Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

CNN — For Doug Williams, the first black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl, watching the NFL Conference Championship games on Sunday was an emotional moment. Almost exactly 35 years after winning the Super Bowl with the then Washington Redskins, Williams watched in glee as Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts led the Kansas … Read more

Raiders have not yet allowed Derek Carr to seek trade: Sources

Raiders have not yet allowed Derek Carr to seek trade: Sources

With a deadline approaching in the Derek Carr sweepstakes, the Raiders have had a problem finding a trading partner for their quarterback. The Raiders have not allowed Carr’s agent to talk to other teams, league and team sources familiar with the matter confirmed The athletic on Monday. Sports Illustrated broke the news first. Here’s what … Read more

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

CNN — Seeing your kids succeed is what every parent wants. But for Donna Kelce, the success of her two sons will create a conflict of interest. Donna’s two sons – Jason and Travis – are stars in the NFL, both stalwarts for their respective Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Sunday … Read more

Chiefs beat Bengals 23-20 in the last second for the AFC title

Chiefs beat Bengals 23-20 in the last second for the AFC title

Kansas City, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had to rely on his badly sprained right ankle instead of his strong right arm as the Kansas City Chiefs raced desperately with a chance to win the AFC championship. The All-Pro quarterback, who missed three wide receivers due to injuries and mistreated himself, started in third near … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs advance to Super Bowl LVII after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Sunday’s AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led the team to a back-and-forth … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

CNN — The race for the NFL’s coveted Lombardi trophy has been reduced to just four teams. Playoff tension continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. First, Brock Purdy and the 49ers take on Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. Later that night, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals take on Patrick Mahomes and the … Read more

AJ Brown can laugh at himself, but the Eagles WR isn’t kidding about openness

AJ Brown can laugh at himself, but the Eagles WR isn’t kidding about openness

To understand AJ Brown’s personality as a wide receiver, you first need to understand his taste in comedy. Malik Joe is an Eagles fan from North Philadelphia who creates comedic content on the internet that can go viral. Earlier in the season, he made a mock video of the Eagles’ meeting, with Brown repeating, “I’m … Read more

What hiring Nathaniel Hackett means for the Jets offense, the pursuit of Aaron Rodgers

What hiring Nathaniel Hackett means for the Jets offense, the pursuit of Aaron Rodgers

Robert Saleh scoured the Earth for the right offensive coordinator and interviewed “more than” 15 candidates, he said. In the end, however, he chose one of the first names to put on his list when the Jets coach began looking for Mike LaFleur’s replacement. On Thursday, Saleh hired Nathaniel Hackett as his offensive coordinator, the … Read more

Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies at age 25

Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies at age 25

CNN — Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jessie Lemonier passed away on Thursday at the age of 25, according to a pronunciation of the Lions. “We are shocked and saddened by the passing of former Detroit Lion Jessie Lemonier,” the team said on Twitter. “Jessie was a model teammate and a wonderful … Read more