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Kevin Patra

Kevin Patra


Kevin Patra has been writing for NFL.com since 2013 after a three-year run on the NFL Network newsdesk. He is more handsome than he appears.


July

The Trent Williams saga in Washington appears far from over. The Redskins' left tackle skipped minicamp in June and is poised to hold out from training camp. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on Insi... more

Former Maryland coach DJ Durkin has joined the Atlanta Falcons as a guest coach during training camp. Last year, Durkin was placed on administrative leave following the death of Maryland player Jordan McNair due to practice-related heatstroke. Durk... more

The Seattle Seahawks will start the 2019 campaign without a key piece of their defensive line. Defensive lineman Jarran Reed has been suspended six games for a violation of the personal conduct policy for an incident from early 2017 , the league... more

The Atlanta Falcons opened training camp practices Monday, but two key players remained with the rehab group. Julio Jones and Deion Jones were both dressed for practice with helmets but worked on the side field with the team training staff, per K... more

The New York Giants are checking out potential additions to their safety spot. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports free agent Tre Boston is visiting Big Blue today, via a source informed of the situation. Boston started 13 games last season... more

Youngsters in the New England Patriots receiving corps will have even more opportunity to show off at the start of training camp. Receiver Julian Edelman is expected to be sidelined multiple weeks due to a left thumb injury, NFL Network's Michael G... more

Odell Beckham Jr. is ready to move on to his new life in Cleveland as the Browns report to training camp Wednesday. The superstar receiver spoke to GQ for a cover story feature published Monday , and before Beckham can turn the page on his next NFL... more

The Dallas Cowboys open camp at the end of the week. Will Ezekiel Elliott report with his teammates? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on Good Morning Football that Zeke and his camp have still not decided whether or not the running... more

The Chicago Bears' meandering offseason route to solve their kicker problem won't be resolved merely by a training camp competition between Elliott Fry and Eddy Pineiro. General manager Ryan Pace noted Sunday he's keeping an eye on kicking contests... more

The Buffalo Bills signed a veteran safety Friday to replace a veteran safety who is retiring. The team announced it signed Kurt Coleman to a one-year contract. The move comes as Rafael Bush decided to retire after nine seasons. NFL Network Inside... more

The past is writ in indelible ink as the moving finger advances towards future endeavors. The unimpeded march of time does not preclude us mortals from contemplating rearward events that could have altered our future if we'd acted differently. So i... more

A week before Los Angeles Rams veterans report for training camp, we've got another Todd Gurley "update" to pass along. The offseason story that has shrouded the NFC champions in a haze of uncertainty won't go away. To underscore the point, even... more

For a second straight season, the New York Jets did not see their top draft pick report right away. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday morning that No. 3 overall pick Quinnen Williams might not report with his rookie teammates. Per... more

The Denver Broncos got their first injury scare of training camp on the opening day of practice. Linebacker Todd Davis was carted from practice Thursday with a calf injury, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. An MRI later revealed a partial calf t... more

Kendrick Norton is getting out of the hospital. Agent Malki Kawa announced the Miami Dolphins defensive tackle will be released from the hospital Thursday. Great news. @norton_kendrick is being released from the hospital today! â?? malki kawa... more

Fresh off getting one client a new contract, agent Drew Rosenhaus is off to see about a couple more contracts ahead of training camp. Rosenhaus, the agent for Lions cornerback Darius Slay and defensive tackle Damon Harrison, is set to meet with Det... more

The Denver Broncos were the first team to fully open training camp, with both veterans and rookies reporting Wednesday. The Broncos also boast the distinction of holding 19 training camp practices open to the public, most in the NFL. While some tea... more

Chris Harris is the top slot corner in the NFL, but he's willing to do more if Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio needs. The cornerback told NFL Network's James Palmer on Wednesday he'd like to shadow top receivers, like Antonio Brown, Keenan Allen, T... more

Melvin Gordon wants a new contract before the Los Angeles Chargers open training camp next week and is preparing to hold out if he doesn't get one. The running back told ESPN that teammates support his business decision, even if it means they'll... more

Jason Witten took a year sabbatical in a television booth and hasn't played a regular-season game since Dec. 31, 2017. After unretiring to return to the Dallas Cowboys this year, his former QB and always BFF, Tony Romo, told 105.3 The Fan that Witt... more

John Elway hit a Lombardi-winning home run when he recruited Peyton Manning to Denver. Since then, the Denver Broncos GM has struck out swinging with every attempt to fill the quarterback job. "It's a hard position to fill," Elway told reporters... more

Former Philadelphia Eagles special teams captain Chris Maragos is calling it quits. The 32-year-old special teams stalwart announced his retirement Tuesday. What an amazing ride, thankful for everyone who made it so great! pic.twitter.com/8X3icR3... more

Jadeveon Clowney won't get a long-term contract in Houston this season. The Texans and the pass rusher failed to come to an agreement on a multiyear pact prior to Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. As such, sides cannot negotiate a long-term deal until a... more

Phillip Lindsay believes he's prepared for training camp later this week. "In my mind I'm ready. I'm 100 percent," Lindsay said Monday at his football camp, via Mike Klis of 9News Denver . The running back's Pro Bowl rookie season ended with a ri... more

Grady Jarrett got his payday on deadline day. The Atlanta Falcons and the defensive tackle agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract on Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the deal. Rapoport adds the deal co... more

Alex Smith took another step in his long, arduous journey toward potentially resuming his football career. The Washington Redskins quarterback shed the external fixator that had been keeping his leg in place following the devastating fracture suffe... more

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton will undergo another surgery. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Norton, who lost his arm after a July 4th car crash, will have his sixth surgery to close up wounds, per agent Malki... more

Robbie Gould is staying in San Francisco long-term after all. The kicker and the 49ers agreed in principle on a long-term contract, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning, per a source informed of the situation. The team later made the... more

Derrick Morgan is hanging up his cleats after nine seasons with the Tennessee Titans. The linebacker told ESPN's Turron Davenport he's retiring at the age of 30 . "My purpose in life is bigger than the game," Morgan said. "What football taught me... more

New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon's potential breakout season will be curtailed by four games. The NFL suspended Herndon for the first four games of the 2019 regular season for violating the league's policy and program on substances of abuse.... more

Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron confirmed Friday the NFL has put its full-time officials' program on hiatus. Riveron told NFL Network's Omar Ruiz on Friday from the NFL Officiating Clinic that the full-time program won't be used thi... more

Rolando McClain is attempting the rarely executed re-return . The former No. 8 overall pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2010 told Matt Zenitz of AL.com that he is going through the process of trying to be reinstated by the NFL. McClain last played... more

The San Francisco 49ers propel toward training camp amid of fog of unknown. On paper, the Niners look like a squad who could at least make some noise in a crowded NFC West. As far as NFL teams go, however, San Francisco ranks among those with the m... more

The Dallas Cowboys' salary cap situation has been front-and-center this offseason, with Jerry Jones' team hoarding a bevy of young talents that sits in line to be paid. Amari Cooper. Dak Prescott. Ezekiel Elliott. Jaylon Smith. Byron Jones at some... more

After his team was robbed of a chance to go to the Super Bowl following an egregious non-call in the NFC Championship Game, Sean Payton spearheaded the campaign to get pass interference reviewable this offseason. NFL owners ultimately agreed, changin... more

A vat of digital ink has been spilled this offseason about the Philadelphia Eagles running back room. First, there were questions about how Philly would address the needs. Then came the trade for Jordan Howard and drafting of Miles Sanders. Now the... more

Washington Redskins corner Josh Norman is spending his offseason running and jumping. Over bulls. Norman ventured to Pamplona, Spain for the annual Running of the Bulls. Not only did the 31-year-old participate in the bull dash, but he also tes... more

Melvin Gordon wants a new contract. The Los Angeles Chargers running back is preparing to hold out and demand a trade if he doesn't get one soon. Gordon informed the Chargers that unless he receives a new contract, he will demand a trade and will n... more

Marshawn Lynch and Marcus Peters continue to give back to Oakland. The two natives of The Town put on a free carnival for Oakland-area kids earlier this week, per Jodi Hernandez of NBC Bay Area . Kids in Oakland didn't have to pay a dime for some... more

Last training camp, Jeremy Hill won the competition to be the New England Patriots' power back with an impressive preseason and camp. The stint, unfortunately, lasted just one game before the running back blew out his ACL . This summer, the 26-yea... more

After compiling a dreadful record with the Cleveland Browns, Hue Jackson is without an NFL gig for the 2019 season. Given his 3-36-1 record in two and a half seasons in Cleveland and the odd 8-8 year with the Oakland Raiders in 2011, it'd seem Jackso... more

The Arizona Cardinals snagged some secondary help in the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft. The Cards selected defensive back Jalen Thompson out of Washington State in the fifth round of the supplemental draft on Wednesday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero... more

Chris Harris got a one-year salary bump in May, ending an offseason of questions for the Denver Broncos' top cornerback. The best part of the deal for Harris is that not only did he get a pay raise for 2019, but he retained the ability to hit the... more

The Kansas City Chiefs have won the past three AFC West titles, and with Patrick Mahomes leading the charge could be poised to make it a quad streak. That fourth straight win won't come easy for a team transitioning to a new defense and facing impr... more

Carolina Panthers receiver D.J. Moore got off to a slow start during his rookie season, catching just two passes through his first three games. The 2018 first-round pick, however, came on strong down the stretch, hinting more could be in store in 201... more

Any discussion about the Los Angeles Rams' 2019 outlook starts with a question about Todd Gurley's knee. Just over a fortnight before training camp opens and we get daily updates on the knee injury that has fans, spectators, and fantasy footballers... more

Get your supplemental mock drafts in while there is still time. The 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft will take place Wednesday via email at 1 p.m. ET, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Five players are eligible to be selected in this year's annual... more

Duke Johnson is on the move -- from his agent. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Cleveland Browns running back moved on from his previous representation, Kristin Campbell of 40 Sports & Entertainment Group, and is currently without... more

The NFL's search for international talent moves to Germany. The league announced Tuesday it will conduct the NFL International Combine in Germany at a sports training facility outside of Cologne, on Oct. 19. The workout mirrors the NFL Scouting... more

The Dallas Cowboys are working through a good problem: figuring out how to pay too many good players. Amari Cooper, Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott top the list of contracts Jerry Jones must figure out how to get done. Down the line, questions of... more

The biggest question surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles heading into the 2019 season is the return of Carson Wentz after yet another season-ending injury. With Nick Foles gone, and Wentz getting his big payday, all the Eagles' chips are in on the... more

Rob Gronkowski maintained he's happy in retirement last week and would tell Tom Brady no if asked to come back to the New England Patriots. But the former tight end reportedly got in some reps with his ex-QB anyhow. Gronk caught passes from Brady d... more

Former Detroit Lions and Houston Texans safety Glover Quin is retiring from the NFL after enjoying an underrated career for the past decade. The 33-year-old told ESPN's Michael Rothstein he's "walking away" from football. "Playing professional s... more

Aaron Rodgers is coming off a 49-sack season in which he was hindered by a bum leg, his line was banged up for stretches, and the offense as a whole was out of whack before and after canning Mike McCarthy. In 2017, Rodgers was on pace for 50-plus s... more

Julio Jones isn't fretting his contract situation this summer. Last offseason, the Atlanta Falcons receiver sat out before getting his contract adjusted. Jones told TMZ he doesn't plan a similar boycott because he trusts owner Arthur Blank's promi... more

Carl Lawson looked poised to become a game-wrecking force after an 8.5 sack 2017 rookie performance. Then the Cincinnati Bengals edge rusher went down early in Week 8 last year with a torn right ACL. Through seven full weeks of the 2018 campaign, L... more

Robby Anderson is confident he can shine in Adam Gase's new scheme. The New York Jets receiver is coming off a relatively disappointing campaign, compiling 752 yards on 50 receptions with six TDs, but had a stronger end to the season that suggests... more

In the heat of the NFL offseason, Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has been in Tanzania, in East Africa, opening up a school. Lynn, along with his wife, NBC New York news anchor Stacey Bell, helped fund a school in a rural Maasai village of... more

Delanie Walker sat out Tennessee Titans minicamp in July, and the veteran tight end is unsure if he'll begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list. "I'll leave that up to the coaches," Walker told Jenny Vrentas of SI.com . Walker... more

Former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke on July 4 , but his recovery is going well. The ex-linebacker posted on social media accounts early Monday morning about his second stroke and did a little educating on the topic... more

Rob Gronkowski is enjoying retirement, for now. The former New England Patriots tight end joined the Rich Eisen Show  on Wednesday and noted this is the first time in years he won't be working on a football field come August. "Just been relaxing... more

Ezekiel Elliott avoided another tackle, this time from the NFL front office. The Dallas Cowboys running back has been informed he will not be punished for his most recent off-field incident, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. Elliott met with... more

D.J. Hayden joined the Jacksonville Jaguars during their down season in 2018. The struggles last year, however, don't diminish the slot corner's expectations for 2019. "I feel like we're going to be the best defense in the league, I can't wait," Ha... more

The family of Pat Bowlen will receive the former Denver Broncos owner's Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jacket and ring. After Bowlen died following his selection to the Hall this year, questions arose about whether or not his family would be issued... more

Make a list of Cleveland Browns offensive weapons. How far down that list does David Njoku land? It (probably) goes  Baker, Odell, Jarvis, Chubb, Kareem Hunt when not suspended, and then Njoku. The dynamic tight end landing well down the list... more

The 2018 season was supposed to be Geronimo Allison's breakout campaign. Injuries washed those expectations down the drain, relegating the Green Bay Packers receiver to just five games. This offseason, Allison has almost been a forgotten man, as... more

The NFL and NFLPA continue to try to hammer out a new collective bargaining agreement ahead of the 2019 season. Sides will reconvene July 17-19 to work toward a new CBA, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. ESPN first reported the news. The... more

Offseason stories about NFL players shedding weight are old-hat, tropey narratives regurgitated on the regular. Most times they have to do with an over-heavy lineman shedding extra pounds at a coach's behest or a running back getting back into shape... more

D'Onta Foreman spent most of last season recovering from an Achilles tear. The Houston Texans running back played in just one game, catching a TD pass but taking seven carries for minus-1 yard. Heading toward training camp, the Texans are seeing a... more

As part of the NFL's 100th-anniversary celebration, the Pro Football Hall of Fame is considering expanding its Centennial Class for 2020. Hall of Fame president and CEO David Baker told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Monday that the board would consider 20... more

C.J. Mosley isn't used to being on a team no one believes will win. After years of sporting Baltimore Ravens purple and being predicted to make the playoffs, the linebacker took a huge pay raise to join the perennially downtrodden New York Jets. Du... more

Jarvis Landry got in some summer work with Baker Mayfield ahead of training camp. The Cleveland Browns receiver dispatched social media posts Monday of himself working out in California with Mayfield and several other Browns players, including Rash... more

Ezekiel Elliott is getting called to the Commissioner's office once again. The Dallas Cowboys running back will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday in New York regarding a May incident in Las Vegas, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo confi... more

Emmanuel Sanders won't put himself on a timetable, but the Denver Broncos receiver is eyeing being ready for the start of the regular season. Sanders told Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic on Monday that being ready for Week 1 "feels realistic ," but... more

The Oakland Raiders unveiled a new logo to commemorate their 60th season . The logo will honor the team's legacy, from iconic Raiders owner Al Davis founding the AFL franchise, through its three Super Bowls, and the club's history in Oakland and Lo... more

As we careen toward training camp later this month, certain storylines will whirl faster around the offseason drum, like a spinning washer just before it comes to a stop. One narrative surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason is the idea... more

Amari Cooper's final days in Oakland were a forgettable hodgepodge of inconsistency and head-scratching usage. After struggling through six games under Jon Gruden, the Raiders' top receiver was shipped to Dallas, where he starred once again. During... more

Duke Johnson's situation caused some angst within the Browns walls in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland running back, however, isn't fretting about any possible awkwardness that might derive from his trade request and teammates' reactions. "I don't really... more

David Montgomery will enter training camp later this month poised to battle Mike Davis for early-down reps out of the Chicago Bears backfield. With Tarik Cohen not expecting his role as primarily a pass-catching back to change, Davis and Montgomer... more

June

New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur's final words before breaking for the summer suggested Big Blue would foster a quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones when training camp opens. The comments surprised many after the Gi... more

Tom Brady's still got a fastball. The New England Patriots quarterback wanted the world to know his arm, even at the age of 41, is just fine. Brady posted on Instagram on Thursday a picture of a radar gun reading 61 mph, presumably which tracked... more

Lamar Miller's standing in Houston remains mostly unchallenged. Outside of D'Onta Foreman getting healthier, the Texans did little to threaten Miller's playing time entering training camp. Coming off a productive 2018 campaign, Miller is aiming to... more

While most of the attention heading toward Washington Redskins training camp will be on the quarterbacks, the running backs gear up for a tight battle of their own. Adrian Peterson is set to be lead dog, but the Redskins believe the competition for... more

As part of their offseason offensive overhaul, the Buffalo Bills revamped the running backs room, adding Frank Gore, T.J. Yeldon and rookie Devin Singletary to join incumbent LeSean McCoy. The pecking order heading into training camp appears to be... more

Leading up to the 2014 draft, questions persisted about Aaron Donald's ability to transition to the NFL game as an undersized defensive tackle, which helped explain why he fell to No. 13 overall. In hindsight, those questions are cosmically laughab... more

Hayden Hurst's rookie season never got off the ground after a Jones fracture in his foot sidelined him four games to start the season. The Baltimore Ravens first-round tight end compiled just 13 receptions for 163 yards and one touchdown as the foo... more

It's the period of the NFL calendar during which players take more time to give back to charities and causes that are near to their hearts. While many players do charity work during the busy season, the summer break affords greater opportunities for... more

At times last season, especially early, Josh Allen looked lost, not seeing the entire field, unsure where the rush or coverage was coming from, and relying on his superior athleticism rather than intellect to win plays. At times it worked out great... more

Kyler Murray knows Kliff Kingbury's offense better than most of his Arizona Cardinals teammates, but the rookie quarterback understands there are many strides to take to get their chemistry down pat. Before throwing out the first pitch Tuesday at t... more

Joe Theismann doesn't think Dwayne Haskins should start Week 1 , but the Washington Redskins won't be consulting the former No. 7. Redskins senior VP of player personnel Doug Williams told NFL Network's Steve Wyche on Tuesday that the team has bee... more

New season. New team. No NFL team is the same one year to the next. Players depart in free agency, retire, are released, move on. New blood is added to the mixture. Even if some key pieces remain, NFL teams are shapeshifters, always changing one ye... more

The San Francisco 49ers and Robbie Gould remain in a standoff regarding the kicker's future with the franchise. It doesn't sound like Gould is ready to acquiesce quietly to the franchise tag and play out the season just yet. "It's a complicated... more

The Cincinnati Bengals received some awful summer-break news: First-round pick Jonah Williams will likely miss the entire 2019 season. The team announced the rookie left tackle underwent left shoulder surgery Tuesday to repair a torn labrum that is... more

Teddy Bridgewater eschewed a chance to compete for a starting gig on a new team and decided to carry Drew Brees' bag for at least one more season. Instead of signing with Miami where he might have competed with a younger QB in a rebuilding program,... more

One under-the-radar storyline surrounding the Atlanta Falcons as we soar toward training camp is head coach Dan Quinn taking full control of his defense this season. After firing his coordinator last year, along with a complete staff overhaul, Quin... more

Carolina Panthers edge rusher Bruce Irvin conjured up a memorable comparison between his new team and the one with which he became famous. Speaking with Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer during minicamp, Irvin, unprompted, compared the Panthe... more

Joe Theismann supported Dwayne Haskins donning No. 7 , but the former Washington Redskins quarterback doesn't want to see his former number hit the field early in the season. Theismann told 106.7 The Fan over the weekend that starting the rookie Q... more

Fletcher Cox missed offseason workouts after undergoing foot surgery. The hope is that he's ready for Eagles training camp. The first-team All-Pro defensive tackle told WAPT in Jackson, Miss., over the weekend during his 7-on-7 high school footbal... more

The worth of Dak Prescott is a hotly debated topic. A seemingly bright line currently separates those that believe the Dallas Cowboys quarterback should become the latest $30-million signal-caller to break the bank, and those who believe he hasn't ea... more

Cameron Jordan received his payday. Now, the New Orleans Saints defensive end wants one of his teammates to get a gigantic check. Joining NFL Network's Good Morning Football  on Monday, Jordan didn't hesitate suggesting Michael Thomas should become... more

The New York Giants no longer employ Odell Beckham Jr., but the Big Blue pass-catching options are far from dire. The Giants signed Golden Tate, gave youngster Sterling Shepard a raise, boast dynamic tight end Evan Engram, used a fifth-round pick o... more

Jalen Ramsey didn't take the bait this time. The Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback, who trashed a plethora of QBs last offseason, recently joined The Adam Schefter Podcast and was jokingly asked to give a breakdown of signal callers he'll face in 20... more

The Tennessee Titans and Marcus Mariota approach two roads diverging. One path leads to a long journey together, holding hands. The other includes the sides parting ways. With Mariota set to play on his fifth-year option, the Titans must decide whe... more

Dak Prescott is the focal point of the offseason in Dallas. From contract extension talks to altering the offense to make the Cowboys more dynamic, 2019 has been about getting the most out of the quarterback. Prescott generated praise this offseaso... more

Welcome to summer! Today, June 21, marks the Summer Solstice , the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer for those of us north of the equator. While NFL players enjoy their summer break that lasts until the end of July when training... more

Alex Smith suffered a devastating leg injury that threatens to terminate his NFL career. In his first interview since the ghastly break, Smith spoke with Angie Goff of FOX5 DC, on The Oh My Goff Show , and the Washington Redskins quarterback said... more

Deshaun Watson set records as a rookie and was a blazing fire down the stretch in his second season. Could the third year bring the Houston Texans quarterback to another level? Fully healthy this offseason, Watson believes he will be strides better... more

The NFL Competition Committee confirmed the pass interference rule on Thursday, noting that the statute is just for the 2019 season. It's easy to imagine the rule getting tweaked or overhauled next season after a test run. The preseason will work... more

The San Francisco 49ers used a fourth-round pick on punter Mitch Wishnowsky, who through offseason workouts impressed teammates with his array of boots. Wishnowsky was an Australian rules football player before traveling to California to punt for t... more

The Chicago Bears shook up the running back room ahead of the 2019 season, but jitterbug back Tarik Cohen doesn't expect his role to change much in his second season under coach Matt Nagy. "I feel like I'm going to be doing the same things I was do... more

The man who wrote a book titled "The Quarterback Whisperer " isn't the one whispering into Jameis Winston's ear. Since Bruce Arians took over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, most of the discussion surrounding Winston's future suggests that if Arians can'... more

Cleveland Browns rookie corner Greedy Williams has a lofty long-term goal: to earn a gold jacket. "It was great," Williams said of his offseason workouts thus far, via Cleveland.com . "I'm just ready to get this season going and try to work towards... more

Gerald McCoy said he would "never say anything bad about Tampa " after the Buccaneers released him and he landed with the Carolina Panthers. But the former All-Pro defensive tackle is clearly frustrated with how his time in Tampa Bay came to an end.... more

Some coaches trash the tape of a bad playoff loss, trying to get the team to move on from the heartbreak and focus on the future. Not Matt Nagy. According to running back Tarik Cohen, the Chicago Bears coach has been showing clips of the playoff lo... more

Tom Brady is getting some tosses in with Josh Gordon during the NFL's downtime. The New England Patriots quarterback posted an Instagram video throwing a pigskin to the suspended receiver. View this post on Instagram Practice makes perfect.... more

The Buffalo Bills targeted slot receiver Cole Beasley this offseason to help improve Josh Allen 's short game, which struggled his rookie season. In an interview with Tim Graham of The Athletic , Allen said having a reliable slot wideout who can... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers would like to be done answering questions about players that are gone. Ben Roethlisberger, instead, hopes to focus on what the players still in the building bring to the table. At his youth football camp over the weekend, Bi... more

New York fans at a Yankees baseball game booed Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones when he appeared on the video board Monday night. For his part, the first-year signal-caller dismissed the hullabaloo on Tuesday during a discussion on The Rich E... more

Ereck Flowers bottomed out as an offensive tackle so the Washington Redskins will try him out as a starting guard. After being selected No. 9 overall in 2015, Flowers struggled mightily as a left tackle with the New York Giants, grading out as one... more

Phil Savage is back in an NFL front office. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the former Cleveland Browns GM is expected to join the New York Jets personnel staff, per sources informed of the decision. Savage's role is not yet clear, but bar... more

The Oakland Raiders locked down the first of three first-round draft picks. The team announced No. 4 overall selection Clelin Ferrell inked his four-year rookie contract Tuesday. As with all first-round picks, the deal comes with a team option for... more

Ask a scout, coach or player to compare No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray to an NFL QB and one immediate answer generally comes back: Russell Wilson. Whether it's elusiveness, arm strength, deep-ball precision, baseball background or the obvious heig... more

The Chicago Bears won their first division title since 2010, but one former coach thinks they had the worst offseason in the entire NFL. John Fox, who coached the Bears to three last-place finishes from 2015-2017, was asked on ESPN's NFL Live on M... more

Playing alongside Khalil Mack didn't magically jumpstart Leonard Floyd's statistical prowess, as the Chicago Bears edge rusher compiled a career-low four sacks last season. The main issue for Floyd was health. While he didn't miss a game, he dealt... more

At every turn this offseason, the Los Angeles Rams downplayed Todd Gurley's knee situation, which hindered him down the stretch and into the playoffs last season. Gurley's personal trainer, Travelle Gaines, confirmed to CBS Sports' Dave Richard... more

After the New Orleans Saints extended Cameron Jordan's contract last week, the next man in line for a payday is stud receiver Michael Thomas. Those talks are under way. General manager Mickey Loomis told Adam Schein on Mad Dog Sports Radio recent... more

Longtime veteran quarterback Josh McCown is officially calling it a career. After joining 10 NFL teams over 17 years (including one season in the United Football League), McCown penned a retirement letter for The Players' Tribune , putting a close... more

The Denver Broncos will commemorate the life of owner Pat Bowlen with a helmet decal for the 2019 season. Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis announced Monday that the players will wear a "Mr. B" decal to honor Bowlen this season. One of the most... more

The rookie season of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones was a forgettable experience. "Last year, it was definitely disappointing for me for myself and from a team standpoint," Jones said during minicamp, via the Tampa Bay Times .... more

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce accepted responsibility for being out of shape during the team's minicamp last week. "Throughout the offseason, I tend to lift more than run," Pierce told WNSP-FM radio in Alabama on Friday, via AL.c... more

The Washington Redskins wanted to use spring practices to see if rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins was prepared enough for a true quarterback battle come training camp. After the end of offseason workouts, the answer is a resounding, Y-E-S. "Oh,... more

The Baker Mayfield-Duke Johnson drama that bubbled up in Cleveland could be washed away by the time Browns training camp begins in late July. On Thursday, NFL Network's Michael Silver reported several veteran Browns players approached Mayfield in... more

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen died Thursday at age 75 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Bowlen, who bought the Denver franchise with his siblings in 1984, helped the Broncos become one of the winningest teams in NFL history, earnin... more

Jalen Ramsey sounded comfortable with the knowledge that the Jacksonville Jaguars will not renegotiate his contract with two years left on the deal. The team's decision is understandable, but Ramsey wants it known that when the team does come call... more

The offseason refrain heard in Pittsburgh includes repeated overtures regarding an improved locker room experience and how the Steelers are gelling now that certain ex-teammates are gone. With Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell officially out the door,... more

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay skipped mandatory minicamp last week , subjecting himself to potential fines. The cornerback could rack up the fine bill even further by avoiding training camp. The veteran corner joined The Pride Podcast recen... more

Baker Mayfield wasn't pleased with how Duke Johnson handled his situation, including a trade request, last week during the team's minicamp. Some Cleveland Browns teammates weren't pleased with how the quarterback handled his response. NFL Network... more

Sean McVay is sick of hearing it suggested that he is a magician who can succeed with any quarterback, therefore the Los Angeles Rams don't need to pay Jared Goff a Carson Wentz-type of deal. The coach told NFL Network's Michael Silver on Thursday... more

The NFL confirmed Thursday that a replay official will initiate instant replay reviews of pass interference after the two-minute warning of each half and during overtime. As NFL Network's Judy Battista reported Wednesday , the Competition Committee... more

Ravens first-round receiver Marquise Brown was cleared for individual drills this week in minicamp. Baltimore hopes he'll be able to do more when the team reconvenes in late July. John Harbaugh said Thursday he is hopeful the rookie wideout will be... more

Earl Thomas is adjusting to his first NFL defense not coached by Pete Carroll. The new Baltimore Ravens safety said Thursday at the final day of minicamp that he is getting used to playing in a more complex system. "It's football still at the end... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers are speaking a running back by committee into existence. What first started as a spark from GM Kevin Colbert, has become a full-blown fire as the Steelers finish up minicamp. The latest to suggest an RBBC approach in Pitts... more

The Indianapolis Colts are using their massive amount of cap space to lock down one of their own. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Colts and corner Kenny Moore have agreed to terms on a four-year extension, per sources informed of... more

Nick Bosa was frustrated after suffering a hamstring injury that has stymied his offseason, but the San Francisco 49ers' pass-rusher expects to be healthy by training camp at the end of July, and ready for Week 1. "I think I'm going to be just fine... more

The New England Patriots added another potential project to their tight end room. The Detroit Lions traded TE Michael Roberts to the Patriots in exchange for a 2020 conditional seventh-round pick, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Lion... more

Travis Kelce has spent the offseason in an unfamiliar place: on the sidelines. The All-Pro tight end has been a spectator throughout the offseason program thus far after undergoing surgery to clean up his ankle. Kelce told Arrowhead Pride's Pete... more

The Seattle Seahawks are counting on a cauldron of new, young pass-catchers to produce in 2019. The key player in the group is second-round pick D.K. Metcalf, who has impressed quarterback Russell Wilson thus far during offseason workouts. "It's... more

The Dallas Cowboys and Amari Cooper haven't made much public headway in their contract negotiations, and the star receiver couldn't shed any light on whether progress has been made lately. "I haven't talked to [my agents] in a minute," Cooper said,... more

The reason for Sony Michel's absence from offseason workouts is finally clear. The New England Patriots running back underwent a knee scope, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Athletic first reported the news. The procedure is conside... more

The Tennessee Titans will retire the jersey numbers of two legends. Steve McNair's No. 9 and Eddie George's No. 27 will be retired in a ceremony during the Sept. 15 home opener against the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Wednesday. "Steve... more

In May, NFL owners granted the Competition Committee the power to adjust the new pass interference replay review. The Competition Committee might not use the breadth of that power. NFL Network's Judy Battista reported Wednesday that the Competitio... more

The Baltimore Ravens pulled defensive tackle Michael Pierce off the practice field Tuesday due to conditioning issues, and kept him off the field again Wednesday. Defensive coordinator Don Martindale said he was disappointed in the shape in which... more

The best right tackle in the NFL earned a payday. The Kansas City Chiefs have signed offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz to a one-year extension, agent Mike McCartney announced Wednesday . The team later made the news official. The extension is wo... more

Melvin Gordon reported to mandatory minicamp this week, and the Los Angeles Chargers running back hopes the next step in the offseason is a new contract. "I'd be lying if I said I didn't want a deal done," Gordon said Tuesday, via ESPN's Eric Willi... more

Shaquem Griffin was relegated to a special teams role in his first season with the Seattle Seahawks. Coach Pete Carroll would like to change that in 2019. The one-handed outside linebacker played just eight defensive snaps in the final 15 regular s... more

The minicamp phase of the Chicago Bears' kicking competition got off to a poor start, and one of the contestants is already out.  The team announced Wednesday that they waived Chris Blewitt, one of the three kickers in minicamp competing for the jo... more

The Tennessee Titans used a first-round pick on defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons knowing he might not be able to play this season after tearing an ACL in February. Speaking to the media for the first time since the draft, Simmons said Tuesday after... more

One significant reason Kyler Murray continued to be connected to the Arizona Cardinals throughout the draft process was his intimate knowledge of the offense Kliff Kingsbury plans to bring to Arizona. That assumption hasn't gone unnoticed through... more

After Carson Wentz inked his massive $128 million contract extension, eyes turned westward, to Los Angeles, where Jared Goff sits as one of the next young quarterbacks waiting for his payday. The signal-caller insists he's not concerned about his n... more

Bill O'Brien got in some punting practice at the podium Tuesday afternoon. The Houston Texans coach repeatedly declined to comment on the firing of general manager Brian Gaine over the weekend after just 17 months on the job. Despite multiple... more

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce was sent off the practice field on the first day of mandatory minicamp. The 26-year-old lineman was removed from the field for lack of condition. Coach John Harbaugh talked with Pierce after the... more

Cameron Jordan is getting paid one more time. The New Orleans Saints signed the star pass rusher to a three-year extension that will keep him wearing the fleur-de-lis through the 2023 season, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport rep... more

As the New York Giants close out spring workouts this week with their final sessions of OTAs, coach Pat Shurmur seems to be laying a foundation for a potential quarterback battle during training camp in late July between Eli Manning and Daniel Jones... more

A.J. Green is on his way back from the toe injury that wiped out the end of his 2018 campaign. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver will participate in individual drills this week during mandatory minicamp, per the team's official website . He will s... more

Jalen Ramsey understands the Jags won't extend his contract that currently has two years left on the current deal. The Jacksonville Jaguars corner said Tuesday during mandatory minicamp he's been told he isn't getting a contract extension this year... more

Another young defensive lineman is holding out from mandatory minicamp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones is not present with the team today as minicamp opens, and is not expected to atten... more

Kyle Rudolph's new contract extension provided the cap-strapped Vikings some relief. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that the deal clears about $4 million in 2019 cap space for the Vikings, per sources informed of the situation. The... more

The Cincinnati Bengals sit as the forgotten team in the AFC North. The Cleveland Browns are the offseason darlings. The Pittsburgh Steelers are attempting to right the ship after a tumultuous season. And the Baltimore Ravens are entering Year 2 of... more

Many eyebrows raised across the planet when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the Oakland Raiders' selection of Clelin Ferrell with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Raiders, for their part, were not worried about pre-draft... more

Nine NFL squads conducted mandatory minicamp last week. This Tuesday, 23 teams start their three-day mandatory work. Players under contract can be fined for skipping minicamp. Players who have been franchise tagged but not signed the tender are not... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars will kick off minicamp without their top edge rusher. Yannick Ngakoue released a statement Monday saying he will hold out of mandatory minicamp after his contract desires have not been met. "I will not be attending minica... more

Count Malcolm Jenkins among the players reporting for mandatory minicamp this week. The Philadelphia Eagles safety reported for his team physical and will attend minicamp, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, per a source informed of the situation... more

Key members of the Atlanta Falcons have reported for the start of the three-day mandatory minicamp, which kicks off Tuesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that receiver Julio Jones, defensive tackle Grady Jarrett, pass rusher Vic Beasle... more

Cam Newton is scheduled to throw in all quarterback drills when the Panthers open mandatory minicamp on Tuesday as his rehab from offseason shoulder ramps up. Speaking to Albert Breer of The MMQB , offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Newton has... more

Kayvon Webster will get a chance to jumpstart his career in New Orleans. The free agent corner is signing with the Saints, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source informed of the situation. The Saints brought in a bevy of... more

Apparently there are a few days off in Foxboro. The New England Patriots canceled the final two days of offseason organized team activities that were scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reports. The Pats conducted mandator... more

Last year as a member of the New York Giants, Landon Collins wasn't allowed to hit running back Saquon Barkley. Now that the safety joined division rival Washington Redskins, he's free to smash away. "I've been ready to tackle Saquon," Collins said... more

From the moment the Minnesota Vikings handed in the draft card with Garrett Bradbury's name written down it was presumed the offensive lineman would slide in as the starting center from the get-go. Consider that formality confirmed. Ahead of mandat... more

The criminal investigation into Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill stemming from a child abuse probe is no longer active, according to the local district attorney. "This is not an active investigation, which is the same status of the case duri... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers remain unsure when pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul will be able to suit up this year, but the expectation remains that he'll miss at least a portion of the season. Coach Bruce Arians told Rick Stroud of The Tampa Bay Times t... more

The New England Patriots celebrated their Super Bowl LIII victory Thursday night , receiving their rings and reveling in the franchise's sixth title. One revelation from the event: The team didn't fix the Lombardi Trophy that newly retired tight en... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers' receiver room got a makeover in 2019. Gone is Antonio Brown in a high-profile offseason trade. One of the new wideouts brought in to help replace Brown's production believes the new group can collectively produce. "As... more

Carson Wentz has agreed to a massive four-year extension making him one of the top-paid players in the entire NFL. The response from one division rival was simple: The bigger the contract, the harder the fall. Dallas Cowboys pass rusher DeMarcus... more

As the Cleveland Browns hype train accelerates through the summer months one question keeping some from mashing the excitement pedal is how all the pieces will gel, and how a now-loaded offense will keep everyone happy. Case-in-point: Antonio Calla... more

Desmond Harrison is going from the shores of Lake Erie to the desert. A day after being waived by the Cleveland Browns, the left tackle was scooped up by the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport notes that Harriso... more

The Detroit Lions added wide receiver depth before breaking for the summer. The Lions signed wideout Jermaine Kearse, the team announced . According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Kearse's deal is for one year and worth a max $2.5 million.... more

Davante Adams sits as one of the few go-to No. 1 targets without an obvious second fiddle. The man who tosses the receiver the ball would like to force-feed his top receiver even more. "I'd like to throw to Davante more. He's that open," Rodgers sa... more

More than any team, the New England Patriots revel in the "next man up" philosophy, plugging in seemingly dismissible players and chugging along to their latest division title. No more so will that philosophy be evident this spring than in the tigh... more

Peruse a list of offensive lineman contracts and one name near the top sticks out: Jacksonville Jaguars guard Andrew Norwell. The Jags paid the former Carolina Panthers blocker a boatload of dinero last offseason: a five-year, $66.5 million deal w... more

Phillip Lindsay's Pro Bowl rookie season ended with a wrist injury on Christmas Eve that stopped his campaign one game short of completion and required surgery. Months later, the dynamo running back is still in the mending process. While Lindsay is... more

Trent Williams is skipping mandatory minicamp due to frustrations about his contract and his recent medical issue. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that along with new contract desires , there is "frustration" from Williams over... more

The Cleveland Browns jettisoned an offensive lineman in the middle of minicamp. The team announced it waived Desmond Harrison on Wednesday. The 25-year-old 2018 undrafted free agent started the first eight games at left tackle last season before... more

Before releasing Gerald McCoy this offseason, new Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians had some harsh critiques of the veteran defensive lineman. Back in March, Arians told reporters that McCoy was "not as disruptive " as he used to be. Two mont... more

Adrian Peterson once again proved the football seers wrong last season, dashing for 1,042 yards in his 12th NFL season. As he enters his second season with the Washington Redskins, Peterson told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero during Tuesday's minicamp... more

Justin Houston's relationship with Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard certainly played a role with the pass rusher landing in Indy. There was a bigger reason: a switch to a 4-3. Houston told NFL Network's Good Morning Football on... more

In Joe Flacco's race to fend off an advancing Father Time, the Denver Broncos quarterback can still chuck'em deep. Teammate Von Miller left awed after watching the 34-year-old quarterback unleash big bombs during the team's minicamp on Tuesday. "... more

Daniel Jones displayed an element the New York Giants offense hasn't seen in 15 years under Eli Manning: a QB rush for a big gain. The Big Blue rookie quarterback faked out the defense during Tuesday's minicamp with a zone-read play -- something no... more

When the New York Jets signed Le'Veon Bell, Sam Darnold said the running back would help him grow because he's "very quarterback friendly." After one day on the practice field with his new signal-caller, Bell said Darnold will be able to create mor... more

The New England Patriots are releasing Austin Seferian-Jenkins less than two months after signing the tight end. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Seferian-Jenkins is taking a step away for a month for personal reasons, and the team wil... more

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams wants a pay bump. Williams was not spotted at the start of minicamp on Tuesday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported from practice. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Williams wants a new deal, per a... more

Le'Veon Bell joins New York Jets teammates on the field this week during mandatory minicamp for the first time since signing his big-money deal this offseason. Coach Adam Gase said Tuesday before the team's first practice session that he's not worr... more

Dante Fowler signed a one-year, prove-it contract to stay in L.A. for at least one more season. The pass rusher now wants to show the Rams he's worth a bigger deal next offseason. "I'm just going to go out there and bust my tail and try to be the b... more

As the Washington Redskins open mandatory minicamp Tuesday, all eyes will be on the quarterback battle between rookie Dwayne Haskins and Case Keenum. However, another player on offense enters a pivotal season: Josh Doctson. The former first-round... more

Jordan Howard is rebooting his career in Philadelphia after three seasons in Chicago, in which he's gobbled up the third-most rushing yards in that span. During his time with the Bears, Howard rushed for 3,370 yards, earned a Pro Bowl selection aft... more

Patrick Peterson returned to Arizona Cardinals' OTAs on Monday for the first time since his six-game suspension was announced. "I am very deeply sad and sorry my name is associated with (a failed test) and that I'm letting my brothers down," Peter... more

For nine NFL teams, offseason work went from voluntary to mandatory. Tuesday marks the opening of mandatory minicamp for the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Giants, New York Jets, Tamp... more

During his rookie offseason, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen was just trying to grasp the reins. A year later, the signal-caller will have the chance to yank the harness more to his liking. When he's not joining the parade of QBs slugging barl... more

The Indianapolis Colts are taking a gander at the veteran safety market. The Colts are working out free-agent safety Johnathan Cyprien today, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the decision. ESPN first reported th... more

After five seasons working mostly as a starting quarterback in Jacksonville, Blake Bortles is now an understudy in Los Angeles. The maligned signal-caller is reveling in his new experience. Bortles told the Los Angeles Times recently that Sean McV... more

In his first year in Green Bay, Jimmy Graham wasn't the red-zone weapon the Packers hoped they were acquiring with a big-money contract. The tight end is aware of the dissatisfaction after a frustrating season that saw him score just two touchdowns.... more

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Even coaches can get injured during the offseason. NFL Network's Mike Silver reported that Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur suffered a torn Achilles' tendon while playing a game of Knockout on a Lambeau basketball court on Wednesday night. La... more

Running back Tevin Coleman rejoined Kyle Shanahan, signing in San Francisco after two years away from the play caller. Coleman, who spent 2015 and 2016 with Shanahan as his offensive coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons, sees differences in the off... more

For years, the Seattle Seahawks' offensive line has been a sieve, allowing wave after wave to badger Russell Wilson and at times struggled to open holes in the run game. Season after season, the O-line has been the team's one true Achilles heel. Pe... more

The offseason focus surrounding the Arizona Cardinals mostly centers around quarterback Kyler Murray's fit in Kliff Kingsbury's offense. Perhaps a bigger beneficiary of the wide-open scheme Kingsbury plans to employ might be running back David Johnso... more

Reuben Foster suffered more than just an ACL injury that cost him his 2019 season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the Washington Redskins linebacker suffered an LCL injury along with the ACL tear in his left knee. According... more

Le'Veon Bell is exercising his right to skip voluntary offseason workouts with the New York Jets. Yet, coaches aren't the only ones who tried to convince the running back it would be good if he worked with his new teammates. Jets defensive tackle S... more

When the New York Jets paired coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams many eyebrows raised wondering how the two intense men would work together. Thus far, the players seem to be enjoying the dynamic. "That's one thing I've been... more

Nick Foles joined teammates at work on Thursday. The quarterback is back with the Jacksonville Jaguars as the team resumes OTAs today and tomorrow, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. Foles had been away from the team earlier in the week to be... more

Entering his sixth NFL season, Khalil Mack is already thinking about where his legacy stacks up among the top pass-rushing linebackers to ever play football. "I want to be the best to play the game," Mack said Wednesday, via ESPN.com . "I mean, you... more

Terrelle Pryor has landed a new gig. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday afternoon that the Jacksonville Jaguars signed the veteran wide receiver to a one-year deal, per a source informed of the situation. On Monday, the team announc... more

Lamar Jackson averaged 17 rushing attempts per game in eight starts as a rookie, including playoffs, with a whopping 26 in his first tilt in Week 11. As the Baltimore Ravens revamp their offense to better fit the growing quarterback's skillset, the... more

Chicago Bears tight end Trey Burton is recovering from offseason surgery. Coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday that Burton is not participating in OTAs after undergoing sports hernia surgery a couple of months prior. The team hopes to have him full-go b... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are sniffing around a veteran receiver. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Jags are working out free-agent receiver Terrelle Pryor today, per a source informed of the situation. The former QB-turned-WR mos... more

Part of the Todd Gurley 2019 Maintenance Program includes the Los Angeles Rams running back shedding a few pounds to play lighter this season. NFL Network's Steve Wyche reported Wednesday on Up To The Minute Live that part of the plan is for Gurle... more

The Detroit Lions want to run the ball in 2019. The point has been hammered home repeatedly this offseason. "We'll always be about running the football," offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell reiterated Tuesday, via the Detroit Free Press . "We want... more

The Buffalo Bills spent the offseason bolstering the offense around Josh Allen. From pass-catching additions (John Brown, Cole Beasley, Tyler Kroft, Dawson Knox) to running back depth (Frank Gore, T.J. Yeldon, Devin Singletary) to needed offensive... more

Watching other cornerbacks get paid isn't making Los Angeles Rams corner Marcus Peters antsy to get his payday done. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Peters said Tuesday his focus is hoisting a Lombardi Trophy, not finding his next... more

Offseason workouts in shorts can lead to a trove of overhyped reactions on players who will be warming benches come winter. In some cases, however, they can spotlight a budding relationship to monitor as the months warm to a crescendo and fall toward... more

Chris Harris' new contract Tuesday night made him the Denver Broncos' highest-paid cornerback. After the one-year pact expires following the season, the lock-down slot corner will aim for highest-paid at his entire position. "I'm ready to roll. I'... more

Marvin Lewis is back in the coaching realm. The former Cincinnati Bengals coach joined that Arizona State University staff as a special advisor to coach Herm Edwards. "Marvin Lewis is one of the most respected minds in our game ," Edwards said in... more

Richie Incognito is back in the NFL. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Oakland Raiders are signing the free-agent guard to a one-year contract, per sources informed of the deal. Incognito's agent Ken Sarnoff took to Twitter  to anno... more

Expectations for Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson were already through the roof entering his third pro season. New defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano added even more fuel to the hype fire. Pagano said last week that Jackson reminds him of former... more

We are officially 100 days until the 100th NFL season kicks off. Tuesday, May 28, marks 100 sunrises until the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears open the 2019 campaign, Thursday, Sept. 5. It'll all be smooth sailing from here. With 100 days... more

Ndamukong Suh has been a busy man. The star defensive tackle recently got engaged and signed a new contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Suh didn't visit the Bucs before inking his deal, as he's currently in France celebrating his engagement, but... more

The New York Jets are ramping up their general manager search. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Jets have sent out requests for interviews, per sources informed of the situation. Among the requests are Eagles vice president of pla... more

Devonta Freeman played just two games last season. Suffering from injuries in each tilt, he earned just six and eight carries in those games, respectively. Then his season was over. After dealing with knee and groin issues, the latter of which ende... more

Daniel Jones won't face the pressure of being a starting quarterback right off the bat, but the New York Giants hope the first-round pick can grow into a franchise signal-caller. Big Blue's new veteran receiver Golden Tate offered a glowing review... more

Leonard Fournette's tape from 2018 is mostly ghastly -- when he even made it on to the field. The Jacksonville Jaguars running back missed eight games due to nagging injury and averaged just 3.3 yards per carry on 133 totes when he was healthy enou... more

Much of the offseason focus on the Pittsburgh Steelers thus far centers around the players no longer with the team. As we inch closer to the start of the 2019 campaign, attention can turn to the athletes still on the Steelers' squad. During OTAs,... more

Facing the fire for the first time since taking over the interim general manager role with the New York Jets, coach Adam Gase parried questions regarding reports that he disagreed with ex-GM Mike Maccagnan about spending a ship-full of money on runn... more

Tyler Boyd currently sits as an underrated commodity for the Cincinnati Bengals. Coming off a breakout 1,028-yard campaign in which the 24-year-old showed he could be a go-to target with A.J. Green injured down the stretch, Boyd enters the final ye... more

The 2018 Arizona Cardinals offensive line was an overrun dam, allowing wave after wave to pummel the quarterback. The Cards' brass targeted improvements this offseason, importing the likes of veterans Marcus Gilbert and J.R. Sweezy to bolster the... more

Landon Collins didn't want to leave New York, but the safety had no choice in the matter after Giants general manager Dave Gettleman let him walk out the door and ultimately sign with division rival Washington Redskins. Collins joined NFL Network's... more

Minnesota Vikings star cornerback Xavier Rhodes took an honest assessment of his 2018 play after getting called out by coach Mike Zimmer this offseason. "There were mistakes I need to work on and plays I felt like I could have come out on top of th... more

JuJu Smith-Schuster struck a balance between respecting the talent of former teammate Antonio Brown and taking charge of a reimagined Pittsburgh Steelers' receiver room. The young wideout credited Brown as a "great player" who "dominates" on the fi... more

The Minnesota Vikings are attempting to keep Kyle Rudolph around for the long-haul. The tight end confirmed a report that the Vikings offered him a five-year contract extension recently and his agent and the team are working through the situation,... more

During the Spring League Meeting, NFL owners granted the Competition Committee the power to adjust the new pass interference replay review. NFL Network's Judy Battista and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that the league'... more

Denver Broncos receiver Courtland Sutton knows where he needs to improve to make a Year 2 leap in 2019: The red zone. "Personally, in the red zone, I think I'm one of the biggest threats that (defensive backs) go against," Sutton said, via the Denv... more

Marcus Mariota enters the final year of his rookie contract ready to put his future all on the line. "Let it ride," Mariota said Tuesday, via the Associated Press . "I mean no matter what still I get to come out here. I get to play a game that I lo... more

Jadeveon Clowney isn't attending Houston Texans organized team activities as his franchise tag tender remains unsigned. With contract talks reportedly heading nowhere at the moment, it's likely the Texans won't see their former first-round pick for... more

C.J. Mosely's new contract with the New York Jets blew the linebacker market out of the water. Seattle Seahawks star LB Bobby Wagner wants to beat that pact with his next deal. The context surrounding Mosely's contract doesn't faze Wagner's desire.... more

Aaron Rodgers is an expert at analyzing Game of Thrones . With the HBO series over, the Green Bay Packers quarterback is focusing on becoming an expert in Matt LaFleur's offense. "I don't know the whole offense yet," Rodgers said Tuesday, via the... more

The Buffalo Bills ensured pass rusher Jerry Hughes won't be going anywhere for several more seasons. The Bills inked the defensive end to a two-year contract extension, the team announced, keeping him in Buffalo through the 2021 season. NFL Network... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are replacing the 2010 No. 3 overall pick with the 2010 No. 2 overall pick. A day after releasing Gerald McCoy, the Bucs are closing in on a one-year deal with free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, NFL Network Insider... more

Antonio Brown was not spotted at the start of Oakland Raiders voluntary organized team activities. The superstar receiver wasn't on the field with teammates for Tuesday's voluntary session, as NFL Network's MJ Acosta reported. Brown had been a... more

San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa suffered an apparent hamstring injury during Tuesday's OTA, NFL Network's Omar Ruiz reported. He received treatment from a trainer and limped to the team huddle at the conclusion of practice. Kyle... more

As the Los Angeles Rams opened organized team activities this week, the health of injured receiver Cooper Kupp was a key discussion point. The wideout, who tore his ACL in November, said he's making progress toward the goal of being ready for Week... more

The Kansas City Chiefs head to Mexico City this fall to play at Estadio Azteca against the Los Angeles Chargers in mid-November. With the stadium sitting more than a mile above sea level, we've seen offenses take advantage of the high altitude in the... more

The Cleveland Browns' top draft pick inked on the dotted line. The team announced second-round corner Greedy Williams signed his rookie contract. The No. 46 overall pick, Williams was projected by many draft analysts as a potential first-round... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars will have their top pass rusher on the field when organized team activities open Tuesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Yannick Ngakoue is expected to be at OTAs beginning today, per a source informed of the... more

Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Cordy Glenn is kicking inside to make room for the team's first-round pick. The veteran left tackle said Monday he's moving to left guard. The eight-year pro is embracing the change after discussing the decision... more

Carson Wentz is expected to be on the field when the Philadelphia Eagles open OTAs Tuesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Wentz will have no limitations for on-field drills during organized team activities, per sources infor... more

Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster went down during the first day of organized team activities with an apparent left leg injury. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported that Foster was carted off the field Monday early in the team's OTA sess... more

Offseason workouts kick into a higher gear for many NFL teams today. Sixteen squads begin the organized team activity portion of the offseason: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions... more

Pete Carroll would like to stuff the genie back into the bottle. The Seattle Seahawks head coach wants to return to the days before instant replay, or at least lessen the amount replay is used. Peter King, in his Football Morning In America colu... more

The Minnesota Vikings fell short of expectations in 2018, missing the playoffs in an uninspired performance in a season-finale loss. With the main pieces returning for another go, internal expectations remain high in 2019. "We expect a lot better... more

Pernell McPhee is headed back to the Ravens' nest. The linebacker is returning to Baltimore, the team confirmed on Friday. ESPN first reported the signing, which is reportedly a one-year deal. A former Ravens fifth-round pick in 2011, McPhee ro... more

It wouldn't be the NFL offseason without one fast man putting out an amorphous challenge to other fast men. This year the first candidate in the My Speed Is Faster Than Your Speed Challenge goes to 34-year-old Ted Ginn Jr. The New Orleans Saints... more

The Baltimore Ravens are taking a flyer on some much-needed edge rushing help. The Ravens announced Friday that they have signed Shane Ray . The Denver Broncos' former first-round pick entered the NFL in 2015 with high upside as an edge disruptor... more

Much of the offseason focus in Cleveland has been on the offensive side of the ball. And why not? The additions of Odell Beckham Jr. and Kareem Hunt to an offense that already boasted gun slinging quarterback Baker Mayfield, Pro Bowl receiver Jar... more

Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco took heat recently for suggesting it wasn't his job to mentor Drew Lock. The rookie quarterback has no qualms with Flacco's statement. "I feel like if it would have been like the exact opposite answer, peopl... more

By the transitive property of finger pointing, any success the Washington Redskins come by in the immediate future will lead directly to mentions of New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman helping them out. Three of Washington's most importa... more

The Atlanta Falcons front office underwent a shakeup on Thursday. The team announced assistant general manager Scott Pioli stepped down from his role with the Falcons after five seasons. "We understand and respect the decision Scott, Dallas and t... more

Patrick Peterson remains with the Arizona Cardinals but won't start the season on the field with teammates. The NFL suspended the cornerback six games to open the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, the league... more

Receiver Ricardo Louis will miss his second straight season. The Miami Dolphins, who signed the wideout last month, placed Louis on injured reserve, ending his 2019 campaign before it began. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday tha... more

Questions persist about when new Seattle Seahawks pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah will be cleared to participate in workouts. The 29-year-old, who signed with the Seahawks last week, told Brock Huard and Mike Salk on 710 ESPN Seattle on Wednesday that he... more

Don't say Ben Roethlisberger never bonds with teammates. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, who was at the heart of former teammates' complaints this offseason, brought some of his skill position players to his lake house in Georgia to hang out a... more

The Minnesota Vikings adjusted the contract of linebacker Eric Kendricks in order to free up cap space to sign first-round pick Garrett Bradbury earlier this week. Some thought cutting, trading, or adjusting the contract of tight end Kyle Rudolph m... more

For Sean Lee to stick around in Dallas, the linebacker needed to adjust his playing expectations and his position. With Jaylon Smith entrenched in the middle linebacker spot and Leighton Vander Esch becoming a Pro Bowl weakside 'backer, Lee will mo... more

The Seattle Seahawks officially added backup quarterback Geno Smith. The team announced the signing Wednesday after a visit from the quarterback. Smith, who started 29 games his first two seasons with the New York Jets after being selected in the... more

Jamie Collins is returning to where his NFL career started. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with the free agent linebacker to bring him back to Foxborough, per a source informed... more

Dallas Cowboys former first-round pick Taco Charlton enters a pivotal season coming off surgery. NFL Network's Jane Slater reported that the edge rusher underwent an ankle scope and should be good to go by camp, per a source informed of the situati... more

The San Francisco 49ers are poised to add more depth at the tight end position. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Niners are expected to sign Levine Toilolo today, per a source informed of the situation, pending a physica... more

Consternation consistently surrounds the Dallas Cowboys. No more so than in the quiet hours of the offseason when "America's Team" stays mostly silent in free agency. In truth, the biggest addition the Cowboys could make this year is getting center... more

Stephen Gostkowski had a brief dalliance with departing the only NFL franchise he'd ever known. The kicker, in his first true free agency stint, told reporters Tuesday that he considered signing elsewhere, but the allure of returning to a perennial... more

In the immediate aftermath of Telvin Smith's decision to step away from football , Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone hadn't gotten in touch with his starting linebacker. At least two teammates, however, have checked in with Smith: veteran lea... more

Josh Rosen's time in Arizona lasted a single season before the Cardinals supplanted him with Kyler Murray. The machinations of how the quarterback went from future of the franchise to superfluous afterthought have been rehashed over and over in the... more

The Minnesota Vikings inked first-round center Garrett Bradbury. The team announced that the No. 18 overall pick signed his four-year rookie contract Tuesday. As with all first-round picks, the deal comes with a team option for a fifth season. "I... more

During the offseason, the Dallas Cowboys have consistently suggested the changes in the coaching staff could jumpstart the offensive operation. The move to tap first-time play-caller Kellen Moore as offensive coordinator and add QB coach Jon Kitna... more

In Matt Patricia's first season, the Detroit Lions finished the 2018 campaign in the NFC North cellar for the first time since 2012. Throughout the offseason, the Lions have remained largely ignored compared to their division counterparts. The Chic... more

Odell Beckham Jr. is back in Cleveland for work. Beckham participated in OTA practices, which kicked off today, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, per a source informed of the situation. OBJ was spotted at the Browns facility Monday, in an... more

New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine joined teammates after missing time following a gunshot wound. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported on Up to the Minute on Monday that the sixth-round pick, who was shot in the rear end after being selec... more

Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach and long-time NFL assistant Gunther Cunningham died Saturday at the age of 72. The Detroit Lions, for whom Cunningham last worked as defensive coordinator (2009-2013) and a senior coaching assistant (2014-2017),... more

The New England Patriots' offense exists as an amoeba, constantly altering its shape and dimensions to best fit its circumstances year to year, game to game, moment to moment. This particular offseason an interesting trend has emerged in Foxborough... more

Stefen Wisniewski is back in Philly and ready to party. The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they've re-signed the veteran guard to a one-year deal. Per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, the contract is worth $1.5 million contract, with $500,000 in... more

Surely by now you've seen the picture floating around social media. The one with Christian McCaffrey hulking out of his shirt so hard during an offseason workout that his biceps look like they might burst. This one: 2ï¸â?£2ï¸â?£ coming for it all... more

Chicago Bears running back Mike Davis once cited his mother's eviction as the reason he turned pro. This Mother's Day, Davis wanted to make sure that didn't happen again. Davis surprised his mother on Sunday with a new house on Sunday. "Happy Mot... more

The Dallas Cowboys won the NFC East last season before bowing out in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. The 2019 offseason has been all about taking the next step. From making Jason Garrett's 2019 campaign a do-or-die proposition, to parting w... more

For years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been mainly a one-back team, grinding that runner, play-in and play-out. With Le'Veon Bell officially gone, might the Steelers consider joining the running back-by-committee approach? Steelers GM Kevin Colb... more

The Buffalo Bills are trying to curtail some unruly behavior at their stadium tailgates. The team announced a new policy requiring fans who arrive on buses and want to tailgate to purchase a package along with their parking pass. The team is creat... more

John Elway has swung and missed on quarterbacks again, and again, and again and again. Like any good hitter, however, the Broncos' GM will keep on swinging until he finally connects. His latest stroke was moving up in the second round to snag Drew... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers inked Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract that takes him through the 2021 season and up to his 40th birthday. That doesn't mean it will be over when the contract ends. After Big Ben's previous dalliance with retirement,... more

Shaq Lawson will enter a prove-it campaign in 2019. The Buffalo Bills will decline the fifth-year option on the former No. 19 overall selection, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday. Lawson now heads into the final year of his rookie... more

Dwayne Haskins has Joe Theismann's blessing to wear the Washington Redskins' No. 7 jersey. The legendary Redskins quarterback told the Grant & Danny show on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday he spoke with the newest Washington quarterback about dusting off... more

New York Giants sixth-round pick Corey Ballentine will not attend rookie minicamp this weekend. The cornerback out of Washburn University was drafted 180th overall on Saturday and was shot in the glute in Topeka, Kansas early Sunday morning. Balle... more

Forget finding the next Drew Brees. NFL teams are now trying to recreate a new version of another Sean Payton signal-caller: Taysom Hill. At least three teams exited last week's NFL draft, and subsequent undrafted-free-agent period, believing they... more

The Indianapolis Colts added speedy receiver Parris Campbell with a second-round pick, a selection that provides coach Frank Reich another moveable weapon at receiver. A quick glance at the Colts offensive depth chart reveals a group that could hav... more

First-round running back Josh Jacobs saw his potential workload with the Oakland Raiders grow without even taking a snap. An injury to veteran Isaiah Crowell wipes out some of the Raiders backfield depth chart. Crowell suffered a torn Achilles te... more

Daniel Jones sits in the eye of a New York storm that is currently engulfing general manager Dave Gettleman after he made the QB the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Inside that storm, the former Duke quarterback isn't worried about the ri... more

The draft grades for the Atlanta Falcons might not look great from a fans' or media perspective, but if you stand in Matt Ryan's shoes for a few plays, you might give it an A+. The Falcons went into the offseason targeting an offensive line upgrade... more

In the aftermath of the 2019 NFL Draft, embattled New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman spent days explaining why he took quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick. At one point in the circular defense, Gettleman explained the... more

April

The 2019 NFL Draft passed, and Chris Harris Jr. remains a member of the Denver Broncos. Despite some interest from teams around the league in trading for the cornerback during the draft, Denver didn't cave on trade demands made by Harris in the da... more

After bypassing the running back position during the draft, the Indianapolis Colts added a veteran presence. The team announced it signed Spencer Ware on Tuesday. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero adds the deal is for one year and is worth $1.305 million... more

The Kansas City Chiefs have made a smorgasbord of offseason changes on defense. Gone are Justin Houston, Dee Ford, Eric Berry, among others. In are Frank Clark, Tyrann Mathieu, Emmanuel Ogbah, Alex Okafor, etc. The churning of the offseason roste... more

The Denver Broncos used a second-round pick to snag Drew Lock over the weekend. The Broncos want the young signal-caller to grow and learn from Joe Flacco, not take his job in 2019. "Drew will come in and compete for the backup job," Broncos gener... more

The Chicago Bears shipped Jordan Howard out of town, then drafted his replacement in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, scooping up Iowa State workhorse David Montgomery. Where the Bears saw Howard as a one-note runner, who didn't stress defens... more

Joe Theismann played 12 seasons for the Washington Redskins wearing No. 7. The quarterback won Super Bowl XVII sporting the number. None have donned it since his retirement in 1985. Might the Redskins bring the number back for first-round pick Dway... more

New year, new team, new city, same mindset for Josh Rosen. Following Friday's trade from Arizona to Miami, the second-year signal-caller said he's ready to battle for the Dolphins' starting gig. "They just wanted me to come in and compete," Rosen... more

In the age of instant gratification, New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman is requesting patience. After the first round of his 2019 NFL Draft basically broke the brains of most Big Blue fans, Gettleman insists he made the right moves and... more

As teams begin to ink undrafted players to contracts, hoping to find a diamond in the rough -- like the Denver Broncos unearthing Pro Bowl running back Phillip Lindsay last year -- the Dallas Cowboys signed the son of an all-time great. The Cowboys... more

Josh Rosen is in Miami. After sticking around Arizona on Saturday night to play in former teammate Larry Fitzgerald's charity softball game -- winning the home run derby and taking home MVP honors (no big deal) -- the quarterback jetted to South B... more

It's fair to believe Steve Keim is fortunate to have a job running the Arizona Cardinals. From the DUI arrest to a hole-filled roster that won three games, it would have been justifiable for Keim to get tossed out with the bath water at the end of... more

The Baltimore Ravens added another dual-threat player to their quarterback room. The Ravens plucked Penn State signal-caller Trace McSorley with the 25th pick of the sixth round, 197 overall, in the 2019 NFL Draft. McSorley could be a perfect... more

The Los Angeles Chargers snagged a developmental quarterback in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Chargers made North Dakota State signal-caller Easton Stick the 166th overall pick. Stick took over for Carson Wentz as the Bison quarterba... more

Punters get drafted in the fourth round, too. The San Francisco 49ers used the eighth pick in the fourth round in the 2019 NFL Draft to select punter Mitch Wishnowsky on Saturday. The former Utah booter was the 2016 Ray Guy Award Winner, a 2018... more

For the third straight day, the Arizona Cardinals kicked off draft proceedings in Nashville. The Cards used the top pick in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft to snag receiver Hakeem Butler. A 6-foot-5 receiver out of Iowa State, has a huge f... more

D.K. Metcalf's draft slide ended with the final pick of the second round. The Seattle Seahawks used the No. 64 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft to snag the Ole Miss receiver. Metcalf is a workout warrior, running a blazing 4.33-second... more

After stockpiling defensive players early, the Indianapolis Colts used their third pick in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft on offense to give Andrew Luck another weapon. General manager Chris Ballard used the No. 59 overall pick on Ohio Stat... more

The Cleveland Browns traded up three spots in the second round to make their first selection of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns made LSU corner Greedy Williams the No. 46 overall pick. Cleveland sent the Nos. 49 and 144 picks to Indianapolis to st... more

After opening Thursday night selecting quarterback Kyler Murray, the Arizona Cardinals turned to the defense at the top of Friday's second round. The Cards selected cornerback Byron Murphy with the No. 33 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft.... more

89 hit Josh Rosen with a bottom line blowtorch. During Friday's pre-draft coverage on NFL Network, former All-Pro receiver and current analyst Steve Smith Sr. lit into Josh Rosen because the current and likely soon-to-be former Arizona Cardinals... more

To say the Daniel Jones pick was a divisive selection by New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman would be an understatement. The GM got roasted almost immediately after making the Duke product the No. 6 overall selection in Thursday's firs... more

The Washington Redskins considered trading up to draft Dwayne Haskins. Instead, the team gambled that the quarterback would fall to them at No. 15. The Ohio State product did indeed land in D.C. after several QB-needy teams passed on him. Haskins,... more

The Houston Texans owned a glaring need along the offensive line. The glow was so bright it could be seen on Titan II . The telegraphed need led to the Philadelphia Eagles leaping over Houston with a trade to grab offensive tackle Andre Dillard.... more

The Miami Dolphins eschewed a quarterback with the No. 13 overall pick Thursday night in favor of a vivacious defensive tackle, Christian Wilkins. It's not a sexy pick, but one that fills a massive hole in new coach Brian Flores' defense. Wilkins... more

Hours before the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft kicked off Thursday in Nashville, a rumor swirled that the San Francisco 49ers were shopping defensive lineman Solomon Thomas. After the Niners used the No. 2 overall pick on edge rusher Nick Bosa... more

With the Arizona Cardinals making the move telegraphed for months, using the No. 1 overall pick on Kyler Murray , heads now turn to Josh Rosen as we enter the second day of the draft. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport noted that one team to watch is... more

New Baltimore general manager Eric DeCosta said his team needed to take more swings at wide receiver . After trading down in the first round, the Ravens did just that. Baltimore used the No. 25 overall pick on wideout Marquise "Hollywood" Brown, th... more

The Green Bay Packers used the first of their two first-round picks to bolster the defense with a pass-rusher with big upside. The club took linebacker Rashan Gary with the No. 12 overall pick Thursday night. The Packers weren't done there, howev... more

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman eschewed the quarterback position in the first round in 2018. He snagged his guy this time around. Big Blue used the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft on Duke quarterback Daniel Jones, the first... more

"I'd take him with the first pick in the draft if I could," then-Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury said boasting about "freak" quarterback Kyler Murray ahead of a matchup against Oklahoma. The effort to extol proved prophetic. With the No. 1... more

Rain or shine, the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville will go on. With Thursday's weather forecast calling for rain, the NFL has contingency plans for the open-air venue to move inside if conditions worsen. NFL senior director of event operations Eric... more

Daniel Jones has been connected to the New York Giants for a plethora of reasons: Big Blue's need at quarterback, the Duke product's college coach, Jones' size and demeanor seemingly fitting with what general manager Dave Gettleman wants in a... more

The NFL draft, like life, is about retaining a balanced perspective. What we think we know today will look much different in three years. For some players likely to hear their name called Thursday night, keeping that balance comes in juggling a des... more

Could the Oakland Raiders use their first of three draft picks tonight on a quarterback? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that the Oakland brass moved Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins up their boards late this week, per a sour... more

Best Player Available. It's a tried-and-true method of stockpiling the top talent possible in the NFL Draft. Teams that worry less about "need" and select the best player available give themselves the greatest chance of nailing the selection. The... more

The Washington Redskins might look to make a big move in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, which kicks off tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday on Up To The Minute Live that the Redskins have... more

Could the Philadelphia Eagles move on from Nelson Agholor before the final year of his contract? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that teams view Agholor as being available in a potential trade. If the Eagles select a receiver... more

Ben Roethlisberger is now under contract in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season. The Steelers have finalized a two-year contract extension with the veteran quarterback, the team announced Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Bi... more

Over the past several years Minnesota Vikings the general manager Rick Spielman has displayed somewhat of a position fetish. Four times in the past six seasons, Spielman has spent a first or second-round pick on a cornerback. Three of those corners... more

CJ2K is tossing up the deuces. Running back Chris Johnson is set to sign a one-day contract to retire from the NFL as a Tennessee Titan on Wednesday in Nashville, Jim Wyatt of the team's official website reported . The speedster, who was once clo... more

The Green Bay Packers organization is cloaked in history more than any other NFL franchise. Lambeau Field is sacred NFL ground. A museum sits on the site to commemorate the legendary players. The freaking Super Bowl trophy is named for one of their... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers are closing in on an extension for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that the Steelers and the QB have made significant progress on an extension that will make him, o... more

Marshawn Lynch can permanently toss those football spikes back onto the telephone wire . After returning to the NFL to play two seasons for his hometown Oakland Raiders, the club is moving on and Lynch does not plan to play football again for anoth... more

The obvious became official Tuesday. The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on quarterback Jared Goff's contract. The move keeps the 2016 No. 1 overall pick under contract in L.A. through the 2020 season. Goff enters his fourth se... more

With the scouts out of the building , the Oakland Raiders are running new general manager Mike Mayock through several pre-draft rehearsals. NFL Network's Michael Silver reported  Tuesday that the team put Mayock through some practice drafts designe... more

Jonathan Stewart is retiring as a Carolina Panther. The running back signed a one-day contract with the Panthers announcing his retirement after 11 NFL seasons Tuesday. A 2008 first-round pick of the Panthers, Stewart spent 10 seasons with the... more

John Lynch's San Francisco 49ers sit with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday's opening round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The GM sees two potential scenarios playing out: one providing him with immense opportunity, the other with potential night terrors.... more

Six teams with new head coaches will hold voluntary minicamp beginning today . The Arizona Cardinals (Kliff Kingsbury), Cincinnati Bengals (Zac Taylor), Cleveland Browns (Freddie Kitchens), Green Bay Packers (Matt LaFleur), New York Jets (Adam Gase... more

Odell Beckham has been mostly mum when asked about his former team during scheduled press conferences since the trade from the New York Giants to the Cleveland Browns. The superstar receiver, however, didn't shy away during a Twitter Q&A of sorts... more

This week the Bosa family will find out where Nick will play the next five years. First, we've got some Joey Bosa news to get out of the way. The Los Angeles Chargers exercised the fifth-year option on Joey Bosa, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

The pre-draft process remains muddled for Rashan Gary. The Michigan defensive lineman has a shoulder that was flagged, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the situation. The injury issue is a labral tear from college,... more

The Oakland Raiders sent home their scouting department before the draft for fear of leaks. Could that anxiety stem from an expectation that new Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden are planning a bombshell maneuver on Thursday... more

With three days remaining before the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off, trade rumors continue to heat up. The biggest name available ahead of Thursday's first round is Seattle Seahawks franchise-tagged defensive end Frank Clark. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The Buffalo Bills continue to stockpile running backs. The Bills signed ex-Jacksonville Jaguars RB T.J. Yeldon to a two-year contract, the team announced Monday. Buffalo has been active swiping veteran running backs off the free agent pile this... more

Lane Johnson will block for his quarterback on any platform. The Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle took offense to Donovan McNabb's comments regarding Carson Wentz that made the rounds over the weekend suggesting Philly should look at adding a... more

Welcome to draft week. Three days separate us from Commissioner Roger Goodell stepping to the podium on a Nashville stage to announce the No. 1 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Arizona Cardinals, holder of that top pick, are in final... more

Bryce Love's medical recheck on his torn ACL left lingering questions ahead of next week's NFL draft. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Up To The Minute Live that some teams are concerned that Love's ACL remains very stiff . "That creates... more

The Atlanta Falcons are giving Ra'Shede Hageman a second chance. The team announced the defensive lineman signed a one-year contract. A second-round pick in 2014, Hageman spent three seasons with the Falcons before being released in 2017 followi... more

After handing Russell Wilson a massive payday , Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider turns his attention to trying to lock down pass rusher Frank Clark to a long-term deal. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported last month that Clark... more

The Houston Texans franchise-tagged Jadeveon Clowney to ensure the pass rusher wouldn't put on a different jersey in 2019. Where the relationship goes beyond that is anyone's guess. Amid reports that Clowney and the Texans aren't close on the deal,... more

Dave Gettleman knows the outside world thinks he needs to draft a quarterback high in the 2019 NFL Draft. Dave Gettleman will not kowtow to that perception, nor will he feel forced to take one high. As a matter of fact, Dave Gettleman won't be forced... more

Von Miller has a long-term and short-term goal. Both are ambitious. The Denver Broncos' QB-menace set his sights at Bruce Smith's all-time sack record of 200. To get there, Miller knows he needs one big season to set up a pace in advance of the nor... more

When the Houston Texans visit the New Orleans Saints to open the 2019 campaign on "Monday Night Football," Will Fuller is expected to be in the lineup. Fuller suffered a torn ACL in late October, but Texans general manager Brian Gaine said Thursday... more

Duke Johnson wants to be traded from Cleveland. The man in charge isn't ready to acquiesce to those desires. During his pre-draft press conference Thursday, Browns general manager John Dorsey told reporters he views Johnson as a "member of this... more

The man in charge in Jacksonville sounds upset a few employees exercised their right to skip voluntary workouts. Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin noted Thursday a couple of players were absent from the beginning of Phase One of offseas... more

DeVante Parker was gone. Whether by trade or release, it was widely assumed the former first-round pick's days in Miami were over after four exceedingly disappointing seasons. Set to make $9.387 million on the fifth year of his contract, there was... more

Since making Ezekiel Elliott a first-round pick in 2016, the Dallas Cowboys have fed the running back more often than a newborn gets milk. Over the course of three seasons, Zeke has averaged 21.7 carries per game in the regular season. His totes pe... more

The Los Angeles Chargers navigated an elongated road trip in 2018, winning four straight games in a stretch of five weeks without a home tilt. In his now yearly breakdown of the Chargers schedule , quarterback Philip Rivers said one of his sons poi... more

Adam Gase switched jobs but stayed in the AFC East, home of the greatest dynasty in modern NFL history. The new New York Jets coach did so with one goal in mind: Knock off the New England Patriots. "He's going for that one team that's been winning... more

We now know the San Francisco 49ers will open the season on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The biggest question remaining this spring is whether starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be full-go when the new year begins after suffering... more

The New England Patriots will kick off defense of their sixth Super Bowl title on Sunday Night Football against a familiar rival. The Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC, the NF... more

It was an obvious statement, but one that ultimately needed to be confirmed aloud. Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday the team would "obviously" pick up running back Ezekiel Elliot's fifth-year option. It's a... more

Want to take an international trip to see an NFL game? You can start booking travel. The NFL announced the dates for the five-game international schedule Wednesday morning. London Games Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders , Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m... more

Ryan Fitzpatrick didn't adopt the South Beach Diet along with his move to Miami. As the Dolphins pressed forward with offseason conditioning, the new quarterback explained he needs the workouts after a smorgasbord of birthday cake had him a bit pud... more

The Dallas Cowboys are turning their attention to locking down Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said on 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday that there have been positive talks on contract extensions with the quarte... more

Wednesday marks the final day NFL teams can visit with draft prospects ahead of next Thursday's opening round in Nashville. Several clubs are getting in one last meeting before the deadline, including the New York Giants, who are visiting with Quin... more

Lamar Jackson completed just 58.2 percent of his 170 pass attempts as a rookie, placing him 31st in the NFL. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback knows that must improve now that he's the unquestioned full-time signal-caller. Accuracy is famously one o... more

Leonard Fournette will not face team discipline following last week's arrest. The Jacksonville Jaguars running back was charged with knowingly driving with a suspended , canceled or revoked driver's license in Duval County (Fla.) last week, per the... more

Could the Oakland Raiders completely transform their defensive front in the first round of the NFL Draft next Thursday, April 25, in Nashville? The Raiders are meeting with two first-round defensive prospects today in Kentucky's Josh Allen and... more

Any baby step is a positive step for Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick. The All-Pro pivot joined teammates as the Cowboys opened offseason conditioning workouts on Monday. "It's just great to have him working out again. Last year, I think it... more

The Los Angeles Chargers had big plans for Hunter Henry last season. Then, as it has so often for a franchise perpetually snake-bitten by the injury serpent, the dynamic tight end blew his ACL in May. The blueprints were ripped up in an instant.... more

Russell Wilson utilized a self-imposed deadline of April 15 to spur action toward a new contract. The Seahawks responded to the spurring by giving the quarterback a new four-year, $140 million contract extension , which included a no-trade clause, to... more

Get ready to circle some dates on your calendar. The NFL will announce the official 2019 schedule Wednesday, April 17, at 8 p.m. ET live on NFL Network, Good Morning Football announced Tuesday. The announcement of the 256-game slate, played over... more

Back-to-back seasons, Carson Wentz stood on the sidelines as the Philadelphia Eagles battled in the playoffs, helpless to aid his teammates on the field due to injury. With Nick Foles gone to Jacksonville, the security behind Wentz is reduced, maki... more

The Green Bay Packers want to move forward, leaving behind any remnants of turmoil that might linger from the past as offseason workouts press forward. In the wake of the Bleacher Report article that dove into the previous relationship between ex-... more

With 10 days before the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off, teams are in the stretch run of their pre-draft player visits. The Baltimore Ravens are hosting Ole Miss receiver D.K. Metcalf today, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Ravens own a... more

Tyreek Hill won't avoid work amid a legal investigation. The receiver is planning to report to the facility as the Kansas City Chiefs open offseason conditioning workouts Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of t... more

The Denver Broncos will open voluntary veteran minicamp on Tuesday. One veteran will exercise his option to skip the workouts. Chris Harris continues to avoid Denver, electing to work out with a personal trainer in Dallas instead. The former All-Pr... more

Deadlines spur action in the NFL world. Monday marks a self-imposed deadline for Russell Wilson. April 15 is the day the Seattle Seahawks quarterback told team brass he wanted a new contract done or he would cut off talks. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Tax Day 2019 is back-to-work day for most of the NFL. Monday marks the opening of offseason workouts for 23 NFL teams : Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Houston Tex... more

Questions about Todd Gurley's knee issue that stretched into the playoffs have lingered all offseason, leaving us to ponder how the Los Angeles Rams would utilize the running back moving forward. Despite whispers that the Rams might try to curtail... more

The New York Jets have long lived as fodder for division rival New England Patriots. Gang Green hasn't finished ahead of the Pats in the AFC East since 2002. The Jets made improvements this offseason, namely adding running back Le'Veon Bell and... more

Sean Payton hears the constant gossip that he could one day leave New Orleans. After the Dallas Cowboys declined to offer Jason Garrett a contract extension, there was another round of rumors that Jerry Jones might try to find a way to pry his form... more

The Oakland Raiders got rid of two very talented players in Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper in exchange for two first-round picks. Known commodities for future potential. Jon Gruden took a lot of heat for the trades over the past seven months, especia... more

The New York Giants are doing due diligence on more than Kyler Murray . Big Blue will meet with two of the top pass rushers in the upcoming NFL Draft on back-to-back days. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Giants hosted Michigan's Rashan... more

Marshal Yanda received some contract assurances beyond this season. The Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl guard signed a one-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday. Yanda was set to enter the final year of his deal. Now he's under contract th... more

Free agent running back Ty Montgomery is taking meetings with two AFC East teams this week. The 26-year-old is visiting with the New York Jets on Thursday and the Miami Dolphins on Friday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source inf... more

Earl Thomas moved on to Baltimore, but at least part of his heart stayed in Seattle. The All-Pro safety might have flipped the bird to the Seahawks' sideline in his last on-field act in Seattle, but Thomas says he's no longer bitter about how it en... more

Nick Bosa is visiting the Bay Area. He might want to check out some houses while in the neighborhood, just in case. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Ohio State pass rusher is visiting the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, per a source... more

Christian McCaffrey made normal "workhorse running backs" look lazy in 2018. The Carolina Panthers' dual-threat back played 91.3 percent of the team's offensive snaps last season. His 924 snaps were by far the most by an RB, outdistancing Ezekiel... more

The prevailing notion among the football cognoscenti states that an NFL running game will struggle if used primarily from the shotgun. Running backs don't get the same downhill momentum when a handoff comes out of shotgun, which can curtail some of... more

Almost a week later, Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy joined the chorus bashing a Bleacher Report story about the recent history between Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers. In an interview with Scott Emerich of WXOW on Wednesday , Murphy denie... more

Demaryius Thomas got a look-see from the New England Patriots. NFL Network's James Palmer reported the receiver finished a visit with the Patriots on Wednesday, per a source informed of the situation. The 31-year-old Thomas is recovering from a t... more

The New England Patriots added a veteran tight end to their depth chart. The Pats signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins to a one-year, vet-minimum contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. The team later confirmed the signing. ASJ picked New En... more

The New England Patriots are taking a closer look at quarterbacks available in the NFL Draft. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Pats are meeting with Duke signal-caller Daniel Jones and West Virginia's Will Grier on Wednesday, per a... more

The Washington Redskins continue to kick the tires on potential rookie quarterbacks. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Duke QB Daniel Jones will visit the Redskins on Wednesday night and Thursday, per a source informed of th... more

O.J. Howard was on a burst-out pace through 10 games of the 2018 season before foot and ankle injuries shelved him for the final six games of the year. Entering his third season, Howard could be poised to make another massive leap. Quarterback Jame... more

A Kansas City Chiefs fan was cited for disturbing the peace for allegedly shining a laser pointer at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the AFC Championship game. Jackson County prosecutors said in a press release on Tuesday that... more

During the second week in April, Kyler Murray remains simply a draft prospect and Josh Rosen still sits as the Arizona Cardinals starting quarterback. The tidal wave of assumptions that the Cards will change that dynamic by making Murray the No. 1... more

The addition of C.J. Mosley unquestionably upgrades the New York Jets. Safety Jamal Adams has an ambitious goal for himself and the linebacker to reach: A Ray Lewis, Ed Reed-level. "It's exciting, it's crazy," Adams said, via the team's official ne... more

The Dallas Cowboys made DeMarcus Lawrence the highest paid player in team history. Owner Jerry Jones couldn't be there in person for the formal press conference on Tuesday to celebrate. Jones was in Minneapolis attending meetings between the league... more

DeMarcus Lawrence got his payday without withholding services for a single offseason workout. Despite initially being displeased that the Dallas Cowboys used the franchise tag on him for a second consecutive season, the newly rich defensive lineman... more

Kyler Murray is headed to Arizona for his official visit with the Cardinals. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported that the Oklahoma quarterback is traveling to meet with the Cards, per a source informed of the decision. Garafolo adds Murray's agent... more

With the NFL Draft's first round sitting 16 days away, prospects will continue to add to their frequent-flyer miles visiting a plethora of teams before April 25. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary is... more

One impetus behind the Dallas Cowboys and DeMarcus Lawrence slamming the pedal on contract negotiations well ahead of the July 15 deadline was the pass rusher's desire to put off shoulder surgery until after signing a long-term deal. With the $105... more

The Cincinnati Bengals players join the ranks of players officially beginning work in the 2019 offseason on Tuesday. It's been 17 years since the Bengals last broke in a new coach. After years and years and years under Marvin Lewis, players in the... more

After celebrating DeMarcus Lawrence's big payday, the Dallas Cowboys front office must put down the bubbly soon and refocus on other major contracts for their young stars. Quarterback Dak Prescott appears to be next up of the young corps in line to... more

The Buffalo Bills added international zest to their offseason. On Monday, Christian Wade, a former rugby player, was assigned to the Bills as part of the NFL's International Player Pathway Program. The 27-year-old previously played rugby, represe... more

Josh Rosen is in the building. With the Arizona Cardinals opening offseason conditioning workouts Monday, the quarterback reported for duty, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Not only did Rosen show up for the start of workouts, but he w... more

After losing Adam Humphries in free agency and trading DeSean Jackson, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are kicking the tires on a draft prospect at the receiver position. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Marquise "Hollywood" Brown is visitin... more

Von Miller saw firsthand how the waves of emotion hit Odell Beckham Jr. after the trade from New York to Cleveland. The Denver Broncos pass rusher was in Europe with OBJ when the receiver got the news of the trade in early March. Last week at the s... more

The final four teams to make coaching changes this offseason will report to work this week. The Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and New York Jets kick off offseason workouts today with players reporting. The Cincinnati Bengals open their doors... more

Need Monday Motivation? We submit to you Ryan Shazier. Just 16 months ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker couldn't walk after suffering a brutal neck injury. Now he's doing more than walking. He's box jumping. Over the weekend Shazier poste... more

Progress is being made in contract negotiations between the Dallas Cowboys and franchise-tagged pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday that there is no longer an impasse betwe... more

It didn't even take a full workweek for ex-Pittsburgh Steelers safety Morgan Burnett to find a new home. The veteran is set to sign a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleve... more

Entering Vic Fangio's defense, second-year pass rusher Bradley Chubb has some research to do on his new coach. Particularly poignant to Chubb's study is how Fangio utilized All-World pass rusher Khalil Mack and the athletic Leonard Floyd last seaso... more

Robby Anderson is ready to play for an offensive mind like Adam Gase. After an uneven 2018 campaign, the speedy New York Jets wideout looks forward to being used for more than fly routes. "That's what I've been waiting for," Anderson said, via Br... more

The signing of Tevin Coleman this offseason turned heads towards San Francisco, where the 49ers employed a seemingly crowded backfield before adding the dual-threat running back. The question heading into the summer -- and one Fantasy Football fan... more

The gauntlet has been thrown. Challenge issued. Not unlike speedy running backs sparring over who can run a faster 40, we now have two jumbo-armed quarterbacks seeking a friendly competition to determine who can throw the ball the farthest. Speak... more

The Oakland Raiders' offseason overhaul of their receiver corps continues. The Raiders released wideout Seth Roberts on Thursday, the team announced. ESPN first reported the news. Roberts, an undrafted free agent in 2014, spent four years in Oak... more

Longtime NFL guard Josh Sitton is joining the ranks of the retired this week. The former Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins offensive lineman announced his retirement during a radio interview Thursday morning, hours after the birth... more

Free-agent linebacker Kyle Emanuel is retiring at 27. The former fifth-round pick of the Chargers in 2015 cited injuries starting to "pile up" as one reason he's walking away. It's been a good run, my retirement statement pic.twitter.com/kYyhz0Xz... more

The New Orleans Saints don't have a first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, which kicks off three weeks from tonight on NFL Network. Sean Payton is cool with that fact. The Saints shipped last year's first-round pick, a fifth-rounder (147th overall... more

The gem unearthed in the Rockies last year continues to mend. Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay saw his season cut short on Christmas Eve when he fractured his right wrist. Lindsay has already been ruled out from participating in minicamp... more

The Arizona Cardinals continue to do their due diligence with draft prospects. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Cards will host both defensive end Nick Bosa and defensive tackle Quinnen Williams on top-30 visits to Arizona on Thur... more

Upon signing his long-term deal with the New York Jets, running back Le'Veon Bell cooed about playing with a young rising signal-caller like Sam Darnold. The admiration is reciprocal. In an interview with the New York Post before Wednesday's Yan... more

Mike McCarthy knew change could be coming if the losing mounted in Green Bay. The former Packers coach, however, never expected to be jettisoned in the middle of the season. "If we missed the playoffs, I expected change might happen," McCarthy told... more

Ahead of his first draft in charge of the Baltimore Ravens, general manager Eric DeCosta believes his team needs to take more shots at the receiver position. "One of the biggest things that we have to do is just take some at-bats and swing," DeCost... more

The goal: Back-to-back-to-back. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay sees the ultimate objective of his growing team as winning three straight Super Bowls. "I really feel like this is a young team that's ascending," he said last week, via the Indy... more

The Denver Broncos traded Demaryius Thomas last season in part to give Courtland Sutton more opportunities. After not adding a receiver in free agency, and with Emmanuel Sanders still rehabbing, Sutton sits as the de facto No. 1 target heading into t... more

Andre Hal is retiring from the NFL. The 26-year-old Houston Texans safety announced Tuesday he's walking away "completely healthy." "One thing I've learned in life is that change is inevitable and life goes through seasons. This season of my life... more

The Denver Broncos will begin offseason workouts without top corner Chris Harris Jr. The cornerback skipped the first day of offseason workouts on Tuesday, NFL Network's James Palmer reported, per a source informed of the situation. Harris enters... more

A fourth NFL team got back to work. The Denver Broncos start their offseason workout schedule on Tuesday. Clocking in. ð???, @VonMiller ! pic.twitter.com/2ZTfn46zUn â?? Denver Broncos (@Broncos) April 2, 2019 The Broncos join the Clevel... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded DeSean Jackson and lost Adam Humphries in free agency this offseason. That's 117 receptions gone. Despite the departures, Pro Bowl wideout Mike Evans believes the Bucs have the talent to remain one of the top receivi... more

Last offseason was an active one for Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider as he spent money at reshaping the roster after ending the Legion of Boom era. This year has been quiet. Outside of adding guard Mike Iupati and kicker Jason Myers... more

With spring dawning, the Cleveland Browns sit as the early NFL offseason flower, blooming through the persistent chill that won't quite quit yet. The additions of Odell Beckham Jr., Olivier Vernon, Sheldon Richardson, Kareem Hunt and others, along... more

The Dallas Cowboys verbally supported Randy Gregory after his latest suspension. Now the team is putting its money where its mouth is. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that the Cowboys quietly extended Gregory's contract through 2020, with $31... more

Morgan Burnett's run in Pittsburgh lasted just one season. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the release of the veteran safety on Monday. Burnett signed a three-year, $14.35 million contract with the Steelers in 2018. Cutting the veteran saves... more

Last week, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians couched comments about defensive tackle Gerald McCoy by saying "if he's here," putting some question into the veteran's future with the franchise. McCoy is not there as the team opens offseason... more

Julio Jones still wants a new contract, but the Atlanta Falcons' receiver isn't striking out with the goal of becoming the top-paid player at his position. "Me, personally, I don't really care about as far as being the highest-paid receiver, man,"... more

April 1 marks back-to-work time for some NFL players. Today clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2018 regular season may begin offseason workout programs. Eight teams made changes this offseason. The Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolp... more

The Browns parted ways with another safety. Cleveland announced it waived Derrick Kindred on Monday. A 2016 fourth-round pick by the previous Cleveland administration, Kindred was slated to make $2.025 million in base salary on the fourth and fin... more

As the Oakland Raiders insist Derek Carr is their franchise quarterback , team brass continues to do its due diligence. The Raiders are holding a private workout with Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray on Monday in Dallas, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

Receiver Kenny Britt will attempt to restart his nomadic NFL career. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Britt is headed to visit the Washington Redskins today, per a source informed of the situation. The 30-year-old sat out the 2018 se... more

March

T.J. Lang's NFL career is officially over after 10 seasons. The guard announced Friday that he's retiring. "For the past 3,624 days I have woken up with one goal in mind -- How can I be a better pro football player than I was yesterday?" Lang pen... more

The San Francisco 49ers were linked to star receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown earlier this offseason in trade rumors given their initial cap space and perceived need at the wideout position. On Friday, 49ers GM John Lynch confirmed on... more

Coming off his first Pro Bowl season, Dallas Cowboys corner Byron Jones needed to go under the knife. Jones underwent hip surgery this week that was described as a cleanup, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Jones has a shot at being ready for... more

General managers usually work on a short rope in an NFL world lacking in patience. Most GM's get to make maybe two coaching hires -- if that -- when losing persists through their tenure. NFL owners usually wipe out the entire operation and start... more

The Tennessee Titans offense was at its best down the stretch last season when it fed Derrick Henry like he was a starving giant panda . Henry galloped for 585 yards on 87 carries in the Titans final four tilts (three wins) to cruise over the... more

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich wants to take the pressure off Andrew Luck with an improved ground game in 2019. "Our goal will be to be a top-five, top-seven, rushing team," Reich said this week at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, via th... more

The once hot-shot offensive mind teams desired to mimic thinks franchises are foolhardy for the obsession with trying to unearth the latest hot-shot offensive mind teams are trying to mimic. Sean Payton, still the gold standard of successful offens... more

The Indianapolis Colts entered free agency with the most salary cap space to spend. General manager Chris Ballard sat on it. And sat on it. Spent a little. Then sat some more. While some Colts fans might have been frustrated by the lack of mo... more

While the Cleveland Browns' front office keeps the door ajar on a potential trade of Duke Johnson, coach Freddie Kitchens is making plans for the running back. During the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix this week, Kitchens downplayed the notion th... more

The changes to instant replay instituted this week offered a stunning turnaround from the league's long-held belief in stiff-arming broad changes. Perhaps more surprising was that 31 of the 32 owners approved of the change, providing a clear mandate... more

Receiver Chris Godwin spent his first two seasons buried on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' depth chart trying to dig his way out. With the departures of Adam Humphries and DeSean Jackson, Godwin finally found a path to a bigger role. New coach Bruce A... more

After years of futility from the backfield, the Detroit Lions found a lead-dog in running back Kerryon Johnson. As a rookie, the back displayed a combination of speed to the edge, power, quick moves in a phone booth, and decisiveness. The skill set... more

The Baltimore Ravens plan to be the most run-heavy offense in the NFL in 2019 with Lamar Jackson at quarterback. Coach John Harbaugh understands that ground-ground-ground game-plan might turn off some receiving targets from signing in Baltimore. "Y... more

RGIII is back in Baltimore. The Ravens announced Thursday they've agreed to a two-year deal with veteran quarterback Robert Griffin III. The 29-year-old veteran will back up Lamar Jackson in Baltimore's run-heavy scheme. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The Cincinnati Bengals are reuniting with one of their own free agents. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the Bengals are re-signing cornerback Darqueze Dennard, per a source informed of the deal. Dennard appeared to be on the outs after Cincy... more

Vinny Curry is returning to Philly. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the defensive lineman to a one-year deal, the team announced. Curry's contract is worth $2.25 million, with the potential to earn an additional $1.25 million in incentives, NFL Net... more

The New Orleans Saints are poised to add a legit tight end receiving target for Drew Brees. Jared Cook is expected to sign with the Saints, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero. Turning 32 years old next month, Cook is coming... more

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch spent the past few weeks -- and the team's exorbitant amount of cap space -- filling gaps on the roster. Lynch believes those moves frees him up to go any which way with the No. 2 overall pick in the upc... more

Cooper Kupp's absence following a mid-November ACL tear tossed the Los Angeles Rams' offense off-kilter. Kupp's presence in Sean McVay's game-planning wasn't fully appreciated until it was wiped away. The numbers, however, were pretty evident. Jare... more

As the Atlanta Falcons plan to rework Julio Jones' contract for the second straight season, general manager Thomas Dimitroff isn't fretting about a deal getting done and won't put a timeline on a potential extension. "We'll continue to talk with bo... more

Doug Baldwin might not be done with offseason surgeries. The Seattle Seahawks receiver told Sports Radio 950 KJR in Seattle "more surgeries [are] on the way, most likely" while talking about his offseason with former Seahawks teammate and current h... more

Pat Shurmur helped persuade the New York Giants to hand Odell Beckham Jr. a massive new contract last year. The Big Blue coach is also on board with trading the star receiver less than seven months later. While attending Ohio State's Pro Day on... more

The Oakland Raiders could be adding another of Paul Guenther's former players. Free agent safety George Iloka is visiting Oakland, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday. The veteran safety enjoyed his best seasons in Cincinnati und... more

Is Ben Roethlisberger the reason the Steelers' 'Killer Bs' no longer exist in Pittsburgh? Antonio Brown clearly took issue with how the quarterback operated during his accomplished mission to get traded. Now, Le'Veon Bell admits how Big Ben runs th... more

Arizona isn't just overhauling its offense in 2019. The defense is going back to the past. Chandler Jones put up stellar numbers during Arizona's miserable 3-13 season last year; thirteen sacks are nothing to sneeze at and still placed him tied for... more

The running social media joke is that the New York Giants' offense will be Saquon Barkley running into a brick wall 750 times in 2019. The bitter snark, however, offers a sliver of truth after the Giants traded Odell Beckham Jr. out of town. Barkle... more

The New York Giants are doing their due diligence on Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday morning on Good Morning Football that the Big Blue brass met with the potential first-round signal-caller fo... more

The NFL can make mortal enemies into friends. Ex-Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict and former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown lived as rivals in the AFC North and experienced some of the most brutal games in today's NFL, ofte... more

The Miami Dolphins might have found a trade partner for Robert Quinn. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that Quinn was spotted on his way to visit the Dallas Cowboys, who are in talks with the Dolphins about a potential trade, per source... more

The Minnesota Vikings are retaining their veteran kicker for another season. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that the Vikings re-signed Dan Bailey to a one-year, $1 million contract, per a source informed of the deal. The pact is wort... more

It didn't long for Vontaze Burfict to visit his old defensive coordinator Paul Guenther in Oakland. The ex-Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is on his way to Oakland to visit with the Raiders on Tuesday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insi... more

Tyler Eifert has spent more time out of the lineup with injury than on the field producing. In six NFL seasons, the tight end has missed 53 of a possible 96 regular season games. He's played just six tilts the past two years. The Cincinnati Bengals... more

Surely the money provided the biggest incentive, but Sam Darnold's presence as the New York Jets quarterback has clearly played a part in Gang Green wooing free agents. Days after Le'Veon Bell boasted about being Darnold's "security blanket ," rece... more

Dave Gettleman spent a chunk of his first conference call since shipping Odell Beckham out of town defending Eli Manning, noting the notion that the aging quarterback can't play is a "crock." The unyielding defense of Manning doesn't mean the Gian... more

Blake Bortles is surrendering to Sean McVay's genius. The ex-Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback signed with the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night to be the backup behind Jared Goff. Bortles has suffered for years from an elongated throwing motion t... more

The Cincinnati Bengals are done with Vontaze Burfict. The team announced Monday that they've released the veteran linebacker. Burfict's suspension-filled run in Cincy ends after seven seasons. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport added the team shopp... more

The Dallas Cowboys are checking in on the slot-receiver market. Veteran Randall Cobb is visiting Dallas on Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, via a source informed of the situation. The Cowboys own a need at slot receiver with Col... more

Earl Thomas resigned himself to a one-year prove-it contract. Then the Ravens swooped in. After seeing fellow safeties Landon Collins, Tyrann Mathieu and Adrian Amos land big deals while his market remained slow to materialize, Thomas told NBC's Pe... more

There are plenty of factors about the Cleveland Browns we know heading into the 2019 season. We know Baker Mayfield is on the rise. We know Odell Beckham Jr. is a singular dynamic threat. We know Myles Garrett can pester the quarterback. We know Nick... more

Haloti Ngata announced his retirement from the top of a mountain. The long-time NFL defensive lineman posted an Instagram video from atop Mount Kilimanjaro. "Just a man standing on top of the world with a heart full of gratitude," Ngata wrote. "T... more

The New Orleans Saints quickly found a replacement for Max Unger. The Saints inked ex-Minnesota Vikings guard/center Nick Easton to a four-year, $24 million contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Saints had an added sense of urg... more

Gallons of real and digital ink have been spilled in the New York market about the antics, personality and extracurriculars of Odell Beckham Jr. the past five years. Some warranted, some vastly overblown. The narrative surrounding the receiver's tr... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers boosted their defensive front with a sneaky good signing. The Bucs agreed to terms with outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed, that it's a... more

The Raiders will have a farewell tour in Oakland. The Coliseum Authority voted to unanimously approve the Raiders stadium lease for the 2019 season before the team moves to Las Vegas, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported from t... more

Cole Beasley stays watching film. The ex-Dallas receiver who told critics of the Cowboys WR corps last year to watch more film , did just that before signing a free-agent contract with the Buffalo Bills. Those sessions convinced him that quarterbac... more

The Cleveland Browns finally know Kareem Hunt's suspension timeline. The NFL suspended the running back eight games for violating the NFL personal-conduct policy, the league announced Friday. Hunt accepted the punishment and does not plan to appe... more

The Kansas City Chiefs spent the past week shedding big-name, big-money defensive players. Justin Houston was cut. So was Eric Berry. Franchise-tagged pass rusher Dee Ford was traded for a second-round pick next year. Starting corner Steven Nelson... more

T.Y. Hilton has "clowned" the Houston Texans for years. The Indianapolis Colts' receiver generated 399 yards and 18 receptions in three games versus the Texans last year. Historically Hilton has owned Houston . Enter: Bradley Roby. The Texans si... more

Teddy Bridgewater spurned the chance to compete for a starting gig to caddie for Drew Brees another season. With only 32 starting quarterback jobs, the decision seemed odd, but Bridgewater told WWL radio in New Orleans that he felt staying with th... more

Sean Taylor's influence over the Washington Redskins remains heavy. New Redskins safety Landon Collins said he idolized the safety growing up, and was devastated when Taylor was murdered in 2007 in a home invasion -- Collins was 13 years old. With... more

Aaron Rodgers will turn 36 years old during the 2019 season, but a quarterback on the back nine of his career wasn't part of the thought process in the Green Bay Packers offseason spending spree. "No, I don't think so," GM Brian Gutekunst said Thur... more

The San Francisco 49ers reeled in a corner with high upside but an extensive injury history. The Niners are inking former Los Angeles Chargers corner Jason Verrett to a one-year, $3.6 million contract, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Thursday.... more

The prevailing rationale surrounding the Odell Beckham Jr. trade from New York was that the superstar receiver became too much of a headache to deal with for the Giants. The Cleveland Browns don't share that concern. During a conference call on... more

The Le'Veon Bell signing brought some collateral damage to the New York Jets' backfield. Gang Green announced it cut running back Isaiah Crowell on Thursday. The release comes just a year after the 26-year-old runner signed a three-year, $12 mill... more

Tyrell Williams doesn't mind playing second fiddle to one of the best receivers in the NFL. The new Raiders wide receiver said Wednesday that joining Antonio Brown was part of what enticed him to move to Oakland. "Seeing AB come here, seeing some... more

Odell Beckham Jr. officially said goodbye to New York. "So many mixed emotions and feelings," Beckham wrote on Instagram on Thursday morning. "This is all, a lot to process but it is reality. I don't kno (sic) exactly what to say so just gotta keep... more

The Seattle Seahawks are keeping their linebacker corps together. K.J. Wright will re-sign with the Seahawks, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Rapoport adds the deal is for two years and is worth up to $15.5 million. Gregg Bell of The N... more

The Cleveland Browns are the toast of the NFL after the additions of Odell Beckham Jr. and others. Poised to be the 2019 Offseason Hype Darling -- a title that historically tends to strangle the party wearing the inscribed sash -- the Browns have a... more

The New Orleans Saints opened up some cap space. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that the Saints restructured Drew Brees' contract to clear $10.8 million in salary cap space, per a source informed of the move. Brees will still get the $23 mil... more

If linebacker Mychal Kendricks plays football in 2019 it will be with the Seattle Seahawks. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday that the Seahawks re-signed Kendricks to a one-year deal around $4 million, per a source informed of the deal... more

The New York Football Giants announced Wednesday that they acquired guard Kevin Zeitler, safety Jabrill Peppers and a pair of draft picks from the Cleveland Browns (pending physicals) in a trade. The Big Blue Twitter announcement buried the lead.... more

Daryl Williams will remain employed in Charlotte for another season on a prove-it deal The offensive tackle is re-signing with the Carolina Panthers on a one-year contract for $7 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. E... more

The Los Angeles Chargers landed Philip Rivers a veteran backup quarterback. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Tyrod Taylor agreed to a two-year contract worth $11 million with the Chargers, per a source informed of the deal.... more

After losing multiple defenders this offseason, the Baltimore Ravens made a splash signing. Safety Earl Thomas signed a four-year, $55 million contract with the Ravens on Wednesday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed o... more

The New Orleans Saints will keep kicker Wil Lutz for the long haul. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Saints agreed to a five-year contract with Lutz, per a source informed of the deal. The team later confirmed the pact. The... more

Kyler Murray's pro day at Oklahoma on Wednesday will be without a few key spectators. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's James Palmer report that Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim, coach Kliff Kingsbury and owner Michael... more

The other blockbuster trade agreed to Tuesday night saw pass rusher Dee Ford change shades of red, going from Kansas City to San Francisco for a 2020 second-round pick. Along with the trade, the 49ers will hand Ford a five-year, $87.5 million... more

The Cleveland Browns aren't done adding pieces on offense. Following Tuesday night's trade for Odell Beckham Jr., the Browns are signing ex-Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris to a two-year contract, according to multiple local reporters... more

Parties are being thrown in Cleveland while fires are set in New York following the trade of Odell Beckham from the Giants to the Browns on Tuesday night. The man in the middle of the trade has mixed feelings about the move. Beckham told NFL... more

The Arizona Cardinals upgraded the middle of their defense with a stud linebacker. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that ex-Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks intends to sign a four-year contract worth $36 million in Arizona. The d... more

The New Orleans Saints are moving on from Mark Ingram. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that Ingram is moving on from the Saints after negotiations didn't work out. In his stead, New Orleans is signing former Minnesota Vikings running b... more

Kareem Jackson spent his entire nine-year NFL career with the Houston Texans -- until yesterday. The physical corner agreed to a three-year, $33 million contract with the Denver Broncos on Monday. The 30-year-old told Mark Berman of KRIV in Houst... more

The old, outmoded Green Bay Packers approach to free agency is out the door. On the second day of the NFL's negotiating window, new general manager Brian Gutekunst got busy upgrading the defense. The Packers are poised to add two pass rushers and a... more

The New York Jets could be in the market for a veteran backup quarterback to help tutor Sam Darnold. Josh McCown, who played the role of mentor for Darnold last season, said he's not made a decision about playing in 2019. "While I still have a st... more

The Cleveland Browns are poised to add another piece to an already potentially potent defensive front. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Browns have signed defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson to a three-year contract worth $36 mill... more

The New England Patriots aren't giving up on Josh Gordon. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that the Patriots gave Gordon a low restricted tender worth $2.025 million. The Boston Globe first reported the news, noting that the Pats would get a... more

Editor's note: NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported later Tuesday that Anthony Barr had a change of heart and has decided to stay with the Vikings after initially agreeing to deal with Jets. The New York Jets are landing at least one big-name fre... more

The Detroit Lions continue to build Patriots Midwest. The Lions are signing pass rusher Trey Flowers on a five-year contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. The deal, which reunites Flowers with coach Matt Patricia, is worth $90 million... more

Hitting the open market paid off for linebacker Kwon Alexander. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the San Francisco 49ers were expected to sign Alexander to a four-year, $54 million contract, with $27 million in guarantees. The team... more

Another safety is hitting the open market. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Minnesota Vikings are not exercising the option on starting safety Andrew Sendejo, making him a free agent. The team later made the news official, along with th... more

The Antonio Brown trade to Oakland leaves a gaping hole in the Pittsburgh Steelers offense. JuJu Smith-Schuster is set to fill that void. I'm Ready... pic.twitter.com/K9EZVna0VV â?? JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) March 10, 2019 Smith-Schuster... more

Make sure your phone is charged. The negotiating window is open. At noon ET on Monday, the two-day negotiating period for potential unrestricted free agents began. NFL teams are permitted to contact and enter into contract negotiations with the age... more

The New England-to-Detroit pipeline remains active as Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia continue to import former Patriots. The latest addition is slot receiver Danny Amendola. The Lions announced that they've signed the former Patriots and Dolphins... more

The Oakland Raiders already pulled off a move to add one former Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowler. Will Jon Gruden make it a duo? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Raiders are a sleeper team in pursuit of Le'Veon Bell. The... more

Will DeSean Jackson be part of the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers under coach Bruce Arians? Jackson's future in Tampa seemed to ebb and flow all offseason. At points, he appeared destined to move on. At others, Arians glowed about the speedster, making i... more

The Justin Houston era is over in Kansas City. The Chiefs announced Sunday they've released the veteran outside linebacker after eight seasons. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach telegraphed the end of Houston's run in K.C. last week during the N... more

Eric Weddle is on the move. The Los Angeles Rams agreed to terms on a two-year deal with Weddle that is worth up to $12.5 million with a $10.5 million salary, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. The team later confirmed the... more

The New England Patriots are making a move for a veteran pass rusher. The Pats are working on a deal to acquire defensive end Michael Bennett in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source involved... more

The Arizona Cardinals found an upgrade for their offensive line. The Cards have agreed to acquire offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a sixth-round pick, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. ESPN first... more

The Detroit Lions released veteran guard T.J. Lang. "We would like to personally thank T.J. Lang for his two seasons with the Lions," GM Bob Quinn said in a statement. "He represented everything you could want from a football player and team captai... more

The New York Giants found a taker for Olivier Vernon's contract. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport report that the Giants are trading Vernon to the Cleveland Browns, per sources informed of the situation. The Browns... more

Faced with an indefinite suspension, Dallas Cowboys pass rusher David Irving declares he's done with the NFL. In an Instagram Live story Thursday night , Irving announced his intentions. "Basically guys, I quit," Irving said, via Pro Football Tal... more

Michael Bennett heard the reports that the Philadelphia Eagles are shopping him in potential trades. Joining NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Friday, the pass rusher understands it's all part of the business. "Well, I don't know what's... more

A former Super Bowl MVP is remaining with the San Francisco 49ers. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday morning that linebacker Malcolm Smith restructured his contract and will remain with the Niners, per a source informed of the situation.... more

If you got a good night's sleep, the Antonio Brown to Buffalo Bills trade was a dream that never happened. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that after intense talks that went into last night, and almost agreeing on trade compensation, the B... more

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's retirement lasted fewer than five months . NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the veteran cornerback has been reinstated and wants to play in 2019, per a source informed of the situation.... more

The Raiders tendered three restricted free agents ahead of the open to free agency next week. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Oakland placed second-round tenders on running back Jalen Richard and corner Daryl Worley . The Raiders also place a... more

The Baltimore Ravens inked one of their own ahead of free agency. The team signed tight end Nick Boyle to a three-year contract extension worth $18 million, with $10 million in guarantees, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday. The tea... more

Eric Weddle exits Baltimore without any hard feelings. The Ravens released the veteran safety , saving $7.5 million against the salary cap. Weddle told Jamison Hensley of ESPN on Wednesday that he met with Baltimore general manager Eric DeCosta... more

Jamie Collins' tenure in Cleveland is over after 30 games. The Cleveland Browns released the outside linebacker on Wednesday, the team announced. "We want to thank Jamie for his contributions to the Cleveland Browns," general manager John Dorsey... more

Hold on to your butts . An Antonio Brown trade could be imminent. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Mr. Big Chest sweepstakes are heating up and a trade could wrap up soon, per sources informed of the situation. Rapopor... more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians continues his effort to employ the most diverse coaching staff in the NFL. During the third annual Women's Careers in Football Forum at the NFL Scouting Combine last week, Arians told Melissa Jacobs of... more

The guesstimation choir in early March suggests the Arizona Cardinals are hot for quarterback Kyler Murray with the No. 1 overall pick. While those reports might prove true, coach Kliff Kingsbury insists the team has made no decisions on its offsea... more

The Oakland Raiders are the one team consistently linked to Antonio Brown trade rumors. The dots are easy to connect. Coach Jon Gruden loves adding veterans and wouldn't shy from a personality like Brown. The Raiders own a gaping hole at the receiv... more

The Kansas City Chiefs' offseason tasks include working on an extension for star receiver Tyreek Hill. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the team has begun negotiations with Hill on a new contract. Rapoport adds the deal is... more

The Houston Texans are parting ways with a former first-round defender. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Houston released corner Kevin Johnson, per a source informed of the decision. The Texans drafted Johnson with the No. 16 overall pick i... more

The Kansas City Chiefs placed the franchise tag on Dee Ford, but that doesn't mean the pass rusher will remain in K.C. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Chiefs are open to trading Ford. Rapoport noted on NFL Network's Good Morni... more

NFL teams continue to shed veteran contracts ahead of the new league year opening next week. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that the Chicago Bears are releasing linebacker Sam Acho , per a source informed of the decision.... more

DeMarcus Lawrence got whacked with the franchise tag on Monday. Tune back in in July to see the next important episode of the saga. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport noted Tuesday on Good Morning Football that it will likely be a long time until... more

The Cleveland Browns are in no rush to thin out their backfield before finding out the results of Kareem Hunt's suspension. However, teams can still try to see what it would cost to pry Duke Johnson out of Cleveland. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com... more

The Houston Texans are keeping their former No. 1 overall pass rusher for at least one more season. The Texans placed the franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team later confirmed the news. "Today, we place... more

A market for Antonio Brown appears to be taking shape. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Pittsburgh Steelers have garnered enough interest in the receiver to be able to trade him before March 17, per sources informed of the... more

More than 50 days sit between the 2019 NFL Draft and us on April 25. The biggest draft question over that period will remain what the Arizona Cardinals do with the No. 1 overall pick. Will Steve Keim draft Kyler Murray? Will it be Nick Bosa, or ano... more

Larry Fitzgerald cautions Antonio Brown not to underestimate playing with a future Hall of Fame quarterback. Speaking over the weekend at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference , Fitzgerald was asked his take on Brown's situation with the Pittsb... more

Trace McSorley remains adamant that he's a quarterback, but that won't stop NFL personnel people from envisioning the Penn State product in a different light. McSorley declined to work out at a defensive back during the NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Ne... more

February

INDIANAPOLIS -- Some Minnesota Vikings fans might be experiencing buyer's remorse with Kirk Cousins. The team's head coach is not. Speaking Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine, coach Mike Zimmer said he believes the quarterback will be better in Y... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The offseason questions about Todd Gurley remain a focal point in Los Angeles. After dubious usage in the final two games of the Rams' playoff runs, questions about the All-Pro running back's knee issues persist. Rams coach Sean M... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The dot-connecting society has pegged the San Francisco 49ers as one of the top trade destinations for Antonio Brown. For now, the Niners have made no play for the Pro Bowl receiver. General manager John Lynch said Thursday at the... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach didn't refute reports that Justin Houston is available for trade. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday night that the Chiefs have engaged in trade talks involving their... more

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert spent the past week doing a media blitz in the face of Antonio Browns' trade request. Now it's the receiver's turn at the mic. Brown told ESPN's Jeff Darlington this week that he's not "angry" with... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Randy Gregory was suspended again by the NFL, but the Dallas Cowboys aren't ready to wash their hands of the talented pass rusher. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine that the Cowboys will continue to supp... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jason Garrett heads into a proverbial lame-duck season as the Dallas Cowboys head coach but isn't fretting about his contract status. Garrett brushed aside multiple questions Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine about spending 2019... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Oakland Raiders finished dead last in the AFC West with a 4-12 record in 2018. Since the Raiders last won the division in 2002, the franchise has finished fourth seven of 16 seasons, and better than third one single time. Speaki... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Cleveland Browns made the controversial signing of running back Kareem Hunt earlier this month. Now it's on the team and staff to manage the troubled but talented player. Speaking Wednesday from the NFL Scouting Combine, coach... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Arizona Cardinals' team president emphatically supported Josh Rosen. The new head coach consistently backed the incumbent QB. The GM? Less definite. Speaking Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine , Cardinals general manager... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derek Carr has the new general manager in his corner. Mike Mayock took the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine for the first time as the Oakland Raiders' new GM on Wednesday and emphatically backed up Carr. "We've got a young... more

The Cleveland Browns are hanging on to offensive tackle Greg Robinson. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Browns signed the left tackle to a one-year deal, per a source informed of the situation. The team later confirmed th... more

Nick Bosa is ready for the NFL Scouting Combine. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the pass rusher is healthy enough to participate in all drills this weekend at the 2019 combine. Rapoport noted that Bosa probably would have been healt... more

Captain Munnerlyn's second stint in Carolina lasted just two seasons. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source informed, that the Panthers released the cornerback. The team later made the news official. Turning 31 in April,... more

The league's Competition Committee kicks off the NFL Scouting Combine week with their annual meeting on Monday. The biggest attention will be on the discussion of expanding instant replay in the aftermath of the non-call in the New Orleans Saints... more

The biggest questions for Kyler Murray this week during the NFL Scouting Combine won't be tested on a football field. The key queries will be answered in meeting rooms and by a scale and measure. Murray displays dynamic passing and playmaking abili... more

The McCourty Twins will return for another NFL season. The question is whether the pair will be on the same team again. Devin McCourty, the longtime Patriot, has one year left on his contract in New England. Jason McCourty is set to be a free agent... more

The Denver Broncos' agreed upon trade to acquire veteran quarterback Joe Flacco surprised not only most of the football world, but also the incumbent starter. Appearing on the Sports Spectrum Podcast this week with his wife, Kimberly, quarterback... more

The biggest question for the Jacksonville Jaguars heading into March remains the future of the quarterback position. Blake Bortles remains on the books at the moment with most expecting the Jags to jettison the signal-caller and eat the $16.5 milli... more

The biggest critique most detractors have with athletic quarterbacks who use their legs to regularly harm defenses is the belief that the hits will take their toll and result in injuries. Greg Roman, who takes over a Baltimore Ravens offense thrust... more

In the serial daytime drama that currently personifies the Pittsburgh Steelers, every key player plays his part. Antonio Brown currently sits as the biggest antagonist, creating melodrama at every turn. Le'Veon Bell is a scorned lover trying to move... more

Le'Veon Bell will hit the free agent market with no strings attached. Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told reporters on Wednesday that the team will not use the transition tag on Bell. "Le'Veon is still a great player. We can't... more

Adam Thielen represents one of the biggest bargains in the football world. The two-time Pro Bowler, who put up 1,373 yards and nine touchdowns in 2018, is set to make $5.85 million in base salary in 2019. Thielen's cap hit of $8.1 million places hi... more

Emmanuel Sanders has no time for your speculation that he might restructure his contract. The veteran receiver tweeted in response to a story by a local Denver radio station contemplating whether the Broncos should approach Sanders about adjusting... more

The Dallas Cowboys sit in a precarious situation regarding DeMarcus Lawrence's future. The dynamic pass rusher doesn't want to be hit with the franchise tag for the second year in a row. Yet, if the Cowboys can't lock down a long-term deal by the t... more

When actions defy logic, those results invite the general public to generate theories as to why that event occurred as it unfolded. The Los Angeles Rams' usage of Todd Gurley during their postseason run is one of those instances. The NFL's highest-... more

Perhaps Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor will finally land the "right person " to coordinate his defense. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday that the Bengals will meet with New York Giants defensive backs coach Lou An... more

The meeting between Antonio Brown and Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II finally went down. The wide receiver tweeted on Tuesday that the sides met and "...both agreed that it is time to move on..." Had a great meeting with Mr.Rooney today w... more

Aaron Rodgers' relationship with Mike McCarthy became a talking point during the end of their 13-year run together as stories from former players filtered out about Rodgers scoffing at some of McCarthy's calls and changing some plays. The dichotomy... more

The next step in Kyler Murray's football journey is the NFL Scouting Combine, which kicks off next week. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback isn't sure what his level of participation will be during the event. Murray told reporters at the Davey... more

Antonio Brown continues to take to social media in an effort to force his way out of Pittsburgh. In a 9-plus minute Instagram Live video on Monday, Brown broadcast while on an elliptical to display that he's willing to outwork all competitors. M... more

Tag, you're it. Tuesday, February 19, marks the first day NFL clubs can designate the franchise or transition tag. The two-week window closes at 4 p.m. ET on March 5. NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal already broke down players we might expect to get ta... more

Oklahoma receiver Marquise Brown will miss the NFL Scouting Combine after undergoing surgery. Agents for Brown sent a letter to NFL clubs saying the wideout had Lisfranc surgery last month and won't participate in the combine or Oklahoma's pro day,... more

Kyler Murray represents the most intriguing quarterback prospect in years as the Oklahoma product boasts a unique combination of speed, throwing ability and size concerns. NFL teams must decide whether the size issue is a deal-breaker for their franc... more

The Cincinnati Bengals continue to strike out on potential defensive coordinators two weeks since officially naming Zac Taylor their head coach. Despite the importance of finding a reliable voice to handle the defensive side, Taylor isn't fretting... more

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen continues to get hit even in the offseason. Rosen posted a picture on Instagram of his Tesla with a massive dent in the rear driver's side door. The 22-year-old noted in the post he was "okay." The Cardina... more

Glover Quin's run in Detroit is over after six seasons. The Lions on Friday announced the release of Quin, receiver Bruce Ellington and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby. Quin originally signed a five-year $23.5 million deal in Detroit after playing ou... more

Ron Rivera knows the Carolina Panthers must evolve or go extinct . The coach is also putting a premium on protecting the quarterback this season. Rivera said the Panthers plan to focus on bolstering the offensive line this offseason to protect Cam... more

Veterans already on the free agent market will attempt to get a jump on landing a new job before a smorgasbord of players hits the open market on March 13. One of those players is running back Mike Gillislee. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport repo... more

Patrick Peterson was not asked to travel with and negate the opponents' top receiver all the time under former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks. He will under new defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. "I'm going to allow Pat to match to the best g... more

The Cincinnati Bengals can't find a taker for their defensive coordinator position. After numerous swings and misses, new coach Zac Taylor is being stiff-armed in his latest attempt to find a man to pilot his D. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

The essence of Kliff Kingsbury's Air Raid offense resides in the passing attack, where quick strikes generally take precedence over the running game. For just one example of how much Kingsbury's offense can eschew the run for pass, take a look at t... more

The Denver Broncos' big move to acquire quarterback Joe Flacco was met with raised eyebrows by most of the football world. The players on the team, however, seem to be on board with the veteran quarterback, provided it's followed by more addition... more

A weak wide receiver market will see a veteran join the ranks. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Thursday morning on Good Morning Football that the San Francisco 49ers will not pick up the contract option on receiver Pierre Garcon. The team lat... more

Arizona Cardinals receiver Christian Kirk improved seemingly every week during his rookie campaign, proving he could be a difference-maker on the outside. Then a broken foot wiped away the final four games of his season. Kirk broke his foot in a We... more

Accuracy. Arm strength. Anticipation. Touch. Mobility. Running down the early film breakdowns, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Kyler Murray reads like a perfect NFL prospect. Until you get to the caveat. Size. Whether scouts cite height (5-foo... more

The Denver Broncos swung the first big offseason trade of the year , agreeing to ship a fourth-round pick to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for veteran quarterback Joe Flacco. The move will have a trickle-down effect not only for the Broncos but... more

Antonio Brown can put all the social media pressure on the Pittsburgh Steelers he wants. It's unlikely to hasten the organization. In the wake of Brown's latest declaration that it's "time to move on and forward ," we're inching closer to a messy... more

Dallas Cowboys All-Pro center Travis Frederick could be on his way toward a return after missing the entire 2018 campaign following a diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome . Speaking Tuesday night, Frederick expressed hope that he'll be with Cowboy... more

The Arizona Cardinals went out of their way to debunk, deny and rebuff any insinuation or whisper that the team would even consider drafting Kyler Murray and trading quarterback Josh Rosen. "Josh is our guy " became the headline after coach Kliff... more

The Raiders appear focused on a return to Oakland for the 2019 season. A week after owner Mark Davis relayed his hope in remaining in the Bay Area, Executive Director of the Coliseum Authority Scott McKibben told Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas... more

Projected first-round Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons suffered a brutal workout injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Simmons tore his ACL doing a routine drill during a workout, per a source informed of... more

Antonio Brown is still a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, for now. The star receiver posted a message on Twitter saying farewell to Steeler Nation after nine years. The video is a cutup of Brown's highlights in Pittsburgh set to the song "Do What... more

Kyler Murray's announcement on Monday that he's "firmly and fully" committed to pursuing his NFL career brought rapid, rampant speculation about where the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will land in the upcoming draft. The dot-connecting has... more

Vinny Curry lasted just one season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs released the defensive end on Tuesday, the team announced. Last offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles released Curry after the defensive end declined to take a pay cut. Cu... more

Demaryius Thomas' stint in Houston lasted just seven games. The Texans announced Tuesday afternoon that they released the veteran receiver. NFL Network's James Palmer reported earlier in the day that Thomas' release was expected before the end of... more

The Detroit Lions parted ways with Jim Bob Cooter in favor of veteran play-caller Darrell Bevell as the team's new offensive coordinator this offseason. Bevell is still figuring out what Detroit's new offense will look like in 2019 "I hope it's one... more

The Cleveland Browns' controversial move of hiring Kareem Hunt before the NFL's investigation into the running back shoving and kicking a woman during an altercation last year concludes brings with it more questions than answers. One of those ling... more

Could the Detroit Lions be in play for the likes of Kyler Murray or Dwayne Haskins with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft? During a Q&A with Lions season ticket holders, general manager Bob Quinn didn't rule out taking an eventual heir t... more

The Cleveland Browns are giving Kareem Hunt a second chance at an NFL career. The team announced Monday they signed the free agent running back. The Kansas City Chiefs cut Hunt in late November after video surfaced of the running back shoving an... more

Bob Sutton landed a job with the Atlanta Falcons. The team announced Monday that they hired the former Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator as a senior assistant. Sutton was fired by the Chiefs last month after their overtime loss to the New... more

Bruce Arians hit Phase 2 of the Jameis Winston Reclamation Project: publicly identify the flaws. Immediately upon his hire, the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach went about boasting about the signal-caller, declaring his loyalty to the first-round pic... more

The continued genius of Bill Belichick lies in his ability to live in the margins. While some NFL coaches peck at those margins briefly before retreating to the warm safety of the interior, Belichick backstrokes in those outlying waters, finding... more

Ron Rivera understands his options heading into a pivotal season: Evolve or become defunct. The Carolina Panthers' head coach already made some offseason changes to his staff, but recently told Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer he must st... more

Sam Shields' return to football after missing almost two full seasons due to concussion issues flew under the radar most of the 2018 season as he helped the Los Angeles Rams make it to the Super Bowl. Now that he's returned, the 31-year-old cornerb... more

Jim Bob Cooter takes on New York. The former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator lands as the Jets running backs coach, the team announced Friday. After three full seasons as Detroit's OC, Cooter and the Lions parted ways after a season in which... more

One key to getting ahead in the NFL: When other teams are zigging, you zag. The best teams have made a killing at taking advantage of the margins, the white space the rest of the fodder-fillers deem unworthy of their attention. The Baltimore Rave... more

The Minnesota Vikings imported Kirk Cousins in hopes the quarterback would get them over the hump and into the Super Bowl. Instead, the team regressed, missing the postseason completely. Cousins understands the disappointment in his first season in... more

The Cleveland Browns went from a burned-out, impoverished, cursed, wasteland no salient NFL mind wanted to go near to the new hot Iceland-esque travel destination. The main reason behind the one-year about-face is simple: Baker Mayfield. The youn... more

With the Carolina Panthers crossing The Pond for a 2019 tilt, only one NFL team will have yet to play a game in London: The Green Bay Packers. The best Packer would like to change that distinction in 2020. Aaron Rodgers spoke to NFL UK during las... more

Kansas City Chiefs pass rusher Dee Ford is scheduled to hit free agency next month, but it doesn't sound like he'll be packing up his home. Chiefs GM Brett Veach spoke of Ford on Thursday as if it's a foregone conclusion the linebacker will return... more

Cam Newton's shoulder issue appeared obvious to anyone who watched the Carolina Panthers quarterback skip passes short of receivers, toss low-flying worm-burners and struggle-bus his way through the latter portion of his season before finally being... more

NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes is a man of many talents. The Kansas City Chiefs, however, don't want him utilizing his skills on the hardwood. After video surfaced this week of the quarterback schooling defenders in a pickup game of basketball, the Chief... more

The Indianapolis Colts are bringing back longtime NFL offensive line coach Howard Mudd. The team announced Thursday it added the 76-year-old Mudd as a senior offensive assistant. The Colts also signed Klayton Adams as assistant offensive line coach... more

Case Keenum is not fretting that his boss, John Elway, views the quarterback's employment as a "short-term fix." After an uneven first season in Denver in which he threw for 3,890 yards, 18 touchdowns and 15 interceptions and the Broncos won just s... more

Wade Phillips and the Los Angeles Rams' defense held the greatest quarterback of all time, Tom Brady, to 13 points in the Super Bowl, yet it wasn't enough. The defensive coordinator didn't get the credit deserved for consistently befuddling Brady f... more

The Oakland Raiders remain without a home for 2019. The situation could become a boondoggle for the team and NFL, but Raiders owner Mark Davis told Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a phone interview Wednesday that he's not exaspe... more

Baker Mayfield missed out on winning the NFL Offensive Rookie of the year by five votes to New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley. In that voting process, the Cleveland Browns quarterback found his offseason impetus. "Yeah, I'll use it as... more

On Tuesday, kicker Matt Bryant declared on Twitter he intended to continue his playing career for an 18th season. However, it will not be in Atlanta. On Wednesday, Bryant revealed the Falcons are terminating the relationship after a decade.... more

Derrick Henry generated one of the most improbable 1,000-yard rushing seasons in 2018. Through the first 12 games of the year, the bulldozing Tennessee Titans running back had a middling 474 rushing yards on 128 attempts, a 3.7 yards per carry aver... more

The Los Angeles Rams crumbled 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII before the New England Patriots' empire. The Rams -- particularly Sean McVay's offense -- looked ill-prepared for the biggest stage in sports. Now they'll spend the offseason using the experie... more

Marcus Davenport battled through the end of his first season with the New Orleans Saints. The young pass rusher revealed Tuesday that he never got back to full strength in 2018 after suffering a toe injury, and had an apparent procedure. "Most pe... more

Most of the millions of Super Bowl observers decried the NFL's annual spectacle as a boring dud. Not all, however, viewed the New England Patriots' 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams through such gloomy glasses. For defensive-minded personalities,... more

Sean McVay's quick turnaround of the Los Angeles Rams from perennial humdrum to NFC champion in two short years sent a gaggle of NFL owners searching for the next wunderkind offensive coach. The phenomenon known as finding the "Next Sean McVay" got s... more

The end of the Super Bowl brings with it a seven-month NFL football famine, during which time men running around in shorts in the summer sun is the closest we will sniff to this gridiron game. In the meantime, we can wistfully long for the return... more

ATLANTA -- One of the best left tackles in the NFL has a big offseason decision looming. Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth said after Sunday's disappointing Super Bowl loss that he isn't sure if he'll mosey into retirement or cont... more

ATLANTA -- Todd Gurley, still wearing a helmet to shield his countenance, jogged past teammates in the tunnel toward the Los Angeles Rams' locker room following the substandard performance in the 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots. As the first m... more

Back-to-back. Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was named 2018 NFL Defensive Player of the Year winner for the second straight season Saturday night at NFL Honors . Donald became just the third player to repeat as AP DPOY, joining J.... more

The Dallas Cowboys' seemingly overt dalliance with safety Earl Thomas last season didn't cross the line. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that in the fall, the NFL inquired into possible tampering by the Cowboys regarding the Seahaw... more

While the world focuses on how Los Angeles can pressure and slow a quick-triggered Tom Brady, Rams defenders are zeroed in on first stopping the New England Patriots' deadly rushing attack. "I think first and foremost you want to stop the run,"... more

January

The Dallas Cowboys are apparently comfortable employing a lame-duck head coach. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the Cowboys are unlikely to extend Jason Garrett's contract, per a source informed of the decision. ESPN first... more

Former New England Patriots cornerback Ty Law has missed being voted into the NFL Hall of Fame the past three tries. Tom Brady is trying to end that streak this year. Ahead of the HOF committee meeting on Saturday in Atlanta, Brady took the time ou... more

ATLANTA -- Bill Belichick is known as a master defensive schemer who can take away an opponent's best players, forcing the second, third and fourth options to win the game. In Super Bowl LIII, the Los Angeles Rams bring a diverse set of skill playe... more

ATLANTA -- For years, the Rams couldn't field a successful offensive line, churning through iteration after iteration, only to watch their blockers get destroyed and quarterbacks blown up. After finally conceding the Greg Robinson-experiment failed,... more

Rob Ryan is back in the NFL. The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday the hire of Ryan as inside linebackers coach. Ryan returns for his 20th NFL season as an NFL assistant. He was out of football the past two seasons, after spending 2016 as t... more

Cam Newton is optimistic his offseason surgery will finally fix the nagging shoulder issue that prematurely ended his season. Speaking on 680 The Fan in Atlanta -- Newton's hometown -- on Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers quarterback said the surge... more

ATLANTA -- Los Angeles Rams running back C.J. Anderson doesn't care if he carries the ball once or 20 times in Super Bowl LIII versus the New England Patriots. The bowling-ball running back has been a wonder since signing with the Rams ahead of Wee... more

ATLANTA -- Pressure Tom Brady: Beat the New England Patriots. The supposed solution to the Patriots' decades of dominance is easier said than done. Exponentially easier. Yet, the truest method to slowing the greatest quarterback of all time has b... more

Jimmy Graham appears set to catch passes from Aaron Rodgers for another season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that when the Packers prepare for the offseason, they do so with the belief that Graham will be back for 2019, a sourc... more

ATLANTA -- Brandin Cooks generated 1,000-plus receiving yards and at least six touchdowns in each of the past four seasons, yet in back-to-back years the speedy receiver has been traded for first-round picks. While heaping praise on the receiver, L... more

ATLANTA -- As Super Bowl LIII crawls closer, the questions continue to persist regarding Todd Gurley's usage in the biggest game of his career. The running back touched the ball just five times in the NFC Championship Game for 13 total yards, both... more

ATLANTA -- Brian Flores won't talk about his next job. The presumptive Miami Dolphins head coach was adamant Monday from Super Bowl LIII Opening Night that he's engrossed in the present: a New England Patriots-Los Angeles Rams tilt with a Lombardi... more

The Baltimore Ravens know Lamar Jackson must improve as a passer to make a leap in Year 2. Speaking Friday, coach John Harbaugh said Jackson's offseason focus would be on improving as a pocket passer. "Yes, I do know what his plans are," Harbaugh... more

Adam Vinatieri will return for another season. The Indianapolis Colts signed future Hall of Fame kicker to a one-year contract worth $3.875 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source informed of the situation. The team later ma... more

The Chicago Bears are beginning their offseason search for a new kicker early. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday the Bears are working out free agent kicker Nick Folk, per a source informed of the situation. Folk spent the bulk of... more

Von Miller is at the Pro Bowl, enjoying his seventh selection in an eight-year career. In his run in Denver, Miller has generated three first-team All-Pro selections, four second-team picks, an NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award, a Super Bowl rin... more

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy didn't appreciate Cody Parkey's appearance on The Today Show following his double-doink miss in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs, calling it a "me" and not a "we" move . Parkey garnered more empathy from the team's... more

The Carolina Panthers did not put a timeline on Cam Newton's offseason availability after Thursday's shoulder surgery. The hope is that he won't miss a ton of time. The initial word is that Newton's surgery was "minor" -- a characterization much ea... more

While the Dallas Cowboys remain mum on their offensive coordinator hire, the growing assumption is that Jason Garrett will hand the gig to rising assistant Kellen Moore. Such a move would sit well with quarterback Dak Prescott. "You look at Kelle... more

Andy Dalton remains the Mendoza Line among NFL quarterbacks, not dreadful and not lifting the Cincinnati Bengals to playoff victories. While the Bengals remain in a holding pattern on their head coaching hire, with presumptive heir to Marvin Lewis,... more

Happy birthday, Sean McVay. The Los Angeles Rams coach turns 33 years old today, making him the youngest to ever guide a team to a Super Bowl. In honor of McVay's birthday, let's take a gander at some of the age-related discrepancies heading into... more

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II is softening his stance on Antonio Brown's tenuous situation. Two weeks after saying it was "hard to envision " Brown returning, Rooney took a more measured approach during a conference call with fan... more

Jacoby Brissett represents one of the best quarterback insurance policies in the NFL. The young signal-caller, however, yearns for more. "I want to be a starter in this league," Brissett said earlier this offseason, via Mike Chappell of Fox 59 . "I... more

Safety Eric Weddle has changed his stance from Baltimore or bust to the possibility that he'll continue his career outside of the Ravens' nest. After previously intimating he'd hang up his cleats if Baltimore decided to move on, Weddle said Wednes... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting to work on a contract extension for Ben Roethlisberger. "Ben has one more year left on his existing contract and we've already started talking to him and his representative about extending that contract," team... more

Ahead of hitting the free-agent market, Dallas Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley suggested the team's front office dictates where passes are thrown . On Wednesday, Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones brushed aside that notion during an appearance on the The Rich... more

DeMarcus Lawrence never fretted about playing the 2018 season under the franchise tag . The Dallas Cowboys pass rusher simply went out and doubled-down on his inspiring surge to the forefront of NFL quarterback disruptors. Lawrence's first three se... more

Larry Fitzgerald's NFL career is not over. The Arizona Cardinals announced Wednesday that the future Hall of Fame receiver will return for his 16th NFL season by signing a one-year contract. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Fitzgerald is... more

Last year, the Buffalo Bills spent the offseason scouring for their franchise quarterback. After trading up to snag Josh Allen, general manager Brandon Beane's offseason has a different tenor. The best part: He doesn't need to spend time searching... more

James Conner's play in 2018 allowed the Pittsburgh Steelers seamlessly to move on from Le'Veon Bell. "It's what I have always asked for," Conner said of becoming the Steelers starter, via the team's official website . "Not the situation it was. I d... more

When the Tennessee Titans announced the hire of Arthur Smith as the team's new offensive coordinator, the collective response from most outside the organization was: "Who?" One player who knows Smith well, tight end Delanie Walker, shed some light... more

As the rage throughout Who Dat Nation continues following Sunday's no-call on a pass interference on Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman, L.A. prepares for the Super Bowl. The blatant non-call has led to a cavalcade of anger from New Orleans Saints... more

Two days after his defense was unable to stop Tom Brady in overtime, Bob Sutton has been fired. The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday that the defensive coordinator was relieved of his duties. "Bob is a good football coach and a great person,"... more

Jon Gruden is re-evaluating his quarterback appraisal process. The Oakland Raiders coach said Tuesday from the Reese's Senior Bowl that he no longer is sticking to long-held stereotypes that a signal-caller should look a certain way. "I used to t... more

Dee Ford's future in Kansas City hits semi-cloudy waters after a brutal offside penalty on the pass rusher wiped out a potential game-changing interception in the AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots. Ford is currently set to hit... more

The coin toss in Sunday night's AFC Championship Game landed on heads, a fateful flip that allowed the New England Patriots to receive the ball, drive for the game-winning score, and never let Patrick Mahomes touch the pigskin in the fifth period.... more

While the blood boils in the bayou over the no-call that altered the end of the New Orleans Saints' overtime loss to Los Angeles, the Rams gleefully skip to Super Bowl LIII. Asked about the missed pass interference call on corner Nickell Robey-Col... more

Eli Manning's future remains the biggest question for the New York Giants in 2019. If Big Blue wants their veteran quarterback to return for a 16th season, they have yet to communicate it definitively to agent Tom Condon. Manning's agent, who rarel... more

The New Orleans Saints are awash in bitterness and despair after a non-call on Los Angeles Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman changed the complexion of Sunday's NFC Championship Game. Senior VP of Officiating Al Riveron admitted to Saints coach Se... more

The Miami Dolphins don't officially have a head coach yet but have zeroed in on a defensive coordinator. The DC of choice for future Dolphins coach Brian Flores is expected to be Patrick Graham, the Green Bay Packers' run-game coordinator/inside... more

Postgame narratives tend to bury key plays in an avalanche of takes and powerless outrage. In the aftermath of the Los Angeles Rams' overtime victory over the New Orleans Saints one key play goes overlooked. The non-call pass interference on Tommy... more

Rob Gronkowski is not dead yet. The New England Patriots' tight end spent most of the 2018 season looking like he was running with a grand piano strapped to his back. Last week he was targeted just once. The lumbering tight end, however, enjoyed a... more

Drew Brees won't let the bitter taste of Sunday's playoff defeat be his last memory on an NFL football field. The New Orleans Saints quarterback said after the gut-wrenching 26-23 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Rams that he plots to return in 201... more

Todd Gurley missed the end of the regular season due to a knee injury, so when the dynamic running back was relegated to the sideline for much of Sunday's NFC Championship tilt, most assumed it was injury related. Not so, says Gurley. The running... more

The Kansas City Chiefs almost stopped Tom Brady. Leading 28-24 with 1:01 left on the clock, K.C. had the New England Patriots in a third-and-10. Brady sailed a high pass to Rob Gronkowski that deflected off the tight end's fingertips and was corral... more

The young gun sat on the sidelines, his pistol holstered, never getting a chance to fire an overtime shot. Patrick Mahomes, the presumptive NFL MVP, could only watch as Tom Brady diced up the Kansas City Chiefs' defense in overtime of the New Engla... more

Blood will be boiling in New Orleans for years after a potential non-call changed the completion of the Saints' 26-23 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Following a deep bomb from Drew Brees to Ted Ginn Jr. placed the Saints in field-goal rang... more

One former Bruce Arians quarterback thinks the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach will be a godsend to signal-caller Jameis Winston. Retired Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer joined NFL Network's Up To The Minute and noted that Arians' offen... more

Tyreek Hill has torched the New England Patriots in their previous two meetings. The Kansas City Chiefs receiver has 130-plus receiving yards and 1-plus receiving TD in each of his two career games against the Patriots. Week 1, 2017 : 7 reception... more

The Jacksonville hiring of offensive coordinator John DeFilippo will lead to a lot of dot-connecting between quarterback Nick Foles and the Jaguars. The Jags desperately need an upgrade at the QB position. Foles appears set to be the top signal-cal... more

While the world celebrates the dominance of the passing attack in 2018, the NFC Championship clash contains two teams whose focus on the ground game gets the turbines churning for their offenses. The Los Angeles Rams with Todd Gurley and now C.J.... more

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone confirmed he met with Leonard Fournette following a disappointing 2018 campaign, and the team and running back patched up the crumbling situation. "I had a meeting with Leonard -- I wanna say last week," Marr... more

The Kansas City Chiefs fell 43-40 in a shootout to the New England Patriots in Week 6 after falling behind 24-9 at halftime before a comeback bid was ultimately wiped away by Tom Brady. Patrick Mahomes lit up the box score in that loss, tossing for... more

John DeFilippo resurfaced in Florida. The ex-Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator is expected to become the Jacksonville Jaguars' new OC, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per sources informed of the situation. The team later... more

The Buffalo Bills will keep a defensive leader off the free-agent market. The team announced Wednesday it signed linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to a one-year contract extension. The deal is worth a max of $4.55 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapopo... more

The Los Angeles Chargers earned a modicum of playoff success with a wild-card victory before getting blown out of the water by the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round . Getting a taste for the playoffs for the first time in six seasons th... more

The future of Sean Lee remains up in the air, but the Cowboys' linebacker says he's considering returning for a 10th NFL season. "I want to continue to play the game, but I have to evaluate physically where I'm at. I definitely have some decisions... more

Frank Clark spent the final three games of the regular season on the injury report with an elbow issue. The Seattle Seahawks pass rusher divulged just how much he played through. "I wouldn't lie to you guys. I played the whole season at 60 percent,... more

Bruce Arians spent Antonio Brown's first two NFL seasons as offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach doesn't see the same player he remembers. "There's too much miscommunication, too much ... div... more

The New York Jets found their defensive coach to pair with Adam Gase. The team named Gregg Williams to be their defensive coordinator. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported it's a three-year deal, per a source informed of the situation. ESPN... more

The New Orleans Saints added a familiar face to help replace defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship Game versus the Los Angeles Rams. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Saints are signing free-agent defe... more

It might have been perfunctory, but Doug Pederson said what needed to be publicly acknowledged: The Eagles are Carson Wentz's team. "Carson is the quarterback going forward," Pederson stated matter-of-factly on Tuesday. Wentz missed the final fiv... more

The Indianapolis Colts won't hold fast with their coaching staff under Frank Reich. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports the Colts are letting go of offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo, according to a source informed of the decision. The team conf... more

Good NFL teams shapeshift throughout the course of a season. A team we see in September isn't usually the one that takes the field in January. Bill Belichick's Patriots are famous for honing their product through the course of the season, finding w... more

Saints running back Mark Ingram is set to become a free agent in March, but hopes his time in New Orleans doesn't end after this playoff run. "I'm not looking just to leave New Orleans," Ingram said Monday, via The Times-Picayune . "I'm not looking... more

The Indianapolis Colts jumped six wins in one regular season, going from a top-three draft pick to playing in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. Colts general manager Chris Ballard knows the next stride won't come so easy. "The step from g... more

A bone-chilling cold is expected to blast the Midwest this week sending temperatures plummeting ahead of Sunday night's AFC Championship Game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium. The National Weather Servic... more

Plenty of raised eyebrows and social media scorn followed when the New York Jets hired Adam Gase as the new head coach. A man who had just been canned by the division-rival Miami Dolphins after generating a 23-25 record in three seasons, whose offe... more

Adam Gase's No. 1 job taking over the New York Jets is to drive Sam Darnold to the next level. The new coach said Monday in his introductory press conference that the young quarterback was one of the main attractions for jumping right back into a j... more

Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Kyler Murray will enter his name in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Oklahoma signal-caller announced he submitted his name for early entry in the draft. I have declared for the NFL Draft. â?? Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMu... more

Jacoby Brissett enters the final year of his rookie contract, but the Indianapolis Colts have no intention on shipping Andrew Luck's backup out of town unless they get a treasure-trove in compensation. During his season-ending press conference on... more

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians made it clear the 2019 season is all about turning around Jameis Winston. The quarterback, in an interview with Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, said he wants to prove Arians' faith correct. "It mean... more

The Dallas Cowboys plan to stick with offensive coordinator Scott Linehan in 2019. Coach Jason Garrett told 105.3 The Fan on Monday that he expects the OC to return for another season. "We don't anticipate any significant changes to our staff,"... more

Former Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell is expected to return to the sideline in 2019. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Caldwell is expected to join Brian Flores' staff in Miami, according to a source inf... more

The Arizona Cardinals are journeying down a new path with coach Kliff Kingsbury. One lingering question is whether Larry Fitzgerald will return for another walkabout in the desert. Fitzgerald told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Sunday that he plans to take... more

Adam Vinatieri experienced one of the worst days of his future Hall of Fame career in Saturday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The ageless kicker missed a 23-yard field goal at the end of the first half and later shanked an extra point. Despite... more

Antonio Gates caught just his second career postseason touchdown in the waning moments of Sunday's blowout loss to the New England Patriots. The Los Angeles Chargers' tight end doesn't want that moment to be the end of his career. "I just don't see... more

Could Sunday have been Rob Gronkowski's last game at Gillette Stadium? In the wake of NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport's report that Gronk plans to weigh retirement again after the season, and that some close to him believe he'll walk away, the Ne... more

The Philadelphia Eagles' season ended Sunday in New Orleans . Now the future of Nick Foles will hover over the offseason. The quarterback said after the 20-14 loss that he's not focusing on his future. "I'm not really going to worry about it rig... more

The Philly magic finally ran out. Primed for another miraculous comeback victory, Nick Foles drove the Philadelphia Eagles into scoring range down just six points to the New Orleans Saints ahead of the two-minute warning. Then, zap. The magic was... more

The Los Angeles Chargers spent the week being lauded for their defensive game plan in a Wild Card victory over the Baltimore Ravens. The blueprint got shredded into pulp by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The Patriots had a week to prepare... more

The Los Angeles Chargers want more oomph from their kickoffs Sunday at Foxboro. Anthony Lynn's team signed kicker Nick Rose to the active roster to handle kickoff duties against the New England Patriots on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

Colts-Chiefs Cowboys-Rams Eagles-Saints Chargers-Patriots The Backstory A Divisional Round party at Gillette Stadium has become an annual occurrence, and the New England Patriots have been nearly unbeatable in their own building this... more

After the season finale, Jacksonville Jaguars EVP Tom Coughlin publicly chastised running backs Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon for sideline behavior he deemed "disrespectful, selfish" and "unbecoming that of a professional football player ." It... more

Matt LaFleur's quick ascent to the head coaching ranks in Green Bay leaves the Tennessee Titans searching for their fourth offensive coordinator in the past five seasons. General manager Jon Robinson said the team would not rush into a hire. "The... more

The Kansas City Chiefs haven't won a home playoff game -- checks dates -- since before Patrick Mahomes was born. It's been 25 years since K.C.'s rabid fan base has enjoyed the supple treat of enjoying a postseason victory at Arrowhead Stadium. Pat... more

Todd Gurley hasn't played a football game in three weeks and has dealt with a knee issue for more than a month now. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Rams' running back was back on the practice field for the first time since Dec. 16. He was officially... more

The Arizona Cardinals wanted an offensive mind, that much was clear with the hiring of first-time NFL coach Kliff Kingsbury. Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said Wednesday that the team targeted an offensive play-caller after firing defensive-m... more

Todd Bowles is reuniting with Bruce Arians. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday that Bowles agreed to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as defensive coordinator, per a source informed of the decision. ESPN's Chris Mortensen first reported... more

Bruce Arians represents Jameis Winston's last and best chance to turn his career around in Tampa Bay. The new Buccaneers coach joined The Rich Eisen Show on Wednesday and effusively praised his latest quarterback pupil. "His willingness to work... more

After missing out on the Cleveland Browns' head coaching job, Kevin Stefanski will return to Minnesota. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Stefanski will return as the Vikings' full-time offensive coordinator, per a source informed of the... more

The Cleveland Browns are keeping Freddie Kitchens in the Dawg Pound. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Browns hired Kitchens as their new head coach, per a source informed of the decision. The team later made the news... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding a veteran to the backfield. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports running back Thomas Rawls signed with the Jags, per a source informed of the addition. The team later confirmed they signed Rawls to a... more

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid suggested several times during the 2018 season that he was unfairly targeted by the NFL's performance-enhancing drug testing system. The league and NFL Players Association pushed back on the assertion. A joint... more

Frank Reich, like most NFL coaches, wants to run the ball, but the Indianapolis Colts coach is not planning on a ground-heavy game for Saturday's tilt with Kansas City simply to play keep-away from Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs dangerous offense.... more

The Indianapolis Colts will officially be without veteran safety Mike Mitchell as they try to slow down the Kansas City Chiefs' vaunted offense. The Colts announced Wednesday they've placed Mitchell on injured reserve with a calf injury suffered i... more

The greatest wide receiver of all time believes his former team should take a shot at bringing in Antonio Brown. Hall of Fame wideout Jerry Rice told 95.7 The Game this week that the San Francisco 49ers should chase a trade for Brown, who is in mur... more

The Boston-Los Angeles rivalry is back on. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted a hype video on Tuesday preparing for the tilt against the Los Angeles Chargers. #BeatLA . . .https://t.co/0LwNMyTo59 pic.twitter.com/ZrgsLDZmYL â?... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers apparently had some help in wooing Bruce Arians out of "retirement." According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times , Bucs general manager Jason Licht enlisted the help of Chicago Cubs coach Joe Maddon, the former Rays man... more

The Cleveland Browns appear to be targeting young, inexperienced offensive minds for their head coaching position. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that Kevin Stefanski, who was promoted to the Vikings offensive coordinator position lat... more

The Kliff Kingsbury saga ends with a head coaching job. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Good Morning Football's Peter Schrager reported Tuesday that Kingsbury will be the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, per sources informed of the... more

Bruce Arians is a step closer to returning to the sideline after a one-year sabbatical. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to offer their head coaching job to the 66-year-old Arians, per sources... more

Josh McDaniels will remain in New England for at least one more year. The Patriots offensive coordinator interviewed with the Green Bay Packers head coaching position, but with that job filled by Matt LaFleur, McDaniels doesn't plan to look at any... more

The Indianapolis Colts defense entered the 2018 season with low expectations given their nondescript depth chart. The unit blasted those assumptions out of the water and streaked into the playoffs. Since Week 7, the Colts defense ranks first in poi... more

Following Saturday's playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts, the Houston Texans head into the offseason with a bevy of questions. One of the biggest is the future of former No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney, who is currently scheduled to be a fre... more

Cody Parkey's double-doink miss in the playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles was officially changed to a block by Treyvon Hester after the defensive tackle got a fingertip on the ball. Regardless of the designation on the miss, the pressure in... more

Mike Mayock received the General Manager's title in Oakland, but there is little question who possesses total control of the Raiders: Jon Gruden. Mayock admitted in an interview on Monday with ESPN ahead of the College Football Playoff that he's i... more

The Los Angles Chargers' victory Sunday in Baltimore continued their season. The win also allowed Hunter Henry to get back on the active roster. The team made the move official Monday, announcing the tight end, who tore his ACL in late May, was mov... more

The Philadelphia Eagles vividly remember Nov. 18. Doug Pederson's team got whipped by the New Orleans Saints 48-7 in Week 11. It wasn't just a loss; it was a butt-kicking of epic proportion. The Eagles got beat down in all phases. Philly's offens... more

The Los Angeles Chargers' formula for stopping Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' potent rushing attack was to get speed on the field. According to Next Gen Stats, the Chargers used seven defensive backs on 58 of 59 D snaps (98.3 percent) vers... more

Cody Parkey's Double Doink miss had help. Meticulous review of the Chicago Bears' season-ending missed field goal shows that Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Treyvon Hester tipped the ball just enough off the line of scrimmage to help push it... more

The Seattle Seahawks ran into a brick wall in the form of the Dallas Cowboys defense. And they kept running into it over and over and over and over in a 24-22 loss . The Seahawks' brand of run, run, pass game scripts worked well against some medioc... more

Cody Parkey's missed kick cost the Bears a playoff win and lined the pocket of Nick Foles. The Eagles quarterback, who spun January enchantment once again, led the go-ahead touchdown drive with less than a minute remaining, then watched as Parkey... more

Mitchell Trubisky put the Chicago Bears in position Sunday night for a game-winning field-goal to slay a Philadelphia Eagles team that won't die. Cody Parkey lined up for a 43-yard attempt. Then: Doink. Doink. The boot hit the left upright, car... more

The Baltimore Ravens are Lamar Jackson's team. The truth of the matter was clear even before coach John Harbaugh stuck with the rookie quarterback despite overwhelming struggles early in the Ravens' 23-17 playoff loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.... more

The youngest quarterback to ever start an NFL playoff game got destroyed, demoralized and discombobulated for three-and-a-half quarters, led a storming comeback attempt and then saw his season end on a game-sealing fumble. Lamar Jackson led the... more

Melvin Gordon didn't last two Chargers possessions without getting dinged up in their 23-17 win over the Ravens. The running back, who entered the game with a issue to his right knee, went down after his third run of Sunday's Wild Card matchup .... more

Mike Tomlin promised changes after the Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs. Those changes have begun. The Steelers announced they parted ways with outside linebackers coach Joey Porter. "I have informed outside linebackers coach Joey Porter t... more

Nick Foles will be ready to spin more playoff magic. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback was a full participant in practice on Thursday and Friday after suffering a rib injury that knocked him out of Sunday's Week 17 victory. Coach Doug Pederson s... more

Colts-Texans Seahawks-Cowboys Eagles-Bears Chargers-Ravens The Backstory In a weekend of rematches, the Los Angeles Chargers and Baltimore Ravens face off just 15 days after their Week 16 battle. That night in Carson, the Ravens... more

In late July, the Atlanta Falcons revised Julio Jones' contract to get the superstar receiver to training camp and appease him without overhauling his deal with three years left. At the time, general manager Thomas Dimitroff said the team would... more

Since Lamar Jackson took over in Week 11, defenses know the Baltimore Ravens are running the ball. The Ravens know that defenses know they're running the ball. And defenses know that they know that they know. No one can stop it. Since the rookie... more

The list of reasons the Minnesota Vikings season ended in disappointment would be long. From offensive line issues, to quarterback struggles, to turnovers, to a limp running game, to defensive breakdowns at inopportune times, on and on and on and o... more

T.Y. Hilton owns the Houston Texans -- proverbially, of course. The Indianapolis Colts' receiver has averaged 103.2 receiving yards per game in 14 career tilts versus Houston. Hilton has earned 1,445 career receiving yards against Houston on 76 cat... more

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is finally getting the recognition for his coaching prowess with two interviews for head coaching positions set for Monday. Fangio, who has only had three head-coaching interviews in his long NFL coach... more

Could Saturday be Jadeveon Clowney's final game in a Texans jersey? The former No. 1 overall pick is in the fifth and final year of his rookie contract. If Houston falls at home to the Indianapolis Colts -- a team they lost to a month ago in Texas... more

When the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears take the field Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field, there will be a family reunion of sorts taking place. Bears guard Kyle Long and Eagles defensive end Chris Long will battle for their teams to advance... more

Lost in the hoopla regarding Antonio Brown during Mike Tomlin's press conference on Wednesday was the coach's admission that changes will be blowing through Pittsburgh this winter. "Change is a part of this, particularly when you are having press... more

Lamar Jackson will make NFL history when he steps onto the field for Sunday's wild-card matchup versus the Los Angeles Chargers. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback, at 21 years, 364 days, will become the youngest quarterback in NFL history to start... more

Mike Tomlin still hasn't spoken to Antonio Brown since before Sunday's season-ending tilt versus the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers coach wouldn't directly say that the receiver bailed on teammates, but was clearly disturbed by the lack of... more

Todd Monken experienced an interesting season in Tampa Bay. The offensive coordinator was praised for operating an explosive Buccaneers offense that saw Ryan Fitzpatrick put up historic numbers to open the season. He then had play-calling duties ta... more

Vikings running back Latavius Murray doesn't sound like a man who will be back in Minnesota next season. After a disappointing Vikings season, Murray heads to free agency believing he can be a lead-runner. With Dalvin Cook already the clear top bac... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars were a trendy pick to author another deep playoff run after returning most of a stacked defense in 2018. Instead, they wrote a dud. The 5-11 season underscored a disastrous decision by the Jags to ride with Blake Bortles... more

The Dallas Cowboys sat Ezekiel Elliott in the regular-season finale to allow the running back to rest up for the playoffs. According to Zeke, that plan worked like a charm, as he feels fresh heading into Saturday's showdown with the Seattle Seahawks... more

"You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain." Harvey Dent understood the reality of life of an idol in the spotlight. John Elway is currently living out the dichotomy in Denver. After years as the on-field hero... more

December

Jameis Winston will be a Tampa Bay Buccaneer in 2019. General manager Jason Licht confirmed Monday the team has no plans to cut the quarterback who is entering the last year of his contract. "Jameis Winston will be here," Licht said. "We have him... more

The Atlanta Falcons wiped out their entire coordinating crew after a 7-9 season. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday that the Falcons fired offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel and special teams... more

Bruce Arians might be open to another head coaching job not in Cleveland. The former Arizona Cardinals coach went on record earlier this year saying the Browns were the "only" team he'd consider coming out of retirement to lead. Now the 66-year-... more

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is making sweeping changes. The Dolphins fired coach Adam Gase on Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the situation. The Dolphins later confirmed Gase's ousting. In three... more

The Denver Broncos finished off their first consecutive losing seasons since 1971-72. The failures finished off Vance Joseph's coaching tenure. The Broncos announced Monday they fired Joseph on Monday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport first reporte... more

Steve Wilks is out after one season. The Arizona head coach was fired by the Cardinals on Monday, the team announced. Wilks told his staff during a meeting that he expected to be fired before the Cardinals later made it official, a source told NFL... more

The Minnesota Vikings arguably had the most disappointing 2018 year in the entire NFL. The flat-lining season went dark with Sunday's home flop versus the Chicago Bears, a 24-10 loss to a team playing for very little. Despite finishing with an 8-... more

Kyle Shanahan wasn't going to let another chance for a record slip away from George Kittle without a fight. Earlier in December, Shanahan lamented not force-feeding the Pro Bowl tight end to break the record for most TE receiving yards in a game af... more

When Josh McDaniels spurred the Indianapolis Colts after agreeing to become the coach last offseason, most observers labeled the New England Patriots offensive coordinator untouchable. Not a year later, McDaniels is already garnering interest. Th... more

This year no last-second heart-wrenching Week 17 loss swiped a playoff chance and $1 million from Eric Weddle's pocket. C.J. Mosely intercepted Baker Mayfield with 1:02 left on the clock, sealing the Baltimore Ravens' 26-24 victory over the Clevela... more

No opponents wanted the defending Super Bowl champs in the playoffs. The Eagles knew it. As the Philadelphia Eagles streaked to their third straight win behind magic man Nick Foles and received playoff-aid in the form of a Minnesota Vikings debacle... more

Marcus Mariota was back on the practice field Thursday. The Tennessee Titans quarterback returned after missing Wednesday's session due to a stinger suffered in Saturday's victory over the Washington Redskins. Video of Mariota tossing footballs i... more

Another year in Baltimore and another shot at a $1 million incentive for Eric Weddle. The safety has an incentive clause in his contract that earns a cool million if he makes the Pro Bowl and the Ravens make the playoffs in the same season. The fir... more

Mike Wallace is back at practice for the first time since breaking his leg in Week 2. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver returned from injured reserve this week. Mike Wallace going through his first practice in months. #Eagles... more

Ryan Tannehill could be playing his final game for the Miami Dolphins. After missing the playoffs, the quarterback's future hangs in the balance. Tannehill insists the future isn't on his mind. "What's the good in wondering and pondering and wast... more

Despite the Dallas Cowboys clinching the NFC East title and being locked into the No. 4 seed, Ezekiel Elliott plans to play in Sunday's regular season finale versus the New York Giants. The running back believes the Cowboys offensive starters need... more

The Indianapolis Colts head to Nashville with a win-and-in playoff spot on the line versus the Tennessee Titans. "Game 7," receiver T.Y. Hilton termed Sunday night's tilt. The wideout has been dealing with injuries all month -- first a shoulder,... more

Sean Payton wouldn't divulge the New Orleans Saints plans for Sunday's meaningless season finale versus the Carolina Panthers, but Drew Brees provided a hint. At the very least, Brees said he expects backup Teddy Bridgewater to play significant sna... more

The Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell after back-to-back 9-7 seasons believing they needed a change to get over the hump. In his first season, Matt Patricia has taken Martha Firestone Ford's team backward, sitting at 5-10 heading into Week 17. Despi... more

Sports can lead to some strange shifting allegiances. A player once abhorred by fans can become a hero when he trades jerseys and aids a new home team. Or a team needing help to make it to the postseason can find it in themselves to root for a long... more

Jay Gruden regrets not getting through to D.J. Swearinger so the veteran safety would understand that his public critiques of the Washington Redskins' coaching staff and the team weren't going to fly. Speaking for the first time since the team waiv... more

A year ago, whispers of a Tom Brady decline seemed laughable. The reigning NFL MVP looked like a football cyborg who would never cease to fling a pigskin. Recently, however, the 41-year-old is looking more his age. The Patriots pass attack has been... more

In a lost year in Green Bay, Davante Adams is quietly having one of the greatest statistical seasons in franchise history. The Packers No. 1 receiver has been the steadiest player in Green Bay all season, displaying an ability to burn any corner of... more

Vance Joseph appears set to be pushed off the plank in Denver. His eventual firing seems all but assured following Monday night's flop against the Oakland Raiders. Players in the locker room, however, insist they haven't quit on their coach. "We... more

Questionable pass interference calls in Sunday's Steelers loss to the Saints left Pittsburgh fans wringing their hands and players complaining about the process . Coach Mike Tomlin disagreed with some of the calls in the loss but does not think... more

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden had enough with D.J. Swearinger spouting off. The veteran safety told 106.7 The Fan he was cut by the Redskins, via the radio station's Twitter account . The news came after Gruden called Swearinger into this of... more

Following the New York Jets' 44-38 overtime loss to the Green Bay Packers, Todd Bowles broke from his normally stoic self to rip the officials. "I thought we were playing two teams," Bowles said, via ESPN . "I thought we were playing the Packers an... more

The New England Patriots' passing offense had its worst day in years on Sunday. Tom Brady threw for a paltry 126 passing yards as the Patriots leaned on the ground game to gallop over the Buffalo Bills. New England rushed for 273 yards on 47 combi... more

Joe Haden isn't sure how he's supposed to defend anymore. The Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback was flagged for two questionable pass interference calls in Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints. Both came on fourth downs and both led directly to Sai... more

It's becoming clearer by the week that Ryan Tannehill is no longer the Miami Dolphins' long-term answer at quarterback. The signal-caller led another limp output against a good defense in Sunday's 17-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars that officia... more

Todd Gurley missed his first game since his rookie season when the Los Angeles Rams held out the star running back from Sunday's win over the Arizona Cardinals. Heading into the day, most believed Gurley would play, including coach Sean McVay, but... more

The New England Patriots haven't looked like their normal December selves, but they remain in position for a playoff bye thanks to some unexpected help on Sunday. With the Philadelphia Eagles roaring back to beat the Houston Texans, the Patriots so... more

As he strode down the field following a game-sealing pass to tight end David Njoku in the Cleveland Browns' 26-18 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, quarterback Baker Mayfield appeared to glare at former Browns coach, and current Bengals assistant... more

Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn wiped away any lingering doubt about Melvin Gordon's status for Saturday night's game versus the Baltimore Ravens. Lynn told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday that the running back will play after missing the pa... more

Cam Newton isn't the only Carolina Panthers starter being shut down . The team announced Thursday that linebacker Shaq Thompson has been placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. The fourth-year outside linebacker has dealt with a should... more

DeAndre Hopkins is the NFL's preeminent contortion artist. The Houston Texans receiver snatches just about any ball that comes into his vicinity regardless of his body position or having a defender draped all over. The 26-year-old currently has 9... more

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Thursday for violating the terms of his reinstatement under the league's substance abuse policy. The suspension announcement came a short time after Gordon reve... more

Josh Allen continues to improve each week. Since missing four games due to an elbow injury, the Buffalo Bills' rookie quarterback has made strides over the last four tilts, showing promising progress. "I went back and watched the Miami game a few... more

James Conner continues to work his way back from an ankle injury, but doesn't sound like a player who will be ready to return yet. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back missed the past two games. He jogged around the practice field on Wednesday but... more

Baltimore safety Eric Weddle will have the uncomfortable task of meeting his ex this weekend when the Ravens face the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night. The breakup was bitter when the Chargers decided to move on in 2015 after nine seasons. Th... more

Green Bay Packers interim coach Joe Philbin is "hopeful " Aaron Rodgers will be healthy enough to play Sunday against the New York Jets. The quarterback was more definitive Wednesday when asked if he will be on the field this week. "Yes -- It's a... more

Nathan Peterman will get another shot in the NFL. The ex-Bills quarterback is signing with the Oakland Raiders practice squad, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the situation. Peterman will join his former Buffal... more

After further consideration, the Carolina Panthers will make the sensible move and shut down Cam Newton for the rest of the season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Panthers are expected to sit Newton now that they are... more

Joe Philbin plans to start Green Bay Packers players who are healthy. It remains to be seen if that group includes Aaron Rodgers. Days after saying the quarterback would play if healthy , the Packers interim coach wouldn't definitively state whethe... more

The Detroit Lions are shutting down rookie running back Kerryon Johnson . NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Lions placed Johnson on injured reserve due to a knee injury. The second-round pick is expected to make a full recovery thi... more

During the holiday season, it's easy to zone out and not take your job seriously. Many non-athlete professionals have a recorded history of mailing in the final few weeks of the calendar. Thus, it's easy to see why an NFL player on a team that's se... more

Coming off a mega-sized victory over the division rival Kansas City Chiefs, the Los Angeles Chargers are gearing up to face a surging Baltimore Ravens team that is scrapping for playoff position. Going from facing Patrick Mahomes to Lamar Jackson s... more

Last year, Larry Fitzgerald didn't want to end his career on an 8-8 team. This season's even worse. The Cardinals future Hall of Fame receiver finishes out his 15th NFL season, with Arizona's final home game coming Sunday versus the Rams. Fitzgeral... more

When a team enters the season with Super Bowl aspirations and craters, missing the playoffs completely, winds of change generally blow through the organization. So it is with the 5-9 Atlanta Falcons. Coach Dan Quinn's job is safe, but the rest of h... more

Cam Newton doesn't look physically right dealing with a shoulder issue, but the Carolina Panthers appear ready to continue playing their franchise quarterback until the postseason dream is officially squashed. Speaking Tuesday after losing to the N... more

Seemingly every conversation about quarterback Lamar Jackson's seems to circle back to the question about whether the rookie can continue to sustain hits running the ball as much as he has through the first five starts of his career. Jackson has ru... more

The Green Bay Packers were eliminated from the playoffs with Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears. Despite having little tangible to play for, interim head coach Joe Philbin doesn't plan to shut down quarterback Aaron Rodgers for the final two weeks.... more

The New Orleans Saints are in the Upside Down . The team with the offensive-genius coach, the MVP-candidate quarterback, dynamic running back duo, and matchup-proof receiver is being led by the stingiest of defense. Over the last six weeks, the S... more

The New Orleans Saints defense saved Tommylee Lewis from a sobering walk down the aisle of ignominy. With the Saints clinging to a three-point lead and 1:51 remaining on the clock, the receiver took the handoff near the goal line on a jet sweet. Le... more

It's time the Carolina Panthers shut down Cam Newton. Dealing with a shoulder issue, the former MVP quarterback looked like a shell of himself in Monday night's 12-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints, tossing careening passes, short flutterers and... more

Melvin Gordon is on his way back to game action. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said the running back will be limited in practice on Monday and added that Gordon was "very close" to playing last Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs. "... more

Ageless wonder Frank Gore is expected to miss the rest of the 2018 season. The Miami Dolphins running back was carted from Sunday's loss to the Vikings with a sprained foot. Initial X-rays were negative, but after further testing, Gore will be shut... more

The Tennessee Titans will attempt to keep their playoff hopes alive in the final two weeks of the season without starting cornerback Logan Ryan . The 27-year-old announced Monday that he broke his left fibula in Sunday's victory over the New York... more

Khalil Mack has taken down the quarterback 12.5 times in 12 games this season. The Chicago Bears' pass rusher earned that 0.5 sack by backing over Aaron Rodgers in Sunday's division-clinching victory over the Green Bay Packers. Early in the second... more

Tevin Coleman showed flashes of what the Atlanta Falcons could be missing next season. The Falcons running back dashed for a career-high 145 rushing yards and one touchdown on 11 carries, a whopping 13.2 yards per carry. "It was just a lot energy... more

Mike Zimmer needed to fire his offensive coordinator, but the Vikings' coach finally got his way: Minnesota ran the ball. In Sunday's 41-17 romp over the Miami Dolphins, the Vikings rushed for 220 yards. Dalvin Cook scampered for a career-high 136... more

Tom Brady doesn't make these kinds of mistakes. Tom Brady doesn't carelessly toss the chance to take a fourth-quarter lead into the hands of a defender. Other quarterbacks crumble when facing the New England Patriots. That's not Tom Brady. But TB12... more

Most of the footballverse cut Chris Boswell midway through the Pittsburgh Steelers tilt versus the New England Patriots. Following a missed 32-yard field goal attempt in the third quarter, Boswell looked like a man who would lose his job. The botch... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars' season continued to circle the toilet with Sunday's 16-13 home loss to the Josh Johnson-led Washington Redskins. The Jags fell to 4-10 on the season, losing nine of their last 10 games. For a team that was within a whisker... more

The Baltimore Ravens began the Lamar Jackson era officially sticking with the rookie as their starter this week. The next phase is ending Joe Flacco's run in the Charm City. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday on NFL GameDay Morning t... more

Cam Newton has a daily reminder that his Carolina Panthers were swept by the New Orleans Saints in three games last season. Ahead of Monday night's matchup between the NFC South rivals, Newton noted that Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan sent win... more

Carson Wentz's back is more than sore, it's fractured. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that a battery of tests revealed the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback has a fracture in his back, per sources informed of the injury. Per... more

Eric Berry is back. The Kansas City Chiefs safety will start and be on a pitch count in Thursday night's battle with the Los Angeles Chargers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the situation. Berry was officially... more

Odell Beckham did not practice Thursday. Coach Pat Shurmur told reporters that OBJ is getting further evaluation on his quad injury outside the building at a local hospital . Beckham missed practice earlier in the week and was listed as a limite... more

The Los Angeles Chargers are adding running back insurance ahead of Thursday night's AFC West battle with the Kansas City Chiefs. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Chargers are promoting Troymaine Pope from the practice squad, per a sou... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Malik Jackson in 2016 to a massive 6-year, $85.5 million contract to be a foundational interior pass-rusher. Three years later, Jackson believes he won't survive the offseason in Jacksonville. "In my mind, if I'm t... more

The Philadelphia Eagles are confident in backup quarterback Nick Foles if he starts Sunday's pivotal tilt versus the Los Angeles Rams. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Carson Wentz isn't expected to start this week due to a... more

Kirk Cousins' struggles helped lead to his offensive coordinator getting canned. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback acknowledged his role in the Vikings' struggles. "Myself, I'd be the first one to say, if I had played at a higher level, we're pro... more

The Oakland Raiders traded two star players this year. Both are now flourishing elsewhere. Khalil Mack is a Defensive Player of the Year candidate for the playoff-bound Chicago Bears. Amari Cooper has completely revitalized the Dallas Cowboys, surg... more

Nine times. Nine times in the past five years the Chargers have attempted to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs. Nine times they've failed. The nine-game losing streak to the division rival dates to Week 12, 2013. Since that day, the Chargers have lost... more

Ryan Tannehill briefly left the Miami Dolphins' miraculous victory over the New England Patriots with an ankle injury, but the issue shouldn't keep him out this week against the Minnesota Vikings. Coach Adam Gase said Wednesday that the starting... more

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz won't practice Wednesday due to a back injury, and the team could ultimately shut down the starting quarterback for the rest of the 2018 season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that W... more

Two weeks ago, Aaron Rodgers ran down the Green Bay Packers' potential path to the playoffs, noting that over the course of the final five weeks his team would need to " go to Chicago, a place we've won a number of times, beat them ." Rodgers' asid... more

It's time the national football world takes note of Indianapolis Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard. The second-round wrecking-ball has become a galvanizing force behind a better-than-expected Colts defense that sits on the doorstep of returnin... more

Hope swells off the shores of Lake Erie, casting a sliver of sunlight to pierce the callous, bitter darkness of a surging winter set to engulf the region. A Browns team that habitually conveys only despair and fruitlessness to Cleveland during Chri... more

The Minnesota Vikings fired offensive coordinator John DeFilippo on Tuesday after the team's latest offensive flop. Minnesota has totaled 300 yards of total offense in four of its last five games, averaging 15.6 points per game over that span. Vi... more

The Oakland Raiders fired general manager Reggie McKenzie on Monday after seven years, a move that owner Mark Davis called "tough." "Reggie is a great person with a great family," Davis said Tuesday, via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area . "It was... more

Ben Roethlisberger missed four drives in Sunday's loss at Oakland after suffering a rib injury. The Steelers quarterback said Tuesday on 93.7 The Fan he fully expects to play Sunday against the New England Patriots. "No, no, I don't think so,"... more

Last Tuesday, Mike Tomlin ruled out running back James Conner early in the week. Today, the Pittsburgh Steelers coach made no such proclamations. Tomlin did not rule out Conner to play this week against the New England Patriots, noting practice wi... more

After the latest offensive dud, the Minnesota Vikings are making a change. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Vikings fired offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, per a source informed of the situation. Quarterbacks coach K... more

The Los Angeles Chargers appear to be heading into Thursday night's showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs without their top two running backs. Coach Anthony Lynn told NFL Network's Steve Wyche that the Chargers are not optimistic that running backs... more

A chip and a chair, that's all Ron Rivera is focused on as the Carolina Panthers cling to their long playoff odds. "Five percent, that's what they're giving us," Rivera said Tuesday of his team's playoff chances, via Joe Person of The Athletic . "W... more

Mitchell Trubisky didn't have a glorious return after missing two weeks with a shoulder injury. The quarterback completed just 16 of 30 passes (53.3 percent) for 110 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions in Sunday night's 15-6 defeat of the... more

The Minnesota Vikings' offense stunk up another prime-time performance, totaling 276 yards and didn't score a single point until garbage time in a 21-7 loss in Seattle. Once again, much of the blame is placed on quarterback Kirk Cousins, who laid... more

The Seattle Seahawks still win with defense, but it's a different type of D this go-around. "Richard Sherman and his era is over here," Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark said emphatically following Seattle's 21-7 shutdown of the Minnesota Vikings... more

Dallas dominated the Philadelphia Eagles early on Sunday everywhere but the scoreboard. Cowboys flubs let the Eagles back in the game, tying the score in the fourth quarter. Amari Cooper responded, putting the Cowboys up with a 28-yard touchdown ca... more

The Denver Broncos' playoff hopes suffered a severe blow after a 20-14 loss to San Francisco, but their long-term future continues to look bright. Rookie pass rusher Bradley Chubb lived up to the pre-draft hype, generating two more sacks versus the... more

It's a question that will linger over the New England Patriots for the next several days: Why was Rob Gronkowski on the field for the final play in the Miami Miracle? The massive tight end is usually part of the Hail Mary defense to utilize his hei... more

Finally, after weeks of watching a malaise-ridden squad of bumblers, New York Jets fans were reminded why they should tune in the rest of the season: Sam Darnold. The rookie quarterback injected life back into a comatose fan base, leading a 27-23... more

Sunday's win by the San Francisco 49ers meant more to the organization than notching its third victory of the season and ending a losing skid. The 20-14 defeat over the Denver Broncos made the weekend a little brighter for Niners CEO Jed York, who... more

The Philadelphia Eagles appeared to gain momentum on the opening kickoff of Sunday's pivotal division tilt versus the Dallas Cowboys after Malcolm Jenkins popped the ball from returner Jourdan Lewis. Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill appeared to... more

Joe Flacco remains out. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback is officially inactive Sunday versus the Kansas City Chiefs. It marks the fourth missed game for Flacco. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Flacco has been dealing with "a small... more

The Green Bay Packers moved on from Mike McCarthy but didn't banish the former coach from the facility. Interim coach Joe Philbin said the team allowed McCarthy to address the team on Wednesday. Team president Mark Murphy, manager Brian Gutekunst,... more

Melvin Gordon continues to sit out of practice due to a knee injury, and could miss his second straight game. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn joined NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Thursday and wouldn't close the door on the running... more

With James Conner out, Jaylen Samuels is expected to take over the Pittsburgh Steelers' starting running back duties. Samuels went to the NFL Scouting Combine as a tight end. At N.C. State, he finished with more receptions (201) than rushes (182).... more

Fire up the ol' bulletin board in Dallas, we've got some material to put on it. Ahead of Sunday's Cowboys-Eagles tilt that will determine the leader in the NFC East, Philadelphia linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill provided some fiery flames. "Look at... more

Joe Philbin hasn't been a head coach for three seasons. It's been more than two decades since he's called plays in a meaningful game. "Trying to think. Might have been about 20 years, maybe," Philbin said Wednesday when asked when the last time he'... more

Cam Newton was officially limited in practice on Wednesday with a right shoulder injury. The Carolina Panthers quarterback wasn't seen throwing during the portion of practice open to the media, but dismissed concerns about his shoulder issue. "I'... more

The AFC Defensive Player of the Week suffered a knee injury. Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase told reporters on Wednesday that cornerback Xavien Howard suffered a knee injury on his second interception of Sunday's win over the Buffalo Bills. Howard... more

Mitch Trubisky is heading toward a return. The Chicago Bears quarterback said he expects to play in Sunday's showdown with the Los Angeles Rams. "I do. Just have to show coach," Trubisky said Wednesday, via NFL Network's Stacey Dales. "I feel... more

Thirty-two NFL teams got it wrong. 32. Multiple times. Only one team could correct the mistake. As you begin to peruse material, magazines, online mocks, and read transcriptions of general managers blathering at the combine ahead of the 2019 NFL... more

As we roll toward the end of the 2018 NFL season, more and more coaches will be fired. Those dismissals will then lead to speculation about who will take over the new openings. With every team seeking an offensive mind to rival the Sean McVays and... more

Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick likely won't be returning for the team's stretch run, but the All-Pro blocker is looking forward to a comeback in 2019. "I'm doing pretty well. Things have started to move along in the right direction," Freder... more

Bruce Arians said he only wanted to coach in Cleveland . He's sticking to that statement. Predictably, after stated interest in joining the Browns, Arians name was linked to the latest coaching vacancy in Green Bay. The former Cardinals coach, howe... more

Chris Harris is putting his own timetable on a recovery from a broken leg. Most estimates have the Denver Broncos cornerback possibly being available for a potential playoff run after fracturing his fibula in Sunday's win over the Cincinnati Benga... more

The New York Giants will be without starting safety Landon Collins this week. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Collins is out versus the Washington Redskins after suffering a shoulder injury, per sources informed of the situa... more

Redskins quarterback Mark Sanchez entered the game after Colt McCoy suffered a fractured fibula in the second quarter. Washington was backed up on its 10-yard-line. Then on his first play, vroooooom. Adrian Peterson took the handoff from Sanchez... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers will attempt to rebound from back-to-back losses without its dual-threat running back. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday that James Conner is out for the Week 14 tilt versus the Oakland Raiders. Tomlin said test... more

The Dallas Cowboys couldn't really send the hottest defensive rookie to the bench, could they? Since entering the starting lineup, Leighton Vander Esch has been a hog-tying cyborg, corralling tackles by the herd. For the season, LVE has tallied 102... more

Behind an offensive line that morphed into a sieve, with no running game to take off pressure, Matt Ryan has become a sitting duck. The Falcons offensive line has given up a league-high 91 QB hits, and Ryan has been sacked 36 times this season thro... more

Last season, Darren Sproles had to stand on the sideline with a knee injury and watch his team dash to raise the Lombardi Trophy. Then he played just one game in 2018 before a hamstring injury sidelined him for 10 games. The Eagles sparkplug return... more

Mark Sanchez went from clipboard holder to salvage yard worker during "Monday Night Football." When Colt McCoy limped off the field with a fractured fibula , Sanchez was thrust into the NFC East spotlight. "It was a tall task, no doubt. But there... more

Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals made it clear to the Green Bay Packers' brass a change in leadership was necessary . Team president and CEO Mark Murphy said Monday that Mike McCarthy's 13-year tenure as head football coach of the Packers ha... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back a familiar face to replace Kareem Hunt. The team announced Monday it has signed running back Charcandrick West. The veteran was the logical choice to pair with Spencer Ware for the Chiefs' playoff run. West... more

A disappointing Carolina Panthers defense is making changes. The Panthers announced on Monday they have fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke and cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. "In my judgment, I felt this was best for the team moving forward,"... more

The Aaron Donald MVP campaign committee just got its top highlight reel. The Los Angeles Rams' game-wrecking defensive tackle was the main reason Sean McVay's team clinched the NFC West on Sunday with a 30-16 win over the Detroit Lions. Donald t... more

A normally even-keeled, mild-mannered Todd Bowles is finally firing back as the end draws near in New York. The Jets coach was hot after his team squandered a 16-point lead to lose 26-22 to the Tennessee Titans. "I'm fuming," he said, via Rich C... more

November

Two days after the Washington Redskins claimed troubled linebacker Reuben Foster , senior vice president of player personnel Doug Williams said the move was a united decision within the organization. During his weekly appearance on WTEM-AM, William... more

Cam Newton won the 2015 MVP award and took a team to the Super Bowl. The Carolina Panthers quarterback, however, believes he's played the best ball of his career this season. "Honestly, I feel like I'm playing the best football of my career," he sa... more

The Amari Cooper trade changed the course of the Dallas Cowboys' season, providing a floundering offense a third-down playmaker and home run threat on the outside. His arrival has completely opened the Cowboys' offense. The trade also altered how... more

The Los Angeles Chargers are confident that Austin Ekeler can handle the workload with Melvin Gordon likely out due to a knee injury. The 5-foot-10, 200-pound scat back has played a change-of-pace role this season, generating a healthy 5.8 yards pe... more

It looks like the Dallas Cowboys could again be without left tackle Tyron Smith. The veteran is listed as questionable, but NFL Network's Jane Slater was informed by a source that "it's not looking good" for Smith to suit up tonight versus the New... more

Everyone with a mic or keypad seemed to have an opinion on Baker Mayfield's icy reception of Hue Jackson following Sunday's Cleveland Browns victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Some supported Mayfield's right to be irked by his former coach immedi... more

Sam Darnold is back to getting reps in on the practice field. The New York Jets quarterback was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, as he took part in positional drills for the first time since suffering a foot injury in Week 9. Video... more

A.J. Green says he's back. The Cincinnati Bengals' star receiver returned for Wednesday's walkthrough and said he will "definitely" be back on the field Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Green missed the past three games due to a toe injury. Th... more

The Denver Broncos know they still have work to do to scrap back into the playoffs. "We're 5-6; that's it," coach Vance Joseph said earlier this week, via The Denver Post . "We've done nothing up to this point. If we don't win Sunday (in Cincinnati... more

The Chicago Bears won on Thanksgiving with backup quarterback Chase Daniel after second-year signal-caller Mitchell Trubisky injured his shoulder late in the previous tilt. The thought entering last Thursday was that the short week prevented Trubis... more

Carlos Hyde started five of the first six games, averaging 20 touches per tilt. Then the Cleveland Browns traded him to Jacksonville. Since being sent to the Jaguars as Leonard Fournette insurance, Hyde has 27 total touches in four games played. T... more

The man who personified the running quarterback for a generation has some advice for the hotshot rookie who looks like the next great scampering signal-caller. Mike Vick, who has long supported Lamar Jackson, warned the Baltimore Ravens rookie to... more

The Dallas Cowboys defense will face its toughest test of the season against the high-flying New Orleans Saints on Thursday. One matchup to watch is the game-wrecking Cowboys defensive front versus the Saints' stout offensive line. New Orleans' O-l... more

Ben Roethlisberger is tied for the second-most interceptions in the NFL through 12 weeks, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback isn't going to apologize for the turnovers. Roethlisberger is tied with Ryan Fitzpatrick with 12 INTs on the season, b... more

The Dallas Cowboys could be without left tackle Tyron Smith when they face the NFC-leading New Orleans Saints on Thursday. Coach Jason Garrett said Tuesday that Smith would be a game-time decision due to a neck injury. Smith did not practice on... more

Tom Coughlin is hot about the Jacksonville Jaguars' 2018 demise. Tuesday the Jags executive VP of football operations went on 1010 XL radio and lamented that the team he helped build went from a whisker of playing for a Lombardi Trophy to the doorm... more

Baltimore Ravens rookie running back Gus Edwards continues to roll over opponents. The undrafted power back plowed for 118 yards on 23 carries in Sunday's victory over the Oakland Raiders, marking back-to-back games of 100-plus yards. Edwards joi... more

If the Philadelphia Eagles can dig themselves out of the deep hole in the NFC, we'll likely look at the second half of Sunday's win over New York as an inflection point. The turnaround started with riding running back Josh Adams. After getting just... more

On Monday, the Jacksonville Jaguars fired offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett after a dismal losing streak hit seven games. After the news, some Jags players took responsibility for getting their OC canned. "I have to say it's pretty much on... more

A two-play sequence altered the trajectory of Monday night's tussle in Houston. The Tennessee Titans had the ball at the Houston Texans' 3-yard-line driving to retake the lead early in the second quarter. On fourth-and-1, Mike Vrabel eschewed a fi... more

After getting blown out on Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals are making personnel changes. The team announced Monday that it cut right tackle Andre Smith and corner Bene' Benwikere. Both players started eight games this season and were in the startin... more

Melvin Gordon will likely be out a couple of weeks, but it's not disastrous news for the Los Angeles Chargers. The team announced that results of an MRI on Gordon's right knee confirmed the initial diagnosis of an MCL sprain. The Chargers noted t... more

Sunday looked sunny early for the Arizona Cardinals as Steve Wilks' team jumped out to a 10-0 lead on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers. Then the Cards imploded, with Wilks' defense getting steamrolled for 45 straight points in a 45-10 blow... more

Changes have begun in a disappointing season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags fired offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett on Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of the move. The team later confirmed th... more

The Dolphins choked. Holding a 10-point fourth-quarter lead, Miami watched Andrew Luck slice through its D for three straight scores to swipe the win. It was a total team collapse. The defense couldn't stop Luck or the run game. The offense went... more

Jalen Ramsey famously called Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen "trash" during the offseason. The "trash" QB then went out and beat Ramsey's Jacksonville Jaguars 24-21 Sunday. "He did enough to get their team the win," Ramsey said after... more

Sunday night's loss to the Minnesota Vikings put the Green Bay Packers' season on the brink. In seasons past when situations seemed dire, Aaron Rodgers was known to calm the Cheesehead mob with an R-E-L-A-X or calling his team's shot at making a... more

In a league that sometimes snuffs out personalities, the characters that shine through blaze bright against the solemn backdrop. Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller can be one of those big personalities. After Sunday's victory over the Pittsburgh... more

The Philadelphia Eagles entered Sunday's tilt versus the New York Giants without four of its top five cornerbacks available. The banged-up unit that had been torched on the regular this season was prime to be picked on. The Giants came out firing,... more

If the University of Southern California fires coach Clay Helton, the school could look to the professional ranks to fill its most high-profile job. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday on GameDay Morning that Ravens coach John Harbaug... more

The Kansas City Chiefs could get a big boost on defense. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the team expects safety Eric Berry to return to practice this week as he begins to ramp up and get ready to play, per a source informed of the... more

The Los Angeles Chargers could be without Melvin Gordon Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. The running back was officially listed as questionable with a knee/hamstring injury. Coach Anthony Lynn said Friday that Gordon is dealing with a sore kne... more

The Tennessee Titans should have their starting quarterback on the field for a pivotal division matchup Monday night versus the Houston Texans. Marcus Mariota got in a full practice on Friday, and head coach Mike Vrabel told reporters that the... more

Rob Gronkowski is ready to party at MetLife Stadium. After missing the past the past two games before the bye week and three of the past four tilts, Gronk declared himself ready to face the New York Jets. He is officially listed as questionable for... more

Sam Darnold will miss another game. The New York Jets officially ruled the rookie quarterback out for Sunday's tilt versus the New England Patriots. Josh McCown will make his second start of the season. Darnold missed practice all week while de... more

The Cincinnati Bengals have dropped four of their last five games and are seeing their season slowly slip away. Ahead of Sunday's tilt with the Cleveland Browns, running back Joe Mixon intimated that the Bengals have been playing somewhat scared.... more

Matthew Stafford continues to feel the heat from detractors who believe he's an overpaid slingshot artist who comes up tiny in big moments. Thursday's Thanksgiving turnover-feast against the Chicago Bears won't help the Detroit Lions' quarterback.... more

Basking in the glory of a Thanksgiving victory over a division rival, Jerry Jones is already thinking about handing out his money. "Amari [Cooper ] looks like he's making a bid for his cash,'' the Dallas Cowboys owner said after Thursday's 31-23 w... more

The Atlanta Falcons entered the season with legitimate aspirations of returning to the Super Bowl. After Thursday's humbling loss to the New Orleans Saints, those hopes are out the window. Despite a defense that struggles to plug the dam and an of... more

Sam Darnold was dressed in a jersey at practice Wednesday but did not participate with teammates. The New York Jets quarterback caused a bit of a stir early at practice when he donned a helmet and joined teammates for stretching drills for the firs... more

Marcus Mariota joined his teammates in a pre-Thanksgiving practice on Wednesday. Coach Mike Vrabel said the quarterback was limited in practice after suffering a stinger in Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts. It's a step in the right directi... more

The Dallas Cowboys offense has opened up since the acquisition of Amari Cooper. Last week, we broke down how the receiver has influenced the entire offense. It's a trend that continued into Week 11. On Wednesday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones joined... more

The Minnesota Vikings offense added Kirk Cousins in the offseason and got running back Dalvin Cook back. In theory, the Vikings should be better in 2018 than they were last season. In practice, it hasn't been close. Under new offensive coordinator... more

A New Orleans Saints defense that held the defending Super Bowl champs to a measly seven points could be getting reinforcements sometime soon. First-round pass rusher Marcus Davenport practiced for the first time in almost a month on Tuesday after... more

The Eagles traded a third-round pick to acquire Golden Tate at the deadline in what the team thought was one final piece to put them over the top. Tate has been mostly a non-factor in consecutive losses that put the Eagles in a deep hole in the NF... more

The Philadelphia Eagles finally got the good kind of injury news. The team announced Tuesday it activated defensive tackle Tim Jernigan off the non-football injury list. To make room on the active roster, Philly waived DT T.Y. McGill. Jernigan h... more

Ryan Tannehill is back. Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase announced Tuesday that the quarterback would start Sunday's Week 12 tilt at the Indianapolis Colts. Tannehill missed the past five games due to a capsule (shoulder) injury. The 30-year-old... more

Malcolm Jenkins was caught gesturing towards Sean Payton on the sideline during the Philadelphia Eagles' humiliating blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints. On Tuesday, the safety directed his anger toward his own team, questioning teammates' deme... more

The NFC North-leading Chicago Bears are dealing with a banged-up quarterback heading into Thursday's Thanksgiving tilt in Detroit. Coach Matt Nagy said Tuesday that Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury. The second-year QB sa... more

Colt McCoy's first regular-season pass since 2015 went for a touchdown strike. The Washington Redskins' backup quarterback entered the game Sunday versus the Houston Texans after Alex Smith suffered a brutal season-ending leg injury. Following an... more

Joey Bosa took another step toward returning to full-force. The Los Angeles Chargers' pass rusher got through his first game of the 2018 campaign -- a last-second loss to the Denver Broncos -- without ill-effects. "I felt pretty damn good [Sunda... more

On Sunday, Cleveland Browns players will see a familiar face: Fired coach Hue Jackson. The former head coach will be on the opposite sideline when the Browns travel southward to face the Cincinnati Bengals. Interim coach Gregg Williams dismissed... more

It lived up to the hype. The Kansas City Chiefs-Los Angeles Rams thrilling, back-and-forth, big-play bombardment on national television was everything the NFL dreamed of: points, huge plays, numerous lead changes, defensive scores, big-time players... more

Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams twice built double-digit leads only to watch them wiped away by Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Monday night's epic showdown at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. No problem. Goff calmly stepped und... more

Dirk Koetter continues to spin the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' quarterback merry-go-round. Jameis Winston will return to starting duties for the Bucs in Week 12 against the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced. The move is no surprise after Ryan... more

Mark Sanchez will get another chance to hold a clipboard. The quarterback signed with the Washington Redskins to back up Colt McCoy, the team announced Monday. Sanchez was plucked from the NFL breadline after the Redskins worked out a bevy of... more

The Baltimore Ravens have been searching for an answer at running back. Despite Alex Collins' production, Baltimore was on the prowl during the trade deadline to add a ball-carrier. The Ravens traded for Ty Montgomery. He hasn't been the solution.... more

Left for dead two weeks ago after a home blowout loss in prime time, the Dallas Cowboys now have their sights on the NFC East title. Sunday couldn't have worked out much better for Dallas. The Cowboys' win on the road over the Atlanta Falcons got t... more

The Carolina Panthers drove for the game-tying score against the Detroit Lions, then opted not to tie it. "Riverboat" Ron Rivera decided to go for two points and the road win instead of kicking a game-tying extra point. "I think you go for two on... more

The Los Angeles Chargers blew a chance to put distance between themselves and the playoff pack, and possibly inch closer to the Kansas City Chiefs in the division. The Chargers bungled multiple opportunities to put down the Denver Broncos, before... more

The Los Angeles Rams special teams will get a boost before Monday night's massive showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Rams activated All-Pro returner Pharoh Cooper from injured reserve in advance of tonight's game, the team announced. In a... more

The New Orleans Saints poured it on the defending Super Bowl champions, scoring at will until building a 41-point lead, housing the Philadelphia Eagles 48-7. Early in the fourth quarter, facing fourth-and-6, the Saints connected on a 37-yard touchd... more

Starting his first career NFL game, rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson jumpstarted a juiceless Baltimore Ravens offense with his electric legs, leading the home squad to a 24-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. "I thought he played winning footba... more

The Cleveland Browns plan to search under every stone for a new head coach. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, however, won't be considered. In response to a report by ESPN that the Browns want to interview the 64-year-old Rice, general... more

LeVeon Bell's decision to forego the 2018 season won't end the speculation about his future any time soon. The theory-crafting about where the dual-threat running back might land, and how much he'll command on the open market has already begun.... more

The Baltimore Ravens quarterback situation took another twist. On Thursday, Robert Griffin III was the only quarterback participating in practice, per multiple reporters on the scene. Joe Flacco has missed practice all week with a hip injury , so... more

The Detroit Lions could be thin at wide receiver come Sunday. Marvin Jones Jr. did not practice for the second straight day this week while dealing with a bone bruise in his knee. His status for Sunday will be determined on Friday, but missing t... more

New Saints receiver Brandon Marshall knows the score. After being released by the Seattle Seahawks following weeks of dwindling playing time, the 34-year-old wideout understands observers question his ability. "No, I'm done. I'm washed up," he sa... more

Adrian Peterson is the engine behind the NFC East-leading Washington Redskins, churning out yards despite playing behind an offense live decimated by injury. Peterson has averaged 93.3 scrimmage YPG this season, which puts him on pace for the most... more

The Los Angeles Rams sit at 9-1, on the verge of clinching the division before December. Yet the record belies the underlying fact that the defense hasn't been nearly as dominant as expected heading into the season. Outside of Aaron Donald destroy... more

"Finally!" The above word is likely what any Arizona Cardinals fan yelled -- any fan of good football in general, really -- while watching David Johnson's usage skyrocket in Week 10. The Cards running back had a season-high 28 touches in the loss... more

The defending Super Bowl champions are hitting a make-or-break point. The Philadelphia Eagles sit at 4-5, already with two more losses than they experienced all last season, on the precipice of being regarded as mostly irrelevant heading into Decem... more

Jason Pierre-Paul is out to prove the New York Giants made a mistake trading him to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when the teams tilt at MetLife Stadium on Sunday . "Honestly, I had this game checked off since I left there, so emotion's running big and... more

Joey Bosa took a step towards a potential return. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Bosa will participate in practice in a limited capacity. The pass rusher will start with individual drills, and the team will assess from... more

Joe Flacco's status remains up in the air after suffering a hip injury, but his week isn't off to a positive start. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback did not practice Wednesday, the team announced. Coach John Harbaugh said earlier in the week that... more

Jon Gruden recently said that players are calling him "dying to play " for the Oakland Raiders. We have no evidence of that. What we do have proof of is a train of players relieved to have choo-choo'd their way out of Oakland. On Tuesday night,... more

One of the NFL's top offensive lines will be without its best player. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that left tackle Terron Armstead will be out for roughly 3-4 weeks, per a source. Armstead injured his pectoral muscle in la... more

It's a small sample size, but Amari Cooper's arrival has already helped open the Dallas Cowboys' offense. In his first two games, the former Raiders receiver leads the Cowboys in targets (18), receptions (11) and receiving yards (133) and is tied f... more

In the offseason, New York Jets safety Jamal Adams said his team did the "bare minimum" as a team in 2017. Things haven't gotten better for a Jets squad crashing and burning again in 2018. Adams was asked Tuesday on WFAN's "Carlin, Maggie & Bart Sh... more

Terrelle Pryor was cut by another AFC East team. The Buffalo Bills announced Tuesday they released the veteran receiver. ESPN first reported the news. Pryor lasted just two games with the Bills, catching two passes for 17 yards. The cut was h... more

As the deadline for Le'Veon Bell to report this season approaches, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin isn't spending his time fretting over the running back's decision. "I have no reaction," Tomlin said Tuesday. "I've told you guys and I've told... more

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner remains in concussion protocol. Coach Mike Tomlin, however, didn't seem too concerned about the running back's status this week. Tomlin told reporters Tuesday that Conner will have the chance to prac... more

Rashaad Penny enjoyed the best game of his rookie career on Sunday, gashing the Los Angeles Rams to the tune of 108 yards on 12 carries for a whopping 9.0 yards per tote, and he scored his first career touchdown. Though the Seahawks lost, it was th... more

Joe Flacco spent the Baltimore Ravens' bye week nursing a hip injury. Coach John Harbaugh confirmed on Monday that the starting quarterback landed "awkwardly" on his knee early in the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and injured his hip. "He'... more

Odell Beckham Jr. accounted for nearly 40 percent of the New York Giants' receiving yards and two of the three touchdowns in Monday night's 27-23 win in San Francisco . Beckham, however, said after the victory -- just the Giants second of the seaso... more

The whispers are creeping. They're soft and quiet, but they're there. Slowly, some feel emboldened to breathe the thoughts into words. Maybe Tom Brady is slipping? The ageless wonder, still slinging it at 41, hasn't been his ultra-effective-self,... more

Round and round the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker situation goes, yet no solution can be found. The Bucs waived kicker Chandler Catanzaro on Monday, the team announced . The move comes a day after the fifth-year pro missed two field goals in the wo... more

Matt Barkley's stint at starting quarterback of the Buffalo Bills might last just one game. Following the butt-kicking Barkley and the Bills laid on the New York Jets, coach Sean McDermott said Monday that rookie Josh Allen would resume starting d... more

The Philadelphia Eagles secondary sustained another injury blow. Coach Doug Pederson announced that cornerback Ronald Darby tore his ACL in Sunday night's loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Darby's season is done. The 24-year-old corner will head into... more

New York Jets fans across the country woke up following Gang Green's abysmal performance in a loss to the Buffalo Bills checking to see if Todd Bowles was fired. He was not. Despite the bye week representing a chance to make a clean break, the Je... more

The Dallas Cowboys knew their backs were against the wall. A loss to the Eagles would have all but ended their season. A blowout could have gotten everyone fired. Instead of wilting, the Cowboys rode Ezekiel Elliott and a good defense to a road vic... more

On Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals became the first team in the Super Bowl-era to give up 500-plus yards in three straight games. On Monday, the Bengals fired their defensive coordinator. The team announced defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has b... more

Dion Lewis called the New England Patriots "cheap" for not re-signing him this offseason after the Tennessee Titans walloped his former team. Tom Brady's response to Lewis' claim was one big shrug emoji. "It's an emotional thing. I think people... more

The Indianapolis Colts are finally seeing the fruits of a clean Andrew Luck. The quarterback is on a torrid pace, tossing three touchdowns in six consecutive games, the fourth-longest streak since 1950, behind only Tom Brady (10), Peyton Manning (8... more

(Top Gun scene : Locker room of Naval Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar.) Iceman: You two really are cowboys. Maverick: What's your problem, Kazansky? Iceman: You're everyone's problem. That's because every time you go up... more

Raiders owner Mark Davis is taking the blame for Oakland's disastrous 1-8 record to open the season. In an expansive interview with ESPN's Paul Gutierrez after Sunday's 20-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, Davis told fans to point the finger of... more

Bobby Petrino is out another head coaching job. The University of Louisville relieved Petrino of his coaching duties, Vice President and Director of Athletics Vince Tyra announced on Sunday morning. "We want to thank Bobby for guiding our footbal... more

Josh Allen received limited reps at practice on Wednesday as the Buffalo Bills quarterback continues to rehab the elbow injury that has sidelined him the past three games. The No. 7 overall pick said he's itching to get back on the field. "I felt... more

Injuries have ravaged the Washington Redskins, wiping out much of the optimism for the NFC East division leader. Sometimes, however, injuries can allow increased opportunity for young players who deserve more snaps. Such is the case for third-yea... more

Malcolm Butler faces off against the coach who benched him in the Super Bowl. The Tennessee Titans cornerback, however, insists he doesn't view Sunday's tilt against the New England Patriots as anything special. "It's just another game," Butler sai... more

Ezekiel Elliott knows the score. The Dallas Cowboys sit at 3-5 heading to Philadelphia, two games back in the division. A loss to the Eagles on Sunday all but dooms the Cowboys' season. "One hundred percent, yeah. It's a must-win," Elliott said,... more

Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones is plowing forward after pulling himself from Sunday's victory over the New York Jets . The two-time Pro Bowler spoke to the media on Wednesday for the first time since his self-imposed benching, saying he's put t... more

Sam Darnold is limping into the middle portion of his rookie season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Darnold, who sat out Wednesday's practice and is currently in a walking boot is dealing with an injured foot, which will sideline him for... more

Bruce Irvin found a home quickly. The Atlanta Falcons announced Wednesday morning they've agreed to terms with the Ex-Oakland Raiders pass rusher to a one-year deal. Irvin was cut by the Raiders over the weekend. With $3.8 million left on his... more

The Kansas City Chiefs could be without an offensive weapon Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that wideout Sammy Watkins was dealing with pain in his foot after Sunday's win in Cleveland and... more

One of the most inexplicable aspects of the Cleveland Browns' offense before the firings of Hue Jackson and Todd Haley had been the usage of Duke Johnson. The pass-catching running back, who signed a four-year, $16.3 million contract this offseason... more

Two former NFL players won seats in the House of Representatives. Ex-Indianapolis Colts receiver Anthony Gonzalez earned a seat to represent the 16th district of Ohio. The Republican candidate defeated his Democratic challenger Susan Moran Palmer b... more

Malcolm Butler won't be demoted ahead of facing his former team. Despite the struggles of the Tennessee Titans' cornerback, coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday that Butler would remain in the rotation against the New England Patriots. "I don't think a... more

After trading Golden Tate, the Detroit Lions signed a veteran receiver and jettisoned another former offensive centerpiece. The Lions signed former Houston Texans receiver Bruce Ellington and brought back running back Zach Zenner on Tuesday, the te... more

It was state the obvious day for Pat Shurmur. The New York Giants coach announced Tuesday that Eli Manning would continue to be Big Blue's starting quarterback on Monday Night Football against the San Francisco 49ers. Shurmur added that he expec... more

The Philadelphia Eagles didn't play a game this week and still came out huge winners. During their bye week, the defending Super Bowl champions had seemingly everything fall their way. First, there was the trade-deadline swap to acquire prolific... more

Dak Prescott struggled on Monday Night Football with his decision making, holding the ball too long, and turnovers in a 28-14 home loss to the Tennessee Titans. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback eked over the 200-yard passing mark on the final drive... more

Demaryius Thomas had a lot more to say about his former team than a one-off comment after Sunday's win . The new Houston Texans receiver went on Orange & Blue radio, 760 AM in Denver, on Monday to expound on his feelings of being traded from the... more

A.J. Green's status with a toe injury remains up in the air coming off a bye. On the plus side, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters Monday that Green will not need surgery, per ESPN's Katherine Terrell. On the negative, Lewis did n... more

The Los Angeles Chargers will attempt another kicker change. The team released Caleb Sturgis, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, via sources informed of the situation. The team later made the news official. In a corresponding move, the team... more

Marcus Peters has been a boom-or-bust defender throughout his career. The cornerback might get beat one play, but he'll also sprinkle in ridiculous game-changing interceptions. Through nine games with the Los Angeles Rams, however, he's been far mo... more

Dalvin Cook returned to action for the Minnesota Vikings after missing all of October while dealing with a hamstring injury. Out of the gate, Cook looked like a player who'd been out a month while dealing with a soft-tissue issue. His first five ru... more

Over the past two years, the Carolina Panthers scrapped the idea of buffering Cam Newton with a bevy of big-bodied receivers to corral his routinely high passes. Instead, the Panthers have surrounded their star quarterback with quickness at every lev... more

On his career day, Michael Thomas paid homage to former New Orleans Saints receiver Joe Horn, pulling out a cell phone from the goalpost after his 72-yard touchdown. Horn, now 46, told Jeff Duncan of The Times-Picayune he was working out by himsel... more

The New York Jets' young team had a chance to steal a win that could have built some confidence for the stretch run. Instead, they laid an egg. Falling to 3-6, Sunday's performance in a loss to the Miami Dolphins was a frustrating amalgam of missed... more

Nathan Peterman can't catch a break. The Buffalo Bills quarterback threw three more interceptions, giving him 12 in just eight appearances for his career. Two of Peterman's interceptions in the 41-9 blowout loss to the division-leading Chicago Bear... more

The Minnesota Vikings are getting one offensive weapon back on the field while watching another hit the sidelines. Running back Dalvin Cook is officially active for Sunday's tilt versus the Detroit Lions. The Vikings, however, will be without rece... more

The Dallas Cowboys suffered an injury coming off their bye week. Defensive end David Irving was carted off the practice field after suffering an ankle injury, NFL Network's Jane Slater reported, per sources informed of the injury. He was listed as... more

Sunday's Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers battle will have plenty of heavyweight punches thrown. In advance, Ravens defensive coordinator Don "Wink" Martindale took a pre-game jab at a Steelers player who isn't expected to be on the field, Le'V... more

The Denver Broncos' trade of Demaryius Thomas was as much about opening playing time for a younger stud as it was getting an asset for an aging player. Jettisoning Thomas now opens snaps for rookie Courtland Sutton, who general manager John Elway... more

Brock Osweiler hopes to turn Brocktober into Brockfor-ev-er . The Miami Dolphins quarterback will make his fourth start of the season on Sunday against the New York Jets as Ryan Tannehill continues to rehab his shoulder injury . If Osweiler has h... more

The Washington Redskins upgraded their defense at the trade deadline, adding Pro Bowl safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from the Green Bay Packers. The trade was an indication from the Redskins that they're all-in, and improving the backend of an already go... more

Brady-Rodgers II sells itself. There is no need to brandish fiery quotes or dig up overcooked beefs to get jacked for Sunday night's matchup in New England. Two of the greatest of all-time at the most important position in sports will be duking it... more

October

Broctober turns to Brockvember in Miami. Brock Osweiler will start again for the Dolphins Sunday versus the New York Jets. Miami coach Adam Gase said Wednesday that Ryan Tannehill has already been ruled out this week due to his lingering shoulder... more

A dream quarterback scenario is headed to prime time Sunday night when Tom Brady's New England Patriots take on Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers at Gillette Stadium. It's just the second career meeting between the two future Hall of Fame quarterbac... more

Someone could write a book titled: "Dumpster Fires are Easy Target: The 2018 New York Giants." It seems a new storyline emerges daily that makes Big Blue, its fans and players, shake their collective head. Tuesday's news was the arrest of backup... more

Howie Roseman fears not the alien land across the bridge of Unknown Fortune. The Philadelphia Eagles general manager continued his wheeling-and-dealing ways, insistent on making his team better in the now, not worrying about what may come down the... more

The New England Patriots' leading rusher in Monday's win over the Buffalo Bills was Cordarrelle Patterson, a wide receiver. In a game the Pats won by 19 points, they ran the ball just 25 times (including Tom Brady's 8-yard lope) for 75 yards. Runni... more

The Washington Redskins made a move to bolster an already solid defense. The Green Bay Packers traded veteran safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to the Redskins, both teams confirmed on Tuesday. The Redskins are sending a fourth-round pick back to Green Ba... more

Brandon Marshall was bounced from the Seahawks' receiver rotation. Now he's out of Seattle altogether. The veteran receiver was released on Tuesday, the team announced. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the news, noting that Marshall "absolutel... more

Ty Montgomery's final act in a Green Bay Packers uniform was a fumble that cost Aaron Rodgers a shot at a comeback win against the undefeated Los Angeles Rams. The Packers shipped the running back to the Baltimore Ravens. The return for Montgomer... more

Demaryius Thomas thought his days in Denver might be numbered. The receiver was correct. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Broncos are trading Thomas to the Houston Texans in exchange for a 2019 fourth-round draft pick, per... more

The Oakland Raiders are losing another player, this time to retirement. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie announced on Instagram he's hanging up his cleats. "Today I retire, today my NFL journey ends, and I thank God for keep(ing) me all the... more

The NFL will up its participation in London in 2019. On Tuesday, the league's UK office announced it will host four games in London next season. Two of the tilts will take place at Wembley Stadium, and two will be played at the Tottenham Hotspur... more

The undefeated Los Angeles Rams are close to getting a key member of their high-flying offense back on the field. Coach Sean McVay said Monday that receiver Cooper Kupp has a "very good chance" to return against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.... more

The Los Angeles Chargers sit at 5-2 coming off a bye week and are still waiting for their best defensive player to hit the field this season. Pass rusher Joey Bosa has been out since training camp with a foot injury. The pass rusher said on Monday... more

If it was the end for LeSean McCoy in Buffalo, it would finish in disappointment. The Bills running back struggled again on the ground, gaining just 13 yards on 12 carries in Monday night's 25-6 loss to the New England Patriots, for a ghastly 1.1 y... more

As we barrel towards the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline today, plenty of players will be rumored to be on the move. Few of those discussions will turn into actions. One player possibly available in a trade is Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate. NFL Netwo... more

It's back to the bench for Jameis Winston. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter announced Monday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will return to the starting lineup for the team's Week 9 tilt at the Carolina Panthers. Koetter insisted he's taking a... more