Archive for October, 2018

Pete Carroll leaves the door open for a Brandon Marshall return

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

On Tuesday, the Seahawks released receiver Brandon Marshall. On Wednesday, coach Pete Carroll suggested that Marshall could return. “He was a great pro for us,” Carroll told reporters. “He did such good stuff [and] helped guys on both sides of the football

An emotional Derrick Rose brought to tears after career-high 50-point night

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points, turning back the clock to his prime years and lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Utah Jazz 128-125 on Wednesday night.

Jon Gruden leads Raiders vs. 49ers on Yahoo Sports app, but can he lead a rebuilding job?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The easiest thing in the NFL right now, other than praising Patrick Mahomes, is cracking jokes about Jon Gruden. The Khalil Mack trade alone will be incredibly tough for Gruden to live down. The Oakland Raiders are perhaps the NFL’s worst team at 1-6, and finish the first half of their season against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night, a game that can be livestreamed on the Yahoo Sports mobile app (IOS and Android).

Chargers stay on the road to face Seahawks

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Los Angeles Chargers are on the road to visit the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. A victory would be the fifth straight for the Chargers, who are doing most of their winning away from home. Coming off a bye week, the Chargers (5-2) are preparing for a challenge in a hostile environment against the Seahawks (4-3), who have won four of their last five.

The MMQB Staff’s Favorite Week 9 Bets Against the Spread

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Browns are coming off an exceptionally turbulent week, even by Browns standards. Both head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley were fired on Monday, a very challenging way to start a week of preparation for one of the NFL's hottest teams. The Chiefs should win by double digits.

How Golden Tate, 3 others dealt at NFL trade deadline can impact their teams

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The great thing about being the defending champs is not only the pressure it relieves on a front office, but also the confidence it gives them to keep doing what they’ve been doing and trust their instincts.Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman, who is clearly (and rightfully!) feeling himself after ending the Eagles’ playoff curse in February,  made a Big Boy Move before Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline by dealing a 2019 third-round pick for Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate, bolstering a receiving corps that already includes Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor and Jordan Matthews. Golden Tate offers an extra dimension to the Eagles’ wide receiving corps.

Osweiler hoping to remain Dolphins’ starting QB when Tannehill returns

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Brock Osweiler wants to remain the Miami Dolphins' starting quarterback. The 27-year-old journeyman was inserted under center for Miami when Ryan Tannehill suffered a shoulder injury in early October. Osweiler is hoping to continue starting even when Tannehill returns, whenever that may be.

New York City FC advances to Eastern Conference semifinals

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
New York City FC advances to Eastern Conference semifinals

NYCFC beats Philadelphia Union 3-1 in knockout round match.

Steelers, Ravens meet for rematch

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Baltimore Ravens are facing a season-defining game against their biggest rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers, on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore is 4-4 and in third place in the AFC North with a critical stretch ahead. The Ravens likely need to go 6-2 in the second half of the season to end a three-year playoff drought.

Bears visit Bills in 4th straight vs. AFC East

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

The Chicago Bears will complete their tour through the AFC East when they pay a visit to the reeling Buffalo Bills on Sunday. It will mark the Bears' fourth consecutive game against an AFC East opponent. Chicago dropped the first two legs, falling in overtime at Miami (31-28) before losing at home to New England (38-31).