• Arrest warrant for LeSean McCoy imminent; off-duty officers won't be charged

    The Score "A warrant for the arrest of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is expected to be issued Wednesday or Thursday, sources told Action News in Philadelphia. McCoy and three others were allegedly involved in a bar brawl with several off-duty police officers that saw two of the officers..." February 10

  • Cleveland Browns player Armonty Bryant indicted on felony drug charges

    ABC Cleveland "Cleveland Browns' linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on felony drug charges after being cited during a traffic stop on Interstate 71 Christmas morning. According to an indictment from the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Bryant was indicted Tuesday on two counts of felony drug..." February 10

  • Steve Young, Trent Dilfer: Colts Andrew Luck ‘can’t do it alone’

    CBS Indy "A pair of Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, one with a bronze bust in Canton, Ohio, are quick to point accusing fingers at the person(s) responsible for Andrew Luck’s injury-marred 2015 season. And it’s not in the direction of Andrew Luck, the undeniable centerpiece of the Indianapolis..." February 10

  • Jon Beason retires: New York Giants oft-injured linebacker ends his career

    Big Blue View "Before his latest injury, New York Giants' linebacker Jon Beason told Pat Traina of Bleacher Report that if he was injured again, he would seriously consider retirement rather than go through the grind of rehabbing yet another surgery to try and play one more season. Wednesday afternoon, it..." February 10

  • Colts' Irsay: Luck's 'shocking' new deal will have $20M per year floor

    CBS Sports "Andrew Luck has been ticketed for a monster second NFL contract basically since before he was drafted. At the time he was entering the NFL, Luck was widely considered the best quarterback prospect since Peyton Manning. Nothing he has done during his first four NFL seasons -- aside from getting..." February 10

  • Anti-Beyonce rally planned at NFL headquarters

    The Score "Protesters outraged over Beyonce's Super Bowl 50 halftime performance will be descending upon NFL headquarters next week. The "Formation" singer has been accused by FOX News and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, among others, for using her performance as a platform to "attack police..." February 10

  • Lynn Swann doesn’t see Megatron as a Hall of Famer

    Pro Football Talk "Former Steelers receiver Lynn Swann retired at age 30 with 336 catches for 5,462 yads and 51 touchdowns. But Swann says that Calvin Johnson, who’s expected to retire at the age of 30 with 731 catches for 11,619 yards and 83 touchdowns, shouldn’t join him in the Hall of Fame. “I would think that..." February 10

  • Browns could have interest in Brock Osweiler

    The Score "The Denver Broncos have some big questions to answer at quarterback this offseason, as Peyton Manning is contemplating retirement and Brock Osweiler is set to hit free agency. Tucked away in his Monday Morning Quarterback column, Peter King dropped this interesting piece of information..." February 10

  • Recent QB deals shows difficulty in gauging Kirk Cousins' value

    ESPN "The difficult part when it comes to Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins’ pending free agency is finding a solid comparison to his situation. Most quarterbacks who have signed big deals recently had more than one season as the full-time starter to prove their value – it’s certainly why..." February 10

  • Broncos need to know Manning's intentions by March 8

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Peyton Manning doesn’t really have all the time he needs to decide on whether to retire. The Denver Broncos will need an answer by March 8, the day before the first day of the league year. On March 9, Manning’s $19 million salary for the 2016 season becomes fully guaranteed. With all due..." February 10

  • Bills best served by cutting their losses with McCoy

    Buffalo News "The warning signs should have been evident the minute LeSean McCoy became available last March. He had heavy miles on his legs, yes, but he was still in his prime with the Eagles and coming off his fourth 1,000-yard season in five years. He was two years removed from an NFL rushing title. So..." February 10

  • Broncos LB: Our defense is 'the greatest ever,' better than 1985 Bears

    Denver Post "Aqib Talib set the stage for what was to come on Sept. 13, 2015, almost five months before the Broncos would be celebrated. Standing at a lectern at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, a gold chain draped around his neck, Talib explained his go-ahead, pick-six play in their season-opening win..." February 10

  • Bar brawl tied to Bills’ LeSean McCoy now in hands of Philadelphia district attorney

    Buffalo News "The investigation into Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy’s alleged involvement in a brawl early Sunday morning at a Philadelphia nightclub that left two off-duty police officers hospitalized is now in the hands of the city’s District Attorney’s Office. Cameron Kline, communications..." February 10

  • Riley Cooper says release from Eagles was ‘tough’

    Larry Brown Sports "Riley Cooper commented on Tuesday about his release by the Philadelphia Eagles. The wide receiver posted a statement on Twitter in which he said hearing the news was “tough.”" February 10

  • Former Panthers G.M. cheats death, as car hits radio studio

    Pro Football Talk "Reality came crashing down on the Panthers Sunday in the form of Von Miller and the Broncos defense. For former Panthers G.M. Marty Hurney, it came in the form of a car coming through the window of his downtown radio studio, while he was on the air. Hurney and former Charlotte Observer..." February 10

  • Mario Williams: Bills' defensive line asked coaches to 'turn it loose'

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams was vocal during this past season about his role in Rex Ryan's defense, and he still isn't shying away from giving his opinion about the scheme. Here is what Williams recently told ESPN NFL Insider Josina Anderson: "We were building a defense that..." February 10

  • Young Peyton had a very specific way of picking on a younger Eli

    Pro Football Talk "In the two-plus days since the Super Bowl, much has been said about Eli Manning’s blank stare after it became apparent that his brother, Peyton, would win a second Super Bowl ring. Two days before the Super Bowl, Eli shared some details of a time when Peyton’s actions were eliciting something..." February 10

  • Stedman Bailey confirms hope for NFL return in YouTube video

    ESPN "Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey's recovery from the two gunshot wounds to the head he suffered in late November has been mostly tracked via social media. Bailey has taken to Twitter and Instagram to post updates on moving around the hospital, being released from a recovery center..." February 10

  • Rams say more than 56,000 deposits for season tickets are received by deadline

    Los Angeles Times "The rush to possibly secure season tickets for the Rams' 2016 season at the Coliseum resulted in requests that could fill the stadium and more. The team announced Tuesday that more than 56,000 deposits for season tickets were received by Monday's deadline. The Rams accepted $100 deposits for..." February 10

  • Broncos' Von Miller doesn't believe Peyton Manning will retire

    Sporting News "Von Miller isn't buying into the rumors that Peyton Manning will retire from football. During his appearance Tuesday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the Broncos outside linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP said he believes the veteran quarterback will return to play next season. "I don't think..." February 10

  • ESPN ends exclusive advertising deal with DraftKings

    Yahoo Finance "ESPN has gotten out early from an exclusive advertising relationship with daily fantasy sports company DraftKings, Yahoo Finance has confirmed from multiple sources close to the situation. ESPN first announced the deal with DraftKings last June. The Disney-owned (DIS) sports network did not..." February 10

  • Goodell says extra point rule made the NFL more exciting in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Year One of the new extra point rule was a success, and more rules tweaks are on the way. Goodell said the new rule, which moved extra point kicks back 13 yards, is an example of the kinds of changes the league will continue to consider. “From a..." February 10

  • Adidas offers $1M to break the 40-yard dash record at NFL combine

    CBS Sports "For years, NFL prospects have tried to break Chris Johnson's 40-yard dash record of 4.24 seconds. And for years, they've come up short. Adidas is trying to really incentivize someone to break the record this year, offering $1 million to any prospect who beats the number set by CJ2K at the..." February 10

  • Super Bowl Replay Assistant Was From Denver and Family Attended Game as Broncos Fans

    The Big Lead "The wife of Super Bowl 50 replay assistant Jimmy Oldham attended the game as a Denver Broncos fan and posted video celebrating the outcome to her public Facebook page. The NFL reported Oldham’s assignment on its website Jan. 27 and KUSA identifies him as a Denver-area resident. The Lead Sports..." February 10

  • Newton erotic novella ‘Dabbin’ with Cam’ released on Amazon

    Sportress of Blogitude "With much of the talk concerning Cam Newton revolving around his relatively short and curt comments following the Carolina Panthers’ loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 — not to mention the defiant tone he took when conceding that he’s a “sore loser,” recent news on the more whimsically..." February 10

  • Browns deny report that Johnny Manziel was drunk at practice

    SB Nation "When the Cleveland Browns placed quarterback Johnny Manziel under the league's concussion protocol in Week 17 of the 2016 season, there were reports that Manziel had actually arrived at practice drunk. The Browns denied those reports on Tuesday. Calling Manziel's current trajectory a "downward..." February 09

  • Falcons Owner Arthur Blank: I Have Cancer ... I'm Fighting Like Hell

    TMZ "Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has just revealed he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer -- but says he's battling like hell ... and vows to defeat it. 73-year-old Blank says he was diagnosed in December -- and has since visited with several doctors and hospitals to come up with the best..." February 09

  • John Elway: ‘No deadline’ for Peyton Manning decision

    Larry Brown Sports "John Elway says there’s no deadline for Peyton Manning to make a decision on retirement. The Broncos quarterback has yet to announce a decision on his future, and Elway says the team isn’t rushing him to do so." February 09

  • St. Louis mayor says city is moving on from NFL

    Yardbarker "With the Rams having jumped ship to Los Angeles, many have been wondering if St. Louis will find a new NFL team to take its place. Well, according St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, don't expect it to happen. "I’m moving on," Slay said on Tuesday. "It’s very disappointing in the way the NFL handled..." February 09

  • Report: Browns lied about Manziel concussion after he showed up to practice drunk

    The Score "The Cleveland Browns said quarterback Johnny Manziel had a concussion to cover for him after he showed up to practice drunk, according to NFL Network's Michael Silver. Silver appeared on television Tuesday and detailed how he says the Browns helped protect and enable Manziel. "I was with a..." February 09

  • New video of Bills RB LeSean McCoy in Philly bar fight emerges

    Buffalo News "A video of the Philadelphia bar fight that left two off-duty cops injured has emerged, via TMZ Sports. In the video, several men punch each other at Recess Lounge early Sunday morning and it appears Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy throws at least one punch during the brawl. One witness..." February 09

  • Cam Newton says he has no regrets about postgame press conference

    Yahoo! Sports "Cam Newton doesn't care if you think he was moody and sullen after the Super Bowl. And if you were expecting him to apologize for his actions, think again. Speaking for the first time since Sunday, Newton didn't apologize, didn't clarify, didn't backtrack on his brief, pouting press conference...." February 09

  • Will The Houston Texans Cut Arian Foster This Offseason?

    Battle Red Blog "Arian Foster is the greatest running back in Houston Texans history. He's also been one of the best running backs in the NFL since bursting on the scene as a full-time starter in 2010 (really, he flashed what he would become during the final two games of the 2009 season, which he started due to..." February 09

  • NFL investigating McCoy and Manziel, paid leave not imminent

    Pro Football Talk "The afterglow of the Super Bowl has been disrupted by the dusting off of the police blotter, with two players grabbing headlines that otherwise would go to more talk about quarterbacks taking too long to jump on fumbles and/or leaving too quickly the post-game podium. The NFL says that it began..." February 09

  • The real challenge for Los Angeles' new football stadium is everything around it

    Los Angeles Times "The feints, dodges, Potemkin stadium renderings and extended leverage plays are over. The National Football League — behemoth, cruelly skilled manipulator of cities and printer of money — is officially headed back to Los Angeles. After a secret-ballot vote last month by the league's owners, the..." February 09

  • NFL will consider Talib suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib viewed his decision to violently pull Panthers receiver Corey Brown to the ground by his facemask as something that would simply draw the equivalent of a parking ticket. Talib instead may be parked on the couch when the 2016 season begins. (And we now know that the..." February 09

  • Adam Vinatieri decides to return for 21st NFL season and perhaps more

    Indianapolis Star "The clutchest kicker in NFL history isn’t ready to hang it up. Adam Vinatieri, the oldest player in football, told IndyStar on Tuesday he intends on playing a 21st NFL season this coming fall — and perhaps several more. He’ll be 43 when training camp opens in August. While Vinatieri hinted..." February 09

  • Joe Namath thinks Jets should work to bring Colin Kaepernick to Gang Green

    New York Daily News "Joe Namath didn’t offer any trademark guarantees, but the greatest quarterback in Jets history believes that Colin Kaepernick might make sense for a franchise starving for a long-term solution at the game’s most important position. The Daily News’ report last week that Kaepernick wants out of..." February 09

  • Titans Release Safety Michael Griffin

    Titansonline.com "Safety Michael Griffin proved durable and dependable during his nine seasons with the Titans. As the 2015 season came to an end, however, Griffin himself knew his days with the team could be numbered. On Tuesday, the Titans released Griffin, ending his run with the Titans. A first round..." February 09

  • Broncos CB on postgame press conference setup: 'I would have been mad if I was Cam too'

    USA Today "After Cam Newton abruptly left his press conference on Sunday, many pointed out on social media that it’s possible he could actually hear what Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. was saying to the media about their game plan. On Tuesday morning, Harris said that he would have been annoyed..." February 09

  • Patriots blessed at quarterback position, but franchise-altering decision looms

    Providence Journal "With the 2015 season in the books, the Providence Journal will take a look at each position group on the Patriots, analyzing how the team performed in 2015 and where it might be heading in the future. We’ll start with quarterbacks. Quarterback Tom Brady; Jimmy Garoppolo Contract situation:..." February 09

  • Giants could target 2 Broncos after Von Miller dream-crusher

    New York Post "Von Miller, the MVP of Super Bowl 50, broke the spirit and soul of Cam Newton and the Panthers with his play on the field, and broke the hearts of Giants fans with his take on his impending free agency. “It’s gonna be a peaceful thing,’’ Miller said Monday morning. No, no, a thousand times..." February 09

  • Broncos show why a pass rusher should be on top of Ravens' wish list

    Baltimore Sun "If you watched any of the NFL playoffs, it should be abundantly clear that one of the Ravens’ top priorities has to be adding another pass rusher. Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware dominated the Carolina Panthers last night in the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 victory. En route to game MVP..." February 09

  • Here’s how the Panthers could return to Super Bowl next year and win it

    Charlotte Observer "Cam got his comeuppance. So now what? I have three thoughts on what the Panthers must do to return to the Super Bowl next year and win it. But first let’s talk a little about Cam Newton’s performance on and off the field Sunday night. The Panthers quarterback had the worst loss of his..." February 09

  • Arizona Cardinals' top need is Broncos-level pass rush

    Arizona Republic "The football traditionalists who like to remind us that defense wins championships had to be emboldened by Super Bowl 50. Denver’s defense won that championship by rendering quarterback Cam Newton, the NFL’s most valuable player, and the Panthers, the league’s highest-scoring team,..." February 09

  • Jason Witten's three keys for the Cowboys making a run to Super Bowl LI

    Sports Day "Super Bowl 50 is come and gone, so naturally the attention turns to next year. That's good news to the Cowboys and their fans, who would like to forget that the 2015 season ever happened. So what do the Cowboys need to do to make sure 2016 is one to remember for a run to Super Bowl..." February 09

  • Jags' free-agency decisions need to be right on the money

    Jacksonville Times-Union "But from a Jaguars perspective, what sticks out to me is one postscript general manager Dave Caldwell had about the 2015 season, the part where he contends it’s easier to rebuild a defense than an offense. I’m not convinced that’s true, especially if he’s talking about constructing a defense to..." February 09

  • Vikings’ Anthony Barr hopes Von Miller’s contract ‘breaks the bank’

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "With Super Bowl MVP Von Miller about to hit free agency, Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr is rooting for him to score a record-smashing payday that would redefine expectations for the position — and set Barr up for a nice check of his own down the line. That’s $150 million, presumably — a figure..." February 09

  • Eagles, Fletcher Cox working on huge deal ... but is it a good idea?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Let's start with this -- Fletcher Cox is everything the Eagles could want in a defensive tackle. He is scheme versatile, he can play anywhere on the line, he can rush the passer, he can stop the run, he is a good locker room guy and he is one of the most popular guys in the entire NovaCare..." February 09

  • Warrant for LeSean McCoy's arrest expected to be issued this week

    The Score "An arrest warrant with self-surrender is expected to be issued for Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy by mid-week, a law enforcement source told Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports." February 09