Jeffery signed his franchise tender Tuesday, according to a release sent out by the team. Jeffery, 26, caught 252 balls for 3,728 yards and 24 touchdowns over his first four seasons. The franchise tag number for wideouts this year is $14,599,000. The Bears and Jeffery have until July 15 of this year to agree on the terms of a longer deal.
Brett Favre expects drop-off in production from Davante Adams without Aaron Rodgers as his quarterback
Legendary Packers QB Brett Favre is expecting a drop-off in Raiders WR Davante Adams' production without Aaron Rodgers as his quarterback.
Former All-Pro running backs Adrian Peterson, Le'Veon Bell to box in exhibition on July 30
Adrian Peterson, the NFL's fifth all-time leading rusher, and Le'Veon Bell, a former two-time All-Pro, are slated to face off in a heavyweight boxing exhibition match July 30 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill, QB Tua Tagovailoa believe their offensive chemistry will be 'on point'
Entering a year in which the Dolphins want to make it back to the playoffs, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and wide receiver Tyreek Hill say their chemistry on offense will be "on point" come the start of the season.
Jaylon Ferguson's death ruled accidental due to combined effects of fentanyl, cocaine
An autopsy of Jaylon Ferguson revealed the Ravens linebacker died from the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine, the Chief Medical Examiner's Office of the state of Maryland confirmed to NFL.com on Friday.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Friday, July 1
The Philadelphia Eagles on Friday the signing of offensive lineman Cam Jurgens, who was selected in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Cowboys re-signing kicker Lirim Hajrullahu
The Cowboys have set the table for a kicking competition this summer with the re-signing of kicker Lirim Hajrullahu, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Friday, per a source.
Saints DE Cameron Jordan: Defense's confidence 'through that roof' after winning with multiple quarterbacks
Over the past three seasons, New Orleans has had six quarterbacks start games for it, but has still put together winning campaigns. Being able to win no matter who's at QB has Cameron Jordan and Co.'s confidence "boosted through that roof."
'Old guy' Amari Cooper embracing leadership role in first season with Browns
Just 28 and entering his initial campaign in Cleveland, former Cowboys and Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper is taking on a leadership role.
Michael Strahan on first-rounder Kayvon Thibodeaux: 'I believe we got a good pick who's going to bring some joy to Giants fans'
New York Giants first-round rookie pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux boasts the potential to do much the same, and Strahan has quickly become an engaged supporter of Big Blue's prized prospect.
Chris Oladokun, Steelers' other QB draft pick, striving to prove 'I do belong here'
While first-round quarterback Kenny Pickett is competing for a Steelers starting job, seventh-round QB Chris Oladokun is very much competing for a roster spot.
Browns QB Deshaun Watson's disciplinary hearing concludes; wait for decision begins
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's disciplinary hearing in front of former U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson has concluded after three days in Delaware, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday.