NFL Rundown

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith butchers Chargers-Chiefs matchups to watch

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith gets paid $3 million a year to host ESPN's First Take and generally deliver opinions and analysis with an extreme amount of gusto. But apparently that salary doesn't include basic research. This morning Smith was shockingly off kilter when discussing Thursday Night's Chiefs-Chargers matchup. Smith declared that three players who ...

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Carson Wentz Could Be Done For Season With Back Spasms

Wednesday morning Eagles coach Doug Pederson told reporters Carson Wentz would not be participating in practice due to back spasms.  Reporters asked about the liklihood of Wentz starting Sunday, and Pederson answered as cautious as he could with a simple, "We'll see." Adding "Well sometimes he gets a little sore. We'll just rest him today and evaluat...

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Agent: Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray won’t play pro football

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray  was bestowed college football's greatest honor this weekend. The new Heisman Trophy winner beat out heavy hitters Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa (1,871) and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins (783) for the award. Murray exploded for 4,053 passings yards and 40 TDs this season, and follows to path of Baker Mayfield to the award. ...

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Alex Smith Dealing With Career-Threatening Infection From Surgery

A few weeks ago, we saw the brutal side of the NFL when Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was carted off the field after he broke both his fibula and tibia. The season-ending compound hit was gruesome to watch, and  Smith immediately went to the hospital for surgery. Last night after little information or reporting on Smith since the Novem...

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Jerry Jones claims ‘zero tolerance for domestic abuse’

On Tuesday morning Cowboys owner  Jerry Jones called into to answer questions about the state of the Cowboys. The conversation then turned to Kareem Hunt and Jones's offered his thoughts, which were rather shocking: Yes, we’re keeping a very close eye, and have a keen interest in how that’s playing out. But we’re no different than the oth...

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Packers fire Mike McCarthy after 13 seasons

The Green Bay Packers have fired head coach Mike McCarthy, and named Joe Philin the interim, the team announced Sunday following an embarrassing loss to the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau. It was the Packers’ third straight loss . CEO Mark Murphy released the following statement. “The 2018 season has not lived up to the expectations and standar...

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Washington claims troubled LB Reuben Foster off waivers

That didn't take long. Less than 24 hours after former 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was made available on waivers, the Washington Redskins claimed him. They were the only team to place a claim. Shortly after Foster signed, the NFL placed him on the Commissioner's Exempt List while they review his case. Foster will be allowed to participate in team act...

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49ers Cut Reuben Foster After Second Domestic Violence Arrest in 2018

When linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested for back in February, the 49ers stood by their 2017 first-round draft pick. Foster's girlfriend Elissa Ennis had accused Foster of "hitting her 8-10 times" and puncturing her eardrum following a domestic dispute. Despite the highly disturbing charges, 49ers general manager John Lynch said that the team would a...

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