• Rolando McClain's trial not postponed, will miss start of Cowboys camp

    CBSSports.com "The Cowboys made a bit of a surprising move at the beginning of this month, trading for Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain, the former first-round pick for the Raiders who has had a tough time lately deciding whether he wants to play or retire. Now, it sounds like McClain won't get to..." July 22

  • Kluwe apologizes for Sandusky jokes, blasts Dungy

    SI.com "Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe told SI Now on Monday that he apologizes if he offended anyone with a joke he reportedly made while with the team. According to conditioning coach and Penn State alumnus Tom Kanavy, who was interviewed by the Vikings for a six-month investigation made..." July 22

  • Favre doesn’t care if he gets booed at Lambeau

    USA Today "Earlier this month, Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy said the team wouldn’t retire Brett Favre’s jersey this season because of concerns fans might boo the franchise legend, whose repeated retirement drama and eventual signing with the Minnesota Vikings left bitter memories at Lambeau..." July 22

  • Andre Johnson still holding out while staying close to Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Just because Andre Johnson has been seen at NRG Stadium doesn’t mean the veteran wide receiver is about to end his holdout. ESPN reported Tuesday that Johnson was seen at the Texans’ facility and the appearance was a “good sign.” A source with direct knowledge of the situation said Johnson’s..." July 22

  • Tony Dungy elaborates on his Michael Sam comments

    Pro Football Talk "On Monday, the Tampa Tribune published Tony Dungy’s answer to the question of whether he would have drafted Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly-gay player. Dungy’s 38 words triggered a flood of debate and controversy, and plenty of pointed criticism. On Tuesday, Dungy issued a statement..." July 22

  • Browns set deadline to name QB

    ESPN.com "Mike Pettine says that the Cleveland Browns will have an answer to one of the NFL's biggest offseason questions -- Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer? -- in a little over a month. The first-year head coach told reporters Monday that the Browns expect to name their starting quarterback by their third..." July 22

  • Andy Dalton's next deal should be in Colin Kaepernick range

    Cincy Jungle "Saying that Andy Dalton would be the front-runner for "most-questions-asked" to Bengals owner Mike Brown would be an understatement... and most of them predictably concerned Dalton's contract situation -- Dalton is entering the final year of a four-year deal that he signed as a rookie in..." July 22

  • Chris Kluwe lawsuit to be filed against Vikings, Mike Priefer on Wednesday

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to file his lawsuit against the Vikings and special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer on Wednesday, Kluwe’s lawyer wrote in a text message Monday. Clayton Halunen, Kluwe’s lawyer, told the Pioneer Press last Friday the lawsuit will seek in excess of $10..." July 22

  • Browns won't cut Josh Gordon and 'we expect him to report Friday'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine told cleveland.com Monday that the Browns have no plans to cut troubled receiver Josh Gordon and that they expect him to report for training camp with the rest of the veterans on Friday. He also said he expects to hear something about Gordon's drug suspension within..." July 22

  • Eagles safety Keelan Johnson reportedly arrested for assaulting a police officer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eagles backup safety Keelan Johnson was arrested early this past Friday morning, according to a report from KTAR news in Arizona. Per the report, Johnson has been charged with "assaulting a police officer, passively resisting arrest and disorderly conduct." The report cites court documents,..." July 22

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    Jerome Solomon @JeromeSolomon

    Expected to be at camp on time. RT @taniaganguli Good sign for the #Texans: WR Andre Johnson was at NRG Stadium yesterday, sources said.

  • ‘Nervous’ Eli Manning: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’

    New York Post "Eli Manning isn’t the slightest bit scared about practicing or playing on his surgically repaired ankle. Having to get used to an entirely new offensive system and coordinator? That has the two-time Super Bowl MVP sweating a bit. “Yeah, it is different. You come into the season a little..." July 22

  • Mike Pettine talked to Johnny Manziel about his controversial rolling a bill photo

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brown coach Mike Pettine talked to Johnny Manziel about his most controversial photo, in which he was rolling a $20 bill at a bathroom sink, and said Manziel responded positively. He declined to provide details of the conversation, only that it took place. "I don't want to get into a..." July 22

  • Key camp question: Who will spell Bowman?

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers have ranked among top three in points allowed the past three years, but one of the NFL’s most formidable defenses figures to be absent two All-Pros to start the season. Outside linebacker Aldon Smith is expected to serve as NFL suspension of unknown length, while inside linebacker..." July 22

  • Tony Dungy says he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam

    Indianapolis Star "Former Colts coach Tony Dungy said he wouldn't have drafted former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam. "I wouldn't have taken him. Not because I don't believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn't want to deal with all of it," Dungy told the Tampa Tribune. "It's not going..." July 22

  • Johnny Manziel's No. 2 leads jersey sales

    ESPN.com "The NFL announced on Monday that more Johnny Manziel No. 2 Cleveland Browns jerseys were sold on NFLShop.com during the first quarter of the league's fiscal year than any other player's jersey. Manziel topped Super Bowl-winning Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (No. 2), San Francisco..." July 22

  • Titans' Zach Mettenberger sucker-punched at bar, owner says

    Tennessean "Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was the victim of a sucker punch during an incident over the weekend at a popular Nashville nightspot, according to its owner. Steve Ford, owner of Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill on Division Street, said Mettenberger did nothing to provoke another bar..." July 22

  • Report: Bills 'expect' to sell for more than $1.1B

    CBSSports.com "The value of professional sports franchises are through the roof these days and anyone looking to sell is feeling especially excited after the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers for an astounding $2 billion. After Ralph Wilson died, the Bills are up next. And ESPN's Sal Paolantonio reported on..." July 21

  • Peter King: Washington will have a new name by 2016

    Pro Football Talk "Every Monday morning, we take a stroll through Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback column in search of nuggets that fit within our never-ending non-stop shop of NFL news and whatnot. Today, we found a potent piece of whatnot buried in the column. Off for the last month or so, King dropped..." July 21

  • DUI case against Seahawks running back Spencer Ware is dismissed

    Seattle Times "A DUI case against Seahawks running back Spencer Ware, stemming from an arrest on Jan. 12, has been dismissed. Dan Donohoe, spokesman for the King County prosecutor’s office, said today that the case was dismissed on Friday after a judge ruled that the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of DUI..." July 21

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Defensive tackel LaKendrick Ross is being signed by the Cincinnati Bengals today

  • New book blames Kosar’s slurred speech on oxycodone from Browns

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Bernie Kosar slurs his words because: He has post-concussion syndrome. He refused to wear a mouthpiece as a Browns and Miami Dolphins quarterback and suffered severe dental injuries. He has a drinking problem. The Browns kept him on the playing field with doses of the..." July 21

  • Rams LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar arrested, charged with battery

    CBSSports.com "Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar was arrested early Sunday morning along with former NBA player Donte Green and both were charged with battery and disorderly conduct after an altercation between the two outside a Miami nightclub, according to a report by CBS Miami. Dunbar, who was second on the..." July 21

  • Saints' Jairus Byrd remains on schedule

    ESPN.com "New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd's recovery from back surgery has gone as expected this summer, according to a league source. Byrd is expected to be healthy enough to participate in training camp, though it’s unknown if he will be limited when the Saints begin practicing Friday at the..." July 21

  • David Wilson tweets he's cleared

    ESPN New York "New York Giants running back David Wilson announced on Twitter Monday morning that he's been "cleared for everything," indicating that he got the news he was expecting from a CT scan on his surgically repaired neck. Assuming Wilson's information is accurate, he would be able to practice in full..." July 21

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    I am now being told that Giants G Chris Snee has indeed decided to retire and plans to announce it Monday.

  • Kluwe: NFL favors wife beaters, drunk drivers over gay rights supporters

    MyFoxTwinCities.com "The investigation into former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer reveals Kluwe seemingly had one man in his corner, long snapper Cullen Loeffler, the only other person who supported Kluwe's allegation of Prieffer's homosexual remarks. The..." July 21

  • Marcell Dareus fails conditioning test in Buffalo

    NFL.com "Marcell Dareus' discouraging offseason continues. Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone revealed Sunday that Dareus was placed on the non-football injury list because he failed his conditioning test. "He needs to focus on getting himself ready," Marrone said according to NFL Media's Albert..." July 21

  • Jets expect Dee Milliner to be vital part of secondary this season

    New York Daily News "Rex Ryan may like Dee Milliner, but he’s not ready to stake his reputation on the Jets’ second-year cornerback. Ryan, who routinely heaps praise on his players without too much prodding, has taken a cautiously optimistic approach after Milliner’s rookie season was marked by injury and mental..." July 21

  • NY Jets' David Harris is NFL's most underrated player, says coach Rex Ryan

    New York Daily News "David Harris has toiled in virtual anonymity for the better part of his career, but Rex Ryan wasn’t afraid to toss a colossal compliment at the Jets veteran inside linebacker. “David Harris is the most underrated player in the league,” Ryan told the Daily News. “It ain't close! It ain’t close!..." July 21

  • Panthers' Cam Newton still limited in mobility

    NFL.com "Cam Newton's recovery from ankle surgery has gone well by all accounts. With training camp starting this week, we'll get to see how close he is to Full Newton. The Charlotte Observer notes that Newton was throwing to receivers last week in Greensboro, North Carolina, but he was limited in his..." July 20

  • Kluwe: Priefer's suspension not enough

    Chicago Tribune "Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe criticized how the team responded to a six-month independent investigation into his claims of homophobic behavior in the organization. Kluwe said a 29-page summary of the investigation gave an inaccurate representation of special teams coordinator Mike..." July 20

  • Rex: I’m not saying I’m the best of all time, but I’m a great coach

    New York Daily News "God Bless Rex Ryan. God Bless him for his self-confidence, fierce loyalty and unshakable belief that he will be the man to end more than four decades of anguish, anger and frustration for a star-crossed franchise that last hoisted the Lombardi Trophy when Marvin Gaye topped the Billboard..." July 20

  • Expect Brian Hoyer to maintain lead over Johnny Manziel in Browns QB derby

    Akron Beacon Journal "Despite all the attention, all the hype, all the hoopla, odds are Johnny Football will begin his career with the Browns as Johnny Backup. The battle between rookie Johnny Manziel and veteran Brian Hoyer for the team’s starting quarterback job will be the most dominant storyline of Browns..." July 20

  • Peyton Manning ready to shrug off Super Bowl hangover

    ESPN.com "With the Seahawks surprising so many of us by dominating the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII, we have to wonder how quarterback Peyton Manning will bounce back in 2014. He had one of the greatest seasons of his career in 2013 -- one of the greatest seasons any quarterback has ever had -- and it..." July 20

  • Tom Coughlin not on hot seat, but hasn’t earned right to leave on own terms

    Pro Football Talk "Giants coach Tom Coughlin has a contract that runs through the 2015 season and some people have opined that the two-time Super Bowl winner has earned the right to decide when his run as the team’s coach comes to an end. One of the guys who pays Coughlin’s salary is not one of those people. In..." July 20

  • Dez Bryant I'd Never Beef with Richard Sherman 'We Respect Each Other'

    TMZ.com "You'll never see Richard Sherman running his mouth about Dez Bryant ... and vice versa ... so says the Dallas Cowboys receiver who tells TMZ Sports the two have way too much respect for each other to beef. Bryant was out at Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills when we asked how he felt about..." July 20

  • Bon Jovi’s group vows to keep team in Buffalo

    Pro Football Talk "Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has indeed joined a Toronto-based group that hopes to buy the Buffalo Bills. And Bon Jovi and company indeed are claiming that they intend to keep the team in Buffalo. Via the Associated Press, Bon Jovi’s group has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing..." July 20

  • Bills place DT Marcell Dareus on active/non-football injury list

    CBSSports.com "With the entire team reporting to Rochester on Saturday to open training camp, the Bills announced that defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been placed on the active/non-football injury list. At this point, it's unclear what kind of injury or issue Dareus is dealing with, but he'll be unable to..." July 20

  • Versatile Jacksonville RB Toby Gerhart will pull wagon for Jaguars

    Florida Times Union "The Jaguars aren’t predicting a single statistic for new starting running back Toby Gerhart, but when discussing him last week, offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch didn’t mince his analysis. “Toby will be our workhorse,” Fisch said. When Gerhart and his No. 21 hit the practice field Friday..." July 20

  • Gay Rights Activist Chris Kluwe Is Both a Hero and Hypocrite

    Bleacher Report "Chris Kluwe started a fight. It began as a noble fight. A fight that had the potential to change the NFL world. To make it better. To make locker rooms better. He accomplished some of that. His former assistant coach, Mike Priefer, was suspended by the Vikings three games after the team's..." July 20

  • Aldon Smith’s father: ‘I know he’s very happy with what transpired’

    San Jose Mercury News "Thurston Smith got an upbeat text message from his son Aldon following today’s sentencing in Santa Clara County Superior Court. “I know he’s very happy with what transpired,” Thurston Smith said in an exclusive phone interview from his Kansas City-area home. Aldon Smith issued the following..." July 19

  • Belichick, Hernandez shared 34 total texts, not 33 pages

    CBSSports.com "With Aaron Hernandez in jail and awaiting trials on three murder charges, Massachusetts detectives have interviewed Patriots owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and other team employees in the course of their investigation. In fact, it was reported that the team recently turned over 33 pages..." July 19

  • Madden adds Legion of Boom . . . to start screen

    Pro Football Talk "After the overhyped Madden franchise used yet another contrived bracket contest to determine the identity of the player who will appear on the cover of this year’s same-old version of the game, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman openly lobbied for the folks at EA to place on the cover the full..." July 19

  • Vikings coach Priefer suspended 3 games after Kluwe investigation

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings on Friday suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer for three games following a six-month investigation into accusations made by former punter Chris Kluwe that Priefer made anti-gay remarks in a team setting during the 2012 season. Priefer, who denied the remarks earlier this..." July 19

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Rob Gronkowski said he doesn't know at this point if he will open training camp on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list.

  • Aldon Smith gets 12 days in jail on DUI charge

    Pro Football Talk "49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has not avoided jail time. But he has gotten the closest thing possible to no jail time. According to Tracy Kaplan of the San Jose Mercury News, a judge has sentenced 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to 12 days in jail on gun and DUI charges. He gets credit for one..." July 19

  • Browns rookie Johnny Manziel adds Snickers to list of endorsements

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has added Snickers to his list of endorsements, ESPN.com reported today. A company spokesman told the website Manziel is scheduled to appear in its "You're Not You When You're Hungry" campaign. A national TV commercial is set to debut as the NFL season..." July 19

  • Jadeveon Clowney trying to be ready for Texans camp

    NFL.com "Jadeveon Clowney will be on hand Monday when Houston's gaggle of rookies gather for Texans training camp. Whether he'll be ready for the team's first practice on July 26 is another story. The top overall pick in May's draft told reporters on Friday that he has yet to be cleared after last..." July 18

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    Steve Caric @Caricsportsmgt

    Kiko Alonso underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair his ACL. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews.