Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Public bettors are fading the Cowboys vs. the Eagles, but should you?

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Eagles at Cowboys Betting Odds Odds: Cowboys -2.5 Over/Under: 49 Kickoff: 8:20 p.m. ET TV Channel: NBC Odds as of Saturday evening and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can access an exclusive promotion to get a 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150). The Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles for an NFC East showdown on Sunday Night Football, but bettors are fading America's Team with 67% of tickets and 81% of money backing Carson Wentz and the Eagles as of Saturday evening.

Report: Cardinals RB Johnson to play vs. Giants

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is expected to play on Sunday against the New York Giants despite an ankle injury, ESPN reported late Saturday night. Johnson is officially listed as questionable, with head coach Kliff Kingsbury saying Friday that he would be a game-time decision. Kingsbury also said Johnson would have not have played if the game were on Friday, when Johnson was limited for the second straight day.

Report: Bears QB Trubisky to play Sunday

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return from a one-game absence to play Sunday against the visiting New Orleans Saints, ESPN reported late Saturday night. Trubisky is officially questionable after sustaining a dislocated left (non-throwing) shoulder and torn labrum in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings. Chicago was on a bye in Week 6, and Trubisky practiced in full all three days this week.

Trocheck’s shootout goal gives Panthers 3-2 win over Preds

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time. Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Denis Malgin and Brett Connolly scored in regulation for Florida, which has won two of three.

NFL notebook: Bengals’ Green ‘still a ways to go’

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green doesn't appear to be returning to the field in the near future. "If I can go, I can go," Green said, via the Dayton Daily News. Green's name has been tossed about as a potential target prior to the trade deadline, although Bengals coach Zac Taylor was definitive last week that the star wideout won't be dealt.

Ellington passes for 3 TDs in Georgia State’s win over Army

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Georgia State quarterback Dan Ellington isn't surprised his team is playing so well even if others can't believe it. Ellington passed for three touchdowns, Aubry Payne caught the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter and Georgia State's defense held on the final drive in a 28-21 victory over Army on Saturday night. Quavian White picked off quarterback Kelvin Hopkins at the 3-yard line in the closing minute to end Army's last chance and give Georgia State (5-2) its third straight win.

NFL notebook: Bengals’ Green ‘still a ways to go’

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green doesn't appear to be returning to the field in the near future. "If I can go, I can go," Green said, via the Dayton Daily News. Green's name has been tossed about as a potential target prior to the trade deadline, although Bengals coach Zac Taylor was definitive last week that the star wideout won't be dealt.

Chargers LT Okung won’t play Sunday

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

The Los Angeles Chargers did not activate left tackle Russell Okung before 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, meaning Okung will have to wait until at least Week 8 to make his season debut. Okung announced Thursday he was returning -- and could play as soon as Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans -- after spending the first six weeks on the reserve/non-football injury list while recovering from a pulmonary embolism that sidelined him since June. Okung practiced Thursday and Friday, though his level of participation is unclear.

Gunner Olszewski earning trust of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick with hard work

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

The New England Patriots have had an unsettled receiver room for most of the 2019 season. Phillip Dorsett (hamstring), Josh Gordon (knee/ankle), and Julian Edelman (chest) have all been dealing with various maladies over the course of the first six weeks of the season. "Gunner works really hard," Belichick told reporters at Saturday's media availability. "He gives a lot of effort to do, again, whatever we ask him to do.

Week 7 preview: 5 Seahawks players to watch vs. Ravens

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks (5-1) look to keep things rolling at home on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens (4-2). There are several intriguing storylines going into this one, most notably Jarran Reed's return following a six-game suspension, Earl Thomas' return to Seattle and the challenge of stopping Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Here are five Seahawks players who need big games if Seattle is going to improve to 6-1.