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Report: Jets Willing ‘To Pay Whatever It Takes’ For Kirk Cousins

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The Jets are willing to pay "whatever it takes" to lure quarterback Kirk Cousins to New York, according to ESPN's Rich Cimini. The Washington Redskins has a chance to place a franchise tag on Cousins but the quarterback reportedly said he will file a grievance through the NFL players' union. A franchise tag would keep Cousins from hitting unrestricted free agency.

Report: Jets will pay “whatever it takes” to get Kirk Cousins

Monday, February 19th, 2018

The Jets apparently want Kirk Cousins. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com, the Jets are “willing to pay whatever it takes” to get him. This report comes amid a belief that the Jets may be willing to fully guarantee Cousins’ deal.

U.S. judge weighs challenge to federal marijuana prohibition

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday urged a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn the United States' longstanding prohibition of marijuana, the latest court battle over federal policy under President Donald Trump's administration. The argument, before U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan, came about a month after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would abandon a policy of former President Barack Obama that had left regulation of the drug largely up to states. Several states including, California, Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and 29 states allow some medical use.

U.S. judge weighs challenge to federal marijuana prohibition

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday urged a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn the United States' longstanding prohibition of marijuana, the latest court battle over federal policy under President Donald Trump's administration. The argument, before U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan, came about a month after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would abandon a policy of former President Barack Obama that had left regulation of the drug largely up to states. Several states including, California, Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and 29 states allow some medical use.

Steelers talking to Karl Dunbar about line coach job

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The Steelers apparently aren’t finished tweaking their coaching staff. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, former Jets assistant Karl Dunbar is “in discussions with the Steelers” to be their defensive line coach. The Steelers have a defensive line coach at the moment, John Mitchell, who also carries the assistant head coach tag.

Where in the world is Jim Harbaugh going for spring football? Michigan planning on Paris and Normandy

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

It was not a strong finish for Michigan on National Signing Day but there’s still reason for the Wolverines to celebrate: they’re going to France. Speaking at his annual signing day press conference, Jim Harbaugh told reporters that team is planning on yet another excursion abroad as part of spring football and will likely be heading across the pond once again. “We hope and are planning to go abroad to Paris and Normandy,” Harbaugh said. This isn’t the first time that the Michigan coach has had global aspirations. Last spring he took the Wolverines to Rome as part of a reported $800,000 trip that saw the team take in the Vatican, the Coliseum and play a little football while they were at it.

New York Jets Safety Jamal Adams responds to Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Le’Veon Bell’s unfavorable tweet about the Jets

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

New York Jets Safety Jamal Adams responds to Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Le'Veon Bell's tweet about what it would take for him to play for the Jets.

Le’Veon Bell dishes out crushing blow to the New York Jets and their fanbase on Twitter

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

When healthy, Le'Veon Bell brings a dynamic to the Pittsburgh Steelers that few other NFL running backs can bring to their offense on a weekly basis. In 2017, Bell ran for nearly 1,300 yards, caught a career-high 85 passes for 655 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. There's also reports that he could be franchise tagged once again, leading Bell to threaten to sit out, or worse, retire.

Kansas City Trades Alex Smith to Washington: What It Means For Both Teams, Rest of League

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

At a relatively sleepy Super Bowl, there is news: The Kansas City Chiefs, after a telling first-round trade and draft choice in the spring of 2017 and a precipitous second-half decline during the 2017 season, have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to Washington, the Kansas City Star reported Tuesday night. • Washington has given up on the financially frustrating and mildly disappointing Kirk Cousins. ESPN reported Smith, a 12-year vet who will 34 years old in May, will be signed to a four-year contract extension, tying Smith to Washington through the 2022 season.

Everyone hates the Patriots, and they just don’t care

Monday, January 29th, 2018

There were decades, long before Bill Belichick and Tom Brady came to town, when nobody cared about the New England Patriots. Duke basketball can move over because the Patriots have become the most hated team in American sports, and it’s probably not close. Of course, that wouldn’t be the case if they didn’t have five Lombardi Trophies.