There’s still a chance the Bucs won’t end up just releasing Darrelle Revis for nothing. According to Peter Schrager, multiple teams are calling Tampa Bay to inquire about trading for Revis:
Don't assume that Revis will be released just yet. I can report that TB has received inquiries from multiple potential trade partners.
— P. Schrager (@PSchrags) March 11, 2014
This is some good news for Redskins fans.
Dianna Russini is reporting that Perry Riley will be staying in Washington. This was a no-brainer for the Redskins since Riley has 244 tackles and 6.5 sacks in the last two seasons alone.
Riley is also in prime position to become the leader of the defense now that London Fletcher has retired.
Perry Riley will return and play for the Washington...
My fellow sports and comic geeks are going to love this.
Under Armour is now selling a line of superhero themed football cleats. The designs range in selection, and people can choose from Superman, Batman, The Hulk, The Flash and Captain America.
These designs are pretty awesome, and of course my favorite of the bunch is the Batman cleats:
The last time we heard from retired NFL player Rolando McClain, he was talking about retiring because he “wanted to kill someone like Aaron Hernandez”.
Now people close to him say that he is doing much better and telling them he is eyeing an NFL comeback. From the Carroll County Times:
According to a source close to McClain, the linebacker is in a better place mentally, has been...
The Clippers are crushing people out west and Blake Griffin has been a monster of late.
Accolades like those allow the occasional showboat opportunity against an NBA up and comer in the Phoenix Suns.
Griffin djd his best Karl Malone impersonation with the infamous“Mailman” dunk on a fast break.
H/T Beyond The Buzzer
In an interesting turn of events, Cleveland.com is reporting that the Browns are looking at signing Matt Schaub as a “serious possibility.” Soures are saying that Schaub would compete with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB position. Schaub spent 3 seasons playing very well in the Kyle Shannahan offensive scheme. Schaub is now an 11-year veteran, but played very poorly last season...
J.R. Smith always knows exactly what to say doesn’t he?
J,R. Smith on following the Phil Jackson saga: "I've been watching the Golf Channel."
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 11, 2014
The Raiders have a ton of cap space, and a million holes to fill.
Adam Schefter via Spotrac has all the salary cap numbers and the Raiders have a league high $64 million to spend.
As of today, the Raiders had $64 million worth of cap space – most in NFL – while Cowboys were a league-low $1.1 millionunder the cap.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2014
Scary moment occurred tonight in the National Hockey League when a game between the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets was stopped abruptly when forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench.
Peverley has had heart problems in the past, missing a game last week and virtually all of preseason due to the condition.
Here’s footage of the incident that took place midway through...
Jared Allen said he had five teams on his list of possible destinations.
Might Denver be high up on the list.
Mike Garafolo is reporting that the Broncos are going to make a strong push for Allen early in free agency.
Just said in a taped segment to air on @FOXSportsLive tonight: Broncos are going to make a strong push for DE Jared Allen starting tomorrow.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo...
The Patriots are close to re-signing their best defensive player.
Source: Aqib Talib is very close to a deal with Patriots. #NFLFreeagency
— Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) March 11, 2014
Russini is also reporting that the Redskins are offering Talib more and trying hard to close.
Source: Redskins wants Aqib Talib but Patriots are offering better deal #NFLFreeAgency
As we reported earlier, Kansas star center Joel Embiid flew to L.A. on Monday to see a back specialist.
Pat Forde is reporting that Embiid received some pretty depressing news. The potential No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft will miss all of the Big 12 tournament, and could be out until at least the sweet-16 with a stress fracture in his back.
Joel Embiid stress fracture confirmed...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Bucs will probably cut CB Darrelle Revis.
Short of a trade in the next two days, the Buccaneers are expected to release CB Darrelle Revis by 4 p.m. Wednesday, per league sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
After tearing his ACL in 2012, Revis signed with a $96 million contract with no guaranteed money when he was...
That damn Broussard.
This is free agent season in the NFL, but a certain NBA free agent is all the noise right now in the big apple.
On the heels of ESPN’s Chris Broussard reporting that Jackson will indeed take the Knicks offer to become team president, Jackson reps are saying pump the brakes on all that talk.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Jackson’s camp...
So apparently Tracy McGrady is still pursuing a “career in baseball” after somehow receiving an invitation to Spring Training with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independent League according to Bleacher Report.
Only this time, he’s going to be toeing a rubber on the baseball diamond. Yes, McGrady was officially invited to spring training with the Sugar Land Skeeters, according...
Anderson Silva is attempting to to pull an Adrian Peterson with lightning fast recovery from his broken injury he suffered just 3 months ago in a rematch against Chris Weidman . Silva posted Instagram videos of him kicking a plyo ball and flipping a tire, which is pretty good stuff considering Silva turns 39 in April.
Despite saying that the top cornerback in the league could fit in their system, Alex Marvez is reporting that the Buccaneers are ratcheting up eforts to trade Darrelle Revis. .@Buccaneers stepping up efforts to trade CB Darrelle Revis, source tells @FOXSports1 — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) March 11, 2014 Revis of course is due $16 million non-guaranteed dollars, and it makes sense...
The Celtics have released their special St. Patrick’s day uniforms according to USA Today. There’s no fanfare about this one. You find yourself almost hoping that when they turn around, there’s going to be something there that screams Irish.
Here’s a look at the #celtics St. Patrick’s Day uniforms they’ll wear on March 14, 16 and 17 pic.twitter.com/TJSacd4CxL
The Kansas Jayhawks may have some problems with their star big man Joel Embiid. According to NBC Sports, Embiid was sent to meet with a specialist in LA regarding his mysterious back strain injury that sidelined him for the last few games of the regular season.
Per the Kansas City Star:
Embiid, sidelined by an undisclosed lower-back injury, was to meet with a doctor Monday morning...
According to Ike Taylor himself, he will remain a Steeler. The DB will be re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers:
The INK is about to dry on this paper…im a LIFER…#6BURGHfoalldemhatas…will retire as a ROONEY and a LEBEAU…✌️
— Ike Taylor (@Ike_SwagginU) March 10, 2014
Word around the league is that Taylor took a pay cut to remain a Steeler for life.
All signs point to Steve Smith getting cut by the Carolina Panthers. It came out today that they team is trying to test the trade market for him but at his age and salary cap number, it’s unlikely.
It’s also been reported that the Panthers stopped selling his jersey in the team store. Smith found out and he fired off some text to Josina Anderson of ESPN:
Just received a text...
The Arizona Cardinals will be bringing back kicker Jay Feely. The source is a pretty reliable one, Jay Feely himself:
Happy to announce I am signed back with the @AZCardinals
I never wanted to play with different teammates or for another organization.
— Jay Feely (@jayfeely) March 10, 2014
I like when players break their own news. It just means the team didn’t leak it out first.
The Dolphins are moving quickly to fill the whole left in the secondary but cutting Dimitri Patterson. According to Adam Schefter, they will sign former Lions defensive back Louis Delmas:
Dolphins locked up former Lions S Louis Delmas with a 1-year deal with a max value of $3.5 million, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 10, 2014
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had a dominating win against Alfredo Angulo on Saturday and now it is time for Golden Boy Promotions to solidify him as the best fighter in the world not named Floyd Mayweather.
Erislandry Lara, who has also defeated Anuglo, isn’t shy about calling out Canelo and letting the world know that he wants the fight. Lara struggled against Angulo and was even...
The Chicago Bears have parted ways with running back Michael Bush.
#Bears RB Michael Bush is being released, per source.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2014
The move saves them an expected $2.85 million in cap space. Matt Forte fantasy owners should be happy.
Bush will be a good value pickup somewhere.