Category Archives: NFL

UCLA Football: Bruins going high in several mock NFL Draft lists

With more than handful of UCLA football players going to the NFL Draft, Go Joe Bruin takes a look at several expert mock drafts to get a feel for where these Bruins could end up…read more

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Former NFLers call for end to tackle football for kids

Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under. Pro football Hall of Famers Nick Buoniconti and Harry Carson joined four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Phil Villapiano and researchers from Boston University to … Continue reading

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Championship Sunday game picks: Patriots, Vikings advance

Nobody was really paying attention… Mark Brunell and the boys delivered an upset of gargantuan proportions at the home of the AFC’s top seed in the 1996 playoffs. Not just Brunell, but Jimmy Smith, Keenan McCardell, Tony Boselli, Kevin Hardy and … Continue reading

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Changes on horizon for NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’

Changes may be in store for the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” schedule, according to reports on the bidding for the games’ media rights. Fox is among the bidders and wants the…read more

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2018 NFL Draft: The 10 college football teams hit hardest by early entries

Some players are more easily replaced than others…read more

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Fans go after Marcus Williams on Twitter for awful missed tackle

Twitter is never a forgiving place for a professional athlete after a high-profile mistake, and New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams was the victim of an angry mob of fans after his horrendous error cost his team a playoff win…read … Continue reading

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Keenum to Diggs, the Final Play

Stefon Diggs reeled in a 61-yard touchdown catch-and-run with no time remaining to cap a wild Vikings 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints and send Minnesota to the NFC Championship Game in Philadelphia. Relive the final play from all … Continue reading

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Ben Roethlisberger still has ‘a desire to play football’

Ben Roethlisberger lost out on his chance at potential revenge in the AFC title game, but there’s always next year. Roethlisberger told reporters after the Steelers’ 45-42 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday that he’s looking forward to…read more

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Panthers LB Thomas Davis: 2018 will ‘definitely be my last year’

For me, I really can’t see me playing past the 2018 season. This will definitely be my last year coming up. One of the reasons is I want to continue my contractual obligations. I signed on for a one-year extension, … Continue reading

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2018 NFL Playoffs Bracket Projection: Saints top Steelers for Brees’ second title

If the Saints win and Eagles lose, New Orleans would be guaranteed to stay inside for rest of the playoffs…read more

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When narratives ruined us in 2017 fantasy football

Last week we looked at some of the instances where coach speak ruined us in the 2017 fantasy football season. A decent chunk of narratives were covered there, but we’re not quite finished. Sometimes we take the signs and signals … Continue reading

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Divisional Round: One under-the-radar storyline for each team

The eight remaining teams are set as we head into the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. While many of the top storylines surrounding each organization in this stage of the postseason have reverberated throughout…read more

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15 biggest fantasy football disappointments of 2017

Anyone who has played fantasy football before knows disappointment is an inescapable part of the game. The euphoric thrill of victory wouldn’t be so sweet were it not for the counterbalance of the bitter taste of your lineup letting you … Continue reading

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Ohio State football: What Jerome Baker’s NFL draft decision means for Buckeyes

Preparing for NFL defections is one thing, but replacing a truly unique playmaker such as Jerome Baker is another. Ohio State is recruiting at a high level and has no shortage of candidates waiting in reserve for a shot…read more

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Jaguars coming full circle under Tom Coughlin with playoff win

Back in the summer, on the day before training camp opened and months before these Jaguars would brand themselves “Sacksonville,” executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin sat in his old office and explained that…read more

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NFL referees made plenty of ‘forward progress’ screwing up on Wild Card Weekend

NFL officiating made itself part of the story during Wild Card Weekend. At one point things got so bad it prompted Fox’s rules expert and the league’s former VP of Officiating, Mike Pereira, to publicly call out the men wearing … Continue reading

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McElroy: The NFL isn’t dead, but it lost its Teflon coating

What I learned in sports this week is that the NFL’s ratings were down this year. Again. A year after watching its TV attendance dip 8 percent in 2016-2017, the NFL ratings collectively fell 9.7 percent this past season. Those … Continue reading

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Jon Gruden on Raiders coaching job: ‘Nothing’s official’

Jon Gruden’s contract — a mammoth one — is still being worked out, but with a number like $100 million and multiple reports packing his backs for the Bay Area, ESPN decided to acknowledge the news. ESPN broadcaster Sean McDonough … Continue reading

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Gallup poll: Football loses some fans, still Americans’ favorite sport

The sport of football has taken a public relations beating in recent years, but it’s still by far the most popular spectator sport in the U.S., according to a recent Gallop Pole. Conducted in early December, the poll found out 37 … Continue reading

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Trump duped a lot of NFL football fans

I am having trouble understanding how so many football fans can be so successfully trolled by Donald Trump. The football players taking a knee prior to kick-off is not in any way intended to show disrespect to the flag or … Continue reading

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