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Jeremy Bergman

Jeremy Bergman

Jeremy Bergman joined the NFL in 2015 as a Digital Content Producer and contributes as a writer for Around The NFL. He previously worked at USA Today Sports, New York Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter and is currently living out his dream of covering football by day and driving Uber by night.
October

The Green Bay Packers (5-1) are alone atop the NFC North. Green Bay came back from a 13-point first-half deficit and Mason Crosby kicked a game-winning 23-yard field goal with no time remaining to top the Detroit Lions (2-2-1), 23-22 , †on "Monday N... more

Before their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Zach Brown remarked that inconsistent quarterback Kirk Cousins was the "weakest part of the offense ." One day after Cousins and the Vikings put up 38 points and... more

Big D has taken three straight L's, but the Cowboys HC is feeling OK about his job status. One day removed from Dallas' 24-22 loss to the New York Jets, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was asked whether he had been given any assurances about his job... more

Just three weeks ago, the Dallas Cowboys were undefeated, competitors atop the NFC, the cat's pajamas, the bee's knees and everything in between. After Sunday's 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets, they're none of those things. No, no... more

There was no 18-1 miracle to be had on Thursday night. The New England Patriots (6-0) forced four turnovers and scored twice off defense and special teams in a 35-14 mid-week win over the New York Giants (2-4) to stay undefeated. Here's what we lear... more

Rob Gronkowski is making his debut Thursday night as a FOX Sports football analyst, but the first mention of him in the lead-up to the matchup between the New York Giants and New England Patriots came from Pats owner Robert Kraft. Kraft went on NFL... more

Cleveland's offense is in a rut. In the Browns' three losses, they've scored just 29 points combined and averaged just 165.7 passing yards per game. It wasn't supposed to be this way, not after the acquisition of Odell Beckham, his pairing with Jarvi... more

Todd Gurley popped up on Los Angeles' first injury report of the week. The Rams running back did not practice Wednesday with a quad injury. Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters Gurley is "day-to-day" with a left thigh contusion. "I think we just... more

The injury bug continues to bite the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. After losing fullback Kyle Juszczyk for up to six weeks with an MCL sprain, San Francisco learned this week that it will be without its starting right tackle for a similar amount... more

The winless New York Jets will finally see the return of their starting quarterback, when Sam Darnold, his body fully recovered from a bout with mononucleosis and his spleen shrunk to its pre-mono state, takes the field against the Dallas Cowboys on... more

Touchdowns, get yer touchdowns! This week's Offensive Player of the Week recipients combined for nine scores, while the Defensive Players of the Week made huge stops behind the line of scrimmage in prime time. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Wat... more

Through thick and thin, the Brothers Gruden stick together. But not too together. One day after his brother, Jay Gruden, was fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins, Jon Gruden told reporters he would not speculate about Jay joining his sta... more

The Cody Parkey redemption tour begins in earnest this week in the Music City. Seven months after his release from the Chicago Bears, Parkey has landed with the Tennessee Titans, who announced the kicker's signing on Tuesday afternoon. Tennessee al... more

The New England Patriots and ... the San Francisco 49ers: Through five weeks, those two are the last remaining undefeated teams in football. San Francisco (4-0) secured its fourth win in as many tries by routing the Cleveland Browns (2-3), 31-3 , on... more

Hours after Jay Gruden was fired after five-plus seasons as head coach of the Washington Redskins, details are starting to emerge about how the axing occurred. Gruden spoke to Les Carpenter of The Washington Post on Monday afternoon to explain th... more

Benjamin Watson's regular-season reunion with the New England Patriots was postponed last week. On Monday, it was cancelled. The Patriots released the veteran tight end after not activating him from the suspended list ahead of their Thursday night... more

In his 23 previous regular-season and postseason games, Patrick Mahomes, the reigning MVP, had never been held under 20 points. Hell, he'd never been held under 26. That changed in a big way on Sunday night, when Mahomes' Chiefs could only muster 1... more

As the world turns in Eagan, Minnesota, Stefon Diggs' game status for the Vikings' clash with the Giants on Sunday revolves around coach Mike Zimmer's decision. On Friday, Zimmer offered no hint one way or the other whether Diggs, amid his frustrat... more

The wild, wild NFC West played host to a shootout in Seattle on Thursday night. In a back-and-forth battle, the Seattle Seahawks (4-1) laughed last as Greg Zuerlein's 44-yard game-winning field-goal attempt went wide right and the Los Angeles Rams (3... more

The likelihood that Roquan Smith will see playing time across the pond on Sunday is increasing by the day. One week after sitting out Chicago's win over Minnesota due to unexplained "personal reasons," Smith is accompanying the Bears on their trip... more

Five of this week's recipients of Players of the Week honors played their best ball with the season on the line. Sitting at 1-2, the quintet below inspired teammates and viewers were outstanding performances to pull their clubs back to .500. Elsewher... more

Two days removed from a missed opportunity in the Windy City, Kirk Cousins wants to atone for his misses. The Vikings quarterback took to the airwaves Tuesday to address their loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday, in which Minnesota mustered just si... more

One of the season's breakout receivers is on the mend. Cincinnati Bengals wideout John Ross is expected to miss multiple games after suffering a shoulder injury in Monday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, sources told NFL Network's Mike Gara... more

September

Pittsburgh's eighth straight win over Cincinnati came with eight sacks. The Steelers (1-3) throttled the winless Bengals (0-4), 27-3 , to get their first win of the season on "Monday Night Football" in Week 4. Here's what we learned from the AFC Nort... more

An injury-riddled Eagles secondary is welcoming back a familiar face. Philadelphia is re-signing veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Friday. The team later made the news official. Scandrick spent the... more

Jalen Ramsey was away from the Jacksonville Jaguars this week as he dealt with an illness and a back injury before traveling to Nashville for the birth of his second child. But after a long week chock full of absences and doubled-down trade request... more

"Thursday Night Football" delivered the goods in Week 4. In a back-and-forth affair between two great signal-callers and established NFC franchises, the Philadelphia Eagles (2-2) thwarted the Green Bay Packers (3-1) in the red zone twice in the fourt... more

Jalen Ramsey isn't making noise at the Jacksonville Jaguars facility this week. The cornerback was sidelined by illness and a back injury before leaving the team to attend the birth of his second child in Nashville. But Ramsey is making himself hea... more

With just one brilliant start, Daniel Jones changed the paradigm for mobility under center for the New York Giants -- and for nicknames of quarterbacks league-wide. Forget "The Sheriff " or "The Red Rifle " or "The Pharaoh ". Football's hottest nic... more

One start, one win, one piece of hardware for one of the six recipients of Player of the Week awards for Week 3. New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after leading Big Blue to a 32-21 victory over th... more

With Vance McDonald hampered by a shoulder injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers are reaching out for reinforcements at the tight end position. Pittsburgh is acquiring tight end Nick Vannett from the Seattle Seahawks, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom... more

For the first time since 2015, the Green Bay Packers are 3-0. Their defense, long the organization's Achilles' heel, is second in scoring (11.7 PPG) and leads the league in takeaways (8). In an NFC North that through three weeks includes zero teams u... more

Thanks to five takeaways, the Chicago Bears (2-1) got up early and held on late to defeat the Washington Redskins (0-3), 31-15, on "Monday Night Football" in Week 3. Here's what we learned: 1. In Chicago, as the defense goes, the team goes. Tha... more

Chicago was without its starting right tackle on Monday Night Football . Bears tackle Bobby Massie was listed among the team's inactives ahead of Monday night's 31-15 win over the Washington Redskins. He did not appear on the injury report this we... more

The Michael Crabtree era in Arizona is over. The Cardinals released the veteran receiver on Monday after just over a month with the club. Crabtree signed with the club on Aug. 21 after spending the bulk of the offseason without a team. Crabtree... more

On a night of mostly befuddling offensive play from the Cleveland Browns in their 20-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, one call stood out as the most confounding of them all. Down four points with less than 10 minutes to go, Cleveland faced a... more

Six inches to the right -- that's how close Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Matt Gay's 34-yard field goal attempt came from sliding through the uprights and sealing a win over the New York Giants. Alas, Gay pushed the kick with time running out, and Ta... more

Saquon Barkley's afternoon, and perhaps his season, was sidetracked by injury on Sunday. The New York Giants star running back did not return to his team's resounding come-from-behind win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after suffering an ankle inju... more

The Antonio Brown era in New England lasted less than two weeks and just one game. The Patriots released the wide receiver on Friday amid allegations of sexual assault. "The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown," the team said in a... more

If this is the end for Jalen Ramsey in Jacksonville, the cornerback went out with a whisper. Amid rumblings of a potential trade away from the Jaguars, Ramsey enjoyed a long but overall quiet evening in Jacksonville's 20-7 win over the Tennessee... more

Minshew Mania went prime time on Thursday night, as the rookie quarterback led the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) to a 20-7 win over the division-rival Tennessee Titans (1-2). Here's what we learned from the soggy affair: 1. Welcomed back to Duval by... more

Sloppy conditions in Jacksonville have given way to sloppy play and, at least according to one future Hall of Fame quarterback, even sloppier refereeing. Too many penalties. Just let us play!!!! #TENvsJAC ‚?? Tom Brady (@TomBrady) September 20,... more

In the first quarter of the New York Jets' 23-3 defeat to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night, Jamal Adams levied a booming hit on Baker Mayfield, leveling the quarterback right after a third-down pass attempt and knocking him to the turf. Adams... more

Our second edition of "Thursday Night Football" this season pits two AFC South foes against one another in the middle of the week for the fifth time in six years. Coming off two wildly different results, the Tennessee Titans (1-1) are traveling to TI... more

Back from suspension, Chad Kelly is now back on waivers. The Indianapolis Colts released the third-year quarterback on Wednesday, just two days after he returned from his two-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Kel... more

The Taco Charlton truck is being towed out of Dallas. The Cowboys released the former first-round defensive end on Wednesday after two-plus seasons with the club. Charlton's cut comes after Dallas opened the door for trade talks for the 24-year-o... more

Welcome back to the spotlight, Odell Beckham! The receiver's monster evening paced the Cleveland Browns (1-1) past the New York Jets (0-2), 23-3 . Here's what we learned from the Monday night contest : 1. All eyes were on Odell Beckham Jr. on Monda... more

False alarm on the Adam Vinatieri front. The 46-year-old kicker will continue kicking for the Indianapolis Colts. So says Colts coach Frank Reich, who spoke on a conference call with reporters Monday to clarify Vinatieri's status with the team afte... more

By the time Eddy Pineiro's game-winning kick went through the uprights in Denver, clinching Chicago's 16-14 win over the host Broncos and ensuring the Bears' first victory of 2019, it had been just under 252 days since the double-doink, the kick tha... more

Adam Vinatieri had another rough Sunday afternoon. The Indianapolis Colts came away with a 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans, but their two-point victory should have been a four-point triumph had Vinatieri been on his A-game. The 46-year-old ki... more

Two games, 10 points, 23 first downs. All that adds up to no wins in two home games for the Miami Dolphins, and surprisingly, no change at quarterback. Following Miami's 43-0 defeat to the rival New England Patriots, in which Ryan Fitzpatrick thre... more

New York's quarterback on offense is already sidelined by mononucleosis . On Monday night, the Jets will also be without their quarterback on defense. Gang Green has ruled out starting inside linebacker C.J. Mosley for their clash with the Clevela... more

Antonio Brown is going to Miami. The newly signed New England Patriots receiver is making the trip with the club to South Florida ahead of their Week 2 matchup with the Dolphins, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reported. Brown is expected to play, NFL Ne... more

Two games into his first season with the Arizona Cardinals, Terrell Suggs is already back in Baltimore. At least for the weekend. The longtime Ravens and current Cards edge rusher is making his short-awaited return to M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday... more

Through two games in Tampa Bay, Jameis Winston's playmakers have emerged. Chris Godwin leads the Buccaneers with 11 receptions and 15 targets. Mike Evans is right there behind him. Peyton Barber and Ronald Jones have split the running reps with Bar... more

Aaron Colvin wasn't unemployed for long. One day after he was officially released by the Houston Texans, Colvin signed with the Washington Redskins. Washington also signed receiver Robert Davis from the practice squad and place starting running b... more

Derrius Guice is being shelved for at least the next two months. The Washington Redskins are placing the running back on injured reserve after he underwent surgery for a torn meniscus this week, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Washington... more

Tampa Bay's first-round rookie avoided serious injury Thursday night. Buccaneers linebacker Devin White suffered a grade one MCL sprain against the Carolina Panthers, coach Bruce Arians told reporters Friday. White is considered day-to-day . Aria... more

The first game of Week 2 pitted two familiar foes against one another, and it came down to the final minutes. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) prevailed over the Carolina Panthers (0-2), 20-14 , on a game-saving tackle near the goal line. Here's what w... more

Less than a week after suffering a scary-looking neck injury, Gareon Conley will likely be back on the field. The Oakland Raiders cornerback should be able to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther t... more

Ahead of Monday night's matchup against the New York Jets, Cleveland Browns receiver Odell Beckham accused current Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of directing Browns players to injure him during a 2017 preseason game while he was with the... more

Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley was carted off the field on a stretcher in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos. The team quickly ruled him out for the remainder of the game with a neck injury. Conley wa... more

To make room for former Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown, the New England Patriots are getting rid of an ex-Raider and a veteran pass catcher. New England is waiving safety Obi Melifonwu and releasing tight end Lance Kendricks ahead of Brown'... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all offseason waxing on about how, ridden of toxic elements (Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, etc.), the locker room was drama-free and everyone was on the same page heading into 2019. Indeed, Pittsburgh's opener was... more

Jacoby Brissett won't have one of his pass-catchers for quite some time. Indianapolis Colts receiver Devin Funchess suffered a broken collarbone in their loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday afternoon, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelisser... more

He saw his franchise pass rusher get paid. Then he saw his starting middle linebacker and starting right tackle break the bank. Finally, with a week to go before the season, his running back smashed records with a deal of his own. When will it be D... more

Keelan Doss has suddenly become the most sought-after practice-squad player in the league. One day after the Jacksonville Jaguars offered him the rookie minimum of $495,000 to stay on their practice squad instead of returning to the Oakland Raider... more

Future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson was a healthy scratch on Sunday afternoon for the first time in his career. The Washington Redskins went into the season opener with Derrius Guice, Chris Thompson and Wendell Smallwood instead. The f... more

Delanie Walker wasn't buying the hype around the Cleveland Browns ahead of this weekend. The tight end definitely wasn't buying it after his Tennessee Titans laid the boom Sunday on the most interesting (and published ) team in football. Fresh off... more

No one had a more impressive, more dominant and, to some, more surprising season opener than Lamar Jackson. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback turned the Miami Dolphins defense into formless blubber on Sunday afternoon, throwing for 324 yards and fiv... more

Josh Gordon has not spoken to the media since being reinstated from his indefinite suspension. Ahead of his return to regular-season football, the New England Patriots receiver issued a statement to explain his absence and his journey back to the g... more

Ahead of their season-opening clash against the Washington Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles placed their No. 1 wide receiver on the most recent injury report. Alshon Jeffery was a limited participant in practice on Thursday with a biceps injury.... more

By the time Sam Darnold takes his first snap on Sunday afternoon, it will be 602 days since his running back, Le'Veon Bell, last played in an NFL game. The New York Jets running back did not play in a single one of Gang Green's preseason contests b... more

Football is here. Real, competitive professional football with stakes is back in our lives, starting this Thursday night. And what a way to start. Kicking off the National Football League's 100th season is not the reigning Super Bowl champion New... more

Injuries have followed Cam Newton all throughout the offseason; the Panthers quarterback went under the knife to correct a shoulder injury in January and was recently diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain. But on Wednesday, Newton was nowhere to be seen... more

In the aftermath of Andrew Luck's retirement, not much, or at least not as much, is expected of the Indianapolis Colts. Before the oft-injured signal-caller called it quits less than two weeks ago, Indy was perceived as the favorite to claim the AF... more

Monday marked the first day of practice for Jadeveon Clowney, Seattle Seahawks defensive end. Clowney was the centerpiece of one of two mega trades Saturday executed by the Houston Texans. After a prolonged contract dispute, Clowney was eventually... more

Houston reshaped its roster in a major way this weekend, swinging trades for offensive additions Laremy Tunsil, Kenny Stills and Carlos Hyde but also parting ways with two first-round picks, a second-round pick and a Pro Bowl pass rusher in Jadeveon... more

Just two weeks ago, the Colts were fully invested in Andrew Luck as their franchise quarterback. Now, they're investing in a future without him. Indianapolis agreed to terms with recently anointed starting quarterback Jacoby Brissett on a two-year... more

Minnesota is moving on from one 2016 first-round wideout by adding another. Days after cutting receiver Laquon Treadwell after three seasons with the club, the Vikings signed former Redskins pass-catcher Josh Doctson to a one-year deal, a source to... more

August

Two major trades rocked the NFL landscape on Saturday, as the Houston Texans dealt Pro Bowl edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney to the Seattle Seahawks and, in a separate move, acquired 2016 first-round left tackle Laremy Tunsil and wide receiver Kenny Sti... more

Saturday's deadline to finalize 53-man rosters has come and gone, and so has the Los Angeles Chargers' patience with Melvin Gordon. Amid the running back's contract standoff with the club, Los Angeles has given Gordon and his reps permission to see... more

The Kaare Vedvik experience didn't last long in Minneapolis. The Vikings are waiving the kicker-punter just three weeks after acquiring him in exchange for a fifth-round pick, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Saturday. An undrafted fr... more

Joe Douglas is cutting one of Mike Maccagnan's last draft picks for Gang Green. The New York Jets are releasing 2019 third-round pick Jachai Polite, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The New York Daily News first reported the news. Polit... more

Forty-four years young, Matt Bryant is back on the Atlanta Falcons after a summer vacation away. Atlanta agreed to terms with the veteran kicker on Saturday, the team announced, after Bryant worked out for the club on Friday. Bryant is receiving a... more

With just over a week before the start of their season, the New York Jets are still looking for a kicker. On Saturday, they reportedly held tryouts for two name-brand booters. New York worked out former Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey and ex-Los... more

Coming up on the next episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks": Three quarterbacks enter ... all three remain, too. After holding a preseason-long backup quarterback competition documented by HBO and NFL Films, the Oakland Raiders are expected to keep three... more

Paxton Lynch is out in the Emerald City. The Seattle Seahawks waived the former first-round pick on Friday ahead of Saturday's deadline to finalize 53-man rosters, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday. Seattle signed Lynch this offsea... more

Carolina will play the 2019 season without longtime kicker Graham Gano. The Panthers announced Friday that they are placing the Pro Bowl booter on injured reserve, ending his season before it begins. Gano had been sidelined late in training camp by... more

Jason Pierre-Paul won't see the field for at least another month-and-a-half. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are placing the rehabbing defensive end on the reserve/non-football injury list, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. The Tamp... more

Cleveland continues to address its offensive line woes ahead of the regular season. The Browns acquired offensive lineman Wyatt Teller and a 2021 seventh-round pick from the Buffalo Bills on Thursday in exchange for a 2020 fifth-round pick and... more

It's so close. So very close. After months of biding time and biting nails in anticipation of the 2019 NFL season, kickoff is just seven days away. But before we can enjoy the thrill of competitive professional football, there are still scores to set... more

As the season nears, Trent Williams remains away from the Washington Redskins over contract and medical disputes with the team. Redskins brass has been optimistic all summer that Williams will eventually rejoin the team, yet the left tackle is stil... more

Could U.S. women's national soccer team captain Carli Lloyd kick for a professional NFL team? That's been the question on the internet's mind ever since the three-time World Cup winner banged home a 55-yard field goal at a joint practice between the... more

Houston's season opener is in less than two weeks and Jadeveon Clowney is not under contract. That could remain the case into the regular season and beyond. According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, the Texans pass rusher, who has yet to sign his... more

New England is adding reinforcements to the offensive line to make up for David Andrews' absence. The Patriots acquired backup offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor from the Baltimore Ravens for an undisclosed draft pick, Baltimore announced Wednesd... more

The Arizona Cardinals have suspended executive vice president/chief operating officer Ron Minegar for six weeks without pay and fined him $200,000 in response to his DUI arrest earlier this month, the team confirmed to NFL.com on Tuesday. Minegar w... more

Jason Pierre-Paul took a major step Tuesday toward his return to game action. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end has been cleared by club and independent doctors to resume rehab activities, sources told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Tuesday. T... more

If Josh Doctson isn't long for the Washington Redskins, his head coach isn't letting on. Amid rumors and reports that the former first-round wideout is a cut or trade candidate, Redskins coach Jay Gruden was mum on Doctson's roster status when aske... more

One of John Lynch's first signings as general manager of the San Francisco 49ers is no longer in their plans. San Francisco is releasing veteran linebacker Malcolm Smith after just two seasons with the team, sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo... more

In the aftermath of Lamar Miller's season-ending torn ACL, the Houston Texans are currently slated to go into the regular season with Duke Johnson as their starting running back. Asked whether the team plans to add to its RB room before the start o... more

The New England Patriots could be without their starting center for some time. David Andrews has been hospitalized with a blood clot in his lungs and his season could be in jeopardy, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source informed.... more

Andrew Luck's shock retirement reverberated around the NFL this weekend, surprising locker rooms and quarterback rooms league wide. QBs from around the NFL offered their well wishes to the 29-year-old Colts QB, including two fellow No. 12s. While... more

The NFL world was stunned Saturday night when the news of Andrew Luck's retirement came down. Below is a selection of the outpouring of support and congratulations for the Colts quarterback: Every time i think about it, Tears start to flow... more

Lamar Miller is done for the 2019 NFL season. An MRI on Sunday confirmed the Texans' starting running back suffered a torn ACL, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source. Miller was carted off the field during Houston's first drive aga... more

New England's misfortune at the tight end position continued on Saturday. Patriots tight end Lance Kendricks was suspended for the first game of the 2019 season for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse, the NFL announced. Kendrick... more

Jameis Winston is entering a make-or-break season in 2019, as his rookie contract reaches its final year, and he might begin the campaign without his expected backup quarterback. Tampa Bay Buccaneers second-string signal-caller Blaine Gabbert suffe... more

Derwin James is heading to injured reserve. The Los Angeles Chargers safety will be placed on IR ahead of Week 1, the team said in a press release Thursday. James underwent successful surgery Thursday to address a stress fracture of the fifth... more

Michael Crabtree is back in Arizona. This time, for good. Two weeks after working out for the Cardinals but leaving without a deal, the receiver has signed a one-year, $3.25 million contract that has a maximum value of up to $5.5 million, per NFL... more

With few holes to poke on Chicago's roster, much of the coverage around Bears camp this spring and summer has revolved around the kicker competition. That discourse quieted this week after the Bears cut Elliott Fry, essentially ceding the starting k... more

When the Pittsburgh Steelers traded up to select Devin Bush with the 10th overall pick in the 2019 draft, the linebacker was thought to be the second coming of Ryan Shazier, the final piece of the puzzle that has been Pittsburgh's spotty defense. "... more

Detroit is doubling down on Snacks. The Lions have signed defensive tackle Damon Harrison to a one-year extension worth $11 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Harrison will receive $12 million in guaranteed money over the next two... more

The Arizona Cardinals are the second team to give up on the Kevin White experiment. Arizona has released the former first-round receiver, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of his release. The team later announced the... more

The hits keep coming to the New York Jets' linebacker corps. Outside linebacker Brandon Copeland, who started 10 games for Gang Green last year, was suspended for the first four games of the 2019 season for violating the league's policy on... more

Miami is building for the future in Brian Flores' first year at the helm, and the Dolphins ensured Tuesday night that Jakeem Grant will be a part of his plan. The Dolphins agreed to a four-year extension worth up to $24 million with the 26-year-old... more

Dallas announced one contract on Tuesday, introducing linebacker Jaylon Smith's five-year extension with a 33-minute press conference. But following the proceedings, the conversation returned to a contract that had not yet been signed and a Cowboys p... more

Daniel Jones's second preseason start didn't quite get away from him, but the ball did, twice. The New York Giants rookie quarterback saw more than one drive on Friday night, his second game under center for Big Blue, and showed the best and worst... more

Josh Gordon is back in the league again. The NFL is conditionally reinstating the New England Patriots wide receiver following his indefinite suspension, the league announced. "We are all rooting for Josh to succeed, both personally and... more

Baltimore could enter, and conclude, the season without its star slot cornerback. Ravens coach John Harbaugh told reporters after Baltimore's win Thursday night that nickelback Tavon Young could miss the 2019 campaign with a neck injury. "Tavon... more

Kyler Murray had a sloppy second preseason start on Thursday night. After lighting it up in one series against the Los Angeles Chargers last week, the Arizona Cardinals quarterback looked like a rookie in four drives (if you can call them that) ag... more

Our first glimpse of Aaron Rodgers taking live snaps in Matt LaFleur's offense will have to wait at least another week. Rodgers is being held out of Green Bay's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens due to back tightness, per the team. Sittin... more

Will Fuller's injury history has the Houston Texans taking precautions with the wideout this summer. Coming off an ACL injury that sidelined him for the final eight games of the 2018 season, Fuller is participating in practice but has not played in a... more

Minkah Fitzpatrick is playing out of position in Miami, or at least so says Minkah Fitzpatrick's mom. In response to a beat reporter's comment that the second-year defensive back was not playing well Wednesday, Fitzpatrick's mother, Melissa, respon... more

Will Andrew Luck and his injured calf-slash-ankle be available to start for the Indianapolis Colts come Week 1 of the regular season? We should get an answer by next weekend. Colts coach Frank Reich told reporters Wednesday night that he would like... more

Jimmy Garoppolo enjoyed a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day at the office on Wednesday afternoon. During one stretch of practice, the San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback threw five consecutive interceptions to Richard Sherman, Ahkello... more

As the start of the regular season nears, Cowboys fans are getting antsier by the day about the Triplets' outstanding contract extensions. But Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is preaching patience to Dallas' supporters, using a colorful albeit rather vio... more

The narrative around Andrew Luck's unavailability continues to shift by the hour. On Tuesday evening, Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard told reporters on a conference call that the team's medical staff and training staff believe Luck... more

Seattle took its fair share of heat for relying too much on the run during the 2018 season. Though the Seahawks rode its league-leading ground game to a return to the postseason, Seattle was undone by handing it off to its backs too often on early... more

So close, and yet so far. That was how DK Metcalf's quarterback and coach described the first-year wide receiver's debut Thursday night. The Seattle Seahawks rookie was targeted four times in the box score -- five times if you count a reception cal... more

Emmanuel Sanders' return to full strength and participation from last season's Achilles injury has been well documented. That journey is nearly complete. The Broncos receiver took a big step Monday by participating in every 11-on-11 team period, pe... more

Dak Prescott wants to be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL. That much is clear from his latest contract demand. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback, who is entering the final year of his contract and has been negotiating an extension with the club... more

Arizona Cardinals executive vice president/chief operating officer Ron Minegar was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a Chandler Police Department report. Minegar was stopped at around 11:30 p.m. PT in... more

Norwegian kicker Kaare Vedvik is joining the Vikings. Three days after Vedvik's lights-out preseason performance , the Baltimore Ravens announced Sunday they traded the 25-year-old special-teamer to the Minnesota Vikings. NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The New York Jets entered training camp and preseason with just one kicker on their roster. On Sunday morning, that kicker retired. New York announced that Chandler Catanzaro has retired, just four months after he re-joined the club and three days... more

For a rebuilding Dolphins side in search of a starting quarterback, a starting running back and a team identity, Preston Williams' breakout performance on Thursday evening was a breath of fresh air. Williams, an undrafted rookie out of Colorado Sta... more

Tri-staters who stuck around long enough following an hour-long weather delay in the Meadowlands were witnesses to history: the first pass interference call or non-call to be reversed upon replay. In the third quarter of the Giants' 31-22 victory... more

Daniel Jones' preseason debut was short but oh so sweet. The New York Giants rookie signal-caller took over for Eli Manning in the first quarter of Big Blue's preseason-opening 31-22 win against the New York Jets. Manning got just one drive. Jones... more

Fireworks on the field in East Rutherford gave way to an hour-long weather delay. The preseason game between the New York Jets and New York Giants was suspended due to severe weather with 1:23 to go in the first quarter at 7:39 p.m. local time. The... more

Le'Veon Bell's on-field debut with the New York Jets will have to wait. The Jets announced they are holding the All-Pro running back out of their preseason opener against the cross-stadium New York Giants on Thursday night, broadcast on NFL Network... more

Robert Quinn's availability for Week 1 was in question after he fractured his left hand in Tuesday's practice, but not anymore. The Cowboys defensive end won't be available for Week 1 or Week 2.† The NFL is suspending Quinn for violating the leagu... more

No one is saying Minnesota Vikings first-round rookie Garrett Bradbury has a problem with preparation. Perspiration, on the other hand... Bradbury has drawn the ire of starting quarterback Kirk Cousins in camp, not for sloppy snaps, but for soaked... more

Carolina is hoping and expecting that third's time a charm for Curtis Samuel. The third-year receiver didn't contribute much in his first two campaigns, compiling 66 touches for 757 yards and seven scores in 22 games. Samuel, 22, was expected to be... more

San Francisco's injury woes continued on Wednesday afternoon but did not last too deep into the evening. Niners defensive end Nick Bosa and cornerback Jason Verrett both underwent MRIs on their ankles after exiting practice with apparent injuries.... more

The NFL preseason officially kicked off last week with the Hall of Fame Game between the Broncos and Falcons , but this week provides the first full slate, with all 32 teams in action from Thursday through Saturday . What can we expect in the coming... more

It appears Oakland will begin the 2019 regular season without an offseason free-agent acquisition. Raiders cornerback Nevin Lawson said in a Twitter post on Monday evening that he has been suspended by the league for the first four games of the sea... more

Sam Darnold's zip has Jets coaches and teammates buzzing so far in training camp. Entering his second year as New York's franchise quarterback, Darnold has reportedly demonstrated greater arm strength ahead of his sophomore campaign. Jets coach Ada... more

Representatives for the National Football League and the NFL Players Association met in Chicago on Monday to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source informed of the meeting. Talks concluded on... more

For his 42nd birthday, Tom Brady received a special gift from the New England Patriots: a long-awaited contract extension. The future Hall of Fame quarterback agreed to terms on a two-year, $70 million contract extension with New England on Sunday,... more

During Seattle's annual training camp scrimmage on Saturday night, one player was notably not participating in game action: D.K. Metcalf. The rookie receiver was active in warmups but was held out of the mock game, due to what Seahawks coach Pete... more

Much of the offseason in Kansas City was spent worrying about the wide receiver position. Would Tyreek Hill be suspended, and for how long. Could the rookie Mecole Hardman step up in his place? Can Sammy Watkins live up to his contract in his second... more

Antonio Brown's foot injury shouldn't keep him off the practice field for long. After visiting a foot specialist on Saturday, the Raiders wide receiver is considered day-to-day, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. The news... more

Football, or something that looked like football, returned to our lives on Thursday night as the† Denver Broncos† topped the Atlanta Falcons , 14- 10, in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. Here's what we learned from the first game of the 2019... more

We have history, folks: the first coach's challenge of defensive pass interference in an NFL game. It came with 3:19 to go in the second quarter of Thursday night's Hall of Fame Game. On first-and-10 from Atlanta's 21-yard line, Falcons quarterback... more

Michael Thomas became the highest-paid receiver in the league on Wednesday, but how long will the New Orleans Saints receiver hold the mantle? And will an NFC South foe take it from him? That's the expectation from the Atlanta Falcons and general... more

Vic Fangio is scheduled to make his head coaching debut Thursday night, leading the Denver Broncos against the Atlanta Falcons in the Hall of Fame Game. But a medical issue complicated the first-year skipper's pre-game routine. Fangio, 60, was... more

July

Lists are trouble. Lists are arbitrary. Lists are the only positive thing the internet has left to offer us. So it is with NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2019," a ranking compiled via ballots filled out by thousands of players. The result of th... more

Carolina is adding a familiar face to its secondary. The Panthers are signing 27-year-old safety Tre Boston to a one-year, $3 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed. Boston previously visited the New York G... more

After a disappointing first season in Minnesota, Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense are going in a different direction in 2019, on the field and on the drawing board. The talk of Vikings training camp so far has been the potential increase in use... more

A.J. Green's timeframe to return to the field is now longer than previously anticipated. Following his ankle surgery on Tuesday, Green is expected to miss multiple regular-season games, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Bengals coach Zac T... more

Baltimore's first-round pick is finally ready to see the practice field. The Ravens announced Tuesday that receiver Marquise "Hollywood" Brown passed his physical and is cleared to practice. Brown had been sidelined by a foot injury and was plac... more

With their starting running back in another country , the Dallas Cowboys are adding veteran reinforcements in the backfield. Dallas agreed to terms with journeyman running back Alfred Morris on a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport repo... more

Amid his holdout from Cowboys training camp, Ezekiel Elliott is flying south to stay in shape. The Cowboys running back is heading to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to train this week while Dallas is at training camp in Oxnard, California, sources told NFL... more

Monday's collective bargaining session between the NFL and the NFL Players Association has been postponed, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Sunday. The plan is to reschedule the session for sometime during the first week of August. Pelissero... more

Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill spoke for the first time Sunday morning since the NFL announced it would not be suspending the wideout. In an eight-minute presser, Hill thanked the Chiefs front office and coaches and his teammates for suppo... more

While his starting running back holds out in anticipation of a new contract, Philip Rivers said this week that he is content playing out the final year of his deal. "I feel fine playing this thing out ," Rivers said on SiriusXM NFL Radio, per Pro... more

Fresh off a return to prominence in 2018 that featured a near-10-game winning streak and a wild-card win, the Indianapolis Colts are entering the 2019 season with high expectations, from outside and inside their building. After all, Andrew Luck is... more

On the first day of Bengals training camp, Cincinnati saw its star receiver leave practice early. A.J. Green went down during Bengals practice in Dayton, Ohio, with an apparent lower left leg injury, NFL Network's James Palmer reported. Green was s... more

After reaching the AFC Championship Game in 2017, the Jacksonville Jaguars took a major step back -- and they know it. According to Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, who, along with the team, struggled in 2018 to regain his form from... more

Trent Williams is officially a holdout. The disgruntled Washington Redskins tackle was placed on the reserve/did not report list on Saturday, making room for D.C. to sign journeyman tackle Corey Robinson. Williams has been away from the team in... more

After six seasons in the Motor City, Theo Riddick's stay has run out of gas. The Detroit Lions are releasing the pass-catching back, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday morning. Lions coach Matt Patricia confirmed the news soon after... more

Quarterbacks aren't the only footballers competing for a starting job in Miami this summer. The running backs are getting in on the action, too. While Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Rosen go throw for throw in red jerseys, Kenyan Drake and Kalen Ballag... more

Welcome back to the doghouse, Robert Nkemdiche. Already on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list as he recovers from his ACL tear, the Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman showed up to camp out of shape this week. "Not in shape, I guess . Th... more

Mike Daniels is staying in the NFC North. Just two days after being released by the Green Bay Packers, Daniels and the Detroit Lions agreed to a one-year, $9.1 million contract with $7.8 million guaranteed, sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo... more

There may be no more time-honored football tradition than Antonio Brown arriving at training camp via some outlandish vehicle. Over the last few years, Brown had showed up to Pittsburgh Steelers camp in a black-and-yellow Rolls Royce , a 1930 open-to... more

Two days into New York Giants camp, two wide receivers out with injuries. On the same day that starting receiver Sterling Shepard fractured his thumb , potential No. 3 wideout Corey Coleman tore his ACL, the team announced. Coleman, a 2016 first-... more

As if there was any question, there shouldn't be anymore: Kyler Murray is Arizona's starting quarterback. The first overall pick in the 2019 draft took every snap on Thursday night as the Cardinals kicked off training camp practices at State Farm... more

New England's pretty set at quarterback, so the Patriots are transitioning one of Tom Brady's backups to a different position. Second-year player Danny Etling switched from quarterback to wide receiver on Thursday, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss .... more

As Panthers training camp began on Thursday night, something else ended: Cam Newton's long road back to form. The Panthers quarterback, who has spent the bulk of the offseason recovering from shoulder surgery and reconfiguring his throwing motion,... more

Better safe than sorry. That's the maxim by which Frank Reich and the Indianapolis Colts are living this summer regarding their starting quarterback. Andrew Luck was limited in Indy's first training camp practice Thursday, participating in quarterb... more

Duke Johnson made it to Browns training camp on Wednesday, and, after a spat with the running back in the media, Baker Mayfield met him halfway. The Browns quarterback spoke to reporters Thursday about Johnson for the first time since he made criti... more

When training camp begins for the Los Angeles Chargers, they will be without Russell Okung. But could the veteran left tackle miss all of July and August? Still dealing with a "serious medical issue" originally reported on in June, Okung was place... more

One of the game's greatest safeties is finally getting paid like one. The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with safety Kevin Byard on a five-year, $70.5 million extension with $31 million in guarantees, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Down the Atlantic Coast from the Quarterback Competition That Isn't in East Rutherford is a legitimate signal-caller showdown near the nation's capital. With Alex Smith out for the season (and potentially his career) following his significant leg... more

When the Dallas Cowboys arrive in Oxnard, California, on Thursday in anticipation of the start of training camp, they expect Ezekiel Elliott to be physically present. Amidst the running back's contract extension negotiations, Cowboys coach Jason Ga... more

When Drew Lock fell out of the first round and into the Denver Broncos' lap at No. 42 in the 2019 NFL Draft, the quarterback was deemed a steal. A first-round arm talent and potential starter on a second-round rookie contract? Sign us up , the Bronco... more

The lineup for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Enshrinement Ceremony was announced Friday, and no surprise, the game's greatest tight end is closing out the proceedings. Chiefs and Falcons great Tony Gonzalez will be the last of this ye... more

Baltimore will open training camp practices without its first-round wideout available. Ravens receiver Marquise Brown was among four Baltimore rookies placed on the active/non-football injury list on Thursday. Brown underwent Lisfranc surgery in... more

When the Denver Broncos kick off training camp practices on Thursday, all rookies will be signed and accounted for. Second-round quarterback Drew Lock agreed to terms with Denver on his rookie deal on Wednesday, a source told NFL Network's James Pa... more

Representatives for the National Football League and the NFL Players Association met in Chicago on Wednesday to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement. The session, which was originally scheduled for three days, lasted just one. A source... more

We survived, people. The NFL offseason is officially over -- at least for an eighth of the league. Wednesday marks the first day of training camp for four organizations: the Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks.... more

The Minnesota Vikings will be without one of their running backs for the first bit of the 2019 season. Roc Thomas was suspended three games by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse. Thomas was arrested in Jan... more

Alex Collins was expected to sign with a team before the 2019 season kicked off in September. Unfortunately for the free-agent running back, he'll have to wait longer than expected to see the field again. The former Baltimore Ravens RB suffered a b... more

AFC East AFC South AFC North AFC West NFC East NFC South NFC North NFC West By the end of this month, training camps will open across the NFL. What are the looming position battles to keep tabs on? Who are the critical playe... more

Football season is so close you can smell it. But before opening their training camps, some teams have to handle some unfinished business. The deadline to sign franchise-tagged players to a multi-year contract is coming up on Monday, July 15 at 4 p... more

As the start of training camp approaches, so does a potential quarterback battle in the Big Apple. Before Giants minicamp broke in mid-June, Big Blue coach Pat Shurmur told reporters that, while incumbent veteran Eli Manning is still New York's sta... more

Former New York Jets coach Walt Michaels died Wednesday at the age of 89, the team announced Thursday. Michaels spent 34 years in professional football as a player and coach across three leagues (NFL, AFL, USFL). Drafted by the Cleveland Browns i... more

Duke Johnson was not without an agent for long. Two days after moving on from his previous representation, the disgruntled Cleveland Browns running back has signed with agent Drew Rosenhaus, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source inform... more

Retired defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth said in an Instagram post on Wednesday night that he is in "dire need" of a kidney transplant. Haynesworth, 38, wrote that he has been battling kidney disease for "a few years." After his kidney finally f... more

Following their bungled pursuit of New England Patriots personnel man Nick Caserio, the Houston Texans appear to be wading into the 2019 season without a general manager. Houston has been proceeding as if it won't hire a GM ahead of the 2019 campai... more

Mike Mayock's first draft class in Oakland is officially under contract. The Raiders inked first-round running back Josh Jacobs to his four-year rookie deal late Tuesday night. Oakland selected Jacobs with the 24th overall pick, the second of three... more

Sony Michel missed most of New England's offseason program after undergoing a knee scope. Will the Patriots running back be ready and available when training camp kicks off on July 24? The tight-lipped second-year star told NFL Network's Omar Ruiz... more

Jimmy Garoppolo's long journey back to full health is just weeks away from reaching its final destination. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has slowly but surely worked his way back from the torn left ACL that sidelined him for the bulk of the 2... more

With Antonio Brown out west, JuJu Smith-Schuster is the unquestioned No. 1 receiver in Pittsburgh. But the Steelers still need to figure out who Ben Roethlisberger's second option will be. Donte Moncrief, Ryan Switzer, Eli Rogers and rookie Diontae... more

NFC East NFC South NFC North NFC West AFC East AFC South AFC North AFC West By the end of this month, training camps will open across the NFL. Where are the looming position battles to keep tabs on? Who are the critical pla... more

How long can Frank Gore keep doing this? That's a question that many around the league ask every offseason as the aging, indestructible running back returns for yet another campaign. The 36-year-old Gore is entering his 15th season in the NFL. Now... more

When it comes to who's starting under center for the Titans this season, there's no tumult in Tennessee: Marcus Mariota is the starter and Ryan Tannehill is not. That's the word from Titans coach Mike Vrabel, who reiterated this weekend that Tanneh... more

Ezekiel Elliott met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in New York on Tuesday to discuss a May incident in Las Vegas involving the Dallas Cowboys running back. Elliott issued an apology for his off-field conduct via Twitter following the conclusio... more

June

Connor Barwin has been without a team since the New York Giants cut him loose after the 2018 season. But the 32-year-old veteran pass rusher is holding out hope that another NFC East team will come calling this autumn. Barwin told Heavy.com this we... more

When the New Orleans Saints open up against the Houston Texans on Sept. 9, they will be without a key defensive role player. Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata has been suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's substances of abu... more

Former Seattle Seahawks owner Ken Behring died Tuesday at the age of 91, the team announced Friday. "We are saddened by the loss of former Seahawks owner Ken Behring," the team said in a statement. "We send our heartfelt condolences to Mr. Behring'... more

There are few moments more special in football than when a player writes himself into the history books. Think LaDainian Tomlinson setting the mark for most touchdowns in a single season and being hoisted upon his teammates' shoulders . Think Peyto... more

In the fourth installment of Amazon's "All or Nothing" series, the 2018 Carolina Panthers are getting the behind-the-scenes treatment. Amazon and NFL Films announced Wednesday that Carolina's 7-9 campaign will be the focus of their latest look behi... more

LeSean McCoy has a lot going against him. The veteran running back is coming off a career-worst statistical season, his Bills running back room grew more crowded this offseason and, well, he's on the wrong side of 30. But McCoy is confident that he... more

Entering his second year with the New York Giants, Nate Solder spent most of the offseason sidelined by an ankle injury that required arthroscopic surgery . The well-compensated left tackle doesn't expect to stay on the sidelines come August. Sol... more

Sony Michel's absence from the New England Patriots' offseason program was suspicious. It wasn't reported until after minicamp had wrapped that Michel had recently undergone a knee scope and was busy resting and rehabbing. That time off has done th... more

One of the outstanding mysteries in Green Bay this offseason is the on-field relationship between Aaron Rodgers and first-year Packers coach Matt LaFleur. Their union represents a clash of offensive philosophies between the two 30-somethings: Rodge... more

Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche was arrested in Scottsdale, Ari. on June 6, according to a Scottsdale police report obtained by NFL.com. Nkemdiche was cited for speeding and driving with a suspended license and taken into custody... more

A football game, though you might view it on a television, laptop or tablet, takes place on a field in a stadium in front of onlookers. Over time, these stadia become a home away from home to the fans who frequently visit, a theater of competition wh... more

While Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was at mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, his wife, Julie, was helping the United States women's national soccer team lay waste to Thailand, 13-0, in the FIFA Women's World Cup in France. After Philly's min... more

Houston's search for a new general manager has hit a legal snag. The New England Patriots have filed tampering charges against the Texans related to their attempted GM hire of Pats director of player personnel Nick Caserio, a source told NFL Networ... more

Kirk Cousins' first year in Minnesota after signing a fully guaranteed $84 million contract with the Vikings did not pay off by any stretch. The quarterback hit many career personal highs in 2018 -- completions (425), attempts (606), comp. percenta... more

Just film, baby. The Oakland Raiders will be featured on this year's edition of "Hard Knocks," HBO's critically acclaimed series documenting the drama and competition of an NFL training camp. Oakland was one of five teams eligible to be compelled... more

Speculation over Todd Gurley's left knee injury, which hampered him down the stretch of the 2018 season, does not trouble the running back. As Gurley told reporters Tuesday, he's dealt with much worse before. "I had bigger problems to worry about... more

Joe Douglas was introduced as the newest general manager in the history of the New York Jets on Tuesday. The union of Douglas and Gang Green reunites the GM with coach Adam Gase with whom he spent a year with the Chicago Bears: Douglas as director... more

It's a new season in Pittsburgh. All-Pros and Pro Bowlers of years past are gone, as Antonio Brown was traded to Oakland this offseason and Le'Veon Bell jetted to New York in free agency. With them supposedly went the drama and distraction that has... more

With mandatory minicamp in the rearview mirror, Le'Veon Bell is back on his schedule. The New York Jets running back was not spotted onfield during the team's voluntary organized team activities Tuesday, Gang Green's third-to-last session of the... more

Tuesday marked Cam Newton's return to throwing in front of reporters following the second shoulder surgery of his career in January. Newton had reportedly reworked his throwing motion during the rehab process, a change that NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Neither Jadeveon Clowney nor Robbie Gould have signed their franchise tags with their respective teams, and that's not the only thing they have in common. Clowney and Gould will not attend the three-day mandatory minicamps for the Houston Texans an... more

Another day, another interview for the Houston Texans. San Francisco 49ers vice president of player personnel Martin Mayhew is in Houston to interview for the Texans GM vacancy, sources told Good Morning Football's Peter Schrager on Sunday. A for... more

A.J. Green is in a contract year in this, his ninth season with the Cincinnati Bengals, and the receiver is unmoved in his desire to stay in the Queen City for as long as possible. "Cincinnati is home for me ," Green told reporters Friday at his yo... more

After over eight months away from football, Albert Wilson is nearing a return to the field. The Miami Dolphins receiver, whose versatility jump-started the Fins offense during the early parts of the 2018 season, told reporters Friday that he expect... more

Chicago hasn't seen a pro football title in over 33 years, a span during which every other major sports club in the Windy City has claimed a trophy -- even the White Sox (!) and Cubs (!!). Entering their 100th season as one of the NFL's founding cl... more

There are few passes that DeAndre Hopkins can't catch. Apparently, there are even fewer injuries that can keep him sidelined. The Houston Texans wide receiver revealed to John McClain of The Houston Chronicle this weekend that he was battling not o... more

The curious case of Todd Gurley's left knee reportedly has the Los Angeles Rams concerned for the running back's health and altering how Gurley will be used going forward. Gurley told NFL Network analyst and Rams radio color commentator Maurice... more

The Philadelphia Eagles have locked up their franchise quarterback. Carson Wentz and the Eagles agreed to a four-year extension through 2024, the team announced Thursday. Wentz's deal is worth $128 million, and up to $144 million, with $66 million... more

Joe Staley's stay by the Bay will last at least three more seasons. The San Francisco 49ers left tackle inked a two-year extension with the franchise that drafted him in the first round in 2007, the club announced Wednesday. Staley, who was enterin... more

As the Chicago Bears' kicking competition crawls into another month, Bears coaches are employing an unusual pressure tactic, borrowed not from the stands of Soldier Field but the galleries of Augusta National. Bears special teams coordinator Chris... more

Preseason football is heading north of the border this year. The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers will play a preseason Week 3 game at IG Field in Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada on Aug. 22, the Raiders announced Wednesday. The matchup will be... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are returning roughly the same roster this season as they had in 2018, when they struggled en route to a surprising 5-11 record. That is, aside from one major difference: the quarterback. Jacksonville finally let go of... more

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur offered an injury update Tuesday ... on himself. The first-year skipper, who tore his Achilles last Wednesday while playing basketball, told reporters that he has undergone surgery and is "in recovery mode now.... more

Four months after Super Bowl LIII, questions still abound about the health of Todd Gurley's fickle left knee. The Los Angeles Rams running back has been held out of on-field team practices during offseason workouts, instead taking part in a "planne... more

When the Detroit Lions open up mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, don't expect Darius Slay to be there. The cornerback said on Instagram Live on Monday that he will not be attending, per the Detroit Free Press. Asked if he would show up for minicamp,... more

If there was one position group that held the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back from contention over the past two years, it would be hard not to pick the secondary. Tampa Bay struggled mightily in pass defense in the last season of the Dirk Koetter era,... more

The New York Giants' selection of quarterback Daniel Jones early in the 2019 draft surprised many in the football world and unleashed a throng of skeptics hell bent on ridiculing Big Blue for its supposed reach . But through nine days of offseason... more

Entering his third season in the pros, Haason Reddick is settling into another position with the Arizona Cardinals. After playing mostly as an edge rusher and off-ball linebacker in his first two years, Reddick is moving to inside linebacker in new... more

May

Cam Newton's rehab from an†arthroscopic procedure in January , his second in less than two years, appears to be ahead of schedule. The Carolina Panthers quarterback has progressed to throwing overhand with a regulation-sized football, a source conf... more

Entering the final year of his deal in Denver, Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe is looking to break out after a relatively unproductive 2018 season. With new coach Vic Fangio calling the shots on defense in 2019, Wolfe is already howling in deligh... more

As organized team activities wrap up in Cleveland, Freddie Kitchens expressed Thursday that he wished new Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been around more. OBJ has been absent for most of Cleveland's nine-day voluntary OTAs -- as is his right... more

The Los Angeles Rams have extended a cornerback. Just not that cornerback . Los Angeles inked backup corner Troy Hill to a two-year extension through 2020, the team announced Thursday. Hill's deal is worth up to $8.25 million with a base value o... more

All is quiet on the Kyle Rudolph contract negotiations front, but the Minnesota Vikings tight end continues to make his intentions loud and clear. In an interview with NFL Network's Scott Hanson on Total Access on Wednesday, Rudolph said that he is... more

After Gerald McCoy's tour through the AFC North, the free-agent defensive tackle remains without a team. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers All-Pro left the Baltimore Ravens following the conclusion of his visit Wednesday without a deal, NFL Network... more

The second of Washington's two 2019 first-round picks is under contract. The Redskins announced Wednesday that they signed defensive end Montez Sweat to his four-year rookie deal. As with all first-round contracts, Sweat's pact includes a fifth-yea... more

The football world is mourning the loss of Green Bay Packers great and Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr, who died Sunday at the age of 85. Below is a selection of the outpouring of love for the legendary QB, from everyone from Aaron Rodgers, a... more

The New York Jets are expanding their general manager search. In addition to requesting interviews with Joe Douglas and Champ Kelly, the Jets have also requested to interview George Paton and Scott Fitterer, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian... more

The Buccaneers made it official on Thursday: Ndamukong Suh is coming to Tampa Bay. The team announced it has agreed to terms with the veteran defensive tackle. Suh signed with the Bucs just three days after Tampa Bay parted ways with longtime... more

It's time for our weekly Dak Prescott extension negotiations update. Bulletin: They're going well. That's the word from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who spoke to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport at the Spring League Meeting in Key Biscayne,... more

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper provided some details for the team's planned new facility in South Carolina in a conversation with NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Tuesday. Tepper told Rapoport on the RapSheet & Friends podcast that while... more

AFC questions NFC questions With the bulk of roster-reshuffling in the rearview, we've truly entered the NFL's offseason. But training camp will be here in no time, and all 32 rosters still carry unresolved issues. Today, Jeremy Bergman exam... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on from the senior-most member of their defense. Tampa Bay released defensive tackle Gerald McCoy after nine seasons with the club, the team announced Tuesday. The 31-year-old had three years remaining on his... more

Amid a standoff in contract re-negotiations with the Minnesota Vikings, Kyle Rudolph has no intention of staying away from the team facility. The Vikings tight end told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero that he plans to attend the first day of Minnesota'... more

Reuben Foster's 2019 season is in jeopardy. The Washington Redskins linebacker is believed to have suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, plus additional damage, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Monday. Rapoport added the injury is... more

Adam Gase, head coach and, as of Wednesday, interim general manager of the New York Jets, spoke for the first time Monday since New York fired general manager Mike Maccagnan last week. Gase denied to reporters that Maccagnan's axing was the result... more

In the aftermath of Super Bowl LIII and Todd Gurley's slowdown at the end of the 2018 season, the Los Angeles Rams opted not to find another backup running back to boost the ground game in free agency. Instead, L.A. waited until the draft, specifical... more

Travis Swanson is retiring from professional football. The free-agent center announced Saturday that he is walking away from the game after four years with the Detroit Lions and one with the Miami Dolphins. View this post on Instagram I decided... more

Five hours after announcing the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan , New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson went on a 13-minute conference call with select local reporters to try to explain the decision-making behind Maccagnan's abrupt axing.... more

The New York Jets are shaking things up in the front office. New York announced Wednesday that it has fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and installed first-year coach Adam Gase as acting general manager.Statement from Jets Chairman and CEO... more

The Defensive Rookie of the Year is on the mend. Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard told reporters that first-team All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard underwent ankle surgery last week and faces a six-week recovery, per the team's websi... more

The Buffalo Bills community is mourning the loss of one of its most passionate fans on Tuesday. Ezra Castro, better known by his superfan persona "Pancho Billa," died on Tuesday morning following a lengthy battle with cancer, his family announced o... more

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford has been charged with a misdemeanor count of unlawful assembly following an incident at a bar in Panama City Beach, Fla. Online records show that Crawford was charged via summons on March 28 and plead... more

Pittsburgh's first top-10 draft pick in 19 years is officially under contract. The Steelers signed linebacker Devin Bush to his four-year rookie deal on Sunday, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Bush's fully guaranteed deal is worth... more

Mark Walton is getting a second chance in a familiar locale. The Miami Dolphins signed the embattled running back on Sunday after hosting Walton for a tryout. Miami also signed center Kirk Barron and cornerback Jamar Summers . Walton, a fourth-... more

Coming off a career year in Oakland, Jared Cook finds himself in 2019 down south in New Orleans trying to fill a void in the Saints' lineup left by Jimmy Graham over four years ago. Traded to the Seattle Seahawks in 2015, Graham averaged nearly 1,1... more

Gerald McCoy's precarious future with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is one of the lingering unresolved storylines of the offseason. The veteran defensive tackle has stayed away from Tampa Bay's voluntary offseason workout program while reports swirl tha... more

The Kyler Murray experience began in earnest on Friday afternoon, as the Arizona Cardinals opened rookie minicamp with their No. 1 overall pick signed and in shorts. One day after inking a fully guaranteed $35.1 million rookie deal , Murray took th... more

We're nary five months into the Adam Gase era in New York and already there have been reports of discord between the head coach and general manager Mike Maccagnan and a passionate refutation of said rumblings. On the first day of Jets rookie minic... more

When the Minnesota Vikings grabbed 20-year-old tight end Irv Smith Jr. in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Kyle Rudolph's name was immediately reported to be on the chopping block. Now the veteran tight end is on the trade block. Rudolph i... more

The first overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft is officially under contract. The Arizona Cardinals announced Thursday that they signed quarterback Kyler Murray, whom they chose with the No. 1 selection in last month's draft. As with all first-round... more

Dwayne Haskins was the third quarterback off the board in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, but he's the first first-round signal-caller under contract. (Take that, Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones.) The Washington Redskins announced on Thursday... more

It's the end of an era in the Emerald City: Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor are no longer active members of the Seattle Seahawks. The team announced Thursday that they are terminating the contracts of both players with failed physical designations.... more

T.J. Hockenson is under contract in Detroit. The Lions announced Thursday that they signed their first-round selection to his rookie contract, along with second-round linebacker Jahlani Tavai and fifth-round cornerback Amani Oruwariye. Detroit... more

One of Atlanta's first-round draft picks is officially under contract. The Falcons announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a rookie contract with offensive tackle Kaleb McGary , the 31st overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. Atlan... more

More defensive help is on its way to Seattle. With Ezekiel Ansah in the building on Thursday set to sign a one-year deal , the Seahawks are adding a few other pieces as well. Seattle announced it has signed nickelback Jamar Taylor , fullback Nick... more

And we're off: The Dallas Cowboys have begun contract negotiations with two of their offensive triplets -- Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper -- executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday. Jones told reporters at the team's annual golf outing... more

Could Ezekiel Ansah be heading to the Pacific Northwest? The Seattle Seahawks have emerged as the front-runner to sign the free-agent defensive end, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Wednesday. No contract has been signed yet, howe... more

How do you follow up a career season in which you double up your previous touchdown total? Well, score some more. That's the mentality that Eric Ebron is taking into his second year with the Indianapolis Colts after tallying 13 receiving TDs in 201... more

One of the greatest cornerbacks of the early 21st century is set to be immortalized. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday that Ronde Barber will become the 13th player in the franchise's history to be inducted into the Ring of Honor at Raymon... more

Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady took time out of his busy offseason of†riding horses †in Costa Rica, getting over the loss of Rob Gronkowski †and†launching a Twitter account to visit "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Thursday night. After sitting thr... more

The first of the 2019 first-round picks has signed his rookie deal. Green Bay Packers safety Darnell Savage agreed to his four-year contract on Thursday, his agency announced on Twitter . As with all first-round rookie deals, Savage's contract... more

The Houston Texans continue to tinker with their secondary. Houston signed free-agent safety Jahleel Addae to a one-year contract on Thursday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team later announced the news. Entering his seventh season,... more

Leading up to and during draft weekend, no team was pegged as a more likely mover-and-shaker than the New York Jets. With the third overall pick and no second-round selections thanks to their trade up for Sam Darnold in 2018, Gang Green was thought... more

April

Arguably the top free-agent defensive lineman remaining†visited the Emerald City on Monday. Former Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah was in Seattle to visit the Seahawks, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. ESPN first reported the ne... more

The Philadelphia Eagles made the inevitable official on Monday afternoon, exercising the fifth-year option on Carson Wentz's rookie deal. Set to earn around $8.5 million in 2019, Wentz will make more than $20 million in 2020, the fifth and final ye... more

One of the game's greatest kickers and biggest legs is hanging it up after nearly two decades. Former Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski is calling it quits nearly 19 years to the day when he was drafted in the first r... more

New York Giants sixth-round pick Corey Ballentine was injured and a former teammate was killed in an off-campus shooting in Topeka, Kan., early Sunday morning, according to Washburn University. The school confirmed that Washburn junior defensive ba... more

It's been over two days since the New York Giants grabbed Duke quarterback Daniel Jones sixth overall in the 2019 NFL Draft, and if Saturday's press conference was any indication, general manager Dave Gettleman still has some 'splaining to do. Jone... more

Draft weekend came and went, and Duke Johnson was still on the Cleveland Browns. Since the end of last season, Cleveland has dangled Johnson as trade bait. The Browns' acquisition of running back Kareem Hunt and wide receiver Odell Beckham made it... more

An historic weekend in football history came to a close on Saturday afternoon when the Arizona Cardinals chose Mr. Irrelevant at No. 254 in the 2019 NFL Draft. But in between those 254 selections, there were a record 39 trades, the most swaps in a... more

Last we heard of Doug Baldwin, the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver was facing a two-month recovery from sports hernia surgery. On Friday night, the team made it sound like Baldwin might not come back. Seahawks general manager John Schneider told... more

The Carolina Panthers secured a backup quarterback for Cam Newton late on Friday night. Carolina drafted West Virginia quarterback Will Grier with the 100th overall selection in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Grier is the fifth quarterbac... more

With questions surrounding Tyreek Hill's status off and on the field, the Kansas City Chiefs traded up on Friday night to select a wideout. The Chiefs drafted Georgia wide receiver Mecole Hardman with the 56th overall selection. Kansas City sent a... more

For the second year in a row, the San Francisco 49ers have drafted a dangerous receiving and returning threat in the second round of the draft. The Niners selected South Carolina wide receiver Deebo Samuel with the 36th overall pick in the 2019 NFL... more

After picking an offensive lineman earlier in the first round, the Atlanta Falcons traded back in to grab another big blocker. Atlanta acquired the 31st overall pick from the Los Angeles Rams and selected Washington offensive tackle Kaleb McGary.... more

Montez Sweat's roller-coaster draft process ended in the first round on Thursday night. The Mississippi State edge rusher was drafted by the Washington Redskins with the 26th overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. Washington traded a 2019... more

The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to grab one of the top offensive lineman on the board. Philly acquired the 22nd pick from the Baltimore Ravens and drafted Washington State tackle Andre Dillard in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. In exchan... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a big move into the top 10 on Thursday night to get their inside linebacker of the future. The Steelers acquired the 10th pick from the Denver Broncos and chose Michigan linebacker Devin Bush. In exchange for the 10th... more

Duval is doubling down on defense. The Jacksonville Jaguars chose Kentucky edge rusher Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft. Allen was highly regarded as one of the draft's top pass rushers and was thought at one point... more

Nearly one year to the day when he declared to the nation that "nine mistakes were made ahead of" his selection in the 2018 NFL Draft , Josh Rosen might want to up that number to 10. The Arizona Cardinals kicked off the 2019 NFL Draft by selecting... more

From Most Valuable Player to Madden cover boy. Patrick Mahomes is having quite a 2019. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback will be on the cover of Madden NFL 20, the latest accolade for the third-year hotshot. Mahomes will be the first Chiefs play... more

Chris Harris' standoff with the Denver Broncos is coming to a head. The cornerback, who has been absent from the team since the start of voluntary minicamp last week, has requested either a new contract from the Broncos or a trade out of town, NFL... more

Josh Gordon will be back with the New England Patriots, if or when he is reinstated from his indefinite suspension. The banned receiver signed his restricted free-agent tender with New England on Tuesday, per the league's transaction wire.† New... more

The San Francisco 49ers will use the 2019 NFL Draft to honor the loss of longtime scout Reggie Cobb, who died on Saturday morning at the age of 50. Cobb's son, DeMarcus, is expected to announce San Francisco's second-round pick (No. 36) on Friday... more

Kyler Murray is rumored to be the first quarterback and player off the board when the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off and the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock on Thursday night. But do all teams value the Oklahoma QB so highly? According to a poll of 23... more

While young stars with expiring contracts around the league are sitting out voluntary workouts, Joe Staley was at the San Francisco 49ers' facility this week. The 34-year-old left tackle is entering the final season of a six-year deal signed in 201... more

The last 12 months haven't been easy sledding for Dave Gettleman. The New York Giants general manager passed on a franchise quarterback in the 2018 draft to select Saquon Barkley, who won Offensive Rookie of the Year but whose selection still frust... more

Reggie Cobb, a longtime area scout for the San Francisco 49ers and former NFL running back, died on Saturday at the age of 50, the Niners announced. "We are devastated by the sudden loss of a tremendous teammate and loyal friend, Reggie Cobb," 49er... more

Entering the final year of his rookie deal, former first-overall pick Jared Goff is in line for a mega-extension sometime in the next 23 months. Despite the recent record-breaking deal handed out to division rival signal-caller Russell Wilson, the... more

One of the Denver Broncos' newest additions is taking on a different role so far this offseason. Broncos coach Vic Fangio told reporters on Thursday that former Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson has been playing safety during Denver's offsea... more

Ahead of Mike Mayock's first draft as a general manager, the Oakland Raiders decision-maker is shrinking his circle of trust. Mayock and second-year Raiders coach Jon Gruden sent their scouts home for the weekend and do not expect them to return by... more

Matthew Stafford figures to be away from the Detroit Lions this offseason as his wife, Kelly, battles a brain tumor. Lions general manager Bob Quinn said Thursday that the quarterback's absence from the team will not affect how Detroit attacks the... more

The May 3 deadline is approaching for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2016 first-round picks, and some clubs are getting out ahead of the pack. The Miami Dolphins†picked up the fifth-year option on starting left ta... more

Just when we thought we were out, he pulled us back in . Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown attempted on Tuesday to put an end to his online sparring with former teammate JuJu Smith-Schuster, sending out what looked to be a final tweet on the... more

When the 2019 NFL Draft kicks off in Nashville on April 25 and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tells the Arizona Cardinals that they're on the clock, Kyler Murray will be in the building. The Oklahoma quarterback is one of 24 top prospects who will... more

Aaron Rodgers had a rough 2018 season to say the least. The Green Bay Packers missed the postseason for the second straight year and fired longtime head coach Mike McCarthy, and all the while Rodgers was playing through a knee injury that was far mor... more

The New York Giants are doing their due diligence with some of this draft season's top defensive line prospects. New York is hosting both Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell and Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver on Monday, NFL Network Insider I... more

Antonio Brown might have left Pittsburgh, but he has not left Twitter, for better or worse. That much was evident on Sunday, as the now-former Steelers wide receiver engaged in a war of tweets with followers and then an ex-teammate. The Oakland Rai... more

Sean Mannion has landed in Minneapolis. The former Los Angeles Rams backup quarterback is signing with the Minnesota Vikings in the same capacity, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Sunday, per a source. An unrestricted free agent after four se... more

Dwayne Haskins is on the road this week. The Ohio State quarterback is slated to visit the Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. Haskins previously met with both teams around his pro day... more

Jamaal Charles' career could be coming to a close shortly. Months removed from playing just two games for the Jacksonville Jaguars, the former Kansas City Chiefs great told TMZ Sports this week that his future is still "in the air" and that there i... more

Kirk Cousins wasn't the only NFL player hyping up student-athletes at the NCAA Final Four this weekend. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Texas Tech alumnus Patrick Mahomes was in attendance for the Red Raiders' 61-51 victory over Cousins' Michig... more

For the second consecutive day, Mike McCarthy and his unceremonious breakup with the Green Bay Packers have been making headlines. On Wednesday, McCarthy detailed to ESPN's Rob Demovsky that Green Bay could not have handled his midseason and post-g... more

For the first time in over 20 years, the New York Jets will take the field with a new look, to go with their new head coach and high-priced free agents. The Jets unveiled on Thursday evening their new uniforms, helmets and branding for the 2019 se... more

Veterans of the recently deceased Alliance of American Football are starting to trickle back onto NFL rosters. One of the first to re-join the NFL is Keith Reaser , who signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, the team announced Friday. Two days after... more

The Michigan State Spartans men's basketball team is back in the Final Four for the first time since 2015 and is reaching out to a distinguished athlete alumnus for some pregame words of wisdom. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo told reporters that... more

Two months to the day that the Los Angeles Rams' offense went to sleep in Super Bowl LIII, Andrew Whitworth is still not over the loss. The veteran left tackle, who announced in late February that he will return for his 14th season, told NFL Networ... more

Thirty-three months since he was last on an NFL roster, Taylor Mays is back in the news. The 31-year-old safety is working out for the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. Drafted in the second r... more

When it comes to securing a record-breaking contract extension, Russell Wilson is hoping a deadline will spur action. Wilson has made it clear to the Seattle Seahawks that he wants a new deal by April 15, when Seattle begins its offseason program,... more

NFC: East North West South Ranks AFC: North East West South Ranks Our Roster Reset series takes a division-by-division look at where things stand across the league heading into the 2019 NFL Draft. Jeremy Bergman exami... more

March

The Miami Dolphins have insisted that, despite what some recent roster decisions might imply, they are not tanking . But that doesn't mean they're not invested in a rebuild. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said last week at the Annual League Meeting th... more

One of football's great punters is calling it a career. Former Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders punter Shane Lechler is retiring at the age of 42. The news was announced on Twitter by former Texans teammate J.J. Watt and former Indianapolis Col... more

The new face of the franchise in East Rutherford with Odell Beckham out the door, New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley said earlier this month that he wanted to "grow as a leader" in Big Blue's locker room. That role entails standing up for t... more

The Chicago Bears finally moved Jordan Howard. Chicago shipped the running back to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a 2020 sixth-round pick on Thursday night, the Eagles announced. Conditions in the trade could flex that selection to a 2020... more

In the aftermath of Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown's departures and outside criticism of Ben Roethlisberger's leadership , Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has also seen his locker-room leadership called into question. But one Steelers transpl... more

The Greg Schiano era in Foxborough didn't last long. Schiano announced on Thursday afternoon that he was stepping down from his role on the New England Patriots' coaching staff. "I have informed Mr. Kraft and Coach Belichick that I am stepping do... more

Andy Dalton is one of football's longest-tenured starting quarterbacks. Since being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2011 draft, Dalton has missed just eight starts in eight seasons. The Bengals rewarded their franchise... more

Harry Kane knows his way around a football. The Tottenham Hotspur star and English international is considered one of soccer's top strikers. In 2017, Kane recorded 56 goals in all competitions, the most of any goal scorer in Europe, including Lione... more

The NFL owners voted on Tuesday evening to approve a rule proposal that allows for offensive and defensive pass interference, including non-calls, to be subject to review. Coaches can challenge those calls in the first 28 minutes of each half. In t... more

There will be no changes to the onside kick this season despite the best efforts of the Denver Broncos and the competition committee. NFL owners rejected a proposal, proposed by Denver, "to provide an alternative onside kick that would allow a team... more

Gerald McCoy's name has been bandied about as a potential trade piece or cut candidate for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for some time now. The veteran defensive tackle is owed a hefty $38.4 million over the next three years but would not count anything... more

The Oakland Raiders have attacked the wide receiver market in free agency, snagging Antonio Brown, Tyrell Williams and J.J. Nelson in the first week of the new league year. When it comes to the running back position, however, Raiders coach Jon Grud... more

One week after signing with the Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel made his AAF debut with the team in an abbreviated stint. Manziel was under center for three drives in the sec... more

The Buffalo Bills will boast an historic running back room in 2019 with the veteran duo of LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore in the backfield. The Bills' free-agent acquisition of Gore on a one-year deal this offseason brought the NFL's active leading ru... more

For the first time since his family's organization traded away Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants president and co-owner John Mara addressed the wide receiver's departure from Big Blue and the decision-making behind it. "[The Cleveland Browns] made... more

Rob Gronkowski is walking away from football. The New England Patriots tight end announced on Instagram on Sunday that he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. "It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came tr... more

Jeremy Maclin is calling it quits. The former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver announced his retirement on Sunday after 10 years in the NFL. Maclin announced the news at his wife's baby shower. There will be a letter and video to follow soon in... more

The Killer B's are no more, and only Ben Roethlisberger is left from the trio to shoulder the Pittsburgh Steelers' offensive workload and, most recently, the criticism. In the aftermath of Antonio Brown's trade to the Oakland Raiders and Le'Veon Be... more

Remember Dez Bryant? The former Dallas Cowboys receiver and first-team All-Pro with a penchant for physical grabs in and around the end zone? Well, he's still up for grabs. Last seen tearing his Achilles tendon during his second practice with the N... more

If the return of Clay Matthews, a Southern California-bred USC alumnus, to Los Angeles to play football in 2019 sounded to you like a perfect, obvious fit, you weren't alone. Matthews thought the same exact thing. "As soon as my chance to return to... more

The Indianapolis Colts waited out a wild safety market and finally landed a familiar face on Wednesday. Indy re-signed safety Clayton Geathers, the club announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Drafted by Indy in the fourth round of the 2... more

Sam Darnold has a new understudy on Broadway. The New York Jets have agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian on a one-year, $2 million deal, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Siemian can earn up to $3 mil... more

In the market for a punter with a big leg and a big chest? Try South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame punter Tyler Newsome did 30 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press during the school's pro day on Wednesday. ū??™ ū??™ ū??™ ū??™ ū??™ ū??™ ū??™... more

One day after visiting Dallas, Randall Cobb has decided to stay there for good. The Cowboys have agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the former Green Bay Packers wide receiver, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. Cobb... more

The Arizona Cardinals got some one-on-one time with Kyler Murray on Tuesday. Cardinals brass, including general manager Steve Keim, were on the University of Oklahoma campus on Tuesday to meet the quarterback and other Sooners prospects, a source t... more

Exit Julius Peppers. Enter Bruce Irvin. The Carolina Panthers have signed the latter defensive end to a one-year deal, a source told NFL Network's Tiffany Blackmon on Tuesday. The team later made the signing official. "Our primary focus coming in... more

Mark Barron is hitting the Steel City. The former Los Angeles Rams linebacker is signing a two-year, $12 million deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. Barron will also receive a $5.75 million... more

Fitzmagic is coming to Miami. Less than a week after trading Ryan Tannehill to Tennessee and failing to sign Tyrod Taylor and Teddy Bridgewater, the Dolphins have landed a viable starting quarterback for the 2019 season: Ryan Fitzpatrick. Fitzpat... more

Entering a contract season in the Emerald City, Russell Wilson is expected to become the latest "highest-paid quarterback in NFL history" this offseason or soon after. It's protocol. Over the last two years, that honor has been bestowed numerous ti... more

The Odell Beckham trade took many in the football world aback. Trading an elite wide receiver in his prime just after signing him to a five-year deal a year prior was considered an unthinkable move, at least it was before Tuesday. After the New Yor... more

The New Orleans Saints are in need of a center. Veteran center Max Unger is retiring after 10 seasons in the league, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. ESPN first reported the news. Rapoport added that Unger is officially on the... more

The Cincinnati Bengals let three tight ends test free agency this offseason, and two have returned. After C.J. Uzomah re-signed with the Bengals on a three-year deal on Thursday, Tyler Eifert has also decided to rejoin Cincy. The 28-year-old is sig... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are supplementing their big free-agent acquisition with a few smaller signings. Jacksonville signed free-agent wide receiver Chris Conley and tackle Cedric Ogbuehi , NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Saturday. The team... more

Twenty-eight hours after free agency truly began, the New York Jets finally announced the signing of top free agent Le'Veon Bell. On a conference call soon after the announcement, Bell told local reporters that he had no regrets with how he handled... more

Anthony Barr made his first public comments Thursday after flip-flopping on an agreement with the New York Jets and re-signing with the Minnesota Vikings. The still-Vikings linebacker explained to NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano on Free Agency Frenz... more

One day after parting ways with Odell Beckham Jr., the New York Giants are welcoming a new wide receiver to East Rutherford. The Giants agreed to terms with former Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles receiver Golden Tate on a four-year, $37.5 mi... more

Everson Griffen will remain with Minnesota Vikings after all. Minnesota struck a deal with the defensive end at a reduced rate just in time to keep him on the team, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Griffen will earn around $8 million... more

Time heals all wounds, as do money and security. Such is Michael Bennett's relationship with the New England Patriots, a franchise that frustrated him for years and defeated him on the game's biggest stage, a franchise that he will now call home fo... more

Flanked by his new coach and general manager, seated in front of three Lombardis and sporting a new subdued do -- a fitting business-in-front and party-in-back combo -- Antonio Brown spoke Wednesday afternoon for the first time as a member of the Oa... more

Jason Myers is cashing in on his 2018 Pro Bowl campaign. The kicker is expected to sign with the Seattle Seahawks after one productive season with the New York Jets, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Myers spent the 2018 offseason in Sea... more

The McCourty twins are back in Foxborough. Jason McCourty is staying with the New England Patriots on a two-year deal, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Wednesday. The twin brother of longtime Patriots safety Devin McCourty, Jason was... more

UPDATE: Anthony Barr has agreed to remain with the Minnesota Vikings , NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday. Gang Green has found its pass rusher. The New York Jets are expected to sign outside linebacker Anthony Barr, NFL Network Insid... more

Honey Badger is heading north to Kansas City. The Chiefs have signed the former Houston Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu to a three-year, $42 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. The team later made the news official.... more

Terrell Suggs is heading back home to the desert. The longtime Baltimore Ravens linebacker has agreed to terms with the Arizona Cardinals, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. The team later made the news official. Suggs, who... more

Nick Foles has a new team, one that comes as no surprise. The Super Bowl LII MVP has signed a four-year, $88 million deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo on Monday. Foles... more

The New York Jets have acquired another pass-catcher for young quarterback Sam Darnold. New York has signed former Washington Redskins receiver Jamison Crowder, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Monday. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo a... more

NFL Media's Oklahoma Drill series presents exclusive, quick-hitting one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from around the league. No nonsense -- just football experiences directly from the source. Devin Funchess Wide receiver Born:... more

Carlos Hyde wasn't unemployed for long. Just one day after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars, the running back signed a one-year, $2.8 million deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday. Th... more

The gang is getting back together in Big D. Veteran linebacker Sean Lee is returning to the Dallas Cowboys for the 2019 season after agreeing to terms on a restructured deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a source. Lee w... more

No one played more defensive snaps for the Los Angeles Chargers over the past two seasons than Jahleel Addae. The safety won't be logging any for the team next year. The Chargers released the 29-year-old defensive back on Saturday after six seasons... more

Dwayne Allen is reuniting with Brian Flores in South Florida. The Miami Dolphins signed the former New England Patriots tight end to a two-year, $7 million deal, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday. The team later confirmed... more

After letting C.J. Mosley walk into free agency earlier this week, the Baltimore Ravens are extending tenders to two other key defensive pieces. Baltimore is expected to place second-round tenders on defensive tackle Michael Pierce and linebacker... more

When the Kansas City Chiefs slapped the franchise tag on premier pass rusher Dee Ford on Monday, they did so willing to part with the linebacker if a market developed for his services. It appears one has. Two NFC rivals, the Green Bay Packers an... more

Danny Amendola's Miami vacation lasted less than one calendar year. The Dolphins released the 33-year-old receiver on Friday, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Miami later confirmed the move. Amendola, a longtime Patriots wideout, j... more

The Los Angeles Chargers aren't letting Denzel Perryman hit free agency. The Bolts agreed to terms with the linebacker on a two-year, $12 million contract extension, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Friday. The team made the news... more

Nearly three years after signing Malik Jackson to a mega-deal in free agency, the Jacksonville Jaguars are moving on from the defensive tackle. Jacksonville informed Jackson on Friday that he will be released, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport repor... more

Top 101 free agents FA by team FA by position Original Top 101 NFC needs AFC needs The free agency market officially opens at 4 p.m. ET on March 13. Before signings start taking over your news feed, Jeremy Bergman provides three... more

Minutes after the close of the franchise-tag deadline, the Los Angeles Rams made a surprise transaction on the defensive side of the ball. The Rams will release linebacker Mark Barron, NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano reported Tuesday on Up to the Mi... more

C.J. Mosley isn't getting the tag, but the Baltimore Ravens could still hand him the bag, eventually. The Ravens linebacker is expected to hit the open market when the new league year begins on March 13 after Baltimore did not slap the franchise ta... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are keeping Dee Ford in their garage. Kansas City franchise-tagged the pass rusher on Monday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source. The team later made the news official. Considered an outside linebacker, Ford... more

Landon Collins' time in New York could be over soon. The Giants are viewed as unlikely to franchise tag the safety, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reported, per sources informed. New York reportedly loves Collin... more

Grady Jarrett is heading back to Atlanta for at least one more season. The Atlanta Falcons announced on Monday that they placed the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said that the team is still... more

The top free agent of the 2019 class is off the market. The Dallas Cowboys are placing the franchise tag on defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per a source. The team later made the news official.... more

Travis Kelce is on the mend. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end recently underwent ankle surgery, sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Saturday. The procedure was considered a "cleanup." Kelce is expected... more

Momentum is building toward a ground-shaking start to the draft. Despite drafting supposed franchise quarterback Josh Rosen early in the 2018 draft, the Arizona Cardinals have been linked to Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray at No. 1 for the last m... more

Jason Kelce is staying in Philly. The Eagles announced Saturday the veteran center has agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension through 2021. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Philly made Kelce the league's highest-paid center wit... more

It's cap-cutting time in South Florida. The Miami Dolphins are releasing defensive end Andre Branch, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Branch was owed $6.9 million in base salary in the final year of his contract with the 'Fins. The... more

Another day, another indefinite suspension for a Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman. Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the NFL announced Friday.... more

The Baltimore Ravens waived running back Alex Collins on Friday afternoon, hours after he was arrested following a car crash in Owings Mills, Md. According to a Baltimore County police report , officers responded to a call for a car crash on Dolfie... more

The NFL's Competition Committee is leaving Indianapolis with no firm resolution to questions surrounding the potential expansion of replay review. But the members have an idea. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president of football operations... more

With Alex Smith likely out for the entire 2019 season, the Washington Redskins have a vacancy at the quarterback position. Or do they? While Washington has played coy about Smith's status all offseason, the 'Skins have not been shy in their praise... more

The New York Giants are currently at an impasse with Landon Collins, but could Big Blue soon be parting ways with a different Pro Bowl defender? The Giants have discussed the possibility of trading linebacker Olivier Vernon, sources told NFL Netwo... more

Brandon Graham isn't hitting the open market. The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with the defensive end on a three-year deal, the team announced Friday morning. Graham's deal is worth between $40 million, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian... more

With a league-high $108 million in cap space, the Indianapolis Colts enter free agency primed to land a big fish, or two, or three. Indy has been linked to, among others, Steelers castoffs Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown, two stars who will likely g... more

February

The New York Jets are putting a high price tag on Robby Anderson. The team is placing a second-round tender on the receiver, who is a restricted free agent, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Thursday. The tender is reportedly worth... more

Toni Harris made history on Tuesday, becoming the first female skill-position football player to sign a letter of intent. Harris, a 5-foot-7, 164-pound safety from Detroit, accepted a scholarship to Central Methodist University in Missouri, which... more

The NFL world was shocked by the news Thursday that Jason Witten was coming out of retirement to play for the Dallas Cowboys in 2019. Here's how players around the league and others reacted to the tight end's surprising news: View this post on... more

Former Denver Broncos and Houston Texans receiver Demaryius Thomas was arrested and taken into custody Wednesday night on charges of vehicular assault, driving without proof of insurance and reckless driving, according to Denver police. He has sinc... more

With Cam Newton on the mend , the Carolina Panthers were thought to be a potential landing spot for a free-agent quarterback with starting capabilities. But according to Ron Rivera, the Panthers are comfortable with Kyle Allen and Taylor Heinicke... more

Kyler Murray's measurements are in! They are as follows for the Oklahoma quarterback: Height: 5-foot-10 1/8 Weight: 207 pounds Hand size: 9 1/2 inches. Murray is the shortest QB measured at the NFL Scouting Combine since 2003. Murray is... more

The most highly anticipated prospect of the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine won't be running the full gamut of drills. Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray told scouts and personnel of several NFL teams that he does not plan to throw at the combine on Satur... more

Johnny Manziel's time in the Canadian Football League is fini . The CFL's Montreal Alouettes announced Wednesday that they have released the former Cleveland Browns quarterback after less than one season in the league. "We are disappointed by thi... more

Nick Foles is free. Philadelphia Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman told reporters Wednesday that the team will not place the franchise tag on Foles. The Super Bowl LII MVP is a free agent. "We've spent a lot of... more

One day after reports emerged that John Ross was on the trading block, the Cincinnati Bengals denied that their 2017 first-round pick is up for grabs. "We've had no discussion about John Ross ," Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin said... more

Kyle Shanahan is adding two veteran wide receivers to his coaching staff. The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday the hiring of Wes Welker as wide receivers coach and Miles Austin as offensive quality control coach, among other hires . Welker... more

Instant replay has taken center stage Indianapolis this week. Over the last two days, the NFL Competition Committee has debated the implementation and potential expansion of replay review in light of the controversial no-call in the NFC Championshi... more

The inevitable was confirmed from the source early Wednesday morning. Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy told Good Morning Football 's Peter Schrager that the team is releasing kicker Cody Parkey. "We've talked to Cody and Cody knows were going to go... more

Randy Gregory has been suspended again. The embattled Dallas Cowboys defensive end was suspended indefinitely Tuesday for violating the league's substance abuse policy and the terms of his conditional reinstatement, the team announced. This is... more

The NFL Competition Committee convened once again on Tuesday to go over, among other things, the use and implementation of replay review in light of the controversial no-call in the NFC Championship Game. If the responses from the presiding officia... more

Almost two years to the day when John Ross lit Lucas Oil Stadium ablaze with a 4.22 40-yard-dash in the NFL Scouting Combine, the receiver is quickly running out of time in Cincinnati. The Bengals are shopping Ross after just two seasons with the c... more

The Dallas Cowboys have a busy offseason ahead of them, filled with contract extensions, franchise tags and potential holdouts. The first order of business? Re-signing defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence to a long-term contract extension. Regarded by... more

The Robbie Gould-to-Chicago reunion tour has been cancelled. The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on Gould on Tuesday. He'll make around $5 million on the tag in 2019 after averaging $2 million over his first two years in San Francisco.... more

Kyle Long is with Chicago for the long haul. That was the case in 2016 when the guard signed a four-year extension with the Bears. But with an out approaching in his contract, Long decided to renew his vows with the organization that drafted him in... more

Andrew Whitworth is putting off retirement for at least one more season. The 37-year-old left tackle announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will return for the 2019 season and play out the remainder of his deal with the Los Angeles Rams. ‚??A sh... more

With the addition of former Los Angeles Rams QB coach Zac Taylor, the Cincinnati Bengals are hoping their new head coach brings the same level of production that propelled the Rams' No. 2 offense to the Super Bowl in 2018. Bengals running back Joe... more

The Indianapolis Colts boast the most cap space in the league entering free agency at roughly $107 million, and a few needs to fill, including at wide receiver. Across from T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis does not currently have a bona fide No. 2 option,... more

Whether or not Kyler Murray throws at the NFL Scouting Combine next week is still unclear . What's no longer uncertain is that the Oklahoma dual-sport star is committed to playing football at the professional level. Murray announced in a Twitter... more

One of this year's top defensive prospects will be sidelined in Indianapolis next week. Alabama safety Deionte Thompson had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his wrist Friday morning, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Thompson is... more

Chicago needs a kicker. That much is clear after Friday's report from NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that the Bears intend to release embattled booter Cody Parkey when the new league year begins on March 13. The journeyman Parkey landed in Chi... more

Decade's best comp picks 2019 comp picks Not all draft picks are created equal. Selections in the top 10 can make more than $30 million guaranteed out of the gate. First-rounders can have a fifth season exercised by the team on a four-year r... more

While Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert might see his roster as Ben Roethlisberger and "52 kids," †not all current or former members of the organization necessarily feel that way. James Harrison spent nearly 13 seasons in Pittsburgh... more

Landon Collins and the New York Giants are approaching a standoff, and the safety's coming contract dispute took center stage on Wednesday. Collins, an impending free agent and likely franchise-tag candidate, reportedly "cleaned out his locker" at... more

Amid the raging trade speculation surrounding Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers, the thought still remains: Could Pittsburgh keep Brown on the roster, after all this, if the price isn't right? According to Steelers general Kevin Colbert, Br... more

The Miami Dolphins have added a veteran executive to their renovated front office. Miami hired former Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie as a senior personnel executive, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a source... more

Former Denver Broncos and Houston Texans receiver Demaryius Thomas was involved in a single-vehicle rollover car crash in Denver early Saturday morning, according to a press release from the Denver Police Department. Thomas was driving a vehicle wi... more

Antonio Brown watch-slash-stakeout is in full effect, and the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver continues to contribute to the offseason drama of his making. This week, Brown has already requested a trade from the Steelers and expressed a chance to... more

The lowest-scoring Super Bowl in NFL history caught hundreds of millions of viewers by surprise -- Kyle Van Noy included. The New England Patriots linebacker, whose stellar one-sack, three-QB hit showing on Super Bowl Sunday propelled the Pats to a... more

Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested in Miami on Friday afternoon and charged with one count of misdemeanor battery, a spokesperson for the Miami-Dade County Jail told NFL.com. The 21-year-old has since been released. Walton w... more

Johnathan Cyprien's second season in Tennessee didn't quite go according to plan. The hard-hitting defensive back acquired after four years in Jacksonville was slotted as the Titans' starting strong safety before tearing his ACL on a non-contact pl... more

A football legend is calling it quits after 51 years in and around the National Football League. Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Thomas informed the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday that he is retiring from coaching. Thomas had been Kansas City's... more

Redskins brass has played coy with the status of Alex Smith next season, but one Washington player expects the starting quarterback to sit out the 2019 campaign and perhaps even longer. "When I did talk to [Smith], he's staying about positive about... more

NFC NORTH AFC WEST NFC WEST AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH AFC EAST NFC EAST AFC NORTH The 2018 NFL season is in the books, meaning the 2019 NFL Draft is coming down the pike. But before we completely shift focus to the next crop of... more

NFC EAST AFC EAST AFC WEST NFC WEST AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH NFC NORTH AFC NORTH The 2018 NFL season is in the books, meaning the 2019 NFL Draft is coming down the pike. But before we completely shift focus to the next crop of... more

Vic Fangio is inheriting a Denver Broncos team that just suffered back-to-back losing seasons for the first time since the Nixon administration. Bouncing back immediately from two subpar years under Vance Joseph will be tricky. Denver still doesn't... more

Another week, another fine for Nickell Robey-Coleman. The Los Angeles Rams cornerback was saddled with another $26,739 fine, his second in as many games, for a hit on a defenseless player in Super Bowl LIII, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported... more

NFC SOUTH AFC SOUTH AFC WEST NFC WEST AFC EAST NFC EAST NFC NORTH AFC NORTH The 2018 NFL season is in the books, meaning the 2019 NFL Draft is coming down the pike. But before we completely shift focus to the next crop of... more

The veteran housecleaning in Atlanta continued on Thursday. Two days after cutting Robert Alford and one sleep after letting Matt Bryant walk, the Falcons released defensive end Brooks Reed. "Brooks has been a good player and very good teammate o... more

And just like that, Robert Alford has found a new home. The Arizona Cardinals have signed the cornerback to a three-year contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the deal. The team later made the news official.... more

When it comes to the kicker position, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been forced to think outside the box (see: Roberto Aguayo). Now, they're looking outside the country. Tampa Bay announced Thursday that it signed Phillip Andersen, a Danish kicker... more

Three-hundred-and-thirty-eight college prospects are slated to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis later this month, but one of them stands out: Kyler Murray. The Oklahoma quarterback was officially invited to be a participant in the... more

NFC WEST AFC WEST AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH AFC EAST NFC EAST NFC NORTH AFC NORTH The 2018 NFL season is in the books, meaning the 2019 NFL Draft is coming down the pike. But before we completely shift focus to the next crop of... more

Spencer Long is one-and-done in New York. The Jets announced Tuesday that they have released the center, who struggled in his first season with the team. A presumed cut from the moment the season ended, Long still had three years left on a four-y... more

For the first time since 2016, the Houston Texans have an offensive coordinator. Houston announced a swell of changes to its coaching staff on Tuesday afternoon, namely the promotion of tight ends coach Tim Kelly to offensive coordinator. The la... more

In the lowest-scoring Super Bowl game of all-time, in which the New England Patriots held the Los Angeles Rams' No. 2 offense to just three points and sealed their victory with a fourth-quarter interception inside the five-yard line, the Most Valuabl... more

Note to New England Patriots fans, television persons and the world entire: stop calling Tom Brady the G.O.A.T. It's not that this writer doesn't like it, or that it's an overused, made-for-First Take acronym, or that the connotation of "goat" has... more

Aaron Rodgers' 2018 season started with a setback and ended with a disappointment. The Green Bay Packers quarterback suffered what looked to be a significant knee injury in the first game of the year, only to return to the season opener against the... more

The introduction of Brian Flores in Miami on Monday signaled a new era for the Dolphins, one likely without Ryan Tannehill. Though that last bit has yet to be confirmed by the people making decisions in South Florida, Tannehill's departure is one o... more

The Connor Barwin era in East Rutherford lasted just six months. Barwin was released by the New York Giants on Monday after one season with the team. The 32-year-old linebacker started three of 15 games played for Big Blue in 2018. Barwin saw ove... more

Super Bowl LIII is in the books -- which means it's time for some juicy offseason drama! Wondering how the next chapter of player movement and draft machinations will play out? Don't fret. Jeremy Bergman has you covered with nine headlines from THE... more

It's officially official on the Ohio River. The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor will be their next head coach. "I am happy and fortunate to join the Cincinnati Bengals as head coach," Taylor... more

Reunited with his twin brother this season for the first time since 2008, Jason McCourty celebrated the feeling Sunday night that his kin, Devin, had already felt twice before: that of a Super Bowl champion New England Patriot. It was a long time c... more

Weeks later after a report emerged from the Philadelphia Eagles' nest that things were not all right between oft-injured starting quarterback Carson Wentz and his teammates, the rehabbing QB responded to those criticisms in a meeting with reporters.... more

Before the New England Patriots embarked to Atlanta last Sunday afternoon, Tom Brady led the 35,000 fans crowding the Gillette Stadium field in a cheer, one with a surprising message . "We'll still here!" they cried repeatedly, reminding the sports... more

In the lowest scoring game in Super Bowl history, there was no clear player -- on offense, defense or special teams -- to whom to award the Most Valuable Player. Such was the nature of the New England Patriots' complementary victory . But someone h... more

Dennis Allen is staying in New Orleans. The Saints defensive coordinator is expected to receive a new deal with the organization, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. Allen was slated to be a free agent after this season and h... more

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long was named the 2018 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide at NFL Honors on Saturday evening. "I am honored to be named the 2018 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year and to join the... more

First time was a charm for three position-defining legends on Saturday evening. In their first years on the ballot, Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, this summer, joined by f... more

January

The Philadelphia Eagles' first big move of the offseason has nothing to do with their quarterback quandary. The team announced Thursday night that it reworked safety Rodney McLeod's contract to keep the 28-year-old defensive back in Philly in 2019... more

Three days out from the big game, one of the New England Patriots' best defenders is under the weather. Pats linebacker Dont'a Hightower did not participate in Wednesday's walk-through practice with an illness, per the injury report. "We'll eva... more

The Washington Redskins are shaking things up on their offensive staff. The club announced Tuesday afternoon that passing game coordinator Kevin O'Connell has been promoted to offensive coordinator. O'Connell will be replacing Matt Cavanaugh, who w... more

It's not easy being a sports franchise in the crowded Los Angeles market. There are 10 major sports teams, including professional soccer, and two big-time college programs in the region with which to compete for eyeballs and dollars , including anoth... more

The New England Patriots have reached Atlanta. The Pats landed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport at 4:20 p.m. local time on Sunday afternoon. New England jetted off to Atlanta ahead of Super Bowl LIII, after enjoying a send-off ra... more

For the first time in his career, Anthony Barr will be free to hit the open market. The Minnesota Vikings linebacker is an impending free agent after spending five seasons with the franchise, and he's looking forward to exploring his value. "I've... more

The AFC was this close to repeating its superiority in the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, but down 3-1 in all and 1-0 in the win-or-go home best-of-three dodgeball tourney, the NFC dodged, ducked, dipped, dove and dodged its way to the trophy. The... more

In Los Angeles' NFC Championship Game triumph, Brandin Cooks played a pivotal role, catching a team-high seven balls for 107 yards. But perhaps Cooks' most important contribution was a dropped pass. After the Rams took over the ball from the New Or... more

The Kansas City Chiefs spent just two days without a defensive coordinator. Just over 50 hours after firing Bob Sutton in the wake of its AFC Championship Game defeat, Kansas City announced it hired Steve Spagnuolo as its next defensive coordinato... more

Cam Newton went under the knife on Thursday. The Panthers announced that their franchise quarterback underwent an "arthroscopic procedure" on his right shoulder. The surgery was performed by team physician Dr. Pat Connor. The team said that Newto... more

Is Antonio Brown staying in Pittsburgh or is he leaving? Depends on what you read, who you ask and how you interpret what they say. Steelers president Art Rooney II has said he's open to trading Brown . The wide receiver has gone radio-silent for t... more

The San Francisco 49ers saw little of their franchise quarterback-to-be Jimmy Garoppolo in his first full season with the team in 2018. A season-ending ACL injury in Week 3 kept the Niners quarterback out of our sights and minds. Last we heard of t... more

Two weeks after the New York Jets hired Adam Gase, the head coach has secured his offensive coordinator. New York announced on Wednesday the official hiring of former Dolphins offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains as the Jets OC/quarterbacks coach.... more

The Dallas Cowboys let offensive coordinator Scott Linehan go last week. Will Cole Beasley be the next Cowboy to ride on out of town? Beasley, an impending free agent, engaged in an impromptu A.M.A. on Twitter on Tuesday and raised speculation tha... more

In the aftermath of the No-Call in New Orleans , at least one competition committee member has called for expanded replay on judgment calls. Saints coach Sean Payton told reporters immediately after his team was eliminated from the postseason, "We... more

One day after Alex Smith was spotted publicly for the first time since suffering his season-ending leg injury and through an ensuing infection, a member of the Washington Redskins front office expressed optimism that Smith will return to the field a... more

Alex Smith's injury and recovery have been kept under wraps, literally, since he departed the hospital in mid-December following surgery on his compound leg fracture. That is until Monday. The Washington Redskins quarterback made his first publi... more

Anger over the non-call that impeded the New Orleans Saints' path to the Super Bowl on Sunday has been felt and exhibited by Saints fans and players alike . Now the owner is joining the city-wide chorus of boos and calls for change. Saints owner... more

Where many kickers have failed this postseason, Greg Zuerlein came up big -- and long. The Los Angeles Rams kicker connected on all four of his field goal attempts and both extra points in the team's NFC Championship Game victory over the New Orle... more

The Dallas Cowboys are tapping the well of former Cowboys quarterbacks to rebuild their offensive coaching apparatus in the wake of Scott Linehan's departure. Current Cowboys quarterbacks coach and former Cowboys quarterback Kellen Moore is a top... more

Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals have settled on an offensive coordinator: no one. Arizona is hiring Tom Clements as its passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Peli... more

The Houston Texans are keeping an impending free agent in the building. Houston announced it has signed tackle Seantrel Henderson to a one-year extension. The deal is worth a max value of $4.5 million, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapopor... more

Another day, another veteran wanting out of Pittsburgh. This time it's safety Morgan Burnett, who told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that he wishes to be released from his deal before free agency begins in mid-March. Burnett joined the Steeler... more

John Harbaugh's future in Baltimore is secure. The coach has reached an agreement on a contract extension with the Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. Details of the extension are not yet available. Baltimore signal... more

A new era is underway in Tampa Bay, and it's sponsored by Kangol. New Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians has already stated that Jameis Winston is in his vision of Tampa Bay's future , but what about the rest of the offense, namely DeSean Jackson, who loo... more

Nick Foles' time in Philadelphia is running out, but the Eagles made sure to take care of the quarterback one last time before he likely flies off toward another organization. In the wake of their playoff exit, the Eagles compensated Foles for his... more

Patriots-Chiefs Rams-Saints The Backstory They meet again. The 2019 AFC Championship Game is a rematch between two teams who lit "Sunday Night Football" ablaze in Week 6 with 83 combined points; between the two winningest active coaches... more

The Great Gumbo Beef of 2018 will not seep into 2019. Much has been made this week of Los Angeles Rams cornerback Marcus Peters' comments made in the direction of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton following L.A.'s loss to New Orleans in Week 9,... more

Four days out from their first AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium in franchise history, the Kansas City Chiefs' franchise safety was back on the practice field. Eric Berry was a full participant in practice on Wednesday after missing K.C.'... more

Vic Fangio has recruited a trusted assistant from Chicago to run his defense in Denver. The Broncos hired Bears defensive backs coach Ed Donatell as their defensive coordinator, a team source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The team announc... more

For the first time since the Carolina Panthers' disappointing 2018 season came to a close, team owner David Tepper addressed local media on Tuesday. Among the things on Tepper's mind, and there were many, as he enters his first full calendar year a... more

Gary Kubiak is back on an NFL coaching staff, but it's not in Denver. The Minnesota Vikings hired the former Broncos and Texans coach as assistant head coach/offensive advisor, the team announced Monday. Kubiak interviewed earlier Monday in Minne... more

The Dallas Cowboys saw their season come to a close after uncharacteristically losing battles in the trenches to the Los Angeles Rams on both sides of the ball. Dallas' front seven surrendered 273 rushing yards to Todd Gurley and C.J. Anderson and... more

The Kansas City Chiefs entered Saturday as the league's best offense, in yardage (425.6) and in points (35.3) and the third-best passing attack with the most yards per play in football (6.84). But in their 31-13 Divisional Round win over the... more

Adam Gase has found a new head coaching gig in the AFC East. On Wednesday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the New York Jets would hire the former Miami Dolphins skipper as their next head coach and on Friday afternoon the franchise made... more

Colts-Chiefs Cowboys-Rams Eagles-Saints Chargers-Patriots The Backstory For the first time since 1995, the Chiefs are chiefs atop the AFC with a No. 1 seed and a unique home-field advantage at football's loudest venue. So it's a da... more

Thomas Davis will not be a member of the Carolina Panthers in 2019, per Thomas Davis. The longtime Panthers linebacker said in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday night that Carolina is "going to go in a different direction with the linebacking... more

Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Brandon Mebane told reporters Wednesday that his seven-week-old daughter Makenna died this past Thursday. Mebane had spent time during the season away from the team tending to Makenna, who was born premature in... more

Matt LaFleur was introduced as the Green Bay Packers' newest head coach during a lengthy press conference on Wednesday, flanked by team CEO Mark Murphy and general manager Brian Gutekunst. "We wanted someone who could win," Gutekunst declared, "and... more

Dirk Koetter is staying in the NFC South. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach is returning to Atlanta as the Falcons offensive coordinator, the team announced. Atlanta also hired former Titans coach Mike Mularkey as its tight ends coach. Koette... more

Cole Beasley 's status for the Dallas Cowboys' Divisional Round clash with the Los Angeles Rams is up in the air. The wide receiver did not practice on Tuesday with an ankle injury. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that he w... more

The Clemson Tigers secured their second national college football title in three seasons in dominant fashion on Monday night, rolling the defending champion Alabama Crimson Tide, 44-16, in the College Football Playoff Championship Game in Santa Clara... more

Antonio Brown is being replaced by JuJu Smith-Schuster ... in the Pro Bowl. The Steelers wide receivers are swapping spots in this month's all-star game, the team announced. A first alternate, Smith-Schuster was named to the Pro Bowl as a replace... more

Faced with playing Lamar Jackson's Ravens for the second time in three weeks, the Chargers had a unique opportunity as the first team to play Baltimore twice with the rumbling rookie under center. When they played in Week 16, Los Angeles had little... more

The Chicago Bears will be without their starting tight end on Sunday afternoon, but will see the return of one of their most important defenders. Tight end Trey Burton is inactive and will not play against the Philadelphia Eagles. Burton was added... more

Pat Fitzgerald is staying in Evanston. The longtime Northwestern head coach will not interview for any NFL head coaching jobs, his agent told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. This news comes days after Fitzgerald announced following Northwestern... more

Ahead of their Wild Card Weekend clash with the Houston Texans, the Indianapolis Colts hope to have their leading receiver available to play. Colts wideout T.Y. Hilton is listed as questionable to play against Houston with an ankle injury after no... more

Colts-Texans Seahawks-Cowboys Eagles-Bears Chargers-Ravens The Backstory Do you remember the 23rd day of September ? That's when these two clubs first met, as Seattle forced three turnovers against Dallas' dim offense in a 24-13 wi... more

Less than one month after signing on to be USC's next offensive coordinator, Kliff Kinsgbury is back on the interview circuit. The former Texas Tech head coach is interviewing with the Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets regarding their vacant head... more

The Jim Bob Cooter era is over in Motown after five seasons. Cooter and the Detroit Lions mutually agreed to part ways, the team announced Tuesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport initially reported the move. Cooter had been with the organizatio... more

December

Jacksonville's brass is staying put, but the same cannot be said for at least one assistant coach. The Jaguars fired running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley, sources told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Monday. Wheatley is the second member of the Jag... more

Coming off of the least productive season of his career, and an injury-riddled one at that, LeSean McCoy's status in Buffalo appeared not so certain. After all, the 30-year-old running back is entering the final season of a five-year deal in Orchar... more

Baker Mayfield is alone atop at least one page of the NFL record book. With three passing scores in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Cleveland Browns quarterback surpassed Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson as the only rookie to thro... more

Jacksonville is maintaining the status quo. Jaguars owner Shad Khan assured in a statement released following the team's loss to Houston on Sunday that executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin, general manager Dave Caldwell and... more

Pete Carroll is staying in the Emerald City for the long haul. The Seattle Seahawks signed the head coach to a multi-year extension through 2021 on Monday afternoon. Carroll will earn more than $11 million per year, making him one of the highest-pa... more

Knocked out of postseason contention on Sunday afternoon for the second time in three seasons, the Miami Dolphins are one of many teams rumored to be moving on from their coach come Black Monday. In three years at the helm, current Dolphins coach A... more

The final AFC playoff berth will be decided in the final game of the regular season. The league announced Sunday evening that the Indianapolis Colts-Tennessee Titans game in Week 17 will be flexed to "Sunday Night Football." The winner of the... more

John Harbaugh is in the Baltimore Ravens' plan for the immediate future, and perhaps beyond. Amid rumblings that the longtime Ravens coach could be on the hot seat, the team released a statement Friday announcing that Harbaugh will remain its head... more

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is a game-time decision ahead of Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, coach Sean McVay told reporters. The Rams back has not practiced all week as he deals with a knee injury suffered in L.A.'s loss... more

Signed off of his couch by the Buffalo Bills earlier this season, Matt Barkley can now move the rest of his furniture to Orchard Park. The Bills handed Barkley a two-year contract extension through 2020 on Friday, the team announced. Buffalo acqu... more

Julio Jones' availability for Sunday is up in the air. Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn told reporters that the wide receiver will be a game-time decision against the Carolina Panthers. Jones returned to practice Friday after sitting out Wednesday... more

Frank Gore's season might be over, but his career is not. The Miami Dolphins running back, who was placed on injured reserve this week with a season-ending foot injury , will not need surgery, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday. Gore'... more

Playoff Picture: AFC NFC If you're feeling unsettled, unsure of yourself or simply confused this holiday season, then you and the American Football Conference have something in common. Unlike you, however, the AFC will resolve its issues and... more

The New Orleans Saints (12-2) are one win away from securing home-field advantage in the NFC after holding off the Carolina Panthers (6-8) on Monday night, 12-9 , to close out Week 15. Here's what we learned: 1. The once-unstoppable Saints offense... more

For the third straight game coming out of their bye, the Los Angeles Rams offense, which hummed at a superior frequency for the first half of the season, played like an average unit. Jared Goff and company compiled 413 total yards in Sunday night's... more

The Los Angeles Rams suffered a brief injury scare on Sunday night. Todd Gurley exited briefly during the third quarter of the Rams' 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles after suffering a left knee injury. He missed a series and was initially rule... more

Tom Brady hit yet another milestone in his storied, endless career on Sunday afternoon. The New England Patriots quarterback passed the 70,000-passing yard mark with an 8-yard completion to Rex Burkhead in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh... more

Another week, another Steelers game without James Conner. The second-year running back is unlikely to play against the Patriots on Sunday, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Conner practiced for the first time on Friday, albeit in a... more

The Philadelphia Eagles made it official on Saturday afternoon: Carson Wentz will not play against the Los Angeles Rams. The team previously listed the starting quarterback as doubtful to play in L.A., but downgraded him to out on Saturday. Wentz... more

Jimmy Graham came to Green Bay this offseason with the intention of rediscovering his All-Pro form from his days in New Orleans. The Packers tight end admitted Friday that he's yet to deliver. "My numbers suck," Graham said, per ESPN's Rob Demov... more

The Los Angeles Chargers (11-3) are in the postseason. The Chargers clinched an AFC playoff berth with a dramatic, 29-28 , comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3) at Arrowhead Stadium. Here's what we learned from the game: 1. The West... more

The Los Angeles Chargers lost yet another key skill player on Thursday night. Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen exited their clash with the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter with a hip injury. He did not return to the game in the Chargers'... more

Playoff Picture: NFC AFC The NFC playoff picture is still developing in the darkroom, but certain realities are taking shape. The New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams have clinched their respective divisions and, with first-round byes... more

In Monday night's low-scoring game between two elite defenses, points were at a premium. That reality made the Minnesota Vikings' fourth-quarter field-goal attempt and Bobby Wagner's ensuing controversial block a major turning point in Seattle's 21-7... more

The Seattle Seahawks (8-5) distanced themselves from the wild-card pack with a 21-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings (6-6-1) at CenturyLink Field to close out Week 14. Here's what we learned: 1. The Seahawks defense followed in the footsteps of... more

Russell Wilson will be without one of his favorite receivers on Monday night. Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin was listed among the inactives ahead of their prime-time clash with the Minnesota Vikings. Baldwin missed multiple practices this... more

The Los Angeles Rams' terrible, horrible, no good, very bad night in the Windy City prompted questions about why the league's second-ranked offense struggled so mightily in prime time. L.A. was averaging 34.9 points and 439.9 yards per game enterin... more

The New Orleans Saints clinched their second consecutive NFC South title on Sunday with a 28-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. New Orleans (11-2) had never before won back-to-back division titles. The Saints are still in contention to clinch... more

The NFL fined Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith on Friday for $26,739 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara in Week 13, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. ESPN first reported the news . Smith was not... more

Playoff Picture: NFC AFC Welcome to the weird times. A week ago, the football world thought it knew everything and saw it all coming. The Saints were an indestructible, historic offense, capable of burning Super Bowl champion secondaries a... more

Two days after parting ways with head coach Mike McCarthy, the Green Bay Packers have decided to let one of his longtime assistants go as well. The team announced Tuesday evening that it has fired associate head coach/linebackers Winston Moss. "... more

The Oakland Raiders are reaching out to a former AFC West rival for help in the backfield. Oakland is signing former Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Anderson had worked out for the Kansas City... more

The NFL has placed umpire Roy Ellison on administrative leave after Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes accused Ellison of directing derogatory language toward him during Buffalo's loss on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Elli... more

The NFL Competition Committee is aiming to make some changes to the punt play this offseason and is crowdsourcing the creative process, Falcons president Rich McKay told reporters Tuesday. "This is a play we think is ready and ripe to be modernized... more

Washington's injury woes at the quarterback position continued on Monday night. Colt McCoy suffered a fractured right fibula during the second quarter of the Redskins' 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, coach Jay Gruden said. McCoy is schedule... more

The Philadelphia Eagles (6-6) kept their playoff hopes alive with a 28-13 victory over the injury-riddled Washington Redskins (6-6) to close out Week 13. Here's what we learned: 1. With back-to-back wins over NFC East rivals, the Eagles have soar... more

With their playoff hopes dimming, the Cincinnati Bengals are shutting down their star wide receiver. A.J. Green was placed on injured reserve after aggravating his toe injury on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday. ESPN first... more

The three 2018 Heisman Trophy finalists were announced on Monday evening, and they're all quarterbacks. Ohio State redshirt sophomore Dwayne Haskins, Alabama sophomore Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma redshirt junior Kyler Murray were named finalists fo... more

Pittsburgh lost more than a game on Sunday evening. Steelers second-year tailback James Conner suffered a lower leg injury late in the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 33-30 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday night. Steelers coach Mike Tomli... more

November

A big upset in Big D! The Dallas Cowboys (7-5) snapped the New Orleans Saints' (10-2) 10-game winning streak with a low-scoring shocker, 13-10 , at AT&T Stadium to kick off Week 13. Here's what we learned: 1. To stop the MVP favorite Drew Brees an... more

Georgia Tech is targeting a Yellow Jacket alumnus and veteran NFL coach for its vacant head coaching job. Los Angeles Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is slated to interview for the Georgia Tech head coaching gig prior to the Bolts' Su... more

Sunday marks the first time Richard Sherman will play a game in Seattle since the Seahawks, his former team of seven seasons, waived him last offseason while he was recovering from an Achilles injury. Sherman stuck it to the supposedly rebuilding '... more

It's a battle of two of the hotter teams in the NFC when the Saints visit the Cowboys tonight. Here's five things to watch for leading up to the 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff (watch the game on NFL Network, FOX or streaming on Amazon Prime Video). 1. This... more

For the second consecutive game, the division-leading Chicago Bears will be without their starting quarterback. Mitchell Trubisky is not expected to play this Sunday against the New York Giants, sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Trubisky... more

With the 4-6-1 Green Bay Packers falling steadily out of playoff contention, the wolves are coming for Aaron Rodgers, who told reporters Wednesday that there are no issues with his fundamentals and that he might have to take a few more chances down t... more

Playoff Picture: AFC NFC With Thanksgiving in the rear-view, it's time to move on to December, a time for conspicuous consumption -- but more importantly in our field, playoff prognostications. In that spirit, let's recap the state of the AF... more

The Houston Texans (8-3) kept their distance from the AFC South pack on Monday evening, running through the Tennessee Titans (5-6) en route to a 34-17 victory , Houston's eighth consecutive win. Here's what we learned: 1. What a bizarre career for... more

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was suspended by the NFL for one game for violations of unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness, the league announced Monday. Fournette is set to miss Jacksonville's Week 13 test against... more

Tom Brady showed up on Wednesday's injury report but his ailment is not expected to be serious. The New England Patriots quarterback was limited by a knee injury, as were tight end Rob Gronkowski (ankle/back), guard Shaq Mason (calf) and running ba... more

Nearing the end of what is a lost season for the 2-8 Oakland Raiders, there appears to be little for their fan base to look forward to, other than acquiring a high draft pick. But Derek Carr has no interest in losing his way to a top-five selection... more

Will Joe Flacco be ready to return by this Sunday? The Ravens quarterback did not practice Wednesday after missing last Sunday's game with a hip injury. After Flacco suffered the injury in Week 9, the Ravens were hopeful the veteran QB could pla... more

The NFL is serving up a heaping helping of divisional matchup goodness for Thursday's platter of Thanksgiving Day contests. Here's a breakdown of what to watch for in Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions; Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys; and Atlanta... more

Lost in the madness that was last night's historic Monday Night Football game was the relative absence of Todd Gurley. A bona fide MVP candidate entering Monday evening, Gurley failed to reach the end zone for the first time all season on a night w... more

The "Game of the Year" lived up to the billing, and then some. In the highest-scoring game in Monday Night Football history and the third highest-scoring game in league history, the Los Angeles Rams (10-1) needed two late Patrick Mahomes interceptio... more

The Kansas City Chiefs had their full arsenal of receiving options available for Monday night's matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. Wide receiver Sammy Watkins started against Los Angeles after being listed as questionable with a foot injury. Watkin... more

Forget Khalil Mack or Mitchell Trubisky or Akiem Hicks. The hero of the Chicago Bears' crucial win over their NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings might have been their kicker. Fresh off of an embarrassing four-miss performance in Week 10, Bears kicke... more

Before the Oakland Raiders seized, lost, and then regained the lead in dramatic fashion in their 23-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, melodrama of a different kind looked to be playing out on Oakland's sideline. CBS cameras caught Raiders coa... more

Three Los Angeles Rams incurred financial penalties for misconduct during their win over the Seattle Seahawks last weekend. Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was fined $23,395 total for grabbing Seahawks center†Justin Britt 's facemask and for hi... more

The NFL Players of the Week from Week 10 of the 2018 NFL season include a sure-fire future Hall of Famer, an up-and-coming quarterback and a neck-rolled linebacker. AFC Offensive Player of the Week: QB Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Big Ben put... more

Tickets of the moved Kansas City Chiefs-Los Angeles Rams game will become available on Wednesday, with thousands of admissions allotted to Los Angeles-area first responders. The league announced Tuesday that the contest between the league's top two... more

Manning mastered Mullens on Monday night, as the New York Giants (2-7) came back from a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat the San Francisco 49ers (2-8), 27-23 . Here's what we learned from the final game of Week 10: 1. If this was Eli Manning... more

Hue Jackson is back in Cincinnati. The former Cleveland Browns head coach is joining the Cincinnati Bengals' coaching staff as special assistant to the head coach, effective immediately, the team announced Tuesday . "I have a great comfort level... more

The New Orleans Saints might have found their Dez Bryant replacement in another veteran receiver. The Saints are bringing in wideout Brandon Marshall for another visit on Monday with the hope that they sign him, a source told NFL Network Insider Ia... more

At the tail end of a difficult week for the state of California, one of its native sons strode to his postgame press conference, more than 2,000 miles away, with his home state on his mind. Following the Green Bay Packers' decisive win over the Mia... more

Los Angeles Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth will donate his game check from this week's game against the Seattle Seahawks to the Ventura County Community Foundation's Conejo Valley Victims Fund , to support relief and recovery efforts for the families o... more

Don't expect Le'Veon Bell to show up to the Pittsburgh Steelers facility next week, or anytime this season for that matter. Despite Steelers owner Art Rooney II recently saying he's anticipating Bell's return to the facility, the team is not expec... more

We've officially entered the second half of the regular season now that every team has played at least half of its games. Which developments over the next eight weeks will spark spirited conversation around the league? Jeremy Bergman has the answers!... more

After another underwhelming loss laced with predictable play-calling and missed opportunities, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters he doesn't anticipate making any in-season coaching changes, NFL Network's Jane Slater reported. "Again, I woul... more

Marcus Mariota's steadiest game in five weeks paced the Tennessee Titans (4-4) to a 28-14 victory over the Dallas Cowboys (3-5) on Monday night to conclude Week 9. Here's what we learned: 1. The Titans didn't win a single game in the month of Oct... more

Kevin Byard channeled his inner Terrell Owens following a first-quarter interception during the Titans' 28-14 win Monday night. After picking off Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the end zone, the Tennessee Titans safety ran out to the... more

Fresh off of a season-defining win, the New Orleans Saints are looking to expand their receiving corps and perhaps add some All-Pro talent. The Saints are set to work out three wide receivers on Tuesday, including former Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bry... more

Jermaine Whitehead earned more than a slap on the wrist for his slap of a Patriot. The Green Bay Packers safety was ejected from Sunday night's game in New England after slapping Patriots center David Andrews in the face with an open palm in the se... more

The purge continues in Oakland. Nearly two weeks after trading Amari Cooper out of town and four days after the trade deadline passed, the Raiders are parting ways with yet another veteran figure. Oakland announced Saturday that it waived defensive... more

October

The Chicago Bears will embark on a critical stretch without their star offensive lineman. Bears guard Kyle Long will miss six to eight weeks after suffering a foot injury late in Chicago's win over the New York Jets on Sunday, NFL Network Insider I... more

The Los Angeles Rams have their pass rusher. L.A. acquired pass rusher Dante Fowler from the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for a 2019 third-round pick and a 2020 fifth-round pick, the Jags confirmed Tuesday. The Rams reportedly outbid the New... more

Ten days after being released by the New York Jets, Terrelle Pryor is back in the AFC East. The journeyman wide receiver is signing a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills, a source involved told NFL network Insider Ian Rapoport. New York cut Pryo... more

Could Ty Montgomery's ill-fated decision to return a kick out of the end zone earn him a one-way ticket out of town? The Green Bay Packers are reportedly making the fourth-year running back available ahead of the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline Tuesday, N... more

Golden Tate has a new home in the NFC. The Detroit Lions traded the wide receiver to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday for a 2019 third-round pick. Tate announced the news himself on Twitter. It‚??s been real DETROIT! I‚??ll love ya forever. Phi... more

The New England Patriots (6-2) survived a slugfest with the Buffalo Bills (2-6), eventually pulling away from their AFC East rivals, 25-6 , at New Era Field on Monday night to close out Week 8. Here's what we learned: 1. They won't all be easy, an... more

Adam Thielen's all-time great season continued on Sunday evening. The Minnesota Vikings receiver recorded his eighth straight 100-yard receiving game in their 30-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints. In doing so, Thielen tied former Detroit Lions g... more

Adam Vinatieri made history Sunday. Again. With a second-quarter 25-yard field goal against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts kicker became the NFL's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Hall of Fame kicker Morten Andersen (2,544... more

Four Jacksonville Jaguars players were involved in an incident at a London nightclub early Saturday morning resulting in them being detained by police before being released, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per several sources. The four... more

At one point during the Houston Texans' 28-point second half on Thursday night, Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke took a look at a play on his tablet and angrily chucked it to the turf . It was that type of night for Burke's 'Fins, wh... more

Houston had few problems Thursday evening, as the Texans (5-3) extended their lead in the AFC South and their five-game winning streak with a 42-23 win over the visiting Miami Dolphins (4-4) to kick off Week 8. Here's what we learned: 1. Last we... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are no longer undefeated, but at 6-1, they still lead the pack in the AFC and continue to tear through defenses, wearing them out so much, apparently, that it affects their opponents following games. In a comprehensive articl... more

TRADE PROPOSALS: NFC AFC With the NFL trade deadline set for Tuesday, Oct. 30, Jeremy Bergman prescribes one move -- buy or sell -- for each team in the NFC to make. ARIZONA CARDINALS: Sell linebacker Deone Bucannon. GM Steve Keim might... more

Behind another confident performance by Matt Ryan, the Atlanta Falcons (3-4) kept their playoff hopes alive on Monday evening, holding on to beat the New York Giants (1-6), 23-20 , to close out Week 7. Here's what we learned: 1. What started as a... more

Surprise: Le'Veon Bell watch will continue into next week. Bell will not be reporting to the Steelers this week, a source told NFL Network's Jim Trotter. Pittsburgh franchise-tagged the running back over the offseason, but Bell has yet to show up... more

DeVante Parker is MIA in MIA and not on his own accord. The Miami Dolphins receiver has been sidelined by a quad injury for much of this season and has been held out of all but two games, while new acquisitions Albert Wilson and Danny Amendola pace... more

Vontaze Burfict has been fined. Again. In his second game back from a four-game suspension, the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker incurred $112,000 in fines stemming from multiple plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week that were constituted a... more

The New England Patriots likely will be without Rob Gronkowski on Sunday. The star tight end did not make the trip with the team to Chicago ahead of its clash with the Bears, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. The Boston Globe... more

Aaron Rodgers did it again. Thanks to the quarterback's fourth-quarter heroics, the Green Bay Packers (3-2-1) staved off an upset from C.J. Beathard and the San Francisco 49ers (1-5), 33-30 , at Lambeau Field to close out Week 6. Here's what we learn... more

Down the stretch in their 43-40 loss to the New England Patriots, the Kansas City Chiefs defense, injury-riddled and outmatched for the bulk of Sunday night, had a great opportunity to stop Tom Brady at the goal line -- and whiffed. With over five... more

In the Los Angeles Rams' sixth win of the season in as many games, Todd Gurley carried the load -- and his team -- on his way to a career day. Gurley, the reigning Offensive Player of the Year, ran for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns in... more

One of the Los Angeles Rams' top targets exited early against the Denver Broncos, but returned for the second half of L.A.'s 23-20 victory . Cooper Kupp was carted off the field with a knee injury in the second quarter and was initially ruled as... more

The defending champs sit at an unfamiliar 2-3. Big Blue resides in the NFC East cellar at 1-4. Is it too early for a must-win game? You be the judge. With an assist from OBJ's interview-buddy Lil Wayne and Tha Carter V, here are five areas to watc... more

Allen Hurns isn't shying away from a critical comment made following the Dallas Cowboys' overtime loss to the Houston Texans. Hurns reportedly told ESPN's Josina Anderson that the play-call on Dak Prescott's second interception -- deep curls on a... more

Devonta Freeman was back on the injury report on Wednesday, this time with a brand new ailment. The Falcons running back missed practice with a foot injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Freeman is battling a bone contusion and sat out... more

You might have heard. Drew Brees made a little bit of history Monday night, as the future Hall of Famer led the New Orleans Saints (4-1) to a dominant 43-19 victory over the Washington Redskins (2-2) to stay atop the NFC South. Here's what we learne... more

One sleep after coaching his Oakland Raiders to their fourth loss in five games, coach Jon Gruden was notably downtrodden at his Monday press conference. In Gruden's first season as head coach in a decade, little has gone to plan for the Raiders, w... more

The Dallas Cowboys were 10 yards away from field-goal position, 42 yards from victory in their in-state rival's building -- and they punted. On the first drive of overtime on Sunday night, faced with a fourth-and-1 on Houston's 42-yard line, Cowboy... more

The Carolina Panthers escaped defeat Sunday afternoon on the strong, strong leg of Graham Gano. Down 31-30 to the New York Giants with six seconds remaining, Gano kicked a 63-yard field goal to seal the 33-31 victory. The kick was the longest of G... more

The Dallas Cowboys are officially moving center Travis Frederick off of the active roster. Frederick was placed on injured reserve, just over six weeks after being diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrom e, a disorder in which the immune system atta... more

Free from Tennessee, Rishard Matthews is still in search of a new team, but that could change soon. Matthews is scheduled to have workouts with two receiver-needy teams next week: the Cleveland Browns on Monday and the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday.... more

The Marquette King era in Denver lasted but four games. The Broncos are placing King on injured reserve and are expected to release the punter when healthy, NFL Network's James Palmer reported Saturday. King missed practice all this week with a t... more

With Andrew Luck back in the saddle in Indianapolis, the Colts' passing game has taken off. But Indy's first-year coach fears the team is relying too much on the pass and Luck's rehabilitated shoulder. "It's killing me to have to throw this much,"... more

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (3-2) held off a fourth-quarter comeback and made history in the process on Thursday evening, defeating the Indianapolis Colts (1-4), 38-24 , to kick off Week 5. Here's what we learned: 1. Within 20 minutes o... more

Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs (4-0) back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to keep their undefeated season alive in a 27-23 victory over the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football in Week 4. 1. Patrick Mahomes had his moment o... more

September

It was a tale of two halves for Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in their Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Roethlisberger heaved for 224 passing yards and a score in a first half that included four gains of at least... more

Deep into the Jacksonville Jaguars' demolition of the New York Jets on Sunday, Jags coach Doug Marrone chose to run up the score. Following T.J. Yeldon's one-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-goal with 25 seconds left in the fourth quarter and the... more

In a back-and-forth Southern California shootout, Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (4-0) outgunned Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings (1-2-1), 38-31 , on Thursday Night Football in Week 4. Here's what we learned: 1. This Rams offense is... more

One of the Los Angeles Rams' most integral defensive players will be available to play on Thursday night. Starting cornerback Marcus Peters started against the Minnesota Vikings after sustaining a calf injury on Sunday. NFL Network's Steve Wyche fi... more

The record number of roughing the passer penalties called so far this year has struck confusion and anger into pass rushers and defensive coordinators alike. How are coaches supposed to teach their players to sack quarterbacks when referees are... more

For the first time this season, the league's top two passers will not be rewarded with NFL Player of the Week honors. Patrick Mahomes and Ryan Fitzpatrick were shut out in Week 3, at least in terms of hardware, ceding their status to two more... more

For those hoping for a quick resolution to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Week 4 quarterback quandary, well, too bad. One sleep after Ryan Fitzpatrick dug the Bucs into a halftime hole he nearly pulled them out of, coach Dirk Koetter was mum on whether... more

The Green Bay Packers have acquired some reinforcements in the secondary. Green Bay is signing free-agent cornerback Bashaud Breeland to fill the roster spot of injured veteran Davon House, the team announced Wednesday. ESPN first reported the news... more

Patrick Robinson's first season back in New Orleans has been cut short by injury. The Saints cornerback is expected to be placed on injured reserve with a broken ankle suffered in New Orleans' win over Atlanta, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Whew, that was close. The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1-1) escaped disaster on Monday night, withstanding a furious second-half comeback from Ryan Fitzpatrick to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1), 30-2 7. 1. Two years to the week that Ryan Fitzpatr... more

Rob Gronkowski confirmed Sunday night that he resisted a trade this offseason to the Detroit Lions and threatened to retire. When asked about a report that the New England Patriots were close to trading the All-Pro tight end to Detroit, Gronkowski... more

Minutes after coaching his Patriots to a second consecutive double-digit defeat, this one to his former protege on national television, Bill Belichick was less than enthused. "I've said this multiple times. I'll say it again. We need to do everythi... more

For Earl Thomas, Sunday began with reports that multiple teams -- including his opponent, the Dallas Cowboys -- were interested in opening up trade talks with the Seattle Seahawks for his services. It ended with Thomas telling reporters that he does... more

For the second consecutive week, Clay Matthews was called for a controversial roughing the passer penalty. The Green Bay Packers linebacker was flagged for a personal foul after sacking Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith late in the third... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars could be without stars on both sides of the ball on Sunday afternoon. Running back Leonard Fournette is questionable to play against the Tennessee Titans with the hamstring injury that kept him out of last week's win. He h... more

Can the winless Browns f-i-n-a-l-l-y break through in the W column after back-to-back near misses to start the season? Can the Jets recapture their form from their Week 1 blowout win of the Lions? Here's what to watch for in Thursday night's clash... more

The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that players and ownership are committing more than $500,000 to local social justice programs, becoming the first team to maximize the NFL's new social justice initiative . Donation recipients with ties to social... more

Another week, another devastating injury for the Atlanta Falcons, this time on the offensive side of the ball. Starting left guard Andy Levitre was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a torn triceps suffered against the Carolina Panthers. Levit... more

The Minnesota Vikings nearly escaped Green Bay with a win, if it weren't for three missed field goals by rookie kicker Daniel Carlson, including two in overtime. On the first drive of the fifth period, Carlson missed a 49-yard attempt after Green B... more

It's too darn hot in Jacksonville. Sunday's Patriots-Jaguars clash set all types of weather-related records. At 97 degrees, the game was the hottest at kickoff in both Pats and Jags history. It's 97 degrees, officially the hottest game in #Patri... more

During Jalen Ramsey's non-stop offseason feature blitz, the Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback took aim at the best tight end in the game. In an article published last month, Ramsey said of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to ESPN's Mina... more

Most fans you'll find in the stands, cheering on their professional football team of choice from a distance and wearing their club's apparel with the hope that one day they can be included in the organization's successes and failures. James Brown w... more

Baltimore's leading rusher from its season-opening demolition of the Bills won't return to the field for some time. The Ravens placed running back Kenneth Dixon on injured reserve with a knee injury. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported earl... more

The Josh Allen era in Buffalo will begin in earnest this Sunday. Bills coach Sean McDermott announced Wednesday that the rookie quarterback will start Buffalo's Week 2 home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers under center. "It's the right mov... more

The night could not have started off worse for Sam Darnold. On the very first pass of his career, the New York Jets quarterback rolled out to his right, only to throw a prayer back across his body into the hands of Detroit Lions safety Quandre Digg... more

The Monday Night Football double-header is a Week 1 tradition. Here's what we've learned so far: Los Angeles Rams 33, Oakland Raiders 13 1. After a humbling low-wattage first-half performance, Sean McVay and the Rams rebounded in the second h... more

Josh Gordon's return to the field on Sunday after another turbulent offseason was a welcome sight for Browns fans and supporters of his around the league. But Gordon wasn't supposed to see game action so soon. On Cleveland's first offensive play of... more

Is Aaron Rodgers a god among men? If Sunday night's epic performance is any indication, perhaps he is. Just an hour after suffering what looked to be a catastrophic knee injury, Aaron Rodgers returned to the field for a second-half comeback for the... more

Doug Baldwin came into Sunday's season opener with a knee issue, and he left it with another one. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters that Baldwin suffered an MCL sprain in Seattle's loss to the Broncos. Baldwin has held out for most of th... more

The Panthers won their season-opener for a second consecutive season, but they might have lost their starting tight end for an extended period. Panthers tight end Greg Olsen suffered a foot injury in the first half of Carolina's 16-8 win Sunday.... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars lost their workhorse for the majority of their season opener, but were able to start the season with a W anyway. Star running back Leonard Fournette was ruled out against the New York Giants with a hamstring injury suffered... more

Earl Thomas is officially back. Days removed from returning to the Seattle Seahawks facility from his holdout, the safety was activated to the active roster Saturday. Thomas will start against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Le'Veon Bell was a no-show Saturday as the Pittsburgh Steelers boarded their buses to Cleveland for their season opener. In the middle of a prolonged contract dispute, the running back did not show up to the Steelers facility in time to join the te... more

Cincinnati's contract extension blitz continued on Saturday. The Bengals signed wide receiver and returner extraordinaire Alex Erickson to a two-year extension through 2020, the team announced. Erickson's extension is worth $4.68 million, plus... more

Could the Carolina Panthers start the season without Cam Newton's top target in tow? Tight end Greg Olsen was added to Carolina's injury report Saturday with a back injury. He was listed as questionable to play against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday,... more

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was not bothered Friday when asked about a Sports Illustrated report exploring a schism inside Seattle's locker room, telling reporters he prefers to focus on what he can control in the here and now. The story delved int... more

The Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) mounted their title defense with an 18-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons (0-1) on Thursday night. It wasn't easy, and it sure as heck wasn't pretty. Here's what we learned: 1. The same teams. The same location. The... more

Editor's note: An previous version of this story stated Cooper's comments were related to Khalil Mack no longer being on the team. Cooper's statement was centered on the Raiders looking to keep up with the Rams' offense. Raiders fans aren't the on... more

Football is back ... finally! The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles kick off the 2018 season Thursday night when the Atlanta Falcons roll into The Linc. Will Julio Jones and Co. be able to avenge their divisional round loss, or will P... more

Earl Thomas was in Seattle this week, but don't expect him to return to the Seahawks' facility ahead of their Week 1 clash with the Denver Broncos. Thomas has stayed away from Seattle all offseason as he awaits a new contract or a trade out of town... more

Martavis Bryant's short time in Oakland has come to a close, and he is unlikely to see a football field anytime soon. The wide receiver was waived by the Raiders on Saturday and is facing yet another suspension from the league, pending appeal, sou... more

Carson Wentz's season debut will have to wait at least one more week. The Philadelphia Eagles plan to start Nick Foles at quarterback for their season opener against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapopo... more

Just days after locking down two of their star defensive linemen for the long haul, the Cincinnati Bengals are saying goodbye to one of their longer-tenured. Cincinnati released 10-year veteran Michael Johnson on Saturday, ending his second of two... more

Roberto Aguayo is back on the open market. The Los Angeles Chargers waived the journeyman kicker Saturday, ESPN's Field Yates reported, signaling that Caleb Sturgis has won the kicker battle in Carson. Aguayo, the infamous 2016 second-round pick... more

August

The Tennessee Titans could be without their prized rookie linebacker for the season opener. Second-round linebacker Harold Landry was diagnosed with a mid-to-high ankle sprain, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, after the rookie received a... more

A third team has given up on the Christian Hackenberg experience. The Philadelphia Eagles waived the embattled former second-round quarterback, sources told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero on Friday, one day after his lone preseason game with the club.... more

NFC West AFC East NFC East AFC North NFC North AFC West AFC South NFC South With the dawn of a new NFL season almost upon us, we're going division by division to highlight the players and storylines to watch in 2018. Jeremy... more

In his first presser since suffering a knee injury that kept him out of the preseason, Doug Baldwin was optimistic that he will play Week 1, but not that he'll feel 100 percent by then or by the end of the season. "I haven't felt 100 percent since... more

While Aaron Donald awaits a new deal from the Los Angeles Rams, the Cincinnati Bengals are taking care of their two stars along the defensive line. Cincinnati signed two-time All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins and two-time Pro Bowl defensive end... more

AFC East NFC East AFC North NFC North AFC West NFC West AFC South NFC South With the dawn of a new NFL season almost upon us, we're going division by division to highlight the players and storylines to watch in 2018. Jeremy... more

Travis Frederick's timetable to return to football is still unclear. Since being diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome last week, the Dallas Cowboys center has worked out with the team and was out watching practice on Tuesday. But NFL Network In... more

The Dallas Cowboys have won three Super Bowls during the Jerry Jones era, but none since 1996. Twenty-two years is a long-enough wait for Jones, who said Tuesday that he wouldn't hesitate to part with a sizable sum to win another title. "It would b... more

We had to wait a little bit longer for the start of the 2018 NFL season. The start time of the Atlanta Falcons-Philadelphia Eagles Kickoff Game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia was pushed back due to inclement weather. The game, originall... more

The Oakland Raiders are moving on from Obi Melifonwu after less than 16 months with the organization. Oakland waived/injured their 2017 second-round selection on Thursday while simultaneously confirming the signing of veteran cornerback Dominique... more

Mike Tomlin is wary of technology, and he's resorting to extraordinary measures to protect his team against the threat of the robots. When asked Thursday by reporters about the construction of a tarp hanging near one of the practice fields at the U... more

The Oakland Raiders are reaching out to a 11-year veteran for help in their secondary. Oakland signed former New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Thursday after the defensive back worked out for the organization on Wednesday,... more

One of the Carolina Panthers' greatest sack artists is calling it quits. Charles Johnson announced his retirement from the NFL in a statement released by the Panthers on Wednesday. Johnson had one year remaining on his contract. Johnson played th... more

If you came here looking for a direct war of words between Dougs, you're in the wrong place. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone didn't take issue with statements from Eagles coach Doug Pederson critical of how Jacksonville managed the clock in its AFC... more

What can we learn about the first-round rookie quarterbacks through two weeks of preseason play? Box scores, "every throw" highlight packages and cliche-ridden post-game pressers can only tell you so much. That's why Next Gen Stats is here. With the... more

Were you too busy watching the MTV Video Music Awards to catch up on your preseason football? Don't worry. We've got you covered. Here's what you need to know from the Baltimore Ravens' 20-19 win over the Indianapolis Colts † in their Preseason Week... more

Josh Allen is one step closer to being named the Buffalo Bills' Week 1 starter. The team announced on Monday that the rookie quarterback will start Buffalo's all-important third preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. This will b... more

Aaron Rodgers is reportedly "creeping" toward a mega-extension from the Green Bay Packers, one that could reset the quarterback market and potentially change the language of future deals league-wide. But while he pursues the mythical fully guarante... more

The injury bug bit the Chicago Bears on both sides of the ball on Saturday evening. Bears pass rusher Leonard Floyd was ruled out of Chicago's preseason game against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter with a hand injury. Floyd's injury came... more

One of Houston's starting cornerbacks hit the showers early on Saturday. Texans corner Kevin Johnson left Houston's preseason tilt against the San Francisco 49ers†early in the first quarter after suffering a concussion. Johnson fell awkwardly aft... more

Another wrinkle has been thrown into the Buffalo Bills' quarterback quagmire. The team announced that AJ McCarron suffered a right shoulder injury during Buffalo's 19-17 preseason win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night. Bills coach Sean... more

Sam Darnold is used to the praise by now. It came from college coaches and teammates at USC, draft gurus †at the combine and his pro day and most recently his co-workers in Florham Park . But just one preseason game and a handful of joint practice... more

Hack is back. The Philadelphia Eagles signed former New York Jets second-round pick Christian Hackenberg on Sunday. Hackenberg had been unemployed for nearly two months before signing with Philly. After two disappointing seasons in the Big Apple,... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars have suspended two of their top defensive players. Jacksonville banned cornerback Jalen Ramsey and defensive end Dante Fowler for one week for "violating team rules and conduct unbecoming of a Jaguars football player," the... more

For the first time in 19 months on Thursday night, Andrew Luck played in an NFL game -- and had fun doing so. In his first game back since a shoulder injury derailed his 2017 season, Luck led two scoring drives in the Colts' 19-17 preseason victory... more

Less than a week after Bills receiver Kelvin Benjamin criticized his former quarterback Cam Newton in the press, Newton confronted Benjamin face to face. Ahead of the Panthers' preseason opener with the Bills at New Era Stadium in Orchard Park, New... more

For the second straight summer, Donald Penn's contract is the focus of conversation at Raiders camp. The left tackle, currently sidelined on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list while recovering from Lisfranc surgery, has been asked to take... more

Faye Spanos, wife of Los Angeles Chargers owner Alex Spanos and "matriarch" of the Spanos family, died at the age of 92, the organization announced Wednesday. "Faye was the essence of grace, compassion, humility, and kindness," the Spanos family sa... more

Earl Thomas is in Texas, but not to join the Dallas Cowboys. At least, not yet. Thomas showed up at the University of Texas' fifth practice of fall camp in Austin on Wednesday, per multiple reports, and was seen with fellow former†Longhorn and NFL... more

In the NFL world, August is a month that's annually packed with predictions: breakout players, breakthrough teams and so on. But all that future-casting is geared toward the coming fall and winter. What can we expect in the remaining days of summer?... more

Contract negotiations between Odell Beckham and the Giants reportedly accelerated this week, and the receiver expressed hope Saturday that his desired extension is coming in the very near future. "They'll get it done when they get it done," Beckha... more

Entering his first full season in Buffalo, Kelvin Benjamin is still going to Carolina in his mind. In an interview with The Athletic's Tim Graham, the Bills receiver rehashed his tumultuous four-year stint with the Panthers, the organization that... more

The Pro Bowl is heading back to Central Florida. For the third consecutive season, the Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will be held at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The game will take place on Jan. 27, 2019 and will be broadcast on ESPN, E... more

July

If his online odyssey this weekend is any indication, Dez Bryant won't be playing in Dallas in 2018 -- or any time soon, for that matter. But where will the All-Pro receiver land? Bryant and the Browns reportedly have mutual interest and are expec... more

For the second consecutive summer, Le'Veon Bell is keeping his distance from Steelers training camp. The Steelers running back is skipping camp once again after he and Pittsburgh's front office failed to come to an agreement on a long-term deal bef... more

The Minnesota Vikings are replacing the late Tony Sparano with a pair of offensive line coaches. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced Saturday that tight ends coach Clancy Barone and assistant offensive line coach Andrew Janocko will split offensive... more

Delanie Walker is staying in Nashville for at least three more seasons. The 33-year-old tight end signed a two-year extension with the Tennessee Titans on Friday, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Walker's extension... more

It's a three-for-all at running back in D.C. The Washington Redskins enter camp with a slew of questions on an offense full of new faces, but none is more pressing or presently unanswerable than who will start at tailback alongside dual-threat virt... more

The New England Patriots reported to training camp this week -- with no exceptions. After an offseason chock with talk surrounding Pats offensive stars Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski's supposed dissatisfaction with the organization and their absences... more

The intrigue and optimism around this year's Chicago Bears extends to every corner of the offense, from receiving acquisitions Allen Robinson, Taylor Gabriel and Trey Burton to emerging coaching minds Matt Nagy and Mark Helfrich. But lost in the hu... more

With training camps set to open en masse next week, two rehabbing free agents are still looking for their next landing spots. Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers is scheduled to visit the Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns and Oak... more

In a flag-football battle between purported Pros and Joes on Thursday night, the roles were reversed. Fighting Cancer, the champion of America's bracket and supposed "amateurs," defeated Godspeed, the Professional Champion, 26-6, in the American Fl... more

Nick Foles might not start the season at No. 1 on the Eagles' depth chart, but he will close out the offseason atop at least one list. The Eagles quarterback and Super Bowl LII MVP was the top seller for all league-licensed product sold from March... more

AFC: East North South West NFC: North South West East Training camp is quickly approaching, which means it's time to preview the most exciting part of the summer. With camps opening later this month, Jeremy Bergman, Herbie... more

The Ultimate Final of the American Flag Football League is set. Fighting Cancer will meet Seneca Wallace's Godspeed on Thursday in Houston with $1 million at stake. Both sides emerged victorious in Saturday's Dual Finals where Fighting Cancer was... more

Brandon Bryant didn't have to wait long to be acquired after being passed over in Wednesday's supplemental draft. The New York Jets are expected to sign the former Mississippi State safety, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Bryant was on... more

NFC: East North South West AFC: East North South West Training camp is quickly approaching, which means it's time to preview the most exciting part of the summer. With camps opening later this month, Jeremy Bergman, Herbie T... more

The King might have left Cleveland this week, but Christian Kirksey thinks his Browns are primed to assume his vacated throne. Entering his fifth season in Cleveland, the Browns linebacker has seen his fair share of losing rosters. But Kirksey gus... more

Julian Edelman will officially miss the first four games of the 2018 season. The New England Patriots wide receiver's appeal of his four-game suspension was denied, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. Edelman's ban stems from a viola... more

The Arizona Cardinals can't get enough of their hot-shot rookie quarterback. New coach Steve Wilks said in May that the likelihood of 10th overall pick Josh Rosen starting in 2018 isn't a longshot and gushed to reporters that the signal-caller has... more

June

With the 2018 World Cup upon us, Jeremy Bergman and Adam Rank are divvying up the NFL and selecting the top 11 -- or in, yes, FOOTBALL parlance, all-time XI -- players from each of the 32 teams' history. Today, Bergman presents the top XI for each... more

With the 2018 World Cup upon us, Jeremy Bergman and Adam Rank are divvying up the NFL and selecting the top 11 -- or in, yes, FOOTBALL parlance, all-time XI -- players from each of the 32 teams' history. Today, Bergman presents the top XI for each... more

In a wide-ranging interview with Oprah Winfrey broadcast on OWN this weekend, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady stared into the abyss of retirement and acknowledged his football mortality, but provided no real timetable for the end of his st... more

When the Buffalo Bills return for training camp in July, there will be question marks littered all over their offensive formation. Who's starting under center? How will Buffalo fill its three vacancies along the offensive line? Behind Kelvin Benjam... more

With the 2018 World Cup upon us, Jeremy Bergman and Adam Rank are divvying up the NFL and selecting the top 11 -- or in, yes, FOOTBALL parlance, all-time XI -- players from each of the 32 teams' history. Today, Bergman presents the top XI for each... more

When new Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry told reporters last week Cleveland's quarterback situation is "a lot better" that what he had with Ryan Tannehill in Miami, he wasn't mincing his words, and he wasn't kidding. Landry doubled dow... more

The Seattle Seahawks kicked off mandatory minicamps Tuesday, but took the field without their senior presence on defense. Two days after three-time All-Pro safety Earl Thomas announced via tweet that he does not intend to attend minicamp or any OTA... more

When you think of the greatest receiving groups in the league today, who do you immediately envision? There's Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen in Minnesota (2,145 combined yards in 2017); Marvin Jones and Golden Tate in Motown (2,104); Antonio Brown a... more

The Atlanta Falcons are shipping out overseas to visit the troops. The franchise announced Tuesday that team leaders will embark on a USO tour †before the 2018 season to visit active duty service members at three military bases in Iraq. The Falcons... more

With the 2018 World Cup upon us, Jeremy Bergman and Adam Rank are divvying up the NFL and selecting the top 11 -- or in, yes, FOOTBALL parlance, all-time XI -- players from each of the 32 teams' history. Today, Jeremy Bergman presents the top XI fo... more

For the second time in five months, Gronkowski came up just short. Gronkowski the horse, partially owned by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, finished second behind Triple Crown winner Justify in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Gronk... more

One day after re-signing with the Chicago Bears, Zach Miller has been shelved for the season. The tight end was placed on the reserve/PUP list on Tuesday, which effectively ends his season before it begins. Miller is still recovering from a career-... more

May

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired Sammy Watkins this offseason to stretch the field and bring even more speed to an offense already stockpiled with versatile weapons. But in signing the wideout to a three-year deal, has Kansas City also found its next... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have their first-round pick under wraps. Tampa Bay signed†defensive tackle Vita Vea to his four-year rookie contract Thursday, the team announced. As with all first-round rookie contracts, Vea's deal will include a fifth-ye... more

AFC QUESTIONS NFC QUESTIONS After building their rosters over the last few months, all 32 teams possess at least one concern heading into the 2018 season. Now that we're post-draft, let's take a look at some summer subplots. Today, Jeremy Be... more

If there was any doubt that the players in the Los Angeles Rams' locker room†believe Aaron Donald deserves a raise, let Marcus Peters set the record straight. "Pay the man," the new Rams cornerback said bluntly Monday. "I mean, s---. I mean, you wi... more

Mark Ingram's four-game suspension to start the 2018 season will put the bulk of the rushing responsibilities on the legs of second-year tailback Alvin Kamara. With Kamara's work load expected to grow thanks to Ingram's absence, the hype is buildin... more

Shaquem Griffin is ready for the next chapter in his Cinderella story. The Seattle Seahawks signed their fifth-round pick to his four-year rookie deal, the team announced Thursday. NFL NEtwork's Mike Garafolo adds the deal is worth $2.8 million ov... more

Cleveland Browns fans know the hard knock life. So it's only fitting that, on the heels of a historic 1-31 stretch, their team will be featured on Hard Knocks . HBO and NFL Films announced Thursday that the Browns will be the 10th franchise to be... more

Rashaad Penny just made some dollars. The Seattle Seahawks signed their 2018 first-round pick to his rookie deal, the team announced Wednesday. The four-year contract is worth $10.8 million and includes a $5.9 million signing bonus, a source inform... more

Lane Johnson is a world champion, the star right tackle of the unquestioned victors of Super Bowl LII. But Johnson remains peeved by how the New England Patriots treated his Philadelphia Eagles in the lead-up to February's big game. "Here's what pi... more

Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Christian Kirk was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and property damage in Scottsdale, Ari. on Feb. 3, nearly three months before Arizona selected him in the 2018 NFL Draft. Kirk was seen throwing... more

Don't expect to see Maliek Collins until training camp at the earliest. The Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle underwent surgery†Monday to repair the fifth metatarsal†on his broken foot. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Collins will start... more

The New Orleans Saints paid the Green Bay Packers an arm and a leg to move up to No. 14 in April's draft to select Marcus Davenport. Now, New Orleans is paying the rookie defensive end. The Saints signed Davenport to a four-year contract Thursday n... more

It took just one day back in the Arizona Cardinals facility for Josh Rosen to sign his rookie deal. The No. 10 overall pick in the 2018 draft signed his four-year rookie contract Thursday, one day before the Cardinals are to begin their three-day r... more

Rob Gronkowski assured the New England Patriots two weeks ago that he is intent on playing for the franchise in 2018. After reportedly flirting this offseason with a second career on the big screen, in the professional wrestling ring or most recent... more

We're only two days into minicamp season, but it's already fair to wonder in Baltimore: How do the Ravens plan to use Lamar Jackson, their dangerously mobile rookie quarterback, this season with such an inert signal-caller in Joe Flacco starting unde... more

Orlando Franklin is calling it quits. The former Broncos and Chargers offensive lineman announced Saturday that he is retiring after seven seasons in the NFL. After one campaign in Washington, Franklin was released by the Redskins this week. The... more

Just one day after the New York Jets sent him packing , Bryce Petty has landed back in the AFC East. The Miami Dolphins claimed the fourth-year quarterback off waivers on Friday, per the league transaction wire. Petty joins a quarterback room al... more

One of football's greatest journalists is changing jobs. Peter King is leaving Sports Illustrated and The MMQB to join NBC Sports. King was a senior writer at SI †for 29 years and the founder of The MMQB. He was hailed by SI editor-in-chief Chris... more

When the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Mason Rudolph in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft last weekend, it appeared that Pittsburgh was finally selecting the heir to Ben Roethlisberger. After all, Pittsburgh's confidence in Rudolph is well-docum... more

April

"The Top 100 Players of 2018" kicks off with a doubleheader starting at 9 p.m. ET on NFL Network on Monday. The first episode will reveal the players who were ranked from 100 to 91, with the players ranked 90 to 81 following immediately after at 10 p... more

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A placekicker is off the board for the first time this weekend, and he's heading to Minneapolis. The Minnesota Vikings traded two sixth-round picks to the New York Jets for the opportunity to select Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson... more

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Detroit Lions picked up a high-value offensive lineman in the fifth round on Saturday. Detroit selected Oregon tackle/guard Tyrell Crosby with the 15th pick in the fifth round and the 153rd overall selection. Crosby was rank... more

Derrius Guice's precipitous fall down draft boards was the dominant storyline of Day 2 of the 2018 NFL Draft. Regarded as the second- or third-best running back on the board, Guice tumbled until the 59th overall selection, when the Washington Redsk... more

ARLINGTON, Tex. -- Jimmy Garoppolo has a new receiving target. The San Francisco 49ers selected Washington wide receiver and returner extraordinaire Dante Pettis with the 44th pick in the 2018 draft. The Niners traded up with the Washington Redskin... more

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Courtland Sutton is heading to the other Big D. The Denver Broncos selected the SMU wide receiver with the 40th pick in the 2018 draft and the eighth selection of the second round. The first WR taken on Friday evening, Sutton... more

ARLINGTON, TEXAS -- At the tail-end of a day when the conversation surrounding Josh Allen fixated on how far he would fall, the Buffalo Bills made sure that the polarizing Wyoming prospect didn't drop too far from their grasp. The Bills traded two... more

Around The NFL's Jeremy Bergman is on the ground in Dallas, roving from one pre-draft event to another to chronicle the stories of the draft's top prospects. Their paths converge Thursday night at AT&T Stadium. These are their tales: Bradley Chubb... more

ARLINGTON, Texas -- To no one's surprise, the four quarterbacks in Dallas this week hogged all the attention at Wednesday's Play Football event; four six-foot-something man-planets with media-member moons gravitating toward each of them. Every one... more

Shaq Thompson is staying in Charlotte for at least another year. The Carolina Panthers are picking up the starting linebacker's fifth-year option, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday. The Panthers confirmed the move Tuesday. Thompson i... more

Rob Gronkowski's horse might not make it out of the gate next Saturday. Gronkowski, a horse named after and partly owned by the New England Patriots tight end, suffered an unspecified "setback" in his run-up toward the Kentucky Derby, trainer Jerem... more

Like the hundreds of thousands of Green Bay Packers fans who cheer him on on Sundays, Aaron Rodgers is now a partial owner of a professional franchise. The Packers quarterback and Wisconsin sports fanatic joined the ownership group of the NBA's... more

The Super Bowl MVP is getting a raise. The Philadelphia Eagles and backup quarterback Nick Foles have agreed to a revised contract for the 2018 season that includes a mutual option for 2019, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Friday, per two sour... more

Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison. Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins? Watson has played only one season -- and barely that -- with the Houston Texans, but Hopkins is already convinced that their quarterback-wide receiv... more

The Philadelphia Eagles released Daryl Worley on Sunday after the cornerback was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence along with weapons and disorderly conduct charges, Philadelphia police confirmed to NFL.com. Worley's arrest was f... more

The Kansas City Chiefs have added yet another running back to an already crowded backfield. Former Arizona Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams is signing a one-year deal with K.C., a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Williams report... more

Dez Bryant was irked Friday night following his release for, among other things, not being named captain during his nine-year tenure in Dallas. The former Cowboys receiver told NFL Network's Jane Slater regarding the "Garrett Guys" who he claims a... more

The Sanchize has been sanctioned. Free-agent quarterback Mark Sanchez was suspended by the NFL on Friday for the first four games of the 2018 season for violating the league's policy of performance-enhancing substances. Sanchez released a stateme... more

Breakups aren't easy, especially those that come after an eight-year relationship. Dez Bryant learned that the hard way on Friday. Following his release from the Dallas Cowboys, Bryant took to Twitter to express his thought process post-schism.... more

The Baltimore Ravens surprised folks when they signed Robert Griffin III last week to a one-year deal. The former Washington Redskins second-overall pick spent 2017 out of football after a forgettable year with the Cleveland Browns, and had barely... more

Marquette King's unceremonious departure from the Oakland Raiders and signing with the division-rival Denver Broncos has enflamed tensions between King and some of his former teammates. The punter said immediately after signing his deal with Denve... more

The Tennessee Titans are adding some needed depth at the wide receiver position. Tennessee agreed to terms with former Baltimore Ravens receiver Michael Campanaro on Tuesday, the team announced. Baltimore selected Campanaro, a 5-foot-9... more

AFC QUESTIONS NFC QUESTIONS The 2018 NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. As we hurtle toward the offseason's marquee event, Jeremy Bergman examines one pressing question for each NFC team. Arizona Cardi... more

Josh Rosen has been criticized from all corners of the draft evalu-sphere for everything from coming from a well-off family and having opinions about things outside of football to enjoying a dorm-room hot tub and being a "millennial." In an inter... more

Add Sam Darnold to the growing list of quarterbacks who are passing through Florham Park this month. The USC quarterback is expected to visit the New York Jets' facility in the coming days, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, per a source informe... more

After losing out on the Ndamukong Suh sweepstakes, the Tennessee Titans have moved on to Plan B at defensive tackle. Tennessee announced Sunday that it has agreed to terms with former Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Ben... more

For the first time in over two years on Saturday, Johnny Manziel took snaps in a competitive football game. Playing in The Spring League in Austin, Texas, Manziel quarterbacked the South team for around two quarters in total, completing more than 5... more

Straining their salary-cap space to the very last dollar, the Los Angeles Rams have acquired big contract after big contract, all the while apparently avoiding the All-Pro elephant in the room, Aaron Donald. But according to Rams general manager Le... more

Tasked with eventually finding Eli Manning's successor, the New York Giants have not hinted that they will select one of the top four quarterbacks with the second overall pick in this month's draft. This week, Big Blue is hosting two position players... more

NFC: NORTH EAST WEST SOUTH RANKS AFC: NORTH EAST WEST SOUTH RANKS Our Roster Reset series takes a division-by-division look at where things stand across the league heading into the 2018 NFL Draft. Jeremy Bergman exami... more

One day after felony charges against their leading receiver from 2017 were dropped, the New York Jets welcomed back their top wideout from 2016. Quincy Enunwa signed his restricted free-agent tender on Wednesday, keeping him under contract with Ga... more

Brandin Cooks has yet to be introduced as the newest member of the Los Angeles Rams -- that unveiling is set for Thursday -- but the organization is already scheming to keep the wideout in Southern California for the long haul. The Rams intend to s... more

The Angelenos are in Berea. After having Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield in for a visit earlier this week, the Cleveland Browns are hosting USC QB Sam Darnold on Wednesday and UCLA QB Josh Rosen on Thursday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

Add another name to the growing list of draft-eligible quarterbacks taking visits to Cleveland. In addition to the prospective top-four signal-callers, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson will visit the Browns as well, who boast the first and four... more

March

The talk during Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson's pro day revolved around the Heisman winner's supposed inaccessibility to teams trying to arrange meetings. At least one club had no trouble sitting down with Jackson on Thursday. The Los Angele... more

One of the great stories of the combine and of this season's draft process will culminate in Dallas next month. UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin has been invited to the 2018 NFL Draft (Apr. 26-28) and told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero following UCF'... more

In the aftermath of the Minnesota Miracle , there was mass confusion. The suddenly victorious Minnesota Vikings were giving on-field interviews, while the New Orleans Saints were slowly trudging off the field and into the locker room. But there was... more

The best remaining player in free agency has made a decision on where he'll be playing for at least the next year. Ndamukong Suh is signing with the Los Angeles Rams on a one-year, $14 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday.... more

The Black Unicorn is riding off into a technicolor sunset. Recently released by the New England Patriots, Martellus Bennett indicated in a tweet Friday evening that he is retiring from football to focus on his "life's work" as the founder of The... more

The Los Angeles Chargers will be without one of their top defensive players for a quarter of the 2018 season. Defensive tackle Corey Liuget was suspended Friday for the first four games for next season for violating the league's policy on... more

Count 13 NFL clubs as witnesses to ComebackSZN . Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel participated in the University of San Diego's pro day Thursday with scouts from at least 13 NFL teams in attendance, according to ESPN's Eric D.... more

Having Deshaun Watson in the building has not precluded the Houston Texans from exploring any and all options at quarterback. Houston hosted Louisville QB Lamar Jackson for a private workout on Wednesday, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapop... more

If Teddy Bridgewater is the answer at quarterback for the New York Jets, then he has to clear up questions about his surgically repaired knee. In his introductory conference call with reporters Wednesday, Bridgewater failed to do so. When asked if... more

Ndamukong Suh's free agency tour will not be making a stop in the East Bay. The free-agent defensive tackle cancelled his scheduled visit Wednesday with the Oakland Raiders and returned home to Portland to mull his options, sources told NFL Network... more

Sam Darnold's rain-soaked pro day workout drew raves from scouts and NFL Network analysts and attendance from nearly every team in the league, including the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants, the two clubs at the top of the draft. Darnold to... more

Baker Mayfield is making the rounds. The Oklahoma quarterback is in the middle of a busy week of workouts. Mayfield is working out for Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase on Wednesday, just two days after auditioning for the Buffalo Bills on Monday, NFL... more

Bashaud Breeland's deal with the Carolina Panthers is null and void. The former Washington Redskins cornerback failed his physical Friday and will not sign with Carolina, the team announced. The Panthers said that Breeland failed the team's evaluat... more

In the middle of Tuesday's frenzied negotiating period, the Arizona Cardinals' acquisition of Sam Bradford sent shockwaves across the football world. Not because the quarterback-less Cards took a chance on a former first-overall pick , but because th... more

AJ McCarron finally found a home. The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday night that they have agreed to terms with McCarron on a two-year deal. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that McCarron will earn at least $10 million over two years wit... more

Patrick Robinson is heading back to the Bayou. The Super Bowl champion is leaving the Philadelphia Eagles after just one season to return to the team that drafted him, the New Orleans Saints. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per... more

Sitting out Washington's pro day on Saturday wasn't the ideal situation for Dante Pettis , but it did allow the injured wideout to spend quality time with some receiver-needy teams. Pettis told NFL.com that during Saturday's festivities he spoke to... more

For Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, it was either "pay cut" or get cut. On Sunday, he chose the latter. The New York Giants decided Sunday to release the veteran cornerback , and Rodgers-Cromartie confirmed his departure on social media: Once a Gian... more

The Cleveland Browns have been dethroned. Following a flurry of trades over a 48-hour span , Cleveland's stranglehold atop the salary cap space leaderboard is no more. Three days before the beginning of free agency, and one sleep before the start... more

Dante Pettis wants to run for NFL teams at some point before next month's draft, but it won't be this weekend. After sitting out drills at the NFL Scouting Combine last week due to an ankle injury, Pettis told NFL.com that he will not work out at... more

Ronald Jones's combine workout was cut short. The USC running back pulled up with a strained hamstring on his first and only 40-yard dash attempt on Friday. He ran a 4.66 unofficially after pulling up 20 yards into his dash. Jones is officially d... more

Day 1: OL, RB Day 2: QB, WR, TE Day 3: DL, LB The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine is underway, which means broad and vertical jumps, 20- and 60-yard shuttles and all the Mike Mayock insight that's fit to print. On Day 1 of the combine drills,... more

One of the top offensive linemen in the draft suffered a setback Thursday. Ohio State offensive lineman Billy Price suffered a partially torn pectoral muscle while participating in the bench press, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and... more

Could Lamar Jackson pull double duty this weekend in Indianapolis? Multiple NFL teams have requested for the dual-threat Lousiville quarterback to work out as a wide receiver, in addition to working out as a QB, Good Morning Football's Peter Schrag... more

Saquon Barkley set the NFL Scouting Combine ablaze on Thursday with his viral bench press and impressive media session. The Penn State running back is expected to be the first tailback taken in the draft, or, if things break right, the first player... more

Waiting for the Atlanta Falcons to re-sign Matt Ryan and reset the quarterback market? Don't hold your breath. Even though the Falcons would like to dictate the pace of the inevitable QB carousel, as NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednes... more

Don't look now, but a future Hall of Famer is on the market. Indianapolis Colts honchos confirmed Wednesday that veteran running back Frank Gore will not return to the team in 2018. "I am aware that [general manager] Chris Ballard and Frank did h... more

Amid rumors and reports that the Miami Dolphins are considering a move away from Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins coach Adam Gase declared Wednesday that there is little to that speculation. When asked whether Tannehill would have an issue if Miami drafte... more

February

Newly reinstated into the league after a year-long hiatus, Su'a Cravens might be moving locales. The Denver Broncos are in talks with the Washington Redskins to trade for Cravens, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapop... more

Rob Gronkowski might wander into a onesie in the WWE ring or a starring role on the silver screen some day, but not in the immediate future. Gronk is expected to return to football for the 2018 season and is not expected to retire, NFL Network Insi... more

Hit the road, Mo. The New York Jets informed defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson of his release on Wednesday, the team announced. In 2016, Wilkerson signed a five-year, $86 million extension with the Jets. Two disappointing seasons and $36.8 mil... more

Fake news. Overused memes. Star wide receivers expressing disinterest in preseason snaps. In this upside-down world we live in, New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman knows one thing is for sure: The internet is the bad place. "Let me tell... more

The Mike Glennon era lasted nary a year in Chicago. Bears general manager Ryan Pace announced Wednesday that the team will release the backup quarterback at the start of the league year on March 14. After letting go of Jay Cutler last offseason,... more

Danny Amendola wants to stay in Foxborough. The New England Patriots wide receiver said Tuesday at a Bryant University Q&A that, at 32 years old, he definitely wants to play next year, and do so for the Pats. "I'm a free agent this year, so let's... more

Before Kirk Cousins and Drew Brees sign with their respective clubs this offseason, might Aaron Rodgers beat them toward setting the market rate? The Green Bay Packers are making progress on signing Rodgers to a new contract, Packers president Mar... more

The NFL is reportedly looking at implementing a number of rule changes, some expected (clarifying the catch rule) and some not so. One of the surprising proposals offered by the NFL Competition Committee is to change the penalty for defensive pass... more

The consensus top quarterback of this year's draft class won't throw at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine (March 2-5 on NFL Network). USC quarterback Sam Darnold has elected to focus on athletic testing and interviews instead of throwing drills at this... more

Coming off of a career year with the AFC champions, Dion Lewis finds himself in a familiar state: Unwanted. Since being drafted in 2011, Lewis has spent time with four franchises (Eagles, Browns, Colts, Patriots) and run the gamut of transactions... more

On the verge of becoming a perennial postseason contender, the Tennessee Titans aren't letting up in 2018. That's the company line held and professed by Titans general manager Jon Robinson, who told Titans director of broadcasting Mike Keith at a... more

After months of speculation over whether Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's rookie deal would toll -- keeping him under contract for another season in Minneapolis -- it appears we're closer to an answer. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapop... more

How does Tarik Cohen follow up his dynamic rookie season? Emulating Tyreek Hill is a good first step. The Chicago Bears running back explained on 670 The Score this week that, with former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy now at th... more

Odell Beckham's return to game action might not come until September. Or so tweets the Pro Bowl wide receiver. In response to a fan tweet Saturday that begged him not to play in the 2018 preseason, Beckham virtually nodded in agreement. 0... more

Brandon Bolden is sticking around Boston for at least one more season. The New England Patriots signed the running back to a one-year extension worth $880K, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Saturday. Bolden was set to be a free agent, but will... more

As free agency approaches and the Dallas Cowboys prepare to make "tough" decisions, questions surrounding the fate of Dez Bryant abound. Will the Cowboys cut the declining wide receiver? Could Bryant take a pay cut? Can Dez ever return to his All-Pr... more

The Hitman is hanging them up. Former New York Jets linebacker David Harris announced Friday through his representatives that he is retiring from football after playing 11 seasons in the NFL. "After 11 years of having played the greatest team spo... more

Nick Folk is one-and-done in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers released the veteran kicker on Thursday after Folk played just four games in one season in Tampa. Folk famously beat out former second-round pick Roberto Aguayo for the starting kicker job du... more

Graham Gano is likely staying put. The Carolina Panthers are more likely to place their franchise tag on Gano, their kicker of six seasons whose four-year contract expired this year, than on guard Andrew Norwell, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport... more

Russell Wilson is reporting for duty. Remember two weeks ago when the Seattle Seahawks quarterback was traded from the Texas Rangers , who selected him in the Rule 5 Draft in 2013, to the New York Yankees? Well, in the latest chapter of the alterna... more

Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim will see the return of All-Pro running back David Johnson and future Hall of Fame wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in 2018, and he just received a massive vote of confidence in a contract extension through 2... more

Two of the Los Angeles Rams' top defenders have gone under the knife. Rams linebacker Mark Barron and cornerback Kayvon Webster both underwent shoulder surgery recently, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday, per sources. Barron should... more

The NFL Draft might be coming to your city. The finalists to host the 2019 or 2020 draft, as announced on Thursday, are Cleveland/Canton, Kansas City, Tennessee, Denver and Las Vegas, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The winners will be announ... more

AFC WEST NFC WEST AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH AFC EAST NFC EAST AFC NORTH NFC NORTH With the 2017 NFL campaign in the rearview, draft season's about to kick into high gear. But before we completely shift over to the Class of 2018,... more

Roosevelt Nix is cashing in on a career year. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed the fullback on Saturday to a four-year deal through 2021. Nix was slated to be a restricted free agent after playing out two successive one-year contracts with the Steele... more

The Indianapolis Colts continued their search for a new head coach this weekend. Indy brass interviewed Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier on Saturday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a source, for the head coaching gig va... more

There is no succession plan in place in New England. So says NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest. McGinest, a three-time Super Bowl champion and Patriots Hall of Famer, said Friday on NFL Network that he had spoken with Josh McDaniels, who eschewed... more

In signing Jimmy Garoppolo to that beefed-up five-year pact on Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers achieved two things that foretell future prosperity: they secured a franchise quarterback, and in doing so became a destination franchise once more. D... more

AFC WEST NFC WEST AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH AFC EAST NFC EAST AFC NORTH NFC NORTH With the 2017 NFL campaign in the rearview, draft season's about to kick into high gear. But before we completely shift over to the Class of 2018,... more

The Darrelle Revis "era" is over in Kansas City. The Chiefs cut the former New York Jets cornerback on Thursday, per the league's transaction wire, just two months and change after signing him to a two-year, incentive-laden contract. Signed off o... more

Behold, the most inspiring speech delivered in the register of Hulk Hogan, the cadence of Maya Angelou and the headdress of a psychedelic sultan of all time. At the tail end of Thursday's Super Bowl block party in Philadelphia, the Eagles organized... more

The Oakland Raiders are moving on from David Amerson just two years into a four-year extension. Oakland cut the fifth-year cornerback on Monday. Amerson played in and started six games for Oakland this season, recording career lows in passes defens... more

Alshon Jeffery knew all along. On the final day of the 2016 season, Jeffery, then a member of the Chicago Bears, guaranteed to reporters that "we'll win the Super Bowl next year ." A one-year contract and four-year extension with the Philadelphia... more

The storyline going into Super Bowl LII was whether Rob Gronkowski was healthy enough to play. The question coming out of Sunday night will be whether Gronkowski ever plays again. Minutes after putting together a huge second half in the New England... more

Nick Foles' remarkable rise to the pinnacle of football earned him two trophies on Sunday night. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, who was considering walking away from professional football just last offseason, won the Super Bowl Most Valuable... more

The most electric and elusive talent in the New Orleans Saints' renowned 2017 draft class is taking home some hardware. Saints running back Alvin Kamara won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year at NFL Honors on Saturday. Kamara (28 votes) beat out C... more

Super Bowl LII Preview Predictions The Backstory Is there much left to say about this Super Bowl #rematch? The New England Patriots are back where they belong, in the big game for the eighth go-around this millennium. The Philadelphia Ea... more

The following can be categorized under "NFL owner problems." In a New York Times Magazine article detailing the 2017 NFL season, it was revealed that Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, whose team memorably blew a 28-3 lead to Robert Kraft's New... more

The lone remaining question mark heading into Super Bowl LII has been answered: Rob Gronkowski has been cleared from concussion protocol and will play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Gronk officially was a full participant at practice... more

Three days before Super Bowl LII kicks off, both teams are sick of answering the same questions from the same reporters on the same topics. But multiple Philadelphia Eagles are actually sick. Eagles defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and cornerback R... more

January

The Philadelphia Eagles didn't leave their underdog mentality at home. At Super Bowl Opening Night on Monday, a myriad of Eagles coaches and players reiterated that they are taking umbrage with being pegged underdogs for the third consecutive week.... more

Doug Pederson has beaten the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl before, albeit as a backup quarterback and before the dominant Brady-Belichick era. Pederson was watching on the sidelines when Brett Favre led the Green Bay Packers past the Pats... more

Bill Belichick, a model football historian, paid homage to a great football mind on Monday -- his father, Steve Belichick. The New England Patriots coach told reporters at Super Bowl Opening Night that he wore his father's fedora when the team lan... more

Tom Brady is winning his race against time ... for now. Though the ageless New England Patriots quarterback looks younger now than when he entered the league and is arguably playing at the highest level of his career, Brady is fully aware that, des... more

The confounding catch rule is the bane of many football fans' existence. Count NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as one of those perturbed viewers fixated on simplifying and clarifying the rule this offseason. "I'm not just somewhat concerned. I am... more

Instead of playing in Super Bowl LII, the Minnesota Vikings will be playing host this weekend. It's not the first time Minnesota has missed out on a Super Bowl, but Sunday will mark only the second Big Game played in Minneapolis and the first in th... more

"The NFC blew a 20-3 halftime lead" is the new "the Falcons blew a 28-3 lead." The AFC went back-to-back, outscoring the old league 21-3 in the second half to seal their second consecutive Pro Bowl victory. Here are five things we learned from Sunday... more

The Washington Redskins aren't letting Mason Foster hit the open market. Washington re-signed the veteran linebacker†on a two-year extension †worth up to $7 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Foster spent the past three seasons wit... more

Super Bowl LII might be a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX, but when it comes to the New England Patriots, they have no match. In the 17 years of the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era, New England has experienced unprecedented success, making eight Super Bow... more

Drew Brees is technically a free agent, but he won't stay that way for long. New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis echoed Wednesday his quarterback's wishes to stay with the franchise, telling reporters at the Senior Bowl that New Orlean... more

If you're a fan of tight ends, boy, is this the Super Bowl for you. Assuming New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski recovers from the concussion that knocked him out of the AFC title game, Super Bowl LII will be the first Big Game in which b... more

After a disappointing season in Green Bay that saw the Packers offense absolutely flounder without Aaron Rodgers, longtime coach Mike McCarthy decided to shuffle the deck, making numerous firings and hirings on both sides of the coaching staff. Gre... more

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has many difficult decisions to make coming into his first year back with the team. He answered the club's first major question mark when he officially hired Vikings offense coordinator Pat Shurmur this... more

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield shrugged off comparisons to Johnny Manziel on Tuesday, suggesting to reporters that "everybody wants to portray the bad boy ... stuff." Well, not everybody, Baker. NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly offered a... more

Despite winning just one game in two seasons at the helm, Hue Jackson officially has the support of Cleveland Browns players. So says Joe Thomas in a Sports Illustrated op-ed , in which the All-Pro tackle details why Jackson, who was retained by ow... more

As the coaching carousel starts to wind down in late January, one high-profile H.B.C. is staying off the market for the foreseeable future. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made it clear Tuesday that Jason Garrett is safe from the chopping block he... more

"If it's not broke, don't fix it." That was the philosophy preached by new Arizona Cardinals Steve Wilks during his introductory news conference Tuesday. Wilks was referencing the scheme and make-up of the roster on defense, where Arizona boasts th... more

Josh Allen made it clear at Senior Bowl Media Day on Tuesday that, if selected first overall by the Cleveland Browns, he would relish being the savior for the woebegone franchise. "It's a tough situation obviously to come in as a rookie and expect... more

Tom Brady had to overcome a lot en route to his eighth Super Bowl berth. The loss of Julian Edelman before the season. An unflattering, distracting headline that questioned the mortality of his dynasty. Rob Gronkowski's first-half exit in the title g... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars were briefly without their starting left tackle. Cam Robinson returned to the field after exiting the AFC Championship Game for one drive with a shoulder injury. Robinson suffered the injury on Jacksonville's first drive o... more

The man responsible for twice laying the franchise tag on Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is no longer with the team, but that doesn't mean his opinion of the QB has changed. Former Skins general manager Scot McCloughan explained on De... more

The Cincinnati Bengals made the surprising decision two weeks ago to retain long-time coach Marvin Lewis for a 16th season, just as it seemed they were finally ready to move on. Owner Mike Brown's decision to run it back one more time came after... more

The Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule during the process leading to head coach Jon Gruden's hiring, the NFL concluded Friday. The league found the Raiders conducted bona fide interviews with minority candidates as part of its coaching... more

Jalen Ramsey has made no bones this week -- or any other week, for that matter -- about how he matches up against his opponent. In Sunday's AFC Championship Game, the Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback will have to back up his fighting words... more

Cliff Avril will not go gently into that good night. The Seahawks defensive end intends to play in 2018, despite missing most of the 2017 season with a career-threatening neck injury. "I believe so," Avril told NFL Network's Steve Wyche on The... more

The end came quickly and suddenly for the New Orleans Saints, and in the minutes and hours after their walk-off loss in Minnesota, many players still hadn't recovered from the shocking 29-24 defeat †Sunday. "This is tough. You know, I think we're a... more

Stefon Diggs reeled in a 61-yard touchdown catch-and-run with no time remaining to cap a wild Vikings 29-24 win over the New Orleans Saints and send Minnesota to the NFC Championship Game in Philadelphia. Here's what we learned: 1. Vikings fan... more

Just two days after the Buffalo Bills moved on from Rick Dennison , they landed their new offensive coordinator. Buffalo poached Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll from the college ranks on Sunday, hiring the 42-year-old in the same capacit... more

Antonio Brown 's calf is good to go. His immune system? Not so much. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was sent home from practice Friday with an illness, coach Mike Tomlin told reporters. A source close to situation described Brown's illness t... more

Cameron Jordan didn't grow up in Minnesota, but he's well acquainted with the Vikings organization. The New Orleans Saints All-Pro defensive end is the son of a Norseman, Steve Jordan, who spent 13 seasons in Minnesota as a Pro-Bowl tight end. Came... more

Titans-Patriots Falcons-Eagles Jaguars-Steelers Saints-Vikings The Backstory There is a game still to be played in Foxborough this weekend , despite what your resident arm-chair prognosticator suggests. "The Pats don't lose at hom... more

Brian Gaine is returning to Houston. The Texans are expected to hire Gaine as their next general manager, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources. Gaine joined the Buffalo Bills this offseason as vice president of player personnel a... more

The Los Angeles Chargers missed out on the 2017 postseason by one game, a win they could have picked up anywhere along their schedule if they had employed a consistently competent field goal kicker. L.A. engaged four different kickers over the cour... more

Andy Reid wasted no time replacing his departed play-caller. On the same day that former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy was introduced as Chicago's next head coach, K.C. pegged running backs coach Eric Bieniemy to replace him.... more

The Baltimore Ravens had their eye on an in-house defensive coordinator candidate all along. Baltimore announced Tuesday that it has promoted linebackers coach Don "Wink" Martindale to defensive coordinator, filling the role vacated by the retired... more

An Andy Reid disciple and the play-calling mastermind behind the Kansas City Chiefs' late-season turnaround, new Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy spent much of Tuesday's introductory press conference answering one question: Can he pull the same trick wi... more

The Cincinnati Bengals have found their replacement for Paul Guenther. Cincinnati hired former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin as their new DC on Monday, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport first reported the... more

The Carolina Panthers' handling of Cam Newton's fourth-quarter injury has drawn the attention of the NFL and NFL Players Association. Newton exited Carolina's wild-card loss to the New Orleans Saints after taking a hit to the head in the fourth... more

Cameron Jordan sealed New Orleans' nail-biting wild-card win Sunday with a trio of hits on Cam Newton in four plays as the Carolina Panthers quarterback was attempting a game-winning touchdown drive. Following the victory, Jordan was seen shouting... more

Titans-Chiefs Falcons-Rams Bills-Jaguars Panthers-Saints The Backstory Wild Card Weekend opens with a strange, unexpected matchup. If things had broken the way many expected with four weeks to go, Kansas City wouldn't be division... more

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey became the next, and likely not last, player to take a shot across the bow of one Blake Bortles, predicting the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback's imminent downfall. "As long as Bortles is back there,... more

One day after his head coach stepped away from football , Carson Palmer followed suit. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback announced his retirement on Tuesday after 15 seasons in the National Football League. "Over the years, I've had teammates wh... more

As if there was ever any doubt, the San Francisco 49ers like having Jimmy Garoppolo around. Well, they don't just like him. They like him, like him. So much so that they intend to lock him up for the long haul this offseason. "We want Jimmy to be a... more

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley suffered a hip injury after he was shoved down outside a bar near Heinz Field on New Year's Eve, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Peliss... more

Two days after the Oakland Raiders axed coach Jack Del Rio minutes after their season-ending loss, Jon Gruden's name is the only one being mentioned as a possible replacement. But the ESPN color commentator played dumb Tuesday when asked whether he w... more

Less than 24 hours after firing long-time coach Chuck Pagano, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was already looking toward the future when he sat in front of local media on Monday, a future that includes a new skipper selected by general manager Chr... more

December

Marvin Lewis capped off a week of rumors regarding his future with a comeback victory over his former team, but offered no definitive word on whether he will be coaching next season. The Cincinnati Bengals coach of 15 seasons told reporters followi... more

The Buffalo Bills are back in the postseason, improbably. Buffalo snuck into the sixth seed on Sunday, thanks to their 22-16 win over the Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati's late 31-27 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd's 49-y... more

As the end of the 2017 season nears and Black Monday creeps ever closer, the Oakland Raiders are bracing to move on from third-year coach Jack Del Rio -- but only if one replacement becomes available. Oakland is planning to pursue former Super... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers have moved on from James Harrison. The two-time All-Pro linebacker and franchise sack leader was released on Saturday, making way for tackle Marcus Gilbert. Harrison went unclaimed on waivers and became a free agent on Monda... more

The San Francisco 49ers are feeling like world-beaters, riding high off of a four-game win streak led by franchise savior and impervious godsend Jimmy Garoppolo. After San Francisco overwhelmed the league's best defense in a 44-33 victory over the... more

Is Earl Thomas eyeing an Emerald City exit? Following Seattle's season-saving victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the Seahawks safety attempted to enter the Cowboys locker room and told Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, "If y'all have the chance, come get... more

Are you ready for some catch ruuuuuuuuuuuuuule?! For the second week in a row , a controversial ruling in a New England Patriots win changed the trajectory of the game. This time, the victims were Kelvin Benjamin and the Buffalo Bills. With Buff... more

One day ahead of their biggest game of the season, the New Orleans Saints added their star wideout to the injury report. Second-year receiver Michael Thomas is questionable to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday after being added to the rep... more

Tom Savage's season is officially over. The Houston Texans placed the quarterback on injured reserve on Saturday. Savage had sat out the previous game with a concussion. T.J. Yates will continue to start under center for the final two games. Sava... more

The Tennessee Titans are in a hurry. In a hurry to close out the regular season on a high, to clinch a playoff berth and to rewrite the narrative of their underwhelming campaign with a strong postseason run. But it's not just off the field where... more

When the Los Angeles Rams visit the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, it will mark the meeting of the last two teams coached by Jeff Fisher. The veteran coach spent 16 seasons with the Titans franchise, shepherding the team across state lines and into a Su... more

The Heisman Trophy winner is heading on down to Mobile, Alabama, in late January. Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield accepted his invitation to the 2018 Reese's Senior Bowl. Mayfield will be the first Heisman winner to attend the Senior... more

PLAYOFF PICTURE: AFC NFC We're just two weeks away from the march to Minneapolis, and barely anything is set in stone in the NFC. Only two teams have clinched division titles and playoff spots -- Philadelphia and Minnesota -- while only the... more

Detroit's forever-maligned running game has undergone a face lift in recent weeks, all to the detriment of Ameer Abdullah. The Lions have reshuffled the deck at running back since Thanksgiving, handing a greater share of the carries to Theo Riddick... more

One week after implying that the previous Cleveland Browns regime had failed in acquiring "real players," newly christened Browns general manager John Dorsey walked back that assessment. "Listen, you guys are professional wordsmiths," Dorsey told... more

Bill O'Brien has made it clear that he wants to return as Houston Texans head coach, but does their franchise quarterback want him there? "We have a great relationship," Deshaun Watson said of O'Brien to the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday. "Coach OB... more

Remember the last time the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots played each other? It was only two weeks ago, when Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was penalized and suspended for a late hit on Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White in the fourth quar... more

The Dallas Cowboys (8-6) kept their paper-thin playoff hopes alive on Sunday night, riding a controversial MacGyverish first-down decision to a 20-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders (6-8) on Sunday Night Football in Week 15. Here's what we learned:... more

The Seattle Seahawks found themselves on the wrong end of Sunday's NFC West battle with the Los Angeles Rams, and then in an friendly-fire war of words. After Seattle's 42-7 blowout defeat at the hands of its division rivals to the south, two of t... more

Pittsburgh's best weapon has been sidelined at least until the postseason. Steelers star wideout Antonio Brown suffered a partially torn calf muscle in Pittsburgh's 27-24 loss to the Patriots, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a sourc... more

Another week, another Seattle Seahawks defender ejected for extracurricular misbehavior. Seahawks safety Delano Hill was kicked out of their 42-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams for unnecessary roughness following a third-quarter scuffle. This is t... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without their starting running back Sunday against the Houston Texans. Leonard Fournette, previously listed as questionable, will not play against Houston, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources. The... more

Two down, two to go. The Detroit Lions (8-6) kept their playoff hopes alive and took care of business, cruising past the Chicago Bears (4-10), 20-10 in the undercard of Week 15's Saturday doubleheader. Here's what we learned: 1. Two weeks ago, at... more

The Seattle Seahawks finally shelved their star strong safety. Five weeks after sustaining a season-ending neck injury, Kam Chancellor was placed on injured reserve on Saturday, freeing up a roster spot cornerback Mike Tyson †and linebacker Kache... more

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll have each been fined $10,000 by the NFL for improperly entering the playing field during games, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday, per a source informed of the... more

When it comes to reported tumult in Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers' company line remains "nothing to see here." Nearly a week after NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that franchise quarterback Jameis Winston and embattled Bucs coach Dirk Koetter... more

With the NFC West hanging in the balance , Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks are prepping for battle against a familiar foe. Over the past three years, a lot has changed about the division-rival Rams; they've changed coaches, quarterbacks, co... more

Jay Cutler and the Miami Dolphins (6-7) put together their best performance of the season, stuffing the New England Patriots (10-3) in South Beach yet again, 27-20 , on Monday Night Football in Week 14. Here's what we learned: 1. The New England... more

One day after multiple players on his defense lost their cool at the close of a loss in Jacksonville, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment in how his players handled the defeat. "I really don't like the way the game ended,"... more

A testy affair between the Seattle Seahawks and Jacksonville Jaguars had its share of personal foul penalties throughout the game, but things came to a head after Jacksonville had already clinched its 30-24 victory . While Jacksonville was attempti... more

Chris Boswell's 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds remaining clinched the AFC North title for the Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2), their third in four years. Pittsburgh stormed back to beat the Baltimore Ravens (7-6), 39-38 , on Sunday Night Football in W... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars (9-4) thwarted a furious fourth-quarter rally from Russell Wilson, forcing a turnover on downs just ahead of the two-minute warning, and held on to a 30-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks (8-5) in Week 14. Here's what we... more

Another week, another milestone for Larry Fitzgerald. On Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver -- and future Hall of Famer -- passed Randy Moss for third on the all-time receiving yardage list. The record-setting gainer came on a 23-yard... more

John Dorsey wasted no time on his first day as Cleveland Browns general manager, cutting one of the team's offseason pickups. The Browns waived veteran wide receiver Kenny Britt on Friday. The wideout joined Cleveland in the offseason from Los An... more

The Cleveland Browns' firing of Sashi Brown and hiring of John Dorsey on Thursday was one of the quickest front office turnarounds in league history. In his introductory news conference Friday, Dorsey made it clear that Cleveland's franchise turnar... more

Former New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is dancing his way into retirement. The 32-year-old free-agent tailback announced Friday on Twitter that he is retiring after eight seasons in the league. Jennings said in the video that he will b... more

The Indianapolis Colts won't know who is lining up opposite them under center until the game kicks off on Sunday in Orchard Park. Neither will the Buffalo Bills. Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with Indy... more

Tyrod Taylor 's status for Sunday's crucial clash with the Indianapolis Colts is up in the air. Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott told reporters that there is no timetable on a decision on who will start at quarterback this week. Taylor will not... more

The Kansas City Chiefs are taking discipline into their own hands. Chiefs coach Andy Reid announced Wednesday that the team has suspended cornerback Marcus Peters for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders for his actions during Kansas City's lo... more

Playoff Picture: NFC AFC We are thisclose to chaos, folks. While the AFC is, in essence, a two-horse race (and, in reality, a Patriots victory tour), the O.G. conference is not so simple. There's no telling who the real favorite is to ass... more

With their season on the line, the Atlanta Falcons are asking their fans to bring in 'da noise on Thursday night, and sleep in on Friday morning. Atlanta (7-5) hosts the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints (9-3) in prime time on Thursday evening... more

Don't look now, but the top receiving duo in the league of late resides in Florham Park, New Jersey. In their wild win over Kansas City last week, New York Jets pass-catchers Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse became the first teammates in franchis... more

Russell Wilson is having a season for the ages, but he isn't living in the now. The 29-year-old has a plan to play long beyond this excellent year and even the next decade. "I definitely wanna play until my mid-40s ," the Seahawks quarterback told... more

There is no quick fix to Denver's disaster of a season. The fading Broncos are closer to the first overall draft pick than playoff contention. Two years removed from sending Peyton Manning off into the sunset victorious, Denver employs three backup... more

In a battle of do-it-all MVP contenders, Russell Wilson outplayed and out-wowed Carson Wentz, leading his Seattle Wilsons Seahawks (8-4) to a 24-10 upset over the Philadelphia Eagles (10-2) on Sunday Night Football in Week 13: 1. As Russell Wils... more

Eli Manning doesn't know if he's playing next week, but the benched Giants quarterback is confident he'll be playing in 2018 -- somewhere. "I plan on playing next season," Manning iterated to reporters following New York's loss to Oakland on Sunday... more

After completing his first full game as a starting quarterback since 2014, Geno Smith made time in between recapping the New York Giants' loss and praising the benched Eli Manning to call out his former coach, and one of his recent detractors, Rex Ry... more

With rumors swirling that his job is on the line, in the aftermath of the public relations nightmare that was the decision this week to bench Eli Manning, Ben McAdoo was unfazed following the New York Giants' 10th loss of the season. "I'm going to... more

Tom Brady wasn't the only Patriots star to blow a gasket during Sunday's win over the Bills. His tight end lost his cool, too. Following a late fourth-quarter interception by Buffalo cornerback Tre'Davious White, who was covering Gronk, the tight... more

Brace yourselves for the Travis Coons Revenge Game. The Los Angeles Chargers signed Coons to their active roster Saturday, the team announced.††NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport first reported the news.†The kicker will play on Sunday against his for... more

Aaron Rodgers is still on injured reserve, recovering from a broken collarbone suffered in October, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback made his return to the field this weekend. The practice field, that is. Rodgers practiced on Saturday for the... more

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown missed practice for the second consecutive day on Saturday, but isn't expected to miss any significant time. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Brown is sitting out because of a minor toe... more

Calvin Pryor is back on the market. The former first-round pick's odyssey through the NFL continued Saturday, as he was cut by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Pryor had been with the team since Week 1. Jacksonville promoted rookie defensive end Carroll... more

Alshon Jeffery joined the Philadelphia Eagles on a one-year deal this offseason with hopes of proving himself worthy of a long-term pact. On Saturday, Jeffery got his wish. The Eagles rewarded their star wide receiver with a four-year extension thr... more

Heading into Week 13, the Tennessee Titans find themselves atop the AFC South at 7-4 and in the third seed in the conference. The franchise is on pace for its first double-digit win total since 2008. But something isn't quite right with the Titans.... more

The outcry over Eli Manning's unceremonious demotion reaches far across the football universe. From current teammates (Justin Pugh) to former coaches (Tom Coughlin) to the man Manning replaced way back in 2004 (Kurt Warner), the NFL community at la... more

November

Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree both had their suspensions reduced from two games to one game following separate joint appeals on Tuesday, the league confirmed. ESPN first reported the news. Talib can return to the field for the Denver Broncos' Wee... more

The Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys rivalry is one of the league's testier feuds, one between two iconic, profitable NFC East franchises whose mascots are culturally divergent, but whose owners are allied. Their meetings usually come when somethin... more

Eli Manning's benching sent shockwaves across the football world Tuesday. The Giants quarterback, who had started 210 consecutive regular-season games, has not missed a game since 2004 when he replaced then-New York QB Kurt Warner. Warner said Tue... more

Two days after being released by the Dallas Cowboys, Darren McFadden announced he is retiring from football. In a statement released Tuesday on Twitter, McFadden said, "I just want to say that I make this decision not with sadness or without furthe... more

Despite losing the turnover battle and surrendering three touchdown passes to Brett Hundley, the Pittsburgh Steelers (9-2) held on against the plucky Green Bay Packers (5-6), riding a last-second Chris Boswell 53-yard FG to a 31-28 victory , on Sunda... more

Paxton Lynch's dismal outing in Oakland took a turn for the worse in the second half of Sunday's loss to the Raiders. The second-year Denver Broncos quarterback was ruled out after suffering an ankle injury. Lynch pulled up following a rollout pass... more

The calls for Alex Smith's benching are amplifying following another dismal performance from the Kansas City Chiefs offense in a 16-10 home loss to the Buffalo Bills. But Chiefs coach Andy Reid isn't giving up on his starting quarterback just yet.... more

The Miami Dolphins are swimming into Foxborough with Matt Moore under center. Their starting quarterback, Jay Cutler, is still in concussion protocol and has been ruled out for Sunday's intradivisional contest with the New England Patriots. Moore... more

JuJu on that bench. Pittsburgh Steelers rookie breakout JuJu Smith-Schuster will not play Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, the team announced. Smith-Schuster has been dealing with a hamstring injury all week and has not practiced. The wide... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars might be without their star cornerback on Sunday. Second-year corner Jalen Ramsey injured his hand in practice Friday and told ESPN's Michael DiRocco that he will not play against the Arizona Cardinals. Ramsey was official... more

If you need to an avatar to encapsulate the Dallas Cowboys' offensive woes this season, look no further than Big D's franchise wide receiver, Dez Bryant. Once one of the top receivers in the league, Bryant has yet to eclipse 100 yards in a game thi... more

In an otherwise lost season, the Cleveland Browns can relish in the fact that they found a legitimate playmaker. He just has to see the field more often. Dual-threat running back Duke Johnson is on pace for a career-high in yards from scrimmage, ru... more

After spending half of a season as an assistant head coach/defense in Oakland, John Pagano was "promoted" this week to defensive coordinator after the Raiders fired Ken Norton Jr. A longtime defensive coordinator for the then-San Diego Chargers, Pa... more

After landing in Detroit on Wednesday, Dwight Freeney just missed the cut to play for the Lions on Thanksgiving Thursday. The veteran pass rusher was inactive for their Turkey Day loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The Lions signed Freeney after he wa... more

Typically, professional athletes tend to walk back bold predictions or statements made in the heat of the moment or the aftermath of battle. Alshon Jeffery is not one of those athletes. The Eagles wide receiver on Tuesday doubled down on a hot take... more

Fresh off a six-catch, 149-yard and one-score afternoon south of the border, Brandin Cooks is starting to envision a long future in New England. "The goal is to play the rest of my career here ," Cooks told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. "That's God wil... more

Remember when Ben Roethlisberger didn't care about football, or when he suggested that he was losing a step six weeks ago? Well, he doesn't. The Steelers quarterback, in the midst of a five-game winning streak, shook off criticism that he was growi... more

The Philadelphia Eagles (9-1) cemented their eminance in the NFC East, pulling away from the Dallas Cowboys (5-5), 37-9, thanks to a dominant second half on Sunday Night Football in Week 11: 1. Carson Wentz shook off an uncharacteristic first hal... more

The Green Bay Packers are 1-4 since Aaron Rodgers suffered a season-ending injury and Brett Hundley was thrust into the starting role under center. After Sunday afternoon's 23-0 loss at the hands of the visiting Baltimore Ravens, the Pack, at 5-5, ar... more

Philip Rivers has been given the green light to play in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills. The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback cleared concussion protocol Friday ahead Sunday's AFC matchup, the team announced. Rivers has fully participated i... more

Blaine Gabbert is back, baby. The Arizona Cardinals announced Friday that Gabbert will start at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday, coach Bruce Arians said. Backup quarterback Drew Stanton, who was already filling in for the injured... more

More than a week removed from Martellus Bennett's questionable departure from Green Bay, his exit has had a serious effect on his former teammates. "At the end of the day you have to think of it as a business. Me, personally? I thought he quit on u... more

Coming out of their bye week, the Baltimore Ravens are priming to make a run at the postseason. But first, they have to course-correct on offense. Despite averaging 26 points per game over their last five, Baltimore's attack remains stuck in the mu... more

The New York Giants' secondary has taken its fair share of well-deserved criticism over the past two weeks. In consecutive games, Big Blue has surrendered over 470 total yards to the NFC West-best Los Angeles Rams and the division-worst San Francisco... more

Playoff Picture: AFC NFC It's that time of the year. The trees are near-bare; your co-workers are wearing more brown and orange than usual; breadwinners are surprising loved ones with bow-ordained automobiles on nationwide commercials. Oh,... more

Minnesota is staying the course with Case Keenum under center. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer told reporters in a news conference Wednesday that he will not bench Keenum for Teddy Bridgewater this week against the Los Angeles Rams, sticking with the... more

In a surprise decision Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills benched Tyrod Taylor in favor of a rookie quarterback. Bills coach Sean McDermott told reporters that Nathan Peterman will start against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. "This is about becomi... more

After the New York Jets miraculously climbed to a 4-5 record, inspiring misguided playoff prognostications, the team crash-landed back to Earth with an ugly, boring loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The defeat brought Gang Green to 4-6, j... more

Thursday night's tilt between the Tennessee Titans and the Pittsburgh Steelers might just be a mid-week clash of two AFC division leaders, but there's also a sneaky revenge game factor. For the first time since leaving Pittsburgh, current Titans... more

Denizens of Charlotte were treated to a throwback performance from Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers (7-3) in their 45-21 beatdown of the Miami Dolphins (4-5) in Week 10. Is Carolina's rejuvenated running game a sign of things to come? Here's wha... more

Philip Rivers' consecutive starts streak is in jeopardy. The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback was placed into concussion protocol Monday, coach Anthony Lynn told reporters, one day after the Bolts fell to the Jacksonville Jaguars in overtime. Lynn... more

Greg Robinson out, Taylor Decker in. The Detroit Lions activated their starting left tackle off of the physically unable to perform (PUP) list Saturday, one day after waiving Robinson, their fill-in left tackle . Detroit also activated tackle Co... more

The Seattle Seahawks weren't the only team to come out of Thursday Night Football with a significant injury. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton suffered a sprained knee in the loss to Seattle, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per a so... more

How is that Martellus Bennett, the Green Bay Packers' starting tight end for the bulk of this season, landed back in New England all of a sudden? The answer, according to the team, is that Bennett failed to disclose an injury -- which NFL Network... more

The Detroit Lions (4-4) and the Green Bay Packers (4-4) are two divisional foes passing in the night, as Detroit's prime-time 30-17 victory at Lambeau Field in Week 9 made abundantly clear. Here's what we learned: 1. Matthew Stafford is feeling i... more

With the New York Giants' season completely out of control and the postseason nearly out of reach, now seems as a good a time as any to make wholesale changes to the lineup, if not the organization. One day after Big Blue's defense surrendered the... more

As the temperature drops and the calendar turns, let's, for a hot second, flash back to a better time, a simpler time for fans of the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. The month was October. The Week was 4. Detroit and Green Bay stood atop the N... more

The Oakland Raiders (4-5) stayed in the playoff hunt with a balanced victory over the Miami Dolphins (4-4), 27-24, on Sunday Night Football in Week 9. Here's what we learned: 1. In his return from suspension, Marshawn Lynch returned to form. Confr... more

A late hit ignited a late-game bout of fisticuffs in Sunday's Arizona Cardinals-San Francisco 49ers game. Cardinals defensive tackle Frostee Rucker and linebacker Haason Reddick and 49ers running back Carlos Hyde were ejected for fighting following... more

The New Orleans Saints' defense is playing at a competitive level not seen since their Super Bowl run, and all without the services of their starting cornerback, Delvin Breaux. Unfortunately for Dennis Allen's unit, they will likely have to continue... more

The New York Giants shelved their starting center on Saturday. Big Blue placed Weston Richburg on injured reserve. Richburg suffered a concussion in Week 4 and had not played since. In a corresponding move, the Giants signed defensive back Tim Scot... more

The book is out on Jacksonville, and the Cincinnati Bengals have studied it ahead of their Week 9 clash in North Florida. Run. Run. Run. Jacksonville hasn't fooled anyone with their game plan all year, but they haven't tried to from the start. Jag... more

The injury-riddled Washington Redskins are getting some relief in the secondary. Veteran safety DeAngelo Hall was activated off the physically unable to perform (PUP) list Friday night. In a corresponding move, offensive lineman Orlando Franklin w... more

The Buffalo Bills (5-3) fell back to Earth after a surprising start, falling hard to the New York Jets (4-5), 34-21 , on Thursday Night Football in Week 9. Here's what we learned: 1. The previously absent Jets pass rush showed up in a major way ag... more

Deshaun Watson's season-ending ACL injury sent shockwaves across the football world on Thursday night. Players, from Houston and elsewhere, sent the Texans quarterback their sympathies over social media . On TNF Gameday , three veterans with injur... more

Taylor Decker †is back on the field in Allen Park. The Detroit Lions left tackle will begin practicing on Wednesday after starting the season on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list with a torn labrum. Rapoport added that there is no word on... more

The Carolina Panthers' last-second trade of wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin to the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday raised eyebrows around the league. Why would a team in playoff contention ship out its most valuable wide receiver and big-play threat, a form... more

Ezekiel Elliott's see-saw suspension spectacle has frustrated fantasy owners and Dallas Cowboys fans alike. In the midst of a back-and-forth legal battle that has spanned two district courts over three months, the running back's availability on a... more

Teddy Bridgewater Activation Watch is in full swing. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback is nearing a full return to the field just 15 months after suffering what looked at the time to be a devastating career-ending knee injury. Now with Minnesota le... more

Lost in Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers' cross-country defeat to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Sunday, a battle between two aging quarterbacks, was a record-breaking performance by the best young player on either team: Joey Bos... more

October

Can you believe it? The AFC West is up for grabs. When the Kansas City Chiefs were undefeated and riding high only three weeks ago, the thought of another club winning the division title was near unthinkable. But two consecutive losses to the Steel... more

This Rust Belt rumble saw a lot of field goals, bad play-calling and a breakout performance. The Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) bested the Detroit Lions (3-4), 20-15 . Here's what we learned: 1. Detroit lost this game at the goal line, bungling three... more

A war of words is brewing in the AFC North. One week after Bengals rookie ball-carrier Joe Mixon complained to reporters that he wanted to carry a more Le'Veon Bell-like role in Cincinnati, racking up 30-plus touches a game as Bell did last Sunday... more

Aaron Rodgers has traded in shoulder pads for shoulder slings since breaking his collarbone a few weeks back. The Packers quarterback will make his first public appearance Thursday night in a pre-taped segment on†Conan , the TBS late-night talk sh... more

Terrelle Pryor came to the nation's capital on a one-year deal this offseason with hopes of being a bona fide No. 1 receiver finally catching balls from a franchise quarterback. Halfway into the season, things have not gone as planned. Pryor saw 11... more

After spending one week on the sidelines, Luke Kuechly is eyeing a return to the field this Sunday. When asked if Kuechly is on pace to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, coach Ron Rivera told reporters, "That's my understanding."... more

Roberto Aguayo has resurfaced in the NFC South. The Carolina Panthers signed the embattled kicker to the practice squad Wednesday as Graham Gano deals with some knee soreness. This is the first time we've heard Aguayo's name mentioned in the trad... more

The Cleveland Browns have a starting quarterback ... for this week. DeShone Kizer will start under center once again for the winless Browns, who take on the Minnesota Vikings in London this Sunday. This wouldn't be news if the rookie, who had sta... more

Joe Mixon was less than pleased Sunday evening after seeing just two targets and zero rushes during Cincinnati's disaster second half in the Steel City. The rookie runner cited Le'Veon Bell's 35 carries across the pitch as a comparison, telling... more

Matt Prater is staying in Motown. The Detroit Lions signed the Pro Bowl kicker to a three-year contract extension on Wednesday, the team announced. Prater's new deal is worth $11.4 million with a max value of $12.15 million, NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Stop me if you've heard this one before: the Baltimore Ravens are banged up. Heading into Thursday night's bout with the Miami Dolphins, the 3-4 Ravens have two of their starting wideouts (Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman) in concussion protocol a... more

Bruce Arians isn't going anywhere , per Bruce Arians. After a local news report emerged Tuesday that Arians does not intend to return to †the Arizona Cardinals after the 2017 season, the coach took to Twitter to refute the claims. "Hearing report... more

The leaves may be falling all around the Potomac, but at least one Rose is blooming in Northern Virginia. The Washington Redskins signed free-agent kicker Nick Rose on Tuesday, replacing the injured Dustin Hopkins, who was placed on injured reserve... more

Alex Smith made it known Tuesday afternoon that he was no fan of Mike Mitchell's low hit against him during the Chiefs' loss to the Steelers. "I felt like it was extremely late ," Smith told reporters, per ESPN.com. "I felt there was nothing done t... more

The Tennessee Titans (3-3) pulled away with two long scores in the fourth quarter, topping the Indianapolis Colts (2-4), 36-22 , on Monday Night Football in Week 6. Here's what we learned: 1. The Titans were better off Monday night abandoning the... more

Monday Night Football has some juice. Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is active and scheduled to start Monday evening against the Indianapolis Colts. Mariota missed last week's loss to the Miami Dolphins with a hamstring injury and w... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their most comprehensive victory of the season, but one of their top receivers still wants out. Martavis Bryant recently requested a trade from the AFC North leaders, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported... more

In arguably the most stunning result of the young season, the New York Giants (1-5) earned their first win of the season at Mile High, beating the Denver Broncos (3-2), 23-10 , in a Week 6 prime-time game. Here's what we learned from the decisive ups... more

Denver Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders suffered an ankle injury late in the third quarter of his team's 23-10 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday night. Sanders suffered the injury after Giants safety Landon Collins rolled up on the receiver as... more

For nearly two fleeting minutes, Brock Osweiler was back on the field for the Denver Broncos. But it was not for long. The former Broncos and Houston Texans quarterback entered the game late in the second quarter after Trevor Siemian left with a le... more

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The winless New York Giants have taken those measures. After calling plays under ex-coach Tom Coughlin and during his first season as head coach, Ben McAdoo handed over offensive play-calling duties to... more

Marcus Mariota is a game-time decision. The Tennessee Titans quarterback is listed as questionable to play Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts after missing last week with a hamstring injury. "It is going to come down to a lot of things,"... more

The Indianapolis Colts are shelving their starting right guard for the remainder of the season. Jack Mewhort was placed on injured reserve on Saturday after aggravating a knee injury in Friday's practice, coach Chuck Pagano told reporters. The guar... more

The New York Giants are in a bad place. The team is winless through five games; their top three wideouts are sidelined, two for the season; and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, one of the team's integral cornerbacks, was suspended indefinitely by the t... more

Take a look at Tom Brady's near-pristine stat line, and you'll struggle to identify a difference between the aging legend's previous season and this one. But watch the tape, and your stopwatch, and you might notice a change to Brady's Hall of Fame... more