Stories tagged: NFL
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
Browns coach on 0-10: ‘I never could have dreamt this.’
The Browns have been bad before, just never this bad. They’re 0-10 for the first time in franchise history and are six losses from joining the 2008 Detroit Lions as …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Fantasy Plays: A healthy Russell Wilson; fading bad defenses
Setting an optimal lineup for Week 10 is once again a true challenge, with many key players unavailable on byes and fantasy teams jostling for postseason berths. A few of …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:24 p.m.
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman fined for hit vs. Buffalo
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman confirmed Thursday he’s been fined by the NFL for his hit on Buffalo kicker Dan Carpenter in last Monday’s game against the Bills.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
NFL notes: Chiefs’ Justin Houston hopes to play Sunday at Carolina
Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston hopes to make his season debut Sunday at Carolina, though the decision will ultimately be made by coach Andy Reid. Houston has not played this season …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10 p.m.
Joe Flacco, Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout
Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes, and the Baltimore Ravens beat Cleveland 28-7 Thursday night to leave the winless Browns at a historic low point in franchise history. Baltimore trailed …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Coach: Kicker tryouts ‘lit a fire’ under Vikings’ Blair Walsh
When the Minnesota Vikings brought in six free agent kickers to tryout on Tuesday, some wondered how incumbent Blair Walsh would react. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer says Walsh was …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
NFL Halfway: Rule change boosts strategy on kickoffs returns
The NFL is halfway through its one-season experiment with a rule placing the ball at the 25-yard line instead of the 20 on touchbacks. Through nine weeks, touchbacks are up …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
NFL Halfway: All seem to agree NFL officiating is appalling
In a divided nation, NFL officials are a unifying factor, because everyone seems to disagree with them.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Seahawks can’t get their defense off the field
Just as the Seattle Seahawks are evolving on offense and appearing to find success, they have another problem emerging.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Cowboys’ Tony Romo full go at practice, and running scout team
Tony Romo has been listed as a full practice participant for the first time since the Dallas quarterback broke a bone in his back in a preseason game in August. …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Lopsided Chargers stadium-vote loss could bring NFL relocation in L.A., Las Vegas
A resounding defeat Tuesday of a stadium-financing measure by voters in San Diego has those within the NFL wondering if the Chargers will exercise their option to join the Rams …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11 p.m.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Rex Ryan: ‘I wish he’d coach his own team’
Richard Sherman’s attempt to block a field goal by Buffalo’s Dan Carpenter at the end of the first half of Monday’s 31-25 win over the Bills, which then set off …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
NFL notes: Jacksonville coach Gus Bradley on hot seat
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 4:58 p.m.
Patriots remain atop AP Pro32, followed by Dallas, Oakland
No surprises at the top of the AP Pro32 power rankings this week: New England and Dallas, at 7-1 owning the NFL’s best records, are 1-2.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Seahawks defeat Buffalo as Jimmy Graham has remarkable game
Jimmy Graham needed only one hand to catch two first-half touchdown passes from Russell Wilson, and the Seattle Seahawks held off a late rally for a 31-25 win over the …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
Winless Cleveland Browns showing little sign of progress
Although his team has yet to win, Browns coach Hue Jackson usually spends a moment or two rattling off good things he extracts from a loss.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
In unusual spot at 4-4, Packers face pivotal road stretch
Mike Daniels’ angry voice could be heard from a far-off corner of the Packers locker room in the bitter minutes following a disheartening loss to Indianapolis.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Sunday’s NFL games
Roundup of Sunday’s NFL games.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
There’s guff over Goff at L.A. Coliseum
The chant started in the west end zone and eventually rose throughout the Coliseum in the second quarter after another Los Angeles Rams drive foundered.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
Todman sets tone as Colts upset Packers in Green Bay
Jordan Todman set the tone early for the Indianapolis Colts on special teams and Andrew Luck made the clutch throws late.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Seahawks typically find groove once calendar shifts to November
When the calendar turns to November, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks get going.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Greg Cote: NFL’s declining TV ratings a needed slap in face for sport that has itself to blame
NFL television ratings are down significantly. Good! No other sports league needs a slap in the face more. Roger Goodell’s preening conglomerate sails along imperviously, thinking it is bulletproof. It …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
Seahawks’ Wilson wasn’t interested in taking a break to heal
Russell Wilson thinks he’s getting to the point that he’ll no longer have to answer what had become his least favorite question from Seahawks coaches – should he maybe sit …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Revis says ‘people don’t respect me enough’
Darrelle Revis feels downright disrespected. Years of glowing praise have suddenly given way to harsh criticism. He’s washed up, some fans and media say. Revis Island is a thing of …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman speaks his mind at press conference
Last week, Richard Sherman dressed up as Harry Potter for his regular weekly press conference.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
In Brief: Cavaliers stay unbeaten with 128-122 win over Celtics
For all that LeBron James has accomplished in his glowing career, only once did a season start this well for his team. And it ended in a championship over Kevin …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Matt Ryan throws for four TDs to lead Falcons over Tampa Bay
Matt Ryan threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Atlanta Falcons tighten their grip on first place in the NFC South with a 43-28 victory over the Tampa …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
Seahawks continue trend of piling up penalties
It wasn’t just the number of penalties that the Seahawks received Sunday that bothered coach Pete Carroll but the discrepancy between the number that Seattle had – 11 – and …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
In Brief: Russell Westbrook gets 35, leads unbeaten Thunder past Clips 85-83
Russell Westbrook hit a jumper with 18.7 seconds left and finished with 35 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder remained unbeaten with an 85-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11 p.m.
Seahawks make no moves as trading deadline passes
Any help for the Seahawks’ sagging offense for the rest of the season will have to come from within as Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline passed without Seattle making a move.