NFL Hot Reads
The extra-point may soon become extra-long.
According to NFL.com, the league’s Competition Committee has discussed tinkering with the point-after touchdown this preseason and, according to one member, held preliminary talks about spotting the ball for the kick at the 25 rather than the 2 where it is currently placed. The result would be a 43-yard attempt for one point.
“There is no consensus...Read more »
When last we saw Peyton Manning, he was being roughed up by the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. But that won’t be the last we ever see of him.
The reigning MVP reportedly passed the annual physical examination on his surgically repaired neck Monday morning and will continue his Hall-of-Fame career with the Broncos. The Denver Post reported the result of the test, an annual...Read more »
We’ve come a long way from creamsicles. Or have we?
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team that once played in bright orange uniforms considered to be among the ugliest in NFL history, are continuing their tradition of gaudiness with a new look unveiled Monday morning.
Nike helped the Bucs develop the fashion statement that includes a blending of the pewter and red from recent years with...Read more »
Plaxico Burress wants to make another comeback.
The wide receiver and free agent-to-be will turn 37 by the time the 2014 season begins, but he told the Steelers’ website that he thinks he can still play at an NFL level despite missing the entire 2013 season with a torn rotator cuff.
“I am going to treat it as I am coming back to play,” Burress said. “I am going to keep that mindset until...Read more »
Phil Simms isn’t a big fan of Johnny Manziel.
Or Blake Bortles.
Or even Teddy Bridgewater.
In fact, the former Giants quarterback-turned-CBS-analyst believes that if Geno Smith was in this year’s draft, he’d be the best of the bunch.
“If you’re the New York Jets you’ve got to sit there and go, ‘Wow, good thing we made a move last year and we didn’t...Read more »
Blake Bortles is one of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft, but it's his girlfriend that's getting a lot of buzz.
The former UCF quarterback, who is a projected top-five pick in May's NFL draft, said on the Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday that NFL teams asked him about his girlfriend, Lindsey Dukes, during interviews at the NFL Combine last weekend.
"It was just kind of some awkward...Read more »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday night that she had vetoed Senate Bill 1062, a bill that opponents believed would have allowed businesses the right to refuse service to anyone based on the business owner's religious beliefs without fear of lawsuits and potentially lead to widespread discimination against the gay and lesbian community.
As a result of Brewer's decision, the...Read more »
The NFL is keeping a close eye on Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who has until Saturday to veto, ignore or sign SB 1062, a bill that would allow businesses in the state to use religious beliefs as a way to refuse serving gay patrons. Why does the NFL have an interest in the bill? Because Super Bowl XLIX is scheduled to be played in Arizona next year, and passage of the bill might prompt the league to...Read more »
The 2014 NFL Combine wrapped up Tuesday as defensive backs took the field for workouts. Let's see who wowed during workouts and who left more questions to be answered.
RISER: Jason Verrett, CB, TCU
Verrett posted a 4.38 40-yard dash, which was second-best among all defensive backs and just .01 second behind Justin Gilbert's top time of 4.37. Verrett also ran a 6.69 three-cone drill (fourth-best...Read more »
The Jets traded Darrelle Revis to the Bucs last year in exchange for a first-round pick in 2013 and a conditional fourth-rounder this year. Now it appears Revis could be on the move yet again.
Per Jason La Canfora of CBSSports, some teams believe the Bucs may part ways with Revis, who last year signed a six-year, $96 million deal that pays him $16 million annually.
Revis...Read more »