Wilks, Flores will keep 49ers, Vikings in playoff picture for years

Steve Wilks was hired as the 49ers’ new defensive coordinator.Photo: Getty Images There’s something poetic about the rich getting richer in the NFL. The latest example of a rich team making the best move for its franchise comes from a rich individual who can’t see the writing on the wall in front of him. Enter … Read more

Eagles’ Nick Sirianni asked if Super Bowl is a ‘must win’ game

Gotta be a gag, right?Image: Getty Images In the Eagles’ Nick Sirianni’s first Super Bowl as a head coach, he experienced one of the true jewels of Super Bowl week: Being asked one of the most ridiculous questions that he will ever hear. One of the best things that the NFL does is credential almost … Read more

How to live stream the Super Bowl? Exploring how to watch the Super Bowl without cable

The 2022 NFL season will culminate with Super Bowl LVII, with the victor taking home the prized Vince Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl LVII will be held on Feb. 12, which is still the second Sunday of the month. The game will start at 6:30 p.m. on Fox and will be played at the State Farm … Read more

Tom Brady retirement beach sand up for auction on eBay

Screenshot: Twitter (left)/eBay (right) Somebody is willing to pay six figures for a Mason jar filled with sand where Tom Brady supposedly sat while filming his retirement video? Once upon a time, Jack, a struggling farm boy in the English countryside, was asked to sell his prized family cow so that his household may have … Read more

NFL star JuJu Smith-Schuster covers nearly $10,000 in layaway balances at Kansas City store

JuJu Smith-Schuster, wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, got in the holiday spirit this week by donating nearly $10,000 towards customers’ layaway balances at a local Burlington store. The 26-year-old helped several families with the costs of their holiday gifts through his charitable organization, the JuJu Foundation.  In a video posted by his foundation … Read more

New England Patriots WR DeVante Parker concussed on MNF

DeVante Parker being helped off the fieldImage: Getty Images A player signaling for medical help for an injured teammate is nothing new. Lawrence Taylor called for it after he saw what did to an opponent’s leg. Yes, some players work themselves into a frothing-at-the-mouth frenzy to psychologically prepare themselves for the physical battle they are … Read more

Sports writers aren’t going to lose their jobs to AI just yet

AI predicted that the Kansas City Chiefs will win the Super Bowl — thanks to Tyreek Hill, who isn’t on the team anymoreImage: Getty Images Technology is terrifying. That’s why I still do all my research via newspaper and all my math by abacus. However, when I heard about an AI that could write professional-level … Read more

Week 14 NFL Powerless Ranking: These teams are looking ahead to the draft

It’s time to check in on the teams that can’t get out of their own way. We’re coming up on the home stretch of the 2022 NFL season, and much of it has been unpredictable, but there are always a few teams we expect to disappoint their fan base. Now let’s get into the Powerless … Read more

It’s Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts for NFL MVP

Illustration: Getty Images The MVP discussion has been whittled down to an A and B conversation between Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts. Joe Burrow is eavesdropping, but in the final quarter of the season, he is on the outside looking in. As things currently stand, Mahomes occupies the B slot in this race as Hurts … Read more

Robert Griffin III doesn’t think teams want Lions to make playoffs

Robert Griffin IIIPhoto: Getty Images As an analyst on TV, you need to be either entertaining, say something shocking, or have controversial opinions, but sometimes they can go a little far in attempting to make Twitter waves. Robert Griffin III is the latest, basically saying NFL teams don’t want the Detroit Lions in the playoffs. … Read more