NFL news, rumors and injuries
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:44:19 -0800
The NFL will again look at changing the extra point after experimenting with moving the kick back to the 15-yard line in the preseason and narrowing the goal posts in the Pro Bowl.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:27:19 -0800
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday, Jan. 30, the league will consider proposals to expand instant replay and rotate officiating crews to provide more consistency.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:14:04 -0800
The NFL plans to hire a chief medical officer to oversee all the league's health policies in the near future, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday Jan. 30. The chief medical officer will work with the league's medical committees, advisers and the NFL Players Association.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:48:34 -0800
Former White House press secretary Joe Lockhart said he has been "working with the NFL for the past three to four months on public relations issues after the Ray Rice case surfaced," according to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:20:34 -0800
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced at a news conference Friday, Jan. 30, no specific NFL team has been identified for a possible relocation to Los Angeles. The St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are rumored candidates to move to Los Angeles, but Goodell mentioned the league's main priority is keeping teams where they are.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:28:03 -0800
The NFL is facing a challenge to their tax-exempt status. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is sponsoring a bill that would result in professional sports leagues losing their tax-exempt status, if passed.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:05:27 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Mariota is expected to be a first-round selection in the upcoming NFL Draft. He projects as a low-end QB2 in seasonal fantasy formats to start the season, but could move his way up ranks and be a solid weekly play in FantasyScore contests in favorable matchups.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:33:35 -0800
The National Football League will shortly announce the return of the Pro Bowl to Hawaii for the 2015 through 2017 seasons.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:45:10 -0800
NFL teams and general managers are becoming increasingly fearful of gambling on big-name quarterback prospects early in drafts, and patience with rookie quarterbacks is thinner than ever before. Seventeen teams have had more than one general manager since 2011, and just 10 teams have the same GM as they did in 2008. "Everyone is fearful," said one NFC coach. "When they draft one, what if they make a mistake? It's not going to work out too well. The GM, the coach and the quarterback are tied together." Neither Oregon QB Marcus Mariota nor Florida State QB Jameis Winston have consistent praise from scouts to make them sure things.
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:40:58 -0800
Free-agent DT Albert Haynesworth (Buccaneers) pleaded guilty Tuesday, Jan. 20, to one charge of reckless boating. Haynesworth's other four charges were dropped.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:39:24 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Mariota is likely to be the top overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. That pick is currently owned by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mariota's fantasy football value in 2015 will depend on the situation his new team is in.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:10:23 -0800
Free-agent FB Greg Jones is announcing his retirement Thursday, Jan. 15.
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