NFL: Trump’s tweet not accurate: No mandate for players to stand for anthem

NFL: Trump’s tweet not accurate: No mandate for players to stand for anthem

President Donald Trump’s tweet about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell “finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem” isn’t true at all, says Goodell himself. “Commentary this morning about the Commissioner’s position on the Anthem is not accurate. The NFL is doing the hard work of trying to move from protest to progress, […]

Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore noticeably better against Bucs

Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore noticeably better against Bucs

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore certainly has endured a lot of criticism in his first few games in New England. But Thursday night showed he can play at high level, something Pats fans would like to continue seeing. Gilmore covered Bucs WR Mike Evans most of the night, limiting him to just 49 yards […]

Mike Zimmer: CB Trae Waynes moving in the right direction

Mike Zimmer: CB Trae Waynes moving in the right direction

Since arriving in Minnesota, cornerback Trae Waynes hasn’t exactly been the huge playmaker they thought they were getting at No. 11 in the 2015 NFL Draft, but according to Mike Zimmer, Wayne’s stock is on the rise – at least for Week 4 against Detroit. “I thought he played a lot better,” Zimmer said, per […]

Newton in hot water after response to female reporter’s question

Newton in hot water after response to female reporter’s question

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made what many are saying is a completely sexist response to a female reporter’s question about WR Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of routes… Newton chuckled, saying “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.” But no one’s laughing, and it looks Newton may have to get schooled […]

Rob Gronkowski blasts refs on offensive pass interference calls

Rob Gronkowski blasts refs on offensive pass interference calls

“If the consistency was there 100 percent, then I’d be cool with whatever it is,” New England Patriots tight end Gronkowski said Tuesday. Gronk was called for a pass interference penalty during their loss to Carolina on Sunday. After the game, head coach Bill Belichick described it as a “tough call.” “One week, we’re told […]