Archive for December, 2019

Habs’ Lindgren makes a huge save on Canes’ Aho

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
Habs' Lindgren makes a huge save on Canes' Aho

Montreal's Charlie Lindgren reaches out to rob Sebastian Aho with a great glove save.

Leafs get Wild to stroll into new year on winning high

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Auston Matthews and William Nylander each had a goal and an assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Tuesday night.

Ravens, Saints, 49ers are top 3 teams in final AP Pro32 poll

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens will start the postseason as the hottest team in the NFL. Jackson, a likely contender for league MVP, and the Ravens are closing the season on top of the final AP Pro32 poll of 2019, too. For the fifth consecutive week, the Ravens earned all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who regularly cover the NFL.

Ravens, Saints, 49ers are top 3 teams in final AP Pro32 poll

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens will start the postseason as the hottest team in the NFL. Jackson, a likely contender for league MVP, and the Ravens are closing the season on top of the final AP Pro32 poll of 2019, too. For the fifth consecutive week, the Ravens earned all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who regularly cover the NFL.

NFL notebook: Browns fire GM Dorsey

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

The Cleveland Browns parted ways with general manager John Dorsey on Tuesday after failing to come to an agreement on a restructuring of the front office. The decision to move on from Dorsey, 59, after two years comes two days after the Browns fired first-year head coach Freddie Kitchens. Dorsey arrived in Cleveland in December 2017 as the team was in the midst of an 0-16 season.

Texans activate Watt ahead of Bills clash

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

J.J. Watt is set to return for the Houston Texans against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday after being activated off the reserve/injured list. Watt, 30, has been sidelined since October due to a torn pectoral, an injury which was expected to see the Texans star miss the rest of the season. However, the team announced on Tuesday that defensive end Watt had been activated ahead of the wildcard clash against the Bills.

2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: Patriots hold off on a Gronkowski replacement

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

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Report: Browns OC told opposing coaches team was a ‘total mess’ before games

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

As the Cleveland Browns clean house in their front office and coaching staff, tales of the team's dysfunction keep emerging. Our latest episode in Days of Our Browns covers the team's offensive coordinator Todd Monken, who joined the team last offseason after three years in the same position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has had reported friction with now-fired head coach Freddie Kitchens. As it turns out, word of that friction even reached opposing coaches, by way of Monken.

Wyoming rolls over Georgia State 38-17 in Arizona Bowl

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Williams accounted for four scores, Xazavian Valladay ran for 204 yards and scored two touchdowns, and Wyoming rolled over Georgia State 38-17 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday. He was composed, made a lot of big plays,'' Wyoming coach Craig Bohl said. He had a couple things we wish he could have had back, but for a freshman, for any quarterback, he played with a lot of poise and composure.

Allen makes great jump in 2nd year for playoff-bound Bills

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

I don't have to be the best quarterback out there,'' Allen said. I have to be the best quarterback for this team to help us win a football game regardless of the circumstances. Allen's comments echo what his coaches have emphasized on maintaining an even keel.