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Antrel Rolle Says New York Giants Can Go 12-0 To Finish Season

Antrel Rolle thinks the new York Giants can still go 12-4

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle firmly believes the team can go 12-0 the rest of the season, and make the playoffs to top off the comeback. That’s huge talk for a player on a 0-4 team who has gotten worse as the season has progressed. The Giants have scored seven points their last two… Read more »

Josh Freeman In Stage One Of NFL’s Drug Program

Josh Freeman is stage one participant in the NFL's drug program

Tampa Bay Buccaneers troubled quarterback Josh Freeman is reportedly a stage one participant in the NFL’s drug program. At this point in time, Freeman is not in danger of being suspended by the league for drug or substance abuse, instead, he is only subject to random testing. Sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN’s… Read more »

Houston Texans’ Fans Burn Matt Schaub Jersey

A Matt Schaub jersey was burned by Houston Texans fans before Sunday's game

Houston Texan fans are tired of seeing Matt Schaub under center after he threw a critical fourth quarter interception in the team’s Sunday loss. The Texans were leading the Seattle Seahawks 20-13 with 2:40 to go in the game, when Matt Schaub threw a ball that Richard Sherman grabbed and returned for pick six. This… Read more »

Brian Hoyer Named Browns Starter For Thursday Matchup

Brian Hoyer named Thursday starter for Browns

The Cleveland Browns have named Brian Hoyer their starting quarterback this Thursday against the Buffalo Bills. The news comes a day after Brian Hoyer led the Cleveland Browns to their second straight victory, evening the team’s record at 2-2. The Browns started the season with second year quarterback Brandon Weeden starting. Cleveland fell to 0-2,… Read more »

Dashon Goldson Avoids Fine For Latest Hit

Dashon Goldson will be fined, not suspended, by the NFL for his latest hit

Tampa Bay Buccaneers controversial safety Dashon Goldson will avoid a suspension from the league for his latest hit. Dashon Goldson’s on field violence has been a continuing theme this NFL season. He has already been fined multiple times by the NFL for illegal hit, his most recent costing him $100,000. Of course, that fine was… Read more »

Vince Wilfork Tears Achilles, Out For Season

Vince Wilfork tears his achilles, is out for the season

The New England Patriots may have beaten the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday Night Football, but they lost defensive anchor Vince Wilfork for the rest of the season with a torn achilles. The loss of Vince Wilfork will leave a gaping hole in the Patriots offensive line. And no, that’s not a joke at the expense… Read more »

Jake Locker Injury: How Long Is He Out For?

The Titans carted QB Jake Locker off the field Sunday

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker was injured in their game against the Jets on Sunday. He was carted off the field and rushed to St. Thomas Hospital for an MRI. News of exactly what the injury entails is still a bit thin on the ground. It is known that Locker spent the night in the… Read more »

Mike Glennon Loses First NFL Start

Mike Glennon lost to the Cardinals in his NFL debut

Mike Glennon lost his first NFL start Sunday, as the Arizona Cardinals came back to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-10. Glennon was given the nod to start in Tampa Bay after head coach Greg Schiano had enough of Josh Freeman’s nonchalant behavior. The feeling is mutual with Freeman, who reportedly wants to be released… Read more »

Detroit Lions Get Big Win Against Division Rival Chicago Bears

The Detroit Lions got a big win over the Chicago Bears Sunday

The Detroit Lions won a big divisional match-up against the Chicago Bears Sunday and are now tied for the NFC North lead. On paper, this was a game the Chicago Bears should have won. Jay Cutler has played smart football so far this season, and the defense had been a brick wall. All the Bears… Read more »

Washington Redskins Get First Win Against Oakland Raiders

The Washington Redskins beat the Oakland Raiders Sunday

The Washington Redskins beat the Raiders 24-14 in Oakland to get their first win of the season. The Redskins defense finally showed up, and RG3 put together a complete game against a Raiders team without Terrelle Pryor. Both teams are now 1-3 on the season, and both are better than their records suggest. The Oakland… Read more »

New York Giants Fall To 0-4 Against Perfect Kansas City Chiefs

The New York Giants fell to 0-4 against the Kansas City Chiefs

The New York Giants remained winless Sunday, falling 31-7 to the Kansas City Chiefs. No one can quite figure out what the problem is with the Giants. Eli Manning, who has two Super Bowl MVPs to his name, has thrown a league high nine interceptions. Manning has always thrown a lot of interceptions, but never… Read more »

Jake Locker Carted Off Field

The Titans carted QB Jake Locker off the field Sunday

Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Jake Locker was carted off the field Sunday with a right hip injury. The injury could not come at a worse time for the very promising Titans. Jake Locker landed awkwardly on his right leg after a hit by New York Jets defensive end Muhammed Wilkerson. He couldn’t get up under… Read more »

Buffalo Bills Hang On To Upset Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens lost to the Buffalo Bills Sunday

The Buffalo Bills hung on in the fourth quarter to beat the Baltimore Ravens and pull one of the biggest upsets of the weekend. Rookie quarterback EJ Manuel out-dueled Joe Flacco to even the Bills record to 2-2 on the season. He played like a rookie, completing 10 of 22 passes for 167 yards, one… Read more »

Cleveland Browns Surprise Again, Beat Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals lost to the Cleveland Browns Sunday

The Cleveland Browns and Brian Hoyer have done it again! The team has won two games in a row after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 17-6 Sunday. It looks like everyone was wrong about the Brown tanking the season after the Trent Richardson trade. Brian Hoyer has brought ridiculous new life into Cleveland, and is now… Read more »

Plane Flies ‘Tebow, Why Not?’ Banner Over Jaguars Game

Jaguars fans flew a Tebow, why not? banner over Everbank Field Sunday

Things are getting ugly in Jacksonville. A group of fans tired of the team’s quarterback situation, flew a plane over the game Sunday with a banner reading, “Tebow, why not?” The sign, obviously, is another effort by the Jaguars faithful to convince the team to sign free agent quarterback Tim Tebow. The sad fact is,… Read more »

Josh Freeman Wants Release If He’s Not Traded

Josh Freeman wants the Buccaneers to release him

Well, that escalated quickly. Tampa Bay Buccaneers third string quarterback Josh Freeman reportedly wants to be released by the team if he is not traded immediately. Accord to Jay Glazer or FIX Sports, Josh Freeman believes it would be best for both he and the Buccaneers to part ways sooner rather than later. The news… Read more »

NFL Gameday Preview: Bears Look To Quiet Lions High Flying Offense

The Detroit Lions play the Chicago Bears Sunday

The Chicago Bears will try to beat the high-flying Detroit Lions to start the season perfect 3-0. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has looked revitalized under new head coach Marc Trestman in Chicago. Cutler is playing smart, mostly mistake free football, and looks like the player the Bears wanted when they traded for him. The defense,… Read more »

NFL Gameday Preview: Bills Look To Upset Surging Ravens

The Buffalo Bills have a favorable matchup

The 1-2 Buffalo Bills are looking to upset the 2-1 Baltimore Ravens at home Sunday. The matchup is surprisingly favorable for rookie quarterback EJ Manuel and the upstart Bills. The offense is averaging 350 yards per game, 135 of which are coming on the ground. Manuel has been surprisingly solid in his first NFL season,… Read more »

NFL Makes Jaguars Remove OW Position From Denard Robinson

The Jaguars can no longer label Denard Robinson and offensive weapon

As if the Jacksonville Jaguars season couldn’t get any worse, the NFL is now telling the team that Denard Robinson cannot be labeled “OW” on the depth chart anymore. Denard Robinson was a quarterback in college for Michigan, but the school really used him for a little but of everything. He is an incredibly gifted… Read more »

College Football Team Bus Explodes

A small college had its football team's bus expose

A Division II college football matchup last Saturday was canceled abruptly when one of the competing school’s team buses exploded on it’s way to the stadium. The matchup was between Miles College and Concordia-Selma will hopefully be rescheduled for another date. Because both schools are so small, not a lot of details have come out… Read more »

Josh Freeman Could Be Inactive For Bucs Sunday

The Buccaneers might make Josh Freeman inactive Sunday

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh Freeman could be inactive on Sunday after being benched for rookie Mike Glennon. A lot has happened in the few short days since Josh Freeman lost his starting job in Tampa Bay, including an unauthorized interview with ESPN where he said he wanted to be traded. Now reports… Read more »

Eric Wedge Will Not Return As Mariners Manager Next Season

Eric Wedge announced he is leaving the Mariners Friday

Eric Wedge has reportedly informed the Seattle Mariners he will not return to the team next season. Eric Wedge will stay in Seattle for the final games of this MLB season, then he will leave the team after a less than fruitful three-year tenure. In 2011 the Mariners finished the season with a 67-95 record,… Read more »

Trent Richardson To Get Full Workload In Indy Sunday

Trent Richardson's leash will come off Sunday

Trent Richardson will get the full workload at running back for Indianapolis this weekend. With Ahmad Bradshaw out with an injury, the Colts won’t be able to platoon the two backs while Richardson learns the playbook. Ahmad Bradshaw will not play this Sunday against the Jaguars because of a neck injury. In Trent Richardson’s first… Read more »

Matt Cassel To Start At QB For Vikings Sunday

Matt Cassel will be the Vikings starter on Sunday

The Minnesota Vikings will start Matt Cassel at quarterback Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. With Christian Bonder out with a broken rib, Matt Cassel will get the chance to prove he should be the starter in Minnesota. For Matt Cassel, the opportunity to start is Minnesota is huge. Despite taking the Vikings to the playoffs… Read more »

Ed Reed Calls Texans-Seahawks Game A ‘Super Bowl Preview’

Ed Reed thinks Sunday's Texans-Seahawks game could be a Super Bowl preview

The Seattle Seahawks travel to Houston Sunday for a game Texans safety Ed Reed believes could be a Super Bowl preview. At 3-0 and looking unbeatable, it’s easy to predict the Seahawks making the Super Bowl. The Texans, on the other hand, are coming off a 30-9 thumping by the Ravens and have a major… Read more »

Rob Gronkowski Unlikely To Make Patriots’ Debut Sunday

Rob Gronkowski is unlikely to make his season debut Sunday

Patriots super star tight end Rob Gronkowski is unlikely to make his season debut on Sunday. Without Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots have clawed their way to a 3-0 start this season. They barely beat the Bills and Jets in weeks one and two, than easily handled the Buccaneers. However, the Buccaneers just benched starting quarterback… Read more »

Isaac Redman Lied About Concussion To Play Week Two

Isaac Redman played week 2 with a concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman claims he suffered a concussion during week two, but lied to to doctors in the locker room to stay in the game. The Steelers, of course, refute the claim. Isaac Redman says he suffered the concussion in the middle of the Steelers loss to the Bengals. After a big… Read more »

Jacksonville Jaguars Offering Free Beer To Sell More Tickets

Jacksonville Jaguars offer free beer to avoid blackout

The 0-3 Jacksonville Jaguars are offering free beers to ticket buyers in an attempt to sell out this Sunday’s game, and avoid a local television blackout. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Most fans won’t give up on a team at 0-3 with 13 games to go. The Jaguars are special however, and offer no… Read more »

Oakland Raiders Avoid TV Blackout, Sell Out Second Straight Home Game

The Oakland Raiders have avoided a tv blackout

The Oakland Raiders have sold out their second straight home game, and will avoid a blackout in local television markets. The news continues the Oaklnad Raiders upward trend in the sport, and a revitalized excitement by the fans. Terrelle Pryor brings a new dynamic to the offense that fans have not seen since Rich Gannon… Read more »