Titans get in work at home before leaving late for London

Football 10/18/18, 17:34

Linebacker Kamalei Correa had one crucial tip for how the Tennessee Titans can best handle the franchise's first trip to London for a regular-season game:Sleep as much as possible on the plane."That's the biggest thing man," said Correa, who has played in London previously while with Baltimore. "Just get some ...

Talkative Jalen Ramsey goes quiet after back-to-back losses

Football 10/18/18, 17:15

The NFL's loudest trash talker has little to say after consecutive lopsided losses.Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey delivered a repeat performance Thursday from his postgame news conference that followed a 40-7 loss to Dallas four days earlier.Ramsey drew sharp criticism for offering short answers in the locker room after ...

Old friends Shanahan, McVay square off when 49ers face Rams

Football 10/18/18, 17:10

Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan arrived as head coaches in the NFC West together last year as longtime friends and colleagues tasked with revitalizing struggling franchises.McVay has done a much quicker job overhauling the Los Angeles Rams than Shanahan has with the San Francisco 49ers. The teams headed in opposite ...

Brees and Saints vs Suggs and Ravens: ‘A good, fun game’

Football 10/18/18, 16:56

The challenge of facing one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history and the league's highest-scoring offense is precisely why 36-year-old Terrell Suggs still gets a kick out of playing football.Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens' top-ranked defense take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in an ...

Vinatieri hoping to score big as Bills, Colts square off

Football 10/18/18, 16:26

Adam Vinatieri is preparing for Sunday's game just like all the others.He figures if the same, simple routine helped him earn four Super Bowl rings, 226 victories and become the best clutch kicker in NFL history, it should be good enough to help him break the NFL's career scoring record.The ...

Jets’ Rodgers feeling better after ‘procedure’ for illness

Football 10/18/18, 16:07

New York Jets defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers says he is feeling better following a "procedure" to help deal with an unspecified illness.Rodgers returned to work this week on a full-time basis after missing the team's past two games. He and coach Todd Bowles will determine over the next few days ...

Haley on Giants’ roster and going home to see mom

Football 10/18/18, 15:56

Rookie cornerback Grant Haley could not have picked a better time to be elevated from the practice squad to the New York Giants' roster.The Giants (1-5) are heading to Atlanta to play the Falcons (2-4) on Monday night.It's home for Haley and he is going to see the women who ...

Former Microsoft director indicted on embezzlement charges

Football 10/18/18, 14:19

Federal prosecutors have charged a former Microsoft sports marketing director with five counts of wire fraud, accusing him of attempting to embezzle $1.5 million from the company and using his NFL connections to sell Super Bowl tickets for his own gain.Jeff Tran, 45, was the director of sports marketing and ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for Week 7

Football 10/18/18, 14:01

Fantasy football in 2018 has been defined by a revival at quarterback. Entering Week 7, the position is 12 to 15 players deep with quality starters along with a handful of others who can deliver above-average numbers, depending on the matchup.There are also those who came into the season expecting ...

Harmon making the tough catches for No. 16 Wolfpack

Football 10/18/18, 13:49

It doesn't matter to North Carolina State's Kelvin Harmon whether he's wide open downfield or tussling with a defensive back as the ball comes his way.Just get the ball close, and he's going to make that catch.The junior has developed into the unquestioned No. 1 receiver atop a deep position ...

Chiefs defense continues to hold back electrifying offense

Football 10/18/18, 13:41

The only thing that might hold back the Kansas City Chiefs this season is their defense.That's because they haven't been able to hold back anybody.While the Chiefs have earned plenty of attention for their record-setting offense, led by Patrick Mahomes and several skill-position studs, the defense has struggled six weeks ...

Browns starting CB Gaines to miss game with concussion

Football 10/18/18, 13:32

Browns starting cornerback E.J. Gaines has a concussion and will miss Sunday's game at Tampa Bay.Gaines practiced on Wednesday, but didn't show any symptoms until Thursday and was placed in league protocol. Coach Hue Jackson isn't certain when Gaines got hurt, but he called the loss "a tough blow" for ...

NFL happy with more scoring, close games

Football 10/18/18, 03:16

Plenty of scoring and close games are good for business in the NFL.Teams are scoring at a record pace. The number of points (4,489), touchdowns (504) and touchdown passes (328) are the most in league history through six weeks.And, games are coming down to the end.Sixty-nine percent of all games ...

Breakfast Club helps former NFL players get healthy together

Health 10/18/18, 03:10

Kevin Mawae played 16 seasons in the NFL, earning eight Pro Bowls and three All-Pro honors. Yet the former offensive lineman found himself struggling to walk in the summer of 2017.With each step came stabbing pains because of severe plantar fasciitis.The Breakfast Club came to his rescue by figuring out ...

Saints’ already potent offense widening options

Football 10/17/18, 20:27

No team has done more to limit Saints running back Alvin Kamara's influence on a game this season than New Orleans itself.That was by design, and Kamara says he's OK with it if an increasingly dynamic offense helps the Saints keep winning."I'm not worried about touches, whether it's a lot ...

Cowboys look to solve road puzzle with trip to Washington

Football 10/17/18, 20:07

Well more than half of Dak Prescott's sacks and all four of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback's interceptions have come on the road.There are plenty of other numbers to illustrate the stark contrast between the Cowboys at home and away from AT&T Stadium, starting with the symmetrical records of 3-0 and ...

Belichick: Don’t compare Bears’ Mack to LT just yet

Football 10/17/18, 19:35

No matter how dominant Chicago Bears star pass rusher Khalil Mack is, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wanted to make one thing clear.He's no L.T."Wait a minute, we're talking about Lawrence Taylor now," Belichick said Wednesday. "Yeah, I'm not putting anybody in Lawrence Taylor's class. So, you can put ...

Browns’ Mayfield ready to get past ‘worst loss’ of career

Football 10/17/18, 19:00

Baker Mayfield bravely stood in the pocket last week, held the ball — sometimes for too long — and took some punishing shots from the Los Angeles Chargers.He hasn't recovered.Physically, he's fine. Mentally, Cleveland's quarterback hasn't healed."That is the worst loss that I have ever had," Mayfield said Wednesday.For the ...

Vikings DT Richardson ‘all business’ against old team Jets

Football 10/17/18, 18:28

Sheldon Richardson's NFL career began smoothly with the New York Jets, until off-the-field trouble and locker-room conflict precipitated his eventual departure.Guided by some important gains in maturity, Richardson has found a niche two stops later in Minnesota. This weekend, when the Vikings visit the Jets, he'll have his first opportunity ...

End of content

No more pages to load