Archive for January, 2017

  • Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills Name New Coaches

    Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills Name New Coaches

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 11, 2017 at 10:54 pm 0 comments

    A day after the Jacksonville Jaguars named both a new head coach and a new vice president, the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills ended their coaching searches, as the Broncos named former Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph as their new head coach, and the Bills named long-time Carolina […]

     
  • Morris Claibourne Set to Return on Sunday

    Morris Claibourne Set to Return on Sunday

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 10, 2017 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

    The Dallas Cowboys’ biggest advantage coming into the playoffs might be their health. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones said the Cowboys will have cornerback Morris Claiborne and defensive linemen Tyrone Crawford, DeMarcus Lawrence and Terrell McClain available Sunday for the divisional round playoff against the Green Bay Packers. Claiborne […]

     
  • Jaguars Hire Tom Coughlin as VP, Doug Marrone as HC

    Jaguars Hire Tom Coughlin as VP, Doug Marrone as HC

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 9, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    The Jacksonville Jaguars officially hired Doug Marrone as head coach on Monday and brought back Tom Coughlin to oversee football operations as executive vice president. Jacksonville also signed general manager Dave Caldwell to a two-year extension, meaning that Caldwell, Coughlin and Marrone all will have matching three-year deals with the […]

     
  • Steelers, Packers Run Wild on Sunday

    Steelers, Packers Run Wild on Sunday

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 8, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    The matchups for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs are now set after Le’Veon Bell set a franchise postseason record with 167 rushing yards and two scores to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Miami Dolphins 30-12, while Aaron Rodgers added yet another Hail Mary touchdown to his resume […]

     
  • Texans, Seahawks Advance in NFL Playoffs

    Texans, Seahawks Advance in NFL Playoffs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 7, 2017 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    The Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs began Saturday, with Brock Osweiler and Jadaveon Clowney leading the Houston Texans over the Oakland Raiders 27-14, and Thomas Rawls rushing for a franchise-record 161 yards as the Seattle Seahawks eliminated the Detroit Lions 26-6. Osweiler finally looked closer the player the […]

     
  • Cavaliers Close to Adding Kyle Korver

    Cavaliers Close to Adding Kyle Korver

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA January 6, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    The Cleveland Cavaliers hope to have their acquisition of Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Kyle Korver completed by Saturday at the latest, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that Korver, in anticipation of officially joining the Cavaliers, did not accompany the Hawks to Dallas in advance of Atlanta’s road game Saturday […]

     
  • New Orleans Saints Fire Five Assistant Coaches

    New Orleans Saints Fire Five Assistant Coaches

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 6, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

    Longtime NFL assistant Joe Vitt was among the casualties on Thursday as the New Orleans Saints made the most sweeping changes to their coaching staff in the 11 years since Sean Payton was hired as head coach, a source confirmed. Sporting News first reported that the Saints either fired or […]

     
  • Raiders to Start Connor Cook at Houston

    Raiders to Start Connor Cook at Houston

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 4, 2017 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    Saying it was an “easy option,” Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio announced Wednesday that rookie Connor Cook would start at quarterback over the injured Matt McGloin for the Raiders at the Houston Texans in Saturday’s wild-card playoff game. Del Rio pointed to Cook’s performance in a relief role at […]

     
  • LT, TO, Warner Headline Finalists for 2017 HOF

    LT, TO, Warner Headline Finalists for 2017 HOF

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 3, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s list of nominees for induction in 2017 has officially been trimmed from 94 to 15. In November, the list was cut to 26 candidates and, on Tuesday night, the 15 finalists for the class of 2017 HOF were announced on NFL Network. The list […]

     
  • Oakland Raiders Yet to Name Starting QB

    Oakland Raiders Yet to Name Starting QB

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 2, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    A day after leaning toward starting veteran Matt McGloin at quarterback over rookie Connor Cook for Saturday’s playoff game at Houston, Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio was noncommittal in his weekly media conference call on Monday. “We’ll see,” Del Rio said. “We’ll see. We’ll see how the week goes. […]