49ers release veteran cornerback Chris Cook
The San Francisco 49ers have parted ways with veteran cornerback Chris Cook, whose 2014 season was derailed by a torn hamstring.
Top 18 NFC training camp battles
Sam Bradford's battle against Mark Sanchez for the Eagles' QB job is further hindered by injury woes he's attempting to return from. Read what other NFC position battles are worth keeping an eye on.
Injury roundup: C.J. Spiller (collarbone) out for season
Bills running back C.J. Spiller broke his collarbone and will miss the rest of the season after surgery, Ian Rapoport reported. Find out the status of teammate Fred Jackson and more.
Niners' Eric Wright retires from football
After head coach John Harbaugh told the media Tuesday that Eric Wright was contemplating retirement, the defensive back confirmed the news. At age 28, he is stepping away from the game.
Niners' Eric Wright contemplating retirement from NFL
Eric Wright didn't show up for 49ers minicamp, and Jim Harbaugh says the veteran cornerback could retire. What does Wright's absence mean for the San Francisco defense?
Making the Leap, No. 24: Xavier Rhodes
Around The League continues its "Making the Leap" series with No. 24, Xavier Rhodes of the Minnesota Vikings. Can the second-year cornerback develop into a Pro Bowl player this season?
Roster Reset: NFC North
Free agency did not change the NFC North dynamic dramatically. The Green Bay Packers still reign supreme after re-signing key players like Sam Shields and B.J. Raji as well as adding Julius Peppers.
Which teams signed the most new players?
The offseason has featured big changes in Tampa Bay and New York. The 49ers, meanwhile, barely have brought in new talent. We examine which teams made the most moves.
Roster Reset: NFC West
The Cardinals made strides in free agency, but will the moves affect the NFC West standings? Around The League ranked the teams in the division based on their margin of offseason improvement.
San Francisco 49ers' draft needs: Paul Richardson a good fit
The San Francisco 49ers ranked 24th in yards per game last season, in large part due to a lack of speed. Daniel Jeremiah says Colorado's Paul Richardson could be the offense's missing piece.
Raiders' Tarell Brown: 49ers deal was 'slap in the face'
Tarell Brown signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders after turning down a contract offer to stay in San Francisco. The cornerback called the 49ers' offer a "slap in the face."
What we learned on Day 4 of free agency
Steve Smith and Hakeem Nicks found landing spots, while B.J. Raji showed you can go home again. Here's what we learned from the fourth day of free agency.
Chris Cook, San Francisco 49ers strike 1-year deal
Chris Cook signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Friday. Can the Niners turn Cook around after an injury-riddled, inconsistent run with the Minnesota Vikings?
Alex Mack, Finley among available free agents
Alex Mack and Jermichael Finley are near the top of Around The League's list of the best available free agents. Which teams are interested in their services?
Free agency primer: Top 25 defensive backs
Looking for secondary help? You're in luck -- this year's crop of free-agent cornerbacks and safeties includes proven starters like Alterraun Verner. Marc Sessler examines.
Top 101 NFL free agents for 2014
Where do Bills safety Jairus Byrd and Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker fit in Around The League's multitiered list of the top 101 NFL free agents for 2014?
Patrick Peterson, Joe Haden NFL's best cornerbacks
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals and Joe Haden of the Cleveland Browns top Around The League's list of the NFL's best cornerbacks. Find out where your favorite cornerback ranks.
Adrian Peterson tops 10,000-yard mark in Vikings win
Running back Adrian Peterson passed the 10,000-yard rushing mark while carrying quarterback Matt Cassel and the Minnesota Vikings to a comeback overtime win Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
Vikings' Chris Cook ejected after contacting an official
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook was ejected from the overtime win over Chicago after contacting an official. It came after a ridiculous touchdown catch from Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery.