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Austin Knoblauch

Austin Knoblauch is a Digital Content Editor for NFL.com and a writer for Around The NFL. He worked as a reporter and digital content producer for nearly a decade at the Los Angeles Times before joining NFL.com in 2015.


August

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was confident that the shoulder injury that forced him out of Thursday's preseason game against the New England Patriots was minor. Further tests on Foles' strained shoulder Friday confirmed his initial... more

DeShone Kizer took a step forward Thursday in asserting himself in the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback duel. Seeing action in the second half of the Packers' 51-34 preseason win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kizer connected on 7 of 12 passes... more

One of the most anticipated free-agent visits of the preseason is set to go down. As anticipated , former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant arrived in Cleveland on Thursday to meet with the Browns. He was spotted at Cleveland Hopkins... more

Denver Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis will not face charges in connection to his March arrest on suspicion of rape , Fulton County (Georgia) District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. announced Wednesday. "After a careful and thorough investigation, t... more

Week 2 of the NFL preseason is here, giving us the opportunity to reaffirm some of the standout performances we saw from high-profile rookies and unheralded grinders last week. Preseason kickoff week saw some impressive debuts from a slew of first-r... more

A.J. Johnson, a former University of Tennessee standout who was acquitted of aggravated rape charges last month, was signed by the Denver Broncos on Monday. "A.J. hasn't had the opportunity to play football for the last three years while resolving... more

The long wait is over for Roquan Smith and the Chicago Bears. The first-round pick agreed Monday to a $18.4 million contract that includes $11.5 million guaranteed, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Smith wil... more

After Thursday's preseason palooza of 12 games, Friday's slate a games offered a more selective docket of contests. The early matchup featured the first chapter in the Jets' starting quarterback search and the late game featured Jon Gruden's return t... more

It's very difficult to imagine Sam Darnold not starting Week 1 for the New York Jets if he continues to play in the preseason like he did against the Atlanta Falcons on Friday night. Darnold, the third overall pick of the 2018 draft, christened his... more

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Shamarko Thomas was ejected in the fourth quarter of Thursday's game against the Seattle Seahawks under the terms of the NFL's new use of helmet rule. While trying to prevent Seahawks wide receiver David Moore from mak... more

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins resumed his protest against social inequality by raising his fist during the national anthem prior to Thursday's preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jenkins was joined on the sideline by... more

Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver Antonio Callaway plans to contest a marijuana possession charge stemming from the citation he received Sunday morning , his lawyer told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Kevin Spellacy, Callaway's attorney, filed a... more

Your football winter is over. It's Week 1 of the NFL preseason, and that means 30 teams are making their gridiron debuts in games that really matter -- well, to a degree. Not to slip too deeply into the coach-speak vernacular, but this is the time of... more

The Cleveland Browns have chosen not to place Josh Gordon on the non-football injury list Tuesday after learning they don't have to make a roster move to ensure he gets an accrued season, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ia... more

The Cleveland Browns traded wide receiver Corey Coleman to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick in 2020, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. The Bills and Browns later confirm... more

Greg Olsen says he was a little surprised by the "weird" comments Kelvin Benjamin made about Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, adding that the quarterback is "the best thing that's ever happened to my career." "It's kind of weird," said Olsen... more

It remains unclear when Josh Gordon will return to the Cleveland Browns, but the team isn't going to use his looming free agency eligibility as a motivator to rush him back. If Gordon doesn't report to Browns training camp by Tuesday, he'll technic... more

The Green Bay Packers saw one of their best offensive players carted off the field during their prime-time practice. Offensive tackle David Bakhtiari was taken to the locker room after suffering an ankle injury, Packers coach Mike McCarthy told... more

Football honored its newest class of Hall of Famers on Saturday night. Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, Brian Dawkins, Brian Urlacher, Bobby Beathard, Robert Brazile and Jerry Kramer each participated in the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in... more

Oakland Raiders cornerback Daryl Worley was sentenced to three days in jail and two years of probation in June after pleading guilty to firearms and resisting arrest charges stemming from an incident in April, per Pennsylvania court records. Worley... more

In a somewhat surprising move, the Oakland Raiders are moving on from Giorgio Tavecchio. The Raiders cut the second-year kicker, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The news was first reported by Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas... more

Johnny Manziel's #comebackszn made an incroyablement terribles débuts in Montreal on Friday night. Making his first Canadian Football League start, the former Cleveland Browns quarterback threw four interceptions -- the first of which came on hi... more

Jameis Winston's relationship with Nike won't carry over into the 2018 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback's contract with the athletic apparel company recently expired and it won't be renewed, according to Josh Benedek, Nike's North Ameri... more

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said Friday he followed proper protocols in 2015 when one of his assistant coaches was accused of domestic violence by his wife. Meyer defended his handling of the situation in a letter posted to Twitter. In the le... more

Football made its triumphant return Thursday night during the Baltimore Ravens' 17-16 victory over the Chicago Bears. While the game was lean on starters (Mitch Trubisky and Joe Flacco sat this one out), there were still plenty of takeaways and one h... more

July

Martellus Bennett left a fine and often hilarious legacy on the NFL (outside Green Bay , anyway), but it shouldn't surprise anyone that the former standout tight end harbors a very real-world perspective about his decade-long career . "I never felt... more

The New Orleans Saints have added some depth to their wide receiving corps for the upcoming season. Former Vikings, Patriots and Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd signed with New Orleans on Tuesday, a source informed of the situation told NFL... more

Jalen Ramsey is no stranger to the fine art of the hot take, but the Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback kept a respectful tone when prognosticating what fans should expect in his season-opening showdown with Odell Beckham on Sept. 9. "Let's get this o... more

The Oakland Raiders' struggles on defense -- especially in the secondary -- were among the major roadblocks that stymied their 2017 playoff aspirations after a promising 2016 campaign. Improving Oakland's dismal defensive performance is among coach... more

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins criticized Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Friday for his team's policy requiring players to stand on the field for the national anthem. "[Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie] has been very supportive of us si... more

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his team has a policy requiring Dallas players to stand on the field for the national anthem regardless of any rules the NFL might adopt on the matter. "I do think this recent effort by the league office and the play... more

Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly has received great news in his ongoing cancer recovery. Jill Kelly, Jim's wife, posted on her Instagram account Wednesday that MRI and CT scans Kelly underwent revealed "no evidence" of the cancer that necessitated th... more

LeSean McCoy will report to Buffalo Bills training camp Wednesday as police continue to investigate an alleged home invasion robbery at a residence he owns that left his former girlfriend hospitalized, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport a... more

Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach and former Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano died unexpectedly Sunday, the team announced. He was 56. "Our hearts go out to Jeanette and the entire Sparano family as we all mourn the loss of Tony," Viking... more

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says national anthem discipline language the team submitted to the NFL was merely a placeholder, emphasizing no decisions have been made regarding whether the Dolphins would punish players for protesting during the... more

The NFL and NFL Players Association announced in a joint statement Thursday that league and team policies regarding conduct during the playing of the national anthem will not be issued or enforced for several weeks as part of a standstill agreement... more

Tennessee Titans president and CEO Steve Underwood says Jurrell Casey may not understand the NFL's national anthem policy since the defensive end will not be fined by the NFL if he protests on the field. Casey told CNN  at an NFL promotional event... more

Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey says he plans to protest social injustice on the field during the national anthem before games this season and "take my fine." "I'm going to take a fine this year, why not?" Casey told CNN at an NFL... more

Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly says "something came up" in his ongoing recovery from oral cancer surgery that will necessitate a checkup with his doctors in New York next month. "It will be a checkup, but how long will I be there [until I] check ou... more

The Philadelphia Eagles made it clear in free agency and the draft that they see Darren Sproles playing a key role in their rushing attack this season. Sproles, however, isn't planning to extend his career past 2018. The 35-year-old running back... more

Are the New England Patriots and "The Patriot Way" on the verge of collapsing into some dysfunctional mess? There have been plenty of reports over the last eight months regarding the Patriots' supposed problems among the longstanding top tier of th... more

Le'Veon Bell's contract situation has been one of the major storylines of the last two NFL offseasons, and Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is hoping for some good news on Monday. "Obviously we want to get the deal done," Tomlin told WAVY-TV i... more

Count NBA legend Charles Barkley among those who believe Terrell Owens is making a mistake by not attending next month's Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony . Speaking to NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew and James Jones on NFL Total Ac... more

LeSean McCoy's estranged girlfriend told an emergency dispatcher she believed the Buffalo Bills running back had "something to do with" an unidentified assailant allegedly assaulting her during a home invasion robbery at her residence in suburban Atl... more

Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner was charged with attempted murder and three other felonies Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a woman during a home break-in in California on Sunday. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office also ch... more

Police are investigating a home invasion robbery at an Atlanta suburban residence owned by Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy that left his former girlfriend hospitalized on Tuesday. Police in Milton, Georgia, are in the preliminary stage of t... more

June

The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Turbin acknowledged the violation and apologized in a Twitter post Friday: pic.twitter.com/J73VZKDnhB... more

Mark Murphy isn't the first to recognize the offseason's penchant for "undefeated" franchises, but the Green Bay Packers president is pleased, so far, with the flurry of front office changes the team has made to enhance communication efforts. In an... more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell fined Jerry Richardson $2.75 million on Thursday after an investigation by the league found evidence that substantiated claims of workplace misconduct against the soon-to-be former Carolina Panthers owner. The... more

Janoris Jenkins' older brother was arrested on suspicion of felony aggressive manslaughter in the death of a man found at the New York Giants cornerback's residence in New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday. Authoritie... more

Police are investigating a body found at the New Jersey residence of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins on Tuesday, law enforcement sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Giants sources and other sources who know Jenkins told NFL Network's Tom... more

Michael Bennett's arraignment on a felony abuse charge stemming from an incident at Super Bowl LI has been rescheduled for August 7, Bennett's attorney, Rusty Hardin, told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The arraignment hearing has been delayed three... more

Julian Edelman's representatives argued Monday that mistakes made in testing and other processes led to the New England Patriots wide receiver's four-game suspension under the NFL's performance-enhancing substances policy, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero... more

Randall Cobb will be spending at least part of his month-long break in a walking boot, but the Green Bay Packers faithful shouldn't fret over the long-term health of their veteran wide receiver. Cobb is dealing with an ankle injury that could lead... more

Two days after the White House canceled the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory celebration, safety Malcolm Jenkins used Wednesday's media session to once again bring attention to issues of social injustice. Silently standing before reporters,... more

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor weapons charge stemming from his February arrest, the Santa Clara County Superior Court confirmed to NFL.com. Foster was sentenced to two years of probation,... more

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says the team has shifted its focus back to football following the cancellation of their Super Bowl victory celebration at the White House. "I was looking forward to going down [to Washington D.C.], obviousl... more

A day after canceling the Philadelphia Eagles' scheduled Super Bowl LII celebration visit , the White House provided further explanation as to why it decided to scrap the visit. In a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, th... more

May

It might be tough to work under New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, but linebacker Dont'a Hightower doesn't have any issues with what's demanded from him. Speaking to reporters after Thursday's organized team activities, Hightower said he's... more

Hey, everybody -- Damarious Randall didn't think you'd take his "you all get a jersey" Oprah moment seriously. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, the Browns safety indicated he doesn't really intend to give everyone who retweets his now infamous "jer... more

When the Vegas Golden Knights take the ice for Game 1 of their Stanley Cup Final against the Washington Capitals on Monday, they'll have their soon-to-be professional sports brethren standing in their corner. The Oakland Raiders took out a full-pag... more

When the Baltimore Ravens drafted Lamar Jackson, the immediate reaction was Ozzie Newsome used his final first-round pick as an NFL general manager to find Joe Flacco's heir apparent. But what did Jackson's selection mean for Robert Griffin III's... more

Count Cassius Marsh among the players who aren't fans of "The Patriot Way." The veteran defensive end, who was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco 49ers in November after a nine-game stint in New England, says he had a miserable time playing... more

Despite the overall improvement the Tennessee Titans made last season, it was apparent that fans we're seeing something different from Marcus Mariota. The quarterback struggled with his throwing mechanics, especially late in the season. He tallied... more

Even before the Denver Broncos parted ways with C.J. Anderson last month, it quickly became obvious there wasn't much of a market for the veteran running back's services. The Carolina Panthers eventually signed Anderson to a one-year contract, bu... more

We're wading chin-deep through the eternally optimistic portion of the NFL offseason, and the San Francisco 49ers have plenty of reasons to feel good about the team's direction. Jimmy Garoppolo's ascendancy into the realm of franchise quarterbacks... more

After missing six games last season because of a suspension, Ezekiel Elliott hasn't been shy in expressing his lofty ambitions for 2018. Dallas Cowboys teammate Dak Prescott has total faith that Elliott will make good on those goals now that the... more

Reuben Foster's misdemeanor marijuana charge stemming from his arrest in January has been dropped, Tuscaloosa (Alabama) County District Attorney Hays Webb told NFL.com on Friday. Foster's case was dismissed after the San Francisco 49ers linebacker... more

Reuben Foster is back in the 49ers' practice facility with his teammates. A day after a judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Foster, the second-year linebacker took part in the team's offseason program for the first time since being... more

A judge dismissed two felony domestic violence charges against Reuben Foster on Wednesday, six days after his former girlfriend recanted accusations made against the San Francisco 49ers linebacker. California Superior Court Judge Nona Klippen deter... more

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco isn't going to lie -- losing Hunter Henry to a torn ACL for the entire 2018 season hurts. "I'm not going to minimize it," Telesco told the team's official website Wednesday. "He's a Pro Bowl talent... more

The NFL will enact a national anthem policy for 2018 that requires players and league personnel on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced... more

The NFL is expected to enact a national anthem policy in 2018 that requires players on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand, NFL Network's Judy Battista and NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The NFL draft is heading to the Music City. NFL team owners approved the Tennessee Titans' bid to host the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville. The selection was ratified Wednesday at the Spring League Meeting in Atlanta. The 84th NFL draft, which takes pl... more

The Carolina Panthers officially have a new owner. Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper, who reached an agreement last week to buy the Panthers from majority owner Jerry Richardson, was approved as the team's new owner at the Spring League... more

It's official: The Philadelphia Eagles are heading to The White House. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Eagles coach Doug Pederson said the team will visit The White House on June 5 to celebrate their Super Bowl LII championship victory over the New... more

The NFL and the Players Coalition finalized a partnership Monday that dedicates close to $90 million for efforts and programs combating social inequality, NFL Network's Jim Trotter reported . The partnership aims to work closely with players, teams... more

Count Richard Sherman among those who aren't sure what the future holds for Earl Thomas and the Seattle Seahawks. Thomas' current contract with the Seahawks expires after the 2018 season, and Sherman believes his former Legion of Boom co-conspirato... more

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor public intoxication Saturday after a car registered to him was found crashed into a light pole, police confirmed to NFL.com. Williams was arrested by police in... more

Johnny Manziel is returning to the pro football ranks this summer. The former Cleveland Browns quarterback signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, the team announced . The Tiger-Cats held... more

Reuben Foster's next scheduled court hearing for his marijuana possession arrest in January will be June 20, the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) District Court clerk's office confirmed to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Friday. The second-year San Fran... more

The Philadelphia Eagles' first trip to Washington potentially could come well before their Week 13 divisional matchup against the Redskins. In a statement to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, the Eagles confirmed they are working out the details of a J... more

The judge overseeing the Reuben Foster criminal case will decide by next week whether the case will go to trial after the San Francisco 49ers linebacker's former girlfriend recanted her domestic violence accusations against him. After listening to... more

Several proposed rule changes aimed at improving player safety during kickoffs will be presented to NFL team owners at next week's Spring League Meeting in Atlanta. The proposals, which need to be approved by 24 of the 32 NFL team owners before be... more

Prosecutors in Florida are dropping a felony resisting arrest charge against New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson stemming from his May 2017 arrest, his attorney told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Wednesday. Ed O'Donnell told Garafolo the ch... more

April

Reuben Foster's felony plea hearing Monday was pushed back to May 8 in order to give prosecutors more time to review video footage provided to them by the woman who originally accused the 49ers linebacker of domestic violence before recanting those c... more

Ozzie Newsome has plenty of experience making the "call of a lifetime" to prospects eagerly awaiting their draft-day fates. But Newsome's conversation with the final pick of his prolific career as general manager of the Baltimore Ravens was a little... more

Although Andrew Luck hasn't thrown a pass in a meaningful NFL game since New Year's Day 2017, the Indianapolis Colts haven't wavered in their belief that the quarterback remains among the league's premier passers. It appears other NFL teams might f... more

An Australian rugby player named after Michael Jordan will be spending the upcoming season in the City of Brotherly Love. Jordan Mailata, a 6-foot-8, 346-pound athletic specimen who is trying to make the transition from rugby to football, was sele... more

At the conclusion of last month's Annual League Meeting, Packers president Mark Murphy said the league was looking into the possibility of making changes to kickoffs in the name of safety. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL Network's Rich Eis... more

Odell Beckham isn't letting his ongoing rehab or lack of a new contract keep him in a self-imposed exile away from the Giants. New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur confirmed to reporters that the talented wide receiver was in the team facility Tuesday... more

Rob Gronkowski might now have a good excuse for partaking in the typically colorful scene that takes place in the infield at Churchill Downs each May. The New England Patriots tight end has purchased a minority stake in a thoroughbred that he share... more

Dez Bryant believes his rather abrupt release from the Dallas Cowboys was partly the culmination of players and coaches on Jason Garrett's staff who wanted him gone. Speaking in an exclusive interview with NFL Network's Jane Slater on NFL Total A... more

The Packers likely will be hunting for a cornerback in this month's draft, but they're making sure Davon House will continue to have a home in Green Bay for 2018. The eighth-year corner re-signed with the Packers on Friday, the team announced.... more

The Seattle Seahawks have postponed a scheduled workout for quarterback Colin Kaepernick until they know more about his stance on matters related to the national anthem, his collusion lawsuit against the NFL and his other stances against social injus... more

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was charged with multiple domestic violence and weapons counts Thursday in connection to his February arrest , the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced . Foster is facing three felonie... more

Have we witnessed the end of the Color Rush era in the NFL? Not quite. The monochrome-tastic uniforms, which have been a hallmark of Thursday Night Football since 2015, could see some deployment changes for the 2018 season. A source informed of th... more

Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks was sentenced to a day in jail and three years probation last week after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor weapons charge, according to Kern County court records. Westbrooks was given credit fo... more

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested on a misdemeanor threat charge at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday, police confirmed to NFL.com. Davis was arrested at the Hawaiian Airlines check-in counter when, after being ask... more

N.C. State defensive end Kentavius Street tore his ACL during a pre-draft workout for the New York Giants on Wednesday, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The injury is a major blow for Street, who was project... more

General manager Bob Quinn's past connection to the New England Patriots continues to have an influence on the Detroit Lions. Veteran quarterback Matt Cassel has agreed to terms on a deal with the Lions for 2018, sources informed of the situation to... more

Thanks to his quick actions, Julian Edelman might have helped prevent a threat made online from turning into a reality. In an interview with The New York Times , the New England Patriots wide receiver spoke about how he and his personal assistant... more

The itineraries of the most sought-after quarterback prospects continue to fill up as we count down the days to the 2018 NFL Draft. The Los Angeles Chargers are expected to host UCLA's Josh Rosen and USC signal-caller Sam Darnold on local visits,... more

Prosecutors in Florida will not pursue felony charges against New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson stemming from his arrest in January . Anderson is still facing one misdemeanor count of reckless driving stemming from his Jan. 19 arrest in... more

The Carolina Panthers' search for a new owner continues to progress toward a possible approval vote next month. South Carolina businessman Ben Navarro is visiting with the team at Bank of America Stadium on Monday, sources informed of the Panthers'... more

March

Vontaze Burfict's on-field proficiency is often overshadowed by his reputation for drawing suspensions and missing games because of injury. This conflicting dynamic begs the question: Should the Cincinnati Bengals consider parting ways with their... more

After Su'a Cravens' 2017 season derailed by injury and personal issues, it was initially difficult to see how the dynamic safety would reclaim his promise as a potential rising NFL star. That pessimistic outlook might have faded a little bit this w... more

The Seattle Seahawks have more or less taken a sledgehammer to their roster in an effort to restore their past luster in this post-Legion of Boom era. But don't call it a rebuild. At least, that's not how general manager John Schneider would descri... more

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury by police in Texas. The Mansfield Police Dept. confirmed Boykin's arrest one day after his former girlfriend to... more

Reuben Foster's tumultuous off-field history has spurred questions about whether his future with the San Francisco 49ers is in jeopardy. Speaking at the Annual League Meeting in Orlando on Wednesday, 49ers owner Jed York said the team is prepared t... more

The NFL approved the broadening of the helmet-hit rule that will penalize players who lead with the crown of their helmets to initiate contact against an opponent on any play, NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay announced Tuesday. Offendi... more

The Seattle Seahawks released Trevone Boykin on Tuesday amid an ongoing investigation into domestic violence accusations made against the quarterback. Police in Mansfield, Texas, said Boykin is under investigation for aggravated assault resulting i... more

The 2018 Cleveland Browns will look a lot different than their winless predecessors, and coach Hue Jackson isn't mincing words on what the John Dorsey-led front office is trying to accomplish. "There will be a cleansing of this organization, and it... more

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett was indicted Friday by a Texas grand jury on a felony abuse charge for allegedly injuring an elderly NRG Stadium worker following Super Bowl LI last year. The Harris County District Attorney's Offi... more

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is helping students and families directly impacted by last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, participate in a demonstration against gun violence in Washington D.C. on Saturday. Families of the 17... more

John Bowlen, the brother of Denver Broncos majority owner Pat Bowlen, has agreed to sell a portion of his minority stake in the franchise back to the team, the Broncos announced Wednesday. The team released the following statement: "The Denver Br... more

Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin pleaded not guilty to five charges in connection to an image that was posted to one of his social media accounts last month that led to a Los Angeles-based school shutting down for the day, Los... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to bolster their defense with former Philadelphia Eagles players. Defensive end Vinny Curry, who was released Friday by the salary-cap strapped Eagles, agreed to a three-year deal with the Buccaneers, a source invo... more

Don't fret, Raider Nation. Marshawn Lynch will indeed be part of the Raiders' plans for 2018. Lynch, who came out of retirement last year, will receive his $1 million roster bonus on Sunday and is set to play for the team this season, a source info... more

Johnathan Hankins is once again a free agent. The Colts, who will be switching to a 4-3 base defense in 2018 under new head coach Frank Reich, released defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins on Saturday. Hankins is back on the market less than a year a... more

Orlando Scandrick's tenure with the Dallas Cowboys is over. The veteran cornerback was released by the team Saturday on a post-June 1 designation . The development was expected -- NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported earlier this week that... more

The New York Jets are doing everything they can to land a potentially franchise-altering quarterback in next month's draft. The team announced Saturday it acquired the No. 3 overall pick of the draft in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets... more

The Arizona Cardinals are giving their beleaguered offensive line unit a much needed shot in the arm. Former New York Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh signed a five-year deal worth just over $45 million on Saturday, sources informed of the con... more

Ndamukong Suh is the best defensive player left in free agency's quickly dissolving premier-player market, and several teams could be vying for his services. The New Orleans Saints will be one of them. A source informed of the situation told NFL... more

The Green Bay Packers are signing arguably the best tight end in free agency while parting ways with one of their most experienced team leaders. The Packers are expected to sign former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham to a three-year deal wh... more

With the free-agent negotiation period now open, the football world will be transfixed on the biggest prize of this year's free agency class: Kirk Cousins. The soon-to-be former Washington Redskins quarterback, who's ranked No. 1 in NFL.com's Top F... more

Will Richard Sherman's foray into free agency be brief? The four-time All-Pro cornerback, who was released by the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, is discussing a potential contract with the San Francisco 49ers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reporte... more

One of the stalwarts of the Detroit Lions' defense will be staying with the team in 2018. Defensive end Kerry Hyder, whose 2017 season was wiped out by a torn Achilles tendon in the preseason, has re-signed with the Lions, the team announced Satur... more

Not much can beat Jarvis Landry's initial public reaction to the Miami Dolphins agreeing to trade him to the Cleveland Browns, but he offered a more composed take on his new NFL home a few hours after the deal went down. The wide receiver told th... more

The Cleveland Browns aren't done reshaping their roster. The Browns agreed to trade defensive tackle Danny Shelton to the New England Patriots, a source informed of the deal told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. In return, the Browns will receive... more

We're two minutes from midnight on the Joe Thomas retirement/comeback decision clock , but the Cleveland Browns offensive lineman might be moving away from declaring DEFCON 1 on his NFL career. On Saturday morning, Thomas reaffirmed via Twitter tha... more

Amid Friday's trade-a-palooza by the Cleveland Browns, one of free agency's top offensive linemen got some good news. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Total Access that New York Giants guard Justin Pugh has been cleared to resume... more

Over the last two months , we've seen a lot of good NFL players take up temporary pitchmen roles for their respective teams in the impending Kirk Cousins sweepstakes . Von Miller and Emmanuel Sanders have tried their best to highlight the virtues o... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making sure Jameis Winston's favorite wide receiver will be around for the foreseeable future. Mike Evans has agreed to a five-year, $82.5 million deal with the Buccaneers, a source informed of the situation told NFL... more

Adam Jones' long run with the Cincinnati Bengals could be in jeopardy if he's not willing to accept a new role with the team. The Bengals' official website reported Friday the team will not pick up his 2018 contract option, but Cincy would like to... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are staying the course when it comes to their backup quarterback. Ryan Fitzpatrick has re-signed with the Buccaneers, the team announced Friday. We got Fitz back for 2018! đ???đ??#GoBucs â? ď¸ pic.twitter.com/kgZPULTyN0... more

The New England Patriots parted ways with Martellus Bennett on Wednesday, but the tight end was hoping to spend 2018 alongside his brother in Foxborough. Speaking on NFL Up to the Minute on Thursday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport said the Patr... more

Former LSU running back Derrius Guice said he was asked questions about his sexuality and whether his mother was a prostitute during interviews at the NFL Scouting Combine last week. "It was pretty crazy. Some people are really trying to get in yo... more

Chris Baker is off the market. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle signed a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday that pays out a little more than $3 million, a source informed of the deal told NFL Network Insider... more

Martellus Bennett wants to play in 2018 , but it won't be with the New England Patriots. The Patriots released the veteran tight end on Wednesday, hours after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade his older brother , Michael, to the Philadelphia Eag... more

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has agreed to reimburse the NFL more than $2 million in legal fees incurred by the league last season in connection to Ezekiel Elliott's suspension appeal and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension, a sou... more

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he has no intention of forcing players to stand during the national anthem before games. A day after the New York Daily News reported  that Ross said all Dolphins players will be standing during the national... more

Two of the NFL's most recognizable referees are retiring. Referees Ed Hochuli and Jeff Triplette are retiring, Al Riveron, the NFL senior vice president of officiating, announced Tuesday. Congratulations to our 2 newest @NFL referees, former BJ... more

A day after he was named a suspect in a domestic violence incident, the Oakland Raiders released linebacker Aldon Smith. Smith hasn't played a snap in the NFL since 2015 when he was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance-abuse... more

One of the heroes of the Eagles' Super Bowl LII victory is set to become a salary-cap casualty in the days ahead. Tight end Trey Burton, who threw the Super Bowl touchdown pass to quarterback Nick Foles to help make "Philly Special " the most tatto... more

A year ago it was Richard Sherman who was on the trading block. This year, there's speculation the Seattle Seahawks might be willing to part ways with Michael Bennett. Speaking to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, Seattle general man... more

The Los Angeles Rams are parting ways with defensive end Robert Quinn. The Rams agreed to trade the two-time Pro Bowler to the Miami Dolphins, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. The deal includes a... more

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was sentenced to probation and fines Thursday after pleading no contest to three misdemeanor charges stemming from his July arrest in St. Petersburg, Florida, according to court records obtained by NFL.... more

It's about official as it can be 14 days out from the start of the new league year: Kirk Cousins is done in Washington. Speaking to reporters Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the team is looking... more

February

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch says the team will be transparent in how it handles Reuben Foster's situation in the wake of his arrest on domestic violence and weapon charges earlier this month. "We've made it a part of our core... more

Matt Forte is calling it a career. On Wednesday, the New York Jets running back announced his retirement after 10 NFL seasons on Twitter. "For the past 10 years, I've been blessed to play professionally a game that I've loved since I was 6 years... more

The spinal injury Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered in December will keep him out for the 2018 season, Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert told reporters Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Shazier suffered a spinal injury on a hit... more

The ongoing sale of the Carolina Panthers is tentatively slated to be discussed and voted on by team owners at the Spring League Meeting in May, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Wednesday. The league initi... more

The Detroit Lions are making sure Ezekiel Ansah stays with the team for 2018. The Lions franchise tagged Ansah on Tuesday in a move that will pay him $17.5 million for 2018 once he signs his tender, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.... more

Tampa police are no longer actively investigating an incident involving a car registered to Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson that was found to contain marijuana and hollow-point bullets after crashing into a tree, police confirmed to NFL.com.... more

A frontrunner has emerged in the Carolina Panthers' search for a new majority team owner. Billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist David Tepper is considered a strong contender to purchase the team, a high-ranking team executive with knowl... more

Veteran offensive guard Josh Sitton will get another chance to test the free-agent market next month. The Chicago Bears are declining to pick up Sitton's $8 million contract option for next season, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network... more

One of the guiding forces behind the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory will be the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich signed a contract Sunday to become the Colts' head coach, the team announce... more

Ryan Shazier is still recovering from a spinal injury he suffered in December, but the Pittsburgh Steelers see the linebacker continuing to be part of their organization moving forward. "I expect Ryan is going to be here one way or the other and ha... more

Josh McDaniels withdrew from an agreement to become the Indianapolis Colts' head coach and will remain the New England Patriots' offensive coordinator, sources informed of the situation confirmed to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's... more

The Carolina Panthers placed interim general manager Marty Hurney on paid leave amid an NFL investigation into harassment accusations made against him by his former wife, team spokesman Steve Drummond told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Tuesday. "T... more

It was the play that came to define the Philadelphia Eagles' victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Nick Foles, the one-time backup quarterback who was never supposed to offer a legitimate challenge to Tom Brady and the five-time... more

The mystery behind why Malcolm Butler didn't play in Super Bowl LII continues to grow. Butler addressed the issue in a Twitter post Tuesday, disputing reports that his benching during the New England Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles... more

Malcolm Butler, once a New England Patriots Super Bowl hero, didn't play a single defensive snap in Sunday's 41-33 Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. After the game, the cornerback didn't have anything to say as to why he didn't play... more

Ryan Shazier continues to make progress in his recovery from a spinal injury he suffered during a game in December, but the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker still needs assistance when trying to walk. Shazier confirmed a report by NBC Sports sideline... more

It looks like Doug Pederson borrowed a page from the Jim Bob Cooter book of goal-line trickery late in the first half of Super Bowl LII. The Philadelphia Eagles extended their lead heading into halftime after Nick Foles caught a touchdown pass -- y... more

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, who helped raise more than $37 million for people affected by Hurricane Harvey, was named the recipient of the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award Presented by Nationwide at NFL Honors on Satur... more

It was the version of Todd Gurley the Rams' faithful knew they'd see again. The version that flashed brilliantly in St. Louis before dimming amid a challenging sophomore campaign. Gurley's on-field renaissance for a resurgent Los Angeles Rams team... more

The Baltimore Ravens' mercurial 2017 season left them outside the playoffs and on the cusp of what could have been the end of an era in Charm City. Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti revealed Friday that he considered firing head coach John Harbaugh aft... more

The Atlanta Falcons reached the Super Bowl last year on the heels of a fantastic season by Matt Ryan, and the team understands that signing their franchise quarterback to a long-term contract will be critical to the franchise's success in the years a... more

January

The ongoing sale of the Carolina Panthers has raised questions as to whether the NFL would allow a new team owner to relocate the team out of Charlotte, North Carolina. Speaking at his annual Super Bowl news conference, NFL Commissioner Roger Goode... more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs will play the Los Angeles Rams in Mexico City next season. "Over the past two seasons, we have seen the extraordinary passion that exists for NFL football in Mexico," Goodell... more

The Washington Redskins are pegging their future on Alex Smith via the first blockbuster trade of 2018. The Redskins and Kansas City Chiefs reached an agreement in principle Tuesday to trade Smith to Washington for cornerback Kendall Fuller and a 2... more

Speculation about Alex Smith's future with or without the Kansas City Chiefs is quickly metamorphosing into one of the biggest storylines of the offseason, and it looks like he's having some fun with all the crazy possibilities out there. Now that... more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league would not pressure the Washington Redskins to change their team name. Goodell's comments come a day after the Cleveland Indians announced they would stop using the the Chief Wahoo logo on their... more

Mike Vrabel's coaching staff in Tennessee is beginning to mold into shape. The Titans announced Tuesday morning that Matt LaFleur will be their new offensive coordinator. They also confirmed that Dean Pees will be their new defensive coordinator,... more

The Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl hopes looked doomed when Carson Wentz went down with a torn ACL in early December -- until Nick Foles proved he's worth every penny the team has invested in him. Speaking to reporters at Super Bowl LII Opening Ni... more

Speaking for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury in December, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz revealed additional details about the injury. In addition to a torn ACL, Wentz told reporters Friday he also suffered... more

While remarkable, no one should be surprised the New England Patriots are heading to the Super Bowl for the eighth time in the Tom Brady -Bill Belichick era. What is strange is James Harrison will be joining the Patriots in their quest to win a six... more

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested on multiple felony charges early Friday morning in Sunrise, Florida, according to police records obtained by NFL.com. Anderson was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving, evading police and... more

The Seattle Seahawks have hired a new offensive coordinator. Former Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Brian Schottenheimer was named the team's offensive coordinator on Tuesday. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll offered Schottenheimer the job last... more

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette was uninjured after being involved in a minor car crash Tuesday, the team announced . According to Sgt. Dylan Bryan from Florida Highway Patrol, Fournette was rear-ended during a three-car,... more

Ben Roethlisberger's big frame seemingly makes him an ideal candidate for quarterback sneaks. After Sunday's season-ending loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, many were wondering why the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't let Big Ben put his head down and try... more

Ben Roethlisberger lost out on his chance at potential revenge in the AFC title game, but there's always next year. Roethlisberger told reporters after the Steelers' 45-42 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday that he's looking forward to bei... more

The NFL is looking into whether the Oakland Raiders violated the Rooney Rule during their hiring of Jon Gruden as head coach, a league spokesman confirmed to NFL Network's Steve Wyche. The development comes a day after the Fritz Pollard Alliance, a... more

Norv Turner is returning to the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers named the veteran coach their offensive coordinator on Friday. Turner takes over for Mike Shula, who was fired Tuesday . Turner's addition to the Panthers' coaching staff... more

Days away from the Pittsburgh Steelers starting their playoff run , Le'Veon Bell says he doesn't want to play under the franchise tag again. Bell told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler before practice Thursday he "would definitely consider" sitting out the 201... more

Calvin Ridley finished this season either ahead of or near Alabama greats Amari Cooper and Julio Jones in most of the Tide receiving record books. Now the 'Bama wideout will have a chance to match their production in the NFL, too. Fresh off a nat... more

The NFL is looking into an accusation made against Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito that he made racial slurs during Sunday's wild-card playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a league spokesman told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Followi... more

The Tennessee Titans pulled off the improbable Saturday night, rallying from a 21-3 deficit for a memorable 22-21 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card Playoffs. It was the sort of performance that brought back memories of the... more

The New England Patriots insist there's no rift in the working relationship between owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. In response to recent reports regarding their relationship within the team, Kraft, Belichick and... more

Minnesota Vikings defensive back Tramaine Brock was cleared of violating the NFL's personal conduct policy in connection to his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence in April, a league spokesman told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday.... more

Marvin Lewis avoided becoming a coaching casualty by signing a two-year contract  with the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday to keep the NFL's second-longest active coaching run alive. Still, Lewis understands the Bengals must improve if he wants to ke... more

Marvin Lewis' long run in Cincinnati isn't over. Lewis will remain head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals after signing a two-year contract with the team that runs through the 2019 season, the team announced. "Marvin Lewis has been an important mem... more

It makes sense that Nick Foles' ascension to starting quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles might be on fragile footing as the team continues preparations for its first playoff game in four years. Eagles coach Doug Pederson, however, remains a fir... more

The Houston Texans have hired a search firm to find a replacement for Rick Smith at general manager, a source informed of the team's plans told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Tuesday. The development comes a day after Smith emphasized during... more

December

Jim Caldwell guided the Detroit Lions to a season sweep of the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, but it remains to be seen if missing out on the postseason for the second time in three years will cost him his job. After Sunday's season finale , Caldwell... more

Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano wouldn't talk in definitive terms about his future with the team after Sunday's win over the Houston Texans, saying he "hasn't been told anything" yet from ownership. Pagano told reporters he hasn't discussed h... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be staying the course with their head coach heading into 2018. The Buccaneers are retaining Dirk Koetter for the 2018 season despite missing the playoffs for the 10th straight season, a source informed of the situatio... more

It appears the injury-riddled season that played a big role in the Washington Redskins missing the playoffs won't cost coach Jay Gruden his job. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that Gruden isn't in danger of losing his job. A sour... more

"We're going to work our fannies off and get it fixed." That's how New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman ended his introductory news conference Friday after talking for more than a half an hour about plans "to come in here every day and ki... more

Was James Harrison's defection to the New England Patriots the biggest heel turn since Hulk Hogan's move to the NWO? Cameron Heyward thinks so. Speaking on NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Friday, it's clear the Pittsburgh Steelers defens... more

Dave Gettleman is heading back to New York. The New York Giants named Gettleman their new general manager on Thursday. "Given where we are as a team, we thought it was important to bring in someone with experience as a general manager and a prov... more

Johnny Manziel's return to professional football is close to getting a green light from north of the border. Canadian Football League Commissioner Randy Ambrosie announced Thursday the league is prepared to approve a contract for Manziel to play f... more

James Harrison playing for the New England Patriots seems like some bizarre tale from an alternate football universe. But before the Steelers' faithful criticizes the team for its decision to waive the veteran linebacker, Maurkice Pouncey wants every... more

The Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl path got a little bit easier on Monday night when they defeated the Oakland Raiders, 19-10 , to clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs . Jake Elliott's 48-yard field goal in the final minute broke... more

They're back. The Carolina Panthers clinched a playoff berth Sunday with their 22-19 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here's what we learned from the game: 1. Superman Cam made a late-game cameo Sunday to rescue the Carolina Panthers from... more

Green Bay police arrested a man at Lambeau Field on Friday after he allegedly rammed his former co-worker's vehicle in the parking lot before crashing his car inside the stadium. The incident occurred as the Packers were finalizing plans for Saturd... more

Ezekiel Elliott is back on the field for the Dallas Cowboys, but he's not interested in talking about what he did while off of it. Speaking to reporters for the first time since serving his six-game suspension for violating the league's personal co... more

Aaron Rodgers' comeback could be close to shutting down. With the Packers' playoff chances extinguished, it looks as if the team is ready to keep their star quarterback on the sideline after the physical beating he took against the Carolina Panther... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't have Doug Martin to help them against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night . The veteran running back was a healthy scratch for the Buccaneers because he violated a team rule regarding a meeting, coach Dirk Koetter sa... more

Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was carted off to the locker room after suffering a partial dislocation of his left shoulder during the first quarter of Thursday's 25-13 win  over the Indianapolis Colts. Siemian didn't return to the game... more

Adrian Peterson's season is over. The Arizona Cardinals are placing the veteran running back on injured reserve, coach Bruce Arians confirmed Friday. Peterson has missed the last two games with a neck injury. ESPN first reported the development.... more

Josh McCown won't be on the playing field again this season, but he'll be making in-game decisions for the New York Jets when they play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Thursday that McCown will be a player-coach for th... more

Eli Apple's future in the Big Apple could be turning rotten. The young cornerback, who has struggled with inconsistent play and has been a healthy scratch for the 2-11 New York Giants, contradicted a claim made by Landon Collins that the star safet... more

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has started rehab as part of his ongoing recovery from spinal stabilization surgery , the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced Thursday. Shazier, who remains hospitalized, underwent surgery l... more

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was placed on a backboard and carted off the field after suffering a head injury on a hit by Pittsburgh's JuJu Smith-Schuster during the fourth quarter of the Steelers' 23-20 victory  Monday. Smith-Schu... more

November

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott briefly left for the locker room during the second quarter of Thursday's 38-14 win  over the Washington Redskins after suffering a hand injury. According to NBC Sports sideline reporter Heather Cox , the X-ra... more

Count Tom Brady among those who are feeling some pity for Eli Manning after his benching by the New York Giants. Brady praised Manning's career and described the situation as "unfortunate" during an interview with Jim Gray for Westwood One Sports... more

New York Giants co-owner John Mara says changes are coming to the team, and he hinted that coach Ben McAdoo's job could be in jeopardy before the season ends. When asked by reporters Wednesday if McAdoo's job is safe for the remainder of the season... more

Tom Brady once again sat out practice Wednesday. The sore Achilles tendon that was bothering Brady last week forced him to take another rest day this week, but he's expected to be fine for Sunday's divisional game against the Buffalo Bills. Brad... more

Jay Cutler will be back on the field this week for the Miami Dolphins. The veteran quarterback has cleared concussion protocol and will start Sunday against the Denver Broncos, coach Adam Gase told reporters Wednesday. Cutler missed the Dolphins' 3... more

Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree each were suspended two games by the NFL on Monday for their roles in a scuffle that led to them being ejected from Sunday's game . Talib and Crabtree will appeal their... more

A day after getting into another chain-snatching incident with Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree, Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib expressed some remorse over what happened. "I came out there to play football on Sunday," Talib told... more

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Oakland wide receiver Michael Crabtree were ejected early in the first quarter of Sunday's 21-14 Raiders win after getting into a scuffle that ended up involving several players. Raiders guard Gabe Jackson a... more

Revis Island likely won't wash ashore until next week when it resurfaces in its familiar Meadowlands setting. Darrelle Revis, who signed with the Kansas City Chiefs last week, won't play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, the team announced. Instea... more

It was apparent from the second the San Francisco 49ers acquired Jimmy Garoppolo that they weren't worried about having to pay him big money -- and it seems they're anticipating Garoppolo likely will play under the franchise tag in 2018. Speaking... more

The Buffalo Bills will try to rediscover their winning mojo without Kelvin Benjamin. A day after initially listing the wide receiver as questionable to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Bills downgraded Benjamin to out on Saturday.... more

The Buffalo Bills will try to rediscover their winning mojo without Kelvin Benjamin. A day after initially listing the wide receiver as questionable to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Bills downgraded Benjamin to out Saturday. Benja... more

Ryan Jensen and Kenny Clark are all good. After being accused by Ha Ha Clinton-Dix that he was trying to intentionally injure Clark during last week's Baltimore Ravens-Green Bay Packers contest, Jensen said he's on good terms with the Packers defe... more

The Seattle Seahawks are dealing with a myriad of injuries heading into Sunday's divisional contest against the San Francisco 49ers, and coach Pete Carroll is hopeful the team will soon be able to provide a more definitive outlook regarding two of... more

A cornerstone of the Carolina Panthers' offense will be back on the field Sunday. Greg Olsen, who hasn't played since suffering a broken foot in Week 2 against the Buffalo Bills, was activated off injured reserve Friday and will play against the Ne... more

Bruce Arians isn't going back to Drew Stanton (for now), but he is pulling a reverse on the self-critical assessment he made to pinpoint when the Arizona Cardinals lost Sunday's game. Immediately after the Cardinals' 31-21 loss  to the Houston Texa... more

Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller is finally out of the hospital. Twenty-three days after suffering a dislocated left knee that caused major artery damage to his leg during a game against the New Orleans Saints, Miller returned home Monday after... more

Andre Ellington's run with the Arizona Cardinals is over. The Cardinals cut Ellington on Monday, a day after the team made the running back a healthy scratch prior to its 31-21 loss to the Houston Texans. In a separate move, the Cardinals signed... more

Larry Fitzgerald signed a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, the team announced. The new deal keeps the veteran wide receiver under contract through the 2018 season. Pro Football Talk first reported the development.... more

Adrian Clayborn's incredible six-sack performance in the Atlanta Falcons' win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday only happened because his wife talked him out of retiring before the start of the season. Clayborn told reporters Thursday he was serio... more

Marcus Mariota isn't looking for a scapegoat to explain his disappointing performance Thursday night. The Tennessee Titans quarterback threw four interceptions in the team's 40-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he shouldered at least some of... more

It appears the ironman of the Los Angeles Chargers will be playing Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Thursday he believes quarterback Philip Rivers will be out of the league's concussion protocol before Sunday and... more

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is dropping the appeal of his six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy, his agents said Wednesday in a statement obtained by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. In addition, the... more

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin credited his wife for giving him the emotional strength to play in Sunday's game against the New York Giants just hours after the birth of his still-born son. Speaking to NFL Network's Andrew Sicil... more

If there was any honeymoon period for John Ross and the Cincinnati Bengals, it's officially over. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis criticized Ross on Wednesday for letting his teammates down on a potentially critical play during the team's 24-20 loss to... more

Byron Maxwell is heading back to the Emerald City for a Legion of Boom reprise. The Seattle Seahawks, who are in need of a cornerback with Richard Sherman done for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon, are set to sign Maxwell, a source inform... more

Less than 24 hours after the New York Giants lost to the previously winless San Francisco 49ers, the team's owners said they'll wait until the end of the year before determining if they'll make changes. "[Coach] Ben McAdoo is our head coach and ha... more

The long-awaited return of Dion Jordan is upon us. The former third-overall pick, who hasn't played an NFL game since December 2014, will be active for the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals, coach Pete Carroll said.... more

It's not every day New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick advocates for someone's Hall of Fame worthiness. Speaking about the success Tom Landry had during his 29-year coaching career in Dallas, Belichick said former Cowboys executive Gil Brandt... more

Don't ask Aaron Rodgers when he'll return from the broken collarbone that has derailed his 2017 season. Speaking to reporters Friday, the Packers quarterback wasn't about to make foolhardy prognostications about whether or not he'll be back to spea... more

Kiko Alonso 's hit on Joe Flacco in Week 8 will cost him. The Miami Dolphins linebacker was fined $9,115 by the NFL for his hit that left Flacco concussed during the first half of the Ravens' 40-0 win on Oct. 27, a league spokesman told NFL Networ... more

A federal appeals court granted the NFL Players Association a brief administrative stay in the Ezekiel Elliott case on Friday, reinstating the Dallas Cowboys running back's eligibility for Sunday's game against the Chiefs. The stay request approve... more

The San Francisco 49ers are shutting down Pierre Garcon for the remainder of the season. Niners general manager John Lynch said on KNBR-AM in San Francisco on Thursday that the team is placing Garcon on injured reserve because of the neck injury... more

The Buffalo Bills are delaying the debut of the newest addition to the receiving corps. Kelvin Benjamin will not play in Thursday night's game against the New York Jets, the Bills announced. Benjamin was acquired by the Bills from the Carolina... more

One of the most remarkable starts to an NFL career has been cruelly cut short. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson tore his right ACL in practice Thursday, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Networ... more

The Baltimore Ravens will indeed have Joe Flacco under center on Sunday. The veteran quarterback cleared the league's concussion protocol Wednesday, and he will play against the Tennessee Titans, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network... more

October

Tom Brady seems pleased Jimmy Garoppolo is getting a chance to be a starting quarterback in San Francisco, but it appears he's not quite sure what the move means for the New England Patriots' quarterback room moving forward. "Well, I don't know wha... more

A federal judge denied the NFL Players Association's request for a preliminary injunction in the Ezekiel Elliott case Monday, meaning the Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension will be reinstated. U.S. District Court Judge Katherine P.... more

It appears Anquan Boldin is looking to make a comeback. The Buffalo Bills, who still own the wide receiver's playing rights, have given Boldin's agent permission to talk to other NFL teams to gauge any potential interest in trading for the 37-year-... more

The San Francisco 49ers are indeed planning to keep Eric Reid at linebacker for the rest of the season, but the assurances might end there. Niners defensive coordinator Robert Saleh told reporters Thursday that San Francisco has moved Reid from str... more

A day after he underwent surgery to repair his broken arm, Carson Palmer was placed on injured reserve by the Arizona Cardinals. Thursday's move shuts down the quarterback for at least eight weeks, but there's a good chance Palmer won't be back thi... more

Cam Newton's relationship with the media continues to grow colder. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left a news conference abruptly Wednesday after being asked a question regarding whether the team has the ability to consistently get chunk plays o... more

The Oakland Raiders should find out Tuesday if they'll have Marshawn Lynch for their next game, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Lynch's suspension appeals hearing was held Monday, and Kansas City Chiefs... more

A day after their shutout loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, the Denver Broncos don't seem to be hitting the panic button. Speaking on NFL Total Access on Monday, Broncos linebacker Von Miller told NFL Network's Lindsay Rhodes that the team discuss... more

Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was suspended one game by the NFL on Monday for violating league player safety rules. Sendejo's suspension stems from his hit on Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace during the first quarter of Sunday'... more

A federal judge denied the NFL's request for an expedited preliminary injunction hearing in the Ezekiel Elliott case, ensuring the Dallas Cowboys running back will be allowed to play against the Washington Redskins this coming Sunday. U.S. District... more

Lawyers representing the NFL Players Association and Ezekiel Elliott asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday for an immediate recall of its mandate in the suspension case so they can pursue a full-panel rehearing with the court and get... more

Ezekiel Elliott's suspension was formally reinstated Thursday, but what does that mean for the Dallas Cowboys and their star running back? With the Cowboys in the middle of their bye week, there's still a chance Elliott will continue to play the res... more

A federal appeals court overturned a district court's decision in the Ezekiel Elliott case Thursday, meaning the Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension has been reinstated. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 in favor of the... more

September

When will Andrew Luck be back under center for the Indianapolis Colts? Week 6, at this point, seems to be the most likely point of return for the quarterback as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired shoulder. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapopor... more

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on the NFL's emergency motion for a stay in the Ezekiel Elliott case on Oct. 2, according to court documents. The hearing will take place in New Orleans at 2 p.m. ET and lawyers for the NFL... more

Su'a Cravens' season with the Washington Redskins is officially over. The Redskins placed the second-year safety on the reserve/left squad list on Monday, which prevents him from returning to the team for the rest of the season. "We sincerely hop... more

As expected, a federal judge has denied the NFL's request for an emergency stay of the injunction he issued earlier this month that placed Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension on hold. U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant III blocked the league'... more

The health of Sam Bradford's surgically repaired knee is something the Minnesota Vikings are monitoring, and there's a chance it could sideline him for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bradford, fresh off an impressive performance in... more

Richard Sherman hasn't missed a game in his NFL career, and it appears his impressive longevity streak likely will stay intact despite his frequency on Seahawks injury reports this week. Sherman is listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC West clas... more

The NFL filed a motion for an emergency stay with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday in the Ezekiel Elliott case that, if granted, would potentially allow the league to enforce its suspension of the Dallas Cowboys running back in the wee... more

Aaron Donald is back with the Los Angeles Rams and Johnny Hekker is now under contract for six years. Hekker, who's among the league's best punters and a well-know discussion generator for Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has agreed to terms on a... more

A U.S. District Court judge granted the NFL Players Association's preliminary injunction request on the behalf of Ezekiel Elliott, meaning the Dallas Cowboys running back's suspension is on hold. Judge Amos Mazzant III's decision Friday allows Elli... more

The Cincinnati Bengals are giving one of the centerpieces of their defense a new contract. Vontaze Burfict signed a three-year contract extension with the Bengals on Thursday, the team announced. The extension pays out $38.68 million and includes a... more

Russell Wilson says he finds it heartbreaking what Seattle Seahawks teammate Michael Bennett endured during an incident with Las Vegas police last month. "When you see a person that you love, a person that's your friend, a person who anybody hones... more

August

The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott six games Friday for violating the league's personal conduct policy. The ruling comes after the NFL's year-long investigation into domestic violence accusations made against him by Tiff... more

The Baltimore Ravens are still determining whether or not to sign Colin Kaepernick, general manager Ozzie Newsome said in a statement Wednesday . "We are going through a process, and we have not made a decision," Newsome said. "Steve Bisciotti has... more

July

A panel of independent advisers are reviewing the Ezekiel Elliott case and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is waiting for their work to be complete before making a decision on potential discipline, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday, per a so... more

Oakland Raiders first-round pick Gareon Conley will not be charged in connection to a rape allegation made against him in April . Michael C. O'Malley, Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Prosecutor, issued the following statement regarding the case: After a... more

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Ezekiel Elliott met with NFL officials within the last month regarding the league's year-long investigation into multiple incidents involving the Dallas running back. "They have had their hearing and they have had all... more

Gareon Conley has signed his rookie contract with the Oakland Raiders on Friday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday afternoon. The team later made the announcement official. Selected No. 24 overall in this year's draft by the Raiders,... more

Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Jourdan Lewis was found not guilty during his misdemeanor domestic violence trial in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Tuesday, his lawyer confirmed to NFL.com. "I'm elated, of course," Lewis said after the verdict, per... more

The Dallas Police Dept. has suspended its investigation into an incident at a Dallas bar  on Sunday night involving Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. "The assault offense that occurred on July 16th at the Clutch Bar located at 2520 Cedar Spring... more

Carolina Panthers fans weren't the only ones blindsided by the firing of general manager Dave Gettleman on Monday -- coach Ron Rivera also was "surprised" by the development. In an interview with Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer , Rivera pro... more

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana isn't optimistic the quarterback will find a new home in the NFL. "Everyone thinks it is the stance he took; one of the things you don't look for is distractions in t... more

June

A judge sentenced Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd to a day in jail and ordered him to serve the final five days of his previously issued house arrest for violating the terms of his DUI conviction, a source informed of the situation told NFL Netwo... more

Steve Sarkisian has waged a very public battle with alcoholism since he lost his job as USC's head football coach, but it was New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia's own struggle with drinking that spurred Sark to enter rehab. The Atlanta Falcons... more

The NFL is looking into an incident involving New York Jets linebacker Darron Lee that occurred at a music festival last weekend. An NFL spokesman confirmed to NFL.com the league is looking into a video showing Lee getting into an argument with his... more

New York Giants wide receiver Roger Lewis was arrested early Sunday morning in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, on suspicion of operating a vehicle while impaired, police confirmed to NFL.com. According to the Reynoldsburg Police Dept., officers pulled over Lew... more

May

It appears Roger Goodell isn't too concerned with what Marvin Lewis thinks about player celebrations. A short time after Lewis expressed his disappointment over NFL owners voting Tuesday to relax rules regarding on-field displays of bliss and glee... more

The Super Bowl's long-awaited return to Los Angeles will be delayed, but only for a year. Days after it was revealed the opening of the Rams and Chargers' joint stadium would be delayed by a year , league owners voted unanimously Tuesday to relocat... more

Shorter overtimes are among the changes that will be coming to NFL games in 2017. NFL team owners approved shortening overtime in the preseason and regular season from 15 to 10 minutes at the Spring League Meeting in Chicago on Tuesday. The approva... more

Former NFL wide receiver Michael Jackson, who played eight seasons with the Browns and Ravens in the 1990s, was killed in a motorcycle crash early Friday morning, Louisiana State Police confirmed to NFL.com. He was 48. According to a Louisiana Stat... more

Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley said he "doesn't know where things stand" regarding the Cleveland Police Department's ongoing investigation into a rape accusation made against him last month. Speaking to NFL Network's Steve Wyche followin... more

In a letter published Friday in the Cincinnati Enquirer , Bengals owner and president Mike Brown addressed why the team drafted Joe Mixon, writing the "risk has an upside as well as a downside" despite the "terrible thing" Mixon did in college. Th... more

Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Michael Oher was cited for misdemeanor assault after allegedly getting into a physical altercation with an Uber driver in Nashville last month, police confirmed to NFL.com. Oher turned himself in and was booked on... more

April

Controversial running back prospect Joe Mixon, who was the subject of national attention after he was shown punching a woman on camera, was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals at No. 48 overall in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday. Mixon wa... more

Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley , considered a top defensive prospect in this week's NFL draft, is being investigated by police after he was accused of rape by a woman earlier this month, Cleveland police confirmed to NFL.com. Conley, 21, has n... more

Firefighters administered first aid to Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio after was found in a field by sheriff's deputies in Elma, New York, on Wednesday, the Erie County Sheriff's Office confirmed to NFL.com. According to Erie County... more

Speaking to reporters Thursday, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning vehemently denied allegations of his involvement in a football memorabilia scam. "I've never done what I've been accused of doing," said Manning, addressing the allegations pub... more

Adam Jones' turbulent offseason continued Monday. Speaking to the media for the first time since his January arrest , Jones got into a verbal altercation with a reporter after he was asked about his pending criminal case. Jones told reporters bef... more

Controversial draft prospect Joe Mixon reiterated Wednesday he's a "different person" from the one who punched a woman at an Oklahoma restaurant in 2014. Speaking on The Rich Eisen Show , the Oklahoma running back said he has grown up since the inc... more

March

Bengals owner and president Mike Brown says he wants to give Adam Jones another chance even though he doesn't condone the alleged "foolish" actions which led to cornerback's arrest in January. "He knows full well what he has done to himself. He reg... more

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh has a message for anyone who thinks teams are purposely ignoring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback. Speaking to reporters at the AFC coaches' breakfast at the... more

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor public intoxication and marijuana possession after he was a passenger in a car crash that injured several people early Monday morning in Dallas. According to a Dal... more

Prosecutors announced Wednesday they have dropped a felony charge against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones stemming from his January arrest. The office of Hamilton County (Ohio) Prosecutor Joe Deters stated in a news release it won't pursu... more

The NFL is planning to make changes aimed at improving the viewing experience and pace of the game, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in an email addressed to fans  Wednesday. In the message, Goodell states the NFL will make a series of changes... more

A judge has dropped all charges against former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis stemming from an alleged assault in Pittsburgh last month. Pittsburgh Municipal Court Judge Jeffrey A. Manning dismissed the five criminal charges after hearing... more

Several teams will be taking a hard look at the secondary market in free agency, which is good news for impending free agent Dre Kirkpatrick. The Cincinnati Bengals cornerback hasn't been the most consistent throughout his career since being select... more

February

Jameis Winston says he "used a poor word choice" while speaking to a group of elementary school students on Wednesday. According to the Tampa Bay Times , the Buccaneers quarterback spent part of day speaking to students at Melrose Elementary in St.... more

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was released on non-monetary bond Friday following his preliminary arraignment on five criminal charges, according to court documents obtained by NFL.com. Revis, 31, turned himself in to authorities Friday, a... more

Terrell Owens, arguably the greatest wide receiver of his generation and second all-time in NFL receiving yards, was not selected for the Hall of Fame at NFL Honors on Saturday. The former San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles... more

January

Injury data for the 2016 season released by the NFL on Thursday showed a season-over-season decrease in concussions suffered by players. Data compiled by QuintilesIMS Injury Surveillance and Analytics showed an 11.3 percent decrease in concussions... more

A joint review by the NFL and NFL Players Association determined the Miami Dolphins did not "strictly follow" concussion protocol following a hit on quarterback Matt Moore in the team's wild-card playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. In a state... more

It's official: The Chargers are relocating from San Diego to Los Angeles. Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced the decision in a letter released by the team while informing his staff about the move Thursday morning. The Chargers had until an... more

The Chargers will have a couple more days to decide whether to stay in San Diego or to relocate to Los Angeles. Last year, NFL owners approved a deadline of Jan. 15, 2017, for the Chargers to make a decision on relocation. Since that deadline falls... more

As anticipated, the Indianapolis Colts are going to retain Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson for the 2017 season, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. Following the Colts' season finale, Pa... more

December

Tyrod Taylor won't start in the Bills' season finale, but it might have just as much to do with an injury as it does with the team's eagerness to evaluate their future at quarterback. Taylor is set to visit Dr. William Myers in Philadelphia after t... more

The Chargers have agreed to lease a portion of an Orange County office facility and are working to secure nearby land for practice fields as part of their preparations for a potential Los Angeles move, the team confirmed to NFL.com on Friday. The... more

Patriots wide receiver Michael Floyd had a blood-alcohol content level of .217 when he was arrested on suspicion of DUI charges in Arizona earlier this month, according to a police report obtained by NFL.com on Wednesday. The former Cardinals... more

The veteran's combine is more or less making a comeback in 2017, although it will be resurrected under a new name and focus more on younger players. Player agents were informed Friday that registration is open for the inaugural NFL Pro Player Combi... more

Just in case his statement of "no, no, no, no " couldn't convince you to drop the notion of a quarterback controversy in Dallas, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has elaborated on his seemingly unwavering faith in Dak Prescott. "Last thing I'm worried abo... more

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay isn't optimistic about the NFL's future in San Diego and Oakland. "At this point there is really no reason for optimism in either market," Irsay told reporters at the Winter League Meeting in Irving, Texas, on... more

Aldon Smith is another step closer to possibly returning to the playing field. The embattled pass-rusher met with NFL Commissioner and other NFL officials Friday in an effort to state his case for reinstatement from suspension, a source informed of... more

It's been more than a year since Aldon Smith was suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy , and the Raiders pass-rusher is taking steps toward getting back to the field. Smith is in the process of scheduling a meeting with NFL... more

November

Muhammad Wilkerson was benched during the first quarter of last week's Jets game for being late to team meetings, but disciplinary issues aren't new for the Pro Bowl defensive lineman. Before signing his five-year, $86 million deal with the Jets in... more

The Los Angeles Rams are on pace for a 6-10 season in the wake of Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers, but coach Jeff Fisher doesn't seem too concerned about his future with the team. "Not uncomfortable at all," said Fisher when asked how he f... more

The Patriots' decision to trade Jamie Collins to the Browns was arguably the most shocking move of trade deadline week, but there were several reasons why New England decided to end its relationship with the All-Pro linebacker. One of the Patriots... more

Two days after Cam Newton spoke to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the lack of late-hit penalties he has drawn, the NFL's head of officiating says the league is exploring whether it should add an eighth official in an effort aimed at improving... more

Cam Newton said he had a "great discussion" with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday regarding the lack of late-hit penalties he has drawn this season. "I got my point across. He got his point across," the Carolina Panthers quarterback said... more

October

Jarvis Landry's illegal hit on Aaron Williams drew the ire of Bills coach Rex Ryan, and the NFL hasn't turned a blind eye, either. The Dolphins wide receiver was fined $24,309 for the illegal crackback hit on Williams during Sunday's game, sources... more

The casino magnate who has been instrumental in pledging funds necessary for construction of a proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas said he might drop his support of the project if terms offered by the Oakland Raiders do not improve. Billionaire Sheld... more

Philip Rivers continues to bolster his standing in the annals of San Diego Chargers history. During Thursday's 21-13 win  over the Denver Broncos, Rivers passed Dan Fouts to become the Chargers' all-time passing yards leader. Rivers set the recor... more

Earlier this month Dez Bryant proclaimed he was "America's most hated ," after ESPN reported  the All-Pro wide receiver missed as many as 40 team meetings during his seven seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. Bryant, who is continuing to recover from a... more

How athletes conduct themselves in locker rooms has become a major talking point in recent days after an audio recording of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump making controversial comments about women surfaced Friday. During Sunday's... more

Less than 24 hours after the Levi's Stadium crowd chanted "We want Kap! We want Kap!" during San Francisco's 33-21 loss to the Cardinals on Thursday, it appears the 49ers are working toward a restructured contract with quarterback Colin Kaepernick.... more

Hurricane Matthew continues to disrupt lives along the Atlantic coast, but the Category 3 storm will not stop Sunday's game between the Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins to be played as scheduled. The Dolphins announced Friday the game will be pl... more

Antonio Brown continues to draw fines for his somewhat provocative end zone celebrations. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was fined $24,309 for his touchdown dance against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night, a source informed of the fine... more

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed firearm through an airport, the Miami-Dade Police Dept. confirmed to NFL.com. According to the police report, a loaded firearm was discovered in a backpa... more

September

Josh Gordon's Cleveland Browns comeback appears to be coming to an end. The Browns intend to release Gordon at some point following Thursday's announcement that the wide receiver is entering an in-patient rehabilitation facility, a source with know... more

Randy Gregory was officially suspended 10 games without pay Thursday for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, according to a league spokesman. The second-year pass rusher, who was removed from the Dallas Cowboys' reserve/... more

Free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, a Richardson (Texas) Police Dept. spokesman told NFL.com. Hardy, 28, was taken into custody after officers determined he was in possession... more

The Miami Police Department is investigating allegations Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall was unlawfully detained by police during an incident in July, the Denver Post reported Thursday. Marshall told the Denver Post the alleged incident... more

Cam Newton became the latest NFL player Wednesday to address social issues being experienced by African-Americans and other minorities across the United States, but he also expressed frustration over the expectations he's faced regarding his public s... more

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib is not expected to face discipline from the NFL for his involvement in an offseason shooting that left him wounded, sources with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Although Talib isn't... more

Russell Wilson's full participation in Wednesday's practice was a very good sign that the ankle sprain he suffered in the team's season-opening win wouldn't keep him out of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams. On Thursday, the Seattle Seah... more

Tom Brady isn't letting his four-game suspension bar him from keeping a close eye on what the New England Patriots are doing on the field. Speaking to Jim Gray on the Westwood One radio network  Monday night, Brady said he was pleased with what he... more

Randy Gregory is out of rehab and was removed Monday from the Dallas Cowboys' reserve/did not report list, per the NFL's official transactions. The second-year pass rusher, however, remains suspended for the Cowboys' next three games after being is... more

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall took a knee during the singing of the national anthem prior to the start of Thursday's 21-20 season-opening victory over the Carolina Panthers. After the game, Marshall said he made the decision after... more

Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem to protest social injustice against African-Americans and other minorities in the United States has found support among members of the Seattle Seahawks. A day after Seahawks wide receiv... more

Less than a week after saying he is protesting the treatment of African-Americans and other minorities in the United States by not standing during the playing of the national anthem before games, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is at the center o... more

August

Ralph Wilson Stadium will be getting a new name soon. The Buffalo Bills announced Saturday that the team has reached an agreement on a stadium naming rights deal with the New Era Cap Company. More details about the agreement will be unveiled durin... more

The Seattle Seahawks head into their preseason opener this week with a little more certainty about their offensive backfield. Thomas Rawls, who is set to be the Seahawks' primary running back this season, passed his physical and was removed from th... more

July

It remains to be seen if Dion Jordan will be back on the field for the Miami Dolphins in Week 1, but he'll be forced to miss at least the first few weeks of training camp. The Dolphins placed Jordan on the active/non-football injury list Sunday af... more

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Dan Skuta will not face charges stemming from his arrest last month on suspicion of first-degree misdemeanor battery, according to court documents released by the Orange County (Florida) District Attorney's Office.... more

Buffalo Bills rookie running back Jonathan Williams was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated by Fayetteville (Arkansas) police early Thursday morning, according to a police report obtained by NFL Media. Williams was released from jail... more

Tom Brady's chances at overturning his four-game suspension continue to diminish. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition by Brady and the NFL Players Association on Wednesday to rehear his suspension case, meaning the New Engla... more

In a sworn affidavit sent to the NFL by the NFL Players Association, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison denied allegations made in an Al Jazeera America documentary that he was supplied performance-enhancing drugs. Harrison, one of fou... more

The attorney for former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson filed a plea on his behalf of not guilty Friday to a charge of felony assault, the Osceola County (Florida) Clerk of the Court confirmed to NFL Media. Jackson is facing an assaul... more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Dominique Robertson was shot twice in the leg by an unknown suspect while outside an apartment building in Loma Linda, California, early Thursday morning, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Departm... more

It's been a rough four years for cornerback Morris Claiborne since he was selected sixth overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2012 NFL Draft. Following a promising rookie campaign, Claiborne has more or less faded into a player who hasn't lived up... more

Since walking off into the sunset following a storied career, many have speculated about whether Peyton Manning might end up coaching in the NFL someday. Manning already engaged in a much-discussed lunchroom sitdown with Miami Dolphins quarterback... more

June

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin plead no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest stemming from an incident last year, the Bexar County (Texas) District Attorney's Office confirmed to NFL Media. As part of his plea... more

Fresh off being ranked No. 11 by his peers in The Top 100 Players of 2016 , Josh Norman wasn't about to let anyone try to convince him there aren't any shutdown cornerbacks in the NFL. Back in March, NFL Media analyst LaDainian Tomlinson created a... more

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin has been charged with misdemeanor assault in connection to his arrest on Dec. 31, according to Bexar County (Texas) court records . The former TCU standout, who was was suspended from playing in the Alamo... more

Josh Norman's abrupt departure from the Carolina Panthers in April was shocking to many, but it appears the team isn't fretting over its post-Norman future. Speaking to NFL Network's Tiffany Blackmon on Friday, Panthers All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuec... more

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an argument with a woman, the Osceola County (Florida) Sheriff's Office confirmed to NFL Media.... more

Bruce Arians' decades-long trek through the collegiate and NFL coaching ranks has had its share of celebrations and disappointments. One of the most difficult moments in Arians' career came after the 2011 season when the Pittsburgh Steelers chose... more

As anticipated, the San Diego Chargers have given a contract extension to Keenan Allen. Allen has agreed to a four-year contract extension, a source informed of the deal told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. Rapoport also reported that the... more

Coaching great John Madden underwent hip replacement surgery and is undergoing rehab, NFL Network's Steve Mariucci told Lindsay Rhodes on NFL Total Access on Wednesday. Speaking at the "John Madden and Steve Mariucci Battle of the Bay" charity boc... more

It remains to be seen whether the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals will grant a rehearing of Tom Brady's suspension case, but an out-of-court settlement between the NFL and the New England Patriots quarterback remains unlikely. Speaking at the... more

Shaq Lawson is officially a member of the Buffalo Bills. Selected 19th overall by the Bills in April's NFL draft, Lawson signed his four-year rookie contract with the team on Monday. Bills general manager Doug Whaley has pegged the defensive end... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars were optimistic last month that Jalen Ramsey's small meniscus tear wouldn't lead to another first-year washout for their top draft selection. On Friday, Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell gave reporters a rosy update on... more

Is the world much closer to seeing a happy ending to the Ryan Fitzpatrick -Jets contract saga? In short, no. Fitzpatrick is willing to accept a one-year deal from the Jets that would include $12 million in guaranteed money, a source informed of... more

Eric Weddle is trying to establish a career resurgence in Charm City, and one of his new teammates is eager to see the same player who earned three Pro Bowl selections as a member of the San Diego Chargers. Speaking to the Ravens' official team web... more

The Washington Redskins confirmed to NFL Media on Wednesday that confidential player data was put at risk for compromise after a laptop computer belonging to a Redskins athletic trainer was stolen in April. In a statement, the Redskins said a lapto... more

May

Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer was arrested early Monday morning on a misdemeanor warrant issued by a Denver traffic court, according to Colorado Bureau of Investigation records. After calling authorities to report a domestic disturbance... more

Shortly after Al Jazeera America reported in December allegations of performance-enhancing drug use among NFL players, the league announced it would investigate the matter. An NFL spokesman confirmed to NFL Media on Wednesday it plans to speak to... more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he didn't believe it was appropriate a congressman issued a report accusing the league of improperly trying to influence a National Institutes of Health brain injury study grant review process without speaking to... more

We're wading chin deep through the season of optimism, so it makes sense a player being paid $37 million guaranteed from his new team would be gushing over his budding relationship with his new coach. The Brock Osweiler era in Houston reached the f... more

Tom Brady's lawyers filed a petition Monday for a rehearing of his suspension case against the NFL before the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York. According to the filing, Brady's legal team, led by former U.S. Solicitor General Ted... more

At least one prominent NFL owner is behind the idea of the Oakland Raiders potentially relocating to Las Vegas. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told USA Today on Friday he would support Raiders owner Mark Davis' desire to relocate the team... more

Ryan Tannehill might have been excited about having a conversation about quarterbacking with Peyton Manning earlier this spring, but Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase has downplayed the meeting. Speaking to NFL Media senior columnist Gil Brandt and F... more

Los Angeles Rams safety T.J. McDonald was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after allegedly hitting a parked car Tuesday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to NFL Media. McDonald was arrested at 8:30 a.m. PT in... more

Following last season's disappointing rookie campaign, San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is eager to prove he can be a three-down workhorse for the Bolts this season. Melvin's immediate future, however, could be taking a backseat to Mon... more

Add Robert Nkemdiche to the list of first-round draft selections under contract. Nkemdiche, selected 29th overall last week, signed his four-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, the team announced. The defensive tackle out of Mississ... more

The Indianapolis Colts aren't wasting time in making sure their first-round draft pick is under contract in time for rookie minicamp. Center Ryan Kelly, who the Colts selected No. 18 overall in the draft, agreed to terms on a deal with the team... more

April

Laremy Tunsil's high-profile tumble out of the top 10 will be one of the legacies of the 2016 NFL Draft, but the Baltimore Ravens' first-round draft strategy might not have been compromised by Tunsil's off-field issues. Speaking on NFL Network on... more

Josh Norman became the NFL's highest-paid cornerback Friday, signing a five-year, $75 million deal with the Washington Redskins that includes $50 million in guarantees. In a span of two days, Norman went from Carolina Panthers All-Pro to Redskins... more

Contract negotiations between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets have been jammed in neutral for a while, but that isn't stopping the quarterback from continuing to embrace a New York state of mind. On Tuesday night, Fitzpatrick and several mem... more

Johnny Manziel's brief clienthood under Drew Rosenhaus' representation umbrella appears to be over. Speaking on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday, Rosenhaus said he terminated his contract with the ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback, stating he believe... more

Police found a loaded gun in the vehicle belonging to Will Smith while investigating the former Saints star's killing on Saturday, the New Orleans Police Department announced. While executing a search warrant on Smith's Mercedes G63 on Tuesday,... more

The setbacks continue for Washington Redskins running back Silas Redd. After missing the entire 2015 season because of a preseason knee injury, Redd was suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL's Policy and Program on Substances of... more

The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday that the team and Will Smith's family will host a visitation for guests wishing to pay their final respects to the former Saints star from 2 p.m.- 7 p.m. CT Friday at the Saints' indoor training facility in... more

March

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died Friday from injuries he sustained from a dirt bike crash in Florida on Thursday night, Walker's agent, Ron Butler, told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. He was 23. Walker was seriously injured after the d... more

A little more than a month after announcing he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says he is cancer-free. Blank, 73, made the announcement while speaking at the 2016 Georgia Technology Summit in Atlanta on... more

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker was critically injured in a dirtbike crash in Southeast Florida on Thursday night, the Ravens announced. Walker, 23, was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami in critical condition, the team said.... more

Ryan Fitzpatrick's future with the New York Jets remains very much undecided, and the Gang Green faithful aren't the only ones nervous about who will be starting at quarterback next season. Brandon Marshall, one of the primary beneficiaries of... more

Arguably the best defensive end left on the free-agent market is officially off the board. Former first-round pick Robert Ayers has agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport... more

The workhorse of the San Diego Chargers' offensive line will be back with the team next season. The Chargers announced Monday they reached an agreement on a four-year deal with right tackle Joe Barksdale, who was ranked among our top 99 free agent... more

The Denver Broncos have already said goodbye to one quarterback and they have no intention of parting ways with another. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday on NFL Network that Denver believes Brock Osweiler will be its starter next sea... more

An Ohio State player said Friday he was asked about his sexuality by an Atlanta Falcons coach during the NFL Scouting Combine last week, and the NFL is looking into the matter. During an interview with Comcast SportsNet on Friday, Buckeyes cornerb... more

The New York Giants could be in the market for a new high-profile defensive end if they decide to let Jason Pierre-Paul walk. Could Charles Johnson fill the void? Johnson, who was released by the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, will visit with the... more

Andre Johnson's days with the Indianapolis Colts appeared to be numbered, but that doesn't mean he wants to call it quits on his NFL career. Speaking at the Jordan Brand Football Summit in Las Vegas on Saturday, Johnson was adamant that he will be... more

February

It appears Peyton Manning is inching closer toward deciding whether he will play in 2016. According to Denver Post columnist Woody Paige, Manning "will acknowledge his decision" to retire by the end of this week. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport rep... more

If Tim Tebow still has the desire to be a professional football player, his former college coach said his best chance to play is probably north of the border. Talking to Rich Eisen and Mike Mayock during NFL Network's NFL Scouting Combine coverage... more

The Los Angeles Rams want to keep Trumaine Johnson in the fold, and they're willing to use the franchise tag in order to make it happen. The Rams are leaning toward franchise tagging the fifth-year cornerback, sources informed of the team's... more

The salary cap for the 2016 NFL season has been set. The NFL Players Association has been informed that the salary cap for 2016 has been set at $155.27 million per team, union sources and player agents told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday... more

Before the season ended, Saints quarterback Drew Brees assured everyone that he and coach Sean Payton would remain in New Orleans in 2016. On Thursday, it was Payton's turn to erase any doubts regarding whether Brees will stay in New Orleans beyond... more

Dallas police have concluded their domestic violence assault investigation of Johnny Manziel and have submitted their findings to the Dallas County District Attorney for presentation to a grand jury, which will determine whether the Cleveland Browns... more

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced last Friday it's continuing to investigate an alleged incident involving Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy that injured two off-duty police officers earlier this month. In a statement ,... more

The NFL is reviewing the situation surrounding Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler after a video of him surfaced Tuesday during which he was depicted watching two women as they fight. In the video, which was published by TMZ on Tuesday,... more

Johnny Manziel remains under criminal investigation for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend during an argument last month, Dallas police announced Saturday. Dallas Police Department spokeswoman Maj. Midge Boyle said detectives continue to... more

The former girlfriend of Johnny Manziel alleges the Cleveland Browns quarterback physically and verbally abused her and that she feared for her life in graphic, according to sworn statements made in a protective order application published by KXAS-TV... more

A day after Dallas police announced they have launched a domestic violence investigation of Johnny Manziel, NFL Executive Vice President Troy Vincent said the league is willing to help the Cleveland Browns quarterback. "We wish to give Johnny as m... more

The Dallas Police Dept. announced Friday night it has launched a criminal investigation of Johnny Manziel after receiving a complaint of domestic violence assault against the Cleveland Browns quarterback. The complaint stems from an alleged alterc... more

A Texas judge signed a protective order against Johnny Manziel on Friday that prevents the Cleveland Browns quarterback from making contact with his ex-girlfriend for two years, WTAA-TV in Dallas reported . In addition to the protective order, WTAA... more

Add Rob Gronkowski to the list of players (and fans) who'd like to see changes made to the Pro Bowl. Speaking on NFL Total Access in San Francisco on Wednesday, Gronk said it was impossible for him to make the trip to Hawaii last week to play in t... more

In the aftermath of the Denver Broncos' AFC Championship Game win, quarterback Peyton Manning told New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick "this might be my last rodeo." Manning hasn't elaborated on his conversation with Belichick other than to... more

January

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is believed to have suffered a sprained AC joint during Saturday's wild-card playoff victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Media's Albert Breer and NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported .... more

December

It appears Vontaze Burfict's controversial hit on Ben Roethlisberger likely will leave the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker a little lighter in his wallet. Burfict is facing a collective penalty of close to $70,000 for three fines stemming from three... more

Russell Wilson has been one bad man against opposing defenses for the surging Seattle Seahawks, but some folks struggle with the idea of ranking him among the NFL's elite play-callers. Count Browns coach Mike Pettine among them. Speaking to repo... more

November

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke about the league's stance on daily fantasy, and answered questions about officiating and instant replay during a fan forum with Minnesota Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf in Minneapolis on Sunday. Goodell reiterated t... more

Will it be a chance for revenge or will it trigger a Windy City relapse of buyer's remorse? On Sunday , Jay Cutler will play the Broncos for the first time since Denver traded the then-disgruntled quarterback to the Chicago Bears in April 2009. I... more

Todd Gurley's NFL career has barely left the gate, but that hasn't stopped the Rams' rookie sensation from quickly earning a well-deserved reputation as one of the league's elite running backs. Despite sitting out the season's first two games as he... more

October

Todd Bowles is the man in charge, but it appears the Jets are having some difficulty purging some of the loose-lipped characteristics of Rex Ryan's Florham Park regime. Speaking to USA Today about Sunday's AFC East showdown against the New England... more

September

The NFL has filed a motion for an expedited briefing schedule in its appeal of Tom Brady's dissolved suspension ruling, according to documents obtained Friday by NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The NFL Players Association has consented to the motio... more

It's been more than a month since the early portion of Geno Smith's season was derailed by a locker room sucker punch , and it appears he's still trying to come to terms with what happened. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, the New York Jets quarter... more

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