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Will Russell Wilson make one last run at getting traded?

The Seahawks are sinking, with a 2-5 record only one year after going 12-4. The low point could come this weekend, if Seattle loses at home to the 1-5 Jaguars. (Seattle currently is favored by only three points.) Before the season, quarterback Russell Wilson rattled the cage about a possible trade. The effort culminated in [more]

Mike Tomlin: Browns offensive identity doesn’t change with Baker Mayfield or Case Keenum

The Steelers head to Cleveland to play the Browns in Week Eight and at this point, they don’t know who they’ll face at quarterback. Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski said on Monday that he hasn’t ruled out starter Baker Mayfield for Sunday’s matchup. But Mayfield’s torn labrum and fractured humerus in his left shoulder kept [more]

Eric Ebron on reduced role: It’s hard, but I want to be a professional

Steelers tight end Eric Ebron has a reputation for sharing almost anything that’s on his mind, but he’s taking a different approach to questions about his reduced role with the team this season Ebron’s playing time and role in the passing game have both shrunk this year and he said Monday that he “can’t answer” [more]

Tony Pollard, Ezekiel Elliott both on pace for 1,000 yards

Ezekiel Elliott has 521 rushing yards and Tony Pollard has 366 rushing yards. The Cowboys have 11 games remaining. That puts Elliott on pace for 1,476 rushing yards. The only season he has had more rushing yards in a season was in his rookie year when he led the league with 1,631. He also had [more]

Kevin Stefanski not ruling out Baker Mayfield for Week Eight

Though quarterback Baker Mayfield was not at practice on Monday, there’s still a chance he could play in Cleveland’s Week Eight matchup against the Steelers. Head coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters after practice that Mayfield is feeling better and has not been ruled out this week. But Stefanski is unsure if Mayfield will be able [more]

Nick Chubb practiced Monday, Baker Mayfield didn’t

Browns running back Nick Chubb has missed the last two games with a calf injury, but he took a step back toward the lineup on Monday. Chubb took part in the portion of practice open to the media as the Browns got back to work after last Thursday’s 17-14 win over the Broncos. The Browns [more]

Will Browns, Baker Mayfield agree on a second contract?

Josh Allen has his. Lamar Jackson hopefully will get his in the upcoming bye week. Baker Mayfield may not get one at all. The shoulder injury suffered by the Browns quarterback when making a tackle in Week Two has on one level overshadowed but on a deeper level underscored the fact that he has yet [more]

Kevin Stefanski on Baker Mayfield: When he’s ready, he’s ready

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield missed Thursday night’s game against the Broncos after again dislocating his left shoulder and fracturing the humerus bone in it. Speaking to the media in his Friday press conference, head coach Kevin Stefanski declined to put any sort of timeline on Mayfield’s return. Though the Browns have a mini-bye after playing [more]

D’Ernest Johnson’s journey reconfirms the overabundance of talented running backs

Every year, every college program has one or more running backs with a high degree of skill. Many of them have the ability to thrive at the next level — if they have sufficient blocking and the ability to hold the football when it’s relentlessly attacked by NFL defenders and a basic knack for picking [more]

Teddy Bridgewater: We’ve got a lot of things to fix

The Broncos only gained 76 yards in the first half of Thursday night’s loss to the Browns and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was dealing with foot and quad injuries, but head coach Vic Fangio said after the game that he didn’t consider making a quarterback change at halftime. Fangio said he thought Bridgewater was “courageous” and [more]

Vic Fangio: Allowing 17 points looks OK, but defense didn’t play well

The Broncos didn’t come into the 2021 season with an offense that looked like it would set the world on fire, but the hope was that it would score enough points to let a strong defense pave the way to victories. That plan looked sound during the first three weeks of the season. The Broncos [more]

Kevin Stefanski: Baker Mayfield will be back as soon as he can

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield didn’t play in Thursday night’s win over the Broncos and told Jay Glazer of Fox Sports that he fractured the humerus bone in his left shoulder when he dislocated it in last Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals. There was word earlier in the day that Mayfield will need to have surgery [more]

Kevin Stefanski: D’Ernest Johnson just a warrior

Browns running back D'Ernest Johnson capped the first start of his NFL career in style on Thursday night. Johnson battled for eight yards on a third-and-seven with less than two minutes to play to put the finishing touches on a 17-14 win over the Broncos. The fight for yards fit for a player who went [more]

Myles Garrett says refs need new glasses after missed holding calls

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett wasn’t happy with the officiating on Thursday night. Garrett said after the Browns’ win over the Broncos that he was held repeatedly and the officials failed to call the penalties. Garrett compared the situation to how hard it used to be for Shaquille O’Neal to get fouls in the NBA. [more]

Von Miller: “My pride hurts more than anything” after ankle injury

Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller was forced out of Thursday night’s game against the Cleveland Browns late in the second quarter due to an ankle injury. But it wasn’t the ankle that was sore for Miller after the loss to the Browns. “My pride hurts more than anything,” Miller said, via Nick Kosmider of [more]

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