Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Let’s watch Patrick Mahomes throw a touchdown pass 68 yards in the air

Friday, August 17th, 2018

The longest pass in the NFL last season, in terms of yards traveled in the air, was 61.8 yards from Jared Goff, according to NFL Network. Had Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes played more as a rookie last season, he would have surpassed that. It’s just a preseason game, but we’ll remember Mahomes stepping up in the pocket and unleashing a pass that went 68.6 yards in the air (!) for a touchdown to Tyreek Hill.

32 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Let’s find one draft bargain from every NFL team

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Dalton Del Don offers one fantasy sleeper for every NFL team. Arizona Cardinals: Ricky Seals-Jones – After 35-year-old Larry Fitzgerald, targets are wide open in Arizona. Atlanta Falcons: Team Defense – It’s a younger unit that was playing extremely well down the stretch last season and sports an underrated secondary that should benefit from an easier schedule that includes an early stretch of five home games in six weeks.

Brent Celek would rather retire than play for Cowboys

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Need another reason to love Brent Celek? Probably not - the standing ovation he got at the Sixers game in March just hours after being cut by the Eagles gives you a sense of the connection he has with Philadelphia fans. "Hell no. Do you think I would play for the Cowboys?

Former NFL linebacker credits yoga for saving his life

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Keith Mitchell only ever considered himself a football player. On Sept. 14, 2003, playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Mitchell made what appeared to be a routine tackle - until he wound up flat on his back, unable to move. There Mitchell learned his playing career was over in only his seventh NFL season - at 31 years old.

Tackle this: NFL players benefit from regular yoga practice

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Without stretching, New York Giants offensive lineman Chad Wheeler folds his 6-foot-7, 317-pound frame over far enough to place his palms flat on the ground. Like many NFL players, he does yoga. ''It's funny doing it as a team because a lot of guys haven't done it,'' Wheeler said.

49ers notes: Sherman works with Hopkins; McGlinchey’s learning experience

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Texans coach Bill O'Brien and Jimmy Garoppolo did not overlap while with the New England Patriots. Garoppolo threw for 334 yards in his second start with the 49ers in a 26-16 victory over the Texans. This week, the 49ers and Texans took part in two practices in advance of the team's preseason game Saturday night.

AP source: Browns, Dez Bryant still talking but no deal

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Dez Bryant and the Browns are in a holding pattern. The free agent wide receiver concluded his visit with Cleveland on Friday without agreeing to a contract, but ''conversations continue'' between the sides, a person familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press. A three-time Pro Bowler during eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Bryant and agent Kim Maile met with Browns officials at team headquarters Thursday.

AP source: Browns, Dez Bryant still talking but no deal

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Dez Bryant and the Browns are in a holding pattern. The free agent wide receiver concluded his visit with Cleveland on Friday without agreeing to a contract, but "conversations continue" between the sides, a person familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press. A three-time Pro Bowler during eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Bryant and agent Kim Maile met with Browns officials at team headquarters Thursday.

Greg Papa, Donte Whitner and Ian Williams join 49ers coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area

Friday, August 17th, 2018

The former voice of the Raiders is bringing his expertise and insights to NBC Sports Bay Area's coverage of the 49ers this season. Greg Papa, a three-time California Sportscaster of the Year, will host 49ers Pregame Live and 49ers Postgame Live this season, NBC Sports Bay Area announced on Friday. Papa spent the past 21 seasons serving as the Raiders' radio play-by-play man.

Patriots injury issues continue, as they lose first-round pick Isaiah Wynn for season

Friday, August 17th, 2018

New England Patriots first-round pick Isaiah Wynn tore his Achilles in the team’s second preseason game. The New England Patriots were in a nice spot for a team that came a few minutes from a Super Bowl title, adding a pair of first-round picks to help this season. Running back Sony Michel is out for the preseason due to a knee issue.