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John Harbaugh Keeps Talking Up A Wild-Ass Idea For Saving The Kickoff John Harbaugh Keeps Talking Up A Wild-Ass Idea For Saving The Kickoff

The NFL changed its kickoff rule this offseason, in an attempt to reduce head injuries resulting from the collisions that often ensued when 11 players got a running start in pursuit of one player moving at full speed in the opposite direction. The changes will be reviewed after the 2018 season. But Ravens head coach…

The NFL Can't Stop Shooting Itself In The Dick The NFL Can't Stop Shooting Itself In The Dick

The NFL’s owners got everything they wanted with the anthem rules they approved yesterday, but now they get this:

Police: Richie Incognito Was In "Altered, Paranoid State" During Gym Meltdown Police: Richie Incognito Was In "Altered, Paranoid State" During Gym Meltdown

Richie Incognito was placed on “involuntary psychiatric hold” yesterday after police responded to a 911 call at a gym in Boca Raton, Fla. where Incognito was said to be accosting staff and another patron. Local police have since released their report from the incident, in which they say Incognito was acting jumpy and…

Judge Dismisses Domestic Violence Charges Against Reuben Foster Judge Dismisses Domestic Violence Charges Against Reuben Foster

After the ex-girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster recanted her allegations of domestic violence in court last week, Superior Court Judge Nona Klippen ruled today that there is insufficient evidence to proceed with his domestic violence case, and ordered the charges dismissed.

Report: Richie Incognito Placed On Involuntary Psychiatric Hold After Gym Altercation Report: Richie Incognito Placed On Involuntary Psychiatric Hold After Gym Altercation

Briefly retired offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been placed on “involuntary psychiatric hold” after being involved in a gym altercation today in which he allegedly threw a dumbbell at another person, TMZ reports.

Ed Hochuli Is Off Living His Best Life Ed Hochuli Is Off Living His Best Life

The NFL this week approved a rule that prohibits players from lowering their helmets to initiate contact. Because this seems like something that might be difficult for officials to enforce, I reached out to former referee Ed Hochuli to request an interview. Hochuli, who retired in March, emailed back a few minutes…

Report: NFL Owners Came Up With Some Dumbass Ideas To Stop Anthem Protests Report: NFL Owners Came Up With Some Dumbass Ideas To Stop Anthem Protests

ESPN reports that NFL owners met yesterday to brainstorm ways to prevent their players from protesting against inequality and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem. Did this crew of mushy billionaires stuffed into ill-fitting suits come up with some horrendously bad ideas? Of course they did!

Report: Nick Foles Turned Down Browns Starting QB Job To Remain Eagles Back-Up Report: Nick Foles Turned Down Browns Starting QB Job To Remain Eagles Back-Up

Reigning Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles will still be stuck as the Eagles’ back-up QB heading into next season, as long as Carson Wentz is healthy. But according to an NFL.com report, Foles could’ve potentially landed a job as a starter elsewhere in the league if he wanted it. The problem was, that job was in Cleveland,…

Lawsuit: Texans Cheer Coach Cut Cheerleaders Who Spoke Out To HR Lawsuit: Texans Cheer Coach Cut Cheerleaders Who Spoke Out To HR

An anonymous former cheerleader for the Houston Texans has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Texans and cheerleading coach Altovise Gary under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The cheerleader, identified only as P.G.G., worked for the team for the 2017-18 season and left in April. The lawsuit additionally…

Jets Trade: Christian Hackenberg, Never Used Jets Trade: Christian Hackenberg, Never Used

Christian Hackenberg, who really is capable of breaking a huddle, was traded this afternoon from the Jets to the Raiders, somehow.

Japanese College Football World Rocked After Player Reveals He Was Ordered To Injure Opposing QB Japanese College Football World Rocked After Player Reveals He Was Ordered To Injure Opposing QB

A single dirty hit in a college football game three weeks ago has become a such a scandal in Japan that the perpetrator held a nationally televised press conference today to explain himself.

What If The NFL Were Regulated By OSHA? What If The NFL Were Regulated By OSHA?

Last month, 253 men got new jobs. The process was highly publicized, and employers announced new hires to an audience of millions on live television. It’s likely that no one in the Cowboys’ stadium, where the 2018 NFL Draft took place, was thinking about them that way, though. Instead, they called them rookies,…

Aaron Donald Looks Extremely Dense Aaron Donald Looks Extremely Dense

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald is listed at 6-foot-1 and 280 pounds, which is a little short and light for his position. Still, he’s the NFL’s reigning defensive player of the year, and he’s absolutely built:

Saquon Barkley Might Be Worth It, If The Giants Take A Page From The Patriots Saquon Barkley Might Be Worth It, If The Giants Take A Page From The Patriots

We all had a good time dunking on Giants GM Dave Gettleman a few weeks back, after Gettleman didn’t hesitate to draft running back Saquon Barkley before shaking his cane at all the analytics eggheads who questioned the long-term value of selecting a running back with the No. 2 overall pick. It’s true that the passing…

Johnny Manziel Signs Contract To Play In Canadian Football League Johnny Manziel Signs Contract To Play In Canadian Football League

Johnny Manziel, a prolific college quarterback whose career was put on hold for two years of mandatory service in the Cleveland Browns organization, will finally experience what it means to play for a professional football team:

The Hedge Fund Orc Buying The Panthers Used To Berate Employees And Keep Brass Testicles On His Desk The Hedge Fund Orc Buying The Panthers Used To Berate Employees And Keep Brass Testicles On His Desk

News broke today that hedge fund manager David Tepper is all set to buy the Carolina Panthers after Jerry Richardson was forced to put the team up for sale amid a sexual harassment scandal. Tepper will reportedly pay $2.2 billion for the team, and I know you’re wondering about one thing and one thing only: Is this guy…

Why Aren't NFL Safeties Getting Signed? Why Aren't NFL Safeties Getting Signed?

Eric Reid’s collusion grievance has been in the news, but Reid’s specific situation has overshadowed a rather curious offseason phenomenon involving him and his entire position group: NFL teams aren’t keen on signing free-agent safeties.

Lions President: Team "Followed The Rules" In Hiring Of Matt Patricia Lions President: Team "Followed The Rules" In Hiring Of Matt Patricia

The conversation around Detroit’s hiring of Matt Patricia has, for obvious reasons, wandered far afield from whether Patricia is qualified purely in football terms for the job of head coach, to how it is possible that the Lions were unaware of an indictment for sexual assault in Patricia’s past. NFL hiring decisions…

Report: Blake Bortles Keeps His Truck Unlocked With His Keys And Wallet Inside [Update] Report: Blake Bortles Keeps His Truck Unlocked With His Keys And Wallet Inside [Update]

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles reportedly helped stop a would-be robber at his teammate Brandon Linder’s house on Wednesday night, when an 18-year-old high school student tried to steal Bortles’ truck from the driveway in the middle of a party. According to TMZ, the kid failed because the truck was boxed in by…

Dopey Chicago Sports Columnist Apologizes For Nonsensical Roquan Smith Take  Dopey Chicago Sports Columnist Apologizes For Nonsensical Roquan Smith Take 

Roquan Smith, whose playbook was among the items stolen from his car last weekend, was the subject of Chicago Tribune grouch Steve Rosenbloom’s column this week, and boy did Rosenbloom produce a doozy.

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