Odell Beckham Jr. clarifies ‘new Patriots’ remark as 'aspirations'
As the Browns prepare for the 2019 season by learning a new offense under coach Freddie Kitchens and offensive coordinator Todd Monken during voluntary organized team activities, star wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry have been missing.  The most notable absence comes from Beckham, who has participated in only...
Bills rookie Tyrel Dodson arrested on domestic violence charges, report says
Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson was reportedly arrested Sunday after an alleged incident involving his girlfriend the previous day, according to TMZ Sports. The website reported that Dodson and his girlfriend got into an argument in her apartment in Scottsdale, Arizona, when he allegedly vomited on the carpet inside her...
Cam Newton injury update: Panthers shelving QB (shoulder) for game vs. Falcons
Cam Newton has reportedly started throwing an NFL-regulation football, a good sign in his comeback from offseason shoulder surgery, the Charlotte Observer reports. Newton underwent an "arthroscopic procedure" on his right shoulder in late January, his second procedure on that shoulder in less than two years. He battled shoulder issues last...
Peyton Manning: Now not 'right time' for 'Monday Night Football' job
As reported earlier this year, Peyton Manning once again turned down ESPN's offer for him to become an analyst on "Monday Night Football." One would think such an offer would not be extended to him again, but Manning, speaking at Broncos OTAs on Thursday, seemed to hint that the network's offer...
Steelers rookie TE Zach Gentry can't have Heath Miller's number
Heath Miller may be gone, but his name still echoes inside Heinz Field when a tight end touches the ball, which is why the team will continue to preserve his number. Steelers tight end Zach Gentry wore No. 83 at Michigan and again at Pittsburgh's rookie minicamp earlier this month, though...
Cowboys tried to bring Jason Witten out of retirement, report says
There’s never a dull moment for Big D. With the start of the NFL regular season still more than three months away, the talk at Cowboys OTAs is centered around the contract situations of star players Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper. The chatter is so loud in Frisco,...
NFL Week 16 Blitz Read: Titans pick up key win over Redskins; Ravens shut down Chargers
Lamar Jackson won't be as aggressive of a runner in 2019. While speaking Wednesday on a conference call, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said the team will look to build around the second-year quarterback and decrease his rushing attempts this season in order to keep him safe and healthy. "I think you'll be...
NFL free agency rumors: Gerald McCoy to visit Panthers
Gerald McCoy may be moving on from the AFC North. The free-agent defensive tackle is scheduled to visit the Panthers on Thursday after leaving visits with the Browns and Ravens in the last week without a deal, The Athletic first reported. According to ESPN, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday that McCoy could...
NFL had 'intervention' with seven teams over 2017 concussions
A longer NFL season could be on the horizon. According to The Washington Post, a number of the league's 32 owners are in favor of revisiting the idea of an 18-game regular season or an expanded playoff field as the NFL and NFLPA ramp up negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. A high-ranking official...
Nick Foles' absence at OTAs explained as wife announces she had miscarriage
Nick Foles and his wife Tori are dealing with tragedy this week. Tori announced on Instagram on Wednesday, she had a miscarriage with the couple's second child. "As several of you knew, we were about 15 weeks pregnant with our 2nd baby," she wrote. "Early Sunday morning after a rough...