ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 15: Nick Foles #5 of the St. Louis Rams throws a pass in the first quarter against the Chicago Bears at the Edward Jones Dome on November 15, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Nick Foles set to start at QB in Week 12 for St. Louis Rams

Nick Foles missed last week’s game in favor of Case Keenum as the starting quarterback for the St. Louis Rams. It wasn’t a very happy benching for Foles, but he will get a chance to prove himself again in Week 12. According to a report, Keenum will miss this week’s game due to injury and […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 03: Head coach Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles on the sidelines against the New York Jets in the third quarter during a pre-season game at MetLife Stadium on September 3, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

The Chip Kelly era is on the verge of failing in Philadelphia

I understand that it’s easy to overreact when teams lose four out of five games, with the last of those losses coming in blowout fashion on national television. And those who still choose to defend Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly will rightly point out that he won 10 games in each of his first […]

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 22: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys in action during the second half of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on November 22, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Week 12 NFL power rankings

1. New England Patriots (10-0; Last Week- No. 1) For the second straight week, the Patriots were challenged, but still found a way to get the win. The Pats certainly look beatable, but with just six games remaining, their 16-0 chances still look decent. And those chances will look much better if New England can […]

at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

Ex-Cowboy Joseph Randle arrested at Kansas casino

Just weeks after being released by the Dallas Cowboys, running back Joseph Randle was arrested on Tuesday night at a Kansas casino. Randle is facing numerous charges, including assaulting a police officer. A gaming commission spokesman told Sports Illustrated Randle was asked to leave the Kansas Star Casino for being over-intoxicated, and causing a disturbance at the […]

Frank Gifford

Frank Gifford suffered from CTE, family announces

Hall of Fame football player and veteran broadcaster Frank Gifford suffered from the degenerative brain disease known as CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), his family announced in a statement released on Wednesday. The legendary New York Giants star and Monday Night Football analyst passed away in August at the age of 84. His death was attributed to […]

SEATTLE, WA - November 20: Running back Thomas Rawls #34 of the Seattle Seahawks runs with the ball during a football game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on November 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won the game 29-13. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Thomas Rawls

Sans Marshawn Lynch, the Seahawks can excel with Thomas Rawls

The Seattle Seahawks are replacing a beast with a beast. Does it suck that they’ll be without Marshawn Lynch for at least the rest of the regular season after the perennial Pro Bowler underwent sports hernia surgery on Wednesday? Sure, because while the aging Lynch has been absent often this season and hasn’t been effective […]

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 01:  J.J. Watt #99 of Houston Texans enters the field before the game against the New England Patriots at Reliant Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Who leads the defensive player of the year race?

With six weeks remaining in the NFL season we’re starting to get a clearer vision of who the player awards will go to. Defensive player of the year is a very tight race, though, with many players making a serious run at it. So who will win out? Here are the primary candidates: J. J. […]


Week 12 NFL game watchability rankings

Week 12 in the NFL is here, and you might be entering the weekend with your own preferences regarding which games to focus on, and which to place on the backburner. Most of you have your favorites and fantasy players to track. But in case you’re completely neutral or need help breaking ties with regard […]

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 23:  Wide receiver Stedman Bailey #12 of the St. Louis Rams celebrates  after his seven yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.  The Chargers won 27-24.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Rams receiver Stedman Bailey shot twice in head Tuesday night

St. Louis Rams receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot Tuesday night, according to Bailey was shot twice in the head while sitting in a car in Miami Gardens, Florida, reports, and will undergo surgery Wednesday. The Rams reportedly do not believe the injuries are life-threatening. According to […]

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Head coach Rex Ryan of the Buffalo Bills argues with the referee during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL officiating source confirms Bills-Pats refs were as bad as you thought

The New England Patriots kept their hopes for an undefeated season alive with a 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Monday night, but the victory was overshadowed by some very questionable officiating calls in the game. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe was told by an NFL Referees Associating source on Tuesday that the Bills-Patriots […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 21:  Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns watches from the bench during the second half of a loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel parties way out of starting job once again

Johnny Manziel was a notorious partier before entering the NFL, and that pattern earned himself a 10-week stint in rehab this offseason. However, it appears that his old habit is killing his NFL career once again. A week after being named the permanent starter for the rest of the season by Cleveland Browns head coach […]

during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 22, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

Four teams have strong chances to win their first-ever Super Bowl

In 2013, the Seattle Seahawks became the 19th member of the Super Bowl club, a fraternity that this century has also added the Ravens, Rams, Buccaneers and Saints. And there’s a decent chance that in 2015, the membership could expand to 20. That’s because with six weeks remaining in the regular season, four of the […]


TGS weekly MVP tracker: Carson Palmer makes his move

With six weeks remaining in the 2015 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the MVP race… 1. Tom Brady, Patriots: The New England quarterback has come back to earth a little in the last three weeks and is coming off his worst game of the year. He’s no longer the league’s highest-rated passer but […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 12:  Karlos Williams #29 of the Buffalo Bills avoids Demario Davis #56 of the New York Jets to score a third quarter touchdown at MetLife Stadium on November 12, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The NFL has to stop letting teams wear stupid alternate uniforms

What the hell is this? And this? And of course, this? Look, I’m a football fan and I usually couldn’t care less about what the players are wearing. It’s just completely immaterial. But at this point, so-called “special” jerseys have become a distraction. Good writers are wasting column inches on this topic and my Twitter […]