Is the Jerry Jones’ NFL Civil War over?

IRVING — The most powerful men and women of the NFL met today in Las Colinas, with the big topic being commissioner Roger Goodell’s new, 5 year, 200 million dollar contract. It was also Jerry Jones’ last chance to stall that contract in his ongoing feud with Goodell and owners like Arthur Blank, but Jones’ Hail Mary never really stood a chance. “We accomplished everything that we wanted to accomplish,” said Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons. “We went through […]

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Dear Jerry: NFL sends letter to Jerry Jones on recent behavior

FRISCO TX — This beef between Jerry Jones and the NFL is getting good! By now, we know Jones isn’t team Roger Goodell and there’s been some ruckus between the two. So because of that, the league sent a letter to Jones’ attorney accusing the Cowboys owner of conduct detrimental to the league’s best interests. Oh it’s bad. The letter accuses Jones of sabotaging negotiations! Earlier this week, NewsFix told you that Goodell was looking for a $50 million dollar per […]

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Ezekiel Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve 6-game suspension

The Cowboy’s running back has thrown in the towel in his fight against the NFL’s suspension for alleged domestic violence. The announcement was made Wednesday in a joint statement by his agents, Rocky Arceneaux and Frank Salzano. The statement reads: “In consultation with the NFL Players Association and his lawyers, and after careful deliberation and review of the recent Second Circuit decisions, Mr. Elliott has decided to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension. This decision arises from […]

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Aaron Hernandez suffered from worst CTE seen in someone his age

For the first time since announcing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s CTE diagnosis in September, Boston University neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee shared the findings from Hernandez’s brain autopsy on Thursday. McKee and her team have examined more than 100 former NFL players’ brains for the neurodegenerative disease, formally named chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and found Hernandez’s case to be significant. “This is the first case that we’ve seen that kind of damage in such a young individual,” she said, adding that […]

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Papa John’s says NFL protests are hurting sales

Papa John’s is blaming the NFL for hitting its bottom line. The pizza company, an official sponsor of the league, sliced its sales and profit forecasts on Tuesday. And Papa John’s founder and CEO John Schnatter wasn’t shy about who he thinks is to blame: Commissioner Roger Goodell. “Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership,” Schnatter said on a conference call with investors Wednesday. “The NFL has hurt Papa John’s shareholders.” NFL ratings, like […]

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“It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes,” Cam Newton said to a female reporter, Wednesday

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is getting called everything from sexist to stupid for the way he responded to a female reporter’s question during a press conference, Wednesday. “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes.  It’s funny” he said. Yeah, he went there alright. But it didn’t take long for that reporter, Jourdan Rodrigue, from the Charlotte Observer to fire back on Twitter. “I don’t think it’s “funny” to be a female and talk about routes, I think […]

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Widow of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle tells NFL players to ‘get off their knees’

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle is speaking out in opposition to the NFL, claiming the recent protests have focused on “division.” Taya Kyle took to Facebook on Tuesday, saying the sport that had once united people of different races, religions and political beliefs is now dividing the country. In her post, she asks players to “get off their knees.” “If you ever want to get off your knees and get to work on building bridges, let me know. […]

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Widow of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle tells NFL players to ‘get off their knees’

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle is speaking out in opposition to the NFL, claiming the recent protests have focused on “division.” Taya Kyle took to Facebook on Tuesday, saying the sport that had once united people of different races, religions and political beliefs is now dividing the country. In her post, she asks players to “get off their knees.” “If you ever want to get off your knees and get to work on building bridges, let me know. […]

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Pat Tillman’s widow speaks out, asks that her husband’s service not be used to divide us

President Trump’s tweets have consequences. Look no further than Marie Tillman, the widow of Pat Tillman, who was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004. Pat Tillman was an NFL player who gave up his Arizona Cardinals contract to serve the United States in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. His life has been an inspirational story for football fans and members of the military, but his death has also been subject to exploitation by political partisans. […]

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Steelers player who stood for national anthem now has top-selling NFL jersey

Alejandro Villanueva’s jersey just became the hottest buy in the NFL. It’s the top seller in the league after the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle broke with his team and walked out of the tunnel for the National Anthem. The Steelers had decided as a group to stay in the locker room. They were one of three teams to sit out the anthem after President Trump said NFL owners should fire players joining the protest. Trump referred to a player who […]

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