More than a few eyebrows were raised on Sunday night when PFT reported that 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith could be back one or two games early on his nine-game suspension. G.M. Trent Baalke quickly said he didn’t know anything about it. On Monday, coach Jim Harbaugh said the same thing. (Hey, at least Baalke and…
Apparently, the “adult beverage” wasn’t enough to take the edge off Reggie Wayne’s elbow. According to Mike Chappell of RTV6 in Indianapolis, the Colts wide receiver is expected to miss a game or two because of an elbow injury suffered early in Sunday’s win over the Bengals. He fell after a play, bracing himself with…
The Broncos won’t have running back Montee Ball back for Thursday’s game against the Chargers and their backfield will have a different look than it has in the past two games without Ball. Denver signed running back Kapri Bibbs off of their practice squad and he’ll join Ronnie Hillman, Juwan Thompson and C.J. Anderson at…
Given some time to stretch, Bears guard Kyle Long was able to reach all the way up to take the foot out of his mouth. After blaming Bears fans (Yep, it was their fault) in the aftermath of Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, Long came back Monday and told WXRT-FM that “it was wrong for me to…
The Buccaneers worked out kick returner Trindon Holliday on Monday and things appear to have gone well. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the team plans to sign the veteran returner to their 53-man roster. Holliday signed with the Giants in the offseason, but he came down with a hamstring injury in…
Amid plenty of reports and rumors and speculation about the looming relocation of the Rams, Raiders, or Chargers to Los Angeles, the NFL has begun actively exploring what folks in L.A. want from a new stadium. According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times, the NFL will launch a formal assessment of the market. …
The Giants have lost their last two games in fairly convincing fashion, but that’s not shaking defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s confidence in what the team can achieve this season. Pierre-Paul has looked at the Giants’ schedule — they host the Colts, travel to Seattle and then return home for the 49ers and Cowboys — when…
Last week, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis described the status of A.J. Green as “up in the air.” While Lewis expressed more optimism on Monday, Green has repeated the same assessment provided previously by Lewis. “It’s still up in the air,” Green told NFL Network on Tuesday morning, “but it definitely feels better. We’ll see about…
Saints quarterback Drew Brees said that he felt like he let the team down last Sunday when he threw a late interception that wound up setting the Lions up for their game-winning score. It was part of a rough fourth quarter overall for Brees, who completed only three of the 14 passes he tried in…
As the dust settles on Week Seven, the NFL still would like us to pardon its dust regarding the remodeling of the personal conduct policy. Peter King of TheMMQB.com explained on Monday that, in the end, the NFL may have two different personal conduct policies: One for players and one for everyone else. King cites…
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- If the Chicago Bears are coming apart as a team within the locker room, it's news to coach Marc Trestman.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night's loss at Denver.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns coach Mike Pettine brought a shovel to work, not a sledge hammer.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Add Jason Garrett to the list of questions about new contracts facing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The one-two punch in the Buffalo Bills offensive backfield just got knocked out.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Percy Harvin has been called lots of things during his NFL career.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo will miss the rest of the season because he needs surgery on a torn right pectoral muscle.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- If Robert Griffin III is completely ready, he'll start for the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts receiver Reggie Wayne is scheduled to have an MRI on his injured left elbow.
Brown throws TD
Steven Jackson is just one of the NFC South players with something to prove.
Ex-CFL coach Marc Trestman kicks off Canada Week, our examination of North America's other league.
The Jets opened up the checkbook this offseason in an attempt to jumpstart the passing game. Will it work?
Tom Brady is clearly the class of the AFC East at quarterback. But who's next in line? Chris Burke and Doug Farrar debate.
Harvin is headed to the one place he might fit in.
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Vikings try to recover, still stinging from late defensive lapse in last-second loss
After early loss, sting of injuries, Chiefs proven to be resilient in returning to .500
Panthers defense still searching for answers after disappointing 38-17 loss to the Packers
Bengals staggered by their all-around horrid performance in loss at Indianapolis
Frantic first-half flurry boost Steelers by error-prone Texans 30-23
Pittsburgh uses 3-touchdown flurry to surge past Houston.
Early lead evaporates quickly as Texans fall to Steelers 30-23
Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.
Pittsburgh spotted Houston a 13-0 lead only to score 24 points in a frantic final 3 minutes 8 seconds of the first half.
The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points in the second-quarter to help them beat the Houston Texans 30-23 on Monday.
The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
Harvin, a former Seahawks wide receiver, arrived with baggage, but if he can live up to his vast potential, the Jets’ acquiring him will be a “coup,” General Manager John Idzik said.
Members of the Giants could almost be heard exhaling as they looked forward to a bye week they hope will restore battered bodies and weary minds.
Add Jason Garrett to the list of questions about new contracts facing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
If Robert Griffin III is completely ready, he'll start for the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys next Monday night.
Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record.
The National Football League and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit on Monday in an attempt to block New Jersey from offering legalized wagering on sporting events.
The NFL is officially kicking the tires on the Los Angeles market.
There is so much we don't know, starting with exactly what happened between Kings defenseman Slava Voynov and a woman who sought treatment at a Torrance hospital's emergency room late Sunday night for injuries that were serious enough to prompt medical personnel to summon police.
The NHL acted quickly Monday when Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.
USC receiver JuJu Smith turned in another big-production game at the Coliseum. Now the Trojans need the freshman to carry it over to on the road.
The NFL is a passing league.
LenDale White is holding his ground.
If the Kansas City Royals lose this World Series, none of the decisions they are about to make will be as crucial as one they made six years ago.
The details were worked out, the contract signed for one year and the veteran's minimum. Chris Douglas-Roberts was a Clipper.
The rookie had reasons to fall further into an exhibition-season abyss.
UCLA's offense is making life difficult for the Bruins defense.
There are many stats that sum up how miserable the Oakland Raiders' 0-6 start has been, but we have something better than a statistic for that.Darnell Dockett.The injured Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman was at his trash-talking finest on Sunday, poking fun at Raiders fans as the Cards sealed up their 24-13 win.Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett Trolls Raiders Fans With Sign On Whiteboard http://t.co/Kt9LTrbPWL pic.twitter.com/MRHbHQCNXT— ThePostGame.com (@Post_Game) October 21, 2014If you can't see it well, it's a hand-written message from Dockett to the fans reminding them that the Raide…
The NFL is the most popular sporting league in American history, and you'd be a fool to think that isn't due in part to gambling. Untold millions (billions?) are wagered on bets, fantasy leagues, office pools, survivor pools, or whatever else people figure out to wager on when it comes to football.The NFL is continuing to play us for those fools by once again taking a public stand against legalized sports betting, according to Reuters.The NFL, along with the NBA, Major League Baseball and the NCAA, called for an injunction, hoping to block a law that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed…
We all make mistakes, present company included. But some mistakes are just really, really funny.Like talking about Peyton Manning on air and having a photo of Gary Payton appear on the graphic behind you. Oh my.KOMO 4 in Seattle was talking about the Denver Broncos quarterback setting the NFL's record for touchdown passes during its broadcast, but mistakenly showed the former Seattle SuperSonics guard. The person who caused it to go viral was Payton himself, by posting the screen shot on Instagram. That's just great.[Join FanDuel.com's $2.5M Week 8 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top…
After the official signaled that Demaryius Thomas got in bounds and scored the 509th passing touchdowns of Peyton Manning's career, breaking the NFL record, a little more than a minute passed before the extra point was snapped. And that minute included the Denver Broncos' fun little game of keep-away.When Thomas scored a 40-yard touchdown later in the game, 44 seconds passed from score to extra point. Which is to say, about an extra 15-20 seconds was carved out to celebrate one of the league's greatest records being broken. The NFL doesn't stop for records or ceremonies.[Join FanDuel.com's $…