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Eagles activate Jordan Davis, put C.J. Gardner-Johnson on IR

The Eagles will have defensive tackle Jordan Davis back for Sunday’s game, but they’ll be without safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson for at least the next four games.Davis has been activated from injured reserve ahead of the Eagles’ matchup with the Titans. He missed the last four games with an ankle injury.The Eagles opened a spot for [more]

Lightning strike survivors group criticizes Drew Brees for publicity stunt

For a little while on Friday morning, many believed that former NFL quarterback Drew Brees had been struck by lightning while filming a commercial during an area in Venezuela that features many cloud-to-ground lightning strikes per day. He wasn’t.The publicity stunt was, as such things go, fairly well executed. The initial accounts emerged via tweets [more]

Week 13 NFL playoff picture: Commanders-Giants has big NFC postseason implications

Sunday’s biggest game in the NFC playoff picture is the Commanders against the Giants, with Washington surging and New York fading.Early in the season the Giants looked like this year’s surprise playoff team, while the Commanders looked like they were going nowhere fast. But the Giants have collapsed just as the Commanders have turned this [more]

Drew Brees says he didn’t get struck by lightning

Former Saints quarterback Drew Brees is fine after apparently getting struck by lightning. Because he didn’t get struck by lightning at all.“I just texted Drew Brees,” tweeted Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com. “He said he’s good and that he did not get struck by lightning.”That’s a relief.So now here’s the question. Was Brees extremely fortunate to [more]

Drew Brees was apparently struck by lightning while filming a commercial

Former NFL quarterback Drew Brees, while filming a commercial for PointsBet sports book, was apparently struck by lightning.Video of the incident was posted on Twitter overnight.Said PointsBet in a statement: “We are aware of the media coverage regarding PointsBet brand ambassador Drew Brees. We are in communication with Brees’ team and will continue to monitor [more]

Jarvis Landry, Marshon Lattimore limited in Thursday’s practice

The Saints list 15 players on their initial practice report as they prepare for Monday Night Football.Receiver Jarvis Landry (ankle) and cornerback Marshon Lattimore (abdomen) were among the seven players who were limited Thursday.Landry has played the past three games since returning from his ankle injury, catching eight passes for 90 yards and a touchdown [more]

Mike Evans says he needs to get more separation on his routes

After Sunday’s loss to the Browns, Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles said it’s a “good question” as to why quarterback Tom Brady and receiver Mike Evans aren’t doing a better job of connecting on pass plays. On Thursday, Evans tried to provide the answer.“Obviously practice helps, but we’ve been getting some good reps in,” Evans told reporters [more]

After letting Browns come back, Bucs defense had a team dinner to get on same page

The Buccaneers defense kept the Browns offense in check for much of last Sunday, but they couldn’t close out the game in winning fashion.Cleveland drove for a game-tying touchdown in the final minutes of the fourth quarter and then won the game on an overtime touchdown run by running back Nick Chubb. It’s not the [more]

Logan Ryan returning to Bucs practice

Safety Logan Ryan is on his way back to the Buccaneers roster.Ryan has been designated to return from injured reserve. He can practice with the team immediately and could be activated in time to face the Saints on Monday night or at any other point in the next 21 days.A foot injury knocked Ryan out [more]

Nick Bosa relieved he didn’t jump offside on perfectly timed game-clinching sack

Nick Bosa sealed the 49ers’ win on Sunday when he sacked Saints quarterback Andy Dalton on a fourth-down play that turned out to be the Saints’ last offensive play of the game. Bosa timed the snap perfectly on that play, but he was worried he had jumped offside.“I didn’t think it counted, but once I [more]

Todd Bowles: “Good question” why Tom Brady and Mike Evans aren’t clicking

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans became the 51st player in league history to hit 10,000 receiving yards on a 28-yard catch during last Sunday’s overtime loss to the Browns, but he didn’t do much else during the game.Evans had one other catch for three yards while being targeted nine times over the course of the [more]

Tom Brady would rather lose than not play

The 2022 Buccaneers had something going, until they didn’t. But playing a game in Cleveland that Tampa Bay should have won and losing it is, to quarterback Tom Brady, better than the alternative.“Look, losing is hard for all of us, but I’d rather lose and play than not play at all,” Brady said on the [more]

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