• Bears' Deiondre' Hall tasered, arrested after alleged fight outside Iowa bar

    Chicago Tribune "Bears cornerback Deiondre' Hall was charged with three misdemeanors after an alleged fight outside a college bar in Cedar Falls, Iowa, early Sunday morning. Capt. Jeff Harrenstein said officers used a Taser on Hall, who resisted arrest, resisted having handcuffs placed on him and refused to get..." March 26

  • Redskins President Says They Haven’t Discussed Kirk Cousins Trade With Any Team

    NFL Trade Rumors "Redskins president Bruce Allen tells JP Finley of CSN Mid-Atlantic that they’ve discussed any trades involving franchise QB Kirk Cousins this offseason, despite numerous trade rumors. “I can’t keep up with the rumors,” Allen said. “Kirk and I have talked almost a dozen times this offseason, and..." March 26

  • Le’Veon Bell long-term contract will be addressed after draft

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers would love to get running back Le’Veon Bell signed to a long-term deal, but it’s not going to be addressed until after the 2017 NFL Draft. General manager Kevin Colbert addressed the media Sunday and said draft preparation is “more urgent business,” per Joe Rutter of the..." March 26

  • Tomlin, Steelers prepping for life after Roethlisberger

    NFL.com "By the start of training camp, we might look back at Ben Roethlisberger's retire-or-not-to-retire waffling as a silly storyline, a manufactured Favrian imitation, short on suspense and void of intrigue. But in Pittsburgh, Steelers brass is taking Big Ben's hints at retirement as, if not a..." March 26

  • Steelers GM wants Bell '100 percent' healthy, not setting timetable for return

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell had core muscle surgery on March 13, but the team doesn't appear motivated to rush him back. On Sunday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Bell is without a timetable for return as he continues the rehabilitation process. "Our goal is..." March 26

  • New information shows just how much Las Vegas wants Raiders

    Sportsnaut "At this point, the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas appears to be a done deal, perhaps thanks in large part to some new information that has emerged. Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal has the inside scoop on the information included in the resolution NFL owners will be voting on..." March 26

  • Hue: Osweiler to be treated as Browns QB until he's not

    NFL.com "It's nearly April and to the surprise of some, Brock Osweiler is still a Brown. The former Texans quarterback, acquired by Cleveland in a surprising trade on the first day of free agency, is in limbo regarding his role with the 2017 Browns, but coach Hue Jackson is preparing for the upcoming..." March 26

  • Reporter says Giants ‘would not go near’ Adrian Peterson

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants seem like they are in need of backfield help after they released veteran running back Rashad Jennings, and there has been some speculation that they could kick the tires on Adrian Peterson. According to one reporter, there’s no chance of that happening. Gary Meyers of the..." March 26

  • Patriots, Darrelle Revis have not discussed his return

    CSN New England "The Patriots and Darrelle Revis have not discussed a deal that would bring the cornerback back to New England, according to CSNNE's Tom Curran. This comes after CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported multiple anonymous NFL executives were convinced Revis would return to the Patriots. Revis..." March 26

  • Former 1st-round NFL player asking God for ‘one last run’

    Sportsnaut "Based on an Instagram post by former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, Sharrif Floyd, one wonders if his knee injury isn’t far more significant than has been reported to this point. Or at the least it appears he had a setback. One thing we know for certain, based on what he wrote, is..." March 26

  • Panthers defend letting Cam Newton play through shoulder injury

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is confident Cam Newton will be ready for training camp following next week’s shoulder surgery, which mirrors the timeline provided Tuesday by head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion. Newton is expected to begin a throwing rehabilitation regimen 12..." March 26

  • Dolphins owner helping to prepare his players for life after football

    Sportsnaut "It’s a story all too often told in the NFL world. A player earns millions, then blows through it only to become bankrupt after football. This is a story Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hopes he can help his players avoid. Ross took 16 Dolphins players with him to New York this weekend for a..." March 26

  • Michael Irvin: Ezekiel Elliott needs to understand 'the enormity of everything surrounding him'

    Sports Day "What the heck is going on with Romo? Michael Irvin: If I'm a Houston fan, I would be lined up outside of the door of the office over there saying 'what are you guys doing?' If you gave Brock Osweiler $72 million dollars, you don't think we could offer up a fourth, a third? Offer up something...." March 26

  • Vegas gambling issues falling on deaf ears within NFL

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to the potential practical consequences of putting a professional football team in Las Vegas, the NFL isn’t completely ignoring the situation. It seems, however, that not nearly enough people are taking the situation as seriously as they should. Per a source with knowledge of the..." March 26

  • How a Deleted Text May Help Aaron Hernandez Beat a Double Murder Charge

    Black Sports Online "Alexander Bradley is the star witness in the double murder trial of Aaron Hernandez. Bradley says he was in the car with Hernandez when he shot two people because they bumped into him at the club. After paranoia set in, Hernandez allegedly shot Bradley in the face and left him for dead. Here..." March 26

  • Franco Harris: I have no pain, but if I ever do I’ll use marijuana

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Every now and again it becomes merely prudent around here that we study the frenetic activities of the indestructible, indefatigable, indispensible Franco Harris. Thirty-four years after he last gripped a football for the Steelers, Harris remains the leading rusher in the history of an NFL..." March 26

  • Seven teams likely to move down in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "NFL draft day trades have become more prevalent in recent years. It’s not that teams don’t value picks at the same clip as before. Instead, squads simply have not been afraid to give up capital in order to target a specific player. On the other hand, some rebuilding teams have found it a sound..." March 26

  • Roger Goodell paints bleak picture for Raiders fans in letter to Oakland mayor

    East Bay Times "Painting a grim picture of the city’s chances of keeping the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Mayor Libby Schaaf in a letter Friday that the Ronnie Lott-led Oakland stadium proposal is filled with uncertainty. In the letter obtained by this news organization..." March 26

  • NFL to consider unlimited challenges, as long as they’re successful

    Pro Football Talk "Under current NFL rules, a coach may challenge two calls per game, and if replay reviews prove him right on both of them, he gets a third challenge. Three is the limit. If a proposal before the Competition Committee this week is approved, there will be no limit, and coaches can keep challenging..." March 26

  • Talk in Buffalo that Doug Whaley could be on the way out

    Buffalo News "I'm actually beginning to feel sorry for Doug Whaley. Bit by bit, the Bills' general manager has seen his power and stature diminished as the Pegulas conferred unprecedented control of the football operation to their new head coach, Sean McDermott. Whaley has become a mute, emasculated figure...." March 26

  • 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