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'Hard Knocks' Episode 4 Review: Falcons get a reality check

"Hard Knocks" Episode 4 review, in which the Falcons get a reality check. Also: Bryan Cox remains awesome.

Hard Knocks Part 4: Armstrong's show

The second-to-last episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons" featured a coach going on a classic, profanity-laced tirade in the meeting room. And guess what? It wasn't defensive line coach Bryan Cox thisShow More Summary

Raiders claim kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waviers from Detroit

With Sebastian Janikowski currently dealing with a strained quadriceps that will keep him out of Thursday’s preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks, the Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday they have claimed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from the Detroit Lions. Tavecchio, who played college football just a few miles away in Berkeley at the University of…

Updated 53-Man Roster Projections for Detroit Lions Post Week 3 of Preseason

After some transactions were made earlier this week, the Detroit Lions are down to 75 players. (The full list of which can be found on the team's official website.) Many Lions perched on the roster bubble breathed a sigh of relief to...Show More Summary

Cleveland Browns Preseason: Week 3 Stock Report

This is the time of the preseason when the team should look like it is ready to complete with regular-season opponents. That certainly doesn’t look to be the case with the Cleveland Browns just yet. This seems like an unfortunate time for a preseason stock report. Show More Summary

Seahawks claim center Patrick Lewis off waivers from Jacksonville

There has seemingly been a pipeline connecting the Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks since Gus Bradley left to become the head coach of the Jaguars last year. However, that pipeline has predominantly flowed in one direction – from Seattle to Jacksonville – when it comes to picking up the cast-offs from the other team. Seattle…

CBA makes coaches, teams jointly responsible for offseason violations

Some of you have asked why the NFL fined both the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll for violating the rules prohibiting contact during offseason workouts.  It’s a new twist to the 2011 labor deal, which contains enhanced penalties for the team and the coach if/when offseason workouts result in contact. Prior to 2011, the labor…

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans: Vikings Preseason Week 4 Game Preview

The Minnesota Vikings will look to finish off their first perfect preseason since 2001 when they fly to Tennessee to take on the Titans on Thursday night at 7 p.m. CDT. While most of the Vikings starters will sit out the final preseason...Show More Summary

Chris Long didn't appreciate ESPN's Michael Sam shower segment

Rams defensive end Chris Long didn't appreciate a SportsCenter segment on Michael Sam and whether or not he showers with various members of the Rams.

Predicting 10 Players Who Will Outperform Their Madden 15 Ranking

To a degree, the folks in charge of player ratings in Madden 15 are talent evaluators. They are charged with taking player stats, physical skills and reputation into consideration as they recreate player likenesses according to the game's...Show More Summary

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons: Jaguars Preseason Week 4 Game Preview

It’s the final week of the preseason, and the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) are hoping to end it on a positive note. After a 13-12 loss to the Detroit Lions last week, the Jaguars will be hoping to see some growth from their second and third teams against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons offer the Jaguars yet another challenge. Show More Summary

Updated 53-Man Roster Projections for Redskins Post-Week 3 of Preseason

Three weeks of preseason are in the books, and the first round of cuts have been made, which means the Washington Redskins are one step closer to their final roster. There weren't many surprises in the cut to 75, but the moves they made...Show More Summary

LOOK: Seahawks fan has team logo on prosthetic eyeball

A Seahawks fan has the team logo on his prosthetic eyeball. He's a bigger fan than you.

Realistic Predictions for New York Jets Projected Defensive Starters

The New York Jets begin the 2014 NFL season with legitimate playoff aspirations but need their defense to improve upon an 11th overall ranking from last season in order for the team to achieve its ultimate goal. The Jets face vast uncertainty...Show More Summary

Dimitri Patterson Suspended by Jets: Latest Details, Analysis and Reaction

The New York Jets have suspended Dimitri Patterson for the remainder of the preseason after the cornerback went AWOL from the team last week. The Jets announced that Patterson can return to the team on Sept. 1: Patterson cut off contact with the team before it played the New York Giants last Friday night, per NJ.com's Dom Cosentino. Show More Summary

PFT Whiparound: Still no news on Josh Gordon appeal

ProFootballTalk: Mike Florio and Russ Thaler break down news and note from around the NFL, including the latest on Josh Gordon’s appeal, Robert Griffin III not playing in fourth preseason game and Mike Pouncey starting the season on the PUP list.

Buffalo vs. Detroit: Bills Week 4 Game Preview

After a sluggish start against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their last game, the Buffalo Bills have one more preseason game to work out some of the kinks before the regular season. They will be taking on the Detroit Lions on ThursdayShow More Summary

Rams may not be able to slide Sam to practice squad

The St. Louis Rams soon have a decision to make regarding seventh-round rookie defensive end Michael Sam.  In a Tuesday appearance on PFT Live, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch explained that Sam could still have a difficult time making the team, despite a couple of sacks in the preseason. With the Rams destined…

Updated NY Giants 53-Man Roster Projections After Week 4 of Preseason

We’re just a few short days away before NFL teams have to make their final training camp cuts from 75 to 53 players. While there is still one more opportunity for those on the bubble to sway the coaches’ opinion, the New York Giants’...Show More Summary

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