NFL Wire News

  • Cowboys’ Garrett responds to Bennett’s criticism

    The Sports Xchange IRVING, Texas — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett criticized Cowboys coach Jason Garrett for not checking on receiver Ricardo Lockette, who seriously injured his neck in Sunday’s game. “I know our coach would’ve did the same thing, so I thought that was a classless play by him,” Bennett said immediately... [Read More]

  • Reports: 49ers bench Kaepernick for Gabbert

    The Sports Xchange The San Francisco 49ers are making a change at quarterback, with Colin Kaepernick getting benched and Blaine Gabbert scheduled to start Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Coach Jim Tomsula did not announce the quarterback switch in his Monday press conference but hinted that some changes might... [Read More]

  • Titans OT Lewan sorry for poor showing

    The Sports Xchange Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan said he apologized to his teammates after what he termed the “worst game” of his life on Sunday in the loss to the Texans. Lewan was victimized by Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus for 3.5 of the seven sacks given up by the Titans. In fairness... [Read More]

  • Titans expect to have Mariota’s services

    The Sports Xchange The good news for the Tennessee Titans is that quarterback Marcus Mariota should be back practicing this week and playing when the team travels to face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The question is can the Titans keep Mariota in one piece, after Zach Mettenberger was shredded for seven sacks... [Read More]

  • Saints look at backs after Robinson injury

    The Sports Xchange METAIRIE, La. — After losing Khiry Robinson to a tibia fracture during the second quarter of Sunday’s wild win over the New York Giants, the New Orleans Saints had to bring in some running backs on Monday. They brought in two backs they’re quite familiar with — Travaris Cadet and Tim... [Read More]

  • After wild Sunday, Saints in the hunt

    The Sports Xchange METAIRIE, La. — Instead of spending the second half of the season just trying to figure things out, it appears that the New Orleans Saints will still have a chance to play for something. While the playoffs seemed light years away when the Saints started the season with three consecutive losses... [Read More]

  • Scrambling Jets QBs need sliding tips

    The Sports Xchange Maybe it’s time for Jets head coach Todd Bowles to call up New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and see if he can offer some sliding lessons to his quarterbacks. Bowles’ predecessor, Rex Ryan, garnered some derisive chuckles in 2009, when he asked Girardi to give then-rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez some... [Read More]

  • Jets may turn to Petty after losing two QBs

    The Sports Xchange History might be repeating itself for New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles. The Jets may be down to third quarterback Bryce Petty this Sunday, when New York returns home to face the Jacksonville Jaguars in what shapes up to be a must-win game at MetLife Stadium. Petty has never taken... [Read More]

  • London took another bite out of toothless Lions

    The Sports Xchange ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions left London under a cloud of uncertainty, one that will likely hang over players, coaches and executives until the end of the season. After a 45-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Wembley Stadium, the Lions fell to 1-7 and coach Jim Caldwell... [Read More]

  • 49ers wave white flag with Davis trade

    The Sports Xchange If recent scores hadn’t indicated they’d already done so, the San Francisco 49ers formally hoisted the white flag on Monday. On the same day that they traded the greatest tight end in franchise history, Vernon Davis, to the Denver Broncos, 49ers coach Jim Tomsula admitted the club is at least contemplating... [Read More]