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Jimmy Graham shows his worth

CLEVELAND -- Maybe Jimmy Graham has had more impressive days. But the New Orleans Saints tight end was never more important than Sunday. It may seem like a moot point, since the Saints ultimately lost 26-24 to the Cleveland Browns in the final seconds. Show More Summary

Insider Buzz: Peterson Not in Danger of Being Cut, Could Play Next Week

Adrian Peterson was deactivated Week 2 after being indicted for child abuse. Is Peterson in danger of being cut by the Minnesota Vikings? When do the Vikings expect to have Peterson back on the field? Watch as Adam Lefkoe gets the latest from Bleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Evaluating Kirk Cousins' Performance and Fantasy Impact

Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars after stepping in for an injured Robert Griffin III. How did Cousins perform? What does he bring to the Redskins offense? Is he the Redskins starter...Show More Summary

Antonio Gates, Philip Rivers' Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

Antonio Gates may be 34 years old, but he looked like a 25-year-old in his prime Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Much to the delight of fantasy football owners, the San Diego Chargers tight end hauled in two touchdown catches in the first half from quarterback Philip Rivers. Show More Summary

Ron Rivera said it was his decision to deactivate Greg Hardy

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he decided to sit Greg Hardy today, even if no one in the world believes that. “It was my decision, and it was in the best interest of the Carolina Panthers,” Rivera said, via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review. The Panthers deactivated their franchise-tagged defensive end Sunday, an…

St. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Live Score & Analysis for Tampa Bay

Let's try this again, shall we? After getting the Lovie Smith era off to a dismal start in last week's 20-14 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get another chance to take advantage of a conference foe missing its starting quarterback, as the St. Show More Summary

Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers: Live Score and Analysis

Qualcomm Stadium will play host to its first regular-season action of 2014 when the San Diego Chargers take on the Seattle Seahawks today at 4:05 p.m. ET. San Diego (0-1) is coming off a short week after opening on Monday Night Football with an 18-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Show More Summary

Rapid Reaction: Arizona Cardinals

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – A few thoughts on the Arizona Cardinals' 25-14 victory against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. What it means: When Carson Palmer was deactivated, the questions about how Drew Stanton would play in his first game since 2010 began piling up. Show More Summary

Terrance West, Isaiah Crowell's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

The Cleveland Browns aren't exactly home to offensive weapons these days, but Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell provided plenty of potency for that unit in Week 2 with Ben Tate out of the lineup. At the time of publication, West had racked up 64 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries. Show More Summary

Jimmy Graham, Drew Brees' Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

Jimmy Graham and Drew Brees are about as close as you can come to sure things in fantasy football, and they looked the part Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Brees and Graham hooked up for two touchdowns in the first three quarters in Week 2 and were making fantasy owners everywhere pleased. Show More Summary

Peterson officially inactive for Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. The Vikings had announced on Friday they would keep Peterson out of their home opener after he was indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on one count of injury to a child. Show More Summary

Greetings from MetLife Stadium

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- No surprises on the list of New York Giants inactives for Sunday's home opener against the Arizona Cardinals, but there is big news from the Arizona end of things, where starting quarterback Carson Palmer is inactive due to a shoulder injury. Show More Summary

Report: Cardinals' Carson Palmer likely out Sunday vs. Giants

The Arizona Cardinals are reportedly set to go with backup quarterback Drew Stanton over an injured Carson Palmer on Sunday against the New York Giants, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Source: #Cardinals QB Carson Palmer will not play today. Show More Summary

NFL Schedule Week 2: TV Coverage Map, Start Times and Live Stream Info

Thursday Night Football produced a blowout victory for the second consecutive week, as the Baltimore Ravens trounced the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 26-6. While the week's earliest game continues the trend of lopsided wins, weShow More Summary

Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Giants: Live Score and Analysis for Arizona

Welcome to Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season. This week, the Arizona Cardinals travel to New Jersey to face the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. It took Arizona's offense nearly three full quarters to get going last week against the San Diego Chargers, but when it did, the unit looked unstoppable. Show More Summary

Could Vikings part ways with Adrian Peterson? All options 'on the table'

The Minnesota Vikings decided Friday afternoon after the indictment of Adrian Peterson for injury to a child that he would not play Sunday against the New England Patriots. Now the question becomes how long might Peterson be out? According to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio, who spoke with Vikings GM Rick Spielman, all options are on the table. Show More Summary

Richardson tries to rally internal support for Goodell

Since the Associated Press dropped its bombshell on Wednesday placing a copy of the Ray Rice video in the league office in early April, some owners have expressed public support for Commissioner Roger Goodell. But apparently not enough to the liking of the league. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, an effort has…

W2W4: Buccaneers-Rams

Three things to watch in Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the St. Louis Rams: The offensive line. The Rams sacked Mike Glennon seven times when the two teams played last season. New starter Josh McCown is more mobile than Glennon, but the St. Show More Summary

Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers: Live Score and Analysis for Seattle

Despite the Seattle Seahawks' dominance of the Green Bay Packers during Week 1, there are no guarantees of success in the National Football League. Playing away from home has shown the Seahawks to be a far more beatable team than when...Show More Summary

Tracking Latest Details Surrounding Darren Sharper's Lawsuit Against Saints

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper is filing a lawsuit that would net him $95,000 from the New Orleans Saints on a workers compensation claim regarding a knee injury he suffered in 2009.'s Ken Daley reported on the matter Tuesday, pointing out how Sharper's previous attempt to sue the Saints in December 2011 backfired. Show More Summary

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