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NFL moves Chargers-Steelers Week 13, Rams-Bears Week 14 into prime time

The NFL has made the prime time schedule better in December. The league announced today that flexible scheduling has been employed for both Week 13 and Week 14, moving better games into the Sunday Night Football slot than the ones that were previously scheduled. In Week 13, the Sunday night game on December 2 will [more]

NFL received regular reports about Azteca Stadium field since September

The NFL’s abrupt decision to relocate the Chiefs-Rams game set for Mexico City raises plenty of questions about why the decision was made so close in time to kickoff, given that a Shakira concert that damaged the field happened on October 11, more than a month ago. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, [more]

NFL does the right thing, a lot later than it should have

As the saying goes (I think), wisdom often never arrives at all, it’s better that it show up late. For the NFL, it wasn’t wisdom so much as it was desperation that forced the league to pull the plug on Monday night’s Chiefs-Rams game Mexico City. The field had disintegrated to somewhere between prison yard [more]

Andrew Whitworth: Moving game to L.A. a “quality decision”

The NFL announced on Tuesday that the Chiefs-Rams game scheduled to be played in Mexico City next Monday night will be played in Los Angeles after determining that the field at Azteca Stadium would not be up to par by gameday. That decision was made after consulting with NFL and club field experts, independent experts [more]

Chiefs-Rams tickets go on sale to public Wednesday

The NFL has moved the Monday night game between the Chiefs and Rams to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, and plans quickly have been made to sell as many tickets to the game as possible. The Rams have announced that season-ticket holders currently can purchase their seats via the Rams Account Manager through Thursday at 5:00 [more]

Rams designate Pharoh Cooper to return from IR

The Rams designated returner Pharoh Cooper to return from injured reserve Tuesday. The All-Pro will begin practicing with the Rams this week. Cooper went on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on the ankle he injured in the season opener against the Raiders. “He’s good,” Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters Monday, via Myles Simmons of [more]

NFL moves Chiefs-Rams to Los Angeles

There will not be a game between the Chiefs and Rams in Mexico City next Monday night. The NFL announced on Tuesday that the game will move from Azteca Stadium to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The game is being moved after concerns were raised about the condition of the field after several events were [more]

Report: Chiefs, Rams making travel plans for L.A. rather than Mexico City

The Chiefs and Rams have started making travel plans for Los Angeles rather than Mexico City, Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports. There is the “likelihood” the Rams host Monday night’s game at home, Robinson adds. The Rams are practicing in Colorado Springs this week to ready for the altitude of Mexico City. The playing [more]

Report: Some players “seriously considering” not playing in Mexico City

It was inevitable that the discussion about the playing surface at Azteca Stadium for next Monday’s game between the Chiefs and the Rams would eventually move to the players who will be on the field and we reached that step on Tuesday afternoon. No names have been attached to the feelings, but Adam Schefter of [more]

Workers installing new sod at Azteca Stadium

The last-minute attempts to keep next Monday’s Chiefs-Rams game in Mexico City includes new grass. Via Lara Moritz of KMBC 9, workers are busy installing new sod at Azteca Stadium, amid concerns about player safety. The field was badly damaged during a Shakira concert last week, and a regular schedule of soccer matches there. The [more]

NFL has a mess on its hands in Mexico

Regardless of how the NFL resolves the question of whether to proceed with Monday night’s game of the year in Mexico City, the league has yet another mess of its own making. Here we are, six days before the Chiefs and Rams will meet in Mexico, and the league engaged in no obvious proactive effort [more]

League still working on Azteca Stadium field

The NFL has rightful worries about the playing surface at Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium, but the league is determined to play there next Monday. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, the league has “significant concerns” about the field the Chiefs and Rams will play on. “We are working closely with the field manager at Azteca Stadium [more]

Bucs sign Cairo Santos

The Bucs signed kicker Cairo Santos to replace Chandler Catanzaro, the team announced. Santos, who worked out for the team on Oct. 26, becomes the Bucs’ 10th kicker since 2009, the most of any team in the league in that span. Tampa Bay cut Catanzaro after he missed two more field goals in Sunday’s loss [more]

Sean McVay’s mother upset with his language

Sean McVay punctuated the Rams’ victory over Seattle with profanity. Unfortunately for McVay, a CBS camera caught his bad word. McVay’s mother was not happy with him. He got an earful from her. The Rams coach revealed his chastising during Monday’s news conference when he was asked a question about Aaron Donald and Marcus Peters [more]

Rams can clinch division and playoff berth this week

The Rams are playing well this year, but also playing in a division that’s struggling. As a result, they can tie a league record for quickest playoff berth earned. The league announced that the 9-1 Rams can clinch the NFC West title this week, with a win over the Chiefs and a Seattle (4-5) loss [more]

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