Stories tagged: NFL
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 7:37 P.M.
Seahawks signs DB Bradley McDougald, K John Lunsford
The Seattle Seahawks have added depth in the secondary by signing defensive back Bradley McDougald. Seattle also signed kicker John Lunsford. McDougald spent the past four seasons in Tampa Bay …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 1:32 P.M.
NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks
The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. The league also …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:46 P.M.
Horrible 2013 NFL draft continues to resonate
It’s been nearly four years since the 2013 NFL draft, which gives us plenty of time to evaluate the talent that came out of it. But a very quick study …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:21 P.M.
Jim Harbaugh has Colin Kepernick’s back after QB slammed by Donald Trump
Colin Kaepernick still has high-profile supporters but even higher-profile detractors.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 2:47 P.M.
Falcons sign FBs Derrick Coleman, Soma Vainuku; also land OG Hugh Thornton
The Atlanta Falcons have signed fullbacks Derrick Coleman and Soma Vainuku to fill the void left by losing Patrick DiMarco in free agency, and they also landed offensive guard Hugh …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 2:03 P.M.
Man named in Tom Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies
The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats. …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 1:53 P.M.
AP source: Linebacker Manti Te’o agrees to deal with Saints
A person familiar with the situation says NFL veteran linebacker Manti Te’o has agreed sign a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The person spoke to the Associated Press …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 1:24 P.M.
Panthers QB Cam Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery at the end of this month to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder. Panthers spokesman Steve Drummond says …
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:59 P.M.
Seahawks’ offensive line gets boost with signing of Oday Aboushi
The Seahawks officially
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:53 P.M.
Dwight Clark, Gale Sayers show NFL players continue to pay high price
The news seemed unimaginable, much as it might have 78 years ago when Yankees fans learned Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with the disease that would later bear his name.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 8:49 P.M.
Former San Francisco WR Dwight Clark announces he has ALS
Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 6:52 P.M.
Seahawks agree to deals with Luke Willson, DeShawn Shead while wild rumors fill air
The Seattle Seahawks brought back two of their most popular players. They also signed two new veterans. One adds some more experience on their offensive line.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 12:33 P.M.
JPP in the house: Giants re-sign DE Jason Pierre-Paul for 4 years
Star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has signed a four-year contract with the New York Giants. The team gave Pierre-Paul the franchise tag last month, and reached the long-term deal Friday. …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:57 A.M.
AP Source: QB Geno Smith leaves Jets for Giants
Person familiar with decision: Former Jets QB Geno Smith has agreed to terms with the Giants. Like receiver Brandon Marshall last week, Smith is changing teams but remaining in the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:05 A.M.
AP source: Jets meeting with free agent QB Josh McCown
A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that free agent quarterback Josh McCown is meeting with the New York Jets. The quarterback-needy Jets have just …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 2:01 P.M.
New Patriots WR Brandin Cooks ready to earn trust of Bill Belichick
Over the past three seasons Brandin Cooks has carved out a reputation as one of the NFL’s elite young receivers. Now, following his trade from New Orleans to New England …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 5:05 P.M.
Seattle Seahawks, RB Eddie Lacy agree to one-year contract
Running back Eddie Lacy, who played just five games last year, was the Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2013, when he rushed for 1,178 yards and 11 touchdowns.
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
Terrelle Pryor not concerned about uncertainty surrounding Washington
Terrelle Pryor doesn’t know if Kirk Cousins will be the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback, but he hopes so. Pryor signed a one-year deal with the Redskins last week hours after …
SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
Detroit Lions reach 3-year deal with T.J. Lang
T.J. Lang is switching sides in an NFC North rivalry – and returning to his roots.
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 7:46 P.M.
Seahawks sign Luke Joeckel to bolster offensive line
The Seattle Seahawks have signed former No. 2 overall pick Luke Joeckel as they look to bolster their offensive line.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 6:42 P.M.
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s wife, unborn child fine after car accident
Pop star Ciara and her unborn child are doing fine after being in a car accident in Los Angeles on Friday, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 6:09 P.M.
Reshad Jones’ deal with Miami may affect how Seahawks negotiate with Kam Chancellor
While the eyes and ears of Seahawks fans were understandably trained on what was happening locally when free agency began Thursday, a signing in Miami could prove to have significant …
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 5:17 P.M.
Mike Glennon gets Bears quarterback job; Robert Griffin III gets walking papers
It looks like Mike Glennon has a starting job in the NFL. Robert Griffin III no longer has any job.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 10:05 P.M.
Osweiler deal a stunner; Cutler’s release no surprise
Everyone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL’s year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone’s projections.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 9:55 P.M.
Court filings describe NFL misuse of painkillers
National Football League teams violated federal laws governing prescription drugs, disregarded guidance from the Drug Enforcement Administration on how to store, track, transport and distribute controlled substances, and plied their …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 10:08 P.M.
Seahawks set sights on linemen, reportedly signing Luke Joeckel and awaiting T.J. Lang
On the first day of NFL free agency, it was the largest men who went the fastest.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 1:59 P.M.
Matt Carpenter returns to Cards lineup, makes most of only at-bat
Matt Carpenter couldn’t simply stand at the plate and take pitches. So under orders not to swing for fear of aggravating his stiff lower back, the St. Louis Cardinals star …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 10:05 P.M.
A look at past Seattle Seahawks free agent signings
The Seahawks can officially begin signing unrestricted free agents Thursday at 1 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 4:58 P.M.
49ers get busy bolstering offense on eve of free agency
The San Francisco 49ers look poised to upgrade their struggling offense in free agency. A person familiar with the deals says the Niners have agreed on a two-year deal with …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 3:32 P.M.
Giants sign WR Brandon Marshall to 2-year contract
The New York Giants have signed free agent receiver Brandon Marshall to a two-year contact. The former Jets receiver tweeted a picture of the signed contact. The signing gives the …