Stories tagged: NFL
Wed., April 19, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Indianapolis Colts GM Chris Ballard’s workdays getting even busier as NFL draft looms
GM Chris Ballard spent most of the offseason reworking the Indianapolis Colts’ defense. He may not be finished yet.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Buccaneers gearing up for “Hard Knocks” life
Coming off their first winning season in nearly a decade, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” sports reality series during training camp. It’s an opportunity …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Atlanta Falcons look to move on after epic Super Bowl collapse
MVP quarterback Matt Ryan admits he went to a “dark place”’ after Atlanta’s epic collapse in the Super Bowl. Now he’s ready to move on, pointing to the start of …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Joe Flacco trying to run young Ravens teammates into the ground
A year ago, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was gingerly working his way back from knee surgery. Now, Flacco is attempting to “run the 23-year-olds into the ground” during the …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Von Miller recovers his Super Bowl 50 helmet
FBI agents deliver Von Miller’s missing helmet to the Super Bowl 50 MVP. Miller’s helmet was recovered by Mexican authorities who also found Tom Brady’s stolen jerseys last month. The …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely
With the No. 1 pick and six in the top 65, the Cleveland Browns are primed to change their future in next week’s NFL draft. Sashi Brown, the team’s vice …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Trump congratulates Patriots, doesn’t mention Hernandez
President Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win. But he avoided discussion …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell
Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in a cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder. The death of the former New …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Seahawks decline to match offer sheet for RT Garry Gilliam
The Seahawks have decided not to match an offer sheet right tackle Garry Gilliam signed Monday with the San Francisco 49ers, according to his agent, Mark Clouser.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Marshawn Lynch contract talks with Raiders hitting another lull as reports surface Oakland wants deal done by NFL Draft
A report from the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport on Tuesday indicated that the Raiders have set a deadline of getting Marshawn Lynch signed to a contract by the NFL Draft …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Tennessee’s Derek Barnett not a typical defensive end
Derek Barnett outdid Reggie White in sacks at Tennessee. Yet the pros aren’t sold on the Volunteers defensive end.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
With draft looming, Seattle Seahawks have list of needs to address
As the Seahawks entered the offseason, we identified five areas the team needed to address, rating them in order of perceived urgency.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Ron Cook: With Dan Rooney’s death, Pittsburgh loses an icon
Like everybody who had the honor and privilege of knowing Dan Rooney, saw him on television or read about him in newspapers and books, I have a lasting memory.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Anguish, sympathy for Todd Heap after ex-NFL player’s kid killed
Condolences are pouring in for retired NFL player Todd Heap and his family after police say the former Pro Bowl tight end accidentally ran over his 3-year-old daughter with a …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 9 a.m.
Marshawn Lynch refutes reported agreement with Raiders
One minute Friday, it appeared Marshawn Lynch was indeed on his way out of retirement and ready to become an Oakland Raider. The next, there appeared no more resolution to …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Ex-NFL player driving truck that ran over, killed daughter
Authorities say a former NFL player was driving a truck that struck and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home. The Arizona Republic reports that police …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Redskins LB Trent Murphy suspended 4 games for PED use
Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy has been suspended the first four games of next season for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy. The league announced the suspension on Friday.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Falcons all-time leading receiver Roddy White officially retires
Roddy White, the most accomplished receiver in Atlanta Falcons history, has officially retired. White has announced his retirement on his Twitter account. White, 35, is the Falcons’ career leader in …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Rooney Rule leaves a legacy and impact far beyond NFL
Of all the contributions Dan Rooney made to the NFL, the Rooney Rule was the most important and far reaching.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Jets CB Nick Marshall suspended 4 games by NFL
Cornerback Nick Marshall of the New York Jets has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the 2017 regular season for violating the league’s policy on …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Funeral arrangements set for Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney
The funeral arrangements are set for Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, and they include a public viewing at Heinz Field. Team spokesman Burt Lauten says family and friends will be …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
All in the family: Joe Vitt hired as Dolphins consultant
Former New Orleans Saints assistant coach Joe Vitt has been hired as a consultant to help his son-in-law, Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase. Vitt, fired as the Saints assistant …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9 a.m.
NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns
NFL officiating director Dean Blandino is leaving the NFL to spend more time with his family and pursue other opportunities. Blandino has been the league’s vice president of officiating since …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Detroit Lions unveil new-look uniforms
The Detroit Lions will have a new look next season. They unveiled new, Nike Vapor Untouchable uniforms for season-ticket holders at Ford Field. Detroit will have home, away, “color rush,” …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84
Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, one of the NFL’s most influential and popular executives, has died at 84. The team confirmed his death but gave no other details. Rooney took …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting
Soon after the NFL approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, coach Jack Del Rio wondered if anyone had a handbook on how to handle being a lame duck in …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Who will Seahawks select in 2017 NFL draft? Here’s an early look
There’s only one thing we know for sure about the Seattle Seahawks and the upcoming NFL Draft – there is almost no chance the seven picks they currently have will …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Wide receiver Andre Johnson honored by Texans
Andre Johnson was honored by the Houston Texans after a stellar career. He spent the first 12 of his 14 seasons with the Texans. The third overall pick in the …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Tim Dahlberg: NFL still doesn’t get Las Vegas, even with Raiders
Sometimes the bumbling bozos in charge of the NFL just can’t help themselves.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
St. Louis sues NFL, teams over Rams relocation to LA
The city of St. Louis, St. Louis County and that region’s sports authority are suing the National Football League over the Rams’ relocation to Los Angeles. The lawsuit filed Wednesday …