Bill Belichick praises CB Jones’ ‘textbook technique’

Bill Belichick praises CB Jones’ ‘textbook technique’

Last Sunday, 2nd-year cornerback Jonathan Jones made the most of being called into action after Eric Rowe went down with a groin injury. He played mainly special teams, but his 27 defensive snaps on defense (or rather, 2) is what prompted head coach Bill Belichick to take notice. On a 2nd quarter 3rd and 8, Jones […]

Patriots make some practice squad moves

Patriots make some practice squad moves

On Wednesday, the New England Patriots tweaked their practice squad roster a little, releasing one and signing two. The team released CB Jomal Wiltz, a rookie out of Iowa State, paving the way for two signings – CB Robert Nelson, Jr. and OL Jason King. Per Patriots.com: Nelson, 23, was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns […]

Win Your Fantasy Football with DRAFT

Win Your Fantasy Football with DRAFT

The fantasy football season is off to a sizzling start. As week 2 of competition comes to a close, many fantasy football players are already panicking or padding an early lead. The season is young and leaves plenty of time for things to shake up. The injury bug has already bitten a few of the […]

Jones defends Ezekiel Elliott: Other Cowboys were just as bad

Jones defends Ezekiel Elliott: Other Cowboys were just as bad

Never mind running back Ezekiel Elliott utterly failing to rise to the occasion against Denver – His teammates didn’t help much either. That’s basically what owner Jerry Jones is saying as he defends his much-maligned running back – mainly on a particular play where a tipped ball was intercepted while Elliott was putting his hands on […]

Rosenthal: AFC West scariest division right now

Rosenthal: AFC West scariest division right now

After watching 2 weeks of NFL action, NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal surmises that the AFC West is currently the division to beat at the moment – mainly the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders (Sorry Chargers – you’re kinda sad): In just two weeks, this triumvirate has taken out the defending champion Patriots, the reigning No. 1 […]

Marvin Jones: Lions made a ‘No. 1 defense in the league’ statement against Giants

Marvin Jones: Lions made a ‘No. 1 defense in the league’ statement against Giants

Feeling giddy after watching his Detroit Lions defense dismantle QB Eli Manning and the rest of the New York Giants offense, wide receiver Marvin Jones was int he mood to gloat a little. [The defense] made a huge statement,” Jones told MLive.com. “Like, we’re the No. 1 defense in the league statement. And it’s fun to watch. You rarely […]

Brandin Cooks downplaying his return to New Orleans

Brandin Cooks downplaying his return to New Orleans

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks will make his return to New Orleans this Sunday for a crucial Week 2 matchup after the Pats dropped their home opener in lousy fashion to the Chiefs. But Cooks isn’t letting this upcoming moment turn into something about him and him alone. It’s a game just like […]

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