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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.


February

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Tennessee Titans have several big-name players headed toward free agency next month, with Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry and Jack Conklin at the top of the list. Speaking Tuesday from the NFL Scouting Combine, Titans general mana... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Mitchell Trubisky enters his fourth NFL season with his career in Chicago sitting in the balance. The Bears' brass has consistently noted it's committed to Trubisky in 2020, and coach Matt Nagy said Tuesday at the NFL Scouting Combi... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Detroit Lions continue to insist Matthew Stafford isn't getting traded. Instead, they're planning on the quarterback being fully healthy this offseason. General manager Bob Quinn said the Lions anticipate Stafford being full-go... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Joe Burrow rebuffed any notion that he doesn't want the Cincinnati Bengals to select him No. 1 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. "I'll play for whoever drafts me," Burrow said Tuesday from the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. "I'm just not g... more

In the end, Eric Bieniemy will continue to coordinate Patrick Mahomes and the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs offense for another season. Bieniemy withdrew his name from consideration for the University of Colorado head coaching position, NFL Networ... more

A.J. Green didn't play a snap in 2019 and is set to be a free agent. But the star wideout isn't likely to get to the open market. The Cincinnati Bengals are fully expected to use the franchise tag on Green if a long-term deal can't be reached, to e... more

The Denver Broncos' offseason focus in the secondary sits mostly on stars Chris Harris and Justin Simmons, but another lesser-known player could see interest piqued for his services come free agency. NFL Network's James Palmer reported Thursday  "t... more

Buffalo Bills pass rusher Jerry Hughes underwent his second surgery of the offseason. Hughes' wife, Meghan, posted a picture Thursday on Instagram from the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, where the Bills' defensive end had groin surgery. "202... more

It turns out Jarvis Landry needed hip surgery after all. The Cleveland Browns receiver told NFL.com during the Pro Bowl he played the entire 2019 season with a hip injury but planned just to rehab. Instead, Landry went under the knife earlier th... more

The Arizona Cardinals' roster is riddled with holes, needing upgrades throughout on both sides of the ball. What Offensive Rookie of the Year winner Kyler Murray wants is a new weapon to play with in 2020. The quarterback has been stumping for the... more

When Drew Brees announced he would return for the 2020 season, the underlying message conveyed included zero concerns about getting a contract done. The future Hall of Fame quarterback is not under contract for 2020 but has said he only wants to pl... more

The NFL Scouting Combine represents a chance for potential draftees to impress coaches and front offices, get prodded by medical examiners and display some drill-work chops. Baylor defensive lineman James Lynch is adding a twist to his combine... more

A lot goes into winning a Super Bowl. Talent, coaching, playmaking, and a dash of luck is a potent concoction for a brew needed to be the last team standing in the NFL. Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu believes another aspect aided K.C. as... more

When Kevin Stefanski took over as the Cleveland Browns new coach, he didn't completely jettison the entire staff. Several key incumbents remain, including running backs coach Stump Mitchell. The Browns running backs room is currently led by Nick Ch... more

Jason Witten has no plans to retire again just yet. The Cowboys tight end reiterated that he wants to continue playing but noted he realizes that might mean playing for another team for the first time in his career. "I just think, yeah, coaching... more

The Atlanta Falcons locked up the two men on their football team who are actually paid to use their feet to hit pigskin over the course of a game. The team announced Tuesday it signed kicker Youghoe Koo and punter Ryan Allen to one-year contract... more

The first domino in the New Orleans Saints' quarterback quagmire hammered down Tuesday with Drew Brees announcing he'll return in 2020. The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer's decision to play a 20th season was an anticipated move, but one that beg... more

Could LSU quarterback Joe Burrow pull an Eli Manning and force his way out of Cincinnati before playing a snap? It's a question that the presumptive No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft didn't exactly scuttle when asked after receiving the 2019 Davey... more

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is preparing to test the free-agent market when the new league year opens on March 18. The corner told 104.3 The Fan on Monday he hasn't heard from Denver regarding contract talks since the team parted way... more

As we careen headlong toward the NFL Scouting Combine, expect the trade rumors to heat up as coaches, general managers and media members prepare to gather for the league's annual melting-pot gathering next week in Indianapolis. The trade market app... more

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper responded to questions about Cam Newton's future with the club by not dismissing possible trade options, but rather simply noting that the quarterback's health is the determining factor. The health question coul... more

New Browns general manager Andrew Berry is beginning his overhaul after taking over in Cleveland. The team announced Monday it terminated the contracts of cornerback T.J. Carrie, tight end Demetrius Harris, guard Eric Kush and linebacker Adarius Ta... more

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin released a statement over the weekend supporting Mason Rudolph after Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett reiterated his claims the quarterback directed a racial slur at him, which sparked a brawl at th... more

Leonard Williams entered the NFL viewed as the safest early selection in the 2015 draft. While he's been solid through five seasons with the New York Jets and then Giants, he never had a breakout, dominant performance. As he heads into free agency,... more

Gardner Minshew displayed fearlessness and calm in the pocket during his impressive rookie campaign. The Jacksonville Jaguars' signal-caller doesn't only impress in the pocket, he also excels in the cockpit. Minshew flew with the Air Force... more

Searching for potential landing spots for veteran Philip Rivers, few stand out as obvious choices to sign the 38-year-old quarterback. More and more, however, one possible landing spot leaps to the forefront as a destination: Indianapolis. One of... more

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander was a banged-up player during the team's Super Bowl run. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Alexander was dealing with a biceps injury that is being surgically repaired Friday, per sources... more

The Washington Redskins continue to shed veteran players as the new regime takes over. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday that receiver Paul Richardson is being let go by the team, per a source informed of the situation. The team later... more

Josh Norman will not be part of Ron Rivera's new regime in Washington after all. The Redskins announced they have released the veteran cornerback after four seasons. Norman previously earned his stripes under Rivera in Carolina, where he went fro... more

Cleveland Browns pass rusher Myles Garrett, fresh off being reinstated from suspension by the NFL, reiterated his defense that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used a racial slur toward him that sparked the November brawl. "He called... more

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank kept Dan Quinn around for another season but could be ready to part ways with another long-term member of his organization. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the week that Atlanta is considering... more

Ben Roethlisberger missed all but two games of the 2019 campaign before ending his season on injured reserve due to an elbow injury. The Steelers expect Big Ben to come out completely healthy on the other side. GM Kevin Colbert told reporters Thurs... more

The Arizona Cardinals enter 2020 with some spicy pizzazz that could make them prime candidates to be featured on this season's edition of HBO's Hard Knocks series. While most teams rebuff the idea of camera crews intruding on their training camp,... more

After missing the playoffs for the first time in his head-coaching tenure, Sean McVay retooled his staff this offseason. Gone are defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and special teams coordinator John Fassel, among several others. In their place, t... more

Moving is a grind. Finding the right place to live in a new city, coordinating the move, getting everything packed up and hauled away. And you're often left with a host of things no longer needed. This is where Ron Rivera and his family find... more

Speculation surrounding Matthew Stafford's future in Detroit has percolated since the offseason began. Sitting with the No. 3 overall pick, some supposed thinkers have suggested it could be time for the Lions to move on from their starting quarterbac... more

With the Cincinnati Bengals widely expected to select their quarterback of the future with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the question of Andy Dalton's fate in Cincy sits squarely in the balance as we barrel towards the new league year... more

Perhaps the door isn't completely closed for Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy to become a head coach in 2020. While his NFL options won't be available for another cycle, a college gig just opened that already has a connection... more

Plenty of people outside the Los Angeles Rams organization openly question whether Jared Goff is worth the massive contract signed last offseason. To be sure, no one inside the building is asking those questions of the QB. Receiver Brandin Cooks... more

Kenny Golladay knows his payday is coming down the road. The Detroit Lions receiver enters the fourth and final year of his rookie contract. A third-round pick, he's been playing for peanuts compared to his worth. Golladay had a base salary of $676... more

The day before NFL free agency begins this year, Emmanuel Sanders turns 33 years old. The San Francisco 49ers receiver believes it's a heap of codswallop that his age is a talking point in 2020. "It's crazy how people keep talking (a)bout my age... more

Gary Kubiak is back in the play-calling chair after spending the 2019 season as a senior advisor. The new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator couldn't be happier to dive back into the play-by-play rush of calling an NFL game. "I never lost the... more

Welcome to injury update season, the wilderness between the end of one year and the start of another, when most of our injury news is of the rehabilitation variety. This is where we find Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny, whose season end... more

The Denver Broncos swapped offensive coordinators this offseason, wiping out Rich Scangarello in favor of Giants discarded coach Pat Shurmur. Head coach Vic Fangio has given Shurmur at least one demand: Create explosive plays. "That's what I like... more

During Super Bowl week, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suggested he's confident a new contract will get done but didn't deny that if things fell apart again, he might consider skipping offseason workouts. With new coach Mike McCarthy in to... more

Cam Newton was open about his optimism in returning to Carolina for another season. His general manager, Marty Hurney, was less so. The GM gave a clipped answer about the star quarterback in an interview with Steve Reed of the Associated Press .... more

Lombardi Trophy hoisted. Super Bowl parade completed. Now, the Kansas City Chiefs turn to business. The No. 1 priority this offseason is locking down Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes to infinity and beyond -- or really, for the foreseeable future.... more

Eric Weddle will no longer patrol NFL secondaries. The 35-year-old safety announced his retirement Thursday after 13 seasons with the Chargers, Ravens and Rams. It's been REAL @NFL @Chargers @Ravens @RamsNFL ! TEAMMATES, COACHES and others I L... more

The Tennessee Titans won't replace retired defensive coordinator Dean Pees in 2020. The team announced Thursday it finalized the coaching staff for this season sans a DC. The final addition is veteran assistant Jim Haslett, who will work as the Tit... more

We begin another offseason the way the last one finished, with questions about Todd Gurley. The Los Angeles Rams running back is coming off career-lows in rushing yards (857) and attempts (223) and offered much less in the passing game than we'd be... more

The focus this offseason in Dallas has been on the Cowboys' offensive changes, for good reason. With Mike McCarthy replacing Jason Garrett, Dak Prescott's and Amari Cooper's contract situations, Ezekiel Elliott's presence as the top-paid RB, the offe... more

Terry McLaurin played at Ohio State with Joey Bosa, Nick Bosa, and potential top defensive draft pick in 2020, Chase Young. The Bosa brothers were slam-dunk top draft picks when they entered the NFL, but McLaurin believes Young could be better than... more

The history of Super Bowl losers is not pretty. Since the Buffalo Bills went four straight times in the early 1990s, only the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII have turned a loss into a return trip the following year. In history, only eight tea... more

One big offseason question for the Pittsburgh Steelers is answered: General manager Kevin Colbert will be back for another season. The team announced Wednesday that it signed the vice president and general manager to a one-year contract extension.... more

The San Francisco 49ers owned a 10-point fourth-quarter lead over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV, and had the ball with under 12 minutes remaining in the game. Then the ship sank, as Patrick Mahomes and Co. scored three straight touchdowns,... more

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones continues to follow in Eli Manning's footsteps. Like Manning, Jones is conducting offseason throwing sessions with some of his receivers at Duke University, the New York Post reported . The Blue Devils gra... more

It's parade day in Kansas City, Missouri. After hosting the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in 50 years, the Kansas City Chiefs will hold their parade Wednesday with fans, who finally exorcised generations' worth of demons. The Chiefs will beg... more

Le'Veon Bell's first season in New York was clouded by consistent questions about his fit in Adam Gase's offense, and whether the coach wanted the running back. Gase frequently rebutted negative reports, noting he thinks the former Pro Bowler remai... more

After a lengthy wait, the Cleveland Browns can finally hire the man they've targeted for new coach Kevin Stefanski's defensive coordinator position. Joe Woods is in Cleveland today to interview with the Browns, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported... more

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Kansas City Chiefs celebrated their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years Sunday night. Seemingly before the streams of confetti finished falling to the turf of Hard Rock Stadium, K.C. already began thinking about their next... more

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- No lead is safe with Comeback Pat on the field. Once again, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs got down double-digits in these playoffs. Once again, they scored in the blink of an eye, roaring back with the ferocity o... more

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Ahead of Super Bowl LIV, the NFL held a moment of silence. Both the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers lined up at the 24-yard line in remembrance of Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant and all those who perished in the helico... more

Kyler Murray transformed the Arizona Cardinals into a fun, intriguing offense with his breathtaking throws, impressive darts, and timely scampers. For carrying the Cardinals into watchability, the best first-year quarterback was named the 2019 AP N... more

Nick Bosa lit the NFL on fire this season, helping the San Francisco 49ers to Super Bowl LIV. The Niners pass rusher added another award to his growing list of accomplishments, taking home the 2019 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award Saturday... more

MIAMI -- The last time the Kansas City Chiefs played in the Super Bowl 50 years ago, Edward Lee Hubbard was withering away in Vietnam POW camp, unaware his hometown team was hoisting the championship trophy. Hubbard, an Air Force First Lieutenant a... more

January

Super Bowl LIV will feature two healthy teams. All San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs players previously on the injury reports were full participants in Friday's practice. There are no game-day designations heading into Sunday. For San... more

Coming off his best NFL season, Denver Broncos defensive lineman Shelby Harris is ready to cash in. Set to hit free agency this offseason, Harris told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on the RapSheet and Friends podcast that he would like to stay... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- Like relentless waves crashing against the shoreline, the San Francisco 49ers' pass rush grinds down opponents, hurtles past blockers, and demolishes quarterbacks. Boasting five former first-round picks in Nick Bosa, Dee Ford, DeF... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- The San Francisco 49ers enter Super Bowl LIV with one checkmark in their favor over the Kansas City Chiefs: Super Bowl playing experience. The 49ers boast seven players who have played in Super Bowls during their careers, and... more

Ed Reed already has Hall of Famer in his title. Now he's adding another: Chief of staff. Reed has been hired by his alma mater as the football program's chief of staff, the University of Miami announced Thursday . The job includes an advisory role... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- Following the latest head-coaching hiring cycle, in which just one minority -- Ron Rivera in Washington -- and no African Americans were hired, Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league needs to evaluate the Rooney Rule and the hir... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones created a minor kerfuffle on Wednesday. The big DT told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero that the Chiefs want to make Jimmy Garoppolo try to beat them in Super Bowl LIV. San Francisco 49... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- The story of Sammy Watkins' NFL life is one of emotional highs and steep falls. After being selected No. 4 overall in 2014, Watkins generated two productive seasons, compiling 2,029 yards and 15 TDs. Injuries, however, persisted.... more

Christian McCaffrey joined Marshall Faulk and Roger Craig as the only players to total 1,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in a season. Faulk, who some view as the best dual-threat back in NFL history, believes CMC has the chance to be ev... more

The last time Kyle Shanahan was in the Super Bowl, his former Atlanta Falcons team famously blew a 28-3 lead to the New England Patriots. The San Francisco 49ers head coach has put that loss in the past, insisting all week the loss doesn't hang ove... more

MIAMI -- Kyle Shanahan's offense cuts gashes like an obsidian blade, opening holes that rip apart defenses. The San Francisco 49ers coach doesn't let the wounds heal, repeatedly hammering adversaries over and over and over, until the opponents are sp... more

The first official injury reports of Super Bowl week are out. San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman , who suffered a dislocated shoulder in the NFC Championship Game, was officially limited in Wednesday's practice. Last week, coach Kyle... more

As a new regime takes over in Cleveland, another high-profile front office member will move on. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday that assistant general manager Eliot Wolf and the Browns agreed to mutually part ways, per a source infor... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- The Kansas City Chiefs stuck by Tyreek Hill in the 2019 offseason following a criminal investigation into a domestic situation and rewarded the receiver with a new contract . The Chiefs brass believes Hill has lived up to that fai... more

Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury is making sure Patrick Mahomes' high school coach can watch the QB in person in the Super Bowl. Adam Cook, who coached Mahomes at Whitehouse High School in Texas, wrote a letter posted on Twitter to Kingsbury... more

Rob Gronkowski never tested the free-agent market or wore any other NFL jersey than the New England Patriots for nine pro seasons. The retired tight end, however, believes after 20 years, Tom Brady has earned the right to test the open waters. "I t... more

Coach Bill O'Brien spent the 2019 season with the power in Houston. Now he has the title to go along with that control. The Houston Texans announced Tuesday that O'Brien gained the GM title that was vacant since the team fired Brian Gaine in June.... more

The Kansas City Chiefs shipped Dee Ford to San Francisco last offseason, replacing him by importing Frank Clark from Seattle. It appears Clark doesn't have great things to say about the man whose place he took. "I'm not really too fond of Dee For... more

New England Patriots legendary offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia is retiring once again. The Patriots announced Tuesday that Scarnecchia will retire after 36 years in the NFL -- 34 of which came in New England. "It was a privilege to coach w... more

The widely accepted assumption heading into the 2020 offseason is the Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes will agree to a massive new contract that would reset the quarterback market in the coming months. Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt, however, pu... more

AVENTURA, Fla. -- The Kansas City Chiefs battled a few illnesses last week that held players out of practice. Now in the warm Miami weather, K.C. appears healthy and injury-free heading into Super Bowl LIV. "I don't have any injuries to give you, I... more

MIAMI -- LeSean McCoy's journey to the Super Bowl took a serendipitous twist. A running back who spent years carrying the load has become a superfluous afterthought in Kansas City's explosive offense. The Chiefs running back hasn't touched the pigs... more

DeMarco Murray is headed back to Oklahoma. The former OU running back, who spent seven seasons in the NFL, has been hired as Lincoln Riley's RBs coach, the university announced Monday. ğ??ğ??ğ?¡ğ??ğ?¤ğ?¢ğ?? ğ?ğ?¤ğ?¢ğ??!@DeMarcoMurray , OU's caree... more

George Paton will not be the next Cleveland Browns general manager. Paton has pulled himself out of the running for the Browns gig, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday, per a source informed of the decision. Paton had a second interview i... more

Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst went wild in free agency a year ago snagging key contributors, particularly on defense where Za'Darius Smith, Preston Smith and Adrian Amos played vital roles in helping the Packers reach the NFC Conference... more

Tom Brady was on the losing end of Eli Manning's two greatest moments as an NFL quarterback as the New England Patriots fell to the New York Giants twice in Super Bowls. As Manning walks into retirement after 16 seasons , TB12 sent the Big Blue... more

Sixteen seasons Eli Manning donned the New York Giants' No. 10 jersey, leading Big Blue to two Super Bowl victories. Sixteen seasons, Manning embodied charisma, character, leadership, and humility. Sixteen seasons with the same franchise. Never anoth... more

Seemingly everyone has an opinion on whether Eli Manning should be a Hall of Famer down the line after the quarterback announced his retirement this week. Eli's brother, Peyton, joined the chorus this week vociferously stumping for his little brot... more

Every offseason list of potential free agents will have New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees near the top. Apparently, you can prepare to take the 41-year-old off the board in the near future. Speaking from his 13th Pro Bowl appearance, Bre... more

The old saying "speed kills" has been proven true in the 2019 playoffs, with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs blasting past every competitor with ease. The Chiefs (13.36 MPH) and the 49ers (13.35 MPH) ball carriers have averaged the t... more

The San Francisco 49ers haven't needed Jimmy Garoppolo to pass the ball much at all this postseason. The Niners have thrown so little through two postseason games it's become a callback to the 1970s. With 27 passing attempts through two playoff gam... more

Chris Jones didn't play a full complement of snaps in his return from a calf injury in the AFC title game, but he still wrecked the plays he was part of in the win over Tennessee. Facing a higher-octane San Francisco 49ers run game in Super Bowl LI... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are dealing with a bit of a bug ahead of Super Bowl LIV. Tight end Travis Kelce is sick and didn't practice on Thursday, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. Safety Jordan Lucas also did not practice due to illness. Defen... more

The Las Vegas Raiders are hanging on to corner Nevin Lawson for another season. The team announced it signed the 28-year-old corner to a one-year extension. He was set to be a free agent in March. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the pac... more

Gary Kubiak is back in the offensive coordinator chair. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday the Minnesota Vikings will tap Kubiak as the team's new OC, per sources informed of the decision. Kubiak spent the 2019 season as the Vikin... more

South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw dominated the first two practices at the Senior Bowl this week but will now shut it down. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Thursday that Kinlaw is done for the week, per sources informed of the decis... more

New Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski will have his first sit-down meeting with Odell Beckham Jr. today. The coach said Wednesday he plans to meet the star receiver Thursday after Beckham gets his post-operation checkup with team trainers... more

The Miami Dolphins have been linked to Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for more than a year. The coveted signal-caller was the impetus behind the perceptions the Dolphins were in tank-mode entering the 2019 season. Then coach Brian Flores took a... more

Lamar Jackson will likely be named NFL MVP for his 2019 record-setting campaign during NFL Honors next weekend in Miami. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback was a dual-threat maven this season, leading a multifaceted offense that befuddled defenses.... more

New Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule never worked Luke Kuechly as a player but hopes one day to add the former linebacker to his coaching staff. Rhule told Sirius XM NFL Radio on Wednesday that he hopes Kuechly will rejoin the Panthers at s... more

The New York Giants are importing more former Dallas Cowboys. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Big Blue is expected to hire former Cowboys offensive line coach Marc Colombo for the same role on Joe Judge's staff, per a source informed... more

Ask any coach or GM the most important part of the NFL Scouting Combine, and they'll likely come back with two responses: The medical checkups and the formal interviews. Unfortunately, teams will be conducting fewer of those interviews in 2020. N... more

Julian Edelman is getting fixed up this offseason. The New England Patriots' receiver underwent shoulder surgery last week, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reported, per a source informed of the operation. ESPN first reported the news. Edelman strugg... more

Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham is in recovery mode. The team announced Tuesday that the star receiver underwent successful surgery to repair a core muscle injury. The surgery was performed by Dr. Bill Meyers in Philadelphia, and a full rec... more

The NFL will once again use the Pro Bowl as a testing ground for potential rule changes. The league's officiating office announced two changes that it will be experimenting with in Sunday's all-star game. The first change could be a potentially... more

Five additional Minnesota Vikings will head to Orlando for the Pro Bowl this week. Fullback C.J. Ham , quarterback Kirk Cousins , linebacker Eric Kendricks , defensive end Everson Griffen and cornerback Xavier Rhodes will now participate in Sunda... more

Want to obtain one-of-a-kind NFL memorabilia while aiding a worthy cause? NFL Auction provides that opportunity. Proceeds from many auctioned items will help combat the devastating Australian bushfires that have scorched the region. Included in... more

Fear not, Raiders fans, the Black Hole will move with Mark Davis' team from Oakland to Las Vegas. While original fears that the notorious end zone spot dubbed the "Black Hole" might get lost in the move, rumblings out of Las Vegas have shot that do... more

Matthew Stafford's back injury sent an already spiraling Detroit Lions season down the pipe. The Lions lost nine straight games to close the season -- the final eight sans Stafford -- with a 3-12-1 record. Securing the No. 3 overall pick puts Detro... more

The San Francisco 49ers hope to have running back Tevin Coleman for Super Bowl LIV. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that Coleman dislocated his shoulder in Sunday's NFC Championship Game win over the Green Bay Packers. The team is awaiting MRI resu... more

Bill Callahan is back to coaching offensive linemen. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday that the Cleveland Browns are expected to hire Callahan to coach their O-line, per sources informed of the situation. It's a big get for first-time h... more

The Tennessee Titans hit the offseason after Sunday's AFC Championship Game loss to the Kansas City Chiefs with a bundle of question marks. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill and running back Derrick Henry sit atop the list of impending free agents the Tit... more

The San Francisco 49ers will wear traditional road attire in Super Bowl LIV. The Niners will don white jerseys with gold pants when they take on the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 2 in Miami, the team confirmed Monday. The Chiefs, the designate... more

The Green Bay Packers were blasted out of the 2019 postseason in embarrassing fashion, getting their doors blown off, 37-20, by the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. The final score felt closer than the contest. Despite the playoff... more

The Houston Texans will transition to a new defensive leader in 2020. Defensive line coach Anthony Weaver is expected to become the Texans defensive coordinator, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning, per sources informed of the situa... more

The San Francisco 49ers pummeled the Green Bay Packers in Week 12. In that primetime bout, the Niners held Aaron Rodgers to 104 yards passing, restricted Davante Adams to 43 yards on seven catches with a touchdown and sacked the quarterback five ti... more

In the biggest start of his NFL career, Jimmy Garoppolo threw eight more passes than you. The San Francisco 49ers didn't need the quarterback to throw on Sunday night. Kyle Shanahan's rushing attack so overwhelmed in a 37-20 bulldozing of the Gr... more

Stop Derrick Henry. Stop the Tennessee Titans. Heading into the AFC Championship Game, the Kansas City Chiefs defense knew it had cut the legs out from under the behemoth running back. Henry entered the game motoring the Titans offense through two... more

Another remarkable rally and offensive masterpiece led by Patrick Mahomes has the Kansas City Chiefs back in the Super Bowl for the first time since the 1969 season. The second-seeded Chiefs rallied from a first-half deficit with 28 consecutive point... more

AFC Championship Game NFC Championship Game Viewers can watch the broadcast live on FOX at 6:40 p.m. ET, Jan. 19 as well as stream live on the NFL App and Yahoo Sports app. The Backstory A classic matchup between two perennial NFL... more

Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel went viral. Not for leading his upstart team to back-to-back road playoff wins. Not for a postgame victory quote. No, Vrabel garnered attention for nearly getting run over on the sideline during Saturday's victo... more

San Francisco 49ers star tight end George Kittle popped up on the injury report Wednesday with a sore ankle that kept him out of practice. Ahead of the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers, any player missing practice offers at lea... more

Aaron Rodgers' Packers face a San Francisco team he grew up rooting for as a Northern Californian with a Super Bowl trip on the line Sunday in Santa Clara. Beating his former favorite team would put Rodgers into his second Super Bowl appearance. It... more

Joe Burrow is coming off one of the greatest seasons for a quarterback in college football history, leading his LSU team to a national championship while throwing for bonkers numbers. The QB is the presumptive No. 1 selection heading into the draft.... more

The LaFleur family is a house divided this week. With Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur and San Francisco 49ers passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur facing off in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, parents Denny and Kristi LaFleur will be... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers still have work to do to keep general manager Kevin Colbert in town, but it sounds like progress is being made. Owner Art Rooney II told reporters Wednesday that all signs point to Colbert returning for at least one more sea... more

The Tennessee Titans slowed the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens in back-to-back playoff games with a fiery brand of defense that gave up just 12.5 points per game in two postseason tilts. They'll face a completely different beast Sunday i... more

Six games into the season, the Tennessee Titans were a forgotten squad, withering with inconsistency and uninspired play. The season appeared lost. Smash cut to today, the Titans conducted Championship Wednesday pressers after finishing the season... more

Larry Fitzgerald isn't done yet. The Arizona Cardinals announced the receiver will return in 2020 for his 17th pro season, signing Fitzgerald to a one-year contract. He had been set to become a free agent. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport report... more

Things in Jacksonville slid downfield quickly since losing the 2017 AFC Championship game, with the Jags finishing last in the AFC South in back-to-back years including a 6-win 2019 campaign. Losing in Jacksonville has become a habit. The Jags gene... more

Playing the coach/general manager/Tsar role for the Texans, Bill O'Brien spearheaded a bevy of moves aimed at bringing a Super Bowl to Houston. They fell short of that goal, but the coach believes each of his moves was worth it. The Texans traded... more

The man paid to caddy Tua Tagovailoa's career up the NFL fairway, believes the Alabama quarterback will be just fine before the draft. Tagovailoa's agent, Leigh Steinberg, told Mike Rodak of AL.com that the quarterback plans to be healthy enough t... more

One of the greatest Chargers of all-time, and a player who revolutionized his position, is officially filing his retirement paperwork. Tight end Antonio Gates announced Tuesday he's officially hanging up his cleats. "After 16 seasons in the NFL,... more

The Cleveland Browns named Kevin Stefanski their latest head coach. The news excited more than just Rust Belt locals. Over in California, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan grinned at the news. Not because he's thrilled for a franchise he used... more

As championship weeks gets underway, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan wants to make something crystal clear: The Week 12 blowout win over Green Bay means bupkis. The Niners wiped the floor with the Packers in November at Levi's Stadium, 37-8... more

The upstart Tennessee Titans haven't just turned the heads of nationwide fans after knocking off the third-seeded New England Patriots and the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens in back-to-back weekends. Apparently, the locals have been more geeked out to a... more

Surprise! You're injured. That was the news Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner received during Monday's exit examination upon being notified he's dealing with knee and ankle injuries. The star linebacker, however, isn't expected to need surge... more

The Kansas City Chiefs came out of Sunday's Divisional Round win over the Houston Texans "pretty healthy," according to coach Andy Reid. The biggest injury to monitor heading into the AFC Championship Game against the Tennessee Titans is defensive... more

Big changes are coming to the Jacksonville Jaguars' coaching staff. The team announced Monday they mutually parted ways with offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. DeFilippo spent just one season in Jacksonville. With a struggling offensive line a... more

Moments after the Seattle Seahawks' postseason exit, the ever-brief Marshawn Lynch wasn't ready to consider whether he'd re-re-retire. "I'm not sure. We'll see what's happening," Lynch said after Seattle's 28-23 loss in Green Bay . Lynch was sign... more

Make a list of Kansas City Chiefs stars and playmakers. We can wait. Come back when you're finished. The Internet should still be functioning. How long did it take before you hit Daniel Sorensen's name? Did you even get that far? The safety and... more

Matt Patricia continued re-stocking his coaching staff. The Detroit Lions hired former Eagles secondary coach Cory Undlin as their new defensive coordinator, the team announced Monday. It's the Lions' latest hire after changing a bevy of assistan... more

Bill O'Brien's team suffered an epic collapse so immense even Texas thought it was too big. The Houston Texans lost a 24-point lead in the matter of 10:10 of game clock in the second quarter of Sunday's Divisional Round loss to the Kansas City Chie... more

The Packers feasted on Seattle's third-down defense all game, converting time and time again. With the game in the balance, Green Bay leading by five points, the Seahawks forced another third-and-9 at the two-minute warning. Aaron Rodgers dropped b... more

Looking rusty out of the gate, the Kansas City Chiefs piled up more mistakes than points in the first quarter, leading to an early 24-0 hole. Andy Reid's team was plagued by a blown coverage and multiple dropped passes, suffered a blocked punt for... more

For the second straight season, the Kansas City Chiefs are headed to the AFC Championship Game, but their return trip took a never-before-seen path. Trailing by 24 points in the first half, the second-seeded Chiefs -- led by the spectacular play of... more

The Baltimore Ravens got bounced in their first playoff game for the second straight season. After a 14-2 campaign, the Ravens got blitzed by the Tennessee Titans out of the gate, trailing by double-digits much of the contest before ultimately fall... more

A magical season spiraled. Down the drain. Further and further into the darkness. The Baltimore Ravens could never pull themselves out of the gutter in Saturday night's 28-12 loss to the Tennessee Titans. A magical 14-2 season was washed away. "... more

Tom Brady plans to play a 21st NFL season . Where he'll play threatens to be the biggest story of the offseason. With the quarterback set to hit free agency, questions will linger about whether the GOAT has played his final down for the New England... more

The 49ers are one win away from the Super Bowl. Behind a dominating defensive effort and ball-control offense, San Francisco suffocated the Vikings in a 27-10 victory in Saturday's Divisional Round. The NFC's top-seeded 49ers will host the... more

With the Dallas Cowboys' season over, the Jason Garrett drama settled, and Mike McCarthy in the saddle, the Joneses will now gallop forward with their most pressing matter of the offseason: locking down Dak Prescott. Prescott put contract talk on h... more

No one questioned Josh McCown's toughness before Sunday's Eagles game, but now we have one more log for the storytelling fire. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported that McCown tore his hamstring off the bone in the second quarter of the 17-9 loss t... more

The Houston Texans will have a key piece of the secondary back on the field as they attempt to slow Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday's Divisional Round. NFL Network's James Palmer reported Friday that cornerback Johnathan Joseph... more

Vikings-49ers Titans-Ravens Texans-Chiefs Seahawks-Packers Viewers can watch the broadcast live on CBS at 3:05 p.m. ET, Jan. 12 as well as stream live on the NFL App and Yahoo Sports app. The Backstory Rematch! Sunday the Tex... more

The QB youth movement will be on full display this weekend. For the first time since 2008, the Divisional Round will be without Tom Brady or Drew Brees. In place for the 40-year-olds are young bloods. The AFC is particularly young, with three s... more

Adam Thielen suffered a freak ankle injury in practice Wednesday that threatened to knock him out of the Divisional Round. Despite needing stitches, Thielen should be available to play Saturday afternoon against the San Francisco 49ers, NFL Network... more

Aaron Jones was one benefactor of the Green Bay Packers securing a playoff bye. It wasn't so much as the 25-year-old running back is dealing with an injury, but rather a central piece of the Packers' offense avoided getting hit 20-plus times last w... more

The San Francisco 49ers know if they have a weakness on defense, it's slowing the opponent's run game. Heading into Saturday's Divisional Round bout with the Minnesota Vikings, that flaw could get exploited by Dalvin Cook. "Coming into this game,... more

January football in Green Bay is like no other. Frost-burning colds, frozen fields and snow whisking from the sky. With the snow, however, comes a call for aid. The Green Bay area is expected to get pummeled with eight to 10 inches of snow Saturd... more

The latest branch plucked from the Bill Belichick coaching tree, Joe Judge was named the New York Giants head coach as a relatively unknown character. The New England Patriots special teams coordinator since 2015, who added wide receivers coach to... more

Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram took a big step toward being ready for Saturday's playoff game against the Tennessee Titans. Ingram was back at practice Thursday for the first time since injuring his calf in Week 16, per reporters on the... more

Aaron Rodgers hoisted the Lombardi Trophy nearly nine years ago. Since that day -- Feb. 6, 2011 -- the Green Packers haven't sniffed the Super Bowl, including missing the playoffs in back-to-back years. For whatever reason, NFL cognoscenti decided... more

Adam Thielen popped up on the injury report Wednesday with a mysterious ankle injury and was listed as limited. With the Vikings set to face the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday afternoon , Thielen's status is questionable heading into the weekend.... more

All's well that ends well, right? Wednesday was a whirlwind day for a few people in Minnesota, including tight end Kyle Rudolph. Our saga begins with a tweet from the Minnesota TE relaying unfortunate deceit: I saw this.. it's disappointing. A... more

Mark Ingram's situation went from cautious optimism the running back would return to the field this week to hesitant uncertainty. The Baltimore Ravens' lead running back missed Wednesday's practice again due to a calf injury suffered in Week 16. Wh... more

DK Metcalf saved his best performance for the biggest stage. The behemoth Seattle Seahawks wide receiver popped off for 160 yards and a touchdown, burning the Philadelphia Eagles repeatedly with big plays. The production marked the most receiving y... more

Carolina Panthers new head coach Matt Rhule is billed as a builder, motivator and innovator coming out of Baylor. The first step in building any NFL program is the quarterback. During his introductory press conference Wednesday, Rhule was asked a... more

Jake Fromm enters the fray. The University of Georgia quarterback officially declared for the 2020 NFL Draft Wednesday. Go Dawgs and God Bless pic.twitter.com/hz0qxJLumE â?? JakefromStateFromm (@FrommJake) January 8, 2020 The 6-foot-2, 220-p... more

Eric Weddle avoided needing surgery for 13 NFL seasons. His streak is over. The Los Angeles Rams' 35-year-old safety tweeted that he's recovering from knee surgery. Let's be GREAT. HAHA . I would say I've been pretty dang lucky and blessed to ha... more

Tom Brady isn't going out with his last NFL pass a pick-6. The New England Patriots quarterback reiterated on Instagram that he plans to continue his career in 2020. "I just wanted to say to all of our fans, THANK YOU!" Brady penned. "After a fe... more

The New England Patriots got bulldozed by Derrick Henry, getting blasted from the playoffs by the behemoth running back. The Baltimore Ravens have designs not to suffer the same fate. But how does one tackle a speeding bus, determined to leave tire... more

Lamar Jackson's MVP-caliber season left jaws agape across the globe. The dual-threat quarterback gashed defenses through air and land with a menagerie of explosive plays, often making professional athletes looks like middle-aged beer-leaguers with... more

Kwon Alexander could walk in J.J. Watt's footsteps. The San Francisco 49ers linebacker suffered a pectoral injury days after Watt tore his pec. The latter returned with great effect in the Houston Texans' wild-card win last weekend. Now, Alexander... more

New Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy is wasting no time starting to put together his staff. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport report that the Cowboys are expected to hire Mike Nolan as their new defensive coordinator, per sources infor... more

Seattle Seahawks running backs were hemmed in during Sunday's 17-9 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Travis Homer rushed 11 times for just 12 yards, while Marshawn Lynch gained seven yards on six carries, including a bruising five-yard touchdown ru... more

Malcolm Jenkins wanted a new contract before last season. The veteran safety skipped voluntary workouts in 2019 in hopes of getting one. It never materialized. Re-joining his team, Jenkins didn't gripe about his contract during the season. After th... more

J.J. Watt stood on the Houston Texans' sideline for the majority of plays in the first half of Saturday's playoff matchup against the Buffalo Bills watching his team get down by double-digits. Then in the second half, they took the restrictor plate... more

Smart teams will use the next couple of months to lock down players they want to keep ahead of free agency, getting a jump on the process. Despite not having a coach, the Carolina Panthers identified one such player they'd like to keep around. Th... more

Jason Peters turns 38-years-old in 16 days and will be a free agent in March. The veteran left tackle has no plans to retire. Following the Philadelphia Eagles' 17-9 playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Peters said he wants to continue his NFL car... more

With an injury-ravaged secondary, Mike Zimmer entered Sunday's tilt against the high-powered New Orleans Saints believing his defense would "find a way " to stop Drew Brees & Co. Find a way they did indeed. The Saints entered the game on a hot st... more

Carson Wentz finally played a playoff game. It lasted just eight plays. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback was knocked out from Sunday's 17-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks following the second drive with a head injury after his helmet was driven... more

For the first time in two decades, there is at least a pinch of uncertainty regarding where Tom Brady will suit up. With Brady engineering his way to free agency for the first time in his career in 2020, the prospect of TB12 not donning a Patriots... more

The No. 5 seed Seattle Seahawks are advancing to the NFC Divisional Round, defeating the No. 4 seed Philadelphia Eagles, 17-9 , in front of a hostile crowd on the road. The Eagles were firmly placed behind the eight ball midway through the first quar... more

Sean Payton didn't take the bait on the lack of replay of a potential offensive pass interference on the final play of the New Orleans Saints' 26-20 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the Wild Card Round. After the game, Payton dismissed a... more

Winter Storm Henry blew through New England. The Tennessee Titans running back, that is. Derrick Henry plowed over tacklers, carving through the Patriots' defense like a hot knife through butter in a 20-13 wild-card road victory. In a slugfest,... more

The New England Patriots' dismal home playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans felt like the end of the greatest run of prosperity in NFL history. Perhaps maybe it is the end of the Pats' dynasty, but Tom Brady insists he's leaning toward returning to... more

The Houston Texans looked like toast following a DeAndre Hopkins third-quarter fumble. Bill O'Brien's team laid an egg in the first half, was already down 13 points to the Buffalo Bills, and stared at a potential 20-point deficit. The Bills sat at... more

What a comeback. The Houston Texans rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half before edging the Buffalo Bills in overtime, 22-19 , in Saturday's wild-card game at NRG Stadium. The AFC South champs move on to face the No. 2 seed Kansas Cit... more

The Minnesota Vikings' cornerback crew is decimated by injury heading into Sunday's wild card bout against the New Orleans Saints. On Friday, the Vikings announced corner Mike Hughes was placed on IR with a neck injury and declared Mackensie Alexan... more

Mark Ingram missed Week 17 after suffering a calf injury, but the bye week will help get the Baltimore Ravens' top running back on the field for the Divisional Round. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday that Ingram is on pace to return for next... more

The Chicago Bears made Eddie Jackson the highest-paid safety in football. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Bears and Jackson agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension worth $58.4 million, per Jackson's agents. The safety gets $3... more

Bills-Texans Titans-Patriots Vikings-Saints Seahawks-Eagles The Backstory Title this bout the Battle of the Walking Wounded. Both teams enter Wild Card Weekend severely deteriorated after watching key player after key player fall... more

Washington Redskins new coach Ron Rivera will give a member of his former staff a shot at a job with his new team. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Carolina Panthers interim offensive coordinator Scott Turner is interviewing with the... more

Kwon Alexander suffered a pectoral injury four days after J.J. Watt experienced a similar injury two months ago. The Houston Texans defensive lineman is slated to make his return this weekend in the Wild Card Round. Alexander hopes similarly to don... more

Winter Storm Henry is heading to Foxborough on Saturday night. No, that's not a twisted pun hyping Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry bowling over the New England Patriots in the Wild Card Round on Saturday night. Literally, a winter sto... more

Philip Rivers believes he still has gas left in the tank. Los Angeles Chargers GM Tom Telesco agrees, but the question is whether that future is in L.A. "I think he can still compete at a top-starter level," Telesco said of Rivers, via the L.A. Tim... more

Ron Rivera didn't take a sabbatical after being fired from the Carolina Panthers, and instead jumped right back into the coaching fray, taking over a Washington Redskins team in turmoil. In his introductory press conference Thursday, Rivera said he... more

The Senior Bowl locked down its coaching staffs for the 2020 collegiate all-star game. On Thursday, the staffs from the Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions were announced as coaches for the Senior Bowl . The Bengals hold the No. 1 overall pick,... more

The first highlight in nearly every preview of Sunday's playoff bout between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints will be the same: The Minneapolis Miracle. Stefon Diggs' incredible game-ending touchdown catch against the Saints in the 2017... more

J.J. Watt will return for the first time since before Halloween when the Houston Texans host the Buffalo Bills in Saturday afternoon's  wild-card game. Watt, who returned from a torn pectoral muscle suffered in Week 8, will have his snaps monitored... more

The Philadelphia Eagles earned a playoff spot for the third straight season, but despite him owning a Super Bowl ring, Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks will mark the first postseason snaps for quarterback Carson Wentz. Wentz missed the... more

Derrick Henry's scorching end to the 2019 regular-season campaign captured the Tennessee Titans' running back the rushing title with 1,540 yards on the year. The rumbling running back believes he can bulldoze over opponents to the promised land in... more

December

The waiting game in Dallas continues. Two days after the season ended, there is still no resolution on Jason Garrett's status with the Cowboys. NFL Network's Jane Slater reported Tuesday that there will likely be no news today on Garrett, and the... more

The Chicago Bears' poor offensive output will lead to big changes to the coaching staff. The Bears have fired offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich, offensive line coach Harry Hiestand, tight ends coach Kevin Gilbride and assistant special teams coac... more

The Philadelphia Eagles finally received some positive injury news. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that running back Miles Sanders suffered a low-grade low ankle sprain in the season-finale win over the New York Giants, per a source... more

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman avoided joining Pat Shurmur on the chopping block this week but knows he needs to adapt to keep his job beyond 2020. In a sometimes-contentious back-and-forth with the New York media Tuesday, Gettleman... more

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew isn't shy. Monday's swagger lesson was that his performance was at least on par with other rookie quarterbacks in 2019. "Better," he corrected. "Better." OK, fine, Gardner, better -- at least in so... more

With the close of the 2019 season, 2017 draft picks can officially start discussing possible extensions with their clubs. With one season left on his contract, Joe Mixon represents an interesting case. The Cincinnati Bengals running back plowed dow... more

Dalvin Cook, as expected, is good to go for the Minnesota Vikings' Wild Card playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon. "Two weeks of rest and got treatment ... I've been putting the time in, and I feel good," Cook said Monday... more

The Miami Dolphins ousted a one-time offensive coordinator to bring back an old veteran out of retirement. A day after firing Chad O'Shea following his first season, Miami will make Chan Gailey its new coordinator, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and I... more

Senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron deemed an apparent non-called pass interference not an infraction against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner late in Sunday night's thriller in Seattle. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll disagrees.... more

The Kansas City Chiefs won a first-round playoff bye but lost a key member of their defense in the process. Coach Andy Reid confirmed Monday that safety Juan Thornhill tore his ACL in Sunday's win over the L.A. Chargers and his season is over. Th... more

Eli Manning's career with the New York Giants appears at an end, but the quarterback isn't ready to declare his career over. "Everything's an option," Manning said Monday when asked if he's planning to retire. "No, I haven't (made a decision)," h... more

The banged-up Seattle Seahawks are dealing with another injury. An MRI confirmed linebacker Mychal Kendricks tore his ACL in Sunday night's loss to the San Francisco 49ers and he will need surgery, coach Pete Carroll told reporters Monday. Kendr... more

Josh McDaniels isn't focusing on open coaching positions as the New England Patriots prepare to battle the Tennessee Titans on Wild Card Weekend. The Cleveland Browns requested permission to interview the Pats' offensive coordinator after firing Fr... more

The Denver Broncos ended the season on a high note, finishing 4-1 after Drew Lock took over the reins in December. The superb finish, coupled with the young, rising talent the Broncos put on the field, has veteran Von Miller feeling 2020 will bring... more

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy figures to be a hot head-coaching candidate this offseason. The Carolina Panthers are the first out of the gate to attempt to interview the 50-year-old coordinator. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The Browns fired Freddie Kitchens hours after their 33-23 Week 17 loss to Cincinnati ended a brutally disappointing season under the first-time head coach. Cleveland is now set to hire their ninth full-time head coach since 2000. In announcing... more

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wouldn't share his timetable for deciding on the fate of coach Jason Garrett following an 8-8 season that saw the team miss the playoffs, but it doesn't sound like that timeline will take long to come to light. NFL... more

After a decade in D.C., Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen is out. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the team informed Allen he has been relieved of his duties, per a source informed of the situation. Despite reports that... more

Pat Shurmur understands the questions about his future in New York after a four-win campaign that could lead to his firing after two seasons. "This is a wins business. I get it. I get it," he said Sunday after the Giants' 34-17 loss to the Philadel... more

Freddie Kitchens will not get a second season in charge of the Cleveland Browns. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday night the Browns have fired Kitchens following the season-ending 33-23 loss to the two-win Cincinnati Bengals cementin... more

Philip Rivers might have played his final game in Powder Blue, but the 38-year-old reiterated he's not planning on riding into the sunset, even if that means finding another organization. "Um, yeah. I plan to play football," River said Sunday foll... more

The Baltimore Ravens are the greatest rushing team of all time. Needing just 93 yards entering Week 17 to set the NFL record for team rushing yards in a season, John Harbaugh's team needed less than a half to blast past the 1978 New England Patriot... more

Kyler Murray's availability in the season finale against the Los Angeles Rams could come down to the wire. Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said the rookie quarterback will be a game-day decision as he deals with a hamstring injury, per Darr... more

The Oakland Raiders will likely face their final test of the 2019 campaign without Josh Jacobs. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the rookie running back is not expected to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos, per a source... more

The Carolina Panthers are playing out the string but running back Christian McCaffrey has his sights set on a record-breaking day Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. With 67 receiving yards, McCaffrey would become just the third player in NFL hi... more

Weeks ago it seemed Dan Quinn's fate was sealed. Sitting at 1-7 at the bye week, it appeared the Atlanta Falcons would move on after five seasons. They seemingly had to move on from a coach whose defense couldn't stop a nosebleed and team stacked... more

Marshawn Lynch predictably earned all the headlines after returning to the Seahawks this week. But another running back is also rejoining Seattle and could also play an important role: Robert Turbin. Turbin was part of the Seahawks' 2012-2014 backf... more

Jason Witten's NFL return hasn't gone exactly as planned when he fled the television booth for the comfort of his old Starred helmet. Entering his 255th career game with the Dallas Cowboys Sunday against the Washington Redskins, the 37-year-old conce... more

The Houston Texans already clinched the AFC South title. Now they have the chance to keep a division foe out of the playoffs. The Tennessee Titans head to Houston for a win-and-in game Sunday afternoon. By the time the game kicks off at 4:25 p.m. E... more

The Tennessee Titans will have their offensive motor back for Sunday's win-and-in game against the Houston Texans. Running back Derrick Henry, who sat out Week 16 due to a hamstring injury, said he'll be good to go in Week 17. He was a full partici... more

Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs underwent a surprise Christmas Day surgery. The rookie posted a series of pictures to his Instagram account in the hospital Wednesday night, including one showing a wrap on his leg. On Thursday he added an u... more

Mark Ingram believes he'll be good to go when the Ravens open the playoffs in the Divisional Round. The Baltimore running back said Thursday he's "pretty confident" he'll be ready for the Ravens' playoff opener, via Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic .... more

Heading into the team's season finale on Sunday against the Rams, the Cardinals had limited practices Thursday from quarterback Kyler Murray and pass rusher Chandler Jones . Murray is dealing with a hamstring injury and Jones is dealing with a thu... more

Mohamed Sanu hasn't solidified a shallow New England receiver corps as expected since the Patriots shipped a second-round pick to Atlanta for the veteran wideout. In seven games with the Pats, Sanu has generated just 23 catches for 172 yards and o... more

It all sits in front of the Green Bay Packers: A first-round bye, a potential No. 1 seed, a path to forcing the NFC playoffs to come through Lambeau Field in January. First, first-year coach Matt LaFleur must make sure his team avoids a dreaded let... more

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is glad to see old friend Marshawn Lynch back in the NFL but wishes the running back's return was with a different former team. "I wish it was with us," Carr said this week, via East Bay Times . "I miss that g... more

Like all teams heading into Week 17, the New Orleans Saints are a little banged up. Quarterback Drew Brees and receiver Michael Thomas were among those listed as limited Wednesday on the team's practice report. Despite the late-season nicks, head c... more

Kyler Murray could finish out the season on the field. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that an MRI on the hamstring of the Arizona Cardinals quarterback revealed nothing alarming, per sources informed of the situation. Murray is de... more

Mason Rudolph returned to get the Pittsburgh Steelers back into the game Sunday against the New York Jets, but the shoulder injury that knocked him out later will cost him significant time. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Rudo... more

Carson Wentz's favorite target suffered a rib injury in Sunday's big win over the Dallas Cowboys. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz suffered a fractured rib, per a source informed of the... more

The Seattle Seahawks will be without Duane Brown with the NFC West division title on the line Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers, but they could get the left tackle back for the playoffs. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday... more

Philip Rivers turned 38 earlier this month, is in the final year of his contract and is struggling through one of the worst stretches of his career. Following the latest loss to the Oakland Raiders, 24-17 , Rivers said despite the situation he's no... more

If Greg Olsen decides to hang up the cleats and head to the TV booth after this season, he's already got practice giving an honest assessment of the team he's covering. Following the Carolina Panthers 38-6 blowout loss to the Indianapolis Colts, t... more

So you're telling Oakland there's a chance . The chance for the Raiders to make the playoffs aren't even one in a million, even if they are long. Following Oakland's win Sunday over the Los Angeles Chargers, in which Raiders fans infiltrated the... more

Chandler Jones is making a last-ditch effort to swipe the Defensive Player of the Year Award with a monster finish to an already game-wrecking season. Sunday he almost single-handedly destroyed the Seattle Seahawks' offense. Jones set up shop in th... more

The Houston Texans won't have Will Fuller in Week 17 against the Tennessee Titans, and possibly longer. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that the speedy wideout's groin injury suffered in the Week 16 win over Tampa Bay will... more

The Baltimore Ravens locked up the No. 1 overall seed with Sunday's 31-15 victory over the Cleveland Browns. With nothing to play for in Week 17, the Ravens can rest their starters before the New Year kicks off. Lamar Jackson, however, will lobby... more

Kyler Murray was in the midst of a magical day leading a road upset against the Seattle Seahawks when an injury popped up. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback suffered a hamstring injury on a third-down scamper early in the third quarter. Murray was... more

The NFL has a new single-season reception record holder. With his 11th reception Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, New Orleans Saints wideout Michael Thomas blasted past Marvin Harrison with his 144th catch on the season. Thomas nearly scored... more

The Tennessee Titans will have their rumbling running back on the field Sunday in a pivotal matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Derrick Henry was a full participant in Friday's practice and was not listed on the final injury report of the week.... more

The Dallas Cowboys continue not to push Dak Prescott in practice this week. Coach Jason Garrett said Friday that the quarterback wouldn't throw much in practice today. "He'll be pretty limited. If he throws, it won't be much," Garrett said, via... more

New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas gifted each of his teammates Jordan 11 Retro 'Bred' shoes this week . Eleven is an apropos number for Thomas. With 133 catches through 15 weeks, Thomas sits just 11 snags shy of breaking Hall of Famer M... more

Mike Zimmer and Aaron Rodgers have shared the NFC North the past six seasons. The Minnesota Vikings coach is tired of facing the MVP quarterback. "Either me or him have to get out of this division at some point," Zimmer quipped in a conference call... more

The Seattle Seahawks live for one-score games. Pete Carroll's team sits at 11-3, currently No. 1 in the NFC, with a ridiculous 10 of those wins coming in one-score games. "I love close games," Carroll said, via the team's official website . "I th... more

Julian Edelman looked nothing like we're used to seeing in Week 15, hobbling around the field. The New England Patriots hope to have a healthier Jules in Saturday's AFC East tilt against the 10-win Buffalo Bills. Edelman is officially questionable... more

Six different Lions running backs have logged starts this season for the Honolulu Blue-clad team from Detroit, including Slippery Rock's own undrafted rookie Wes Hills in Week 15. Do you know what happens when you Google "Wes Hills"? It asks you: D... more

Dak Prescott continues to deal with a shoulder injury, but no one in Dallas seems concerned about the quarterback possibly missing Sunday's matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles with the NFC East on the line -- including Dak himself. Prescott tol... more

The clocks in Duval are back to standard time. Tom Coughlin, ever the stickler for punctuality, had the clocks set five minutes ahead at the Jacksonville Jaguars' facility, aka "Tom Coughlin Time." After his Wednesday firing , the timekeepers were... more

In firing Tom Coughlin on Wednesday night , Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan noted his expectations are "high" for the final two games of the season, putting the onus on coach Doug Marrone. On Thursday, Marrone said the Jags' disappointment thi... more

The Minnesota Vikings likely won't have Dalvin Cook on Monday night against the Green Bay Packers with the NFC North title on the line. Cook is dealing with a shoulder injury, and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that it's highly unlikely... more

As expected, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will enter Saturday's game against the Houston Texans shorthanded at receiver. Bucs coach Bruce Arians officially ruled out Chris Godwin due to a hamstring injury suffered in Week 15. Tight end Tanner Hudson... more

Brian Flores isn't interested in evaluating the quarterback position in Week 16, he's playing the QB that gives him the best chance to win. Sitting at 3-11, the Miami Dolphins coach was peppered with questions Wednesday about why he's sticking with... more

Dwayne Haskins doesn't like to be reminded of his NFL debut. The Washington Redskins quarterback took over in relief of Case Keenum in Week 4 against the New York Giants, and completed 9-of-17 passes for 107 yards and three awful INTs and took two... more

His rookie season, Carson Wentz endured losses on a growing squad. The past two years, season-ending injuries have wiped out the end of his campaigns as the Philadelphia Eagles battled in the postseason without him. He's never quite experienced that... more

For-ev-er , Mitchell Trubisky will be the quarterback the Chicago Bears drafted before Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson. Trubisky knows the reality of the situation and isn't running. "You just play your game and find a way to win for your team... more

In recent years, Defensive Player of the Year honors has morphed into the "Best Disrupter of the Quarterback" award. Could this be the year voters finally buck that trend? Not since 2010 when safety Troy Polamalu took home the award has a defensive... more

Despite a desire to make his way back to Baltimore after being waived by the Arizona Cardinals, Terrell Suggs didn't need a lot of coaxing from Chiefs coach Andy Reid to report to Kansas City after being claimed this week. "I was really uncertain a... more

After Eli Manning earned a home win in what could be his final start for the New York Giants, it appears Daniel Jones is ready to make his return from a high ankle injury. The Big Blue rookie quarterback was a full participant in practice on Wednes... more

The Detroit Lions ownership has made its mandate to coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn clear: Win in 2020 or else. A day after announcing the decision to retain the coach and GM at least one more season, owner Martha Firestone Ford,... more

A season defined by injuries for the Philadelphia Eagles continued. The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill was placed on injured reserve and will undergo surgery. "Following Sunday's game at Washington, Kamu Grugier-Hill... more

The Miami Dolphins were one of two teams shut out of the Pro Bowl voting, announced Tuesday . Two of their former players jettisoned this year, however, did make the roster. Left tackle Laremy Tunsil and safety Minkah Fitzpatrick were elected as... more

With Minshew Mania sweeping Jacksonville, another Jaguars rookie has flown far below the radar: Josh Allen . The rookie edge rusher isn't getting nearly the pop as a potential Defensive Rookie of The Year candidate that he should. Compare Allen's... more

As the end of the season approaches with a fury, it could be more than the finish of the 2019 campaign for some. It could be the end of a career or an era with a certain franchise. For a longtime veteran like tight end Greg Olsen, every eventuality... more

Jared Goff's injured hand clearly affected his play in the second half of the Los Angeles Rams' blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys, but with their playoff hopes dangling by a micrometer it won't keep the quarterback out of Saturday's game versus the... more

Dalvin Cook couldn't finish Sunday's win against the Chargers in L.A., but his outlook for a pivotal matchup against the Green Bay Packers on Monday night in Week 16 appears positive. Coach Mike Zimmer indicated to reporters Monday that Cook's shou... more

The Carolina Panthers are going to give rookie quarterback Will Grier his shot. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Panthers are expected to start the third-round pick in Week 16 versus the Indianapolis Colts, per sources info... more

The Houston Texans continue to hold out hope that J.J. Watt could return for a playoff run after suffering a torn pectoral earlier this season. Coach Bill O'Brien was asked Monday about the defensive lineman potentially coming off injured reserve.... more

With injuries decimating the Philadelphia skill positions, the Eagles leaned on rookie running back Miles Sanders to help save the season from slipping further down the pipes. In Sunday's 37-27 win over the Washington Redskins, Sanders powered the... more

The Los Angeles Chargers were in a giving mood on Sunday. Normally it's nice to give, especially to guests during the holiday season. Handing over pigskins in bunches during a football game, however, is not good. The Chargers had 12 possessions in... more

Andy Dalton tied a career-high with four interceptions in Sunday's 34-14 loss to the New England Patriots. Cincinnati Bengals first-year coach Zac Taylor placed most of the blame for the four picks on the receiver corps. "Three of them were agains... more

Shaquil Barrett is having a prove-it season to match all prove-it seasons. The defensive lineman signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason after his market didn't materialize in the spring. Flash forward to... more

The Raiders closed up shop in Oakland by sending the locals home with one last brutal loss. Jon Gruden's team gave up a 16-3 halftime lead, allowing the Jacksonville Jaguars to claw back into the game, and steal a 20-16 victory on a last-second Gar... more

Eli Manning will make at least one more home start for the New York Giants. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has been ruled for Sunday's game versus the Miami Dolphins due to a high-ankle sprain, the team announced. The news was expected but is no... more

Bruce Arians will have his starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Lions. The Buccaneers coach announced Jameis Winston "is ready to go" for Week 15 . Winston was seen slinging footballs at practice Friday, per multiple beat writers on... more

The New York Giants are done with Janoris Jenkins. The team announced Friday they have waived the cornerback. The move comes after Jenkins called a fan on Twitter a slur earlier this week, then refused to apologize for it on Thursday. "This was... more

A setback could cost JuJu Smith-Schuster another game. The Pittsburgh Steelers receiver aggravated his knee injury during practice on Thursday and is a long shot to play in Sunday night's tilt versus the Buffalo Bills, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapop... more

Adam Thielen is off the injury report and on track to return to the field this weekend versus the Chargers. The Vikings receiver got in his second limited practice of the week Thursday, a good sign for his progress from a hamstring injury that has... more

You know it's going to be cold when the locals in Green Bay are preparing for the chilly weather. Ahead of Sunday's Packers game against rival Chicago Bears, the forecast is currently calling for a high of 19 degrees in Green Bay for the noon centr... more

For 17 years, Larry Fitzgerald has called Arizona home. Could Sunday's matchup with the Cleveland Browns mark the final home game in the Hall of Fame career for the Cardinals receiver? "You never know," Fitzgerald replied Thursday, via the team's... more

The 42-21 final score won't convey the reality that the New York Jets had a chance to keep Thursday night's bout with the Baltimore Ravens close. In the end, they blew that chance, letting Lamar Jackson gallop away with the blowout. "Especially in... more

As rumors abound about Odell Beckham's future, his best friend has his back, like always. Browns receiver Jarvis Landry said Beckham isn't trying to get out of Cleveland. "It's not even about trying to go somewhere else, for him," Landry said... more

Alshon Jeffery's season is officially over. The Philadelphia Eagles announced they've placed the receiver on injured reserve with a foot injury. The move has been expected after Jeffery left Monday night's game against the New York Giants followi... more

The Chicago Bears' offense got off to a wobbly start to the 2019 campaign, scoring just three points in the season-opening game against the Green Bay Packers. The Week 1 struggles epitomized the Bears' problems over the first 10 or so games of the... more

Every few years when a division is won by a team with a less-than-sterling record, eating up a playoff spot while a better team sits at home during the postseason, reconstruction comes to the forefront of the NFL. This year is particularly notewort... more

Hand injuries for a quarterback can be a frightening proposition, their livelihood stemming from an extraordinary ability to grip and rip an oblong pigskin. The hand issue for Patrick Mahomes could have been especially troubling for the Super Bowl... more

Lamar Jackson sits 23 yards from making history in Thursday Night Football's matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Jets. Or, for Jackson, one decent run. Jackson currently has 1,017 rushing yards, behind only Michael Vick's 1,039 ya... more

The banged-up Philadelphia Eagles suffered two more big injuries in Monday night's 23-17 overtime win over the New York Giants when right tackle Lane Johnson and receiver Alshon Jeffery exited in the first half. Johnson is dealing with a high-ankle... more

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick reiterated Tuesday morning that he had no knowledge of a production crew filming the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, which spurred an NFL investigation . Beli... more

Perhaps John Elway finally found that elusive heir to Peyton Manning. Through the first two starts of his career, rookie Drew Lock looks like the real deal, throwing darts through defenses and making the Denver Broncos offense look as formidable as... more

Josh McCown was ready to reprise his role as stand-in wide receiver. With the Philadelphia Eagles down to just one healthy wideout by the end of Monday night's 23-17 come-from-behind win over the New York Giants, the 40-year-old backup quarterback... more

If a normally patient New York Giants ownership group hoped to unearth a reason to keep hanging with Pat Shurmur, their task became tougher. The Giants blew a 14-point halftime lead with a dreary second-half performance in a rain-soaked 23-17 overt... more

The rain drops hailing from the sky in Philadelphia Monday night might have been misconstrued as tears of Eagles fans at halftime following a lackluster, lifeless, putrid first two quarters in which the home team trailed 17-3 and were making a decrep... more

Patrick Mahomes' dealt with a hand injury in Sunday's victory over the New England Patriots, but avoided a major issue. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday that Mahomes' hand is "OK." "It's bruised up pretty good, but there's no break,... more

The AFC leaders avoided a major injury to a key weapon. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that the knee injury suffered by Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews is considered minor, per a source informed of the situation.... more

It'd been more than 800 days since the Seattle Seahawks were held without an offensive touchdown -- 819, to be exact. The streak is now over. The Seahawks scored only 12 points in Sunday night's 28-12 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, and the only TD... more

The story of the Kansas City Chiefs locking down a fourth straight AFC West championship was not about Patrick Mahomes' eye-popping play, Andy Reid's wizardry play-calling, or an offensive juggernaut. Not this time. This time, the Chiefs' defense h... more

The San Francisco 49ers got the ball back with 53 seconds remaining after watching Drew Brees conduct a perfect end-of-game symphony for a New Orleans touchdown to give the Saints a one-point lead late. How would Jimmy Garoppolo and company answer... more

The New England Patriots' 21-game home win-streak was broken in Sunday's 23-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Foxborough fans are still smarting over two missed calls that could have turned the tide in the Pats' favor. The first came on a blown... more

The Baltimore Ravens clinched a playoff spot with Sunday's road victory over the Buffalo Bills, pushing their season record to 11-2. Ravens players weren't much in the mood for celebrating the accomplishment. "I tried to make a big deal about it i... more

Tonight's return to the New York Giants starting lineup won't be Eli Manning's only start down the stretch. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Monday morning that Daniel Jones' high-ankle sprain is expected to... more

The New England Patriots will fill the blank spot on their roster at the kicking position with a player they cut a week ago. The Patriots confirmed Saturday that they have re-signed K Nick Folk to an undisclosed deal. In a corresponding move, the t... more

Adam Vinatieri will officially not kick this weekend. Colts coach Frank Reich ruled the veteran kicker out Sunday versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a knee injury. Vinatieri's status had been in doubt this week after he underwent an MRI on t... more

The Washington Redskins plan to press their luck with Aaron Rodgers. Heading into Sunday's matchup against the Green Bay Packers, the Redskins' defensive plan is to take away the run game and try to put the ball in Rodgers' hands. "It is [crazy].... more

With their season on life support, the Philadelphia Eagles put on pads. Coach Doug Pederson conducted Philly's first padded practice in months. Players said the point of going with pads was to make a statement for the final month of the season. "... more

The Dallas Cowboys conducted kicker workouts over the weekend after Brett Maher's Thanksgiving blunders but decided to ride with him Thursday night. Perhaps that was a mistake. In Thursday night's 31-24 loss to the Chicago Bears, Maher badly bot... more

Before heading into hibernation, the Chicago Bears are feasting on wins to keep their playoff hopes alive. After falling to 3-5 and the cellar of the NFC North in Week 9, Chicago blitzed to a winning streak, taking four of its last five games, with... more

The Chicago Bears kept their playoff hopes alive with Thursday night's 31-24 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, but might have suffered a massive loss in the process. Linebacker Roquan Smith exited early with a pectoral injury, and the rest of his s... more

Tom Brady was limited in Patriots practice on Thursday, as he's dealing with toe and right elbow ailments. Brady was a full participant on Wednesday. On Thursday, Brady was one of a long list of Patriots who were limited participants: wide recei... more

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer won't rule out Adam Thielen for this week's matchup with division rival Detroit Lions. "He's frustrated. I think he's got a good opportunity this week (to play), so we'll see," Zimmer said of Thielen Thursday, vi... more

Baker Mayfield was back throwing the pigskin at practice after taking Wednesday easy with a bruised hand. Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said Thursday that the quarterback looked good throwing, and went through the session as normal, via M... more

Adam Vinatieri remains unsure if he'll be able to kick in Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as he continues to deal with discomfort in his left knee. The Indianapolis Colts veteran confirmed he underwent an MRI but has yet to get the... more

The Oakland Raiders went from 6-4 and riding a three-game winning streak, to 6-6 in the blink of an eye after two blowout losses in back-to-back weeks. The egg-lay against the aimless New York Jets in Week 12 was a stunner as Derek Carr led exactly... more

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods is dealing with more than just a knee injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Woods was arrested on Tuesday at a traffic stop and charged with possession of marijuana over two ou... more

The Tennessee Titans' season was on life-support in Week 6 as they fell to 2-4, staring at another lost year. In a move that seemed desperate at the time but anything but now, coach Mike Vrabel benched former No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota -- th... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers' offense has opened up since Devlin "Duck" Hodges took over under center. Splash plays we'd become accustomed to have returned, and the disastrous sacks and turnovers have mostly dissipated. In last week's win over Cleveland... more

In Week 13's thrashing of the Arizona Cardinals, Todd Gurley looked like Todd Gurley again, gashing through holes, pulling his way past arm tackles and dashing to the edge for chunk gains. Finally in the past few weeks, Sean McVay has shed the earl... more

Marlon Mack is trending in the right direction for a potential return this week, but kicker Adam Vinatieri might pose another problem. The Indianapolis Colts' feature running back was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. Mack has been... more

Ron Rivera never got to hoist a Lombardi Trophy in Charlotte, but his nine-year run with the Carolina Panthers ended Tuesday with plenty of positive memories. During his tenure, Rivera won two AP NFL Coach of the Year awards, made a Super Bowl... more

Cam Newton tried to rehab his way through the foot injury that ended his 2019 season. It didn't work out. NFL Network's Tiffany Blackmon reported that Newton plans to undergo surgery, per a source informed of the decision. Interim head coach Perry... more

Cameron Jordan feasted on Thanksgiving, sacking Matt Ryan four times in the victory. All that was missing was the New Orleans Saints' pass rusher pouring gravy on the quarterback before swallowing him whole. The four-sack performance boosted Jordan... more

Melvin Gordon sat out the offseason in hopes of a new contract that never came. His holdout wiped out the first quarter of the 2019 campaign and seemed to affect the second quarter. Only in the last four games has he gotten churning. With the Charg... more

Minshew Mania is back on. The Jacksonville Jaguars will start rookie Gardner Minshew in Week 14 versus the Los Angeles Chargers, coach Doug Marrone announced Monday. The decision comes after the Jags benched Nick Foles at halftime of their 28-11... more

The Dallas Cowboys' Sunday kicker workout won't lead to a change. Jason Garrett said Monday on 105.3 The Fan that the Cowboys will stick with Brett Maher. "Those three guys did a nice job for us, but Brett is going to be our kicker going forward... more

Tom Brady's season-long frustration continued in Sunday night's 28-22 loss in Houston, during which the New England Patriots quarterback was visibly irritated on multiple occasions and vocally exhorted teammates on the sideline. The relationship w... more

Twice the Philadelphia Eagles owned double-digit leads over the Miami Dolphins, and yet Doug Pederson's team lost a winnable road game 37-31 . After building a 28-14 lead, the offense went in the tank, and the defense couldn't get a stop. "We... more

The obvious became official Sunday: The New York Giants will not make the playoffs. Big Blue was officially eliminated from playoff contention with their eighth straight loss, falling 31-13 at home to the Green Bay Packers. The Giants were also sw... more

Bill O'Brien pulled out all the stops to upset his former boss, Bill Belichick, in Sunday night's 28-22 Houston Texans victory over the New England Patriots. The biggest trick card came on a play in which quarterback Deshaun Watson became a receiv... more

The winless Cincinnati Bengals turned back to Andy Dalton in search of their first victory of the season, and the veteran quarterback delivered in a big way with a 22-6 trouncing of the New York Jets, who had entered on a three-game win streak. "Y... more

As kicker Brett Maher's struggles continue, the Dallas Cowboys will take a gander at other options. Coach Jason Garrett said the team would conduct kicker tryouts Sunday afternoon. The three kickers in the session, are expected to be Nick Rose,... more

November

The Chicago Bears (6-6) overcame a slow start on short rest and came roaring back to beat the Detroit Lions (3-8-1). Here's what we learned from the Bears' 24-20 victory on Thanksgiving Day: 1. It wasn't a perfectly cooked Thanksgiving meal for t... more

The Indianapolis Colts will once again be without T.Y. Hilton. The star receiver suffered a setback in practice Wednesday and will be out for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, general manager Chris Ballard said Thursday. Hilton missed t... more

The New England Patriots need a new kicker yet again. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that veteran kicker Nick Folk recently had an appendectomy that will knock him out for this week's game against the Houston Texans, per a sourc... more

Julio Jones might not be ready to play on Thanksgiving. The Atlanta Falcons listed the star receiver as questionable for Thursday night's kickoff against the New Orleans Saints. Jones battled a shoulder injury in Sunday's loss to the Tampa Bay... more

Jacksonville Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin made a surprise media appearance Wednesday , saying he offers "no excuses" for the team's 4-7 record. Outside of a lengthy opening statement cajoling fans to support the team for the final... more

The Philadelphia Eagles offense is on the mend. Coach Doug Pederson said both receivers Alshon Jeffery (ankle) and Nelson Agholor (knee) were expected to be full participants in practice Wednesday. Both receivers ended up practicing in a limited... more

Jerry Jones' team sits in a swirl of frustration. The Cowboys are 6-5, with a one-game lead in the NFC East, after a disappointing showing in New England. Questions about Jason Garrett's future spin daily after Jones' pointed comments this week ab... more

Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Thomas Davis has been a veteran leader for much of his NFL career. He didn't earn such esteem within locker rooms by pointing fingers. Davis continued his leadership approach this week, suggesting the Chargers' defen... more

Jerry Jones poured out his frustration with the coaching staff following the Cowboys' latest loss, Dallas' second in the past three weeks. The players read the comments, knowing the pressure is on more than just the coaching staff, but it didn't a... more

Detroit Lions replacement quarterback Jeff Driskel is battling a hamstring injury that could put his availability for Thursday's Thanksgiving tilt against the Chicago Bears in jeopardy. The signal-caller was listed as limited in Tuesday's practice,... more

The Cincinnati Bengals are going back to old friend Andy Dalton. Coach Zac Taylor announced Monday that Dalton will start Week 13 against the New York Jets, noting it was the best decision for a Bengals team searching for its first win of the seaso... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are hopeful Tyreek Hill will be ready for Sunday's showdown with the Oakland Raiders. Coach Andy Reid said Monday he's optimistic Hill will be available to play this week after exiting the team's Week 11 win over the L.A. Cha... more

Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks left Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks with what the team initially termed an "illness." It was much more than Brooks being sick. One of the best offensive linemen in the NFL deals with anxiety... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are sputtering their way into oblivion, but Doug Marrone won't turn to Minshew Mania to pull his team from the doldrums of a third straight blowout loss. Marrone dismissed going back to rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew af... more

The Tennessee Titans blitzed the Jacksonville Jaguars for four touchdowns in a six-play stretch, turning a 7-3 tussle into a 35-3 whitewash in the blink of an eye. Ryan Tannehill hit offensive tackle Dennis Kelly for a touchdown early in the third... more

The best cornerback in the NFL earned a signature game in what has been a Defensive Player of the Year-caliber season. New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore completely wiped Dallas Cowboys star receiver Amari Cooper from the box score, ho... more

The Oakland Raiders entered Sunday on a three-game winning streak. They faced the lowly New York Jets. Next week's matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs could have put the Raiders in pole position in the AFC West. All the classic signs screamed "Trap... more

NFL kickers had made 233 straight field goals inside 28 yards when Carolina Panthers' Joey Slye lined up his attempt Sunday afternoon in New Orleans with two minutes left in a 31-31 game. Slye slid the shot wide left. Streak over. "I felt very... more

Mitchell Trubisky is good to go for Sunday's tilt versus the New York Giants. The Chicago Bears' QB got in another full practice on Friday, making him a full participant all week after exiting last week's loss in L.A. with a hip pointer injury. Tru... more

After Brandin Cooks' latest concussion, the question hovered in the L.A. smog: Would the latest head injury bring an abrupt end to the receiver's career? For his part, the 26-year-old said he never considered retirement. "Absolutely not," Cooks s... more

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle took a stride toward a return to game action. The playmaker was limited in practice on Thursday and Friday after sitting out Wednesday's session. Kittle has missed the past two games due to left knee and... more

Last postseason, T.Y. Hilton wore a clown mask to Houston before cutting up the Texans in a building he's claimed to own. In Thursday night's return to Houston, Hilton wore a proverbial clown mask for a much different reason: missed opportunities.... more

When appeals officer James Thrash upheld all portions of Myles Garrett's suspension on Thursday, one key aspect of the indefinite ban was the meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell prior to reinstatement. The league will use that meeting to... more

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard will go to his grave believing he recovered a Deshaun Watson fumble late in Thursday night's 20-17 loss to the Houston Texans. "We were fighting for it," Leonard said after the tilt, via the Indy Star .... more

The NFL didn't budge on Myles Garrett's indefinite suspension. The league announced Thursday that all discipline issued to Garrett was upheld upon appeal by James Thrash, the appeals officer jointly appointed by the NFL and NFLPA. NFL Network Ins... more

Mitchell Trubisky remains on pace to play Sunday against the New York Giants. Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy said Trubisky remains day-to-day with a hip injury but had a good day of practice Wednesday. Nagy added the light session was "a step in... more

Down the stretch of Sunday's come-from-behind win over the Arizona Cardinals, you could feel the same thought emanating from every San Francisco 49ers fan: Throw the dang ball to Deebo. And so it was done. Rookie receiver Deebo Samuel has been th... more

Jadeveon Clowney has settled into Seattle, becoming a game-wrecking force for Pete Carroll's defense. The pass rusher has been a menace off the edge after some early-season struggles following his trade from Houston to Seattle right before the 2019... more

Sunday night's tilt in Santa Clara between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers could tip the scales of the NFC playoff race. The 9-1 Niners host the 8-2 Packers with the winner coming out with a lead for home-field advantage. "The way I... more

Watch any Houston Texans game and one phrase gets repeated over and over: "First down catch, DeAndre Hopkins." The receiver has generated 47 first downs on his 75 catches this season, tied for second-most in the NFL with Mike Evans -- only Michael... more

Matthew Stafford's season remains in limbo, as the Detroit Lions quarterback continues to miss practice while dealing with a back injury. With the Lions sitting at 3-6-1, and their playoff chances just waiting for the math to catch up to the realit... more

Eric Weddle won't be snitching on his former team. The Los Angeles Rams safety faces off against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night in a pivotal tilt for both squads. Yet, after spending three seasons with John Harbaugh's team, Weddle won't be... more

Kirk Cousins doubters were cracking their knuckles and flexing their vocal cords Sunday ready to lambaste the QB during a dismal first half as the Minnesota Vikings dug a 20-0 hole against the Denver Broncos. Then the QB zipped the lips of those... more

The Chicago Bears offense remains in a long hibernation. Since Week 8, Matt Nagy's team has averaged 14.3 points per game and 261.3 total yards, with 166.5 passing yards and a piddling 28.3 conversion rate on third down. Quarterback Mitchell... more

At least one offensive lineman isn't miffed about a sideline exchange with rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Video from NBC 4 Washington from Sunday's loss to the New York Jets showed Haskins imploring his offensive line: "What do I have to do to... more

Tyler Lockett celebrated the Seattle Seahawks' road victory in San Francisco in Week 10 by spending two days in a Bay Area hospital after suffering a leg contusion. Afforded the week off for the bye, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that the... more

The Kansas City Chiefs' defense went to Mexico City, and in the thin air at Estadio Azteca suffocated the Los Angeles Chargers, 24-17 . "They won the game for us," star quarterback Patrick Mahomes said of his defensive teammates, via The Athletic's... more

Myles Garrett will appeal his indefinite suspension. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Garrett's appeal is set for Wednesday, and appeals officer James Thrash will hear it, per a source informed of the situation. Thrash is jointly appoint... more

So, it turns out Mike Mayock knows what he's doing with the draft, eh? The Oakland Raiders first-year GM is looking pretty dang good through 10 games, as the Silver and Black rookies have been a driving force behind the team's 6-4 record. The... more

Are the haters done questioning Dak Prescott yet? The Dallas Cowboys quarterback once again put up monster numbers in a win, throwing for 444 yards and three touchdowns on 29 of 46 attempts in Sunday's 35-27 road win in Detroit. "Our offensive l... more

Michael Thomas is on pace for his gold record to turn platinum. The New Orleans Saints receiver once again put up massive numbers gobbling up eight of 11 targets for 114 yards and a TD in the 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Thomas'... more

On the way to their second-straight victory, the Atlanta Falcons watched Matt Ryan leap another rung on the all-time passing list. In finishing with 311 pass yards on 21 of 31 with a TD in the 29-3 win over the Carolina Panthers, Ryan passed Warre... more

Kyler Murray isn't searching for the silver lining hidden within the rain cloud of a loss. After the Arizona Cardinals lost a 16-0 lead to the San Francisco 49ers, and two more late leads for their fourth straight loss, falling 36-26 , the former... more

The Indianapolis Colts will gallop forward Sunday with their starting quarterback back to lead the charge in a pivotal divisional tilt versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. Coach Frank Reich made it official Friday announcing Jacoby Brissett would start... more

Mason Rudolph will not avoid a penalty for his role in Thursday night's brawl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday that the Steelers' QB will be fined by the NFL for actions on the field... more

The Detroit Lions are planning to be without Matthew Stafford once again. Coach Matt Patricia said Friday he doesn't anticipate the quarterback playing this weekend versus the Dallas Cowboys. Asked if there was any scenario where Stafford plays t... more

Former Cleveland Browns receiver Antonio Callaway lost his suspension appeal. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that Callaway lost his appeal to a 10-game suspension for violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, per sources info... more

The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with a banged-up backfield. Coach Doug Pederson said Friday that running back Jordan Howard suffered a stinger in Week 9 versus the Bears and hasn't been cleared for contact, per NFL Network's Mike Giardi . It'... more

The Cleveland Browns could be without a key defender for the rest of the season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that safety Morgan Burnett is believed to have suffered a torn Achilles in Thursday night's 21-7 win over the Pittsbu... more

Heading into Monday night's showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City, quarterback Philip Rivers knows the tilt is vital, but insists the 4-6 Los Angeles Chargers aren't at the desperation stage. "I don't think desperation," Rivers said,... more

Lost in the aftermath of the helmet-swinging brawl that left the NFL world reeling was the continued struggles of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in the 21-7 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Before Mason Rudolph got whacked in the head with his own... more

The ramifications of Thursday night's brawl, and Myles Garrett's helmet swing at the head of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph that spoiled the end of the Cleveland Browns' 21-7 win, will reverberate throughout the NFL world for a long ti... more

It's not looking good for Matthew Stafford 's availability this week versus the Dallas Cowboys. The Detroit Lions quarterback did not practice Thursday. Stafford did not participate in Wednesday's practice due to the back injury that kept him out... more

Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice returns on Sunday after missing eight weeks with a knee injury. It's a much different circumstance than when he left. Gone is Jay Gruden, who chose Guice as his lead back, making veteran Adrian Peterso... more

Sunday's marquee matchup kicks off at 1 p.m. ET in Baltimore, when Lamar Jackson's Ravens host Deshaun Watson's Texans. The two dynamic quarterbacks will take the field to jolting anticipation. Two MVP candidates. Masters of the inconceivable. Art... more

The Minshew Mania gear can be put in the closet with all the other summer and early-fall paraphernalia as the weather turns colder, and we press toward Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Minshew Season, for now, is over. The Jacksonville Jaguars than... more

Last week, for the first time ever with Drew Brees under center at home, the New Orleans Saints didn't score a touchdown. It wasn't as if the Saints were facing the 2002 Buccaneers or the 2013 Seahawks defenses. Nope. The Atlanta Falcons entered... more

The Indianapolis Colts will continue to ride with kicker Adam Vinatieri despite continuing struggles this season. "Adam is our kicker," coach Frank Reich said Wednesday, per Stephen Holder of The Athletic . "Chris (Ballard) and I have talked about... more

Mason Rudolph isn't a finished product, but his coaching staff believes the quarterback is making strides by the week as the Pittsburgh Steelers vault back into the playoff picture. Offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner, who at times this season lam... more

Jacoby Brissett ultimately was held out from the Indianapolis Colts' Week 10 loss to the Miami Dolphins after the coaching staff determined the QB would only be able to play at 80 percent due to a knee injury. Brissett didn't love the decision but... more

Patience seems to be running thin for San Francisco 49ers second-year receiver Dante Pettis. Coming off his latest disappointing outing in Monday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks -- in which the wideout had zero catches on three targets, including a... more

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock will finally return to the practice field. Coach Vic Fangio announced Monday that the rookie signal-caller would begin practicing Tuesday. Fangio added there is no set plan for Lock, and the team wants to see ho... more

The sting from Super Bowl LII still burns within Tom Brady. Ahead of the Week 11 matchup between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, the quarterback was asked during his weekly radio spot on WEEI about facing Philly after the 41-33 Su... more

The Los Angeles Rams offense is all out of whack, but more inexplicable than the struggles of the offensive line and the quarterback is Sean McVay's usage -- or lack thereof -- of Todd Gurley. Gurley was having his best rushing day in months, gashi... more

Tennessee Titans special teamer Joshua Kalu wasn't offsides on Sunday's game-winning field-goal block. His perfect jump just made it appear that way. Kalu timed the snap and swatted Harrison Butker's 52-yard field-goal attempt to preserve the... more

During the offseason, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians used former first-round pick Vernon Hargreaves as an example, holding the corner out of the team's first OTAs because the coach didn't believe his player was ready to practice. Flip for... more

On Friday, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey cribbed Lloyd Bentsen's famous 'Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy' line when comparing JuJu Smith-Schuster to former Steelers receiver Antonio Brown. "No disrespect to him, he's not Antonio Brown,"... more

It took less than three minutes for the Baltimore Ravens to put to bed questions about whether they'd look past the winless Cincinnati Bengals on the road. Lamar Jackson then spent the rest of the afternoon prepping his MVP resume. The Ravens... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are thinning out their backfield for Sunday's tilt against the Tennessee Titans. LeSean McCoy is a healthy scratch after being officially named on the Chiefs' inactives list. NFL Network's James Palmer reports that it was a... more

Amari Cooper is officially questionable for Sunday night's tilt versus the Minnesota Vikings. The Dallas Cowboys receiver underwent an MRI on his knee this week and didn't practice Thursday. He was a limited participant on Friday before getting the... more

The reigning MVP is back. Patrick Mahomes is ready to roll after missing two games due to a dislocated kneecap. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid announced Friday that Mahomes would start under center Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. The... more

One of the top draft prospects in college football will not be in action this week. Ohio State University announced Chase Young will miss Saturday's tilt against Maryland. "Ohio State's Chase Young will not play in this Saturday's game between th... more

Detroit's trade of Quandre Diggs to Seattle took many within the Lions' locker room off guard. The 26-year-old safety believes getting shipped out of town had more to do with jettisoning his big personality from the scene than any decline in play.... more

The Seattle Seahawks face another former member of the Legion of Boom this week. This time around, it's corner Richard Sherman, who kickstarted national recognition of the LOB by trash talking Tom Brady back in 2012. In his second season away from... more

Leonard Williams is used to seeing Sam Darnold in a red non-contact jersey, prohibiting the defensive lineman from hitting the QB. The former New York Jets' defensive lineman, who was traded to the Giants on Oct. 28, now faces his ex-teammate Sunda... more

Philip Rivers saved his worst performance in Oakland for his final game at the Coliseum. The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback, playing his last game at the Coliseum with the Raiders slated to move to Las Vegas, threw three interceptions and earned... more

In the end, A.J. Green will not make his debut this week. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver told reporters Thursday that he won't play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. "I can't go out there when I'm not 100 percent," Green told reporters Thursd... more

The undefeated San Francisco 49ers have a kicker question heading into Monday night's showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that kicker Robbie Gould has a strained quad and is expected to miss Monday... more

Derrius Guice will be back in action following the Washington Redskins' bye week. The team announced Thursday they've activated the second-year running back off injured reserve. Now letâ??s try this again pic.twitter.com/g7rYpdk6Ql â??... more

Davante Adams' return to the lineup last week didn't go as planned. The Green Bay Packers' offense got suffocated by the Los Angeles Chargers, and Adams didn't provide much playmaking after missing the previous four games. The star receiver playe... more

Let there be no question about David Johnson's status this week. The Arizona Cardinals running back was emphatic Wednesday when asked whether he'd return from the ankle injury that kept him out the past two tilts. "I'm definitely playing," Johnso... more

Ezekiel Elliott shared an honest assessment of his play this season, admitting that several other running backs are playing better than him this year. "I wouldn't say so," Elliott said when asked if recent games show he's the best RB in the NFL, vi... more

Patrick Mahomes will continue to press toward an early return. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the quarterback would practice Wednesday, and the team would increase his workload "a little bit more" this week to see how his knee responds. So... more

A day after the Carolina Panthers placed Cam Newton on injured reserve, coach Ron Rivera wasn't in the mood to get into hypotheticals on the quarterback's situation or future. Rivera referred to the team's statement on Newton and tried to focus on... more

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett will practice Wednesday. Coach Frank Reich said the starter would get in limited practice reps today. Brissett exited Sunday's loss in Pittsburgh early in the second quarter with a knee injury after... more

The Detroit Lions came up one yard shy of potentially sending Sunday's game in Oakland into overtime. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has regrets about the failed play, but not the specific call. "I want to call plays that score touchdowns," B... more

JuJu Smith-Schuster isn't having the statistical season some suspected when he was elevated to the No. 1 receiver role in Pittsburgh after the Antonio Brown trade this offseason. Smith-Schuster's stat line looks far closer to his rookie campaign th... more

After trading Kenyan Drake and watching Mark Walton get hit with a four-game suspension, the Miami Dolphins are down to one running back who has played an offensive snap this season: Kalen Ballage. The second-year running back opened the season as... more

The final unbeaten team in the NFL in 2019 should be getting reinforcements back. The San Francisco 49ers expect to have left tackle Joe Staley and fullback Kyle Juszczyk back from injury this week against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Footb... more

DeSean Jackson is putting off surgery no longer. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Philadelphia Eagles receiver is undergoing surgery on Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury, per sources informed of the situation. The team... more

Dan Quinn didn't fire anyone this time, but he did make more changes to his coaching staff. Coming off the bye, the Atlanta Falcons shuffled their coaching staff Monday, announcing that Raheem Morris will go from WRs coach to secondary coach. Dave... more

Adam Gase isn't easily embarrassed, apparently. Following the New York Jets' 26-18 loss to the previously winless Miami Dolphins, Gase was asked if losing to a tanking team was embarrassing. "It's the NFL. You can't be embarrassed by this s---,"... more

The Kansas City Chiefs had been getting tortured by running backs all season. Last week alone, Andy Reid's team gave up 226 scrimmage yards to Green Bay Packers RB Aaron Jones. K.C. had allowed 100-plus yards rushing in six of eight games. With Dal... more

The Cleveland Browns are done with Jermaine Whitehead. The team announced it has waived the 26-year-old safety, who started all eight games this season. The move came after Whitehead had a disastrous day in the Browns' 24-19 loss to the Denver... more

The calls for Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens to lose his job are getting louder off the shores of Lake Erie. Sunday's 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos, whose quarterback Brandon Allen was taking his first snaps in the NFL, was a low point... more

All the attention this week will be on the New York Jets after their atrocious performance in losing to the previously winless Miami Dolphins. Sex is the only thing that sells better than anti-Jets. Lost in the Adam Gase-bashing, laughing at Gang... more

The Green Bay Packers strutted to L.A. rolling, winners of four straight with an offense clicking. They left with the truck stranded in the mud on the side of the road. "This is a good slice of humble pie for us," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said aft... more

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett injured his left knee early in Sunday's loss  to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brissett went down early in the second quarter after a short incompletion on first-and-goal from the 12-yard-line. The Colts QB... more

Sterling Shepard is back in concussion protocol. After the receiver passed tests late in the week, the New York Giants announced Sunday that Shepard wouldn't play in Monday night's tilt against the Dallas Cowboy and will continue concussion protoc... more

Patrick Mahomes will miss at least one more week. The Kansas City Chiefs officially ruled out the quarterback for Sunday's tilt against the Minnesota Vikings. Mahomes was listed as questionable after getting in limited practice reps all week. The... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers will roll without their top running back Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. James Conner is out of the Week 9 tilt due to a shoulder injury. The running back was listed as doubtful to play heading into the weekend aft... more

Joe Flacco's season is officially over. The Denver Broncos placed the quarterback on injured reserve Friday due to a neck injury, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team later confirmed the move. The move was expected with Flacco expected... more

It's Haskins time in D.C. Rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins will make his first career start for the Washington Redskins on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, coach Bill Callahan announced Friday. "We've seen him progress throughout the week, and... more

T.Y. Hilton will miss Sunday's matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and could be out longer. Coach Frank Reich said Friday that Hilton's calf injury could hold the speedster out multiple weeks. "With the information that we have, generally... more

Deshaun Watson continues to deal with the aftermath of getting kicked in the face last weekend, but the Houston Texans quarterback says he's fine to play Sunday in London against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Watson, who said his eyesight is "perfect,"... more

DeSean Jackson could finally make his return to the Philadelphia Eagles' lineup. Coach Doug Pederson said Friday that Jackson is on track to play Sunday versus the Chicago Bears. Jackson is officially listed as questionable. "I'm optimistic that... more

Cam Newton is headed to Green Bay. Not to play football, but to see a foot specialist. The Carolina Panthers quarterback is visiting specialist Dr. Robert Anderson to get a check-up on his sprained foot, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport confirmed... more

Adam Thielen got in a second straight limited practice on Thursday as he attempts to return from a hamstring injury that kept him out a week ago. The Minnesota Vikings receiver said he feels good but didn't declare himself certain to play Sunday ag... more

Von Miller hopes Minshew Mania comes to Mile High this week -- sort of. Miller isn't pining for the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, but rather hopes that his own newb signal-caller, Brandon Allen, could have the same influence on the waning Denve... more

In a three-point loss, every decision gets put under the microscope. Arizona Cardinals first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury had a couple of head-scratchers in Thursday night's 28-25 home defeat to the San Francisco 49ers. The most obvious questionable... more

The next time someone wonders how quickly a player can get up to speed after joining a new squad, point to Thursday night's Arizona Cardinals game. Kenyan Drake was traded from Miami to Arizona on Monday. He played against the 49ers on Thursday. Wi... more

October

Deshaun Watson won't be able to partake in tonight's Game 7 World Series festivities. The Houston Texans quarterback was set to make the "Play Ball!" call before the matchup between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. However, the injury t... more

Andy Dalton called his benching in favor of Ryan Finley an "unfortunate thing." The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback wasn't thrilled about the decision, but more specifically sounded perturbed at the timing of the move rather than the team's decision... more

On a day of rampant speculation that eventually landed as a dud , many teams discussed potential trades heading up to the deadline that never came to fruition. The Detroit Lions shopped particularly hard but came home with no additional groceries.... more

Kenyan Drake is ready to jump in the deep end. The running back, acquired from the Miami Dolphins on Monday, said he's ready to dive into action right away with the Arizona Cardinals facing the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night. "I've always... more

Andy Dalton got benched on his 32nd birthday, with the Cincinnati Bengals electing to get a look at rookie Ryan Finley in a lost season. The Bengals are winless under Dalton's guidance this season, but teammates defended the veteran quarterback, no... more

The Nick Foles question is coming to a head soon in Jacksonville, with the highly paid veteran quarterback eligible to return from injured reserve in Week 11. Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew, in the meantime, will try to continue feeding the man... more

The Chicago Bears' decision to kneel the ball before Eddy Pineiro's missed field goal in Sunday's one-point loss to the Los Angeles Chargers took an eyebrow-raising twist Tuesday. Mitchell Trubisky's kneel put the ball on the left hash, but was tha... more

Trent Williams is back in the building. The Washington Redskins didn't acquiesce to Williams' trade request, and after the deadline passed Tuesday, the left tackle reported to the team, ending his season-long holdout, NFL Network analyst DeAngelo H... more

The Los Angeles Rams made a move to clear cap space. L.A. shipped veteran corner Aqib Talib and a fifth-round pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round draft pick, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports. ESPN first reported the... more

Trent Williams is finally on the trade block, but the Washington Redskins are asking for a haul in exchange for the seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Washington isn't just asking for draft picks... more

The Denver Broncos could be without quarterback Joe Flacco for more than a month. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Flacco is getting a second opinion on his neck injury, but based on the initial read, he could be out as long a... more

The trade deadline nears. Not every player tossed in the rumor mill will be spit out wearing a new jersey. Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has been one player discussed who could possibly be available at the deadline. The two-time Pro Bowler a... more

Tom Brady is 42. Tom Brady's contract is over at the end of the year. Tom Brady put his Massachusetts house up for sale. The dot-connecting community sees these signs as an indication the New England Patriots quarterback could retire at the end of... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers sat with the ball on third-and-20 at the Miami Dolphins 45-yard-line with 26 seconds remaining in the first half, trailing 14-3. Given how jittery young quarterback Mason Rudolph looked to that point, one might have expected... more

With the trade deadline looming, the Washington Redskins might finally be willing to part with disgruntled left tackle Trent Williams. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Redskins are now open to trading Williams, per sources... more

Joe Flacco exited Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts with more than fiery comments for his team's lack of aggression . The Denver Broncos quarterback also suffered a neck injury. Coach Vic Fangio announced Monday that Flacco is ruled out of t... more

Despite sitting at 2-6, the New York Giants were a trade-deadline buyer. Big Blue acquired former first-round pick Leonard Williams from the New York Jets in exchange for a third-round pick and a 2021 fifth-rounder, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

The Miami Dolphins trade-spree continues. The Dolphins agreed to trade running back Kenyan Drake to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for a conditional 2020 draft pick, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the pact. The te... more

J.J. Watt will undergo surgery this week after suffering a season-ending pectoral tear Sunday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Watt will undergo the procedure in the middle of the week, per a source informed of the situation.... more

Andy Reid had called a masterful game to coax 337 yards, 21 first downs and 24 points from backup quarterback Matt Moore, who a year ago was out of the league. His final decision, however, ultimately backfired. The Chiefs, trailing the Green Bay... more

Sunday was a good day for the Bosa Family. Both Joey and Nick Bosa played like wrecking balls propelling their respective teams to victories The elder, Joey, compiled two sacks and seven tackles, including four for loss, in the Los Angeles Charge... more

The Tennessee Titans ran a fake field goal up four points over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 3:47 left in the fourth quarter, eschewing a 45-yard attempt that could have stretched the lead to seven. Punter Brett Kern took the snap on fourth-and-2 a... more

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy once again found himself battling questions after a loss. This week, after falling 17-16 to the Los Angeles Chargers at home, Nagy was fighting queries as to why he didn't try to get closer to set up Eddy Pineiro's at... more

Deshaun Watson's brand of wizardry doesn't require full sight. The Houston Texans' quarterback couldn't fully see after being kicked in the eye while spinning out of a sack late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 27-24 win over the Oakland Raiders.... more

Keenan Allen is going to give it a go against the Chicago Bears. The receiver is officially active for the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday. Allen did not practice Thursday and Friday after injuring his hamstring. The question is how many snaps he'll... more

The Kansas City Chiefs won't dangle the possibility of Patrick Mahomes playing this week any longer. Friday, coach Andy Reid officially declared the quarterback out Sunday versus the Green Bay Packers. Mahomes was limited in practice after suffer... more

Set to take on the best defense in the NFL, the Cleveland Browns made a shakeup on the offensive line. While coach Freddie Kitchens declined to say if he made any changes to his o-line coming off the bye ahead of Sunday's tilt versus the New Englan... more

The Atlanta Falcons won't make a final decision on Matt Ryan's availability for Week 8 just yet. The quarterback is officially questionable after suffering an ankle injury last weekend. Coach Dan Quinn said Friday that the team would see where Ryan... more

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson 's status for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints could come down to the wire. Cards general manager Steve Keim told 98.7 Arizona Sports radio on Friday that Johnson will likely be a game-day... more

The consternation surrounding the Chicago Bears has been all about the offense's struggles with Mitchell Trubisky cratering and the ground game nowhere to be found. Less has been said about the defense looking mortal the past several weeks. After g... more

The Christian McCaffrey Show heads to the West Coast for Sunday's showdown between the Carolina Panthers (4-2) and San Francisco 49ers (6-0). Niners defensive coordinator Robert Saleh knows his defense will have its work cut out for it trying to tr... more

In a game in which the Minnesota Vikings racked up yards yet didn't score a ton of points, it was fitting Dalvin Cook was the only man to reach pay dirt Thursday night against the Washington Redskins in the 19-9 victory . The workhorse running back... more

Ryan Tannehill isn't Joe Montana, but the Tennessee Titans quarterback provided a spark for a limping offense in last week's victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Tannehill's performance was the best the Titans have seen under center all season. T... more

Denver Broncos fans hoping for a reprieve from the Joe Flacco show will have to wait a bit longer, at least. Speaking on KOA radio on Wednesday, John Elway noted that rookie Drew Lock wasn't ready to come off injured reserve yet and take over the... more

Kirk Cousins heads to prime time, a place where he's struggled to shine or help his team victories. The Vikings QB is coming off the best three-game stretch of his career, becoming the first player in NFL history to record 300-plus pass yards and a... more

Sometimes a person just needs to change companies to reinvigorate their passion for the job. Emmanuel Sanders' time in Denver had run its course after nearly five and a half seasons. The 32-year-old is thrilled to have a new home after the midseaso... more

Drew Brees believes he's ready to roll this week. Asked if he is playing this week against the Arizona Cardinals, the New Orleans Saints quarterback replied, "That's the plan," per NFL Network's Steve Wyche. There is no set plan yet, but the... more

In the end, Adam Thielen won't be available for Thursday's tilt versus the Washington Redskins. The Vikings officially ruled out the wide receiver Wednesday. Thielen suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's win in Detroit. He played just nine sna... more

Patrick Mahomes is already back in practice. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback was listed a limited participant Wednesday, less than a week after injuring his knee. Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap last Thursday, but tests came back with... more

Nick Foles is taking a step toward his return. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Foles will be back at Jaguars practice, working on a limited basis as he recovers from a collarbone injury. Foles has been out since Week 1 af... more

Taking notes on the Oakland Raiders' offense this season goes something like this: Josh Jacobs runs three times, Darren Waller catch, Darren Waller catch, Jacobs run, overthrow to non-Darren Waller player, Darren Waller catch, Jacobs run, miss throw... more

Case Keenum's last pass at U.S. Bank Stadium sailed into the arms of a leaping Stefon Diggs, who remained upright and scampered for a touchdown to complete the "Minneapolis Miracle" on Jan. 14, 2018. Thursday night, Keenum returns to the sight of t... more

Where has Joe Mixon gone? The Cincinnati running back led the AFC in rushing in 2018 with 1,168 yards rushing, fourth-most in the entire NFL. He did that in just 14 games played. Through seven games in 2019, Mixon hasn't even gained a quarter of th... more

The Houston Texans continue to wheel and deal. The Texans shipped a 2020 third-round draft pick to the Oakland Raiders for cornerback Gareon Conley, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source informed of the deal. The Raiders la... more

Matt Nagy hears the refrain emanating from the heart of Chicago, wondering why the Bears struggle to run the ball. Sunday's blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints was the latest example of the Bears coach eschewing the running game after it got of... more

The Kansas City Chiefs won't put a timeline on Patrick Mahomes' recovery from a dislocated kneecap, but positive news continues to emanate out of K.C. Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder updated the reigning MVP's status Monday, saying Fri... more

It's good news, bad news for Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen. The good news is that an MRI showed Thielen's hamstring injury isn't serious, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday, per sources informed of the situation. The bad news is... more

As David Johnson deals with an ankle injury, the Arizona Cardinals will test out running backs. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Cards are working out free-agent running back Jay Ajayi . The visit begins today and is expect... more

Kareem Hunt's return from suspension took another step Monday. The Browns announced that Hunt has been cleared to rejoin the team and begin practicing. "I thought he looked good," Browns coach Freddie Kitchens said of Hunt. "He looks like he is i... more

The Houston Texans stacked the box, daring Jacoby Brissett to beat them. That's exactly what the Indianapolis Colts QB did Sunday. Brissett set career highs in passing yards (326), passing touchdowns (4) and passer rating (126.7) as the Colts fende... more

Earl Thomas got his revenge. The former Seahawks safety, who built his Hall of Fame-worthy resume in nine seasons in Seattle, helped a Baltimore Ravens defense that clamped down on Russell Wilson and scored twice en route to a 30-16 road win  Sunda... more

In a game that included David Johnson and Saquon Barkley, it was Chase Edmonds who stole the show. Johnson took the opening snaps, and the first Cardinals carry of the game, but the star running back played just three snaps. Edmonds meanwhile, carr... more

The Chicago Bears' offense isn't hibernating. No, it's dead and rotting in the cave. Sunday afternoon's boot-stomping from the New Orleans Saints epitomized the struggles Mitchell Trubisky and the offense have had through six games this season. The... more

The Chargers Chargered hard Sunday afternoon in Tennessee. L.A. had two touchdowns overturned by replay with under 45 seconds left, and came up one yard short, with Melvin Gordon fumbling at the goal line to lose 23-20 to Ryan Tannehill and the Ti... more

In a blowout defeat, the Atlanta Falcons might have suffered a bigger loss. Quarterback Matt Ryan exited the tilt in the fourth quarter, limping heavily to the locker room while his team trailed the Los Angeles Rams, 27-3, in the fourth quarter. He... more

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was ejected in the third quarter of Sunday's 37-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams for throwing a punch. Freeman and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald got into a scuffle after L.A. linebacker Cory Littlet... more

Timing has a way of melding narratives. Patrick Peterson returned to work this week from suspension. Jalen Ramsey was traded from Jacksonville to Los Angeles for three draft picks, including two first-rounders. The timing of events got people... more

The Green Bay Packers will once again be without star receiver Davante Adams and could be very shorthanded in the wideout corps. Coach Matt LaFleur ruled out the receiver for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Adams has missed the past two... more

The Kansas City Chiefs received some good news regarding Patrick Mahomes' knee injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's James Palmer reported Friday that an MRI confirmed Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap, but not significant... more

The Cincinnati Bengals will be without Cordy Glenn for another week, this time not due to injury. The team announced Friday it suspended the offensive tackle for one game for internal disciplinary reasons. Glenn has been placed on the Reserve/Suspe... more

T.Y. Hilton has clowned the Houston Texans' secondary throughout his career. The Indianapolis Colts receiver donned a clown mask last year during a playoff matchup after a back-and-forth with Texans corner Johnathan Joseph, then proceeded to go for... more

Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Don Martindale has a conundrum on his hands for Sunday versus the Seattle Seahawks: be true to himself and bring pressure against Russell Wilson, or try to sit back in coverage? Martindale knows the answer cou... more

Generally, no shame comes in losing to the Kanas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes. On Thursday night, there was for the Denver Broncos. At home; on a short week; with the 2018 NFL MVP exiting the game with 10 minutes left in the second quarter ; aga... more

Sometimes in life even the best outcome isn't always pretty, but it's still better than the alternative. This is where the Kansas City Chiefs stand after Patrick Mahomes exited Thursday night's blowout win over the Denver Broncos with a knee injury... more

Finally some good injury news for the Los Angeles Chargers. Left tackle Russell Okung announced on social media that he could return as early as this week. Oh happy day! pic.twitter.com/5j79ROagQu â?? The Best Has Yet To Come! ğ??³ğ??¬... more

The Dallas Cowboys got both starting offensive tackles back at practice Thursday. Tyron Smith (ankle) and La'el Collins (knee) were at practice today after missing Wednesday's session, per NFL Network's Jane Slater. The were officially listed as... more

Kevin Colbert has helped guide the Pittsburgh Steelers for 20 seasons. Could 2020 be his final draft with the franchise? The 62-year-old, whose contract runs out in May 2020, said this summer he wasn't seeking an extension until after this season,... more

Drew Brees continues to make progress toward a return from a thumb injury that knocked the signal-caller out the past four starts. The New Orleans Saints quarterback took a baby step recently, going from tossing Nerf footballs to the real-sized pig... more

The Miami Dolphins' fire sale could continue up until the Oct. 29 trade deadline. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Dolphins have had trade conversations with teams centered around running back Kenyan Drake, and the team has indica... more

The last time Earl Thomas was on a field with Seattle Seahawks players his day ended on a cart with a broken leg. He left flipping the bird to coach Pete Carroll, who he felt was disingenuous about wanting to give the safety a new contract. "Obviou... more

When Washington stuck with Case Keenum as the starter under interim coach Bill Callahan, it was agreed that rookie Dwayne Haskins needed more time before getting tossed into the fire. With Keenum banged up, Haskins is taking advantage of the extra... more

Question for the gallery: Can a bout be defined as a Revenge Game if a player never actually played a regular season game for the opponent? This is the situation we sit in with New York Jets veteran receiver Demaryius Thomas. The 31-year-old wideou... more

Patrick Peterson returned to the practice field after a six-game suspension that the Cardinals cornerback said, "flew by." Now that the star defender is back, questions turn to his future in Arizona. Peterson's return should improve a defense tha... more

Emmanuel Sanders will suit up for Thursday Night Football 's AFC West bout. NFL Network's James Palmer reported Wednesday that the Denver Broncos receiver will be good to go for Thursday's tilt versus the Kansas City Chiefs, per a source informed o... more

The state of officiating continued to be a hot topic this week at the Fall League Meeting in Florida with NFL owners. Following Monday night's controversial ending , NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that he remains confident in senior... more

Marcus Mariota lost his starting job due to a string of poor performances, culminating in last week's dismal outing and ultimate benching in Denver. On Wednesday, the Tennessee Titans quarterback used the word "disappointed" repeatedly to describe... more

The Miami Dolphins are going back to Fitzmagic. Coach Brian Flores announced Wednesday that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would start Sunday's tilt versus the Buffalo Bills. The move back to Fitzpatrick comes after Flores benched Josh Rosen in t... more

The Los Angeles Chargers didn't get a boost from Melvin Gordon's return from his holdout. With the running back on the field, L.A. has lost back-to-back tilts to a previously winless Denver team and a one-win Pittsburgh squad. Gordon has his own... more

Patrick Mahomes is attempting to avoid the first three-game losing streak of his starting career when the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Denver Broncos on Thursday night at Mile High. For the first time since he took over the starting duties in 201... more

Nothing in an NFL game happens in a vacuum, including penalties. Players and coaches on both teams consciously lobby referees for calls before the game even starts. Heck, some coaches have used press conferences in the week leading up to a game to... more

The Miami Dolphins went for the win in Sunday's one-point loss to the Washington Redskins on a play that failed so miserably it almost looked as if they didn't really want to score. Hogwash, says Dolphins offensive coordinator Chad O'Shea, who defe... more

The New England Patriots are bringing back a former tight end. No, not that one. The Pats are working to re-sign veteran tight end Benjamin Watson, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reported, per a source informed. Watson is currently at the facility and t... more

It's Cowboys-Eagles week. With the NFC East rivals both struggling, Eagles coach Doug Pederson added some fuel to the Week 7 fire. "I know the sky's falling outside. It's falling. I get that," Pederson said Monday on WIP Radio . "But we're going... more

Patrick Peterson is heading back to work. The Arizona Cardinals' star cornerback is eligible to return from serving his six-game suspension today. GOING TO WORK!!!! â?? Patrick Peterson /P2 (@P2) October 14, 2019 The NFL suspended Peterson si... more

The New Orleans Saints ripped the mustache off Minshew Mania on Sunday. For the first time all season, Gardner Minshew looked like a rookie against a Saints defense that battered, confused and discombobulated the signal-caller. Minshew completed... more

Lamar Jackson put on a show once again and made some NFL history in the process in Sunday's 23-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback passed for 236 yards and rushed for 152 yards and a TD, becoming the first p... more

The Los Angeles Rams hope to have Todd Gurley back this week as they deal with the first three-game losing streak of the Sean McVay era. Gurley missed Sunday's loss to the San Francisco 49ers due to a quad injury that kept him out of practice all... more

Surprise! The New York Jets offense actually functions like a professional product when it's led by a first-round quarterback, not a street free agent. Sam Darnold's return from mononucleosis immediately reminded the world of his vast potential and... more

Dallas Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper played just three snaps in Sunday's loss to the New York Jets before landing hard on the turf, suffering what would be a game-ending injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the wideout was diagno... more

Brian Flores' declaration that Josh Rosen would get the next 12 games under center lasted three quarters. The Miami Dolphins benched Rosen on Sunday afternoon, bringing in Ryan Fitzpatrick to open the fourth quarter of their loss to the Washington... more

The Chicago Bears will press forward after the bye week without right guard Kyle Long. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Sunday that the Bears are likely to place Long on injured reserve with a hip injury, pe... more

Sam Darnold will take the field Sunday in his return from mononucleosis with some extra protection. The New York Jets' quarterback will wear customized pads in Sunday's tilt versus the Dallas Cowboys. One side effect of mono is the potential... more

The Los Angeles Rams will likely be without Todd Gurley in Sunday's pivotal NFC West showdown with the San Francisco 49ers. Coach Sean McVay said Friday that the star running back is doubtful for the Week 6 tilt. Gurley missed practice this week... more

As expected, Case Keenum is the Washington Redskins starting quarterback for Sunday's tilt versus the Miami Dolphins. Interim coach Bill Callahan announced Friday that Keenum would return to the lineup. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported... more

Goose eggs are jealous of Mike Evans' production last week. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' receiver earned zero receptions on three targets in the loss to the New Orleans Saints. The Bucs know they can't succeed with their star target not catching a p... more

Tyreek Hill is getting close to a return. The Kansas City Chiefs receiver, who has been out since suffering a clavicle injury in Week 1, has been a limited participant in practice the past two days and will be a game-time decision coach Andy Reid... more

Davante Adams has an extra day to get ready for Monday night's showdown with division rival Detroit Lions, but it still might not be enough to get the star receiver back on the field. Adams called his turf toe a "major injury" after sitting out... more

Darrelle Revis knows a thing or two about shutting down receivers. The man used to bring quarterbacks to his own personal island and leave them stranded, starving for catches, wasting away for full games. The former proprietor of Revis Island decla... more

Washington Redskins interim coach Bill Callahan revamped the practice routine after taking over this week, cutting off music and running more rigorous sessions. At least one veteran appreciates the change: Adrian Peterson. "Guys are busting their... more

The New England Patriots will be without another offensive weapon when they take on the New York Giants during Thursday Night Football . Running back Rex Burkhead was included among the pregame inactives because of a foot injury Burkhead was a... more

Jamal Adams won't have to pay for a hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield last month. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Thursday that the New York Jets safety won his appeal of a $21,056 fine for his hit on Mayfield in Week 2, per a... more

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan anticipates Jalen Ramsey suiting up Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. Speaking with The Street's Katherine Ross on Thursday, Khan expressed optimism Ramsey could play in Week 6, and intimated that the team... more

All offseason the Carolina Panthers preached giving Christian McCaffrey a couple of more breathers through the course of the game, but entering the year didn't have a backup RB they believed in enough to take CMC off the field. Reggie Bonnafon is... more

Patrick Mahomes was full-go in practice Wednesday, a great sign he shouldn't be hindered by the ankle injury tweaked in Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts. "I actually feel pretty good today," the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback said, via ESPN... more

Tom Brady has been playing so long some of his opponents' childhoods were ruined by his early-career success. So it is with Thursday's opposing quarterback, rookie Daniel Jones, who was a six-year-old Panthers fan when Brady won his second Super Bo... more

Dan Quinn took over the defensive play-calling this season in hopes of turning around a D that was softer than dryer lint. It has not gone well. The Atlanta Falcons' defense once again remains among the worst units in the league, unable to slow,... more

The NFL's leading rusher is dealing with a back injury. Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey did not practice Wednesday due to a back issue, per the team's official report. McCaffrey landed hard on his back on a flip into the end zo... more

Case Keenum is back to the starting lineup, if healthy. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Washington Redskins are expecting to start Keenum, assuming his foot injury allows him to play, per a source informed of the decisi... more

The Miami Dolphins plan to give Josh Rosen the balance of the season as the starter under center. Coach Brian Flores said Wednesday, coming off the team's bye week, that the starting gig is Rosen's. "It's settled. I like where Josh is," Flores sa... more

Jalen Ramsey is back in Jacksonville. The Jaguars corner, who missed the past two games due to a back injury practiced on a limited basis Wednesday, according to the team. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning Ramsey likely... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are setting sail for London but leaving linebacker Deone Bucannon on the western side of the Atlantic. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Bucs are releasing the linebacker Wednesday. He signed a one-year dea... more

The Seattle Seahawks spent the offseason revamping the defensive line. Thus far that overhaul hasn't shown up in the sacks column, ranking 23rd in the NFL in QB takedowns through five games with 10. Jadeveon Clowney, who the Seahawks imported befor... more

The Detroit Lions will attempt to make it three straight wins over the Green Bay Packers under coach Matt Patricia on Monday night. The Lions have beaten the Packers four straight times over the past two years, with Aaron Rodgers starting and finis... more

With the Cincinnati Bengals off to a dismal 0-5 start, and any hopes of a playoff berth so dim the light might as well have been chucked into a black hole, rumors will swirl about potential trade targets as the team brass begins focusing on getting b... more

Washington Redskins interim coach Bill Callahan will determine who starts under center Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins. He's just not ready to announce that decision, only to say it won't be rookie Dwayne Haskins. Redskins team president Bruce Al... more

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson posted a picture Sunday night with Jalen Ramsey in Houston. Now we know why the Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback was in Texas while his team played in North Carolina. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday... more

The nightmare scenario played out for Bears fans in London. On an afternoon that the defense wasn't at its best, the Chicago offense couldn't pick up the slack, scoring zero first-half points and turning the ball over twice, including a back-breaki... more

Are the Dallas Cowboys frauds? That's the question circling Texas following the Cowboys' 34-24 home loss to the Green Bay Packers. After pummeling bad teams the first three weeks, Jerry Jones' squad has crashed back down to earth, losing its past... more

The Kansas City Chiefs scored their fewest points in a game with Patrick Mahomes starting, by a lot. Entering Sunday night's tilt K.C. had never scored fewer than 26 points under Mahomes. Against the Indianapolis Colts, they score half that, 13. Th... more

The Los Angeles Chargers faced a winless Denver Broncos team at home Sunday and laid an egg. The Chargers' offense didn't score a touchdown, as Anthony Lynn's squad fell to 2-3 with a 20-13 defeat . "Sorry for watching that damn game. We play lik... more

Earl Thomas won't miss time for the blow that knocked out Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning that Thomas isn't expected to be suspended for the hit, per a source informed of the situat... more

Even the dictionary is running out of superlatives to describe Christian McCaffrey. The Carolina Panthers running back blasted off again Sunday, gobbling up 176 rushing yards and two TDs on just 19 carries (9.3 YPC) in a 34-27 win over the Jackson... more

The Green Bay Packers will battle the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys on Sunday without Davante Adams. Aaron Rodgers' top target was officially ruled out Friday due to a turf toe injury. Adams didn't participate in practice all week after sufferi... more

Jay Gruden finally announced his starting quarterback for Sunday's tilt versus the New England Patriots. Colt McCoy gets the nod. The decision doesn't come as a surprise as Gruden seemed to lean that way if McCoy proved healthy after a long recov... more

Jalen Ramsey will miss another game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ruled the star cornerback out for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers due to his lingering back issue. Coach Doug Marrone told reporters Friday that Ramsey will likely see a... more

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen remains in concussion protocol on Friday. Allen suffered a concussion in the Bills' Week 4 loss to the New England Patriots after taking a hit to the helmet by cornerback Jonathan Jones. The second-year QB was... more

Sam Darnold will miss another game after contracting mononucleosis. New York Jets coach Adam Gase announced Friday that Darnold is officially out for Sunday's game versus the Philadelphia Eagles. Luke Falk will start his second game for Gang Gree... more

Derek Carr could be without two key targets when the Raiders take on a ferocious Chicago Bears defense. Jon Gruden said Friday from London that wide receivers Tyrell Williams (foot) and J.J. Nelson (knee) are both questionable, per Vic Tafur of T... more

JuJu Smith-Schuster knew he was going to deal with more attention sans Antonio Brown this season. Now he's also contending with a QB change that has led to a dip in production. Smith-Schuster has averaged 4.3 receptions and 64.5 receiving yards per... more

Improbable and impossible are two distinctly different words often misused as synonyms. When Russell Wilson has a pigskin in his hand, weaving around defenders, nothing seems impossible, even if a play is highly improbable. Wizards are jealous of... more

Greg Zuerlein has been under more pressure before, nailing a 57-yard field goal in overtime to win the NFC Championship. He'd made three other field-goal attempts earlier Thursday night, including a 47-yarder. So, when Greg "The Leg" lined up a 44-ya... more

Sam Darnold continues to progress from missing action due to mononucleosis. Whether he suits up this week remains to be seen. The New York Jets quarterback participated in practice this week and took first-team reps, but was listed as limited. He w... more

Saquon Barkley is not human. The New York Giants running back, who suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 3, has been running and cutting at practice this week when most humanoids would be hobbling around like a pegged-legged tinman. Day 11 with a... more

Vontaze Burfict will have the appeal of his suspension heard next week. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the appeal will be heard on Tuesday, per a source informed of the situation. Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks, jointly appo... more

Amends have been made between Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas and defensive tackle Brandon Williams. The teammates got in a heated exchange following the 40-25 loss to the Cleveland Browns, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Sunday . On Thurs... more

Cleveland Browns receiver Jarvis Landry continues to deal with a concussion. Coach Freddie Kitchens said Thursday that the wideout remains in concussion protocol. Landry had a massive Week 4, generating 167 yards on eight catches in the 40-25 wi... more

A vexing start to the season for the Minnesota Vikings' offense has led to some angst from one of its best players. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that receiver Stefon Diggs' frustrations with the organization have been palpable, leading... more

The New England Patriots landed on their Stephen Gostkowski replacement. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Pats are expected to sign veteran kicker Mike Nugent, per sources informed of the plans. The... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers deploy the most productive receiver duo currently running in the NFL. Mike Evans is the Pro Bowl No. 1 target that causes defensive coaches to lose sleep. Chris Godwin is the rising stud, who makes plays every time his numb... more

The New England Patriots continue kicker workouts Thursday. With Stephen Gostkowski landing on IR , NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Pats are bringing in former Chargers kicker Younghoe Koo, and Josh Gable, who spent a minicamp wit... more

The Tennessee Titans, fresh off a road win, welcome back three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan ahead of a big AFC clash with the Buffalo Bills. "It's been tough to be away, obviously," Lewan said on Wednesday, via the team's official website... more

Ezekiel Elliott is coming off a game against the New Orleans Saints in which he had a measly 35 rushing yards, the third-lowest total of his career, and a fumble. The 35 rushing yards were the fewest in Zeke's career with more than 15 carries. The... more

The Sunday scuffle between Odell Beckham Jr. and Marlon Humphrey continues to burn internet wattage in Cleveland and Baltimore. The skirmish in Sunday's victory by the Browns didn't lead to ejections, but there had been plenty of angst between the... more

Jerry Jones admitted Tuesday that it's "unlikely" left tackle Tyron Smith will play this week against the Green Bay Packers, but the Dallas Cowboys owner likes the rest of what he heard regarding Smith's ankle injury. "We got the best news we coul... more

The New England Patriots dynasty got its first win 19 years ago today. On Oct. 1, 2000, Bill Belichick recorded his first win as head coach of the Pats. And a dominant empire was officially born. On that day, nearly two decades of rule ago, New... more

Jameis Winston is starting to get comfortable in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' new offense, and it's showing on the field. The quarterback's massive day -- 385 yards on 28-of-41 passing, with 4 TDs, 1 INT, 120.5 passer rating -- helped power the Bucs t... more

The New Orleans Saints' defense knows with Drew Brees standing on the sideline, thumb wrapped, it's on it to carry the team to victories. So it was Sunday night, with the Saints' D holding the previously explosive Dallas Cowboys offense in check in... more

In a prime-time spot against a fellow winless team, the Cincinnati Bengals barely looked like they should be playing on Thursday nights, let alone Monday night. Zac Taylor's team got manhandled by the Pittsburgh Steelers in a 27-3 loss that felt e... more

September

A day after an in-game quarterback change , Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden isn't ready to name a starter for Week 5 against the New England Patriots. Gruden yanked Case Keenum in Sunday's loss to the New York Giants after the signal-caller wa... more

An already bad season is turning ugly in Denver. Pass-rusher Bradley Chubb tore his ACL and is out for the season, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. ESPN first reported the news. "He's got a partial tear of the ACL and will be out for the... more

The Chicago Bears remain tight-lipped on why linebacker Roquan Smith was a surprise inactive in Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings. Smith was a late addition to the inactives list due to what the team called a "personal issue." Coach Matt Nagy... more

Vontaze Burfict's latest on-field incident will cost him the rest of the season. The Oakland Raiders linebacker has been suspended for the rest of the season following his helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle, the league... more

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky underwent tests on his left, non-throwing shoulder Monday and his availability for the coming weeks is unclear. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Trubisky suffered a dislocated left shoulder... more

Falcons fans in Atlanta, fed up watching their team struggle at home once again, rained down boos upon their disappointing team that was being blown out by the Tennessee Titans. The Falcons dropped to 1-3 for the season, one of just three teams in... more

Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen took the snap on third-and-6. His team led the Houston Texans 13-10 with 3:14 left in the fourth quarter. Sitting in field goal range at the 29, this play would go a long way in determining how much time Desh... more

The Los Angeles Rams put up 518 total net yards of offense, scored 40 points, and yet lost at home Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 55-40 . Jared Goff threw for 517 yards, the second-most passing yards in a single game in Rams history, on 45-of-... more

The Chicago Bears suffocated the Minnesota Vikings run game, holding Dalvin Cook to just 35 yards and a score on 14 carries. With Cook stymied, the rest of the Vikings' offense slowly circled the drain for most of Sunday's 16-6 loss . Sunday once a... more

The Chicago Bears had to play the majority of a 16-6 win over  their division rival Minnesota Vikings without starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Trubisky suffered a left shoulder injury on the Bears' first drive of the game on a scramble. The... more

The Washington Redskins will take on the New York Giants without No. 1 wide receiver Terry McLaurin. The Redskins' rookie receiver was officially ruled out Sunday due to a hamstring injury. Through three weeks, the third-round pick out of Ohio St... more

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett wasn't ejected for a devastating hit that injured Packers running back Jamaal Williams on Thursday night in the 34-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Neither will he miss next week's tilt. NFL... more

The New York Giants turned to their rookie quarterback, Daniel Jones, last week with great results. The Washington Redskins will stick with their journeyman when they take on Big Blue Sunday. Redskins coach Jay Gruden will stick with Case Keenum in... more

The Dallas Cowboys sit at 3-0, atop the NFC East after beating the New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins. Cowboys players have heard the chatter that those opponents are a combined 1-8 to start the season. With Sunday night's visi... more

The NFL's offseason decision to allow pass interference to be reviewed has caused a can of worms to spill all over the early part of the season. The issue for coaches has been the seemingly inconsistent method by which reviews have overturned or st... more

The Philadelphia Eagles won a game in which Carson Wentz threw for just 160 yards, 262 fewer than his counterpart, Aaron Rodgers, in Thursday night's thrilling 34-27 win over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Buoyed by short fields, Wentz and... more

Melvin Gordon ended his 66-day holdout Thursday, and his head coach is thrilled to have the two-time Pro Bowler back in the fold. "It was good to see him," Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said. "He's in a good state of mind. His teammates were excited.... more

The Green Bay Packers should have pass rusher Za'Darius Smith on the field Thursday night versus the Philadelphia Eagles. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Smith is expected to play tonight, per a source informed of the situation. The... more

Buffalo Bills running back Devin Singletary is on the mend. The rookie returned to practice Thursday, per the team's official website. It's the first time Singletary has been at practice since suffering a hamstring injury in Week 2. Coach Sean... more

Lamar Jackson is one of the NFL's most dangerous dual-threat quarterbacks, using the threat of his legs to keep defenses at bay. Despite that advantage, all offseason, in the face of coach John Harbaugh preaching that the team would run the QB ofte... more

The best teams in the NFL aren't playing their best ball in September. That comes in December, January, and, hopefully, February. Teams use the early schedule to adjust to new personnel and discover what the best version of themselves should look l... more

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to head to Detroit to face the undefeated Lions at Ford Field. The tilt will mark the first time in the MVP's career he'll play a regular-season NFL game indoors. On Wednesday, Mahomes downplayed... more

Saquon Barkley won't need surgery on his injured ankle. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday morning that the New York Giants running back returned from his visit with noted specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay with a recommend... more

The expected timetable for Drew Brees' return is set around six weeks. The New Orleans Saints quarterback is betting he can be back before that estimate. "As far as the timetable for getting back though, they say 6 to 8 weeks. I think I can beat th... more

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen is in hot water with his head coach. Following the Bears' Monday night win over the Washington Redskins, Cohen live-streamed a video on Instagram from the team's locker room, which included showing guard Kyle... more

Julian Edelman is already back at practice. The New England Patriots receiver suffered a rib injury that knocked him out of Sunday's victory over the New York Jets. He was back on the practice field Wednesday. He was listed as limited with a chest... more

As expected, Alshon Jeffery is good to go for Thursday night's tilt versus the Green Bay Packers. The Philadelphia Eagles released their final injury report Wednesday and the receiver was not given a designation, signaling he'll suit up Thursday n... more

Melvin Gordon might be returning sooner than originally expected. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Gordon could potentially end his holdout early, a source confirmed. Rapoport added no date has been set, but a return this week is being... more

Sometimes we focus on the wrong things in life. Fixating energy and frustration on Aaron Rodgers' struggles to find consistency in Matt LaFleur's offense can cause us to miss the frenetic menace the Green Bay Packers defense has become. Mike Pettin... more

After trading one tight end, the Seattle Seahawks brought back a familiar face. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Seahawks are signing tight end Luke Willson, per a source informed of the situation. Willson signaled he was rejoin... more

Jalen Ramsey will be back with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday, but how much he participates remains to be seen. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Ramsey is expected to be at the facility today, per sources informed of the situati... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers' 0-3 start to the 2019 campaign has been a comprehensive failure in every facet. The offense can't run the ball, with James Conner averaging 2.9 yards per tote, they've struggled to pass the pigskin more than a yard downfiel... more

While their starting left tackle Trent Williams remains away, the Washington Redskins are attempting to lock down right guard Brandon Scherff long-term. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on NFL NOW that the Redskins opened negotiati... more

The New York Giants will be without star running back Saquon Barkley for the next several games. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Barkley is expected to be out four to six weeks because of a high ankle sprain, per a source info... more

Jacoby Brissett had his 'This is my team now' game in Week 3. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback, taking the reins after Andrew Luck's stunning retirement, diced up the Atlanta Falcons to the tune of 310 yards on 28-of-37 passing with two touchdown... more

Jalen Ramsey called in sick Monday. The Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback, who has requested a trade , told the team Sunday that he is sick and wouldn't be at practice, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. "Jalen Ramsey called Jaguars personne... more

The Baltimore Ravens couldn't keep Patrick Mahomes from exploding once again, giving up 23 straight points to the reigning NFL MVP in the second quarter. Ultimately, the Ravens fell 33-28 to the highflying Kansas City Chiefs. After the loss, Raven... more

Bill Belichick has had some good defenses in his two decades coaching the New England Patriots. None had done what his D did to the New York Jets on Sunday in a 30-14 win . Facing a mono-ridden Gang Green offense led by quarterback Luke Falk, the P... more

The Minnesota Vikings' winning recipe is very simple: Feed Dalvin Cook. The powerfully dynamic running back once again galloped for a 100-plus yard game, his third straight to open the season (only player in the NFL to accomplish the feat this year... more

With Drew Brees out, Sean Payton did what any smart person would do: lean on his most dynamic weapon, Alvin Kamara. In the Saints' impressive 33-27 road win in Seattle, the running back toted the rock 16 times for 69 yards with a touchdown and was... more

Donte Moncrief has gone from starter to inactive in a week. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported that the Steelers receiver would be inactive this week versus the San Francisco 49ers after two rough outings to open the year, per a source informed o... more

Shady is ready for Sunday's showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens. LeSean McCoy is officially active for K.C. after being listed as questionable due to an ankle injury. The 31-year-old was a full participant in practice on... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers won't just head into Week 3's tilt versus the San Francisco 49ers with new quarterback Mason Rudolph. The receiver corps is also getting a revised pecking order. Rookie receiver Diontae Johnson told 93.7 The Fan's Josh Rownt... more

The Carolina Panthers made what seemed inevitable official. Cam Newton is officially out for Sunday's game versus the Arizona Cardinals. Second-year QB Kyle Allen will get the start. "(Newton) worked through a lot of the soreness this week, fel... more

The Philadelphia Eagles will enter Week 3 without their top deep threat. Coach Doug Pederson announced Friday that DeSean Jackson would miss Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions due to a groin injury. After getting off to a blazing start in W... more

The Dallas Cowboys are ready to unleash Zeke. After keeping the restrictor plate on Ezekiel Elliott for the first two weeks following his training camp holdout, the Cowboys say they're ready to ride their workhorse in Week 3. "This is our third g... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars introduced Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota to the turf at TIAA Bank Field Thursday night so many times the two were best friends by evening's end. "Sacksonville's back, baby! It's back!" Jags pass-rusher Yannick... more

Could the Jacksonville Jaguars convince Jalen Ramsey to stay? With a trade request made public, the assumption is that Thursday night's victory was the last time the star corner is seen in a Jags jersey. Friday is a pivotal day. Will a franchise... more

Amid the downpour of rain and wayward pigskin heaves from Marcus Mariota during Thursday night's 20-7 Tennessee Titans' loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, backup quarterback Ryan Tannehill slid his helmet on while standing on the sideline. With Mar... more

Despite a trade request hanging in the balance, Jalen Ramsey will play for the Jacksonville Jaguars this Thursday night versus the Tennessee Titans. Coach Doug Marrone announced the disgruntled cornerback would suit up for Week 3 following Ramsey'... more

A day after the New York Giants announced he'd been benched in favor of Daniel Jones, Eli Manning could have elected to avoid the media. But that's not Manning's way. For going on 16 seasons, Manning has faced the fire of New York, through ups, dow... more

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees underwent successful surgery on his throwing hand Wednesday. Coach Sean Payton said that Brees will avoid going on injured reserve for now, per NFL Network's Omar Ruiz , and the team will evaluate on a... more

Just two weeks into the 2019 campaign, the Philadelphia Eagles are so banged up that coach Doug Pederson canceled practice Wednesday, electing to conduct a walkthrough instead ahead of Sunday's home tilt versus the Detroit Lions. "It's just a coupl... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without Ben Roethlisberger for the balance of the 2019 season, but starting running back James Conner expects to play Sunday versus the San Francisco 49ers. Conner said Wednesday that he's not sure if he'll practice... more

With the Jacksonville Jaguars hosting the Tennessee Titans Thursday night, odds are there isn't enough time for the Jags trade Jalen Ramsey before the tilt. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that a trade of the disgruntled corner... more

DeSean Jackson is expected to miss at least Week 3 with a groin injury. It's not looking good for Alshon Jeffery, who is dealing with a calf issue. The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver corps is looking wicked thin heading into Sunday's tilt versus... more

Lamar Jackson enters Week 3 scorching hot after divebombing opponents the first two games of the 2019 campaign. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback has silenced the doubters, tossing 7 touchdown passes through two weeks. After a 324 yards passing, 5 T... more

You might have seen the replay once or 10,000 times since December. Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry takes the handoff in his own end zone and rumbles, stiff-arms, and bulldozes through the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense for a 99-yard... more

Melvin Gordon's holdout will end at some point this season. Even he knows that truth. The Los Angeles Chargers running back said in a chat with his Instagram followers Tuesday that he is "going to play somewhere" this season and added "it would be... more

Jalen Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville but won't trash teammates or the franchise to force the Jaguars' hands. A day after news leaked that Ramsey requested a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars following brewing tensions with the organization, th... more

Could another starting quarterback be missing this week? According to the Carolina Panthers' team website, Cam Newton was not at practice Tuesday when the session opened. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Pelissero report tha... more

The future is now in the Big Apple. The New York Giants announced Tuesday that rookie quarterback Daniel Jones will start at quarterback. The move sends two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning to a backup and mentor role behind the No. 6 overall pick... more

When the Texans shipped Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle in exchange for two backups and a mid-round pick, the question became: How would Houston replace Clowney's production? Through two weeks, Whitney Mercilus has answered those queries resoundingly.... more

The Cleveland Browns' first prime-time game of the 2019 season came with a massive helping of Myles Garrett. The uber-talented pass rusher dominated Monday night, whipping Jets left tackle Kelvin Beachum and others time and time again during the 23... more

With injuries mounting along the offensive line, the New England Patriots added some depth Tuesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that offensive tackle Caleb Benenoch is signing with the Pats, per a source informed of the situation.... more

In prime time, against a team with weapons galore, the New York Jets benched their $72 million cornerback. The Jets sat last year's prized free-agent acquisition Trumaine Johnson in Monday night's 23-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns in favor of Nate... more

Taco Charlton still wants out of Dallas. The Cowboys 2017 first-round draft pick tweeted "free me" in response to a tweet regarding why the defensive end has been inactive the first two weeks of the season. The tweet has since been deleted. Charl... more

Big Ben will be shut down for the rest of 2019. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo surgery to his injured right elbow and is out for the season. Big Ben later was placed on injured reserve.... more

The New Orleans Saints will be without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees for an extended period. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Brees will undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament on his throwing thumb, per sources informed... more

The New York Jets will see a familiar face across the field when they take on the Cleveland Browns Monday night. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns signed former Jets running back Elijah McGuire to the active roster in advance... more

The Los Angeles Chargers flew home from Detroit with a hole-filled boot from all the times they shot themselves in the foot during Sunday's 13-10 road loss. The list of boneheaded mistakes that cost the Chargers is lengthy: Two missed field goals... more

It wasn't an ideal situation for quarterback Mason Rudolph to see his first regular-season action, but the second-year pro impressed teammates in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 28-26 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. "Mason did a really, really, really good... more

The New York Giants' defense once again got picked apart, leading to an overflow of frustration. At MetLife Stadium, the Buffalo Bills scored 21 straight points in the first half to take a commanding lead they would hold for a 28-14 victory . While... more

Drew Brees looks set to miss some significant game action for the first time since joining the New Orleans Saints. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning that Brees is believed to have suffered a... more

New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams bit back at Odell Beckham Jr.'s suggestion that the DC told his players to hurt the receiver during a preseason tilt when he was an assistant with the Cleveland Browns. On Thursday, Beckham said he... more

The New York Jets got a modicum of positive injury news Friday. Coach Adam Gase told reporters that running back Le'Veon Bell is expected to return to practice on Saturday. When New York's injury report came out on Friday afternoon, Bell was liste... more

At this point, it appears Antonio Brown will be eligible to play for the Patriots on Sunday in Miami. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the NFL is not planning on placing Brown on the Commissioner's Exempt List ahead of New England's W... more

Two-time Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith is retiring after eight NFL seasons. The former second-round pick by the Baltimore Ravens announced his retirement in a video during which he thanked football for all he's accomplished. "I'm blessed to be... more

Most back-and-forth exchanges between WRs and CBs in the media are contentious. Ahead of the matchup between Pro Bowlers DeAndre Hopkins and Jalen Ramsey, however, there resides respect. Ahead of Sunday's division tilt between the Houston Texans an... more

Minkah Fitzpatrick's frustration with his usage in Miami has led to the defensive back seeking a trade away from the sinking Dolphins. The Miami brass has given agent Joel Segal permission to seek a trade, and he is making calls to other teams, NFL... more

If real life were Looney Tunes, Marquise Brown would have left a trail of fire in the Miami sod several times last Sunday as he blazed for two long touchdowns on four receptions. Watching "Hollywood" Brown separate from defenders like they were sta... more

Lost in the bafflement over the Carolina Panthers not using their 6-foot-5, 245-pound quarterback to sneak the ball half a yard near the goal line late in Thursday night's 20-14 win by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was corner Vernon Hargreaves III making... more

All Day is back in the Washington Redskins' starting lineup. With Derrius Guice injured, coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that Adrian Peterson will get the start Sunday versus the Dallas Cowboys. The 34-year-old Peterson was inactive Sunday in th... more

Breathe a sigh of relief, Kansas City. Any lingering concerns about Patrick Mahomes' ankle injury should be washed away. Coach Andy Reid said the starting quarterback would take his normal reps Wednesday after suffering an ankle sprain in Sunday's... more

New York Jets receiver Quincy Enunwa suffered another serious neck injury. The 27-year-old wideout will miss the rest of the 2019 season after injuring his neck in Sunday's season-opener against the Buffalo Bills, coach Adam Gase announced Wednesd... more

Traditionally, rookie pass-catchers struggle transitioning from college to the pros. The differing speeds, more nuanced routes, better defenders, have made the transition difficult throughout history. Four 2019 rookies launched that notion into t... more

If you tuned into Sunday afternoon's slop-fest between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers odds are at some point you squinted at the screen, wondering who was this new guy wearing No. 27 ripping off runs? It's the same as the man who... more

Tyreek Hill will be out roughly the next month or so but will avoid going on injured reserve. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Hill (collarbone) is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, per sources informed of the injury. The timeli... more

The Oakland Raiders suffered a blow to their young defensive corps following Monday night's impressive Week 1 victory over the Denver Broncos. Rookie safety Johnathan Abram is expected to be placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury, NFL... more

The New York Jets are making another move to solve the endless kicker struggles that have infected Gang Green. The Jets announced they signed free-agent kicker Sam Ficken, who won the tryout competition Tuesday. Ficken was in a heated preseason b... more

The Houston Texans continue to invest in their offensive line. Center Nick Martin agreed to a three-year, $33 million contract extension, with $18.5 million guaranteed, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. The team later confirmed Martin signed an... more

On Monday, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Malik Jackson suffered a "significant injury." It's so significant that the defensive tackle is expected to miss the rest of the season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike... more

Bill Belichick's addition of Antonio Brown conjured memories of a different former Oakland Raiders receiver joining the New England Patriots: Randy Moss. Belichick himself made the Moss comparison Tuesday on a conference call with reporters when as... more

The Carolina Panthers talked all offseason about curtailing Christian McCaffrey's snaps this season. Yeah. Well, that's not happening. If the release of Cameron Artis-Payne during final cuts didn't underscore that CMC will be an every-snap player... more

The Oakland Raiders have had enough Antonio Brown talk. Following their 24-16 home win to open the 2019 campaign, coach Jon Gruden wanted nothing more than talk about any other topic except the AB drama that surrounded the Raiders the past week le... more

Derek Carr left Monday night's 24-16 tilt versus the Denver Broncos without a scratch. In fact, the Oakland Raiders' quarterback didn't have so much as a dirt smudge on his fender. The Broncos' pass rush entered 2019 with fearsome expectations led... more

The NFL encountered another officiating flub in the Superdome. At least this time the New Orleans Saints won the game. NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron admitted after Monday night's 30-28 win over the Houston Texans that a time... more

Sammy Watkins earned as many touchdowns Sunday versus the Jacksonville Jaguars as he did all of 2018. The Kansas City Chiefs big-money receiver proved his worth with a nine-catch, 198-yard, 3-TD day in the 40-26 season-opening victory over the Jagu... more

Tom Brady picked apart a supposedly revamped Pittsburgh Steelers defense with the ease of a valet driver mind-numbingly pulling around the latest patron's car. 'Here's your keys, thanks for coming to Foxborough.' Even after blasting Pittsburgh for... more

It took Todd Gurley until the fourth quarter to get his sea-legs under him in the 30-27 season-opening victory over the Carolina Panthers. Early, the Los Angeles Rams running back -- the source of countless hours of consternation this offseason --... more

The Minnesota Vikings made their $84 million quarterback a hand-off machine en route to a bulldozing 28-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Cousins attempted just 10 passes in the win, completing eight for 98 yards, one touchdown -- he also fumbl... more

Even future Hall of Famers have bad days. Adam Vinatieri, one of the greatest kickers in NFL history, who has made countless pressure-packed boots in huge situations, had an awful day at the office. And it cost the Indianapolis Colts dearly in a 30... more

Cleveland Browns starting left tackle Greg Robinson got booted for using his boot in the season-opener versus the Tennessee Titans. Robinson was ejected late in the second quarter of Sunday's 43-13 loss for kicking Titans safety Kenny Vaccaro at th... more

Antonio Brown speaks. The Oakland Raiders receiver read a 20-second statement after practice Friday, noting that he apologized to his teammates for the upheaval he's caused. He took no questions. "I'm excited to be out here today," a monotone Bro... more

The wheel of chaos in Oakland continues to spin around Antonio Brown. A day after the Raiders were prepared to plow into Week 1 sans the star receiver, plans have flipped a 180. On Thursday, coach Jon Gruden told people Brown was not in the team... more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans is under the weather ahead of the team's season-opener versus the San Francisco 49ers. Evans missed practice Friday due to illness and is officially listed as questionable. Coach Bruce Arians said Evans c... more

After a tumultuous offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs are sticking with receiver Tyreek Hill for the long-haul. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Chiefs and Hill have agreed to terms on a 3-year, $54 million contract extension, per... more

The Miami Dolphins added offensive tackle depth two days before their season opener versus the Baltimore Ravens. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the Dolphins are signing OT J'Marcus Webb , according to a source informed of the... more

Matchups make fights. On paper, the New Orleans Saints' offense could walk over the Houston Texans' defense. After trading Jadeveon Clowney and adding left tackle Laremy Tunsil in blockbuster trades last weekend, the discussion surrounding the Texa... more

CHICAGO -- Three points. Matt Nagy's team, opening the NFL's 100th season with expectations higher than Willis Tower, put on an offensive performance even the Chicago Staleys would have laughed at. Three points. A 10-3 loss to the rival Green... more

Matt LaFleur made history Thursday night, becoming the first NFL coach to challenge pass interference in a regular-season game. Ultimately the gambit failed. Early in the fourth quarter, on a first-and-10 play from the 42-yard-line, Bears quarter... more

Trey Burton won't suit up in the Chicago Bears' season opener versus the Green Bay Packers. The tight end was officially announced as inactive Thursday night. Burton has been limited in practice due to a lingering groin issue, missed a bevy of ca... more

Julio Jones still doesn't have a contract extension with just days before the Atlanta Falcons kick off the 2019 campaign Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. With questions swirling about whether the star receiver would sit out if a deal isn't... more

The Dallas nightmare is over. Ezekiel Elliott has a new massive contract extension that will keep him wearing the Cowboys' star for years to come. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Jane Slater reported Wednesday that the Cowboys... more

Trent Williams' holdout could be closer to the end than originally speculated. Former Washington Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall, an ex-teammate of Williams, said on the Hail to the Podcast on The Athletic that Williams could return "sooner... more

Los Angeles Chargers center Mike Pouncey won't enter the 2019 season with just one year left on his contract. The Chargers signed Pouncey to a one-year extension that locks the center up through 2020, the team announced Tuesday. NFL Network Insider... more

Terrelle Pryor is officially a free agent. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that the Jaguars and the veteran receiver reached an injury settlement, per a source informed of the situation. Pryor had been dealing with a mi... more

Ezekiel Elliott is heading back to Dallas. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that Zeke, who had been in Cabo since the start of training camp, is flying back to the Dallas area in case his contract extension gets done, per... more

The New York Jets' first-team offense looked good in its brief preseason appearances, with quarterback Sam Darnold appearing poised for a Year 2 leap. With Week 1 upon us, we'll finally get to see what Gang Green's offense under Adam Gase will look... more

Are you ready for football? Of course you are. And you're not alone. With Week 1 finally here, fans and players alike are champing at the bit for games that matter to begin. "So. (Bleeping). Ready," Chicago Bears pass rusher Khalil Mack exclaim... more

The Dallas Cowboys got another contract done for a player not named Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott or Amari Cooper. The team agreed to terms on a five-year extension with offensive tackle La'el Collins, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, per sour... more

The focus over the past several days has been on the haul the Houston Texans gave up for Laremy Tunsil and the questionable one they received in return for Jadeveon Clowney. Too little attention has been paid to the other offensive player the Texans... more

Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn is done talking about Melvin Gordon. He's ready to focus on the 53 men on his team's current roster, not the one holding out. "My concern right now is on Indianapolis," Lynn said Monday of the team's... more

LeSean McCoy and Andy Reid joined forces once again, with the veteran running back reuniting with Big Red in Kansas City after being jettisoned by the Buffalo Bills over the weekend. Reid said after watching film of McCoy recently the veteran still... more

Nathan Peterman won't begin the season as the Oakland Raiders' backup, but he didn't get cut either. The Raiders are placing the signal-caller on injured reserve, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The team later confirmed the roster move.... more

Amari Cooper is finally back to practice. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told reporters Monday that the wide receiver will participate in practice today, per NFL Network's Jane Slater. The Cowboys have taken it slow with Cooper's return to t... more

Derrick Henry sounds ready to roll. The Tennessee Titans running back joined NFL Network's Good Morning Football Monday and said the calf injury that kept him out this preseason is in the past and he's ready for the season-opener versus the Clevel... more

The Indianapolis Colts have found their new backup quarterback. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Colts are signing former New England Patriots backup QB Brian Hoyer to a three-year, $12 million contract. The pact includes... more

The Green Bay Packers will unveil their new offense with Aaron Rodgers under center for the first time when the season kicks off in Chicago on Thursday. With the excitement building towards the Packers-Bears opener being billed as a new offense ver... more

The Seattle Seahawks improved their pass rush immensely without giving much up to import Jadeveon Clowney on Saturday. Seahawks general manager John Schneider told SI.com's Albert Breer that the versatility Clowney brings to the table made bringin... more

Labor Day marks the first day of the NFL's Week 1 schedule. It also marks a pivotal day in the Ezekiel Elliott negotiations. The Dallas Cowboys and Zeke's reps negotiated over the weekend and made "some progress" on a new deal, per NFL Network Insi... more

August

Houston landed its left tackle. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero report the Texans are trading two first-round picks plus a second-rounder to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for left tackle Laremy Tunsil and wide receiver... more

The Houston Texans bolstered their backfield with some veteran depth. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Texans acquired running back Carlos Hyde from the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for former third-round offensive tackle Martina... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars spent cutdown day ensuring stud linebacker Myles Jack won't be going anywhere anytime soon. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Jags are signing Jack to a four-year extension worth $57 million with $33 millio... more

DeShone Kizer became the latest backup quarterback to be cut before the 2019 season. The Green Bay Packers are jettisoning the signal-caller Saturday during final cuts, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The team later confirmed the move.... more

The New England Patriots will go with a rookie to back up Tom Brady. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Pats are releasing veteran backup signal-caller Brian Hoyer, per sources informed of the decision. Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL... more

The Seattle Seahawks reeled in a huge fish without using much bait. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday that the Seahawks traded for Houston Texans franchise-tagged pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney in exchange for a third-round pick,... more

Cut on a Dime is being cut. The Buffalo Bills are moving on from the LeSean McCoy era on Saturday. The team is releasing the veteran running back, the Bills announced. "We made a tough decision today, but felt that it was the right time to rel... more

Ahead of Saturday's 4 p.m. ET deadline for NFL squads to cut their rosters down to 53 players, teams will first try to dangle anyone with potential value in a trade. Getting back even a late-round pick or a draft-slot swap is worth more than jettison... more

With Andrew Luck's stunning retirement still reverberating around the NFL, the question of when some quarterbacks plan to walk away has become an even more intriguing question. One player who has dealt with a series of injuries recently is Green Ba... more

The Oakland Raiders' offseason commitment to the offensive line continues. This time it includes paying one of their incumbents. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday that the Raiders are signing center Rodney Hudson to a three-year, $33.75... more

Rolando McClain can officially return to the NFL. Again. The linebacker was conditionally reinstated by the league, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Pro Football Talk first reported the news. It's been three years since McClain played... more

Luckily for the San Francisco 49ers their backfield is deep because they will be without Jerick McKinnon for at least most, if not all of the regular season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the Niners are expected to place the... more

Su'a Cravens' NFL journey won't continue in Denver. The Broncos released the safety Friday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the move. "Hopefully our paths cross again, Denver, (heart emoji)" Cravens wrote on his Twi... more

The New England Patriots continue to add offensive line depth. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Pats are trading a sixth-round pick to the Buffalo Bills for center Russell Bodine, per a source informed of the deal. Buffalo later... more

Another day brings more optimism for the Atlanta Falcons regarding Julio Jones' contract. General manager Thomas Dimitroff said Thursday during the preseason broadcast versus the Jacksonville Jaguars that the Falcons continue "to be very close" to... more

Indianapolis Colts receiver Parris Campbell knocked off any rust that might have been building, making his preseason debut Thursday night versus the Cincinnati Bengals. The rookie wideout missed the previous three games and much of training camp du... more

As we press toward the start of the regular season, rumors surrounding Jadeveon Clowney continue to spin. The latest iterations of the Clowney-to-Miami rumors include Dolphins starting left tackle Laremy Tunsil, high draft picks and perhaps more .... more

Julian Edelman's preseason debut didn't last long but concerns that the New England Patriots receiver reinjured the broken thumb are overblown. The wideout played just five snaps in Thursday's preseason finale versus the New York Giants and snagged... more

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco knows he's not likely to see Melvin Gordon anytime soon as the running back sits poised to hold out into the regular season. Telesco enters his seventh season as the Chargers GM, owning a 50-50 recor... more

What is old might become new again in Atlanta. With the Falcons kicking situation in flux, veteran Matt Bryant will try out with the team Friday, the 44-year-old booter told former teammate Coy Wire. Given his age, the experience in the organiza... more

Offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod is calling it a career after 12 NFL seasons. The New Orleans Saints confirmed during their preseason finale Thursday night that Bushrod will officially retire as a member of the team he played seven seasons for over... more

No coach in the history of the NFL has ever complained about having too many good pass rushers. When talent stacks up at the position, the challenge is finding the best way to get them all on the field together. So it is in Jacksonville in 2019. Wi... more

Jimmy Garoppolo followed up a disastrous preseason performance two weeks ago with a stellar showing last weekend. The dichotomy between the displays casts a shadow over the San Francisco 49ers' offense as the regular season approaches. Several time... more

The preseason finale isn't just for end-of-the-roster players to make the case for a 2019 job, it's also a chance for the coaching staff to tinker with their plots. Several head coaches who call plays will give their assistants chances to dip their... more

Bradley Chubb took off like a rocket as a rookie becoming a force opposite Von Miller. Chubb set a team rookie sack record with 12, a total that includes three games of two or more QB takedowns. Heading into 2019, Miller sees Chubb's star about to... more

Dwayne Haskins didn't win the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback gig to open the regular season, but the team is excited with the progress of their first-round pick. "He's a young player, obviously, just learning the system for the first tim... more

DeSean Jackson gave the Eagles a minor scare in practice. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Philadelphia receiver suffered a broken finger on his left hand in today's workout, per sources informed of the situation. While... more

We have another big twist in the Jadeveon Clowney situation. With trade winds swirling around the Houston Texans franchise-tagged pass rusher, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that Clowney met in person with Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flor... more

Cam Newton continues to tend to a mid-foot sprain, but the Carolina Panthers aren't fretting about the quarterback missing the start of the season. "There is no doubt in my mind" Newton will be ready Week 1, coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday, via Joe P... more

Rob Gronkowski is healthier than he's been in a decade, but the retired New England Patriots tight end isn't pondering a comeback, yet. Gronk, unveiled as a spokesperson for a CBD oil company Tuesday, said he's not planning to return to the NFL for... more

As we inch closer to the start of the regular season, the Carolina Panthers continue to deal with an injury to a key player. We're not talking about Cam Newton this time. Kicker Graham Gano remained out of practice with a leg injury. "Well, we'll... more

During his eight starts as a rookie, including playoffs, Lamar Jackson didn't have a single game with 30 passing attempts. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback suggested that would emphatically change in 2019. Asked by Adam Schein of Mad Dog Sports Rad... more

The Atlanta Falcons open the 2019 season in 12 days versus the Minnesota Vikings. Owner Arthur Blank still hopes to get a deal done with Julio Jones before kickoff. "I would hope so, but I don't know that," Blank told The Atlanta Journal-Constituti... more

Trent Williams appears no closer to returning to the Washington Redskins, but the team isn't ready to give up hope. Coach Jay Gruden reiterated Monday that he still believes "very strongly" that Washington won't trade the left tackle. NFL Network... more

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich sits in a difficult spot having watched his starting quarterback Andrew Luck retire at the age of 29 . Reich, however, approaches the upcoming campaign with the confidence his team is built to withstand the massiv... more

With the 2019 season speeding toward a start, the NFL and NFL Players Association will continue hammering away at a potential new collective bargaining agreement. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that the seventh CBA full... more

Antonio Brown played his final card in an attempt to wear his preferred helmet brand. The bid was hit with a big fat D-E-N-I-E-D on Sunday , leaving the Oakland Raiders receiver with no choice but to move on. Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed... more

As the regular season approaches, New England Patriots veteran receiver Demaryius Thomas is gearing up for his first action with Tom Brady. Coming off a torn Achilles, Thomas hasn't participated in the Patriots' preseason tilts but finally returned... more

It wasn't an ideal way to end the preseason for Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota, who played just five snaps in Sunday night's tilt versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mariota went 0-for-3 passing (including a drop) and took a sack... more

Tom Brady outlasted Peyton Manning. Now the GOAT also survived Manning's successor in Indianapolis following the stunning retirement of Andrew Luck over the weekend. Appearing on WEEI's The Greg Hill Show  on Monday morning , Brady understood Luck... more

Andrew Luck dropped a bombshell during the preseason. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback is stunningly retiring from the NFL, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Luck informed the team of his plans to walk away and confirmed the news in a presser... more

The Tennessee Titans will officially be without left tackle Taylor Lewan for the first four games of the 2019 season. Lewan lost his appeal of the four-game ban for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Fri... more

Antonio Brown's second grievance hearing regarding his helmet has been heard. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Brown's latest grievance concluded and the independent arbitrator -- the same one as the previous hearing -- indicated he'd... more

The Carolina Panthers hope Cam Newton, who left Thursday's preseason game against the New England Patriots in a walking boot, is ready for the regular season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that after an X-Ray and other tests, the... more

Josh McCown's return to the field received rave reviews as the veteran signal-caller looked like he hadn't missed a beat despite leaping from T.V. analyst to backup QB in a week. The signal-caller couldn't have put up nearly 200 yards in a... more

It's been a long road for Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice, who received his first preseason playing time since suffering a torn ACL last preseason. The 22-year-old running back looked as advertised, taking the Redskins' first six ca... more

Eric Reid struck the helmet of Benjamin Watson on a late hit in Thursday night's preseason game between the Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday morning that Reid's hit would be evaluated for a... more

The Carolina Panthers await word on the results on the tests of Cam Newton's foot Friday, but the team brass is hopeful to get positive news. "We're hoping it is not too bad," Panthers general manager Marty Hurney told the team's radio network afte... more

My, my, how quickly the tables have turned. Daniel Jones has gone from being booed at a Yankees game, to being the toast of New York in just three preseason games. The No. 6 overall pick, who was almost universally decried as a reach by the Giants... more

Melvin Gordon is willing to sit out into the regular season waiting for that call from the Los Angeles Chargers. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Gordon's holdout is expected to continue into the season, per sources informed of the... more

Baker Mayfield's comments about Daniel Jones set off a social media firestorm Tuesday when the Cleveland Browns quarterback appeared to question the New York Giants drafting the quarterback No. 6 overall -- as many did at the time. On Wednesday,... more

The Miami Dolphins will honor legend Nick Buoniconti during the 2019 season with a special decal on their helmets. The team announced Wednesday the planned decal will feature the initials "NAB" and will debut at the season opener, a home game versu... more

Kyler Murray experienced the highs and lows through two preseason games, following up a solid opening game performance with a dud last Thursday versus the Oakland Raiders. In his second appearance, Murray completed 3 of 8 passes for 12 yards, was c... more

Any angst in Chicago surrounding da Bears this offseason usually falls into two categories: Will the kicking situation ever be solved? And is Mitch Trubisky going to improve in Year 2 under Matt Nagy? One question rarely fretted over is whether th... more

Lamar Jackson didn't just hone in on improving his passing this offseason, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback focused on fixing another big problem from his rookie campaign: fumbling. Despite starting just seven games, Jackson tied for the league lea... more

The Los Angeles Chargers must attempt to replace the irreplaceable with dynamic safety Derwin James set to have foot surgery this week that will keep him out three months, if not longer. The immediate plan is for veteran safety Adrian Phillips to t... more

The Dallas Cowboys locked down a core young player, but not one of their triplets on offense. The Cowboys reached agreement on a long-term extension with linebacker Jaylon Smith, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo repo... more

Antonio Brown was back on the field with his Oakland Raiders teammates Tuesday. With a helmet. Despite not having a helmet on during the portion of practice open to the media, NFL Network's MJ Acosta reported that AB is running drills with the offe... more

Duke Johnson is officially practicing with his new team. The running back participated in his first practice with the Houston Texans on Tuesday, per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle . Johnson has been dealing with a hamstring injury since bef... more

Until Odell Beckham Jr. appears in meaningful games with the Cleveland Browns the past will continue to be in the spotlight. The superstar receiver's trade from the New York Giants to the Browns sent shockwaves through the NFL back in March that st... more

The Baltimore Ravens are still waiting on first-round receiver Marquise Brown to live up to the billing, but the rookie continues to make positive strides. Brown, who is recovering from offseason foot surgery, participated in four straight practice... more

As New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas once said, Taysom Hill is a create-a-player. There is one particular player he was created like, however: Steve Young. Hill, a quarterback/returner/runner/receiver, is the NFL's ultimate do-it-all... more

Melvin Gordon is ready to end his holdout if he hears the phone ring with good news. "Just waiting on the call," the running back told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler Monday . Unfortunately for Gordon, the calls from the Los Angeles Chargers' brass to his... more

Emmanuel Sanders' return from a torn Achilles went swimmingly in the Denver Broncos' preseason loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Sanders, who tore the Achilles on Dec. 5, was the first player introduced to the Mile High crowd Monday night, and Joe F... more

Jimmy Garoppolo's first game back since tearing his ACL last season went miserably. About as miserable as it can go in a preseason game. Garoppolo threw an interception on his second pass of the game. His first four throws were all touched by Denve... more

Ezekiel Elliott and his representation didn't find the humor in Jerry Jones' preseason joke. Following Tony Pollard's impressive preseason outing versus Los Angeles Rams' backups on Saturday, the Dallas Cowboys' owner quipped "Zeke who? " Down in... more

Cam Newton will finally make his preseason debut. Coach Ron Rivera told reporters Monday that the starting quarterback will play Thursday versus the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Rivera didn't indicate how much run Newton would get in... more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star receiver Mike Evans is banged up. The wideout missed Monday's practice, Eduardo Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reported . Evans left Sunday's practice early holding his quad after snagging a deep pass. The Bucs could tak... more

Sterling Shepard is on pace to be ready for the New York Giants' season opener versus the Dallas Cowboys. The receiver, who suffered a fracture to his left thumb in late July, shed his yellow non-contact jersey in practice over the weekend and... more

The Curtis Samuel hype train is speeding down the track so fast he should no longer be considered a sleeper. How can one sleep on a man getting praised with every route run and every pass caught? The third-year pro has received acclaim throughout t... more

The Washington Redskins quarterback competition can be cut down from three players to two. Coach Jay Gruden indicated over the weekend that Colt McCoy likely wouldn't be ready for the season opener. "It might be two or three weeks into the season... more

Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals offense looked discombobulated in their second preseason game. The constricted offense Kliff Kingsbury is running this preseason is by design. The first-time NFL coach told Peter King for his Football Morning... more

Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock played bad cop Sunday, saying it was time for Antonio Brown to be "all-in or all-out " after the receiver "exhausted all avenues" in his helmet situation. Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus disagrees with the n... more

Andrew Luck warmed up on the field before the Indianapolis Colts' preseason tilt versus the Cleveland Browns. The quarterback continues to rehab from a calf injury that morphed into an ankle injury. Luck is unlikely to play this preseason. During... more

Tom Brady is a notorious grinder, prepares like a CEO and is usually one of the smartest men in the room. All those traits could make for an intriguing post-playing career as an NFL coach. Not a chance. "Oh hell no, I'm never coaching. Playing is... more

Snacks is back. The Detroit Lions took defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison off the active/Non-football Injury list Thursday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team later confirmed the news. The Lions placed Snacks on the active/NF... more

Chris Godwin almost had a 1,000-yard season in 2018 despite being buried on the depth chart at times behind Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson and Adam Humphries. Now, he's poised to blast through that barrier. The 23-year-old gobbled up 59 catches for 842... more

As the Buffalo Bills continue the pipeline from Carolina, one key piece they're looking for in Western New York is their own Luke Kuechly. The Bills hope they've found that replica in second-year linebacker Tremaine Edmunds. After an up-and-down... more

The toughest battles a person faces are with oneself. That's the mantra Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota lives by as he enters a crucial 2019 campaign. The starter looked wobbly in the team's first preseason game, while backup Ryan Tanne... more

Matthew Stafford practiced and played through a back injury last season. During training camp, the Detroit Lions have been more selective with how much they've had the 31-year-old quarterback throw. Stafford had a six-day throwing break after getti... more

Andy Reid has plenty of offensive toys to play with heading into the 2019 campaign, most of them boasting blazing speed. The Kansas City Chiefs' top four wideouts Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins, Demarcus Robinson and rookie Mecole Hardman can all chug... more

Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake was spotted with a walking boot on his right foot at Wednesday's practice. Drake sat out of the joint practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but Dolphins coach Brian Flores said he's hopeful that the runni... more

The New York Giants watched a host of talent leave the building this offseason. From the Odell Beckham and Olivier Vernon trades to Landon Collins walking in free agency, it was an overhaul offseason for Big Blue. Co-owner John Mara admitted Tuesda... more

The Cleveland Browns pulled a tire-screeching U-turn, going from laughingstock to hyped Super Bowl contender in an offseason. The unique flip has players going from digging themselves out from the avalanche of refuse, to contending with the pressur... more

Le'Veon Bell is creeping up on 600 days since his last NFL game. After not playing in the preseason opener, he's getting antsy for live action, but the running back knows that the team is trying to do what's best for the long-term. "I understand th... more

Reports out of Chicago Bears training camp have been mixed about Mitchell Trubisky's development. Facing one of the best defenses in the NFL, the starting quarterback has had some struggle-bus days during camp. Bears coach Matt Nagy, however, sees... more

Golden Tate's appeal of a four-game suspension was denied by the NFL. The New York Giants announced Tuesday that the veteran wide receiver was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2019 season for violating the league's policy on... more

Antonio Brown is back in Napa. The Oakland Raiders receiver arrived at training camp for the first time in more than a week to rousing fanfare. "I'm extremely grateful to be here," Brown said. "I'm dealing with a lot of adversity. It's on the up... more

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers starters will get in some preseason work this week versus the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. Coach Matt LaFleur told reporters Tuesday that Rodgers and the rest of the starting groups on both sides of th... more

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien has no clue when Jadeveon Clowney will report for work this season. Frankly, the coach doesn't seem too worried about it at all. Joining NFL Network's Good Morning Football Tuesday, O'Brien said he wasn't aware of... more

Trent Williams' continued holdout from the Washington Redskins is throwing everything out of whack for Jay Gruden's team. In an interview with ESPN's Josina Anderson, running back Adrian Peterson said the ongoing absence of the star left tackle is... more

When the New England Patriots watched Trent Brown leave for Oakland and a massive new contract they weren't going to match, the question immediately turned to who would protect the blind side of 42-year-old quarterback Tom Brady. The ideal answer w... more

After Antonio Brown had his grievance regarding his old helmet denied, the Oakland Raiders receiver has returned to training camp in Napa, California. Antonio Brown has arrived at #Raiders practice @nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/BGYGA0OGkh â?? MJ... more

With the Minnesota Vikings trading for Baltimore Ravens kicker/punter Kaare Vedvik, one obvious option for the Chicago Bears to solve their kicking issue is off the table. Matt Nagy will press forward with Elliott Fry and Eddy Pineiro dueling it ou... more

Andrew Luck remains without a timetable for a return from a nagging calf injury that has lingered since April and will keep him out of joint practices with the Cleveland Browns this week. The injury hasn't kept the Indianapolis Colts quarterback fr... more

NFL coaches got to test the league's new pass interference challenge rule during the first week of the preseason. The strikeout percentage was high. Fifteen challenge flags were thrown through Week 1 of the preseason (including the Hall of Fame Gam... more

Rishard Matthews is done with the NFL. The veteran receiver announced his retirement on Instagram on Monday . "It was cool being a professional football player and getting to play a kid's game for work," Matthews wrote. "I will always be a fan of... more

The New England Patriots continue to take shots on tight ends. The latest player added to the TE room comes via trade. The Pats shipped a conditional seventh-round pick to Atlanta in exchange for Eric Saubert, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported... more

DeAndre Hopkins' ability to catch everything within his wingspan is a marvel to behold. The Houston Texans receiver, who earned zero recorded drops on 115 receptions in 2018, told Peter King of NBC's Football Morning in America that growing up he... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars will have starting left tackle Cam Robinson back at practice for the first time this summer. Coach Doug Marrone told reporters Monday that Robinson is off the physically unable to perform list and will be on the practice f... more

Jay Gruden would like to wrap up his quarterback competition within the next 10 days or so. The Washington Redskins coach told Albert Breer of The MMQB he hopes to decide on the three-way battle between rookie Dwayne Haskins and veterans Case Keen... more

When the world caught wind that Tom Brady's home (or Gisele Bundchen's house, whichever way you'd prefer to look at it) hit the market for $39.5 million recently , dots were immediately connected. With Brady's new contract making him a free agent i... more

Antonio Callaway's second NFL season will be put on hold for the first month of the 2019 campaign. The Cleveland Browns' receiver is suspended four games to start the season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Christian Wade got one carry in his bid to bust into the Buffalo Bills' crowded backfield. He made the most of it. The English native and former rugby union player showed off one-cut-and-go ability and blazing speed on a 65-yard touchdown scamper i... more

In March, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked what he'd like to see out of backup kicker Kaare Vedvik. Harbaugh responded: For him to "kick well enough for us to trade him. That's kind of, I would say, the goal." Baltimore took one giant... more

Paxton Lynch's revenge is best served in the preseason. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback entered Thursday night's tilt versus the Denver Broncos, his former, team trailing 6-3 after halftime. Lynch then led three straight drives to give Seattle a... more

The Atlanta Falcons aren't worried about Julio Jones' contract situation. Until a new deal is signed, however, questions will persist. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff joined the team's broadcast during Thursday night's preseason tilt vers... more

The preseason is for the underdog. The man battling for the 51st spot on the roster. The undrafted player scraping for a shot. The dark horse who gallops with every ounce left in his body to make the team. The preseason is for Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi... more

The Oakland Raiders will be without Gabe Jackson for the start of the regular season. The starting right guard is set to miss at least six weeks with a knee injury, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the injury. Vic Ta... more

Kyler Murray's preseason debut lasted just one drive, but it confirmed everything that made the quarterback the No. 1 pick. Murray's drive started backed up at his own 2-yard-line. It's a precarious place that can rattle a young quarterback. The... more

Much like Dwayne Haskins' play through training camp, the quarterback's preseason debut was an up-and-down affair. The rookie played six drives in the Washington Redskins' preseason opener versus the Cleveland Browns, a 30-10 loss . Haskins' firs... more

Jermaine Kearse was hoping for a bounce-back season. It didn't last one preseason drive. The Detroit Lions receiver suffered a broken leg and associated injuries to his ankle, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. Kearse was r... more

Carson Wentz's return will wait for another day. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback won't play in the team's first preseason game Thursday night versus the Tennessee Titans, per multiple reporters from Lincoln Financial Field. Nate Sudfeld will... more

The mystery surrounding Antonio Brown's foot is slowly starting come to light. Brown, who has been out of Oakland Raiders practice, didn't wear proper footwear in a cryogenic therapy chamber, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport confirmed. Chris Simm... more

Jimmy Graham hasn't been shy about disappointing in his first season in Green Bay. The former Pro Bowler put up just 55 receptions for 636 yards and only two touchdowns. Playing with Aaron Rodgers, those numbers are pedestrian for a player of Graha... more

Bruce Arians once coined the phrase "no risk it, no biscuit" to describe his offense. Taking over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, that mentality seemed to fit well with quarterback Jameis Winston's persona. Entering a pivotal fifth year, however, Winston... more

Leonard Fournette enters a pivotal third season after a disappointing 2018 campaign in which he was injured, ineffective, and caught the ire of the Jacksonville Jaguars' team brass. Thus far during Jags training camp, the former No. 4 overall pick... more

Among the questions heading into Thursday's slate of preseason openers is how much certain veteran players will participate. The big query for the New York Jets in this instance is running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell, who famously sat out the entire 20... more

Like brothers, it didn't take much for Emmanuel Sanders and Courtland Sutton to get over their practice scuffle . On Tuesday, the two SMU products spoke with the media together following their Monday dustup. The tandem said the fight was sparked by... more

A day after being booted from joint practice with the Green Bay Packers after a big hit, the Houston Texans held out corner Lonnie Johnson out of Tuesday's practice. Coach Bill O'Brien was muted when asked the reason Johnson was kept out of practic... more

Cam Newton's preseason debut will wait at least one more week. Coach Ron Rivera told reporters Tuesday that the starting quarterback wouldn't participate in Thursday's game versus the Chicago Bears. The announcement that Newton would sit comes a... more

Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to outpace Josh Rosen ahead of the Miami Dolphins' first preseason game. Coach Brian Flores said Tuesday that FitzMagic would likely get the start Thursday against the Atlanta Falcons. "I see Fitz going with the ones, b... more

Kirk Cousins looked back at his 2018 campaign and knew he could have been better getting certain players involved. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback recently noted on NFL Network's Inside Training Camp Live that he could have given Kyle Rudolph "m... more

Jerry Jones can optimistically glow about getting deals done with his trio of stars. Until the pen is put to paper, it's all fluff. NFL Network's Jane Slater reported Tuesday that the Dallas Cowboys have "generous" offers on the table for Dak Presc... more

It's taken some time, but the San Francisco 49ers' plans to mimic the Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" defense appears to be coming together. No one knows the LOB better than Richard Sherman, the lanky corner who once upon a time loudly put that... more

Jadeveon Clowney could report to the Houston Texans earlier than initially speculated. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Inside Training Camp Live Monday that the pass rusher tentatively plans to report after the team's third preseason... more

Details about Tom Brady's new contract continue to emerge. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Brady's new deal, which bumped the New England Patriots quarterback's salary for 2019 to $23 million, includes two years that automatic... more

The temperature at Denver Broncos training camp boiled over Monday and tempers flared. Emmanuel Sanders and Courtland Sutton, the Broncos top two receivers, got into a dustup in the middle of practice. According to Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic... more

Odell Beckham Jr. is not practicing Monday. The Cleveland Browns receiver is being held out due to an illness, according to the team. With Odell Beckham not practicing due to illness, Jaelen Strong and Derrick Willies are getting reps with the fi... more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting linebacker Lavonte David underwent a procedure on his knee. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters Monday that David had surgery to repair a slight tear to his meniscus, per Greg Auman of The Athletic . Arians noted that... more

Given Sean Lee's extensive injury history, the MCL sprain he's currently dealing with isn't so bad. "This is one of the more minor things I've dealt with,'' Lee said Sunday, via the Dallas Morning News . "We're just making sure it heals and I can c... more

The Baltimore Ravens are moving on from guard Alex Lewis. The 27-year-old announced Monday that he'd been waived by the franchise that made him a fourth-round pick in 2016. "Thank you to the Baltimore Ravens for drafting me back in 2016 and givin... more

Cooper Kupp can once again take a bump. As the Los Angeles Rams receiver winds his way back from an ACL tear, he said getting past the first time he was hit since the injury proved to himself he's going to be good to go. "A guy gives you a pop, y... more

Andrew Luck continues to sit out practices due to a nagging calf injury. The issue has been lingering for three months and doesn't have a timetable that might suggest when he will be healthy enough to return to practice. Despite the amorphous timel... more

The Denver Broncos are adding a pass-catching running back to their backfield. Theo Riddick signed with the Broncos, the team announced Sunday. Mike Klis of 9News first reported the move. The ex-Detroit Lions running back also met with the New... more

Cameron Meredith didn't take long to find a new landing spot. The New England Patriots are signing the wide receiver, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday, per a source informed of the situation. The team announced the signing on Friday... more

Free-agent corner Mo Claiborne won't be opening the 2019 season on the field even if he lands a team. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday the cornerback is facing a four-game suspension for violations o... more

Receiver Brandon Marshall is back on the NFL radar. The 35-year-old is working out for the Indianapolis Colts today, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports. ESPN first reported the visit. Marshall opened the 2018 season with the Seattle Seahawks,... more

With all the focus in Detroit on the running game, Kenny Golladay's potential to back up his breakout campaign with another big season is getting lost in the murk. The Lions receiver is coming off a 70-catch, 1,063-yard, 5-TD breakout season in 201... more

Cole Beasley sees more freedom and opportunity in Buffalo than Dallas. The Bills receiver told NFL Network's Good Morning Football  on Friday that he's been given more autonomy in his route running than during his seven years with the Dallas Cowboy... more

Tyreek Hill is back on the practice field. The Kansas City Chiefs receiver is on the field and in pads Friday, per BJ Kissel of the team's official website. How much he participates remains to be seen. Hill left practice Tuesday after colliding... more

Free-agent safeties are grabbing chairs ahead of preseason tilts starting. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Philadelphia Eagles are signing Johnathan Cyprien to a one-year contract, per a source informed of the pact. The team later... more

Joe Flacco's job as the starting quarterback of the Denver Broncos won't be questioned after Drew Lock's performance during the Hall of Fame game . Lock struggled in his debut, missing receivers long -- two particular ones down the right sideline w... more

While Ezekiel Elliott trains quietly in Cabo, the Dallas Cowboys' brass is using its pulpit during training camp to continually push its reasoning for not wanting to bow to Zeke's contract desires. Thursday was Jerry Jones' turn to talk to the medi... more

Seattle Seahawks first-round pick L.J. Collier is dealing with an "unusual" ankle sprain suffered during Tuesday's practice. Coach Pete Carroll characterized the defensive end's sprain as "badly sprained," but noted it's not a high-ankle issue.... more

The stalemate between Melvin Gordon and the Los Angeles Chargers continues without an end in sight. As the Chargers opened up their scrimmage with future stadium buddies, the Los Angeles Rams, on Thursday, Gordon's holdout remains in place. NFL... more

Ryan Kalil didn't retire after all. The former Carolina Panthers center spent the 2018 campaign assuming it would be his last in the NFL , but decided he wasn't done snapping the pigskin after all. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursd... more

Cam Newton is on track in his return from the latest shoulder issue that sabotaged his 2018 campaign, but the former NFL MVP cautions he still has strides to make. In his first media session since the Week 15 Monday Night Football loss to the New... more

Luke Kuechly is sitting out Carolina Panthers practice Thursday. The decision to sit the star linebacker comes a day after the team medical staff yanked him from practice. Coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday that the team was just being cautious with... more

Conspiracy theory: Frank Gore found the Fountain of Youth and is hoarding it for his own use. Don't believe it? You try to find a better reason why Gore doesn't age. Figure out how a 36-year-old running back can continue to perform at the most... more

Michael Thomas agreed to a contract that makes him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL on Wednesday. With the New Orleans Saints off Wednesday, the first people to query quarterback Drew Brees on the massive contract were children in a crowd at... more

Tonight football commences. The preseason's annual kickoff, the Hall of Fame Game, launches tonight on NBC at 8 p.m. ET between the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos. Like most seasons, the HOF Game will be a time for the backups to shine, with... more

July

The Dallas Cowboys want to keep their young core intact, but don't want to pay top-dollar to do so. With Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper all actively seeking new deals, Dallas is attempting to juggle giving the key players what the m... more

Atlanta Falcons first-round pick Kaleb McGary will undergo a cardiac ablation procedure Wednesday, the team announced. The minimally invasive procedure is similar to two previous procedures the Washington product has undergone in his playing career... more

Make a list of most enticing NFL talents that just can't quite put it all together and stay healthy, and Jordan Reed will rank near the top. The Washington Redskins tight end owns the athleticism and skill set to be a menace to defenses as a... more

With A.J. Green expected to miss regular-season games, Joe Mixon's importance to the Cincinnati Bengals' offense could escalate even further. The running back, who ranked fourth in rushing in 2018 (1,168 yards) despite missing two games, believes t... more

Rashaad Penny's rookie training camp was derailed by a finger injury that sidelined the running back for the final three preseason games. That injury threw the start of Penny's 2018 campaign off-tilt, yet he showed flashes, popping big plays down t... more

The New Orleans Saints' WR1 got P-A-I-D. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the Saints and star receiver Michael Thomas reached a five-year, $100 million contract extension, per a source informed of the deal. The deal includes... more

No one would define Khalil Mack as an old man, but the Chicago Bears' pass-rushing bully spoke like a man with urgency to win it all before it's too late. "Absolutely," Mack said, via the Chicago Sun-Times . "You've gotta win. Gotta win now." Mac... more

A.J. Green underwent a procedure Tuesday morning, but his timeline for return from an ankle injury might not change much. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Cincinnati Bengals receiver underwent a minor procedure to clean out the an... more

Tyreek Hill appears to have avoided serious injury after a training camp collision. The Kansas City Chiefs receiver suffered a bruised quad and is expected to be OK, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the situation.... more

Andrew Luck's calf injury continues to linger. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback sat out Tuesday's practice session. Coach Frank Reich told reporters Luck will not participate in the next two practices and ruled him out to play in the team's first... more

You won't see Julio Jones this preseason. The Atlanta Falcons receiver told reporters Tuesday he won't participate in preseason games this year. "I don't need preseason to get ready," Jones said matter-of-factly, noting that if he gets in some... more

The battle for the Miami Dolphins starting quarterback job continues to favor Ryan Fitzpatrick over Josh Rosen. Coach Brian Flores confirmed all the reports out of Dolphins camp almost a week into practices that Fitzmagic is the clear leader. "Fr... more

A.J. Green looked to be sailing toward a big payday and getting back to the Pro Bowl when another injury struck. The star receiver's availability for the season opener is in doubt as he gets a second opinion on a sprained ankle suffered over the we... more

Every update from Buffalo Bills training camp thus far includes a similar refrain: Look out for WR John Brown. The speedy wideout, who earned the nickname "Smokey" from Bruce Arians during his time with the Arizona Cardinals, joined the Bills after... more

The Houston Texans haven't given Jadeveon Clowney a long-term pay raise, but they rewarded another veteran. The Texans handed defensive back Johnathan Joseph a $1.5 million pay raise, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Joseph is now due $6 milli... more

The Philadelphia Eagles' offense missed a field-stretching dimension last season. Re-enter DeSean Jackson, still one of the most dynamic speedsters in the NFL. Playing without a speed dimension on the outside restricted the Eagles offense last year... more

As Ezekiel Elliott's holdout from Dallas Cowboys' training camp presses forward with no discernible end in sight, owner Jerry Jones finds himself in a "dilemma." With a bevy of stars up for new contracts, the Cowboys must decide whether meeting... more

The Miami Dolphins are making a coaching change less than a week into training camp. The team announced Monday it relieved offensive line coach Pat Flaherty of his duties and promoted analyst Dave DeGuglielmo to O-line coach. NFL Network Insider... more

Another Bill Belichick protégé begins his own coaching career by putting his team through the ringer if they don't perform up to expectations. According to Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald , Dolphins first-year coach Brian Flores stopped practice... more

The Baltimore Ravens won't shy away from riding Lamar Jackson's legs. Joining NFL Network's Inside Training Camp Live  on Sunday, coach John Harbaugh was asked by ex-Ravens coach Brian Billick what the pitch count on Jackson running this season mig... more

Cam Newton is finally able to admit what was clear and obvious late last season: He shouldn't have been playing. Dealing with a shoulder injury that ultimately needed another surgery, it was apparent to most people with functioning eyes that Newton... more

The Indianapolis Colts boast one of the most intriguing new receiver corps in the NFL. Alongside perennial big-play stalwart T.Y. Hilton, the Colts signed Devin Funchess, used a second-round pick on speedy Parris Campbell, and get Deon Cain back from... more

Bobby Wagner secured the largest contract for an off-the-ball linebacker, snagging a three-year, $54 million extension from the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend. Wagner bargained for that contract himself, eschewing an agent. Without a paid advisor... more

Unlike his older brother four years ago, Nick Bosa will not miss the start of training camp. The San Francisco 49ers and the No. 2 overall pick reached agreement in principle on his rookie deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a sour... more

The Dallas Cowboys plane to Los Angeles took off Thursday without Ezekiel Elliott. NFL Network's Jane Slater reported that the running back was not on the team flight, where they will travel for the start of training camp Friday in Oxnard, CA. El... more

The Philadelphia Eagles have a fully operational Carson Wentz at training camp. Coach Doug Pederson said Thursday that the Eagles are "not gonna hold back" the starting QB during camp, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The Eagles will monitor how... more

Mike Daniels is already generating interest. A day after being cut by the Green Bay Packers, the defensive lineman is visiting the Cleveland Browns, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the trip. Daniels will arrive... more

Another young, rising star is sitting out the start of training camp in hopes of landing a big long-term contract. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo first reported Thursday that New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michae... more

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce wasn't allowed to practice during June minicamp due to weight issues. He is good to go for training camp. The 26-year-old spent the five weeks between minicamp and training camp shedding copious amo... more

Emmanuel Sanders continues to make strides towards being ready Week 1. The Denver Broncos receiver participated in 7-on-7 drills Wednesday, the first team drills he's done since tearing his Achilles last December. "I'm looking forward to continuo... more

Melvin Gordon began his holdout Wednesday in an effort to secure a long-term deal. Los Angles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco isn't peeved that his top back isn't at training camp and harbors no acrimony towards Gordon. "I love Melvin Gordon... more

Almost all the offseason storylines surrounding Julio Jones have been either about his contract or recovery from a foot issue. Little has been discussed regarding the megastar receiver's potential production this season in an Atlanta Falcons offens... more

One day, Earl Thomas hopes to retire as a Seattle Seahawk . In the present, the current Baltimore Ravens safety still harbors strong feelings towards former coach Pete Carroll. Thomas told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he doesn't apologize for flipp... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars will officially press forward without Telvin Smith. The team placed the linebacker on the reserve/retired list Wednesday as they opened up training camp. Smith announced in May that he's going to sit out the 2019 campaign... more

The New York Jets' workhorse running back won't see a big workload before games matter. Gang Green coach Adam Gase said Wednesday at the dawn of training camp that Le'Veon Bell will be on a pitch count during camp and in the preseason. "We'll be... more

The Tennessee Titans could be without the highest-paid left tackle in the NFL for the first four games of the 2019 campaign. Taylor Lewan himself announced in an emotional video that he's facing a four-game suspension after failing a drug test for... more

Quinnen Williams didn't report with other New York Jets rookies for training camp on Friday and isn't at Florham Park with veterans reporting Wednesday. If coach Adam Gase is miffed about his first-round pick not being in the building, he's not let... more

The Green Bay Packers made a stunning cut ahead of training camp. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo first reported Wednesday that the Packers are releasing defensive lineman Mike Daniels, per a source informed of the decision. The team later made the new... more

If the world really wants Odell Beckham to stop talking about his New York days, it must quit asking him about his New York days. Sporting a new fresh haircut during his youth football camp in Ohio Tuesday, Beckham said he hopes he will stop being... more

Julio Jones reported for training camp and isn't fretting getting a new deal. Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff likewise doesn't seem stressed about the issue either. "We have the utmost faith that Julio is coming here and he's takin... more

The Carolina Panthers will have their first-round pick under contract as training camp kicks off today. The Panthers signed No. 16 overall pick Brian Burns to his rookie deal, the team announced Wednesday. The Florida State product generated 39.5... more

Summer vacation is officially over. Welcome to report day. On Wednesday, 18 teams -- more than half the league's 32 -- will report for work. Veterans for 13 squads (rookie previously reported) and five full teams are set to open training camp today... more

Yannick Ngakoue will withhold his services from the Jacksonville Jaguars to start training camp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that the Jags' pass rusher will not report to training camp with teammates today, per a sou... more

Duke Johnson still wants a trade out of Cleveland, but he isn't going to hold out to try to force the Browns' hand. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that Johnson would report to training camp with teammates, per a source... more

Melvin Gordon will follow through on his threat to hold out of Los Angeles Chargers training camp. The Chargers placed Gordon on the reserve/did not report list Wednesday after the running back failed to appear for camp. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Despite not having the new contract he desires, Bobby Wagner will report to Seattle Seahawks training camp. The linebacker is expected to show up when the Seahawks report to camp Wednesday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources inf... more

The Dallas Cowboys' offensive line will get a big boost heading into training camp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that center Travis Frederick is expected to be active for the start of training camp, will avoid the NFI list, and is ready... more

The Cincinnati Bengals locked down a rising young receiver ahead of training camp. Wideout Tyler Boyd agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension worth $43 million, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday, per a source informed of the de... more

Ex-Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine landed a new job with a former team. The Buffalo Bills hired Gaine as a senior personnel advisor to assist with both pro and college scouting, the team announced Tuesday . The Texans stunningly fired... more

The Sanchize is finished for good. Veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez is retiring after 10 years in the NFL, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The former quarterback is reportedly taking a college football analyst job at ABC/ESPN, per the... more

The New York Jets curtailed their running back depth chart ahead of training camp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Jets are releasing running back De'Angelo Henderson today, per a source informed of the decision. The tea... more

Devonta Freeman could be used as a prime example of why teams shouldn't pay running backs big bucks. Since the Atlanta Falcons handed Freeman a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension in 2017, the running back has battled injury and hasn't be... more

The Detroit Lions' two big-name holdouts during June won't eschew reporting for team training camp. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that corner Darius Slay will report with the rest of his teammates on Wednesday, per a so... more

While Odell Beckham continues to rehash the end of his career in New York, Landon Collins, another ex-Big Blue player, won't even utter the Giants' name. In a recent interview with the 106.7 The Fan, Collins was discussing his Madden 20 rating --... more

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

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