Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden was suspended for this week’s National Football League game against the Arizona Cardinals after ripping the helmet off an opposing player and then head-butting him.
Houston coach Gary Kubiak, who missed one game while recovering from a mini-stroke, said he will return to the sideline Nov. 17 when the Texans try to break a franchise-record seven-game losing streak.
The New Orleans Saints rebounded from a Week 9 loss with a 49-17 rout of the Dallas Cowboys that left the NFC East as the only National Football League division without a team possessing a winning record.
Private equity firm founder Bradford Freeman made it onto the field for one play as a Stanford University scholarship football player and jokes that he is “the highest-paid student-athlete, per minute, in history.”
A degree from an elite academic school can make a player a magnet for bullying from teammates in the National Football League, according to a former Harvard University linebacker who spent seven seasons in the NFL.