Cowboys' Gregory banned one year for substance abuse (Reuters)
(The Sports Xchange) – Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy for the third time. The NFL announced the suspension on Thursday. The punishment beg…
NFL-Cowboys' Gregory banned one year for substance abuse (Reuters)
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy for the third time. The NFL announced the suspension on Thursday. The punishment begins immediately and pre…
Cowboys defender Gregory hit with one-year ban (AFP)
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory was suspended for a minimum of one year without pay Thursday by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for the third time in two seasons. Gregory will miss the entire playoff run for the Co…
Zenner brushes off comments about being NFL's best white RB (The Associated Press)
Zach Zenner brushed off comments made by Seattle’s Michael Bennett, who said the Detroit Lion was the best white running back in the NFL, insisting he wasn’t bothered by the eyebrow-raising comments. ”Everyone’s entitled to their opinion,” Zenner sa…
Short-lived return: Cowboys' Randy Gregory suspended one year, effective immediately (Shutdown Corner)
On Sunday, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory just his second game of this season and collected his first career sack. The NFL has suspended Dallas’ Randy Gregory for one year. On Tuesday, the second-year player flew up to New York City for an appeal hearing after missing a drug test during his suspension, returning to Dallas on Wednesday.
Cowboys' Randy Gregory gets 1-year ban for substance abuse (The Associated Press)
Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory was suspended for at least a year Thursday for another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. It’s the third time this season Gregory has been suspended. The latest suspension makes him ineligible for the pl…
NFL Futures Deals (Rotoworld)
Nick Mensio keeps track of all the reserve/future contracts signed around the NFL.
Steelers hoping to hem in Ajayi in rematch with Dolphins (The Associated Press)
Jay Ajayi’s resume wasn’t much to look at in early October. A grand total of 304 yards rushing and three touchdowns for a Miami Dolphins team that may have cornered the market on ”meh.” The only truly conspicuous thing about Ajayi in mid-October may…
Can 2 rookies lead Dallas back to the top? (The Associated Press)
Dak Prescott was quite the revelation and consolation for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who was outmaneuvered for first-rounder Paxton Lynch and third-rounder Connor Cook in the NFL draft last April. Jones chose Prescott with the 135th pick of the…
It's a mix of familiar, fresh faces at QB in AFC playoffs (The Associated Press)
The AFC playoff field features a mix of familiar faces and fresh blood at quarterback, and this time none of them will have to fret over seeing Von Miller ready to wreck game plans and Super Bowl dreams. While the defending champion Denver Broncos sit…
Column: Gronk, Romo and a sneak peek at my AP All-Pro team (The Associated Press)
The Associated Press All Pro team has long been what NFL careers are measured by. LeBron James has the physique and the championship pedigree. Certainly the hapless Browns could use a tight end with his skills.
Dolphins at Steelers: How will Miami slow down Pittsburgh's dangerous, rested Big 3? (Shutdown Corner)
The longtime backup was thrust into the starting role when Ryan Tannehill went down at the worst possible time down the stretch. There’s almost no chance Tannehill will return for this game. Moore has started 28 career games (2-1 down the stretch in 2016) in his nine NFL seasons but has yet to take a postseason snap.
The Coaching Carousel: NFC (Rotoworld)
Raymond Summerlin looks into every coaching rumor and runs down the organizational structure of every team in the NFC.
Raiders to start Connor Cook at QB against Texans (The Associated Press)
For the first 15 games of the season, rookie Connor Cook was inactive each week, making his biggest contribution as a scout team quarterback who would sometimes dress up like Cam Newton or Philip Rivers before Oakland faced those stars to lighten the m…
After brilliant season, Falcons QB Ryan shrugs off MVP talk (The Associated Press)
Good luck trying to get Matt Ryan to discuss his MVP chances. ”If I had a vote for MVP, it would certainly be Matt,” Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Wednesday. Ryan just finished up the best regular season of his career, leading the Falcons to…
Cowboys sign former top 10 pick Cooper for depth on line (The Associated Press)
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed guard Jonathan Cooper, hoping the top 10 pick from 2013 can provide depth in the playoffs on the injury-plagued left side of the line.
Shutdown Corner's Best in Show: Best play, game, blooper and new Super Bowl picks (Shutdown Corner)
Ezekiel Elliott’s game-winning touchdown against the Steelers was one of the enduring NFL moments of 2016. When we remember the 2016 NFL season years from now, the Dallas Cowboys will probably dominate the conversation. The Cowboys showed up in just about every category we voted on for our “Best in Show” awards, as we picked the best play, game, blooper, story, surprises and disappointments of the NFL’s season.
Leaving jail, Bengals' Jones says he didn't deserve arrest (The Associated Press)
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam ”Pacman” Jones said Wednesday that he regretted a hotel scuffle that landed him in jail but insisted that he didn’t deserve to be arrested in his latest legal issue during an often-tumultuous pro football career. ‘…
Pro Picks takes a look at the wild-card round (The Associated Press)
Wild-card games can be so unpredictable because, at times, the visitors come in with a better record than the host.
Tuesday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)
Minnesota fired coach Tracy Claeys just over two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with allegations of sexual assault. Athletic director Mark Coyle s…