Emerging Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard used football as his ticket out of a rough, crime-ridden neighborhood in Houston.
Emerging Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard used football as his ticket out of a rough, crime-ridden neighborhood in Houston.
What will the Bears have to do to knock off Tom Brady and the Patriots? JJ Stankevitz has his three keys plus a prediction for Sunday's tilt at Soldier Field.
A heated NFC East rivalry renews Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET when the Dallas Cowboys visit the Washington Redskins for a crucial showdown in this wide-open division. Washington can claim sole possession of first place with a win, while Dallas will forge a tie if it emerges victorious. The Redskins are looking
He called Matt Ryan “overrated” and A.J. Green “Charmin soft.” He declared rookie Josh Allen to be “trash,” announced that Joe Flacco “sucks” and wrote off Tyreek Hill as a kick returner masquerading at receiver. Over his two seasons in the NFL, Jalen Ramsey has applied a scorched-earth approach to trash
No games were moved from day to night last season, except for the final weekend, when all games are scheduled for the afternoon until the league and NBC figure out what is most attractive for prime time. In 2016, there were three flexed games, including Week 17. Not counting that, the last flex was Bucs
Around the NFC Seahawks future. Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, 65, died Monday due to complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Allen was not married and had no children so the future of the Seahawks' ownership was a topic at the league owners meetings in New York. There is no question the
Having been continually overlooked by England, despite being the Premiership’s third-highest try scorer of all time, Christian Wade has taken the bold but admirable move of quitting rugby union to try his hand in the NFL.
It was a valiant effort, but Week 6 was still a losing one for our best NFL bets. Still, 2-3 is far from tragic, and Week 7 presents another opportunity for us to win big and make a run at $1 million in the Westgate SuperContest. Take a look below for our best five bets against the spread for this Sunday
Dick Modzelewski, a star defensive tackle who appeared in eight NFL titles game with the New York Giants and Cleveland Browns during the 1950s and '60s, has died. Modzelewski spent 14 years in the NFL, eight with the Giants that included six title games.
A quick glance at items of interest as Week 7 rolls on in the NFL … Who's hot: Philip Rivers. Look who's made a jolly rise in the AFC West. With Rivers quietly off to one of the best starts of his career (115.1 passer rating, 2nd in the NFL), the Chargers (4-2) face the Titans in London as one
For all of the hand-wringing that the Patriots faced after a 1-2 start, the defending AFC champions seem to have snapped out of their early season struggles. The return of Julian Edelman has sparked New England's offense, which has scored 119 points in its last three games. Though many will be eager
John Daigle gets you caught up on Cooper Kupp's knee and all the key injuries as we brace for Week 7.
The Dolphins are coming off of their best offensive performance of the season, and that was without quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Head coach Adam Gase had a game plan to allow the playmakers to make plays after the catch. Gase kept a reasonably balanced game plan, with 44 passes and 31 rushes. Even some
Getting five points for the 3-2 Carolina Panthers is enticing, even if they are on the road against the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. The Panthers are a solid team with wins over the 3-3 Dallas Cowboys and 4-2 Cincinnati Bengals on their resume. They also just brought back tight
Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate Follow on Twitter Can you really buy low on three New England Patriots pass-catchers at once? Sure you can
A final look at the Broncos' 45-10 win over Arizona after looking at the film: 1. The Broncos posted a season-high 18 combined sacks/hits/pressures (six apiece) against Arizona quarterback Josh Rosen. Linebacker Von Miller had two sacks, three hits and one pressure. Linebacker Bradley Chubb had two
SANTA CLARA – Nostalgia will swirl through Levi's Stadium on Sunday, from the 49ers unveiling “The Catch” monument to honoring their last Super Bowl-winning team from the 1994 season. Look for the all-white throwback jerseys. Look for 49ers icons from 1994 and other eras. Then look out for what this
So far this NFL season, 94 games have been played. In three of those games, both teams scored 40 or more points. From the 2014 season through the 2017 season, 1,024 games were played. Only twice did both teams score 40 or more points. In the NFL this year, 40-point games are starting to feel [more]
T.Y. Hilton and Evan Engram are moving in the right direction, but some other name players could be in jeopardy. Here is your Week 7 status check.
As usual, the goal of this article is simple. At the end of the week, we're taking our weekly composite staff rankings from our Season Pass section and comparing those rankings as it pertains to players we see as starting caliber options to the pricing across the two major DFS sites in hopes of discovering
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a topsy-turvy league that has already provided some bizarre moments this season, the AFC South division stands alone for its lack of clarity and success. The AFC South is the only division in the NFL where no team has a winning record entering Sunday's schedule. The Texans
After losing to the Houston Texans by a trademark Nathan Peterman interception, the Buffalo Bills travel to Indianapolis to take on the 1-5 Colts. With an elbow injury sidelining Josh Allen for the foreseeable future, the Bills turn to veteran quarterback, Derek Anderson. He, along with the rest of the
Liz Loza reveals her Week 7 value plays, including Frank Gore who continues to produce, regardless of age.
Our position-by-position rankings are here for Week 7, where you'll find Cam Newton pretty high ahead of a plus-matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles.
From buzz about in-season trades to Brandon Graham's future and a good omen Sunday, here are the latest 10 random Eagles observations. By Reuben Frank
The NFL will once again look into making hair tackling illegal after this season.
This week’s NFL owners meeting was placid compared with their get-together last fall, when the league was feuding with the president and owners squabbled with each other. In a nearly unanimous vote, NFL owners voted to get rid of a long-standing rule that prevented them from owning other sports teams
With starting running back Leonard Fournette ruled out for his third straight game and limited to just 20 carries this season, the Jacksonville Jaguars have acquired Carlos Hyde from the Cleveland Browns for a fifth-round draft pick. Fournette suffered a hamstring injury in the season opener against
Jason Myers kept jogging onto the field to kick one field goal after another. Myers was one shy of the eight by Tennessee's Rob Bironas in 2007. Then came the fourth quarter, when he made field goals of 45, 37 and 45 yards to help lift the Jets to a 42-34 victory.
Adam Thielen leads the NFL with 58 catches for 712 yards, putting him on pace to break Marvin Harrison’s single-season NFL record for catches (143) and just off the pace of Calvin Johnson’s single-season NFL record for receiving yards (1,899). But there is another NFL record Thielen could break even
Chapman, in his 22nd year with BBC Sport, said he has noticed an increase in U.K.-based football podcasts and independent fan blogs in recent years and bigger crowds in sports bars showing the 6 p.m. Sunday games.—.1 p.m. on the East Coast. Coverage of the NFL has matured with the fans following it,
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss at least a month because of a groin injury. NFL Network first reported the diagnosis. Lynch was hurt last week in Oakland's 27-3 loss to Seattle in London.
Jameis Winston or Tom Brady? Tyler Boyd, Michael Crabtree or Marvin Jones? Start Nick Chubb? Ben Standig answers these questions and offers other thoughts entering Week 7.
The "NFL GameDay Pick'Em" crew pick their winners for the Week 7 match up between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins.
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It's Friday, and Fantasy owners of the Denver Broncos defense are extremely happy while anyone with any Cardinals is probably still in bed crying. Now, however, it's time to turn our sights to the rest of Week 7, as there is an entire slate of games that needs to be picked. On Friday's Pick
Ahkello Witherspoon played no snaps on defense against the Packers. Now, he looks to be in line to start for the 49ers against the Rams on Sunday.
Oakland Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch will reportedly miss at least one month of the season with a groin injury, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Bears defenders are well aware of the impression they left with their performance in the 31-28 overtime loss to the Dolphins last week, and they're anxious to atone Sunday at Soldier Field against the Patriots. “It makes you want to fight harder because you just went out there and showed everybody
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns defensive end Myles Garrett roughed up NFL officials.
The league's top defenses will be put to the test during the Week 7 NFL schedule. The Ravens are favored by 2.5 in the latest Week 7 NFL odds, down half-a-point from the opening line, against Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara and the high-powered Saints offense. After opening at -2, the Redskins are now a
THREE TO START WEEK 7 Tampa RB Peyton Barber vs. Cleveland Scott Butler: Barber gained 82 yards on 13 carries and caught a TD last week to stifle some chatter that rookie Ronald Jones should be the man. The Browns also are giving up 138 yards on the ground a game. Phillip Heilman: Only three teams average
Sunday’s game in London included a hit to the head of Raiders receiver Amari Cooper. It seemed to be a blatant violation of a couple of rules, but no penalties were called. In this week’s officiating video, NFL senior V.P. of officiating Al Riveron acknowledged that Seahawks safety Bradley McDougald
GENE FRENETTE JAGUARS 16, TEXANS 13 This feels like a crossroad game in Week 7 and might well dictate how the rest of the season goes. If the Jaguars fall to 0-2 in division home games and Bad Blake (Bortles) resurfaces, it's going to be tough sledding to win the AFC South. Mobile Texans QB Deshaun
Eli Manning recognizes that the numbers in a playbook aren't the only important statistics. Manning wants children, including his three daughters, to have a strong set of financial skills. "I think it's so important for kids to understand what it means to save, to have a budget, to be smart
Todd Gurley is off to one of the hottest starts in NFL history. After rushing for a league-leading 623 yards and nine touchdowns — plus 247 receiving yards and two more TDs through the air — Gurley has accumulated the fifth-most adjusted yards from scrimmage through six games since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger
NFL owners were almost giddy about the state of their game as they departed their fall meetings on Wednesday. There's also the prospect of attracting billionaires from other sports when NFL franchises hit the market now that a cross-ownership ban has been lifted. Going in the other direction, the
A look at some key fantasy football questions going into Week 7:
Here's what you missed from CBS Fantasy yesterday: Heath Cummings' Things to Know for Week 7 Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard debate Alshon Jeffery or Golden Tate Week 7 Injury Report Analysis I don't know what that change might entail, but at this point, the Cardinals need to do something
Next year will see the NFL celebrate its 100th season with a year-long series of events as well as a special logo to be featured on game balls and jerseys. The historic celebration will salute the sport's fans, highlight the game's unifying impact on communities and bring together past generations
Need some quick tips to assemble your fantasy lineup for Week 7? We've combed the far reaches of the internet and culled only the choicest fantasy tips and advice for your consumption. Below you'll find easily digestible nuggets from multiple fantasy experts, addressing some of the critical situations
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