Chiefs RB Jerick McKinnon on QB Patrick Mahomes battling through ankle injury: ‘It definitely inspires (us)’

Nine touchdown catches tells the tale of how cardinal Jerick McKinnon’s contributions have been to the Kansas City Chiefs offense. His pass protection ability is more paramount than ever this week, though, as Patrick Mahomes attempts to play through an ankle injury. McKinnon’s ready for the challenge and said, like

Art Rooney II encouraged by Steelers’ second half, improvement: ‘I liked the way the team kept fighting down the stretch and kept ourselves alive’

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s remarkable and record-setting streak of non-losing seasons will extend into the 2023 campaign. Tomlin’s Steelers finished 9-8 in 2022 and increased Tomlin’s NFL-record streak of non-losing seasons to begin his career to 16.┬áThe feat was made possible largely by marked improvement after a tumultuous

Seahawks GM John Schneider: ‘We’d love’ to have QB Geno Smith back in 2023

Seattle overachieved in 2022, at least based on expectations, starting with quarterback. Geno Smith played better than anyone could have expected, posting a career year with a 69.8 completion percentage, 4,282 yards, and a 30-11 touchdown-to-interception ratio. As Smith rose from veteran backup to legitimate starter on a surprise playoff

Despite past success, Bengals QB Joe Burrow not taking Chiefs lightly: ‘They’re still the team to beat’

The AFC Championship Game will bring two familiar rivals to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The matchup of the AFC’s No. 1 seed versus No. 3 carries a lopsided advantage, but not one the average fan might expect. The third-seeded Bengals have had the top-seeded Chiefs’ number in their last

Rays, lefty Springs reach 4-year, $31M extension

Left-hander Jeffrey Springs and the Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a four-year, $31 million extension Wednesday, the team announced. The deal includes a club option for the 2027 season and can be worth up to $65.75 million if that option is exercised and Springs meets incentives for innings pitched and

Vols’ Heupel lands extension, raise to $9M/year

College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — With Tennessee coming off its best season in more than two decades, coach Josh Heupel has been rewarded with a contract extension that will pay him $9 million per year. The raise of $4

New York Jets learn Green Bay Packers’ asking price for Aaron Rodgers

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The New York Jets have been told that they must

Bucs QB Tom Brady on future: ‘If I knew what I was going to (expletive) do, I would’ve already (expletive) done it’

Tom Brady isn’t ready to discuss his future. The 45-year-old quarterback was asked on SiriusXM’s “Let’s Go!” podcast by Jim Gray, a long-time friend, whether he had any type of timetable for making a decision. “Jim, if I knew what I was going to (expletive) do, I would’ve already (expletive)

Tom Brady snaps on his own podcast as he’s asked about NFL future

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Tom Brady snapped back on his own podcast when asked

Bills’ Diggs: ‘Want me to be okay with losing?’

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs’ frustrations with the outcome of the team’s divisional round playoff game were visible Sunday on the sideline and after the game, and on Monday night, Diggs shared some of his thoughts on Twitter. “Want me to be okay with losing