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Good/Bad Week: Colts greats rewarded, Tyrod's ill luck
While it was a big week for a pair of Indianapolis Colts greats, Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor had some not-so-exciting news. Dan Hanzus scopes out the good and bad of the week.
Transactions roundup: Bears release Jerrell Freeman
NFL teams are beginning their roster purges before the new league year opens next month. The Chicago Bears released linebacker Jerrell Freeman on Tuesday.
Houston Texans release linebacker Brian Cushing
The Houston Texans parted ways with veteran linebacker Brian Cushing, the team announced on Tuesday. Cushing is the team's all-time leading tackler.
Tyrod Taylor, DeMarco Murray among AFC cut candidates
Is the Tyrod Taylor era finally coming to a close in Buffalo? Gregg Rosenthal runs through notable players in the AFC who are candidates to be released this offseason.
Jadeveon Clowney on Blake Bortles: 'He trash'
Blake Bortles did his part in Sunday's comprehensive scattering of the Texans, but Houston's Jadeveon Clowney remained unimpressed with the Jaguars quarterback. Is he accurate in his assessment?
What to watch for in Texans-Bengals on 'TNF'
Deshaun Watson is set to make the first start of his career against Andy Dalton and Co. Here's what to watch for as the Cincinnati Bengals host the Houston Texans.
Texans' Brian Cushing suspended 10 games for PEDs
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was suspended 10 games by the NFL on Wednesday for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Injuries: Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey nursing ankle injury
Half of Jacksonville's star cornerback duo has been sidelined. Jalen Ramsey is not expected to practice on Wednesday with an ankle injury, the Jaguars announced.
Week 1 injuries we're tracking from Sunday's games
Baltimore Ravens running back Danny Woodhead suffered a hamstring injury during the first quarter against the Bengals. Here are other injuries we're tracking on Week 1 Sunday.
Top 150 college football players for 2017: Nos. 11-20
Bo Scarbrough burst onto the national scene as he led Alabama to the title game last season. Find out where he ranks as Chad Reuter continues his countdown of CFB's top 150 players.
Top 150 college football players for 2017: Nos. 1-10
Lamar Jackson, the defending Heisman Trophy winner, is behind only one player in Chad Reuter's ranking of college football's best talents heading into the 2017 season.
Best of Hard Knocks: Snacks, speeches, and overalls
The 12th season of Hard Knocks featuring the Buccaneers premieres Tuesday on HBO. In the meantime, let's take a walk down memory lane and look back at some of the series' finest moments.
Seven schools that produced best NFL draft picks since 2000
Only one school tops Tom Brady's Michigan Wolverines in Chase Goodbread's ranking of the schools that have produced the best NFL draft picks since 2000.
Six undrafted NFL rookies in most favorable situations
Ben Boulware wasn't picked in this year's draft, but he could quickly become a key contributor for the Panthers. See which other undrafted rookies are in position to make an impact.
Best NFL draft picks of the century: Top selections from USC
One of the Pittsburgh Steelers' all-time greats ranks as the top draft pick of the century from USC. How did the rest of USC's draft picks since 2000 stack up? College Football 24/7 ranked them.
Best and most questionable 2017 NFL Draft picks: AFC West
Did the Broncos save one of the draft's best picks for last? QB Chad Kelly, Mr. Irrelevant this year, is one of Lance Zierlein's favorite selections.
Best and most questionable 2017 NFL Draft picks: NFC South
Lance Zierlein says the Panthers hit a homerun in Round 1 with Christian McCaffrey but might've whiffed in Round 2. See his take on the best and most quesionable picks for each NFC South club.
Best and most questionable 2017 NFL Draft picks: AFC South
Did the Colts land one of the draft's biggest steals in Round 1? Lance Zierlein reveals his picks for the best and most questionable selections of each AFC South team.
AFC South projected starters: Jags flush with talent (QB aside)
Jalen Ramsey enjoyed a fine rookie season -- and Leonard Fournette could follow suit. Yes, the Jags are loaded -- well, beyond one position. Gregg Rosenthal studies starting lineups across the AFC South.
10 third-day picks who can make an immediate impact
After every household name disappears off the draft board, we tend to think the rest of the picks don't matter. Here are a few players picked on Day 3 that could take over a starting role in training camp.
2015 NFL Draft do-over: David Johnson goes before Todd Gurley
David Johnson goes before Todd Gurley in Lance Zierlein's recasting of the 2015 NFL Draft. Would Jameis Winston still be the first QB off the board if the Bucs had a chance to repick?
Brian Cushing: Texans playoff berth isn't good enough
The Houston Texans won back-to-back AFC South titles only to see early playoff exits. Brian Cushing says the team understands its issue and is "ready to take the next step."
Five LBs with most to prove at 2017 NFL Scouting Combine
The combine workout might be more important for Jabrill Peppers than it is for any other prospect. See Chad Reuter's look at the LBs with the most on the line in Indy.