DOUG PEDERSON ON PHILLY SPECIAL: “IT'S A WIDELY-USED PLAY”

On Thursday night, Browns coach Hue Jackson bristled at any suggestion that his team stole the receiver pass to quarterback Baker Mayfield...

COLTS RULE OUT SIX PLAYERS FOR SUNDAY

The Colts won't have too many decisions to make when it comes to filling out their inactive list this Sunday. Seven players from the...

 
 
 

BILL BELICHICK: NO ONE KNOWS US BETTER THAN MATT PATRICIA DOES

Matt Patricia's defense has not looked good in his first two games as head coach of the Lions. But Patriots coach Bill Belichick thinks...

PEYTON MANNING MAY BE ROOTING FOR SAM DARNOLD, IN ONE SPECIFIC WAY

Of all the records future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning holds, the one record he wishes he didn't hold came in 1998, when...

 
 
 

PANTHERS CORNERBACK DONTE JACKSON QUESTIONABLE

The Panthers are still banged-up by any reasonable measure, but it appears they'll have one defensive starter back on the field. Cornerback...

GIANTS RULE OUT ELI APPLE, OLIVIER VERNON

The Giants will try for their first win of the year in Houston on Sunday without a pair of defensive starters. The team released its...

 
 
 

SHOULD BROWNS STICK WITH THEIR “SIT BAKER” PLAN?

Thursday night's debut from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has launched an avalanche of sentiment that he should now be the starter,...

TODD BOWLES: SAM DARNOLD GREW A LOT THURSDAY NIGHT

After Thursday night's loss to the Browns, Jets head coach Todd Bowles said blame for the loss fell entirely on his shoulders. Bowles...

 
 
 

JAGUARS ADD JALEN RAMSEY TO INJURY REPORT, QUESTIONABLE

The Jaguars already had one big name on the injury report, and added another Friday. Via Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, the Jaguars added...

EAGLES RUNNING SHORT ON RUNNING BACKS

The Eagles signed some running back depth earlier this week, and it appears they're going to need it. Via Tom Pelissero of the NFL...

 
 
 

CARDINALS G.M.: JOSH ROSEN WILL PLAY “WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT”

The Cardinals are trying to simplify their offense now, rather than making wholesale changes. That doesn't mean there's not one big...

NFLPA HONORS TRAVIS KELCE FOR OPENING ROBOTICS LAB FOR K.C. KIDS

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been named this week's NFLPA Community MVP for his efforts to help children in Kansas City. Working...

 
 
 

DAN BAILEY: “EASY DECISION” TO JOIN VIKINGS

The Vikings have a new kicker. And he's a pretty good kicker. And he was attracted to Minnesota by the fact that he's playing for a...

AARON RODGERS TO PRACTICE TOMORROW, WITH AN EYE TOWARD PLAYING AGAIN

The Packers are hoping last week's schedule offers the same results as last week. Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Packers coach Mike...

 
 
 

TEXANS NOW HAVE NFL'S LONGEST WINLESS STREAK

As everyone with even a casual interest in the NFL is aware by now, the Browns ended a 635-day winless streak on Thursday night with...

BAKER MAYFIELD AN OVERWHELMING FAVORITE TO START IN WEEK FOUR

After last night's first-win-in-635 days for the Browns, coach Hue Jackson said that he needs to watch the tape before picking a starting...

 
 
 

49ERS EXPECT RICHARD SHERMAN TO PLAY, MARQUISE GOODWIN A GAME-TIME CALL

49ers cornerback Richard Sherman did not practice on Thursday due to what was listed as a heel injury, but it does not appear to be...

COWBOYS REMAIN THE MOST VALUABLE NFL FRANCHISE

If they gave out Lombardi Trophies for franchise value, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones would need a bigger trophy case. For the 12th straight...

 
 
 

BAKER MAYFIELD WILL BE THE BROWNS' 30TH STARTING QUARTERBACK SINCE 1999

Officially, the Browns have not named Baker Mayfield their new starting quarterback. Realistically, everyone knows Mayfield will start...

REPORT: ROB GRONKOWSKI'S ANKLE NOT A CONCERN FOR SUNDAY

Tight end Rob Gronkowski popped up on the Patriots injury report Thursday as a limited participant due to an ankle issue and midweek...

 
 
 



KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

Here are the games for Week 4: No. 10 Penn State at Illinois , No. 25 BYU vs. McNeese State, No. 14 Mississippi State at Kentucky, No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon, and Utah... Read more ...

Pick up Corey Clement as a flex this week in fantasy football

Pick up Corey Clement as a flex this week in fantasy football

Running backs Jay Ajayi and Darren Sproles will miss the Philadelphia Eagles' Week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Read more ...

Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

Texas Rangers fire Banister after consecutive losing seasons

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister before the end of what will be the team's first consecutive losing seasons in 10 years Read more ...

NFL week 3: Locks and upsets

NFL week 3: Locks and upsets

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Lorenzo Reyes tells us which team will pull off an upset and which is a lock to win in Week 3. Read more ...

Timberwolves reportedly shutting down Jimmy Butler trade inquiries

Timberwolves reportedly shutting down Jimmy Butler trade inquiries

The Timberwolves are reportedly telling other teams that Butler is "an elite player and that the franchise intends to keep him." Read more ...

Who should start for the Bucs: Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston?

Who should start for the Bucs: Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston?

With 8 touchdowns in two games, the Fitzpatrick has looked impressive. Read more ...

Marcellus Wiley: ‘There's a lot of potential still in Josh Gordon

Marcellus Wiley: ‘There's a lot of potential still in Josh Gordon

Marcellus Wiley and Jason Whitlock react to Peter King's comments on newly acquired New England Patriots WR Josh Gordon. Read more ...

College Football Playoff games of impact for Week 4 of the season

College Football Playoff games of impact for Week 4 of the season

Week 4 of the season brings five games that impact on the College Football Playoff, starting with Alabama-Texas A&M and Stanford-Oregon Read more ...

How Aguero went from Jesus understudy to better than Kane in Guardiola's mind

How Aguero went from Jesus understudy to better than Kane in Guardiola's mind

The striker was told to watch and learn from his 19-year-old team-mate but is now Manchester City's No.1 striker again, as his new contract underlines Read more ...

NBA sends letter to teams suggesting changes after Mavericks investigation

NBA sends letter to teams suggesting changes after Mavericks investigation

The league is asking teams to consider changes, including more women in leadership roles, formal harassment reporting processes and anonymous surveys. Read more ...