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Browns waive RB Ben Tate

The Cleveland Browns have waived running back Ben Tate, the team announced Tuesday. Tate had just two carries for minus-9 yards in last weekend's loss after complaining earlier in the week about the number of carries he was getting in the Browns' three-running back rotation with Terrance…

Robert Griffin III to start vs. Vikings

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, multiple sources confirmed. NBC4 D.C. earlier reported the decision. Griffin hasn't played since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2. Griffin was a full participant Wednesday in practice for…

Tony Romo Bruises Back

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will undergo an MRI on Tuesday morning for a more complete look at the bruised back he suffered in the third quarter of Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins. X-rays at the game were negative, and Romo was able to return in the fourth…

Bama boosters pay off Saban's home

Nick Saban may earn in the area of $7 million per year, but that doesn't stop the Alabama faithful from helping out their championship-winning coach whenever and however they can. According to a report from AL.com, the Crimson Tide Foundation paid off Saban's $3.1 million home in January…

Broncos Have Ended In Season Contract Talk

The Denver Broncos do not expect to re-sign two free-agents-to-be, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas, during the season, according to sources. Instead, Denver plans to wait until after this season to tackle a situation as challenging as the one that opposing defenses face…

Tim Tebow Says Gators Lack Leadership

The pressure is mounting on Florida coach Will Muschamp and his slumping Gators. The latest salvo came Tuesday morning from within the UF family, as former Heisman Trophy winner and current SEC Network analyst Tim Tebow delivered a pointed critique. "I don't think the offense has an…

Olli Maatta back after cancer scare

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will play Tuesday night against Montreal, two weeks after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his thyroid. The 20-year-old Maatta underwent surgery earlier this month at the urging of doctors, who detected the tumor during a preseason…

Steelers release LeGarrette Blount

The Steelers released LeGarrette Blount on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the running back reportedly left the field before the end of Pittsburgh's win over the Tennessee Titans. "We believe the decision to release LeGarrette is in the best interest of the organization and wish him the best…