• Here's how Le'Veon Bell has a chance to avoid a four-game suspension

    CBS Sports "Here's what we know: Le'Veon Bell is looking at a four-game suspension for reportedly missing multiple drug tests. But the Steelers running back maintains that he'll be cleared of any wrongdoing, and won't miss any time. "I'm gonna win the appeal," Bell wrote on Instagram over the weekend. "......" July 26

  • Randy Gregory Checks Into Treatment After Another Drug Violation

    The Big Lead "Randy Gregory has checked in to a treatment facility after violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy for a second time. Gregory was already suspended for the first four games of this season and is now facing an even longer ban. Gregory was a massive character risk when the Dallas Cowboys took..." July 26

  • Chiefs' Berry not planning to report for training camp

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry isn't planning to report for training camp, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The news isn't a big surprise, as Berry has yet to sign his franchise tag, and thus isn't subject to team fines for skipping camp. What remains unclear is whether Berry,..." July 26

  • Detroit Lions signing WR Anquan Boldin

    Detroit Free Press "Still looking for help for their Calvin Johnson-less receiving corps, the Detroit Lions are adding another veteran to the mix. The Lions are signing wide receiver Anquan Boldin in a deal that's expected to be done today. ESPN, which first reported the news, said the contract is for one..." July 26

  • Baltimore Ravens to sign veteran OT Jake Long

    Baltimore Beat Down "With the arrival of Ronnie Stanley, and the departure of Eugene Monroe, the Baltimore Ravens had quite the need for a veteran offensive tackle to help coach, mentor and be a part of the Ravens offensive line. Today they have found that product. Offensive Tackle Jake Long has signed with the..." July 26

  • Seahawks to meet with Michael Bennett's agent about a new deal

    ESPN "The Seattle Seahawks will meet with Michael Bennett's agent, Doug Hendrickson, early this week to discuss his desire for a new deal, a source tells ESPN's Josina Anderson. Per Anderson, Bennett is looking for a two- to three-year extension with new money in the range of the top six or seven..." July 26

  • Jordy Nelson insists Packers fans shouldn't 'freak out' about his recent knee injury

    Fox Sports "The Green Bay Packers were forced to play through all of the 2015 season without their No. 1 receiver, Jordy Nelson. He tore his ACL in the preseason in what was a crushing blow to the Packers before the season even started. The team opened training camp on Monday and held their first practice..." July 26

  • Mike McCarthy: Eddie Lacy is ready

    Pro Football Talk "When the Packers players reported for training camp on Monday, coach Mike McCarthy said that he thinks quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in the best shape he’s been in during their time together. McCarthy didn’t share his thoughts about running back Eddie Lacy’s condition, which was of interest..." July 26

  • Redskins have discussed Greg Hardy as Junior Galette replacement

    SI "The Washington Redskins have discussed signing Greg Hardy as a replacement for injured linebacker Junior Galette, ESPN’s Ed Werder reports. Galette sustained a torn Achilles on Monday and will miss a second straight season for Washington. Cornerback Josh Norman was a teammate of Hardy’s with..." July 26

  • Roddy White planning to play this season

    Today's Pigskin "With training camps about to start, it appears veteran wide receiver Roddy White is planning to continue his career. It is believed that the former Atlanta star – he is the franchise’s all-time leading receiver — is talking to, at least, three teams. Barring an unexpected change, White is..." July 26

  • Michael Vick's Brother Marcus Accuses LeSean McCoy of Giving His Ex Herpes

    Complex "It’s been more than a year now since we’ve put up any posts about Michael Vick’s brother Marcus doing anything reckless on Twitter. He must have finally gotten the message and cleaned up his—*searches for "Marcus Vick" on Twitter*—OH MY GOD, DUDE, WHAT ARE DOING RIGHT NOW?! Over the course of..." July 26

  • Jamaal Charles’ workload won’t be limited if healthy

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles should be a workhorse again in 2016, provided he is healthy and returns to form. Coming off a season-ending ACL injury last year, many have wondered if the dynamic dual-threat back will be limited all all as he enters his ninth NFL..." July 26

  • Peterson likely entering last season with Vikings

    Yardbarker "Adrian Peterson proved last season that he is still capable of carrying a full load and being one of the best running backs in the league even on the wrong side of 30. If he is just as productive this season, will that be enough to convince the Minnesota Vikings to keep him on the books for $18..." July 26

  • Police visit Tre Mason’s home five times in four months

    SEC Country "It has been an off-season of concern for friends and family of former Auburn running back Tre Mason. According to a report from TMZ Sports, police have been called to Mason’s home five times in the last four months following a March arrest. The latest visit from the Palm Beach County..." July 26

  • Derrick Morgan has researched medical cannabis, says it's NFL's turn

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan has done extensive research on the potential medical benefits of cannabis and said it's incumbent upon the NFL to study it. "I just take the NFL for their word: If they say that long-term health and player safety are top priorities of the..." July 26

  • Brandon Marshall, Ryan Fitzpatrick meet in Chicago

    NFL.com "Brandon Marshall might have slept a little easier last night. The wide receiver, scared to his core last week by his suddenly radio silent free-agent quarterback, reconnected lines of communication with his "guy" Monday night." July 26

  • Falcons Release WR Devin Hester

    AtlantaFalcons.com "The Atlanta Falcons have announced they have released wide receiver Devin Hester after two seasons with the team. The Falcons' roster now sits at 87 men. The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they have released wide receiver Devin Hester. The three-time All-Pro was originally drafted by..." July 26

  • Arthur Jones says he did bad job of checking supplements

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s PED policy is sufficiently effective to ensnare players who use supplements that contain banned substances. However, the PED policy has yet to catch many (if any) actual cheaters. Those observations hinge on the honesty of the stream of PED offenders who claim they used a supplement..." July 26

  • Browns will give Josh Gordon another chance and support him 'on and off the field'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown indicated Monday the club will give Josh Gordon another chance to redeem himself in Cleveland. "With the league's decision to afford Josh the opportunity to resume his career, he will be with us for the start of training camp,'' Brown said in a..." July 26

  • Veteran defensive lineman Corey Wootton retires

    Chicago Tribune "Former Chicago Bears and Northwestern defensive lineman Corey Wootton announced his retirement Tuesday morning. Wootton, 29, had 12 sacks and three forced fumbles in 86 career games with the Bears and Minnesota Vikings. After earning first-team All-Big Ten honors with NU in 2008, the Bears..." July 26

  • Bills, Reggie Bush still talking

    Pro Football Talk "After reports emerged linking running back Reggie Bush to the Bills, Bush tapped the brakes. At some point, however, it looks like he’ll be dialing up Western New York on the GPS. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks between Bush and the Bills continue. The Bills view Bush as a..." July 26

  • Chargers GM not sure Bosa will show up to camp

    ESPN "The impasse between the San Diego Chargers and rookie Joey Bosa continues with no end in sight, according to general manager Tom Telesco. “I don’t know,” Telesco told The Mighty 1090 AM radio in San Diego, when asked if he had any expectations that Bosa would show up for the start of training..." July 26

  • Cowboys to add former Jaguars starter Cameron Bradfield

    Today's Pigskin "The Cowboys and Jaguars have formed an interesting pipeline on their respective offensive lines in recent years, only it flowed from Dallas to Jacksonville. Now, it will go the other way after the Cowboys reached a pre-training camp agreement to sign Cameron Bradfield, according to the lineman’s..." July 26

  • Odell Beckham Jr. releases line of emojis

    Bleacher Report "Sometimes the best words are left unspoken. And that's because they were expressed through OdellMoji, of course. At least that's what NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. would like people to believe." July 26

  • Tom Jackson likely out at ESPN after 28 years, still weighing options, source says

    New York Daily News "Tom Jackson, who spent 28 seasons as one of the most recognizable and insightful NFL studio analysts on television, likely will not return to ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown” the Daily News has learned. “He’s still weighing his options,” an NFL TV source said. “This will be Tommy’s call. It’s up..." July 26

  • NFL, NFLPA announce stricter concussion protocol policy

    The Score "The NFL and NFLPA have announced that a new, stricter policy to enforce concussion protocol will be put into place this season. The new policy will set harsher disciplinary actions against teams that do not follow the Concussion Protocol, designed to ensure players receive care that reflects..." July 25

  • Josh Gordon & Manziel Supporting Each Other in SnapChat Video

    Black Sports Online "Despite the trouble that seems to follow these two, one thing you can’t do is question the sincerity of their friendship. While I can write sweet music to their friendship, lets not turn a blind eye to the sometimes reckless actions these two engage into together and apart." July 25

  • Jaguars GM: Greg Hardy workout was to ‘do our homework’

    Salt Lake Tribune "Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell says he was doing his "homework" on Greg Hardy when he brought in the polarizing defensive end for a two-day workout and interview session last week. Caldwell said he has "no imminent plans" to sign Hardy, a free agent who spent last season in..." July 25

  • Jags GM: Denard Robinson did nothing wrong in car crash

    ESPN "Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell is satisfied with the explanation he got from running back Denard Robinson about the details of his one-car crash that resulted in his car ending up in a retention pond earlier this month. Caldwell said Monday that he spoke with Robinson multiple times..." July 25

  • Bengals released Mays due to threat of 2nd drug suspension

    The Score "The Cincinnati Bengals had plenty good reason to release Taylor Mays. Mays - already subject to a four-game suspension for substance abuse - was waived because the 28-year-old safety is facing a second drug ban, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garofolo." July 25

  • Mike McCarthy not concerned about Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers PED allegations

    Sportsnaut "The NFL has concluded its investigation regarding the alleged used of performance-enhancing drugs (HGH) by former Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He was cleared of any wrongdoing after the league could not find sufficient evidence to support the claims initially made in an Al Jazeera..." July 25

  • Michael Vick: I used to feel I was 'dominating too much'

    Yardbarker "Free agent quarterback Michael Vick says he can still play, and the 36-year-old wants to sign with a team for the 2016 season. “I still have a lot in the tank. I still feel good,” Vick said on The Dan Patrick Show Monday. “I didn’t like how the season ended last year. I ended the year inactive...." July 25

  • Pederson: Sam Bradford still the man at QB

    Philly.com "Doug Pederson said Monday that nothing has changed with the Eagles’ quarterback situation since the last time we talked to him six weeks ago. Sam Bradford still is the starter. Chase Daniel still is the backup. And rookie first-round pick Carson Wentz still is No. 3. “I’ve said all..." July 25

  • Redskins LB Junior Galette tears Achilles, out for the season

    SI "Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire 2016-17 season with a torn Achilles that will require season-ending surgery, according to NFL media's Rand Getlin. Galette missed the 2015 season with a torn Achilles. The new injury is not related to the previous torn Achilles..." July 25

  • Jonathan Williams pleads with officer during DUI arrest

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained footage from the night Buffalo Bills rookie running back Jonathan Williams was arrested for drunk driving ... and at one point he begs the officer for mercy because he just got drafted. Williams -- who was selected in the 5th round of the 2016 Draft -- was pulled over..." July 25

  • Mike McCarthy raves about Aaron Rodgers' conditioning

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers' cheese-free diet appears to have paid off. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy raved about his quarterback's conditioning on Monday, when players reported for the start of training camp. "I would say Aaron's vibe, and really his offseason participation and performance, looks..." July 25

  • Retired RT Anthony Davis applies for reinstatement

    NFL.com "Anthony Davis is officially ready to make his return to the field. After announcing his temporary retirement last June, the 49ers offensive tackle tweeted Monday that he has sent in the necessary paper work to rejoin the NFL:" July 25

  • Cromartie denies retirement reports: 'I've been busting my ass'

    The Score "So much for those reports of Antonio Cromartie's impending retirement. Reports surfaced Monday that hip problems could force the veteran cornerback to hang up his cleats after 10 seasons in the league. Cromartie addressed those reports on Twitter." July 25

  • Josh Gordon conditionally reinstated, can play starting in Week Five

    Pro Football Talk "Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. The report said Gordon has been suspended for the first four games of this season and that his reinstatement is conditional, but he can participate in training camp and be in meetings..." July 25

  • Aldon Smith tweets 'Good try, not me' after questionable video surfaces

    USA Today "After ESPN reported that the NFL is looking into a video circulating online that shows an unidentified man and woman discussing a hand-roll cigarette from a Periscope account used by Aldon Smith, the linebacker posted what appears to be a denial on Twitter:" July 25

  • Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he'll talk with Nelson Agholor: 'We all make mistakes'

    Penn Live "Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Monday he hasn't spoken to Nelson Agholor since the second-year wide receiver learned last week he would not be charged with sexual assault in connection to a June 9 incident at a strip club. The Philadelphia District Attorney's office announced July..." July 25

  • 49ers name Tom Gamble assistant General Manager

    San Jose Mercury News "Tom Gamble has been named assistant general manager by the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced Monday. Gamble returned to the 49ers in January 2015 after two seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he worked as vice president of player personnel alongside then-Eagles and current 49ers..." July 25

  • Hip injury may keep Antonio Cromartie from playing again

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Cromartie is one of the best free agents available as training camps open, but his days in the NFL may be done. Concerns about his hip may keep Cromartie from ever playing again, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports." July 25

  • Jets have given Ryan Fitzpatrick multiple contract offers to choose from

    New York Daily News "The latest wrinkle in the painstaking attempt to reunite the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick has a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure theme that might put an end to this six-month impasse. The Daily News has learned that the Jets have given the veteran quarterback multiple offers with the hope of bringing..." July 25

  • NFL concludes Peyton Manning didn't use HGH

    ESPN "After a seven-month investigation, the NFL has determined that Peyton Manning did not use HGH or any other performance-enhancing drug banned under the league's policy, according to sources close to the investigation. Before its final determination, the NFL interviewed Manning and his wife..." July 25

  • It’s time for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets to get serious about a deal

    Washington Post "The most perplexing contract stare-down of the NFL offseason is poised to extend into training camp. It has become more confounding than ever. The New York Jets haven’t lost their starting quarterback from last season. They haven’t re-signed him either. Ryan Fitzpatrick remains a free agent...." July 25

  • Julian Edelman -- Dating Adriana Lima ... PDA On the Pier ...

    TMZ "Another New England Patriots star ... dating ANOTHER smokin' hot supermodel. This time, it's wide receiver Julian Edelman and Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima. Sources close to the two tell us ... they met at the beginning of the month in Miami through mutual friends and have been out..." July 25

  • NFL to investigate questionable Aldon Smith video

    The Score "The NFL will look into the possibility that suspended linebacker Aldon Smith violated league protocol for a suspended player, a source told Ed Werder of ESPN. Smith posted a video on Periscope in early July that appears to show him smoking an unknown substance. The post was made under the name..." July 25

  • Stephon Gilmore says he'll be at Bills camp

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore intends to report to training camp and play out the final season of his rookie contract. "I'm planning to go out to training camp," Gilmore told ESPN NFL Insider Josina Anderson on Monday. "I know what I am. [A new contract will] happen..." July 25

  • Steelers' Bell on social media: 'I am not going to miss games, trust me'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in June said he's never missed a drug test. Bell doubled down on that on Monday, but in a quite unassuming way. Bell, who is reportedly facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substance of Abuse for missing multiple drug..." July 25