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Robert Griffin III Doesn’t Have ACL Injury, Could Play Next Week

RG3 ACL Injury

Washington Redskin fans can breath a sigh of relief: Starting quarterback Robert Griffin III does not require major knee surgery. Team doctors have revealed that an MRI on Griffin’s knee shows no signs of an ACL tear. Team spokesman Tony Wyllie ruled out the ACL injury and said Redskins coach Mike Shanahan will provide an… Read more »

Cincinnati Bengals To Honor Jerry Brown With Moment Of Silence

Jerry Brown Cowboys Killed

Cowboys player Jerry Brown was killed on Saturday morning when a car he was traveling in was involved in collision with a tree. In honor of Brown, the Cincinnati Bengals have announced plans to hold a moment of silence before Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. Brown was being driven around the city of Cincinnati by… Read more »

Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter

josh brent

Josh Brent, a Dallas Cowboys defensive linesman, was arrested early this morning on a charge of intoxication manslaughter after a one-car accident that killed teammate and passenger Jerry Brown. Brown was a member of the team’s taxi squad and was also Josh Brent’s teammate at the University of Illinois. TMZ provides this summary of what… Read more »

Cops Taunt Redskins Fans Via Twitter About Arrests

Cops Taunt Redskins Fans Via Twitter About Arrests

Landover, MD – Cops taunt Redskins fans via Twitter about arrests made during a ‘Skins NFL football game. According to USA Today, while the Washington Redskins were dueling their way to a 17-16 win against the New York Giants during the last Monday night football match, the Prince Georges County Police Department decided have some… Read more »

NFL Rule Change Could Eliminate Kickoffs

NFL Rule Change for Kickoffs

A proposed NFL rule change could eliminate the kickoff from games. The idea of eliminating the kickoff arrived via NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. In a Time Magazine piece with Sean Gregory, the NFL commissioner reveals: […] after a touchdown or field goal, instead of kicking off, a team would get the ball on its own… Read more »

Ben Roethlisberger To Start On Sunday

Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh

Big Ben Roethlisberger is back. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will make his return to the field this Sunday when the team takes on the San Diego Chargers. According to USA Today, Roethlisberger has been out for the last three weeks with a dislocated rib. The Steelers QB had full practices today and Wednesday and is… Read more »

Cedric Griffin Banned For Failing Drug Test

Cedric Griffin

Washington Redskins cornerback Cedric Griffin has been banned for four games after failing a drug test, according to Reuters. The National Football League decided to bench Griffin for a handful of games once it was determined he had violated the league’s policies on performance-enhancing drugs. The ban will reportedly go into effect immediately. Unfortunately for… Read more »

Bart Starr, Legendary Packers QB, Collapses During Speech In Wisconsin

bart-starr-collapses-2012 during-speech-in-wisconsin

Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Bart Starr collapsed Tuesday morning while giving a speech in Madison, Wisconsin. According to ESPN, Starr — who led the Green Bay Packers to six divisional crowns, five National Football League Championships, and two Super Bowls in the 60s — was wrapping up a motivational speech at the Wisconsin Housing… Read more »

Nick Lachey Kicked Out Of NFL Game For Talking Smack

Nick Lachey Kicked Out of NFL Game for Heckling

Nick Lachey was escorted out of the San Diego Chargers football game on Sunday after officials decided he was trash talking a little bit too much. While exactly what Lachey said has not been revealed, we do know that he’s a huge Cincinnati Bengals fan who was likely exciting fans who were busily cheering for… Read more »

Romo Breaks Record Touchdown Passes For Dallas Cowboys

Romo Breaks Record Touchdown Passes For Dallas Cowboys

Arlington, TX – Tony Romo had broken the record touchdown passes for the Dallas Cowboys franchise. According to Fox News, Tony Romo broke the record of Troy Aikman when the Cowboys were taking on the Philadelphia Eagles. Romo threw the Cowboys record-breaking 166th touchdown pass on a third-quarter pass to Dez Bryant that tied the… Read more »

Skip Holtz Fired As Head Coach Of South Florida

Skip Holtz Fired

Skip Holtz has been fired as the head coach of South Florida football after two straight losing seasons that showed no signs of forward progress. Athletic DirectorDoug Woolard met personally with Skip Holtz on Sunday before announcing the firing. Speaking of his decision, Woolard said: “It was a very difficult meeting and one I will… Read more »