NFL Rundown

Jay Cutler admits not preparing for FOX gig

Sports Illustrated’s Peter King had a as part of King’s MMQB column. King asked Cutler if he had practiced much for the Fox gig he would have started if Ryan Tannehill was not injured. Cutler’s response: “I mean, I’d be lying if I said I did.” Cutler rarely participated in interviews while in Chicago, though he...

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10 reasons to subscribe to the new TFG newsletter

Our spiffy newsletter is debuting on Thursday, September 7th. Something else is supposed to start that day as well...maybe having to do with football? Anyhow, if you have already signed up for our newsletter, you may have done so because we billed it as “the best newsletter in the history of newsletters.” This is, of course, entirely accurate but if...

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Mike Vick hired by FOX Sports as studio analyst

A decade ago, Mike Vick was in prison for orchestrating a dog fighting business. Now he’ll be a studio NFL analyst for FOX, appearing on the net’s early kickoff show as well as guesting on FS1’s debate shows. "I'm very excited," in a phone interview on Friday. "Over the last seven or eight months, I've done a lot of interviews, and I think I'v...

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Browns announce Brock Osweiler will not play in third preseason game

There are few things stranger in the NFL than Cleveland's quarterback room. Two days after Brock Osweiler was thought to be Cleveland’s starter for the regular season, the team announced that the embattled quarterback will not play in the third preseason game. That honor will go to rookie DeShone Kizer. Typically the quarterback that starts the third ...

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Browns TE Seth DeValve becomes first white player to kneel during anthem

On Monday night, the Cleveland Browns formed the largest player anthem protest to date. Numerous players formed a circle and knelt. Among them was tight end Seth DeValve, the first white player to protest by taking a knee. DeValve’s subtle yet dramatic action culminated a week of football in which several white players displayed support for their A...

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Bill Belichick could care less about the solar eclipse

Bill Belichick has a crucial preseason game to prep for so he could less about a once-in-a-century scientific phenomenon like a solar eclipse. Belichick held his daily press conference smack in the middle of today’s eclipse (c'mon man!), though he did field one question about whether he’s an “eclipse guy.” His response was vintage Belichick: ...

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Aaron Rodgers REALLY likes talking about Game of Thrones

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a seldom discussed show on HBO called Game of Thrones. There are houses and alliances and queens and dragons. Aaron Rodgers is a huge fan. Not only that, but he is a master GoT theorist. Rodgers discussed and presented his most sweeping current theory. (This theory contains spoilers for those uninit...

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