Bills to start Kyle Orton; Super Bowl berth awaits

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The Buffalo Bills announced that they mean business on Monday, naming Kyle Orton their starting quarterback for next week's game against New England in place of their first-round pick from last season, EJ Manuel. Some are seeing the turn to the Neckbeard as a panic move, but I see it for ...

Ryan Tannehill still Miami Dolphins starting quarterback

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

On Tuesday, the Miami Dolphins all but announced that Ryan Tannehill will be their starter in Week 4. Tannehill took all of the first-team reps in Tuesday's practice, and while theĀ coaching staff has yet to publicly endorse him and back him long-term, it appears he will be the guy this ...

San Diego Chargers: Danny Woodhead officially out for the year

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

The San Diego Chargers' worst fears were confirmed on Monday as running back Danny Woodhead is officially out for the year after suffering a leg injury against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Woodhead will have surgery to repair his fractured right fibula and ankle and will be placed in injured ...

Stephen Tulloch Suffers a Very Detroit Lions Injury

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Only in the twisted universe of Detroit Lionsdom could the most-played highlight from a win over their biggest division rival be... what you are about to witness. Detroit linebacker Stephen Tulloch decided to celebrate a big sack by mimicking Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers' "Discount Double Check" move, which is quite ...

Sponsors concerned about NFL’s handling of off-field issues

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

On Tuesday several major NFL sponsors expressed their disapproval of how the league is handling off-field issues involving its players. Anheuser-Busch is the biggest name to publicly condemn the league, but none of the NFL's top sponsors have taken the step of pulling advertising yet. Anheuser-Busch said it has spoken with ...

Chicago Bears teach a valuable gambling lesson

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

"Never bet against your own team" is one of those adages you always hear, somewhere along the lines of "Never play in traffic," "never stick a knife down your toaster" and "never get involved in a land war in Asia." And yet...I just couldn't help myself. In my lifetime of watching the ...

Jadeveon Clowney to have surgery, out four to six weeks

Monday, September 8th, 2014

The Houston Texans won their opener on Sunday 17-6 over the Washington Redskins, but in the process they lost something big. No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney went down with a knee injury late in the second quarter and had to leave the game. The prognosis isn't good. Clowney tore theĀ meniscus ...

Jim Kelly declared cancer-free

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

In what has to be one of the best sports stories in the past few years, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was declared cancer-free on Thursday after follow-up biopsies this week came back negative. On June 3, 2013, Kelly announced that he had been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in ...