NFL Rundown

Gladys Knight to perform National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII

The NFL today announced that seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight will be performing the National Anthem ahead of Super Bowl LIII on CBS. "I am proud to use my voice to unite and represent our country in my hometown of Atlanta," KNIGHT told the league. "The NFL recently announced their new social justice platform Inspire Change, a...

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Chiefs Guard Jeff Allen Rewards Homeless Good Samaritan

It was a wintry Saturday in Kansas City, and Chiefs guard Jeff Allen got his car stuck in the snow on his way to Arrowhead Stadium for the most important game of his career. A selfless man named Dave stopped to help Allen get out on his way, a gesture Allen appreciated. On Sunday Allen tweeted he wanted to give Dave tickets to the AFC Championship fo...

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Chargers DT Brandon Mebane’s Infant Daughter Passes Away

Amena and Brandon Mebane are in the midst of every parent's worst nightmare. Makenna Mebane, the couple's third child, passed away last week after being born premature with trisomy 13, a heart defect. She was less than two months old. Mebane previously explained to that Makenna was fine immediately after her early November birth, but the Mebanes kne...

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Joe Flacco Handles Decision to Stick with Lamar Jackson With Class

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco sat embedded in a spot that has become commonplace on Sunday - the bench. The Ravens were 6-1 since rookie Lamar Jackson supplanted Flacco as the starting quarterback and the team veered deeper into its run game with Jackson under center. But after a ho hum first half against the fiery Los Angeles Chargers in which the R...

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DeAndre Hopkins donating playoff game check to family of slain 7-year-old

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins announced Thursday that he would be donating this weekend's game check to the family of Jazmine Barnes, a 7-year-old girl who was senselessly murdered while sitting in her family's car near Houston area Walmart on Sunday. Jazmine's family was on their way to get coffee when a red pick-up truck pulled aside them and tragically c...

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NFL Selects Caesars As First-Ever Casino Sponsor

The NFL is getting into the world of legalized sports gambling. The League announced Thursday it signed a deal with Caesars Entertainment Corp., the official casino sponsor in the NFL. Caesars Entertainment and MGM own a majority of casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. The deal will begin immediately with Caesar's expected to use the new NFL brand in playo...

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Antonio Brown Drama Rolls On In Pittsburgh

This season has been a never-ending cycle of drama out of Pittsburgh.  That has continued into 2019 with reports that Antonio Brown is asking for a trade from the Steelers. It started last week when Brown was absent at several practices and didn't play in the Steelers game against the Bengals. The team reported he wasn't playing due to a knee injury...

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NFL Black Monday Watch: Marvin Lewis Out in Cincy After 16 Seasons

UPDATE: We're up to eight coaches out. Mike McCarthy, Hue Jackson, Vance Joseph, Steve Wilks, Adam Gase, Marvin Lewis, Dirk Koetter, Todd Bowles Welcome to one of the strangest few days in sports. One day 32 head coaches are donning the sidelines. The next several of many of those coaches are unemployed, along with assistants and general managers.  ...

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