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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 »

Josh Freeman Wants Trade After Benching By Buccaneers

Josh Freeman wants to be traded out of Tampa Bay

Josh Freeman wants the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to trade him after head coach Greg Schiano announced rookie Mike Glennon would start Sunday. The good news for Josh Freeman is the feeling is mutual, and the Buccaneers are reportedly open to trading the fifth year quarterback for the right offer. Sources close to the situation claim… Read more »

Extra Benefits, Not College Athlete Pay, Is The Answer According To Jim Delaney

College athlete pay is still years away, if it will ever happen

Big 10 Commissioner Jim Delaney doesn’t believe in college athlete pay, but he does want student-athletes to have more benefits. Speaking to a small group of reporters, Delaney said student-athletes who want “professionalize themselves” shouldn’t attend NCAA schools. He hinted at other ways athletes could get into their profession, such as baseball’s minor leagues. Delaney… Read more »

College Football Playoff Committee Coming Soon

College footballs new playoff committee is almost ready

With part of the college football playoff committee already set, BCS/College Football Playoff management announced Wednesday that the rest of the committee could be in place by the end of the season. College football has been working on a playoff system after years of complaints aimed toward the current ranking system. A number of schools… Read more »

Dez Bryant Fined For Throat Slashing Gesture

The NFL Dez Bryant for a touchdown celebration

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been fined $7,875 by the NFL for using a throat slashing gesture Sunday against the Rams. Bryant was also flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct during the game. Dez Bryant made the throat slashing gesture after catching a two yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo. He jogged to the middle… Read more »

Carson Palmer Says Buccaneers Called Him A Lot In Offseason

Cardinals QB Carson Palmer was almost a Tampa Bay Buccaneer

Carson Palmer is firmly entrenched as the starting quarterback of the Arizona Cardinals, after being traded by the Raiders last year. Speaking with reporters prior to his matchup against the Tampa Bay this Sunday, Palmer revealed the Buccaneers called his agent “a lot” during the offseason. Carson Palmer was traded to Arizona from Oakland, and… Read more »

Terrelle Pryor Wants Lesley Woodyard Fined For Concussion Hit

Terrelle Pryor believes the hit that knocked him out Monday was illegal

Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor believes the NFL should fine Broncos linebacker Lesley Woodyard for the hit that resulted in his concussion Monday night. Terrelle Pryor’s status to start Sunday is in doubt because of his concussion. If he can’t go, $6 million backup Matt Flynn will start in his place. Of course, Pryor wants to… Read more »

Colin Kaepernick Favorites His Twitter Hate

Colink Kaepernick favorites his Twitter haters

49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick is favoriting his Twitter hate to motivate himself to escape a terrible two game funk. In consecutive blowout losses, Colin Kaepernick has completed less than 50 percent of his passes with no touchdowns. He has looked flustered in the pocket and forced throws, resulting in multiple turnovers. Colin Kaepernick knows… Read more »

Cowboys Anthony Spencer Having Season Ending Surgery

The Cowboys are losing Anthony Spencer to season ending surgery

Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl defensive end Anthony Spencer will have season ending microfracture knee surgery. Anthony Spencer was the Cowboys franchise tag designated player for 2013. He missed all of the preseason and the season opener after having arthroscopic knee surgery. Spencer played week two against the Kansas City Chiefs, but was inactive last Sunday… Read more »

NFL Power Rankings Have Seahawks Flying High

The Seattle Seahawks top the NFL power ranking

The new NFL power rankings are out and there aren’t many surprises. The Seahawks rightfully perch at the top, while the Broncos continue to gallop smoothly in second. The Seattle Seahawks deserve to be number one. After three weeks, they have shown dominance in every aspect of the game. Their defense is the best and… Read more »

Hugh Douglas Charged With Assault

Former NFL player Hugh Douglas has been charged with assault

Former NFL player and ESPN analyst Hugh Douglas was charged with assault on Tuesday. Douglas appeared before a court, where he was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree strangulation. According to reports, he got into an argument with a woman at a Marriot Hotel in Connecticut. Court documents state Douglass grabbed the unnamed women by… Read more »

Penn State Scholarships To Be Restored By NCAA

The NCAA plans to gradually restore Penn State's football scholarships

On Tuesday, The NCAA announced it would gradually restore the Penn State University football scholarships originally revoked in 2012. Penn State had all of its football scholarships revoked, and was fined $60 million by the NCAA as punishment after the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Sandusky, the college’s former head coach, was charged on 52 counts of… Read more »