"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."
NFL memo details different format for combine; individual workouts will be held on pro days
The NFL informed teams on Monday that the 2021 NFL Scouting Combine is officially changing formats.
Former Panthers GM Marty Hurney meeting with Washington, considered top candidate
Former Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney is meeting with key members of the Washington Football Team's front office Monday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The group includes head coach Ron Rivera, per sources informed of the meeting.
Ravens waive QB Robert Griffin III after three seasons
Robert Griffin III's time with the Ravens has reached its conclusion. Baltimore announced Monday it has waived the backup quarterback and former No. 2 overall pick after three seasons.
HOF finalist Calvin Johnson: 'It will feel like a slight' to not be selected first ballot
Lions legend Calvin Johnson was named a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist earlier this month. The biggest question is whether he will be enshrined this year. Megatron discussed his candidacy with NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Jim Trotter on the latest episode of the Huddle & Flow podcast.
Jared Goff-Sean McVay relationship needs 'marriage counseling' heading into offseason
Do the Rams have a QB controversy brewing in Los Angeles? NFL Network's Steve Wyche reports the relationship between Jared Goff and head coach Sean McVay currently is "not great" heading into the offseason.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Patrick Mahomes still in concussion protocol
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Patrick Mahomes is still in the concussion protocol after leaving Sunday's Divisional Round win in the third quarter.
Monday's injury and roster news ahead of NFL Championship Sunday
Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown is set to undergo an MRI on his knee after being sidelined for the majority of Sunday's win over the Saints. Here's other injury and roster news we're tracking on Monday.
NFL grants clubs permission to virtually interview coaches still in playoffs
The NFL has granted clubs permission to conduct virtual interviews this week with candidates who are still in the playoffs, provided the employing club consents. Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy and Buccaneers DC Todd Bowles already have interviews lined up.
49ers promote Mike McDaniel to OC as Mike LaFleur joins Saleh in NY
The San Francisco 49ers are losing more than just defensive coordinator Robert Saleh to the New York Jets, leaving Kyle Shanahan several holes to fill.
NFL community honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The NFL community took to social media on Monday to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day.
Teams calling Texans about Deshaun Watson's availability; could Panthers be suitor for QB?
Deshaun Watson is not happy in Houston. Like with all disgruntled stars, the QB's discontent has led to rampant speculation that he could force a trade from the Texans.