"I have personal reasons. Obviously, Coach T and everybody knew," Bell said. "So whoever made the report just was making the report trying to make me kinda look bad to the public or whatever. Obviously, I called my coaches, and the coaches and everybody knew what was going on in my life at that moment. And I showed up when I did, and I came to work. So that's the biggest thing for me."
Joe Burrow downplays Bengals' first playoff win in 31 years: 'This is how it's gonna be from here on out'
Joe Burrow wasn't around for any of the Cincinnati Bengals' playoff miseries of the past, and therefore he's not saddled by them. The second-year QB has made it clear that he simply expects playoff success.
Sean McVay: Rams have 'tremendous respect (for), but not fear' of Tom Brady
Fresh off beating the Cardinals in Kyler Murray's first career postseason start, the Rams must swiftly turn their attention to facing a quarterback who laps the field in playoff wins, Buccaneers signal-caller Tom Brady.
Ryan Tannehill on Titans' path to No. 1 seed in AFC: 'It hasn't always been perfect and pretty'
Tennessee's up-and-down season saw just three Titans offensive players start all 17 games in the regular season. And still, Ryan Tannehill's team finished with a 12-5 record.
Niners ask Trey Lance to imitate Aaron Rodgers in practice as prep for Packers
Trey Lance will play a vital role for the San Francisco 49ers this week as they prepare to face the Green Bay Packers. The rookie quarterback is tasked with being Aaron Rodgers for the scout team in practices this week.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid compares winning Super Bowls to 'chocolate cake with the ultimate frosting'
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid relates winning multiple Super Bowls to eating another slice of cake when asked if he's getting complacent having already won a championship.
Raiders DE Maxx Crosby stumps for Rich Bisaccia as head coach: 'He's the best man for the job'
Defensive end Maxx Crosby provided an unequivocal endorsement for Rich Bisaccia as Raiders head coach on Tuesday during an appearance on "The Rich Eisen Show."
Cowboys QB Dak Prescott issues apology for supporting fans throwing trash at officials: 'I deeply regret the comments I made'
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott on Tuesday released a statement apologizing for his comments Sunday in which he commended fans for throwing debris at officials following an NFC Wild Card Round loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
Seahawks fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton after four seasons
The Seahawks announced Tuesday they had parted ways with defensive coordinator Ken Norton, as well as defensive passing game coordinator Andre Curtis.
Jaguars unlikely to hire Alabama OC Bill O'Brien as head coach
Among a deep list of candidates for the Jaguars' head coaching job, it appears Bill O'Brien won't be rising to the top. The Alabama offensive coordinator is unlikely to be the team's choice, according to Mike Garafolo.
Mike Tomlin 'excited' about challenge of finding Steelers' next franchise QB
The post-Ben Roethlisberger era is upon Pittsburgh. After 18 seasons with Big Ben under center, the Steelers will have a new full-time starting quarterback for the first time in Mike Tomlin's tenure.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Tuesday, Jan. 18
The Packers might finally get two of their best defenders back this week. Coach Matt LaFleur said pass rusher Za'Darius Smith and CB Jaire Alexander will practice Tuesday and he's hopeful they'll play Saturday. Also, the latest NFL roster and injury news from Tuesday.