Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY

Jarrett Bell

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • North Jersey News
  • Caller.com
Past:
  • Enquirer
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Tennessean
  • The News-Star
  • The Daily Advertiser
  • The Shreveport Times
  • El Paso Times
  • NEWS CENTER Maine
  • and more…

Recent articles by Jarrett:

Opinion: Roger Goodell should drop the hammer on Patriots, Bill Belichick after latest controversy

After Spygate and Deflategate, the New England Patriots shouldn't get a pass in this latest videotaping incident at the Browns-Bengals game Sunday. → Read More

Chiefs' equipment snafu nearly threw off Tyrann Mathieu's pregame ritual

When the Kansas City Chiefs' equipment was diverted to Newark, Tyrann Mathieu feared he would have to forgo a pregame tradition. → Read More

Patriots' 21-game home win streak snapped in loss to Chiefs

The New England Patriots couldn't complete a fourth-quarter comeback as the Kansas City Chiefs snapped their 21-game home win streak. → Read More

'That's when the true character comes out': How 35-year-old DB Antoine Bethea forges on in Giants' trying season

Antoine Bethea, the second-oldest safety in the NFL, is finding a way to forge ahead despite the Giants' eight-game losing streak. → Read More

Opinion: Patriots can't blame loss to Chiefs on officiating mistakes

Yes, officials appeared to make two mistaken calls that proved costly for the Patriots. But Jarrett Bell says New England is to blame for the loss. → Read More

Opinion: Are the Bills in the same class as the Ravens? Josh Allen is about to find out

After stuffing the Cowboys on Turkey Day, the Bills have a chance to make an even greater statement against the hottest team in the NFL -- the Ravens. → Read More

Opinion: Don't be foolish — writing off Tom Brady and Patriots would be same old mistake

Whenever Tom Brady and the Patriots take a misstep, their naysayers aren't far behind. But bury Bill Belichick's New England team at your own peril. → Read More

Texans stun Tom Brady, Patriots to knock New England from top AFC seed

The Houston Texans stumped Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' offense in a game that dramatically altered the AFC playoff outlook. → Read More

Opinion: Deshaun Watson's aggressiveness helps Texans slay the Patriots

The Patriots had no answer for Texans QB Deshaun Watson, who threw for three TDs and caught another, on Sunday. His boldness was the difference. → Read More

Tom Brady: Patriots' illnesses not to blame for loss to Texans

Several Patriots players were listed as questionable for Sunday due to illness, but Tom Brady said that wasn't the source of New England's problems. → Read More

Opinion: Just how good is the 49ers' defense? Lamar Jackson is about to let San Francisco know

We’re about to find out a lot more about the prowess of the 49ers' talented defense. Can it handle Lamar Jackson? Plus, pressure is on Carson Wentz. → Read More

Opinion: NFL's latest officiating crisis leaves Al Riveron under fire

The NFL's pass interference replays haven't stood well with several coaches, and officiating czar Al Riveron faces heavy scrutiny. → Read More

Saints coach Sean Payton miffed by NFL's pass interference reviews, questions Al Riveron's role

Saints coach Sean Payton pushed to expand replay reviews to pass interference plays, but he says the system still is "not fixed." → Read More

Opinion: Despite ugly outcome, Seahawks show they might be top NFL contenders

The Seattle Seahawks' win over the Philadelphia Eagles was ugly, but Russell Wilson and Co. might have what it takes to take the No. 1 NFC seed. → Read More

Opinion: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott can state his case for new contract vs. Patriots

Looking at Week 12, Jarrett Bell says it's time for the Cowboys to pay Dak Prescott, and the Lions face the Redskins in the worst game of the week. → Read More

Opinion: More than the Lamar Jackson Show, are the Ravens now NFL's team to beat?

QB Lamar Jackson has certainly put himself in the MVP discussion. But the Ravens might be the team to beat in NFL because of an emerging defense. → Read More

Opinion: Lamar Jackson's highlights have become NFL's must-see TV

Lamar Jackson had another dazzling moment on Sunday in what has become a special season for the Baltimore Ravens quarterback. → Read More

Opinion: Saints, just 2-2 in Drew Brees starts this season, can't overlook Bucs after ugly loss last weekend

Looking at NFL Week 11, Jarrett Bell says the Saints and Drew Brees are on upset watch against the Bucs after an ugly loss to Falcons last weekend. → Read More

Opinion: Of course Myles Garrett deserved his suspension. But NFL should also discipline Mason Rudolph for his role in fight

Browns' Myles Garrett got the suspension he deserved for brawl. But the NFL should also discipline QB Mason Rudolph for his role in igniting fight. → Read More

Opinion: From 0-3 to the playoffs? Mike Tomlin has Steelers back on track to make NFL history

The Pittsburgh Steelers started the season 0-3 but have jumped into playoff contention thanks to coach Mike Tomlin and a key trade acquisition. → Read More