Ha Ha Clinton-Dix says he doesn’t expect to remain with Packers next season
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix thinks he’ll be on a new team in 2019. The 25-year-old safety is set to be a free agent after the Packers picked up his fifth-year option in May. He recently told the Wisconsin State Journal he does not expect to sign a new deal with...
NFL free agency rumors: 49ers meet with five running backs following Matt Breida’s injury
The 49ers met with multiple running backs this week. San Francisco worked out veteran tailbacks Shane Vereen, Charcandrick West and Andre Ellington, according to a report from ESPN, which cites an unidentified league source. The team also visited with Matthew Dayes and Jeremy McNichols, the report says. Dealing with an...
Texans CB Kayvon Webster (quad) placed on injured reserve
Kayvon Webster will be missing in action for at least the next two months. The Texans on Tuesday announced they have placed the cornerback on injured reserve with a quad injury, adding that the team has signed safety Mike Tyson from the practice squad in a corresponding move. Webster sustained the injury...
Ben Roethlisberger: James Conner still deserves playing time when Le'Veon Bell returns
If all goes according to plan, running back Le'Veon Bell will return to the Steelers during the Week 7 bye and play in Week 8. So what does that mean for second-year tailback James Conner? Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said it shouldn't change Conner's role with the team too much,...
NFL trade rumors: Bills won't confirm, deny Eagles called about RB LeSean McCoy
The Bills field calls "all the time" from teams inquiring about players potentially available in trades, so if another NFL team checked with Buffalo about running back LeSean McCoy, it wouldn't be unusual, coach Sean McDermott told reporters Wednesday in an unprompted opening to his media availability. Buffalo's WIVB-TV reported Tuesday that...
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin reportedly fined $25K for penalty comments
Mike Tomlin's words will have repercussions after all. The Steelers coach has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of game officials following the team's Week 5 win over the Falcons, NFL Media reported, citing an unidentified source. Tomlin, a member of the NFL's competition committee, was optimistic he wouldn't be penalized, but...
Colts G Matt Slauson played through two broken vertebrae in loss to Patriots
The Colts lost to the Patriots on Thursday night, 38-24, but they also were in danger of losing a veteran player permanently. Guard Matt Slauson played through most of the second half with two broken vertebrae, according to the Indianapolis Star. Not only that, but he also was "one play away"...
Colin Kaepernick files to trademark black-and-white image of face, hair
Colin Kaepernick and his company, Inked Flash, have filed to trademark the famous black-and-white image of his face and hair. The filing was made Friday, but showed up on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website Wednesday, ESPN.com reported. According to the filing, Kaepernick wants to use the image on multiple...
Bucs, OL Ali Marpet agree to reported 5-year, $54M extension
Ali Marpet won't be leaving Tampa Bay anytime soon. The Buccaneers on Tuesday announced they have signed the guard to a five-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2023. Financial terms weren't disclosed, though ESPN reports the deal is worth $54.1 million over that time. Locking down a...