Tom Brady dismantles Buffalo Bills, builds on MVP candidacy
Tom Brady improved his overall record against Buffalo to 26-3 on Sunday, evoking praise, curse words and McDonald's comps from his opponents. Michael Silver reports on No. 12's big day.
Reggie Ragland (ACL) expected to miss 2016 season
Bills linebacker Reggie Ragland is going under the knife later this week for surgery on his torn ACL, and Buffalo isn't optimistic about the rookie's prospects in 2016.
Training camp winners and losers: Dante Fowler shines
Terrelle Pryor triumphed at a site of past glory. Rex Ryan's Bills D was hit with yet another preseason setback. Who else features in the latest edition of Gregg Rosenthal's camp winners and losers?
U-Who? USC, Georgia top contenders for title of 'Linebacker U'
Which college football program is best at producing NFL linebackers? We're taking a look back at the past 15 NFL drafts to determine which school is the real "LB U."
New England Patriots release Brandon Spikes
The New England Patriots released linebacker Brandon Spikes on Monday morning, the team announced. Spikes was expected to add depth to a injury-depleted position.
Patriots sign veteran linebacker Dane Fletcher
Dane Fletcher is back where he started with the Patriots. The team signed the veteran linebacker to a one-year deal on Tuesday.
Making a team out of remaining free-agent options
The free-agent market is drying up, but that didn't stop Dan Hanzus from fielding a full starting lineup with what's left. Michael Vick now has a job, as do several other notable veterans.
Mason Foster agrees to terms with Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have plucked a valuable linebacker off the free-agent market. The team agreed to terms with former Buccaneer Mason Foster on Tuesday.
Vince Wilfork, Ridley lead remaining free agents
Longtime Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is among the veterans we like for the second wave of free agency. Is there still a free agent that can help your team?
Best fits for top 10 free-agent inside linebackers
Around The NFL's Conor Orr ranks the top 10 inside linebackers and lists the best team fits for each one. Could Sean Weatherspoon take his talents to the Arizona desert?
Top 101 NFL free agents for 2015
Around The NFL's Gregg Rosenthal and Chris Wesseling rank the top 101 free agents. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh leads the list. Now find out the other 100 names.
Marcus Peters, Paul Dawson among combine duds with promise
Marcus Peters underwhelmed at the NFL Scouting Combine -- but there's still hope! Gil Brandt eyes eight prospects who have the potential to be solid pros despite lackluster showings in Indianapolis.
Pats tell Darrelle Revis to stay home due to tardiness
Bill Belichick told Darrelle Revis not to show up for practice Tuesday after the star corner was going to be late for a meeting. It's not the first time the Patriots coach has disciplined a player for being tardy.
Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo (knee) out for season
Ian Rapoport reports Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo is out for the season after injuring his knee Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Who in New England will replace the Pats' defensive linchpin?
Stevan Ridley (knee) to get MRI; Pats fear torn ACL
New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley suffered a knee injury in Sunday's win over Buffalo. He will undergo an MRI on Monday, but the team already is bracing for the worst: a torn ACL.
Jason Peters, Chris Baker fined for Week 3 fight
The NFL fined Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters $10,000 and Redskins defensive tackle Chris Baker $8,268 after their roles in a Week 3 post-play fight.
Jadeveon Clowney cleared after suffering concussion
Houston's Jadeveon Clowney told reporters that he's been cleared to play after suffering a concussion during joint practice with the Broncos two weeks ago. The rookie leads off Thursday's injury roundup.
EJ Manuel not among Buffalo Bills' team captains
Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel wasn't among the six team captains voted in for Buffalo's 2014 season. Is this a sign that the locker room doesn't believe in the young signal-caller as a leader?
Bills' Marcell Dareus enters substance abuse program
Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.
Luke Kuechly tops 2014 list of NFL's best LBs
Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers tops Around The League's preseason linebacker rankings. Find out where the rest of the pack ranks.
Making The Leap, No. 5: Patriots' Jamie Collins
Jamie Collins is one of the most athletic players on the Patriots. The 3-4 linebacker always seemed to pop up on tape last season, and we expect him to "make the leap" in 2014.
Florida State, Miami among contenders for 'Linebacker U' title
We're looking back over the past 25 years to find out which schools can lay claim to the title of "Linebacker U" and the battle for No. 1 on our list comes down to two nasty in-state rivals.
Kiko Alonso suffers torn ACL, likely to miss Bills' season
The Buffalo Bills' defense took a major blow Wednesday when the team announced Kiko Alonso likely will miss the 2014 season because of a torn left ACL.