NFL Scoreboard

Auto Update: On


Reactions to controversial ending

  • SEA coach Pete Carroll: "We were fortunate."
  • DET coach Jim Caldwell: "We're not going to cry about it."
  • SEA LB K.J. Wright: "I wanted to just knock it out of bounds and not try to catch it and fumble it."


ICYMI: Controversial MNF ending

Kam Chancellor saved the game for the Seahawks when he stripped Calvin Johnson just inches from the goal line with less than two minutes left. However, K.J. Wright batted the ball out of the back of the end zone for a touchback that should've been a penalty.


Free-agent finds for Week 5

Four teams are on bye this week which means you may need some helps off the waivers. Field Yates says WR Leonard Hankerson is an under-the-radar player to target because he's surpassed Roddy White's production in Atlanta. Players to target

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman doesn't buy into the argument that Carolina is the worst of the undefeated teams. He says on ESPN's First Take: "The most dangerous thing you can have is 53 guys believing in each other. Right now we have 53 guys believing we are the best in the NFL."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

More on Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman from ESPN's First take. Asked how Carolina is 4-0 he said, "We have a great team. We have a great culture. We've got good character. We all count on each other."

Jeff Daniels: 'You feel cursed'

The actor is a huge Lions fan and he is not happy about the controversial ending to the Detroit-Seattle game. Said Daniels: "It's just painful."


What in the world is an illegal bat?

What happened last night in the Seahawks-Lions game? What's the controversy? Who ever heard of an "illegal bat"? And what SHOULD have happened? You've got questions, we've got answers. FAQ

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Caldwell: 'We're not going to cry about it'

Lions coach Jim Caldwell on the ref's missed call after Seahawks LB K.J. Wright's batted ball was incorrectly ruled a touchback and possession for Seattle: "I mean what can you do? You know what I mean? We're not going to cry about it."


Fans will remember 'bat-out-of-hell' play

First Take's Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith agree that the controversial ending to the Lions vs. Seahawks Monday night game was a bad look. Said Bayless: "This is a terrible look for the NFL."


Burke: Bad call was dramatic in many ways

It wasn’t the Fail Mary, but in terms of blown calls, it’s hard to shift a game result more than what happened last night, writes Brian Burke. Dramatic win probability shift

Joe Nicholson/USA TODAY Sports

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills are working out RBs Trent Richardson (per Fox Sports), Boom Herron (per NFL Network), and Alfonso Smith (per AP) on Tuesday, after RB Karlos Williams was diagnosed with a concussion. The Bills are also signing WR Walt Powell to their practice squad, a source said.

NFL Week 4 in emojis

Sarina Morales breaks down the struggles of the NFL kicker in Week 4.


Fantasy free-agents for Week 5

Field Yates scours the waivers so you can target the best players for your teams. RB Boobie Dixon could be a fascinating fill-in starter for Buffalo in Week 5. Free-agent finds

Kevin Hoffman/USA TODAY Sports

Bennett: Chancellor needs to get paid

Seahawks DE Michael Bennett videobombed teammate Kam Chancellor's interview by yelling "Pay him!"


How the Stars (and Stripes) saved Seattle

Grantland's Bill Barnwell writes that the officials gifting Seattle possession at the end of Monday's game is only a tiny bit less significant than it was for the Patriots to get Tom Brady back for the first four games of 2015. Kinda a big deal

Would Bill Belichick have known the rule?

The non-call Monday night sparked a flurry of discussion on social media, with former Patriots linebacker Rosevelt Colvin reflecting on how the Patriots once practiced illegal bat situations.


DraftKings: No unfair edge in data dump

Following an internal investigation, online fantasy sports site DraftKings contends there was no wrongdoing by an employee who won $350K on rival site FanDuel. A DraftKings staff member inadvertently released data before Week 3 that could be considered insider trading, the New York Times reports. Story

Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Drew Brees told me he will incorporate exercises from visit to Dr James Andrews facility into daily program and increase arm strength weekly

Graziano: NFL's L.A. talks 'could get ugly'

NFL owners are meeting today in Los Angeles to discuss, among other things, a big fat relocation fee for 1 or 2 teams to move to L.A. by 2016.


Green Bay still tops updated title odds

Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook updated its odds to win the pro football championship and still has Green Bay as the favorite at 5-2. Notably falling is Dallas from 30-1 to 50-1. Every team's odds

Reports: Bills bring in Trent Richardson

The Bills will work out Trent Richardson Tuesday, according to multiple media reports. LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Karlos Williams (concussion) are dealing with injuries. Richardson, 25, was released by the Raiders at the end of preseason and has struggled since his breakout 2012 rookie season.

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Barth back with Bucs

Bucs are re-signing kicker Connor Barth, according to ESPN and multiple reports. They cut Kyle Brindza Monday after the rookie missed three kicks in a loss to the Panthers. Barth was with Tampa Bay from 2009-12.

Report: Bears center out for season

Will Montgomery suffered a fractured left tibia in Sunday's game and will miss the rest of the season, according to the Chicago Tribune. The 32-year-old center left early in the game when teammate Charles Leno fell on him. The Tribune reports he will require surgery and will be placed on IR.

Report: Saints to try out kickers, punters

The Saints will try out kickers and punters today, according to Fox Sports. Punter Thomas Morstead (strained quad) was injured during a kickoff on Sunday night and kicker Zach Hocker shanked a 30-yard field goal.