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Report: Tape sent to NFL security chief

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in the face to the NFL’s chief security officer in April, according to a report. The unnamed official who told The Associated Press he addressed the video to Jeffrey Miller says he is unsure if Miller ever saw it. He ... Read More »

Bears hold on to down Jets

(Monday, September 22) Final Score: Chicago 27, NY Jets 19 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Jay Cutler completed two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett and the injury-riddled Chicago Bears held off the New York Jets, 27-19, on Monday night. Cutler completed 23-of-38 passes for 225 yards and the two scores for Chicago, which emptied its defensive backfield for the second ... Read More »

Jennings, defense carry Giants past Texans

(Sunday, September 21) Final Score: New York, 30, Houston 17 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Rashad Jennings rushed for a career- high 176 yards and a touchdown, and the New York Giants turned the tables on the Houston Texans to post a 30-17 win at MetLife Stadium. Houston entered this Week 3 clash with a plus-five turnover ratio en route ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Goodell missed another opportunity

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL’s version of Groundhog Day was Friday in Midtown Manhattan when embattled commissioner Roger Goodell emerged from his self- imposed exile, albeit 17 minutes late, and finally addressed the scandals enveloping the league he is entrusted to lead. There has been no confirmation as to whether or not Goodell ... Read More »

NFL sets new domestic violence policy

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Saying he got the Ray Rice suspension wrong, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has instituted harsher penalties for players and league personnel over domestic violence offenses. The revamped policy was announced in a letter from Goodell to NFL team owners and calls for a six-week suspension without pay for a first domestic violence offense and a ... Read More »

Jets suspend CB Patterson indefinitely

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson’s recent disappearing act has led to him being suspended indefinitely. Patterson did not show up for Friday’s preseason game against the Giants, leaving the Jets confused about his whereabouts. The only piece of information the Jets got about Patterson came from his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, who told the team ... Read More »

Fantasy Football: The Andre Williams Threat

By Thomas Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The threat New York Giants rookie fourth-round pick Andre Williams poses to Rashad Jennings’ fantasy value became more palpable Sunday night in Canton. We’ve heard since the start of training camp that Williams, who led the NCAA with 2,177 rushing yards last season, has been handling the goal-line reps, but the ... Read More »

Once a Giant, always a Giant

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network  Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Tom Coughlin and Michael Strahan didn’t always get along but they will always walk together in history, the head coach and his leader who willed a group of men that stunned the previously unbeaten and 12-point favorite New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLII. Call it a “Big Blue ... Read More »

Injury ends NFL career of Giants RB Wilson

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL career of New York Giants running back David Wilson is apparently over after he was advised by doctors on Monday to no longer play football due to neck problems. Wilson, 23, left practice last Tuesday with a burner and was sent to a hospital for tests on his surgically repaired neck. He sat ... Read More »

NFL takes the draft off-Broadway

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL Draft is going off-Broadway and putting New York City’s famed Radio City Musical Hall in its rear-view mirror, at least for now. The draft is officially moving out of the Big Apple for the first time since 1965, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who confirmed that the ... Read More »