NFL NEWS ARCHIVE

» Monday, March 30, 2015

Raiders bring back DL Wilson

6:31 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders re-signed free agent defensive lineman C.J. Wilson on Monday.

Eagles extend Ryans’ contract

4:00 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have signed linebacker DeMeco Ryans to a one-year extension, keeping him under contract through 2016.

Panthers sign Todman

2:01 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed running back Jordan Todman to a one-year contract on Monday.

Falcons docked a 2016 draft pick for fake crowd noise

1:00 PM

Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Falcons were fined $350,000 and will have to forfeit a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft for using artificial crowd noise during home games for the last two seasons.

Browns’ Farmer suspended for texting

12:35 PM

Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer was suspended four games by the NFL on Monday for violating rules prohibiting the use of electronic devices during games.

» Friday, March 27, 2015

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

7:04 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

Panthers sign WR Boykin, claim OT Martin

5:30 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to a one-year contract and claimed offensive tackle Jonathan Martin off waivers on Friday.

Panthers sign WR Boykin

2:08 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to a one-year contract on Friday.

Bears ink CB Ball

1:09 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears added secondary depth on Friday by signing cornerback Alan Ball to a one-year contract.

Titans sign CB Harris

12:09 PM

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans signed cornerback Brandon Harris to a one-year contract on Friday.

Vikings add Terence Newman

11:21 AM

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman have agreed to a contract.

» Thursday, March 26, 2015

Extra Points: Gregory’s red-flagged reality

6:08 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Sometimes we all have to jump through a few hoops.

49ers cut Jonathan Martin

5:11 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers waived offensive tackle Jonathan Martin on Thursday.

Bengals sign DT Pat Sims

4:27 PM

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Bengals have signed defensive tackle Pat Sims, who spent the last two seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

Steelers re-sign Heyward-Bey

1:59 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract on Thursday.

» Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bears sign Mason Foster

4:39 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed linebacker Mason Foster to a one-year contract on Wednesday.

Jets add TE Davis

2:43 PM

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets have signed veteran tight end Kellen Davis to an undisclosed contract, the team announced Wednesday.

» Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Vikings sign LB Matthews, S Mays

6:55 PM

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings signed linebacker Casey Matthews and safety Taylor Mays on Tuesday.

Bears take chance on DL McDonald

5:29 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ray McDonald, released by the San Francisco 49ers in December following allegations of sexual assault, has found a new home in free agency.

Texans re-sign LB Dent

4:35 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans re-signed linebacker Akeem Dent on Tuesday.

Extra Points: Whisenhunt lays his trap

2:25 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Anyone really think Ken Whisenhunt decided to reveal the Tennessee Titans' draft plans in the desert on a Tuesday in late March?

» Monday, March 23, 2015

Sharper gets prison time in rape cases

7:06 PM

New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Former NFL star Darren Sharper will be sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape charges in Louisiana, according to a report.

NFL suspends local blackout policy for 2015

3:24 PM

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - NFL owners voted Monday to suspend the league's local TV blackout policy for the 2015 season.

Sharper sentenced to nine years for Arizona sexual assault

2:50 PM

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was sentenced to nine years in prison on sexual assault charges after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors in Arizona.

» Sunday, March 22, 2015

Steelers give two-year deal to Harrison

1:18 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed linebacker James Harrison to a two-year deal on Sunday.

» Saturday, March 21, 2015

Extra Points: Remembering ’Concrete Charlie’

10:23 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Father Time is the one opponent that beats us all but you get the feeling he's in the tub icing himself down this morning after taking on "Concrete Charlie."

Eagles Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik dies at 89

9:50 AM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Eagles Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker and center Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning following a brief illness at an assisted living facility in Richland, Pennsylvania, the team announced. He was 89.

» Friday, March 20, 2015

Titans president Smith stepping down

7:20 PM

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tennessee Titans president and CEO Tommy Smith is stepping down after 1 1/2 years on the job.

Dolphins sign RB James

3:13 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins have signed running back LaMichael James to a one-year contract.

Colts add LB Irving

12:39 PM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts agreed to terms with linebacker Nate Irving on Friday.

Browns sign WR Bowe

12:29 PM

Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns officially signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Friday.

Giants sign DE Selvie

12:04 PM

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants signed free agent defensive end George Selvie on Friday.

» Thursday, March 19, 2015

Broncos sign LB Reggie Walker

9:58 PM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos on Thursday agreed to terms with free-agent linebacker Reggie Walker, who played the last two seasons for the San Diego Chargers.

Bears re-sign TE Rosario

7:58 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears re-signed tight end Dante Rosario to a one-year contract on Thursday.

Jags claim former Ravens RB Pierce off waivers

7:16 PM

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Jacksonville Jaguars were awarded former Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce off waivers on Thursday, the team said.

Bengals re-sign Still, bring back Ghee

1:14 PM

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed defensive tackle Devon Still and brought back cornerback Brandon Ghee.

Lions re-sign Mathis

1:14 PM

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions re-signed cornerback Rashean Mathis to a two-year contract on Thursday.

Falcons sign TE Jacob Tamme

12:52 PM

Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed tight end Jacob Tamme to an undisclosed contract.

Clay headed to Buffalo after Dolphins decline to match offer

12:42 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Charles Clay will become a member of the Buffalo Bills after the Miami Dolphins reportedly declined to match an offer sheet the tight end signed on Wednesday.

Giants re-sign Fells

12:14 PM

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants re-signed tight end Daniel Fells on Thursday.

» Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Cowboys agree to terms with Greg Hardy

8:03 PM

Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Wednesday on a one-year contract with free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy, whose 2014 season was cut short because of a domestic violence case.

49ers make Bush signing official

6:57 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers officially signed running back Reggie Bush on Wednesday.

Pats re-sign DL Branch, add CBs Fletcher, McClain

6:04 PM

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots re-signed defensive lineman Alan Branch on Wednesday and signed free-agent cornerbacks Bradley Fletcher and Robert McClain.

Extra Points: The new normal in the NFL

4:57 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - It took years for the Baltimore Ravens to hit the gas and race from zero to zero-tolerance but the organization gets there with the speed of a Porsche Spyder these days.

Ravens bring back DE Canty on 2-year deal

4:56 PM

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with defensive end Chris Canty less than three weeks after cutting him.

Falcons bring back Biermann

4:50 PM

Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Defensive end/outside linebacker Kroy Biermann has re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced Wednesday.

Ravens release Pierce after DUI

3:20 PM

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens released running back Bernard Pierce on Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Giants sign former Jet Ellis

3:12 PM

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants have signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis, who spent his first four NFL seasons with the other tenant of MetLife Stadium, the New York Jets.

Bills land Harvin

2:34 PM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills officially signed wide receiver Percy Harvin on Wednesday.

Bears ink long snapper Gafford

1:29 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed long snapper Thomas Gafford to a one-year contract on Wednesday.

Bills sign Miami TE Clay to offer sheet

12:55 PM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills have signed Miami Dolphins tight end Charles Clay to an offer sheet.

Report: Bills sign Miami TE Clay to offer sheet

8:23 AM

Buffalo, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills have reportedly signed Miami Dolphins tight end Charles Clay to an offer sheet.

» Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Patriots sign RB Cadet

5:49 PM

Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots signed running back Travaris Cadet on Tuesday.

Ravens sign Cox, Bilukidi

5:19 PM

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday signed long snapper Morgan Cox and defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi.

Extra Points: Here’s hoping Borland isn’t used

4:32 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco 49ers star linebacker Chris Borland sent shock waves through the football world Monday night, announcing his retirement from the game at the tender age of 24.

49ers add OL Pears

3:45 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran offensive lineman Erik Pears to a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.

Raiders sign Trent Richardson

1:28 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders signed running back Trent Richardson on Tuesday.

Vikings re-sign Harris

12:18 PM

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed offensive lineman Mike Harris.

Chargers add WR Stevie Johnson

12:17 PM

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Wide receiver Stevie Johnson agreed to a three-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday.

» Monday, March 16, 2015

Wilfork signs with Texans, thanks Patriots

7:07 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans signed free-agent defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, the team announced Monday.

Patriots sign TE Chandler

6:41 PM

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots signed veteran tight end Scott Chandler, the team announced Monday.

Raiders cut QB Schaub

6:01 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have released veteran quarterback Matt Schaub.

Extra Points: Mock Draft version 3.0, free agency fallout

5:49 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Hindsight has always proven the NFL Draft is nothing more than a glorified crapshoot for the organizations who spend millions trying to get things right.

Tim Tebow works out for Eagles

4:53 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yes, Tim Tebow worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles.

» Sunday, March 15, 2015

Michael Johnson to return to Cincinnati

12:38 PM

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Defensive end Michael Johnson is set to return to Cincinnati.

Ravens add Kendrick Lewis

8:15 AM

Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Ravens and safety Kendrick Lewis have agreed to a three-year contract.

» Saturday, March 14, 2015

Broncos sign S Darian Stewart

12:37 AM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with safety Darian Stewart on a two-year contract.

» Friday, March 13, 2015

Extra Points: Foles feels wanted in St. Louis

9:26 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - NFL power brokers tend to play things close to the vest so if you really want to know what they're thinking, ignore the words and watch the actions.

DeAngelo Williams joins Steelers

8:31 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Three days after being formally released by the Carolina Panthers, running back DeAngelo Williams signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday.

Steelers, Roethlisberger agree to new deal

8:22 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to a new five-year contract.

Report: Bills land Harvin

4:33 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills' roster overhaul continued Friday as the team reportedly agreed to terms with wide receiver Percy Harvin.

Rams sign former Lions DL Fairley

1:55 PM

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams continued their busy week on Friday, signing defensive lineman Nick Fairley to an undisclosed contract.

Redskins sign former 49ers CB Culliver

1:20 PM

Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins signed free-agent cornerback Chris Culliver on Friday to an undisclosed contract.

Chiefs acquire Grubbs from Saints

12:59 PM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs acquired offensive lineman Ben Grubbs from the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed draft pick on Friday.

Report: Cowboys agree to terms with McFadden

12:10 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year deal with veteran running back Darren McFadden.

Bills sign DT Kyle Williams to extension

11:53 AM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills have signed Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kyle Williams to a contract extension, the team announced Friday.

Dolphins add TE Cameron

2:02 AM

Davie, FL (Sports Network) - The Miami Dolphins signed free agent tight end Jordan Cameron to a two-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Patriots sign Sheard

1:30 AM

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots have signed defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard, cornerback Chimdi Chekwa and linebacker Jonathan Freeny.

Extra Points: Examining Chip Kelly

1:00 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Chip Kelly is a New Hampshire native and his football philosophy is a lot like the weather where he grew up. If you don't like it, wait five minutes.

Chiefs sign Paul Fanaika

12:08 AM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs signed offensive lineman Paul Fanaika on Thursday.

» Thursday, March 12, 2015

Texans land S Moore

11:18 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have signed free agent safety Rahim Moore, the team announced Thursday.

Colts waive Trent Richardson

9:56 PM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Trent Richardson's time in Indianapolis has officially come to an end.

Eagles sign Mathews; Murray next

8:52 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles, apparently close to a deal with NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray, announced Thursday they have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with veteran running back Ryan Mathews.

Saints add Browner, send Grubbs to Chiefs

5:39 PM

Metairie, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New Orleans Saints made a pair of notable moves on Thursday, agreeing to terms with cornerback Brandon Browner on a three-year contract and trading two-time Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs to the Kansas City Chiefs for a late-round 2015 draft choice.

Jaguars release DE Bryant

2:55 PM

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Jacksonville Jaguars released defensive end Red Bryant on Thursday.

Raiders sign former Eagles S Allen

2:29 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have signed former Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen, the team announced Thursday.

Bucs sign S Conte, DT Melton to 1-year deals

12:57 PM

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed safety Chris Conte and defensive tackle Henry Melton to one-year contracts on Thursday.

Panthers keep Dickson with three-year deal

11:21 AM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers re-signed tight end Ed Dickson on Thursday.

Bears sign Rolle to 3-year deal

7:42 AM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears announced late Wednesday that they signed free agent safety Antrel Rolle to a three-year contract.

Rams re-sign TE Kendricks

12:38 AM

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams re-signed free agent tight end Lance Kendricks on Wednesday.

Bulaga to remain in Green Bay

12:04 AM

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Bryan Bulaga will remain in Green Bay after agreeing to a new contract with the Packers.

» Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Bucs release DE Michael Johnson

11:30 PM

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released veteran defensive end Michael Johnson on Wednesday.

Bucs sign LB Bruce Carter to four-year deal

11:24 PM

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a four-year contract with former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter on Wednesday.

Raiders finalize deal with Hudson

11:13 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have officially announced the signing of center Rodney Hudson, the team's most notable acquisition so far of this offseason.

Chandler cut loose by Bills

10:55 PM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills released tight end Scott Chandler on Wednesday, ending his five-year tenure with the team.

Vikings ink QB Shaun Hill

10:49 PM

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Shaun Hill on Wednesday.

Texans send Fitzpatrick to Jets

10:13 PM

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets have acquired quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick from the Houston Texans.

Colts add Andre Johnson

9:13 PM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts added another veteran player to their roster on Wednesday.

49ers sign Torrey Smith

8:49 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - While the San Francisco 49ers continue to deal with a slew of offseason defections, the team made a significant addition on Wednesday's second day of free agency.

Suh officially joins Dolphins

7:06 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The worst-kept secret of this year's NFL free agency period is now a reality, as the Miami Dolphins announced Wednesday that the team has signed All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a massive six- year contract.

Odrick, Parnell among Jaguars’ free agent haul

6:42 PM

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Jacksonville Jaguars continued to make a splash at the start of this year's NFL free agent period, announcing the signings of five new players after introducing Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas earlier Wednesday.

Bills sign FB Felton

5:25 PM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills announced they signed fullback Jerome Felton on Wednesday.

Redskins bring in Paea

5:12 PM

Ashburn, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Redskins have announced their first major signing of this free agent period, agreeing to terms with former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Stephen Paea.

Dolphins add CB McCain

4:45 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins have signed cornerback Brice McCain, according to his agent.

Titans add WR Douglas

2:22 PM

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans agreed to a deal with wide receiver Harry Douglas, the team announced Wednesday.

Vikings re-sign DT Johnson

2:02 PM

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings re-signed defensive tackle Tom Johnson on Wednesday.

Cardinals sign Iupati, Peters, Weatherspoon

1:22 PM

Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with free agents Mike Iupati, Corey Peters and Sean Weatherspoon.

Browns re-sign Marlon Moore

1:12 PM

Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns re-signed wide receiver and special teams contributor Marlon Moore, the team announced Wednesday.

Report: Texans send Fitzpatrick to Jets

1:02 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets have reportedly acquired quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick from the Houston Texans.

Bears, LB McPhee agree to 5-year deal

1:00 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with Pernell McPhee on a five-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Long-time Titans DB Finnegan retires

12:22 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Nine-year NFL veteran Cortland Finnegan announced on Wednesday that he is retiring.

Jags make Julius Thomas signing official

10:56 AM

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Jacksonville Jaguars and free-agent tight end Julius Thomas officially agreed to a multi-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles agree to 1-year deal with CB Thurmond

10:48 AM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with cornerback Walter Thurmond on a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

» Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Extra Points: Gore was right about Kelly, Eagles

9:35 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - One thing life teaches you is to follow the money.

Rams deal Bradford to Eagles for Foles

9:13 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a trade that will send quarterback Nick Foles, a fourth-round draft pick in 2015 and a second-round pick in 2016 to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for former No. 1 overall draft pick Sam Bradford and the Rams' fifth-round pick in 2015.

Seahawks sign former Eagles CB Williams

8:15 PM

Renton, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Seattle Seahawks signed free-agent cornerback Cary Williams on Tuesday.

Eagles announce 6-year deal for CB Maxwell

7:31 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of cornerback Byron Maxwell after the NFL's free agent period got underway Tuesday.

Colts bring back Adams

6:59 PM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts have kept one of their defensive leaders in the fold, agreeing to terms with safety Mike Adams on a contract extension moments before he was set to hit free agency.

Jets complete Marshall trade, release Harvin

6:35 PM

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets acquired veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, while simultaneously releasing oft-injured wideout Percy Harvin.

Panthers release Williams after 9 seasons

6:08 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have released running back DeAngelo Williams after nine seasons.

Texans extend Mallett, Tarpinian

6:06 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans re-signed quarterback Ryan Mallett and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian on Tuesday.

McCoy-Alonso trade complete as league year begins

5:55 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - As the start of a new league year brought a flurry of trades in the NFL, one of the biggest deals was finally announced by the teams involved.

Lions, down Suh, acquire Ngata from Ravens

5:20 PM

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - After letting Ndamukong Suh go via free agency, the Detroit Lions landed another All-Pro defensive lineman in a trade Tuesday.

Former Titans QB Locker says he’s retiring

5:16 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker says he is retiring from the NFL at the age of 26.

Vikings bring back RB Asiata

5:05 PM

Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings re-signed running back Matt Asiata to a one-year contract Tuesday.

Chargers sign OL Franklin

4:59 PM

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms on a five-year contract with offensive guard Orlando Franklin on Tuesday.

Broncos sign TE Daniels to 3-year deal

4:54 PM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with tight end Owen Daniels on a three-year contract.

Seahawks acquire Graham from New Orleans

4:47 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Just minutes before the NFL's free agency period was set to begin, the New Orleans Saints reportedly agreed to a trade that will send All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham to the two-time reigning NFC champion Seattle Seahawks.

Bengals make offer to RFA Lamur

2:53 PM

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Bengals extended a tender offer to restricted free agent linebacker Emmanuel Lamur prior to Tuesday's deadline to do so.

Niners’ Willis decides to call it a career

2:52 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis made it official Tuesday and has announced his retirement.

Panthers keep DT Edwards

2:35 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers have re-signed defensive tackle Dwan Edwards to a two-year contract.

Chiefs add S Branch

11:27 AM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed safety Tyvon Branch.

» Monday, March 9, 2015

Rams part ways with Long, Wells

9:19 PM

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Rams announced the release of offensive linemen Jake Long and Scott Wells on Monday.

Report: OL Iupati to sign with Cardinals

8:01 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Free-agent guard Mike Iupati plans to leave the San Francisco 49ers and sign with the Arizona Cardinals, according to ESPN.

Browns tender Gipson, three others

7:05 PM

Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns have placed tenders on Pro Bowl safety Tashaun Gipson, linebacker Craig Robertson, defensive lineman Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and special teams ace Johnson Bademosi.

Packers re-sign Cobb, Tolzien

6:41 PM

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers have re-signed wide receiver Randall Cobb and backup quarterback Scott Tolzien, the team announced on Monday.

49ers keep backup TE Carrier

6:08 PM

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed tight end Derek Carrier to a two-year contract extension through the 2017 season.

Texans release WR Johnson

5:37 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have released wide receiver Andre Johnson after they were unable to work out a trade.

Bengals announce 2-year deal for K Nugent

5:03 PM

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed kicker Mike Nugent to a two-year contract, the team announced Monday.

Steelers release DE Keisel

4:54 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers are parting ways with veteran defensive end Brett Keisel.

Panthers re-sign QB Webb

4:34 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers re-signed Joe Webb to a one-year contract on Monday.

Texans re-sign CB Jackson, T Newton

4:09 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have re-signed cornerback Kareem Jackson and tackle Derek Newton, who were both unrestricted free agents.

Steelers re-sign Spaeth

3:36 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with tight end Matt Spaeth on a two-year contract Monday.

Steelers agree to terms with Moats

2:13 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Steelers agreed to terms with linebacker Arthur Moats on a three-year contract Monday.

Ginn returns to Carolina

2:03 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers have signed wide receiver Ted Ginn to a two-year contract.

Panthers re-sign Whittaker

12:39 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers re-signed running back Fozzy Whittaker to a two-year deal on Monday.

Report: Niners’ Willis to retire

12:11 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Willis will reportedly announce his retirement after eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Mallett to stay with Texans, Hoyer likely to join him

11:57 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have reportedly re-signed quarterback Ryan Mallett.

Hughes set to return to Buffalo

11:03 AM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills weren't willing to let Jerry Hughes hit the open market, re-signing the defensive end to an undisclosed contract on Monday.

Report: Maclin headed to KC

1:04 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Jeremy Maclin is reuniting with former coach Andy Reid.

Report: McCourty to re-sign with Pats

12:46 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Devin McCourty is staying put.

Report: Eagles to sign RB Gore

12:11 AM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran running back Frank Gore has reportedly agreed to sign a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles when free agency begins on Tuesday.

» Sunday, March 8, 2015

Colts agree to terms with Herremans

3:54 PM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts agreed to a deal with guard Todd Herremans on Sunday.

» Saturday, March 7, 2015

Report: Packers bring back Cobb

11:30 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Randall Cobb have reportedly agreed to a four-year contract extension.

» Friday, March 6, 2015

Raiders release Nick Roach, Usama Young

11:16 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders have released linebacker Nick Roach and safety Usama Young.

Seahawks terminate TE Miller’s contract

11:03 PM

Renton, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Seattle Seahawks announced several roster moves on Friday, including the termination of tight end Zach Miller's contract.

Chargers sign Jacoby Jones

9:38 PM

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jacoby Jones has found a new home, with the free-agent wide receiver/return specialist agreeing to terms with the San Diego Chargers on a two-year contract Friday.

Broncos tender LB Marshall, 2 other free agents

8:34 PM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos tendered three exclusive rights free agents on Friday, including linebacker Brandon Marshall.

Steelers sign QB Tajh Boyd

7:23 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd to their offseason roster on Friday.

Jets re-sign LB David Harris

6:10 PM

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets re-signed middle linebacker David Harris, the team announced Friday.

Panthers sign OT Michael Oher

4:53 PM

Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent offensive tackle Michael Oher to a two-year contract on Friday.

Jaguars re-sign DE Ryan Davis

4:17 PM

Jacksonville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed defensive end Ryan Davis on Friday.

Bears sign QB Clausen

2:25 PM

Lake Forest, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Jimmy Clausen to a one-year extension on Friday, taking him through the 2015 season.

Chiefs release DT Walker

2:25 PM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs have released defensive tackle Vance Walker.

Lions re-sign Prater

12:21 PM

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions re-signed kicker Matt Prater to a three-year contract on Friday.

Report: Bears send Marshall to Jets

12:00 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bears have reportedly traded wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets.

Colts won’t re-sign Wayne

11:25 AM

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts and wide receiver Reggie Wayne will part company.

» Thursday, March 5, 2015

Chiefs release LB Mays

7:06 PM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs released linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday.

Extra Points: Ryan foreshadows his plan in Buffalo

3:03 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - There are quite a few NFL teams who need a quarterback but this is not the year to find one.

Dolphins re-sign OL Fox

2:59 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins re-signed offensive lineman Jason Fox on Thursday.

Peyton return to Broncos official

1:48 PM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos made it official on Thursday, announcing that quarterback Peyton Manning will be returning to the club for the 2015 season.

Wilfork says time with Patriots is over

1:46 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Vince Wilfork is set to become a free agent next week after the Pro Bowl defensive lineman said the Patriots won't pick up his contract option.

Dockett heading to San Francisco

1:45 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers and defensive lineman Darnell Dockett have agreed to a contract.

» Wednesday, March 4, 2015

RB Thomas says goodbye to Saints

8:22 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran running back Pierre Thomas is saying goodbye to the New Orleans Saints.

Peyton Manning to return, taking pay cut

6:29 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Peyton Manning will play an 18th NFL season on a reduced salary in 2015, agreeing to a $4 million cut with the Denver Broncos.

Texans release C Myers

5:11 PM

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans released veteran center Chris Myers on Wednesday.

Eagles release Trent Cole

4:57 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles officially released veteran pass-rusher Trent Cole on Wednesday.

Bills to acquire Cassel from Vikings

1:27 PM

Orchard Park, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that they have a deal in place to acquire quarterback Matt Cassel from the Minnesota Vikings.

» Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Report: Eagles to trade LeSean McCoy to Bills

7:45 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have a deal in place to trade former NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso, ESPN.com reported on Tuesday.

Titans release safety Pollard

6:18 PM

Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tennessee Titans released safety Bernard Pollard on Tuesday.

Raiders release S Branch

5:58 PM

Alameda, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Raiders released strong safety Tyvon Branch on Tuesday.

Eagles release CB Cary Williams

5:09 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Cary Williams on Tuesday.

Extra Points: Eagles on fast track to dysfunction

4:27 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie once called his operation "kind of the gold standard."

» Monday, March 2, 2015

Patriots use franchise tag on K Gostkowski

5:41 PM

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The New England Patriots used their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski prior to Monday's deadline.

Extra Points: Ranking the NFL free agents

5:11 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - Fans love free agency, NFL personnel people tolerate it.

Lions keep Tapp, Orlovsky on 1-year deals

5:02 PM

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions re-signed defensive end Darryl Tapp and backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky to one-year deals, the team announced Monday.

Steelers cut WR Moore

4:57 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers released wide receiver Lance Moore Monday following one unproductive season with the team.

Giants tag DE Pierre-Paul

4:41 PM

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Giants assigned the non-exclusive franchise tag to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul at Monday's deadline as the team continues to attempt to work out a long-term deal with its top pass rusher.

Chiefs use tag on NFL sacks leader Houston

4:41 PM

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs used their franchise tag on reigning NFL sacks leader Justin Houston, the team announced Monday.

Eagles sign former Packers LB Jones

4:30 PM

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Eagles have signed former Green Bay Packers linebacker Brad Jones to a two-year deal, the team announced Monday,

Dolphins place transition tag on Clay

3:56 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins have placed the transition tag on tight end Charles Clay.

NFL salary cap goes over $143 million

3:17 PM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL salary cap has increased more than $10 million to $143.28 million per team, the league and the players union said Monday.

Bryant gets Cowboys’ franchise tag

3:07 PM

Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Dallas Cowboys have slapped the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant.

Dolphins release Finnegan

2:45 PM

Davie, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Dolphins released cornerback Cortland Finnegan on Monday.

Broncos use franchise tag on WR Thomas

2:22 PM

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas.

Broncos to use franchise tag on WR Thomas

11:00 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Denver Broncos will place their franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas, according to both ESPN and NFL.com.

Houston expected to be franchised by Chiefs

10:56 AM

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs will reportedly use their franchise designation on NFL sack leader Justin Houston.

Lions won’t tag Suh

10:21 AM

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions apparently won't place their franchise tag on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.