Amazon Prime Video crew has made smooth transition to studio
Journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, three-time All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman and four-time Pro Bowl tackle Andrew Whitworth have made a smooth transition straight from the field to the studio this season, joining Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez and host Charissa Thompson on Amazon Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football” crew.
Texas Exes send off new UT freshmen
Before the pandemic, the send-off had been a yearly tradition held at the International Bank of Commerce on Alton Gloor Boulevard. Diego, a graduate of Veterans Memorial Early College High School, said he’s in a pre-business program where he won’t declare a major until sophomore year. UT was his main post-secondary choice because his older brother Alex went there and majored in physics. “We’re very proud of both of them and they’re going to a very good school,” their mother Claudia Barrajas said. UT President Jay Hartzell made the trip to Brownsville for the send-off.myrgv.com
Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson top Hall of Fame candidates
More than two decades ago Charles Woodson beat out Peyton Manning for a prestigious college award. On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, they likely will share an even more impressive football honor: entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)More than two decades ago, Charles Woodson beat out Peyton Manning for a prestigious college award. On Saturday, they likely will share an even more impressive football honor: entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. When everybody is seeing it through the same eyes, it is a great way to play a football game.
Witten becoming high school coach after 2nd NFL retirement
ARGYLE, Texas – Jason Witten is becoming a high school football coach after his second retirement from the NFL. The 11-time Pro Bowl tight end was named Monday as the new head coach at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas, which is only about 30 miles from the headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys. The non-denominational private school said in a tweet that it was excited to name the former Cowboys tight end and “long-time Liberty parent” as its head coach. AdA third-round pick out of Tennessee in 2003, Witten ended his career fourth on the NFL career list with 1,228 catches. He’s second among tight ends to Tony Gonzalez, who is also the only other tight end with more yards (15,127 to 13,046).
TE Jason Witten says he’s retiring again after 17th season
DALLAS – Jason Witten says he is retiring again, apparently for good this time. Witten is also the franchise leader in games, starts, catches and yards receiving. A third-round pick out of Tennessee in 2003, Witten ended his career fourth on the NFL career list with 1,228 catches. He's second among tight ends to Tony Gonzalez, who is also the only other tight end with more yards (15,127 to 13,046). Witten had 110 catches in 2012, which was the NFL season record for a tight end for six years before Philadelphia's Zach Ertz grabbed 116.
Texas Congressman Tony Gonzales votes against impeachment of Pres. Donald Trump
President Donald Trump made history on Wednesday by becoming the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. Texas congressman Tony Gonzales called the historic nature of the vote “partisan,” and said the attempt to impeach Trump is an act to divide the country further. In a Twitter post, Gonzales said, “I rejected Nany Pelosi’s latest attempt to impeach the president. With one week left in President Trump’s term, the latest efforts to impeach the President does nothing to heal our country. We are bitterly divided right now – and this effort only worsens that divide.”Related: US House votes to impeach President Donald Trump
A winner: Chiefs vs Saints, with Brees back to face Mahomes
1 conference seed is tight, with the Packers one game ahead of the Saints, the Rams and Seahawks one game behind. Drew Brees will be active after missing four games with fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, making for an intriguing matchup with Patrick Mahomes. The Bills (11-3) scored twice in a 17-second span in the third quarter to ice their fourth straight victory that officially ended the New England Patriots’ 11-year reign atop the division. The Ravens have run for at least 100 yards in 36 straight games, seven short of the NFL record set by Pittsburgh from 1974-77. Baltimore is averaging 173.8 yards on the ground and topped 200 yards in each of the past two games.
Tony Gonzalez on family and new documentary "Play it Forward"
Tony Gonzalez was one of the NFL's most outstanding tight ends, playing for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons. A new documentary on Showtime, "Play It Forward," follows the former Pro Bowler on and off the field. The candid story is told through Gonzalez and his older brother, Chris, who captured draft day 1997 before Tony joined the Chiefs. Gonzalez, who is also an analyst for "The NFL Today" on CBS, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new film.cbsnews.com
"Thursday Night Football": Preview of Broncos and Chiefs matchup
The Kansas City Chiefs host Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos Thursday. Both teams come off season-opening wins. "NFL Today" analyst Tony Gonzalez, who is a Pro Bowl veteran and former Chiefs tight end, joins "CBS This Morning" from Kansas City to discuss the upcoming game.cbsnews.com
Hosts of “The NFL Today” on the new season
After a long and very active off-season, a new season of NFL football starts for CBS tomorrow. As always, CBS Sports coverage will kick off with “The NFL Today.” In between meetings and rehearsals, Vinita Nair sat down with two members of “The NFL Today” team, Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott to talk about what we can expect leading up to Super Bowl 50 on CBS.cbsnews.com
"NFL Today" analyst Tony Gonzalez: I don't want to play anymore
"NFL Today" analyst Tony Gonzalez: I don't want to play anymore Gonzalez is the all-time leader in touchdowns and receptions for a tight-end. He played 17 seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. Gonzalez joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about his new gig in the upcoming NFL season.cbsnews.com