The NFL and its players’ union have an array of health programs designed to help players in their life after football. According to his agent, Phillip Adams did not avail himself of those opportunities. Adams, a journeyman player, spent six seasons in the league. Authorities say he fatally shot five people in South Carolina — […]
In this weeks episode Matt recaps the national championship, gives his take on what the Jrue Holiday extension means for the Bucks and discusses what the Sam Darnold trade means for both the Jets and Panthers.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady had no problem taking a lightsaber to Star Wars’ Kylo Ren and a unit of storm troopers. A mask-wearing Brady visited the Star Wars-themed section of Walt Disney World with his family and friends on Monday, […]
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got quite the surprise in his first episode as a guest host of “Jeopardy!” Contestant Scott Shewfelt was stumped on the final question of the episode that aired Monday. He decided to reply by referencing a controversial Packers strategic decision in last season’s NFC championship game as he wrote, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was the face of a hopeful franchise, a promising playmaker who might just be the New York Jets’ quarterback for at least the next decade. It took only three years for that dream to fizzle and fade into disappointment. Darnold was traded Monday to the Carolina Panthers, ending months […]
The NFL could finally see its first 2,000-yard receiver. The 5,000-yard passing club might be ready to induct a few more members with Peyton Manning’s single-season record of 5,477 yards possibly in jeopardy. The accomplishment of 1,000-yard seasons rushing or receiving will become more common and a little more devalued. With the NFL increasing its […]
Even over a tiny Zoom window, there is no mistaking the fact that Mike Reilly looks the part of an NFL linebacker. Five years after he decided to retire from the NFL and now a practicing chiropractic doctor, Reilly still trains and eats in the disciplined way he has since he started to get serious about football in high school. The unpretentious duo of hard work and consistency continue to be the hallmarks of Reilly’s success in athletics and beyond.
There was never any doubt the NFL would grow its regular-season schedule to 17 games once the labor agreement with the players union was reached a year ago. More games, more money and more flexibility for America’s most popular sport. Potentially, more injuries for the guys on the field, too, though Commissioner Roger Goodell and […]
The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games to generate additional revenue for America’s most popular sport. Team owners on Tuesday approved the 17th game as expected, marking the first time in 43 years the regular season has been increased. It went from 14 to 16 […]
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — For San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, the biggest risk wasn’t trading three first-round picks for the No. 3 selection where he could take a shot on the franchise quarterback of the future. The chance he didn’t want to take going forward anymore was going into a season without an […]