Two years ago, Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III took the NFL by storm with a combination of running and passing that kept defenses off balance and guessing all year long. Until he was injured while running. Since then, an effort has been made to make Griffin more of a passer and less of a runner. …
Mike Florio and Bob Glauber discuss the Week 12 SNF game between the Giants and Cowboys. Florio thinks Dallas needs to score quickly in order to save Romo for the Eagles on Thanksgiving.
Russ Thaler and Mike Florio discuss some of the keys to Week 12 including the health of Cardinals’ WR Larry Fitzgerald heading into a huge NFC West showdown against the Seahawks.
Bob Glauber and Mike Florio take a look at some of the storylines heading into Week 12 and how they could change after Sunday.
One of the limitations of instant replay was demonstrated on Sunday in Chicago, where Jay Cutler fumbled, only to have the officials wrongly rule it an incomplete pass — and to have the referee unable to do anything about it on a replay rule. As explained by NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino in a…
Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…
Panthers safety Roman Harper has drawn a $8,268 fine from the NFL for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Sunday’s loss to Atlanta, the league confirmed to PFT on Friday. Harper was flagged for unnecessary roughness after tackling Falcons wide receiver Roddy White around the helmet in the third quarter. As White was falling, both of…
The Chiefs went an 11th game without a touchdown catch by a wide receiver in Oakland on Thursday night and Friday has brought a reported change to the receiving corps. It’s a familiar face to head coach Andy Reid. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Chiefs are signing Jason Avant, who worked out…
Tickets for Monday night’s Jets-Bills game at Detroit’s Ford Field will be free, general-admission seats, the Lions announced Friday. Bills season-ticket holders are being offered free tickets beginning today, as are Lions season-ticket owners. All other ticket giveaways will begin Saturday, according to the Lions. Monday night’s game will start at 7 p.m. Eastern. The…
Patrick Willis had surgery today. And judging by the smile on his face, it was a successful one. The 49ers linebacker had surgery on the toe problem that landed him on season-ending injured reserve. “Surgery went well thank u all for the support and heartfelt wishes. Determined to get back on that field and be…
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ben Tate doesn't have to worry about losing carries with the Browns any longer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers are getting even younger at wide receiver.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints will have to continue their chase for an NFC South title without a pair of starters: receiver Brandin Cooks and safety Rafael Bush.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chargers coach Mike McCoy has refuted star tight end Antonio Gates' comment that quarterback Philip Rivers has a severe rib injury.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers might be getting closer to adding a couple of big names back to their injury-depleted defense.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Robert Griffin III was hard on himself plenty of times when talking about his performance in the Washington Redskins' latest embarrassing loss in an embarrassing season.
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.
Here's the best news: Adrian Peterson is getting the help he needs.
Snowbound Buffalo Bills headed to Detroit to 'host' New York Jets on Monday night
For The Win sits down with New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz.
All of your health, fitness and lifestyle questions answered.
The NFL All-Pro expresses hope for a new beginning as a dad in an exclusive interview.
Running back's wide-ranging interview points up need for NFL, union to seek compromise.
Check out these 10 great Thanksgiving Day football games.
Embattled running back Adrian Peterson spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero in an exclusive interview Thursday.
Colts desperate to crank up rushing game heading into division game against Jaguars
The N.F.L. considered ease of travel for Bills fans and tried to preserve some of the team’s geographic advantage before moving the game against the Jets to Detroit on Monday night.
Bills President Russ Brandon says the team is planning to return to Buffalo after Monday night's game in Detroit against the New York Jets.
The Bills made their way out of snowbound Buffalo for Detroit on Friday, utilizing snowmobiles to pick up players living near Ralph Wilson Stadium as they prepared to play their weather-delayed game against the New York Jets on Monday.
Bobby Wagner, a middle linebacker, had 50 tackles in five games before tearing the tendon that attaches his big toe to the bottom of his foot.
Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak.
The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.
Mother Nature isn't going to throw a wrench into Ken Johnson's 21-year streak of attending every Buffalo Bills game — no matter where they play.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's appeal of his suspension will be heard on Dec. 2 by former NFL executive Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday.
Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
This week’s games feature a test for the Cardinals, who have been snubbed by the oddsmakers against the Seahawks despite their superior record.
Mavericks 38, Lakers 27 (end of the first quarter)
The Kings' defense has been constantly tested this season by Slava Voynov's suspension and injuries suffered by other players. But Matt Greene, who played a season-high 23 minutes and 16 seconds in the Kings' 3-2 victory over Carolina on Thursday, has been a stabilizing force during this most...
Reserve guard Wayne Ellington rejoined the Lakers on Friday after taking an 11-day leave of absence because his father was fatally shot in Philadelphia.
The Pac-12 Conference South title is in play for both teams as the crosstown rivals meet for the 84th time in a football series that dates to 1929. Gary Klein and Chris Foster examine the matchups and story lines:
Great athletes are, by conventional wisdom, selfish.
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss today puts the Bruins back behind the...
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
The College Football Playoff is a 12-year arrangement still three weeks from naming its first four-team field, and people are already calling for change.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — When USC turned up the pressure, the points followed.
Brett Hundley won’t be the only player who requires individual and group attention in the 84th annual football game between USC and UCLA.
When they're not cheering on their team, New England Patriots fans are most likely to go see One Direction concerts as their football-alternative form of musical entertainment.So says a study by StubHub, via the Wall Street Journal, which tracked ticket-purchasing habits of fans from each of the NFL's fan bases. The online ticket broker studied data back to 2012 on the secondary market and cross-referenced it geographically with what musical acts each team's fans were most likely to purchase.[Join FanDuel.com's $2.5M Week 12 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top 21,840 teams paid]Apparently, th…
Adrian Peterson will not play in the NFL for the rest of 2014.Peterson has missed the Minnesota Vikings' past nine games after being charged in Texas with committing reckless or negligent injury to a child. The felony charges stem from injuries Peterson's son sustained when Peterson disciplined the 4-year-old with a switch.The NFL ruled on Tuesday morning that Peterson, who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor reckless assault charges, will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. The Vikings running back will not be eligible for reinstatement before April 15, 20…