The Jets and Bills kicked off Week 2 of the 2016 NFL season with an unexpected high-scoring affair. Ryan Fitzpatrick carved up the Buffalo secondary, while Sammy Watkins’ foot injury limited his impact for Tyrod Taylor. The Bills’ lack of production – 98 total offensive plays in two games – also pushed offensive coordinator Greg […]
I’ve got a good hook for a new commercial. “I’m Yasiel Puig.” The Cuban sensation launched another home run deep into the Los Angeles night on Thursday, his third since being called up by the Dodgers to start the week. Dylan Hernandez write of the Puig phenomenon. Hernandez also reports that Carl Crawford’s hamstring strain […]
He’s a two-time Super Bowl winner and Hall of Famer. He’s now charged with leading the Broncos back on the road to New Orleans and the Lombardi Trophy. In a week when Roger Goodell laid the proverbial smackdown to the Saints in the bounty scandal and left no question as to his authority, Elway did […]
It’s been an interesting two weeks across this sporting landscape. We celebrated that annual rite of spring, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (You didn’t think I was going to say Major League Baseball spring training, did you?) The NFL calendar year started with a flurry of activity and big-dollar contracts. I’ll forgo the laundry list […]
Thursdays are normally reserved for updated injury reports and practice notes. Occasionally, a player or coach will take to the podium and offer a quote that sends the Twitter-verse ablaze. Brandon Marshall wasn’t short-changed in his comments to the media about his intentions and state of mind for Monday’s tilt against the Jets. Marshall predicted […]
The Green Bay Post-Gazette was issued with a fairly sizable gaffe (literally and figuratively) in its headline about this weekend’s forthcoming NFC North battle. Perhaps someone in copyediting was channeling his or her inner Rex Ryan?