January 2018 archive

Jan 31

Barry Church’s hit on Rob Gronkowski was ‘his job,’ Richard Sherman says

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was knocked out of Sunday’s AFC championship game after a helmet-to-helmet hit delivered by Jaguars safety Barry Church. The play resulted in a 15-yard penalty against Jacksonville. This is the exact type of dangerous blow the NFL wants to remove from the sport. It was a great win, Graves said. …

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Jan 28

Vikings fans warned to be careful around Eagles fans in Philadelphia

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Vikings fans headed to Philadelphia for Sunday’s NFC championship game, be forewarned: Eagles fans are a hard-core bunch. Still, people can change. It’s been years since Philly fans were blasted for booing Michael Irvin as he lay motionless on the field after a hard hit (they actually were booing Deion Sanders, by the way). It’s …

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Jan 26

Julie Johnston Ertz gets news of Eagles’ Super Bowl berth, reacts accordingly

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U.S. Soccer star Julie Johnston Ertz was not able to watch her husband, Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, play in Sunday’s NFC championship game. She had her own game, the U.S. Women’s National Team’s season-opener against Denmark in San Diego, which ended up being a 5-1 victory for the Americans. Hawks: The team’s best 3-point …

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