Jones crucial interception helps Falcons beat Saints 20-17

ATLANTA, Georgia — The Atlanta Falcons (8-5) second year linebacker Deion Jones (LSU) interception in the end zone with 1:25 remaining helped them seal a 20-17 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night – setting up a three-way race for the NFC South title. After reaching the Atlanta Hawks 11-yard line, Jones read…

NFL extends Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract

NEW YORK, New York — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has signed a contract extension with the league, according to a memo sent to NFL owners from Compensation Committee. The new contract would be worth $200 million over the life of the contract — about $40 million annually — if owners approve all the bonuses and…

Beyoncé presents Colin Kaepernick with the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

BROOKLYN, New York — Beyoncé Knowles – Carter presented Colin Kaepernick’s with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards on Tuesday for his courage to stand up against the National Football League at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The former NFL quarterback, refused to stand during the national anthem…

LA Chargers Antonio Gates to Promote Lupus Awareness with Custom Cleats

LOS ANGELES,California — This Sunday, future NFL Hall of Fame Tightend for the Los Angeles Chargers Antonio Gates will use his platform to promote awareness to lupus, the disease his sister, Pam, died from three years ago after an extended battle for her life. Gates will wear custom-designed cleats to promote lupus awareness as part…

Suggs, Defense dominate in Ravens 23-16 win over Texans

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Terrell Suggs and the Baltimore Ravens came up with a 23-16 victory on Monday night against the Houston Texans behind its stiffling defense. The Ravens forced three turnovers, two in the final five minutes. Suggs had two sacks as well as being responsible for stripping Texas quarterback Tom Savage late in the…

Chargers Desmond King seals victory with 90-yard interception return

DALLAS, Texas — The LA Chargers cornerback Desmond King made a bold prediction in regards to his first interception of his NFL career back on April 20 that came true on Thanksgiving day in a victory over the Dallas Cowboys.  King  picked off a pass from quarterback the Cowboys Dak Prescott (20 of 27 for 179 yards)…

Larry Fitzgerald signs one-year contract extension

Larry Fitzgerald signed a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, the team announced. The new deal keeps the veteran wide receiver under contract through the 2018 season. Pro Football Talk first reported the development. The 34-year-old Fitzgerald, became the sixth player in NFL history to push past 15,000 career receiving yards.

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman out for season after rupturing Achilles

GLENDALE, Arizona — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon in Thursday night’s 22-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals. “I thought I could get the ball. Once it popped, just unfortunate,” said Sherman, who was visibly emotional at times while addressing reporters. “One of…

Lions take down Packers 30-17 at Lambeau Field

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin — The Detroit Lions defeated the Green Bay Packers 30-17 on Monday night. Matt Stafford was phenomenol finishing 26-of-33 passing for 361 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Golden Tate ( 7 receptions, 113 yards ) and Marvin Jones (7 receptions, 107) Jr. both topped the 100-yard mark, with Jones catching both…

New York Jets defeat Buffalo Bills 34-21

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey — The New York Jets (4-5, 3-2 Home)dominated the Buffalo Bills (5-3, 1-3 Away) on Thursday night for a 34-21 win behind a magnificent defensive performance on Tyrod Taylor. The Bills quarterback was sacked 7 times durin Thursday nights showdown. Jordan Jenkins recorded two of the Jets’ sacks while forcing 1…