Michael Crabtree is one unsportsmanlike conduct penalty from an automatic ejection after getting penalized for doing nothing wrong. Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree wasn’t able to avoid the penalty Sunday, even though he didn’t even do one. Crabtree celebrated a 2-yard touchdown pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars just before halftime by tossing the ball.
In many ways, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a big, goofy kid, with an almost admirable joie de vivre that has led to his teammate Tom Brady declaring that Gronk never has a bad day. Gronkowski proved that again on Sunday evening. In the second half of the Patriots’ 27-16 win in Pittsburgh
Two more former NFL players have weighed in on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and his mishandling of the situation with New York Giants kicker Josh Brown. Randy Moss, during a segment on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown” discussing Brown and the league continuing to bungle domestic violence cases, put things squarely on Goodell’s shoulders.