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Arkansas Aims to End Recent OT Heartbreak Against Texas A&M

Say this about Arkansas and Texas A&M: The two schools have provided plenty of entertainment value since returning to AT&T Stadium two years ago.

Evan Mathis Injury: Updates on Cardinals Guard's Foot and Return

Arizona Cardinals right guard Evan Mathis will miss at least one game due to nagging toe and foot injuries that cropped up in Week 1. Continue for updates. Mathis Out vs. Bills Friday, Sept. 23 According to the team's official injury...Show More Summary

Usain Bolt Says He Has Declined Offers to Play Wide Receiver in NFL

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world with nine career Olympic gold medals, but he previously declined the opportunity to add NFL wide receiver to his long list of accomplishments. During an interview on the Dan Patrick Show (via...Show More Summary

Antonio Gates Injury: Updates on Chargers TE's Hamstring and Return

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is doubtful to play against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday due to a hamstring injury. Continue for updates. What Gates' Potential Absence Means for Chargers Friday, Sept. 23 In the wake of San...Show More Summary

Jacoby Brissett Injury: Updates on Patriots QB's Thumb and Return

The New England Patriots are left searching at quarterback again, as rookie Jacoby Brissett suffered a thumb injury in Week 3 against the Houston Texans. It's unclear when he'll return to the field. Continue for updates. Brissett Tears Thumb Ligament Friday, Sept. Show More Summary

Report: Brissett tears thumb ligament

Patriots may be scrambling under center again in Week 4.        

Friday buzz: Vikings make decision on Peterson

Check back throughout the day for all the latest quick hits from around the league.        

Jets prepare for rude welcome at K.C.'s Arrowhead

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and Co. practicing methods to combat venue's crowd noise.        

Bell: Baldwin delivers much-needed call to action

Seahawks wide receiver issues a call to action that is much needed in the country.        

Patriots DE Chris Long on why he supports Colin Kaepernick

Long tells USA TODAY Sports, "To deny the issue is almost to stick your head in the sand."        

Von Miller's secret amazing start? ''DWTS'

Von Miller leads the NFL in sacks with four heading into Week 3, and he's the force behind a tough...        

ON FOOTBALL: NFL Better Served With Suspensions Than Fines?

Hitting millionaires with fines that barely make a dent in their wallets doesn't measure up to the dents those players are making in opponents.

Pats QB Brissett's Right Thumb Could Be Concern in Week 4

The New England Patriots could be looking for yet another quarterback — or two — after third-stringer Jacoby Brissett injured his right thumb in Thursday night's victory over the Houston Texans.

Vikings Put Peterson on IR; Kalil Has Labral Surgery on Hip

Adrian Peterson was placed on injured reserve Friday by the Minnesota Vikings, another sign that his time with the team could be over following surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.

NFL against the spread picks: Can Carson Wentz-mania keep rolling?

Carson Wentz is one of the biggest stories in the NFL through two weeks (AP) Carson Wentz is one of the best stories of the young NFL season. The Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback is playing like a veteran. He’s so advanced that...Show More Summary

No Brady, no Garoppolo, and now no Brissett? Patriots rookie reportedly injured thumb

For over 20 years, the New England Patriots have had essentially two starting quarterbacks: Drew Bledsoe and Tom Brady, a remarkable run, particularly in a league where great QBs seem harder and harder to find. But this season, the football gods are exacting some revenge: Brady, serving a four-game suspension, is away from the team until Oct. Show More Summary

Decker, Richardson fined for taunting penalties

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker and defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson were each fined $9,115 for taunting during last week’s win over the Bills, PFT has confirmed. Decker’s was a double whammy; it came after what appeared to be a big gain but was negated by penalty. Richardson’s came after the Bills scored on an 84-yard…

Who can beat the Patriots? Plus: NFL Week 3 previews (podcast)

The New England Patriots demolished the Houston Texans Thursday night behind a patchwork offense that included a rookie quarterback, and that ought to concern the heck out of the rest of the NFL. On today’s Grandstanding podcast, weShow More Summary

Key defensive players on both sides out for Lions-Packers

Neither team’s defense is at full strength for Sunday’s game in Green Bay. For the Lions, defensive end Ziggy Ansah is out with an ankle sprain. The injury, which is expected to sideline Ansah for multiple games, is a big one for arguably the Lions’ best defensive player. Detroit will also be without two linebackers,…

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