THE LOOP FANTASY FOOTBALL PREVIEW: OUR FAVORITES

Is there life beyond the Frozen Tundra? Throughout NFL history, you can find many receivers who have amounted to very little without the quarterback that made them famous.Andre Reed without Jim Kelly? Don Maynard without Joe Namath? Isaac Bruce without Kurt Warner? Hence, there’s a belief that all-pro wide receiver Davante Adams will suffer greatly … Read more

Washington Hall of Fame Receiver Charley Taylor Dies at 80 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Charley Taylor, the Hall of Fame receiver who ended his 13-season career with Washington as the NFL’s career receptions leader, died Saturday. He was 80. The Commanders said Taylor died at an assisted-living facility in Virginia. The cause of death was not announced. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984, Taylor finished … Read more

NFL Star Jonathan Allen Says He’d Want To Have Dinner With Hitler, Calls Him ‘Military Genius’

But expressing admiration for Adolf Hitler went too far. Asked in a Twitter Q&A Wednesday to name three people he’d like to have dinner with, Allen said his grandfather, Hitler and Michael Jackson. In the now-deleted exchange, the questioner asked Allen to explain his choice of the Nazi leader. “He’s a military genius and I … Read more

Congress Pressures Roger Goodell To Release Washington Commanders Report

Former Washington Commanders employees and members of Congress pressured the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to release a report on the team’s history of sexual harassment and its sexist, hostile workplace culture. They said the team and owner Dan Snyder have not been held accountable for their misdeeds. Snyder commissioned an investigation into … Read more

Washington names its NFL team to the commanders, video appears to show

Washington, DC, may have a recently named football team: the Washington Commanders. Video footage taken outside the team’s FedEx Field in Maryland on Tuesday appears to show the new branding, ending weeks of speculation about the future name of one of the NFL’s most problematic franchises. The team said last month it would release its … Read more

The Loop NFL Picks: Conference Championships

Each week, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions in relation to the latest spread of Las Vegas points, as God intended… 49ers at Rams (-3½) The Niners made a huge revolt last week at the cold Lambeau Field thanks to a late touchdown from a blocked punt. Although the loss was particularly shocking for future MVP … Read more

The Loop NFL Picks: Division Finals

Each week, Kevin Cusick makes his predictions in relation to the latest spread of Las Vegas points, as God intended… 49ers at Packers (-5½) San Francisco fighting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hung on for a wild-card win Sunday after Dallas beat the final game of the game. The only thing the failed competition proved is that … Read more

Giants meekly go down to Washington in what could be Dave Gettleman’s last game as GM – CBS New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (CBSNewYork / AP) Antonio Gibson ran after a career-high 146 yards, scoring a touchdown and ending his first 1,000-yard rushing season by leading Washington to a 22-7 victory over New York on Sunday in what could have been Dave Gettleman’s last game as Giants general manager . Bobby McCain returned the first … Read more

NFL star Montez Sweat’s brother who shoots suspect Shon Bloomfield has been arrested

A man suspected of fatally shooting the older brother of Washington Football Teams defensive end Montez Sweat was arrested in Virginia, police said Friday night. Shon Bloomfield, 47, was charged in connection with the shooting death on Dec. 28 by 27-year-old Anthony Sweat in an apartment in Henrico, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond, WJLA-TV reported. … Read more

Former NFL star Clinton Portis has been sentenced to life in prison for fraud

Former NFL runback Clinton Portis has been sentenced to six months in prison, with a further six months in jail, after pleading guilty to defrauding a health program for retired players. Portis, who played nine seasons in the league for the Broncos and Washington Football Team, pleaded guilty in September to defrauding the program of … Read more