Mitch White was sitting on his couch Thursday,, watching a rerun of a football game, when he saw news scroll across the screen he wasn’t sure could be right. The NFL had settled a lawsuit with 4,500 retired players over head injuries.
There is something more than a little fraudulent about media members issuing “draft grades.’’ The pretense is that we know – better than, say, the Dallas Cowboys know – who is the right outside linebacker from Nowhere State who should be selected with pick No. 185.
Bill Parcells was a winner everywhere he coached. Time and time again, he took over struggling franchises and showed them what it takes to be a success, including a pair of Super Bowl titles with the New York Giants.
Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.
Baltimore’s Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday to lift the Ravens to a 38-35 victory over the Denver Broncos in the AFC playoffs.
The Seattle Seahawks finally won a road playoff game Sunday, taking a 24-14 NFC wild-card victory over the Washington Redskins, who lost Robert Griffin III to another knee injury in the fourth quarter.
A former NFL tackle who used to spend hours on the practice field, now considers it a good day if he can spend a few hours out in the yard.
The Dallas Cowboys have placed their franchise tag on Anthony Spencer to keep the outside linebacker from becoming an unrestricted free agent.
If you believe a recent poll, the Dallas Cowboys are no longer “America’s Team.” Responders to the survey made it clear the Cowboys weren’t beloved. In fact pollsters voted the Cowboys as America’s least favorite team.
LaRod Stephens-Howling caught a short pass from Kevin Kolb and zipped 52 yards for a touchdown in overtime to give the Arizona Cardinals a 19-13 victory over Dallas on Sunday, snapping the Cowboys’ four-game winning streak.
Tony Romo wasn’t at his best, and neither was the Dallas defense. They were still more than the Seattle Seahawks could handle.
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant and cornerback Terence Newman are not on the field for the team’s first practice since losing the season opener.