Vikings rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater the man in Minnesota now, as Matt Cassel is sent to injured reserve.

September 24, 2014

We knew this time would come. When the Minnesota Vikings traded with the Seattle Seahawks up to the 32nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft to take their Quarterback of the future, it was not a matter of “if” but “when” he’d take the reigns. That when has morphed to now, as the Vikings announced today that starter Matt Cassel is heading to injured reserve following a nasty foot injury…


Report: Colts owner Jim Irsay suspended six games and fined $500 K.

Jim Irsay
September 2, 2014

With legal actions happening left and right lately, the NFL has struck again, and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is the latest to receive punishment. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that Irsay will be suspended six games and fined $500 thousand dollars. Irsay is being punished by the NFL for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy stemming from a DUI arrest in March, among other things. Other ramification from the punishment…


NFL set to crack down on domestic violence: will now enforce 6 game ban on first offense, lifetime ban on second.

August 28, 2014

  The NFL has apparently heard the chatter loud and clear regarding domestic violence andthe repercussions laid down from the league. In a letter to all owners, Roger Goodell admitted he “didn’t get it right” regarding his handling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case and its subsequent suspension. Jane McManus reports that the NFL will now enforce a six game suspension for a first offense of domestic violence and a…


Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended one year by NFL, will miss training camp in 2015 as well.

Today is a very disappointing day for Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver  Josh Gordon. After waiting and waiting (and waiting) for a ruling, it is now clear: the Cleveland Browns will be without their most dangerous offensive weapon this year.  Gordon has been suspended for one year by the NFL. Gordon, who had been appealing the suspension had hoped “loopholes” may work in his favor, but today it was revealed that…

August 27, 2014

Cleveland Browns go with experience over exhilaration, name Hoyer starting QB over Manziel.

August 20, 2014

We’ve reached a conclusion to the Cleveland Browns starting Quarterback competition. Browns fans will have to wait a while to see the “flash” of Johnny Football. The team today announced that they’re going with experience over exhilaration, tabbing veteran Brian Hoyer as their starter, ending a “battle” in which neither QB really asserted themselves with their play. Where Hoyer likely won the job wasn’t on the field, but off it…


Vikings WR Jerome Simpson at hearing today, hoping to avoid suspension for January DUI arrest.

August 18, 2014

Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver Josh Gordon isn’t the only pass catcher looking to dodge a suspension this upcoming season. Minnesota Vikings Wide Receiver Jerome Simpson is looking to do the same. Simpson, who’s no stranger to taps on the wrist from the NFL, is attending a hearing today in New York according to the Pioneer Press’s Brian Murphy, hoping to avoid a suspension from his January DUI arrest.  Simpson has…


Report: Vikings and Chris Kluwe reach settlement, will hold joint press conference next week.

Chris Kluwe
August 15, 2014

The saga between the Minnesota Vikings (and Special Teams Coordinator Mike Priefer) and former Punter Chris Kluwe finally looks to be drawing to a close. Just a couple of weeks ago new fury had been created with dashes of withholding reports, Twitter tirades and attorney meetings to try and stop the bleeding. Is a resolution now upon us? ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling tweeted today that the sides have come…


Broncos LB Danny Trevathan suffers fractured knee, likely miss 4 to 8 weeks.

August 12, 2014

The Denver Broncos can expect to be missing a major piece of their defense when the season starts a few weeks from now. Linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered an injury today in practice that turned out to be a fractured knee, following tests. The reported timetable is a four to eight week recovery. If all goes well, he’ll miss the first three games of the season and will make his 2014 debut after a week…