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Eagles are five sacks in the Super Bowl from an NFL regular season/postseason record

The Eagles’ defense led the NFL with 70 sacks in the regular season, and they’ve added eight more sacks in the playoffs. And now they’re closing in on an all-time record.If the Eagles can record five sacks in Super Bowl LVII, they’ll have a total of 83 combined in the regular season and the postseason, [more]

Avonte Maddox in protective boot, out of practice for Eagles

The Eagles listed cornerback Avonte Maddox as out on their estimated practice reports Wednesday and Thursday and he’ll be getting the same designation after their actual practice on Friday.Reporters at the open portion of practice shared photos of Maddox on the sideline with a protective boot on his left foot. Maddox missed three games with [more]

Kadarius Toney, L’Jarius Sneed, JuJu Smith-Schuster are not expected to practice Friday

The Chiefs listed four players as out of practice on Wednesday and Thursday and they expect to do the same on Friday as well.Wide receivers Kadarius Toney (ankle, hamstring), JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee), and Mecole Hardman (pelvis) all left the AFC Championship Game early and they’ve all remained out of practice this week. Cornerback L’Jarius Sneed [more]

Fletcher Cox: When your QB is like Jalen Hurts, you want to play harder for him

Longtime Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has seen his share of quarterbacks come through the building since the organization selected him at No. 12 overall in 2012.That’s part of why he has a real appreciation for what Jalen Hurts brings to the position.Cox was asked about Hurts’ leadership in his Friday press conference.“His approach, No. [more]

Patrick Mahomes: It’s not about being the face of the league, it’s doing what you can to win

Since Patrick Mahomes became Kansas City’s starting quarterback in 2018, the worst the team has finished has been a loss in the AFC Championship Game.Mahomes was the 2018 AP MVP and appears headed for his second, which will be handed out at NFL Honors next week. And he was the MVP of Super Bowl LIV, [more]

Jalen Hurts on his best play of the season: “Season’s not over”

Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts hinted that he’s expecting his best moment of the year to come at Super Bowl LVII.Asked to name his best play of the season, Hurts said he won’t be able to say that until after the Super Bowl.“My best play of the season? Season’s not over,” Hurts said.Hurts is looking forward [more]

Willie Gay limited in Chiefs practice Thursday

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid shared most of the big news about the Chiefs’ practice participation in a press conference on Thursday, but there were a couple of other notable tidbits when the official practice report was released.Linebacker Willie Gay was listed as limited because of his shoulder injury. Word early this week was that [more]

NFL touts impact of “replay assist” on reducing formal replay challenges

It’s known by different names, multiple of which are used by the league. Expedited review is more common. Replay assist is the term that was utilized in a tweet posted today by the NFL Officiating account.“The NFL expanded its replay rule to allow replay officials to assist on-field officials in specific, limited game situations to prevent [more]

Patrick Mahomes on his ankle: I feel like I’m in a good spot

After he played through his high-ankle sprain in last week’s AFC Championship Game, there’s no doubt quarterback Patrick Mahomes will play through it again for Super Bowl LVII.But the injury is likely to affect him in some way.Like last week, Mahomes was listed as a full participant on Wednesday’s injury report. He said in his [more]

Frank Clark: The Bengals deserved to talk trash, but they’ve got to watch us play now

The Bengals collectively talked plenty of trash before taking on the Chiefs in last week’s AFC Championship Game.Based on their postgame reactions, Kansas City’s players were absolutely aware of it all.Defensive end Frank Clark in particular had some strong comments immediately after his team beat Cincinnati 23-20. Clark was asked on Thursday if he thought [more]

Jalen Hurts: Shoulder “getting there,” it’s something I’m dealing with

Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts is past the point where his right shoulder injury is significant enough to keep him from playing, but he’s not quite back to full strength.Hurts was asked about the condition of his shoulder at a Thursday press conference and he acknowledged that he’s still working through it as the team prepares [more]

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