List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2018

Steelers, along with the rest of the NFL, showing interest in rugby player turned tackle prospect

Steelers, along with the rest of the NFL, showing interest in rugby player turned tackle prospect

Stop me if you’ve heard this before…a player who isn’t known to be an offensive tackle is converted into such with the help of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yes, that would… Read more »

SUNDAY MORNING QB: Stories from 29 years covering NFL for News

SUNDAY MORNING QB: Stories from 29 years covering NFL for News

It’s been a blast. This is my final column for the Daily News after 29 years. So much is running through my mind: Simms, LT, Banks, Tiki and Eli, Parcells… Read more »

It’s hard to cheer for NFL’s latest change

It’s hard to cheer for NFL’s latest change

The NFL underwent a fundamental change this past week. No, it wasn’t the new catch rule or the crackdown on using helmets to rattle opponents’ brains. It was Quinton Peron… Read more »

Dan Quinn wants the NFL to expand game day active rosters beyond 46 players

Dan Quinn wants the NFL to expand game day active rosters beyond 46 players

Every NFL team has 53 players on the active roster. But only 46 of them are declared active for each game. Falcons coach Dan Quinn thinks that’s a waste. Quinn… Read more »

NFL Draft: How vital is college production, athleticism in projecting NFL interior DL prospects?

NFL Draft: How vital is college production, athleticism in projecting NFL interior DL prospects?

Last week, we took a look at college production and athleticism in relation to edge rushers coming into the NFL. The final conclusion was that if a player has a… Read more »

Huge rugby player has impressive workout for NFL scouts

Huge rugby player has impressive workout for NFL scouts

A handful of international athletes who would like to see if they have what it takes to make it in the NFL went to Tampa to work out in front… Read more »

O.J. Simpson Dismisses Colin Kaepernick: ‘I Would Always Stand Up For The Flag’

O.J. Simpson Dismisses Colin Kaepernick: ‘I Would Always Stand Up For The Flag’

“I thought he made a bad choice in attacking the flag,” Simpson said. Powered by WPeMatico

Here’s Why ABC Shelved ‘Black-ish’ Episode On NFL Anthem Protests

Here’s Why ABC Shelved ‘Black-ish’ Episode On NFL Anthem Protests

Differences between ABC and showrunner Kenya Barris led to the cancellation. Powered by WPeMatico

NFL Prospect Derrius Guice Says Team Asked Him If He Was Gay

NFL Prospect Derrius Guice Says Team Asked Him If He Was Gay

The former LSU running back said he was also asked if his mother “sells herself.” Powered by WPeMatico

How Papa John’s Lost The NFL Pizza War

How Papa John’s Lost The NFL Pizza War

Papa John’s is out, and Pizza Hut is in, as the “official pizza” of the National Football League, the NFL announced on Wednesday Powered by WPeMatico

NFL Names Pizza Hut Its New Official Pizza Sponsor After Dropping Papa John’s

NFL Names Pizza Hut Its New Official Pizza Sponsor After Dropping Papa John’s

Here’s the deep dish. Powered by WPeMatico

Papa John’s Is No Longer NFL’s Official Pizza

Papa John’s Is No Longer NFL’s Official Pizza

The relationship has been sliced. Powered by WPeMatico

Steelers Linebacker Hurt In Head-On Tackle Stands For Pittsburgh Crowd

Steelers Linebacker Hurt In Head-On Tackle Stands For Pittsburgh Crowd

Ryan Shazier, who couldn’t move his legs after a severe spinal injury in December, saluted fans at a Penguins game. Powered by WPeMatico

Rob Gronkowski’s House Burglarized While Patriots Were At Super Bowl

Rob Gronkowski’s House Burglarized While Patriots Were At Super Bowl

“Multiple safes and possible guns taken.” Powered by WPeMatico

Behind The Black Curtain With Tom Brady: Tears And Concerns Over Patriots’ Dynasty

Behind The Black Curtain With Tom Brady: Tears And Concerns Over Patriots’ Dynasty

After one of the toughest losses of his career, the Patriots’ Tom Brady stepped behind a black curtain and dropped down as his wife and kids closed around him. Powered… Read more »

Rob Gronkowski Doesn’t Flinch At Mention of ‘Retirement’

Rob Gronkowski Doesn’t Flinch At Mention of ‘Retirement’

“I’m definitely going to look at my future, for sure.” Powered by WPeMatico

Jennifer Lawrence Takes Over Plane To Lead Passengers In Super Bowl Cheer

Jennifer Lawrence Takes Over Plane To Lead Passengers In Super Bowl Cheer

“Everybody, this is not the pilot speaking. This is Jennifer Lawrence.” Powered by WPeMatico

‘Philly Special,’ And How Doug Pederson Out-Coached Bill Belichick In The Super Bowl

‘Philly Special,’ And How Doug Pederson Out-Coached Bill Belichick In The Super Bowl

Pederson put his foot on the gas when the season started and never let up. Powered by WPeMatico

Eagles Fans Get Engaged Amid Philly’s Super Bowl Street Revelry

Eagles Fans Get Engaged Amid Philly’s Super Bowl Street Revelry

Make sure not to schedule the wedding on game day, kids. Powered by WPeMatico

Gisele Bündchen Has A Word With Eagles Players After Super Bowl

Gisele Bündchen Has A Word With Eagles Players After Super Bowl

The supermodel wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady encountered victorious Philadelphia players in a stadium hallway. Powered by WPeMatico

Indianapolis Colts’ Edwin Jackson Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Indianapolis Colts’ Edwin Jackson Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Jackson and his Uber driver were struck on the side of an interstate highway in Indiana. Powered by WPeMatico

Kevin Hart Drops An F-Bomb In Awkward NFL Network Interview

Kevin Hart Drops An F-Bomb In Awkward NFL Network Interview

“I’ve been drinking.” Powered by WPeMatico

Several Eagles Players Already Planning To Skip White House Visit

Several Eagles Players Already Planning To Skip White House Visit

At least three players say they won’t go, if invited. Powered by WPeMatico

Patriots QB Tom Brady After Super Bowl Loss: ‘I Expect To Be Back’

Patriots QB Tom Brady After Super Bowl Loss: ‘I Expect To Be Back’

New England Patriots’ 40-year-old quarterback is not ready to retire. Powered by WPeMatico

Wild Scene In Philadelphia After Eagles Win Super Bowl

Wild Scene In Philadelphia After Eagles Win Super Bowl

Three people were arrested during the rowdy celebrations. Powered by WPeMatico

The Super-Bowl-Watching Nuns Are Still The Best Part Of This Game

The Super-Bowl-Watching Nuns Are Still The Best Part Of This Game

We are truly blessed. Powered by WPeMatico

Philadelphia Eagles Beat New England Patriots For First Super Bowl Win

Philadelphia Eagles Beat New England Patriots For First Super Bowl Win

In the wildest shootout in Super Bowl history, Nick Foles outdueled Tom Brady to defeat the New England Patriots, 41-33. Powered by WPeMatico

Pink Claps Back At Troll Who Mocked Her National Anthem Performance

Pink Claps Back At Troll Who Mocked Her National Anthem Performance

“Yeah but at least I suck while singing our [country’s] national anthem, and you just suck by yourself on a dirty couch.” Powered by WPeMatico

Here Are 10 Photos Of Tom Brady Dropping A Pass During The Super Bowl

Here Are 10 Photos Of Tom Brady Dropping A Pass During The Super Bowl

Go Pats. Powered by WPeMatico

Trump’s Super Bowl Party Features Scantily Clad Cheerleaders And Melania

Trump’s Super Bowl Party Features Scantily Clad Cheerleaders And Melania

It’s the second year in a row the president has hosted a watch party for the game at his Florida golf club. Powered by WPeMatico

Will Smith Created The Best Instagram Hype For The Eagles’ Super Bowl

Will Smith Created The Best Instagram Hype For The Eagles’ Super Bowl

West Philadelphia, born and raised. Powered by WPeMatico

Flight Attendant Told Eagles Fans To ‘Tone It Down’ — They Didn’t

Flight Attendant Told Eagles Fans To ‘Tone It Down’ — They Didn’t

These fans are flying high. Powered by WPeMatico

America wants safer football, but will fans support the NFL’s changes?

America wants safer football, but will fans support the NFL’s changes?

America is concerned about the safety of its most popular sport. Public opinion polls show that parents are increasingly squeamish about their children playing football, and that large swathes of… Read more »

Thank goodness Gronk is (probably) staying in the NFL

Thank goodness Gronk is (probably) staying in the NFL

I’ll admit it, I consider myself a pretty avid pro wrestling fan. I watch Monday Night Raw every Monday, I watch SmackDown Live every Tuesday, and I tune into the… Read more »

Why did the Raiders cut Marquette King?

Why did the Raiders cut Marquette King?

The Raiders decided to let go of one of the best punters in the NFL for no apparent reason. Is Jon Gruden trying to send a message? Powered by WPeMatico

Labriola on enforcing ‘use of the helmet’ rule

Labriola on enforcing ‘use of the helmet’ rule

Ready or not, here it comes: * Goodbye, convoluted catch rule. Hello, difficult-to-enforce “use of the helmet” rule. * The NFL Owners Meetings recently concluded, and the two tent-pole pieces… Read more »

Increase In NFL Debt Limit Will Help Sale Of Carolina Panthers

Increase In NFL Debt Limit Will Help Sale Of Carolina Panthers

The higher debt limit did not hurt the league’s debt ratings because of the increase in value of its new media deals. Powered by WPeMatico

Boom-or-Bust Predictions for the NFL’s Biggest Offseason Moves of 2018

Boom-or-Bust Predictions for the NFL’s Biggest Offseason Moves of 2018

Alex Smith’s trade to the Washington Redskins was the first domino in the quarterback carousel that’s dominated the offseason. His acquisition was as clear as signs get that Cousins’ time… Read more »

The NFL’s Riskiest Offseasons Aren’t Happening Where You Might Think

The NFL’s Riskiest Offseasons Aren’t Happening Where You Might Think

You’ve probably already heard this, but it’s incredibly risky to make aggressive moves like the Rams have this offseason. The way they’re building their roster will end in one of… Read more »

The NFL will now share player RFID data between all teams

The NFL will now share player RFID data between all teams

In 2015, the NFL began tagging not just footballs but all players with small RFID chips that collect information about speed, acceleration, deceleration, and distance traveled. Until now, that information… Read more »

Redskins waive running back LeShun Daniels

Redskins waive running back LeShun Daniels

The Washington Redskins waived running back LeShun Daniels on Thursday. Daniels appeared in four games last season for Washington and gained 14 yards on three carries. He was placed on… Read more »

Six new officials hired by NFL for 2018

Six new officials hired by NFL for 2018

The National Football League’s Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron announced the hiring of six new officials for the 2018 season on Thursday. All six additions come from the… Read more »

NFL had site visit at Pro Football Hall of Fame ahead of host city choices for 2019, 2020 drafts

NFL had site visit at Pro Football Hall of Fame ahead of host city choices for 2019, 2020 drafts

CLEVELAND — The National Football League joined representatives from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Cleveland Browns and visitor’s bureaus of both Cleveland and Canton on a site survey ahead… Read more »

Report: QB Geno Smith visiting Seahawks after Chargers

Report: QB Geno Smith visiting Seahawks after Chargers

Former New York Giants and New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is visiting the Seattle Seahawks, according to a New York Daily News report. Per the report, Smith, a free… Read more »

The NFL draft’s most fascinating player

The NFL draft’s most fascinating player

Shaquem Griffin, the one-handed linebacker who was the talk of the scouting combine, showed pass-catching skills at Central Florida’s Pro Day. Powered by WPeMatico

Shaquem Griffin has become the most intriguing player in the NFL draft

Shaquem Griffin has become the most intriguing player in the NFL draft

Griffin speaks to people, because of his sweet smile and because of his stirring story. Powered by WPeMatico

The top 5 players the Cowboys regret passing on in 2012 draft, including a duo of division rivals

The top 5 players the Cowboys regret passing on in 2012 draft, including a duo of division rivals

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn’t passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2012 edition… Read more »

Report: Texans, Clowney ‘making progress’ on extension

Report: Texans, Clowney ‘making progress’ on extension

The Houston Texans and defensive end Jadeveon Clowney are “making a lot of progress on a mega-extension,” according to a report from The MMQB. Per The MMQB’s Albert Breer, Clowney’s… Read more »

Report: Kendall Wright visits Vikings

Report: Kendall Wright visits Vikings

Wide receiver Kendall Wright has visited the Vikings, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Wright, 28, is one of the better players left in free agency. He visited Kansas City last… Read more »

Ka’Raun White aiming to go from the warehouse to the NFL

Ka’Raun White aiming to go from the warehouse to the NFL

WVMetroNews.com West Virginia receiver Ka’Raun White discusses his draft prospects after West Virginia’s pro day workouts Thursday in Morgantown. COMMENTARY MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For all the supposed pressure attached to… Read more »

Los Angeles Rams add NFL’s first ever male cheerleaders … or do they?

Los Angeles Rams add NFL’s first ever male cheerleaders … or do they?

Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies chosen for Rams cheer squadRams claim Peron and Jinnies are NFL’s first ever male cheerleadersBilly Quercia tells TMZ that Falcons had male cheerleaders in 1980s… Read more »

NFL continues to fail to secure Wonderlic scores

NFL continues to fail to secure Wonderlic scores

The NFL is good at plenty of things. The NFL is not good at plenty of other things. The NFL is very bad at keeping Wonderlic scores secret. Every year,… Read more »

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Thursday, Mar. 29

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Thursday, Mar. 29

Mar. 29 (Reuters) – Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Thursday: Powered by WPeMatico

NFL’s message to teams looking for head starts in offseason: slow down

NFL’s message to teams looking for head starts in offseason: slow down

ORLANDO — The NFL earlier this week displayed something that continues to dwindle among its non-Super Bowl teams. Patience. For the second straight year, that characteristic was evident in the tabling… Read more »

Peter Schrager Mock Draft 2.0

Peter Schrager Mock Draft 2.0

Peter Schrager’s latest mock draft — featuring four quarterbacks off the board in the first six picks. Powered by WPeMatico

MLB’s Opening Day: What the NFL could learn from Major League Baseball

MLB’s Opening Day: What the NFL could learn from Major League Baseball

On Major League Baseball’s opening day Thursday, hope springs eternal across the country. Even as Chicago Cubs fans shiver in their puffy blue jackets, New York Yankees fans rub their… Read more »

2018 NFL Draft needs: Roster holes Rams, 49ers, Seahawks, Cardinals still need to address

2018 NFL Draft needs: Roster holes Rams, 49ers, Seahawks, Cardinals still need to address

With the draft just a few short weeks away, it’s time to update our list of what each team still needs after the initial wave of free agency. You’ll be… Read more »

NFL exploring elimination of kickoffs

NFL exploring elimination of kickoffs

On CBS Sports HQ, senior NFL writer Will Brinson discusses how realistic of an option it is for the NFL to eliminate kickoffs, a rule change they are currently exploring…. Read more »

Bargain-Bin Free Agents Who Can Still Help the NFL’s Top Teams

Bargain-Bin Free Agents Who Can Still Help the NFL’s Top Teams

The Minnesota Vikings have possibly the NFL’s best wide receiver tandem in Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, both of whom are young and either in or just entering their prime… Read more »

Oakland Raiders sign cornerback Leon Hall

Oakland Raiders sign cornerback Leon Hall

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed cornerback Leon Hall on Thursday. Hall spent part of last season with the San Francisco 49ers, playing in nine games with one… Read more »

Jim Kelly Cancer Update: NFL Hall of Famer Undergoes 12-hour Jaw and Neck Surgery

Jim Kelly Cancer Update: NFL Hall of Famer Undergoes 12-hour Jaw and Neck Surgery

NFL quarterback Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is recovering from almost 12 hours of “complicated” surgery for oral cancer in a hospital in New York City. Kelly, who spent the… Read more »

Seahawks Rumors: Mark Sanchez a Possibility for Team as Russell Wilson’s Backup

Seahawks Rumors: Mark Sanchez a Possibility for Team as Russell Wilson’s Backup

The Seattle Seahawks are reportedly considering former New York Jets starting quarterback Mark Sanchez as an option to back up Russell Wilson. On Tuesday, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times… Read more »

NFL vows lowering helmet rule will be “a substantial change” to the sport

NFL vows lowering helmet rule will be “a substantial change” to the sport

How big a deal is the new NFL rule outlawing lowering the head to initiate contact with the helmet? A very big deal. Although we’re still waiting on specific examples… Read more »

Head games: Rule confusion once again reigns in NFL’s unclear world

Head games: Rule confusion once again reigns in NFL’s unclear world

SportsPulse: NFL owners voted on Tuesday to overturn the league’s confusing catch rule, but will the new verbiage make a difference? USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Jones thinks so. ORLANDO —… Read more »

Texans history in 4th round of NFL Draft

Texans history in 4th round of NFL Draft

Over the past few days, we’ve looked back at the Texans and what they’ve done in each round of the draft since 2002.   Today the focus is on the… Read more »

Browns beware: Drafting twice in the top five has not led to success

Browns beware: Drafting twice in the top five has not led to success

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Browns, Cleveland sports since 1998 Previously worked at Fox Sports Ohio, AOL Fanhouse, Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Cleveland native, proud father of two daughters… Read more »

Piecing together a Matt Ryan deal: $100M guaranteed with no hometown discount

Piecing together a Matt Ryan deal: $100M guaranteed with no hometown discount

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Bears for seven seasons at Chicago Tribune Also worked at Chicago Sun-Times, Fresno Bee Honorable mention, Football Writers Association of America for enterprise… Read more »

NFL needs to show what is and is not a penalty under new helmet rule

NFL needs to show what is and is not a penalty under new helmet rule

Before passing the new catch rule, the NFL provided specific examples of plays (such as the infamous Dez Bryant and Jesse James overturned catches) that would be officiated differently under… Read more »

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate could be next in line for contract extension

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate could be next in line for contract extension

ORLANDO — In his first two seasons as general manager, Bob Quinn has shown a propensity to get long-term deals done with his best players right before the start of the… Read more »

One Mistake Each NFL Team Must Avoid Making in the 2018 NFL Draft

One Mistake Each NFL Team Must Avoid Making in the 2018 NFL Draft

There are two types of teams in the NFL—those with a franchise quarterback and those without. Since having a franchise signal-caller makes it easier for a team to be competitive,… Read more »

NFL’s New Targeting Rule Is Going to Be a Total Disaster

NFL’s New Targeting Rule Is Going to Be a Total Disaster

A former NFL veteran, a player respected by everyone, was asked about the league’s new rule. Is it, he was asked, as much of a potential disaster as I think… Read more »

Manziel works the media this time around, but will it work for him?

Manziel works the media this time around, but will it work for him?

Four years ago, as Johnny Manziel entered the draft, he created a distinct “all about football” vibe, shunning all media requests as he focused on preparing for life in the… Read more »

First-ever NFL male cheerleaders to dance for Rams

First-ever NFL male cheerleaders to dance for Rams

For the first time, an NFL team will have men as part of its official spirit squad. Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, named to the Los Angeles Rams squad this… Read more »

Eric Reid: the man who knelt beside Kaepernick and is now out of a job

Eric Reid: the man who knelt beside Kaepernick and is now out of a job

NFL coaches and owners love to talk about “character”, waving the word over their players as if almost nothing else matters. Quite a few, if you are former San Francisco… Read more »

NFL Draft Needs: Browns

NFL Draft Needs: Browns

Evan Silva (@EvanSilva) is the Senior Football Editor for Rotoworld’s NFL Page, and Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) leads Rotoworld’s college football and NFL draft coverage. Together, they’re breaking down every team’s… Read more »

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs will use 100 percent mobile ticketing soon

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs will use 100 percent mobile ticketing soon

The latest Chiefs fans planning to attend games at Arrowhead Stadium in coming years need to get ready for a small bit of change, as team president Mark Donovan revealed… Read more »

Vidoe: Kyle Shanahan’s breakfast interview from the NFL annual meeting

Vidoe: Kyle Shanahan’s breakfast interview from the NFL annual meeting

What a difference a year makes. Of course you could exchange the word “year” for the word “quarterback” and it would mean the same thing for San Francisco 49ers head… Read more »

George Diaz: Goodell, NFL can’t dawdle on NFL anthem controversy

George Diaz: Goodell, NFL can’t dawdle on NFL anthem controversy

Imagine the NFL national-anthem controversy is a football in the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell. Now imagine Goodell taking that football and punting it across the fancy hallways of the… Read more »

POLL: Should NFL reduce 10-second runoff rule to 7 seconds?

POLL: Should NFL reduce 10-second runoff rule to 7 seconds?

The NFL owners meetings are over and a set of new rules have been approved for the 2018 season. Not among those new rules is a change to the league’s… Read more »

Legal Sports Gambling is Coming, and the NFL Is Getting Ready to Capitalize (Of Course It Is)

Legal Sports Gambling is Coming, and the NFL Is Getting Ready to Capitalize (Of Course It Is)

The most compelling topic at the owners meetings in Orlando is one the league actively ignored for years but is now ready to embrace: betting on football Powered by WPeMatico

Zach Ertz had the perfect response to the new NFL catch rule

Zach Ertz had the perfect response to the new NFL catch rule

It’ll never not be a catch. By Josh Ellis Powered by WPeMatico

Why Anthony Hitchens will be sorely missed and a free agent LB that could be great fit for Cowboys

Why Anthony Hitchens will be sorely missed and a free agent LB that could be great fit for Cowboys

Would Kenny Vaccaro or NaVorro Bowman be a better addition for the Cowboys in your opinion? Kevin Sherrington: From what I understand, Vaccaro doesn’t really fit the Cowboys’ needs. He’s… Read more »

Kneeling with Kaepernick may be costing Reid

Kneeling with Kaepernick may be costing Reid

The market for Eric Reid has been non-existent, and some players are saying publicly that he’s being blacklisted for his support of Colin Kaepernick. Powered by WPeMatico

Nike, NFL Extend Partnership Through 2028

Nike, NFL Extend Partnership Through 2028

Nike Inc. and the NFL have agreed to extend their partnership for another eight years. Financial terms of the eight-year extension weren’t disclosed. Powered by WPeMatico

NFL Draft Needs: Bengals

NFL Draft Needs: Bengals

Evan Silva (@EvanSilva) is the Senior Football Editor for Rotoworld’s NFL Page, and Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) leads Rotoworld’s college football and NFL draft coverage. Together, they’re breaking down every team’s… Read more »

The NFL’s Latest Safety Rule Could Be the Most Impactful Yet

The NFL’s Latest Safety Rule Could Be the Most Impactful Yet

The newest NFL rule is short and sweet. “It is a (15-yard) foul if a player lowers his head to initiate and make contact with his helmet against an opponent.”… Read more »

The next Chris Hogan? Mike Basile and Alex Thompson hoping to become next Monmouth players in NFL

The next Chris Hogan? Mike Basile and Alex Thompson hoping to become next Monmouth players in NFL

Kevin Callahan can laugh about it now, the time not so long ago when his Monmouth University football program was anything but a destination for pro-football scouts in advance of the… Read more »

NFL finally changes definition of a “catch” that affected the Patriots in the Super Bowl

NFL finally changes definition of a “catch” that affected the Patriots in the Super Bowl

The NFL announced three rule changes and four bylaw amendments ahead of the 2018 season at this year’s annual meeting. Let’s break them down. Proposed by Competition Committee; Makes permanent… Read more »

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

AFC EAST: James White now the last pick remaining from Patriots’ 2014 draft class – Pats Pulpit With Cameron Fleming’s free-agent exit, New England’s nine-man draft class of 2014 is… Read more »

George Diaz: NFL catch rule change a mea culpa few years too late

George Diaz: NFL catch rule change a mea culpa few years too late

The NFL would like to issue an apology to Dez Bryant. You too, Jesse James. Consider this an official memo from commissioner Roger Goodell, under the heading “My Bad.” Bryant… Read more »

NFL to investigate Bennett assault charge

NFL to investigate Bennett assault charge

As Michael Bennett’s potential trial on an assault charge moves forward in Houston, the league will begin investigating the Eagles defensive end. Powered by WPeMatico

NFL extends uniform, apparel contract with Nike

NFL extends uniform, apparel contract with Nike

The National Football league and Nike announced an eight-year extension of their agreement for the company to serve as the official supplier of uniforms and apparel on Tuesday. “Nike has… Read more »

NFL allows Rams to increase debt limit on stadium; Cost of project estimated at $5 billion

NFL allows Rams to increase debt limit on stadium; Cost of project estimated at $5 billion

The NFL on Tuesday approved a waiver to increase the Rams’ debt limit on their state of the art Inglewood stadium project, which is scheduled to open in 2020 as the home… Read more »

The top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2010 draft, including two elite TEs and Antonio Brown

The top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2010 draft, including two elite TEs and Antonio Brown

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn’t passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2010 edition… Read more »

Seahawks GM John Schneider talks about the ‘break up of the band’

Seahawks GM John Schneider talks about the ‘break up of the band’

NFL Network’s Steve Wyche sits down with Seattle Seahawks Executive VP/GM John Schneider and talks about their decision to trade Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett this off season, Powered by… Read more »

NFL owners toughen helmet hit penalty, clarify catch rule

NFL owners toughen helmet hit penalty, clarify catch rule

NFL team owners voted Tuesday to make it illegal for players to lower their heads and initiate contact with the helmet and clarified the league’s “catch” rule, better defining receptions…. Read more »

Jon Gruden ‘Surprised’ Colin Kaepernick Still Not On NFL Roster

Jon Gruden ‘Surprised’ Colin Kaepernick Still Not On NFL Roster

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, but Jon Gruden doesn’t think he will be unemployed much longer. The Oakland Raiders head coach was asked about Kaepernick’s situation Tuesday, and he… Read more »

Judy Battista: New York Jets did not contact New York Giants about trading up to No. 2 before making deal with Indianapolis Colts

Judy Battista: New York Jets did not contact New York Giants about trading up to No. 2 before making deal with Indianapolis Colts

NFL Network’s Gregg Rosenthal, Judy Battista and Steve Wyche talk about the New York Jets not talking with the New York Giants about trading up to the No. 2 pick… Read more »

Titans agree to terms with QB Gabbert, lineman Su’a-Filo

Titans agree to terms with QB Gabbert, lineman Su’a-Filo

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on deals with quarterback Blaine Gabbert and offensive lineman Xavier Su’a-Filo. The 28-year-old Gabbert is expected to replace Matt Cassel as Marcus Mariota’s… Read more »

NFL approves Broncos’ rule proposal for trading players on injured reserve

NFL approves Broncos’ rule proposal for trading players on injured reserve

In addition to simplifying the catch rule, the NFL adopted six other rule changes on Tuesday, included one proposed by the Denver Broncos. Under Article XVII, Section 17.16, clubs were previously… Read more »

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