NFL: London is the stage for the milestone 100th international game

CNN — The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game will mark the 100th game … Read more

Two concussions don’t always add up to second impact syndrome

CNN — The NFL has been thrust back into the concussion debate after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took two big hits just four days apart. This time, the debate involves whether Tagovailoa was appropriately cleared to play, with some fans concerned that he was at risk of a condition called second impact syndrome. On … Read more

Updates on Jaire Alexander, Keenan Allen and others

7:58 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 4 of the NFL season is here, and teams continue to assess injuries to their players ahead of game time. The San Francisco 49ers have suffered another blow to their offense, as star left tackle Trent Williams is expected to be out four to six weeks with an ankle … Read more

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa diagnosed with concussion, flies back to Miami after being released from hospital

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa underwent additional testing Friday and remained in the concussion protocol a day after hitting his head against the turf during a game, a frightening moment that has sparked controversy about how the league handles potential head injuries. Tagovailoa had a headache Thursday night and Friday morning, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel … Read more

Mississippi football legend Marcus Dupree denies allegations of wrongdoing in welfare fraud case

9:33 AM ET John BarrESPN.com Close Joined ESPN in June 2003 Winner: 2013 Peabody Award; 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award/Video Investigative Reporting Covers breaking news, investigative pieces and human interest features Marcus Dupree, who rose to fame in Mississippi and beyond after a brief but impressive football career that became the subject of an ESPN … Read more

Cowboys will stick with running offense with Dak Prescott returns

Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Pollard and running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) will handle the ball a lot against Washington this week. Roger Steinman AP FRISCO If truth be told, the Dallas Cowboys came into the 2022 season hoping to lean on the running game. It was the focal point of the game plan going into the … Read more

Cowboys will stick with running offense with Dak Prescott returns

Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Pollard and running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) will handle the ball a lot against Washington this week. Roger Steinman AP FRISCO If truth be told, the Dallas Cowboys came into the 2022 season hoping to lean on the running game. It was the focal point of the game plan going into the … Read more

Rihanna signs on for Super Bowl as NFL gets worse

“And now, for your halftime entertainment…”Image: Getty Images Let’s just get right to it. This Rihanna situation feels…uncomfortable. Words like “odd,” “unexpected,” and “wrong” could also be used to describe how most of us are feeling about her decision to perform during halftime at Super Bowl LVII. Just a few years ago, Rihanna was one … Read more

Davante Adams shrugs off Green Bay comparisons amid adjustment period with Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders

HENDERSON, Nev. — Davante Adams was targeted 17 times by Derek Carr and came away with 10 catches for 141 yards in his debut for the Las Vegas Raiders in their season-opening loss at the Los Angeles Chargers. Since then, Adams has been targeted a combined 17 times and has seven catches for 48 yards, … Read more

Jacksonville Jaguars turning corner under Doug Pederson

Trevor LawrencePhoto: Getty Images The Jacksonville Jaguars shocked the NFL world this past Sunday when they not only defeated the Los Angeles Chargers, but absolutely molly-whopped them 38-10. Yes, Keenan Allen was out. Yes, Justin Herbert was working through a rib injury. But no one was expecting this type of beatdown. This was a David … Read more