Archive for October, 2017

Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch suspended 1 game for shoving official

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for one game without pay by the NFL for shoving a game official during the Raiders' victory over Kansas City on Thursday night.

Tigers turn to ‘grizzled vet’ Ron Gardenhire to lead rebuild

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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The Tigers hired Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, bringing the longtime Minnesota Twins skipper back to the AL Central to take over a team in the middle of a significant rebuilding process.

Maple Leafs listed as … say what??? … Stanley Cup favourites

Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Betting sites Bodog and Bet365 currently have the Toronto Maple Leafs listed as the Stanley Cup favourites for the current season. They know Toronto is cursed, right?

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch suspended one game

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders has been suspended without pay for one game for unsportsmanlike conduct in Thursday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan issued the suspension for a violation of Rule 12, Section 3, which states that "There shall be no unsportsmanlike conduct.

Marshawn Lynch suspended one game by NFL

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Maybe Marshawn Lynch can watch the Oakland Raiders’ next game from the stands too. It was no surprise when the NFL gave him a one-game suspension on Friday evening for unsportsmanlike conduct. Marshawn Lynch suspended 1 game for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Marshawn Lynch ejected for shoving an official during Chiefs-Raiders scuffle

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Marshawn Lynch was ejected from the Raiders’ game against the Chiefs after making contact with an official. The Chiefs and Raiders got into a scuffle after three Chiefs defenders landed on Derek Carr after the play was clearly over. The Raiders’ offensive line immediately came to Carr’s defense, starting the altercation. Lynch got involved, and when a referee tried to separate them, Lynch wasn’t having it. Lynch wasn’t in the game for the actual play and came on to the field, seemingly to just get both sides to stop. He likely wanted to protect his quarterback, but also get Marcus Peters out of the scrum, who he has been a mentor to over the years. Wofford posted video of Lynch as he entered

AmFoot – Packers place Rodgers on injured reserve

Friday, October 20th, 2017

- The Green Bay Packers placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve, one day after he had surgery to repair his broken right collarbone. Rodgers, who led the Packers to a Super Bowl title in the 2010 season, was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's 23-10 loss at Minnesota after taking a hit from Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr. Current NFL rules allow teams to bring two players back from the injured reserve list after an eight-week absence, so Rodgers might yet be able to return this season.

Packers place Rodgers on injured reserve

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Green Bay Packers placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve on Friday, one day after he had surgery to repair his broken right collarbone. Rodgers, who led the Packers to a Super Bowl title in the 2010 season, was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday's 23-10 loss at Minnesota after taking a hit from Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr. Current NFL rules allow teams to bring two players back from the injured reserve list after an eight-week absence, so Rodgers might yet be able to return this season.

How Tarik Cohen is thriving as the Bears continue to put more on his plate

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Mitchell Trubisky shook his head and grinned when he fielded yet another question this week about the touchdown pass Tarik Cohen threw against the Baltimore Ravens. "Dang, you guys can't get enough of this," Trubisky said. Dowell (Loggains) was saying it was the best pass of the game.

Aaron Rodgers to IR, Anthony Barr proclaims his innocence

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Anthony Barr went to the playbook every NFL player uses after injuring an opponent. “By no means was I trying to injure or take out Aaron Rodgers,” said Barr, the Minnesota Vikings linebacker, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Rodgers was placed on injured reserve Friday, which means he’ll miss a minimum of eight weeks.