Nick Roach will miss entire Oakland Raiders season
The Oakland Raiders placed Nick Roach on season-ending reserve with ongoing concussion symptoms. Can Jason Tarver's defense stop the run without their middle linebacker?
Injury roundup: Raiders' Sio Moore suffers neck strain
X-rays came back negative on Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore's neck and back after he left Friday's game in Green Bay on a stretcher. Around The League breaks down all Friday's injuries.
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.
Fantasy Film Study: Is Montee Ball a first-round pick?
Fantasy analysts have been swooning over Montee Ball all offseason, but what does the game tape say about Ball's fantasy potential? The fantasy film study takes a look.
Reading the Defense: Worrilow still scoring for Atlanta
If you haven't learned Paul Worrilow's name yet, Marcas Grant says it's past time to do so. The Falcons linebacker is becoming an IDP stud.
Reading the Defense: Stars aligning at the right time
As the fantasy playoffs approach, plenty of IDP stars -- including Karlos Dansby -- are getting hot for owners at just the right time. You couldn't ask for more.
Luke Kuechly tops inside linebacker rankings
Luke Kuechly transformed the Carolina Panthers' defense last season. Chris Wesseling explores if Kuechly is ready to overtake Patrick Willis as the NFL's top inside linebacker.
Top 25 AFC position battles: Who's winning?
With the first full slate of preseason games upon us, Gregg Rosenthal updates the hottest position battles in the AFC, such as the Buffalo Bills' signal-caller derby between EJ Manuel and Kevin Kolb.
32 in 32: Oakland Raiders stare into the void
With a roster full of holes, it might get worse before it gets better for coach Dennis Allen and the Oakland Raiders. Is there long-term hope for the Silver and Black? Marc Sessler explores.
Oakland Raiders' 2013 outlook dire, but hope remains for future
The Oakland Raiders haven't finished above .500 since 2002, and 2013 already looks bleak. Is there any hope for Darren McFadden and Co.? Gil Brandt explains why the future offers promise.
Worst position groups in NFL: Defense
Can coach Chuck Pagano turn around the Indianapolis Colts' defensive line? Can the Oakland Raiders find a linebacker? Gregg Rosenthal looks at the worst position groups in the NFL.
2013 NFL Draft Fallout: Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie did a fine job finding starters in the 2013 NFL Draft. Cornerback D.J. Hayden is expected to start, but will other rookies make an immediate impact as well?
2013 NFL Draft: The perfect strategy for each team to follow
Bucky Brooks breaks down the optimal draft strategy for each team -- which, in the Cleveland Browns' case, might include a highly touted quarterback named Geno Smith.
NFL draft questions: Is Reggie McKenzie's job safe?
It's unreasonable to think Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie will select three great starters from a single draft class. But these are unreasonable times in Oakland.
James Anderson, Chicago Bears agree to contract
The Chicago Bears continue to rebuild their depleted linebacker corps, bringing in former Carolina Panthers veteran James Anderson to help fill the void.
Report: Nick Roach, Oakland Raiders agree to contract
The Chicago Bears are down a linebacker after the versatile Nick Roach reportedly agreed to terms on a contract with the Oakland Raiders. Will the Bears now try harder to sign Brian Urlacher?
Free agency primer: Ranking the linebackers
Around The League's Gregg Rosenthal ranks this year's free-agent linebacker crop, from the Baltimore Ravens' Dannell Ellerbe to the Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher.
Offseason Forecast: Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have a lot of big decisions this offseason, from Brian Urlacher's future to Jay Cutler's contract. Gregg Rosenthal predicts how it will all go.
Brian Urlacher won't call his Chicago Bears career over
Brian Urlacher acknowledged he could miss the rest of the regular season because of a hamstring injury, meaning the linebacker might have played his last game with the Chicago Bears.
Brian Urlacher reportedly could miss four games
Brian Urlacher reportedly could miss the rest of the regular season with a strained hamstring. The Chicago Bears linebacker sustained the injury in Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks.