That Time Someone Said Peyton Hillis Wanted To Retire And Join The CIA

Today, the New York Giants released Madden 12 cover athlete—good job, fans—and running back Peyton Hillis. Did you even know Hillis was still in the league? A better question: Do you remember when a rumor came out in March 2012 that Hillis, at that time a free agent, was considering retirement so he could join the CIA? » 2/25/15 12:00pm Wednesday 12:00pm

Josh Gordon Officially Suspended By NFL For "At Least" A Season

It was inevitable once Adam Schefter reported that Josh Gordon had tested positive for alcohol, but today the NFL made it official: Gordon is suspended for the entirety of the 2015 football season. The Browns released a statement confirming the suspension—which is without pay and for "at least one year"—and leveled at… » 2/03/15 8:13pm 2/03/15 8:13pm

Josh Gordon And The Browns Team Up To Fuck Over Josh Gordon

The Browns announced Saturday that they had suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon for violating team rules, and placed him on the reserve/suspended list. According to Michael Silver, as well as numerous other reporters, Gordon (and Johnny Manziel, who is on injured reserve) missed a walk-through for the 7-8 Browns… » 12/27/14 3:53pm 12/27/14 3:53pm

Andrew Hawkins Has Some Remarkable Thoughts On Protest

Andrew Hawkins made headlines when he took the field with a shirt protesting the recent shooting of two unarmed Ohioans. The Browns made us proud when they refused a demand from Cleveland cops to apologize. And now that he's explained it, we realize that Hawkins isn't just some athlete who threw on a t-shirt because… » 12/16/14 9:02am 12/16/14 9:02am

Cleveland Cops Demand Apology, Call Activist Browns Players "Pathetic"

Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt demanding justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford before today's game against the Bengals, and the act so infuriated Cleveland cops that the city's police union president is now demanding the team apologize—calling Hawkins's statement (and one previously by Johnson Bademosi » 12/14/14 7:54pm 12/14/14 7:54pm

Here's What The Johnny Manziel Effect Looks Like For Fox

The above NFL viewing map, from our friends over at 506sports.com, shows what fans were originally slated to watch for Fox's early game on Sunday. Both the Tampa Bay at Carolina and Washington at New York matchups are trash, so only fans in those markets were scheduled to watch them. Practically the entire rest of… » 12/11/14 10:20pm 12/11/14 10:20pm