Archive for April, 2017

They desperately wanted Westbrook to break the record

Friday, April 28th, 2017:

Tampa Bay used its first-round selection in 2014 on Evans, a big-bodied receiver who towers over most defensive backs. Evans is an excellent route-runner with solid hands and speed. Whenever quarterback Jameis Winston needs a big play, he always looks in Evans’ direction. Evans has put up 3,578 receiving yards and 27 touchdowns in his […]   Read More →

Ravens vs. Bears 2017 odds: Chicago narrow favorites without Cutler

Monday, April 17th, 2017:

The Chicago Bears are narrowly favored to beat the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11, despite being without quarterback Jay Cutler. Cutler suffered a high ankle sprain against the Detroit Lions and has been ruled out of Sunday’s game. Josh McCown will make his second start after successfully leading the Bears to a 27-20 victory over […]   Read More →

Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd sentenced to 15 years in prison

Saturday, April 15th, 2017:

Former Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a drug-distribution scheme, according to the Associated Press. Hurd was charged with the intent to possess and distribute cocaine and marijuana between July 2011 and June 2017, according to the Chicago Tribune. He was […]   Read More →

Uffsides: Chiefs-Broncos headline NFL season’s best week yet

Friday, April 14th, 2017:

The New Orleans Saints found their running game on Sunday night, and if this is a sign of what’s to come then watch out. Mark Ingram had three years of looking like a draft bust and one good night might not be enough to sway public opinion, but it was a heck of a night. […]   Read More →

Jermichael Finley injury: Packers TE to undergo spinal fusion surgery

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017:

This four-man rush philosophy is often known as the “bend but don’t break” defense. The idea is to keep everything in front of you if you’re a deep defender — don’t give up big, back-breaking game-changing plays over the top, instead allowing shorter, more manageable gains before tightening up in the red zone. Below, this […]   Read More →

Keepers Week 11: Ben Tate and Bobby Rainey to the rescue

Monday, April 10th, 2017:

So you had Arian Foster or Mike James on your team, did you? Tough break (literally, for you James owners), but not all hope is lost. If you were smart enough to handcuff Foster with Ben Tate, you’ll want to have Tate in the lineup moving forward as he plays for a new contract with […]   Read More →

Week 11 NFL preview: Patriots vs. Panthers

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017:

Tom Brady and the Patriots have been a proven commodity in the AFC playoffs for the last decade, while the upstart Panthers have become the NFL’s hottest team with five straight wins. Who wins on Monday night? Matt Ufford and the crew preview the game and make their predictions. The red-hot Carolina Panthers will get […]   Read More →

Week 11 NFL preview: Chiefs vs. Broncos

Monday, April 3rd, 2017:

The best offense in the NFL faces the best defense when divisions rivals clash in Denver. Will the high-flying Broncos put up enough points? Or can Justin Houston and the Chiefs defense take advantage of a hobbled Peyton Manning? Matt Ufford and the Discount Yankee Jerseys crew preview the game and make their predictions. The […]   Read More →

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