Juice This: Losing the Lead

Of quarterbacks and nightmares… NFL quarterbacks can make your fantasies come true and your nightmares as well. We’ll explain. Plus, you are better off playing from behind in the NFL. Or are you? But first… Mike Tomlin, you’re fired. You can’t lose that game Thursday night against Baltimore. You can’t. And make no mistake, the Steelers—specifically Tomlin—lost it...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Has Month To Remember, Had No Player Arrests In September

The NFL should put this report card up on the fridge. For the first time since July 2009, the league didn’t record a single arrest in any single month, according to Mike Rosenberg of Reuters and based on information from USA Today and the San Diego Union-Tribune. It was also the first time in 15 years an arrest didn’t occur in-season for an entire month. Months without...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Come on, are we too hard on Roger Goodell? -- 'The Herd'

Deflategate was a giant mess. As was the Ray Rice situation. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was hit with criticism for both of those incidents and deservedly so. However, as Colin Cowherd pointed out on Friday on "The Herd," NFL revenue is up. Concussions are down. TV ratings are through the roof. What's more, the league went the entire month of September without having a player...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zero NFL players arrested in calendar month for 1st time since 2009

Though the NFL has received its fair share of criticism during the tenure of commissioner Roger Goodell, there is now some good news to be celebrated. Per a tweet from Mike Rosenberg of Reuters, citing reports from USA Today and the San Diego Union Tribune, September of this year was the first calendar month since July of 2009 that no NFL players were arrested. Months without...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

September was a very significant month when it came to NFL player arrests

After the saga's involving Aaron Hernandez, Ray Rice and a variety of players from the San Francisco 49ers, the NFL has finally got some good news when it comes to behavior. Not one NFL player was arrested in the month of September. How unusual is that? Take a look at how long it's been since the league when a calendar month without one of its players getting in trouble with the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anti-Violence Group Thinks Ray Rice Deserves Second Chance

It was the video that shocked many … former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice getting involved in a physical confirmation with his fiance (now wife) inside the elevator of a Atlantic City, New Jersey hotel. Since then, Rice has given interviews trying to express his remorse for the incident. He has worked with victims advocacy groups to raise awareness of the evils that come...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Football Schedule 2015: Scarlet Knights Game Dates

It has been a number of years now since the glory days of Rutgers Scarlet Knights football with Ray Rice...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten NFL veteran free agents who could soon land jobs

There are some interesting NFL veteran free agents who are still without jobs after Week 1, which is a significant date on the league calendar. Vested veterans—players who have four or more years of experience—who are on NFL rosters in Week 1 have their salaries fully guaranteed for the year. This is why many older guys past their prime end up signing with new teams after Week...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens' Terrell Suggs out for season with torn Achilles

The Baltimore Ravens entered the 2015 season with hope — a lot of it. They were putting the Ray Rice drama behind them. The loss of Torrey Smith was tough, but John Harbaugh and company filled that gap with Breshad Perriman out of UCF. Well, Perriman injured his knee during the offseason. Safety Matt Elam is out for the season with a bicep injury. And now, the Ravens have suffered...
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Commissioner Addresses Patriots Investigations, Future Role In Deciding Punishments

It hasn’t been a good year for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. From Ray Rice to Greg Hardy to Tom Brady, the league’s boss has seen his decisions consistently be overturned by judges across the country. Now, an ESPN report brings up an issue that many of his critics have been saying for years … that Goodell gave the Patriots different treatment than the rest of the league....
Via Gamedayr
28 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt's showbiz career was launched by a burrito

Thousands of people flock to Los Angeles each year hoping to find their big break into show business. For Houston Texans defensive standout J.J. Watt, all it took was a line about a burrito. During one of Watt’s “miked up” sessions in 2012, he was caught telling ex-Ravens running back Ray Rice “I’ve eaten burritos bigger than you.”  That quip made it into a montage...
Via The Sports Daily
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Rice An Option For Browns Now That They’re Dealing With RB Injuries?

A few weeks ago, Browns HC Mike Pettine acknowledged to Don Banks of SI.com that they’ve discussed the idea of possibly signing former Ravens RB Ray Rice to a contract. “We’ve talked about it, but I don’t think we’re there at this point,” Pettine said of giving Rice a second opportunity in the NFL. However, there hasn’t been any ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Maclin and Matthew Berry have Twitter exchange over fantasy football

Fantasy sports has turned into a lucrative industry and it’s no surprise fantasy football is perhaps the most popular. While its growth has been exponential in recent years among fans, fantasy football has been the cause of a few outbursts from players on social media. On Saturday, Jeremy Maclin took to Twitter to let the world know he doesn’t care about our make believe teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Buffalo Bills going to sign Ray Rice?

Heading into training camp at St John Fisher, the deepest position on the Buffalo Bills was arguably running back. Heading into Thursday night’s preseason game against the Cleveland Browns, the story is a bit different. After starting running back LeSean McCoy went down with a strained hamstring during Tuesday night’s joint practice with the Browns, the Bills only have two healthy...
Via EndZoneScore
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bills have discussed possibility of signing Ray Rice

    Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy left practice on Tuesday with an injured hamstring. He could be sidelined for a few weeks, but the three-time Pro Bowler is expected to be ready for Week 1. In the meantime, the Bills could use some depth. Ray Rice on Line 1? According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the Bills have had internal discussions regarding the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills Could Be An Option For Ray Rice After Injuries To RBs?

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk mentions that Bills HC Rex Ryan previously said during an interview that they didn’t consider signing free agent RB Ray Rice due to their depth at running back. “For us, we kind of have a loaded backfield, so there won’t even be a consideration there, because [of] the type of ... The post Bills Could Be An Option For Ray...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy football, Ray Rice, Justin Gilbert and more – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-17

It’s Monday morning and there’s plenty to talk about from the weekend. It wasn’t a big sports weekend, mind you, but that doesn’t meant there’s nothing to talk about. Craig is solo today talking about fantasy, Justin Gilbert, the Browns and a whole lot more. Have you subscribed on iTunes? Have you seen Craig’s guide to podcasting gear? Fantasy football and not being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Why adding Ray Rice would be a terrible decision for the Browns

The Cleveland Browns already have animosity with a few players on the team. This includes Johnny Manziel who is fresh out of rehab, Josh Gordon who we hope is still in rehab, and running back Terrance West who has a final opportunity to get himself together. The latest talk circulating the Browns is that they are looking into running back Ray Rice due to the young staff and the injuries...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Owner Hints Team will Avoid Signing Ray Rice

FILE – SEPTEMBER 8, 2014: It was reported that the Baltimore Ravens have terminated Ray Rice’s contract in the wake of video showing him hitting his fiancee Janay Palmer September 8, 2014. CINCINNATI, OH – DECEMBER 29: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati...
Via The Sports Journal
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns HC, GM say Ray Rice rumors are 'premature'

Ray Rice to the Cleveland Browns? Not so fast. After Browns owner Jimmy Haslam’s comments about Ray Rice deserving “another shot” on Thursday night, the team’s head coach and its general manager came out with a coordinated effort to shoot down any thought that “another shot” would be offered in Cleveland. Mike Pettine had this to say about the rumor: “I think it...
Via Sportsnaut
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns owner on Ray Rice: ‘I’d like to see him get another shot’

With his notorious history of domestic violence, free agent running back Ray Rice has seemingly become a persona non grata in the National Football League. The 28-year-old has been angling for an NFL comeback this offseason to no avail, with teams supposedly “blackballing” the three-time Pro Bowler out of a return. But all it takes is for one team to roll the dice on Rice. And...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns owner okays bringing in Ray Rice, but nothing imminent

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam reportedly has given the go-ahead for the team to bring in Ray Rice, but will allow his those in charge of running the football operations side of the organization make the final decision, reports ESPN’s Pat McManamon. Reports indicate that even though Haslam has authorized the team to make a move on Rice, it does not necessarily mean that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner not keen on team signing Ray Rice

One of the biggest questions swirling around the NFL these days is “why hasn’t anyone signed Ray Rice?” After Houston Texans owner Bob McNair’s latest comments, the answer seems pretty clear. Apparently, McNair doesn’t believe any of his players would be keen on having Rice as a teammate. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, McNair took a couple of digs at the former...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

No need for Rice – let the Crow fly

Cleveland has reportedly emerged as a possible landing place for embattled RB Ray Rice. I don’t think they need him. The answer to the Browns’ running woes is on the roster now just as he was last year. Will someone please tell Mike Pettine to free Isaiah Crowell? I know Crowell comes with some baggage. I also know he had some fumbling issues that got him in hot water with the...
Via Zone Blitz
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Browns should not pursue Ray Rice

Do I really have to spend time writing about the Cleveland Browns and Ray Rice? Thanks to Mike Pettine and his comments on Tuesday, I guess I do. I don’t want to because my easy answer to the idea of Ray Rice playing in Cleveland is a simple and decisive, “No.” I hate to just let my instant reaction fly without further exploration though, because there has to be a more well...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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