American Football

Cousins calling other QBs

For the first time ever, after functioning as Robert Griffin III’s backup for years, Kirk Cousins entered the offseason as the de facto starting quarterback in Washington. And that’s a bit of an adjustment for the fifth-year quarterback. He still doesn’t really know how to spend his spring. “Basically, I’m trying to figure that out still,” Cousins told CSN Mid-Atlantic. ...

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Rodgers plays golf with Obama

Aaron Rodgers takes in some golf. USATSI What could be more nerve-wracking than playing golf with the President of the United States? Turns out, not much if you’re Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers quarterback recently went on his old teammate A.J. Hawk’s podcast and discussed playing golf this spring with President Barack Obama. “It was my best round of ...

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Jordan to apply for reinstatement

It’s not a stretch to say that Dion Jordon has been a monumental bust, even when judging him relative to the 2013 draft class, generally considered one of the weakest in recent memory. Making matters worse: The Dolphins traded up to No. 3 to take Jordan, who appeared in 16 games as a rookie but managed just two sacks, and ...

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Will Fitz stick it to Jets?

The slow dance between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets over a new contract continues to be as exciting as a pair of eighth graders with a balloon stuck between them and Stairway to Heaven blaring over the gym loudspeaker. The last we heard was the Jets reportedly offered Fitzpatrick a three-year deal with $ 12 million guaranteed in ...

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Report: Wentz already ahead of Bradford

Make of this what you will, but second-overall pick Carson Wentz doesn’t seem overwhelmed by making the jump from FCS to the NFL. More than that, he appears to have a better grasp on Doug Pederson’s offense than some guy name Sam Bradford. This report comes courtesy of NJ.com’s Matt Lombardo, who also warns against making too much of two ...

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More NFL owners support Raiders to Vegas

Ballsport News

The Raiders’ biggest obstacle in their attempted move to Las Vegas is no longer the support of NFL owners. While the issue of generating enough taxpayer money (about $ 750 million) still looms large, the Raiders are in pretty good shape when it comes to backing from the billionaires. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was the first NFL owner to publicly ...

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Kubiak: Don't sleep on Siemian to win job

The Denver Broncos are going to have a wide-open quarterback competition. This is what teams without a true answer at quarterback do. But even if everything is on the table, no one actually believes Trevor Siemian (most notably of “Who the hell is Trevor Siemian?” fame) will land the job. Except his head coach. Gary Kubiak said, via the Denver ...

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Fitz gets $12M offer?

Ryan Fitzpatrick has been engaged in a months-long contract standoff with his former employer, the New York Jets. This standoff has seen multiple Jets support Fitz in the media, but it has also seen the Jets draft a quarterback (Christian Hackenberg) in the second round. For a while, the assumption has been that Fitzpatrick has yet to bite on whatever ...

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Raiders facing one big Vegas obstacle

Ballsport News

The Oakland Raiders making a move and becoming the Las Vegas Raiders isn’t something even remotely viable 10 years ago. Now it feels likely. Mark Davis’ franchise has the support of multiple owners, including two of the most powerful ones in Jerry Jones and Bob Kraft, and is willing to pony up money for the team to move. One little ...

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Moreno plots comeback

Knowshon Moreno’s NFL career lasted just six seasons, but the 28-year-old former Broncos first-round pick is making one last push to return to football after not playing at all in 2015. “I plan on coming back,” Moreno told TMZ this week. “I feel good. I feel healthy. I’m fully recovered. So I’m just doing the things I have to right ...

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