RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers locked up the number one overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft today, after falling to the New Orleans Saints 23-20.
Bucs led by 13 heading into the fourth quarter, but that lead went away after Lovie Smith made some questionable substitutions. It led for some people to wonder if they were tanking.
Smith denied those reports.
“It had nothing to do...
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Jets will move swiftly and fire HC Rex Ryan and GM John Idzik.
Mortensen reported earlier in the day that Ryan was hoping to get a quick resolution regarding his status, so he can move on to a new job if he’s fired.
Ryan should find some interest, but there has been plenty of talk that he could elect to take a job in television...
Back in August, when Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller was ruled out for the season after suffering a shoulder injury, most Buckeyes fans figured the 2014 campaign was going to be one to forget. Instead, backup J.T. Barrett, who in the process re-wrote the school’s record books, led OSU to an undefeated regular season. And after Barrett went down with a broken...
Jim Harbaugh officially is unemployed.
Less than an hour after beating the Arizona Cardinals in their season finale, the San Francisco 49ers agreed to mutually agreed to part ways with their head coach, 49ers CEO Jed York announced in a statement. Harbaugh had one season left on his 5-year, $25 million contract.
“Jim and I have come to the conclusion that it is in our mutual...
Mike Wallace was one of the best offensive players the Miami Dolphins had this season, but you would never have known it if you watched the team’s final game of the year on Sunday. Wallace, who had a team-high 10 touchdown receptions in 2014, was benched for the entire second half against the New York...Read More
Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sent a stern message to Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon and Justin Gilbert about being more professional moving forward. The owner also threatened to cut the players if they do not clean up their acts. Here are Haslam’s comments to his team via the Akron Beacon Journal. “I think is the...Read More
There likely are a number of NBA teams that would love to have Ray Allen’s services. Unfortunately, it appears they all might be out of luck.
The 39-year-old free agent is leaning towards retiring from the NBA rather than attempt to sign with a team for the second half of the season, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported recently, via ESPN Cleveland.
Allen last played...
By virtue of a win over the Cleveland Browns and the San Diego Chargers’ loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens are back in the playoffs after a year hiatus.
It wasn’t pretty against Cleveland, but the Ravens did just enough to get the final seed in the AFC, which will likely pit them against the winner of the Steelers-Bengals game Sunday evening...
The Dallas Cowboys’ offense had a record-breaking Sunday.
At the end of the first quarter of their matchup with the Washington Redskins, DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant broke two Cowboys records on consecutive plays. Murray took off on a 32-yard run, giving him 1,798 rushing yards on the season to top Emmitt Smith’s 1,773.
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The Cleveland Browns appear to be having some serious issues with their young stars. In addition to Johnny Manziel getting fined by the team for being late to his injury treatment, Josh Gordon has been suspended for the final game of the season. ESPN’s Pat McManamon reports that — like Manziel — Gordon was missing...Read More