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Democrat and Chronicle

Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl OT Taylor Lewan carted off field with head injury

Tennessee Pro Bowl offensive tackle Taylor Lewan was strapped onto a backboard and carted off the field on Monday Night Football       

Bucs Nation

Relive the Buccaneers Super Bowl Season

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ With insight never printed or spoken about, previously Remember when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady? What about when tight end Rob Gronkowski came out of retirement to play with his friend and longtime teammate? If you remember those, do you remember the circumstances leading to running back Leonard Fournette joining the Bucs squad in 2020? Or Antonio Brown for that matter? You might remember them all, but you don’t know those moments, and the build-up to them, the way Bruce Arians, Jason Licht,...

Big Blue View

Giants roster moves: Pro-Bowl LB Benardrick McKinney reportedly signed to practice squad

Photo by Mark Brown/ LB depth an issue since Blake Martinez tore ACL The New York Giants are reportedly signing former Pro-Bowl linebacker Benardrick McKinney to their practice squad, continuing to look for production at the position to replace Blake Martinez. The #Giants are expected to sign former #Texans and #Dolphins LB Benardrick McKinney to their practice squad upon passing a physical, source said, with the plan to quickly promote him when he gets acclimated. He’s had interest from several teams but was looking for the right fit.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet)...

Big Blue View

Report: Panthers hope to activate CB Stephon Gilmore this week

Kareem Elgazzar, Cincinnati Enquirer via Imagn Content Services, LLC One of the league’s best defenses is adding a four-time Pro Bowler It’s been a bad news, bad news kind of season for the New York Giants. They got more of the same Monday when Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule told reporters that the Panthers were optimistic they would have Pro Bowl cornerback Stehpon Gilmore for this week’s game against the Giants. Rhule said, “Hoping he plays on Sunday. That’s been the plan all along.’’ Getting Gilmore healthy could be a huge boost for the...

Bleeding Green Nation

Eagles News: Remembering the most important touchdown in Philadelphia history

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 10/18/21. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Week 6: Confident Cowboys, Dangerous Dak And The Top 12 Quarterbacks In The NFL Right Now - FMIAI think I don’t want to let this week go by without a tribute to Zach Ertz, traded to Arizona on Friday. Zach Ertz scored the most important touchdown in the 88-year history of the Eagles. Let’s go back to February 2018, to Super Bowl 52, and let me tell you the story. If you love the Eagles, you may not need to be reminded—it may be seared on your brain. With 2:25 left in the...

NFL Spin Zone

Pittsburgh Steelers: Throwback approach pays dividends vs. Seahawks

It took an overtime fumble and a throwback approach, but the Pittsburgh Steelers stay alive in the AFC Playoff chase, for now.  Bill Cowher was in attendance at Heinz Field, his legacy being highlighted by winning a Super Bowl for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Seattle Seahawks. By mere coincidence, the lord of the Terrible […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Throwback approach pays dividends vs. Seahawks - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

Revenge of the Birds

Rapid Recap: Cleveland Clobbered by Kyler’s Kliff-less Cardinals

Jeff Lange / USA TODAY NETWORK The first half saw Arizona take advantage to get off to a 20-0 lead and dominated the second half despite a late Browns surge Kyler. Baker. The Rematch. A Oklahoma QB taken #1 overall showdown at the Dawg Pound. Originally this game might have been called the “Air Raid Bowl” or the “Kliff Bowl” given that Kingsbury has coached both quarterbacks before one transferred to Oklahoma and AFTER one transferred to Oklahoma & was drafted by Arizona. However, the main storyline of this game from the previous week would be the absence of...

The Falcoholic

Falcons have “thinnest” roster in NFL

The Falcons need a roster as thick as Grady Jackson. | Photo by Rob Tringali/Sportschrome/ ESPN also notes that hte Falcons have the least talented defense in the league. We know the Falcons have problems. Ever since an almost-win in the Super Bowl, the Falcons have hemorrhaged talent despite unmitigated spending. A quick look at nearly every spot shows shows about five years of costly roster decisions. At defensive end, former general manager Thomas Dimitroff replaced veteran Dwight Freeney with Takkarist McKinley. The bust not only cost Atlanta its first round pick,...


Kansas City Chiefs: 4 bold predictions for Week 6 vs. Washington

The Kansas City Chiefs are have started off the season slow despite Super Bowl expectations. Even superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes has struggled to get going and has turned the ball over more than usual. With a 2-3 record, the Chiefs have a lot of work to do if they are going to make it back […] The post Kansas City Chiefs: 4 bold predictions for Week 6 vs. Washington appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pats Pulpit

Patriots vs Cowboys: How to watch, game time, TV schedule, channels, radio, streaming, betting odds

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via All of the information you need to watch the Patriots game against Dallas. Following their 25-22 comeback victory over the Houston Texans last week, the New England Patriots will face the other member of the Texas twosome when they meet with the Dallas Cowboys. The Patriots will host a talented Cowboys team on Sunday, looking to get back to an even .500 record. Dallas’ offense is lead by Pro Bowl quarterback Dan Prescott, who plays alongside a myriad of former, current, and future All-Pro players. Their defense is one of...

Chowder and Champions

New England Patriots Rumors: 3 midseason wide receiver trade targets

The New England Patriots have had an interesting start to their season. They have had stretches where they have gone step for step with the defending Super Bowl champs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They have also struggled mightily against the likes of the lowly Houston Texans, as they barely pulled out a victory last weekend. […] New England Patriots Rumors: 3 midseason wide receiver trade targets - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!


Mike Shanahan joins Ring of Fame as the team’s 34th inductee

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Last night’s pillar unveiling honored the head coach who led Denver to two consecutive Super Bowl wins. The Denver Broncos’ winningest head coach, Mike Shanahan, was inducted into the team’s Ring of Fame last night. What a night in #BroncosCountry. pic.twitter.com/xhoQ1y3FCc— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) October 16, 2021 The ceremony also featured Hall of Fame safety Steve Atwater, whose pillar was updated to include his HOF selection. Asked about joining some of his former players in the ROF, the former head coach described it...

Arrowhead Addict

KC Chiefs: The Super Bowl shine is starting to come off Brett Veach

The Kansas City Chiefs were likely viewed as one of the best situations in the NFL ever since Patrick Mahomes had his coming-out party in 2018. With a future hall of fame quarterback on his rookie deal, a good, young nucleus that featured Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce, and a lot of money to spend, […] KC Chiefs: The Super Bowl shine is starting to come off Brett Veach - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors


2 Eagles takeaways from Thursday Night Football loss to Buccaneers

Coming off a close loss to the Super Bowl champs, the Philadelphia Eagles are starting to show signs of life after a comeback win against the Panthers and a strong showing in the second half of Thursday’s showdown with the Bucs. As Jalen Hurts is starting to come into his own and Miles Sanders, Quez […] The post 2 Eagles takeaways from Thursday Night Football loss to Buccaneers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Hogs Haven

Washington vs Kansas City Week 6: Five Questions with Arrowhead Pride

Photo by Jamie Squire/ This week Washington faces a 2-3 team that is at the bottom of their division. Easy matchup, right? It’s week 6 of the NFL season and the 2-3 Washington Football Team will be facing a 2-3 Kansas City Chiefs team at home in FedEx Field this Sunday at 1pm. The Chiefs have been a perennial frontrunner for Super Bowl contender since Patrick Mahomes became their starting QB, but they currently have a 2-3 record and are placed last in their division. No team has a greater split between their offensive and defensive ability right now. According to...

Bear Goggles On

Week 6 Game Preview: Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers

After the Browns dominated the Chicago Bears three weeks ago, no one expected them to have much of a chance against their bitter rivals the Packers in this upcoming game on Sunday. However, steady improvement by the Bears, along with injuries to three Pro-Bowl quality starters for the Packers, has given the Bears a fighting […] Week 6 Game Preview: Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - Chicago Bears News and Fan Community

Raising Zona

Cardinals become instant Super Bowl contender after trade for Pro Bowl TE

The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly made a huge trade to acquire Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz from the Philadelphia Eagles. Before the 2021 season even began, some felt the Arizona Cardinals would be a perfect landing spot for veteran tight end Zach Ertz, who wanted the Philadelphia Eagles to trade him according to multiple […] Cardinals become instant Super Bowl contender after trade for Pro Bowl TE - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - Arizona Cardinals News and Fan Community

NFL Spin Zone

Cardinals prove Super Bowl is the goal with huge Zach Ertz trade

The Arizona Cardinals and general manager Steve Keim are not messing around. They proved that the Super Bowl is the goal with the big Zach Ertz trade. The Arizona Cardinals are not messing around this season. The NFL’s lone remaining undefeated team has just made a huge move to further strengthen their offensive firepower, trading […] Cardinals prove Super Bowl is the goal with huge Zach Ertz trade - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

Bleeding Green Nation

Saying goodbye to Zach Ertz

Thanks for everything, Zach. There is one fewer Super Bowl hero left in Philadelphia. Zach Ertz, the man who scored the game-winning touchdown in the Eagles first and only Super Bowl victory, has been traded to the Cardinals. Ertz, at age 30 and in the final year of his contract, leaves the team following 130 games (including playoffs) across nine years. Ertz ends up 10 catches short (579) of the Eagles’ franchise reception record (Harold Carmichael with 589). he leaves Philly 5th in receiving yards (6,267), 7th in touchdown catches (38).— shamus (@shamus_clancy) October...

Lombardi Ave

Red-hot Packers near top of NFC power rankings Week 6

The Packers are near the top of the NFC power rankings for Week 6. The Green Bay Packers look like serious Super Bowl contenders after winning four in a row. But where does Matt LaFleur’s team stand in the NFC? A conference that looks to feature a number of championship contenders. Entering Week 6, here […] Red-hot Packers near top of NFC power rankings Week 6 - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - Green Bay Packers News and Fan Community

Niner Nation

Cardinals trade for Eagles TE Zach Ertz

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ The NFC West leader just got better The Arizona Cardinals have traded for Philadelphia Eagles three-time Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz in exchange for CB Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round pick. The Cardinals lost TE Maxx Williams to a severe injury against the 49ers for the season. The Cardinals will pay Zach Ertz full remaining salary, which should be around $5.6 million. The 31-year-old has 18 receptions for 189 yards and two touchdowns, including one Thursday night against the Buccaneers. Ertz will be a weapon to an already potent Cardinals...

Field Gulls

NFC West leading Cardinals acquire TE Zach Ertz from Eagles

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The best team in the NFC West just acquired another weapon for their already-potent offense. Tight end Zach Ertz, who has been rumored to be on his way out in Philadelphia for a while now, was finally dished off to the Arizona Cardinals Friday morning in exchange for CB Tay Gowan and a 5th round selection. The 30 year-old tight end has been to the Pro Bowl three times in his career, all of which had been with the Philadelphia Eagles. He joins a tight end room that includes Richard Rodgers, Demetrius Harris, and Darrell Daniels. Through...

Field Gulls

Russell Wilson and Chris Carson officially out for Seahawks against Steelers

Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports It’s a second consecutive week for fans of the Seattle Seahawks to watch their favorite team play in primetime. In Week 5 it was a letdown as they Hawks fell to the division rival Los Angeles Rams, while in Week 6 it will be a rematch of Super Bowl XL against the Pittsburgh Steelers. When the two teams take the field, it will be the first game since the 2011 season that has been started by a quarterback other than Russell Wilson, as the team has officially ruled Wilson out for the game. In addition, the offense will also be without...

Bucs Nation

Bucs Nation Podcast: Another Bucs Win But Another Injury Too

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Trey Downey & Len Martez breakdown the Buccaneers win in Philadelphia. Another prime-time game meant the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be on the main stage for all football fans to see & this past Thursday night with their 28-22 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, the defending Super Bowl Champs didn’t disappoint. But what was surprising was the Buccaneers offensive game plan the team used to leave “The City Of Brotherly” with a win. Prior to the Thursday night game, Trey Downey & Len Martez made predictions on how they thought the Buccaneers...

Revenge of the Birds

Arizona Cardinals announce trade for Zach Ertz

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Cardinals have addressed the tight end position, as the team has announced a trade for Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz. From the team: Pending the passing of physicals, Arizona would acquire tight end Zach Ertz from the Eagles in exchange for cornerback Tay Gowan and Arizona’s fifth-round selection in the 2022 NFL Draft. Ertz (6-5, 250) is a nine-year NFL veteran who has been selected to three Pro Bowls (2017-19) and was named first-team All-Pro in 2018. The 30-year old Ertz comes to Arizona after playing for nine seasons...

Pats Pulpit

Patriots reportedly host rookie kicker Riley Patterson for second workout

Photo by Stephen Furst/Icon Sportswire via Riley Patterson previously visited New England on Sept. 30. Rookie kicker Riley Patterson revisited the New England Patriots on Friday. The organization hosted the undrafted Memphis product for a second workout, per Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus and Mike Reiss of ESPN, after previously doing so on Sept. 30. Patterson, 22, appeared in 52 games to go 64-of-83 on field goals with a long of 56 yards during his Tigers career. Also accrued were 240 extra points, 295 kickoffs and an invitation to the Reese’s Senior Bowl, where he...

Stephen A.'s message to Cowboys fans: Something will go wrong, mark my words! | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith joins Get Up to discuss the NFL's protection of quarterbacks and is confident that the Cowboys will not make the Super Bowl even though Dallas is the best team in the NFC heading into Week 3. #GetUp #NFL ✔

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

Stephen A. gets annoyed with Max Kellerman saying the Browns are Super Bowl contenders | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not buy Max Kellerman's argument that the Cleveland Browns are Super Bowl contenders. #FirstTake #NFL ✔