• NFL keeps losing refs as Gene Steratore becomes fourth official to retire in 2018

    CBS Sports "After 15 years as an NFL official, it looks like referee Gene Steratore has decided to hang up his whistle for good.  The NFL's vice president of officiating, Al Riveron, announced on Friday that Steratore has decided to retire. Of course, Riveron is probably used..." June 22

  • Eli Manning on Odell Beckham: 'He looks healthy'

    NFL.com "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hasn't done much work on the field during the offseason as he returns from a broken ankle. While Beckham was cleared to practice for the mandatory minicamp, the star wide receiver was limited to individual..." June 22

  • Mike Tomlin confident about Steelers' future with Le'Veon Bell

    247 Sports "Mike Tomlin would obviously like to have Le'Veon Bell signed and ready to go for the start of next month's training camp. With that being said, Tomlin is still confident that things will work out for Bell and the Steelers moving forward.  Speaking with..." June 22

  • Bucs can overcome Jameis Winston suspension for playoff run, but contract issues now tricky

    CBS Sports "It is difficult to imagine a worse situation for an NFL team than gearing up for a make or break season, only to kick off the pre-training camp dead period by finding out their franchise quarterback is staring down the barrel of a three-game suspension for a violation of the personal conduct..." June 22

  • Jameis Winston suspension would further cloud future with Buccaneers

    The Score "Jameis Winston's future with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was uncertain even before reports that the quarterback is about to be suspended for three games. The Bucs chose Winston over Marcus Mariota with the first pick of the 2015 draft, and while Mariota has since..." June 22

  • Dez Bryant claps back at commenter telling him to focus on finding a team

    Clutch Points "Free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant remains without a team with training camp now just a month away. But it’s apparently not a problem for him. In fact, he considers it the “last problem” he has. Bryant recently posted a job listing on Instagram for a “creative..." June 22

  • Will Jay Ajayi run all the way to the bank with Eagles?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "In 2018, Jay Ajayi will set out to accomplish something only LeSean McCoy has been able to do before him. Convince Howie Roseman to reward a running back with an expensive, long-term contract. The Eagles haven’t been afraid to hand out big contracts to backs in the..." June 22

  • Report: NFL concluded Ronald Darby didn’t witness entire Jameis Winston Uber ride

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby, a former Florida State teammate of Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston, served as a witness in the 2012 rape case against Winston. Darby also has served as a witness regarding the March 2016 incident that the NFL has spent the last several months..." June 22

  • A.J. Green Supports Julio Jones' Holdout From Falcons

    TMZ "A.J. Green says he's not mad at Julio Jones for holding out in his contract dispute with the ATL Falcons -- telling TMZ Sports, "He gotta do what he gotta do, man." The Bengals superstar WR was out shopping in Bev Hills -- and explained that when it..." June 22

  • Free Agent S Tre Boston Says Cardinals Made Him “Very, Very Disrespectful” Offer

    NFL Trade Rumors "Free agent S Tre Boston mentioned during an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio on Friday that it’s been a “rough” market for him the other available safeties this offseason. “It’s kinda rough man, they got us where they..." June 22

  • 49ers, Laken Tomlinson agree to contract extension

    NFL.com "The San Francisco 49ers have made it clear how they feel about Laken Tomlinson. The team on Friday inked their starting left guard to a three-year extension, a source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. The deal is worth up to $18 million and comes packed with $10..." June 22

  • Orleans Darkwa Cleared For Workouts

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent running back Orleans Darkwa has been given the medical greenlight from doctors, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. Darkwa will now be able to work out for teams, which will make him an interesting summer pickup for teams in need of backfield..." June 22

  • K.J. Wright wants to stay with Seahawks, no contract talks yet

    247 Sports "With all the talk centered around defensive end Frank Clark and safety Earl Thomas being unhappy they haven't been handed a contract extension as of yet, it's easy to forget other players entering the last year of their contract and equally worthy of a new deal also..." June 22

  • Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers seem to have reached an understanding in life

    CBS Sports "Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers might be friends now, but 13 years ago, that definitely wasn't the case.  Back in 2005, after the Packers decided to select Rodgers with the 24th overall pick in the NFL Draft, Green Bay's newest quarterback..." June 22

  • 5 reasons to buy John Ross stock in 2018

    Dayton Daily News "The Cincinnati Bengals might have answered a lot of questions during the offseason.  They revamped the offensive line, experienced lots of turnover on the coaching staff and added some players who could give the defense a different look.  They also found..." June 22

  • Browns RBs coach plans to ride ‘hot hand’ with running back trio

    Clutch Points "The Cleveland Browns have some things to work out in terms of their running back situation. Their backfield is now pretty crowded with Carlos Hyde and rookie Nick Chubb joining Duke Johnson. New offensive coordinator Todd Haley recently admitted he’s still trying to work out the..." June 22

  • Report: Brandon Browner spent two days in jail after domestic violence plea

    Pro Football Talk "Former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been in trouble with the law again. Browner was arrested on May 6 for battery and child endangerment and pleaded no contest, according to TMZ. He was sentenced to probation, but because Browner was already on probation from a..." June 22

  • Did Jameis Winston, NFL strike a deal?

    Pro Football Talk "So why would Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston accept a three-game punishment and not exercise his appeal rights? There’s one simple and obvious explanation for it. The NFL and Winston may have struck a deal. It’s was for both sides to justify the move. The..." June 21

  • Gronk has legit case to be paid like top pass catcher

    Yardbarker "Given what Rob Gronkowski brings to the field, he could make a legitimate case that he has transcended the tight end position and should be compared to the game’s best pass catchers, CBSSports.com’s Joel Corry writes. A deal like that is out of the question given that..." June 21

  • Winston Suspended 3 Games for Personal Conduct Violation

    Bleacher Report "The NFL reportedly plans to suspend Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston for the first three games of the 2018 season for violating the league's personal conduct policy, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  According to Schefter, Winston "could be..." June 21

  • Could the NFL Combine come to North Texas? It's on the Cowboys' radar

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Cowboys hosted the NFL Draft this year at AT&T Stadium. Is the NFL Combine next?   Cowboys executive vice president Jerry Jones, Jr. believes that dream is becoming more realistic, particularly with the opening of Baylor, Scott & White Sports Therapy..." June 21

  • Baker Mayfield Breaks Down Cop Tackle Video 'So Much Regret'

    TMZ "Baker Mayfield just gave the play-by-play on his infamous 2017 arrest -- where he was chased down and tackled by police in Arkansas -- and said, "There's so much regret about that." The #1 pick in the NFL Draft appeared on FS1's 'The Herd' with Colin Cowherd..." June 21

  • Eagles give Jon Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring

    Allentown Morning Call "Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season. The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos receiving a Super Bowl ring. Dorenbos was a..." June 21

  • Baker Mayfield claps back at Colin Cowherd

    247 Sports "One of the most vehement and relentless critics of Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has been Colin Cowherd of FOX Sports. An unapologetic West Coast-homer who has strongly advocated for California boy and New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold, Cowherd has thrown absolutely..." June 21

  • Terrell Owens would love to play for ‘favorite’ coach Andy Reid again

    Larry Brown Sports "Terrell Owens has not played in an NFL game since the 2010 season, but the Hall of Fame wide receiver has hinted that he wants to attempt a comeback on numerous occasions over the past several years. He’s back to talking about it again, and it sounds like he has a specific team in..." June 21

  • Martavis Bryant has not missed or failed a drug test

    Pro Football Talk "The situation surrounding Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant remains unclear a week after a report that the team was bracing for another suspension. But a new report says Bryant has not missed or failed a drug test. Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports that Bryant hasn’t been..." June 21

  • CFL coach: Johnny Manziel “should be playing” in the NFL

    ESPN "Johnny Manziel didn't play in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' season opener against Calgary, but coach June Jones says the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner should be playing in the NFL. "I've been pleasantly surprised the last three weeks what a good teammate he is, how smart he..." June 21

  • Giants, Odell Beckham Jr. Yet To Begin Serious Extension Discussions

    Pro Football Rumors "Despite Odell Beckham Jr. having become extension-eligible in January 2017, he and the Giants aren’t far along in contract discussions. The Giants have held preliminary talks with Beckham about what would have to be a monstrous re-up, but Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.tv..." June 21

  • Prescott willing to consider Cowboys' needs in extension talks

    USA Today "With his third season as the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys looming, Dak Prescott faces his most crucial campaign yet. The Cowboys are aiming for a postseason return, but Prescott's 2018 performance will also have a significant impact on negotiations with the..." June 21

  • Terry McAulay retires; third official to step away from NFL this offseason

    ESPN "Longtime NFL official Terry McAulay announced his retirement Thursday. He is the third referee to leave the league this offseason. According to multiple sources, McAulay is joining NBC Sports as a rules analyst for Sunday Night Football. NBC Sports declined comment. McAulay was one of..." June 21

  • Adrian Peterson still looking for a team in 2018

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "After the Vikings decided to end Peterson’s 10-year run in purple by signing Latavius Murray in March 2017, the 2012 NFL MVP signed with the Saints on April 25, finalizing a two-year deal to play with Drew Brees and get a fresh start after an injury-filled final season in Minnesota. That..." June 21

  • Bengals Sign Rookie Malik Jefferson

    Pro Football Rumors "Linebacker Malik Jefferson has signed his rookie deal with the Bengals, according to a tweet from his agency. Jefferson, the No. 78 overall pick in the draft, will earn $3.83MM over the course of his four-year deal.   Jefferson opted to leave Texas after his junior..." June 21

  • Bradley Chubb finalizing contract that will include $17.9 million signing bonus

    9 News "Bradley Chubb’s life may not change, but his bank account will. Chubb is finalizing a contract agreement with the Broncos this morning, a league source told 9News. Based on the league’s formula slotting system, Chubb is to get a four-year, $27.27 million fully..." June 21

  • NFL Rumors: Aaron Rodgers & Danica Patrick Have Reportedly Called It

    Total Pro Sports "Back in January, it was confirmed that Aaron Rodgers had a new love interest and was dating Danica Patrick. “Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” Patrick told The Associated Press at the time. Everything seemed to be going great as Danica transitioned away from her sport into..." June 21

  • Robby Anderson gets six months probation for reckless driving

    Fantasy Pros "NFL Network's Mike Garofolo is reporting that Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson has pled guilty to his reckless driving charge and has been given six months of probation. The league has been monitoring the situation all along and they're contemplating a suspension. (Mike Garafolo on..." June 21

  • Saints' Alvin Kamara ranks atop NFL.com fantasy football list

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Alvin Kamara joined the New Orleans Saints as a third-round drafted running back, the fifth player at his position taken in the 2017 NFL Draft. One year later, he's considered by one NFL.com fantasy expert to be the top player in the league -- at least based on potential..." June 21

  • Joe Thomas taking his time with broadcasting offers

    Wisconsin State Journal "Joe Thomas knew it was a joke from the start, but he played along. With his home-state Green Bay Packers in some measure of disarray at right tackle — with veteran starter Bryan Bulaga coming off reconstructive knee surgery, young backups Jason Spriggs and Kyle Murphy coming off..." June 21

  • Jim Kelly having follow-up surgery today

    Buffalo News "Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's road to recovery from oral cancer included another surgery Thursday in New York City. Kelly's wife, Jill, posted on Instagram that Thursday's procedure is "another step forward in the healing process," adding that if all..." June 21

  • Chargers Are Ready to Claim Their Piece of the Los Angeles Sports Market

    SI "The Los Angeles Chargers headquarters is located in a nondescript leased office building amidst a white-collar industrial sprawl in Costa Mesa, Calif., about 45 minutes from downtown L.A. The building is located to the left of a circular courtyard. To the right of the courtyard is a vacant..." June 21

  • Colts get creative to sell tickets

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts have had a hard time selling season tickets, so they’ll be selling half-season tickets. The team announced on Thursday that a pair of five-game packages are available, for the first time ever. “In today’s demanding world, consumers have more..." June 21

  • What Brandon Marshall must do to stick with the Seahawks

    ESPN "Before you pencil Brandon Marshall onto the Seattle Seahawks' roster, let alone into the No. 3 spot in their wide receiving corps, it's important to remember Antoine Winfield. Or Jahri Evans. Or Eric Winston. Or Barrett Ruud. All four fit a similar profile. They were..." June 21

  • N.F.L. Players to Trump: Here’s Whom You Should Pardon

    New York Times "President Trump recently made an offer to National Football League players like us who are committed to protesting injustice. Instead of protesting, he suggested, we should give him names of people we believe were “unfairly treated by the justice system.” If he agrees they were..." June 21

  • Raiders offer rookies help adjusting to NFL life

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Most Raiders are on summer vacation. Last week’s mandatory minicamp capped the offseason program, giving veteran players freedom to rest, relax or go find a white-sand beach. Raiders rookies haven’t left Alameda yet. They spent the last few months learning about new..." June 21

  • Richard Sherman found Jimmy Garoppolo's tell, so Garoppolo is using it to his advantage

    CBS Sports "Richard Sherman has been Jimmy Garoppolo's teammate in San(Francisco)ta Clara for just over three months and he's already identified Garoppolo's tell -- a potentially hazardous flaw that opposing defenses might be able to use stop the unstoppable quarterback. It's either..." June 21

  • Can Titans ignite fandom with 'Hard Knocks' style reality TV show?

    Tennessean "The Titans are offering a rare look behind the scenes at their preseason workouts in their online series ‘Igniting the Fire.’ They posted the first preview of the series online Monday morning. Fans will be able to check the series out on Facebook, with the debut..." June 21

  • Shaq Lawson: It’s time to wake up

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Shaq Lawson has lost weight this offseason in a bid to stay healthy and productive for the Bills after two seasons that saw him fall short on both those fronts. Those shortfalls have led coach Sean McDermott to say it is time for Lawson to..." June 21

  • Streaker hit by player at CFL game hires lawyer, says he was injured

    Vancouver Courier "Preszler Law Firm sent out a release on the wire June 20 saying they’ve been retained as the legal counsel for the “young man involved in the on-field incident at the BC Lions game on June 16, 2018.” That would be the incident where the young man ran onto the field..." June 21

  • Report: Jameis Winston preparing to be suspended

    Larry Brown Sports "Jameis Winston is preparing to be suspended by the NFL, according to a report. Jeff Cameron, a host on 97.9 FM ESPN Radio in Tallahassee, said on air Wednesday that Winston will be suspended in connection to his 2016 Uber incident. Cameron’s comments were shared and..." June 20

  • T.O.: 'I have nothing to do with Julio except training'

    Bleacher Report "There are three facts we need to get straight before we dive into this story about Julio Jones and Terrell Owens. First: Jones wants more money, and he skipped minicamp to get more money. This is a fact. Second: The relationship between Jones and the Falcons is strained...." June 20

  • Broncos' stadium gets new, temporary name

    ESPN "The home of the Denver Broncos will be known as Broncos Stadium at Mile High while the team continues to look for a new naming-rights sponsor. The team announced the temporary name change Wednesday following a vote by the district that oversees the taxpayer-built..." June 20