'Take Us Back to the Ochocinco Days' - Monday Morning Quarterback

Friday 24 March 2017

Monday Morning Quarterback 'Take Us Back to the Ochocinco Days' Monday Morning Quarterback According to data compiled by the NFL , there were 30 excessive celebration penalties called in 2016. Over the previous three seasons combined, there were 34. A quick refresher of what's appropr... Read more

Malcolm Butler shows where NFL players are still powerless - ESPN

Friday 24 March 2017

Malcolm Butler shows where NFL players are still powerless ESPN Thirty years ago this September, NFL players went on strike to fight for true unrestricted free agency. It's something baseball, hockey and basketball players take for granted, but NFL players have long been ridiculed for not hav... Read more

Ranking the NFL's best teams at every position post-free agency - ESPN

Friday 24 March 2017

ESPN Ranking the NFL's best teams at every position post-free agency ESPN Every NFL team is a mixture of strengths and weaknesses, and no team excels in every area. Many of these teams have spent the first few weeks of the offseason trying to patch holes in their lineups. Others have been stu... Read more

NFL free agency's seven best bargain signings - FOXSports.com

Friday 24 March 2017

FOXSports.com NFL free agency's seven best bargain signings FOXSports.com The first wave of free agency is well behind us, as are the second and third waves, really. At this point in the process, fringe starters make up most of the pool and aren't going to land huge deals from this point ... Read more

2017 NFL Free Agents: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players Still Available - Bleacher Report

Friday 24 March 2017

Bleacher Report 2017 NFL Free Agents: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players Still Available Bleacher Report Ryan Clady, Offensive Tackle: Once upon a time, Clady was one of the NFL's best blindside tackles. Of course, once upon a time Adam Sandler made movies that were actually funny, too... Read more

NFL Draft 2017: Former NFL personnel executive has strong feelings about Joe Mixon - NJ.com

Friday 24 March 2017

NJ.com NFL Draft 2017: Former NFL personnel executive has strong feelings about Joe Mixon NJ.com "If I'm a football team," ESPN NFL insider and former Eagles personnel executive Louis Riddick said of Mixon Thursday on 97.5 The Fanatic. "I'm staying away. At some point, you&... Read more

How NFL replay reviews are changing: RIP hood, hello tablet - ESPN (blog)

Friday 24 March 2017

ESPN (blog) How NFL replay reviews are changing: RIP hood, hello tablet ESPN (blog) NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed this week, including Thursday via ESPN Radio, that senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino will make the final decision on all replay reviews. (Update: Goodell m... Read more

Tech giants scrimmage for Thursday night NFL games - USA TODAY

Friday 24 March 2017

USA TODAY Tech giants scrimmage for Thursday night NFL games USA TODAY The National Football League has another combine going: the one for streaming rights to its Thursday Night Football games. Among the prospects: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The four tech giants are bidding for the ga... Read more

The NFL is about to close a major loophole the 49ers used ... - CBSSports.com

Thursday 23 March 2017

CBSSports.com The NFL is about to close a major loophole the 49ers used ... CBSSports.com At least it was interesting, anyway -- Kelly had multiple 49ers defenders hold multiple Saints players late in the first half, with eight seconds on the clock and the ... NFL may crack down on penalties... Read more

NFL says it wants certain hits out of game but problem not 'widespread' - ESPN

Thursday 23 March 2017

ESPN NFL says it wants certain hits out of game but problem not 'widespread' ESPN The NFL is prepared to eject and/or suspend players for certain types of illegal hits in 2017, but league officials said Thursday they expect it to happen rarely, if at all. No related rule changes are plann... Read more

Exclusive: Roger Goodell says changes coming to quicken NFL games in 2017 - USA TODAY

Wednesday 22 March 2017

USA TODAY Exclusive: Roger Goodell says changes coming to quicken NFL games in 2017 USA TODAY Every NFL fan has seen an exciting game disrupted in a familiar way: a commercial break, then a kickoff, then … another commercial break. Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't like it, either. “It drive... Read more

Oh, Cool, The NFL Is Trying To Kill One More Vestige Of Weirdness - Deadspin

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Deadspin Oh, Cool, The NFL Is Trying To Kill One More Vestige Of Weirdness Deadspin The NFL's determination to erase fun from its sport isn't limited to its staid distribution of training videos for touchdown dances. The Washington Post and ESPN have reported that the league's competi... Read more

Ask 5: Who's best defensive back in 2017 NFL Draft? - NFL.com

Wednesday 22 March 2017

CBSSports.com Ask 5: Who's best defensive back in 2017 NFL Draft? NFL.com The 2017 NFL Draft features the deepest group of cornerbacks and safeties that I've seen since I began scouting 14 years ago. I have 17 secondary players in my top 50 (10 cornerbacks and seven safeties), and I could... Read more

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Chargers finally find a franchise QB to replace Philip Rivers - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 22 March 2017

CBSSports.com 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Chargers finally find a franchise QB to replace Philip Rivers CBSSports.com In the NFL , a team is only going as far as its quarterback will take it. It's a big reason why the Browns have been mired in awfulness, and why others -- like, say, the Packers -- t... Read more

The NFL's seven worst quarterback situations, ranked - FOXSports.com

Wednesday 22 March 2017

FOXSports.com The NFL's seven worst quarterback situations, ranked FOXSports.com Success in the NFL is often determined by the type of quarterback play you get. If your quarterback stinks, your record will probably reflect that. If you have a perennial Pro Bowler like Tom Brady, well, we know... Read more

2017 NFL Mock Draft 8.0: Five trade proposals that could reshape Round 1 - Sports Illustrated

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Sports Illustrated 2017 NFL Mock Draft 8.0: Five trade proposals that could reshape Round 1 Sports Illustrated The Jets stay put and land the most NFL -ready of the top quarterback prospects. Watson could push newly-signed veteran Josh McCown for the starting job in 2017, take it over permanently... Read more

Troy Vincent tweets on illegal hit deterrents, excessive celebration - ESPN

Wednesday 22 March 2017

ESPN Troy Vincent tweets on illegal hit deterrents, excessive celebration ESPN Troy Vincent confirmed Tuesday night that the NFL's competition committee is "exploring ways" to make "dangerous hits" result in immediate ejections, and possibly suspensions. Vincent, the NFL&#... Read more

Troy Vincent tweets on 'dangerous hits,' excessive celebration - ESPN

Wednesday 22 March 2017

ESPN Troy Vincent tweets on 'dangerous hits,' excessive celebration ESPN Troy Vincent confirmed Tuesday night that the NFL's competition committee is "exploring ways" to make "dangerous hits" result in immediate ejections, and possibly suspensions. Vincent, the NFL... Read more

NFL's competition committee is making a training video for player celebrations - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 22 March 2017

CBSSports.com NFL's competition committee is making a training video for player celebrations CBSSports.com This year, according to Troy Vincent, the NFL 's vice president of football operations, the committee is tackling the hot-button issue of player celebrations. What's acceptable a... Read more

NFL Developing New Way To Drain All Joy From Sport For No Reason - Deadspin

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Deadspin NFL Developing New Way To Drain All Joy From Sport For No Reason Deadspin The NFL will develop “an educational training video” on how to celebrate a fucking touchdown, according to a tweet this morning by executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent, who if this was not t... Read more

7 NFL teams that have improved the most this offseason - FOXSports.com

Wednesday 22 March 2017

FOXSports.com 7 NFL teams that have improved the most this offseason FOXSports.com Super Bowls aren't won in March, but teams can absolutely better themselves in the early stages of the offseason – particularly in free agency. Although the biggest spenders don't always see their investmen... Read more

Super Bowl 49 Champion Bryan Stork Retires from NFL at 26 Years Old - Bleacher Report

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Bleacher Report Super Bowl 49 Champion Bryan Stork Retires from NFL at 26 Years Old Bleacher Report Super Bowl 49 Champion Bryan Stork Retires from NFL at 26 Years Old. FOXBORO, MA - MAY 15: Bryan Stork from Florida State, a fourth-. Jim Rogash/Getty Images. Tim Daniels Featured ColumnistMarch 22... Read more

Updated NFL Division-by-Division Team Rankings After Early Free Agency - Bleacher Report

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Bleacher Report Updated NFL Division-by-Division Team Rankings After Early Free Agency Bleacher Report The fires of 2017 NFL free agency have raged for roughly a fortnight, and nary a single star remains available on the open market. In other words, it's about time we turn our attention almos... Read more

2017 NFL Draft: Biggest Questions Still Facing Top Prospects - Bleacher Report

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Behind the Steel Curtain 2017 NFL Draft: Biggest Questions Still Facing Top Prospects Bleacher Report Last year, it was medical questions surrounding Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith, as well as the last-minute bong video of Laremy Tunsil that was released minutes before the draft started. As the draf... Read more

Quarterbacks still jockeying for position in NFL draft - ESPN (blog)

Wednesday 22 March 2017

ESPN (blog) Quarterbacks still jockeying for position in NFL draft ESPN (blog) The quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL draft class have heard the naysayers. If teams are looking for a sure thing at the top of the draft -- say a Terry Bradshaw, John Elway, Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck -- it's probab... Read more

NFL Mock Draft 2017: Deshaun Watson Is Falling And Leonard Fournette Is Rising - Forbes

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Forbes NFL Mock Draft 2017: Deshaun Watson Is Falling And Leonard Fournette Is Rising Forbes Deshaun Watson is not universally coveted by NFL general managers and scouts. Despite his second straight stellar season at Clemson and leading the Tigers to a National Championship victory over the Alaba... Read more

What we learned Tuesday: Trubisky helps himself at pro day - NFL.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Sports Illustrated What we learned Tuesday: Trubisky helps himself at pro day NFL.com It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impression on NFL club personnel. He... Read more

Fabian Moreau suffers chest injury at UCLA pro day - NFL.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Fabian Moreau suffers chest injury at UCLA pro day NFL.com UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau, a rising prospect for the 2017 NFL Draft, suffered a chest injury during his bench press at the Bruins' pro day workout Tuesday, per NFL Network's Omar Ruiz, who attended the pro day. Moreau describe... Read more

Playing in Pain in the NFL - The New Yorker

Tuesday 21 March 2017

The New Yorker Playing in Pain in the NFL The New Yorker Mack's endurance is extraordinary even for an N.F.L. player—he hadn't missed a snap in more than five seasons before breaking his fibula for the first time—but his story is not atypical. Football is a game of inches, and it is also ... Read more

Jim Harbaugh is telling NFL teams that Colin Kaepernick will 'win championships' - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

CBSSports.com Jim Harbaugh is telling NFL teams that Colin Kaepernick will 'win championships' CBSSports.com Though Colin Kaepernick remains jobless in the NFL , he still has a fan in a respected member of the coaching community. Jim Harbaugh, the ex-49ers coach and current Michigan coach... Read more

Shaquill Griffin stuck by his twin; now NFL teams are catching up - NFL.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Shaquill Griffin stuck by his twin; now NFL teams are catching up NFL.com He is a 6-foot tall defensive back from the University of Central Florida who logged the fourth-fastest 40-yard dash (4.38 seconds), the third-best vertical jump (38.5 inches) and the second-best broad jump (11 feet) in his... Read more

NFL Power Rankings: Where all 32 teams stand after the free agency shuffle - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

CBSSports.com NFL Power Rankings: Where all 32 teams stand after the free agency shuffle CBSSports.com Outside of New England, you could hear the groans coming from every other NFL city, especially those with teams in the AFC and particularly those in the AFC East. As the New England Patriots con... Read more

NFL execs unfiltered on every team's free-agency moves - ESPN

Tuesday 21 March 2017

ESPN NFL execs unfiltered on every team's free-agency moves ESPN The New England Patriots finished the 2016 season as the NFL's most exciting team on the field. They've been the most entertaining team in the free-agent and trading period even though No. 2 quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo h... Read more

Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk, free agency bargains, more - NFL.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk, free agency bargains, more NFL.com In 12 combined NFL seasons, Kenny Britt and Kenny Stills have produced one year with more yardage than Thielen's 2016 campaign. Both Kennys received four-year contracts worth $32 million, with more guarantees than Th... Read more

NFL Is Considering Overtime Rule Changes - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

Tuesday 21 March 2017

CBS Baltimore / WJZ NFL Is Considering Overtime Rule Changes CBS Baltimore / WJZ BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The NFL's overtime rule could be changing yet again, and if it happens, we could see more tie games. The NFL is considering the change for regular-season games because the league wants teams to ... Read more

The 10 biggest spenders of 2017 NFL free agency - FOXSports.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

FOXSports.com The 10 biggest spenders of 2017 NFL free agency FOXSports.com Every year, there are a handful of teams that spend significantly more than the rest of the NFL as free agency begins. The Jacksonville Jaguars are almost always among them, as are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and sometimes t... Read more

NFL Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Projections for Prized Prospects - Bleacher Report

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Washington Post NFL Mock Draft 2017: 1st-Round Projections for Prized Prospects Bleacher Report The NFL combine is behind us, and college pro days are upon us, which means the mock draft landscape is shifting weekly as more information comes out about this year's prospects. One thing that has... Read more

Hurley: Please, NFL, Don't Adopt College Overtime Rules - CBS Boston / WBZ

Tuesday 21 March 2017

CBS Boston / WBZ Hurley: Please, NFL , Don't Adopt College Overtime Rules CBS Boston / WBZ One such feeling is that as soon as the Patriots do something that helps them win a game or a championship, other members of the NFL get to work quickly to change the rules. This happened back when Bill... Read more

NFL Power Rankings post-free agency shuffle edition - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

CBSSports.com NFL Power Rankings post-free agency shuffle edition CBSSports.com Cowboys, The losses on the offensive line will be key, but the bigger issue remains the pass rush. They suffered some hits on the defensive line and in the secondary and still have to decide what to do with Tony Romo.... Read more

Justin Rogers' NFL mock draft 2.0 - The Detroit News

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Justin Rogers' NFL mock draft 2.0 The Detroit News First, the NFL held its annual scouting combine. And while the event should have minimal influence on where a player is selected in the draft, it does matter. A strong or poor showing in the drills, or even the interview process, can separate... Read more

NFL: Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game - Madison.com

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Madison.com NFL : Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game Madison.com While every team sprinkles in some college-style plays, the spread hasn't really infiltrated the NFL , where teams fear their quarterbacks would get exposed to more hits. So it's up to the O-linemen to quick... Read more

When NFL Contracts Want a Pound of Flesh - Monday Morning Quarterback

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Monday Morning Quarterback When NFL Contracts Want a Pound of Flesh Monday Morning Quarterback Eddie Lacy's deal with the Seahawks is tied to weight clauses, which often end up doing more harm than good. Plus, the slow crawl of free agency, the NFL's unused cap space, a potential Marshawn... Read more

When NFL Contracts Want a Pound of Flesh | The MMQB with Peter ... - Monday Morning Quarterback

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Monday Morning Quarterback When NFL Contracts Want a Pound of Flesh | The MMQB with Peter ... Monday Morning Quarterback Eddie Lacy's deal with the Seahawks is tied to weight clauses, which often end up doing more harm than good. Plus, the slow crawl of free agency, the NFL's ... Mar... Read more

Here's the one NFL team that should take a chance on Colin Kaepernick - CBSSports.com

Monday 20 March 2017

CBSSports.com Here's the one NFL team that should take a chance on Colin Kaepernick CBSSports.com At some point, Colin Kaepernick is going to get an opportunity to make an NFL roster again. I have to believe this will be true. There are too few quality quarterbacks, and too much demand for th... Read more

John McClain and Aaron Wilson's NFL mock draft 2.0 - Chron.com

Saturday 18 March 2017

Chron.com John McClain and Aaron Wilson's NFL mock draft 2.0 Chron.com http://www.chron.com/sports/texans/article/John-McClain-and-Aaron-Wilson-s- NFL -mock-draft-2-0-11011896.php. John McClain and Aaron Wilson's NFL mock draft 2.0. By John McClain and Aaron Wilson. Updated 7:16 pm, Satur... Read more

Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game - Boston Herald

Saturday 18 March 2017

Boston Herald Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game Boston Herald FILE - In this March 2, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin offensive lineman Ryan Ramczyk speaks during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. NFL teams have to project how shrewdly and swiftl... Read more

Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game - ABC News

Saturday 18 March 2017

Spread offenses in college make NFL a guessing game ABC News The spread offenses that dominate the NCAA produce a parade of points but also prospects that aren't quite ready for the NFL . Quarterbacks have to learn to line up under center and scan the field while backpedaling. Running backs h... Read more

Sunday NFL Notes: Titans' run defense even better with Sylvester Williams signing - Florida Times...

Saturday 18 March 2017

Florida Times-Union Sunday NFL Notes: Titans' run defense even better with Sylvester Williams signing Florida Times-Union n Tennessee's run defense was second-best in the NFL last year – and it could be better this year. The Titans already have outstanding defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, ... Read more

Ex-NFL player Myron Rolle chosen for Harvard neurosurgery residency - NBCSports.com

Saturday 18 March 2017

NBCSports.com Ex- NFL player Myron Rolle chosen for Harvard neurosurgery residency NBCSports.com Myron Rolle's NFL career didn't last long, but he always made clear that he had higher priorities than playing football, and he's just taken a major step in his real calling. Rolle, a 2010... Read more

The wheels are always turning in the NFL - Packers.com

Saturday 18 March 2017

Packers.com The wheels are always turning in the NFL Packers.com They addressed a weakness in 2013 and it produced the NFL's seventh-ranked rushing offense. They benefitted from it again in 2014 when Eddie Lacy enjoyed his second consecutive 1,000-yard season. Who knows what kind of campaign ... Read more
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