Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Julian Edelman leans into Patriots as underdogs narrative by selling ‘Bet Against Us’ shirts

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

New England wide receiver Julian Edelman really wants to sell you on the narrative that the Patriots are the underdog. Edelman took Tom Brady's “everyone thinks we suck” comment to the next level Wednesday by selling T-shirts featuring the phrase “Bet Against Us. The shirts features a solid blue Patriots logo with the words “Bet Against Us” in red.

Tom Brady realizes that Patriots may have to roll the dice on fourth down

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

It could be,” Brady told reporters regarding whether the Patriots will be rolling the dice more often on fourth down. I think situationally, however the game is going, I think sometimes you get in the games and offensively you're doing really well and you feel like if we have that extra down, we can get it. Sometimes it's not going as well and you feel like they've been stopping us and then you punt.

Matt Patricia hires offensive coordinator who lost Super Bowl XLIX for Seahawks

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Matt Patricia hires offensive coordinator who lost Super Bowl XLIX for Seahawks originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots were one yard away from losing Super Bowl XLIX when Matt Patricia's defense saved the day with a Malcolm Butler interception of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Patricia, now the head coach of the Detroit Lions, has hired the offensive coordinator who chose to pass the ball instead of giving it to Marshawn Lynch in short yardage on the fateful play. Yes, former Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell is headed to Detroit to be the Lions' new OC, the team announced Wednesday.

Chiefs’ Berry, Ware practice ahead of AFC title game

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Chiefs safety Eric Berry and running back Spencer Ware returned to practice Wednesday, raising the possibility that both will be available for their AFC championship showdown with New England. Berry missed most of the season with a heel injury that developed in training camp, then played parts of two games against the Chargers and Seahawks. The heel began to bother him again the next week, and he did not practice last week or play in the divisional round against Indianapolis.

Lions hire Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The Detroit Lions have hired Darrell Bevell as their new offensive coordinator. Bevell spent seven seasons as Seattle's offensive coordinator from 2011-17 and was part of a Super Bowl winner with the Seahawks. Prior to joining the Seahawks, he was Minnesota's offensive coordinator for five seasons and a quarterbacks coach for Green Bay.

Jacksonville Jaguars become immediate contenders for Nick Foles

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

John DeFilippo has re-emerged in Jacksonville. Which obviously means that Jacksonville could emerge as a contender for Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. DeFilippo, the quarterbacks coach during the Super Bowl run that saw Foles become the MVP of the league's championship game, knows Foles well, and has had success with him.

Biggest sleeper in Rams-Saints: WR Josh Reynolds has filled a key role for L.A.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Josh Reynolds isn't as big of a name as some of his Rams teammates, but he'll have a chance to impact the NFC championship game.

Packers name Jags assistant Hackett as offensive coordinator

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The Green Bay Packers hired former Jacksonville assistant Nathaniel Hackett as their new offensive coordinator Wednesday. Hackett spent most of the last four seasons with the Jaguars as quarterbacks coach (2015-16) and then as offensive coordinator before he was fired in November after Jacksonville lost its seventh consecutive game. New Packers coach Matt LaFleur is also a former offensive coordinator, for the Los Angeles Rams and then last season for Tennessee.

Marquise, Morgan Goodwin reveal they lost twin boys in pregnancy in November

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Marquise, Morgan Goodwin reveal they lost twin boys in pregnancy in November originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin and his wife, Morgan, revealed Wednesday that the couple again experienced tragedy during the football season with the loss of twin boys during pregnancy. Goodwin left the team while on a road trip to Tampa Bay in November to return to the Bay Area for personal reasons. He did not play the following day against the Buccaneers or the following week against the Seattle Seahawks.

Jarvis Landry to Pro Bowl in place of DeAndre Hopkins

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The Browns have a fourth representative in the Pro Bowl. The team announced on Wednesday that wide receiver Jarvis Landry has been added to the AFC roster for the game in Orlando on January 27. “It's always an honor to be named to the Pro Bowl,” Landry said in a statement.