The University of Minnesota says it is working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November.
The former first-round pick said his agent has fielded some calls from interested NFL teams — he declined to name which teams — but added no deal is imminent.
Preseason games don’t matter? Don’t tell that to Jets quarterback Geno Smith, because his career may depend on them.
The Houston Texans have a brand new head coach and starting quarterback. The only way they can win this season is if their best player, wide receiver Andre Johnson, buys into the new system.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.
The Giants running back had trouble keeping it together during his farewell press conference on Wednesday. But he said his were tears of joy.
By the time the Jennings-Williams rotation shows any results worth serious analysis, Wilson and his short career will be far from anyone’s mind. Football is cold-hearted that way.
The primary focal point of pretty much every football team is the quarterback. Some teams have an elite quarterback they want to keep around for as long as possible. They are set at the position, and they don’t worry about anything other than injury or retirement. Then, there are the teams that know they have a problem under center. Their quarterback won’t cut it, but they have to wait to get the opportunity to improve.
“I don’t want anybody to feel sorry for me, or pity me,” David Wilson said in a statement. “I lived my dream. A lot of people only get to dream their dream. I lived that dream.”
The 24-year-old might be the Jets’ most valuable player. A first alternate for the Pro Bowl last year, he heads into his fourth season with even higher expectations.
With former Bear defensive end Julius Peppers leaving Chicago to go to Green Bay, it looks like the Bears have already found his replacement in the form of former Viking defensive end Jared Allen. A man who has played fewer years yet has more sacks than Peppers. It seems like a smart decision.
Here are the top 12 most hilarious reactions to Andy Dalton’s contract on Twitter.
Despite the talk of competition, it seems this is Geno’s job to lose. Michael Vick was listed as the backup, and third-stringer Matt Simms had the edge over rookie Tajh Boyd.
Commissioner Goodell repeatedly said “you have to respond to facts here” regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Well, here are some facts.
Calling it his intention to “carry on Ralph Wilson’s legacy,” Jon Bon Jovi said his group is committed to working with officials to identify a new stadium site in the region.