January 2020


We saw the success Daniel had with that pad and how well that worked, but we were able to step back a second and look at the bigger picture of athletic protection and say this process worked really well for this application. Do we think we can apply this elsewhere? said co-founder and former Duke kicker Tim Skapek.

We saw the success Daniel had with that pad and how well that worked, but we were able to step back a second and look at the bigger picture of athletic protection and say this process worked really well for this application. Do we think we can apply this elsewhere? said co-founder and former Duke kicker Tim Skapek.

The old adage that "defense wins championships" rings true for New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley — and deeply informed his pick for the winner of this year's Super Bowl. Talking to AOL Sports on behalf of Spotify, the second-year NFL star reluctantly made a prediction for Super Bowl LIV, which takes place this Sunday in Miami. "Obviously, I hope no one wins," he said of the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs.

In The Know and esports organization Misfits Gaming Group will come together on Friday, Jan. 31, to host the ITK Bowl 2020 — a live "Call of Duty" tournament featuring celebrity athletes and members of the Call of Duty League franchise team Florida Mutineers. The event will be broadcast live on this page at 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 31.

Where quarterback Tom Brady plays football next season remains the top question surrounding the New England Patriots this offseason. What was already a busy winter for coach Bill Belichick on the player personnel front will now include filling multiple vacancies on his coaching staff . On Tuesday, offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia announced his retirement after 36 seasons in the NFL.

Stats Perform) - Jimmy Garoppolo is set to join a distinguished list of former FCS-level quarterbacks who have stepped onto football's biggest stage. His start for the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday will mark the eighth time it has happened with a signal caller who played collegiately in Division I's subdivision. "It's been a crazy whirlwind of a ride," Garoppolo said.

The Denver Broncos completed their U-turn on offense Tuesday by hiring veteran NFL assistant Mike Shula as their quarterbacks coach. Shula and new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur bring more than four decades of combined NFL coaching experience to Denver, where they'll shepherd QB Drew Lock into his second season in 2020. Shula and Shurmur, who are both 54 years old, replaced T.C. McCartney, 29, and Rich Scangarello, 47, respectively.

NFL teams paid more than a half-billion dollars to Week 1 starters who missed games because of injuries this season and players who ended the year on injured reserve, according to an Associated Press study. While much of the recent focus has been on protecting high-priced quarterbacks and limiting head injuries - concussions were up slightly over last year - keeping wideouts and the defenders who try to stop them healthy has occupied most of the NFL's medical personnel. Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill missed four of the 567 games that 74 receivers were sidelined for in 2019, costing teams a position-high $72 million, according to the AP's analysis of players on injured reserve at the end of the NFL's regular season along with time missed by opening-game starters.

NFL teams paid more than a half-billion dollars to Week 1 starters who missed games because of injuries this season and players who ended the year on injured reserve, according to an Associated Press study. While much of the recent focus has been on protecting high-priced quarterbacks and limiting head injuries — concussions were up slightly over last year — keeping wideouts and the defenders who try to stop them healthy has occupied most of the NFL's medical personnel. Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill missed four of the 567 games that 74 receivers were sidelined for in 2019, costing teams a position-high $72 million, according to the AP's analysis of players on injured reserve at the end of the NFL's regular season along with time missed by opening-game starters.

The 2020 NFL Pro Bowl that was played last weekend in Orlando, Fla., is not a game to watch for football purists, but it still holds an esteemed honor for the players. This year, Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith made his fifth consecutive Pro Bowl (he was a first-team All-Pro in 2017 and second team in 2018). Smith, who played from 2007-11 with the Fighting Irish, trails only guard Zack Martin — who has been in six straight Pro Bowls since his rookie year in 2014 — among current Notre Dame alumni in the NFL.

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