Swift eager to show he can be Georgia’s No. 1 tailback

Football 04/20/19, 02:17

D'Andre Swift's long wait has ended.Finally, the junior stands alone atop Georgia's depth chart at tailback. Swift has seized the opportunity this spring.Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Swift "has set himself apart from the other offensive players because of his demeanor and body language."Georgia running back D'Andre Swift (7) runs ...

Gurley says he taught Michel to ‘run and catch’ at Georgia

Football 01/29/19, 18:05

Todd Gurley says he often communicated with two other former Georgia running backs, Sony Michel and Nick Chubb, during the 2018 season.Now that Gurley and Michel are having a Super Bowl reunion as the leading rushers for the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots, respectively, that conversation is on ...

Stare down: Mayfield throws 3 TD passes, Browns down Bengals

Football 12/24/18, 04:25

No awkward hug. No cold handshake. No holiday greeting.Baker Mayfield's only interaction with former coach Hue Jackson was an icy stare.Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo Jackson, and rookie Nick Chubb ran for 112 yard as the Cleveland Browns beat ...

Broncos lose another heart-breaker in fourth quarter

Football 12/16/18, 02:13

Even down to one healthy cornerback, another spitting up blood, three sidelined with injuries and one ejected for throwing a punch, Vance Joseph trusted his defense more than his offense.The Denver Broncos' embattled second-year coach sent kicker Brandon McManus out for a field goal rather than go for it on ...

Browns-Broncos matchup is family feud for Chubb cousins

Football 12/13/18, 16:31

When Bradley Chubb was pestering quarterbacks in the ACC and Nick Chubb was plowing through SEC defenses, the second cousins dreamed of facing each other in a bowl game.Bradley, a defensive end at North Carolina State, and Nick, a running back at Georgia, never got that opportunity in college.They'll finally ...

Falcons flop, lose momentum after ugly 28-16 loss to Browns

Football 11/11/18, 20:25

Quarterback Matt Ryan packed his belongings, left Atlanta's subdued locker room and slowly walked down the corridor toward the team bus, pulling his wheeled luggage.He and the Falcons may have left their playoff hopes behind.Their three-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Sunday with a 28-16 loss to the ...

Chubb has 92-yard TD run in Browns’ 28-16 win over Falcons

Football 11/11/18, 17:12

Rookie Baker Mayfield threw a season-high three touchdown passes and rookie Nick Chubb streaked 92 yards for a TD and the Cleveland Browns ended a four-game losing streak with a stunning 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.The Browns (3-6-1) played their most complete game this season under interim ...

No. 5 Georgia carries on its tradition as Running Back U

Football 11/08/18, 18:59

When Elijah Holyfield was pondering where he wanted to go to college, he certainly took an interest in history.Specifically, Georgia's long lineage of great running backs."It was a very big deal to me. I've watched Georgia football for a long time and I've really loved all the Georgia backs," said ...

Another dominant RB duo has Georgia back in SEC title chase

Football 11/04/18, 16:36

No. 5 Georgia is heading back to the Southeastern Conference championship game behind a new running back tandem that has capably stepped in for the dynamic duo that led the Bulldogs to the national championship game last yearThe Bulldogs had to replace New England Patriots first-round draft pick Sony Michel ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver adds for Week 8 in fantasy football

Football 10/23/18, 14:53

The latest thing to sweat on fantasy football waivers besides byes and injuries: real-life NFL trades.The deal that sent Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde to Jacksonville last week prompted immediate pickups and high free agency acquisition budget (FAAB) bids on Cleveland rookie Nick Chubb. Oakland trading Amari Cooper on Monday ...

Raiders looking to eliminate big plays on defense

Football 10/04/18, 18:08

Watching Nick Chubb score on a couple of long touchdown runs and Baker Mayfield burn his defense on long passes made Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther sick.His defense, which was so good at preventing big plays during his tenure in Cincinnati, is getting repeatedly burned by them in his ...

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