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PFT Live 09/30: Jarius Wright, Tim Graham

Mike Florio talks with Vikings Wide Receiver, Jarius Wright about his 100+ receiving yards against the Falcons in week 4 and the abilities and maturity of rookie Quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. Then, Florio chats with Tim Graham of the Buffalo News about the Bills choice to bench EJ Manuel and start Kyle Orton in week 5.    …

Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

After the Denver Broncos saw their unbeaten season come to an end in Week 3, they will now look to hand the Arizona Cardinals their first loss when they host them on Sunday. Each team was off last week, and both have favorable trends...Show More Summary

Colts extend LB Robert Mathis' contract by a year

The Colts want to make sure linebacker Robert Mathis stays in Indianapolis through the 2016 season.

Teddy Bridgewater: Too soon to say if I’ll play Thursday

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a sprained ankle in Sunday’s win over the Falcons, and it left him unsure whether he’ll be ready to go on Thursday night against the Packers. “Each day I’m making progress,” Bridgewater said today. “I’m just going to keep moving, move forward and try to get ready for Thursday.” Asked…

Insider Buzz: Jon Gruden Raiders No. 1 Candidate as Head Coach

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was fired by the team after four weeks into the NFL season. Sitting at a winless 0-4, the Raiders are in search of a new head coach and will have time now to decide who will be next in line toShow More Summary

Jamaal Charles and Stevan Ridley Exchange Jerseys After Patriots-Chiefs Game

Swapping jerseys after a game—no matter how good of a game a player had or which team won—is a great way to show respect for an opponent. After the Kansas City Chiefs dominated the New England Patriots 41-14 Monday night, running backs Jamaal Charles (Chiefs) and Stevan Ridley (Patriots) exchanged jerseys on the field. Show More Summary

Choice for Raiders interim coach down to two

For the moment, Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie’s job seems safe. But he’s also about to make a decision which could make him less so. According to Scott Bair and Fallon Smith of, the Raiders’ choice for an interim coach is down to two: Tony Sparano or Al Saunders. Owner Mark Davis prefers Saunders, according to…

NFL enjoys record TV ratings despite Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson scandals

Despite the public relations nightmare the NFL has endured throughout the first month of the season, football fans continue to watch in record numbers, according to Reuters. Following Roger Goodell's highly criticized two-game suspension...Show More Summary

Colts' Andrew Luck Sets Franchise Record with 13 Touchdown Passes in 1st 4 Games

With 13 touchdown passes through Week 4, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has set a franchise record for most scoring passes in the first four games of a season, per ESPN Stats & Info. The old record, of course, belonged to...Show More Summary

Tom Brady Is Still the Patriots' Best Option at Quarterback, for Now

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tom Brady sat on the bench, tilted his head back to look up to the skies. Maybe he was just trying to clear his head. Maybe he was hoping for an alien spaceship to beam him up so he could escape the embarrassment of the New England Patriots' prime-time debacle. Show More Summary

After FCC vote, NFL reiterates its commitement to free TV

The NFL opposed the effort to dump the blackout rule in part by suggesting that the removal of the ability to prevent games from being televised for free in markets where the home team had failed to sell out the stadium would lead to the NFL fleeing free TV generally.  Now that the FCC has…

Fantasy Football Week 5: NFL Experts Pick Their Ultimate Lineups

After some surprising Week 4 performances, our NFL Experts are back with their Week 5 lineups to help guide you through your daily fantasy picks. Take a look at their selections, and let us know which matchups you like best this week. Read more NFL news on

Farm Owner Turns a Cornfield into a Giant Larry Fitzgerald Tribute

God is great, beer is good, and people who mold giant swaths of crop country into their favorite player’s likeness are absolutely nuts. One particularly determined Arizona Cardinals superfan has gone to the trouble of creating a cornfield...Show More Summary

Robert Mathis, Colts Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Indianapolis Colts pass-rusher Robert Mathis is out for the 2014 NFL season, but the team made arrangements Tuesday to ensure that the star linebacker will remain in the fold through 2016. According to the Colts' official Twitter account,...Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fact: J.J. Watt tallied 15 pressures and nine QB hits against Buffalo alone, more than all but eight 3-4 DEs had during the entire 2013 season. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. [Pro Football Focus, h/t Reddit ] Read more NFL news on

Good Surprises, Bad Surprises from Fantasy Football Week 4

What is going on in this 2014 NFL season? I can't remember an opening first four weeks being as crazy as this, and fantasy football owners have been feeling every high and low. This article series has been an especially interesting one...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football Week 5 Cheat Sheet: Waiver, Rankings, Projections and More

Now that there's a month of information available about each player, the influence of last season or preseason projections on fantasy football decisions should begin to fade. It's time to start making those calls based on current stats...Show More Summary

Week 5 NFL Picks: Latest Betting Odds, Vegas Spreads and Projections

Although records can be deceiving, four weeks of NFL action have provided a better indication of what to expect from each team. Seemingly every squad has been challenged by a tough opponent and either lived up to the task or faded away,...Show More Summary

The Film Don't Lie: Eagles

A weekly look at what the Philadelphia Eagles must fix: Chip Kelly has to find a way to get Nick Foles comfortable enough to throw the ball in rhythm without feeling as if he’s about to get run over. The St. Louis Rams come to town Sunday...Show More Summary

Browns get Ben Tate back on the practice field

Apparently it was a perfect bye week for the Browns. Johnny Manziel didn’t end up on TMZ, and now Ben Tate is back in action. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Tate was back on the practice field Tuesday after missing the previous two games with a knee injury. Tate, who suffered…

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