Stories tagged: NFL
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery Friday
The New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was scheduled to have surgery for a herniated disk in his lower back, the team said in a statement Thursday night.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending shoulder surgery
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will have season-ending surgery on his right shoulder. Coach John Fox announced Thursday that the veteran quarterback will have an operation to repair the labrum …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Bills coordinator says Sammy Watkins still has broken bone in foot
Buffalo Bills receiver Sammy Watkins returned to practice on Thursday, but his offensive coordinator said the wideout is still dealing with a broken bone in his left foot. Watkins recently …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
NFL plans to hire 17 full-time officials
NFL executive Troy Vincent tells The Associated Press he expects the league to hire as many as 17 full-time officials for the start of next season. The additions are allowed …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
NFL examining schedule for teams playing on Thursday night
NFL executive Troy Vincent tells The Associated Press the league is re-evaluating its scheduling process in a bid to avoid the short turnaround of having teams playing on Sunday night …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
Seahawks hopeful of getting Earl Thomas, DeShawn Shead back
The Seattle Seahawks are hopeful starters Earl Thomas and DeShawn Shead will return for Sunday’s game against Carolina.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Surging Cowboys bring a line to make Vikings envious
The fuel for this dazzling season for Dallas can be found up front, with an offensive line that’s helped make this team a handful to try to stop. Just as …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1 a.m.
Browns QB Robert Griffin III cleared for contact, could play after bye
Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III has been cleared for contact, paving the way for him to play again this season.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:30 a.m.
Buffalo Bills tackle Seantrel Henderson suspended 10 games by NFL
The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson for 10 games for what the player’s agent tells The Associated Press stems from his client using marijuana to relieve …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Seahawks’ remaining schedule appears less than daunting
Last year proved that home-field advantage isn’t everything in the NFL playoffs.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5 a.m.
Colts remain hopeful Andrew Luck will play in matchup against Jets
A little more than a week after entering the concussion protocol and four days after missing his first game of the season, Indianapolis Colts’ franchise quarterback Andrew Luck returned to …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 4:30 a.m.
Browns place starting guard John Greco on injured reserve
Cleveland Browns offensive lineman John Greco has been placed on injured reserve after hurting his right foot in Sunday’s loss to New York.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 4 a.m.
Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan out for the season
Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured right patellar tendon.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 1:15 a.m.
Injury-ravaged Vikings get WR Stefon Diggs back at practice
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs has returned to practice, after being held out of the previous game because of a knee injury.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 12:45 a.m.
Ryan Fitzpatrick to remain Jets’ starting QB vs. Colts
Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the New York Jets’ starting quarterback for the team’s game next Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
Seahawks head back to drawing board with offensive line
Garry Gilliam was standing on the Seahawks’ sideline with his helmet off. His hands were clasped behind his back, so that helmet he was holding was tapping off the back …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Aaron Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Couch Slouch offers more easy fixes to make NFL better
There are two documents that dominate American life in matters small and large – the Constitution and the two-point conversion chart. The former is fundamentally sound and widely revered if …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Seahawks can’t get anything going on offense, lose to Buccaneers 14-5
Jameis Winston threw a pair of touchdown passes to Mike Evans and Tampa Bay’s rejuvenated defense shut down Russell Wilson and Seattle’s sputtering offense to beat the first-place Seahawks 14-5 …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 10:53 p.m.
Seahawks promote running back George Farmer, who knows their playboook
The move that had been anticipated for a day or so finally happened Wednesday as the Seahawks promoted
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
Antonio Brown scores three TDs for Pittsburgh Steelers in win over Indianapolis Colts
Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown hooked up for three touchdowns Thursday night and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense shut down the Indianapolis Colts in a 28-7 victory.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Rookies Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott lead Cowboys to 10th consecutive win
Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Dallas Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Detroit Lions beat Minnesota Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place
Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 win …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says Russell Wilson is back to normal, but in one aspect he’s better than ever
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Monday said he thinks quarterback Russell Wilson is now back to normal physically after dealing the first half of the season with a trio of …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
3 quality matchups for Thanksgiving Day
The NFL is bragging about how for the first time since 1935, Thanksgiving Day features three games with all six teams at .500 or better. Considering how mediocre so many …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
Seahawks waive J’Marcus Webb
The obvious that the Seahawks had dropped J’Marcus Webb from their plans is now official in the plainest way: They dropped him from their team.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
NFL notebook: Redskins liking Cousins just fine
Running off the field after throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns in the Washington Redskins’ victory over the Green Bay Packers, quarterback Kirk Cousins stopped and yelled right into …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 4:30 a.m.
Chargers getting some injured players back after bye
Chargers wide receiver Travis Benjamin was reprimanded during Monday’s practice – that’s a positive.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 4 a.m.
Jaguars place TE Lewis, LG Omameh on injured reserve
The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without two starters for the rest of the season after placing veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis and left guard Patrick Omameh on injured reserve Monday.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 3:30 a.m.
Aqib Talib, Derek Wolfe back for Broncos’ stretch run
For a guy who didn’t get away during the bye week, Aqib Talib was sure in a good mood Monday.