Lions-Colts joint practice Day 1 observations: Offense rebounds after slow start

Detroit Lions’ joint practices with the Indianapolis Colts kicked off on Wednesday afternoon in front of a jam-packed audience with a surprising amount of Lions fans in attendance. As expected, it was a high-intensity practice with plenty of trash talking, big collisions, and emotions coming from each sideline. Due to the layout of the practice—one … Read more

Green Bay Packers young WRs meet with QBs after Aaron Rodgers’ rant

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Rip them one day, meet with them the next. Those were the last two days in the life of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ quest to get a young group of receivers ready for the fast-approaching start of the regular season. A day after Rodgers expressed his frustration with the … Read more

Yankees Place Clay Holmes On 15-Day Injured List

The Yankees have placed closer Clay Holmes on the 15-day injured list due to back spasms, as one of a series of transactions. Miguel Andujar and Tim Locastro were optioned to Triple-A, while Ron Marinaccio, Estevan Floraland Oswaldo Cabrera were all called up from Triple-A. (Florial and Cabrera’s promotions were reported earlier today.) Holmes’ placement … Read more

Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford says elbow feels ‘good,’ he’s ‘right on track’ for season

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A day after going through a full workload in the Los Angeles Rams’ intrasquad scrimmage, quarterback Matthew Stafford said his right elbow feels “good” and he feels “right on track to be doing what I want to be doing.” Stafford, who dealt with an elbow injury last season, received an injection … Read more

Why Your Team Sucks 2022: Minnesota Vikings

Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2022 Defector NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. Your team: Fuck me sideways. Your 2021 record: 8-9, which doesn’t even begin to tell the … Read more

Patriots, Panthers fight again as woman becomes unwitting victim

The Patriots and Panthers brawled for the second straight day Wednesday, and this time a fan became an innocent victim. Video shows the teams scraping during a joint practice in Foxborough, where a couple of players ended up near the front row of the bleachers, and Patriots defensive end Deatrich Wise’s helmet landed on a … Read more