Buffalo Bills defeat Rams in NFL season opener Thursday night

Boo these men!photo: Getty Images You always have to hope that the Sunday night game, or really any primetime NFL game, is a good one. Because when it’s bad, there’s just far too much dead time for Cris Collinsworth’s brain to drip out of his ear. I don’t mind Collinsworth as much as other people. … Read more

Is new Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson’s best behind him?

This man has never received an MVP votephoto: Getty Images The odds have always been stacked higher than Russell Wilson’s 5-foot-11 frame. A decade into his NFL career, he’s vanquished the skeptics who thought he was too short to excel under center behind towering offensive linemen. Wilson’s high release which prevents defensive linemen from batting … Read more

Saints receiver Michael Thomas battling hamstring injury

Saints’ Michael Thomas is back on the injured list.illustration: Getty Images It’s supposedly only the smallest of detours — like having to briefly merge because of a single city truck in the right lane — but still no New Orleans Saints fan wanted to hear that Michael Thomas is currently injured. He’s been out since … Read more

Tom Brady and Gronk were very nearly Raiders

Things were nearly very different for Gronk and Brady.photo: Getty Images In what feels like a never-ending nightmare, Las Vegas Raiders fans got some insight into what their team almost looked like during the 2020 season. During Saturday night’s UFC 278 PPV, Dana White joined the “Gronkcast” (Rob Gronkowski and family) and was coerced by … Read more

Deshaun Watson got off easy because the players remained silent

Deshaun Watson, NFLPA memberphoto: Getty Images Silence can be ear-splitting. And throughout this entire Deshaun Watson saga, the things that players didn’t say are what resonated the loudest. And since inaction is an action, the message about how men in the NFL really feel about women came through quite clearly — if you cared to … Read more

Deshaun Watson sentenced to three months of vacation, wrist-slap fine

Deshaun Watsonphoto: AP The NFL increased battled Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s suspension to 11 games, a $5 million fine, and mandatory counseling on Thursday, per multiple reports, setting his personal conduct case. The league didn’t wait on former New Jersey attorney general Peter Harvey’s decision on the appeal of the initial punishment. Watson was … Read more

NFL wants refs to focus on illegal contact penalties

photo: AP It is bad enough how bold the league is about its financial goals. The NFL wants to bring in $25 billion in revenue by 2027. It has been two years since the start of the pandemic, and the league generated $11 billion per sporty. That number includes local revenue dollars. In the rod … Read more

How Deshaun Watson and the Cleveland Browns got away with it

Ugh.illustration: Getty Images The Cleveland Browns went all in and won. This wasn’t card counting in Las Vegas or some George Clooney-like scheme in one of those “Ocean’s 11” movies. It was a calculated strategy from the jump. Cleveland didn’t play the odds, they played the man. Because despite how it looked, they knew they … Read more

Deshaun Watson may only be suspended for 2-8 games

Deshaun Watsonphoto: Getty Images The latest Deshaun Watson rumor, coming from Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, is that Judge Sue L. Robinson is planning to hand down a suspension of between two and eight games for the new Browns quarterback under the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. This is a significant reduction from earlier reports that … Read more

Washington Commanders’ Dan Snyder to testify

Spot is already ready.illustration: Getty Images Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder has reportedly offered to testify via video this month in front of the House Oversight Committee, who has been investigating the Washington Commanders’ workplace culture and the NFL’s handling of rampant sexual misconduct since October 2021. Commissioner Roger Goodell testified several weeks ago, and … Read more