• Doug Marrone: Blake Bortles will start vs. Eagles

    Big Cat Country "The Jacksonville Jaguars will start Blake Bortles over Cody Kessler at quarterback against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. “I spoke to both quarterbacks this afternoon and told them that Blake will be our team’s starting quarterback,” head coach Doug Marrone said..." October 22

  • Ryan Tannehill remains out of commission, Brock Osweiler will start in Week 8

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins will once again roll with Brock Osweiler under center as Ryan Tannehill remains out with an injury to his throwing shoulder. Tannehill hasn’t played since the first weekend of October, when he threw a touchdowns and two interceptions in a loss to the..." October 22

  • Raiders G.M.: Cowboys’ first-round pick was too much to pass up for Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie says the decision to trade wide receiver Amari Cooper came because the Cowboys made them an offer they couldn’t refuse. McKenzie said a first-round draft pick is so valuable in today’s NFL that the Raiders had to do..." October 22

  • Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie denies that Jon Gruden is forcing him out

    Larry Brown Sports "A popular narrative developing around the Oakland Raiders is that general manager Reggie McKenzie is being marginalized by head coach Jon Gruden, who has most of the organizational power. McKenzie battled back against that chatter on Monday when announcing the Amari Cooper trade,..." October 22

  • Raiders GM Wont Say Derek Carr Is Untouchable In Trade Talks

    Sportsnaut "For the second time in two months, the Oakland Raiders have shocked the NFL world by trading a young player many figured to be a franchise cornerstone. On Monday, Oakland dealt two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Amari Cooper to the Dallas Cowboys for a first-round..." October 22

  • Patriots RB Sony Michel (Knee) Considered Week To Week, No Structural Damage

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that Sony Michel has no structural damage to his knee and is considered week to week moving forward. Ian Rapoport reports that an MRI on Patriots RB Sony Michel’s knee came back and showed that the issues is “not..." October 22

  • Cowboys To Acquire Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys and Raiders look to have reached an agreement on Amari Cooper, with ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson reporting (via Twitter) the fourth-year wide receiver will head to Dallas. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweets this transaction is indeed happening. The..." October 22

  • Patrick Peterson’s ‘ideal’ landing spot is Saints

    247 Sports "In the week before the National Football League’s trade deadline, a report emerged that star cornerback Patrick Peterson has made it known to the Arizona Cardinals that he wanted to be traded away to another team. Now, we may have an idea of which team he’d prefer to play..." October 22

  • Adam Gase on playing DeVante Parker Thursday: We don’t have any more receivers

    Pro Football Talk "The agent for Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker called Dolphins head coach Adam Gase incompetent on Sunday because his client was not in the lineup despite being healthy enough to play. Gase said Monday that the comments didn’t bother him that much and that he’s spoken..." October 22

  • Report: Le’Veon Bell won’t return to Steelers until after trade deadline

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Pittsburgh Steelers fans are sick and tired of talking/hearing about Le’Veon Bell, but the reality of the situation is, regardless of fans’ thoughts on Bell, he can still help the team win football games. James Conner has been a bright spot for the team during..." October 22

  • Here's why the Jaguars should start Blake Bortles next Sunday after benching him in loss to Texans

    CBS Sports "Blake Bortles was benched on Sunday for Cody Kessler, the same man who went 0-8 as the Browns starter in 2016. This is the latest development in a career that has been plagued by some pretty terrible football, and if coach Doug Marrone's post-game comments are any indication, it's..." October 22

  • Report: Giants will acquire a new quarterback for 2019 season

    247 Sports "The New York Giants have acquired four quarterbacks over the past two offseasons although only 2018 rookie fourth-round draft pick Kyle Lauletta remains on the current 53-man roster. According to a source close to The New York Times, the Giants will acquire another quarterback in..." October 22

  • Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Requests Trade

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson has requested that the team trade him before the upcoming deadline. According to Schefter, Peterson feels as if the situation in Arizona has deteriorated and he has reaffirmed to others that..." October 22

  • Is Titans coach Mike Vrabel in over his head?

    USA Today "When the Tennessee Titans started the season 3-1, it looked like they had finally found a sense of identity. Three consecutive losses later, the Titans are left grasping for answers. Head coach Mike Vrabel has been bold and unconventional but has also failed to generate a win in..." October 22

  • Jaguars quarterback position is ‘open’ says Doug Marrone

    Big Cat Country "Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone shockingly benched starting quarterback Blake Bortles after he fumbled the ball putting the Houston Texans right in touchdown range, his second lost fumble during a scramble on the day. Back up quarterback Cody..." October 22

  • Demaryius Thomas on trade reports: 'My time here is coming up'

    9 News "Demaryius Thomas is a smart guy as well as one of the all-time best receivers in Broncos’ history. If there are enough reports out there stating he’s on the trading block, then he can deduce the possibility he may not be wearing the Broncos’ No. 88 much..." October 22

  • Why Miami police are investigating an incident involving Cowboys WR Terrance Williams

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Injured Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams almost had as bad a weekend as his teammates. While the Cowboys were losing to the Washington Redskins 20-17 on Sunday, Williams was in Miami dealing with the aftermath of a police investigation over a hotel room altercation, first..." October 22

  • Deshaun Watson's bus-riding days are likely over

    NFL.com "Put the Watson Cruiser up for auction; it's no longer needed. Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he doesn't expect Deshaun Watson to have to take a bus to a game again this season, per NFL Network's James Palmer. Watson took a bus from Houston to..." October 22

  • NFL rumors: Jon Gruden expected to overhaul Raiders roster over next two years

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jon Gruden has a 10-year, $100 million contract with the Raiders, but the coach evidently doesn’t have the players he wants. So, everything must go. Teams have the sense that the Raiders have made every player on their roster available ahead of next week’s NFL trade..." October 22

  • Jason Garrett defends late play calling: We got into field goal range

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has taken plenty of criticism after Sunday’s loss in Washington, with his overly conservative play calling having the Cowboys ending the game with a long missed field goal rather than taking a shot at the end zone. But Garrett won’t second-guess..." October 22

  • Why Eric Reid Thinks Malcolm Jenkins Is A ‘Sellout’ And ‘Neo-Colonialist’

    NESN "Eric Reid had much more than football on his mind Sunday. The Carolina Panthers safety made that clear even before kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field, confronting Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins during the teams’ pregame coin toss and staring down..." October 22

  • Patriots RB Sony Michel's Knee Injury Not Expected To Be Season Ending

    Pro Football Rumors "Patriots running back Sony Michel went down with a knee injury on Sunday, and while he will likely miss time, the issue is not expected to be “overly serious,” a source tells Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (Twitter link). New England believes Michel is dealing with “at..." October 22

  • Le'Veon Bell would not solve Eagles' problems

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Enough with the Le'Veon Bell chatter. The Eagles need help, and they could probably use a running back — but the Eagles have no business trading for Bell, or any star player for that matter. What good is a running back with a head coach who refuses to run the football,..." October 22

  • MRI shows Bucs Pro Bowl LB Kwon Alexander tore ACL

    ESPN "Pro Bowl linebacker Kwon Alexander, who left the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns just before halftime with a right knee injury, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Alexander..." October 22

  • Dolphins have plenty of options at WR, including Dez Bryant, Amari Cooper and Demaryius Thomas

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins need help at receiver because of the numerous injuries the unit has suffered in recent weeks, and plenty of options are available. But what resources are the Dolphins willing to surrender to upgrade the injury-plagued unit? The Dolphins could be without..." October 22

  • Jaguars players prefer to move on from Blake Bortles?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars have one of the worst offenses in football, and that finally cost quarterback Blake Bortles his job in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Houston Texans. But will he go back to starting in Week? It doesn’t sound likely. As Ian..." October 22

  • Broncos listening to offers on Demaryius Thomas, not Emmanuel Sanders

    Pro Football Talk "With the league’s trade deadline looming next week and a number of teams obviously out of contention, it’s time for them to thinking about flipping parts for the future. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos are “listening to offers” for veteran wide..." October 22

  • Cowboys long snapper: 'Never had that' flag before

    NFL.com "From missed opportunities in the red zone or botched kicking attempts, Sunday's action in Week 7 produced wild finishes, including the Dallas Cowboys' 20-17 loss to the Washington Redskins. The Cowboys lined up to attempt a potential 47-yard..." October 22

  • Le’Veon Bell Still Has Not Reported To Steelers

    Pro Football Rumors "Running back Le’Veon Bell has still not reported to the Steelers as they begin preparations for Week 8, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link). Bell had been expected to report to the Steelers during the club’s Week 7 bye, but he never actually..." October 22

  • Chargers hold out Melvin Gordon to ‘protect’ from lingering hamstring injury

    L.A. Daily News "Hours before kickoff, Melvin Gordon jogged across the Wembley Stadium turf, before pulling up, frustrated. His routine was cut short. He wouldn’t see the field after that. Two days earlier, the Chargers running back had left the team’s only practice in London with a limp...." October 22

  • A miffed Hue Jackson doesn't rule out taking the playcalling back from Todd Haley

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Coach Hue Jackson was furious about the Browns' offensive performance during Sunday's 26-23 overtime loss to the Bucs, and didn't rule out taking the playcalling back from offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Is he concerned about butting heads with his strong-willed..." October 22

  • Le’Veon Bell More Likely To Return To Steelers For Week 9?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Steelers still have “no clarity” regarding when franchise RB Le’Veon Bell will end his holdout and report to the team. According to La Canfora, several Steelers’ executives believe it’s more..." October 22

  • Detroit Lions run success turns Matthew Stafford into Mr. Efficiency

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford found himself in a strange situation Sunday. He wasn’t scrambling for his life. He wasn’t asked to pull out a fourth-quarter miracle. He wasn’t asked to chuck the ball all over the..." October 22

  • History tells us Rob Gronkowski's latest back injury likely won't be minor blip

    WEEI Boston "Last month, Bill Belichick confidante Mike Lombardi was largely derided for his criticisms leveled at star tight end Rob Gronkowski. On The Ringer’s GM Street podcast, the former NFL executive, who worked with Belichick in Cleveland and New England, said Gronkowski looked slow..." October 22

  • Report: Kenny Stills has groin strain, deepening Dolphins’ WR crisis

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins are facing a real wide receiver crisis with Kenny Stills reportedly sustaining a groin strain. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Stills strained his groin late in Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions. While not a hugely severe injury, it is significant..." October 22

  • 49ers’ faults are nearly too numerous to count

    San Francisco Gate "Flexed, flushed and flummoxed. That was the 49ers on Sunday. First, they were flexed out of the glamorous evening slot by NBC, which deemed the 49ers unsuitable for prime time. The 49ers made the programming people look like geniuses by collapsing in a 39-10 loss to the..." October 22

  • Cris Carter Says Jaguars Need to Hire Kaepernick, 'Swallow Your Pride'

    TMZ "The Jacksonville Jaguars offense is a dumpster fire -- but Colin Kaepernick can right the ship ... so says NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter.  "This is just free advice. Swallow your pride, pick up the phone and call Kap," Carter said on FS1's "First..." October 22

  • Packers listed as biggest underdogs of Aaron Rodgers' career vs. Rams

    Sporting News "Green Bay will face its toughest battle yet when it visits Los Angeles in Week 8. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook on Monday opened the Packers as 8.5-point underdogs ahead of Sunday's game against the Rams, according to ESPN. The report noted the..." October 22

  • Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson to miss ‘significant time’ with hip injury

    Miami Herald "The agent for Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson said Sunday night that Wilson’s hip injury will cause him to miss “significant time.” Agent Drew Rosenhaus, appearing in his weekly Sports Xtra segment with WSVN-Fox 7’s Steve Shapiro, said of the injury:..." October 22

  • Sam Darnold sounds cold alarms that even the Vikings noticed

    New York Post "On the kind of 39-degree, wind-chilled day Sam Darnold had never encountered on the West Coast, the rookie quarterback of the Jets looked and played Darn Cold. Darnold (17-for-42, 206 yards, 1 TD, 3 INTs) has offered precocious evidence he will be a pressure-proof quarterback, but on..." October 22

  • DeAndre Hopkins Trolls Jalen Ramsey, Jaguars When Asked If They Have a Rivalry

    Bleacher Report "Houston Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins doesn't believe he has a rivalry with Jalen Ramsey or the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Pro Bowler responded perfectly when asked about the situation after Sunday's 20-7 win: October 22

  • Josh Gordon pitches in with first 100-yard performance as a Patriot

    Boston Herald "For Josh Gordon, the improvement is coming with each game, and so is that all-important connection with Tom Brady. During the 38-31 win over the Bears, Gordon had his first 100-yard game as a Patriot. His contribution was important given the Patriots were without Rob Gronkowski, who..." October 22

  • Report: Steelers no longer trying to trade Le'Veon Bell

    247 Sports "Le'Veon Bell may get part of his wish, after all. Last month, Bell told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler that he is still hopeful that he can finish his career as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers while adding that he does not want to be traded by the team this season after he signs his..." October 22

  • Report: Browns Ownership Unhappy With Hue Jackson as Tension Grows

    12 Up "While the Cleveland Browns have surpassed their win total of the last two seasons combined this year, you could still say that they have been a disappointment.  With a defense full of talented players, and the franchise finally finding their answer at quarterback, Cleveland..." October 22

  • Justin Tucker shocked after costing Ravens with first career missed extra point

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Ravens lost to the New Orleans Saints in the most unlikely way possible. Justin Tucker, the best kicker in the NFL and arguably the best kicker in NFL history, missed an extra point that would have tied the game at 24 with 24 seconds left. The miss led the Ravens to lose..." October 22

  • Eagles reportedly interested in trading for Dolphins WR DeVante Parker

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Last year, the Eagles were propelled to the Super Bowl in part because of a stunning mid-season trade with the Dolphins. Now, they’re reportedly considering going back to the well. According to the Miami Herald, the Eagles have spoken to the Dolphins about a trade for..." October 22

  • Cowboys Monitoring WRs Kelvin Benjamin & DeVante Parker,

    NFL Trade Rumors "Dan Graziano of ESPN reports that the Cowboys are “monitoring” the availability of Bills WR Kelvin Benjamin and Dolphins WR DeVante Parker ahead of next week’s trade deadline. According to Graziano, the Cowboys aren’t sure..." October 22

  • The Browns should re-sign Terrelle Pryor, who's being released by the Jets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns should re-sign receiver Terrelle Pryor, who's being released today by the Jets, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Pryor, 29, suffered a slight groin tear during last week's 42-34 victory over the Colts, and will be sidelined a couple of..." October 22

  • How Jaguars have quickly become NFL's biggest disappointment in 2018

    Sporting News "The Jaguars have gone from The Good Place to Breaking Bad in a hurry this season. And it's nothing that benching Blake Bortles or trading the quarterback for a replacement can quickly fix. Just three weeks ago, Jacksonville was 3-1 with a big early win over the..." October 22

  • Rae Carruth to be released from prison Monday

    247 Sports "On Monday, the most infamous player in the history of the Carolina Panthers will become a free man. As has been reported by multiple outlets, former Panthers wide receiver-turned convicted killer Rae Carruth will be released from prison, as his 18 year, 11 month sentence for his role..." October 22