Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Sammy Watkins believes the Earth is flat. (AP) Arguing Earth is not round seems like a weird battle to fight in 2017, but a few people have bought in. Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (still strange to say that “Boston
With just under seven minutes remaining in Sunday’s victory over the Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor caught a 9-yard pass from Kirk Cousins that was negated by a holding penalty against left tackle Trent Williams. While the play appears rather unspectacular to the passing glance, Pryor was at least concerned about the play enough to send a message via Twitter to Davis on Tuesday. While making sure to note he didn’t view the play as “dirty,” Pryor asked for Davis to try not and hit a player so close to the knees next time.
The 49ers entered the regular season feeling as confident in quarterback Brian Hoyer as anyone on the offensive side of the ball. But Hoyer has struggled through the worst back-to-back games of his 33-start NFL career. And the 49ers need him to get going, beginning Thursday night against the Los Angeles Rams, coach Kyle Shanahan said. "I want him to get his edge back. I want him to get his confidence,” Shanahan said Wednesday on the KNBR Morning Show. “We need Brian to step up, and we need everyone around him to step up.” In the first two games of the season, Hoyer has completed 62.9 percent of his 62 pass attempts but for just 292 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. His passer rating