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  • 2015 NFL Regular Season Schedule Released: Here Are The Highlights

    2015 NFL Regular Season Schedule Released: Here Are The Highlights

    On Tuesday night, the NFL unveiled their 2015 regular season schedule to the public, and there are plenty of match-ups that you’ll want to circle on your calendar. The season kicks off on Thursday, September 10, with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots playing host to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The first Sunday nighter […]

  • Lawrence Phillips Prison Murder: Former NFL RB Suspected of Killing Cellmate

    Lawrence Phillips Prison Murder: Former NFL RB Suspected of Killing Cellmate

    Former Nebraska Cornhuskers star-turned-NFL washout Lawrence Phillips is suspected of murdering his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison in central California. Damion Soward, a 37-year-old inmate serving 82 years for first degree murder, was found dead early Saturday morning. On Monday, prison officials announced they believe Phillips is responsible. However, they declined to explain how […]

  • Ex-NFL Player Dwight Jones Allegedly Starved Dog to Death

    Ex-NFL Player Dwight Jones Allegedly Starved Dog to Death

    Ugh. Former UNC player and undrafted free agent Dwight Jones has been arrested on a felony count of killing an animal by starvation when it was discovered that a dead, malnourished pitbull was found in his backyard after a 14-degree night. Another dog on the property was found malnourished, but alive. The dogs were discovered on […]

  • 9 Ways to Fix The NFL’s Extra Point Problem

    9 Ways to Fix The NFL’s Extra Point Problem

    The extra point in the NFL has become a bit of a nuisance in recent years. Teams are converting their kick 99.3% of the time, which means only 7 of every 1,000 extra point attempts are made interesting. Not exactly a thrilling proposition. So the owners are of one mind that the extra point system needs to […]

  • The NFL Is Changing the Extra Point…They Just Don’t Know How Yet

    The NFL Is Changing the Extra Point…They Just Don’t Know How Yet

    In the early days of gridiron football, touchdowns were worth fewer points than the kick after the touchdown. Presumably, this was because scoring touchdowns was easier than kicking field goals back when the ball was just a sack of potatoes somebody brought from home and the average player wasn’t a 6’4″, 250-pound guy who could […]

  • NFL Changes Ineligible Receiver Rule, And Ravens Still Bitter About It

    NFL Changes Ineligible Receiver Rule, And Ravens Still Bitter About It

    During last year’s AFC Divisional Round match-up between the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens, the Pats resorted to all sorts of crazy offensive formations that confused the Ravens and helped them earn a 35-31 victory.  Should they run into John Harbaugh‘s club again next season, New England is going to have to find another […]

  • The NFL Veteran Combine Was Every Bit as Sad as We Thought It Would Be

    The NFL Veteran Combine Was Every Bit as Sad as We Thought It Would Be

    The very idea of an NFL veterans combine is so incredibly sad, I’m almost surprised the league actually went through with it. If these guys were good, they wouldn’t need a veterans combine to get teams to watch them workout. And yet, despite not being good enough, they all agree to have their dreams squashed […]

  • NFL Coaches Photo Is All Sorts of Awesome (Pic)

    NFL Coaches Photo Is All Sorts of Awesome (Pic)

    There are plenty of interesting characters currently occupying head coaching positions in the National Football League, including the likes of Andy Reid, Pete Carroll, and who could forget Bill Belichick. On Monday, all 32 of them gathered together for the annual NFL coaches photo, and the result was awesome for a number of reasons, like Reid’s Hawaiian […]

  • Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston Might Not Attend NFL Draft

    Potential No. 1 Pick Jameis Winston Might Not Attend NFL Draft

    Jameis Winston may not attend the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago on April 30. If he doesn’t, he could be the first No. 1 overall pick to not attend the shindig in 21 years. Winston impressed the hell out of NFL scouts at the combine in February, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, holders of the […]

  • Single ESPN Vine Illustrates the Insanity of NFL Free Agency (Video)

    Single ESPN Vine Illustrates the Insanity of NFL Free Agency (Video)

    In case you were in a country that doesn’t have internet or, I don’t know, in a coma since Sunday, the NFL free agency season began on Monday afternoon. And for whatever reason, teams went abosolutely apeshit. Rosters across the league exploded like an atomic bomb, scattering players everywhere. There were major free agent signings, […]

  • NFL Rushing Champ Chris Johnson Shot in Orlando Drive-By

    NFL Rushing Champ Chris Johnson Shot in Orlando Drive-By

    Former Jets and Titans running back Chris Johnson, 29, was the victim of a drive-by shooting in Orlando on Sunday. He and a man named Reggie Johnson, 29, were extremely lucky to come out alive. Chris suffered a wound to the arm or shoulder, while Reggie suffered wounds to the shoulder, hand, and leg. Both […]

  • Jameis Winston Shuts Down His Twitter Account Prior to the NFL Draft

    Jameis Winston Shuts Down His Twitter Account Prior to the NFL Draft

    In a surprise and out-of-character move this weekend (because it shows accountability), Jameis Winston deactivated his Twitter account prior to the NFL draft. By all accounts, this wasn’t precipitated by scandal or anything like that. Rather, it was a preemptive move by Jameis Winston in an effort to minimize the amount of dumb sh*t he […]

  • 9 NFL Greats Who Need to Retire this Offseason

    9 NFL Greats Who Need to Retire this Offseason

    This off-season, the NFL has a number of players that are flirting with retirement, and for good reason. NFL greats can only stay great for so long, and despite having strong careers without scandal or trauma, there comes a time when you’re simply too old to play in the NFL. Further, there are also players who HAVE been marred […]