December news updates
Updated: Dec 31, 2020
Steelers LB Bud Dupree is out for the season with a torn ACL.
WR Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated.
Texans WR Will Fuller and CB Bradley Roby have been suspended six games each. Broncos CB AJ Bouye has also been suspended in a case that is apparently related to his time in Houston.
Commissioner Goodell has stated that the league is not planning to put teams in a bubble.
The Broncos have fined their quarterbacks for not complying with COVID protocols.
Jalen Hurts is now the starting QB for the Eagles.
The Chiefs have clinched a playoff berth. The Packers have clinched the NFC North.
The Jets have fired defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
Travis Kelce's Madden rating has been bumped up to 99 overall.
Ex-NFL QB Colin Kaepernick has released an ice cream with Ben & Jerry's
Marshawn Lynch has said what would make him come out of retirement.
The Walter Payton Man of the Year nominees have been announced. Each of the 32 teams nominates one player.
The Patriots' 11 year run as AFC East champs has ended.
The Raiders have fired defensive coordinator Paul Guenther.
Jamal Adams has broken the single season record for sacks by a defensive back.
Packers OT David Bakhtiari has suffered a season-ending injury
Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has been placed on the COVID list, leaving Tua Tagovailoa to start the team's regular season finale.
NFLPA president JC Tretter is calling for the end of offseason programs
Jared Goff and Cooper Kupp are both expected to miss Sunday's Rams-Cardinals game
There are rumors that Philip Rivers may retire after the season
WR Kenny Stills has visited the Bills.
Vikings' RB Dalvin Cook will miss the team's season finale due to the sudden death of his father.
Jacksonville has secured the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 Draft.
Washington has released 2019 1st round pick Dwayne Haskins.
Veteran LB Thomas Davis will retire after the season.
Panthers OT Russell Okung is being paid part of his salary in Bitcoin
Josh Allen has broken the Bills' franchise record for passing touchdowns in a single season.
Teams are apparently interested in discussing coaching vacancies with Urban Meyer.
Ohio State head coach Ryan Day has returned to the the team after a bout with COVID.
Texas Tech head coach Matt Wells has tested positive for COVID.
Rumors have been swirling that Urban Meyer is strongly considering taking over at Texas should Tom Herman be fired. Some fans even theorized that he filmed a FOX segment from an Austin hotel. **Update: Meyer has reportedly ended talks with Texas
Southern Miss has a new head coach.
The Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl announced that the games will be played without fans.
The Knight Commission has recommended that the FBS split from the NCAA as part of needed reforms.
UCF star QB McKenzie Milton is seeking a transfer. So is Georgia QB D'Wan Mathis and Temple QB Anthony Russo among others.
Ole Miss has paused team activities due to a "small" number of COVID cases in the program.
Legendary coach Lou Holtz has received a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Michigan-Ohio State game has been cancelled in 2020. Latest cancellations here.
Michigan and Jim Harbaugh are discussing a contract extension.
UCLA has signed with Nike.
South Carolina has hired Oklahoma assistant Shane Beamer as its next head coach.
Dabo Swinney shares his thoughts on Ohio State's playoff chances
Liberty coach Hugh Freeze has tested positive for COVID.
The SEC has agreed to a new contract with ESPN
Baylor has closed its football facilities
The Big Ten has changed its rules regarding a minimum number of games played to allow Ohio State to play in the conference championship.
Boise State may be exploring a conference change
Illinois's Lovie Smith, Auburn's Gus Malzahn, and Arizona's Kevin Sumlin are among the coaches who have been fired now that the season is near the end
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Clark Lea has been named the new head coach at Vanderbilt.
Arkansas State has hired Butch Jones as its next coach after Blake Anderson resigned to take the Utah State job
Texas Tech has fired offensive coordinator David Yost.
Oregon is replacing Washington in the PAC-12 Championship.
Stanford has joined the group of teams that will voluntarily sit out bowl season.
Former UCF QB McKenzie Milton has chosen Florida State as his transfer destination.
Texas has announced that Tom Herman will return to coach the team next season.
The PAC-12 and Big Ten have announced their schedules for Championship weekend.
The Heisman Trophy finalists have been announced. The trophy will be presented during a virtual ceremony on January 5.
Florida QB Kyle Trask has declared for the NFL Draft.
Ball State has earned its first-ever bowl win.
Miami QB D'Eriq King has announced he will return for another season with the Hurricanes. Unfortunately, he also tore his ACL in their bowl game.
Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott will miss the semifinal game against Ohio State due to a positive COVID test.
The State of Michigan has passed legislature to allow college athletes to profit on name, image, and likeness
Coastal Carolina's Jamey Chadwell has been named AP Coach of the Year.