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Report: Raiders Seeking First-Round Pick in Trade for Amari Cooper

The Oakland Raiders are asking teams for a first-round pick in exchange for wide receiver Amari Cooper, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Monday."The Raiders have had some conversations about potentially trading him," Rapoport said. "My understanding is that they have asked for a first-round pick in exchange for

USC’s Gustin has surgery, should be ready for NFL workouts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California outside linebacker Porter Gustin underwent surgery to repair a broken ankle Tuesday. He is looking at a four-month recovery after having a metal plate and screw inserted in his right ankle, Trojans coach Clay Helton said Tuesday night, a timetable that would likely allow the

Emmanuel Sanders’ taunt comes back to haunt Broncos

DENVER (AP) — First, Emmanuel Sanders wagged his right index finger in the face of Rams cornerback Troy Hill . Now, he’s pointing it right at himself after Denver’s fourth consecutive loss. After his taunt came back to haunt the Broncos, Sanders accepted the blame for Denver’s latest loss in a

FANTASY PLAYS: Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em Advice For Week 6

After five weeks, fantasy owners of Dalvin Cook and Devonta Freeman are lamenting those draft picks, while those who gambled on Austin Ekeler and Tyler Boyd feel as if their fantasy IQs went up sharply. Week 6 constitutes a make-or-break moment for a host of players who have yet to live

Raiders, Seahawks renew rivalry with visit to London

The Seattle Seahawks are heading to London for the first time. One of the things they hope to import from the United States is continued positivity from a two-point home loss to the Los Angeles Rams.Seattle gets a chance to discover if there actually is any carryover effect when they

Huntley passes, runs, catches for TDs, Utah rolls Arizona

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley is flashing his familiar gap-toothed smile a lot more often these days. “Man, that was pretty tight,” Huntley said with a wide grin after he threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and caught a 58-yard TD pass, leading Utah past Arizona 42-10 on

Eagles finally start looking like team that won NFL title

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are finally starting to play like a defending Super Bowl champion. It took six games, but they sent a clear message to the rest of the NFL that they are going to make another run, if their game against the New York Giants

Rookie QBs whine while Brady, Brees continue

While Drew Brees and Tom Brady continue making history, the rookie quarterbacks are making their mark. Brees broke Peyton Manning’s record for career passing yards on Monday night and Brady became the third quarterback to throw 500 touchdown passes last Thursday night. Brady is 40 TD passes away from passing Manning

The Trust helping with post-football transition

Now that Eric Winston is no longer playing pro football, he’s not exactly soaking up the rays in some exotic locale. He’s preparing for the rest of his life by attending the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, while also handling a myriad of duties as president of

Bills plan to sign veteran QB Anderson

The Buffalo Bills are on the verge of signing veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to serve in a mentor role for rookie Josh Allen, ESPN reported Sunday.The signing of Anderson is expected to occur Monday.Buffalo has been operating without an experienced veteran in its quarterback room. The initial plan was to

Raiders bypass Marshawn Lynch at the 1, suffer same fate as Seahawks

In case you forgot, the Seattle Seahawks did not hand the ball to Marshawn Lynch at the 1-yard line in Super Bowl XLIX.Instead, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tried to pass to Ricardo Lockette, but Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler intercepted it and sealed another New England title.Since then, Lynch's teams haven't learned. On Sunday,

ICYMI in NFL Week 5: Giants’ Shurmur deals with OBJ, losses

New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur is in charge of a bad team and a generally unproductive offense. The last thing he needs is a grumpy playmaker who bad-mouths teammates, but that’s exactly what he has in Odell Beckham Jr. Still, Shurmur might want to reconsider imploring the media: “Let’s talk

Fantasy sit-start: Lineup advice for every Week 5 game

Atlanta Falcons vs. Pittsburgh SteelersStart: Calvin Ridley in DFS, Vance McDonaldRidley’s touchdown rate is sure to regress, but since Week 1, he’s seen five red-zone targets to Julio Jones’ zero. This game’s total (58 points) is as high as you’ll see in the NFL and the Steelers have been getting