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  • Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. ... read more...
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  • This Sunday, the Detroit Lions are taking on the Atlanta Falcons over in London but the question remains will wide receiver Calvin Johnson play? Johnson made the trip to London with his teammates but did not practice today according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. No Calvin Johnson, Ansah, Waddle, Ebron, Pettigrew or Fauria at #Lions practice. Riddick was back. — Tim... read more...
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  • Coach Jay Gruden responded with a weary sigh this week when asked what areas needed improving to jump start the Redskins’ underperforming running game. “Where do you want to start?” Gruden replied, not one to tiptoe around tough truths. ... read more...
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  • Touches and Targets Week 7: Minnesota Vikings Mid-week, Mike Zimmer indicated that the team was going to have to find some carries for Matt Asiata, largely as a result of concerns over Jerick McKinnon’s pass blocking. That’s not how it played out, though. While the snap distribution wasn’t all that skewed (40-27) McKinnon had 19 carries and saw four pass targets, totalling... read more...
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  • New York Giants QB Eli Manning still believes in his teammates. After being a little nervous about the new offense that he had to learn, the Giants have been impressive on that side of the ball for the past few weeks. But after the loss to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, the Giants fell to 3-4 which sent fans into panic mode. But unlike the fans, Manning has taken a different a... read more...
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  • It’s been quite the week for injured Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant, and it’s only Tuesday! Not only did he roll up to a news conference debuting his temporary mobility scooter (it would have paired nicely with his backpack had he worn it), but he also unveiled his latest foray into non-basketball related activities — the NBA MVP is going to try his hand at u... read more...
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  • Calvin Johnson Running in London, is Good News But Will He Play? Detroit Lions’ superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson is in London running, but will be able to play in their Week 8 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons? Johnson had this to say to NFL Media’s Steve Wyche Tuesday.. I’m … The post Calvin Johnson Running in London, But Will He Play? appeared first on Fantasy Fo... read more...
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  • There is no rift between Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall, at least not according to Marshall. The Bears’ locker room was not a fun place to be Sunday afternoon following their loss to the Miami Dolphins. According to reports, Bears players had it out in the locker room, with Marshall reportedly criticizing Cutler. After the game, Mar... read more...
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  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was taking the first reps during quarterback drills on Wednesday.  Colt McCoy was second in line. Here in Ashburn, first individual QB drill. Robert Griffin III goes first, Colt McCoy 2nd, Kirk Cousins 3rd. Read nothing into that. — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) October 22, 2014 Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told rep... read more...
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  • Quarterbacks Tony Romo and Eli Manning squared off last Sunday in Dallas. After witnessing another painful New York Giants loss against the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday (31-21 final score), it remains unclear how the team can bounce back. The Gmen were tied up, 14-14, entering halftime with impressive momentum before they were manhandled in the second half, 17-7. Considering... read more...
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  • Leadership is a difficult thing to quantify when you’re talking about the NFL, but when your team is lacking it everybody notices. Such is the case for the 2014 Chicago Bears. According to former head coach Mike Ditka, this year’s team is lacking real leadership because there’s no true captain on the roster. Ditka blames Marc Trestman for his rotating captain’s policy. Her... read more...
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  • The New York Giants are not only working out running backs Felix Jones and Alex Green, but also former Raiders and Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Pryor could be open to playing wide receiver. But the Giants might be interested in singing him their practice squad as they get ready to take on Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick in the coming weeks. Happy t... read more...
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  • Football teams have often been likened to small armies, their games to military battles, and head coaches to generals commanding their troops. At the same time, Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll is known as much more of a free thinker than most in his profession. So perhaps it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that Carroll has some out-of-the-box thoughts about his c... read more...
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  • Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. ... read more...
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  • The Atlanta Falcons are doing that this week. They play the Detroit Lions in a game that starts at 6:30 a.m.here in Phoenix. No, that is not a typo. So how are they doing it? Check out this infographic from the team’s website. See, now we know what it takes to get over there though it would be interesting to see the total bill for the London game.   You may also be intere... read more...
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  • Rich Kane/Icon Sportswire New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is currently down in Charlotte, NC visiting a foot specialist.  He’ll soon find out if he has to undergo surgery on his toe, whcih will end his 2014 season. LB Jon Beason, on @WFAN660, said it's "50-50" on whether he'll have to shut it down four the season. May need surgery on toe. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchia... read more...
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  • Loving this ink from Santana Moss: "S/o to.. @tattzbyd to bless me wth this Cherokee mural representing my ancestors" pic.twitter.com/ZE9kKTe49R Santana Moss got a new tattoo on his leg. It’s kind of large. And pretty evocative. ... read more...
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  • There will be no tea or crumpets -- or a job -- in William Powell's immediate future. Per the Detroit Free Press, the Lions on Wednesday released Powell from the practice squad, sending him home from London ahead of Sunday's game against the Falcons. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/524888963816120320 Following a nearly eight-hour flight, the Lions landed in Lond... read more...
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