Tag: NFL

The NFL now has six playoff games during Wild Card Weekend with one moving to Monday Night Football. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

NFL Wild Card Playoffs to Include a Monday Night Football Game

Are you ready for some playoff football? Last season, the NFL expanded the playoffs to include six wild-card games and the league announced that one of those games will be played on Monday evening for the first-ever playoff edition of Monday Night Football. The NFL hasn’t determined which network will […]

Rookie quarterback Justin Field evades a tackler from the Cincinnati Bengals last weekend, but he gts his first taste as a starting QB in Week 3. (Image: Danielle Noonan/Getty)

Updated List of NFL Week 3 Starting Quarterbacks and Backup QBs

We’re two games into the NFL season and several starting quarterbacks are out due to injuries. We’ve compiled an updated list of starters and backup QBs for you, with Justin Fields, Davis Mills, Jacob Eason, and Jacoby Brissett named a starting quarterback in Week 3. Let’s run down the injured […]

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence surveys the field against the Denver Broncos in Week 2. (Image: Stephen B. Morton/AP)

Home Dog Alert: Texans, Lions, Jaguars, Vikings, Rams in Week 3

Week 3 of the NFL season has only five home dogs, including the Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Rams, and the Houston Texans hosting the undefeated Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football. The Rams host the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Bucs in OG’s Game of the […]

Justin Fields from the Chicago Bears subbing in for injured Andy Dalton against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 2. (Image: Getty)

Rookie Justin Fields Earns First Start for Da Bears, Andy Dalton Out

With quarterback Andy Dalton nursing a sore knee, Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy is turning to rookie Justin Fields to start in Week 3 against the Cleveland Browns. Dalton dinged his left knee against the Cincinnati Bengals and exited the game in the second quarter. Fields played the final […]

Tampa Bay Bucs WR Antonio Brown stiff arms a defender from the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1. (Image: Julio Aguilar/Getty)

AB Down, Tampa Bay Bucs Place Antonio Brown on COVID-19 List

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a COVID-19 outbreak on their hands, which they’re trying to mitigate. Meanwhile, wide receiver Antonio Brown is the latest member of the Super Bowl Champion Bucs to get placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Brown is the third player on the Bucs to test positive for […]

Miami Dolphins backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is pressured by the Buffalo Bills in Week 2. (Image: Getty)

Tua Tagovailoa Out with Fractured Ribs, Jacoby Brissett to Start Week 3

Backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett will start for the Miami Dolphins in Week 3 against the Las Vegas Raiders. After further testing, the Dolphins discovered starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has fractured ribs, which originated from an injury during Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins indicated that Tagovailoa had bruised […]

Houston Texans quarterback Tyrod Taylor grimaces in pain after his touchdown run against the Cleveland Browns. (Image: Greg Shamus/Getty)

Tyrod Taylor Out (Hamstring), Texans Rookie Davis Mills to Start Week 3

The Houston Texans will start rookie quarterback Davis Mills against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football in Week 3 after Tyrod Taylor suffered a hamstring injury during their loss to the Cleveland Browns in Week 2. Taylor initially tweaked his hamstring in the second quarter against the Browns. Davis, […]

Indy Colts QB Carson Wentz cannot escape Aaron Donald from the LA Rams. (Image: Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports)

Carson Wentz Sprains Both Ankles, Questionable for Week 3 vs Titans

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz had an injury double-whammy when he sprained his right ankle and left ankle in Week 2’s 27-23 loss against the Los Angeles Rams. In my old neighborhood back in the Bronx, someone would refer to Wentz as Carson Two Ankles. That’s not an endearing moniker […]

Buffalo Bills defenders smush Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the first quarter of Week 2 at Hard Rock Stadium. (Image: Getty)

Dolphin Down: Tua Tagovailoa Exits Blowout with Rib Injury

The Miami Dolphins were shut out during a 35-0 throttling by the Buffalo Bills, but the game really went off the rails early in the first quarter after quarterback Tua Tagovailoa needed help getting off the field due to an injury to his ribs. The Bills jumped out to a […]

Raiders running back Josh Jacobs evades tacklers from the Baltimore Ravens during a Monday Night Football Game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Las Vegas Raiders Injury Report: RB Josh Jacobs (Toe) Out Week 2

Josh Jacobs, the starting running back for the Las Vegas Raiders, will sit out in Week 2 against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a toe and ankle injury. Backup running back Kenyan Drake will start in Week 2 for the Raiders. Jacobs missed practice every day this week while nursing […]

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Sports Betting Boosts NFL Opening Week Ratings and Ad Spending

CBS and NBC both reported a double-digit ratings increase for last week’s NFL games. Meanwhile, the NFL’s sportsbook partners treated viewers to roughly 100 ads. In related news, sports betting activity was at an all time high during the NFL’s opening week. Last season, NFL ratings slumped for the first time […]

Rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence from the Jacksonville Jaguars in the pocket against the Houston Texans. (Image: Bob Levy/Getty)

Week 2 Home Dogs: Dolphins, Ravens, Jets, Jags, Panthers, Colts, Eagles

Seven more NFL teams find themselves home dogs in Week 2 including the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football. In Week 1, underdogs cleaned up and went 11-5 against the spread. Last week’s home dogs […]

Baker Mayfield from the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Image: Jamie Squire/Getty)

NFL Week 2 Survivor Picks: Cleveland Browns or Tampa Bay Bucs?

Congrats on making it through the opening week of your NFL survivor pool by not busting in Week 1. We narrowed down the slate of Week 2 games with three potential survivor pool picks, including the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Bucs, and Green Bay Packers. If you didn’t pick Tampa […]

DeMarcus Lawrence from the Dallas Cowboys attempts pressure on Tom Brady from the Tampa Bay Bucs on Thursday Night Football in the season opener. (Image: Getty)

Cowboys Injury Report: DE DeMarcus Lawrence (Broken Foot) Out 6-8 Weeks

The Dallas Cowboys lost a key defensive player and their premier edge rusher when DeMarcus Lawrence suffered a foot injury during practice on Wednesday. An X-ray and MRI revealed a broken foot, and Lawrence will miss six to eight weeks until he heals. The Cowboys’ defense didn’t generate any sacks […]