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Anderson shines after rejected by 3 non-playoff teams

As the top four point-producers in the NFL were advancing to the conference championship round for the first time ever, Dak Prescott was getting sacked by his own teammate, Tom Brady was embracing the underdog role a little too tightly and C.J. Anderson was making the most of his second,

2019 NFL Draft: Where pick Raiders acquired in Amari Cooper trade will be

2019 NFL Draft: Where pick Raiders acquired in Amari Cooper trade will be originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comFly, Eagles, fly.That what the Oakland Raiders will be saying, anyway.The Cowboys' divisional-round playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday means Dallas' 2019 first-round draft pick, which was shipped to the Raiders

Browns’ Kitchens hires Browns Wilks, Monken as coordinators

CLEVELAND (AP) — New Browns coach Freddie Kitchens has hired Todd Monken as offensive coordinator and Steve Wilks to run his defense. Monken spent the past three years with Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers ranked first in passing yardage per game (320.3) and were 12th in points. Monken called plays, but Kitchens

Charles Woodson wins best reaction to Adam Vinatieri’s missed snow kick

Charles Woodson wins best reaction to Adam Vinatieri's missed snow kick originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comWe've come full circle, folks.Adam Vinatieri capped a disastrous first half for the Indianapolis Colts in Saturday's AFC Divisional Round matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs when he missed a 23-yard field goal as time expired

Former Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg dies at age 71

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg, a six-time Pro Bowl selection and member of the only team to achieve a perfect season, has died at age 71. His death Saturday was confirmed by the Dolphins, who had no immediate details. Kuechenberg spent his entire NFL career with the Dolphins from

Joe Gibbs’ eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49. The team announced J.D. Gibbs’ death on Saturday, saying he passed from complications following a long battle with a degenerative

Long-time Dolphins aide Rizzi interviews for coaching job

MIAMI (AP) — Long-time Miami Dolphins assistant Darren Rizzi is the fifth candidate to interview for their head coaching job. Rizzi joined the Miami staff in 2009 and has won the endorsement of such current and former Dolphins as Jason Taylor, Brian Hartline, Kiko Alonso and Kenyan Drake. He has been

Survey says: Players would take Colin Kaepernick over Blake Bortles

Defensive players overwhelming voted for Colin Kaepernick to be in the league in an anonymous media survey. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)It was the hot topic every time a quarterback was ruled out for the season due to an injury or consistently threw multiple interceptions a game: what about Colin Kaepernick?Kaepernick,

Buffalo Bills sign CFL-leading receiver Duke Williams

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills have signed D'haquille ''Duke'' Williams to a reserve-future contract after he led the Canadian Football League with 1,579 yards receiving.The 25-year-old Williams spent the past two seasons with Edmonton before being released by the Eskimos last week to pursue his NFL opportunities.

Dolphins interview Saints’ Allen for head coaching job

MIAMI (AP) -- New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen is the third candidate to interview for the Miami Dolphins' coaching job.He met Saturday with the Dolphins, who earlier interviewed New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores and Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy. Miami is seeking a replacement

Clemson-Alabama IV has precedents in other sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- LeBron vs. Steph in the spring, Dabo vs. Nick in the winter.As much as Cleveland and Golden State became annual opponents in the NBA Finals before James left the Cavaliers last summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers after losing the title for the third