The 20 best NFL nicknames today

Photo: AP Javon Hargrave puts QBs in the dirt. That’s easily explained and one of the more appropriate nicknames based on his play and last name. Playing on the defensive line is about asserting your will over an opponent. Sometimes that means intimidation. A name like “gravedigger” speaks for itself. “When I first got to … Read more

John Elway out as Broncos consultant

John Elway’s tenure with the Denver Broncos was mercifully sent to the glue factory Wednesday, and he can now add “consultant” alongside “general manager” and “Super Bowl-winning quarterback” to the list of roles he formerly occupied for the organization. Thankfully for Donkos fans, Elway got out before he could draft any more 6-foot-7 quarterbacks and … Read more

NFL Media drops Jim Trotter, who asked tough questions

At a time in which the NFL has become a Teflon juggernaut despite its glaring issues, and in a moment in which those on the left, right, and the middle are calling for fairness and balance, Monday morning was an example of why those desires are rarely fulfilled. For the last two years, veteran NFL … Read more

NFL Pro Days need to stop being glorified by pundits

Before there was Hudl and YouTube, there were VHS cassettes. And before that, film. Studying and watching footage of your opponent, yourself, or a prospect has always been a vital part of sports. There’s nothing like seeing what someone does against live competition and the variables that occur during a game. But, due to America’s … Read more

Remembering the sports figures we’ve lost in 2023

Photo: Gene J. Puskar (AP) Former NFL player and scout Dick Haley died Friday. He was 85. “We lost an amazing football mind and a better man with the passing of Dick Haley,” Steelers President Art Rooney II said. “He was a valuable part of this franchise for 23 years, the first 4 of those … Read more

New York Giants give Daniel Jones 4-year, $160M extension

Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley will remain in East RutherfordPhoto: Getty Images New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones wanted to get paid and he did —handsomely. Big Blue gave the 25-year-old signal-caller a four-year, $160 million extension, while also placing the franchise tag on RB Saquon Barkley, according to reports. One of the cardinal sins … Read more

Top landing spots for Rams DB Jalen Ramsey

The Rams could look to trade All-Pro CB Jalen RamseyPhoto: Getty Images NFL free agency is about two weeks away, and along with that comes the opportunity for potential trades across the league. Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey is expected to be a name that could be moving to another team via the trade … Read more

Justina Miles, deaf performer who went viral at Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show, opens up in first interview since the game

Deaf performer Justina Miles stole the show during Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show — and for the first time, she’s opening up about her history-making performance. Miles appeared on “CBS Mornings” to give her first interview since the big game. She appeared alongside Rihanna on the web livestream of the Eagles-Chiefs showdown, translating the pop … Read more