Russell Wilson Wants To Clarify What His Scam Water Can Do For Concussions

Russell “Nanobubbles” Wilson said his magical miracle fraud water helped him get over a blow to the head in the NFC Title game, what he really meant was that the stuff is so puissant, it actually stopped him from getting a concussion in the first place. Oh, that’s much more believable.… » 8/28/15 8:50am Yesterday 8:50am

Nobody Likes RGIII And I Kind Of Feel Bad For Him At This Point

Today, Robert Griffin III spoke to the media for the first time since being sacrificed to the Lions behind Washington’s Maginot offensive line. Everyone wanted to know: Was he concussed? Why have the Skins waffled on the status of his brain? Griffin gave the answers of a man who is supremely sick of this shit.… » 8/27/15 4:01pm Thursday 4:01pm

Johnny Manziel's Elbow Pain Is Not Going Away

Of all the things to worry about with Johnny Manziel, his health was never a particular concern until now. Manziel has been sitting out practice all week with elbow soreness, something he said he’d battled since high school and which the Browns believe is a function of his throwing motion: it’s a fundamental problem. » 8/27/15 9:10am Thursday 9:10am

Report: I.K Enemkpali Got Catfished By A Guy Under A Blanket Hiding In The Dark

I.K. Enemkpali, better known as the guy who broke Geno Smith’s jaw, is in the news again, this time for something much, much crazier. According to Outside the Lines, Enemkpali missed his 2011 season opener while attending Louisiana Tech because “he injured his hand when punching a man he thought was a woman with whom… » 8/26/15 8:36pm Wednesday 8:36pm

Jonathan Martin Says He Attempted Suicide During His NFL Career 

Jonathan Martin, the former Dolphins and 49ers tackle best known for his role in the Richie Incognito scandal, wrote a Facebook post today detailing a life spent struggling with bullying and depression and his decision to walk away from football. In it, Martin—writing in the second person—says “your job leads you to… » 8/26/15 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

Martellus Bennett: "We Just Sucked. Everybody Sucked. Coaches, Players, Everybody."

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett has never had any compunction about publicly speaking his mind, and today’s beneficiary is Chicago magazine, which dropped a very entertaining profile of Bennett. In a wide-ranging interview conducted in May—when Bennett was holding out from OTA workouts in an attempt to get a richer… » 8/25/15 9:25pm Tuesday 9:25pm

Which Backup QB Has Had It The Best?

When Matt Flynn signed with the Jets last week, it got some Deadspin staffers to wondering if Flynn hasn’t had the single best—read: cushiest—NFL career for a backup QB. A few years chilling behind Aaron Rodgers, big money from Seattle, then a few years drifting around the league, rarely seeing the field but always… » 8/25/15 1:50pm Tuesday 1:50pm

Cris Carter's "Fall Guy" Advice Was Kept Off The Record At The NFL's Request 

At the 2014 NFL Rookie Symposium, Cris Carter told incoming players that it’s in their best interests to have a “fall guy” in their crew—one man willing to take the rap and even go to jail to keep the player out of trouble. There was, for the first time in the symposium’s history, a reporter in the audience: The… » 8/24/15 5:14pm Monday 5:14pm

Chip Kelly Thinks The NFL Is Wrong About Terrell Suggs's Hit On Sam Bradford

This morning, the NFL confirmed that Terrell Suggs’s semi-late hit on Sam Bradford was incorrectly called roughing the passer, despite the Eagles’ belief that Suggs was intentionally targeting Bradford’s surgically repaired knee. Now Chip Kelly says the NFL’s interpretation of the play was incorrect, and that the… » 8/24/15 4:12pm Monday 4:12pm