Golden Tate scores TD, celebrates by becoming a cheerleader

The NFL might not like it, but Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate knows how to celebrate a touchdown. Tate scored a critical touchdown in Week 6 against the Los Angeles Rams. Rather than risk a flag by flirting with the NFL’s stricter celebration rules, Tate took the festivities to the sidelines and joined the […]

Tom Brady becomes fourth QB in history to reach 5,000 completions

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady joined Brett Favre, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees in Week 6 as one of the only quarterbacks in NFL history to reach the 5,000-completion mark. Brady’s Patriots welcomed the Cincinnati Bengals to town in only his second game back from suspension. After torching the Cleveland Browns the week prior, […]

Vernon Davis gets hit with silly excessive celebration flag (video)

The NFL continued its war against player celebrations in Week 6 by throwing a flag at Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis. Davis, experiencing a resurgence while playing in place of Jordan Reed, scored a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles and took his celebration in a reserved manner. He still received a slap on the […]

Eli Manning throws 300th touchdown, ties John Elway

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning made history in Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens, throwing his 300th touchdown and tying a legendary name—John Elway. Down 10-0 and after losing star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to injury, Manning threw a dime of a pass that highlight reels will play for a long time. It went […]

Odell Beckham Jr. suffers hip injury vs. Ravens

The New York Giants lost star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to injury during Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Giants were down 10-0 in the second quarter when Beckham came off the field with an injury. He got his helmet back, returned and then left for good before getting hit with a questionable tag. […]

Colin Kaepernick scores first TD as 49ers starter (video)

Colin Kaepernick has arrived as the starter for the San Francisco 49ers. Tasked with replacing Blaine Gabbert after the team started 1-4, Kapernick didn’t go long into his debut without a major impact. In the second quarter, Kaepernick dropped a 53-yard bomb on Torrey Smith: It wasn’t pretty by any means, but it’s an important […]

Mario Williams benched to start game vs. Steelers

The Miami Dolphins have sent a message to Mario Williams. After Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph slammed Williams in the media for his effort and play to start the season, the Dolphins appeared to bench the former superstar to start the Week 6 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post […]

Brock Osweiler and Bill O’Brien already fighting over Texans offense

That was fast. The Houston Texans aren’t off to the hottest of starts this season after spending big cash on guys such as quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Lamar Miller. Tensions have already seemed to hit notable point between Osweiler and coach Bill O’Brien. According to a note by CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, […]

Cowboys will remain ‘open-minded’ about Tony Romo vs. Dak Prescott

The Dallas Cowboys don’t see a reason to rush into a decision when it comes to the debate concerning Tony Romo and Dak Prescott. Prescott has played quite well during Romo’s absence and unexpectedly has the team rolling, causing some to suggest he should keep the job no matter when Romo returns. Per NFL Network’s […]

NFL’s sack leader isn’t on the Pro Bowl ballot

Detroit Lions defensive end Kerry Hyder isn’t a household name by any means. Still, one would think he’d be one of the 54 defensive ends on the Pro Bowl ballot considering he leads the league in sacks at five while filling in for starter Ziggy Ansah. Nope. An undrafted free agent in 2014, Hyder isn’t […]

Jim Nantz comments on national anthem protests on hot mic

Jim Nantz is the latest victim of the hot mic. Apparently Nantz got caught on camera last month talking about the national anthem protests so widespread in the NFL right now. To summarize, he suggests the protests might die out if the cameras don’t pay it any mind. DeadSpin has the video: Not a good […]

Dolphins aren’t pleased at all with Mario Williams

It seemed like a big deal—the Miami Dolphins signed Mario Williams over the offseason to put him on the same line as Ndamukong Suh. No dice. Williams has been ineffective at best, totaling seven tackles and a sack through five games and helping the team to a 1-4 record. Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph wasn’t […]

Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s concussion protocol

The NFL has taken a more measured approach to injuries in recent years due to the long-term ramifications of concussions. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump brought up the league’s rules in jest Wednesday after a woman in a Florida crowd fainted. CNN’s Ashley Killough captured what Trump had to say: It’s odd enough Trump was […]

Hockey fan climbs boards to run on ice during game, falls

An OHL game between the Mississauga Steelheads and Guelph Storm Wednesday was normal until a fan decided to impersonate Spider-Man and climb the boards. To the guy’s credit, he got over and onto the ice rather gracefully. The fall was anything but: Meanwhile in the OHL, a guy climbed the boards and ran onto the […]

Blaine Gabbert isn’t happy he lost his job to Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers decided to promote Colin Kaepernick to starting quarterback in place of Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert, like any human who loses a job, isn’t thrilled. The new backup spoke with Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area: “It sucks,” Gabbert said. “I don’t like it. I don’t like not playing. I’m very forward about […]

DeAndre Jordan wouldn’t mind Clippers picking up Chris Bosh

How does a Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan-Chris Bosh tandem sound? If Jordan has his way, the Los Angeles Clippers will sign Bosh once his ugly split with the Miami Heat concludes. TMZ captured the funny exchange: So, when we shot Jordan out in L.A. Tuesday night, we asked what he thinks Bosh should do next. “I […]

Ben Roethlisberger suggests Steelers’ contact practices explain injury woes

With the Pittsburgh Steelers dealing with injuries to key names, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has hinted at an explanation for the problems. We’re talking about practice. Big Ben caught up with Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and suggested practices play a role: “We have a lot of injuries,” Roethlisberger said on his radio spot on […]

Randy Moss thinks he could dominate today’s NFL at 39 years old

Randy Moss never lacked for confidence. Now 39 years old and suiting up for the broadcast booth instead of cleats to hit the field, Moss hasn’t shied away from suggesting he could be one of the best in the game. Jonathan Jones of Sports Illustrated  caught up with Moss, who suggested he could go off […]

Monday Night Football and NFL ratings continue to fall

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football, not that many watched. The NFL has suffered an odd ratings dip since the start of the season. A battle between a pair of 1-3 teams, though, hit a new low for the MNF program. Austin Karp looked at the numbers : Many […]

Greg Hardy to quit NFL, start MMA career

Defensive lineman Greg Hardy has given up on the NFL and will pursue a career in mixed martial arts. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting noted Hardy has been working on his MMA game for months with the NFL not showing much in the way of interest. Hardy dug this hole for himself after being found guilty […]

Colin Kaepernick named 49ers starter vs. Bills

The San Francisco 49ers have decided to bench Blaine Gabbert in favor of Colin Kaepernick. After struggling to a 1-4 start this season, head coach Chip Kelly and the San Francisco coaching staff have made a change: It’s not a surprising turn of events by any means. Gabbert hasn’t exactly played inspiring football, throwing five […]