Stories tagged: NFL
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch fined $24,309 by NFL for shouting at official
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for yelling at a game official last Sunday against Dallas. Lynch shouted at a sideline official and …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Vikings look to get past Packers in final push to playoffs
The Minnesota Vikings’ final push to the playoffs begins on Saturday night with a trip to Lambeau Field to face the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings have already secured a …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Ravens seek to remain playoff-bound in matchup with Colts
The formula for the Baltimore Ravens to gain entry into the postseason is simple: win their final two games. Step 1 in that process is to defeat struggling Indianapolis at …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Washington state, Florida, Texas may attract athletes after tax law change
Teams in Texas, Florida, Nevada and Washington state may have become more attractive destinations for free agents following the enactment of tax law changes. The new law that takes effect …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Papa John’s founder exiting as CEO weeks after NFL comments
Papa John’s founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by players – comments for …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Ex-Seahawks, UW quarterback Warren Moon denies allegations in harassment lawsuit
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon denied Thursday that he sexually harassed a former assistant. Moon did an extensive radio interview on KIRO-FM to address claims of sexual assault brought …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Seahawks’ list of Pro Bowl selections shows why team has struggled this season
The good news – if you’re inclined to read much into Pro Bowl picks – is that the Seahawks are still regarded as having their fair share of talent despite …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Seahawks fined $100,000 for violating concussion protocol
The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson during a game in November.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Commentary: Is this the end of the Seattle Seahawks as we know them?
When the Seattle Seahawks take the field Sunday in Dallas, there is room to wonder if this is a last stand of sorts for the team that everyone has come …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Rams place Pro Bowl K Greg Zuerlein on IR, sign Sam Ficken
The Los Angeles Rams placed kicker Greg Zuerlein on injured reserve. Zuerlein leads the league with 158 points. Zuerlein has been dealing with a lingering back injury all season and …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner regrets Twitter reaction after loss
Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner expressed regret for taking to social media to express frustration with comments made by teammate Earl Thomas after Seattle’s blowout loss to the Rams. Wagner played …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Four Seahawks picked for Pro Bowl: Thomas, Graham, Wilson, Wagner
The Seahawks had four players named to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday – free safety Earl Thomas, tight end Jimmy Graham, quarterback Russell Wilson and middle linebacker Bobby Wagner.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll not worried about Earl Thomas-Bobby Wagner exchange
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday he is not worried about Bobby Wagner’s Twitter
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Pete Carroll can handle the ugly truths about Seahawks’ loss to Rams
Tell the Truth Monday has rarely been so harsh during the Pete Carroll as it was following Sunday’s 42-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
NFL tells game officials not to use index cards to measure
The NFL has told its officials not to use index cards or any other paper to aid in measurements. In Sunday night’s Cowboys-Raiders game, veteran referee Gene Steratore tried to …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Devonta Freeman runs for 126 yards, Falcons hold off Bucs 24-21
Devonta Freeman rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown to help the Atlanta Falcons stay close in the tight NFC South race with a 24-21 victory over the Tampa Bay …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Couch Slouch: Down-on-his-luck porcupine could do what Roger Goodell does
Couch Slouch: Roger Goodell is the $500-million man. With NFL owners okaying his four-year, $200-million contract extension last week as Protector of the Shield, Goodell will cross the half-billion mark …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
NFL capsules: Dallas Cowboys keep playoff hopes alive when Raiders QB blunders
Dallas kept its playoff hopes alive by the slimmest of margins after Dak Prescott converted a fourth-down sneak by the width of an index card to set up Dan Bailey’s …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Blanchette: Seahawks had a whole of lot of nothing in divisional showdown
When historians come to write of the Great Comeuppance of the Dynasty That Wasn’t, much will be made of the sorry Sunday at CenturyLink Field, when the proud – or …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
Patriots rally behind Gronkowski, edge Steelers 27-24
The New England Patriots have built a dynasty on second chances. Miss an opportunity to bury the Super Bowl champions and they will find a way to find a way, …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Facing misconduct investigation, Carolina Panthers owner selling team
Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Panthers owner under investigation for workplace misconduct
Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct. The team said Friday former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles is overseeing the investigation …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Cardinals’ Adrian Peterson placed on injured reserve
Adrian Peterson has been placed on injured reserve because of a neck injury, ending the running back’s season after only six games with the Arizona Cardinals. Acquired from New Orleans …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Raiders receiver Amari Cooper won’t play against Cowboys
The Oakland Raiders will be without wide receiver Amari Cooper for Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Cooper aggravated a left ankle injury during the loss to Kansas City …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp returns to home state wearing uniform of the enemy
One year to the day after his last game at Eastern Washington, Cooper Kupp will be back in his home state, playing against the team he rooted for as a …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Germain Ifedi docked $24K, one of several Seahawks fined by NFL
Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for verbal abuse of a game official last Sunday. Ifedi was just one of several members of …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
T.J. Yates back as starter for Texans after injuries
Third-string quarterback T.J. Yates will get his first start this season for Houston against the Jacksonville Jaguars with Deshaun Watson out for the season with a knee injury and backup …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Jaguars’ Leonard Fournette expects to play despite quad injury
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette expects to play Sunday against Houston despite missing two days of practice. Fournette injured his right quadriceps muscle in the third quarter against Seattle …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Brock Osweiler’s strong relief appearance leads Broncos past Colts
Denver quarterback Brock Osweiler ran for one touchdown and threw for two more Thursday night to lead the Broncos past Indianapolis 25-13. Osweiler replaced the injured Trevor Siemian in the …