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John Harbaugh hopes Breshad Perriman is ticked off

The Ravens made wide receiver Breshad Perriman a healthy scratch for Sunday’s game in Green Bay, which coach John Harbaugh called a “reset” after watching Perriman struggle through the team’s first nine games of the year. Perriman, a 2015 first-round pick, has just seven catches for 54 yards despite playing on more than half the [more]

Broncos fire Mike McCoy, promote Bill Musgrave to offensive coordinator

The Broncos are in the midst of an ugly six-game losing streak, and now the first head has rolled. Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy was fired this morning, and quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave was promoted to take his place, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The Broncos’ offense has struggled all season, first with Trevor Siemian [more]

Terry Glenn dies in car accident

According to multiple reports, longtime NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn died Monday morning at the age of 43 due to injuries suffered in a car accident. Glenn grew up in Columbus, Ohio and stayed in town to star at Ohio State before being drafted seventh overall in the 1996 draft. He got off to a [more]

Tom Savage credits “mental toughness” for improved results

The Texans won on Sunday for the first time since quarterback Deshaun Watson went down with torn ACL and the play of Watson’s replacement played a big role in that. It looked like Tom Savage was on track for another rough day as a lost fumble and an interception in the first half both led [more]

Uber driver hires lawyer who represented Jameis Winston’s accuser from FSU

When defending himself against a new set of accusations, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston will be facing a familiar foe. Via ESPN.com, attorney John Clune is representing the still-unnamed Uber driver who contends that Winston groped her in March 2016. Clune previously represented Erica Kinsman in her lawsuit against Winston, arising from an alleged rape in [more]

Saints pass-rusher Alex Okafor out for season with torn Achilles

The Saints have won eight in a row, and seemingly hit no speedbumps along the way. They may have just hit one. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, pass-rusher Alex Okafor suffered a torn Achilles and is lost for the season. Okafor was carted off late during yesterday’s win over Washington. Signed as [more]

Georgia Dome implosion falls short of complete destruction

OK, we thought we were done making jokes about implosions and the Falcons and the Super Bowl. But they keep pulling branches down in front of us, leaving all that delicious low-hanging fruit. Monday morning’s demolition of the Georgia Dome went off with a small hitch, as two large sections of the building’s exterior walls [more]

Robert Woods in a sling, and Rams secondary is ailing

The Rams left Minnesota with a loss, and with a sizeable list of injuries. Via the Los Angeles Times, Rams wide receiver Robert Woods left the locker room in a sling, after injuring his left shoulder late in yesterday’s loss to the Vikings. The injury isn’t believed to be serious, but coach Sean McVay didn’t [more]

Hue Jackson: We’ll let DeShone Kizer play this thing out

Browns coach Hue Jackson benched quarterback DeShone Kizer in a couple of games earlier this season and gave Kevin Hogan the start in another, but Kizer’s four turnovers against the Jaguars in Sunday’s 19-7 loss won’t lead to another change. Jackson said immediately after the loss that Kizer will start against the Bengals on Sunday [more]

Monday morning one-liners

The Bills had a hard time blocking Chargers DE Joey Bosa. Who should the Dolphins play at quarterback? Patriots WR Brandin Cooks had a big day against the Raiders. What can we learn about the Jets over the final six weeks of the year? A highlight reel catch by WR Mike Wallace helped put the [more]

Georgia Dome about to come down

If you have any last respects to pay for the Georgia Dome, you have a few minutes to get them in. Because the former home of the Falcons is scheduled for a 7:30 a.m. implosion, with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives doing to the building what the Patriots did to the Falcons in the second [more]

Jerry Jones wants “unprecedented accountability” of the Commissioner

At a time when the team he owns could use some enhanced accountability, Cowboys boss Jerry Jones wants even more of it from the guy who runs the sport. “To sum it all up, what I want of all is I want accountability, more accountability [from the Commissioner],” Jones said after Sunday’s loss to the [more]

Ben McAdoo: We played like team we’re capable of being

Last week was not a good one for Giants coach Ben McAdoo as he found himself being roasted far and wide after a loss to the previously winless 49ers dropped his team’s record to 1-8 on the year. Among the most pointed critiques was that Giants players weren’t playing hard for their coach, something that [more]

Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill overcame rough kicking start

When a team loses its kicker and has to turn to a linebacker, the expectations are not going to be high. When said linebacker shanks a practice kick on the sideline and misses the net entirely, it does nothing to raise them. But Eagles special teamer Kamu Grugier-Hill did a decent job filling in for Jake [more]

Chargers defense felt “a little disrespected” by Bills starting Nathan Peterman

There were a wide range of reactions last week when Bills coach Sean McDermott announced his intention to bench Tyrod Taylor in order to start rookie Nathan Peterman at quarterback against the Chargers, including one from the defense that Peterman would be facing on Sunday. Cornerback Casey Hayward said he and his teammates felt like [more]

Trump calls on NFL to suspend Marshawn Lynch

President Trump is calling on the NFL to suspend Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who sat during “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Sunday’s game but stood for the Mexican national anthem, which was played because the game took place in Mexico City. Trump, who has repeatedly criticized NFL players who do not stand for the national [more]

Case Keenum: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer admitted the obvious last night, that it would be really “hard to yank” quarterback Case Keenum out of the lineup, no matter who’s on the bench behind him. And Keenum’s happy to go along with that plan, as his hit streak has helped keep the Vikings near the top of the [more]

Dre Kirkpatrick expects to be messed with all week after failing to score on 100-yard return

It’s hard to go 100 yards on a football field without putting points on the board, but that’s what Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick did in Sunday’s game against the Broncos. Kirkpatrick intercepted a Brock Osweiler pass in the Bengals’ end zone and took off for the other one before losing the ball around the Denver [more]

D.J. Swearinger: Our guys didn’t play the full 60 minutes

After the Saints came back from 15 points down in the final six minutes to force overtime, the focus in the New Orleans locker room was on the 11 straight passes Drew Brees hit on the way to tying the game. The Saints would go on to win 34-31 with a field goal in overtime [more]

Case Keenum shows teams can’t evaluate quarterbacks, and other Week 11 thoughts

If you want to know how clueless all of us — and I mean everyone who watches the NFL and everyone who works in the NFL — is about evaluating quarterbacks, just take a look at the contracts these four free agent quarterbacks signed this year: Mike Glennon got a contract that pays him $18 [more]

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