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The good and bad from Super Bowl Week

It’s been a roller coaster of a Super Bowl week that kicked off with a first-ever “Super Bowl Opening Night” that took place Monday evening. Between the interviews and star-studded appearances, the players have also had to juggle in some final practice sessions to become as prepared as possible to compete for the Lombardi on Sunday. Headlines created at the podium and on the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 2016: Aqib Talib picks off 3 passes during Denver Broncos' practice | Pool Report

Here is the pool report from the Denver Broncos' practice on Weds, Feb. 3rd. Below is the pool report from the Denver Broncos' practice on Weds, Feb. 3rd. The report comes from Peter King, via the Pro Football Writers of America. STANFORD, Calif.-- On a perfect afternoon for football, the Denver Broncos began their final preparations for Super...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins will franchise Kirk Cousins if needed

While Kirk Cousins is heading into free agency, fans of the Washington Redskins can rest easy. The team teportedly has no plans on letting its quarterback leave. In an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Grant and Danny, MMQB’s Peter King said in no uncertain terms that Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan isn’t letting his quarterback go anywhere. “I’m sure that McCloughan...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter King on Kirk Cousins: Redskins will use franchise if they have to

After his first season as starter, Kirk Cousins started to reveal just how devoted he is to football. In a radio interview, MMQB's Peter King said Scot McCloughan won't let the QB go.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Sharp is the latest former Grantland staffer to join SI

It’s been three full months since ESPN shut down Grantland releasing a whole slew of writers. During that time, we’ve seen some of the site’s former staffers join MTV News. Sports Illustrated is also picking up its share of former Grantlanders. Awful Announcing has learned that its latest pick up is Andrew Sharp, who will cover the NBA just as he did for Grantland. He joins...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking inside Yahoo’s The Vertical, Adrian Wojnarowski’s non-vanity site, ahead of Friday’s launch

When talk first began last summer about an Adrian Wojnarowski-led NBA site, it seemed to fit into a model of personality-driven affinity or vanity sites, including Bill Simmons’ since-shuttered Grantland and Peter King’s The MMQB. After Wojnarowski re-upped with Yahoo in July and plans for the site firmed up in December, the discussion was still about how this would fit those...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame ballot could be fun

There’s a chance the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame ballot could be one of the most intriguing we’ve had in years in terms of newly-eligible candidates. That’s because there’s a growing belief that surefire first-ballot quarterback Peyton Manning will retire after this year’s Super Bowl, and Manning might not be the only active star to hang them up this offseason. Calvin...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The challenges facing the cash-loaded Giants this offseason

It's not as easy as going out and plucking player after player off the market in free agency. Watch video They say that money doesn't buy happiness. It simply can be used to purchase material possessions. In the NFL, money in free agency can buy you talent, but it doesn't necessarily equate to wins. It's a much more complicated...
Via NJ.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton's dabbing could be exactly what the NFL needs

Cam Newton's penchant for celebrating has been polarizing this season. Is he just having some fun on the field or rubbing it in on the opposition?Sports Illustrated's Peter King stopped by "The Herd" on Tuesday and believes that Newton's exuberance could be just what the NFL desperately needs."The NFL is under attack almost everywhere," King said. "People are talking about kids shouldn...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Romo is Considering Shoulder Surgery

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is reportedly contemplating shoulder surgery according to Jeffry Kahn. The report was first made by SI.com’s Peter King; “I think this is the most interesting thing I heard on the non-coaching, non-playoffs beat in the past few days: Tony Romo is currently weighing whether to do something surgically on his right collarbone to try to ensure...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Michael Vick “not in the plans” for next season

The Pittsburgh Steelers endured injuries at quarterback all season long, giving Michael Vick an opportunity to see the field this season. Don’t expect the veteran to be with the organization next season. Monday Morning Quarterback’s Peter King mentioned that Vick is “likely not in the plans” for next season. The Steelers won’t get slugged in free agency, with no stars...
Via EndZoneScore
20 days ago  |  Discuss

How Haslam hired a Hue

Hue Jackson has already had a hectic beginning to his 2016 NFL season. Once the Cincinnati Bengals were ousted from the NFL Playoffs by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card round, the team’s offensive co-ordinator took a quick 45 minute nap before preparing for two head coaching interviews the next day. According to Sport Illustrated’s Peter King, Jackson was interviewed...
Via Waiting For Next Year
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles: Tomorrow’s NFL, Today

Officially, the NFL detests relocation, respects tradition and cherishes its almost century-long history of all-for-one, one-for-all family ownership. When no one’s watching, though—like when the owners are taking a secret ballot—it’s clear the league isn’t worried about stewardship of its great game, or preserving its current success. No, commissioner Roger Goodell and...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns interview Adam Gase & Teryl Austin (and more on the search for a head coach)

The Browns are in the process of interviewing a whole slew of candidates to fill their head coaching position. Three candidates — Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase, and Bills ex-head coach Doug Marrone — were quickly added to the list on Monday, while four more — Bengals OC Hue Jackson and DC Paul Guenther, Panthers DC Sean McDermott...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel in disguise printed on hilarious T-shirt

Unless you’re a Browns fan, it’s pretty hard not to find amusement in the latest round of Johnny Manziel drama. According to ESPN, Manziel spent Saturday night at a Las Vegas club, wearing a blond wig and fake mustache and going by the name Billy, an absurd story that naturally prompted some fun imaginings of Manziel’s costume. But you know what’s even better than photoshopped...
Via The Comeback
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III want to play for the Cowboys

According to a pair of reports, Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III—two Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks from schools in Texas—desire to return home and play for the Dallas Cowboys. Over a series of Tweets this past Sunday, Peter King of MMQB reported Manziel “wants to go to Dallas” after he failed to show up for concussion treatment at the Browns facility. The center...
Via The Sports Daily
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

REPORT: Johnny Manziel Was ‘Disheveled And Inebriated” At Browns Practice

In his two seasons with the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Johnny Manziel has made more headlines for things off the field than for anything that has taken place on it. Monday, Peter King from Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports reported that Johnny Football’s days in Cleveland were “done” and he wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys. Now, a former writer for a local newspaper...
Via Gamedayr
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals plan on starting A.J. McCarron Sunday

For the fifth year in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals will be playing on Wild Card weekend. However it looks like they’ll be without the quarterback for the first four, Andy Dalton. Coach Marvin Lewis confirmed as much Monday, saying that the team is preparing to have A.J. McCarron be the starter for their game Saturday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Lewis did not provide any updates...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones’ 4-12 Dallas Cowboys were the disaster we should never forget

On the final Sunday of the NFL regular season, the Dallas Cowboys once again bowed out meekly, losing 34-23 to a Washington Redskins team that — wait, you know what, that should tell you all you need to know. The Redskins, a team so dysfunctional to start the season they were picked last in the NFC East, beat the Cowboys and secured their division title, sending Dallas into another...
Via The Comeback
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

REPORT: Cleveland Browns Are ‘Done’ With Johnny Manziel, Considering Trade

Two years ago, it was possibly the most high profile pick in the NFL Draft, as the Cleveland Browns took a risk and brought in Johnny Manziel. The risk had nothing to do with his ability, but more with his off-field issues, some of which have returned during his time in the pros. After Manziel didn’t show up for a team required meeting with a doctor as part of the concussion protocol...
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Let’s see what the Monday AM Pundits Have To Say About The Redskins Win

It was a huge win.  A big 34-23 win over the Dallas Cowboys that catapults the Redskins to the playoffs with a Sunday showdown with the Green Bay Packers.  Let’s see what the media Morning Pundits had to say about the Redskins. Peter King, Monday Morning Quarterback, Sports Illustarted 4:40 p.m. ET: No. 5 Green Bay (10-6) at No. 4 Washington (9-7), FedEx Field (FOX). Great post...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 takeaways from Sunday’s Week 17 NFL action

We couldn’t have asked for a better game to end the 2015 NFL regular season. The Minnesota Vikings earned what has to be considered a shocking division title by defeating the Green Bay Packers on the final “Sunday Night Football” game of the year. Earlier in the day, the New York Jets absolutely choked in an effort to clinch one of the two wild card spots in the AFC. In the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns are ‘done’ with Johnny Manziel, QB desires Dallas

The Cleveland Browns, fresh off a 3-13 finish this year, are apparently “done” with quarterback Johnny Manziel and according to SI.com’s Peter King, the former first-round pick has aspirations to play for the Dallas Cowboys. JFF1: Reported this on @SNFonNBC re Manziel: Browns require players in concussion protocol to be seen by team medic at 9 am on Sunday … — Peter King...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny AWOL; Manziel doesn’t show, Browns reportedly done with him

Johnny Manziel has done about everything one could in order to punch their ticket out of town, if not the entire league this season. His latest antic was a reported no-show for a Sunday meeting with the Cleveland Browns team medic. And, it sounds as if it will become the straw that finally buckled the camel’s knees. SI’s Peter King reported Manziel was to be seen by a team medic...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel failed to report to Browns on Sunday

After a night of rumors that Johnny Manziel was seen dining and gambling at the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas the quarterback did not report to the Browns facility on Sunday. Last night Manziel was allegedly spotted in Las Vegas playing blackjack. When this all began circulating on social media, Manziel responded by posting a photo of himself and his dog adding #SaturdayNights...
Via Tireball.com
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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