• Le'Veon Bell is not an option for Eagles

    247 Sports "Le'Veon Bell is available for trade by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but don't expect the Philadelphia Eagles to come calling for his services. Bell is arguably the best running back in the National Football League and makes any team better, just look at the 1,946 yards from scrimmage..." September 25

  • 49ers Unlikely To Sign QB This Week, Tom Savage Considered Favorite To Eventually Sign

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jim Trotter reports that the 49ers have no plans to sign a veteran quarterback to a contract this week, but it remains a possibility in the near future. San Francisco brought in seven free agents quarterbacks for tryouts on Tuesday and Mike Garafolo says..." September 25

  • 49ers To Work Out QB Landry Jones

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers’ list of prospective quarterbacks continues to grow. On Tuesday, Landry Jones will join the group of roster hopefuls looking to join San Francisco, according to Matt Barrows of The Athletic (on Twitter). Jones, a fourth-round pick of the Steelers in 2013, has..." September 25

  • Torrey Smith wants Panthers to sign Eric Reid

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers need a safety. But not badly enough to bring the best safety available to Carolina. On Tuesday, Panthers receiver Torrey Smithnevertheless publicly lobbied his employer to employ Eric Reid. “I think we all know why he hasn’t received a..." September 25

  • Everson Griffen ordered by Vikings to get mental health evaluation

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings informed Everson Griffen and his agent last week that the star defensive end would not be allowed back with the team until he underwent a mental health evaluation, according to a police incident report obtained by ESPN's Courtney..." September 25

  • Details From Police Report on Everson Griffen's Incident Are Heartbreaking

    12 Up "This story keeps getting worse and worse.  Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been dealing with serious mental health issues and was taken to a hospital to receive treatment. Now, new details are emerging about what led police into taking Griffen to the hospital and..." September 25

  • Bills to Send OT Marshall Newhouse to Panthers

    Bleacher Report "The Carolina Panthers are reportedly set to acquire tackle Marshall Newhouse in a trade with the Buffalo Bills, according to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL.  Newhouse started all 14 games he played last season with the Oakland..." September 25

  • Titans Signing QB Austin Davis

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Titans are signing QB Austin Davis to a contract on Tuesday. The Titans made it clear that they were likely to add a veteran quarterback this week with Blaine Gabbert in the concussion protocol and Marcus..." September 25

  • Vikings hope Dalvin Cook returns Thursday to help revive running game

    Twin Cities "Dalvin Cook could only watch as the Vikings rushed for the third-fewest yards in franchise history Sunday. The second-year back was sidelined with a hamstring injury and missed the stunning 27-6 loss to Buffalo at U.S. Bank Stadium when Minnesota ran for all of 14 yards. The only..." September 25

  • Tomlin has little to say about Le’Veon Bell: “I’m not talking Le’Veon, I’m just not, there’s nothing new to add”

    Behind The Steel Curtain "There are certain times during a Mike Tomlin press conference when you can almost feel the room wanting to ask the Pittsburgh Steelers coach a difficult question. However, an overriding sense of trepidation from certain reporters means it can often take them a while to get the words..." September 25

  • Will Josh Gordon quick learn Patriots system? Josh McDaniels says yes, Tom Brady not so sure

    NBC Sports Boston "One week after it was announced that the Patriots acquired Josh Gordon in a trade, Tom Brady is still not ready to pin his hopes on the new guy.  Brady spoke to Jim Gray during Westwood One's Monday Night Football broadcast less than 24 hours after falling to the Lions..." September 25

  • Clay Matthews questioning his NFL future after penalties?

    Larry Brown Sports "No player in the NFL has been more affected by the league’s new roughing the passer rules than Clay Matthews, and it sounds like the Green Bay Packers star is beyond fed up with it. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports says he spoke with Matthews on Sunday night, and the linebacker sounded..." September 25

  • Did Ben Roethlisberger flop to get a roughing the passer call? Steelers QB says it was 'legit'

    CBS Sports "Ben Roethlisberger is well-known for being a massive quarterback who can shrug would-be tacklers off with relative ease. So when a slap on the back of the head from Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sent Roethlisberger toppling to the ground on Monday, people..." September 25

  • Steelers Can Net Compensatory Draft Pick By Releasing Le'Veon Bell

    Pro Football Rumors "The Steelers can technically net a compensatory draft pick by revoking Le’Veon Bell‘s tag and losing him to another team, but their previous free agency signings would cancel out the loss of the running back, as Mike Florio of PFT writes.  The Steelers..." September 25

  • Kyle Shanahan would've liked Jimmy Garoppolo to step out of bounds

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Immediately after Jimmy Garoppolo suffered his season-ending knee injury Sunday, 49ers fans asked one question: Why didn’t the quarterback just step out of bounds on that fateful play in Kansas City? Well, NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers insider Matt Maiocco asked Kyle..." September 25

  • Jason Witten blame new rules on ‘Left Wing’ during ‘Monday Night Football’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Jason Witten isn’t sticking to sports. ESPN executives have reportedly tried to keep their broadcasters from discussing potentially controversial topics in any way. But during the broadcast of the game between the Steelers and Chiefs on ESPN’s..." September 25

  • Why the Dallas Cowboys need Earl Thomas now

    Blogging The Boys "Everyone remembers at the end of last season when Earl Thomas ran from his locker room to the Cowboys locker room, sought out Jason Garrett, and pleaded “If you have a chance to get me, come get me.” I remember thinking that’s unusual; he just ran a mile to tell the..." September 25

  • Kremer, Storm to be first all-female NFL broadcast duo

    NFL.com "Thursday Night Football moves to Amazon Prime Video for 11 games beginning this week, and with it comes a groundbreaking new option for viewers. Sports broadcasting pioneers Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm will provide commentary and analysis for Amazon's live streaming..." September 25

  • Jets express interest in trading for disgruntled Le’Veon Bell, per sources

    New York Daily News "The Jets are going big-game hunting again. Gang Green has reached out to the Pittsburgh Steelers to express interest in trading for disgruntled All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell, according to sources. The Jets have not made a concrete offer for Bell yet, but they..." September 25

  • Sprained MCL to sideline tight end Evan Engram 4-6 weeks

    Newsday "The Giants will be without Evan Engram for a while, but the star tight end is expected to return this season from a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Engram suffered the injury when tackled after his only catch in Sunday’s win over the Texans. An MRI on Monday..." September 25

  • Broncos have been crippled by draft failures in rounds one & two

    247 Sports "Later this week, when Football Outsiders updates its DVOA rankings, I'll talk more about where the Denver Broncos rank and what we can learn about where the team really ranks among the rest of the NFL teams. But the way things are trending so far, the Broncos look like an..." September 25

  • Report: NFL rule-makers ‘uncomfortable’ with roughing the passer calls

    Larry Brown Sports "The debate over what constitutes roughing the passer has dominated the early portion of the NFL season, and the people in charge of making and amending rules for the league sound like they are starting to second-guess themselves. Judy Battista of NFL.com reports that there are several..." September 25

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger questions frequency of roughing-the-passer penalties

    USA Today "Defensive players have repeatedly questioned the implementation of the NFL's roughing-the-passer rule so far this season. And on Monday night, a quarterback even decided to join the fray. When asked in his postgame news conference Monday about..." September 25

  • Gronk's brother: Tight end seems 'super frustrated' with Patriots offense

    WEEI Boston "Chris Gronkowski's tweet after the Patriots' loss to the Lions spoke for a majority of Patriots fans. And, evidently, it may have spoken for his brother, Rob, as well. Twitter Ads info and privacy "The guys on the outside should be able to win. It's super..." September 25

  • Would Jerry Jones consider Kris Richard to succeed Jason Garrett as Cowboys coach?

    Dallas Morning News "Do you think Sean Lee will be on this team next year? He's paid well to lead, but he just can't finish games without injuries. JJT: Sean Lee is supposed to earn $7 million next season and have a cap number of $10 million. I could see him playing one more year or I could..." September 25

  • Vikings deny Everson Griffen was arrested; TV station pulls report

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings deny a report that Everson Griffen was arrested for trying to break into a teammate’s home. Seth Kaplan of FOX 9 Sports had the report earlier Monday night, prompting denials from the team, and eventually a correction of the erroneous report by the..." September 25

  • Saquon Barkley's start to Giants career has been real page-turner

    New York Daily News "Saquon Barkley is reading the book “Chop Wood Carry Water” by Joshua Medcalf, which promises guidance on “how to fall in love with the process of becoming great.” Not sure Barkley needs the advice, though, after the Giants rookie running back authored the most..." September 25

  • 49ers not interested in Kaepernick reunion following Garoppolo injury

    The Score "A season-ending injury to starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo isn't enough to spark the San Francisco 49ers' interest in a reunion with Colin Kaepernick. "No. There was (discussion) last year. I made that decision because of the style of..." September 25

  • Greg Olsen says he is "way ahead of the curve" in recovery

    247 Sports "For the Carolina Panthers, the biggest benefit that having their Bye Week come early in the season presents is that it gives their injured players some time to heal. The most notable of those injured players being All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen. After re-fracturing the foot he..." September 25

  • Vikings' Everson Griffen arrested for trying to break into teammate's home

    Sportsnaut "Things are getting more convoluted and scary as it relates to Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen. Fresh off reports that the three-time Pro Bowler was involved in an incident at a Minneapolis hotel on Saturday in which he allegedly threatened to shoot someone, we..." September 25

  • Jon Gruden calls Derek Carr 'too aggressive' on end-zone pick

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Raiders quarterback Derek Carr launched a pass toward the end zone’s back left corner, trying to connect with Martavis Bryant on a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Xavien Howard stole possession instead. The Miami cornerback intercepted his second Carr pass of the day,..." September 25

  • J.J. Watt: “Roughing the passer calls are absolutely out of control”

    Pro Football Talk "Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is a lot like most NFL fans right now, upset with this season’s stricter enforcement of roughing the passer. As he watched Monday night’s Steelers-Buccaneers game, which featured five roughing the passer penalties, Watt..." September 25

  • Report: Vikings' Everson Griffen Allegedly Threatened to Shoot Someone at Hotel

    Bleacher Report "Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was reportedly named in a police report regarding an incident at a Minneapolis hotel in which a person allegedly "[threatened] to shoot someone in the middle of the day on Saturday." KSTP's Ryan..." September 24

  • Source: Viking Everson Griffen Involved in Incident at Minneapolis Hotel, Team Concerned About Well-Being

    KSTP.com "The Minnesota Vikings say they are concerned about the well-being of one of their star players after hearing he was involved in an incident this weekend.      Sources confirmed to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that defensive end Everson Griffen was involved in an incident at the..." September 24

  • 49ers Hosting Group Of Veteran QB’s

    Pro Football Rumors "In the wake of Jimmy Garoppolo‘s ACL tear that will sideline him for the rest of the 2018 season, the 49ers are making moves to bolster their quarterback room, as the team will host a group of veteran signal callers according to head coach Kyle..." September 24

  • Rams CB Aqib Talib Out At Least A Month With High Ankle Sprain

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that Rams CB Aqib Talib suffered a high-ankle sprain Sunday that will sideline him at least one month. As for fellow CB Marcus Peters, Schefter says he has a strained his calf and is considered day to day. However, it’s going to be..." September 24

  • 49ers Fans Are Calling for Team to Sign Colin Kaepernick After Jimmy Garoppolo Injury

    12 Up "Would you really rather have C.J. Beathard? Though it may seem ridiculous at first, after the long layoff he's experienced, the 49ers fans clamoring for a ?Colin Kaepernick return in the wake of Jimmy Garoppolo's likely ACL tear are only half..." September 24

  • Baker Mayfield on being 30th starting QB in 19 years: “Don’t really care”

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield has become the latest name to be added at the bottom of the list of names on the back of the jersey with all of the starting quarterbacks in Cleveland since the franchise returned to the NFL in 1999. A reporter asked Mayfield on Monday whether he’s aware of that..." September 24

  • Cardinals name Josh Rosen starting QB

    The Score "Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks named rookie quarterback Josh Rosen as the team's new starter under center on Monday. Veteran Sam Bradford will be moved to the bench after being replaced late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. " September 24

  • Josh McDaniels praises Josh Gordon for ‘ability to pick up our system’

    Sportsnaut "Learning the system that Josh McDaniels runs and Tom Brady executes for the New England Patriots isn’t easy, but new addition Josh Gordon is apparently doing just fine so far. In a conference call with local reporters on Monday following the team’s ugly loss Sunday night..." September 24

  • Bill Belichick cares not about history but only about improving his team

    Pro Football Talk "Last night’s prime-time game against the Lions was supposed to be the 2018 version of “on to Cincinnati.” And now the Patriots are on to Miami. For the second straight Sunday, the Patriots have lost by 10 or more points. It’s the first time the Patriots have..." September 24

  • Tests Confirm Jimmy Garoppolo Out For Season With Torn ACL

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that an MRI on 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo‘s knee confirmed that he does, in fact, have a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2018 season. After Sunday’s game, 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan told reporters after the game..." September 24

  • Report: 49ers bringing in Tom Savage for a workout

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers have lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a torn ACL, leaving C.J. Beathard as the starting quarterback and practice squad player Nick Mullens as the backup. The team will need to add at least a practice squad body, but they might..." September 24

  • Rams CB Marcus Peters could be out 2-4 weeks with calf strain

    Turf Show Times "NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that Los Angeles Rams CB Marcus Peters suffered a calf strain and could be out for the next 2-4 weeks: September 24

  • Marvin Lewis “not sure” if Bengals WR A.J. Green will be able to play in Week 4 vs. Falcons

    Cincy Jungle "The Bengals saw superstar wide receiver A.J. Green leave Sunday’s loss to the Panthers twice with varying injuries. The second one ended his day though as Green suffered a groin injury in the third quarter. Green sat on a water cooler for..." September 24

  • Browns name Baker Mayfield starter at quarterback

    NFL.com "It started Thursday night, with less than two minutes remaining in the first half of Cleveland's win over the New York Jets, but it's now official: The Baker Mayfield era is underway. Browns coach Hue Jackson confirmed Mayfield's promotion to starter..." September 24

  • Tom Brady Suggests He Would Have Bailed on Patriots if They Traded Gronk

    12 Up "The bromance between Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski is in full effect.  The New England Patriots may be under .500 and are technically trailing the Cleveland Browns in the way-too-early race for the AFC Wild Card, but fans have nothing to fear. Why? Well, as..." September 24

  • Which NFL teams might actually trade for Le'Veon Bell? Here are 7 that could take risk

    USA Today "The Steelers are apparently ready to divorce Le'Veon Bell rather than be held hostage for two more months or allow him to walk away next March for nothing. Pittsburgh is prepared to deal its absent all-pro tailback, per ESPN, despite its 0-1-1 start. But this..." September 24

  • Richard Sherman expected to miss a few weeks with calf strain

    Pro Football Talk "The news on 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman‘s injury isn’t great, but it’s better than some feared. Sherman has a calf strain and will miss a few weeks, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That’s not great news, but given Sherman’s..." September 24

  • The Cowboys are using Ezekiel Elliott less than they ever have before

    Blogging The Boys "When the Cowboys have experienced success in recent seasons it’s come by way of Ezekiel Elliott. Feeding Zeke is typically a prosperous endeavor for America’s Team, that lesson was learned in an intense way during his six-game suspension last season. Elliott..." September 24