Jonathan Martin facing five charges over threatening Instagram post, report says

Former NFL lineman Jonathan Martin was detained last month after posting an unsettling photo on Instagram that led to the temporary closing of Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City, Calif., which Martin attended. According to TMZ, Martin was charged with making criminal threats and possessing a loaded firearm by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s […]

Steelers’ David DeCastro on NFL’s heads-up rule: ‘Might as well take the ball away while your at it’

The NFL announced a new rule last month that will penalize or even lead to ejection of players for lowering their helmets to initiate contact, sparking controversy among players and officials. Steelers guard David DeCastro, who has been known to make hard head-first hits throughout his career, was more than willing to share his honest […]

Once trades become official Wednesday, Aqib Talib will be off to the West Coast to begin a new chapter in his career with the Los Angeles Rams .

He’ll be joining a secondary that features another newcomer in cornerback Marcus Peters (also acquired via trade) and one of the league’s better safeties in Lamarcus Joyner , who received the franchise tag. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Talib is excited for what’s next. Not this exact conversation, maybe, but conversations with the same basic […]