Results matching “fitzpatrick”

Pagano officially declines to name starting quarterback

Colts coach Chuck Pagano is doing his best to protect the worst-kept secret on the team. According to the Colts’ official website, Pagano declined to name a starting quarterback for Sunday’s home opener against the Cardinals. Pagano’s denial comes amid reports that Jacoby Brissett will start the game. Regardless of whether it’s Brissett or Scott [more]

A.J. Green says Bengals “need a spark and need the ball in my hands somewhere, somehow”

After a second game in a row to the start the season without a touchdown, frustrations are obviously growing for the Cincinnati Bengals. In addition to cornerback Dre Fitzpatrick proclaiming “we suck,” wide receiver A.J. Green didn’t mince words either regarding the team’s anemic start to the season. “We are playing like sh– right now,” [more]

Deshaun Watson is 18th quarterback change in Texans’ last 54 games

As Deshaun Watson prepares to start tonight against the Bengals, he represents an extraordinary run of quarterback instability for the Texans. When Bill O’Brien decided to anoint Watson over Tom Savage one game into this season, it represented the 18th quarterback change for the Texans over their last 54 games, encompassing 10 different quarterbacks. Matt [more]

Majority of the league going with just two quarterbacks

At a time when everyone agrees there aren’t nearly enough quarterbacks to go around, most of the NFL has decided to only bother with two at a time. After initial cuts yesterday, 19 teams stuck with just two quarterbacks, though that’s going to change in the next few days. For instance, the Broncos are about [more]

Bucs extend Ryan Griffin’s contract through 2018

Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Griffin was making a push to win the backup job behind Jameis Winston this summer before injuring his throwing shoulder in a preseason game against the Bengals. The injury is expected to keep Griffin out well into the regular season, which means Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the No. 2 and that the [more]

Roberto Aguayo misses an extra point

Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo said recently that he’s “just having fun” while competing with Nick Folk for a job in Tampa. Friday night hasn’t been all smiles for Aguayo. He hit a 20-yard field goal to cap the first Buccaneers drive of the game, but elicited memories of his rough rookie season when he put [more]

Despite suspension, Doug Martin is the No. 1 tailback in Tampa

Questions linger regarding whether Buccaneers running back Doug Martin will be the No. 1 tailback after he serves the final three games of a PED suspension. For now, though, Martin’s status is clear: He continues to be the No. 1 tailback in Tampa. That’s the message sent by the initial, unofficial don’t-read-anything-into-it-but-please-read-it depth chart, which [more]

DeAndre Hopkins likes Tom Savage as Texans starting quarterback

All the early returns on Texans first-round pick Deshaun Watson have been positive. But it’s Tom Savage who has taken all the work with the first team, and picked up an endorsement from their best offensive player. Via Dan Graziano of ESPN.com, Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins said he’s been impressed with Savage and believes he [more]

Raiders sign defensive end IK Enemkpali

The Raiders signed defensive end IK Enemkpali to a one-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Enemkpali has played 17 career games with the Jets and the Bills before missing last season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. However, Enemkpali is best known for punching former Jets teammate Geno Smith, breaking Smith’s [more]

Richard Sherman gets to the heart of the Colin Kaepernick situation

While fans may hate Colin Kaepernick because he didn’t stand for the national anthem in 2016, the NFL has shunned him for a fundamentally different reason. Indeed, plenty of other players didn’t stand for the anthem during the 2016 season, and most of them remain gainfully employed. They remain gainfully employed because none of them [more]

PFT preseason power rankings No. 14: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

It’s reasonable for the Buccaneers to think they’re on the cusp of something. In fact, if the new overtime rules were in place last season, they’d have been a playoff team (since their loss to the Raiders was a tie at the 10-minute mark, and that would have given them the edge over the Lions [more]

Brandon Marshall using FaceTime to work on offense with Eli Manning

Wide receiver Brandon Marshall signed with the Giants well ahead of the start of their offseason program, which gave him plenty of time to learn their offense before the team went on their pre-training camp break last month. Marshall’s experience should also help when it comes to getting things down before the start of the [more]

Vince Young still doesn’t close door on football

The Vince Young CFL Experiment ended poorly, with a hamstring injury resulting in Young being released by the Saskatchewan RoughRiders before the launch of the regular season. But even after that experience, Young isn’t slamming the door on playing football. “Maybe I’ll play football again,” Young told Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated in an article [more]

Titans add Eric Decker

They got to know each other pretty damn quickly. Receiver Eric Decker, whose recently visit to the Titans was downplayed by the team as routine and similar to pre-draft due diligence, has a deal in place. Per multiple reports, the Titans have inked Decker to a one-year contract. Cut recently by the Jets (who originally were [more]

Browns QBs coach gushes about DeShone Kizer

Forgive Browns fans if they roll their eyes at quarterback coach David Lee’s assessment of DeShone Kizer. They have heard optimism about a quarterback before — Tim Couch, Colt McCoy, Brady Quinn, Johnny Manziel to name a few of many — and yet the search continues. But Lee, who has coached Tony Romo, Vinny Testaverde, [more]