Xavier player nails 80-foot jumper at halftime buzzer, but it doesn't count
The Browns have needed a good quarterback for … oh, just since they returned to Cleveland in 1999. They settled for Brock Osweiler this offseason in a stunning trade, and maybe he will be the answer for them that he wasn’t for the Texans. In the process, though, the Browns made pretty clear that they weren’t interested in Colin Kaepernick, the 29-year-old who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl all of four years ago and has put up better numbers than Osweiler almost across the board. Why did they resist the free agent? Let Joe Thomas, the Browns’ 10-year Pro Bowl left tackle and team captain, explain: Now, Thomas’ point ignores two important truths: Kaepernick has been very good as a starter in the
For a bonus episode, I sat down for a conversation with Roger Goodell at the NFL offices on Park Avenue in advance of the NFL owners meetings beginning Saturday in Phoenix. Goodell talked about the length of games, admitting that it also drives him crazy. Goodell talked about a new proposal to make overtime periods just 10 minutes, instead of 15, and how that will help player health and safety and introduce more strategy to the game.
Download the CBS Sports App today and get the latest offseason NFL news and alerts, plus NFL Draft analysis and a look ahead to the 2017 season! The future of Tony Romo has been one of the biggest offseason stories since before the offseason started. Once it became clear that the Cowboys were committed to Dak Prescott as their quarterback of not just the future but the present, Romo gave what essentially amounted to a concession speech acknowledging that his time playing for Dallas was done, but he also firmly stated that he still wanted to play and that he still can play. The offseason has been a bit topsy-turvy, with the Cowboys reportedly planning to release Romo and then backing off that plan in favor of holding onto him until they can squeeze some assets out of somebody that wants to trade for his services.