• The Browns just hired the guy who once took Trent Richardson off their hands

    CBS Sports "Just a few months removed from being removed as Colts general manager, Ryan Grigson has found a new home, landing with the Cleveland Browns as a senior personnel executive, the team announced Wednesday. In his new role, Grigson will report to VP of player personnel Andrew Berry and provide..." May 25

  • Teddy Bridgewater cleared to advance rehab after positive Dr. visit

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got some tremendous news on Wednesday after a positive visit with his doctor. This news comes just a day after the Vikings released video of Bridgewater practicing during OTAs, looking even stronger than a previous video that showed him dropping..." May 24

  • NFL owners express concern over London games following bombing in England

    CBS Sports "Executives from several NFL teams raised concerns about the horrifying trend of terrorist attacks in Europe, and specifically within England, as the NFL continues its initiatives to play more games in London. The Monday evening attack in Manchester, England, following an Ariana Grande concert was..." May 24

  • Browns QB Brock Osweiler on starting: ‘The proof is in the film’

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns quarterback situation remains an annual work in progress. Much to the surprise of many, the team traded for quarterback Brock Osweiler, who stunk up the joint as a member of the Houston Texans last year. Nevertheless, Osweiler is still around after the Browns earlier..." May 24

  • Big Ben on retirement speculation: 'It doesn't matter'

    NFL.com "Whether you took Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk seriously or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback doesn't care. When asked how close he was to walking away from the NFL, Big Ben replied: "It doesn't matter, I'm here now." (Sidebar: Built it excuse to link to The Rock's 'It doesn't..." May 24

  • NFL hopeful Jalen Robinette removed from Air Force graduation

    Pro Football Talk "Jalen Robinette’s unusual final month as an Air Force Academy cadet has taken another strange turn. Robinette, a wide receiver who found out just before the NFL draft that a policy change would force him into active duty after graduating rather than letting him play in the NFL, has been removed..." May 24

  • Jack Del Rio: Marshawn Lynch ‘soaking up the system’ at Raiders OTAs

    Sportress of Blogitude "Marshawn Lynch wasn’t an active participant during the Oakland Raiders’ OTA session Tuesday. But the running back is nevertheless “soaking up the system” despite only participating in the stretching portion of practice, says Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio. Lynch was clearly enjoying himself..." May 24

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown wants to incorporate linemen into TD celebrations

    ESPN "Steelers receiver Antonio Brown gives a three-pump approval of the NFL's touchdown-celebration rule changes. The league voted this week to permit celebrating with teammates in the end zone or using the football as a prop. Brown, who was flagged three times last year for his post-touchdown..." May 24

  • Bills release OT Cyrus Kouandjio

    NFL.com "Cyrus Kouandjio's time in Buffalo is over. A month after the 2014 second-round pick was found "undressed in a field" in Elma, New York, Kouandjio finds himself on the free-agent market. Kouandjio started five games for the Bills last season and appeared in 12. His brief stint at left tackle..." May 24

  • Jim Caldwell confident Lions, Calvin Johnson will mend relationship

    Larry Brown Sports "Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell is confident that the franchise will be able to mend its relationship with retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Over the weekend, Johnson made some noise about being unhappy with the way his tenure with the Lions ended after the 2015 season. There is..." May 24

  • Rob Gronkowski is back on the field doing Gronk-like things

    ESPN "In previewing the opening week of New England Patriots voluntary organized team activities, one of the items to watch on the personal checklist was if tight end Rob Gronkowski's progress from back surgery had reached a point that he is doing drills on the field with teammates. Media members..." May 24

  • Ndamukong Suh opens up about his early playoff exits

    Miami Herald "The biggest bit of news to emerge from the Dolphins’ first practice of year? Ndamukong Suh actually has a sense of humor. Suh turned 30 two days before Miami’s playoff loss to the Steelers. He was in no mood to reflect on the milestone then, let alone joke about it. But Tuesday, when he..." May 24

  • Myles Garrett has minor injury, working on sideline at Browns’ OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "The first overall pick in the draft is hurt, but the Browns are not concerned. Myles Garrett was spotted on the sideline at Organized Team Activities today, riding a stationary bike and working with kettlebells rather than participating in football activities with the rest of the team. But..." May 24

  • Ezekiel Elliott injures head in car crash, misses practice

    NFL.com "Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott did not practice Tuesday or Wednesday after he suffered a head injury in a "minor car accident" on Sunday night, the team announced. Elliott will workout off to the side of practice Wednesday as a precaution, NFL Network's Jame Slater reported. At the..." May 24

  • Raiders tackle Donald Penn on Derek Carr's injury: 'That play sticks with me'

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "It has been five months since The Play. The one that ended quarterback Derek Carr’s season. The one that ostensibly ended the Raiders’ season. The one that, maybe to help cope with it, to help accept it, left tackle Donald Penn now considers “karma” to be used for a potential Super Bowl-bound..." May 24

  • Jim Harbaugh takes blame for 2011 incident with Jim Schwartz

    ESPN "Jim Harbaugh admitted this week that enthusiasm might have gotten the better of him in one of the more memorable postgame handshakes in recent NFL history. Harbaugh, who is known for his enthusiasm, said during an interview on Barstool Sports' Pardon My Take podcast that he was in the wrong in..." May 24

  • Andrew Hawkins says he’s signing with Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Andrew Hawkins recently got a master’s degree in sports management from Columbia University and said that his goal is to become a General Manager in the NFL, but he won’t be heading to the front office just yet. Hawkins said in a video posted to Uninterrupted’s Twitter account..." May 24

  • Colin Kaepernick will visit Seahawks on Wednesday

    Larry Brown Sports "Much has been made about quarterback Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned, but that could come to an end in relatively short order. After an entire offseason of speculation about potentially being blackballed by all 32 NFL teams because of his National Anthem protest last year, Kaepernick is..." May 24

  • Carson Wentz went to a QB guru and the Eagles supposedly aren't thrilled

    CBS Sports "Around this time last year, Carson Wentz was gearing up for his first OTA session as a professional football player. He would head into it as the Eagles' third-string quarterback despite the fact that he was the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. He was expected to continue in that role..." May 24

  • Rick Spielman: We’ll take it a day at a time with Teddy Bridgewater

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings released video of Teddy Bridgewater taking snaps, dropping back and throwing passes during Tuesday’s practice, but they still aren’t ready to talk about when Bridgewater may be able to take on a full workload after last year’s knee injury. General Manager Rick Spielman met with the..." May 24

  • Chargers coach says first-round pick Mike Williams is ‘getting behind’ due to back injury

    Fox Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers have had absolutely no luck in recent years with a number of players missing time due to both injuries and contract disputes. The troubling trend continued this offseason with first-round pick Mike Williams suffering a back injury on the first day of rookie..." May 24

  • Bills sign WR Rod Streater, cut OT Cyrus Kouandjio

    247 Sports "The Buffalo Bills made a handful of roster moves on Wednesday that involved the departure of a former second-round draft pick. Via their official Twitter account, the Bills announced that they have released offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio and quarterback Josh Woodrum to make room for the..." May 24

  • Dre Kirkpatrick broke his hand in “freak accident”

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals were back on the field yesterday, but cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was a surprise addition to the injured players watching. According to Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Kirkpatrick was on the sidelines with a cast on his right hand. Kirkpatrick said he broke his hand in a..." May 24

  • Redskins RB Matt Jones Skipping OTAs, Doesn’t Appear To Be In Team’s Plans

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that Redskins RB Matt Jones will not be in attendance for the team’s OTAs. According to Rapoport, Jones doesn’t appear to be part of Washington’s plans. During the recent draft, the Redskins had Jones on the trading block but were unable to complete a..." May 24

  • Shane Vereen: The best overtime is college football overtime

    Pro Football Talk "A day after the NFL shortened overtime from 15 minutes to 10, Giants running back Shane Vereen said he’d prefer a much more radical change: College overtime. Vereen said on PFT Live that the college system, in which teams take turns starting possessions from the 25-yard line, is a better format..." May 24

  • Colin Kaepernick expected to work out for Seahawks

    NFL.com "Colin Kaepernick will finally get a chance to show he can and wants to play football. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday morning that the Seattle Seahawks are slated to work out reserve quarterbacks soon, barring a change of plans, and Kaepernick is expected to be among them,..." May 24

  • Eagles WR Jordan Matthews on trade rumors: 'That’s fake news. Alternative facts'

    Philly.com "Jordan Matthews was rumored to be available via trade this offseason. The Eagles' fourth-year receiver did not sound concerned about the speculation. “That’s fake news. Alternative facts,” Matthews said Tuesday with a smile. “I don’t really care about that stuff, bro. I feel like it’s the NFL –..." May 24

  • Jets coaches reportedly ‘pleased’ with Christian Hackenberg in practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian Hackenberg may have a long way to go before he can earn the starting job with the New York Jets, but his coaches are reportedly impressed with the progress he has made this offseason. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets are “pleased” with Hackenberg. Bates was the..." May 24

  • Roger Goodell snipes Marvin Lewis for TD celebration comments

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s decision to relax its celebration rules has generally been well received. But one man who’s not a fan is Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. You can read the entirety of Lewis’ quote here, but he said, in part, “that’s not a very good example for young people.” Commissioner Roger..." May 24

  • Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin determined to bounce back in 2017

    Kansas City Star "Jeremy Maclin has never been one to mince words. And when it comes to football, the Chiefs’ No. 1 receiver also sets a high bar for himself. So if you ask Maclin, 29, how the 2016 season went for him — on a strictly personal level — you had better be prepared to hear the brutal truth. “It..." May 24

  • Rashad Jennings tops David Ross to win 'Dancing With The Stars'

    Sporting News "David Ross and dancing partner Lindsay Arnold’s perfect score for Monday's freestyle dance on "Dancing With The Stars" which featured the Cubs’ “W” flag wasn't enough to carry the duo to victory in Season 24 of the popular dancing competition. Instead, former Giants running back Rashad..." May 24

  • Roger Goodell says Tom Brady didn’t have a recorded concussion

    ALL 22 "Roger Goodell can’t say for sure if New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a concussion in 2016, but he did recently point out that the NFL didn’t have any reason to believe there was a problem. “We do not have any records that indicate that Tom had any concussion or head injury,”..." May 24

  • ‘Sick and tired’ of early playoff exits, Suh shoulders ‘a lot’ of blame for defensive struggles

    Miami Herald "LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY The biggest bit of news to emerge from the Dolphins’ first practice of year? Ndamukong Suh actually has a sense of humor. Suh turned 30 two days before Miami’s playoff loss to the Steelers. He was in no mood to..." May 24

  • Odell Beckham gets most lucrative shoe deal in NFL history

    New York Post "It is never a bad thing for a professional athlete when he gets to sit back and watch Nike and Adidas try to outdo each other for the right to sign an endorsement deal with the player. That is the desirable situation Odell Beckham Jr. found himself in, with his original rookie agreement with..." May 24

  • Marvin Lewis on new celebration rule: Not a good example for young people

    ESPN "Bengals coach Marvin Lewis isn’t cheering the NFL’s new relaxed stance on touchdown celebrations. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that the league will soften its strict policies on touchdown celebrations, allowing players to bring back group celebrations, use the football as a..." May 24

  • Roethlisberger laments Le’Veon Bell’s absence from OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell currently doesn’t have a contract. Which means that he can’t, absent a rarely-used (by veteran players) letter of protection, participate in offseason workouts. That hasn’t stopped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from publicly lamenting Bell’s absence. “I’m..." May 24

  • Is Raiders’ Derek Carr frustrated by slow contract negotiations? He speaks out

    ALL 22 "Derek Carr hasn’t signed the contract extension with the Oakland Raiders the quarterback has been talking about most of the offseason. Time to panic? Not according to Carr, who disputes a recent report that he’s grown frustrated by the pace of the negotiations. “I have an agent who is in..." May 24

  • Trevor Siemian wins the unofficial 1st day of Broncos’ QB competition

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Let’s see a show of hands. How many want Trevor Siemian to be the Broncos quarterback? Now how many want Paxton Lynch? Today was the first day of organized team activities (OTAs) – this where the offense gets to scrimmage against the defense. And thus, it was the first day of the great..." May 24

  • Latest On Redskins’ GM Vacancy

    Pro Football Rumors "Redskins team president Bruce Allen said Monday he’s interviewed roughly a dozen candidates for jobs in Washington’s front office, but executives with interest in the Redskins’ general manager position are worried about the level of power they’d have in the team’s decision-making structure,..." May 24

  • Bowman unfazed about competition, guarantees he’ll start for 49ers

    Sacramento Bee "NaVorro Bowman’s offseason has included a rehabilitation from yet another major injury, watching the 49ers sign one inside linebacker to a big-money deal and draft another in the first round and, most recently, a rumor that he’s on the trade block. His reaction: barely a yawn. The veteran..." May 24

  • Teddy Bridgewater working on the field at Vikings OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings have resisted putting any timetable on quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s recovery from the severe knee injury that kept him out for the entire 2016 season, but Bridgewater appears to be making progress on his path back to playing. The team posted a video and photos from Tuesday’s..." May 23

  • Restructured Gronkowski deal could make TE highest paid in NFL

    ESPN "The New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski have restructured his deal for the 2017 season, giving him a chance to become the highest-paid tight end in the NFL. The new deal will give Gronkowski a chance to boost his salary this year from $5.25 million to $10.75 million, according to agent Drew..." May 23

  • New York Giants: ‘Don’t Expect an Extension’ For Justin Pugh (Report)

    Big Blue Unbiased "According to NJ.com’s James Kratch, “don’t expect” the New York Giants to give left guard Justin Pugh a contract extension prior to or during this upcoming season. Why? Well, he’s missed 11 combined games over the last three seasons, so his durability is certainly a concern. Also, the..." May 23

  • The Raiders Robbed Las Vegas In America's Worst Stadium Deal

    Deadspin "When the Las Vegas Raiders kick off in 2020, they’ll be playing in the most expensive stadium in the world. The total projected cost of the site checks in at around $1.9 billion, a number topped only by the Rams’ and Chargers’ new complex in Inglewood that will cost approximately $2.1B, though..." May 23

  • Trent Richardson ignored bank account as friends spent $1.6 million in 10 months

    Sporting News "Trent Richardson recently spoke to ESPN for an E60 interview that aired after his release from the Ravens, and he revealed some details as to how his family took advantage of his NFL money. In the feature, the former Alabama star explained how family and friends went through $1.6 million of his..." May 23

  • Bruce Allen doesn’t rule out 2018 franchise tag for Kirk Cousins

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "For the second straight season the Redskins placed the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins. While the two sides are speaking amicably about a long-term deal, the July 15 deadline for those negotiations continues to inch closer without much expectation that contract will get signed. A second year on..." May 23

  • Branden Albert Looking For Similar Deal To Russell Okung Or Andrew Whitworth

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that Jaguars OT Branden Albert isn’t expected to be on the field today for the start of OTAs, as he’s still looking for an improved contract. Jason Cole of B/R reports that Jaguars LT Branden Albert is looking for a similar contract to the ones signed by Russell Okung and..." May 23

  • Super Bowl LV relocated to Tampa; L.A. to host SB LVI

    NFL.com "The Super Bowl's long-awaited return to Los Angeles will be delayed, but only for a year. Days after it was revealed the opening of the Rams and Chargers' joint stadium would be delayed by a year, league owners voted unanimously Tuesday to relocate the site of Super Bowl LV in 2021 from L.A. to..." May 23

  • Big Ben won't give Steelers more than one-year commitment

    Yardbarker "Ben Roethlisberger reiterated Tuesday that his commitment to the Pittsburgh Steelers does not run any further than this upcoming season. Speaking with reporters on the first day of OTAs, Roethlisberger made it clear that he did not give Art Rooney more than a one-year commitment, per Ray..." May 23

  • Calvin Johnson joins Raiders for first week of OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Ten years ago, the Raiders didn’t want Calvin Johnson. They now do. Sort of. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Johnson will join the Raiders during the first week of Organized Team Activities. He’ll attend as a guest of offensive coordinator Todd Downing. It’s unclear whether Johnson will be..." May 23