• Former Seahawk QB Tarvaris Jackson arrested for allegedly pulling gun on his wife

    Seattle Times "Tarvaris Jackson, the Seahawks’ backup quarterback the last three seasons but currently a free agent, has been arrested for allegedly pulling a gun on his wife, according to a report from WESH.com in Orlando. In a series of tweets, Chris Hush of WEST was reported that Jackson was intoxicated..." June 26

  • Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”

    Pro Football Talk "The contract impasse between the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller recently spread to social media, with Miller cropping Broncos G.M. John Elway out of a photo taken at the team’s visit to the White House. Elway has responded to the gesture, at the urging of someone carrying a camera on behalf of..." June 25

  • Calvin Johnson sets the record straight: 'I'm not coming back'

    CBS Sports "Calvin Johnson shockingly decided to retire earlier this offseason at the age of 30. A Hall of Fame-caliber player for nine years, Johnson finished his career with 731 catches for 11,619 yards and 83 touchdowns. Those figures rank 43rd, 27th, and 22nd all-time, respectively, and they rank fifth,..." June 25

  • Packers president: Preseason only aspect of NFL that is not 'first class'

    ESPN "Having played in them as a player and now getting set to watch his team endure five of them this summer, Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said Friday that he believes it's time for the NFL to seriously reconsider its preseason games. Murphy, who played eight seasons as a safety..." June 25

  • Johnny Manziel's Father Says His Son is a "Druggie" and He Hopes He Goes to Jail

    The Big Lead "Johnny Manziel, once just a target of sports media members and opposing fan bases, is now being trashed by those closest to him. On Friday Manziel was publicly – if not always intentionally – trashed by his agent and father. First his agent accidentally sent a text message to the Associate Press..." June 25

  • Details on Why Supporting Trump Has Blackballed Herschel Walker

    Black Sports Online "Apparently supporting Donald Trump isn’t making Herschel Walker great again… Speaking with TMZ, according to the former Heisman Trophy winner, every since he came out in support of Mr. Trump, he has had the toughest of times getting speaking engagements. Walker, who has an extensive history..." June 25

  • Raiders' proposed Vegas stadium would cost taxpayers $750 million

    Fox Sports "If the NFL is to follow the NHL to Las Vegas, it's going to cost the taxpayers. Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson's stadium proposal, which is being used to woo the Oakland Raiders, would cost taxpayers a record $750 million, Bloomberg reports. That would exceed the $620 million in public..." June 25

  • Robert Griffin III Yet To Impress At QB For Browns

    Steelers Depot "Rather than go all in for the quarterback position during the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns instead opted to accumulate picks, trading away their second-overall selection, with which they could have used to draft Carson Wentz. Trading back to 15, they also passed on the opportunity to trade..." June 25

  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy believes Julius Peppers is 'ageless'

    CBS Sports "When you deliver a 10.5-sack season at age 35, the hyperbole tends to come out. But when you've been delivering those kinds of seasons for 14 years, it begins to sound not so much like hyperbole as truth. "Julius Peppers is ageless," Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said, per..." June 25

  • Rams have sold 63,000 season tickets

    Pro Football Talk "Los Angeles is ready to support the Rams. Rams COO Kevin Demoff told the Ventura County Star that the Rams have already sold 63,000 season tickets. The team’s goal is to sell 70,000 season tickets and leave the remaining seats for single-game sales. The Rams plan to configure the Coliseum at..." June 25

  • Once an underdog, Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley continues to be an overachiever

    Sports Day "For the third consecutive season Cole Beasley increased his receiving yards and touchdown catches. Beasley tied Terrance Williams for the most receptions among Cowboys receivers in 2015 with 52 for 536 yards. Beasley also led all Cowboys players last year with five touchdowns. Beasley..." June 25

  • Did Tony Romo diss Aaron Rodgers talking about Brett Favre?

    ESPN "With Brett Favre set for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, it is only natural a Wisconsin-bred quarterback like Tony Romo would be asked about the Green Bay Packers legend. Romo grew up admiring many quarterbacks, maybe John Elway most, but because he grew up two-plus..." June 25

  • Lawyer seeks plea deal, doubts Manziel can stay clean

    Pro Football Talk "Johnny Manziel may need a new lawyer. The AP eventually may need a new lawyer, too. To cap a week that has consisted of plenty of renewed discussion regarding the manner in which the prosecutors in the 1995 O.J. Simpson trial botched the case, Manziel’s lawyer committed a technological faux pas..." June 25

  • Peyton rooting for Osweiler to have a great year

    Pro Football Talk "In his first year of retirement, Peyton Manning will have a lot of favorite teams. One will be the Texans. Manning said today at the Manning Passing Academy that he’ll be rooting for Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler, his old teammate in Denver, to have a big year in his first season as a..." June 24

  • Broncos, Miller haven't discussed extension since early June

    The Score "The July 15 deadline for the Denver Broncos to ink franchise-tagged linebacker Von Miller to a contract extension is fast approaching, but there have reportedly been no discussions between the two parties in some time. Miller's representatives and the Broncos haven't engaged in negotiations..." June 24

  • NFL will interview players tied to Al-Jazeera America report on PEDs

    USA Today "The NFL has informed its players union that league officials plan to show up on the first day of training camp to interview three players named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance enhancers and other drugs. Adolpho Birch, the league’s senior vice president of labor..." June 24

  • The Agholor Sexual Assault Investigation Is Now With the D.A.’s Office

    PhillyMag.com "The investigation into sexual assault allegations involving Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is now in the hands of District Attorney Seth Williams. “The [investigative] package has been sent to the D.A.’s Office for their review,” Police Commissioner Richard Ross told..." June 24

  • Suisham hints at retirement after injury setback, release by Steelers

    The Score "Veteran placekicker Shaun Suisham hinted that he plans to retire from football Friday, hours after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the statement announcing Suisham's release, the Steelers cited a recent setback in his recovery from a torn ACL suffered in the 2015..." June 24

  • Dorial Green-Beckham Believes he's on Track for Bigger Year

    Titansonline.com "A good deal of the buzz surrounding the Titans receiving corps this offseason can be traced back to rookie Tajae Sharpe, who earned first-team reps in OTAs and minicamp, and plenty of praise. Titans coach Mike Mularkey has talked him up because of his consistency. Dorial Green-Beckham,..." June 24

  • John Elway -- Responds to Von Miller Photo Diss ... 'That's Too Bad'

    TMZ "John Elway is finally responding to Von Miller's Instagram diss -- and he seems disappointed in the NFL superstar. Elway -- the Exec. VP and GM for the Broncos -- was leaving Craig's in L.A. Thursday night when we asked how he felt about Von cutting him out of a pic he took with Elway and..." June 24

  • Should Eric Berry Become the Highest-Paid Safety in the NFL?

    Bleacher Report "On Tuesday, ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler reported that Eric Berry—unsurprisingly—has a chance to become the NFL's highest-paid safety. "Berry knows he has one chance at this and has eyes set on a big number," wrote Fowler of the four-time Pro Bowler. "He would need to surpass Harrison's Smith..." June 24

  • Steelers cut kicker Suisham

    NFL.com "The Pittsburgh Steelers released kicker Shaun Suisham after another injury setback, the team announced Friday. "Unfortunately Shaun incurred a setback in his recovery from knee surgery that won't allow him to compete in a timely manner," said Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said in a..." June 24

  • Elvis Dumervil Building 58 Homes in Haiti ... For Earthquake Victims

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Elvis Dumervil has given money to help those in his parents' native country of Haiti. Now he’s personally going to make sure people are being helped and to witness it for himself. Dumervil is accompanying New Story Charity this weekend to survey the progress of his rebuilding project and see..." June 24

  • Naked Ex-NFL CB Stanley Wilson Jr Shot While Breaking Into Home

    Black Sports Online "This is a pretty strange story. I am sure as the details come out we will know more, but here is what we know at the moment. Deputies have identified the 33-year-old man they found naked with a gunshot wound in his abdomen Wednesday while responding to a home invasion call in..." June 24

  • Michael Strahan Does Not Miss His Old Show

    Uproxx "Remember the Michael Strahan/Kelly Ripa beef that had daytime television all in a tizzy? Here’s an abridged version: Strahan allegedly blindsided Ripa by not telling her that he was going to leave Live! With Kelly And Michael for Good Morning America. Then, Ripa threw some serious shade at..." June 24

  • Adrian Peterson lists Houston home at $8.5M

    Houston Chronicle "One lucky Houston-area home buyer could soon be sleeping where Adrian Peterson once slept and floating among the trees in his swanky infinity pool. The Minnesota Vikings running back has put his 9-acre estate in The Woodlands on the market for $8.5 million. The hefty price tag will buy you..." June 24

  • Raiders' Aldon Smith to be arraigned for violating probation

    CSN Bay Area "Aldon Smith has two legal issues on his Friday agenda. The Raiders edge rusher will argue a motion to suppress evidence relating to misdemeanor charges of DUI with a prior conviction, hit and run and vandalism from an Aug. 2015 incident that prompted his release from the 49ers. According to a..." June 24

  • Potential Von Miller holdout has an intriguing twist

    Pro Football Talk "If the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller don’t strike a long-term deal by July 15, his best option could be to sit out the entire season and sign an offer sheet with another team next year, when: (1) the Broncos would be unable to use the exclusive franchise tag on Miller; and (2) the compensation..." June 23

  • Titans' Derrick Morgan wants NFL to research cannabis

    USA Today "Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan is adding his voice to the national conversation about cannabis by asking the NFL to research marijuana as an alternative method for pain management. “I think for the NFL to say that cannabis does not benefit the long-term health of its players without actually..." June 23

  • Jaguars rookie offers crazy amount of money for No. 23, gets shot down

    CBS Sports "After Jalen Ramsey signed his rookie contract back in May, the first expensive thing he wanted to purchase wasn't a car or a house: It was a number. A jersey number to be exact. After Ramsey was taken with the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Jaguars gave him No. 38, something that he..." June 23

  • Free Agent RB Reggie Bush Says Two Teams Have Expressed Interest In Him

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent RB Reggie Bush mentioned on Thursday that two NFL teams have expressed interest in him. However, he still plans to take his time in securing another opportunity. “I’ve received calls from two teams and just taking my time in this process,” Bush said, via Sirius XM NFL Radio. “I want..." June 23

  • Eric Decker tired of Fitzpatrick contract situation

    NFL.com "The Ryan Fitzpatrick-saga continues to unfold painfully slowly in New York this offseason. Seemingly every Jets player is incessantly asked questions about how much they want the quarterback to return for a second season. During a one-on-one interview with NFL Media's Tiffany Blackmon -- airing..." June 23

  • Andrew Luck admits he didn’t play well, even when healthy

    Pro Football Talk "Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had an injury-plagued season in 2015, but injuries weren’t the only problem. Luck admitted in an interview with ESPN that he did not play well last season, even when he was healthy. “Injuries aside, I was not playing very good football — before they happened,”..." June 23

  • Joe Flacco Death Report is a Hoax

    Campus Sports "No need to worry, Baltimore Ravens fans. Star quarterback Joe Flacco is alive, with no ailments to speak of other than the ACL injury he’s completing recovery from. Wednesday night, a highly followed Baltimore Ravens fan account released a tweet claiming that Flacco had passed away after being..." June 23

  • Dez Bryant says no rookie hazing for Ezekiel Elliott

    Larry Brown Sports "As Laquon Treadwell showed us earlier this month, rookies are often the subject of hazing by veteran members of the team. It’s a rite of passage of sorts. However, in Dallas, it sounds like the fourth overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft won’t be subjected to such treatment. TMZ’s cameras..." June 23

  • Ben Affleck Slurs, Rants About Deflategate on Bill Simmons’ New HBO Series

    Complex "On Wednesday night, Ben Affleck made an unforgettable appearance on the debut of Bill Simmons' HBO series Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons, though perhaps for different reasons than he may have wanted. The actor, who appeared red-faced and was audibly slurring, went off for almost five solid..." June 23

  • Reebok unveils J.J. Watt's signature shoe

    The Score "Reebok unveiled the signature shoe of Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt on Thursday, dubbed "The J.J." Watt attended the event in New York City, telling reporters that becoming one of the few athletes to receive their own signature sneaker was "the coolest day ever." The three-time..." June 23

  • Matt Stafford's Wife Will Choose the Lions Cheerleaders

    The Big Lead "Matt Stafford’s wife, Kelly, was a cheerleader at Georgia, and while collegiate cheerleading is a markedly different endeavor than whatever it is NFL cheerleaders do, there is enough overlap the Lions felt Kelly Stafford was qualified to help select this year’s squad. There is a greater..." June 23

  • Laremy Tunsil not guaranteed starting spot on Dolphins’ offensive line

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil might have been the top offensive line prospect in the NFL draft, but he’s still working to earn respect from the team’s veterans. Tunsil spent most of last week’s Dolphins minicamp working as the second-team left guard behind Miami’s oft-struggling lineman Dallas..." June 23

  • NFL players speak out on marijuana policy

    Yahoo! Sports "When NFL lineman Eugene Monroe spoke out publicly against the NFL’s ban on marijuana, it sparked a national conversation about the merits of cannabis as an alternative method of pain management for players. “What I noticed was that former players would openly speak about their experiences being..." June 23

  • Seahawks’ early life without Marshawn Lynch? Play caller Darrell Bevell says “we have so many more pieces now”

    Tacoma News Tribune "So, four months plus OTAs and minicamps after Marshawn Lynch hung up his cleats during the Super Bowl, how is life without the star bedrock of the Seahawks’ offense the previous five years? “It’s different not having him,” offensive coordinator and play caller Darrell Bevell said last week at..." June 23

  • Raiders: Will Latavius Murray have ample backup now?

    East Bay Times "The Raiders sought help this offseason for running back Latavius Murray. The fourth-year back made the Pro Bowl in his first full season last year, but accounted for almost three-quarters of the rushing yards for a team with the league's 28th-ranked attack. That's why there were reports of..." June 23

  • Marques Colston Continuing Life After the New Orleans Saints

    Canal Street Chronicles "Marques Colston, the New Orleans Saints all-time leading receiver and scorer, was released by the Saints this offseason. A ten-year NFL veteran, Colston played his entire career in the Bayou. Aside from and during his playing career, Colston was a successful entrepreneur and businessman. They..." June 23

  • Dez Bryant sued by state Sen. Royce West over $60,000 in damage to rental home

    Dallas Morning News "A lawsuit filed by State Sen. Royce West alleges that Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caused so much damage to a DeSoto home that West had to spend more than $60,000 for repairs. In court papers filed last week, attorneys for West call the treatment of the home “negligent and..." June 23

  • $4 Billion UFC Sale to Pats Owner Reported to be Completed

    Black Sports Online "The infamous New England Patriots Owner now has his share of some UFC pie as he reportedly spent $4 billion dollars. He is one amongst a few other owners. The news of the UFC selling broke Twitter and then reports came out saying that it was false. Those reports are now not true at all because..." June 22

  • Leigh Steinberg says issue with Johnny Manziel is 'saving his life'

    Sporting News "Leigh Steinberg doesn't represent Johnny Manziel, but the famous sports agent is a recovering addict. In a recent interview with SportsDay DFW's podcast, Steinberg said Manziel's future in pro football is riding on the young quarterback getting meaningful help. "I think it's pretty clear..." June 22

  • Broncos' Von Miller peppered with more contract questions at his football camp

    USA Today "Von Miller is back in Colorado, but not to get resolution of his contract dispute with the Denver Broncos. Instead, the Super Bowl 50 MVP deflected questions about his future with the Broncos as he hosted the second day of his football camp for more than 500 kids Wednesday. A staff member from..." June 22

  • Thomas Davis: Cam Newton has 'matured' since SB interview

    NFL.com "Cam Newton said this offseason he "hasn't peaked" as a football player. That growth must come not only on the field, but in increased maturity off it. The Carolina Panthers quarterback was denounced by many following his handling of a post-Super Bowl interview, in which he seemed to sulk and..." June 22

  • The man who turned down the NFL because of his religious beliefs

    Yahoo! Sports "This offseason, Shutdown Corner will travel down memory lane with a series of stories presenting some interesting and sometimes forgotten stories from the NFL's past. Join us as we relive some of the greatest and craziest moments in the sport's history. Eli Herring was good enough to play in the..." June 22

  • How Far Have We Really Come From O.J.?

    SI "Ezra Edelman’s five-part documentary that aired on ESPN last week, O.J.: Made in America, is remarkable as a case study in myriad issues, including but not limited to race, poverty and criminal justice. But what jumped out to me was one particular interview with Simpson filmed several years before..." June 22