Day: November 9, 2016

Bill Belichick repeatedly shoots down questions about Trump letter with one word

November 9, 2016

Bill Belichick was pulled into the political spotlight on Monday when Donald Trump, now president-elect, read a letter the Patriots head coach wrote to him. Belichick confirmed on Tuesday that he did indeed write the letter, and he expanded on the situation a bit during Wednesday’s press conference. Well, at least he started to before […]

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Ben Roethlisberger calms Steelers fans with Aaron Rodgers-like talk: ‘It’s halftime’

November 9, 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers surrendered first place in the AFC North to the Baltimore Ravens during their Sunday loss. It dropped their record to 4-4, creating some cause for concern in Pittsburgh. Ben Roethlisberger wants everyone to calm down and relax, just as Aaron Rodgers did in 2014. "I could do the Aaron Rodgers, ‘Relax,’ but I’m just […]

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Billy ‘White Shoes’ Johnson explains his how he got his nickname, defends TD celebrations

November 9, 2016

THEN: Billy Johnson appeared in 143 NFL games during a 13-year NFL career and was known best as a kickoff and punt returner for the Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons in the 1970s and ’80s. Considered to be one of the originators of the touchdown dance, the 5-foot-9, 170-pound Johnson is remembered for wearing and […]

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Report: Tony Romo believes he’s healthy enough to play

November 9, 2016

The Dallas Cowboys haven’t ruled out the idea that Tony Romo could be active against the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, and there might be a reason for that. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, Romo feels he’s recovered from his back injury and is “ready to play.” true Source says that Tony Romo feels he has […]

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5 NFL overreactions from Week 9, including the Raiders’ place in the AFC

November 9, 2016

<!– Week 9 overreactions As we get closer to the end of the regular season, it’s becoming increasingly clearer which teams are at the top of the heap, and which are destined for a top-10 pick in the draft. However, with seven weeks still remaining, we can’t get ahead of ourselves in anointing a team […]

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Donald Trump’s 15 biggest supporters in sports

November 9, 2016

<!– Mike Tyson Tyson announced that he would be voting for Trump in 2015. “He should be President of the United States, that’s what he should be…. Why wouldn’t anybody like that? A guy that came from where he came from and doing what he’s doing. Know what that means? That don’t mean he’s a […]

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Hue Jackson vows the Browns will win a game ‘somehow, someway’

November 9, 2016

Only one team in NFL history has gone 0-16. There’s a team in grave danger of joining the 2008 Lions in that regard, and it’s the 2016 Browns. They’ve lost their first nine games of the season and there is little hope that they’ll win a game in 2016. Their players have continued to play […]

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Power ranking the NFL’s 8 divisions since the 2002 realignment

November 9, 2016

<!– The NFL landscape changed in 2002; how the divisions stack up since then may surprise you When the Houston Texans joined the NFL as an expansion franchise in 2002, the league took the opportunity to reshape the AFC and NFC into four divisions instead of three while keeping rivalries alive and some geographic integrity […]

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Bucs RB Doug Martin returns to practice for first time since Week 2 injury

November 9, 2016

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been without Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin since Week 2 when he injured his hamstring. Since then, they’ve seen his two replacements go down with injuries of their own as they’re becoming dangerously thin at running back. While Jacquizz Rodgers is a long shot to play this week and […]

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Jimmy Graham says a lot of people ‘didn’t believe that I’d come back’

November 9, 2016

Jimmy Graham suffered a devastating knee injury last season, rupturing his patellar tendon in November. He battled back, defying all odds to be ready for the start of 2016. He’s played every game this season, and while he got off to a slow start, his production has been off the charts of late. On Monday […]

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