Ernie Sims released by the Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals cut journeyman linebacker Ernie Sims on Thursday. Sims signed with the team in June in the wake of Daryl Washington's suspension. Can the 29-year-old find another team?
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.
Free agency primer: Top 10 linebackers
Looking for a linebacker this offseason? There aren't many attractive options in free agency, with Brandon Spikes and Karlos Dansby leading the pack.
Offseason Forecast: Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys enter 2014 with the NFL's worst salary-cap situation. Our offseason forecast breaks down the futures of Jason Hatcher and Miles Austin, among others.
Ernie Sims: 'I'm sick of hearing about Peyton Manning'
Ernie Sims is "sick of hearing about Peyton Manning." Will the Dallas Cowboys linebacker help Big D stop the Denver Broncos' high-powered offense?
Bruce Carter benched for Ernie Sims by Dallas Cowboys
Bruce Carter has struggled with his pass coverage responsibilities in Monte Kiffin's defense so far this season. The Dallas Cowboys benched the linebacker with the Denver Broncos coming to town Sunday.
Fines roundup: Haloti Ngata not disciplined for RG3 hit
While Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Haloti Ngata won't be disciplined for the hit that injured Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, other players received a FedEx letter from the NFL.
Bruce Carter put on injured reserve by Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys have had their fair of injuries this season and the latest one is a big blow to their defense. Who will America's team bring in to fill the gap.
Rex Ryan, New York Jets are susceptible to Tim Tebow mania
It's not often that an injured quarterback convinces his coach he needs to be active for a game, but that's what Tim Tebow managed to accomplish this week, writes Ian Rapoport.
Injury roundup: Danny Amendola practices with Rams
Danny Amendola, Trent Richardson, Greg Jennings and Jon Beason are some of the names on Wednesday's injury report. Marc Sessler rounds up all of Week 8's walking wounded.
Dallas Cowboys sign Ernie Sims; Sean Lee goes on IR
The Dallas Cowboys started the painful process of trying to replace linebacker Sean Lee on Wednesday. There are no easy answers here as the team tries to make adjustments on defense.
Harbaugh taking Niners on long, hard road to respectability
Five rookie coaches are off to a 2-1 start. Albert Breer catches up with one to find out how he did it, and also touches on the Falcons, Bears, the 2012 draft and more in his robust notebook.
Seahawks, Raiders travel east with upsets on the mind
It takes a lot to win on the road in the NFL, but four teams -- including the Raiders -- possess the ingredients necessary to pull off the difficult feat in Week 2.