"Hard Knocks" Episode 4 review, in which the Falcons get a reality check. Also: Bryan Cox remains awesome.
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
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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
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.
Wake me when Bryan Cox and Roddy White start talking.
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
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
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
A Seahawks fan has the team logo on his prosthetic eyeball. He's a bigger fan than you.
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
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
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.
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
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…
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