Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who had a one-game suspension reduced to a $70,000 fine, reportedly said during the appeal hearing that his feet were numb from the cold for twice stepping on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
The Baltimore Ravens’ security director won’t accompany the team to its playoff game in Pittsburgh after being charged with a sex violation. Darren Sanders, 48, was charged Tuesday with a fourth-degree sexual offense, according to online court records for Baltimore City District Court.
Texas A&M has dismissed student assistant coach Michael Richardson a day after videos showed him hitting West Virginia players out of bounds during the Liberty Bowl.
Jim Harbaugh was Michigan’s man all along. Harbaugh said he has thought and dreamed about coaching Michigan since he was 9 or 10 years old.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Bengals safety Reggie Nelson had an animated discussion on the field after Sunday’s game. It was assumed to be over Nelson’s low tackle that injured Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell in the third quarter. However, Tomlin said he had no problem with the tackle, calling it legal.
The Baltimore Ravens are back in the playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks are staying home — in a good way. While the Ravens made it on San Diego’s loss to Kansas City, the Seahawks rounded into form in the last few games of the regular season to grab homefield advantage.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, told Oprah Winfrey that he still dreams of playing in a regular season game and that he is not the only homosexual in pro football.
Gordon, who led the NFL in yards receiving last season, served a 10-game suspension for repeated drug violations earlier this year.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.
General manager Trent Baalke confirmed Monday that he was contacted by the University of Michigan to request an interview with San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.