Browsing Archives of - 2018 January

Rams coach Sean McVay looked like ‘deer in headlights’ against Falcons

Sean McVay was the prince of the NFL this season, as the rookie head coach led the Rams to an 11-5 record and the NFC West title. But the 31-year-old looked like an overmatched deer in the headlights during the Rams’ 26-13 loss to the Falcons in the wild-card playoffs Saturday, according to ESPN’s Sunday... Read More »

Jalen Ramsey has had a Space Jam ‘Monstar’s secret stuff’ bottle in his locker all season

Jalen Ramsey was just answering questions about the Jaguars’ upcoming playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and — wait a minute. What’s that in his locker? It’s a bottle that says Monstar’s secret stuff! Kind of like in Space Jam! So at least something nice came out of this miserable season. In the meantime, Browns... Read More »

Patriots push back against bombshell ESPN report

By late morning Friday, Kraft, Belichick and Brady had released a joint statement, lamenting the need to respond to multiple media reports that have speculated theories that are unsubstantiated, highly exaggerated or flat out inaccurate, adding, The three of us share a common goal. We look forward to the enormous challenge of competing in the... Read More »

Jaguars fans flooded Heinz Field with DUUUUVAL chants to make the Steelers’ day that much worse

The Jacksonville Jaguars put on one hell of a showing in their 45-42 win against the Steelers to advance to the AFC Championship game. Steelers fans are known for traveling to opposing stadiums and letting their presence be felt, but that’s what the Jaguars did Sunday. “Duval!” and “Bortles!” chants rang through Heinz Field as... Read More »

Aho has goals in three straight games, and Staal has points in four straight. …

The game came hours after Carolina publicly introduced Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon as the new majority owner and successor to longtime owner Peter Karmanos Jr. Dundon took over control of the team Thursday after the sale closed. Ward made 23 saves – including a tumbling gem midway through the third to rob Evgeny Kuznetsov –... Read More »

Keeping track of draft trends and storylines throughout the season can be a perplexing task from the outside looking in.

Prospects’ movement up and down mock drafts and rankings isn’t always commensurate with what you’re seeing on the court. Things fluctuate heavily until the picture starts to crystallize after the season. It’s very natural to wonder why. So, welcome to the Front Office’s inaugural draft mailbag, where we’ll semi-regularly take all your burning questions and... Read More »

They should not go back to Eli Manning this month.

The Giants made the decision as a franchise last week to look at Geno Smith (which should be a very brief look) and rookie Davis Webb. They’re 2-10. Four games left in a lost season. Starting Manning this week against Dallas would be lovely for the fans, but would it do anything to answer questions... Read More »

After losing their first four, the Chargers have rattled off seven wins in nine games.

The Chiefs, on the other hand, started 5-0 but have lost six of their last eight. Considering Los Angeles’ ability to control the game offensively and defensively, they have good odds at earning a victory this week. After missing nearly two months with a broken collarbone, Rodgers is back this week to try and help... Read More »

Erik Johnson’s stumble in overtime nearly led to the winning goal for Winnipeg, but his goaltender bailed him out.

Given another opportunity, Johnson didn’t stumble again. The Avalanche defenseman scored on a breakaway with 9.9 seconds remaining on the clock in OT, Jonathan Bernier stopped 22 shots after taking over for an injured Semyon Varlamov in the second period and Colorado beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night. Mikko Rantanen and Nathan MacKinnon... Read More »

LeSean McCoy injury update: Bills RB day-to-day with ankle sprain

LeSean McCoy’s status for the postseason remains uncertain. The Bills running back is “day-to-day” with a right ankle sprain suffered in Sunday’s win over the Dolphins, coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday. McCoy was carted off the field in the third quarter of the Bills’ victory after getting wrapped up by Dolphins linebacker Chase Allen on... Read More »