next. Earlier today, it was announced that the top pick of the 2018 draft was being released by the Carolina Panthers after the two..." December 05

  • Three Realistic Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    The Big Lead "In quite a surprising turn of events, the Carolina Panthers are dumping Baker Mayfield. Ian Rapoport broke the news on Monday that Carolina was outright releasing the former No. 1 overall pick, apparently reconsidering the state of the team during their bye this past..." December 05

  • What's next for Baker Mayfield after being released by Panthers?

    ESPN "When the the Carolina Panthers agreed in July to send a conditional 2024 draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for quarterback Baker Mayfield, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, they were hoping to resurrect his career. The renaissance didn't..." December 05

  • Matt LaFleur “absolutely” would want Aaron Rodgers back in 2023

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers have reached their bye week with a 5-8 record, which puts them in third place in the NFC North. It’s a spot most did not expect Green Bay to be in entering Week 14, especially considering quarterback Aaron Rodgers was coming off back-to-back MVP..." December 05

  • Panthers To Cut Baker Mayfield; Could 49ers Sign Him?

    SI "The Carolina Panthers are saying goodbye to quarterback Baker Mayfield after they anticipate waiving him Monday. NFL Network was the first to report the news. Mayfield was traded to the Panthers by the Cleveland Browns in the offseason for a fifth-round pick, but struggled as..." December 05

  • 6 NFL Teams Building Momentum for the 2023 Season

    Bleacher Report "The National Football League is a bottom-line league, where success is judged by wins and losses. However, this doesn't mean that franchises cannot feel good about campaigns that don't ultimately result in the postseason. Championship contenders usually aren't built..." December 05

  • Ranking NFL playoff contenders that are on the outside looking in

    The Athletic "Week 13 was time for NFL heavyweights to flex. The Philadelphia Eagles hammered the Tennessee Titans. The San Francisco 49ers dominated the Miami Dolphins even after losing Jimmy Garoppolo for the season. The Cincinnati..." December 05

  • Jimmy Garoppolo injury: Can the 49ers win a Super Bowl? What's next

    ESPN "The 49ers had a plan to absorb an injury to their starting quarterback. Neither they nor many other NFL teams have a fallback plan ready for dealing with injuries to two quarterbacks. After losing Trey Lance to a season-ending broken right..." December 05

  • NFL coaching candidates: Best head coach, coordinator and GM candidates in 2023

    Sportsnaut "The best NFL coaching candidates in 2023 are a sign of the direction the league is headed. While there are plenty of brilliant minds on the offensive side of the ball available, the 2022 NFL season also put the spotlight on brilliant defensive coordinators and outstanding..." December 05

  • The Colts need a savior, and it ain’t Jeff Saturday. The Colts need Jim Harbaugh

    The Athletic "A month and a half from now, when this Colts season is finally, blessedly over, the search for a head coach will begin in earnest, and it all feels like it needs to start with one obvious target in mind: Jim Harbaugh. Yes, he was in Indianapolis this past weekend...." December 05

  • Buccaneers WR Mike Evans Admits He Was A Huge Tom Brady Hater Growing Up

    Total Pro Sports "Tom Brady is 45 years old and still playing in the National Football League. Spending 20_+ years in the sport means he’s going to encounter younger teammates that watched him play as a kid. Mike Evans, who is currently on the Bucs, is one of those players. In a..." December 05

  • Deshaun Watson declines to address whether he feels remorse

    Pro Football Talk "Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson played in a regular-season game for the first time in 700 days. Much has happened since then, on the field and off it. Off the field, Watson has been accused by more than 20 women of sexual misconduct during massage-therapy sessions. Since..." December 05

  • Cowboys plan full Odell Beckham Jr Day in, around Dallas next 24 hours

    Sportsnaut "Call it Odell Beckham Jr. Day in and around Dallas, where the Cowboys kicked off a schedule of events Monday morning with the intent of luring the free agent receiver to sign with the team for the final regular-season games and playoffs. Beckham’s agent confirmed he would be at..." December 05

  • Questions remain after Deshaun Watson's Browns debut vs. Texans

    ESPN "At 10:08 a.m. Houston time, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson walked onto the NRG Stadium field to warm up for his first regular-season game in exactly 700 days. Within minutes, the gates opened and a smattering of Watson's No. 4 jerseys, in Cleveland..." December 05

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Need Not Apply: Cowboys Are Already a Contender

    Bleacher Report "A potential Odell Beckham Jr. signing is a luxury for the Dallas Cowboys. The team is already built to win at a high level now. In fact, Jerry Jones' squad is operating at a Super Bowl standard with a 9-3 record. With Sunday's 54-19 victory over the spiraling-into-the-abyss..." December 05

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Sweepstakes Getting Ridiculous at This Point

    The Big Lead "Odell Beckham Jr. has not chosen a new team to join yet. You are undoubtedly aware of this because the sweepstakes for the star wideout have dominated the news cycle for the last three weeks. For various reasons. There had been murmurings all season about where he..." December 05

  • Jimmy Garoppolo injury extends 49ers’ QB nightmare — enter Brock Purdy … and maybe Trey Lance?

    The Athletic "The nightmare keeps repeating itself and yes, Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers would do anything to eject themselves from this particular cycle of doom. They build, they struggle a little, they get back on track, they rise and they get right to the brink of where they want to be...." December 05

  • Jets’ Zach Wilson plan as ‘tough’ Mike White continues to flourish

    Clutch Points "Mike White continues to receive praise from his teammates, but coach Robert Saleh is still saying that Zach Wilson will be back on the field as the New York Jets quarterback before this season ends. “I’m still right there with that statement,” Saleh..." December 05

  • NFL Fans Troll Potential Baker Mayfield, Christian McCaffrey Reunion with 49ers

    Bleacher Report "With Baker Mayfield officially released by the Carolina Panthers on Monday, the question becomes where the veteran quarterback might end up. One possibility is the San Francisco 49ers, who have lost Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo for the season already due to..." December 05

  • Bears' Justin Fields continues to improve; Packers' Aaron Rodgers impressed

    ESPN "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers recognized what’s become apparent about Justin Fields, despite the Chicago Bears being officially eliminated from postseason contention with their sixth straight loss Sunday. “They've got a..." December 05

  • Bill Belichick responds to speculation of Matt Patricia demotion

    Clutch Points "The New England Patriots offense has taken a huge step back in year two of the Mac Jones era, and many fans are beginning to point their fingers at Matt Patricia, who is the Pats new offensive play caller this season. With the offense struggling again in Week 13 against the..." December 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott offers honest take on splitting carries with Tony Pollard

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Pollard has seen an increased role in the Dallas Cowboys’ backfield this season, and the team has been rewarded for showing faith in him. Heck, even Ezekiel Elliott understands why he has been losing touches to his running mate. Pollard started over Elliott in Sunday..." December 05

  • Dolphins sign Eric Fisher

    CBS Sports "The Miami Dolphins were missing their two starting offensive tackles this past Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, and it certainly showed in the 33-17 loss. Dolphins general manager Chris Grier realized this, and decided to sign a player with plenty of experience to help the..." December 05

  • Jaire Alexander apologizes for trash talk to Equanimeous St. Brown

    Clutch Points "On Sunday, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took down Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears, moving to 5-8 on the season. During the game, Bears wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown led the game in receiving yards. He finished the day with three receptions for 85..." December 05

  • Jerry Jones comfortable with being uncomfortable with Odell Beckham’s health

    ESPN "Let the Odell Beckham Jr. watch commence. The free agent wide receiver will visit the Dallas Cowboys, his third team in the last week, on Monday and Tuesday at The Star in Frisco, Texas, where he will undergo a physical and meet with ownership, coaches and players. He..." December 05

  • Kenny Pickett, Steelers’ offense must turn FGs into TDs to keep progressing

    The Athletic "When you say the Steelers’ offense is taking baby steps, there’s no hyperbole attached to that. But those baby steps continue to move forward and not backward. It is no coincidence that ever since Kenny Pickett has been inserted into the lineup, 14 quarters into..." December 05

  • Ezekiel Elliott didn’t start for first time in his career due to minor disciplinary issue

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott began Week 13's Sunday Night Football on the bench as a disciplinary measure, owner Jerry Jones revealed after the game. Jones said the related issue wasn't significant. " December 05

  • NFL Announces Several Major Changes To Week 15 Schedule

    Total Pro Sports "Are you ready for some Saturday football??? Moments ago, the NFL announced some major changes to week 15 of their 2022 schedule, including a change to the Sunday Night Football contest, and a decision on which three games will headline their first Saturday slate of the..." December 05

  • Bengals Finally Banish Super Bowl Hangover and Look Like Genuine NFL Title Contenders

    Bleacher Report "For a time this season, it appeared that the Cincinnati Bengals were going to be the latest victim of the "Super Bowl hangover" that has often plagued losers of football's biggest game in the past. The Bengals dropped their first two matchups of the season and were just 4-4 at the..." December 05

  • Mike McDaniel: We’re equipped to take this piece of adversity and get better from it

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had one of his worst performances of the season in Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, throwing an interception for the first time since September. While Tagovailoa tossed a 75-yard touchdown on the first play, the 49ers’ vaunted..." December 05

  • Jared Goff sounds off on Lions’ hot streak after dominant win vs. Jaguars

    Clutch Points "Don’t look now, but Jared Goff and the Detroit Lions are roaring their way back into playoff contention. It seemed as if their postseason dreams died the moment they hit a 1-6 record. Since then, though, Detroit has won four of their five games, putting them squarely in contention for a..." December 05

  • Jameis Winston talks being on both sides of Marshon Lattimore-Mike Evans rivalry

    ESPN "It all started with a helmet poke. New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston almost cringes when he thinks about it now. If he had held back his temper, perhaps things would've gone a lot differently. Maybe Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide..." December 05

  • Falcons coach Arthur Smith considering QB change

    USA Today "The Atlanta Falcons lost their second game in a row on Sunday and are rapidly falling out of the NFC playoff race. Per usual, the Falcons possessed the ball late in the fourth quarter with a chance to go win the game. However, they were unable to capitalize on the..." December 05

  • Brock Purdy overcame 'that whole butterfly feeling' in leading 49ers to crucial victory

    ESPN "In the world of the San Francisco 49ers, Friday practices are considered the lightest of the week, with one notable exception. On a day when most team drills are done at half speed, there's one red zone period of 7-on-7 in which everyone goes all in. For 13 weeks, Niners..." December 05

  • Packers' Christian Watson ties Randy Moss' rookie record

    CBS Sports "It wasn't that long ago that the dreaded "bust" label was being placed on Christian Watson. And while his rookie season didn't start strong, Watson has more than made up for it over the Packers' last four games.  After having 10 total touches..." December 05

  • In Russell Wilson’s worst season, Broncos keep inventing ways to lose

    The Athletic "After another game in which he failed to guide his offense inside the red zone, failed to lead a touchdown drive for the second time in 11 starts and failed to deliver on his past reputation as a fourth-quarter hero, Russell Wilson finally admitted what has been clear for weeks, if..." December 05

  • Geno Smith, Kenneth Walker III Get Into Heated Argument on Sidelines

    Sportsnaut "Tensions are already high at SoFi Stadium, where the Seattle Seahawks are looking to avoid their third consecutive loss as they take on the Los Angeles Rams, who are starting backup John Wolford at quarterback. A few weeks ago, Geno Smith was being touted as..." December 05

  • Zac Taylor Yells at Ja'Marr Chase After Taunting Penalty

    The Big Lead "The Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs are battling in the marquee matchup of Week 13 in the NFL. The AFC Championship Game rematch has gotten a little heated and there's a lot of talking going on. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor isn't a fan of it and lit into star..." December 05

  • 49ers to sign backup quarterback Josh Johnson

    49ers Webzone "Quarterback Brock Purdy, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a 33-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, was eight years old when journeyman quarterback Josh Johnson entered the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the..." December 05

  • Deshaun Watson’s return inspires little fanfare in an NFL that always plays on

    The Athletic "If you entered Sunday expecting a bunch of statements as Deshaun Watson made his return to NFL action, then you very likely find yourself in this weird place of disappointment, puzzlement and eventual clarity. Watson called Houston home for four seasons, as..." December 05

  • NFL warns teams about faking injuries

    The Spun "The NFL has reportedly grown tired of players faking injuries in order to delay the game. Per NBC's Pro Football Talk: "NFL sent memo to all teams on Friday regarding 'deliberate actions to delay the game' a/k/a fake injuries, per source. Punishment possible for..." December 05

  • Vikings’ Justin Jefferson takes shot at Jets’ D.J. Reed on social media

    NJ " Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson has quickly become one of the NFL’s most effective and talked about pass catchers. The production is ridiculous: he entered Sunday’s game against the Jets with at least 98 receiving yards in seven of his last..." December 05

  • Steelers' George Pickens yells at coaches after teammate's 3rd-down drop

    Fox News "Pittsburgh Steelers rookie George Pickens appeared to be frustrated with the lack of targets on one of the team’s drives in the team’s 19-16 win against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The wide receiver’s outburst came early in the fourth quarter after wide..." December 05

  • Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Snaps On Fan Who Tried To Cheer Him On

    Total Pro Sports "Do not bother Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin while he is working. One Steelers fan learned that lesson the hard way on Sunday, as he tried to give the Pittsburgh head coach some words of encouragement during halftime. You would think Tomlin would have been in a pretty good mood..." December 05

  • Olivia Culpo Goes See Through at a Holiday Party

    Egotastic Sports "Olivia Culpo had a busy weekend where she made her way over to the first Holiday party of the year, which happened to be a paid partnership - big surprise! The model partnered up with fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana to promote their latest fragrance, which is sure to mess with your endocrine..." December 05

  • Jeff Saturday: Matt Ryan knows he didn’t play well, but I didn’t consider benching him

    NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts pulled to within two points, 21-19, Sunday night in Dallas entering the fourth quarter. Then the floodgates opened, and the Cowboys piled up points and forced turnovers, sprinting to a 54-19 victory. Indy turned the ball over on four straight..." December 05

  • Cowboys win over Colts ends with final score that's never been seen before in NFL history

    CBS Sports "There's not usually much drama on the field during the fourth quarter of a blowout game in the NFL, but there was definitely some drama during the final quarter on Sunday night and that's because the Cowboys and Colts were going for a scorigami, which is when a game..." December 05

  • Old Jeff Saturday tweet goes viral during blowout loss to Cowboys

    Larry Brown Sports "An old tweet sent by Jeff Saturday went viral while his Indianapolis Colts were getting blown out by the Dallas Cowboys on “Sunday Night Football” in Week 13. The Colts led 10-7 after the first quarter and trailed just 21-19 after three quarters. But then the wheels..." December 05

  • Odell Beckham Jr. to Decide Midweek on Giants, Cowboys or Bills Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Odell Beckham Jr. saga is reportedly near an end. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, "the middle of the week is the plan" for the free-agent wide receiver when it comes to a timeline for a decision. Rapoport noted Beckham already visited the Buffalo Bills and..." December 04

  • Eagles WR A.J. Brown: 'It's been personal' with Titans since trade

    SI "A.J. Brown declared himself the winner in the lead-up to Sunday's game between Philadelphia and Tennessee and stamped that sentiment with an eight-reception, 119-yard, and two-touchdown performance on Sunday as the Eagles improved to 11-1 with a 35-10 rout over the Titans. Brown,..." December 04