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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson tweets against proposed NFL collective bargaining agreement: ‘I VOTE NO’

Conventional wisdom among those who follow the NFL is that its players are likely to approve a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) proposal that was sent by the union’s leaders …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Seahawks will meet with Jadeveon Clowney’s agent at the NFL combine

Shocking news from the Seahawks here at the NFL combine Tuesday – they’d like to re-sign Jadeveon Clowney!


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Many teams want to scrap video review for pass interference

The NFL’s video review system for pass interference calls could be scrapped after one season.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Washington and Washington State at the NFL combine: Jacob Eason says ‘I felt ready’ to leave school and enter the draft

Should quarterback Jacob Eason have stayed at UW for another season? That remains a debate as the NFL combine kicks off this week.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Joe Burrow shows Cincy some love, NFL teams drool over receivers

The NFL scouting combine kicked off a busy week with general managers and coaches talking up this year’s crop of wide receivers and projected top overall draft pick Joe Burrow …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Player reps, NFL negotiators meet for 4 hours about new CBA

Players union representatives and members of the NFL’s negotiating committee met for nearly four hours to hash out their differences in a new labor agreement the owners approved last week.


NFL’s new combine drills may help scouts, attract more fans

The NFL’s new scouting drills are designed to do three things: Give scouts a better evaluation of draft prospects in the evolving game; make workouts more competitive; create more entertainment …


NFL owners approve negotiated terms for new labor agreement

In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team owners voted Thursday to “accept the negotiated terms on the principles of a new collective bargaining agreement.”


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020

Seattle Seahawks sign three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen

The Seahawks have made their first big addition of the offseason, reaching an agreement with veteran free agent tight end Greg Olsen on a one-year deal. A source confirmed the …


NFL putting stronger Rooney Rule front and center

Pro football is discovering that the spirit of the Rooney Rule is being violated.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020

Saints’ Drew Brees announces intention to return for 2020 season

Quarterback Drew Brees’ record-setting NFL career is on track for a 20th season – and a 15th with the New Orleans Saints.


Leigh Steinberg’s comeback continues with Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

The real-life “Jerry Maguire“ is riding a nice comeback wave.


Steelers confident Ben Roethlisberger can return to form in 2020

The Pittsburgh Steelers are confident quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s surgically repaired right elbow will be ready to go in time for the 2020 regular season, so confident there are no plans …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Colin Kaepernick to release memoir through his publishing company

Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume.


Sean McVay mum on reasons for Rams’ defensive coordinator change

Sean McVay still isn’t saying why he decided to fire defensive coordinator Wade Phillips after their third straight winning season with the Los Angeles Rams. Phillips was dismissed after the …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Browns’ Myles Garrett reinstated by NFL from indefinite suspension

Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett has been reinstated by the NFL after being suspended for hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with a helmet in a Nov. …


Offseason Fix: Where are the free QBs headed?

Now that we know Philip Rivers won’t be leading the Chargers into SoFi Stadium in September, the muddied waters of NFL quarterbacking have been cleared a bit.


Las Vegas agency allocates $2.4M to host NFL draft in April

Tourism officials in Las Vegas are allocating $2.4 million to host the NFL draft in a little more than 10 weeks.


Safety Eric Weddle says he’s done after 13-year NFL career

Six-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle says he is done with his 13-year NFL career.


49ers tune out criticism following Super Bowl collapse

San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan knows there’s criticism floating around after his team blew a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter of a Super Bowl loss to Kansas City.


Panthers staying mum on Cam Newton’s future with team

While Cam Newton remains optimistic about his chances of playing for the Carolina Panthers next season, the team is remaining mostly silent on the quarterback’s future.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Andy Reid tells parade-goers Chiefs will win again next year

Hundreds of thousands of Kansas City Chiefs fans braved sub-freezing wind chills to celebrate the team’s first Super Bowl victory in 50 years.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

John Blanchette: Michael Roos hopes his post-NFL curling obsession turns into an Olympic opportunity

It can be said that professional athletes are not like us civilians. And even when they are, they’re not.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan should have heeded Bill Belichick’s Vic Fangio blueprint

The Super Bowl might have gone San Francisco’s way if only 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan had followed Bill Belichick’s lead and copied Vic Fangio’s blueprints.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

Chiefs already eyeing Super Bowl repeat next year

It took the Chiefs five full decades to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City. They don’t intend to wait that long again. With confetti still swirling and their …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

Super Bowl halftime show draws praise, tears from US Latinos

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – When the Super Bowl halftime show began, Yol-Itzma Aguirre and her relatives watched with anticipation. The El Paso, Texas, family was curious how Colombia-born Shakira and New …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020

Super Bowl notebook: Katie Sowers makes history as 1st woman coach at Super Bowl

Katie Sowers made history, becoming the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020

Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs’ rally past 49ers in Super Bowl, 31-20

Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to three touchdowns in the final 6:13, and they overcame a double-digit deficit for the third postseason game in a row to beat …


Sky’s the limit: Former EWU receiver Kendrick Bourne could be the first Big Sky Conference player to score a TD in the Super Bowl

A dancing Kendrick Bourne made his way down the steps of the San Francisco 49ers’ team plane after landing in Miami earlier this week, the sort of Super Bowl entrance …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Safeties first: Troy Polamalu, State Atwater heading to Pro Football Hall of Fame

He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey. Didn’t matter. Everyone knew where to find Troy …