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Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games By The NFL

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games By The NFL

The NFL is just two nights away from the Seahawks and the Packers kicking off the 2014 season. The Indianapolis Colts will take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday night in Denver, but they will do so without their owner. According to ESPN.com, Indianapolis Colts’ owner Jim Irsay has been suspended for six games by the [...]

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Texans Make J.J. Watt NFL’s Highest Paid Defensive Player

Over the past two seasons there has been very little argument that J.J. Watt has been the NFL’s best defender. Now, he will be paid like it according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle: J.J. Watt has reached a six-year, $100 million agreement with the Texans, becoming the NFL’s highest paid defensive player. Watt’s [...]


Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Will Be Ready For Week 1

When he’s on the field, Rob Gronkowski is one of the best offensive weapons in the NFL. Thankfully for the Patriots, he will be available for the team’s Week 1 game against the Miami Dolphins. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, ‘Gronk’ is ready to go: Rob Gronkowski: "Super excited. Super pumped. … I feel mentally [...]

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs, QB Alex Smith Agree To Four Year Extension

Lost in the greatness of Jamaal Charles last season, was an absolutely excellent season by quarterback Alex Smith. Charles has already received his extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, and now Smith does as well according to Pro Football Talk: After an intense and largely secretive day of negotiations, the Chiefs and Smith have worked [...]

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

49ers’ Ray McDonald Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Only three days ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released new rules on domestic violence issues in response to the backlash they received after suspending Ravens RB Ray Rice only two games following his dispute. It didn’t take long for someone to come across those rules. According to NBC Bay Area’s Damian Trujillo, San Francisco 49ers [...]

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Texans Acquire QB Ryan Mallett From New England Patriots

The Houston Texans look to be much improved from their abysmal 2-14 season last year. With arguably the best defender in the NFL in J.J. Watt, and a solid set of offensive skill players led by Andre Johnson and Arian Foster, the pieces are there for the Texans to surprise some people this season. The [...]

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Champ Bailey, Michael Sam Among Victims Of Final Cuts

Champ Bailey will go down as one of the best cornerbacks to ever play the game, but his time in the NFL may be done as the New Orleans Saints have released the veteran according to Pro Football Talk: A league source tells PFT that the Saints have released Bailey, perhaps one of the day’s [...]

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Former Steelers LB James Harrison Announces Retirement

James Harrison was once considered to be one of the most feared men in the NFL. Some would argue he was a dirty player, but everyone was looking out for him if they crossed the middle of the field. Today Harrison announced his retirement via his facebook page: I have made the difficult decision to [...]

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

49ers DE Aldon Smith Suspended First Nine Games Of Season

The San Francisco 49ers mighty defense is dealing with a lot of issues to start off this NFL season. Linebacker Navorro Bowman will miss the first six games of the season, while DE Glenn Dorsey is out for the year with a torn bicep. Now the team’s premier pass rusher, Aldon Smith has been suspended [...]

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Imposes New Punishments For Domestic Violence

The NFL, and Commissioner Roger Goodell in particular, have been the subject of harsh criticism on the handling of the domestic abuse issue of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. The two game suspension was deemed extremely lenient. With the league coming under constant scrutiny, Goodell announced new punishments for domestic violence according to NFL [...]