Did former referee Mike Carey really dodge “Washington” games?

Mike Carey

Former NFL official Mike Carey claims that when he was still a referee, he asked out of officiating Washington’s games starting in 2006 over the name issue. He further claims that the league approved his request.

Cincinnati Bengals ink Vontaze Burfict to contract extension

Vontaze Burfict

Vontaze Burfict was one of the best values in the NFL during the 2013 season, as he made just $480,333 yet was a second-team All-Pro selection. On Wednesday the Cincinnati Bengals remedied that situation, as the two sides agreed to a four-year, $20 million contract through the 2017 season.

David Wilson to focus on triple jump after NFL retirement

David Wilson

One of the saddest stories of the 2014 NFL preseason was the forced retirement of New York Giants running back David Wilson. The 23-year-old had to hang up his cleats after re-injuring his neck during training camp. Well, now Wilson has his eyes on a new career and he’s still going to try and be an athlete.

The 2014 Fantasy Football “Do Not Draft” List

Darren McFadden

Fantasy Football leagues aren’t necessarily won on draft day, but they certainly can be lost.

It’s not always who you pick for your roster, but also about who you’re able to avoid. Whether or not you want to avoid them altogether or decide simply not worth the value they may be pegged at, you’ll be better off if you can keep these names off your roster.

Here are the top 10 players you should completely avoid while drafting this season.

Packers Trade DL Jerel Worthy To Patriots

Jerel Worthy

After a disappointing two seasons in Green Bay, the Packers have traded defensive lineman Jerel Worthy to the New England Patriots.

Red McCombs wants to help Oakland Raiders move to San Antonio

Red McCombs

Former Minnesota Vikings owner B.J. “Red” McCombs opened eyes and dropped some jaws on Thursday when he told the San Antonio Express-News details of Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis’ meetings in San Antonio. McCombs not only claimed that Davis wasn’t using San Antonio as a bargaining chip, but that McCombs himself would buy a piece of the Raiders if it helped move the team to Texas.

New York Giants tell David Wilson his career is over

David Wilson

On Monday the New York Giants announced that two doctors have advised promising young running back David Wilson to stop playing football. The doctors told the 23-year-old that the condition of his neck and spine were such that he should retire.

Packers to retire No. 4, enshrine Brett Favre into team Hall of Fame

Brett Favre

After a long, sordid seven years, the Green Bay Packers appear set to finally put the No. 4 of Brett Favre where it belongs – along with the likes of Reggie White and Ray Nitschke in Packers immortality at Lambeau Field.

Keith Olbermann eviscerates NFL over Ray Rice suspension

Ray Rice

I know the name Keith Olbermann is revolting to a segment of the public because of his past involvement in the political talk show world, but anyone who denies is ability as a broadcaster is fooling themselves. And Olbermann is at his best when harnessing his considerable talent towards something sports-related. On Thursday night we got yet another example of what he’s best at.

Jordy Nelson wants $10 million a year from Green Bay Packers

Jordy Nelson

A few weeks ago I was told that the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Jordy Nelson were close to agreeing on a contract extension that would keep him with the team for a long time. Since that time, Nelson’s contract demands have apparently grown a bit and the two sides aren’t as close as they once were.

When and how should Brett Favre’s number be retired?

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Talking about Brett Favre in July is now a tradition, evolving from actually playing to whether his No. 4 should be retired by the Green Bay Packers.

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Roger Goodell

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine.

The 10 best position groups in the NFL

Richard Sherman Earl Thomas Kam Chancellor

As OTAs are winding down for NFL teams we’re starting to get a better picture of what each roster will look like this fall. With that in mind, here our ranking of the 10 best position groups in the league. Some of them have been helped out by free agency and the draft, while others have been dominant for several years.

Remembering NFL Coaching Legend Chuck Noll

Chuck Noll

The National Football League lost one of it’s greatest coaches this weekend as Chuck Noll died at age 82. His winning legacy will not be forgotten.

Jermichael Finley cleared by his doctor

Jermichael Finley

Former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley got great news recently, and on Thursday his agent shared it with the football world. The 27-year-old has been medically cleared by his doctor after suffering a terrible spine injury during the 2013 season.