NFL reportedly has a five week schedule in place for replacement referees

This could be a matter of the NFL just simply preparing just in case. Or it could be an indication of no progress in talks with the NFL Referees Association. But according to the AP, the NFL already has a schedule in place for replacement referees that will stretch through Week 5 of the regular […]

Pat Shurmur is blaming everyone but Brandon Weeden for Weeden’s dismal performance in week one

We’ve already discussed Brandon Weeden’s horrible performance against the Eagles on Sunday. And we’ve also discussed that despite Weeden insisting that he wasn’t overwhelmed, we believe he was. With those out-of-the-way, it’s now time to hear what Browns head coach Pat Shurmur thinks of all this.

Matt Forte is upset that he’s not getting goal line carries

We’re used to fantasy owners being upset when their running back is pulled from the game just as they have an opportunity for a goal line carry. But rarely do you hear about players themselves being upset. Well, Matt Forte seems to be upset about his lack of goal line touches saying, “It’s been happening […]

Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush: 49ers “really didn’t beat us”

Monday morning mistakenness continues around the NFL. First, Brandon Weeden tried to convince us that he wasn’t overwhelmed in his first start against the Eagles. And now, Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush is trying to convince us that the San Francisco 49ers didn’t flat out beat the Packers. But before we get to Bush’s […]

Despite throwing four interceptions, Brandon Weeden insists he wasn’t overwhelmed

In case you missed it, here is the stat line Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden put up against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday 12-35 for 118 yards with 1 interception, 1 fumble and a quarterback rating of 5.1 And though it was clear from the moment that Weeden got caught under the America flag during […]

Mathias Kiwanuka: “I haven’t been held this much since I was a baby”

Most level-headed observers of Wednesday night’s season opening game between the Giants and the Cowboys would say that the replacement referees did a pretty good job. And though, they’ve had their issues here and there, it would be tough to argue that they had impacted the game in a negative way. But there is one […]

Former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell has passed away

Former Ravens and Browns owner Art Modell died of natural causes late Thursday at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Modell was an integral part in helping build the NFL into the money making machine it is today, but he will be forever remembered by Browns fans for infamously moving the franchise to Baltimore after the […]

Jason Witten reportedly offered to sign a waiver that would allow him to play in season opener

The chances of Jason Witten playing in tonight’s season opener against the Giants are slim. But that hasn’t stopped Witten from doing everything in his power to somehow get on the field. Witten did not make the trip with the team to New York because he is recovering from an injured spleen. Witten is officially […]

NFL Power Rankings: Week 1

The NFL season finally kicks off tonight with a matchup between the Cowboys and the Giants. But before things get underway, let’s look at our NFL power rankings heading into week 1.

Mathias Kiwanuka thinks Jason Pierre-Paul could be a “30-sack guy”

Jason Pierre-Paul put up monster numbers last season- 86 tackles and 16½ sacks. But believe it or not, he thinks he’s only reached 50% of his potential. Now, it’s one thing when a player recognizes that he still has room to improve. In fact, if anyone should recognize that, it should be the player themselves. […]