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John Idzik's Status on Hot Seat Presents Giant Dilemma for New York Jets

Just shy of two years after John Idzik began his tenure as general manager of the New York Jets, fans of the team are already asking for it to end. One could make the case that head coach Rex Ryan deserves more blame than Idzik, or vice versa, but recent history suggests the Jets won't push the reset button on both. Show More Summary

Ravens' Steve Smith Is Using Money from Panthers to Go on Bye-Week Vacation

Steve Smith wasn't pleased with how his time with the Carolina Panthers ended earlier this year, but he was more than happy to take a $5 million check that the team owed him on his way out. In fact, the veteran receiver revealed during...Show More Summary

Mark Sanchez Gets Philly Cheesesteaks with Fans After Beating Panthers

Mark Sanchez achieved professional and personal nirvana Monday night. The Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback capitalized on his first starting opportunity in the NFL since December 2012, throwing for 332 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in a blowout 45-21 win over the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football. Show More Summary

How Nebraska Became the College Football Playoff's Ultimate Dark Horse

In hindsight, "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds was probably about Nebraska football—even if it was recorded was almost 20 years ago. That's what the Huskers are saying: Don't you, the College Football Playoff selection committee,...Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch Forces Seahawks K Steven Hauschka to Dance with Him

When Beast Mode wants to dance, you dance with him. The Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch strutted his stuff both on the field and on the bench during his team's 38-17 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Lynch got amped up onShow More Summary

Lil Jon Visits Tennessee Volunteers, Gets Students out of Homework

Lil Jon is the gift that continues to give for the University of Tennessee. The rapper has provided the football team with its "Third Down For What" third-down anthem and starred in a pump-up video for its game against Florida. Lil Jon...Show More Summary

Jets Center Nick Mangold Snaps Pepsi Bottles to Shoppers

Nick Mangold of the New York Jets is one of the best centers in the NFL, and as it turns out, he can snap more than footballs. The five-time Pro Bowler surprised unsuspecting shoppers by hiding in the "Snap Fridge." Then he allowed them to take a snap from an NFL center, hiking a Pepsi bottle into their hands. Show More Summary

Auburn vs. Georgia Complete Game Preview

AUBURN, Ala. — Throughout the preseason and for a few weeks into the 2014 campaign, the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry—the first since "The Miracle at Jordan-Hare"—had a great chance at being a preview of the SEC Championship Game or aShow More Summary

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: 49ers, Lions, Chiefs Prove Playoff-Worthy

The San Francisco 49ers will remember this Sunday when they are in the playoffs. They will remember Ahmad Brooks' strip and Chris Borland's recovery, Michael Crabtree slipping unnoticed past the New Orleans Saints secondary, the 21-10...Show More Summary

In Jets' Defeat of Steelers, Mike Vick Shows He Isn't Dead Just Yet

The Jets were on the verge of losing nine straight games, something that had never happened to them before. But they won. They finally, finally won. It's hard to tell who deserves more credit—Mike Vick or Justin Bieber. Bieber is a notorious front-running twerp who has never seen a bandwagon he didn't like. Show More Summary

Seahawks' Live Hawk Mascot Skips Pregame Routine, Hangs Out with Fans Instead

The Seattle Seahawks' live mascot—Taima the Hawk—decided to shake things up before Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Taima typically flies around CenturyLink Field before the game and then returns to its handler. The hawk decided to do something a little different this week. Show More Summary

Oregon in Driver's Seat for Pac-12 Title, but Injury Issues Loom Large

On a day that was dubbed “Survival Saturday,” the fourth-ranked Oregon Ducks (9-1, 6-1) managed to overcome a slew of issues to beat No. 17 Utah (6-3, 3-3) 51-27 and clinch their first Pac -12 North division title since 2011. While the win puts Oregon into the Pac -12 title game on Dec. Show More Summary

Utah Player Drops Ball Before Goal Line in Celebration, Ducks Take It 100 Yards

Oh no, he didn't just do that, did he? He didn't actually pull the DeSean Jackson, right? Just who scored the touchdown—Utes or Ducks?! Early in the second quarter of the Utah-Oregon battle on Saturday night, Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay beat the coverage for a long touchdown. Show More Summary

Lee Corso Picks Michigan State over Ohio State, Screams 'This Is Sparta!'

In 1996, Lee Corso made his first ever headgear pick on College GameDay by donning Brutus Buckeye's noggin. On Saturday, Corso had his chance to go with Brutus once again. Instead, he emphatically chose Michigan State. In full Spartan gear, he screamed, "This is Sparta!" Classic Corso. [ YouTube, College Spun] Read more College Football news on

Andy Dalton Should Be Replaced as Cincinnati Bengals' Starting Quarterback

Andy Dalton's recent play has been inexcusable. Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis can't afford to allow his enigmatic quarterback to continue to hold this very talented group back. This is not a knee-jerk reaction to Dalton's miserable performance on Thursday night against the rival Cleveland Browns. Show More Summary

Jeff Fisher Needs to Break His Mold, Stick with Tre Mason at Running Back

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher can be confusing with his actions, and his words. His hard rockin’ and deep woods hunting/car chasing is also confusing, but that’s a conversation for another time. The target of Fisher’s general oddness has been his offensive backfield, a place where a direction seems to exist before it doesn’t. Show More Summary

Dolphins vs. Lions: Breaking Down Miami's Game Plan

Coming off a promising 37-0 blowout victory against the San Diego Chargers in Week 9, the Miami Dolphins now face a much different type of opponent, the Detroit Lions. Each team is looking for their fourth consecutive victory, and the...Show More Summary

Arizona Cardinals Need More from Talented but Underperforming Michael Floyd

Let’s step back in time together for a moment. Not too far...and yes, the time vessel plays only Shaggy ’s greatest hits with “ Tubthumping ” intermittently mixed in. Accept my deepest apologies for that, but it’s only a minor annoyance...Show More Summary

Power Ranking The NFL Announcers

I've gone on and made a definitive list that all others will be judged by, and if you disagree well then I'm sorry you have chosen to live your life as a person who is wrong all the time.

Kaepernick and 49ers' Offensive Line Struggling to Handle Pressure

The San Francisco 49ers have many problems offensively. Or at least with the way they think about offense. Giving running back Frank Gore only 14 carries against one of the league’s worst run defenses led to record levels of double facepalming. Show More Summary

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