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Running back Reggie Bush missed practice for the second straight day on Friday, but said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, that he will play against the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The team isn’t quite as confident. Bush has been li…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 31 minutes agoMaking his first public comments since cornerback Darrelle Revis was kept out of practice for tardiness, Patriots coach Bill Belichick was characteristically deflective when asked several questions about the absence.Upvote Share Tweet
Free tickets to 49ers games create problems for San Jose policeprofootballtalk.com 49 minutes agoA troubling picture has been painted in recent weeks regarding the relationship between the 49ers and San Jose police. In addition to the team routinely hiring San Jose police officers to provide security services (a practice that has been suspended due…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 53 minutes agoThe Falcons had wide receiver Harry Douglas at practice for the second straight day on Friday, leading to more hope that the team will get him back in the lineup after four games on the sideline because of a foot injury. While it’s a good sign that Doug…Upvote Share Tweet
Out-On-His-Feet Chargers Player Swears He Wasn't Concusseddeadspin.com 1 hour agoSometimes a concussion doesn't knock a player out, or even down. In the video above, keep an eye on Charges safety Jahleel Addae, No. 37, coming in from the left side of the screen. And keep in mind that he says it wasn't a concussion. more...Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Allen gives $100 million to fight EbolaWith Ebola finally arriving in New York City and a lingering sense of uncertainty as to whether Americans should not worry about the disease at all or retreat to an underground bunker for the next five years, Seahawks owner Paul Allen has decided to try…Upvote Share TweetIt was one practice. But for a guy who spent three months in a coma, it was a pretty big deal. Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye went through yesterday’s practice, signaling the start of a three-week window to work before the Cowboys have to decide t…Upvote Share Tweet
Eddie Royal says loss to Broncos is motivating, not discouragingThe Chargers opened the season 5-1, but even as they were piling up wins they knew that they had a big obstacle standing in the way of their hopes for the season. Two meetings with the Broncos loomed and there’s not much chance of winning the AFC West t…Upvote Share TweetPeyton Manning was his usual brilliant self last night's win, tossing for 286 yards and three TDs in what eventually turned into a rout of San Diego. But, ever the perfectionist, he showed his anger both during and after the game with the guy controllin…Upvote Share TweetKickalicious is back with the Lions. But only for a visit, to the chagrin of some Lions fans. Havard Rugland, the Norwegian kicker whose trick kick video made him an Internet celebrity and got him a spot on Detroit’s preseason roster last year, stopped …Upvote Share TweetLinebacker Akeem Ayers had fallen out of favor in Tennessee this season, leaving him as a healthy scratch for five of the team’s seven games and, unbeknownst to him, on the trading block. The Titans pulled the trigger on a deal this week, sending Ayers …Upvote Share TweetOn Wednesday night, PFT reported that Texans linebacker Brian Cushing will miss at least one game due to lingering issues with his surgically-reconstructed knee. On Thursday, coach Bill O’Brien disputed the report. “First of all, no, I wasn’t aware of t…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 3 hours agoDetroit Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle said he did not realize he had suffered a concussion late in Sunday's game against New Orleans until after the game was completed.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoWR Chris Hogan has moved into a bigger role on the Bills offense. The Dolphins have gotten solid work from LB Jelani Jenkins. The Patriots defense should face some stiffer tests in the coming weeks. Said Jets G Willie Colon of WR Percy Harvin, “If you h…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN confirms existence of Seattle locker-room divide, in unusual wayprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Seahawks have a divided locker room. Unless they don’t. Unless they do. ESPN has advanced the ball on this topic in an unusual way. Appearing on SportsCenter and introducing Thursday’s sound from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, anchor Kenny May…Upvote Share Tweet
Browns would prefer one of their backs to take control of jobprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Browns are deep enough at running back that they withstood an injury to their free agent starter, and still ran well with a pair of rookies. But when Ben Tate returned, that meant chopping up the workload among three of them. That’s caused them to w…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'ESPN.com 4 hours agoLions coach Jim Caldwell has been so impressed with Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester throughout his career that he has changed the way returns and returners are viewed in football.Upvote Share Tweet
Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinvent the N.F.L.nytimes.com 4 hours agoThe Jets coach could change his reputation and the league’s by starting the fourth-down revolution in football.Upvote Share Tweet
Peyton about a year away from Favre’s yardage recordprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoAfter breaking Brett Favre’s record for career passing touchdowns last week, Peyton Manning is about a year away from breaking Favre’s record for career passing yards. Through Thursday night’s win over the Chargers, Manning has 67,098 career passing yar…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals not facing a blackout, at least this week anywayWith three home games in a 12-day span, the Bengals have a significant concern about blackouts. They’ve been able to push that off for Sunday, anyway. Via the Cincinnati Enquirer, the team announced they reached the 85-percent threshold for this week’s …Upvote Share TweetWhen the Jets drafted safety Calvin Pryor in the first round of May’s draft, the team talked about the impact he would have as a big hitter in the back end of a defense that hasn’t had good safety play during Rex Ryan’s time as head coach. The Jets are …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadlineFew have been as aggressive at the in-season trade deadline at the Lions, but it doesn’t seem that’s going to continue. Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters he didn’t anticipate doing anything by Tuesday’s deadline. He’s done three such de…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 8 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com 5 hours agoThis week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 10 hours agoDENVER – The Denver Broncos were really good in 2013. They were 13-3, didn’t lose any regular-season game by more than a touchdown, outscored teams by 207 points and won the AFC. They ultimately weren’t Super Bowl champion good, partially because they r…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoAs Denver tried to run out the clock in the final three minutes of Thursday night’s game vs. San Diego, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning barked signals near the line of scrimmage. Then, he shouted a word — a surname, it sure seemed — that caught the a…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 11 hours agoDenver quarterback Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat the San Diego Padres 35-21 in a National Football League game on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoSan Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae appeared to come up woozy after a play in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos. Addae charged up to deliver a hit to Broncos running back Juwan Thompson and came away from the pla…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 11 hours agoManning completed 25 of 35 passes for 286 yards, with no interceptions, and Juwan Thompson had two short touchdown runs as Denver beat San Diego.Upvote Share Tweet
McCoy To Start Monday Night For WashingtonOct 24ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the Redskins' plan to start Colt McCoy at quarterback against the Cowboys on Monday night.
Peyton's Problem With ScoreboardOct 24Peyton Manning talks about his issue with the Broncos' stadium scoreboard operator.
Manziel Close To Playing Time?Oct 24ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses Browns coach Mike Pettine's comments about almost playing Johnny Manziel late in Cleveland's loss to Jacksonville in Week 7.
Week 8: San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates highlightsOct 24San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates caught five passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the team's 35-21 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are curious about it. “I am as curious as y…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
ESPN NowOct 23"I've talked about Dak Prescott since the beginning of the year ... He's the guy and I think it's his to lose." Mel Kiper Jr. on his Heisman candidat...
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.