Stories tagged: NFL
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 7:11 P.M.
Steelers’ Joey Porter fined $300 over scuffle outside bar
Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. …
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 8:56 P.M.
Deshaun Watson plans to fully participate in NFL combine
Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading up to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for another once-in-a-lifetime moment.
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 6:50 P.M.
Police: Former Detroit Lions player arrested in Oregon
Police say they arrested a former NFL player after he tried to force his way into an Oregon home and then took his clothes off. Police went to the Woodburn …
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 7:48 A.M.
Commentary: Skipping White House celebrations is disrespectful
I am embarrassed to admit I am not a political person and don’t pay much attention to political issues. But I want to make that clear at the top. Maybe …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 11:28 P.M.
Sherman Smith out as Seahawks’ running back coach
Sherman Smith, an original Seahawks player, is out as Seattle’s running backs coach.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 7:28 P.M.
Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis turns self in following fight claims
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend. Revis entered a …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:47 P.M.
Washington State’s Gabe Marks and Shalom Luani invited to NFL combine
During All-Conference careers at Washington State, wide receiver Gabe Marks and safety Shalom Luani made their cases that they could play football professionally. Now the NFL wants a closer look.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:47 P.M.
Idaho punter/placekicker Austin Rehkow invited to NFL combine
Idaho punter and placekicker Austin Rehkow was among 330 prospects invited to the NFL Combine March 1-4 in Indianapolis.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 11:48 P.M.
NFL issues Seahawks warning for Richard Sherman injury situation
SEATTLE – The Seahawks have received a warning from the NFL, but will get no other penalty, after the league reviewed the circumstances of how the team handled disclosing an …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 9:27 P.M.
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett withdraws from Israel trip, citing sympathy for Palestinians
Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has withdrawn at the last minute from a sponsored trip to Israel, saying the government there is using him for a public-relations initiative and …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:48 P.M.
Ryan Fitzpatrick’s Jets contract voids, QB becomes free agent
Ryan Fitzpatrick’s contract with the New York Jets has been voided, making the veteran quarterback a free agent. Fitzpatrick re-signed with the Jets on a one-year, $12 million deal with …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:46 P.M.
Raiders reward coach Jack Del Rio with new 4-year contract
The Oakland Raiders rewarded coach Jack Del Rio with a new four-year contract Friday, replacing the original four-year deal he received when he took the job in January 2015. Owner …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
Falcons’ coaching shakeup continues; Marquand Manuel to lead defense
The Atlanta Falcons have continued the dramatic remaking of their coaching staff following their Super Bowl loss by promoting Marquand Manuel to defensive coordinator. The Falcons also hired Bryant Young …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:41 P.M.
McVay’s coaching staff believes in young Rams boss’ skills
Although Sean McVay is the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, he’ll have plenty of experienced help around the Los Angeles Rams. McVay’s new coaching staff spent the past …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:40 P.M.
Kyle Shanahan makes 1st hires for new 49ers coaching staff
San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has hired the first six members of his new staff. The 49ers announced the additions on Friday, a day after Shanahan’s introductory news conference.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 7:03 P.M.
Seahawks sign former Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh
The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh. Walsh spent five seasons with the Vikings before being released midway through last season.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 8:40 P.M.
Falcons’ new coordinator Steve Sarkisian says alcoholism a daily battle
Since an embarrassing downfall at Southern Cal, Steve Sarkisian has caught plenty of breaks in his professional life but says alcoholism remains a daily battle. The Atlanta Falcons’ new offensive …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:57 P.M.
49ers hope hiring of Kyle Shanahan ends revolving door at coach
For the third straight offseason, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York hired a new head coach and introduced him with a news conference full of platitudes. After running off Jim …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:55 P.M.
Proposed Las Vegas Raiders stadium still lacks financing
The Oakland Raiders and the board overseeing the proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas have high hopes for the project despite losing a key supporter, but their plan is still …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:52 P.M.
Houston Texans to hold training camp in West Virginia
The Texans will hold their 2017 training camp at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. It will be the first time the Texans will hold training camp …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:48 P.M.
Colts release LB D’Qwell Jackson in cost-cutting move
The Indianapolis Colts have released 33-year-old linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, a move that will save the Colts about $5.5 million under the salary cap. It’s the first significant decision made by …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 6:44 P.M.
Chiefs GM John Dorsey says talks with Eric Berry, Dontari Poe ‘very positive’
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey has had “very positive” discussions for representatives of safety Eric Berry and defensive tackle Dontari Poe, though he declined to say whether he expects to …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 9:34 P.M.
Judge reminding NFL retirees of concussion settlement
A federal judge in Philadelphia is urging NFL retirees to register for a concussion settlement that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. About 22,000 retirees are eligible …
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 6:45 P.M.
Patriots take victory lap, parade through Boston to celebrate Super Bowl win
Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn’t dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team’s latest championship Tuesday.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 7:22 P.M.
49ers officially hire Kyle Shanahan as new head coach
The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month after firing Chip Kelly after just one season.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 11:01 P.M.
They owed ’em one: Edelman collects on crazy catch for Pats
You could say the Super Bowl owed `em one. Julian Edelman was the man to collect.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 11:01 P.M.
Norman Chad: A minute-by-minute countdown to despair
Are these the darkest days of our democracy since the Civil War? Don’t know for sure, but between the White House, the Falcons’ unforgivable collapse and the Patriots’ unholy dynasty, …
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 11 P.M.
Eight numbers that show just how crazy Patriots’ comeback in Super Bowl LI really was
When the New England Patriots trailed 28-9 heading into the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI Sunday night, it was easy to write them off. Only one team had ever …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 8 A.M.
Blanchette: Super Bowl victory 25 years ago gave Mark Rypien options for a lifetime
As the eve of Super Bowl XXVI became morning, the temperature in Minneapolis dipped to 9 degrees. But inside his hotel room, something in Mark Rypien was burning too hot …
FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 10:20 P.M.
Former NFL players push for legal pot as painkiller alternative
A group of former National Football League players is using the Super Bowl to push for a new policy on marijuana, saying the substance should be more widely available as …