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Titans offensive line embarrassed by Jaguars in prime-time defeat

Sep 20, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

Penalties and sacks unravel all opportunities for the Titans in a lifeless, lackluster loss in Jacksonville.


Accuser says Brown sent 'intimidating' texts

Sep 20, 2019 02:43 AM EDT

The lawyer for a woman who earlier this week alleged sexual misconduct by Antonio Brown reached out to the NFL on Thursday night after the Patriots receiver apparently sent what were described as threatening text messages to her client, SI is reporting.


Minshew: 'Gotta make the most of' opportunity

Sep 20, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew won his first game as an NFL starter, leading the Jaguars to a 20-7 win over the Titans on Thursday night.


Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties'

Sep 19, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast.


Ramsey: Jags' disrespect led to trade request

Sep 19, 2019 09:10 PM EDT

Jalen Ramsey said on Uninterrupted's "17 Weeks" podcast that "some disrespectful things were said" in a conversation he had with Jaguars management after last Sunday's loss to the Texans.


Sources: Fins switch to QB Rosen, add Taco to D

Sep 19, 2019 05:12 PM EDT

The Miami Dolphins are making the switch to Josh Rosen at quarterback and claimed defensive end Taco Charlton off waivers, sources confirmed to ESPN.


Sherman: Players dictating moves good for all

Sep 19, 2019 07:39 PM EDT

San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday that players aren't the only ones benefiting from the increasing trend of players forcing trades to teams they prefer, pointing out the excitement of such trades benefits the league as a whole.


Sources: Owners propose stiffer holdout penalties

Sep 19, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

During recent collective bargaining talks with the players' union, some NFL owners have proposed harsher penalties for players holding out of training camp, sources tell ESPN's Dan Graziano. The current agreement ends after the 2020 season.


The NFL's 11% Club: Barnwell ranks the 0-2 teams from done to long shot

Sep 19, 2019 09:41 AM EDT

Nine NFL teams have lost their first two games, including the Steelers, who also lost their starting quarterback. Do any of them have any hope?


Can Patrick Mahomes be the first to 6K passing yards and 60 TDs?

Sep 19, 2019 05:37 PM EDT

It's early, but the Chiefs QB is on pace for record numbers a season after he became just the second player to pass for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns.


How a bet on Patrick Mahomes paid for Air Force technician's wedding

Sep 19, 2019 05:45 PM EDT

Air Force surgical technician Nathan Carnahan and fiancée, Israel Ritnour, will celebrate a wedding and honeymoon financed, in part, by Carnahan taking long odds on Mahomes for MVP.


Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for Week 3: A little perspective

Sep 19, 2019 02:13 PM EDT

"Patience or panic" is a common theme after two weeks in fantasy football. Matthew Berry offers worthwhile perspective along with his usual lineup advice.


Daniel Jones brings new dimensions to Giants' offense

Sep 19, 2019 09:54 AM EDT

The Giants hope their athletic rookie QB will provide a boost with the deep ball, tight-window throws and by making more plays outside the pocket.


Sean Payton has the brains, bravado to win without Drew Brees

Sep 19, 2019 01:16 PM EDT

Payton has never won a game without Brees, but don't let that fool you -- Payton's perfectly suited to guide the Saints through these uncharted times.


Biggest Week 3 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams: Latest on Johnson, Singletary, Williams and more

Sep 18, 2019 06:37 PM EDT

The three running backs are among the players in question for Week 3. Get the latest updates on their prognoses from our NFL Nation reporters.


NFL veteran Vontae Davis quit the NFL midgame. Here's what happened next

Sep 17, 2019 01:22 PM EDT

One year ago, Vontae Davis walked off a football field for the last time ... in the middle of a game. Now he revisits the moment that shocked the NFL and where it's taken him since.


Timeline of Ramsey's tumultuous tenure with Jaguars

Sep 18, 2019 08:31 AM EDT

In three-plus seasons, the cornerback has been a mainstay in the headlines because of his talent and brash personality.


Raiders' Richie Incognito ready to move forward after two-game suspension

Sep 18, 2019 08:15 PM EDT

Fresh off sitting out the first two games, the left guard is ready to go to work for the Raiders and play in an NFL game for the first time since 2017.


Inside Julio Jones' first touchdown -- which was almost taken away

Sep 19, 2019 11:11 AM EDT

Jones will return to Lucas Oil Stadium for the first time on Sunday since catching his first NFL TD there in 2011 -- but the play almost didn't count.


Baker Mayfield and the new world of expectations in Cleveland

Sep 18, 2019 08:32 AM EDT

The Browns have high hopes. Yes, the Browns. And it's not because of OBJ. It's because of the franchise QB. Is he ready to be a legend? Another Browns legend thinks so.


Fan gets Odell Beckham Jr. autograph tattooed after Monday Night Football

Sep 19, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

One lucky fan is the proud owner of one-of-a-kind OBJ autograph ink. Yep, dreams do come true.


Eli Manning's legacy through the eyes of those who know him best

Sep 18, 2019 09:41 AM EDT

The Giants' easygoing legend with a humble personality left an indelible impression with his work ethic, pranks and a surprising Super Bowl speech.


Week 3 NFL Power Rankings - 1-32 poll, plus the most pleasant surprise for each team

Sep 15, 2019 08:00 PM EDT

While we track teams moving up (Cowboys, Ravens) and down (Saints, Steelers) in our rankings, we also identify each team's early-season surprise.


Steelers' move for Minkah Fitzpatrick bold, calculated -- and a bit desperate

Sep 17, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

The Steelers feel strongly enough about Fitzpatrick’s talent to justify giving up any pick the team can muster in April’s draft. It's risky.


2019 NFL trade tracker: Latest deals and rumors before the deadline

Sep 10, 2019 05:07 PM EDT

Minkah Fitzpatrick to the Steelers. Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks. Laremy Tunsil to the Texans. Here's every NFL trade since training camp.


Projected 2020 NFL draft order: Who has the No. 1 pick?

Sep 17, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

The Dolphins could have two top-10 picks, plus a first-round pick in the 20s.


 

NCAA Football

The seven games this weekend that will affect the playoff

Sep 19, 2019 09:20 AM EDT

Notre Dame-Georgia, Texas A&M-Auburn and Michigan-Wisconsin each could make a huge impact.


QB King passes Tebow for passing/rushing TDs

Sep 19, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

Houston quarterback D'Eriq King set an FBS record on Thursday night when he passed and rushed for touchdowns in his 15th consecutive game, breaking a tie with former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow.


Ex-staffer: Dantonio ignored warnings on recruit

Sep 19, 2019 04:30 PM EDT

Former Michigan State recruiting director Curtis Blackwell said under oath that Mark Dantonio ignored his assistants' warnings while recruiting a player who subsequently was convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow student on campus.


Longtime UCLA AD Guerrero to retire in 2020

Sep 19, 2019 05:50 PM EDT

Longtime UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero will retire in July, the school announced Thursday.


Iowa, ISU urge fans of rivalry to curb hostilities

Sep 18, 2019 06:44 PM EDT

Iowa and Iowa State issued a joint statement acknowledging "the conduct directed at the students in our respective marching bands recently has been rude, vulgar, and in some cases, violent."


Minn. coach gets $1M from med center after coma

Sep 19, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

Former Minnesota linebackers coach Mike Sherels has reached a $1 million settlement with a medical center involving treatment that left him in a coma.


'Beer money' sign still chugging along for charity

Sep 18, 2019 03:05 PM EDT

Iowa State fan Carson King just asked for some money to buy beer with his GameDay sign. Instead, he will donate his proceeds -- more than $67,000 so far -- to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.


Why Florida's new QB hasn't started since he was a high school freshman

Sep 18, 2019 07:20 PM EDT

New Gators quarterback Kyle Trask never considered the transfer portal despite delays and setbacks. He was persistent in high school, too, even though he didn't start.


How Dabo Swinney is influencing the next generation of coaches

Sep 16, 2019 05:19 PM EDT

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is building an unofficial coaching tree -- and others are finding success emulating "the Dabo Way."


The Bottom 10 welcomes the ACC (and former pal Maryland)

Sep 17, 2019 06:10 PM EDT

Kicking off with a conference game that wasn't a conference game, it was a bad week along the Atlantic coast.


Trash talk, mattress fires and a flying projector: Lane Kiffin's year at Tennessee

Sep 17, 2019 04:24 PM EDT

Lane Kiffin's one season in Knoxville was one of the wildest in recent memory. A decade later, those involved remember the highs, the lows and the unbelievable.


Georgia, Notre Dame carry playoff frustration into showdown

Sep 15, 2019 08:03 PM EDT

The Bulldogs thought they belonged in last year's CFP instead of the Irish. Now they face off, with both teams looking to end long title droughts.


Heisman Watch: There's no stopping Jalen and Tua

Sep 17, 2019 01:45 PM EDT

Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa and Joe Burrow remain in the lead, but Justin Fields is gaining ground.


The 150 greatest teams in college football's 150-year history

Sep 17, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

The best single-season teams ever, ranked by a panel of 150 media members, athletic administrators and former players and coaches.


 


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