• Robert Kraft owed due process, but NFL must hold Patriots owner to high standard

    USA Today "Robert Kraft will get his day in court while facing two misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution. But from the moment Jupiter, Florida, police identified the New England Patriots owner as part of a sting operation investigating possible human trafficking, it was apparent that..." February 23

  • Eric Reid takes issue with article on Panthers’ website regarding Colin Kaepernick

    Bleacher Report "Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took issue with the team's official reporter for an answer he gave in response to a fan question.  After Bill Voth wrote on Panthers.com that Colin Kaepernick "briefly saw his starting job go to Blaine Gabbert after dealing with..." February 23

  • Odell Beckham & Josh Rosen Shoot Their Shot at Tennis Player Genie Bouchard After She Says Her DMs are Open

    Black Sports Online "Genie Bouchard said the DMs are open, so it is fair game right? According to Sports Gossip that is what is happening. OBJ wasn’t the only NFL player who noticed Genie’s bikini pictures. At least one more took notice. If you look closely at the post OBJ..." February 23

  • Could 49ers kicker Robbie Gould return to Bears?

    NFL.com "Chicago needs a kicker. That much is clear after Friday's report from NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that the Bears intend to release embattled booter Cody Parkey when the new league year begins on March 13. The journeyman Parkey landed in Chicago in 2018 where he..." February 23

  • Devin McCourty on Robert Kraft situation: 'Let it play out'

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Devin McCourty, who’s in Puerto Rico on a goodwill trip, is the first Patriot player to publicly react to news that owner Robert Kraft is being charged with soliciting prostitution “When you see things come out like that you really have to just let it play out,”..." February 23

  • Time is now for Chargers to find Philip Rivers’ replacement

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Chargers have been quite fortunate to have featured one of the NFL’s top quarterbacks, Philip Rivers, the past decade and a half. But rather than wait until Rivers declines or, god forbid, suffers an injury, the franchise must begin looking toward the..." February 23

  • NFL reinstates former Bills running back Karlos Williams

    247 Sports "On Wednesday, a former Buffalo Bills running back was given a second chance. According to Ian Rapoport, Karlos Williams, who had been serving a suspension for violations of the substance abuse policy since March of 2017, was conditionally reinstated on Wednesday. The letter from the..." February 23

  • Hines Ward: Roethlisberger needs to do more as leader

    NFL.com "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of the Pittsburgh Steelers. As the Steelers' soap opera-esque tribulations play on through the offseason just as they did throughout the entirety of the 2018 season, former Steelers receiver Hines Ward was the latest to weigh in on..." February 23

  • Saints robbed, literally? Game-worn Michael Thomas, Zach Ertz gear stolen after NFC title game

    The Advocate "After the NFC title game, a more literal Saints theft occurred.  A game-worn Michael Thomas jersey, along with a game-worn and signed jersey and gloves from Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz were stolen from a bag on Jan. 20 about 6 p.m. The time and date..." February 23

  • Eagles release Chris Maragos

    philadelphiaeagles.com "The Eagles released Chris Maragos on Friday after five seasons with the team. Signed by the Eagles as an unrestricted free agent in 2014, Maragos cemented his status as one of the league's preeminent special teams players with a team-best 49 tackles during his tenure. In 2014,..." February 23

  • Rams hiring Eric Henderson as DL coach

    Los Angeles Times "The Rams made the Super Bowl with the help of a star-studded defensive line, but the coach who oversaw the unit will not return next season. Eric Henderson, an assistant defensive line coach for the Chargers the last two seasons, will replace Bill Johnson, a person with knowledge of..." February 23

  • Jon Gruden expects Raiders to be active with trading draft picks

    Larry Brown Sports "Jon Gruden knows the Oakland Raiders have a lot of areas to improve on and is looking to be flexible over the offseason to address the holes. Gruden joined JT the Brick on “The Game Plan” podcast on the Raiders Podcast Network to talk about the team’s..." February 22

  • DeMarcus Lawrence won’t sign another franchise tag with Cowboys

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Lawrence (shoulder) is unwilling to sign a second consecutive franchise tender, Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network reports. Lawrence followed up a blow-up 2017 season with another quality effort in 2018 and has ultimately totaled 25 sacks over the past two..." February 22

  • Steelers not opposed to trading Antonio Brown after March 17

    247 Sports "Antonio Brown will most likely be traded this offseason, even if that means the Steelers have to wait longer than they'd ideally like to if that means finding the right deal in exchange for the decade's most productive receiver. On Friday, Pittsburgh GM Kevin Colbert told NFL..." February 22

  • Report: Steelers unwilling to trade Brown to AFC North rivals, Patriots

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers will not trade Antonio Brown to the New England Patriots or Pittsburgh's divisional rivals, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Along with the Steelers, the Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens,..." February 22

  • Report: Robert Kraft Not Biggest Name Involved In Prostitution Case

    Total Pro Sports "Robert Kraft is worth $6.6 billion, and somehow he is not the biggest name of those involved in a prostitution sting in Florida, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Whomever that person is has yet to be named in the list that was revealed on..." February 22

  • Report: Robert Kraft could face jail time on sex solicitation charges

    NBC Sports Boston "Repercussions could come relatively soon for Robert Kraft. A warrant for the New England Patriots owner's arrest is expected to be issued Monday, the Palm Beach County state attorney's office told NFL Network. February 22

  • Steelers GM Says Three Teams Have Reached Out About Antonio Brown Trade

    NFL Trade Rumors "Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says three NFL teams have reached out to them so far about a potential trade for WR Antonio Brown, per Tom Pelissero. Colbert wouldn’t say what a team would need to offer for Brown, but emphasized: “If it doesn’t benefit..." February 22

  • NFL Rumors: Jay Glazer doubles down on belief that Giants will trade Odell Beckham Jr.

    Clutch Points "NFL Rumor: Jay Glazer doubles down on belief that Giants will trade Odell Beckham Jr. by  Shane Mickle February 22, 2019 Last week Jay Glazer got the rumor mill rolling with his prediction that New York Giants wide..." February 22

  • Robert Kraft ‘Categorically’ Denies Allegations Of Soliciting Prostitution

    NESN "A spokesperson for Robert Kraft released a statement Friday after news broke that the New England Patriots owner will be charged with soliciting prostitution. “We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity,” the statement read...." February 22

  • Report: NFL awards Cowboys compensatory pick in 2019 Draft

    247 Sports "Things will be much different for the Dallas Cowboys this coming April. One year prior, they had dire needs at several positions and were doing what they could to retain players they believed would help salve some wounds heading into the 2018 NFL Draft, but would end up losing key..." February 22

  • Chicago Bears to Cut Cody Parkey, Reports Say

    NBC Chicago "The Cody Parkey era in Chicago has reportedly come to an end, as the Bears will release the kicker when the new NFL league year begins. According to multiple reports, including from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Bears will release Parkey after the new league..." February 22

  • Saints’ Michael Thomas signs with new agent

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Michael Thomas signed with Andrew Kessler of Athletes First, giving the New Orleans Saints wideout a new agent with the same agency. Thomas split from his former agent, David Mulugheta, in November over what he said at the time was a “difference of..." February 22

  • NFL Rumors: Why Seahawks should be nervous about Russell Wilson's future in Seattle

    CBS Sports "Quarterbacks get paid, mid-tier quarterbacks get paid a lot and elite quarterbacks get paid a lot and without any questions. Yet here we are with Russell Wilson quietly having only one year left on his contract and entering what can only be called a lame-duck year in 2019. There is no..." February 22

  • Patriots’ Jason McCourty To Continue Playing

    Pro Football Rumors "Safety Devin McCourty is set to continue playing in 2019, and so is his brother, cornerback Jason McCourty. Jason, who also said that he would consider retirement, wants to take the field again in the fall (Twitter link via Tom Pelissero of..." February 22

  • Why Gerald McCoy will return for a 10th season with the Bucs

    Tampa Bay Times "Last month, Gerald McCoy sounded like a player eitherpreparing to move on to another team or adapt to his fifth head coach with the Bucs since 2010. “Embrace change, even when the change slaps you in the face," McCoy tweeted four weeks ago. Not much will..." February 22

  • Does Le'Veon Bell make sense for the Eagles?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Eagles are desperate for a running back. One of the NFL’s best is about to hit the open market. No-brainer, right? It’s not that simple. On one level, Le’Veon Bell makes a ton of sense for the Eagles. He’s a three-time all-pro running..." February 22

  • Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins Will Throw At Combine

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports that Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins will participate in throwing drills at the Combine in Indianapolis next week. Recent reports mentioned that Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray was undecided about throwing at the Combine, but it..." February 22

  • Report: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing prostitution charge

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been named in a Florida prostitution sting. Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said Kraft was among the individuals caught at a “spa”, and was charged with soliciting another to commit prostitution. The 77-year-old Kraft owns a..." February 22

  • Tyson Alualu returning to Steelers on two-year deal

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers began to address the depth along their defensive line Friday by re-signing Tyson Alualu to a two-year contract. Terms of the new deal were not immediately available. Alualu, who was going to be an unrestricted free agent next month, was the top backup last season. The..." February 22

  • Giants Still Likely To Franchise Landon Collins

    Pro Football Rumors "Despite all the noise surrounding pending free agent safety Landon Collins, the most likely outcome remains him being franchise-tagged by the Giants, according to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com (Twitter link). Collins cleared some personal items out of his Giants lockeron..." February 22

  • Peter King Says Clowney Not 'Worker Bee,' Work Ethic Could Interfere with Extension

    The Big Lead "Jadeveon Clowney has always had the requisite talent to be a star in the NFL. When he was rag dolling teenagers in high school, it was immediately apparent he could be a star. When he was rag dolling college football players — like his hit on Michigan running back Vincent..." February 22

  • Vikings’ kicking woes are a top priority for new special-teams coordinator

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Let’s just say the Vikings have become a place where kickers go to die. Whether it’s Blair Walsh booting a chip shot field goal wide left in the playoffs, Kai Forbath missing extra points or Daniel Carlson melting down in overtime, it seems as if kickers become allergic to..." February 22

  • Patriots safety Devin McCourty announces that he’ll return for 2019 season

    Boston Herald "The Patriots have an answer on the future of one of their key veterans. Safety Devin McCourty announced that he will return in 2019. “I’m gonna play,” McCourty said on the Sports Spectrum Podcast. In the week leading up to Super Bowl LIII,..." February 22

  • Joe Thomas and Shaun O’Hara believe Greg Robinson can be the Browns’ left tackle of the future

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Former Browns left tackle Joe Thomas and center Shaun O’Hara, who have 13 Pro Bowls between them, both believe pending free agent Greg Robinson can be the team’s long-term answer at left tackle. “Greg did such a great job and he understood how Baker Mayfield played,..." February 22

  • Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert frustrated by injury-prone label

    Clutch Points "When he is on the field, Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is one of the better tight ends in the league. The operative phrase there, however, is “when he is on the field.” Since entering the league in 2013, Eifert has never played a full season, and..." February 22

  • Domata Peko to become a free agent as Broncos seek his replacement

    9 News "Veteran nose tackle Domata Peko has been informed by the Broncos they will not sign him back during the early stages of free agency, sources told 9News. It means Peko most likely will not return as he will become an unrestricted free agent when the negotiating window opens March 11,..." February 22

  • Report says Justin Houston unlikely to return to Chiefs

    247 Sports "Justin Houston may be in his final days with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to NFL national reporter Matt Verderame of FanSided. Verderame reported Thursday afternoon that the Chiefs in most likelihood will not be keeping both Houston, who is due for a $21.1 million cap number..." February 22

  • Art Rooney II on Rooney Rule: “We have to judge our progress on the results”

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL doesn’t want to judge the success or failure of the Rooney Rule based on any particular year — perhaps because the least few years haven’t been good ones for minority coaches. Now, the owner whose name is on the rule admits it’s time to take a..." February 22

  • Broncos Likely To Let Matt Paradis Test Market

    Pro Football Rumors "Although the Broncos have been in contact with the agent for center Matt Paradis, they’re likely to let the pending free agent hit the open market in order to test his value, according to Mike Klis of 9News. Paradis is one of the best centers in the NFL, but there are..." February 22

  • Le'Veon Bell's trainer denies RB got up to 260 pounds during his year away from the NFL

    CBS Sports "With the Pittsburgh Steelers publicly confirming that they will not use either the franchise tag or transition tag on Le'Veon Bell, the star running back is set to finally get his wish and reach unrestricted free agency when the market opens in early March. Bell sat out all of last season..." February 21

  • Steelers GM unsure about JuJu Smith-Schuster without Antonio Brown

    Steelers Depot "It’s far more likely than not at this point that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be moving ahead into the 2019 season without wide receiver Antonio Brown. Both sides have pretty much come out and said that they agree a trade is in their mutual best interests and that the process of making..." February 21

  • Stephen A. Smith blunders again, says Panthers should sign Le’Veon Bell

    Sportsnaut "Stephen A. Smith really, really needs to stop talking about the NFL. As if we didn’t already have ample proof he has no business discussing football, the ESPN personality once again proved it on Thursday morning discussing Le’Veon Bell. When asked which teams should try..." February 21

  • Report: Odell Beckham Jr Not on Trade Block Despite Patriots Rumored Interest

    12 Up "The New York Giants are a circus, but they may not be as stupid as we all think. Fans can at least own that as a badge of pride. This team has a ton of decisions to make heading into next season with one of the largest potential moves revolving around superstar wide receiver Odell..." February 21

  • Saints expected to release safety Kurt Coleman

    NFL.com "Veteran safety Kurt Coleman's time in New Orleans apparently proved short. Less than a year after signing a three-year deal worth $16.5 million, the Saints are expected to release Coleman, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, via a source informed of the situation. Garafolo..." February 21

  • NFL's Antonio Callaway Mostly Victorious In Weed Arrest Case

    TMZ "Good news, bad news for Cleveland Browns star Antonio Callaway -- officials have DROPPED the drug possession charge against him stemming from a 2018 weed arrest.  BUT ... he just got sentenced to probation for driving on a suspended license.  As we..." February 21

  • Le’Veon Bell wins his freedom, but will he win his contract?

    Pro Football Talk "Le'Veon Bell made a big bet last year. The ante? $14.54 million, minus federal taxes, state taxes, and agent fees. The payoff? Still to be determined. The good news for Bell is that he’ll get a chance to finally pull the lever, watch the three wheels spin, and..." February 21

  • Riley: It'll be shocking if 5 players are selected before Murray

    The Score "Projections for when Kyler Murray will be picked in the NFL draft continue to fluctuate, but his college head coach believes he's a surefire top-five prospect. "I will be shocked if five players get their name called on draft day before Kyler," Oklahoma's Lincoln..." February 21

  • Bears make Dion Sims’ release official

    NBC Chicago "The Chicago Bears made a roster move on Thursday afternoon, officially announcing the release of tight end Dion Sims. Sims, who was set to make $6 million next season, caught 17 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown in 22 career games with the Bears. He missed eight games during the..." February 21

  • Corey Liuget doing sled work, will increase running soon

    CBS Sports "Liuget hinted in an interview with Kirk Morrison on SiriusXM Radio he's about "80-90 percent" recovered from a torn quadriceps injury that required surgery in November. Liuget technically is a free agent given the Chargers declined his $8 million team option last week,..." February 21