• Eagles withdraw all but 1 rule proposal for owners meetings

    CSN Philly "As the annual NFL meetings get set to kick off next week, the Eagles originally proposed four playing rule changes and a resolution that could have eventually led to bringing back Kelly green uniforms as an alternate option. But after getting feedback from the NFL's competition committee, the..." March 25

  • Martellus Bennett pledges to donate jersey sales profit

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers’ official online team store is full of jersey options for potential buyers, its stock including Aaron Rodgers’ top-selling No. 12, Jordy Nelson’s No. 87, Randall Cobb’s 18 and Clay Matthews‘ 52. Martellus Bennett’s jersey is not yet available. There is added incentive for that..." March 25

  • Can anybody save the Raiders from leaving Oakland?

    USA Today "Ronnie Lott is fighting to the finish, and if you know this man, you realize that it has so much to do with principle. More than anyone, the Hall of Fame safety and Bay Area icon, has been the public face of the long-shot efforts to save the Raiders for Oakland. It’s too bad that won’t be..." March 25

  • Jonathan Stewart open to Panthers drafting a new running back

    panthers.com "There has been a lot of discussion about the Panthers offense this offseason. Head coach Ron Rivera has been open about his desire to do things differently in 2017 in an effort to take pressure off quarterback Cam Newton and field a more productive unit. And as far as the draft is concerned,..." March 25

  • Joe Thomas asks the key question on Kaepernick

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of people have plenty of opinions about the ongoing unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. One specific person’s opinion (more accurately, a question) caught my attention. Browns tackle Joe Thomas had this to say in response to the item posted earlier today by MDS: “Most people..." March 25

  • Adrian Peterson says he's 'in no rush' to find his next team

    CBS Sports "Adrian Peterson, recently cast aside by the Minnesota Vikings, is still on the open market. Recent reports have indicated that Peterson is simply asking for too much money on his next contract ( approximately $8 million in the first season ), leading teams to stay away. Friday evening,..." March 25

  • Devon Still's Daughter Leah Is Two Years Cancer Free!!

    TMZ "Devon Still has a very big reason to celebrate ... his daughter Leah is officially 2 years cancer free!! Still posted the good news Saturday with an old pic from the hospital visit when Leah first learned she had cancer ... with caption, "No matter how hard it got we never gave up. So today, we..." March 25

  • All quiet on the Marshawn Lynch front

    Pro Football Talk "Eight days ago, it seemed inevitable that running back Marshawn Lynch would emerge from retirement and land with the Raiders. At one point, there was a belief that things could come to a head before the conclusion of the weekend. Since then, nothing has happened — but for a radio interview from..." March 25

  • Josh Gordon hopes ban lifted in a month or so, per report, but he's not in the Browns' plans for 2017

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Gordon is hoping for a decision on his reinstatement by late April or early May, according to a report, but he's still not in the Browns' plans for 2017. ESPN's Dan Graziano reported Friday that Gordon and his camp expect NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to rule on Gordon's application for..." March 25

  • Derek Carr helped land Cook, Patterson in free agency

    NFL.com "Derek Carr took a hands on this offseason, helping the Raiders and offensive coordinator Todd Downing land two highly desired free agents: tight end Jared Cook and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. "He's pretty hands on with everything when it comes to football. He lives around the area,..." March 25

  • With trial against NFL looming, Romo schedules fantasy football convention (again)

    Pro Football Talk "Tony Romo may not be doing business in Dallas come September, but he plans to be making a little money there in July. And maybe in November. Rumor’s National Fantasy Football Convention, scrapped in 2015 and 2016, will happen in Dallas from July 14 to 16. If, you know, it actually happens this..." March 25

  • Adrian Peterson says 'it's not all about the money'

    ESPN "Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took to Twitter early Saturday morning in to say he's "in no rush" to sign with a new team. Peterson, who ranks 16th in NFL history with 11,747 rushing yards, became an unrestricted free agent on March 9 after the Vikings decided not to pick..." March 25

  • Michigan's Chris Wormley offers several NFL teams a solid first-round plan

    Sporting News "Chris Wormley loved the Steelers as a kid, so dinner with the team's coaching staff and general manager Kevin Colbert on Thursday allowed for one of those brief realizations. "That was really cool," Wormley said at Michigan Pro Day on Friday. "You felt like a little kid at some points, but..." March 25

  • Johnny Manziel training with quarterback guru for NFL comeback

    Larry Brown Sports "The Johnny Manziel publicity tour is in full swing as he tries for an NFL comeback. Just on Thursday there was a report that Manziel talked about an NFL return with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. A day later, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler wrote about Manziel’s comeback, noting that the free..." March 25

  • Broncos “not pursuing” Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "With the annual meetings beginning this weekend and the Cowboys presumably hoping someone/anyone will make them a trade offer for quarterback Tony Romo, the Broncos are doing what they can to make sure the Cowboys know that there won’t be a spontaneous offer for Romo in Arizona. Jeff Darlington..." March 25

  • Richard Sherman: Kaepernick’s unemployment not about football

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman thinks Colin Kaepernick’s inability to find a team is entirely about his national anthem protest. “There was a year Matt Schaub had a pretty rough year and got signed the next year. So it has nothing to do with football,” Sherman said on ESPN. “You can see..." March 25

  • NFLPA investigating Jaguars for possible CBA violation

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The NFLPA is investigating the Jaguars for a violation of the collective bargaining agreement in relation to a letter executive vice president Tom Coughlin sent to several players under contract. The letter said they were required to return to Jacksonville for a physical examination during the..." March 25

  • Aaron Rodgers gives a surprising reason why he was overlooked coming out of HS

    Fox Sports "It’s no secret that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn’t the most highly-rated recruit coming out of high school. The story of how the two-time NFL MVP had to take a detour through Butte Community College on his way to becoming a star is well documented at this point, but exactly why..." March 25

  • Arians had surgery due to Christmas Eve hug from Fitzgerald

    Arizona Republic "Bruce Arians’ right arm is in a sling, and if the Cardinals' coach had his way, receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s rear end would be in one, too. That’s because Arians recently underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, the result of Fitzgerald hugging Arians after the Cardinals beat the..." March 25

  • Houston Texans Haven’t Visited With Any Free Agents

    CBS Houston "The Houston Texans have been extremely quiet during NFL Free Agency. So quiet in fact, they actually have not even had any potential free agents visit with the team SportsRadio 610 has learned. The Texans remain the only team in the NFL that has yet to sign any free agent that was not on their..." March 25

  • Connor Barwin sad to leave Philly, but understands why he had to go

    Philly.com "Connor Barwin personifies the Eagles' offseason tilt of balance from defense to offense. The new Rams defensive end's release and the clearing of nearly $9 million from the salary cap led indirectly to the signing of two free- agent receivers, most notably Alshon Jeffery. Few expected Barwin to..." March 25

  • Richard Sherman says he laughs at talk he could be traded

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is aware that there’s been some talk that he could be traded, but he finds it more amusing than anything else. Sherman said on ESPN that he doesn’t buy into talk that he could be traded, although he believes the Seahawks would miss him if he were gone. “I..." March 24

  • Richard Sherman believes Colin Kaepernick being treated unfairly

    ESPN "Richard Sherman once counted Colin Kaepernick among his biggest rivals. Now, the Seattle Seahawks cornerback believes Kaepernick is being treated unfairly. Appearing on ESPN First Take Friday, Sherman was asked if Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL teams. "I'm sure he is," Sherman..." March 24

  • Tony Romo Reportedly Being Pursued By FOX, CBS To Join TV Crew

    NESN "We’re several weeks into the new NFL year, and Tony Romo’s future in the league is still uncertain. It’s been widely expected that Romo will eventually move on from the Dallas Cowboys, either by release or trade. There have been a couple teams rumored to be interested in Romo if/when he cuts..." March 24

  • Suspended Josh Gordon trains with ex-Olympian

    Pro Football Talk "There is little sense in speculating as to whether or not this will be it, whether this comeback attempt from Josh Gordon will be the one that returns the uber-talented deep threat to the field. That will come down to Gordon, if the NFL allows it. But before potential reinstatement, it seems..." March 24

  • Tony Romo believes he'll either play for Texans or retire in 2017

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports that while the Broncos haven’t ruled out the possibility of adding Tony Romo, sources have told him that it’s “Texans or retirement” for Romo this year. According to Darlington, the Broncos currently are not pursuing Romo, which probably doesn’t come as a big..." March 24

  • Jets 'very unlikely' to add another veteran QB, Mike Maccagnan says, but could draft one

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets did their homework on quite a few free-agent quarterbacks. They wanted a veteran, so anyone who was anyone got a call, or took a trip to One Jets Drive. Eventually, general manager Mike Maccagnan settled on 37-year-old Josh McCown. Position solidified, right? Well, kind of. While..." March 24

  • Panthers GM Gettleman: Moving up eight spots is 'gold'

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman says he was willing to give up defensive end Kony Ealy for draft currency – in this case eight spots in next month’s draft. Carolina dealt the disappointing Ealy and a third-round pick (72nd overall) to New England two weeks ago for the Patriots’..." March 24

  • Oakland mayor sends Roger Goodell a last-minute plan to keep the Raiders

    San Jose Mercury News "Mayor Libby Schaaf vowed Friday that Oakland is trying to keep the Raiders while for the first time sharing details of investors’ plans in a last-minute attempt to change the narrative that the NFL doesn’t have an alternative in the East Bay. “We’re not giving up in the fourth quarter,” Schaaf..." March 24

  • Dolphins restructure Julius Thomas' deal to cut $12.6M

    CBS Sports "Thomas restructured his contract to eliminate $12.6 million, essentially turning it into a two-year, $12.2 million deal with $7.5 million guaranteed, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Thomas wouldn't have been traded if he wasn't willing to restructure the five-year, $46 million contract..." March 24

  • Davis Webb: Being told 'I'm one of the best quarterbacks on the board'

    ESPN "Former California quarterback Davis Webb on Friday said he's been told by multiple NFL teams that he could be taken early in April's NFL draft. "I've talked to a lot of NFL people," Webb said after the Golden Bears' pro day workouts. "And double-digit teams have told me I'm a first-round..." March 24

  • Here's how much money Adrian Peterson reportedly wants on his next contract

    CBS Sports "Adrian Peterson was set to count $18 million against the Minnesota Vikings’ cap during the 2017, so the Vikings decided shortly before free agency opened to cut their ties with one of the best players in the franchise’s history. Nearly a month later, Peterson is still sitting on the open market,..." March 24

  • Michigan TE Jake Butt 'ahead of schedule' with injury

    NFL.com "Michigan tight end Jake Butt's rehabilitation from a torn ACL is going well enough that the NFL club that drafts him might not have to wait long to see him on the practice field. Butt told NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock that he's ahead of schedule, and that he could be ready to play by..." March 24

  • Busts, suspensions and few stars: Revisiting wild first round of 2013 NFL draft

    ESPN "When EJ Manuel agreed to a contract with the Oakland Raiders last week, it marked the 10th player chosen with a first-round pick from the 2013 NFL draft to change teams since the start of free agency March 9. In fact, nine of the first 17 picks of the 2013 draft have changed teams or have been cut..." March 24

  • Browns' Josh Gordon: Expected to hear about reinstatement by early May

    CBS Sports "Gordon (suspension) is expected to hear about the status of his reinstatement application by late April or early May, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports. Gordon applied for reinstatement in early March, eyeing a return to regular-season action for the first time since December 2014. He was..." March 24

  • Jets G.M. not saying if Josh McCown is the starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan signed quarterback Josh McCown to a contract that guarantees him $6 million this year, but he’s not ready to declare McCown the starting quarterback. On a conference call today, Maccagnan declined to talk about who will be the starting quarterback for the..." March 24

  • Panthers' Matt Kalil: Fans drove me off Twitter, 'I was harassed left and right'

    CBS Sports "Matt Kalil does not suffer fools gladly, either in person or online. The former Vikings’ first-round pick confronted a fan who heckled him in 2014, and on Wednesday, the offensive tackle, who signed a five-year, $55.5 million deal with the Panthers earlier this month, admitted that fans drove him..." March 24

  • Still in Concussion Protocol, Michael Oher is ‘Doing NFL Workouts’

    Black and Blue Review "Nearly six months since entering the NFL’s concussion protocol, Michael Oher is still in it. But the Carolina Panthers are still hoping he can return to play right tackle in 2017. According to general manager Dave Gettleman, Oher “has been working his fanny off” this offseason. “He’s doing..." March 24

  • NFL scout says Adrian Peterson ‘a glorified fullback’

    Bleacher Report "In a society where attention spans are so short, it's easy to forget, wait, what was I saying—oh yes—it's easy to forget just how good Adrian Peterson was. How devastating. How powerful. How nearly unprecedented. There was a time when Peterson would never have entered the free-agent market..." March 24

  • Packers passed on meeting with Adrian Peterson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that the Packers considered bringing in free agent RB Adrian Peterson for a visit, but elected to pass on a potential meeting. Two NFL sources tell Fowler that they believe Peterson is still a free agent because his initial asking price was too high. Ben..." March 24

  • Philip Rivers on Chargers drafting a QB: He's going to sit for a while

    ESPN "While the Los Angeles Chargers do their due diligence on this year’s quarterback draft class, franchise quarterback, Philip Rivers has taken notice. The Chargers held a private workout with Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes last week and also held a private workout with Tennessee..." March 24

  • Panthers to pick up Kelvin Benjamin's fifth-year option

    NFL.com "The Carolina Panthers will pick of the fifth-year option on wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, general manager Dave Gettleman told reporters Friday, per Max Henson of the team's official website. The no-brainer move will cost the Panthers about $8 million in 2018. It's a nice boost in pay for the..." March 24

  • Indianapolis Colts cut defensive tackle Arthur Jones

    Fanrag Sports "The Colts have decided to cut defensive tackle Arthur Jones, as reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. He also noted that it will clear off a cap hit of $7.35M for 2017, suggesting that the Colts made this move largely with finances in mind. They have been trying to upgrade their defense, but..." March 24

  • Redskins bolster WR corps by adding Quick

    ESPN "The Washington Redskins signed Brian Quick on Friday, adding to the team's depth chart at wide receiver after losing two starters earlier this month. Quick's agreement was announced by his agents on Twitter and later confirmed by the team. Earlier this month, wide receivers DeSean Jackson..." March 24

  • Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team. With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints,..." March 24

  • Colin Kaepernick still has 6 possible routes to NFL employment

    Sporting News "Colin Kaepernick still has the skill set to be an NFL quarterback somewhere in 2017. But between his regression as a highly-paid starter and the controversy he now carries with his bold off-field stances, his value as an NFL free agent — fair or not — has dwindled down to a cheap backup option for..." March 24

  • One Giant D-lineman facing financial reality check

    New York Post "The grass is only greener when it represents the color of money. Even then, sometimes it is best to stay where you are. This is the perception-versus-reality debate that defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins must be waging, as NFL free agency is more than two weeks old and he has not found a..." March 24

  • If Saints are considering Johnny Manziel, it’s time to be real about Colin Kaepernick

    Fox Sports "I was willing to listen to the excuses. As someone who doesn’t build NFL rosters for a living, I was not going to be so arrogant as to proclaim I knew conclusively why Colin Kaepernick wasn’t getting signed by an NFL team this offseason. Perhaps his unique skillset made him tough as a backup..." March 24

  • NFL has no specific proposal for automatic ejections/suspensions, yet

    Pro Football Talk "The long list of proposed rule changes does not include a proposal regarding ejections or immediate suspensions based on certain types of hits. Apparently, that’s because the league has yet to formulate an actual proposal. “On the suspensions, for certain types of hits we will cover it with the..." March 24

  • After providing insurance, Michael Floyd could be squeezed out by Pats

    ESPN "Wide receiver Michael Floyd (No. 12) might be the receiver most affected by the team's acquisition of Brandin Cooks in a trade. With Julian Edelman, Cooks, Chris Hogan and Malcolm Mitchell atop the depth chart -- and the club holding on to Danny Amendola in a reflection that they hope to work..." March 24