Archive for August, 2017

Joe Haden: Pittsburgh Steelers have a ‘first class organization’

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden talks about why he decided to go to Pittsburgh and what he expects to feel when he plays against the Cleveland Browns.

Beathard’s long run leads 49ers to 23-13 win over Chargers

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The San Francisco 49ers targeted C.J. Beathard as the quarterback they wanted in the NFL draft because of his experience as a pocket passer in a pro-style offense at Iowa. Beathard capped an impressive preseason with a surprising 62-yard touchdown run that helped the San Francisco 49ers beat the Los Angeles Chargers 23-13 Thursday night. ''That's exactly how we drew it up,'' coach Kyle Shanahan said.

Sloter rebounds in Denver’s 30-2 win over Arizona

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

A slow start didn't rattle Kyle Sloter, and he's hoping it doesn't faze John Elway or Vance Joseph, either. The undrafted rookie from Northern Colorado shook off two early sacks and a safety to lead Denver on touchdown drives of 98 and 96 yards Thursday night that sparked the Broncos' 30-2 rout of the Arizona Cardinals.

Seahawks vs. Raiders highlights | Preseason Week 4

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Watch as the Seattle Seahawks take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 4 of preseason.

Otha Peters has a game-sealing interception

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Otha Peters ends the Oakland Raiders final drive with an interception on Connor Cook.

Source: NFL’s lead investigator in Ezekiel Elliott case produced internal memo casting doubt on accuser

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

A lead investigator in the NFL’s domestic-violence probe of Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott produced an internal memo in which she laid out inconsistent statements and credibility concerns regarding Elliott’s accuser Tiffany Thompson, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Testimony from Roberts and NFL senior vice president of investigations Lisa Friel produced key material that will ultimately be weighed by arbitrator Harold Henderson, the source said.

Justin Verlander traded to Astros in last-minute deal

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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The Houston Astros have acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers.

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Kermit Whitfield fumbles on the play, Indianapolis Colts recover

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Watch Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Kermit Whitfield fumble on the play, and Indianapolis Colts recovers.

Report: Torn ACL feared for Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Jones is believed to have sustained a torn ACL and will have an MRI on Friday morning to confirm the injury. Jones was defending when his knee buckled and he collapsed to the turf. Stability tests in the locker room after the injury gave strong indications of the ACL injury, per Howe.

Irsay admits Andrew Luck is unlikely to play in the regular-season opener

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

To cap a string of unfulfilled promises and hollow expectations constantly perpetuated about the franchise’s surgically-repaired franchise quarterback, owner Jim Irsay finally has admitted that Andrew Luck is unlikely to play in the regular-season opener against the Rams, via Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star. Per Holder, Irsay was “clearly miffed” about suggestions that the team mishandled Luck’s shoulder injury. No matter what Irsay now says, the truth is that the Colts continuously have created the impression that Luck’s shoulder would be healed in sufficient time for him to play in Week One.