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Robert Griffin III, tired of the pitfalls, gives up social media

Social media was supposed to be great for athletes, a way for them to get their message directly to fans. Here’s the rub: People then have unlimited access to complain to those athletes. And with the anonymity of the Internet, they could blast away. Show More Summary

Ray Rice video investigator gathers records from 500 NFL employees

The key questions remaining in the Ray Rice spousal abuse investigation remain: What did the NFL know and when did it know it? An investigation into those questions is digging deep into NFL personnel's correspondence. In July, NFL commissioner...Show More Summary

Chargers will remain in San Diego at least through 2015

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Diego Chargers will stay put. For another season, at least. The franchise could have opted out of its lease at Qualcomm Stadium but has decided to extend the agreement at least through the...Show More Summary

New Mexico State's Pascal Siakam Fools Referee with Unbelievable Flop

This could go down as the best (or worst) flop we've ever seen. During the Baylor and New Mexico State game on Wednesday night, Bears forward Rico Gathers went to the rim, only be to be met by the Aggies ' Pascal Siakam. What happened next had to be seen to be believed. Show More Summary

Does Jay Gruden dislike RG3? Or is Gruden trying to help him?

The Washington Redskins have named Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback for the remainder of the season now, with Colt McCoy hitting injured reserve. [Join FanDuel.com's $2M Week 16 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top 17,475 teams paid] But Jay Gruden doesn't sound tickled by the idea of it. Show More Summary

Greg Cosell analysis: Johnny Manziel's first start revealed a lot

We learned a lot about Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel in his first NFL start. And we saw how much he has to work on. Manziel showed some physical limitations and fundamental flaws against the Cincinnati Bengals. Immediately evident (and could be seen on detailed film study) is that Manziel has an average arm by NFL standards. Show More Summary

Lineman turned 'computer geek' worked on Apple help desk

During his four-year career with the St. Louis Rams, former NFL defensive end Victor Adeyanju would help his teammates out by fixing their computers. That planted the seed for Adeyanju, 31, for his first post-NFL job: Working on theShow More Summary

Jay Cutler leaves news conference before Chicago media arrives

Perhaps Jay Cutler was tired of getting picked and sacked on Monday. The New Orleans Saints had plenty of both — three and seven, respectively — against him in a 31-15 victory against the Chicago Bears, and Cutler went into his bestShow More Summary

Do Raiders have to worry about Jim Harbaugh and Michigan?

Is a reunion at the Big House going to get in the way of the Oakland Raiders' big plans? ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Michigan is making a push for San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who played quarterback at the school. Show More Summary

Nebraska Football: How Bowl Game Win or Loss Would Impact Huskers Moving Forward

A lot has changed for Nebraska in a short period of time. From the firing of one coach to the hiring of another, it's been a roller coaster for the Huskers. The 2014 season isn't over for Nebraska either. The Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 is quickly approaching. Show More Summary

Darrelle Revis took the money, leaving Rex Ryan on an island

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The best player of the Rex Ryan era is coming to town this weekend for what probably will be the final home game of the coach's tenure. If life were a storybook, Ryan and Darrelle Revis still would be together,Show More Summary

2014-15 NFL Calendar

The following are key dates on the NFL calendar spanning the end of the 2014 regular season through the 2015 offseason. All information was furnished by the league: 2014 December 29: Clubs may begin signing free agent players for the 2015 season. December 29: Clubs may renegotiate or extend the rookie contract of a drafted…

Russell Wilson moves on from Bus Cook

As quarterback Russell Wilson closes in on the payday for which he becomes eligible the day after Week 17 ends, he’ll have a new agent to help him. Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, Wilson has parted ways with Bus Cook, who has represented Wilson since he was drafted in 2012.  And as further proof of…

Benching Jay Cutler allows Marc Trestman to end season on his terms

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter dropped a stunner Wednesday night when he reported the Chicago Bears' plan to bench $126.7 million quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen on Sunday when the club hosts the Detroit Lions...Show More Summary

NFL teams are 0-8 since October the week after playing the Seahawks

The only thing more difficult than playing the Seahawks is playing the game after you play the Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

The Seattle Seahawks can put themselves into prime position to win the NFC West for the second straight year with a road win against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 19-3 as 7.5-point home favorites...Show More Summary

New England Patriots vs. New York Jets Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

As bad as the New York Jets have been recently, and it hasn't been pretty, they are 4-3 straight up and 5-2 against the spread the last seven times they've been lined as underdogs at home. The Jets fall into that spot again this week...Show More Summary

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

Pittsburgh is 3-1 both straight up and against the spread in its last four home games, while Kansas City is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 road bouts. In a key game in the AFC playoff race, the 9-5 Steelers and 8-6 Chiefs hook up Sunday afternoon...Show More Summary

Indianapolis Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

The Dallas Cowboys look to continue their quest for the NFC East title when they host the Indianapolis Colts Sunday. The Cowboys moved into sole possession of first place in the division with a 38-27 win over the Philadelphia EaglesShow More Summary

Russell Athletic Bowl Betting: Clemson vs. Oklahoma Odds, Analysis, Pick

The Clemson Tigers have gone into their last two bowls as underdogs on the betting lines and won both games outright, including that upset of Ohio State in the Orange Bowl last year. The 9-3 Tigers will be bowl dogs again when they hit...Show More Summary

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