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  • • Fullback Patrick DiMarco announces retirement
    Fullback Patrick DiMarco announced his retirement from the NFL after 10 years on Thursday. “From a 10-year old kid dreaming of being Mike Alstott to playing fullback for 10 years in the National Football League, I am a testament for all the youth to pursue your dreams with everything you’ve got and don’t let the [more]...2021
  • Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen: Which QB has the strongest arm in the NFL?
    • Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen: Which QB has the strongest arm in the NFL?
    Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen have two of the strongest arms in the NFL, but only one can be considered the strongest thrower in the National Football League....2021
  • • Chuck Pagano: I’m excited to start this new chapter of my life
    After multiple reports of the news emerged on Tuesday night, Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano officially announced his retirement from coaching on Wednesday. “After 36 years of coaching the game I love, I have decided to retire from the National Football League,” Pagano said in a statement released by the Bears. “I’d like to sincerely thank [more]...2021
  • The American Cancer Society and National Football League Award $50,000 Grants To Two Boston Health Centers To Safely Increase Cancer Screenings During COVID-19
    • The American Cancer Society and National Football League Award $50,000 Grants To Two Boston Health Centers To Safely Increase Cancer Screenings During COVID-19
    The American Cancer Society and National Football League (NFL) have awarded grants to two local health systems to safely increase cancer screenings during the COVID-19 pandemic....2021
  • There's a message behind Cam Newton's outfits on game days
    • There's a message behind Cam Newton's outfits on game days
    Cam Newton's outfits and cleats are frequently a topic of conversation, and the well-known quarterback is one of the more committed dressers in the National Football League....2020
  • Patriots WR Gunner Olszewksi Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    • Patriots WR Gunner Olszewksi Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    New England Patriots WR Gunner Olszewski has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Football League for his performance in the Patriots 45-0 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday....2020
  • Patriots K Nick Folk Named Special Teams Player of the Week
    • Patriots K Nick Folk Named Special Teams Player of the Week
    New England Patriots K Nick Folk has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Football League for his performance in the Patriots 20-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday....2020
  • • Josh McDaniels praises Cam Newton’s leadership
    Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels says Cam Newton has provided exactly the kind of leadership a team wants from its veteran quarterback. “I think Cam’s a tremendous example of what a leader is supposed to be,” McDaniels said, via the Boston Herald. “Leadership isn’t easy. Being up front, playing quarterback in the National Football League [more]...2020
  • Patriots K Nick Folk Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    • Patriots K Nick Folk Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    Patriots K Nick Folk has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Football League for his performance in the Patriots 30-27 win over the New York Jets on Monday Night Football....2020
  • NFL's 'Crucial Catch' campaign hits close to home for Matt Peart
    • NFL's 'Crucial Catch' campaign hits close to home for Matt Peart
    For the 12th consecutive season, the National Football League and the American Cancer Society are working together to support the fight against cancer, which has affected the rookie's family....2020

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National Football League injury and suspension

  • • Baker Mayfield unlikely to get many first-team reps in training camp
    If there was any doubt about Baker Mayfield’s status as a Cleveland Browns backup, coach Hue Jackson essentially confirmed it on Wednesday.Jackson said that he doesn’t envision Mayfield getting many reps with the first team during training camp, and that Tyrod Taylor will be the team’s starter unless there’s an injury.“Tyrod Taylor is the starter,” Jackson said, via Scott Petrak of BrownsZone. “I ...2018
  • APNewsBreak: Dolphins anthem punishment includes suspensions
    • APNewsBreak: Dolphins anthem punishment includes suspensions
    The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy while the two sides work on a resolution....2018
  • • Report: NFL suspends Eagles LB Nigel Bradham for start of the 2018 season
    The National Football League is giving us its weekly Friday offseason news dump. Following reports that Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin was suspended the first four games of the 2018 season, comes this piece of news out of Philadelphia.According to multiple media reports, star Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham has been suspended for the first game of the 2018 season.During the 2016 cal...2018
  • Combine: QB draft class filled with Brady admirers
    • Combine: QB draft class filled with Brady admirers
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Patriots need a quarterback. Not in the Cleveland Browns-need-a-quarterback way, but given the Jimmy Garoppolo trade last October it’s clear that New England needs to restock the heir-to-Brady’s throne pipeline in the very near future. Make no mistake, reigning NFL MVP Tom Brady will be under center for the foreseeable future leading in all likelihood a top-five passing attack. ...2018
  • NFL Scouting Combine Day 1 Snap Judgments
    • NFL Scouting Combine Day 1 Snap Judgments
    2018
  • View from Above: Questions remain, and answers may not be swift
    • View from Above: Questions remain, and answers may not be swift
    2018
  • Gronk ‘ready to roll’; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    • Gronk ‘ready to roll’; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Outside of a short appearance at a Madden NFL event earlier this week, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had not spoken with the media since leaving the second quarter of the AFC Championship game with a head injury. As he worked his way through the NFL’s concussion protocol over the last week-plus leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, the All-Pro New England pass catcher wa...2018
  • Gronk 'ready to roll'; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    • Gronk 'ready to roll'; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Outside of a short appearance at a Madden NFL event earlier this week, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had not spoken with the media since leaving the second quarter of the AFC Championship game with a head injury. As he worked his way through the NFL’s concussion protocol over the last week-plus leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, the All-Pro New England pass catcher wa...2018
  • Transcript: Bill Belichick Press Conference 1/19
    • Transcript: Bill Belichick Press Conference 1/19
    2018
  • Transcript: Locker Room Quotes 1/15
    • Transcript: Locker Room Quotes 1/15
    SPECIAL TEAMS CAPTAIN MATTHEW SLATER ...2018

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National Football League lifestyle

  • New York: Road Trip Travel Guide Presented by JetBlue
    • New York: Road Trip Travel Guide Presented by JetBlue
    The Patriots are on the road again, and this time they’re in New York to take on the Jets. Since there’s always a ton of things to do and restaurants to visit, we thought that we would help make things easier for your trip to the Big Apple. The NFL Ticket Exchange still has plenty of options available for the game on Sunday, so if you want to make a trip to MetLife Stadium, you can take a look at ...2017
  • • Bill Belichick Press Conference Transcript 8/23
    Q: What is your reaction to the big trade last night between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers? BB: Yeah, I'm really focused on our team. I've got my plate full with that. Q: How is Trevor Bates progressing in the system? BB: Good. He works hard, a tough kid, out there every day, good offseason. He's a grinder. Q: What does he have going for him here in New England? I believe he playe...2017
  • • NFL players react to news of Hernandez’s suicide
    The tragic story of Aaron Hernandez came to an end Wednesday morning when the former NFL star committed suicide in his prison cell. As you might expect, the news drew a mixed reaction from players across the National Football League.Current and former players — some of whom played at the same time as Hernandez — took to Twitter to express their thoughts. Just days ago, Hernandez was acquitted of m...2017
  • • NFL players react to news of Hernandez’s suicide
    The tragic story of Aaron Hernandez came to an end Wednesday morning when the former NFL star committed suicide in his prison cell. As you might expect, the news drew a mixed reaction from players across the National Football League.Current and former players — some of whom played at the same time as Hernandez — took to Twitter to express their thoughts. Just days ago, Hernandez was acquitted of m...2017
  • • The Tales of Adam Vinatieri, the NFL's Forrest Gump
    2016
  • • Harry Carson Comments on CTE, NFL Player Safety and More
    2016
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Is It Still OK to Love Football?
    2016
  • • NFL TV partners have sold almost $1B in ads this season
    Through five weeks of the 2015 season, television networks have found that advertisers are still bullish on the National Football League. Advertising Age reports that CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC and NFL Network have sold a collective $942.5 million going into Week 6 and that’s ahead of the same point last year. In fact at the same point last year, the season started a week earlier so through six weeks in ...2015
  • • The Jaguars and Panthers: NFL Expansion Success Stories, 20 Years Later
    2015
  • • Sheldon Richardson Suspension Further Muddies Situation on Loaded Jets DL
    2015

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National Football League trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Joy Taylor makes the case for Miami Dolphins fans as the best in the NFL
    THE HERD host Joy Taylor argues why Miami Dolphins fans are the best the National Football League has to offer. She says their willingness to sit through extreme heat and their long list of NFL legends pushes them to the top of the list....2020
  • • A Costly Draft Decision
    It’s draft season in the National Football League, whose three-day festivities got underway Thursday. That got me to thinking about recent No. 1 draft picks in Major League Baseball. If we turn back the clock seven years to 2013, we find one of the biggest disappointments the event has seen in its history. With the…...2020
  • • Scheduling the NHL draft in June is the right call
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Benefits outweigh the risks to move forward with the draft sooner than later Much is still uncertain about how the NHL will conclude the 2019-20 season and postseason, if at all, but one piece of news which has piqued interest this week is the idea that the league may go ahead with the NHL draft in June. The event will certainly work and feel different regar...2020
  • • Rex Ryan unloads on Amari Cooper, says Cowboys made mistake
    The Dallas Cowboys signed Amari Cooper to a massive contract extension this offseason, and Rex Ryan strongly believes the team made a mistake. With the sports calendar on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ryan apparently feels that now is as good a time as any to verbally destroy the star wide receiver. During ESPN’s “Get Up!” on Friday morning, Ryan called Cooper the “biggest disappearing act...2020
  • • Rex Ryan destroys Amari Cooper, Cowboys over new contract
    Amari Cooper will reportedly sign a five-year, $100 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys with $60 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. The wide receiver was due for a raise, but former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan doesn't think so. "I wouldn't have paid this guy," Ryan said Friday morning on ESPN's "Get Up." "To me, this is the biggest disappearing act in...2020
  • • Johnny Manziel has 'zero desire' to play football
    Over the weekend, Johnny Manziel took to social media to make his case to the XFL. Then, he deleted his Twitter account. Hours later, he returned to the platform to let the world know that he has “zero desire to play any football these days. [I] just love stirring up controversy” (Twitter link). Indeed, Manziel has been a lightning rod for controversy throughout his career and post-career. During ...2020
  • • Watch: Aaron Hernandez documentary trailer is something else
    Netflix has made waves with some of its bone-chilling and thought-provoking documentaries in the past. “Making a Murderer” is one of the prime examples of this. The online streaming site is now about to up the ante with the release of “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez” on Jan 15. By the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be something else. “As a gifted young football athlete from Bristo...2020
  • • Boise State edge rusher Curtis Weaver declares for the draft
    Boise State pass rusher Curtis Weaver is headed to the NFL, forgoing his final year of eligibility. He announced his decision on social media Saturday. “After discussing my future with my family, I am going to chase my next dream,” Weaver wrote. “And that [dream] is playing in the National Football League.” Weaver played 39 [more]...2019
  • • XFL commish: Johnny Manziel, Trent Richardson not good enough for league
    When the XFL concluded its draft, many football fans wondered how players like Johnny Manziel and Trent Richardson didn’t hear their names called in the draft. As commissioner Oliver Luck put it, neither player was viewed as good enough to be drafted by any of the teams. In an interview with The Tampa Bay Times, Luck opened up about the creation of the league, what fans can expect in the 2020 seas...2019
  • EXCLUSIVE: Carli Lloyd Has Received An Offer From An NFL Team To Kick In A Preseason Game
    • EXCLUSIVE: Carli Lloyd Has Received An Offer From An NFL Team To Kick In A Preseason Game
    Lloyd has been offered the chance to make history by becoming the first woman to play in a National Football League preseason game....2019

National Football League stats and results

  • • Fritz Pollard Alliance is “deeply troubled” by “serious” allegations against Woody Johnson
    The allegations of inappropriate workplace comments made by Jets owner Woody Johnson in his capacity as the U.S. ambassador to Britain are not going to quickly dissipate, notwithstanding comments made by the league and the team calculated to achieve that result. The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which “exists to champion diversity in the National Football League [more]...2020
  • • Scheduling the NHL draft in June is the right call
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Benefits outweigh the risks to move forward with the draft sooner than later Much is still uncertain about how the NHL will conclude the 2019-20 season and postseason, if at all, but one piece of news which has piqued interest this week is the idea that the league may go ahead with the NHL draft in June. The event will certainly work and feel different regar...2020
  • The NFL's memorable Elite 8s? Who may join them as the NFL's 2018 champion-to-be?
    • The NFL's memorable Elite 8s? Who may join them as the NFL's 2018 champion-to-be?
    2018
  • • NFL to penalize players for initiating contact with helmet
    The National Football League has been shaking things up all week long. It would start with the catch rule. But the competition committee decided to remove extra points after game-winning touchdowns as well. And now, citing safety concerns, they are talking about removing kickoffs. But commissioner Roger Goodell wants to make one thing clear.Helmets are not weapons. And they should not be used as s...2018
  • View from Above: Missing football? Let it spring eternal
    • View from Above: Missing football? Let it spring eternal
    We're getting a little anxious.  A little apprehensive.  Maybe even a little bit nervous over the days and weeks to come before the NFL mainstreams itself back into the public's consciousness? Oh, the NFL will try to keep us informed and entertained with something called The Combine, and I suppose that's fine if that's all there is – especially if you're into watching men-in-tights. It serves a pu...2018
  • • NFL Scouting Combine Day 1 Snap Judgments
    2018
  • • View from Above: Questions remain, and answers may not be swift
    2018
  • • Gronk ‘ready to roll’; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Outside of a short appearance at a Madden NFL event earlier this week, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had not spoken with the media since leaving the second quarter of the AFC Championship game with a head injury. As he worked his way through the NFL’s concussion protocol over the last week-plus leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, the All-Pro New England pass catcher wa...2018
  • • Gronk 'ready to roll'; Thursday Super Bowl notes
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Outside of a short appearance at a Madden NFL event earlier this week, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had not spoken with the media since leaving the second quarter of the AFC Championship game with a head injury. As he worked his way through the NFL’s concussion protocol over the last week-plus leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, the All-Pro New England pass catcher wa...2018
  • Broadcast Information: Eagles vs. Patriots
    • Broadcast Information: Eagles vs. Patriots
    2018

National Football League parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • NFL's 'Crucial Catch' campaign hits close to home for Matt Peart
    2020
  • • Boise State edge rusher Curtis Weaver declares for the draft
    2019
  • • Detroit Lions fire special teams coach Joe Marciano
    The Detroit Lions announced on Monday that they have fired their special teams coach Joe Marciano. “Tonight I spoke to Joe and informed him of my decision to relieve him of his responsibilities with our team,” head coach Matt Patricia said in a statement released by the team. “I appreciate Joe’s leadership of our special teams units over the last three and a half seasons and have great respect for...2018
  • • Darrelle Revis retires from NFL
    Darrelle Revis announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. This was the expected move after an offseason in which Revis’ name has hardly been mentioned. “For the past eleven years, it has truly been an honor to showcase one of my greatest gifts to the world. Today, I am closing a chapter in my life that I once dreamed of as a kid and I am officially retiring from the National Football Leag...2018
  • • WATCH: Dwight Clark's final resting place includes 'The Catch' goalpost
    A legend in many ways during his time with the San Francisco 49ers, Dwight Clark is known most for “The Catch” he made during the 1981 NFC Championshp Game against the Dallas Cowboys. It remains one of the most iconic moments in National Football League history.Now on to a better place following his premature passing at the age of 61 after a battle with ALS, Clark’s final resting place in Montana ...2018
  • • The NFL's memorable Elite 8s? Who may join them as the NFL's 2018 champion-to-be?
    2018
  • Transcript: Matthew Slater Press Conference 4/17
    • Transcript: Matthew Slater Press Conference 4/17
    special teams captain MATTHEW SLATER ...2018
  • • View from Above: Missing football? Let it spring eternal
    2018
  • • Combine: QB draft class filled with Brady admirers
    2018
  • Combine: Mike Vrabel: 'We're all better off having spent time in New England'
    • Combine: Mike Vrabel: 'We're all better off having spent time in New England'
    INDIANAPOLIS – During the eight years that Mike Vrabel spent playing linebacker for the Patriots, Bill Belichick often commented that he would one day be a head coach if he wished to pursue it. Now that Vrabel is entering his first season in charge of the Tennessee Titans, it’s clear he took a lot from his former coach. Vrabel stepped to the podium for his first Combine as a head coach and appeare...2018

Top National Football League news

  • • Report: NFL plans to change football handling guidelines
    By Vincent Frank.A recent Associated Press report indicates that the National Football League is in the midst of plans to change how footballs are handled prior to the start of games next year.This has everything to do with Deflategate and the scandal that has seemingly rocked the football world......2015
  • • Ray Rice Reinstated by NFL: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction
    2014
  • • NFL Disapproves of Marshawn Lynch Grabbing Crotch, Sells Photos of Crotch Grab
    2015
  • • Rams & Titans Delayed Announcing Trade to Avoid Stealing Kobe Bryant's Spotlight
    2016
  • • J.J. Watt Calls Out, Taunts Titans QB Zach Mettenberger over Pregame Selfies
    2014
  • • Fuzzy Thurston, legendary Packers guard, dead at 80
    Thurston played on five of the Packers' record 13 National Football League championship teams from 1959 through 1967...2014
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Seahawks Should Not Wait to Pay Russell Wilson
    2015
  • • Brock Osweiler to Sign with Texans: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2016
  • • League penalizes Giants, McAdoo for walkie-talkie use
    The National Football League has fined the New York Giants $150,000 and Giants coach Ben McAdoo $50,000 for their roles in illegal walkie-talkie use....2016
  • • NFL announces 2015 International Series lineup
    The National Football League announced three games for its 2015 International Series lineup. The Jets will take on the Dolphins, the Bills meet the Jaguars and the Lions clash with the Chiefs....2014
  • • Kam Chancellor Almost Blocks 2 Kicks by Jumping over Panthers O-Line
    2015
  • • NFL expands 'Thursday Night Football' package
    The National Football League announced Monday it has expanded their "Thursday Night Football" package in 2016 and 2017, continuing its partnership with CBS while also adding NBC as a partner....2016
  • • Tim Tebow Provides Spark in Eagles Debut but Still Has Long Way to Go
    2015
  • • NFL Safety Chairman Comments on Possibility of League Playing Without Helmets
    2015

National Football League fantasy rankings and news

  • Tackling Tech: The NFL's Role in Driving Sports Analytics
    • Tackling Tech: The NFL's Role in Driving Sports Analytics
    Whether you love them, hate them, or are still undecided, analytics are quickly spreading through sports, especially in the pros, with a new industry forecast projecting the worldwide sports analytics market to jump from $764.3 last year to $15.5 billion in 2023, according to Market Research Reports Inc.  If you think that numbers lie, remember that the National Football League Players Association...2017
  • • Tackling Tech: New NFL Fan Features for 2017
    The National Football League and its tech partners are putting the finishing touch on new features and functionalities that they hope will quickly become fan favorites. As always, the league is looking to balance tradition with technology, which has been increasing difficult as the game itself evolves. Among the new additions for the regular season are 360-degree replays on big boards in more venu...2017
  • • Six NFL teams have not renewed their daily fantasy deals
    The National Football League has voted in favor of allowing the Raiders to move to Las Vegas, but a handful of teams around the league have made the offseason decision to step away from the world of gambling, at least for now. As many as six different NFL franchises have chosen not to renew their contracts with either FanDuel or DraftKings, according to a report from Yahoo! Finance reporter Daniel...2017
  • • Tackling Tech: Can Tech Help with NFL Ratings Challenges?
    While teams and players are on to the 2017 draft, the National Football League is working to avoid a repeat of last year's TV ratings drop. Recently-released research and analysis suggests there were many reasons for the lower viewership - some of which the league could address with technology. The NFL has tools to enhance and advance the TV viewing experience. Applying them would require the leag...2017
  • • NFL Gives Explanation for Early-Season Ratings Dip
    2016
  • • NFL Kickoff Week: We still believe in the fantasy run game
    Welcome to the Yardbarker NFL Roundtable, a place where our most fervent football contributors can kickback, relax and look at the fun (and sometimes not-so-fun) parts of the biggest league in America; the massive behemoth that is the National Football League.   With the last of the fantasy football drafts underway just before Thursday night's kickoff, we thought this would be a good chance to sq...2016
  • • Adrian Peterson Q&A: Vikings RB on Age, Training and How the NFL 'Really Is'
    2016
  • • Bears Have Offensive Firepower to Light Up the NFL in 2016
    2016
  • • Tony Romo cancels fantasy football convention, blames NFL
    The National Football League continues to play a game of chicken with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his annual fantasy football convention that was set to kick off last year in Vegas. Romo cancelled the event a year ago, claiming that the NFL was using “scare tactics” as a way to force the event from the nation’s gambling mecca. Now set to take place in Pasadena from July 15-17, organiz...2016
  • • Tony Romo cancels fantasy football convention, blames NFL
    The National Football League continues to play a game of chicken with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his annual fantasy football convention that was set to kick off last year in Vegas. Romo cancelled the event a year ago, claiming that the NFL was using “scare tactics” as a way to force the event from the nation’s gambling mecca. Now set to take place in Pasadena from July 15-17, organiz...2016

National Football League schedule, game

  • • Scheduling the NHL draft in June is the right call
    2020
  • • Stephon Gilmore unsurprised by Brady leaving, unfazed by Stidham starting
    Tom Brady left the Patriots for the Buccaneers. Many were surprised. Patriots cornerback Stephen Gilmore was not among them. “Not surprised,” Gilmore told Mike Reiss of ESPN.com. “A player like him, playing somewhere that long, you never can see it, but it shows you that in the National Football League it can be anyone going [more]...2020
  • • Tyrann Mathieu blasts NFL over non-guaranteed contracts
    The National Football League is by far the most profitable of the four major North American sports. In fact, the NFL is setting its sights even bigger as it prepares for the Super Bowl this weekend. Coming off a fiscal year that saw the league generate a record $8 billion in revenue, the league it looking to more than triple that in the coming years. “Roger’s (Goodell) aspirational target of $25 b...2019
  • • Ravens' John Harbaugh wants Marshal Yanda, Eric Weddle to return
    Count Ravens head coach John Harbaugh among those who would like a pair of veteran Pro Bowlers to return to Baltimore next season.  Harbaugh told reporters he’s hoping offensive lineman Marshal Yanda and safety Eric Weddle will be back in 2019. “Unless something changes along the way, they will be back,” he said (via Jonas Shaffer of the Baltimore Sun). “We have talked about all those things, but ...2019
  • • Browns coach explains why Baker Mayfield has no chance of starting
    Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson has been clear from day one of camp: Tyrod Taylor is his starting quarterback, and No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield will not see the field, at least to start his rookie season.There is some strong thinking behind Jackson’s position. He has tried to hand the Browns over to rookie quarterbacks in each of the last two seasons — Cody Kessler in 2016 and DeShone Kize...2018
  • • Baker Mayfield unlikely to get many first-team reps in training camp
    2018
  • • Officials: Vikings OL coach Tony Sparano died of heart disease
    The entire NFL community was shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano.Just one day before Vikings coaches and personal were slated to report to training camp, Sparano died tragically and suddenly early Sunday morning.A veteran of nearly 20 NFL seasons, Sparano’s death was felt throughout the entire National Football League. It came mere day...2018
  • • Ranking the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL
    The NFL has no shortage of quality wide receivers. Whether they use their size and strength to get the job done or their speed and agility — or both — you can turn on virtually any game on Sunday and see great talent at the wide receiver position.But who are the best? Here are 10 players who should be considered the top receivers in the National Football League. 10. Davante Adams, Packers Aaron Ro...2018
  • • Report: NFL suspends Eagles LB Nigel Bradham for start of the 2018 season
    2018
  • • NFLPA hits back at Trump's assertion NFL players aren't patriotic
    President Donald Trump has targeted NFL players, painting many of them as unpatriotic, for well over a year now.His latest move was to cancel the Philadelphia Eagles’ scheduled visit to the White House, using the anthem debate as his key talking point.Not surprisingly, this sparked some pretty intense reactions from some of the players on that Super Bowl-winning club.Now the National Football Leag...2018

National Football League rumors, scandals

  • • Scheduling the NHL draft in June is the right call
    2020
  • • Report: NFL not investigating Saints over assistance to New Orleans archdiocese
    The National Football League is not currently intending to investigate the New Orleans Saints over their involvement in advising the New Orleans Archdiocese in their media response to the alleged sexual abuse committed by a member of its clergy, according to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com. Per Kaplan, the league is only planning to get involved [more]...2020
  • • AFC North notes: Baker Mayfield has chance to win starting job?
    The Browns have long committed to deploying trade acquisition Tyrod Taylor as their starting quarterback in 2018, but head coach Hue Jackson didn’t exactly dismiss the idea that No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield could usurp Taylor under center, as Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com writes.“I respect (the speculation),” Jackson said. “Anytime you draft a quarterback at No. 1 overall, everyone wants to...2018
  • • Top takeaways from Jimmy Garoppolo's record deal
    The San Francisco 49ers shocked the football world on Thursday by making Jimmy Garoppolo the highest-paid player in the history of the National Football League. After just seven career starts (five with the 49ers), the former New England Patriots second-round pick signed a five-year, $137.5 million extension with $74 million in total guarantees. His $27.5 million annual salary is the highest in NF...2018
  • • Top 15 off-field moments of the 2017-18 NFL season
    The late links architect Robert Trent Jones wrote that no matter what kind of “bleeping cow pasture” a golfer might call her neighborhood course, there are still lots of people playing it and having fun.NFL football in 2017-18 can be viewed in the same way. While controversy raged on and off the field – and the concussion issue reared its ugly head in the AFC Playoffs – there were nonetheless a bo...2018
  • • Transcript: Locker Room Quotes 1/15
    2018
  • • NFL puts NFLPA on blast over response to Elliott suspension
    The National Football League did not waste any time Wednesday calling out the NFL Players Association for what the league believes is the union throwing out derogatory reports surrounding the alleged victim in the Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence case.Hold on to your hats, this release sent out through Twitter by the NFL PR department is rather amazing. “Over the past few days we’ve received mult...2017
  • • Michael Vick wants to coach in the NFL
    When Michael Vick announced his retirement from the NFL earlier this offseason, he apparently meant only as a player.In an appearance on Adam Schefter’s “Know Them From Adam” podcast this week, Vick said he would love to return to the NFL in a coaching role, possibly working with quarterbacks.“I would love to coach in the National Football League one day,” Vick told Schefter. “… At some point, I’d...2017
  • • Jim Caldwell confident Lions, Calvin Johnson will mend relationship
    Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell is confident that the franchise will be able to mend its relationship with retired wide receiver Calvin Johnson.Over the weekend, Johnson made some noise about being unhappy with the way his tenure with the Lions ended after the 2015 season. There is speculation that Megatron was upset the Lions asked him to repay $320,000 of his signing bonus upon retiring.Ca...2017
  • • Patriots active on Draft Day 2
    For the second consecutive year, the Patriots were forced to wait until Day 2 of the NFL Draft to make any moves. Unlike in 2016, New England willingly parted with its first-round choice, the 32nd overall, in an earlier offseason trade with New Orleans to acquire WR Brandin Cooks. Also unlike last spring, the reigning Super Bowl champs went without a pick in Round 2 as well, after giving that pick...2017

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