A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been tossed.
Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.
The New York Giants selected the dynamic Odell Beckham, Jr. with the 12th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. This year, the G-men currently sit in the eighth position, but much can change in the last two games of the season.
Named for the late Hall of Fame running back, the award recognizes a player’s community service and performance on the field.
So another week of football is in the books, and there is still so much to determine over the final two weeks of the season. Division titles, playoff berths, draft order!
Last week, the New York Giants (5-9) played against Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. This week, the Giants take on the other half of the RG3 blockbuster trade, as they travel to St. Louis to face the Rams. Pride is a stake, as two non-playoff teams face each other in an otherwise meaningless contest.
In the locker room, Sunday’s win meant a whole lot to Rex Ryan and his players. On social media, it felt more like a loss to many Jets fans.
Winning two games in a row late in the season has not shed any light on whether Tom Coughlin will be returning as coach of the Giants.
The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.
OK, take a breath. If you haven’t been paying attention for the past two months – Giants rookie wideout Beckham really is THAT good.
In Cleveland, the debut of Johnny Football was a monumental flop. “It was tough,” Manziel said Sunday. “I’m not using the rookie excuse. It’s not me.”
His playing style — fast, athletic, yet too multi-faceted for his own good — is dangerous enough. There’s no sense in raising an opponent’s ire any more than necessary.
Forget Mariota. Forget Winston. The Jets won a game in the present, but likely lost out at a shot at a brighter future.
The New York Giants (4-9) hoped to get a mini-win streak started after last week’s demolition of the Tennessee Titans in Nashville last week. This week, the dysfunctional Washington Redskins (3-10) came to town, fresh off a shutout loss to the St. Louis Rams and a full blown quarterback contriversy to boot.
Rex Ryan and his New York Jets got their first road win this season. The Tennessee Titans couldn’t protect a lead yet again.