Steelers coach Mike Tomlin reportedly fined $25K for penalty comments
Mike Tomlin's words will have repercussions after all. The Steelers coach has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of game officials following the team's Week 5 win over the Falcons, NFL Media reported, citing an unidentified source. Tomlin, a member of the NFL's competition committee, was optimistic he wouldn't be penalized, but...
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"...
Colin Kaepernick files to trademark black-and-white image of face, hair
Colin Kaepernick and his company, Inked Flash, have filed to trademark the famous black-and-white image of his face and hair. The filing was made Friday, but showed up on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website Wednesday, ESPN.com reported. According to the filing, Kaepernick wants to use the image on multiple...
Bucs, OL Ali Marpet agree to reported 5-year, $54M extension
Ali Marpet won't be leaving Tampa Bay anytime soon. The Buccaneers on Tuesday announced they have signed the guard to a five-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2023. Financial terms weren't disclosed, though ESPN reports the deal is worth $54.1 million over that time. Locking down a...