Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Bucs likely gambled and lost believing Jameis Winston would grow up

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

It’s the headline everyone in Tampa feared, yet no one in Tampa could ever rule out: The NFL is investigating an allegation involving Jameis Winston and an unnamed woman. This was always the risk when the Bucs drafted Winston: their franchise quarterback would make the wrong kinds of headlines as a pro, just as he did in college. This time Winston is alleged to have grabbed an Uber driver in the crotch during a drive-thru stop in the early hours of March 13, 2016.

Broncos waive their most productive tight end

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Thin at tight end, the Denver Broncos made a roster move Saturday that cost them their most productive player at the position. Down to Virgil Green as their only healthy tight end, the Broncos (3-6) promoted former Wisconsin Badger

Broncos cut A.J. Derby a year after trading for him

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Last year the Patriots traded tight end A.J. Derby to the Broncos just before the trade deadline. That netted New England a fifth-round draft pick, which they used to get running back Mike Gillislee from the Bills. Now Derby is done in Denver. The

Dolphins Waive LB Rey Maualuga After Battery Arrest

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

The Miami Dolphins have waived veteran linebacker Rey Maualuga after he was arrested for battery in Miami early Saturday morning.

Throwing Darts: Three Yahooligans handicap Week 11

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

• Bears +3 vs. Lions: Chicago didn’t get the job done last week as a home favorite, although the Benny Cunningham play at the goal line was a massive swing against them. The Lions play more conservatively on the road, and at a much slower pace. • Ravens -1 at Packers: I beg you to not watch a minute of this game.

AP source: Dolphins waiving Maualuga after his arrest

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the Miami Dolphins are waiving linebacker Rey Maualuga after an arrest in Miami. The transaction will be complete later Saturday, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not released any information about the move. It was unclear if Maualuga had retained an attorney or what the circumstances were surrounding the arrest. Court records in Miami-Dade County show an open battery case against Maualuga, though no other information was listed about that matter Saturday. Maualuga had 23 tackles for the Dolphins this season in six games, four of them being starts. Miami plays host to Tampa

Raiders standing by strategy for Mexico City altitude

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

The Raiders spent all week at sea level preparing to play 1-¼ miles up. Estadio Azteca sits at 7,200 feet, a comparable elevation to where the Patriots have been practicing in Colorado Springs. There's science to support staying in altitude with New England.

Clinton-Dix: Martellus Bennett quit on us

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

If the Packers accomplish what a couple of weeks ago would have seemed to be unthinkable — staying in the playoff hunt with Brett Hundley and Joe Houlihan at quarterback until Aaron Rodgers returns to clinch a berth — maybe they can point to the moment Martellus Bennett forced his way out as the thing that brought them together. “I think it definitely has the power to galvanize a locker room,” linebacker Clay Matthews said this week regarding the defection of Bennett, via Jason Wilde of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Garafolo: Kam Chancellor expected to miss the rest of the season

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo gives us an update on Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor ahead of their match up with the Atlanta Falcons.

Ravens activate RB Danny Woodhead from injured reserve

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- The Baltimore Ravens have activated running back Danny Woodhead from the injured reserve-designated for return list. He is eligible to play in Sunday's game against Green Bay. Woodhead hasn't played since suffering a hamstring