Report: 49ers bought $7.5M insurance policy for Colin Kaepernick

Report: 49ers bought $7.5M insurance policy for Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers purchased a $7.5-million insurance policy for quarterback Colin Kaepernick as part of the reworked contract the two parties reportedly agreed to this week, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The $500,000 policy will cover Kaepernick if he is injured to such a degree that he cannot play next season. The $7.5-million, […]

Inspirational ex-Jet Dennis Byrd dies in car accident at 50

Inspirational ex-Jet Dennis Byrd dies in car accident at 50

Dennis Byrd, the former NFL defensive lineman whose career was ended by neck injury, was killed Saturday in a car accident. He was 50. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Byrd was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Oklahoma 88 north of Claremore. The Tulsa World first reported Byrd’s death. He starred at Tulsa before playing […]

Who could Cowboys trade Tony Romo to, and what would they get?

Dak Prescott says the Dallas Cowboys are Tony Romo’s team, and Jerry Jones reaffirmed this week that Romo will be the starting QB when he’s healthy. End of story, right? Not necessarily. Prescott is making his case stronger each week, and Skip Bayless says if the rookie keeps winning and beats the Eagles in Week […]

Denver Broncos tackle Russell Okung taken to hospital with concussion-like symptoms

Denver Broncos tackle Russell Okung taken to hospital with concussion-like symptoms

Denver Broncos left tackle Russell Okung was taken to a hospital after experiencing concussion-like symptoms following Denver’s 21-13 loss Thursday night, the team announced. According to Mike Klis of 9News in Denver, Okung was transported to the hospital in an ambulance and was administered an IV. Okung played the entire game and was penalized twice […]

Chargers narrowly avoid another 4th quarter collapse in win over Broncos

Philip Rivers threw for 178 yards and one touchdown, passing Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to become San Diego’s career passing leader, and the Chargers held off the Denver Broncos 21-13 on Thursday night. The victory may have saved embattled coach Mike McCoy’s job . The Chargers (2-4) were coming off a mistake-filled loss at […]

Rivers surpasses Fouts as Chargers’ all-time passing yards leader

Rivers surpasses Fouts as Chargers’ all-time passing yards leader

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has become the franchise’s all-time leader in passing yards, surpassing Hall of Famer Dan Fouts. Rivers broke Fouts’ mark of 43,040 yards during the first quarter of Thursday’s matchup with the Denver Broncos. Coming into Week 6, Rivers had thrown 292 touchdowns, another Chargers record, and has already added […]

How Legit are the Minnesota Vikings?

How Legit are the Minnesota Vikings?

The NFL always seems to have a few teams that surprise everyone and perform much better than expected. One of those teams this season are the Minnesota Vikings. While they were able to make the playoffs last year, nobody was expecting big things from the team after injuries to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and running back […]

Ravens’ Smith warns Beckham: If you hit me late, we’re fighting

It’s only Wednesday, but, Baltimore cornerback Jimmy Smith wants to make it very clear that he is not having any of Odell Beckham Jr.’s nonsense when the Ravens face the Giants on Sunday. If there is any foul play this weekend, Smith told ESPN’s Jamison Hensley that there will be immediate physical retaliation: “All of that extra […]

Is Dak Prescott better off without Dez Bryant?

The Dallas Cowboy debates rage on. For those who might have made up their mind on the Dak vs. Romo debate, here’s a new one: Is Dak Prescott better off without Dez Bryant? Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock both agree he is. “What they’re doing right now is Dak ‘n’ Dunk. Hand the ball off […]

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