The NFL saw Chris Jones, Myles Garrett, and Derrick Henry receiving big contracts.
It was reported Tuesday that the Kansas City Chiefs and Jones agreed on a four-year deal that's worth up to $85 million. The Cleveland Browns followed suit with a five-year, $125 million extension with Myles Garrett. Garrett's deal makes him the highest-paid non-quarterback in the NFL. Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry got in on the action at the deadline Wednesday with a four-year, $50 million deal.
Chris Jones' Impact on Kansas City's Future
The big paydays all started with someone that most people weren't sure if he was...
Derrick Henry can be special for the Tennessee Titans, but a long-term deal might not make sense until next year.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday the Titans are not expected to reach a long-term deal with Derrick Henry before Wednesday's deadline.
Tennessee gave Henry the franchise tag in the offseason that will be worth $10.27 million this season. Should a long-term deal not be reached, Henry would play out the tag and become an unrestricted free agent next offseason.
Henry has become the workhorse for the Titans in the last two seasons. He's ran for back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons including his 1,540 last...
The wait is officially over. Washington has decided a change is needed to their nickname.
The name made the official announced Monday morning after speculation was Washington was going to announce a change to their nickname.
This action was taken after FedEx and Nike asked Washington to change the nickname after years of ignoring the racial undertones of the name. Nike pulled all Washington gear from their online store. FedEx threatened to cut business ties from them should they not make the move. Minority owners of the team also wanted out after not wanting to be associated with the organization.
Raheem Mostert is ready to walk away from the San Francisco 49ers, but the team shouldn't be.
Brett Tessler, the agent of Raheem Mostert, posted on Twitter Wednesday that his client was requesting a trade from the team.
This comes at the heel of what was Mostert's best season of his pro career. He led the team in rushing with 772 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. Mostert was the catalyst to the 49ers' playoff run last season rushing for 336 yards and five touchdowns in just three games.
He will not be the first running back traded this year if the team...
DeSean Jackson is taking a lot of heat for his anti-Semitic comments on Instagram and now could be in hot water.
The controversy began when DeSean Jackson shared on his Instagram story fake quotes from Adolf Hitler making anti-Semitic comments. His quote read that white Jews "will blackmail America. will extort America, their plan for world domination won't work if the Negroes know who they were."
An additional two posts were shared on Jackson's Instagram with quotes and comments towards the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Those posts included showing respect for Farrakhan as many have identified Farrakhan as...
Patrick Mahomes has landed the biggest contract in sports history, but the price might be too high for Kansas City.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Mahomes becomes the highest-paid player in sports history at $503 million and a ten-year extension.
The new contract locks Mahomes in until the 2031 season. He had two years remaining on his rookie contract prior to the extension.
Mahomes has been widely regarded as the best quarterback in the league after his first year starting in 2018. After sitting his rookie season, he threw for 5,097 yards and 50 touchdowns passes as well as win the MVP in...
A preseason in the NFL may not be worth it as they try to protect the health of players and staff.
ProFootballTalk first reported last week that the league was scrapping week one and four of the preseason.
The NFL already announced last month that the Pro Football Hall of Fame game and induction ceremony were canceled for 2020. So far, the preseason will only have two games that features one home and away game for each team. The preseason will start the week...
It's been long awaited, but the Washington Redskins could be making a necessary change.
Many have been asking Washington owner Dan Snyder to consider changing their names. According to Adweek, letters signed by investment firms asked companies like Nike, FedEx, and PepsiCo to cut ties from the team.
FedEx did respond to the team name by stating, "We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,” FedEx said in a statement Thursday night.
Nike also responded by pull Washington's jerseys...
The NBA is officially returning this month which means the heat has been turned up.
Each NBA team will be playing eight games in Orlando to finish up the season to finalize seedings. Some of the best teams in the league like the Bucks, Lakers, Raptors, and Clippers have already clinched top spots.
Among those top NBA teams, there are at least four of them that are feeling the pressure of bringing home the title. Check out the list of teams that can't come back from Orlando empty-handed.
Trouble is brewing in Kansas City with Chris Jones not being happy with his current contract.
Jones said on Twitter Tuesday night that if the Chiefs won't pay him at least $20 million per season, he won't play.
It has been a situation that has tried to be worked out since the beginning of the offseason. The Chiefs used a franchise tag on Jones that is set to pay him $16.1 million. Both sides have until July 15 to come up with a long-term deal....