Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Giants will benefit from ex-Patriot Judge’s winning mentality – Solder

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Nate Solder knows all about the New England Patriots' winning culture and feels that will rub off on the New York Giants following Joe Judge's appointment as head coach. The Giants last month hired former New England special teams coordinator Judge to succeed Pat Shurmur following a disappointing 4-12 campaign. Judge was part of three Super Bowl-winning teams on Bill Belichick's staff, though his new role with the Giants is his first as a head coach.

Report: Eric Bieniemy withdraws from consideration for Colorado job

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy has removed himself from consideration for the head coaching job at the University of Colorado, according to Mike Klis of 9News. Bieniemy, a Colorado alumnus, has been pursued by the school since previous head coach Mel Tucker bolted for a job at Michigan State last week. Bieniemy told the school Wednesday night he was no longer interested in the position and rebuffed further efforts from the school on Thursday.

Tua Tagovailoa would choose to play for Cowboys if given the chance

Friday, February 21st, 2020

If Tua Tagovailoa had his choice, he'd go from playing for one of the most iconic brands in college football to playing for one of the most iconic brands in the NFL. In an interview with the NFL Network, Tagovailoa said he grew up a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and his ideal circumstance would include being drafted by the team in the April. “We've looked at teams,” Tagovailoa said.

3 NFL teams that should try to sign Teddy Bridgewater

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

NFL Free Agency kicks off on March 18th, which means we are inching closer to one of the most impactful days on the league's calendar. Few players are likely going to draw as much attention on the open market as New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. With Drew Brees announcing he will return for another season, it seems likely that Bridgewater will test free agency. There are definitely some teams that could definitely use his talents.

Houston, we have a problem? Texans star J.J. Watt voices ‘hard no’ on NFL’s labor proposal

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

In a move that ruffled the feathers of some rank-and-file NFL players who just wanted a chance to get on the phone and ask questions about the league's latest labor proposal, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt wasted little time shooting down the term sheet that was exchanged between the NFL and players union. “Hard no on that proposed CBA,” Watt tweeted, shortly after NFL agents received copies of the proposed terms that were green-lit by team owners on Thursday. Watt's post was quickly retweeted by Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris.

Report: Lions release DT Damon ‘Snacks’ Harrison six months after signing him to extension

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Damon “Snacks” Harrison held out of OTAs and minicamps during last year's offseason to get a contract extension from the Detroit Lions. Now, the team is reportedly cutting the former All-Pro defensive tackle loose, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. One of the top interior run-stuffers in the league for years, Harrison posted 49 total tackles last season — his lowest total since his rookie year — for a Detroit defense that was 13th in the league against the run.

Fantasy Football Podcast: Greg Olsen lands in Seattle, 3 WRs to watch in the combine and offseason social media detectives

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Subscribe to The Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast Since last week's episode, some veteran faces who have been fantasy stars in the past have announced their return to the NFL in 2020. Greg Olsen signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Drew Brees will return to the New Orleans Saints.

NFL notebook: Owners approve new CBA, await players

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

After months of negotiating, representatives for the NFL owners and players union appear to have an agreement in place for a new collective bargaining agreement, with a vote by the players on ratification apparently the only hurdle remaining for the new pact to be approved. The NFL on Thursday afternoon released a statement indicating that the owners have approved the terms of the proposed CBA, agreed to by negotiators for the NFL and NFLPA. The current CBA was ratified in 2011 and is set to expire following the 2020 season.

J.J. Watt is a “Hard no” on new CBA proposal

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The NFL's new collective bargaining agreement proposal has a lot of stuff players might like. It might not have the kind of support they might have expected. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt came out quickly and forcefully in opposition to the proposed deal.

Panthers owner to PSL owners: Success “won’t happen overnight”

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The Panthers are effectively a Cam Newton away from a total rebuild, and the team's owner sounds like he wants to brace his customers for exactly that. Via WCNC, David Tepper sent a letter to Panthers PSL owners which outlined what he keeps referring to as a long process back to respectability. Understand this.