With star wide receiver Calvin Johnson on board, the Detroit Lions were supposed to ride their offense to NFL relevancy. But it’s been the team’s defense that has the Lions positioned to finish with a winning record for just the second time since 2001. Bill speaks with Mlive’s Kyle Meinke.
Thanks to the magic of live television, sideline reports can sometimes go awry.
The Dallas Cowboys have cut Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam would be the first openly gay player in NFL history, but has yet to make a regular-season roster.
2008 — that’s the last year the Dallas Cowboys finished the regular season with a winning record. But the Cowboys are off to a 5-1 start in 2014 and seem well on their way to NFL relevancy. Mac Engel of the Dallas Fort-Worth Star Telegram joins Bill Littlefield.
After the New York Jets got off to a 1-4 start, head coach Rex Ryan has acknowledged his job is on the line. But is Ryan really the problem? Jason Keidel joins Bill Littlefield to take a closer look.
With its starting quarterback on the shelf and controversy swirling over its nickname, the Washington NFL franchise has limped into last place in the NFC East. Washington Post columnist Liz Clarke joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the state of the team.
Bill Belichick’s Patriots have been at or near the top of the NFL since 2001. A slow start to this season, however, has Bill Littlefield wondering if New England fans may be losing confidence in their once-invincible coach.
The FCC has voted unanimously to end its sports blackout rule, but does that mean fans no longer have to worry about whether their local stadium is sold out? Only A Game’s Karen Given has our update.
ESPN suspended Bill Simmons this week for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar. Bill Littlefield explores the network’s checkered past concerning NFL criticism.
There is no shortage of groups who have criticized the NFL franchise in Washington, D.C. for its nickname, but now the team is going to be the target of an episode of “South Park.”