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Stories tagged: football

Diabolical division: NFC West looks loaded for another year

The NFC West was a diabolically difficult division for most of the past decade, and it only seems to be getting tougher.

Chargers unveil updated lightning bolt, logotype

The Los Angeles Chargers have updated their logo and unveiled new logotype ahead of their move into their new home at Hollywood Park.

AP Sources: Seahawks land WR Phillip Dorsett on 1-year deal

The Seattle Seahawks have made a significant addition to their wide receiver group by agreeing to a one-year deal with Phillip Dorsett.

UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020

Panthers release quarterback Cam Newton

The Cam Newton era is over in Carolina, as the Panthers released the quarterback after nine seasons.

Six-time Super Bowl champ Tom Brady looking forward, not behind

Tom Brady says one day he’ll have time to reflect on a historic 20-year run with the New England Patriots.

UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020

AP source: 49ers agree to 1-year deal with Travis Benjamin

A person familiar with the deal says the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent receiver Travis Benjamin.

AP Source: Broncos agree to 2-year, $5.7M deal with Nick Vannett

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos have agreed to a two-year contract with free agent tight end Nick Vannett

Kenyan Drake staying with Cardinals on one-year deal

Arizona running back Kenyan Drake’s agency says he will sign his one-year, $8.5 million tender to stay with the Cardinals.

Former No. 1 overall draft picks still available on market

Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney didn’t have to wait long at all to find homes in the NFL when they came out of college.

UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

Tom Brady, Todd Gurley: From 2019 Super Bowl foes to same division

For now, there are four Super Bowl quarterbacks in the NFC South, including a newcomer.

Paul Newberry: Playoffs-or-bust should be Tom Brady’s new mantra

Well, it’s official now. Tom Brady is a Buccaneer. Sounds strange, doesn’t it?

UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

AP Source: Broncos, Melvin Gordon agree to two-year, $16M deal

The Denver Broncos have agreed to a two-year deal with former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon.

UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

Saints, Andrus Peat agree on 5-year contract

Saints free agent left guard Andrus Peat has agreed to a five-year contract keeping him in New Orleans, general manager Mickey Loomis said.

UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

‘New football journey’: Tom Brady signs with Buccaneers

Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020

AP source: Falcons agree to 1-year deal with Todd Gurley

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with three-time Pro Bowl running back Todd Gurley, one day after he was cut by the Los Angeles Rams.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Prep football: Joe Ireland promoted to head coach at Lewis and Clark

Joe Ireland has been named head football coach at Lewis and Clark, replacing Dave Hughes. Ireland has been LC’s defensive coordinator the past three seasons.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Analysis: As waiting game continues with Jadeveon Clowney, where else could Seahawks look to bolster pass rush?

As day four of the NFL free-agency negotiating/signing period opened Thursday, the Seahawks’ biggest question – the fate of defensive end Jadeveon Clowney – became one that may not be …

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Key additions and subtractions for AFC teams in free agency

NFL teams have been busy for four days agreeing to terms with free agents and arranging trades.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Saints coach Sean Payton says he tested positive for coronavirus

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton learned Thursday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, he told ESPN.

Lions agree to trade CB Darius Slay to Philadelphia

Darius Slay got his wish with a trade out of Detroit and a big new contract.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Los Angeles Rams release running back Todd Gurley

The Los Angeles Rams have released Todd Gurley, their superstar running back with a massive contract and a troubling injury history.

It’s official: Five-time Pro Bowler Calais Campbell to join Ravens

The Ravens have announced the deal that secured defensive end Calais Campbell, a skilled run-stopper who also has a knack for getting to the quarterback.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

AP source: Broncos waiving injured QB Joe Flacco

Another veteran quarterback is on the open market.

UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020

Business as unusual: NFL free agency pushes through pandemic

The NFL’s off-the-field business has joined most of the rest of the country in full work-from-home mode.

49ers do best to keep NFC title winning roster intact

The task for the San Francisco 49ers in free agency was more about keeping pieces in place rather than finding upgrades after coming within one quarter of winning the Super …

Seahawks have traditional slow start to NFL free agency

The Seattle Seahawks have started the NFL free agency period slowly as they have usually done with John Schneider and Pete Carroll at the helm.

Rams add LB Leonard Floyd, keep Andrew Whitworth, Austin Blythe on O-line

The Los Angeles Rams are losing defensive starters and keeping their offensive line intact during free agency.

Post-Tom Brady Patriots cut costs as free agents depart

A day after Tom Brady announced he was leaving New England, the Patriots spent the first day of free agency in cost-cutting mode.

Cardinals help defense, but big buzz surrounds WR DeAndre Hopkins

The Cardinals came into the offseason needing to give a boost to their struggling defense and it appears they’ve done that after agreeing to three-year contracts with defensive lineman Jordan …

UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020

Free agent deals aren’t yet official as NFL year begins

Even as Tom Brady prepares to go from New England to Tampa Bay free agent contracts and trades agreed upon in recent days or weeks won’t become official even as …