Stories tagged: football
Thu., March 15, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Earl Thomas trade rumors swirl; report states Seahawks in talks ‘with several teams’
Another day, another Earl Thomas trade rumor. But this one comes with the added gravity that Seattle is now said to be talking to “several teams” about Thomas instead of …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
AP source: Seahawks reach deal with LB Barkevious Mingo
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Seahawks are turning to former first-round pick Barkevious Mingo to try to address a growing need on defense. Mingo and …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Seahawks place original round tender on DE Dion Jordan
The Seattle Seahawks are keeping defensive end Dion Jordan after placing an original-round tender on the restricted free agent. Jordan, a former first-round pick with Miami, restarted his career with …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
Jimmy Graham set to sign three-year deal with Packers
To no surprise, Jimmy Graham isn’t returning to Seattle. To some surprise, he is instead signing with the Green Bay Packers, according to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon. Graham was reported …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Browns make 3 major trades, acquire QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Jarvis Landry
Losers all last season, the Cleveland Browns are showing they intend to win. The team made three major trades on Friday, a person with direct knowledge of the deals told …
Fri., March 9, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Mike Evans, Buccaneers agree to $82.5 million contract extension
Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans has agreed to a five-year, $82.5 million contract extension that makes him the second-highest paid receiver in the NFL. The deal includes $55 million guaranteed and …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
AP source: Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry signs $16 million franchise tag
A person familiar with the situation says Miami Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry has signed his $16 million, one-year franchise tag, easing the path to a potential trade. The person confirmed …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
AP source: Broncos send star cornerback Aqib Talib to Rams
AP source: The Denver Broncos have agreed to trade star cornerback Aqib Talib to the Los Angeles Rams for a mid-round draft pick. The Broncos needed to clear both space …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Richard Sherman likely to be released on Friday by Seahawks
Richard Sherman was in Las Vegas on Thursday attending NFL Players Association meetings and – according to a few pictures on social media, anyway – trying his luck at a …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
AP source: Jerry Jones to pay NFL $2 million for legal fees
A person familiar with the settlement tells The Associated Press that Jerry Jones has agreed to pay the NFL more than $2 million in legal fees resulting from two disputes …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Philadelphia Eagles for draft pick, receiver Marcus Johnson
The Seahawks’ long-rumored offseason of change began in earnest Wednesday when they traded defensive end Michael Bennett and a seventh-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fifth-round pick …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Rams, Chargers ready to sell best seats at new stadium
The Rams and the Chargers are ready to start selling season tickets to the best seats in their new stadium two years before it opens. They’re also unveiling a variation …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Massive Oklahoma tackle historically bad at combine
Bad, bad Orlando Brown Jr.: Oklahoma’s massive tackle has a historically bad NFL combine. Brown only managed 14 reps on the 225-pound bench press. Things got even worse when he …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Michael Bennett’s future with Seahawks murky following Pete Carroll comments, ESPN report
An ESPN report that the Seahawks are shopping Michael Bennett combined with a quote from Pete Carroll earlier in the day to further fuel speculation that the veteran could be …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 12:07 p.m.
Teams back at combine in search of 2018 success
Jon Gruden is out of the broadcast booth and back among the coaches checking out the college prospects at the annual NFL combine. Gruden said it’s good to be back …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah
The Detroit Lions have designated defensive end Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player. Ansah, a first-round draft pick in 2013, has 44 sacks in five years with Detroit, including 12 …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Yankees, hits 6 HRs in batting practice
Russell Wilson hit six homers in 39 swings as part of a batting practice group that included Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, the top sluggers in the major leagues last …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Longtime Jets LB David Harris retires after 11 seasons
Former New York Jets linebacker David Harris has retired after 11 NFL seasons. Harris made the announcement in a statement released on Twitter by his agents. He ranks second on …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post
Former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was questioned by Los Angeles police after a threatening Instagram post that spoke of bullying. He was detained by investigators but was not formally …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Report: Chiefs sending CB Peters to Rams for draft picks
The Kansas City Chiefs are trading Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams for what is expected to be a package of draft picks, according to published …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins
Receiver Jarvis Landry has been given a non-exclusive franchise tag by the Miami Dolphins after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. The value of the tag is expected …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Ray Hobbs remembered for shaping sports culture at area high schools
Hobbs compiled a 188-104-8 record with the Greyhounds football team, highlighted by three consecutive undefeated seasons. He was named the Inland Empire Coach of the Year in 1979 and was …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Bucs release RB Doug Martin after disappointing season
Two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin has been released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who may look for a replacement in free agency.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 2:56 p.m.
Jets promote QB coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator
The New York Jets promoted quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates to offensive coordinator. The team also hired Rick Dennison as offensive line coach/run game coordinator and Steve Jackson as assistant defensive …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Former Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi lost 4 fingers in ATV accident
Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi has divulged that he lost most of his left hand in an all-terrain vehicle crash last April.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
Friday roster deadline passes and Kam Chancellor remains with Seahawks, guaranteed $6.8 million for 2018
Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor will receive his base salary $6.8 million in 2018 after the passing of a deadline Friday guaranteeing him the money.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Vikings hire Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo to run offense
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator. DeFilippo replaces Pat Shurmur, who became head coach of the New York Giants. The 39-year-old …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
San Francisco 49ers sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 5-year deal
Jimmy Garoppolo has signed a five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth a reported record-breaking $137.5 million. The deal allows the Niners to lock up their franchise quarterback without …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner
The Detroit Lions introduced Matt Patricia as their coach. Patricia, with his beard trimmed, had his first news conference on the team’s indoor practice field. He helped New England win …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
49ers re-sign Cassius Marsh to 2-year contract
The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed defensive lineman Cassius Marsh to a two-year contract. The Niners originally claimed Marsh off waivers from New England in November and signed him to …