Cuts tracker: NFL teams finalize 53-player rosters
The NFL preseason has ended. The regular season is less than a week away from kicking off and that means it's time for teams to cut their rosters down to 53 players before Saturday's deadline.
What we learned from Thursday's preseason finales
Thursday night's 16-game slate marked the final chance for players to prove their 53-man roster worthiness. Here's what we learned from Week 4 of the 2018 NFL preseason so far.
Baker Mayfield finishes strong preseason with win
Baker Mayfield doesn't have the starting job in Cleveland, but that didn't stop the rookie quarterback from putting in an impressive performance in the Browns' preseason finale against the Lions.
Robert Ayers signs one-year contract with Lions
The Lions continue to seek ways to help their less-than-stellar pass rush. The team on Monday inked veteran defensive end Robert Ayers to a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
What to watch for in Week 2 of the NFL preseason
Week 2 of the NFL preseason is here, giving us the opportunity to reaffirm some of the standout performances we saw from high-profile rookies and unheralded grinders last week.
Injury roundup: Lions place Ezekiel Ansah on PUP list
When Detroit's veterans report to camp on Thursday, Ezekiel Ansah won't be among the actives.The 29-year-old pass rusher was placed on the physically unable to perform list.
NFC North projected starters: Packers on track; Bears fascinate
Have the Green Bay Packers provided Aaron Rodgers with the supporting cast to jump back into the Super Bowl mix? Gregg Rosenthal examines the rosters of each team in the NFC North.
Cheat Sheet: Falcons playing for their playoff lives
The Falcons will secure a spot in the playoffs with a win over the Panthers or a Seahawks loss. Kevin Patra has everything else you need to know as Week 17 kickoff approaches.
Dwight Freeney: Seahawks release was a jaw-dropper
Dwight Freeney was released without warning last week after recording three sacks in four games with the Seahawks, and became a Detroit Lion in less than 24 hours. Talk about a holiday weekend.
Injuries: Luke Kuechly held out of drills Tuesday
After suffering a scary head/neck injury in the Panthers' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last week, linebacker Luke Kuechly missed practice on Tuesday.
Forty-two takeaways from Sunday's Week 4 games
The games on Sunday during Week 4 had several upsets and big plays. Here are some of our big takeaways:
Lions top Vikings in low-scoring divisional battle
The Lions (3-1) knocked out the Vikings (2-2) in a game that saw Minnesota suffer a season-altering injury on offense. Marc Sessler has what we learned from Detroit's 14-7 victory.
Preseason Week 3 winners and losers: Youth driving NFC
Alvin Kamara, Chris Carson and Chris Godwin all showed promise over the weekend. Gregg Rosenthal lists the best and worst of the NFC in Preseason Week 3.
17 for '17: College football's most freakish athletes
Lamar Jackson, the reigning Heisman winner who's been compared to Mike Vick, is high on Chase Goodbread's list of CFB's most freakish athletes, but he's not No. 1.
NFC North rookie grades: Jordan Howard boosts Bears
Bucky Brooks grades the rookie class of each team in the NFC North. Did Leonard Floyd's Bears outperform Kenny Clark's Packers? Plus, each squad's combine/free agency focus.
Ranking teams based on impact of 2016 rookie class: Nos. 11-20
With the regular season in the rearview mirror, Bucky Brooks reveals his ranking of all 32 teams based on the impact of their rookies in 2016.
Lions add free-agent pass rusher Quanterus Smith
Days away from training camp, the Lions are adding competition along the defensive line. Detroit on Wednesday announced the signing of free-agent defensive end Quanterus Smith.