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Buccaneers Hold Players Only Meeting After One Week

Tampa Bay held a players only meeting after their loss to the Jets Sunday

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a players only meeting this week. The meeting comes as a surprise considering the NFL season is only one week old. The Buccaneers lost to the Jets 18-17 on Sunday. It was a game they should have won. With time running out and Geno Smith scrambling out of bounds, linebacker… Read more »

Brandon Weeden Slams OSU Pay-For-Play Allegations

Sports and Technology

Cleveland Browns’ starting QB Brandon Weeden ripped into Sports Illustrated for the investigative report claiming OSU used a pay-for-play system with college players. Sports Illustrated recently published the first in a five part series about Oklahoma State University’s football program. The report alleged that OSU payed college players for their time. The best players reportedly… Read more »

Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell Out At Least One Month With Lisfranc Sprain

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell will at least a month with a sprained lisfranc

Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell will miss at least one month for the steel curtain with a lisfranc sprain. Bell was projected to be the Steelers’ starting running back before the season began. He was selected by Pittsburgh in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Steelers have struggled to find a… Read more »

Chip Kelly Calles Eagles New Offense ‘Too Slow’

Chip Kelly's Eagles are too slow according to the coach

Beating the defending NFC East champion Redskins wasn’t enough for new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. On Tuesday he called the offense “slow,” even though the team ran 53 plays in the first two quarters. For the record, the last time any team ran 53 plays before halftime was 15 years ago. In December of… Read more »

David Wilson Lashes Out At Angry Fans On Twitter

David Wilson used Twitter to lash out at angry fantasy owners

New York Giants running back David Wilson used his Twitter account to lash out at fans upset with his performance Sunday night. The Cowboys beat the Giants 36-31 in a game Wilson fumbled twice early, rushed for 19 yards, and was benched. He was replaced by backup Da’Rel Scott. Scott didn’t fare much better and… Read more »

Shane Vereen Placed On Short Term Injured Reserve By Patriots

Shane Vereen is out at least 8 weeks with wrist injury

The hits just keep coming for the New England Patriots. The team placed running back Shane Vereen on short term injured reserve today. The move comes shortly after the health of wide receiver Danny Amendola was put into question. Amendola suffered a groin injury in the Patriots win against the Bills on Sunday and is… Read more »

Danny Amendola Out For Patriots Against Jets Thursday

Danny Amendola will rest his groin Thursday

Tom Brady has lost another throwing Target. Danny Amendola will not play for the Patriots Thursday night against the Jets. The oft-injured wide receiver hurt his groin during New England’s win in Buffalo on Sunday. Amendola was targeted more by Brady than any other receiver Sunday. He played through the pain and finished the day… Read more »

Michael Vick Makes Controversial Call, Hands Redskins A Touchdown

Michael Vick Makes Controversial Call

Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick promised a fast-paced game ahead of Monday nights showdown with the Washington Redskins, and that is exactly what they delivered. Chip Kelly’s offensive at times was frantic, up-tempo, and exciting, but an opening drive that almost yielded a touchdown turned into 7-points for the Washington Redskins. On first-and-goal of the… Read more »

Blaine Gabbert Out For Jaguars Sunday With Hand Laceration

Blaine Gabbert will not start for the Jaguars Sunday

Blaine Gabbert will not be the Jaguars starting QB this Sunday when Jacksonville plays plays Oakland. The third year signal caller is out with a hand laceration he suffered week one against the Chiefs. Gabbert was injured with two minutes to go in Sunday’s season opener. At that point Kansas City had an insurmountable 28-2… Read more »

Terrelle Pryor Calls Himself ‘Awful’ After Raiders Loss

Raiders qb Terrelle Pryor describe his play as awful

The Raiders lost their season opener Sunday to the Colts in a game where QB Terrelle Pryor described his play as “awful.” Terrelle Pryor beat out Matt Flynn in the preseason to win the QB1 job for the Raiders. In a game most analysts expected to be a blowout, Pryor almost led Oakland to an… Read more »

Top 13 NFL Quarterback Draft Fails Of The Last 20 Years

NFL Quarterback Fails

The NFL is full of talented players who made their way through the ranks of high school and college football. Some NFL players surprised coaches and fans by becoming Pro Bowl caliber players after only moderate college successes. Other players watched as their careers fizzled out before they really began. In the case of NFL… Read more »

Super Bowl Performer: Bruno Mars For 2014 Halftime Show

Bruno Mars Super Bowl Performance 2014

Bruno Mars has been named as this year’s Super Bowl halftime performer. He will sing during the break in play on February 2 at the MetLife Stadium, New Jersey. It is considered somewhat of an honor for Mars to be chosen for the halftime performance at America’s largest sporting event. The NFL contend that the… Read more »

49ers Fan Dies After Drunken Fall At Candlestick Park

49ers Fan Dies During Drunken Fall

A 49ers fan died on Sunday when he fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway at Candlestick Park. According to a police report, the fan’s death occurred just after kickoff at 1:30 pm. Police spokesman Gordon Shyy (SHY) says off-duty medics and police officers gave the man first aid until an ambulance arrived. The man was… Read more »

Eminem Saturday Night Football Will Feature Hit Single ‘Berzerk’

Eminem Saturday Night Football Will Feature Hit Single 'Berzerk'

An Eminem Saturday Night Football special will feature Eminem’s hit single Berzerk. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Eminem’s Berzerk was released a little over a week ago. Marshall Mathers A.K.A Eminem has been a pop-culture icon for over 15 years, from his work with soul intent to his first LP ‘The Slim Shady’ as… Read more »

Ravens Jacoby Jones Out 4-6 Weeks With MCL Sprain

Jacoby Jones will miss 4-6 weeks

Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones will miss 4-6 weeks after spraining his MCL Thursday night. Jones, Baltimore’s numbers two receiver entering the season, hurt his knee preparing to return a punt. While setting up Jones collided with teammate Brynden Trawick. Neither saw the other. After trading Anquan Boldin and losing Dennis Pitta to injury, losing… Read more »

Jim Harbaugh Calls NFL Read-Option Rules ‘Flawed And Biased’

Jim Harbaugh doesn't like the NFL's read-option rules

Jim Harbaugh is not happy with the NFL. He believes the league’s read-option rules are “flawed and biased.” Of course, Harbaugh is concerned because he has one of the league’s best read-option QBs to protect in Colin Kaepernick. The read-option is a QB style of football where the signal caller has the choice to either… Read more »

Mike Tomlin Cuts Steelers On Twitter

Mike Tomlin uses twitter to monitor his players

Mike Tomlin uses Twitter in a very unique way. The straight faced head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers follows the players on his roster. So what happens when a player is cut? Tomlin unfollows them. When the Steelers cut their roster down from 75 to 53 men, Tomlin went on Twitter and unfollowed everyone who… Read more »

Ed Reed Could Be A Game Time Decision For The Texans Monday

Ed Reed is listed as day-to-day

Ed Reed might be healthy enough to play for the Houston Texans when they open their season Monday night. Head coach Gary Kubiak is happy with Reed’s practices this week and believes the star safety could be a game time decision. Reed was signed in the offseason by the Texans to help sure up a… Read more »

Aaron Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Odin Lloyd

During his arraignment Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty

Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty during his arraignment for the murder of Odin Lloyd friday. The former Patriots tight end also pleaded not guilty to a number of weapons related charges. Hernandez was arrested on June 26th after being escorted from his home in handcuffs. During the hearing he was charged with first-degree murder. He… Read more »

Tim Tebow NFL Inquiry Rejected, Will Only Accept Quarterback Job Offers

Tim Tebow NFL Inquiry Rejected, Will Only Accept Quarterback Job Offers

A Tim Tebow NFL inquiry was rejected, with Tim Tebow’s quarterback career being the main reason for rejecting a NFL job offer. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, a Tim Tebow Patriots comeback could happen according to Coach Belichick. While with the Patriots as quarterback Tim Tebow recorded 145 passing yards, two touchdowns, two interceptions,… Read more »

Broncos Handle Ravens In NFL Season Opener

Ravens lose to Broncos to start season

The Denver Broncos easily handled the Baltimore Ravens 49-27 to open the 2013 NFL season. In a game that saw the Broncos seeking revenge for a heartbreaking playoff loss, the Ravens looked nothing like defending world champions. Joe Flacco was flat throwing to a depleted wide receiving corps. He clearly missed Anquan Boldin and Dennis… Read more »

John Harbaugh And Ravens Agree To Contract Extension

The Ravens and John Harbaugh have agreed to a contract extension

The Baltimore Ravens really like John Harbaugh. Less than hour before kickoff on Thursday it was announced the team extended the Super Bowl winning coach’s contract. John Harbaugh is 54-26 in five seasons as Baltimore’s head coach. He has never missed the playoffs since taking over in 2008. Last year Harbaugh reached the promised land… Read more »

Cam Newton Finally Named Team Captain In Carolina

The Panther named Cam Newton team captain

It may have taken three seasons, but Cam Newton has finally been named team captain in Carolina. It’s common practice for QBs to be named team captain. At the end of training camp, players will vote on who the team leaders are. For the first two seasons of his career, Newton failed to get the… Read more »

Riley Cooper And Cary Williams Get Into Fight At Eagles Practice

Cary Williams took exception with Riley Cooper

Riley Cooper is at it again. The controversial Eagle got into a fight with teammate Cary Williams at practice Thursday. It’s been more than a month since Riley Cooper made racially insensitive comments at a Kenny Chesney concert. Since the incident, Cooper has returned to the team and produced on the field. The Eagles claim… Read more »

Broncos Seeking Revenge Against Ravens In Highly Anticipated Showdown

Peyton Manning will try to beat the Ravens

The Denver Broncos will be seeking Revenge Thursday Night against the Baltimore Ravens in a highly anticipated showdown. The AFC Divisional Round playoff rematch will kickoff the 2013 NFL season Thursday night. Last January the Ravens beat the Broncos 38-35 in overtime to advance to the Championship Game. Many in Denver blame a conservative kneel… Read more »

Jets Owner Says Mark Sanchez Is Staying In New York

Mark Sanchez will not be cut from New York

Mark Sanchez is staying in New York. Jets owner Woody Johnson has come out in support of his former franchise QB. What Johnson failed to mention was whether Sanchez’s starting job was safe. The former USC star hurt his shoulder in the Jets’ third preseason game. He’s currently listed as day-to-day but could miss multiple… Read more »

NFL Offering $10 Million For Safer Helmet Design

Concussion preventing helmets are being researched by the NFL

The NFL is offering $10 million in incentives to find a safer helmet for players. Having recently settled a concussion related lawsuit, the NFL is turning its attention to the future. The league launched its new incentive based program Wednesday. The hope is to find a safer helmet for players and increase player safety on… Read more »