Jimmy Clausen Diagnosed With Concussion After Taking Brutal Shot To Head

Late in yesterday's loss to the Detroit Lions, Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen nearly got his damn head taken off by Ziggy Ansah at the end of a short scramble. Clausen stayed in to finish the drive, the Bears' last of the game, and now it's being reported that he experienced "delayed symptoms" of a concussion after… » 12/22/14 3:05pm Monday 3:05pm

Alleged Serial Rapist Darren Sharper Indicted On Federal Charges

Yes, there are even more charges against Darren Sharper now. On top of those brought by a state grand jury in New Orleans, a federal grand jury also brought charges in district court against the former NFL safety last Friday. The federal charges aren't for rape but instead focus on the drugs that Sharper is accused of… » 12/18/14 7:05pm 12/18/14 7:05pm

Jay Cutler Presser Lasts Three Questions Because Local Media Was Late

The bad Bears lost to the also bad Saints on Monday Night Football, and Jay Cutler had an awful game, throwing three interceptions as the Bears went down 24-0, and getting sacked seven times. Given how much shit Cutler gets from fans and the media (some of it deserved), and how much lame reporters love to trot out his » 12/16/14 12:38am 12/16/14 12:38am

Pete Prisco Very Adamantly Does Not Understand Probabilities  

The most impactful decision in tonight's heinously boring Thursday Night Football contest between St. Louis and Arizona came with 6:10 left in the game. St. Louis, down 12-3, had 4th and goal on Arizona's 1-yard-line. In a situation where the Rams needed both a touchdown and a field goal to win, Jeff Fisher opted to… » 12/12/14 1:02am 12/12/14 1:02am

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

Brandon Marshall Taken To Hospital After Receiving A Knee To The Back

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall left tonight's game against the Cowboys after this play, where he got kneed in the back on safety Barry Church's tackle. The Bears initially said that Marshall had injured his ribs and his return was questionable, but later ruled him out for the rest of the game...because Marshall is… » 12/04/14 10:10pm 12/04/14 10:10pm

Video Evidence That We're All Just Living In J.J. Watt's World

This week's episode of Inside the NFL featured a mic'd up J.J. Watt stomping around, talking shit, and wreaking havoc during last Sunday's game against the Titans. These mic'd up segments are commonplace and usually on the boring side, but this one is worth watching from beginning to end simply because it's such a… » 12/03/14 5:29pm 12/03/14 5:29pm

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Football Lover In Your Life

Buying gifts for the football fan can be too easy. Sure, anyone can buy a personalized jersey with "DICKFACE" on the back and become the holiday hero for their friend who roots for the Giants and secretly always loved the nickname he was given when he rushed Sig Ep freshman year. You're not that person, though. You… » 12/03/14 3:01pm 12/03/14 3:01pm

Peter King Is A Goddamn Embarrassment

SI.com's Peter King, the most powerful NFL writer in the business, sees his job as flattering other powerful people so that they'll allow him to uncritically pass on whatever they'd like to have passed on. He's very good at it, as the incredible correction buried a couple of thousand words into his latest column shows. » 12/01/14 3:45pm 12/01/14 3:45pm

Travis Kelce Explains His In-Game Wank: "He Deserved A Shot To The Face"

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, who is really good, was caught making a wanking motion during last night's game against the Broncos. The well-executed wank was in response to Broncos linebacker Von Miller laying a bit of a cheap shot on Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, and after the game Kelce took to Twitter to explain… » 12/01/14 12:41pm 12/01/14 12:41pm

High School Team Wins Game On Miracle Double-Tipped Touchdown

Down three with just six seconds and 61 yards to go, Owensboro (Ky.) High School quarterback Nick Locher chucked the ball as far as he could. Unfortunately he threw it straight at a North Oldham defensive player; fortunately that player doinked the potential interception up into the air, off of a Owensboro receiver,… » 11/29/14 10:48am 11/29/14 10:48am

Fran Tarkenton Spent A Season On Now-Banned Horse Painkillers

Earlier this month, federal agents raided the medical staffs of five NFL teams. They were looking for prescription drugs, on the heels of a class-action suit alleging that the NFL has been doping up its players for years, pumping them full of painkillers because it was the only way they could possibly stay on the… » 11/26/14 10:33am 11/26/14 10:33am

Report: RGIII Benched, Colt McCoy To Start Against Indianapolis

Earlier today it seemed Jay Gruden really wanted to bench Robert Griffin III, and according to a report from Adam Schefter (and confirmed by Mike Jones), he's finally done it. Schefter, citing a team source, says that Colt McCoy will be Washington's starting quarterback when they take on Indianapolis on Sunday, not… » 11/25/14 11:29pm 11/25/14 11:29pm