Day: December 11, 2016

Bills game delayed by massive piles of rubber turf pellets

December 11, 2016

The snow was coming down Sunday in Buffalo, making for difficult playing conditions for both the Bills and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Receivers were having a hard time keeping their footing, backs couldn’t cut as effectively and gripping the ball obviously was challenging. To alleviate the problem and attempt to improve the field of play, the grounds crew tried to […]

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Why Titans WR Harry Douglas’ low block vs. Broncos was actually legal

December 11, 2016

A fight broke out during the Broncos-Titans game on Sunday after an apparent cheap shot by Tennessee wide receiver Harry Douglas. On a running play, Douglas dove at Chris Harris Jr.’s knee, attempting to take him out of the play. true ��Extracurricular activities between the Broncos and Titans�� pic.twitter.com/BImVrn9uGG — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) December […]

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Matthew Stafford made sure the Lions would set a record for fourth-quarter comebacks

December 11, 2016

It seemed unlikely the Detroit Lions would need another fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Ford Field, but quarterback Matt Stafford created the need for one and then solved that problem within several minutes. Detroit entered the game with seven fourth-quarter comebacks this season, needing one more to establish an NFL […]

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Adam Gase says the Dolphins fear Ryan Tannehill tore his ACL

December 11, 2016

The Miami Dolphins are battling for a postseason berth, but their chances of making the playoffs may have taken a significant hit Sunday. Ryan Tannehill was forced to leave in the third quarter of the Dolphins’ 26-23 win over Arizona with a leg injury, and the team fears he tore his ACL on the play. […]

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Redskins sack Carson Wentz late to beat the Eagles

December 11, 2016

Washington running back Chris Thompson scored a 25-yard rushing touchdown with under two minutes to play and the Redskins defense shut down Carson Wentz in the red zone for a come-from-behind victory on the road that keeps their playoff hopes alive. With a tight end serving as a backup long snapper, the Eagles kicked a field […]

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Jaguars remain in slide, fall at home to Vikings

December 11, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Asiata scored on a short touchdown run, Kai Forbath kicked four field goals and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 25-16 on Sunday, winning for just the second time in nine weeks. Asiata had a chance to score three times, but he was stopped on a fourth-and-goal run in […]

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Le’Veon Bell shattered multiple records in historic game vs. Bills

December 11, 2016

Due to the emergence of David Johnson, Ezekiel Elliott and Jay Ajayi, Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell sometimes gets pushed aside when talking about the league’s best running backs. It’s safe to say that shouldn’t happen. Bell turned in a historic performance against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, carrying the Steelers to a 27-20 victory. He rushed […]

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Redskins safety crushes Darren Sproles with dirty hit

December 11, 2016

Philadelphia Eagles star Darren Sproles left Sunday’s game against the Redskins in the fourth quarter after a scary and dangerous hit on a punt return. Washington’s Deshazor Everett leveled Sproles before he caught the ball, and he had to be helped from the locker room. true #Eagles injury update: TE Brent Celek (stinger) is questionable […]

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Dolphins weather late push from Cardinals, but lose Ryan Tannehill in victory

December 11, 2016

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill threw three touchdown passes before being sidelined with a knee injury that could end his season, and Andrew Franks kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired to help the Miami Dolphins beat the Arizona Cardinals 26-23 Sunday. Coach Adam Gase said the Dolphins fear Tannehill tore his […]

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Falcons score 10 seconds into game thanks to Rams’ botched kickoff return

December 11, 2016

That didn’t take long. The Falcons jumped out to a 7-0 lead just 10 seconds into their game against the Rams on Sunday, a sequence that would be pretty impressive if Atlanta had been on the receiving end of the opening kickoff. Instead, the Rams were set to have the opening possession until Michael Thomas […]

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