Rob Gronkowski hears it from fantasy owners at grocery store

Because of Rob Gronkowski’s hamstring, fantasy football owners who drafted him have had to shop for a new tight end. Although the grocery store isn’t the place to shop for fantasy football roster reinforcements, some owners have actually seen Gronkowski at the market and given him flak for his one-catch season so far. Gronk on angry […]

Isaiah Crowell puts his money where his mouth is

Browns running back Isaiah Crowell is second in the NFL with 394 rushing yards. While that hasn’t helped the Browns win any games yet, Crowell is a winner off the field in one respect. Crowell sent the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation $35,000, his first game check, just as he said he would when he apologized in […]

Ranking five best, worst NFL coaches at quarter mark of season

Down is up and up is down this season in the NFL coaching world. Some of the league’s best coaches are having bad years while some of the least accomplished coaches are turning everything they touch into gold. The rookie head coaches have been a mixed bag. Some of them are among the league’s best […]

LaDainian Tomlinson says Chargers should trade Philip Rivers

LaDainian Tomlinson doesn’t want to see former teammate Philip Rivers languish on a non-contending team late in his career. Tomlinson said on the NFL Network that the Chargers should trade Rivers to a contender. “Chargers are rebuilding right now…The best thing to do is trade [Rivers].”

Josh Norman ‘sips tea’ on Julio Jones burning Panthers

The Falcons, Falcons fans and Julio Jones fantasy owners all loved Jones’ 12-catch, 300-yard game on Sunday. You know who else loved it? Josh Norman. “I’m just gonna sip my tea on that one,” the Redskins cornerback told CSN Mid-Atlantic via, invoking the Kermit the Frog “None of my business” meme. Jones still might have […]

Tevin Coleman might miss Denver game because of sickle cell trait

The Falcons are rolling after Sunday’s 48-33 upset of the Panthers, but they might hit a small speed bump in Denver. Running back Tevin Coleman, who leads the team with four touchdowns, might have to sit out Sunday’s game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High because of his sickle cell trait. Sickle cell is […]

Steve Young says ref gave him call so he’d date his daughter

Apparently Steve Young was a heartthrob even in the old Tampa Bay Buccaneers creamsicle uniform. In his book “QB: My Life Behind the Spiral” with Jeff Benedict, Young reveals that a referee gave him a break in a 1985 game so that Young would go out with his daughter. According to the MMQB, Young said […]

Rising, falling QBs in NFL Week 4

A couple of quarterbacks taken first overall in their respective drafts are struggling right now. A couple of quarterbacks taken after the first round, on the other hand, are looking like wise investments. With the 2016 NFL season reaching the quarter pole, several quarterbacks rose and fell on Sunday. Rising: Matt Ryan Matt Ryan has been […]

Sammy Watkins could miss multiple games with foot injury

Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been ruled out of Sunday’s game at New England with a foot injury, and he could miss several more games. According to Pro Football Talk, Bills coach Rex Ryan said there is “major concern” about Watkins’ health for the remainder of the season. Watkins had foot surgery during the […]

Giants could use wide receiver at safety vs. Vikings

The Giants are hurting in the secondary. It’s getting so bad that wide receiver Dwayne Harris might have to play safety. Harris and practice-squad players Darius Powe and Geremy Davis practiced at the position Thursday, according to, with Darian Thompson (foot) and Nat Berhe (concussion) sitting out. Thompson is expected to miss Monday night’s […]

J.J. Watt has back surgery, expected to be out for season

It looks like J.J. Watt’s season is over. Watt had been placed on injured reserve this week with a back injury, but the Texans had held out hope that Watt could return at some point this season. Those chances dropped significantly when Watt underwent back surgery Thursday. Texans’ Pro Bowl DE J.J. Watt underwent back surgery today and […]

DeAngelo Williams pokes fun at Terrelle Pryor’s optimism

DeAngelo Williams apparently has a little more time for social media now that LeVeon Bell is back. The Steelers running back had some fun with the Browns after Terrelle Pryor said his 0-3 team is capable of winning the rest of its games. “Maybe he was talking about Ohio State!” Williams

NFL could scrap plans for 2018 opener in China

That 2018 NFL season opener that was going to be played in China? Not so fast. The Rams and 49ers would be the teams to play if the NFL opens the 2018 season in China, but in a stunning turn of events, the league is actually recognizing that it might not make sense to play a […]

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 4

There are a few underdogs worth a look when making your picks for Week 4 of the 2016 NFL season. The upsets could start bright and early because Sunday’s NFL action begins with a game in London that kicks off at 9:30 a.m. EST. ( was used for point spreads.) Indianapolis at Jacksonville (+2.5) The […]

Jets had ‘come-to-Jesus’ meeting after loss to Chiefs

Jets coach Todd Bowles told ESPN that he and his team had a “come-to-Jesus” meeting on Monday after an ugly 24-3 loss at Kansas City. It’s safe to assume he wasn’t talking about Touchdown Jesus. It was probably more like the story in the Bible about Jesus flipping over tables when he saw the church […]

Terrelle Pryor: Browns can ‘win all the rest of the games’

Terrelle Pryor and the Browns aren’t letting an 0-3 start get them down. Pryor, a quarterback-wide receiver hybrid, caught eight passes for 144 yards and ran for a touchdown in Sunday’s 30-24 overtime loss at Miami. “We’re so close to getting over that hump,” Pryor told “Once we get over that hump, I think […]

Mike Tolbert pays car shop $3,900 in coins after dispute

It’s a safe bet that Mike Tolbert won’t be doing any commericals for Motion Lab Tuning in Charlotte. The Panthers fullback got into a heated exchange with his mechanic over a bill and paid $3,900 in coins, according to Jalopnik. Tolbert claims in an Instagram post that the shop was two months late with an […]

Le’Veon Bell returns when Steelers need him most

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in his weekly press conference Tuesday that running back Le’Veon Bell will hit the ground running Sunday night when he returns from his three-game suspension. “He’s a guy that’s highly conditioned over a 12-month calendar,” Tomlin said via “We’ve seen him every day, he’s been a part of this, […]

Carson Wentz being compared to legendary QBs

Eagles rookie sensation Carson Wentz is being placed in the same company with some of the NFL’s best all-time quarterbacks, past and present. Brian Baldinger of NFL Media said “(Wentz) is Peyton Manning pre-snap, he’s Aaron Rodgers post-snap.” The Manning part is a nod to Wentz’s preparation. Eagles coach Doug Pederson said that Wentz arrives […]

Five biggest coaching mistakes in NFL Week 3

Week 3 of the 2016 NFL season is complete and it was another week that was influenced by questionable coaching decisions. There’s plenty of season left, but some of these coaches might look back on these mistakes and realize it’s one of the reasons they’re watching the playoffs on their couch. Browns choosing to kick in […]

Three problems the Steelers need to fix

Not only did the Steelers suffer their first loss of the season Sunday at Philadelphia, but the 34-3 margin was their most lopsided defeat since 1989. Carson Wentz and the Eagles (3-0) might just be for real, and as humiliating as this was for the Steelers (2-1), it’s only one loss. They need to bounce back, […]

Rising, falling QBs after NFL Week 3

One rookie quarterback proved worthy of the hype in Week 3 of the 2016 NFL season. A couple of young quarterbacks are still taking their lumps. Some quarterbacks calmed their restless fans for now and a couple of quarterbacks in their 30s looked every bit their age. Here’s how the quarterback landscape shakes out after Week […]