Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/NFL’ Category

Bears legend Gale Sayers battling dementia

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. The "Kansas Comet" is regarded as one of the greatest players in NFL history after amassing 4,956 yards rushing in his 68-game career.

Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey found: NFL

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Patriots Brady Jersey Football

The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. The NFL says it was in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media." Houston police Chief Art Acevedo tweeted Monday that it was found in Mexico.

NFL free agency: QB Cousins takes Washington’s offer

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Kirk Cousins' agent said the Washington quarterback has signed his contract for the exclusive franchise tag Friday as action continued in NFL free agency.

Browns acquire QB Brock Osweiler from Texans: reports

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Brock Osweiler's time with the Houston Texans appears to be over. Houston reportedly sent its pricey free-agent quarterback signing from last year to the Cleveland Browns along with a second-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft.

Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protests lost shock value, likely a thing of the past

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them. What he's not looking to do, according to multiple reports, is to continue his national anthem protest wherever he ends up.

Washington extends coach Gruden’s deal despite missed playoffs

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The Washington Redskins on Monday announced they have signed head coach Jay Gruden to a multi-year contract extension. They missed the playoffs last season after making it in 2015 and are 21-26-1 in three seasons under Gruden.

Adrian Peterson a free agent after Vikings decline $18M US option

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota's all-time leading rusher, will be an unrestricted free agent when the market opens next week. He is coming off a meniscus tear in his right knee that limited him to 72 yards on 37 carries over parts of three games.

Meet Atlanta’s newest cockroach: Tom Brady

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
Tom Brady cockroach

When Zoo Atlanta lost a Super Bowl bet, it had to give a baby animal the name Tom Brady. Forever bitter about New England's historic comeback, the zoo chose a Madagascar hissing cockroach for the christening.

Jerry Sandusky’s son charged with child sex abuse

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Jeffrey Sandusky, one of Jerry Sandusky's adult sons, faces multiple charges of sexual offences involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested.

Boston prepares duck boats, umbrellas for Patriots’ victory parade

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of New England Patriots fans are expected to brave snow and rain on Tuesday to try to catch a glimpse of the Super Bowl champions as they parade through Boston on World War Two-style amphibious vehicles. Watch the stream live at 11 a.m. ET.