The Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
Ray Rice is set to challenge a league in crisis-mode on his ban stemming from a February domestic incident, according to multiple reports.
Tom Coughlin still believes in the New York Giants. With the season seemingly slipping away after a second straight 0-2 start, Coughlin didn’t hesitate Monday to say that this team can turn things around.
New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg took full blame for the timeout call that negated a tying touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP told Mike Francesa on Monday during his weekly spot on WFAN that despite their 0-2 record, the Giants aren’t as far away from turning the season around as many think.
Thurmond, who signed with the Giants during the offseason after helping the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl last season, was largely ineffective Sunday before leaving the game.
Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will “help lead and shape the NFL’s policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.”
Sure, it’s just one loss. But to try to take positives from Sunday’s disaster at Lambeau Field would really expose a disturbing case of denial. The Jets beat themselves and there’s just no way to spin it.
“Every black parent in my neighborhood in the south would be in trouble or in jail under those circumstances … We called it ‘spanking’ or ‘whipping’ our kids.”
The fourth quarter contained the worst infractions: a punt return allowed for a TD, four dropped passes and two lost fumbles.
Domestic violence, child abuse, health issues and a potential cover-up. There is enough to damage the NFL. What we’ll find out is exactly how much it can withstand.
The Jets are rarely frauds. It’s worse—they’re teasers. They consistently give false hope, then smash it into a billion pieces, a la Sunday in Green Bay.
The New York Jets jumped out to a promising 18-point lead on Sunday only to watch it disintegrate throughout a very sloppy second half performance.
The 2014 season is beginning like a repeat of the 2013 campaign for the New York Football Giants. Even with Arizona starting quarterback Carson Palmer sidelined with a bad shoulder, the G-men could not take advantage of backup Drew Stanton seeing his first action since 2010 and handed the Cardinals a 25-14 victory at the Meadowlands.
James from the Bronx called Boomer and Craig to talk about the Adrian Peterson story and share with the guys that he was “whooped” by his grandmother, and loves her for it.
Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.
Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.
Great snaps from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Photos of fans gathering outside MetLife Stadium ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII.
The Super Bowl Kickoff Spectacular at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., on Jan. 27, 2014