• Roberto Aguayo misses an extra point

    Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo said recently that he’s “just having fun” while competing with Nick Folk for a job in Tampa. Friday night hasn’t been all smiles for Aguayo. He hit a 20-yard field goal to cap the first Buccaneers drive of the game, but elicited memories of his rough rookie season when he... [Read More]

  • Joe Mixon mixes in with first team in preseason debut

    Bengals running back Joe Mixon wasn’t listed on the first three rungs of the Bengals’ initial depth chart, but he got in Friday night’s game before quarterback Andy Dalton, wide receiver A.J. Green and the rest of Cincinnati’s starters left the game. Jeremy Hill was on the field for the first snap, but Mixon... [Read More]

  • Patrick Mahomes throws touchdown in solid debut

    Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ biggest play from his first preseason game doesn’t show up in the box score. Mahomes came into the game late in the second quarter and hit wide receiver Demarcus Robinson for a 40-yard gain on his first snap, but the play wound up being called back because of a holding... [Read More]

  • Bills have a bounty of 2018 draft picks

    The Bills have a new G.M. in Brandon Beane and a new coach in Sean McDermott, and they have a clear plan for how to built their roster: Acquire extra picks, and build through the draft. After trading out of the first round of this year’s draft and trading away Sammy Watkins and Ronald... [Read More]

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster out with a concussion

    The Steelers aren’t playing Antonio Brown or Martavis Bryant on Friday night against the Giants and they went down another wide receiver in the first half of the game. Second-round pick JuJu Smith-Schuster left the game to be evaluated for a concussion. Smith-Schuster got involved in the offense with a catch for four yards... [Read More]

  • Report: Ryan Tannehill to have knee surgery

    It looks like Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has reached a decision about how to deal with his latest knee injury. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Tannehill will have reconstructive surgery on his left knee and spend the entire 2017 season on injured reserve. Tannehill hurt the knee a little over a... [Read More]

  • Ezekiel Elliott “strongly disagrees” with NFL’s decision

    Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott tweeted a statement that he was “surprised and disappointed” by the NFL’s six-game suspension and “strongly disagrees” with it. His statement reads: “I am both surprised and disappointed by the NFL’s decision today, and I strong disagree with the League’s findings. “I recognize the distraction and disruption that all... [Read More]

  • T.J. Watt gets two quick sacks

    The Giants didn’t put quarterback Eli Manning in the lineup against the Steelers on Friday night and the first two drives provided some support for that decision. Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt sacked Josh Johnson on both possessions. Pressure up the middle forced Johnson to step up and Watt got free from left tackle... [Read More]

  • Emmitt Smith on Ezekiel Elliott: I’m really concerned about his future

    Emmitt Smith worries about the future for Ezekiel Elliott after the league suspended the star running back for six games. Elliott has made several headlines — for the wrong reasons — since he entered the league as the fourth overall pick in 2016. That includes a St. Patrick’s Day parade in March when Elliott... [Read More]

  • Tramaine Brock: I never put my hands on the mother of my children

    Domestic violence charges against former 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock were dropped this week and Brock has offered his first comment since that decision by the Santa Clara district attorney’s office. “I would like to formally apologize to my family and children for the verbal altercation that brought about this situation,” Brock said in a statement... [Read More]