When the Raiders signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict after he was released by the Bengals earlier this year, part of the explanation for the move was that Burfict was well versed in defensive coordinator Paul Guenther's scheme after their shared time in Cincinnati. That experience showed itself during
Many stories involving tweaks to the contracts of veteran players involve those players taking a pay cut to avoid being dropped from the roster, but that's not how things went for cornerback Johnathan Joseph this year. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Texans have given Joseph more money for the
How the stare-down started, and how it has been passed down from generations of stars—Lester Hayes, Deion Sanders and Darrelle Revis—to today's top cover men.
The Eagles got a glimpse of what the Carson Wentz-DeSean Jackson connection could look like during Monday's practice. Wentz hit the wideout for a deep touchdown and Jackson took a screen pass from the quarterback to the end zone for another score during a productive day for the duo. Not every day
At a certain point, trading Trent Williams needs to be addressed. Maybe that time isn't now, but in an NFL offseason that saw Odell Beckham and Antonio Brown traded, it's silly to completely dismiss the idea.
It's reasonable to think the Falcons offense might not be clicking at the moment, with wide receivers Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley on the sidelines. But they're also getting used to a new look up front, after their offseason rebuild of the offensive line. After spending in free agency on James
The 49ers didn't let linebacker Kwon Alexander's torn ACL stop them from giving him a four-year, $54 million deal as a free agent this offseason, but the injury is a consideration this summer. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said last week that Alexander won't play in the preseason opener and that
Long-time Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has returned to the site of his college career for the second phase of his pro career. And for the first time ever, he's working with legendary defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. So what has Matthews seen so far from a guy who has gotten so much out of
When the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick in the draft, Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he was "passing the torch." If Saints coach Sean Payton had regular access to the former Duke star, he'd rather pass him the football. Or let him pass-rush
The Chiefs may have the best offense in the NFL, but the defense is giving them a run for their money in training camp. That's the word from Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark, who said after the first padded practice that the defense had outplayed the offense. “We did wonderful,” Clark said, via the
De Smet High School (Mo.) head football coach Robert Steeples discusses WVU commit Lanell Carr's high school career.
It seemed that one by one, members of the only Kansas City Chiefs team to win the Super Bowl would get a phone call or a knock on the door letting them know they had become Hall of Famers. Eight in all from the team that beat the Vikings in Super Bowl IV were enshrined in Canton.
Yahoo Sports' Frank Schwab shares what he likes about the Rams entering the NFL season, and explains his projected win total for Los Angeles in 2019.
CBS Sports Cowboys writer Patrik Walker offers his take from Jerry Jones comments to CBS 11 when Jones said "You don't need a NFL rushing champion to win a Super Bowl"
After five days of practices at Patriots training camp, Phil Perry takes a shot at predicting the 53-man roster.
WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to see today’s piping-hot, fresh-outta-the-oven episode of THE RUSH with Jared Quay! We’ll let you know everything you didn’t know you needed to know about sports. In an interview, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones declared that a team doesn’t need a rushing champ to win the Super Bowl
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones fired a shot at Ezekiel Elliott through the media, declaring that a team doesn’t need a rushing champ to win the Super Bowl, Le’Veon Bell apologized to fantasy owners who bet on him last year and lost big, the Rams are implementing “The Veteran Plan” to help keep 24-year-old
Nick Mensio previews the Redskins' 2019 season, checking in on Adrian Peterson, Derrius Guice, Trey Quinn, Jordan Reed and others. (Getty Images)
It's been nearly two-and-a-half years since Seahawks defensive back Deshawn Shead sustained a torn ACL in a playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons. After re-signing with Seattle on Saturday following a year with the Detroit Lions, Shead says his knee finally feels back to 100 percent. "Man, I feel
Ezekiel Elliott appears to have drawn a line in the sand. The Cowboys have followed with a line of their own. A source said the Cowboys are not going to let the star running back's holdout force their hand. The team is not going to budge on its budget. The question, then, is: Does Elliott [more]