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Green Bay Packers’ Mike McCarthy Was Stunned by his Firing

Green Bay Packers’ Mike McCarthy Was Stunned by his Firing

Mike McCarthy was blindsided by his December 2nd firing even though he knew a playoff-less season might mark the end of his 13-year run as the Green Bay Packers head coach. “If we missed the playoffs, I expected change might happen,” McCarthy told ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. “But the timing surprised me. Actually, it stunned me. [...]

April 3, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Jordy Nelson Retires from NFL

Jordy Nelson Retires from NFL

Green Bay Packers’ wide receiver Jordy Nelson is retiring from the NFL. Nelson spent 10 seasons with the Packers and one with the Oakland Raiders. His time last season with the Raiders is mostly forgettable, as he totaled 63 catches for 739 yards and three touchdowns in 15 games. But Nelson will forever be remembered [...]

March 27, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Robert Kraft to Reject Plea Deal in Solicitation Case

Robert Kraft to Reject Plea Deal in Solicitation Case

According to CNN, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is accused of soliciting prostitution, will reportedly not accept a plea deal that would allow him to avoid jail time. The deal would require Kraft to admit to soliciting prostitution in exchange for paying a fine and completing an education course on prostitution as well [...]

March 20, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Ravens Get Earl Thomas on 4-year, $55M Deal

Ravens Get Earl Thomas on 4-year, $55M Deal

The Baltimore Ravens took a massive step toward restoring their top-ranked defense by agreeing to a four-year, $55-million contract with future hall of famer Earl Thomas. The deal includes $32 million guaranteed. The six-time Pro Bowler had to be grimacing early in the week as he watched a bunch of safeties lacking his pedigree land [...]

March 13, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Ex-Seahawks Player T.J. Cunningham Shot Dead

Ex-Seahawks Player T.J. Cunningham Shot Dead

Former Seattle Seahawks safety T.J. Cunningham was shot and killed over a parking dispute. Marcus Johnson allegedly shot Cunningham in a dispute over a parking spot in front of their neighboring homes. The suspect, according to the sheriff’s office, told investigators that his neighbor “attacked him earlier in the day.” Authorities said the two had [...]

February 19, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Alliance of America Football Reached Out to Kaepernick & Tebow

Alliance of America Football Reached Out to Kaepernick & Tebow

An upstart US professional football league, the Alliance of American Football -AAF, reportedly had talks with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Tim Tebow, but it appears they wanted more money than the league was willing to pay. It makes sense from the AAF’s perspective to reach out to both, as they bring NFL experience [...]

February 15, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Antonio Brown Requests Trade from Steelers

Antonio Brown Requests Trade from Steelers

According to ESPN, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has officially requested a trade. The news of his trade request surfaced soon after Brown tweeted a farewell video with a caption that thanked Steeler Nation and stated it’s “time to move on.” Tensions between Browns and the Steelers have been high in recent weeks. He was [...]

February 13, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Zac Taylor Defends Adding Jim Turner to Bengals Staff

Zac Taylor Defends Adding Jim Turner to Bengals Staff

Bengals coach Zac Taylor defended the controversial hire of offensive line coach Jim Turner saying he has no problem giving Turner his first job in the NFL since 2014. Turner was fired by the Dolphins in February 2014 after a report about bullying incidents within the organization. Turner was a prominent figure named in the [...]

February 7, 2019 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Forget the Super Bowl Winner, Place your Prop Bets!

Forget the Super Bowl Winner, Place your Prop Bets!

Last weekend all of the top offensive teams won their way into the final four remaining in the NFL playoffs. So much for defense wins championships, right? Most online sportsbooks, like TopBet, have the New Orleans Saints as the favorite to take it all and win the Super Bowl. But TopBet and other books also [...]

January 17, 2019 admin NFL 0

Kyler Murray’s NFL-MLB Decision

Kyler Murray’s NFL-MLB Decision

Everyone is following Kyler Murray’s career path. Murray was selected ninth in the 2018 MLB Draft and despite a $4.66-million signing bonus, the A’s allowed Murray to complete his junior year at Oklahoma, where he eventually won the Heisman Trophy. Now, Murray has declared for the 2019 NFL Draft. So does this mean he has [...]

January 16, 2019 admin Headlines, MLB, NFL 0