With five minutes remaining in the first half of Thursday’s game, the Kansas City Chiefs appeared to be rolling to a rousing victory over the rival Oakland Raiders with first place in the AFC West hanging in the balance in a crucial battle. The Chiefs h…Share Tweet
Justin Tuck: Giants need someone who will “light a fire under people”profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoAs the Giants make a push for their first postseason appearance since winning Super Bowl XLVI, a key member of a pair of championship teams in New York believes the Giants are lacking one key ingredient to winning their third NFL title in a decade. “Jus…Share TweetDerek Carr was doing great until he ran into the Chiefs (again)Share Tweet
Dolphins Laremy Tunsil “hurting bad” with shoulder injuryprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoMiami Dolphins rookie guard Laremy Tunsil is trying to stay on the field despite significant pain from a shoulder injury. “I mean, I’m hurting,” Tunsil said Thursday,via Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post. “I’m hurting bad, but you know I’m going to fight…Share TweetTyreek Hill, the rookie receiver, had two touchdowns in the victory, which was the Chiefs’ seventh in their last eight games against the Raiders.Share Tweet
Chiefs earn huge win over Raiders, despite Alex Smith's second-half meltdownyahoo.com 5 hours agoThere’s been a saying making its way around Kansas City these days: “That’s my quarterback.” That would be Alex Smith, and after the first half, the believers were out in full force. Smith had led — by his standards, even by Derek Carr standards — an ae…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoThe Raiders started the third quarter by forcing two turnovers, and they feel they should be closer than they are. Two turnovers only led to three points, and the Chiefs lead midway through the third quarter, 21-13. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 33-yard…Share Tweetyahoo.com 7 hours agoKansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce didn’t pass up a chance to punk the Oakland Raiders’ punter, Marquette King. (AP) Who says the Kansas City Chiefs aren’t fun? Long disdained and written off as a boring team — the Alex Smith Factor, perhaps — th…Share Tweet
Kelechi Osemele won’t play due to illnessprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoRaiders guard Kelechi Osemele will not play Thursday night at Kansas City due to an illness. Osemele, who’s in his first year with the Raiders after signing as a free agent last March, has been a key player for one of the league’s best offensive lines. …Share TweetRedskins tight end Jordan Reed was again a limited practice participant Thursday, and after practice Reed told reporters he’s “optimistic” about his chances of playing Sunday at Philadelphia. Reed suffered an AC joint separation in his left shoulder at …Share TweetThursday began with a bit of a bombshell from Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com regarding the extent of the dysfunction in the Rams organization. Recent comments from coach Jeff Fisher deemed critical of the team’s personnel function became the catalyst for a…Share TweetCam Newton doesn’t mind taking the criticism, he’s used to that. But what the Panthers quarterback couldn’t handle were reports that his benching in Seattle Sunday night was related to something more nefarious than not wearing a tie on the team’s flight…Share TweetPatriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is out with a high-ankle sprain and the hope is that he’ll be well enough to rejoin the team for the postseason, but his absence at present may have spurred a roster move on Thursday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media repor…Share Tweet
Brandon Marshall: Pain pills mask my memory of 3-TD gameIn 2014, Brandon Marshall had a three-touchdown game against the 49ers. As Marshall and the Jets prepare to play the 49ers on Sunday, he was asked what he remembers about that game. The answer? Not much. That’s because, Marshall says, he was using so ma…Share TweetEric Berry’s big year is laying the foundation for another big payday. The Chiefs safety, to whom the team applied the franchise tag after his prior contract expired, didn’t sign a long-term deal before July 15. It means that the Chiefs soon will have t…Share Tweet
Cruz: Whitlock incident 'reflection' of U.S.' stateESPN.com 12 hours agoCruz: Whitlock incident 'reflection' of U.S.' stateShare TweetThe Broncos didn’t hold a full practice on Wednesday, opting for a walkthrough and estimated participation levels on the injury report instead. Quarterback Trevor Siemian, who missed last Sunday’s victory over the Jaguars with a foot injury, was estimat…Share Tweet
Mathis, Geathers still absent from Colts’ practiceColts defensive end Robert Mathis and safety Clayton Geathers missed practice again Thursday and could miss a second consecutive game Sunday. Geathers has a neck inury and Mathis has a bicep injury. Those two and starting cornerback Patrick Robinson mis…Share Tweet
Mario Williams out of practice on Thursdayprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoDolphins defensive end Mario Williams has been dealing with an ankle injury for some time and he was listed as limited in Wednesday’s practice due to the issue. Thursday’s practice saw Williams take a step in the wrong direction. He didn’t practice at a…Share Tweetyahoo.com 13 hours agoAs the New York Jets grind toward the end of what will be a losing season, they will do so without one of their stalwarts: the team placed veteran center Nick Mangold on injured reserve on Thursday. Mangold suffered a right ankle injury in late October …Share Tweet
Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfieldAug 1Mike Rodak reports Reggie Bush is visiting with the Bills on Monday and believes a deal could be in place by the end of the day.
OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial'Jul 31ESPN Giants reporter Jordan Raanan says the Giants are not concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s leaving practice after his foot was cut.
Beckham gets tangled up with JenkinsJul 31During Giants training camp, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gets tangled with cornerback Janoris Jenkins while running a route and hits the ground. Beckham gets to his feet but then is checked by the training staff.
Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants?Jul 31Darren Woodson outlines a scenario where a riled up Odell Beckham Jr. could benefit the Giants.