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» Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NFL notebook: RB Lynch to join Raiders

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks traded the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.


RB Lynch to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks traded the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.


Browns’ Thomas: ’I’m already seeing memory loss’

Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas says he is experiencing memory loss and that "most of the damage has probably been done already" after 10 seasons in the NFL.


First-round prospect Conley denies rape

Rape accusations levied by a 23-year-old Ohio woman are "completely false," Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley said Wednesday.


Cardinals pick up fifth-year option on LB Bucannon

The Arizona Cardinals picked up linebacker Deone Bucannon's fifth-year option for the 2018 season, according to multiple reports Wednesday.


Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft

A few years from now, the 2017 NFL Draft might be summed up in a single word: defense.


RB Lynch to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.


Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft

A few years from now, the 2017 NFL Draft might be summed up in a single word: defense.


Vikings unlikely to pick up Bridgewater’s fifth-year option

The Minnesota Vikings are not expected to pick up quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's fifth-year option for the 2018 season.


5 bold predictions for the 2017 draft

If the NFL Draft were predictable, it wouldn't be the popular event that it is every year.


RB Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.


» Tuesday, April 25, 2017

NFL notebook: RB Peterson agrees to join Saints

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.


Cardinals’ Washington receives conditional reinstatement

Daryl Washington, who has been suspended for the past three NFL seasons, was reinstated to the NFL on a conditional basis, the league announced on Tuesday.


Steelers WR Bryant conditionally reinstated to NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was conditionally reinstated to the NFL after being suspended for the entire 2016 season, the Steelers announced Tuesday.


Ohio State CB Conley facing sexual assault allegations

Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley will not attend the NFL draft on Thursday in Philadelphia following sexual assault allegations his attorney called "ludicrous and ridiculous."


Cutler hopeful of playing in 2017

Jay Cutler remains without a team, but the former Pro Bowler isn't done playing football just yet.


Peterson joins Saints on two-year, $7 million deal

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.


Culter hopeful of playing in 2017

Jay Cutler remains without a team, but the former Pro Bowler isn't done playing football just yet.


Alabama LB Foster not invited to draft

Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was not invited to attend the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.


P Redfern signs with Lions

Kasey Redfern is joining the Detroit Lions, the team announced Tuesday.


Peterson joins Saints on two-year, $7 million deal

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.


RB prospect Foreman reveals death of infant son

D'Onta Foreman, an NFL Draft prospect after a standout junior season at Texas, told the NFL Network on Monday that his son, D'Onta Jr., was born prematurely and died seven weeks later on Nov. 5, 2016 from an intestinal infection.


» Monday, April 24, 2017

NFL notebook: Saints, Peterson reportedly nearing deal

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is close to agreeing to a deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to published reports on Monday.


Bills decline to match Patriots’ offer for RB Gillislee

Running back Mike Gillislee signed with the New England Patriots on Monday after the Buffalo Bills decided not to match the two-year contract offer.


Redskins re-sign LB Compton

The Washington Redskins re-signed restricted free agent linebacker Will Compton to his tender contract on Monday.


CB Sherman back with Seahawks, might be staying

General manager John Schneider says the Seattle Seahawks will continue to listen to offers for cornerback Richard Sherman, but the team has "moved past" the idea of trading the four-time Pro Bowl selection.


Saints, RB Peterson reportedly close to deal

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is close to agreeing to a deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to published reports on Monday.


Hernandez’s family to get copies of suicide notes

The family of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will gain access to three handwritten notes that the player allegedly wrote before he killed himself, a lawyer for the family said Monday.


Former No. 1 overall pick Long retires

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long announced his NFL retirement on Monday after nine injury-plagued seasons.


Giants to exercise WR Beckham’s fifth-year option before deadline

In what hardly rates as a surprise, the New York Giants are planning to pick up the fifth-year option on star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., multiple media outlets reported Monday.


CB Butler likely to stay with Patriots

The New England Patriots appear unlikely to trade cornerback Malcolm Butler this offseason.


2017 NFL Draft: Top 350

NFLDraftScout.com ranks the top 1000 players available in every draft.


49ers ’strongly considering’ QB at No. 2 in draft

The San Francisco 49ers are "still strongly considering" taking a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick in this week's NFL Draft.


Falcons GM: ’We aren’t looking for angels’ in draft

General manager Thomas Dimitroff said the Atlanta Falcons "aren't looking for angels" in this week's NFL Draft but at the same time indicated Joe Mixon is off their draft board.


NFL Note - * Free Agents Jackson, Tre’

OL Tre' Jackson was waived after he failed a physical. Jackson, 24, was claimed by the Rams off waivers last week after being let go by the New England Patriots.


» Sunday, April 23, 2017

Rams waive OG Jackson after failed physical

The Los Angeles Rams waived offensive guard Tre' Jackson after he failed a physical.


» Saturday, April 22, 2017

NFL notebook: Chiefs release DL Howard

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.


Chiefs release DL Howard

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.


Chiefs release DE Howard

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.


Falcons WR Gabriel signs tender

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel signed his second-round tender worth approximately $2.8 million, the team announced Saturday.


Ex-49ers RB Coffee comes out of retirement

Former NFL running back Glen Coffee is attempting a comeback, seven years removed from retiring after just one season in the league.


Report: QB Trubisky still serious candidate for Browns at No. 1

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett may be the favorite for the Cleveland Browns as the No. 1 overall draft pick, but North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky is reportedly still under serious consideration.


Texans claim ’no pressure’ to draft QB

Unlike last spring when ownership saddled the personnel department with weighty expectations of adding a quarterback -- the failed Brock Osweiler experiment -- Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith said the team is feeling no urgency to draft a quarterback in 2017.


» Friday, April 21, 2017

NFL notebook: Raiders want resolution on Lynch

The Oakland Raiders are still waiting for running back Marshawn Lynch to officially announce he wants to resume his playing career with his hometown team.


Cowboys WR Evans receives four-game suspension

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Shaquelle Evans, a practice-squad player last season, was suspended for the first four games of the 2017 campaign by the NFL for violating the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the team announced Friday.


Redskins retain RB Thompson

The Washington Redskins re-signed restricted free agent running back Chris Thompson to his tender contract.


Raiders seeking resolution with RB Lynch

The Oakland Raiders are still waiting for running back Marshawn Lynch to officially announce he wants to resume his playing career with his hometown team.


Colts sign hoopster Alie-Cox

The Indianapolis Colts on Friday signed undrafted free agent tight end Mo Alie-Cox, a former Virginia Commonwealth basketball player.


NFL Note - New York Giants Manning, Eli

QB Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback turned over a potentially incriminating email earlier this month in connection with a lawsuit that claims Manning, the Giants and a team equipment manager knowingly provided memorabilia that was not worn in games. Manning claims that the emails were "taken out of context" and that he's "more angry than anything" that his character is being called into question. The 36-year-old then said that because of pending litigation that he would not be able to answer questions or get into specific details about the lawsuit.


» Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pats face Chiefs in NFL season kickoff

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs as the league released the regular-season schedule Thursday night.


Full 2017 NFL schedule

Here is the 2017 NFL schedule, with games grouped by start times and listed alphabetically by home team. All times ET. Sunday night games in Weeks 5-15 subject to change; Sunday night game for Week 17 TBD.


Pats face Chiefs in NFL season kickoff

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home on Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs as the NFL released the official regular-season schedule Thursday night.


NFL notebook: Giants’ Manning denies wrongdoing in memorabilia controversy

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors.


Will Smith’s killer sentenced to 40 years in prison

Cardell Hayes, who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a traffic dispute 12 months ago, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for manslaughter on Thursday.


Hernandez’s death officially ruled suicide

The death of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was officially ruled a suicide on Thursday, and his brain will be donated to Boston University for study in accordance with his family's wishes.


Patriots to open NFL season against Chiefs

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home on Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN reported on Thursday, citing multiple sources.


Lawyer: Medical examiner has not released Hernandez’s brain

One day after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez allegedly committed suicide, his defense team and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are battling over his brain.


Giants QB Manning denies fake-memorabilia claims

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors.


2017 NFL Draft: AFC South On the Clock

Houston Texans at No. 25


2017 NFL Draft: Tennessee Titans on the clock at Nos. 5, 18

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2017 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars on the clock at No. 4

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2017 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts on the clock at No. 15

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2017 NFL Draft: Houston Texans on the clock at No. 25

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2017 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons on the clock at No. 31

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2017 NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Bucs on the clock at No. 19

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2017 NFL Draft: Saints on the clock at Nos. 11, 32

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2017 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers on the clock at No. 8

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2017 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons on the clock at No. 31

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Brady, Kaepernick named to Time most influential list

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine's annual list of the world's most influential people, which was announced Thursday.


Finding QB pivotal for could-be contenders

This happened two or three decades ago, and the exact names and timing are lost to history but the point of it is not, and it is applicable to the NFL draft next week.


» Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Simms lands new TV job

Phil Simms was added to CBS' "NFL Today" roster on Wednesday, two weeks removed from being replaced by Tony Romo on the network's top broadcast team.


NFL notebook: Ex-Pats TE Hernandez commits suicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.


Simms moves over to ’Inside the NFL’ on CBS

Phil Simms was added to CBS' "NFL Today" roster on Wednesday, two weeks removed from being replaced by Tony Romo on the network's top broadcast team.


Patriots welcomed to White House by President Trump

President Donald Trump welcomed members of the New England Patriots to the White House on Wednesday, noting that it was a distinct honor to celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory "with a very good friend."


Lions, Colts to hold joint practice sessions

The Detroit Lions will hold joint practices with the Indianapolis Colts leading up to the preseason opener for both teams at Lucas Oil Stadium.


Buccaneers officially picked for ’Hard Knocks’

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" training camp documentary series for the 2017 season, the team officially announced Wednesday.


Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.


2017 NFL Draft: AFC North is on the clock

Baltimore Ravens at No. 16


2017 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals on the clock at No. 9

This is one in a series that covers each team, offering viewers information for homework, suggestions and then the opportunity to make a draft pick.


2017 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns on the clock at Nos. 1, 12.

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2017 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens on the clock at No. 16

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2017 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers on the clock at No. 30

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2017 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears on the clock at No. 3

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2017 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions on the clock at No. 21

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2017 NFL Draft: Packers on the clock at No. 29

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2017 NFL Draft: NFC North is on the clock

Chicago Bears at No. 3


2017 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings on the clock at No. 48

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Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, who signed his restricted free agent tender on Tuesday to remain with the team, appears to be in play again for the New Orleans Saints.


Brady not attending White House ceremony

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing "personal family matters" as the reason for his absence.


Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.


Brady not attending White House ceremony

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing "personal family matters" as the reason for his absence.


Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.


Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.


» Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NFL notebook: CB Butler signs tender with Patriots

New England Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler visited the New Orleans Saints, but he is staying with Patriots, at least for now, because he signed his tender with the Patriots, the team announced Tuesday.


Gilliam signs one-year deal with 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers signed restricted free agent offensive lineman Garry Gilliam to a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday.


CB Butler signs tender with Patriots

New England Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler visited the New Orleans Saints, but he is staying with Patriots, at least for now, because he signed his tender with the Patriots, the team announced Tuesday.


Pirate episode: Buccaneers picked for Hard Knocks

HBO training camp documentary series "Hard Knocks" will feature the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in August.


LB Tulloch to announce retirement with Lions

Stephen Tulloch will hold a press conference Thursday in Allen Park, Mich. to announce his retirement after 11 NFL seasons.


NFL will not discipline Talib for gun incident

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib won't be disciplined by the NFL for last June's incident in which he shot himself in his right leg in Dallas.


LB Hawk calls it a career with Packers

A.J. Hawk is going out the same way he came in: a Packer.


Cowboys pick up OG Martin’s option

Offensive guard Zack Martin's fifth-year option for 2018 was picked up by the Dallas Cowboys.


Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.


2017 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles on the clock at No. 14

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2017 NFL Draft: NFC East on the clock

Cowboys at No. 28


WR Roberts, three others sign deals with Raiders

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts was one of four players to sign a free agent tender with the club on Monday.


T Lucas returns to Lions on one-year tender

Cornelius Lucas has signed his restricted free agent tender and is returning to the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal worth $1.797 million, the team announced Tuesday.


2017 NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys on the clock at No. 28

This is one in a series that covers each team, offering viewers information for homework, suggestions and then the opportunity to make a draft pick.


2017 NFL Draft: New York Giants on the clock at No. 23

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2017 NFL Draft: Washington Redskins on the clock at No. 17

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2017 NFL Draft: AFC East on the clock

Buffalo Bills at No. 10


2017 NFL Draft: New York Jets on the clock at No. 6

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2017 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills on the clock at No. 10

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2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins on the clock at No. 22

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2017 NFL Draft: New England Patriots on the clock at No. 72

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» Monday, April 17, 2017

NFL notebook: Panthers DT Short signs $80M deal

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.


2017 NFL Draft: Teams on the edge matching best fits

Who is the best fit for each team in the NFL Draft, based loosely on where they are picking, but with little regard to whether that player may logically already be chosen?


Johnson to ink 1-day deal, retire with Texans

Wide receiver Andre Johnson will sign a one-day contract with the Houston Texans in order to retire with the team.


Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.


Colts’ Luck: Shoulder initially injured in 2015

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck revealed Monday he originally injured his surgically repaired right throwing shoulder early in the 2015 season and played through pain the past two years.


Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals Titans yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.


Panthers DT Short signs $80M contract

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.


Bucs RB Martin back for offseason workouts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was back for the first day of the team's voluntary offseason conditioning program Monday.


Jaguars LT Albert skips offseason workouts

Newly acquired Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Branden Albert was not present Monday for the start of the team's voluntary offseason workouts.


Lions OT Lucas signs RFA tender

Detroit Lions offensive tackle Cornelius Lucas signed his restricted free agent tender Monday and took part in the start of offseason workouts.


Bucs TE Brate, WR Humphries among six to re-sign

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed six exclusive rights or restricted free agents on Monday, including tight end Cameron Brate and wide receiver Adam Humphries.


Colts TE Swoope, WR Bray sign tenders

The Indianapolis Colts signed tight end Erik Swoope and wide receiver/returner Quan Bray to their exclusive rights free agent tenders on Monday.


Panthers DT Short signs $80M contract

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.


NFL Note - Minnesota Vikings Robison, Brian

DE Brian Robison said he expects to retire after the 2018 season to complete a dozen years with the Vikings. Robison agreed to restructure his contract last month, giving him two more years before retiring following his 12th NFL season, all with Minnesota.


» Sunday, April 16, 2017

NFL notebook: Patriots expected to open season vs. Chiefs

The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on Sept. 7.


NFL referees want celebration penalties eliminated

The head of NFL referees wants to see penalties eliminated for touchdown celebrations.


Vikings DE Robison expects to retire after 2018 season

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison said he expects to retire after the 2018 season to complete a dozen years with the team.


Report: Patriots expected to open season against Chiefs

The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on Sept. 7.


» Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bears re-sign LB Acho to 1-year deal

The Chicago Bears re-signed linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract on Saturday.


NFL notebook: Heap hits, kills daughter in driveway accident

Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Ariz.


Bills still deciding on WR Watkins’ fifth-year option

The Buffalo Bills are still deciding whether to pick up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Sammy Watkins' rookie contract.


Suspended Steelers WR Bryant meets NFL officials

Wide receiver Martavis Bryant of the Pittsburgh Steelers moved one step closer to being reinstated by the NFL after being suspended for the 2016 season because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.


Ex-Ravens TE Heap hits, kills daughter in driveway accident

Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Ariz.


» Friday, April 14, 2017

NFL notebook: Lynch unretires to join Raiders

"Beast Mode" is returning to the NFL.


Texans pick up Clowney’s fifth-year option

The Houston Texans picked up the fifth-year option on former top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney, multiple outlets reported on Friday.


Redskins LB Murphy draws four-game suspension

Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy will miss the first four games of the 2017 season due to a suspension, the NFL announced in a statement on Friday.


RB Marshawn Lynch agrees to return to NFL

"Beast Mode" is returning to the NFL.


Jury acquits ex-Patriots TE Hernandez in double murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty on Friday in a 2012 double homicide case.


Rooney funeral set for Tuesday

The funeral arrangements for Pittsburgh Steelers chairman and owner Dan Rooney include a public viewing at Heinz Field on Monday.


Lions president: NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood apparently let it slip that the 2017 NFL regular-season schedule would be released next Thursday.


NFL head of officials Blandino resigns

Dean Blandino, the NFL's senior vice president of officiating, is leaving the league to pursue other opportunities.


Giants QB Manning takes hit for fake memorabilia claim

Eli Manning is taking a big hit following the release of an email that the New York Giants quarterback allegedly was involved in a fake sports memorabilia scheme.


Going Deep in 2017 draft: How AFC West will load up to be best division

By Howard Balzer and Frank Cooney, NFLDraftScout.com


Going Deep in 2017 draft: Raiders roll dice on defense with top two picks

The Oakland Raiders have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 24 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Chargers take former GM kin at QB

The Los Angeles Chargers have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 7 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Chiefs take Clemson QB, six defenders

The Kansas City Chiefs have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 27 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Broncos add to every unit except QB

The Denver Broncos have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 20 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


NFL head of officials Blandino resigns

Dean Blandino, the NFL's senior vice president of officiating, is leaving the league to pursue other opportunities.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Changed NFC West seeks to regain respect

By Frank Cooney and Howard Balzer, NFLDraftScout.com


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: 49ers take QB in fourth round

The San Francisco 49ers have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 2 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Cardinals take intriguing QB, WR

The Arizona Cardinals have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 13 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in draft: Rams late to party, pick potpourri of prospects

The Los Angeles Rams have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 37 overall in the second round, during the second day of the draft that starts April 27 with the first round in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Seahawks picks start with cornerback

The Seattle Seahawks have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 26 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Lions president: NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood apparently let it slip that the 2017 NFL regular-season schedule would be released next Thursday.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Here are all NFC South selections

By Frank Cooney and Howard Balzer, NFLDraftScout.com


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: QB Peterman among Texans’ picks

The Houston Texans have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 25 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Colts get defense with top picks

The Indianapolis Colts have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 15 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Jags take safety, bolster offense

The Jacksonville Jaguars have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 4 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Titans fill needs first with CB, WR, TE

The Tennessee Titans have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 5 and No. 18 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Previewing all AFC South picks

By Howard Balzer and Frank Cooney, NFLDraftScout.com


» Thursday, April 13, 2017

NFL notebook: Steelers owner Rooney dies at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.


Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.


NFL loses iconic, yet unassuming Rooney

The NFL lost its conscience Thursday.


Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.


Titans to release CB McCourty

Veteran cornerback Jason McCourty announced on Twitter Thursday that he is being released by the Tennessee Titans.


Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.


Colts ink DT Hankins

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins to a three-year, $30 million deal, ESPN reported on Thursday.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Saints pick linebacker, quarterback on first day

The New Orleans Saints have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. No. 11 and No. 32 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Panthers tackle Fournette, four more on offense

The Carolina Panthers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 8 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Falcons fill guard spot, take five defenders

The Atlanta Falcons have six picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 31 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Buccaneers go for versatility with top two picks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 19 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


’Pot Roast’ is done: Knighton to retire

Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton has opted to retire as a player in the NFL and intends to pursue a career in coaching, he told ESPN's Adam Schefter.


Former Bucs WR Murphy charged with taking gun to airport

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphy was arrested at Tampa International Airport for carrying a loaded gun in a backpack, according to multiple reports.


» Wednesday, April 12, 2017

NFL notebook: St. Louis sues NFL over Rams’ move

The city of St. Louis is suing the NFL over the Rams' relocation to Los Angeles 15 months ago.


St. Louis sues NFL, teams over Rams’ move

The city of St. Louis is suing the NFL over the Rams' relocation to Los Angeles 15 months ago.


Dolphins WR Landry predicts sweep of Patriots

The start of the regular season is still five months away but the calendar -- or recent history -- did not serve as a deterrent for wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who boldly declared that his Miami Dolphins will sweep the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.


Rams exercise fifth-year option on DT Donald

The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the team announced Wednesday.


Rams exercise fifth-year option on DT Donald

The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald, according to multiple reports Wednesday.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all NFC North selections

Bears grab quarterback, safety, receiver


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Packers add runner, cornerback

The Green Bay Packers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 29 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Lions take defense 1-2, then receiver for Stafford

The Detroit Lions have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 21 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Vikings nab controversial runner, then blocker

The Minnesota Vikings have eight picks in the NFL Draft with their first pick at No. 48 overall, in the second round.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Bears grab quarterback, safety, receiver

The Chicago Bears have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 3 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Report: Browns mulling Trubisky, Garrett at No. 1

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett are still in play for the Cleveland Browns with the No. 1 overall pick.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all the picks in AFC North

Ravens catch fastest receiver, five defenders


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Steelers select D 1-2-3, then a runner

The Pittsburgh Steelers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 30 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Browns add seven defenders and another quarterback

The Cleveland Browns have 11 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 1 and No. 12 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Bengals add to every unit except quarterback

The Cincinnati Bengals have 11 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 9 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Ravens catch fastest receiver, five defenders

The Baltimore Ravens have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 16 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


» Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NFL notebook: LB Laurinaitis announces retirement

Former St. Louis Rams standout James Laurinaitis announced his retirement on Tuesday, stating he can no longer physically play the game.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.


LB Laurinaitis announces his retirement

Former St. Louis Rams standout James Laurinaitis announced his retirement on Tuesday, stating he can no longer physically play the game.


Jaguars trade Smith to Bengals, release Skuta

The Cincinnati Bengals acquired defensive end Chris Smith from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional 2018 seventh-round draft pick.


Bengals acquire DE Smith from Jaguars

The Cincinnati Bengals acquired defensive end Chris Smith from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional 2018 seventh-round draft pick.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all picks for AFC East

Bills


Ole Miss QB prospect Kelly undergoes wrist surgery

Quarterback prospect Chad Kelly of Mississippi underwent wrist surgery earlier this week, serving another blow to his chances of being selected in this month's NFL Draft.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.


Seahawks sign former No. 3 overall pick Jordan

The Seattle Seahawks have signed former No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all picks for AFC East

Bills


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New York Jets seven picks

The New York Jets have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 6 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Buffalo Bills six picks

The Buffalo Bills have six picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 10 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Miami Dolphins seven picks

The Miami Dolphins have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 22 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all NFC East picks

Cowboys


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Philadelphia Eagles eight picks

The Philadelphia Eagles have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 14 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New York Giants seven picks

The New York Giants have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 23 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Dallas Cowboys seven picks

The Dallas Cowboys have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 28 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Washington Redskins 10 picks

The Washington Redskins have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 17 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.


Ravens announce three-year deal for S Webb

Lardarius Webb is returning to the Baltimore Ravens on a three-year deal after the team originally terminated the safety's contract on March 10, the Ravens announced Tuesday morning.


Redskins LB Galette arrested at spring break festival

Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette was arrested Friday night and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to comply with police orders after getting into a fight and running away during a spring break festival in Biloxi, Miss.


» Monday, April 10, 2017

LA vs. LA: Chargers-Rams included in NFL preseason schedule

Eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26, highlight the NFL's 65-game preseason slate released Monday.


NFL notebook: Arm wrestling participants facing discipline

A group of NFL players who participated in an arm wrestling event at a casino in Las Vegas will be disciplined by the league.


Broncos, 49ers, Rams begin offseason workouts

The offseason is officially over for the Denver Broncos.


Report: RB Lynch could turn attention to Patriots

Retired running back Marshawn Lynch may have interest in the New England Patriots if talks with the Oakland Raiders break off.


NFL: Arm wrestling participants to be disciplined

A group of NFL players who participated in an arm wrestling event at a casino in Las Vegas will be disciplined by the league.


Bears release CB Porter

The Chicago Bears released veteran cornerback Tracy Porter on Monday, saving the team $3.6 million against the salary cap.


Bills ink Yates to bolster QB depth

The Buffalo Bills signed quarterback T.J. Yates on Monday to add some veteran depth at the position.


» Sunday, April 9, 2017

NFL investigating arm wrestling event held at casino

The NFL is investigating an arm wrestling event held at a casino in Las Vegas that featured more than 30 current and former players.


» Saturday, April 8, 2017

Ravens, DB Webb agree on 3-year deal

Defensive back Lardarius Webb is returning to the Baltimore Ravens after agreeing to terms on a three-year deal, multiple outlets reported on Saturday.


Simms breaks silence: ’I am not done’

Phil Simms finally broke his silence after losing his job this week to Tony Romo as the lead game analyst for CBS.


Falcons lock up CB Trufant with 5-year extension

The Atlanta Falcons and Pro Bowl cornerback Desmond Trufant agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday.


» Friday, April 7, 2017

NFL notebook: Roethlisberger to return for 2017 season

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger informed the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday that he will be back for a 14th season.


49ers release CB Brock after domestic-violence arrest

The San Francisco 49ers released Tramaine Brock on Friday, one day after the cornerback was arrested in Santa Clara, Calif., in connection to a domestic incident.


49ers CB Brock arrested on domestic violence charge

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock was arrested in Santa Clara, Calif., in connection to a domestic incident.


Steelers QB Roethlisberger set to return in 2017

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger informed the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday that he will be back for a 14th season.


49ers ink LB DiManche to one-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Jayson DiManche to a one-year deal on Friday.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC West active in free agency

Cards claim victory in NFL's March Madness


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Rams believe they have improved

The Los Angeles Rams quickly began work trying to rebuild their team in the image of new head coach Sean McVay, an energetic, offensive-minded leader who puts as much emphasis on chemistry, leadership and locker-room presence as he does finding the right talent and scheme fit.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cards claim victory in free agency

Determining if you won or lost in free agency depends on your perspective of things. Despite losing seven players to free agency this offseason, including five starters on defense, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim believes Arizona turned out to be a big winner.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: 49ers engineer roster overhaul

For a while, new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan could relate with the previous regime -- they had no quarterback. Now they have two. Well, on paper, anyway.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Offensive line a priority for Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks entered the offseason needing to do something to address an offensive line that was just too young, inexperienced and lacking in cohesion last year.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: AFC West is on the move

Is bigger better for Broncos O-Line?


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Reid loves Smith, but Chiefs may seek QB

The Kansas City Chiefs' success over the last four seasons has the club entering the annual draft with a different perspective -- they aren't seeking immediate help to plug holes in the starting lineup.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Chargers really a team on the move

The Los Angeles Chargers were a team on the move this offseason, and that goes beyond moving from San Diego.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Is bigger better on Broncos’ O-Line?

The Denver Broncos are bigger on their offensive line, but are they better?


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Raiders focus on roster amid franchise move

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio insists he and general manager Reggie McKenzie are working their plan so diligently that even news of a move to Las Vegas did not change the process.


Giants’ Manning excited about big target Marshall

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is excited to be throwing to a towering target again with the team's recent signing of free agent wide receiver Brandon Marshall.


» Thursday, April 6, 2017

NFL notebook: Peterson plans to visit Saints

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson has set up a visit with the New Orleans Saints, the NFL Network reported.


Deliberations in Hernandez case set for Friday

Jurors in a double-murder trial for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez heard closing arguments Thursday and are expected to begin deliberations Friday in a Boston courtroom.


Free agent RB Peterson reportedly to meet with Saints

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson has set up a visit with the New Orleans Saints, the NFL Network reported.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Drama big in AFC South

Texans in quandary at quarterback


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Titans have ammo to target draft needs

The Tennessee Titans head into the draft with plenty of ammunition to fill the remaining holes on their roster.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Coughlin overhauling Jags roster

As of Monday (April 3), the Jacksonville Jaguars already added 11 new faces since the new league season opened in early March. Count another 7-8 draft picks and a handful of undrafted free agents and there could be as many as 20 new faces on the 53-man roster.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Colts on youth movement

With the hiring of Chris Ballard as the Indianapolis Colts' new general manager, there is a new focus on retooling the team's overall roster to get younger on both sides of the football.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Texans in quandary at quarterback

The Houston Texans can finally move on from their hope of adding Tony Romo to the roster after weeks of speculation about the quarterback's future. Romo agreed to become the lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports and was released by Dallas.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC South

Falcons beef up pass rush


OG Jahri Evans wants to resume NFL career

Six-time Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans is interested in continuing his NFL career.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bucs seek help for Winston

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have done a good job of building a solid core of young defenders around defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Lavonte David. And, of course, their leader is quarterback Jameis Winston, who threw for more than 8,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in his first two seasons.


Ex-Cowboys WR: Romo same tier as Aikman, Staubach

Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin said he considers now-retired quarterback Tony Romo in the same tier as franchise greats Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Saints dealing to reinforce defense

The New Orleans Saints spent the first month of the new league year on two major projects -- both of them involving the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Panthers get blockers, seek runners for Cam

Quarterback Cam Newton underwent surgery on a partially torn rotator cuff, and recently began a four-month rehab process. If all goes well, Newton will be full-go at the start of training camp, but the 2015 NFL MVP needs to mend more than just his throwing arm.


Patriots re-sign RB Bolden

The New England Patriots re-signed running back Brandon Bolden to a contract Wednesday.


Former NFL RB Ball details alcoholism

Former NFL and Wisconsin running back Montee Ball said that he drank heavily throughout the latter half of his college years and into his brief NFL career.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Falcons beef up pass rush

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn must deal with the psyche of his team after the historic collapse in the Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots.


» Wednesday, April 5, 2017

NFL notebook: Lynch visits hometown Raiders

Marshawn Lynch visited the Oakland Raiders' facility on Wednesday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter citing an undisclosed source as saying that a deal between the retired running back and his hometown team "eventually will happen."


Pro Day roundup: LSU’s Adams boosts 40-yard dash

Already considered a top-10 and possible top-5 pick in the upcoming NFL draft, LSU safety Jamal Adams can't go much higher on team draft boards.


RB Lynch visits Raiders for possible return

Marshawn Lynch visited the Oakland Raiders' facility on Wednesday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter citing an undisclosed source as saying that a deal between the retired running back and his hometown team "eventually will happen."


Hall of Fame gives Romo love, but no yes votes

Based on input from more than half the Pro Football Hall of Fame selectors, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo should have a better chance of winning an Emmy in his new job with CBS television than he does getting a Gold Jacket.


Rams sign C Sullivan

The Los Angeles Rams signed veteran center John Sullivan on Wednesday to fill one of the team's starting needs on the offensive line.


Report: Dallas favored to host 2018 NFL Draft

Dallas is reportedly emerging as a favorite to host the 2018 NFL Draft at the Cowboys' new training facility and headquarters in Frisco, Texas.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Big changes in NFC North

Bears need receiver for Glennon


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Vikes rebuild A. P. (After Peterson)

With the great Adrian Peterson gone, the Minnesota Vikings are searching for a new offensive identity. They declined to pay $18 million to Peterson, who was the face of the franchise since he was drafted in 2007.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Depleted Packers have long shopping list

After a parade of defections in free agency and few additions made to the team, the Green Bay Packers have some catching up to do this spring.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Lions building wall to protect Stafford

The Detroit Lions are trying to be protective of quarterback Matthew Stafford, so they are working harder than President Donald Trump to build a wall.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bears need receiver for Glennon

The Chicago Bears moved quickly beyond the Jay Cutler era, but the same isn't true with the Alshon Jeffery era.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Big names move in AFC North

Ravens bolster D, seek help for Flacco


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Steelers rebuffed in free agency, gear for draft

The Steelers stepped out of character and tried to spend big money in free agency, but linebacker Dont'a Hightower eschewed the offer and opted to stay with the New England Patriots.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Browns go for Brock, still seek QB

The hunt for a quarterback continues for the Cleveland Browns, even after acquiring a really big one -- with a really big salary -- in a trade that shocked the rest of the NFL on the first day of the new league year.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bengals bid adieu to big names

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis stopped short of calling it a rebuild, but his team's roster went through significant turnover this offseason with the departures of several key veterans.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Ravens bolster D, seek help for Flacco

The Baltimore Ravens made a quick splash in free agency to bolster a defense and then sort of cruised toward the NFL draft that starts April 27.


» Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Reports: Amazon lands Thursday NFL streaming rights

Amazon is replacing Twitter as the NFL's live-stream host for Thursday night games in 2017.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Eagles piling up help for Wentz

The Philadelphia Eagles entered free agency with plenty of positional needs and not much cap space, but did fairly well filling some holes without gutting the roster.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

Cowboys unload to reload


NFL notebook: Romo retires to take job with CBS

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.


Romo retires to take job with CBS

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.


Ravens trade DT Jernigan to Eagles

The Baltimore Ravens traded defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and a third-round compensatory draft pick (99th overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles for the 74th overall pick in the third round on Tuesday.


Retirement or respite? Romo chasing broadcasting role

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.


Romo’s departure takes Texans’ best option off table

FRISCO, Texas -- The hostage situation is over; Tony Romo's days with the Dallas Cowboys are coming to an end.


Retirement or respite? Romo chasing broadcasting role

Tony Romo plans to pursue a career in broadcasting even if the Dallas Cowboys release him as expected.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cowboys unload to reload

In their own version of the Texas Two Step, the Dallas Cowboys took a step back from their free-agent tactics of 2016 as a herd of starters stampeded out the gate.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

Cowboys unload to reload


Report: Romo opts for TV over QB

Tony Romo plans to pursue a career in broadcasting even if the Dallas Cowboys release him as expected.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

Cowboys unload to reload


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Redskins are not exactly kissing Cousins

In the team's most discussed personnel move, Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen says no new general manager will be hired to replace fired Scot McCloughan until after the draft.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Giants lower budget, seek offense

The New York Giants didn't come close to making the major splash money-wise in free agency spending this year to fix the league's 25th-ranked offense.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Eagles piling up help for Wentz

The Philadelphia Eagles entered free agency with plenty of positional needs and not much cap space, but did fairly well filling some holes without gutting the roster.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cowboys unload to reload

In their own version of the Texas Two Step, the Dallas Cowboys took a step back from their free-agent tactics of 2016 as a herd of starters stampeded out the gate.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: AFC East reloads, aims at draft

Bills need WR, DB; unsure at QB


2017 NFL Draft Reset: SB champ Pats not standing pat

After their amazing comeback to win Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots kept the pedal to the medal with major transactions as the new season began and the ongoing threat that they are not done yet.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Jets full speed ahead -- to 2018

When the New York Jets gave a contract to quarterback Josh McCown on March 20, it was not a good sign in more ways than one.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Dolphins could use versatile lineman

As they prepare for the April 27 start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Miami Dolphins have put themselves position to go for the BPA (Best Player Available) with their initial selection, 22nd overall.


2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bills need WR, DB; unsure at QB

As they prepare for the April 27 start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Buffalo Bills are still hamstrung by their salary cap, but the door kept revolving at One Bills Drive with players coming and going during free agency.


» Monday, April 3, 2017

Vikings ink backup QB Keenum

The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Case Keenum on Monday, re-uniting him with Sam Bradford.


NFL notebook: Brady gets stolen Super Bowl jerseys back

Shortly after receiving his stolen Super Bowl jerseys back from team owner Robert Kraft, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady almost lost -- all in fun -- the Super Bowl LI jersey again in front of nearly 40,000 witnesses.


RB Peterson visits Patriots, continues hunt for new team

Adrian Peterson reportedly remains on the lookout for an NFL home.


Vikings sign P Quigley

The Minnesota Vikings signed punter Ryan Quigley, the team announced Monday.


Mic’d up: Rex Ryan joins ESPN

Former NFL coach Rex Ryan will join ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" in September, the network officially announced Monday.


Redskins sign LB Brown to 1-year deal

The Washington Redskins agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent inside linebacker Zach Brown on Monday.


Pro Day roundup: Ole Miss’ Kelly suffers another setback

As if his draft stock couldn't get any more unpredictable, Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly exited school's Pro Day after only 12 throws on Monday after re-aggravating an injury to his throwing wrist.


Brady gets stolen Super Bowl jerseys back

Shortly after receiving his stolen Super Bowl jerseys back from team owner Robert Kraft, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady almost lost -- all in fun -- the Super Bowl LI jersey again in front of nearly 40,000 witnesses.


Patriots’ Gronkowski enters ring at WrestleMania 33

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made an impactful cameo appearance at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday night at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.


Lions sign LB Bellore

The Detroit Lions signed free agent linebacker Nick Bellore on Monday to add depth at the position.


NFL, HBO agree to extend ’Hard Knocks’

The NFL and HBO agreed to extend the run of "Hard Knocks," a behind-the-scenes reality television show of the league's training camps.


NFL Note - * Free Agents Peterson, Adrian

RB Adrian Peterson's first free agent meeting will be with the defending Super Bowl champions. The former Minnesota Vikings running back is scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots on Monday, ESPN reports. Peterson became an unrestricted free agent when the Vikings did not exercise his 2017 option on Feb. 28. Peterson missed almost all of last season with a right knee injury. The seven-time Pro Bowler and 2012 NFL MVP has 11,747 rushing yards and 97 touchdowns over 10 seasons, all with the Vikings.


» Sunday, April 2, 2017

Peterson scheduled to visit Patriots on Monday

Adrian Peterson's first free agent meeting will be with the defending Super Bowl champions.


» Saturday, April 1, 2017

Lombardi Trophy undamaged after accident

The Lombardi Trophy reportedly is safe and sound after the car that was carrying it was involved in a run-in with a deer in Fairfield, Maine.


NFL notebook: RB Hightower signs with 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers reached an agreement with free agent running back Tim Hightower on Saturday, adding depth to their backfield.


Rams add quality, quantity in free agency

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams quickly and decisively got to work trying to rebuild their team in the image of new head coach Sean McVay, an energetic, offensive-minded leader who puts as much emphasis on chemistry, leadership and locker room presence as he does finding the right talent and scheme fit.


Free agent RB Hightower signs with 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers reached an agreement with free agent running back Tim Hightower on Saturday, adding depth to their backfield.


QB Brees not concerned about contract

Drew Brees is heading into the final year of his contract but the 38-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback insists he is not concerned about getting an extension from the team.


Keenum moves over to Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with quarterback Case Keenum on a one-year, $2 million deal, according to multiple reports on Friday.


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