In the wake of Michael Bennett’s threat to boycott his newspaper, Seattle Times columnist Matt Calkins has taken the L.
Michael Bennett is mad at the Seattle Times. The Seahawks defensive lineman didn’t take kindly to a recent column by Matt Calkins:
Ryan Fitzpatrick, age 34, a veteran of 12 NFL seasons, has signed a free-agent deal with the Bucs, his seventh team. Per Adam Schefter, the terms are for one year and $3 million. Fitzpatrick, who went to Harvard, will back up Jameis Winston.
Folks, the NFL never sleeps. Even now, in the dog days of mid-May, as the league’s news cycle yawns and feels its eyelids getting heavy, the continued unemployment of Colin Kaepernick is there to slap everyone awake again. There’s been a lot of this and a lot of that said and written about Kaepernick in recent weeks.…
In addition to the possibility of a shortened overtime, the NFL is about to consider a proposed tweak to its injured reserve rules:
Gisele Bündchen’s admission that her husband, Tom Brady, “does have concussions” cuts right to the NFL’s biggest problem with head trauma: There is no way to protect the players.
Every time you think NFL teams have exhausted every avenue in their never-ending quest to keep from paying players their contractually obligated money, they go ahead and change the definition of “guaranteed.”
Patrick Mahomes II, a quarterback drafted 10th overall a few weeks back by the Chiefs, was robbed along with three other people by an alleged gunman and an accomplice outside a home in Smith County, Texas, according to KYTX-TV.
ESPN’s Beth Mowins is slated to become the first woman in 30 years to handle play-by-play duties during a regular-season NFL broadcast, according to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch.
Josh Gordon has played just five games since 2013—and none in the last three seasons—but his request for reinstatement to the NFL after his latest banishment for a drug-policy violation will have to wait.
Now that the draft has come and gone without a Jimmy Garoppolo trade, it’s time to wonder what the Patriots’ end game is here. Because they’re going to have one big-ass decision to make in the months ahead. Tom E. Curran of CSN New England calls what’s potentially brewing in Foxboro “a tsunami,” and he’s not…
Stevie Tu’ikolovatu was just drafted in the seventh round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after playing a year at USC, where he was the school’s 2016 defensive MVP and the MVP of the Rose Bowl. He also spent two months living out of a car and an SUV after he transferred from Utah—with his wife joining him after the first…
Twenty years ago, the NFL draft was marked by one of the most fateful quarterback choices in league history: Peyton Manning’s decision to stay at the University of Tennessee for his senior year. The Jets, who had the No. 1 pick in 1997, are still reeling from the aftershocks. And it all may have been because Bill…
Jay Cutler’s bare ass is still a free agent, but maybe not for long. The ex-Bears quarterback is reportedly interested in working as a broadcaster.
With Roger Goodell in full-on Reefer Madness mode, the NFLPA is working on a way to get the NFL to do something about its marijuana prohibition without making a major concession at the bargaining table.
Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey made history last week. The Jaguars drafted Fournette fourth overall, while the Panthers took McCaffrey at No. 8. Both were outstanding prospects who were expected to be selected in the Top 10. What’s significant is that both had skipped their meaningless, non-playoff bowl…
This week has brought several news items about Teddy Bridgewater and his future in Minnesota. That future continues to look pretty grim.