Posts Tagged Professional football

NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players’ painkillers suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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Seattle expected to start Coyle at LB

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Rookie Brock Coyle is about to become the next option for the Seattle Seahawks at middle linebacker.

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Buccaneers not contemplating quarterback change

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon drops to throw during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday,  Oct. 26, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Vikings won 19-13. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Lovie Smith thinks about what he can do to try to get the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers on track, a quarterback change is not high on the coach’s list.

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Jaguars want Bortles to have better ball security

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is tackled by Miami Dolphins defensive end Derrick Shelby during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are willing to live with rookie Blake Bortles’ turnovers.

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Redskins hoping for more after Breeland’s breakout

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams (83) misses a reception as Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins rookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland had a breakout performance on a big stage. Now it’s time to see whether it was a one-time thing, or the first of many.

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