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Fox Protects Detroit v Chicago Week 16 Game

As first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, FOX and CBS have made their picks on which games they are protecting from being shifted to Sunday Night Football. Each network can protect one game each week to prevent it being moved from it’s currently scheduled game time to Sunday Night Football. FOX has picked the Detroit at Chicago 1pm game as their week 16 protection. My guess...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s the NFL games Fox and CBS protected against flexing

You’d need a couple Ph. D’s to understand the full mechanics of the NFL’s complicated, yet highly useful, flexible scheduling system.  There’s much more to it than NBC and the NFL picking which game they get to put on Sunday Night Football. Namely, Fox and CBS are able to protect certain games throughout the season.  After all, those networks are also paying oodles of millions...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo Undergoing MRI For Pectoral Injury

Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo will undergo an MRI on his pectoral muscle Monday. According to John Keim, there is some concern that Orakpo may have suffered a partial tear of the right pectoral muscle. This is obviously a big concern for Orakpo as he has previously torn his other pectoral muscle and is playing out the 2014 season under the franchise...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks asked about Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday NFL Countdown that the Seahawks also reached out to the Denver Broncos about the idea of trading WR Percy Harvin for TE Julius Thomas. However, Schefter adds that the Broncos never considered the idea and ultimately said no to the Seahawks. Interestingly enough, Ian Rapoport reported that the Browns and Seahawks actually discussed trading...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan who shined laser pointer at Bills players caught by police

The Detroit Lions fan who shined a laser pointer in the faces of Buffalo Bills players during Sunday’s matchup won’t be watching anymore games from Ford Field. The fan has been identified by the Lions and effective immediately will be banned indefinitely from events at Ford Field, the team announced, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The individual admitted to using the laser pointer...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders pick up WR Kenbrell Thompkins off waivers

The Oakland Raiders have landed former Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins off of waivers; after being released this past weekend. Raiders claimed former Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins on waivers. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2014 Thompkins was expected to make an impact in New England, but never did. We’ll see what he can do in Oakland. var ACE_AR...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, citing a league source, reports that the 2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier in the day that the NFL draft will be held from April 30-May 2, so it looks like the league has begun to hammer out the last remaining details of the event. The league has narrowed down the list of cities interested in hosting the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft will be held on April 30th-May 2nd

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 2015 NFL Draft will take place from April 30 through May 2. @AdamSchefter: Though the league is undecided between LA and Chicago, next year’s NFL Draft is now set for April 30-May 2, per league sources. The league is still deciding between Los Angeles and Chicago as possible […] The post 2015 NFL Draft will be held on April 30th-May 2nd...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones will likely get in trouble for tampering with Adrian Peterson

If it’s true that Jerry Jones spoke with Adrian Peterson and Peterson told him that he wants to play for Dallas,  Jones will likely get in trouble for tampering. Jerry Jones may have violated NFL tampering rules; Adrian Peterson called to say he'd like to play for Cowboys: — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 28, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Has the Josh Gordon suspension decision already been made?

Photo by Scott Sargent / WFNY Adam Schefter is reporting that the Josh Gordon appeal decision has been made. Apparently the only thing left to decide is when to issue that judgement. Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when to issue it. #takeyourtime — Chris Fillar (@ItsFillar) August 26, 2014 It’s all...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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