Colts G Matt Slauson played through two broken vertebrae in loss to Patriots
The Colts lost to the Patriots on Thursday night, 38-24, but they also were in danger of losing a veteran player permanently. Guard Matt Slauson played through most of the second half with two broken vertebrae, according to the Indianapolis Star. Not only that, but he also was "one play away"...
NFL trade rumors: Raiders want first-round pick in return for WR Amari Cooper
The Raiders have a high asking price for Amari Cooper. Oakland has discussed dealing the 24-year-old wide receiver, according to a report from the NFL Network, but the Raiders want a first round pick in return for the two-time Pro Bowl player. Cooper suffered a concussion in the Raiders’ 27-3 loss...
Three takeaways from the 49ers' big win over the Raiders
The Raiders will be happy to forget the final "Battle of the Bay." Oakland fell 34-3 to San Francisco in what was another poor showing for the Jon Gruden-led squad at Levi's Stadium. But, for the 49ers and fill-in starting quarterback Nick Mullens, their second victory couldn't have come at a...
Eagles QB Nick Foles isn't ready to retire: 'I'm really loving playing this game'
Nick Foles is not with the Jaguars during OTAs, with the team citing "personal reasons" for his absence. The quarterback, who is in his first season with Jacksonville, doesn't have a timetable for his return, though NFL Media indicated he could be back by the end of this week. Coach Doug...
JuJu Smith-Schuster does not want Steelers to trade Antonio Brown: ‘He makes me better’
Antonio Brown is in Oakland now, but that's not stopping him from taking another jab at one of his former teammates.  The feud started when Brown wrote Sunday on Twitter: "Keep your emotions off the internet," which prompted a response from multiple fans. Keep your emotions off the internet — Antonio Brown...
Broncos’ John Elway: Joe Flacco is ‘coming into his prime’
Joe Flacco is ready for a fresh start. The 34-year-old quarterback, who was sent from the Ravens to the Broncos in a trade this offseason, participated in his first training camp practice with his new team Thursday. "Welcome to Denver!!!"#BroncosCountry was ready to greet @JoeFlacco at #BroncosCamp. pic.twitter.com/bJ0oQDGPVE — Denver Broncos...
Troy Aikman on Dak Prescott's accuracy: 'I've seen too many errant throws'
Dallas legend and Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman knows what Dak Prescott needs to do to improve. "He needs to be more accurate with the football," Aikman told The Musers on 96.7 The Ticket in Dallas, via the Dallas Morning News. The 25-year-old Cowboys quarterback's 61.8 percent completion rate is...
Jon Gruden says 1-5 Raiders 'aren't tankin' anything'
Jon Gruden's return to Oakland hasn't exactly gone as planned. During his weekly media conference on Tuesday, the Raiders coach addressed the rumors that his team has already given up on the season after a 1-5 start. "I'll say this: We aren't tanking anything," Gruden said. "I hear the hatred out...
Cowboys LB Sean Lee (hamstring) to miss 4-6 weeks, report says
Sean Lee will be lucky if he plays again this season. The Cowboys linebacker is expected to miss four to six weeks of action after suffering a left hamstring injury in Monday's loss to the Titans, the Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday, citing an unidentified source. Should his recovery go smoothly, Lee...
Tom Brady, Patriots embrace underdog role after win over Chargers
Tom Brady had a chip on his shoulder after the Patriots' dominating 41-28 victory over the Chargers in their AFC divisional playoff game Sunday. Brady was instrumental in the win, passing for 343 yards and a touchdown. But immediately after the game, he shrugged off a question about next Sunday's AFC...