Washington‘s two biggest moves in the offseason were signing defensive lineman Jason Hatcher to a four-year, $27.5 million contract and franchise tagging pass rusher Brian Orakpo, paying him $11.45 million this season. That’s a lot of money put into the Redskins’ pass rush up front. While Hatcher is proving worth his contract, Orakpo isn’t. They’ve […]
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Washington‘s two biggest moves in the offseason were signing defensive lineman Jason Hatcher to a four-year, $27.5 million contract and franchise tagging pass rusher Brian Orakpo, paying him $11.45 million this season. That’s a lot of money put into the Redskins’ pass rush up front. While Hatcher...
Tom Brady talks to reporters after the Patriots were dismantled by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football.
Allen was a former Saints position coach
Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was not at practice on Monday. He’s nursing an ankle injury suffered in the 41-28 victory over the Falcons on Sunday. Quarterback Christian Ponder received first team reps in Bridgewater’s absence with practice squad quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson serving as his backup. Head coach Mike Zimmer said he was hopeful Bridgewater would play on Thursday against the Packers. Along with Bridgewater, linebacker Chad Greenway and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn were not at practice. Greenway missed Sunday’s game with broken hand and a rib injury....
It was Brice McCain, and not Antwon Blake, getting extensive playing time in the Steelers' 27-24 loss to Tampa Bay as Pittsburgh used sub packages often - a deviation from their course so far this season. James Harrison and Arthur Moats split time at outside linebacker. We said last week recently signed outside linebacker James Harrison may be playing possum with the media leading into the Steelers' Week 4 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Harrison suggested his playing time would be low, considering football shape is different than game shape. Harrison was in on 27 of the Steelers'...
"I don't know about ‘closing gaps' and all that," Sherman said. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman hopped on the NFL Network over his bye weekend. Sherman was asked if the Broncos "closed the gap" with the Seahawks, since they lost in overtime 26-20 instead of pretty-much-by-halftime 43-8 like in their previous match in the Super Bowl. Sherman didn't seem too entertained by the idea. "I don't know about ‘closing gaps' and all that," Sherman replied. "We should have been able to make the plays to put the game away. It shouldn't have been that close." Sherman's comments fall in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A look at snaps played by New England Patriots defenders in the team's 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs (includes penalties but not final kneel-downs): DEFENSIVE END Rob Ninkovich -- 63 of 65 Chandler Jones -- 44 of 65 Michael Buchanan -- 9 of 65 Quick-hit thought: Jones, who struggled at times setting the edge in the running game, was taken out for the final three series of the game while other top players like Jerod Mayo stayed on.
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Watch EA SPORTS Madden 15 simulate the outcome of Week 4's Monday Night Football match-up between Tom Brady’s New England Patriots and Alex Smith’s Kansas City Chiefs.
Regardless of their defensive flaws, the Green Bay Packers need apologize for nothing Sunday. They were on the road against the archrival Chicago Bears with a winning record, and left with a convincing victory.
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Adam Aizer, Jamey Eisenberg, Pete Prisco and Dave Richard recap the action of the Packers and the Bears.
Vikings players Chad Greenway, Jarius Wright, Kyle Rudolph, Jerick McKinnon and Harrison Smith talk about the win against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Four of the next five games are on the road, including three tough AFC matchupsAs players and coaches exited the locker room late Sunday after a 38-10 win over the Panthers, the solid start to the season was tempered by an understanding of the challenges ahead.