August 2017

Breaking news: Ezekiel Elliott hearing continues

Breaking news: Ezekiel Elliott hearing continues While the standards remain unclear and the procedures ambiguous, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s appeal hearing has now stretched into three days. The hearing continues in New York, and it’s expected to wrap today. Arbitrator Harold Henderson then will have five days to issue a ruling, in order to ensure that the suspension will become effective as of Week One. Details remain scant and fleeting

Breaking news: Good news for Cowboys

Breaking news: Good news for Cowboys The injury news continues to be positive for Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens. Initial reports after he hurt his knee last weekend were that Hitchens would miss the entire season, but further evaluation showed a tibial plateau fracturerather than a torn ACL. Nick Eatman of the Cowboys website reports that MRI results have confirmed that there’s no ligament damage and that Hitchens will not need to have surgery as part

BREAKING NEWS: 49ers Released Linebacker To Cut Down Their Roster On 87 Players

BREAKING NEWS: 49ers Released Linebacker To Cut Down Their Roster On 87 Players The San Francisco 49ers have reported the release of linebacker Sean Porter, which, following the trade of tight end Vance McDonald to the Pittsburgh Steelers, now gives the group 87 players on the active roster. The 49ers should cut that number down to 53 by 1 p.m. PT on Saturday.  Porter was signed on August 9 following

Breaking news:Meaningless exhibition? Try telling that to Raiders’

Breaking news:Meaningless exhibition? Try telling that to Raiders’ Derek Carr has a message for anyone who considers the fourth exhibition game to be meaningless. “It was fun when I got to play in my rookie year,” Carr said Tuesday. “That’s an opportunity for a lot of guys to make the team, make a name for themselves. Obviously it was really important for my career.” There isn’t likely to be high

BREAKING NEWS: Steelers Released DE and TE, Place Draft Pick LB on IR

BREAKING NEWS: Steelers Released DE and TE, Place Draft Pick LB on IR The Pittsburgh Steelers have made their first cuts of the 2017 preseason, postponing defensive end Christian Brown and tight end Phazahn Odom, the team declared on Tuesday. They additionally placed seventh-round outside linebacker selection Keion Adams on the injured-reserve list. Adams missed a large portion of camp with a shoulder injury. Due to an offseason lead change

Breaking news: Cowboys player still out with concussion, could be headed to injured reserve

Breaking news: Cowboys player still out with concussion, could be headed to injured reserve Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers remains sidelined with a concussion two weeks after a helmet-to-helmet shot with safety Kavon Frazier knocked him out of an Aug. 15 practice in Oxnard, California. Coach Jason Garrett said Gathers would not practice this week and will not play in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Houston Texans at AT&T

Breaking news: Bills drop six players

Breaking news: Bills drop six players The Bills have until Saturday to pare their roster to 53 players, but they got a jump on things Tuesday. The team announced that they have cut six players, including safety Bacarri Rambo. Rambo signed with the team just before the start of training camp for a return engagement after spending part of 2014 and all of 2015 in Buffalo, but wasn’t able to convince

BREAKING NEWS: Seattle Seahawks Release TE With an Injury Settlement

BREAKING NEWS: Seattle Seahawks Release TE With an Injury Settlement Seattle Seahawks tight end Marcus Lucas is a Seahawks tight end no more. The team deferred Lucas, through an injury settlement, off their Injured Reserve on Sunday. Lucas had already harmed his ankle amid the team’s 20-13 prevail upon the Minnesota Vikings, two weeks back. He was postponed with an end goal to finish the trade, which brought offensive tackle Matt Tobin and a

Breaking news: Ezekiel Elliott again in Trouble

Breaking news: Ezekiel Elliott again in Trouble Ezekiel Elliott will have his appeal hearing Tuesday, having maintained his innocence of domestic violence allegations of a former girlfriend. Jerry Jones will not attend the hearing, though the Cowboys will send counsel. But according to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys owner “remains blindsidedby the NFL’s decision to suspend his star player after promising there would be no discipline because he

Breaking news: I have become a lot better since being drafted

Breaking news: I have become a lot better since being drafted The Browns made their choice of rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer official on Sunday, ending a quarterback competition that basically started the moment the Browns made him a second-round pick in April. Kizer’s entry into the NFL came with an admonition from Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly that it was going to take time for the former Fighting Irish quarterback to be ready