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» Sunday, April 30, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Grades: NFC West

2:33 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: NFC South

2:02 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: NFC North

1:51 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: NFC East

1:42 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: AFC West

12:09 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

Jets WR Smith to miss season with knee injury

12:02 AM

New York Jets wide receiver Devin Smith suffered a second major knee injury in less than two years that will force him to miss the 2017 season.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South

12:01 AM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

» Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Grades: AFC North

11:58 PM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft Grades: AFC East

11:52 PM

Grading an NFL Draft immediately after it occurs is akin to giving your compliments to the chef based on the menu.

2017 NFL Draft: Top-5 draft winners

11:47 PM

Every team improved during the last three days, but when factoring in value and quality of player, several teams stand out as true winners of the 2017 NFL Draft that concluded Saturday.

Best of the rest: Top undrafted players

11:24 PM

With all 253 picks in the books, the 2017 NFL Draft is complete. But there are still several quality players available, who will be signed quickly by teams. Below are the top 10 undrafted free agents:

QB Kelly nets ’Mr. Irrelevant’ tag as last pick by Broncos

8:16 PM

The final pick in the NFL Draft each year is called Mr. Irrelevant, but the name of the player who went last to the Denver Broncos on Saturday is far from obscure.

Only four QBs drafted in final four rounds

7:46 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos added quarterbacks Saturday on the third and final day of the 2017 NFL Draft.

NFL notebook: 49ers get Broncos RB Bibbs in draft-day trade

5:57 PM

The San Francisco 49ers acquired running back Kapri Bibbs from the Denver Broncos on Saturday for a 2018 draft pick.

Lynch says thanks to Seattle in full-page ad

4:58 PM

Running back Marshawn Lynch is sending a thank you to his former team before resuming his career with the Oakland Raiders.

Cowboys DE Gregory reportedly fails seventh drug test

2:11 PM

Defensive end Randy Gregory of the Dallas Cowboys, already on suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, tested positive for the seventh time, according to media reports.

49ers get RB Bibbs from Broncos

1:35 PM

The San Francisco 49ers acquired running back Kapri Bibbs from the Denver Broncos on Saturday for a 2018 draft pick.

Dizzy day nets Seahawks six players

2:42 AM

After trading out of the first round on Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks added six total players to their roster during a frenzied day two of the NFL Draft.

Patriots finally active on draft’s second day

1:14 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Despite holding two of the seemingly more enticing trade chips heading into the draft in the form of budding backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and Pro Bowl cornerback Malcolm Butler, the New England Patriots stood pat and essentially sat out what was an otherwise active-packed first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night.

Texans add value picks on draft’s second day

1:14 AM

HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans addressed both sides of the football during the second day of the NFL draft.

Rams see fit for TE Everett in McVay offense

12:49 AM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- It was never a secret the Los Angeles Rams were open for business if someone wanted to lure them out of the 37th pick in the NFL Draft - their first selection overall - with a tempting offer.

Vikings confident in RB Cook

12:45 AM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Trader Rick Spielman, who entered this draft with 16 draft-day trades in five years as Minnesota Vikings general manager, sat patiently for as long as he could before swinging a deal with Cincinnati to go after free-falling Florida State running back Dalvin Cook with the ninth pick of the second round.

Trade back still gets Packers player they wanted

12:26 AM

GREEN BAY -- The Green Bay Packers took an additional 20 hours to make their first selection in this year's NFL Draft, but the shared sentiment in the Lambeau Field draft room Friday night was the long wait was worth it.

» Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 NFL Draft: Browns get their QB on Day 2

11:24 PM

Thirty-three picks into the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers finally made their first selection, tapping Washington cornerback Kevin King on Friday night in Philadelphia.

2017 NFL Draft: Browns get their QB on Day 2

10:01 PM

Thirty-three picks into the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers finally made their first selection, tapping Washington cornerback Kevin King on Friday night in Philadelphia.

Bengals roll dice on RB Mixon

8:51 PM

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon waited 47 picks in the 2017 draft before the Cincinnati Bengals called to offer him a fulltime job.

NFL draft: Packers, Seahawks get into action on second day

8:44 PM

Thirty-three picks into the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers finally made their first selection, tapping Washington cornerback Kevin King on Friday night in Philadelphia.

Packers take CB King with first selection of second round

7:29 PM

Thirty-three picks into the 2017 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers finally made their first selection, tapping Washington cornerback Kevin King on Friday night in Philadelphia.

NFL notebook: Goodell says marijuana addictive, unsafe for players

6:51 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be willing to consider allowing players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he remains strongly against the banned drug for recreational use.

Fox reportedly unaware of Bears’ plan to draft Trubisky

4:58 PM

The Chicago Bears pulled off the most stunning move of Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft by trading up for the No. 2 overall pick to select Mitchell Trubisky.

Browns turned out by Patriots in pursuit of Garoppolo

4:48 PM

The New England Patriots turned down another inquiry from the Cleveland Browns about a trade involving backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

J.J. Watt encourages Brown to haze his little brother

2:52 PM

From one NFL star to another, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is asking Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown to treat his little brother, first-round pick T.J. Watt, like any other rookie.

Browns to release TE Barnidge

2:32 PM

Tight end Gary Barnidge was informed by the Cleveland Browns he will be released.

Bills acquire picks and cornerback they targeted

1:40 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A franchise that has become known for doing things on draft day that leave its fans befuddled finally made a move Thursday in the first round that made a whole lot of sense.

Falcons land pass rusher McKinley to play opposite Beasley

1:35 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH -- For the 20th time since Thomas Dimitroff became the Atlanta Falcons general manager, the team made a trade in the draft to land a targeted player.

Run on offense sends pass rusher to Eagles

1:30 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Despite entering the draft with a ton of defensive needs, including cornerback, edge rusher and linebacker, the suspicion was that the Philadelphia Eagles would add one more offensive chess piece around their young quarterback, Carson Wentz, in Thursday night's first round before turning their attention to coordinator Jim Schwartz's defense.

Goodell: Marijuana addictive, unsafe for players

12:48 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be willing to consider allowing players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he remains strongly against the banned drug for recreational use.

Goodell: Marijuana addictive, unsafe for players

11:21 AM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may be willing to consider allowing players to use marijuana for medical reasons, but he remains against the banned drug for recreational use.

Redskins stunned to land local product Allen

9:13 AM

The distance between Stone Bridge High School and Redskins Park is only four miles, but for Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen the journey to bridge that gap seemed endless.

2017 NFL Draft: Bold predictions for Day 2

4:22 AM

The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft produced plenty of surprises, including eight of the first 12 picks being spent on skill-position players -- more than in any year since the turn of the century.

Texans covet QB Watson’s intangibles

3:41 AM

HOUSTON -- Deshaun Watson has maintained a firm grip on the crucial moment for years, mastering the art of dead-eyed poise and concentration no matter what chaos unfolded around him at the line of scrimmage.

Run on offense helps Lions land Davis

3:36 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn watched anxiously as one offensive player after another went off the board in the first 10 picks of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night.

2017 NFL Draft: 10 takeaways from first round

3:02 AM

If the first round is any indication, there will be plenty of surprises in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are NFLDraftScout's top 10 takeaways from the first 32 selections.

Versatile LB Reddick could replace Washington for Cardinals

2:59 AM

Daryl Washington's conditional return from a three-year NFL suspension made huge headlines in Arizona a few days ago. The Cardinals, in effect, kicked him to the back pages on Thursday when they used the 13th overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft on Temple linebacker Haason Reddick.

Raiders gamble on CB Conley

2:56 AM

That the Oakland Raiders drafted for defense Thursday came as no surprise, although it was a gamble of sorts to take Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley.

Giants like Engram’s middle-of-the-field ability

2:48 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo believes the fastest way for an offense to reach the end zone is to do so via the middle of the field.

Taco bell: Cowboys ring up Charlton

2:38 AM

The Dallas Cowboys got the pass rusher they desired.

49ers’ Foster determined to prove doubters wrong

2:35 AM

By the time the San Francisco 49ers selected Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster with the 31st pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, it certainly seemed that when his urine was diluted in a drug test, so was his stock as a prospect.

Packers sit out first round after trade with Browns

2:27 AM

Rather than make a pick late Thursday night, general manager Ted Thompson has the Packers positioned to get the second day of the NFL Draft started Friday night.

Broncos hit target with LT Bolles

2:17 AM

The Denver Broncos never seemed sold on any of their pre-draft left tackle possibilities.

Saints take CB Lattimore to defend big WRs

2:11 AM

METAIRE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints couldn't have scripted the first 10 picks of the NFL draft better than the way things unfolded Thursday night.

Panthers hope McCaffrey can do it all

2:08 AM

When Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis announced the Panthers' first-round pick, he called Christian McCaffrey a wide receiver and running back.

49ers double down on Thomas and Foster

2:03 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- They couldn't stop anyone. In the NFL, in football at any level, that's a guarantee of failure, no matter how effective the offense, and in the 2016 season, when they won only two games, the San Francisco 49ers' offense wasn't at all effective, second poorest in the league.

Bucs shocked to get Howard at No. 19

1:57 AM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Even if he were not 6-foot-6 and 251 pounds, Alabama tight end O.J. Howard would have stood out to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Elated Jets grab SS Adams at No. 6

1:46 AM

The New York Jets earned their first victory of 2017 at least four-plus months earlier than anyone expected.

Dolphins get their man, grab LB Harris

1:39 AM

The Miami Dolphins did the expected by going for defense in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, but they did a bit of the unexpected by selecting Missouri defensive end/outside linebacker Charles Harris with the 22nd pick.

Giants like Engram’s middle-of-the-field ability

1:28 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo believes that the fastest way for an offense to reach the end zone is to do so via the middle of the field.

Titans happy with 1-2 punch in first round

1:28 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On the first day, the Tennessee Titans' draft had a single theme: Find productive players at need positions with the two first-round selections.

Browns add elite defensive playmakers, TE

1:17 AM

The Cleveland Browns got significantly better defensively on the first night of the draft when they took defensive end Myles Garrett from Texas A&M with the first pick and safety Jabrill Peppers from Michigan with the 25th pick after trading the 12th pick to Houston.

Ravens bolster secondary, tab CB Humphrey in first round

1:13 AM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens found help for their secondary by taking hard-nosed Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night.

Bears insist they got their man

1:12 AM

LAKE FOREST, ILL. -- Apparently Phil Emery and Jerry Angelo were not the only Chicago Bears general managers willing to stake their futures on a quarterback gamble.

Chiefs get their man in quarterback Mahomes

1:09 AM

John Dorsey and Andy Reid spent time in their development as an NFL scout and coach, respectively, with the Green Bay Packers under the influence of Pro Football Hall of Fame personnel man Ron Wolf.

Bengals get speedy WR Ross

12:54 AM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals didn't expect to have most of their top targets still available at the No. 9 pick in the NFL draft on Thursday.

Chargers add another offensive weapon, draft WR Williams

12:52 AM

The Los Angeles Chargers were poised to fill one of their needs with the No. 7 overall pick in the NFL draft, looking for help in the secondary and on both sides of the line.

Colts’ Hooker compared to Ed Reed

12:29 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts went into the 2017 NFL Draft looking for difference makers on defense.

Best players available entering NFL draft’s second round

12:28 AM

With 32 picks in the books, NFL teams have a chance to reset their draft board for Friday and rounds two and three.

Browns take DL Garrett first; three QBs go quickly

12:25 AM

Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett was the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday in Philadelphia, giving the Cleveland Browns an anchor on defense while not addressing the team's long-standing vacancy for a franchise quarterback.

Bad shoulder dilutes Foster: 31st to 49ers

12:25 AM

When the San Francisco 49ers selected Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster with the 31st pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, it certainly seemed that when his urine was diluted in a drug test, so was his stock as a prospect.

» Thursday, April 27, 2017

Browns take DL Garrett first; three QBs go quickly

10:52 PM

Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett was the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday in Philadelphia, giving the Cleveland Browns an anchor on defense while not addressing the team's long-standing vacancy for a franchise quarterback.

Baffling Browns pass on QBs again

10:39 PM

The meek may inherit the earth, but it's said they'll never get anywhere in the NFL, and within the next couple of years, we are going to find out if that really holds true.

Browns take DL Garrett first; three QBs go quickly

9:51 PM

Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett was the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, giving the Cleveland Browns an anchor on defense while not addressing the long-standing vacancy for a franchise quarterback.

Bears trade up to No. 2, select QB Trubisky

8:56 PM

The Chicago Bears made a trade with the San Francisco 49ers to move up to the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday, and with that selection, they took North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.

Browns take DL Garrett with top pick

8:31 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett was the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, giving the Cleveland Browns an anchor on defense while not addressing the long-standing vacancy for a franchise quarterback.

NFL notebook: Browns decide on DE Garrett as top pick

7:35 PM

The Cleveland Browns will select Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported a few hours before the draft began.

Report: Browns plan to pick DE Garrett No. 1 overall

6:04 PM

The Cleveland Browns will select Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NFL Draft, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported a few hours before the draft began.

Redskins make Moses one of highest-paid right tackles

2:28 PM

Morgan Moses agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Washington Redskins that will make the former third-round pick one of the highest-paid right tackles in the NFL.

Packers sign six-time Pro Bowl G Evans to deal

11:04 AM

The Green Bay Packers bolstered their offensive line by signing six-time Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans to a one-year contract.

» Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2017 NFL Draft: An exercise in character study

11:32 PM

As if evaluating prospects for pro football isn't tricky enough, the NFL's intense focus on social science is adding a pervasive layer of difficult consideration for scouts, general managers and owners as they prepare for the 2017 draft that begins Thursday at 8 p.m. (ET) in Philadelphia.

NFL notebook: RB Lynch to join Raiders

6:07 PM

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks traded the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.

RB Lynch to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

5:00 PM

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks traded the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.

Browns’ Thomas: ’I’m already seeing memory loss’

4:51 PM

Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas says he is experiencing memory loss and that "most of the damage has probably been done already" after 10 seasons in the NFL.

First-round prospect Conley denies rape

3:22 PM

Rape accusations levied by a 23-year-old Ohio woman are "completely false," Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley said Wednesday.

Cardinals pick up fifth-year option on LB Bucannon

3:00 PM

The Arizona Cardinals picked up linebacker Deone Bucannon's fifth-year option for the 2018 season, according to multiple reports Wednesday.

Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft

2:45 PM

A few years from now, the 2017 NFL Draft might be summed up in a single word: defense.

RB Lynch to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

2:21 PM

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft

12:43 PM

A few years from now, the 2017 NFL Draft might be summed up in a single word: defense.

Vikings unlikely to pick up Bridgewater’s fifth-year option

11:49 AM

The Minnesota Vikings are not expected to pick up quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's fifth-year option for the 2018 season.

5 bold predictions for the 2017 draft

10:48 AM

If the NFL Draft were predictable, it wouldn't be the popular event that it is every year.

RB Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

10:34 AM

Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

» Tuesday, April 25, 2017

NFL notebook: RB Peterson agrees to join Saints

7:16 PM

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.

Cardinals’ Washington receives conditional reinstatement

6:48 PM

Daryl Washington, who has been suspended for the past three NFL seasons, was reinstated to the NFL on a conditional basis, the league announced on Tuesday.

Steelers WR Bryant conditionally reinstated to NFL

5:18 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was conditionally reinstated to the NFL after being suspended for the entire 2016 season, the Steelers announced Tuesday.

Ohio State CB Conley facing sexual assault allegations

4:56 PM

Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley will not attend the NFL draft on Thursday in Philadelphia following sexual assault allegations his attorney called "ludicrous and ridiculous."

Cutler hopeful of playing in 2017

4:46 PM

Jay Cutler remains without a team, but the former Pro Bowler isn't done playing football just yet.

Peterson joins Saints on two-year, $7 million deal

3:02 PM

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.

Culter hopeful of playing in 2017

2:39 PM

Jay Cutler remains without a team, but the former Pro Bowler isn't done playing football just yet.

Alabama LB Foster not invited to draft

1:45 PM

Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was not invited to attend the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

P Redfern signs with Lions

12:12 PM

Kasey Redfern is joining the Detroit Lions, the team announced Tuesday.

Peterson joins Saints on two-year, $7 million deal

11:43 AM

Adrian Peterson is set to begin his next chapter in New Orleans.

RB prospect Foreman reveals death of infant son

11:12 AM

D'Onta Foreman, an NFL Draft prospect after a standout junior season at Texas, told the NFL Network on Monday that his son, D'Onta Jr., was born prematurely and died seven weeks later on Nov. 5, 2016 from an intestinal infection.

» Monday, April 24, 2017

NFL notebook: Saints, Peterson reportedly nearing deal

5:34 PM

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is close to agreeing to a deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to published reports on Monday.

Bills decline to match Patriots’ offer for RB Gillislee

4:56 PM

Running back Mike Gillislee signed with the New England Patriots on Monday after the Buffalo Bills decided not to match the two-year contract offer.

Redskins re-sign LB Compton

4:51 PM

The Washington Redskins re-signed restricted free agent linebacker Will Compton to his tender contract on Monday.

CB Sherman back with Seahawks, might be staying

4:50 PM

General manager John Schneider says the Seattle Seahawks will continue to listen to offers for cornerback Richard Sherman, but the team has "moved past" the idea of trading the four-time Pro Bowl selection.

Saints, RB Peterson reportedly close to deal

4:34 PM

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is close to agreeing to a deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to published reports on Monday.

Hernandez’s family to get copies of suicide notes

3:28 PM

The family of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will gain access to three handwritten notes that the player allegedly wrote before he killed himself, a lawyer for the family said Monday.

Former No. 1 overall pick Long retires

2:48 PM

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long announced his NFL retirement on Monday after nine injury-plagued seasons.

Giants to exercise WR Beckham’s fifth-year option before deadline

2:09 PM

In what hardly rates as a surprise, the New York Giants are planning to pick up the fifth-year option on star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., multiple media outlets reported Monday.

CB Butler likely to stay with Patriots

12:35 PM

The New England Patriots appear unlikely to trade cornerback Malcolm Butler this offseason.

2017 NFL Draft: Top 350

12:09 PM

NFLDraftScout.com ranks the top 1000 players available in every draft.

49ers ’strongly considering’ QB at No. 2 in draft

11:42 AM

The San Francisco 49ers are "still strongly considering" taking a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick in this week's NFL Draft.

Falcons GM: ’We aren’t looking for angels’ in draft

10:49 AM

General manager Thomas Dimitroff said the Atlanta Falcons "aren't looking for angels" in this week's NFL Draft but at the same time indicated Joe Mixon is off their draft board.

NFL Note - * Free Agents Jackson, Tre’

2:13 AM

OL Tre' Jackson was waived after he failed a physical. Jackson, 24, was claimed by the Rams off waivers last week after being let go by the New England Patriots.

» Sunday, April 23, 2017

Rams waive OG Jackson after failed physical

11:13 AM

The Los Angeles Rams waived offensive guard Tre' Jackson after he failed a physical.

» Saturday, April 22, 2017

NFL notebook: Chiefs release DL Howard

6:03 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Chiefs release DL Howard

5:54 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Chiefs release DE Howard

4:05 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Falcons WR Gabriel signs tender

3:12 PM

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel signed his second-round tender worth approximately $2.8 million, the team announced Saturday.

Ex-49ers RB Coffee comes out of retirement

2:00 PM

Former NFL running back Glen Coffee is attempting a comeback, seven years removed from retiring after just one season in the league.

Report: QB Trubisky still serious candidate for Browns at No. 1

1:18 PM

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett may be the favorite for the Cleveland Browns as the No. 1 overall draft pick, but North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky is reportedly still under serious consideration.

Texans claim ’no pressure’ to draft QB

12:08 PM

Unlike last spring when ownership saddled the personnel department with weighty expectations of adding a quarterback -- the failed Brock Osweiler experiment -- Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith said the team is feeling no urgency to draft a quarterback in 2017.

» Friday, April 21, 2017

NFL notebook: Raiders want resolution on Lynch

7:46 PM

The Oakland Raiders are still waiting for running back Marshawn Lynch to officially announce he wants to resume his playing career with his hometown team.

Cowboys WR Evans receives four-game suspension

6:48 PM

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Shaquelle Evans, a practice-squad player last season, was suspended for the first four games of the 2017 campaign by the NFL for violating the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the team announced Friday.

Redskins retain RB Thompson

5:02 PM

The Washington Redskins re-signed restricted free agent running back Chris Thompson to his tender contract.

Raiders seeking resolution with RB Lynch

4:14 PM

The Oakland Raiders are still waiting for running back Marshawn Lynch to officially announce he wants to resume his playing career with his hometown team.

Colts sign hoopster Alie-Cox

2:07 PM

The Indianapolis Colts on Friday signed undrafted free agent tight end Mo Alie-Cox, a former Virginia Commonwealth basketball player.

NFL Note - New York Giants Manning, Eli

5:38 AM

QB Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors. The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback turned over a potentially incriminating email earlier this month in connection with a lawsuit that claims Manning, the Giants and a team equipment manager knowingly provided memorabilia that was not worn in games. Manning claims that the emails were "taken out of context" and that he's "more angry than anything" that his character is being called into question. The 36-year-old then said that because of pending litigation that he would not be able to answer questions or get into specific details about the lawsuit.

» Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pats face Chiefs in NFL season kickoff

10:32 PM

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs as the league released the regular-season schedule Thursday night.

Full 2017 NFL schedule

9:52 PM

Here is the 2017 NFL schedule, with games grouped by start times and listed alphabetically by home team. All times ET. Sunday night games in Weeks 5-15 subject to change; Sunday night game for Week 17 TBD.

Pats face Chiefs in NFL season kickoff

9:25 PM

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home on Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs as the NFL released the official regular-season schedule Thursday night.

NFL notebook: Giants’ Manning denies wrongdoing in memorabilia controversy

7:45 PM

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors.

Will Smith’s killer sentenced to 40 years in prison

7:10 PM

Cardell Hayes, who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a traffic dispute 12 months ago, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for manslaughter on Thursday.

Hernandez’s death officially ruled suicide

6:26 PM

The death of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was officially ruled a suicide on Thursday, and his brain will be donated to Boston University for study in accordance with his family's wishes.

Patriots to open NFL season against Chiefs

4:49 PM

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will kick off the 2017 NFL season at home on Sept. 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN reported on Thursday, citing multiple sources.

Lawyer: Medical examiner has not released Hernandez’s brain

3:28 PM

One day after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez allegedly committed suicide, his defense team and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are battling over his brain.

Giants QB Manning denies fake-memorabilia claims

1:39 PM

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning denied accusations Thursday that he knowingly provided fake game-used memorabilia to collectors.

2017 NFL Draft: AFC South On the Clock

1:25 PM

Houston Texans at No. 25

2017 NFL Draft: Tennessee Titans on the clock at Nos. 5, 18

1:22 PM

This is one in a series that covers each team, offering viewers information for homework, suggestions and then the opportunity to make a draft pick.

2017 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars on the clock at No. 4

1:20 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts on the clock at No. 15

1:16 PM

This is one in a series that covers each team, offering viewers information for homework, suggestions and then the opportunity to make a draft pick.

2017 NFL Draft: Houston Texans on the clock at No. 25

1:14 PM

This is one in a series that covers each team, offering viewers information for homework, suggestions and then the opportunity to make a draft pick.

2017 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons on the clock at No. 31

1:03 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Bucs on the clock at No. 19

12:57 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Saints on the clock at Nos. 11, 32

12:52 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers on the clock at No. 8

12:50 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons on the clock at No. 31

12:46 PM

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Brady, Kaepernick named to Time most influential list

11:39 AM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine's annual list of the world's most influential people, which was announced Thursday.

Finding QB pivotal for could-be contenders

11:36 AM

This happened two or three decades ago, and the exact names and timing are lost to history but the point of it is not, and it is applicable to the NFL draft next week.

» Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Simms lands new TV job

9:05 PM

Phil Simms was added to CBS' "NFL Today" roster on Wednesday, two weeks removed from being replaced by Tony Romo on the network's top broadcast team.

NFL notebook: Ex-Pats TE Hernandez commits suicide

6:23 PM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.

Simms moves over to ’Inside the NFL’ on CBS

5:09 PM

Phil Simms was added to CBS' "NFL Today" roster on Wednesday, two weeks removed from being replaced by Tony Romo on the network's top broadcast team.

Patriots welcomed to White House by President Trump

4:03 PM

President Donald Trump welcomed members of the New England Patriots to the White House on Wednesday, noting that it was a distinct honor to celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory "with a very good friend."

Lions, Colts to hold joint practice sessions

3:49 PM

The Detroit Lions will hold joint practices with the Indianapolis Colts leading up to the preseason opener for both teams at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Buccaneers officially picked for ’Hard Knocks’

2:50 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" training camp documentary series for the 2017 season, the team officially announced Wednesday.

Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

1:54 PM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.

2017 NFL Draft: AFC North is on the clock

12:54 PM

Baltimore Ravens at No. 16

2017 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals on the clock at No. 9

12:44 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns on the clock at Nos. 1, 12.

12:38 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens on the clock at No. 16

12:35 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers on the clock at No. 30

12:31 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears on the clock at No. 3

12:24 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions on the clock at No. 21

12:09 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: Packers on the clock at No. 29

12:06 PM

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2017 NFL Draft: NFC North is on the clock

12:04 PM

Chicago Bears at No. 3

2017 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings on the clock at No. 48

12:01 PM

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Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

11:56 AM

New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, who signed his restricted free agent tender on Tuesday to remain with the team, appears to be in play again for the New Orleans Saints.

Brady not attending White House ceremony

10:17 AM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing "personal family matters" as the reason for his absence.

Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

10:09 AM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.

Brady not attending White House ceremony

10:01 AM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, citing "personal family matters" as the reason for his absence.

Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

9:26 AM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.

Ex-Patriots TE Hernandez commits suicide

8:44 AM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning.

» Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NFL notebook: CB Butler signs tender with Patriots

7:33 PM

New England Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler visited the New Orleans Saints, but he is staying with Patriots, at least for now, because he signed his tender with the Patriots, the team announced Tuesday.

Gilliam signs one-year deal with 49ers

7:01 PM

The San Francisco 49ers signed restricted free agent offensive lineman Garry Gilliam to a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday.

CB Butler signs tender with Patriots

6:48 PM

New England Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler visited the New Orleans Saints, but he is staying with Patriots, at least for now, because he signed his tender with the Patriots, the team announced Tuesday.

Pirate episode: Buccaneers picked for Hard Knocks

5:15 PM

HBO training camp documentary series "Hard Knocks" will feature the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in August.

LB Tulloch to announce retirement with Lions

4:21 PM

Stephen Tulloch will hold a press conference Thursday in Allen Park, Mich. to announce his retirement after 11 NFL seasons.

NFL will not discipline Talib for gun incident

2:10 PM

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib won't be disciplined by the NFL for last June's incident in which he shot himself in his right leg in Dallas.

LB Hawk calls it a career with Packers

12:30 PM

A.J. Hawk is going out the same way he came in: a Packer.

Cowboys pick up OG Martin’s option

11:39 AM

Offensive guard Zack Martin's fifth-year option for 2018 was picked up by the Dallas Cowboys.

Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

11:34 AM

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.

2017 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles on the clock at No. 14

11:27 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: NFC East on the clock

11:24 AM

Cowboys at No. 28

T Lucas returns to Lions on one-year tender

11:06 AM

Cornelius Lucas has signed his restricted free agent tender and is returning to the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal worth $1.797 million, the team announced Tuesday.

WR Roberts, three others sign deals with Raiders

11:06 AM

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts was one of four players to sign a free agent tender with the club on Monday.

2017 NFL Draft: Dallas Cowboys on the clock at No. 28

10:58 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: New York Giants on the clock at No. 23

10:46 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: Washington Redskins on the clock at No. 17

10:43 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: AFC East on the clock

10:40 AM

Buffalo Bills at No. 10

2017 NFL Draft: New York Jets on the clock at No. 6

10:37 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills on the clock at No. 10

10:35 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins on the clock at No. 22

10:33 AM

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2017 NFL Draft: New England Patriots on the clock at No. 72

10:30 AM

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» Monday, April 17, 2017

NFL notebook: Panthers DT Short signs $80M deal

6:02 PM

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.

2017 NFL Draft: Teams on the edge matching best fits

5:52 PM

Who is the best fit for each team in the NFL Draft, based loosely on where they are picking, but with little regard to whether that player may logically already be chosen?

Johnson to ink 1-day deal, retire with Texans

5:27 PM

Wide receiver Andre Johnson will sign a one-day contract with the Houston Texans in order to retire with the team.

Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

4:58 PM

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.

Colts’ Luck: Shoulder initially injured in 2015

4:24 PM

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck revealed Monday he originally injured his surgically repaired right throwing shoulder early in the 2015 season and played through pain the past two years.

Bengals CB Jones has run-in with reporter

3:56 PM

Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of the Cincinnati Bengals Titans yelled at a reporter on Monday in his first meeting with the media since his arrest in January on multiple misdemeanor charges.

Panthers DT Short signs $80M contract

2:22 PM

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.

Bucs RB Martin back for offseason workouts

12:39 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was back for the first day of the team's voluntary offseason conditioning program Monday.

Jaguars LT Albert skips offseason workouts

12:07 PM

Newly acquired Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Branden Albert was not present Monday for the start of the team's voluntary offseason workouts.

Lions OT Lucas signs RFA tender

11:14 AM

Detroit Lions offensive tackle Cornelius Lucas signed his restricted free agent tender Monday and took part in the start of offseason workouts.

Bucs TE Brate, WR Humphries among six to re-sign

10:56 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed six exclusive rights or restricted free agents on Monday, including tight end Cameron Brate and wide receiver Adam Humphries.

Colts TE Swoope, WR Bray sign tenders

10:22 AM

The Indianapolis Colts signed tight end Erik Swoope and wide receiver/returner Quan Bray to their exclusive rights free agent tenders on Monday.

Panthers DT Short signs $80M contract

10:11 AM

Defensive tackle Kawann Short signed a five-year contract with the Carolina Panthers worth $80 million.

NFL Note - Minnesota Vikings Robison, Brian

2:41 AM

DE Brian Robison said he expects to retire after the 2018 season to complete a dozen years with the Vikings. Robison agreed to restructure his contract last month, giving him two more years before retiring following his 12th NFL season, all with Minnesota.

» Sunday, April 16, 2017

NFL notebook: Patriots expected to open season vs. Chiefs

7:07 PM

The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on Sept. 7.

NFL referees want celebration penalties eliminated

2:41 PM

The head of NFL referees wants to see penalties eliminated for touchdown celebrations.

Vikings DE Robison expects to retire after 2018 season

1:07 PM

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison said he expects to retire after the 2018 season to complete a dozen years with the team.

Report: Patriots expected to open season against Chiefs

12:10 PM

The NFL's 2017 regular-season schedule is set to be announced later this week with the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots hosting the opening game on Sept. 7.

» Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bears re-sign LB Acho to 1-year deal

10:14 PM

The Chicago Bears re-signed linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract on Saturday.

NFL notebook: Heap hits, kills daughter in driveway accident

6:08 PM

Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Ariz.

Bills still deciding on WR Watkins’ fifth-year option

3:05 PM

The Buffalo Bills are still deciding whether to pick up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Sammy Watkins' rookie contract.

Suspended Steelers WR Bryant meets NFL officials

1:32 PM

Wide receiver Martavis Bryant of the Pittsburgh Steelers moved one step closer to being reinstated by the NFL after being suspended for the 2016 season because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.

Ex-Ravens TE Heap hits, kills daughter in driveway accident

11:46 AM

Former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving a truck in the driveway at his home in Mesa, Ariz.

» Friday, April 14, 2017

NFL notebook: Lynch unretires to join Raiders

7:13 PM

"Beast Mode" is returning to the NFL.

Texans pick up Clowney’s fifth-year option

6:26 PM

The Houston Texans picked up the fifth-year option on former top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney, multiple outlets reported on Friday.

Redskins LB Murphy draws four-game suspension

5:30 PM

Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy will miss the first four games of the 2017 season due to a suspension, the NFL announced in a statement on Friday.

RB Marshawn Lynch agrees to return to NFL

5:29 PM

"Beast Mode" is returning to the NFL.

Jury acquits ex-Patriots TE Hernandez in double murder

4:49 PM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty on Friday in a 2012 double homicide case.

Rooney funeral set for Tuesday

2:20 PM

The funeral arrangements for Pittsburgh Steelers chairman and owner Dan Rooney include a public viewing at Heinz Field on Monday.

Lions president: NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday

1:02 PM

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood apparently let it slip that the 2017 NFL regular-season schedule would be released next Thursday.

NFL head of officials Blandino resigns

12:54 PM

Dean Blandino, the NFL's senior vice president of officiating, is leaving the league to pursue other opportunities.

Giants QB Manning takes hit for fake memorabilia claim

12:40 PM

Eli Manning is taking a big hit following the release of an email that the New York Giants quarterback allegedly was involved in a fake sports memorabilia scheme.

Going Deep in 2017 draft: How AFC West will load up to be best division

12:06 PM

By Howard Balzer and Frank Cooney, NFLDraftScout.com

Going Deep in 2017 draft: Raiders roll dice on defense with top two picks

12:05 PM

The Oakland Raiders have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 24 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Chargers take former GM kin at QB

11:57 AM

The Los Angeles Chargers have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 7 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Chiefs take Clemson QB, six defenders

11:51 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 27 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Broncos add to every unit except QB

11:43 AM

The Denver Broncos have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 20 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

NFL head of officials Blandino resigns

11:21 AM

Dean Blandino, the NFL's senior vice president of officiating, is leaving the league to pursue other opportunities.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Changed NFC West seeks to regain respect

10:59 AM

By Frank Cooney and Howard Balzer, NFLDraftScout.com

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: 49ers take QB in fourth round

10:56 AM

The San Francisco 49ers have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 2 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Cardinals take intriguing QB, WR

10:53 AM

The Arizona Cardinals have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 13 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in draft: Rams late to party, pick potpourri of prospects

10:47 AM

The Los Angeles Rams have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 37 overall in the second round, during the second day of the draft that starts April 27 with the first round in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Seahawks picks start with cornerback

10:39 AM

The Seattle Seahawks have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 26 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Lions president: NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday

10:36 AM

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood apparently let it slip that the 2017 NFL regular-season schedule would be released next Thursday.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Titans fill needs first with CB, WR, TE

3:56 AM

The Tennessee Titans have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 5 and No. 18 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Here are all NFC South selections

3:56 AM

By Frank Cooney and Howard Balzer, NFLDraftScout.com

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Colts get defense with top picks

3:56 AM

The Indianapolis Colts have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 15 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Jags take safety, bolster offense

3:56 AM

The Jacksonville Jaguars have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 4 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: QB Peterman among Texans’ picks

3:56 AM

The Houston Texans have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 25 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Previewing all AFC South picks

3:56 AM

By Howard Balzer and Frank Cooney, NFLDraftScout.com

» Thursday, April 13, 2017

NFL notebook: Steelers owner Rooney dies at 84

8:24 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.

Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

8:02 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.

NFL loses iconic, yet unassuming Rooney

7:51 PM

The NFL lost its conscience Thursday.

Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

7:31 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.

Titans to release CB McCourty

6:36 PM

Veteran cornerback Jason McCourty announced on Twitter Thursday that he is being released by the Tennessee Titans.

Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

5:31 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84.

Colts ink DT Hankins

3:07 PM

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins to a three-year, $30 million deal, ESPN reported on Thursday.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Saints pick linebacker, quarterback on first day

12:39 PM

The New Orleans Saints have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. No. 11 and No. 32 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Panthers tackle Fournette, four more on offense

12:37 PM

The Carolina Panthers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 8 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Falcons fill guard spot, take five defenders

12:33 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have six picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 31 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Buccaneers go for versatility with top two picks

12:30 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 19 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

’Pot Roast’ is done: Knighton to retire

11:53 AM

Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton has opted to retire as a player in the NFL and intends to pursue a career in coaching, he told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Former Bucs WR Murphy charged with taking gun to airport

11:50 AM

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphy was arrested at Tampa International Airport for carrying a loaded gun in a backpack, according to multiple reports.

» Wednesday, April 12, 2017

NFL notebook: St. Louis sues NFL over Rams’ move

6:44 PM

The city of St. Louis is suing the NFL over the Rams' relocation to Los Angeles 15 months ago.

St. Louis sues NFL, teams over Rams’ move

4:24 PM

The city of St. Louis is suing the NFL over the Rams' relocation to Los Angeles 15 months ago.

Dolphins WR Landry predicts sweep of Patriots

3:36 PM

The start of the regular season is still five months away but the calendar -- or recent history -- did not serve as a deterrent for wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who boldly declared that his Miami Dolphins will sweep the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

Rams exercise fifth-year option on DT Donald

12:50 PM

The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the team announced Wednesday.

Rams exercise fifth-year option on DT Donald

11:10 AM

The Los Angeles Rams exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald, according to multiple reports Wednesday.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all NFC North selections

10:59 AM

Bears grab quarterback, safety, receiver

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Packers add runner, cornerback

10:55 AM

The Green Bay Packers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 29 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Lions take defense 1-2, then receiver for Stafford

10:49 AM

The Detroit Lions have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 21 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Vikings nab controversial runner, then blocker

10:34 AM

The Minnesota Vikings have eight picks in the NFL Draft with their first pick at No. 48 overall, in the second round.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Bears grab quarterback, safety, receiver

10:22 AM

The Chicago Bears have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 3 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Report: Browns mulling Trubisky, Garrett at No. 1

9:43 AM

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett are still in play for the Cleveland Browns with the No. 1 overall pick.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all the picks in AFC North

1:18 AM

Ravens catch fastest receiver, five defenders

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Steelers select D 1-2-3, then a runner

1:14 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 30 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Browns add seven defenders and another quarterback

1:05 AM

The Cleveland Browns have 11 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 1 and No. 12 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Bengals add to every unit except quarterback

12:53 AM

The Cincinnati Bengals have 11 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 9 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Ravens catch fastest receiver, five defenders

12:43 AM

The Baltimore Ravens have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 16 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

» Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NFL notebook: LB Laurinaitis announces retirement

7:18 PM

Former St. Louis Rams standout James Laurinaitis announced his retirement on Tuesday, stating he can no longer physically play the game.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

7:07 PM

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

7:00 PM

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.

LB Laurinaitis announces his retirement

6:50 PM

Former St. Louis Rams standout James Laurinaitis announced his retirement on Tuesday, stating he can no longer physically play the game.

Jaguars trade Smith to Bengals, release Skuta

6:07 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals acquired defensive end Chris Smith from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional 2018 seventh-round draft pick.

Bengals acquire DE Smith from Jaguars

5:50 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals acquired defensive end Chris Smith from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday in exchange for a conditional 2018 seventh-round draft pick.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

5:30 PM

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all picks for AFC East

3:41 PM

Bills

Ole Miss QB prospect Kelly undergoes wrist surgery

2:49 PM

Quarterback prospect Chad Kelly of Mississippi underwent wrist surgery earlier this week, serving another blow to his chances of being selected in this month's NFL Draft.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

1:58 PM

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.

Seahawks sign former No. 3 overall pick Jordan

12:54 PM

The Seattle Seahawks have signed former No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all picks for AFC East

12:22 PM

Bills

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New York Jets seven picks

12:19 PM

The New York Jets have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 6 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Buffalo Bills six picks

12:17 PM

The Buffalo Bills have six picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 10 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Miami Dolphins seven picks

12:03 PM

The Miami Dolphins have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 22 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New England Patriots seven picks

12:00 PM

The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots have seven picks in the NFL Draft, but their first is not until the third round, when they select No. 72 and 96 overall.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Making all NFC East picks

11:57 AM

Cowboys

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Philadelphia Eagles eight picks

11:55 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles have eight picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 14 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting New York Giants seven picks

11:53 AM

The New York Giants have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 23 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Dallas Cowboys seven picks

11:49 AM

The Dallas Cowboys have seven picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 28 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Going Deep in 2017 NFL Draft: Predicting Washington Redskins 10 picks

11:47 AM

The Washington Redskins have 10 picks in the NFL Draft, including No. 17 in the first round April 27 in Philadelphia.

Ravens announce three-year deal for S Webb

11:16 AM

Lardarius Webb is returning to the Baltimore Ravens on a three-year deal after the team originally terminated the safety's contract on March 10, the Ravens announced Tuesday morning.

Redskins LB Galette arrested at spring break festival

10:54 AM

Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette was arrested Friday night and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to comply with police orders after getting into a fight and running away during a spring break festival in Biloxi, Miss.

» Monday, April 10, 2017

LA vs. LA: Chargers-Rams included in NFL preseason schedule

6:55 PM

Eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26, highlight the NFL's 65-game preseason slate released Monday.

NFL notebook: Arm wrestling participants facing discipline

6:22 PM

A group of NFL players who participated in an arm wrestling event at a casino in Las Vegas will be disciplined by the league.

Broncos, 49ers, Rams begin offseason workouts

4:53 PM

The offseason is officially over for the Denver Broncos.

Report: RB Lynch could turn attention to Patriots

4:16 PM

Retired running back Marshawn Lynch may have interest in the New England Patriots if talks with the Oakland Raiders break off.

NFL: Arm wrestling participants to be disciplined

2:15 PM

A group of NFL players who participated in an arm wrestling event at a casino in Las Vegas will be disciplined by the league.

Bears release CB Porter

1:12 PM

The Chicago Bears released veteran cornerback Tracy Porter on Monday, saving the team $3.6 million against the salary cap.

Bills ink Yates to bolster QB depth

1:10 PM

The Buffalo Bills signed quarterback T.J. Yates on Monday to add some veteran depth at the position.

» Sunday, April 9, 2017

NFL investigating arm wrestling event held at casino

3:18 PM

The NFL is investigating an arm wrestling event held at a casino in Las Vegas that featured more than 30 current and former players.

» Saturday, April 8, 2017

Ravens, DB Webb agree on 3-year deal

8:08 PM

Defensive back Lardarius Webb is returning to the Baltimore Ravens after agreeing to terms on a three-year deal, multiple outlets reported on Saturday.

Simms breaks silence: ’I am not done’

3:58 PM

Phil Simms finally broke his silence after losing his job this week to Tony Romo as the lead game analyst for CBS.

Falcons lock up CB Trufant with 5-year extension

12:01 PM

The Atlanta Falcons and Pro Bowl cornerback Desmond Trufant agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

» Friday, April 7, 2017

NFL notebook: Roethlisberger to return for 2017 season

7:04 PM

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger informed the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday that he will be back for a 14th season.

49ers release CB Brock after domestic-violence arrest

6:19 PM

The San Francisco 49ers released Tramaine Brock on Friday, one day after the cornerback was arrested in Santa Clara, Calif., in connection to a domestic incident.

49ers CB Brock arrested on domestic violence charge

5:12 PM

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock was arrested in Santa Clara, Calif., in connection to a domestic incident.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger set to return in 2017

3:57 PM

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger informed the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday that he will be back for a 14th season.

49ers ink LB DiManche to one-year deal

1:56 PM

The San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Jayson DiManche to a one-year deal on Friday.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC West active in free agency

12:56 PM

Cards claim victory in NFL's March Madness

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Rams believe they have improved

12:53 PM

The Los Angeles Rams quickly began work trying to rebuild their team in the image of new head coach Sean McVay, an energetic, offensive-minded leader who puts as much emphasis on chemistry, leadership and locker-room presence as he does finding the right talent and scheme fit.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cards claim victory in free agency

12:51 PM

Determining if you won or lost in free agency depends on your perspective of things. Despite losing seven players to free agency this offseason, including five starters on defense, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim believes Arizona turned out to be a big winner.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: 49ers engineer roster overhaul

12:49 PM

For a while, new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan could relate with the previous regime -- they had no quarterback. Now they have two. Well, on paper, anyway.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Offensive line a priority for Seahawks

12:46 PM

The Seattle Seahawks entered the offseason needing to do something to address an offensive line that was just too young, inexperienced and lacking in cohesion last year.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: AFC West is on the move

12:43 PM

Is bigger better for Broncos O-Line?

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Reid loves Smith, but Chiefs may seek QB

12:40 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs' success over the last four seasons has the club entering the annual draft with a different perspective -- they aren't seeking immediate help to plug holes in the starting lineup.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Chargers really a team on the move

12:37 PM

The Los Angeles Chargers were a team on the move this offseason, and that goes beyond moving from San Diego.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Is bigger better on Broncos’ O-Line?

12:36 PM

The Denver Broncos are bigger on their offensive line, but are they better?

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Raiders focus on roster amid franchise move

12:33 PM

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio insists he and general manager Reggie McKenzie are working their plan so diligently that even news of a move to Las Vegas did not change the process.

Giants’ Manning excited about big target Marshall

11:39 AM

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is excited to be throwing to a towering target again with the team's recent signing of free agent wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

» Thursday, April 6, 2017

NFL notebook: Peterson plans to visit Saints

7:47 PM

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson has set up a visit with the New Orleans Saints, the NFL Network reported.

Deliberations in Hernandez case set for Friday

6:03 PM

Jurors in a double-murder trial for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez heard closing arguments Thursday and are expected to begin deliberations Friday in a Boston courtroom.

Free agent RB Peterson reportedly to meet with Saints

5:54 PM

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson has set up a visit with the New Orleans Saints, the NFL Network reported.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Drama big in AFC South

11:53 AM

Texans in quandary at quarterback

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Titans have ammo to target draft needs

11:50 AM

The Tennessee Titans head into the draft with plenty of ammunition to fill the remaining holes on their roster.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Coughlin overhauling Jags roster

11:48 AM

As of Monday (April 3), the Jacksonville Jaguars already added 11 new faces since the new league season opened in early March. Count another 7-8 draft picks and a handful of undrafted free agents and there could be as many as 20 new faces on the 53-man roster.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Colts on youth movement

11:46 AM

With the hiring of Chris Ballard as the Indianapolis Colts' new general manager, there is a new focus on retooling the team's overall roster to get younger on both sides of the football.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Texans in quandary at quarterback

11:44 AM

The Houston Texans can finally move on from their hope of adding Tony Romo to the roster after weeks of speculation about the quarterback's future. Romo agreed to become the lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports and was released by Dallas.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC South

11:40 AM

Falcons beef up pass rush

OG Jahri Evans wants to resume NFL career

11:38 AM

Six-time Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans is interested in continuing his NFL career.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bucs seek help for Winston

11:37 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have done a good job of building a solid core of young defenders around defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Lavonte David. And, of course, their leader is quarterback Jameis Winston, who threw for more than 8,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in his first two seasons.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Saints dealing to reinforce defense

11:34 AM

The New Orleans Saints spent the first month of the new league year on two major projects -- both of them involving the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

Ex-Cowboys WR: Romo same tier as Aikman, Staubach

11:34 AM

Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin said he considers now-retired quarterback Tony Romo in the same tier as franchise greats Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Panthers get blockers, seek runners for Cam

11:32 AM

Quarterback Cam Newton underwent surgery on a partially torn rotator cuff, and recently began a four-month rehab process. If all goes well, Newton will be full-go at the start of training camp, but the 2015 NFL MVP needs to mend more than just his throwing arm.

Patriots re-sign RB Bolden

11:30 AM

The New England Patriots re-signed running back Brandon Bolden to a contract Wednesday.

Former NFL RB Ball details alcoholism

11:29 AM

Former NFL and Wisconsin running back Montee Ball said that he drank heavily throughout the latter half of his college years and into his brief NFL career.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Falcons beef up pass rush

11:29 AM

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn must deal with the psyche of his team after the historic collapse in the Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots.

» Wednesday, April 5, 2017

NFL notebook: Lynch visits hometown Raiders

6:32 PM

Marshawn Lynch visited the Oakland Raiders' facility on Wednesday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter citing an undisclosed source as saying that a deal between the retired running back and his hometown team "eventually will happen."

Pro Day roundup: LSU’s Adams boosts 40-yard dash

6:04 PM

Already considered a top-10 and possible top-5 pick in the upcoming NFL draft, LSU safety Jamal Adams can't go much higher on team draft boards.

RB Lynch visits Raiders for possible return

3:48 PM

Marshawn Lynch visited the Oakland Raiders' facility on Wednesday, with ESPN's Adam Schefter citing an undisclosed source as saying that a deal between the retired running back and his hometown team "eventually will happen."

Hall of Fame gives Romo love, but no yes votes

3:47 PM

Based on input from more than half the Pro Football Hall of Fame selectors, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo should have a better chance of winning an Emmy in his new job with CBS television than he does getting a Gold Jacket.

Rams sign C Sullivan

1:49 PM

The Los Angeles Rams signed veteran center John Sullivan on Wednesday to fill one of the team's starting needs on the offensive line.

Report: Dallas favored to host 2018 NFL Draft

10:54 AM

Dallas is reportedly emerging as a favorite to host the 2018 NFL Draft at the Cowboys' new training facility and headquarters in Frisco, Texas.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Big changes in NFC North

1:27 AM

Bears need receiver for Glennon

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Vikes rebuild A. P. (After Peterson)

1:25 AM

With the great Adrian Peterson gone, the Minnesota Vikings are searching for a new offensive identity. They declined to pay $18 million to Peterson, who was the face of the franchise since he was drafted in 2007.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Depleted Packers have long shopping list

1:22 AM

After a parade of defections in free agency and few additions made to the team, the Green Bay Packers have some catching up to do this spring.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Lions building wall to protect Stafford

1:20 AM

The Detroit Lions are trying to be protective of quarterback Matthew Stafford, so they are working harder than President Donald Trump to build a wall.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bears need receiver for Glennon

1:16 AM

The Chicago Bears moved quickly beyond the Jay Cutler era, but the same isn't true with the Alshon Jeffery era.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Big names move in AFC North

1:09 AM

Ravens bolster D, seek help for Flacco

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Steelers rebuffed in free agency, gear for draft

1:06 AM

The Steelers stepped out of character and tried to spend big money in free agency, but linebacker Dont'a Hightower eschewed the offer and opted to stay with the New England Patriots.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Browns go for Brock, still seek QB

1:04 AM

The hunt for a quarterback continues for the Cleveland Browns, even after acquiring a really big one -- with a really big salary -- in a trade that shocked the rest of the NFL on the first day of the new league year.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bengals bid adieu to big names

1:01 AM

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis stopped short of calling it a rebuild, but his team's roster went through significant turnover this offseason with the departures of several key veterans.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Ravens bolster D, seek help for Flacco

12:59 AM

The Baltimore Ravens made a quick splash in free agency to bolster a defense and then sort of cruised toward the NFL draft that starts April 27.

» Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Reports: Amazon lands Thursday NFL streaming rights

9:12 PM

Amazon is replacing Twitter as the NFL's live-stream host for Thursday night games in 2017.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Eagles piling up help for Wentz

7:32 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles entered free agency with plenty of positional needs and not much cap space, but did fairly well filling some holes without gutting the roster.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

7:27 PM

Cowboys unload to reload

NFL notebook: Romo retires to take job with CBS

6:42 PM

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.

Romo retires to take job with CBS

6:28 PM

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.

Ravens trade DT Jernigan to Eagles

4:07 PM

The Baltimore Ravens traded defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and a third-round compensatory draft pick (99th overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles for the 74th overall pick in the third round on Tuesday.

Retirement or respite? Romo chasing broadcasting role

3:55 PM

Tony Romo was granted his release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday and subsequently retired and accepted a job as the lead game analyst for CBS, the Cowboys and the network separately announced.

Romo’s departure takes Texans’ best option off table

2:35 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- The hostage situation is over; Tony Romo's days with the Dallas Cowboys are coming to an end.

Retirement or respite? Romo chasing broadcasting role

11:35 AM

Tony Romo plans to pursue a career in broadcasting even if the Dallas Cowboys release him as expected.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cowboys unload to reload

10:31 AM

In their own version of the Texas Two Step, the Dallas Cowboys took a step back from their free-agent tactics of 2016 as a herd of starters stampeded out the gate.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

10:30 AM

Cowboys unload to reload

Report: Romo opts for TV over QB

9:36 AM

Tony Romo plans to pursue a career in broadcasting even if the Dallas Cowboys release him as expected.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: NFC East keeps drama high

3:00 AM

Cowboys unload to reload

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Redskins are not exactly kissing Cousins

2:58 AM

In the team's most discussed personnel move, Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen says no new general manager will be hired to replace fired Scot McCloughan until after the draft.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Giants lower budget, seek offense

2:56 AM

The New York Giants didn't come close to making the major splash money-wise in free agency spending this year to fix the league's 25th-ranked offense.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Eagles piling up help for Wentz

2:50 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles entered free agency with plenty of positional needs and not much cap space, but did fairly well filling some holes without gutting the roster.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Cowboys unload to reload

2:47 AM

In their own version of the Texas Two Step, the Dallas Cowboys took a step back from their free-agent tactics of 2016 as a herd of starters stampeded out the gate.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: AFC East reloads, aims at draft

2:43 AM

Bills need WR, DB; unsure at QB

2017 NFL Draft Reset: SB champ Pats not standing pat

2:40 AM

After their amazing comeback to win Super Bowl LI, the New England Patriots kept the pedal to the medal with major transactions as the new season began and the ongoing threat that they are not done yet.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Jets full speed ahead -- to 2018

2:38 AM

When the New York Jets gave a contract to quarterback Josh McCown on March 20, it was not a good sign in more ways than one.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Dolphins could use versatile lineman

2:35 AM

As they prepare for the April 27 start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Miami Dolphins have put themselves position to go for the BPA (Best Player Available) with their initial selection, 22nd overall.

2017 NFL Draft Reset: Bills need WR, DB; unsure at QB

2:32 AM

As they prepare for the April 27 start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Buffalo Bills are still hamstrung by their salary cap, but the door kept revolving at One Bills Drive with players coming and going during free agency.

» Monday, April 3, 2017

Vikings ink backup QB Keenum

8:28 PM

The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Case Keenum on Monday, re-uniting him with Sam Bradford.

NFL notebook: Brady gets stolen Super Bowl jerseys back

6:51 PM

Shortly after receiving his stolen Super Bowl jerseys back from team owner Robert Kraft, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady almost lost -- all in fun -- the Super Bowl LI jersey again in front of nearly 40,000 witnesses.

RB Peterson visits Patriots, continues hunt for new team

6:13 PM

Adrian Peterson reportedly remains on the lookout for an NFL home.

Vikings sign P Quigley

5:43 PM

The Minnesota Vikings signed punter Ryan Quigley, the team announced Monday.

Mic’d up: Rex Ryan joins ESPN

5:43 PM

Former NFL coach Rex Ryan will join ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" in September, the network officially announced Monday.

Redskins sign LB Brown to 1-year deal

5:23 PM

The Washington Redskins agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent inside linebacker Zach Brown on Monday.

Pro Day roundup: Ole Miss’ Kelly suffers another setback

5:08 PM

As if his draft stock couldn't get any more unpredictable, Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly exited school's Pro Day after only 12 throws on Monday after re-aggravating an injury to his throwing wrist.

Brady gets stolen Super Bowl jerseys back

4:07 PM

Shortly after receiving his stolen Super Bowl jerseys back from team owner Robert Kraft, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady almost lost -- all in fun -- the Super Bowl LI jersey again in front of nearly 40,000 witnesses.

Patriots’ Gronkowski enters ring at WrestleMania 33

12:31 PM

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made an impactful cameo appearance at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday night at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

Lions sign LB Bellore

11:49 AM

The Detroit Lions signed free agent linebacker Nick Bellore on Monday to add depth at the position.

NFL, HBO agree to extend ’Hard Knocks’

11:34 AM

The NFL and HBO agreed to extend the run of "Hard Knocks," a behind-the-scenes reality television show of the league's training camps.

NFL Note - * Free Agents Peterson, Adrian

5:15 AM

RB Adrian Peterson's first free agent meeting will be with the defending Super Bowl champions. The former Minnesota Vikings running back is scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots on Monday, ESPN reports. Peterson became an unrestricted free agent when the Vikings did not exercise his 2017 option on Feb. 28. Peterson missed almost all of last season with a right knee injury. The seven-time Pro Bowler and 2012 NFL MVP has 11,747 rushing yards and 97 touchdowns over 10 seasons, all with the Vikings.

» Sunday, April 2, 2017

Peterson scheduled to visit Patriots on Monday

6:44 PM

Adrian Peterson's first free agent meeting will be with the defending Super Bowl champions.

» Saturday, April 1, 2017

Lombardi Trophy undamaged after accident

7:40 PM

The Lombardi Trophy reportedly is safe and sound after the car that was carrying it was involved in a run-in with a deer in Fairfield, Maine.

NFL notebook: RB Hightower signs with 49ers

6:07 PM

The San Francisco 49ers reached an agreement with free agent running back Tim Hightower on Saturday, adding depth to their backfield.

Rams add quality, quantity in free agency

4:11 PM

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams quickly and decisively got to work trying to rebuild their team in the image of new head coach Sean McVay, an energetic, offensive-minded leader who puts as much emphasis on chemistry, leadership and locker room presence as he does finding the right talent and scheme fit.

Free agent RB Hightower signs with 49ers

3:07 PM

The San Francisco 49ers reached an agreement with free agent running back Tim Hightower on Saturday, adding depth to their backfield.

Keenum moves over to Vikings

2:13 PM

The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with quarterback Case Keenum on a one-year, $2 million deal, according to multiple reports on Friday.

QB Brees not concerned about contract

2:13 PM

Drew Brees is heading into the final year of his contract but the 38-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback insists he is not concerned about getting an extension from the team.