During the fall of 2011, a couple of months after the NFL's lockout of the players ended and the regular season began as scheduled, a class of graduate students was asked to rate the pro sports commissioners. Roger Goodell stood first, far above his peers. A few years later, after such issues as
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 8:42 am
Kyle Shanahan knows one mistake he wants to avoid in his second trip to the Super Bowl. When Shanahan made his first trip to the big game as offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons three years ago, his week in Houston got off to a stressful start when a reporter mistakenly took his backpack that
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:45 am
Back in 2014, the Giants beat the Royals in an epic seven-game World Series.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:44 am
For just the second time in his career, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford missed a significant portion of a season due to injury. While a shoulder injury in 2010 cut his season to just three games, Stafford lost eight games to a back injury last year in Detroit. Stafford is progressing from
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:37 am
The Miami Dolphins announced the hiring of Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator Monday, and promoted Josh Boyer to defensive coordinator. Steve Marshall was hired as offensive line coach, Robby Brown as quarterbacks coach, Austin Clark as outside linebackers coach and Curt Kuntz as assistant defensive
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:57 am
Three years after a historic Super Bowl meltdown, Kyle Shanahan is back on the big stage but not reminiscing on what happened that day. Learn from it and move on.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:13 am
The Chiefs are narrow favorites to win Super Bowl LIV. Their quarterback is the overwhelming favorite to be named the game's MVP. Via the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is an even-money proposition to win the award, meaning that for every dollar bet, one dollar is
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:42 am
Last call: offensive tackle Lane Johnson, snubbed in the original Pro Bowl announcement, has been reportedly added to the NFL Pro Bowl team as an alternate. By Reuben Frank
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:25 am
Emmanuel Sanders admitted that his mindset changed from his first Super Bowl appearance to his second.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:21 am
Jim Caldwell will not be returning to the Miami Dolphins as their assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach, making him available for a possible Eagle interview for offensive coordinator. By Dave Zangaro
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:54 am
The Giants were connected to Bill Callahan for their offensive line opening. But when the Giants hired Jason Garrett as offensive coordinator, it became obvious they would have to look elsewhere for a line coach. Garrett stripped the play-calling duties from Callahan after one season, hiring Scott Linehan
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:20 am
The 49ers ran the ball 42 times and threw it eight times during Sunday's 37-20 win over the Packers. The men charged with catching passes are OK with that. "I mean, I think our mentality is, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,’” receiver Deebo Samuel said, via Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:05 am
The Browns could be turning a little more purple. After hiring former Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as its coach, Cleveland interviewed Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton for its GM opening this past weekend, a person familiar with the team's itinerary told The Associated
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:26 am
Surprise, surprise: It turns out this year's Titans-Chiefs AFC Championship matchup wasn't quite as compelling as last year's Patriots-Chiefs overtime battle.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:13 am
With the Dolphins allowing defensive coordinator Patrick Graham to leave for the same position with the Giants, Miami needed a new defensive coordinator. They now have one. The Dolphins have promoted defensive pass game coordinator/cornerbacks coach to the position of defensive coordinator. “Josh and
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:03 am
The 2019 season for the Green Bay Packers marked the dawn of a new era. Matt LaFleur took over and won more games than any first-year coach in franchise history. The final result again fell short of the Packers' goal of winning it all, but this time it had a different feeling, according to Aaron
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:00 am
NFL analyst Cynthia Frelund looks at the Next Gen Stats that helped the Kansas City Chiefs limit Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry in their AFC Championship Game win.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:00 am
Kyle Shanahan learned a huge lesson in Super Bowl LI but it's not the one you might think.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:52 am
So, what's with the beef?
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:49 am
Joe Montana hasn't attended many (any?) Super Bowls since his last as a player, a 55-10 victory over the Broncos to end the 1989 season. He even skipped Super Bowl XL when the league honored the MVPs from the previous 39 Super Bowls. The Hall of Fame quarterback, though, told Sam Farmer of the Los
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:45 am
A "toasted" E-40 made a bold prediction moments after the 49ers beat the
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:39 am
As the celebration raged in the victorious 49ers locker room, general manager John Lynch showed off a ''Mobile to Miami'' T-shirt that symbolized the turnaround in San Francisco. The team that was so bad a year ago that the coaching staff got rewarded with a week coaching the Senior
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:30 am
The 49ers are preparing this week as if they are playing a game on Sunday.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:14 am
Former Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees explains his decision to retire from the NFL.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:05 am
Tiki and Tierney discuss the performance of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers versus the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.
Author: CBS Sports Videos
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:00 am
Mike Vrabel knows wins and losses are the only true measure for the Tennessee Titans. The Titans cleaned out lockers Monday, a day after being beaten 35-24 by the Kansas City Chiefs in the team's first AFC championship game in 17 years. Tennessee finished 11-8 after a fourth straight 9-7 record
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:00 am
NFL Network's Steve Smith weighs in on Sherman-Revis Twitter beef.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:00 am
After beating the Packers on Sunday night, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said he was hopeful that running back Tevin Coleman would be able to play in the Super Bowl after injuring his shoulder. Shanahan gave an update on Coleman's condition at a Monday press conference and continued to be optimistic
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:33 pm
It crossed Bryan Bulaga's mind pregame, but even more after the 49ers built a 27-0 lead. The veteran right tackle may well have played his final game in a Packers uniform. Bulaga, 30, is scheduled to become a free agent in March after completing a five-year, $33.1 million extension he signed in 2015
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:23 pm
Dre Greenlaw has continued in his every-down role for the 49ers.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:23 pm
The Raider should like what they see at the Senior Bowl.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:23 pm
NFL Network's James Palmer talks Tyreek Hill and Frank Clark living up to their own hype in the AFC Championship Game and the dominant performance of running back Damien Williams.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:20 pm
Tiki and Tierney discuss the San Francisco 49ers 37-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game.
Author: CBS Sports Videos
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:18 pm
NFL Network's Jim Trotter, Michael Silver and Steve Wyche explain why the top three landing spots for quarterback Tom Brady (outside of New England) are the Los Angeles Chargers, the Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:10 pm
Roses are red, violets are blue and tickets to Super Bowl LIV in Miami will set you back a few.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:02 pm
Super Bowl betting is a strange market due to the two-week build up before kickoff, but we have the best bets and odds to make. (AP)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:52 pm
Last year, the AFC and NFC Championship games featured exciting, close contests that went to overtime. One, the Rams win over the Saints, sparked a major controversy regarding uncalled defensive pass interference. This, the games weren't as compelling. And the TV ratings reflected that. Via Austin
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:48 pm
Next Gen Stats: San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert's success outside the tackles in the NFC Championship Game.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:30 pm
The former Redskins interim head coach has reportedly found a new job.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:29 pm
In one year, the 49ers have gone from coaching in the Senior Bowl to playing in the Super Bowl.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:25 pm
Frank Gore always will be rooting for Joe Staley and the 49ers.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:24 pm
The 49ers may have wanted to wear their all-white throwbacks for Super Bowl LIV. They won't. The team confirmed Monday, via NFL Media, that it will wear its traditional road attire. The Chiefs, the designated home team, chose to wear their dark jerseys. Thus, the 49ers will wear white jerseys and
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:20 pm
The former No. 2 overall pick in 2015 has fallen from the pedestal of the Titans franchise QB to a signal-caller whose future is a gigantic question mark.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:11 pm
Kyle Shanahan didn't want to speculate on the playing status of running back Tevin Coleman.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:11 pm
It looks like the Browns will have a top assistant with head coaching experience working under Kevin Stefanski in his first year as the boss in Cleveland. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Bill Callahan is expected to take a job on the Browns staff as the offensive line coach. Callahan has done
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:59 pm
Logan Ryan played four seasons in New England before leaving in free agency, signing a three-year, $30 million deal with the Titans in 2017. Ryan, scheduled to become a free agent again this March, knows the drill. The cornerback may or may not return to Tennessee. "If I could see the future, then
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:52 pm
Frank Clark picked up his fourth sack of the postseason yesterday when he tallied the game-ender against the Titans.
Author: TheWolverine.com
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:45 pm
Pees began coaching high school football well over 40 years ago.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:37 pm
For just the second time in his career, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford missed a significant portion of a season due to injury. While a shoulder injury in 2010 cut his season to just three games, Stafford lost eight games to a back injury last year in Detroit. Stafford is progressing from the fracture that [more]
Author: Curtis Crabtree
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:37 am
Brian Flores decided he needed to make a change at offensive coordinator after his first season as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Flores elected to bring Chan Gailey in to run Miami’s offense as they look to catapult forward out of phase of bottoming out and accumulating draft assets in hopes of a brighter [more]
Author: Curtis Crabtree
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:02 am
The Chiefs are narrow favorites to win Super Bowl LIV. Their quarterback is the overwhelming favorite to be named the game’s MVP. Via the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is an even-money proposition to win the award, meaning that for every dollar bet, one dollar is won. Next on the list is [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:42 am
Duke Tobin, the Bengals’ director of player personnel, said ESPN’s report that Cincinnati won’t trade the No. 1 pick no matter what is “news to me.” “I don’t know that any decision has been made for what we’re going to do in April,” Tobin said Monday, via Geoff Hobson of the team website. “We’re early [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:55 am
The Giants were connected to Bill Callahan for their offensive line opening. But when the Giants hired Jason Garrett as offensive coordinator, it became obvious they would have to look elsewhere for a line coach. Garrett stripped the play-calling duties from Callahan after one season, hiring Scott Linehan for that job in 2013. The Cowboys [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:20 am
The 49ers ran the ball 42 times and threw it eight times during Sunday’s 37-20 win over the Packers. The men charged with catching passes are OK with that. “I mean, I think our mentality is, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,’” receiver Deebo Samuel said, via Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:05 am
The Browns have hired their latest coach, and they could soon be hiring their latest General Manager. Updated her earlier report that placed Vikings assistant G.M. George Paton firmly in the mix for the job in Cleveland, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that the Browns will meet with Paton for a second time later [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:46 am
Andy Reid ranks seventh on the career wins list. He does not have a Super Bowl championship, but the Chiefs coach gets another shot at completing his Hall of Fame resume Feb. 2. Reid needs a marketing deal to go with his second Super Bowl trip after being asked how he celebrated the AFC title [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:36 am
With the Dolphins allowing defensive coordinator Patrick Graham to leave for the same position with the Giants, Miami needed a new defensive coordinator. They now have one. The Dolphins have promoted defensive pass game coordinator/cornerbacks coach to the position of defensive coordinator. “Josh and I have coached together for 14 years,” coach Brian Flores said [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 21, 2020, 1:03 am
Joe Montana hasn’t attended many (any?) Super Bowls since his last as a player, a 55-10 victory over the Broncos to end the 1989 season. He even skipped Super Bowl XL when the league honored the MVPs from the previous 39 Super Bowls. The Hall of Fame quarterback, though, told Sam Farmer of the Los [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:45 am
After beating the Packers on Sunday night, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said he was hopeful that running back Tevin Coleman would be able to play in the Super Bowl after injuring his shoulder. Shanahan gave an update on Coleman’s condition at a Monday press conference and continued to be optimistic about Coleman’s outlook. Shanahan [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:33 pm
It crossed Bryan Bulaga‘s mind pregame, but even more after the 49ers built a 27-0 lead. The veteran right tackle may well have played his final game in a Packers uniform. Bulaga, 30, is scheduled to become a free agent in March after completing a five-year, $33.1 million extension he signed in 2015. “You think [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 11:23 pm
Last year, the AFC and NFC Championship games featured exciting, close contests that went to overtime. One, the Rams win over the Saints, sparked a major controversy regarding uncalled defensive pass interference. This, the games weren’t as compelling. And the TV ratings reflected that. Via Austin Karp of Sports Business Daily, both games drew significantly [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:48 pm
The 49ers may have wanted to wear their all-white throwbacks for Super Bowl LIV. They won’t. The team confirmed Monday, via NFL Media, that it will wear its traditional road attire. The Chiefs, the designated home team, chose to wear their dark jerseys. Thus, the 49ers will wear white jerseys and gold pants. A report [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:20 pm
It looks like the Browns will have a top assistant with head coaching experience working under Kevin Stefanski in his first year as the boss in Cleveland. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Bill Callahan is expected to take a job on the Browns staff as the offensive line coach. Callahan has done that [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:59 pm
Logan Ryan played four seasons in New England before leaving in free agency, signing a three-year, $30 million deal with the Titans in 2017. Ryan, scheduled to become a free agent again this March, knows the drill. The cornerback may or may not return to Tennessee. “If I could see the future, then I would [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:52 pm
With the Chiefs in the Super Bowl for the first time in half a century, one of the most iconic photographs in the history of the Super Bowl is gaining renewed prominence. That iconic photo is the shot of Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson, in the locker room at halftime of Super Bowl I, smoking a [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:28 pm
New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski plans to retain Stump Mitchell as his running backs coach, Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com reports. Mitchell, 60, joined the Browns before last season. Nick Chubb proceeded to finish second in the NFL in rushing yards with 1,494, and Kareem Hunt gained 464 yards from scrimmage in eight games. The [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:27 pm
Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins injured his ribs at one point in the first half of the team’s playoff loss to the Chiefs and went for X-rays during halftime before returning to action. While that might have suggested a fairly clean bill of health, it appears Hopkins didn’t avoid a broken bone. John McClain of [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:25 pm
Falcons tight end Austin Hooper is headed to his second Pro Bowl. Hooper told Vaughn McClure of ESPN that he is replacing George Kittle. Kittle, of course, won’t play in the all-star game as he is going to the Super Bowl. Hooper, 25, was the second alternate. He joins teammates Julio Jones and Grady Jarrett. [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:12 pm
Tight end Marcedes Lewis has played 14 seasons. He turns 36 in May. Lewis, though, wants to play next year, and he hopes it’s in Green Bay. “Mentally and physically, I was in a really good place this year,” Lewis said, via Wes Hodkiewicz of packers.com. “I’d love to come back. When I wake up [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:56 pm
On Sunday, Tony Romo possibly called his final game for CBS. His contract is expiring and ESPN reportedly is planning to make Romo an eight-figure annual offer. But there’s a catch. As noted by John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, CBS has a right to match any offer that Romo receives elsewhere. So if CBS [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:47 pm
After four decades coaching football Dean Pees has decided to call it a career. The Titans confirmed today that Pees, their defensive coordinator for the last two years, has decided to retire. The 70-year-old Pees spent six years as the head coach at Kent State but was primarily a defensive assistant, both at the college [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:42 pm
Over the weekend, Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy addressed in an item posted at PFT the current challenges facing the NFL’s the Rooney Rule, along with his ideas for its evolution. On Monday morning, Dungy joined me to discuss the situation in further detail. The full conversation appears in the attached video. The biggest [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:23 pm
When Tre Roberson arrived in the NFL in 2016, he was an undrafted rookie trying to move from college quarterback to pro cornerback, and he didn’t last long. Now he’s coming back, and NFL teams believe Roberson has staying power. Roberson played two strong seasons at cornerback for the Calgary Stampeders and is now a [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:04 pm
The Titans are clearing out their lockers on Monday and some of the team’s players are contemplating what the future will hold. Right tackle Jack Conklin is in that group. The Titans declined their option on the 2016 first-round pick’s contract for the 2020 season, so he’s set for free agency if he doesn’t work [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:59 pm
49ers defensive end Dee Ford nearly got here last year with the Chiefs. Traded to San Francisco in the offseason, Ford now gets to play against the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. “Let’s get this right: There’s no love lost nowhere,” Ford told Jarrett Bell of USA Today. “It’s just me playing my brothers. At [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:57 pm
Norma Hunt, the wife of the late Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, has attended all prior 53 Super Bowls. She’ll be in Miami for Super Bowl LIV, the first in which the Chiefs will be participating after winning the trophy named for Lamar. Via the Kansas City Star, Norma Hunt’s streak of attending all Super Bowls [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:51 pm
Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander left the NFC Championship Game with a thumb injury and did not return. X-rays revealed a fracture in Alexander’s right thumb, and he left the stadium wearing a cast, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Silverstein asked Alexander about surgery, and Alexander said, “Even if I do, I’m not [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:19 pm
The Titans’ season ended less than 24 hours ago and the team’s coaching staff has already changed. According to multiple reports, secondary coach Kerry Coombs is leaving the team in order to return to Ohio State as the program’s defensive coordinator. Coombs spent six seasons at the school before joining Buckeye alum Mike Vrabel‘s staff [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:15 pm

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