Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Currently an analyst for ESPN, Keyshawn Johnson was arrested after he allegedly got into a physical altercation with his girlfriend in Calabasas, Calif., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said on Monday.
There’s a new quarterback in town — even if it’s just for a few months. Freeman has agreed to a deal with the Giants, the QB’s agent confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday.
Might a Darrelle Revis reunion in East Rutherford be on the horizon? Buckle your seat belts, folks.
Teams are “exploring” the market for Revis and “rival executives believe a deal could be possible,” Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reported.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Former Chicago Bears coach has reached an agreement to coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
Rex Ryan is almost certainly in his final hours as the head coach of the New York Jets, but he is hardly alone. There are at least five NFL coaches who are on the firing line at the end of Week 17.
“You’ve got to have a backbone, because guys are saying, ‘F–k you!’ and ‘I want to kill you!’ It’s crazy, but I’ve been getting death threats from them since my first holdout (in 2010). It’s just bitter Jets fans.”
No lead had been safe for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So it was up to the defense to help them get their first win of the season.
The Dolphins are playing for the first time in 11 days. They beat Cincinnati on a safety in overtime to stop a four-game skid about the same time the bullying scandal began brewing.
Media interest remained high Saturday, with some 75 reporters and cameramen descending on the Miami Dolphins’ complex.
Revis says on Twitter that he’s happy enough making $16 million per year with the winless Buccaneers compared to the (winning) alternative.
Former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis took to Twitter on Tuesday to “clear the smoke” after a report suggested he was unhappy with Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano.
Jets fans — and sports radio listeners — know Revis can sometimes get ornery. So maybe it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the cornerback is reportedly unhappy — already — with his situation in Tampa Bay.