The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t in love with how much Jameis Winston has had to sling it to start the 2016 NFL season. Winston leads the NFL with 142 passing attempts through three games, a silly number considering he attempted 535 through 16 games as a rookie. A former pitcher with a strong arm or not, Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter isn’t a fan of the pace and wants to see the offense balance itself out, according to the Tampa Bay Times‘ Greg Auman: "In the last two games, we’ve thrown too much,” coach Dirk Koetter said Wednesday of losses to Arizona and Los Angeles. “We’ve got to quit getting behind by two scores, and we need to run the ball better. “As far as Jameis handling volume, heck,
Retired from American football after leading the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl, quarterback Peyton Manning has set his sights on a new frontier: bringing the National Football League to China. The NFL has already arranged games in Europe and Japan and it’s only a matter of time before it hosts one in the world’s most populous country, Manning said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Beijing, where he’s on a promotional tour that also took him to Shanghai. The Los Angeles Rams could be one of the first teams to play in the Chinese mainland, as early as 2018, ESPN reported in March, citing a team source.
On Saturday, USC will play its 600th game in the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. Since the stadium opened in 1923, the Trojans are 430-136-27 (.748) there, not including 6 wins vacated due to NCAA penalty. Their original record was 436-136-27 (.750). USC is sharing the Coliseum with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams for the next three years, after having shared the stadium with the team from 1946-1979. The Rams are 144-77-8 (.646) in the Coliseum. The Coliseum, which hosted the Olympics in 1932 and 1984, is set to undergo renovations intended to enhance the experience of football fans. Learn more about the renovation by clicking here!