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Report: LSU is expected to hire Brian Kelly

The “maybe” apparently has disappeared. Bruce Feldman of TheAthletic.com reports that LSU is expected to hire Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, and that an announcement could come as soon as Tuesday. This becomes the latest crazy college football coaching development in recent days, following the news that Lincoln Riley has left Oklahoma for USC. Unless [more]

With LSU wanting Brian Kelly, does Urban Meyer look to Notre Dame?

As the annual game of college-coaching musical chairs continues, reports have emerged that LSU wants to hire long-time Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. If that happens, then obviously there would be a vacancy in South Bend. Would that be the moment Urban Meyer makes his move? Meyer has been linked to the Fighting Irish for [more]

Raiders place long snapper Trent Sieg on COVID-19 reserve list

The Raiders placed long snapper Trent Sieg on the COVID-19 reserve list Monday. Sieg tested positive for the virus, Vic Tafur of TheAthletic.com reports. Sieg, who originally signed with the Raiders in September 2018, has played 58 consecutive games, a streak that now is in jeopardy. The Raiders activated practice squad player Jordan Brown from [more]

Darren Waller week-to-week with knee injury

Raiders tight end Darren Waller avoided a major injury when he hurt his knee during the Thanksgiving victory over the Cowboys. But he still could miss some time. Interim head coach Rich Bisaccia said in his Monday press conference that Waller is week-to-week with his knee injury. Bisaccia added that Waller has improved and the [more]

NFL suspends Cowboys’ Trysten Hill two games for hitting Raiders’ John Simpson after game

Cowboys defensive tackle Trysten Hill has been suspended two games for hitting Raiders guard John Simpson on the field after their Thanksgiving game. NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan issued the suspension, and the NFL released the statement Runyan sent to Hill. “After the Las Vegas Raiders-Dallas Cowboys game on November 25, you [more]

Titans put Kevin Byard on COVID-19 reserve list

The Titans have another reason to be happy about having a bye this week. Safety Kevin Byard has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list. During a typical week, that would most likely leave Byard unable to play in the Titans secondary but the extended time off should allow him to clear protocols in time [more]

Steelers put T.J. Watt on COVID-19 reserve

Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt is on the Reserve/COVID-19 List. The Steelers announced the news on Monday, a day after Watt was on the field against the Bengals. There has been no announcement about whether Watt is vaccinated or unvaccinated, or whether he tested positive for COVID-19 or was put on the list because he had [more]

Thaddeus Moss will miss time after injuring hamstring in pregame warmups

Bengals tight end Thaddeus Moss came really close to making his NFL debut. While warming up for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, Moss injured his hamstring. Bengals coach Zac Taylor said Moss will miss at least a week with his injury. Moss, who was elevated from the practice squad for the game, was active for [more]

Jalen Hurts has a sore ankle, Eagles to evaluate as week goes on

Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts had a rough game against the Giants on Sunday and he got dinged while throwing three interceptions in the 13-7 loss at MetLife Stadium. Head coach Nick Sirianni told reporters on Monday that Hurts has a sore ankle while running through the injuries from Sunday’s game. Sirianni was asked if Hurts [more]

Kevin Stefanski won’t give up Browns’ play calling

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski admits his offense needs to change. But he’s not offering many specifics about what is going to change. Stefanski said today that he will continue to call the plays on offense, and that the communication among himself, offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt and line coach Bill Callahan remains strong. “I’m comfortable [more]

Browns place long snapper Charley Hughlett on COVID-19 list

After falling to the Ravens on Sunday night, the Browns are officially on their bye. But they still have a pair of players entering the COVID-19 protocols. Cleveland announced on Monday that long snapper Charley Hughlett has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list and  fullback Johnny Stanton has been placed on the practice squad/COVID-19 list. [more]

Jack Conklin out for season with torn patella tendon

Cleveland’s offense has struggled in recent weeks and a key injury is unlikely to make things any easier for the unit. According to multiple reports, tests confirmed that right tackle Jack Conklin is out for the season with a torn patella tendon. Conklin suffered the knee injury in the first quarter of Sunday’s loss to [more]

Vic Fangio: Drew Lock has to learn to do better

Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater left Sunday’s game against the Chargers after injuring his shin in the first half, which gave Drew Lock a shot to run the offense. The Broncos would score a touchdown on the drive when Bridgewater went down, but struggled to move the ball for the rest of the half and Lock [more]

Mac Jones becomes the clear favorite for offensive rookie of the year

Five weeks ago, it appeared that Bengal receiver Ja’Marr Chase would definitely win the NFL’s offensive rookie of the year award. Now, the odds have swung dramatically in someone else’s favor. With PointsBet, Patriots quarterback Mac Jones has overtaken Chase. Jones has -215 odds, which means that it takes a bet of $215 to win [more]

Frank Reich on 26 consecutive passing plays: We tried to run it and weren’t getting anything

After winning three straight games, including a 41-15 victory over the Bills last week, the Colts lost on Sunday to the Buccaneers. And while the team was able to put up 392 total yards, Tampa Bay effectively limited star running back Jonathan Taylor. In the three-game win streak, Taylor rushed for 172, 116, and 185 [more]

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