875 pounds of fish, 54 dozen eggs, kombucha feeds 1 NFL team

Nutrition 09/24/18, 06:11

Through the weight room and down a flight of stairs, a cohort of hungry football players trudged into the Redskins Park cafeteria on a Tuesday in late August to the sound of clinking pots and sizzling pans.Fresh off a morning walk-through, and just 19 days before their season opener in ...

Ex-Lions DeAndre Levy tackles sexual assault with public art

Football 09/24/18, 06:00

Even if he doesn't play football here anymore, former Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy has made a home in Detroit and is starting a family here."Detroit has become my home," Levy, 31, told the Free Press . "Detroit has grown on me, especially the last few years I've been here ...

Chiefs, 49ers heading in opposite directions through 3 weeks

Football 09/24/18, 02:37

The Kansas City Chiefs are on an upward trajectory, their blistering start spearheaded by a young, transcendent quarterback in Patrick Mahomes who is already setting NFL records.The San Francisco 49ers are the opposite in every way.Not only were they soundly beaten in a 38-27 loss at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, ...

Giants, Bills, Seahawks, Lions fans are breathing easier

Football 09/24/18, 02:37

They're breathing easier in New Jersey, Seattle, and the Motor City, and taking in some rarefied air in western New York.That's what happens when your hapless, helpless and hopeless football teams suddenly turn nasty, effective and victorious.Most shocking, no doubt, was what the Bills did to the Vikings . After ...

Brady, Patriots searching for answers after another loss

Sports 09/24/18, 02:30

Tom Brady isn't the type to panic over a couple early losses.He's also not making any promises about where New England's season could go from here.Brady was held to 133 yards passing Sunday night, part of an abysmal performance by the Patriots in a 26-10 loss to previously winless Detroit. ...

Razzle dazzle lifts unbeaten Miami past winless Raiders

Sports 09/24/18, 02:29

Razzle dazzle worked for the Miami Dolphins when little else went right.Injuries depleted their front four, and penalties became a problem. The ground game disappeared, and the defense wearied on a 90-degree afternoon as the Oakland Raiders hogged the ball.But Miami coach Adam Gase took advantage of speedy receivers Albert ...

A-Rod driven to drink as Packers digest 31-17 loss to Skins

Sports 09/24/18, 02:29

So, Aaron Rodgers was asked, what do you say to your Green Bay Packers teammates after winning just one of the season's first three games?His reply: "I would probably just tell them, 'Go home and have a Scotch.' That's what I'm going to do."Sounds about right.Things have not gone all ...

Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts

Sports 09/24/18, 02:29

Carson Wentz eluded defenders, scrambled, threw his body around and played the same way he has throughout his career.He's all the way back.Playing his first game since he tore two ligaments in his left knee last Dec. 10, Wentz had no fear and no hesitation, even on a wet, soggy ...

Underdog Bills unleash D on Cousins in 27-6 win vs. Vikings

Sports 09/24/18, 02:25

With Minnesota facing fourth-and-1 at the Buffalo 26, Kirk Cousins pivoted left and passed to fullback C.J. Ham in the flat near the first-down marker.The throw early in the fourth quarter was on target as Ham began to head up the field, but safety Micah Hyde quickly closed in to ...

A rushing barrier finally falls for Lions against Patriots

Sports 09/24/18, 02:18

Kerryon Johnson was drafted to help Detroit's woeful running game.He's already reached one significant mark, becoming the Lions' first 100-yard rusher in almost five years.Johnson ran for 101 yards Sunday night, and Detroit beat the New England Patriots 26-10 . It was the first time a player on the Lions ...

Matt Patricia-led Lions beat Bill Belichick, Patriots 26-10

Sports 09/23/18, 23:21

Matt Patricia beat mentor Bill Belichick, seemingly making all the right moves to help the Detroit Lions beat the New England Patriots 26-10 Sunday night.New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Detroit. ...

Rams hold off Chargers 35-23 in LA’s crosstown showdown

Football 09/23/18, 20:34

Jared Goff passed for 354 yards and three touchdowns, and Todd Gurley rushed for 105 yards and another score, leading the Rams to a 35-23 victory over the Chargers on Sunday in the franchises' first meeting since their relocations to Los Angeles.Cory Littleton blocked a punt in the end zone ...

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs beat 49ers, 38-27

Sports 09/23/18, 20:06

Patrick Mahomes was flushed from the pocket and scrambled all the way to his left, only to realize that just about everybody wearing a Chiefs helmet was on the opposite side of the field.It was a rookie mistake by the second-year pro, one he turned into more early season magic.Mahomes ...

Clay Matthews on latest roughing call: NFL is ‘getting soft’

Sports 09/23/18, 18:11

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews does not understand why he was flagged — yet again — for roughing the passer, this time while sacking Washington's Alex Smith on Sunday. Matthews think it's an indication that the NFL is "getting soft."Even Smith wasn't quite sure about the call that came ...

49ers fear QB Garoppolo sustained season-ending ACL injury

Sports 09/23/18, 17:28

The 49ers fear quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining an injury to the ACL in his left knee late in Sunday's 38-27 loss to Kansas City .Garoppolo will have an MRI to confirm the severity of the injury, but 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said ...

Drew Brees’ TD run in OT lifts Saints past Falcons 43-37

Golf 09/23/18, 17:09

Drew Brees' 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.Brees' score came after his apparent 3-yard TD pass to Alvin Kamara was overturned on a review that determined Kamara's knee was down ...

Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

Golf 09/23/18, 16:46

Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes — all in the first half Sunday — and the Washington Redskins held on for a 31-17 victory over a gimpy Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who again had complaints ...

Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Allen’s 1st road start

Sports 09/23/18, 16:46

Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. Allen made Minnesota's Kirk Cousins look like the raw rookie in a stunning 27-6 upset of the Vikings on Sunday afternoon.Cousins had three ...

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