Pats’ defense stifles Goff, Rams’ offense in Super Bowl win

Football 02/03/19, 22:30

For most of the season the New England Patriots have been creatures of habit on defense, sticking to their principles and making just enough plays to win.They were much more than that Sunday night against the Los Angles Rams.The Patriots battered and bewildered quarterback Jared Goff and the Rams, stifling ...

LA’s Cooks grabs 2nd shot at Super Bowl after Patriots trade

Sports 01/29/19, 16:26

In the past three NFL seasons alone, Brandin Cooks has caught passes from Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Jared Goff while playing for Sean Payton, Bill Belichick and Sean McVay."I guess I know how to pick 'em, right?" Cooks asked Tuesday with a laugh.Cooks has racked up 3,786 yards receiving ...

Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations

Football 01/19/19, 02:48

Kenneth Temple is a devout New Orleans Saints fan. Ask him a question about his beloved team, and the first words from his mouth are "Who Dat? Who Dat?"Still, Temple, a noted chef who has cooked for several NFL players, including Malcolm Jenkins, Brandin Cooks and All-Pro receiver Michael ...

Goff throws 4 TDs, Rams grab bye with 48-32 win over Niners

Football 12/30/18, 19:52

Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds caught two touchdown passes apiece from Jared Goff, and the Los Angeles Rams secured a first-round playoff bye with a 48-32 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.Cory Littleton returned one of his two interceptions for a TD as the Rams (13-3) forced four ...

Rams make late defensive stand, hold off Seahawks 36-31

Football 11/11/18, 20:52

Brandin Cooks rushed for a 9-yard touchdown with 5:49 to play on the first snap after Dante Fowler forced and recovered a fumble by Russell Wilson, and the Los Angeles Rams bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 36-31 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.Jared ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Finding low-owned players in daily leagues

Football 11/07/18, 13:59

The Rams and Saints again showed the value of stacking lineups in daily fantasy football contests as they erupted Sunday for 80 total points and more than 280 fantasy points in point-per-reception leagues.Drew Brees, Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Jared Goff, Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp all cracked the 20-point threshold ...

Patriots’ Patterson has become revelation out of backfield

Football 11/05/18, 18:03

To be a productive member of the New England Patriots, it's usually best to approach the game plan each week with adaptive eyes.No one has learned that lesson more this season than receiver Cordarrelle Patterson.When he was traded by Oakland to the Patriots in March, Patterson arrived in New England ...

Rams hope WRs Cooks, Kupp will be available vs. Broncos

Football 10/08/18, 22:40

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay is hopeful wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp will pass the league's concussion protocol and be available to play at the Denver Broncos on Sunday, but he also knows he has solid contingency plans if they're sidelined.McVay said Monday that Cooks and Kupp ...

Perfect Rams respond when faced with adversity in Seattle

Football 10/08/18, 04:04

The way the schedule fell for the Los Angeles Rams gave them every opportunity to be perfect through the first quarter of the season.The real test for the Rams started on Sunday. They passed by overcoming more adversity than they could have expected."The toughness and the resolve of this football ...

Rams lose top 2 receivers to concussions

Football 10/07/18, 21:20

The Rams' high-powered offense took a couple of big hits.Los Angeles' leading receivers, Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp, were both lost to concussions late in the first half as the Rams turned to Robert Woods and a cast of lesser-known characters to beat the Seattle Seahawks 33-31 on Sunday.Cooks was ...

Brady happy for and rooting for former receivers

Football 09/28/18, 16:31

Danny Amendola returns to Gillette Stadium with the undefeated Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Brandin Cooks just had a superb receiving game for the Los Angeles Rams in their fourth straight win Thursday night.The New England Patriots, meanwhile, are sitting at 1-2 and looking for answers at wide receiver as they ...

Good week for football, bad week for Pro Picks

Football 09/26/18, 14:04

In what was generally a good week of football, minus those weighty roughing-the-passer calls, it was a bad week for Pro Picks. The quality of play vastly improved compared to the opening two weeks of the schedule. The prognostications were awful.Time to rally, and a good option is presented on ...

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