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Brian Hoyer To Start At QB In Cleveland

Brian Hoyer will start at quarterback Sunday

The Cleveland Browns will start Brian Hoyer at quarterback Sunday against Minnesota. With regular starting quarterback Brandon Weeden out with a thumb sprain, the Browns have chosen to go with third stringer Hoyer. Sorry, Jason Campbell. For those who don’t know, Jason Campbell is the Browns second string quarterback. He was signed by Cleveland in… Read more »

High School Football Player Dies After Helmet-To-Helmet Collision

Damon James killed in helmet collision

16-year-old high school football player Damon Janes died on Monday night after suffering a deadly helmet-to-helmet collision against Portville High (New York). The Olean Times Herald reports that Janes walked off the field under his own power on Friday night, but was later rushed to Olean General Hospital and then to Buffalo’s Women & Children’s… Read more »

Brandon Lloyd Leaves NFL To Star In Zombie Movie

Brandon Lloyd stars in zombie move After Effect

Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has been around the NFL block and is taking his talents to Hollywood. Apparently tired of the NFL, the one time 1,000 yard receiver will next be seen in the zombie movie After Effect, co-starring alongside Daniel Baldwin. Let that sink in for a moment. The straight to DVD movie follows… Read more »

Chiefs Andy Reid Focused On Game, Not Return To Philadelphia

On Thursday Andy Reid will play in Philadelphia for the first time since leaving

The Kansas City Chiefs travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles on Thursday Night Football. For Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, the game marks his first return to the city he coached the last 14 years. During Reid’s tenure in Philly he led the team to the playoffs nine times, made it to the NFC… Read more »

Darrelle Revis Unhappy With Coach Schiano’s Strict Style

Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis is unhappy playing zone coverage in Tampa Bay

Trouble is brewing in Tampa Bay. Prized offseason acquisition Darrelle Revis is reportedly unhappy with his head coach’s strict coaching style. Revis spent the first six years of his NFL career playing for Rex Ryan in New York. He became one of the league’s elite defensive players until a torn ACL put his future in… Read more »

NFL Power Rankings Topped By Seahawks

NFL power rankings topped by Seattle

Two weeks into the season and the NFL power rankings have a new number one. After a powerful beat down of the 49ers, the Seahawks have taken their rightful place on top. The Seattle Seahawks proved they’re the team to beat in 2013 with Sunday night’s 29-3 win over San Francisco. Seattle’s defense is easily… Read more »

Colin Kaepernick Was Nearly Traded To Eagles, Russell Wilson Stood In His Way

Colin Kaepernick Nearly Traded To Eagles

Colin Kaepernick and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson faced off on Monday Night Football, but that matchup almost didn’t occur. According to a new report, Kaepernick and Wilson were both considered for a trade and draft to the Philadelphia Eagles. ESPN’s Adam Schefter claims the 49ers nearly traded Kaepernick to the Eagles. The 49ers at the… Read more »

Tim Tebow Works Out At USC, Hopes For NFL Comeback

Tim Tebow Works Out At USC, Hopes For NFL Comeback

Tim Tebow isn’t giving up his dream of playing quarterback in the NFL just yet. A few weeks after being cut by the New England Patriots, the former NFL starter was seen at the University of Southern California this week working on throwing drills. It appears that Tebow is staying in playing shape should he… Read more »

Bengals Get Signature Win Against Steelers On Monday Night Football

The Bengals got their signature win against the Bengals on Monday Night Football

The Cincinnati Bengals got the signature win they’ve been looking for against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. The nationally televised game showed a Bengals team ready to take on any opponent. They overpowered the Steelers in every facet of play. Andy Dalton shredded the Steelers secondary with over 250 yards and a touchdown…. Read more »

49ers Patrick Willis Unhappy With League Stance On Cut Blocks

Patrick Willis wants cut blocks to be illegal

San Francisco 49ers all pro linebacker Patrick Willis is unhappy that the NFL hasn’t banned cut blocks. Willis spoke out after teammate Ian Williams broke his ankle on a cut block Sunday night. The 49ers lost 29-3 to the Seahawks on Sunday. Four starters left with injuries, none more seriously than Ian Williams. Williams season… Read more »

Dashon Goldson Suspended For Hit On Saints Darren Sproles

Bucs Dashon Goldson has been suspended for his hit on Darren Sproles

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Safety Dashon Goldson has been suspended for one game by the NFL for his hit on Saints running back Darren Sproles. The suspension comes after a string of unnecessary roughness penalties since 2011. While a fine is sure to follow, the NFL decided Goldson needed more than a slap on a wrist… Read more »

Jaguars Are Massive Underdogs Against Seahawks In Week Three

The Jaguars are 20 point underdogs against the Seahawks Sunday

The Jacksonville Jaguars season keeps getting worse. Vegas oddsmakers have placed the Jaguars as 20 point underdogs against Seattle this Sunday. The Jaguars will be without a number of starters when they play in Seattle during week three. Quarterback Blaine Gabbert, wide receiver Justin Blackmon, and tight end Mercedes Lewis are all out. Superstar running… Read more »

Chargers Malcolm Floyd In Neck Brace, Out Indefinitely

Malcom Floyd is in a neck brace for at least a week

After a brutal hit that caused him to be carted off the field, Chargers wide receiver Malcolm Floyd is in a neck brace and out indefinitely. During the game Floyd was sandwiched between two defenders after catching a pass from Phillip Rivers. The sandwich hit by DeMeco Ryans and Nate Allen got Floyd in the… Read more »

RG3 Benched? Coach Shanahan Puts End To Rumors

Could RG3 be benched?

After two horrendous starts, the masses are wondering if RG3 will be benched in Washington. The Redskins have a very capable backup in Kirk Cousins. During his weekly press conference, coach Mike Shanahan addressed the questions surrounding RG3. He is the Redskins starting quarterback. There is nothing else to it. There should be something else… Read more »

Tim Tebow Rally To Be Held By Jaguars Fans

Jaguars fans hold a Tim Tebow rally to bring the star home

Tired of the Jaguars lack of offensive anything, fans of the team are holding a Tim Tebow rally Monday to convince ownership to sign the hometown hero. The opportunity could be exactly what Tebow is looking for. Despite contract offers in Canada, Russia, and even the Arena Football League, Tebow refuses to leave the NFL…. Read more »

Terry Bradshaw Drops The F-Word on Fox Football Daily [Video]

Terry Bradshaw Gets Vegas Show About His Life

Fox’s favorite NFL analyst, Terry Bradshaw, found himself at the center of some controversy, after he dropped the F-word, in all its glory, during a commercial break. The in-joke between Bradshaw and co-host Jimmy Johnson was caught on camera during one of the shows “sneak peaks,” which it gives from time to time, showing what… Read more »

Johnny Manziel Comeback Thwarted By No. 1 Alabama

A fourth quarter comeback by Johnny Manziel was thwarted by Alabama Saturday

In the weekend’s biggest college matchup, number one ranked Alabama thwarted a Johnny Manziel comeback attempt to beat number 6 Texas A&M 49-42. Manziel and Texas A&M came out of the gate fast with two touchdowns and 14-0 lead. Then defending national champion A.J. McCarron and Alabama came to life. Once Alabama hit the gas,… Read more »

Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Hospitalized After Seizure

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill suffers seizure

University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill was hospitalized Saturday after suffering a seizure while his Gophers played the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The university said Kill was resting comfortably after being taken away on a stretcher. According to ESPN, the coach was lying on the ground writhing back and forth right after his players left… Read more »

Marcel Reece Signs Record Contract With Raiders

The Raiders signed FB Marcel Reece to a record contract extension

The Oakland Raiders signed Pro Bowl fullback Marcel Reece to a record contract extension Friday. The three-year deal is worth $13.2 million with $7.2 million guaranteed. What, you were expecting Joe Flacco money? Reece’s contract is record for fullbacks. He will make an average of a little more than $4.25 million a season. The money… Read more »

NFL Fines Eclipse $300,000 For Week One

$300,000 worth of NFL fines were award after week one

Week one of the 2013 NFL season is in the books. Overall the NFL handed out over $300,000 in fines for illegal and violent hits. The NFL really put its foot down in the name of player safety after the first week of the season. In total, 20 players were fined for excessive hits. No… Read more »

Rex Ryan ‘Never Said’ Mark Sanchez Won Jets QB Job

Mark Sanchez never won the qb competition according to rex ryan

Jets’ head coach Rex Ryan has chimed in on the Mark Sanchez situation. The always up front Ryan says he “never said” that Sanchez won New York’s quarterback competition, despite Sanchez’s claims to the contrary. On Thursday Mark Sanchez told Rich Eisen of NFL Network that he won the quarterback competition in the preseason, not… Read more »

Vick Ballard Freak Knee Injury Sends Colts’ Running Back To The IR

Vick Ballard tore his ACL Thursday, ending his season

A freak knee injury to Colts’ starting running back Vick Ballard has sent the second year pro to the injured reserve, ending his season. Ballard tore his ACL on a non-contact play during practice Thursday. Colt’s owner Jim Irsay tweeted the news Friday that Ballard was headed to the injured reserve. The loss is a… Read more »

Chargers Manti Te’o Likely Won’t Play Against Eagles Sunday

Manti Te'o will not make his debut Sunday

Chargers’ rookie linebacker Manti Te’o likely won’t play Sunday when San Diego takes on Philadelphia. Te’o, the Chargers second round draft pick, has been out of commission since spraining his right foot in the preseason. He recently took off his walking boot and has increased his running. Anticipation of the Notre Dame alums debut is… Read more »

Patriots Beat Jets 13-10 In Watery Duel

In a close match the Patriots beat the Jets

The New England Patriots beat the New York Jets 13-10 on a rain soaked night when emotions ran high and a fight broke out. Tom Brady looked like anything but the cool leader of the Patriots with three Super Bowl rings to his name. Always a fiery guy, Brady blew a gasket and was shown… Read more »

Oklahoma State Football Program Hid Rampant Drug Use

Oklahoma State University football hid rampant drug use by players

The Oklahoma State University Football scandal just won’t go away. New reports claim the football program hid rampant dug use by its players. Oklahoma State University has been the subject of a five part investigative report by Sports Illustrated. Part three has revealed how the university dealt with players and drug use. It didn’t. In… Read more »

Larry Fitzgerald Calls Calvin Johnson The NFL’s Best Wide Receiver

Calvin Johnson is the best WR according to larry fitzgerald

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald believes Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is the best in the NFL. With Arizona facing Detroit on Sunday, it appears Fitzgerald is trying to kill his opponent with kindness. It’s also very likely Fitzgerald is being sincere. Last season, Calvin Johnson led the league with 1,964 receiving yards…. Read more »

Mark Sanchez ‘Won QB Competition’ According To Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez claims he won the qb competition

According to Mark Sanchez, he won the Jets’ QB competition during the preseason. The truth will remain a mystery as his shoulder injury has likely ended his season. Sanchez hurt his shoulder after Rex Ryan put him in with 11 minutes left in New York’s third preseason game. Playing behind a second string offensive line… Read more »