Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold's resilience tested yet again as Jets visit Browns

Sam Darnold’s football career has been highlighted by his ability to bounce back.<p>After beginning his redshirt freshman season at USC on the bench, …

Rose Bowl

Annoying NFL Texts: Do the Pats know something about Josh Gordon the rest of us don't?

When an NFL team acquires a troubled wide receiver who's played 11 games the past five years, it's usually not worth more than a few lines of agate type. When the wide receiver is Josh Gordon, and the acquiring team is the New England Patriots, one has to wonder if there's something going on …

Human Interest

Darnold Will Struggle and That’s OK

Colin Cowherd is convinced Sam Darnold is going to struggle tonight as well as next week against the Jaguars and that’s OK. He says when you have a …

Colin Cowherd

Jets waive WR ArDarius Stewart as 2017 draft class takes another hit

The Jets’ 2017 draft class suffered another loss Wednesday, as New York waived ArDarius Stewart.<p>The second-year receiver just wrapped up a two-game PED suspension, but the Jets elected to keep their current roster intact rather than make room for their third-round pick from a year ago. Stewart …

New York Jets

Steelers-Buccaneers, NFC South showdown on menu

This could be Separation Sunday for USA TODAY Sports' esteemed panel of NFL experts, a group that's been tightly packed so far — in terms of picking games straight up anyway (we'd like to welcome Mike Jones for the third time).<p>But only six Week 3 games produced unanimous verdicts. Three had …

Aaron Rodgers

NFL Week 3 Picks, Odds, & Preview For Cleveland Browns Vs. New York Jets In Thursday Night Football Action

Fans are getting ready to make their NFL Week 3 picks, and the action kicks off on Thursday night with the 1-1 New York Jets traveling to the …

New York Jets

Stock report special edition: Arizona State’s in deep you-know-what this week (and others will follow)

<i>A weekly assessment of Pac-12 news, quasi-news and (occasional) non-news …</i><p>Except today, only one topic.<p><b>Falling: Arizona State.</b><p>The thought occurred to …

Pac-12 Conference

The signs this year’s draft won’t be familiar Jets bust

CLEVELAND — The Jets’ 2017 draft class took another hit on Wednesday, when the team cut wide receiver ArDarius Stewart. It was the latest sign that …

Sam Darnold

Saquon Barkley has been boom-or-bust with the Giants, as he was at Penn State

Getty Images<p>If there was any knock on Saquon Barkley at Penn State, it was that he was too much of a boom-or-bust back. Through two games of his NFL …

Penn State

Thursday morning one-liners

Getty Images<p>Former Bills C Eric Wood doesn’t understand how CB Vontae Davis could walk away the way he did.<p>Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is more mobile …

Jordy Nelson

Slumping USC faces Friday showdown with high-octane Cougars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slow starts and early-season upset losses are all-too-familiar occurrences for Southern California in recent years.<p>A September showdown with dangerous Washington State on a short week seems awfully familiar, too.<p>When the Cougars (3-0) visit the Coliseum on Friday night, the …

Washington State

Week 3 Rankings

For the third time since the beginning of last season, Tevin Coleman started in an injured Devonta Freeman’s place. For the third time, he produced …

Blake Bortles

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: How It Should Be

<i>On Wednesday afternoon, Variety reported that</i> <i>Maroon 5 would be the halftime performers</i> <i>for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. An internationally known band</i> …

Super Bowl Halftime Show

Know your enemy: Breaking down Browns vs. Jets with Jets Wire

Two teams looking to climb up in the NFL standings after picking in the top 5 in April face off when the Browns host the Jets on Thursday night.<p>Gary Phillips from brother site Jets Wire kindly took some time to break down what the Browns are facing in the upstart Jets. Can the Browns finally break …

Cleveland Browns

Every NFL team has an official (lame) Twitter hashtag, so we came up with 32 better ones.

Once again, the NFL and Twitter created hashtags for all 32 NFL teams that, when typed, automatically produce a team-related emoji (usually a logo) at the end. This practice started in 2016 and since then 12 of the 32 hashtags have changed, most moving away from some hilarious slogans that marked …

Social Media

Tonight on TV: A Jets rookie and a Bill Murray classic

Claudine<p><b>TCM, 7 p.m.</b><p>Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones star in the 1974 comedy drama "Claudine" featuring songs by Curtis Mayfield performed by …

Bill Murray

Browns vs. Jets

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For starters, I don't consider this a must-win game against the 1-1 Jets tonight. I like to reserve that phrase for a game that …

Tyrod Taylor

Jets defense still has to prove it didn’t need Khalil Mack

CLEVELAND — It was one of the biggest preseason storylines surrounding the Jets: Where would the pass rush come from? Should they have traded for …

Khalil Mack

Seven teams who could realistically trade for Le’Veon Bell

<b>Green Bay Packers</b><p>Financially speaking, a lot would have to work out in Green Bay’s favor to pull off a trade of this ilk. The team is just $3.4 …

Green Bay

Will Cleveland Browns fans finally get their free beer on Thursday?

The last time the Cleveland Browns won a game was on Christmas Eve of 2016. Since then, they have been struggling big time. The 2018 offseason gave …

New York Jets

Jim Moore Predicts: WSU can take advantage of an out-of-sorts USC team

Forget Stanford and Oregon, the biggest game in the Pac-12 this week is Washington State at USC Friday night. You might disagree. You might even …

Washington State

Week 3 TNF fantasy preview

New York Jets at Cleveland Browns, 8:15 p.m. ET, NFL Network<p>Jets<p>Sam Darnold: Sit<br>Isaiah Crowell: Flex<br>Bilal Powell: Flex<br>Quincy Enunwa: Flex<br>Robby …

Robby Anderson

Jets' Darnold Can Now Show Browns What They're Missing

<b>CLEVELAND (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — Sam Darnold once thought he’d be wearing an orange helmet just a few shades brighter than his hair color.<p>But the former …

Robby Anderson

TNF Preview: Can the Browns Outsmart the Jets’ Second-Level Defenders?

<i>Will this be the game when Cleveland finally registers its first win since Dec. 24, 2016, or can New York come away with a road victory? Three things</i> …

Robby Anderson

Listen to The Spew 9-20-18: Browns vs Jets, Maroon 5 at Super Bowl Halftime, Mark Cuban Apologizes | WTAM Podcasts | Podcasts

Triv and Jensen are back together talking about tonight's game as the Browns take on the Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium, what will be the outcome of the …

Domestic Violence

Thursday Night Football NFL DFS Lineups and Advice

Playing NFL DFS on tonight's Thursday night slate? The Browns will look for their first win of the season as they are three-point home favorites …

Profit

Fantasy Football Week 3: Cheat Sheet to set your lineup for PPR Leagues

Are you sure you're setting your best Fantasy lineup? Dave Richard went through every matchup and rated every relevant player for Week 3 in PPR …

Fantasy Football

Week 3 NFL Picks: Predictions, Advice for Latest Vegas Spreads, Odds and Props

The Kansas City Chiefs are off to an explosive start on offense, and they look like the NFL's most cohesive team when they have the ball.<p>They have rolled in two road games against respected teams, putting 38 points on the board in the opener against the Los Angeles Chargers and 42 in Week 2 against …

Los Angeles

New York Jets, Cleveland Browns Breakdown (Behind Enemy Lines)

<i>The New York Jets take to the road to play the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football. We decided to sit down with Dawg Pound Daily to preview</i> …

New York Jets

The philosophy of Jets' Steve McLendon

CLEVELAND - In addition to his role as a reliable run stopper, Steve McLendon has become a resident philosopher of sorts in the Jets' locker room. …

Long Island