Stories tagged: NFL
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
NFL capsules: Alex Smith, Patrick Mahomes solid before 49ers rally past Chiefs, 27-17
Alex Smith led the Chiefs to a quick touchdown and first-round pick Patrick Mahomes II had an impressive debut, before the San Francisco backups led the 49ers to a 27-17 …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Kicker Blair Walsh happy for fresh start with Seahawks
New Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh is intent on redeeming himself with the franchise that found itself the beneficiary of his most dramatic error.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was suspended for six games Friday after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
NFL capsules: No Tom Brady, no defense, Patriots fall to Jaguars 31-24 in opener
Chad Henne hit Keelan Cole on a 97-yard touchdown pass, Corey Grant scored on a 79-yard run and the Jacksonville Jaguars feasted on a Patriots lineup without Tom Brady and …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Rookie QB Deshaun Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers
Deshaun Watson shined in his NFL preseason debut, completing 15 of 25 passes for 179 yards and running for a score and the Houston Texans lost to the Carolina Panthers …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Cooper Kupp’s Madden 18 numbers are well, maddening, his former Eastern Washington teammates say
It’s only a video game, but Cooper Kupp is getting dissed again.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Seahawks rave about potential of CB Shaquill Griffin
Seahawks rookie Shaquill Griffin is generating excitement as Seattle prepares for the upcoming season. The third-round selection out of Central Florida is competing with veteran Jeremy Lane for the starting …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
NFL plans to hire up to 24 full-time game officials
The NFL will hire up to 24 full-time game officials. The league will begin hiring between 21-24 full-time officials from among the current roster of 124 officials for this season.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Falcons agree to $41.25 million deal with RB Devonta Freeman
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension with running back Devonta Freeman. During his three seasons with the Falcons, the Miami native has racked up …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
49ers rookie LB Donavin Newsom suffers concussion in frightening hit
San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom suffered a concussion during practice but the team says he didn’t sustain any cervical spinal fractures. He was taken from the practice field …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Jay Cutler comeback begins at Dolphins practice: ‘It felt right’
New Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler has practiced for the first time since December, marking the start of his comeback from a brief retirement. Rust removal included a handful of …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Seahawks’ roster continues to take shape as regular season looms
The Seahawks are eight practices into training camp.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Former Patriots DT Vince Wilfork officially retires from NFL
Former New England and Houston defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL in a barbecue commercial Monday, a fitting farewell for a big guy who loved to …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Seahawks camp: Frank Clark will be back soon, Malik McDowell won’t
Frank Clark’s discipline for punching teammate Germain Ifedi during the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp seems to be expiring.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Falcons CB Jalen Collins handed 10-game suspension for PEDs
For the second straight year, Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins will be suspended for the start of the season for a violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancers.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Seahawks Frank Clark, Germain Ifedi miss another practice following Thursday fight
Frank Clark and Germain Ifedi missed their third straight practice after the two fought during practice on Thursday.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
AP source: Jay Cutler agrees to one-year deal with Dolphins
Jay Cutler has decided to postpone retirement for the chance to be Ryan Tannehill’s replacement.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seattle’s Wilhoite, Garvin lead new depth options at LB
While Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright remain in place as starters, the Seattle Seahawks have overhauled the rest of their linebacker group this offseason. D.J. Alexander – acquired in a …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Bob Condotta: Who will be the next Seahawks great to make the Hall of Fame?
On Saturday, Kenny Easley became the fourth player who spent his entire career with the Seahawks to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
49ers linebacker Malcolm Smith suffers torn pectoral muscle
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Malcolm Smith suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Saturday’s open practice at Levi’s Stadium, putting in doubt the status of one of the team’s most coveted …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
With Ryan Tannehill hurt, Dolphins reach out to Jay Cutler
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says he reached out to Jay Cutler, and the retired quarterback who is now working in television showed interest. But Gase says he doesn’t think …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Recovered from broken leg, receiver Tyler Lockett practices for Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett’s memories of Christmas 2016 are fuzzy, the result of major surgery and pain medication.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Hall-bound Kenny Easley set gold standard for Seahawks in secondary
The request given to Kenny Easley – to compare his game with current Seattle Seahawks Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor – was countered with a laugh and a request of …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Stars and starters sit out, Cowboys beat Cardinals 20-18
With no stars and few starters on the field, the Dallas Cowboys edged the Arizona Cardinals 20-18 in the Hall of Fame game. At least the turf held up – …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Seahawks’ Frank Clark ejected from practice for punching Germain Ifedi
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark has been tossed from practice after punching teammate Germain Ifedi in the face during a heated skirmish between offensive and defensive linemen. Clark was …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
NFL commissioner: Colin Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he doesn’t believe Colin Kaepernick is unemployed because NFL teams are blackballing him. Kaepernick drew significant backlash last year for kneeling during the national anthem …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Top pick John Ross gets plenty of tutoring at Bengals camp
Bengals receiver John Ross is trying to make up for lost time. The first-round pick is still limited as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. He’s not been cleared to …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Desmond Trufant eager to return to Super Bowl as more than spectator
Desmond Trufant could only watch as the Atlanta Falcons squandered a lead of historic proportions in the Super Bowl. After recovering from a season-ending shoulder injury, he’s eager to get …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Fan adoration, light practice session highlight Tom Brady’s 40th birthday
Tom Brady was already the oldest player on the Patriots roster before he stepped out on the practice field for training camp. But he spent the abbreviated workout being constantly …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill reinjures left knee in practice
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has reinjured his left knee in practice when it buckled as he scrambled and fell without being hit. He has undergone an MRI. The results …