Stories tagged: NFL
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Jaguars owner Shad Khan frustrated, wants ‘breakthrough’
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan plans to keep adding resources “until we have a breakthrough.” The billionaire businessman spoke at Jacksonville’s state of the franchise address, expressing frustration about the …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Dahlberg: Kaepernick and the end of anthem protests
Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Free agent buyers beware: Brock Osweiler, others on spot in 2017
The allure of high ceilings and quick fixes when free agency begins tends to camouflage the “buyer beware” signs strewn across the league landscape.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
AP source: Cowboys to release QB Tony Romo when NFL year begins
A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Cowboys will release quarterback Tony Romo on Thursday. He is the franchise leader in yards passing …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
Bills sticking with QB Tyrod Taylor after reworking contract
Quarterback Tyrod Taylor is staying with the Buffalo Bills after agreeing to restructure his contract. The deal was reached a day before the NFL’s free-agency period opens, and with Buffalo …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6 p.m.
Teams mull if backup QBs have what it takes to start
Matt Hasselbeck is one of the poster boys for success when it comes to backup quarterbacks changing teams and becoming effective starters in the NFL.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Unheralded special teams guys often best free agent signings
The best signings in free agency are usually unheralded players.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Chiefs’ Eric Berry finds safety and comfort in Kansas City
Chiefs safety Eric Berry said he wanted to continue his career in Kansas City, a big reason why he was eager to sign his $78 million, six-year deal. It’s a …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Earl Thomas running again; DeShawn Shead’s return to Seahawks trickier
Earl Thomas posted video indicating his eventual return. But the return of another Seahawks starting defensive back is much trickier.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Norman Chad: When it comes to sports, time is of the essence
We are in such a rush these days, no one has time to sit for anything start to finish.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
T.J. Watt wants to follow in his famous brothers’ footsteps
Most prospects at the NFL combine are hoping to make a name for themselves.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Strong class of pass rushers could go quickly in NFL draft
Myles Garrett might be a nice guy off the football field. On it, the Texas A&M defensive end can be as mean and nasty as anyone else whose dream job …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Washington receiver John Ross breaks NFL combine’s 40 record
Washington receiver John Ross III has run the 40-yard dash in a record-setting 4.22 seconds at the NFL scouting combine. Ross completed the feat on his first attempt, breaking Chris …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Christian McCaffrey: teammates gave him ovation, love for bowl boycott
For Christian McCaffrey, the only thing harder than skipping the Sun Bowl was having to inform his teammates.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
NFL teams finding better value in running back revival
As Todd Gurley and Ezekiel Elliott spent the past two years crashing through conventional wisdom, Dalvin Cook saw the NFL’s two emerging stars as something bigger.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Dan Quinn expects Falcons to punch back from Super Bowl loss
Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn threw the first jab at the NFL’s annual scouting combine. When he walked to the podium Wednesday he answered his own questions – before letting …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Redskins’ GM not at NFL combine due to ‘family matters’
Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is not attending the NFL combine in Indianapolis. Team spokesman Tony Wyllie confirmed McCloughan’s absence in an email to The Associated Press Thursday, saying …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Matt Calkins: Seahawks likely to stand pat for most part
If you were hoping for the Category 5 shakeup, it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Not only is an extreme makeover unlikely for the Seahawks this offseason, a …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
Salary cap for 2017 season is $167 million, up $12 million
NEW YORK– The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Five local college football players take their big shot at NFL Combine
The NFL Combine kicked off on Wednesday and will run through Monday, making these next few days important to the five players from Inland Northwest colleges who received an invite.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Seahawks hope to strengthen O-line through free agency
If you found yourself surprised that the Seahawks finished the 2016 season starting at left tackle an undrafted rookie free agent who had been primarily a basketball player in college …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Art Thiel: Seahawks’ Richard Sherman loses track of his conscience
I think I’ve figured out the mystery of Richard Sherman. Fans of Seahawks press conferences (12s are weird that way) may recall a pre-Halloween presser in which the Seahawks cornerback …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
NFL Notes: Jamaal Charles released, Adrian Peterson’s option not picked up
The free agent marketplace gained two big names at running back, lost the prime quarterback potentially available, and saw two top defenders removed from the grab bag.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
LaDainian Tomlinson backs Terrell Owens for Hall of Fame
Count one of the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, running back LaDainian Tomlinson, among those who feel wide receiver Terrell Owens should have a bust in …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
NFL teams get jump start on franchise tags
Le’Veon Bell, Chandler Jones and Kawann Short didn’t have to wait until Wednesday’s deadline to get franchise tagged.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Pro football’s intrusive and mandatory job interview
A dozen years ago, when Jeff Foster first came to National Football Scouting, the company that runs the NFL Combine, he surveyed all 32 teams. The sport’s biggest job fair …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Jalen Robinette both a cadet and NFL hopeful
Jalen Robinette is the first Air Force receiver invited to the Shrine Game, Senior Bowl and NFL Combine. Whichever team drafts him won’t have to wait for him to serve …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Jameis Winston: Comments about girls were ‘poor word choice’
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a “poor word choice” in comments about women while talking to students at a Florida elementary school. The Tampa Bay Times …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Tom Brady: The Movie? Fans divided and foes say they’ll pass
Tom Brady: The Movie? A new book and a major motion picture are in the works about the New England Patriots’ star quarterback and the “Deflategate” suspension he overcame to …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Jerry vs. Kurt: Cowboys to face Cardinals in hall game
Dallas and Arizona will play in the Hall of Fame game on Aug. 3. With Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner being inducted into the hall …