NFL NEWS ARCHIVE
Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks’ list
(SportsNetwork.com) - NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.
Extra Points: A ’Battle’ worth fighting?
(SportsNetwork.com) - Talented Clemson left tackle Isaiah Battle is set to enter the NFL Supplemental Draft next month, and plenty of teams could show some interest.
Brady’s appeal hearing concludes
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - After nearly 11 hours, Tom Brady had his appeal hearing conclude Tuesday evening, as the star quarterback made his case over his suspension.
Browns claim Pryor
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns have claimed quarterback- turned-wide receiver Terrelle Pryor off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals.
Lions sign Taylor Mays
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions have signed safety Taylor Mays.
Pats sign 1st-round pick Brown, cut TE Davis
Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots signed first- round draft pick Malcom Brown on Friday and released veteran tight end Fred Davis.
Extra Points: Spring is the time to tinker
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chip Kelly often tries to downplay what goes on in June but a few eyebrows were raised this week when defensive end Vinny Curry got a few looks at outside linebacker during the Eagles' minicamp.
Texans CB Joseph gets extension
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans gave cornerback Johnathan Joseph a contract extension on Thursday.
Giants sign 1st-round pick Flowers
East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants signed tackle and the ninth overall pick in the NFL Draft, Ereck Flowers, on Thursday.
Bears sign ex-Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed former Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas to a one-year contract Thursday.
Bryant attends Cowboys’ minicamp
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant made it to the club's final day of minicamp on Thursday.
Extra Points: Allen takes on new challenge in Lake Tahoe
(SportsNetwork.com) - The next time you're playing word association, altruism probably isn't the noun that is going to be linked with the NFL, especially after a calendar year in which so many off-the-field incidents stained the reputation of the league.
Titans release Shonn Greene
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans released running back Shonn Greene on Tuesday.
Vikings release S Taylor Mays
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings released safety Taylor Mays on Tuesday.
Eagles add OL Wheeler
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles added some much-needed depth along the offensive line on Monday, signing Jared Wheeler to a one-year contract.
Panthers ink CB Houston
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran cornerback Chris Houston has signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday.
Extra Points: Texans excited about a healthy Cushing
(SportsNetwork.com) - Once upon a time J.J. Watt wasn't the best defensive player on the Houston Texans.
Panthers sign LB Davis to contract extension
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed linebacker Thomas Davis to a two-year contract extension on Monday.
Falcons release OT Baker
Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Falcons released offensive tackle Sam Baker on Monday.
Rams sign Gurley, 2015 draft class
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams have reached agreements with their 2015 NFL Draft picks, including first-round pick Todd Gurley.
Pats sign veteran QB Flynn
Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots announced they signed veteran quarterback Matt Flynn on Friday.
TE Wright back with Bucs on waiver claim
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reacquired tight end Tim Wright off waivers from New England less than a year after trading him to the Patriots.
Extra Points: Evan is hardly almighty in Chip’s world
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - You either buy in or you don't.
Spikes charged in crash
Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes is being charged with four different motor vehicle violations stemming from his alleged involvement in a crash in the early morning of Sunday, June 7.
Cowboys sign Byron Jones
Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys signed first-round draft pick Byron Jones on Thursday.
Eagles release Pro Bowl guard Mathis
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles reportedly released offensive lineman Evan Mathis on Thursday, cutting ties with the two- time Pro Bowl guard amid a long-running contract dispute.
Bengals sign 1st-round pick Cedric Ogbuehi
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Bengals signed first-round draft pick Cedric Ogbuehi on Thursday.
Lions sign first-round pick Tomlinson
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed first-round pick Laken Tomlinson to a four-year rookie contract on Thursday.
Dolphins sign veteran DT Mosley
Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle C.J. Mosley to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
Extra Points: Stick a ’Spikes’ in it
Philadelphia, Pa (SportsNetwork.com) - One of my favorite editors called me a contrarian one day, assuming I had some sort of twisted desire to take on difficult arguments no matter what my real opinion was.
Seahawks re-sign Tarvaris Jackson
Renton, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson will return to the Seattle Seahawks for the 2015 season after agreeing to terms with the team Tuesday.
Bucs claim P Lanning
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have claimed punter Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.
Chargers, Liuget agree on multi-year extension
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Corey Liuget on a multi-year contract extension.
Titans place CB Harris on IR, sign C Velasco
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans placed cornerback Brandon Harris on injured reserve and signed center Fernando Velasco, the team announced Tuesday.
Patriots release Brandon Spikes
Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots released Brandon Spikes on Monday, just hours after Massachusetts State Police began an investigation into an abandoned car belonging to the linebacker.
Bears sign CB Tracy Porter
Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed cornerback Tracy Porter to a one-year contract on Monday.
49ers ship P Lee to Browns
Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns acquired four-time All- Pro punter Andy Lee Saturday in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers.
49ers OT Davis, 25, walking away from football
(SportsNetwork.com) - Another young San Francisco 49ers player is walking away from the game.
Extra Points: Foles brings a different mentality to Rams
(SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia can have the arm talent, the St. Louis Rams want the intangibles for a change.
NFL confirms new officials for 2015, including Sarah Thomas
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL announced its roster of full-time officials for 2015 on Friday and Sarah Thomas was among the 10 new hires.
Dolphins’ top pick Parker sidelined after foot surgery
Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker underwent foot surgery Friday morning.
Report: Saints LB Galette has pectoral injury
(SportsNetwork.com) - New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette suffered a pectoral injury and is considering surgery, according to a report from Fox Sports on Thursday.
Son of Broncos owner arrested, put on leave
(SportsNetwork.com) - The son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was arrested on domestic violence charges, according to jail records and reports.
Extra Points: NFL goes ’over the top’
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tomorrow has always belonged to those preparing for it today.
Texans sign DL Brandon Deaderick
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have signed defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick, who played last season with the New Orleans Saints.
Peterson back with Vikings after nearly 9 months
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Peterson is back with the Minnesota Vikings for the first time in almost nine months and says his return to the team went "smooth."
Panthers, Newton agree to 5-year extension
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers announced on Tuesday that quarterback Cam Newton signed a new five-year contract extension.
Rams add Jeff Garcia to coaching staff
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams have added former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia to their coaching staff.
Peterson returns to Vikings
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Peterson is back with the Minnesota Vikings.
Saints ink DE Jordan to 5-year extension
Metairie, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New Orleans Saints signed defensive end Cameron Jordan to a five-year extension on Tuesday.
Peterson to attend Vikings’ workouts
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Peterson will apparently attend the Minnesota Vikings' offseason workouts this week.
Cardinals extend DE Rucker
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday that defensive end Frostee Rucker was given a one-year extension.
Broncos sign first-round pick Ray
Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos signed first-round pick Shane Ray to his rookie contract on Monday.
Cardinals sign first-round pick Humphries
Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals announced Monday that they have come to terms with offensive tackle D.J. Humphries, the team's first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft.