Stories tagged: NFL
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
As he continues to seek work in NFL, Colin Kaepernick has two major supporters at Washington State
Colin Kaepernick is still out of work and that’s a hard pill for many fans to swallow – including two Washington State assistants who remain close to the ex-San Francisco …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Seahawks’ Jimmy Graham sits out practice, status unclear vs. Titans; Bobby Wagner, Luke Joeckel added to injury list
Tight end Jimmy Graham did not practice Wednesday with an ankle injury and it’s unclear if he will play Sunday at Tennessee.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Richard Sherman says NFL injury report just for gamblers
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman again took shots at the NFL, saying the injury reports teams are required to produce each week are simply to help gamblers. Sherman has never been …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Former coaching colleagues face off when 49ers host Rams
Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan took similar paths on their journey to becoming NFL coaches. Both rose from famous football families to their first NFL jobs as quality control assistants …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
DeMaurice Smith re-elected as head of NFL players’ union
DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the NFL players’ union in a special committee vote. Guidelines passed since his last election as NFL Players Association head in …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Seahawks may have found Marshawn Lynch’s replacement in Chris Carson
The Seahawks once were as stable in the backfield as an NFL team can be these days. From the minute Seattle traded for Marshawn Lynch in October 2010 to the …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
Dolphins suspend LB Lawrence Timmons and acquire Anthony as replacement
AWOL linebacker Lawrence Timmons wanted to rejoin the Miami Dolphins. Instead, they suspended him indefinitely and traded for a replacement, moves that signal his disappearance from the Dolphins’ defense may …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Matthew Stafford throws 2 TD passes as Lions beat Giants
Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Texas judge denies NFL bid to reinstate Ezekiel Elliott suspension
A federal judge in Texas has denied the NFL’s request to suspend his injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Former Washington State receiver Cracraft gets workout with New England Patriots
Wes Welker and Danny Amendola are both slotbacks who played under Mike Leach before moving on to successful NFL careers with the New England Patriots. River Cracraft hopes to be …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
For second straight season, Seahawks struggling to fly on offense
If the script written by the Seattle Seahawks sounds familiar, that’s because it’s the same one from a year ago.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
NFL capsules: Atlanta Falcons’ victory over Green Bay looks familiar
Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Marshawn Lynch scores, does a little dance in Oakland homecoming
Marshawn Lynch’s Oakland homecoming turned into a dance party.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Seahawks’ next opponent: Tennessee Titans
Derrick Henry, Delanie Walker and Jalston Fowler each ran for touchdowns, and the Tennessee Titans dominated the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half for a 37-16 victory.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seahawks wrap-up: Victory over 49ers, 12-9
Save for a pair of long, herculean carries by 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, Seattle bested its NFC West rival by nearly every metric Sunday.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Halftime report
Through the first six quarters of their respective campaigns, the Seahawks and 49ers have yet to reach the end zone.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Seahawks vs. 49ers: Five things to watch
After both failing to reach the end zone in Week 1, the Seahawks and 49ers hope to show a semblance of offense today at CenturyLink Field.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Marshawn Lynch fined $12K, 3 Pittsburgh Steelers docked $24K
Marshawn Lynch was fined $12,154 by the league for flipping the middle finger on both hands last Sunday in the fourth quarter of the Oakland Raider’s 26-16 victory at Tennessee.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
NFL seeks quick action to get Ezekiel Elliott suspension reinstated
The NFL filed an emergency motion in federal appeals court Friday, hoping to get a swift ruling on its request to overrule a judge who blocked a six-game suspension for …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Deshaun Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut
Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start and led the Houston Texans’ depleted offense to a clinching field goal in the closing minutes for …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
49ers DC Robert Saleh prepares to face former Seahawks team
San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh learned many lessons as a low-level assistant in Seattle for three years. It eventually helped him get his current job. Saleh is hoping …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Tom Brady: Concussions part of ‘the physical nature of our game’
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he doesn’t worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football. In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Brady says he understands …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Odell Beckham Jr. practices on limited basis, closer to playing
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took the next step in his recovery from a sprained left ankle by participating in the individual segment of practice. It was …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Ezekiel Elliott suspension
The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge’s injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over a domestic violence case. …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Seahawks rookie Shaquill Griffin stands out in first game
Cornerback Shaquill Griffin earned the respect of the veterans in the Seattle Seahawks locker room before his first game and that’s not easy to do. Griffin backed up the praise …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Giorgio Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history
Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London. The pain of being cut six times without ever …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick, others speak out in support of Seahawks’ Michael Bennett
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is among athletes and activists showing support for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated excessive force …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Brian Hoyer looks to distance 49ers from recent history in Seattle
The 49ers have gone through one of their most dramatic transformations in recent memory. With it, they hope to wash away the stain of their last six trips to Seattle. …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended 10 games by NFL
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for 10 games by the NFL for violating the league’s performance enhancers policy. It’s the second time Cushing has been suspended; he …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
After Irma, Dolphins back to football on California coast
The Miami Dolphins are spending the week up the Southern California coast from Los Angeles after leaving home early to avoid Hurricane Irma. Their home opener against Tampa Bay was …