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Washington president says new team name won't be 'Warriors,' must have 'no ties to Native American imagery'
Jul 12, 2021
The Washington Football Team will have an entirely new identity by the start of next season. What the franchise's future name, logo and look will be is still being worked out by team brass.
RGIII: Kirk Cousins 'cashing checks' with Vikings, 'not real happy' with Kellen Mond pick
May 01, 2021
When the Vikings selected Texas A&M quarterback Kellon Mond, it signaled to some that Kirk Cousins' time was soon up in Minnesota. For one of Cousins' former teammates and QB mates, that time is already past due.
John Lynch will 'always defer' to Kyle Shanahan on QBs; 49ers vow to make 'great decision' at No. 3
Apr 26, 2021
49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan tried to clarify their position ahead of Round 1 and cool down heated discussion and argument amongst fans regarding the No. 3 pick.
Sean Payton: Saints 'have to address' cornerback position ahead of 2021 season
Apr 24, 2021
Much attention will be paid this summer to the promised quarterback battle in New Orleans between Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston. But Sean Payton isn't spending his spring days thinking at the uncertainty at that crucial position.
Chargers GM 'bullish' on LT Trey Pipkins, looking to select 'players, not positions' in draft
Apr 24, 2021
One year ago, Tom Telesco secured the Chargers' future at quarterback, selecting Justin Herbert with the No. 6 overall pick. This draft, he's charged with building around the Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Raiders GM Mike Mayock would 'pound the table' for Derek Carr: 'We couldn't be happier with him'
Mar 03, 2021
If Raiders general manager Mike Mayock's comments to media members on Wednesday are any indication, Las Vegas doesn't intend to send starting QB Derek Carr packing via trade, not after a career-best campaign.
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 revealed at 'NFL Honors'
Feb 06, 2021
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 was revealed at NFL Honors on Saturday night. The rolling announcement of inductees took place over a two-hour window and included the induction of Charles Woodson, Peyton Manning and Calvin Johnson.
Kansas City Chiefs arrive in Tampa ahead of Super Bowl LV
Feb 06, 2021
Just under 26 hours out from Super Bowl LV, the Kansas City Chiefs have finally arrived in Tampa. The first of the Chiefs' two planes carrying the team to the west coast of Florida landed at Tampa International Airport at 4:39 p.m. ET.
Ben Roethlisberger wants to 'go one more year,' doesn't care about his salary
Jan 28, 2021
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is entering his age-39 season in 2021, his 18th in the NFL, but the veteran signal-caller, just one year after a devastating arm injury, is not peering toward retirement.
Falcons hire Dean Pees as defensive coordinator, Dave Ragone as offensive coordinator
Jan 21, 2021
First-time head coach Arthur Smith will lean on a longtime defensive mind to coach the other side of the ball in Atlanta. The Falcons announced the hiring of veteran defensive coordinator Dean Pees, Dave Ragone as offensive coordinator and Marquice Williams as special teams coordinator on Thursday.
New Jets HC Robert Saleh preaches togetherness, mum on Sam Darnold's future in intro presser
Jan 21, 2021
The Jets introduced their new head coach Robert Saleh on Thursday, one week after announcing his hire. With Saleh's arrival to New York comes a complete change in energy and outlook from the Adam Gase era.
Bills fans donate to Lamar Jackson's favorite charity after QB exits Buffalo's win over Ravens
Jan 17, 2021
Bills Mafia is at it again. Fresh off their team's second home postseason win is as many weeks after a quarter-century drought, Bills fans were feeling extra generous Saturday, as they are wont to feel.
Panthers announce hire of Seahawks exec Scott Fitterer as general manager
Jan 14, 2021
After a lengthy search, Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper has made his first major front-office hire. Carolina announced the hiring of Seattle Seahawks VP of football operations Scott Fitterer as its new GM Thursday night.
Titans clinch AFC South with win; Browns, Colts, Ravens also earn playoff spots
Jan 03, 2021
The AFC playoff picture is set after the conclusion of Sunday's Week 17 games within the conference. Cleveland and Baltimore are in the dance after winning on Sunday, while Tennessee won the AFC South, but Indy is in, too.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers have 'sour taste' from disappointing win over Panthers
Dec 20, 2020
The Packers moved to 11-3, increased their lead atop the NFC and moved ever closer to clinching homefield advantage for the first time since 2011. But from the sound of Aaron Rodgers' postgame musings, you wouldn't know it.
Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif named co-winner of Canada's Lou Marsh Award
Dec 08, 2020
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was named a co-winner of the 2020 Lou Marsh Award, which is given out annually to Canada's top athlete. LDT shared this year's honor with soccer player Alphonso Davies, who stars for Bayern Munich in Germany's Bundesliga.
Kyle Shanahan: 49ers' multi-week stay in Arizona not a 'bonding' opportunity
Dec 01, 2020
The 49ers are expected to depart for Arizona on Wednesday, four days after learning that Santa Clara County, home to their stadium and team facility, had issued new COVID-related restrictions prohibiting contact sports for three weeks.
Saints fined $500K, docked draft pick, Patriots fined $350K for COVID-19 protocol violations
Nov 29, 2020
The NFL continued this week to issue out financial and competitive discipline to teams violating its COVID-19 protocols. New England and New Orleans were each fined, while the Saints lost a seventh-round pick.
Mike McCarthy defends fake punt call in fourth quarter of Cowboys' loss to Washington
Nov 26, 2020
With the Cowboys trailing their rivals from Washington by just four points early in the fourth quarter on Thanksgiving, coach Mike McCarthy made what could be the consequential call of the 2020 NFC East race.
Sean Payton retweets ex-Falcons WR Roddy White's Taysom Hill barb after Saints' win
Nov 22, 2020
After Taysom Hill led the Saints to a win over the Falcons in place of Drew Bress, coach Sean Payton retweeted a critical tweet of Hill from former Falcons WR Roddy White. The coach's Twitter move went viral.
Raiders, Saints report no new positive COVID-19 cases ahead of Sunday's games
Oct 25, 2020
For the Las Vegas Raiders and New Orleans Saints, both of whom experienced COVID-19 scares this week, it's game on. Neither club reported new positive tests ahead of Sunday's games, and the Raiders' close-contact offensive lineman have been cleared.
Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette (ankle) inactive ahead of game vs. Packers
Oct 18, 2020
Leonard Fournette is not able to go against the Packers. The Buccaneers running back, listed as questionable with an ankle injury and expected to play Sunday, was among the team's inactives ahead of its clash with Green Bay.
NFL announces multiple schedule changes, moves Broncos-Patriots to Week 6
Oct 11, 2020
The NFL is reshuffling its schedule following Sunday's announcement that the Denver Broncos-New England Patriots game, scheduled for Monday night, was being postponed after another Patriots player tested positive for COVID-19.
Chargers' Justin Herbert starts at QB over injured Tyrod Taylor vs. Chiefs
Sep 20, 2020
The Los Angeles Chargers started their 2020 first-round pick at quarterback against the Kansas City Chiefs. Last week's starting QB Tyrod Taylor suffered a chest injury before the game and was later ruled out for the day.
Washington will go by 'Washington Football Team' until further notice
Jul 23, 2020
The Washington NFL franchise will go by a new name until further notice: the Washington Football Team. Washington's name change, announced by the team on Thursday, is only temporary as the franchise attempts to rebrand its image.
AFC East training camp preview: Bills rising; Patriots are in flux
Jul 14, 2020
Do the Bills have any weaknesses? Are the Dolphins coalescing? Can Cam Newton reset with the Patriots? Will the Jets smooth things out with Jamal Adams? Jeremy Bergman provides the lowdown on every AFC East team ahead of training camp.
Trent Williams signs restructured deal with 49ers, passes physical
Jun 20, 2020
Trent Williams has a new deal in San Francisco. Well, new-ish. Williams is due $12.5 million this season, the final year of a five-year extension signed with Washington in 2015. He'll receive around half of it from the 49ers guaranteed in advance.