Mike Coppinger

Mike Coppinger


Ben Grubbs is getting a fresh contract in a fresh city. The Chiefs gave their new starting guard a four-year deal worth $24 million, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday, per a source involved in the deal. The 31-year-old receives $8 mill... more

Dallas' impressive offensive line will be intact for the 2015 season. Doug Free -- the only impending free agent on the unit -- has agreed to terms with the Cowboys on a three-year, $15 million contract, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Satu... more


Chalk one name off the list of potential head coaching candidates. The Ravens announced Sunday night that offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will remain with the team in that capacity. "It is flattering and humbling to be invited to interview for... more


The drama in D.C. continues. Robert Griffin III has been benched and Colt McCoy will start on Sunday vs. the Colts, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday, per a team source. Gruden informed the team of the change on Wednesday.á While th... more

Ahmad Brooks is ready to put Sunday's situation behind him. Three days after the 49ers linebacker didn't play a single snap in the second half of the win over the Giants , Brooks shed some light. The 30-year-old said he was frustrated with playing... more

The San Francisco 49ers lost one star inside linebacker for the season but could soon have another one back. NaVorro Bowman has been cleared to return to practice and will do so next week, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a... more

With Nick Foles sidelined with a broken collarbone, the Eagles are reportedly kicking the tires on some free-agent quarterbacks. Philadelphia recently worked out signal-callers Terrelle Pryor and Thad Lewis, peráProFootballTalk . Pryor starte... more

Santonio Holmes' career might not be over just yet. Fresh on the free-agent market after the Bears jettisoned him this week , Holmes visited the Chiefs, Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, according to a source who has spoken to the wide receiver.... more

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported onáNFL GameDay Morning áthat 20 Cowboys playersámissed curfew Friday night áin London. Dez Bryant admitted after the blowout win over the Jaguars that he was among that group , per the Fort Worth... more


Following yet another disappointing loss, Brandon Marshall let his Bears teammates know exactly how he was feeling . He was tired of his team underperforming -- particularly the offense, which put up just 14 points Sunday . Marshall doesn't r... more

It was just last month that Pittsburgh Steelers super fan Snoop Dogg was calling for Todd Haley's ouster, but a performance like Monday changes a lot of things. Le'VeonáBell The Steelers dropped an avalanche of points on the Texans on Monda... more

The Taylor Lewan era is about to begin in Tennessee. It's just starting sooner than expected.á Longtime starting tackle Michael Roos will have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. The tea... more

The Minnesota Vikings will have their promising rookie QB back for Week 6 .á Teddy Bridgewater missed Thursday's game after suffering an ankle injury Sunday. The Vikings struggled mightily without him, scoring just one touchdown behind Christi... more

The Raiders are in the midst of settling in with a new coach, but they might finally have some positive news. Derek Carr told reporters Wednesday that he's confident his injured ankle/knee will be healthy enough to allow him to play Week 6 v... more

The Carolina Panthers will have to wait for defensive line help. The NFL announced Wednesday that Frank Alexander has been suspended 10 games for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse. He'll be eligible to return following the team's... more


The Cowboys' defense is far better than expected, but they might have lost a key player for the foreseeable future.á Embattled cornerback Morris Claiborne exited Sunday's 38-17 win with a knee injury and didn't return. Following the game, Jerr... more

The Buffalo Bills could soon have new ownership. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has emerged as the clear front-runner to purchase the Bills, according to a source involved in the process.... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers infused their defensive core with young players though the draft, but they're also making sure they lock up their own. On Saturday, the team announced it handed top cornerback Cortez Allen a new five-year deal that will kee... more


The Cincinnati Bengals continue to lock up their best players ahead of the 2014 season. This time, they took care of the defense, securing the services of Vontaze Burfict. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports it's a four-year, $20.05 million... more

The Arizona Cardinals have absorbed another blow to their once-formidable front seven. Defensive end Darnell Dockett was carted off from practice Monday and will miss the season with a torn right ACL , the team announced. He will undergo surgery to... more

The baggage that comes along with Santonio Holmes is well-documented. The Bears, however, are hoping those problems are in the past .á "We spent time with him," Marc Trestman said Monday, via the Chicago Tribune. "I mean, people change. They... more

It was a surprise when the Eagles drafted Marcus Smith out of Louisville in the first round. He was seen as a project by many, and that's exactly what he remains through two weeks of preseason action. The pass-rusher played 70 snaps in Friday's los... more

Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins exited Saturday's 19-16 Week 2 preseason loss to the Steelers with a rib injury. The No. 4 overall pick took a hit from fellow first-round pick Ryan Shazier, then walked slowly back to the locker room with trai... more

The NFL's new rule banning crossbar dunking celebrations isn't going to stop Jimmy Graham from doing his thing.á The New Orleans Saints star scored twice in Friday's 31-24 win over the Titans, and both times he celebrated by -- you guessed it -... more

The Panthers have perhaps the worst receiving corps on paper in the NFL. They're hoping first-round pick Kelvin Benjamin can alleviate those concerns.á With no veteran capable of being a go-to receiver on the roster, Carolina is prepping the... more

The summer of James White rolls on in New England.á Camp observers, reporters and even Bill Belichick all have downright gushed over the Patriots rookie running back's skill set. On Wednesday, the train picked up more steam with CSN New Engl... more

Tom Brady was in a jovial mood Wednesday.á During a rain-soaked practice, the Patriots star was asked about the ongoing center competition between incumbent Dan Connolly and Ryan Wendell. Brady didn't reveal who has the edge to snap balls to him co... more

The hits keep on coming for the Dallas Cowboys' defense. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters Monday night that starting cornerback Orlando Scandrick will be suspended four games by the NFL . NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the... more

Andy Dalton will be missing one of his top targets for the foreseeable future. Third-year wideout Marvin Jones will be on the shelf for "a few weeks" while he recovers from a foot injury, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis revealed, via the team's off... more

Following two surgical procedures in as many years, Tony Romo admitted that he'll "never" feel like his old self áagain. The Dallas Cowboys signal-caller will sit out Thursday's preseason game as a precaution, but he's been practicing. Jerry J... more

With Week 1 of preseason games just 'round the corner comes our first look at unofficial team depth charts. Clubs posted preliminary pecking orders for each position group Monday, but of course, take them with a grain of salt. All but two coaches... more


Riley Cooper was embroiled in controversy last year, but he was able to put the situation behind him and produce a career season for the Eagles. Cooper posted a line of 47/835/8 in Jeremy Maclin's absence and will take on an even bigger role in Chi... more

Steven Jackson said he believed his own hype áduring his disappointing first season with the Falcons, but also blamed his struggles on nagging injuries. He's not off to a good start in 2014. The 31-year-old running back suffered a hamstring inj... more

We'll soon have some clarity in the Vikings' QB competition.á Norv Turner told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Monday that reps have been split evenly between the trio of Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder. However, following th... more

The Minnesota Vikings have locked up one of their top playmakers.á The team and Kyle Rudolph signed a five-year contract extension worth $36.5 million, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, per a source who has seen the deal. Fox Sports f... more

Everyone knew Jerry Jones was enamored with Johnny Manziel.á Surprisingly, the dynamic QB's name was sitting there at No. 16 with the Cowboys on the clock during May's NFL Draft. And then Dallas drafted ... guard Zack Martin.á Jones went into... more

The Redskins' offense is expected to be potent in 2014. It's the defense that could hold the team back.á Washington went from worst to first in 2012, and then went from first to worst last season. Can the team turn the trick again? Ryan Clark,... more

The hits keep coming for the San Francisco 49ers' backfield.á One day after it was announced No. 2 running back Kendall Hunter tore his ACL, LaMichael James was carted off the field with a dislocated elbow . James is expected to miss a month... more

The Cardinals are losing a dangerous playmaker on offense and punt returns. Patrick Peterson will no longer field punts or line up wide , the star cornerback revealed Sunday, per the team's official website. Peterson said the move will allow... more

Running backs are known to have the shortest shelf life of all NFL players.á As Chris Wesseling astutely outlined in March, all but the very elite tailbacks are beingápaid like punters . Bears star Matt Forte is one such elite back, well-vers... more

Tyler Gaffney's first NFL season is over before it even started. The sixth-round pick of the Carolina Panthers suffered a knee injury that requires surgery and will miss the season , coach Ron Rivera announced Saturday. The Stanford product was... more

Ben Roethlisberger has always been known for a strong arm.á Even so, the Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller devoted the offseason toáadding zip to his right arm. He also worked with a personal traineráand nutritionist for the first time to shed... more

Remind us if you've heard this one before: Jonathan Stewart is battling injury, and it's unknown when he'll be back.á Yes, the Carolina Panthers running back is indeed hurt again, this time dealing with a hamstring ailment suffered before players... more

With DeSean Jackson coming to Washington, the Redskins now boast one of the best pass-catching groups in the NFL. DJax joins 2013 receptions leader Pierre Garcon, Making the Leap candidate Jordan Reed and free-agent pickup Andre Roberts. Add i... more

RGIII struggled mightily last season, but it wasn't just his speed that was sapped.á The Washington Redskins signal-caller also failed to display the same pinpoint accuracy that helped propel him to Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. The crit... more

Marcell Dareus' week is turning around. The Pro Bowl defensive tackle is back on the Buffalo Bills' active roster after passing a physical Thursday, per the official transaction wire. Dareus failed his conditioning test Sunday and was... more

DJ Hayden is once again missing valuable time on the field. The Raiders cornerback underwent surgery for a stress fracture in his foot, Dennis Allen revealed on Thursday. The Oakland coach believes Hayden could miss four to eight weeks from... more

Joe Flacco's nickname is "Cool Joe," but one teammate wants him to separate himself from the moniker, at least on occasion. On the heels of a disappointing 8-8 season, Terrell Suggs would love to see a more animated Flacco in the Baltimore Ravens... more

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer three games without pay in response to an independent investigative report of Chris Kluwe's allegations, the team announced Friday. Priefer will serve the suspension durin... more

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was sentencedáin a Santa Clara County Superior Court on Friday related to aáMay no contest plea áto three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon and two misdemeanor counts of DUI. A judge... more

As the NFL places more and more games in London, the whispers have grown louder for England to secure a franchise to call its own.á Take a look at images of NFL games and festivities from around the world. Despite the logistical obstacles an NFL te... more

Los Angeles has long needed an NFL team to call its own. The Raiders have been searching for a new stadium for some time. Problem solved? If Marcus Allen had his way , the Oakland Raiders would return to L.A., killing two birds with one stone.... more

That smell wafting in the air? It's the scent of pigskin, grass (field turf?) and sweat -- football will soon be back in our lives.á As all 32 teams prepare to start cracking the pads, NFL Network will offer an unprecedented inside look into... more

Greg Hardy was found guilty Tuesday in a Mecklenburg County (North Carolina) Courthouse of assault on a female and communicating threats, according to The Associated Press. The Carolina Panthers defensive end was sentenced to a 60-day suspended... more

Jimmy Graham isn't satisfied with the NFL's ruling. The New Orleans Saints star has appealed the league's arbitration decision that he is a tight end for franchise tag purposes, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday , per a source with... more

Golden Tate jettisoned the Seahawks this offseason for the greener pastures of Detroit. However, the speedy wide receiver says the move was more about money, and believes he's primed to "catch more balls and make more Pro Bowls" with the Lion... more

Jabari Greer realizes he might never play another NFL down.á 'ATL Podcast' The Around The League team hits all the NFL's hottest topics in its award-winning podcast. Join the conversation. Listen The veteran cornerback suffered a devastating... more


The Dolphins have added some much-needed offensive line depth.á In the wake of Mike Pouncey's surgery for a torn labrum , Miami signed veteran guard Daryn Colledge to a one-year contract , the team announced Monday. Financial terms were not... more

The Baltimore Ravens suffered through the dreaded Super Bowl hangover last year, missing the playoffs just one season after winning the championship. The team finished 8-8, but Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome is hopeful that his club will return to their... more

Brandon Carr has yet to live up to the promise of the five-year, $50.1 million contract he signed with the Cowboys in 2012, but a new season dawns. Carr is doubling down on comments he made in May, and Dallas' top cornerback vows this will be... more

The Jaguars spent a top-three pick on Blake Bortles, but that doesn't mean they're going to throw him into the fire.á Jacksonville coach Gus Bradley has maintained all along that incumbent starter Chad Henne will be under center when the Jags open... more

The lone holdover from the Dolphins' 2013 starting offensive line could be out for an extended period of time. Mike Pouncey underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum Monday, and the Miami center is expected to miss at least three months while... more

Adrian Wilson will get another shot to extend his impressive NFL career.á The three-time All-Pro safety signed with the Chicago Bears, the team announced Monday. The 34-year-old signed a three-year, $5 million deal with the Patriots last... more

Age 30 is usually the death knell for NFL running backs, but then again, Adrian Peterson isn't your average back.á The Minnesota Vikings star turns 30 next March, but he isn't worried about slowing down any time soon. Peterson scoffed Thursday... more

The Miami Dolphins have one of the building blocks for their revamped offensive line. First-round draft pick signing tracker No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney has already signed his deal with the Texans. Find out which other first-rounders have secure... more

T.J. Yates wasn't released by the Texans after all. Houston reversed course Wednesday and traded the quarterback to Atlanta, the Falcons announced. In exchange, the Texans received linebacker Akeem Dent. The reason the Texans didn't end up... more

After six years and a 2000-yard season in Tennessee, Chris Johnson was unceremoniously dumped by the Titans. It's business, but with the running back clearly in decline and owed a whopping $8 million in 2014, there were rumors that the Titans were... more

After playing in A.P.'s shadow for four years, Toby Gerhart is finally getting an offense to call his own.á The Jaguars' free-agent pickup is slated to be the focal point of Jedd Fisch's attack in Jacksonville, and Gerhart hopes to spearhead... more

Dallas Clark is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons. He'll make it official at a Wednesday news conference with the Indianapolis Colts, the team he spent nine years with while establishing himself as one of the game's best tight ends. Pair... more

Who could skip minicamp? June 16, 2014

When mandatory minicamp opens for 24 teams on Tuesday, there will be notable names missing from the ranks. Most of the absentees will use the event as leverage, angling for new contracts. The Bucs, Saints, Lions, Broncos, Bengals, Cardinals and Lions... more

With mandatory minicamps approaching for 24 teams on Tuesday, most clubs will get their most comprehensive look at rookies yet. Which first-year players should you watch out for as camps gear up?á Making the Leap in 2014 Around The League profile... more

Following recent chatter from Jets brass, It's clear New York is Geno Smith's team -- Michael Vick is simply there to provide guidance. Geno seems buoyed by Gang Green's great confidence in him and is ready to prove the trust isn't misplaced.... more

Andre Roberts signed with the Washington Redskins with designs on being the No. 2 receiver. After Washington won the DeSean Jackson sweepstakes , Roberts was forced to settle for the slot role. However, Roberts still might be able to make th... more

After failing to latch on with an NFL team since 2011, Vince Young has decided to call it a career. The enigmatic quarterback told Brent Carney of KXAN-TV in Austin, Texas, of his intentions to retire from the NFL, just one month after the Bro... more

Muhammad Wilkerson has outplayed his rookie deal, set to make about $2.2 million this season after leading the Jets in sacks with 10.5 last season. Linemate Sheldon Richardson hopes the Jets remedy the problem and lock up Wilkerson long term.... more

Dwayne Bowe is being paid like a top-five receiver , but he didn't play like one in 2013. In spite of Bowe's paltry numbers last season (57 catches, 673 yards, 5 touchdowns), the Chiefs surprised everyone by earning a playoff berth in their first s... more

Richard Sherman's banner 2014 continues. After winning the Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks, getting a shout out from President Obama and signing a monster contract extension , the star cornerback can add yet another accolade to his mantle: Ma... more

New York Jets rookie Calvin Pryor is proving to be a quick learner. The first-round pick expressed his displeasure for Gang Green's rivals in an appearance on SNY this week. "We don't like Tom (Brady) at all," Pryor said, via The New York Po... more

The St. Louis Rams reside in perhaps the toughest division in football, but enigmatic quarterback Sam Bradford believes the team is on the precipice of big things. In fact, Bradford told NFL Media's Michelle Beisner in an interview that ran on... more

The Arizona Cardinals have locked up their entire 2014 draft class. On Thursday, the team announced the signing of first-round pick Deone Bucannon, the draft's No. 27 overall choice. Per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, it's a four-year contract... more

Marshawn Lynch might want to show up to OTAs. While the Seattle Seahawks' star running back has been absent from the facility, 2013 second-rounder Christine Michael has been showing coaches he deserves a big opportunity this season. Last week... more

Colin Kaepernick got his break when he filled in for an injured Alex Smith on "Monday Night Football" in 2012. Kaepernick was a revelation in the contest, and Smith never started in another game for the San Francisco 49ers. Less than two years late... more


The Panthers have locked up their second-round draft pick.á First-round draft pick signing tracker No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney has yet to sign with the Texans. Find out which first-rounders have contracts secured. More... Carolina announc... more

When Michael Vick signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the New York Jets in March, it's hard to believe he did so with his eyes on a backup job.á After all, Geno Smith struggled with Gang Green after a training camp battle with Mark Sanchez... more

John Harbaugh is "very concerned " with the Baltimore Ravens' recent rash of off-the-field incidents. There was of course Ray Rice's assault charge involving his wife. And then there was fourth-round rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro's recent... more

The Seattle Seahawks signed their top draft pick on Tuesday. Wide receiver Paul Richardson and the 'Hawks reached a contract , the team announced.á The Seahawks selected the Colorado product with the No. 45 overall pick after trading out of... more

The Raiders have been seeking a new stadium in Oakland for some time. However, it doesn't look like they're any closer to realizing that goal today than they were 10 years ago. Raiders owner Mark Davis said Tuesday from the Spring League Meeting in... more

The Dallas Cowboys have failed to qualify for the postseason each of the past four years. Could help be on the way? Playoff expansion is set to be discussed at the Spring League Meeting this week, and, if Jerry Jones gets his way, the playoff field... more

Daryl Richardson wasn't out of work for long.á The Jets claimed the running back off waivers Friday, only one day after he was released by the Rams . Richardson joins a crowded backfield in New York that includes free-agent pickup Chris Johns... more

There won't be any false pretense about what Teddy Bridgewater's initial role will be in Minnesota. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer told NFL Media's Albert Breer in an interview for Friday's edition of "NFL Total Access" that the team's first-round p... more

The Cleveland Browns have finally addressed their thinning receiving corps. The team announced Thursday that it added free-agent pass-catchers Miles Austin and Earl Bennett. The news comes one day after Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he wo... more

There were rumors abound in the lead-up to the draft that the Cowboys were eyeing Johnny Manziel with the No. 16 overall pick.á The buzz made sense with star quarterback Tony Romo recovering from surgery to correct a herniated disk . Of course, Da... more

Alfred Morris has turned out to be one of the best late-round gems in recent memory. The Washington Redskins running back followed up an excellent rookie campaign with a Pro Bowl bid in 2013. However, Morris knows there's room for improvement... more

Greg Hardy is facing legal trouble heading into the stretch before training camp. The Carolina Panthers' pass rusher was arrested Tuesday on two misdemeanor charges: assault on a female andácommunicating threats, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg... more

Justin Blackmon isn't long for Jacksonville. After team execs hinted the indefinitely suspended wide receiver wouldn't return in 2014, they followed up their words with action. On Tuesday, the Jaguars got rid of Blackmon's locker , per The Associ... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers injected some much-needed quickness into the lineup on Day 2.á How to watch the NFL draft With the 2014 NFL Draft officially underway, find out how to catch all the action from Radio City Music Hall on NFL Network. More .... more

The New England Patriots aren't waiting for the draft to check out offensive linemen. How to watch the NFL draft With the 2014 NFL Draft áfast approaching, find out how to catch all the action from Radio City Music Hall on NFL Network.áMore ...... more

The Johnny Manziel to the Cowboys rumor mill has been spinning full throttle as the draft rapidly approaches. But is all the talk just that -- rumors? The Cowboys already have a franchise quarterback in Tony Romo, one who is due nearly $55... more

The NBA made history last week when it handed a lifetime ban to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist comments. However, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell believes the NFL will never have to worry about such diversity problems.... more


Brian Orakpo signed his franchise tender with the Redskins last month, but will he be in D.C. beyond 2014? The star pass rusher would be disappointed if he's not, per CSN Washington. "I'm here for my teammatesáand I'm going to go out there a... more


The New England Patriots will continue their search for a complementary running back Free-Agent Tracker Follow all the developments on the NFL's open market with our up-to-the-minute tracking of 2014's free agents. More... NFL Media Inside... more

The Steelers have their complement to Le'Veon Bell. LeGarrette Blount and the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed on aátwo-year deal áFriday, NFL Media's Albert Breer reported, per a Steelers source. The team later announced Blount signed the deal, and CBS... more

Mark Sanchez soon could be an Eagle. The rise and fall of Mark Sanchez Dan Hanzus looks back at the QB's wild five-year ride with the Jets: the playoff wins, strange personnel moves -- and yes -- the Butt Fumble. READ The former Jets... more

James Ihedigbo's run with the Ravens is over.á The veteran safety tweeted Tuesday night that he's agreed to join the Detroit Lions. The Baltimore Sun reports it's a two-year deal. It's Agreed upon! I'm a @DetroitLionsNFL I'm excited for what's... more


With the offseason officially under way, Around The League will examine what's next for all 32 teams. The series continues with the Washington Redskins. What's changing? Almost everything is in flux. The Redskins will usher in a first-year head... more

Could Jonathan Martin actually play for the Miami Dolphins in 2014? It's possible, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The embattled offensive tackle wants to play in 2014, and it's not outside the realm of possibility he continues his car... more

Rusty Costanza / Associated Press Marcus Mariota is returning to Oregon for the 2014 season, but he's already impressed the Browns. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota decided to forego the 2014 NFL draft for his junior year. Had he come out,... more

The Washington Redskins can ill afford to lose star pass rusher Brian Orakpo, and general manager Bruce Allen knows it. Allen revealed Tuesday that the 'Skins have engaged in contract talks with Orakpo's agent, as well as representatives for... more

Sidney Rice's days in Seattle are numbered. The Seahawks are likely to part ways with the high-priced wide receiver in order to create salary-cap space to retain key free agents, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday's "NFL Total Acces... more

The Denver Broncos could be losing two key offensive cogs. On NFL Network Watch Seattle celebrate its first major sports title since 1979 on "NFL Total Access Special: Seahawks Victory Parade" Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. ET. ┬╗ NFL Netw... more

Doug Baldwin had some extra motivation before Super Bowl XLVIII: proving Cris Carter wrong. The Hall of Fame wide receiver (and ESPN analyst) termed the Seattle Seahawks' receiving corps as "appetizers" because he felt they lacked a true No. 1 rece... more

Richard Sherman has no love for the rival San Francisco 49ers, but he does respect them. It's likely little consolation to the 49ers, but the Seattle Seahawks star believes the instant-classic playoff game against the Niners was the true decider of... more

DeAngelo Hall rebounded from a forgettable 2012 with a solid season. Now, the Washington Redskins plan to lock up the impending free agent. Hall and the Redskins have started contract talks toward a multiyear extension, The Washington Post reporte... more

Champ Bailey remains on a lost list of truly great players never to win a Super Bowl. Before Sunday's loss to the Seahawks, Bailey admitted he would consider retirement . However, the Denver Broncos cornerback will try once more to grab that elusi... more


The Washington Redskins' fortunes are about to turn around. That was Joe Gibbs' message to the team's fans Thursday from the Super Bowl Media Center in New York. The winningest coach in Redskins history believes owner Daniel Snyder will bring the... more

The Washington Redskins and beloved former quarterback Doug Williams might be reuniting. The two sides are in talks for Williams to return to the franchise in a front-office role, The Washington Post reported Monday, per a source familiar with the... more

Michael Crabtree is a "sorry" receiver in Richard Sherman's eyes. Demaryius Thomas? Not so much.á The Seattle Seahawks cornerback showered praise on Thomas while talking to reporters Sunday, calling the Denver Broncos pass-catcher one of the best... more

On the heels of a surprising 12-4 season, the Panthers are going to make sure Riverboat Ron stays in Carolina. The team has reached out to coach Ron Rivera to begin contract extension negotiations ,áThe Charlotte Observer reported Sunday, per a lea... more

The Baltimore Ravens soon will have a new offensive coordinator . The team will decide between Kyle Shanahan and current receivers coach Jim Hostler on Monday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, per a source informed of the Ravens... more

The Dolphins' general manager search is moving along. New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio stayed in Miami overnight after interviewing Friday and continued his interview with the Dolphins on Saturday, NFL Media Insider... more

Charles Tillman could be ending his 11-year career with the Chicago Bears. The Pro Bowl cornerback's contract expires after the 2013 season, and Tillman will test the free-agent waters, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a source... more

And then there were two. It's down to Kyle Shanahan and Jim Hostler for the Baltimore Ravens' offensive coordinator position, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Pittsburgh Steelers running back coach Kirby Wilson interviewed for th... more

Richard Sherman's rant might pay off -- literally. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback's agent, Jamie Fritz, said interest in his client has exploded since his postgame outburst on San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree went viral. In... more

Richard Sherman talk has been all the rage since he went all WWE on Michael Crabtree. However, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wishes the Seattle Seahawks cornerback hadáthought twice before he unleashed an outburst on national television. Schei... more

There was a new entrant in the Browns' coaching sweepstakes, but he was out before we knew it. Brandt: All-Rookie Team Who was the best of the best at each position among the first-year pros? Gil Brandt picks his 2013 All-Rookie Team. READ... more

Percy Harvin is giving it a go once more. The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver has played in just two games all season (40 snaps total), but he was a full participant in Wednesday's practice. However, he still must be cleared for Super Bowl XLVII... more

NaVorro Bowman suffered a torn ACL and MCL late in the San Francisco 49ers' NFC Championship Game loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Even though he withstood a gruesome injury, Bowman made an amazing play, one he didn't officially get credit for. Bef... more

The Washington Redskins aren't for sale and don't figure to be in the near future, but that can't stop a man from dreaming. Billionaire Warren Buffett says he dreamed of owning the franchise as a kid growing up in Washington, D.C., which he moved... more

Norv Turner is moving on again. After only one season with the Cleveland Browns, the offensive coordinator has agreed to join the Minnesota Vikings, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media columnist Michael Silver reported Saturday, per Vikin... more

Jim Haslett was widely expected to be fired, but he's back for at least another season. The Washington Redskins announced Friday that Haslett will assume his duties as defensive coordinator. The defense struggled mightily under Haslett's dire... more

It didn't take long for Leslie Frazier to land on his feet. Less than one week after he was fired by the Minnesota Vikings after three-plus seasons as head coach, Frazier is joining Lovie Smith in Tampa Bay. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport re... more

New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is calling it a career. The 31-year-old bruising running back announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday via his official Twitter account. "After 9 years in this whirlwind business they call the... more


The path to the NFC Championship goes through Seattle. The Seahawks clinched home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with their 27-9 victory over the St. Louis Rams. CenturyLink Field is one of the toughest places to play in the lea... more

Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 26-13 victory over the rival Oakland Raiders. The win coupled with losses by the Dolphins and Ravens on Sunday resulted in the Chargers having a chance at postseason play... more

Jamaal Charles is having a career year, but he saved his most dynamic game for Week 15. The Kansas City Chiefs running back, despite rushing for just 20 yards, piled up five touchdowns and 195 yards receiving in the Chiefs' 56-31 romp over the Oa... more


There's no NFL rivalry quite like Brady-Manning. To commemorate the 14th meeting between Tom Brady (nine wins) and Peyton Manning (four wins), NFL Media brought together legendary adversaries from across the sports world to reflect on their own... more

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