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Roundup: Saints extend safety J.T. Gray, restructure DT David Onyemata's contract
Mar 03, 2021
The Saints are getting necessarily busy on the financial front as they try to work their way toward the salary cap and attempt to get under it. Plus, other news Around The NFL is monitoring on Wednesday.
Roundup: David Johnson agrees to terms on restructured 1-year deal with Texans
Mar 02, 2021
The Texans are doubling down on their stunning trade made a year ago -- at least for one more season. Houston has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with David Johnson with $4.25 million guaranteed at signing.
NFL community reacts to J.J. Watt signing with Arizona Cardinals
Mar 01, 2021
J.J. Watt is headed west. The three-time NFL AP Defensive Player of the Year announced Monday that he's joining the Arizona Cardinals. The move prompted a slew of reaction on social media from his future teammates and around the league.
Aaron Rodgers donates $1 million to aid 80 small businesses in hometown
Mar 01, 2021
After a decade and a half of residing in Wisconsin and becoming an all-world quarterback, Aaron Rodgers hasn't forgotten where he came from. The Packers star has donated $1 million to help 80 small businesses in his hometown of Chico and all of Butte County, California.
Irv Cross, Pro Bowl CB and pioneer sportscaster, passes away at 81
Feb 28, 2021
Former NFL Pro Bowler and pioneer sportscaster Irv Cross passed away Sunday at 81, the Philadelphia Eagles announced. Cross played nine years in the NFL for the Eagles and Rams before becoming the first Black sports analyst on national TV.
2021 Legends Impact Grant recipients announced
Feb 24, 2021
The NFL on Wednesday announced its recipients of the 2021 Legends Impact Grant Award, which recognizes the outstanding and ongoing philanthropic efforts of NFL Legends. Twan Russell, Harry Sydney and Chris Long were selected as the winners, and were awarded $50,000, $40,000, and $30,000, respectively for their foundations.
Police turn over investigation into allegations against Broncos LB Von Miller to DA's office
Feb 23, 2021
The Parker (Colo.) Police Department on Tuesday provided the results of an "extensive investigation" into allegations against Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller to the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.
Titans first-round OT Isaiah Wilson says he's 'done' in Tennessee in since-deleted tweet
Feb 23, 2021
Following a rookie season in which he appeared in just one game amid trips to the reserve/COVID-19 list and off-the-field issues, offensive tackle Isaiah Wilson tweeted -- and later deleted -- that he was "done" as a Titan on Monday.
Rams expected to hire Stanford assistant Kevin Carberry as OL coach
Feb 21, 2021
Sean McVay is calling on a familiar face to revamp his offensive line. The Rams are expected to hire Stanford assistant Kevin Carberry as their OL coach, Tom Pelissero reports. Carberry and McVay previously worked together in Washington.
NFL players react to Eagles trading Carson Wentz to Colts
Feb 18, 2021
Carson Wentz is headed to Indianapolis, Jalen Hurts is likely starting in Philadelphia, and the NFL world can't get enough. Colts players, former teammates of Wentz and others took to the internet to offer their thoughts on Thursday's big trade.
Alvin Kamara partners with JD Motorsports to sponsor NASCAR driver Ryan Vargas
Feb 17, 2021
Saints running back Alvin Kamara's The Big Squeezy juice bar chain will be the primary sponsor for the No. 6 Chevrolet car driven by Ryan Vargas in Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course.
NFL Twitter celebrates Valentine's Day
Feb 14, 2021
Love is in the air -- and the football Twittersphere. To celebrate Valentine's Day, NFL teams took to the internet to express their love for the game, reignite some old flames and offer the best and/or worst romance-adjacent puns that Twitter accounts can offer.
Fritz Pollard Alliance: Chris Doyle hire a 'failure of leadership' by Jaguars
Feb 12, 2021
The Fritz Pollard Alliance issued a strongly worded statement Friday titled "A Failure of Leadership by The Jacksonville Jaguars" in response to the team's decision to hire former Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle as its director of sports performance.
49ers president Al Guido on using facility as COVID-19 vaccination site: 'It's incumbent upon us to give back to the community'
Feb 12, 2021
Niners team president Al Guido joined NFL Network's NFL NOW on Friday to discuss the team's effort to help the vaccination process with the team facility operating as a COVID-19 vaccination site.
Athletes, celebrities react to Bucs' Super Bowl LV win, Tom Brady's fifth SB MVP
Feb 07, 2021
Almost immediately following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Super Bowl LV victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, reactions to the Bucs' win and Tom Brady's fifth Super Bowl MVP honor poured in from around the world.
NFL Network's Rich Eisen kicks off revised 'Run Rich Run' campaign
Feb 07, 2021
With the NFL Scouting Combine not taking place this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, NFL Network's Rich Eisen is repurposing his annual fundraising efforts for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in 2021. The "Run Rich Run" campaign kicks off Sunday, with Eisen inviting everyone to run their 40 however they choose and then post the video on social media with the hashtag #RunYour40.
Chiefs OLB coach Britt Reid, son of HC Andy Reid, involved in multi-car crash
Feb 05, 2021
Kansas City Chiefs outside linebackers coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night that left a 5-year-old with life threatening injuries, according to Kansas City (Missouri) Police.
Thursday's injury and roster news: Chiefs WR Robinson, OL Kilgore continue to test negative
Feb 04, 2021
Chiefs WR Demarcus Robinson and OL Daniel Kilgore continue to test negative for COVID-19 since their haircuts last weekend with a barber who tested positive, Tom Pelissero reports. So long as they continue to test negative, Robinson can rejoin the team Friday and Kilgore on Saturday.
Wednesday's injury and roster news: Antonio Brown, Antoine Winfield Jr. among Bucs limited in practice
Feb 03, 2021
Bucs receiver Antonio Brown (knee), linebacker Lavonte David (hamstring), and safeties Jordan Whitehead (shoulder) and Antoine Winfield Jr. (ankle) were all limited in Wednesday's session.
Chiefs place WR Demarcus Robinson and C Daniel Kilgore on reserve/COVID-19 list
Feb 01, 2021
The Chiefs placed WR Demarcus Robinson and C Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Ian Rapoport reports. Neither player is a positive case, however, and if they continue to test negative they should be available to play Sunday versus the Buccaneers, Rapoport added.
Thursday's injury and roster news: Packers promote Maurice Drayton to special teams coordinator
Jan 28, 2021
Special teams have been problematic for the Packers long before the arrival of Matt LaFleur. He's turning to one of the few people he retained from the previous regime in hopes of turning them around. The Packers are promoting Maurice Drayton to special teams coordinator, Tom Pelissero reported.
Three charges filed against Chad Wheeler; OT waived by Seahawks
Jan 27, 2021
Former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Chad Wheeler, who bonded out from King County (Washington) Correctional Facility on Tuesday following a weekend arrest, has had three charges filed against him and been waived by the Seahawks.
Texans interview Josh McCown, Jim Caldwell for vacant head-coaching job
Jan 22, 2021
Longtime NFL quarterback Josh McCown and former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell had interviews Friday with the Houston Texans for the franchise's vacant head-coaching job, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported.
Friday's injury and roster news ahead of NFL Championship Sunday
Jan 22, 2021
Bills wideout Gabriel Davis is questionable for the game with an ankle injury that kept him out of practice on Wednesday and Thursday before limited work Friday. Defensive tackle Vernon Butler (quad) is the only other Bills player questionable for Sunday.
Around The NFL Podcast: Super Bowl 55 Preview with Baldy, Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo & Kyle Brandt
Jan 21, 2021
A room filled with heroes - Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal are amped and ready for Super Bowl 55 and they called in some big guests -- Brian "Baldy" Baldinger, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo and Kyle Brandt -- for this preview show to make it the biggest one yet.
Wednesday's injury and roster news ahead of NFL Championship Sunday
Jan 20, 2021
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians provided health updates on defensive tackle Vita Vea and receiver Antonio Brown ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Packers. Plus, other injury and roster news we're tracking on Wednesday.
Ex-Texans WR Andre Johnson sides with Deshaun Watson, takes public shot at exec Jack Easterby
Jan 12, 2021
Following reports last week of Deshaun Watson's unhappiness with the Texans and the process that led to the hiring of new general manager Nick Caserio, Andre Johnson publicly sided with the franchise quarterback and took a not-so-subtle shot at embattled exec Jack Easterby.
NFL players react to Alabama winning CFP National Championship against Ohio State
Jan 11, 2021
Led by an all-star cast of wide receiver DeVonta Smith, running back Najee Harris and quarterback Mac Jones, the Crimson Tide rolled to a 52-24 win over the Buckeyes and NFL players chimed in with their reactions.
Rams HC Sean McVay expects Aaron Donald to play vs. Packers; no word on starting QB
Jan 10, 2021
The Los Angeles Rams received some positive news regarding All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald, who's X-rays showed no break on his ribs, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports. Sean McVay later told the media he doesn't expect Donald's Divisional Round status to be affected.