Week 5 NFL Practice Squad Power Rankings 2020: Dolphins defensive lineman up to No. 3, campaigning for alumni

Sometimes you gotta go campaigning. No, that’s not a famous quote from a historic figure. But it sounds like it could’ve been uttered from the mouth of Forrest Gump had he ever run for office in Greenbow, Alabama. And it’s the premise of Week 5’s Practice Squad Power Rankings. It’s Read more

Texans’ firing of Bill O’Brien preceded by arguments with J.J. Watt and defensive coordinator, per report

/ USA TODAY Sports The end of Bill O’Brien’s tenure as head coach/general manager of the Houston Texans was curious in many different ways, and a recent report indicated that it might have been tumultuous behind closed doors. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, O’Brien got into an Read more

Tennessee recruiting: Five-star defensive end Dylan Brooks, the No. 1 player in Alabama, commits to Volunteers

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt landed a verbal commitment from five-star defensive end Dylan Brooks on Sunday. Brooks, who chose the Volunteers over Alabama and Auburn, is the top-rated player in the state of Alabama, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. He’s also rated as the 18th-best prospect in the country for the 2021 class.  Read more

Ohio State football recruiting: Four-star defensive end Tunmise Adeleye commits to Buckeyes

The defensive end factory that has been Ohio State in recent years picked up reinforcements on Wednesday. Tunmise Adeleye, a four-star defensive end from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, committed to the program, choosing the Buckeyes over offers from Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and a host of others. Adeleye Read more

Patriots players poised to break out in 2020: Defensive gem, Tom Brady’s heir apparent headline list

The New England Patriots are in the midst of one of the more transformative offseasons in franchise history. Tom Brady, Stephen Gostkowski, Kyle Van Noy, Jamie Collins and Duron Harmon are just some of the big names that have departed Foxborough over the last few weeks, really marking the end Read more

Kansas’ Marcus Garrett, Baylor’s DiDi Richards named Naismith Men’s and Women’s Defensive Player of the Year

Not only was Kansas objectively the best team in college basketball across the length of the 2019-20 season, but it can now also claim it had the best defender in the sport. The Naismith Men’s and Women’s Defensive Player of the Year were announced live on CBS Sports HQ on Read more