Stories tagged: NFL
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Group accused of shipping Colorado pot to other states
A mammoth marijuana trafficking ring that pretended to be growing weed for sick people was instead illegally shipping the drug to a half-dozen other states and bilking investors, including former …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Pro Football Focus shows no faith in Seattle Seahawks’ offensive line
During the Seahawks’ minicamp last month, offensive line coach Tom Cable made what might have seemed like a surprising admission.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Seahawks announce training camp details
Will Russell Wilson have a better running game supporting him? How well will Eddie Lacy fit with Thomas Rawls as lead running backs?
Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Former Packers RB Ahman Green charged with child abuse
Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday with felony child abuse after his 15-year-old daughter told police he punched her in the face.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Vahe Gregorian: What’s in a name? Plenty if you’re Delaney Neath
Before Joe Delaney was inducted in the Kansas City Chiefs Ring of Honor on Sept. 26, 2004, Mark and Kelly Neath walked outside Arrowhead Stadium with their own homage – …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Patriots sign veteran LB David Harris to 2-year deal
The New England Patriots have signed former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the deal told The Associated …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey
The Chiefs have given coach Andy Reid a contract extension and parted ways with general manager John Dorsey, making two massive decisions on what is typically a quiet week in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
AP source: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. Carr tweeted that an agreement had been …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
AP source: Patriots agree to deal with LB David Harris
A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. The new two-year pact could be worth …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research
Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp has announced that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 1:35 a.m.
Pope meets with NFL delegation, urges ‘culture of encounter’
Pope Francis has met with an NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame delegation and urged them to translate values of teamwork and fair play from the football field to the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
NFL sets key days for 2017-18 season
Here’s a look at some of the key dates of the 2017-18 NFL calendar as announced by the league on Tuesday.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
For Carolina Panthers’ Charles Johnson, a different kind of Father’s Day
Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson never celebrated Father’s Day while growing up in Hawkinsville, Ga.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Browns’ Miles Garrett has sprained foot, expected to be in camp
Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has a sprained left foot. But the top overall draft pick is expected to be ready for training camp next month. Garrett got hurt …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Art Thiel: Michael Bennett serves as Seahawks’ voice of justice, reason
The ever-expanding social conscience of defensive end Michael Bennett was on view Wednesday at Seattle Seahawks practice.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Mark Ingram motivated by push from Adrian Peterson in Saints backfield
Mark Ingram makes it clear that he has no intention of playing second fiddle to Adrian Peterson in the Saints’ backfield. That doesn’t mean there will be an internal rivalry, …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Seahawks think they got it right with offseason program
The Seahawks have wrapped up their offseason program with the conclusion of their mandatory minicamp. Seattle’s offseason program was shorter than most others in the NFL because of penalties incurred …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Ravens’ Terrell Suggs ramps up intensity and workouts in 15th season
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is the lone remaining star from a renowned unit that once featured All-Pros Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Haloti Ngata. Suggs is in his 15th NFL …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Falcons’ Grady Jarrett wants to build off 3 sacks in Super Bowl
Grady Jarrett’s goal for 2017 is to become a “dominant force” on the Atlanta Falcons’ defense. Jarrett proved in the Super Bowl it’s a realistic goal. Jarrett tied a Super …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Bowles: Still no front-runner to win Jets’ QB competition
New York Jets coach Todd Bowles insists there’s still no front-runner to win the team’s three-man quarterback competition. Veteran Josh McCown is largely assumed to be the starter at Buffalo …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Chiefs’ Alex Smith heading into season after vexing few months
It’s a safe assumption that Alex Smith has had more enjoyable offseasons. Start with the way last season ended, when the Chiefs quarterback turned in a dismal performance in a …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million
The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced at a total payout of $9 million. The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overseeing …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 3 p.m.
Top pick Miles Garrett’s status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicamp
Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett did not practice as doctors continue to assess a left foot injury. Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, got …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Lions acquire OT Greg Robinson from Rams and sign OT Cyrus Kouandjio
The Detroit Lions bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker. Detroit acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams for …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Richard Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seattle Seahawks
Richard Sherman said Wednesday he never asked for a trade from the Seattle Seahawks, but understood why the only team he’s played for was listening to offers for his services.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
Seahawks standout Earl Thomas ahead of schedule in recovery
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas is well ahead of where he was projected to be in his recovery from a broken leg that ended his 2016 season. The team believes …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Chargers say bittersweet farewells in last week in San Diego
The Chargers are down to their final days in San Diego. After their three-day mandatory minicamp concludes Thursday, the moving vans parked outside their complex will be filled for the …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy earns another bonus for hitting weight goal
Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy passed another weigh-in Monday, coming in at fewer than 250 pounds to earn another $55,000.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Healthy Thomas Rawls ready for RB competition with Seahawks
Thomas Rawls believes he’s finally healthy enough to rediscover the form that made him a breakout star as a rookie two seasons ago. Rawls will be in a full competition …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Giants wrap up OTAs without Odell Beckham, Olivier Vernon
The New York Giants wrapped up organized team activities the way they started. Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defensive end Olivier Vernon missed the voluntary workouts. Coach Ben McAdoo …