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Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to […]

Michael Thomas, Stephon Gilmore unanimous All-Pro selections

Michael Thomas, Stephon Gilmore unanimous All-Pro selections

The Associated Press has announced the results of this year’s All-Pro voting and two players were selected as first-team choices by all 50 voters. Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas got the unanimous nod after setting a new record for receptions during the 2019 season. Patriots cornerback Stephon […]

Zach Thomas, Sam Mills, LeRoy Butler are Hall of Fame finalists for first time

Zach Thomas, Sam Mills, LeRoy Butler are Hall of Fame finalists for first time

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the modern-era finalists for the Class of 2020 on Thursday night. Seven of the 15 finalists made the list for the first time. The inclusion of first-year eligible players Troy Polamalu and Reggie […]

Bears beat Vikings’ backups

Bears beat Vikings’ backups

The Vikings had nothing to play for today, having already locked up the No. 6 seed in the NFC, and so they treated today’s game against the Bears like the preseason. Sean Mannion was the Vikings’ quarterback, Mike Boone was their starting running back and Alexander Hollins and Bisi Johnson […]

Vikings sitting both starting offensive tackles against Bears

Vikings sitting both starting offensive tackles against Bears

Word this week was that the Vikings were going to rest their starters for Sunday’s game against the Bears and that word was on the mark. Left tackle Riley Reiff and right tackle Brian O’Neill were among the seven players deactivated for Week 17. Quarterback Kirk […]

Dalvin Cook out; Alexander Mattison questionable

Dalvin Cook out; Alexander Mattison questionable

The Vikings ruled out running back Dalvin Cook for Sunday’s game. Cook’s shoulder injury limited him in practice all week after he missed Monday night’s game with his injury. His backup, Alexander Mattison, also was limited all week with an ankle injury. He is questionable. Mattison has missed […]

Mike Zimmer hasn’t decided whether to rest starters for Week 17

Mike Zimmer hasn’t decided whether to rest starters for Week 17

The Vikings’ 23-10 loss to the Packers on Monday night locks Minnesota into the No. 6 seed. Which makes Sunday’s season finale against the Bears meaningless. Which gives the Vikings a pre-playoff bye for their key players, if they choose to use it. […]

Finalists for Centennial Hall of Fame Class includes Paul Tagliabue but not Robert Kraft

Finalists for Centennial Hall of Fame Class includes Paul Tagliabue but not Robert Kraft

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the finalists for the Centennial Class of 2020 on Thursday afternoon. The list includes some familiar names like Roger Craig, Drew Pearson, Donnie Shell, Jimbo Covert and Cliff Branch. The list of 10 […]

Ravens send 12 players to the Pro Bowl

Ravens send 12 players to the Pro Bowl

The Ravens tied the Pro Bowl record with 12 players selected to the original list. Tight end Mark Andrews, long snapper Morgan Cox, cornerback Marlon Humphrey, running back Mark Ingram, quarterback Lamar Jackson, outside linebacker Matt Judon, cornerback Marcus Peters, fullback Patrick Ricard, offensive tackle Ronnie […]

Packers stay atop NFC North, knock off Bears

Packers stay atop NFC North, knock off Bears

The reigning NFC North champions have been dethroned, and the division is now within the Packers’ grasp. The Packers beat the Bears 21-13 today, knocking the Bears out of division contention while staying atop the division themselves. Technically the Bears are not mathematically eliminated from a […]