NFL player reportedly considers saying he's gay
The NFL seems more ready for an openly gay player than ever. We could find out how ready the league is this offseason, as one report contends a current player is considering coming out publicly.
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: New Orleans Saints
With their leadership back in place, the New Orleans Saints will look to rebound from a lost 2012 season. The first step is overhauling a historically futile defense, Chris Wesseling writes.
Saints players allege Falcons taunted Curtis Lofton
New Orleans Saints players claimed two Atlanta Falcons invaded their pregame space Sunday and taunted Curtis Lofton. Falcons coach Mike Smith reportedly will not address the allegations.
Sean Payton reportedly moved on from Gregg Williams
Gregg Williams took a job with the Rams before his suspension, but that was after Sean Payton decided he didn't want the defensive coordinator back, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.
New Orleans Saints training camp: Drew Brees embraces turmoil
To say the New Orleans Saints have endured a traumatic offseason would be an understatement. How will the "bounty" scandal affect the 2012 season? Aditi Kinkhabwala says this team is ready to rally.
Scott Shanle: Donte Whitner 'needs to shut his mouth'
The NFL's newest, fiercest rivalry is boiling over in San Francisco and New Orleans, where Saints LB Scott Shanle just fired the latest -- and loudest -- shot.
Scott Fujita: NFL engaging in 'public smear campaign'
Scott Fujita hasn't been afraid to voice his opinion on the NFL's investigation into the "bounty" program. He says the league is attacking the suspended players' credibility with no regard for the truth.
Gregg Williams backed by Saints defenders
Gregg Williams has few backers after it was revealed he played a central role in the Saints' "bounty" scandal, but his former players still stand behind him.
Saints players see positives in much-publicized practice fight
The NFL's most embattled team made news again when a fight broke out in practice. But was the much-publicized fracas necessarily a bad thing? Saints players see positives, Ian Rapoport reports.
Scott Shanle: 'Bounty' scandal blown out of proportion
Saints LB Scott Shanle was around during the so-called "bounty years," and while he does cite a pay-for-performance program, he claims the NFL has blown things out of proportion.
Jonathan Vilma getting healthy for Saints
Suspended LB Jonathan Vilma continues to recover from an offseason knee procedure, while the Saints move into the minicamp phase of preparing for 2012.
Market mastery: Top 10 free-agency hauls of all time
Reggie White changed the complexion of Green Bay's defense when he signed in 1993. Where does the Packers' harvest rank all time? Elliot Harrison provides the top 10 free-agent hauls.
Trust between Davis and QB led to their finest moment
Three years removed from the "can't win with him" rant, Vernon Davis made the season-saving play that pushed the 49ers into the NFC Championship Game.