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Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, October 25, 2014

Fact: After agreeing on an extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which includes $51.5 million guaranteed, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy now has the second-most guaranteed money of any defensive player (J.J. Watt is No. 1 with $51.9...Show More Summary

NFL Picks Week 8: Road Teams That Will Win in Tough Environments

There are certain NFL venues that make it extremely difficult for road teams to get wins, but that does not mean it is impossible. The Seattle Seahawks were seemingly unbeatable at CenturyLink Field, but the Dallas Cowboys showed inShow More Summary

Jets in Position to Jump-Start Percy Harvin with New Role, Emphasis on Speed

It has been eight days since the Percy Harvin trade to New York, and the early returns—as reported by the New York media—have already been encouraging. In a piece for the New York Post, Brian Costello wrote that Jets coaches are “giddy...Show More Summary

Report: Shonn Greene arrested after alleged handicapped parking incident

Titans tailback Shonn Greene is reportedly facing several charges after an incident in which he allegedly drove away as he was to be cited for parking in a handicapped spot. According to Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean, Greene was arrested Friday night and charged with reckless driving and declining an order to stop. He…

Kentucky vs. Mississippi State: Live Score and Highlights

An interesting SEC clash takes place Saturday afternoon, as the No. 1 Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0) take on the upstart Kentucky Wildcats (5-2). Dan Mullen's team has been firing on all cylinders to start the year. The brillianceShow More Summary

Anthony Spencer makes it through full week of practice

IRVING, Texas -- For the first time this season, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer went through every day of practice leading into a game. Spencer had been sitting out the “Friday” practices that are typically red-zone and short-yardage days to give his surgically repaired knee a day of rest. Show More Summary

Michigan vs. Michigan State: Live Score and Highlights

Michigan will have to play its best game of 2014 if it hopes to compete with No. 8-ranked Michigan State this afternoon in East Lansing—plain and simple. The defending Rose Bowl champion Spartans (6-1, 3-0) have physically manhandled the Wolverines (3-4, 1-2) since 2008, winning five of the past six series meetings. Show More Summary

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri: Live Score and Highlights

The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri, to take on the Missouri Tigers at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday. Vanderbilt is still looking for its first SEC win under first-year head coach Derek Mason while Gary Pinkel...Show More Summary

Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Breaking down the Lions' top-ranked defense

The Detroit Lions’ defense, leading the NFL in fewest yards allowed, can be exploited if you work their secondary. The problem with that plan is the line and linebackers are so good, it’s tough to get to the secondary. The Lions might have the best front in the NFL. Show More Summary

Bucs make right move securing Gerald McCoy

TAMPA, Fla. -- Give the Tampa Bay Buccaneers credit for finally getting something right. The team has struggled through a 1-5 start and hasn’t made the playoffs since last decade. But Saturday, the Bucs made the best move they’ve made...Show More Summary

Plane Flies over Michigan vs. Michigan State Game with 'Keep Brady Hoke' Banner

The Michigan State Spartans are looking to dominate their in-state rivals at home this Saturday, taking on the Michigan Wolverines. As a likely joke from some Michigan State fans, a plane flying over Spartan Stadium had a banner that read, "U of M - Keep Brady Hoke - Plzzz. Show More Summary

How the Detroit Lions Built One of the NFL's Most Feared Defenses

Before the season began nearly eight weeks ago, the Detroit Lions were considered a talented team—offensively. Defensively the experts cringed at the look of the Lions secondary on paper. New head coach Jim Caldwell brought in TerylShow More Summary

Larry Fitzgerald Needs Strong Week 8 Outing to Remain Relevant Fantasy Option

Larry Fitzgerald can only get by on his name and past accolades for so long. If he can't muster a strong performance against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday, the star wide receiver will no longer belong in any fantasy football starting...Show More Summary

West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State: Live Score and Highlights

Fresh off an upset victory against Baylor, West Virginia will look to move to 4-1 in conference play with a win over Oklahoma State on Saturday. On the other side, the Cowboys are in recovery mode after last week's 42-9 meltdown versus TCU. Show More Summary

South Carolina vs. Auburn: Live Score and Highlights

The South Carolina Gamecocks and the Auburn Tigers are getting ready to do battle at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on the SEC Network. After snapping a two-game losing streak by beating...Show More Summary

Week Eight “Three and Out”

The dilemma has been resolved.  For now. The “Three and Out” series will continue, with three questions and answers for each of the Sunday games, every Sunday until no more Sundays remain in the 2014 regular season. Then, the dilemma will resurface in 2015.  Assuming I — and you — don’t completely forget about this…

Gerald McCoy and Buccaneers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

There's no question that Gerald McCoy has established himself as both one of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' best players and one of the most dominant interior defensive lineman in the game. So it's hardly surprising that the Buccaneers awarded...Show More Summary

Arkansas OL Sebastian Tretola Throws Touchdown vs. UAB

Arkansas Razorbacks junior offensive tackle Sebastian Tretola is a big man at 6'5'' and 350 pounds, but he got a chance to play quarterback for a play on Saturday against the UAB Blazers. In the second quarter, Arkansas ran this trick play with Tretola finding Alan D'Appollonio on a six-yard touchdown to take a comfortable 28-0 lead. Show More Summary

Week 8 NFL Picks: Tips, Odds and Over/Under Predictions for Sunday

As the NFL approaches its halfway point, fans and bettors sit at a tricky intersection when attempting to make predictive evaluations. While we are starting to accumulate a robust enough sample size to make definitive long-term judgments,...Show More Summary

Are the New York Jets Misusing Calvin Pryor?

Earlier this week at a meeting with reporters, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan made headlines by saying that rookie safety Calvin Pryor " hasn't had the impact necessarily that all of us had expected." Ryan acknowledged the fact that...Show More Summary

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