Yahoo Sports’ Tank Williams and Pro Football Weekly’s Eric Edholm have the same top three, but the similarities end there.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 23, 2018, 10:57 pm
Getting rid of the kickoff currently isn’t on the agenda for the NFL’s owners as they prepare to meet in Orlando. But it soon could be. NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent recently told Dan Patrick that, immediately after the league meetings, a group will be organized to further explore
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: March 24, 2018, 8:53 pm
Among the many proposed rules that the NFL will consider at next week’s owners’ meeting is one that recognizes the increasing role of women in pro football. The 49ers proposed a league resolution that “Requires all NFL stadiums by 2021 to have three separate and permanent locker rooms to be exclusively
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: March 24, 2018, 8:26 pm
Aaron Nagler fielded Packers fans' questions in a Facebook Live chat Friday afternoon. GREEN BAY – If the Green Bay Packers thought signing quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a record-setting contract extension was simply going to take writing him a check — albeit one that could cover the yearly budget
Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Posted: March 24, 2018, 7:55 pm
After retiring from the NFL a little more than a year ago, Evan Mathis decided to move closer to where he grew up in Alabama. And to get the kind of house he and his wife wanted, Mathis needed to free up some money. And that meant the avid sports card collector would have to part with his prized possession
Author: Mail Online
Posted: March 24, 2018, 6:55 pm
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will surrender to authorities on Monday when he returns to the continental United States, attorney Rusty Hardin told the Philadelphia Inquirer. A Texas grand jury on Friday indicted Bennett on a felony charge of injury to the elderly related to an incident
Author: UPI
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:51 pm
The NFL's 32 owners need to be careful the next few days at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando that they don't adopt a revised “Catch Rule” that creates as many gray and subjective areas as it eliminates them from the old one. That is certainly the Competition Committee's aim in proposing a revised
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:38 pm
When the NFL Annual League Meeting takes place next week, it hopefully will bring greater clarity to the recent question, "What is a catch?" The reason why that is such an issue to everyone in the game is that the game means so much to all its fans and media around the country. If no one cared
Posted: March 24, 2018, 4:18 pm
Under the proposal NFL owners will consider this week, plays like Megatron's non-catch in 2010 would be completions Should the Calvin Johnson play be a catch? That question was one of many that came up during the NFL's more than two-year-long process of redefining the catch rule, and the answer
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:31 pm
The Chicago Bears had arguably the worst set of pass catchers in the NFL last season. It was a rag-tag group led by Kendall Wright's 614 yards. For general manager Ryan Pace, who put his job on the line with the aggressive 2017 NFL Draft trade for Mitchell Trubisky, adding weapons on offense for
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 24, 2018, 2:57 pm
With Allen Hurns in, some believe Dez Bryant will soon be out. Executives with other teams are now monitoring the situation in Dallas in order to see whether the Cowboys will cut the veteran receiver. Due to make $12.5 million in 2018, Bryant no longer is regarded as someone who will earn that type of
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: March 24, 2018, 2:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Percy Harvin may be mounting a comeback. It just won't be in the NFL. Danny Wuerffel admits he is trying to recruit his fellow ex-University of Florida standout to the American Flag Football League. Yes, flag football. It's obviously a far cry from when both were starring
Author: Sporting News
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:11 pm
Identifying talent and making the right hiring decisions are crucial to any organization. National Football League franchises are no exception. With the rise of computer-driven data analytics, the days of "gut decisions" made by scouts are long gone from the world of professional sports. But
Author: CNBC
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:01 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – After making a visit to Atlanta earlier this week, the Falcons have agreed to terms with cornerback and three-time Pro Bowler on special teams, Justin Bethel . RELATED CONTENT Falcons 2018 free agency tracker Why Fusco is a nice addition for Falcons Bethel, 27, became a Pro Bowler
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
The shock is still likely fresh in the mind of the Indianapolis Colts and their fanbase when Josh McDaniels spurned them after agreeing to be the head coach and it seems the NFL Competition Committee is considering a rule change to prevent further fallout from decisions like that. The Colts had to wait
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 24, 2018, 12:53 pm
Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for and Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter Every week we take some of your questions and answer them in a Detroit Lions mailbag. To ask questions for a future
Author: ESPN
Posted: March 24, 2018, 11:30 am
Which quarterback in this year’s draft class is the most ready to play in the NFL right away? Sam Darnold? Baker Mayfield? Josh Rosen? No, John O’Korn. At least according to John O’Korn. O’Korn, who managed just two touchdown passes and six interceptions as a part-time starter last year at Michigan,
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: March 24, 2018, 10:19 am
New Eagles wide receiver Mike Wallace has been on his share of winning teams over his 10-year NFL career. His breakout season came in 2010 when he helped lead the Steelers to Super Bowl XLV but lost to the Packers. That was Wallace's second season in the league. Seven years later, Wallace has not
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 24, 2018, 10:15 am
With the addition of Kirk Cousins, the comparisons to the Minnesota Vikings' previous quarterbacks have been numerous, from contract comparisons to the analytics. But, this time, Las Vegas weighs in with its expectations for the 2018 season. Will Cousins be able to continue his three-year streak
Posted: March 24, 2018, 8:45 am
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett was indicted by a Texas grand jury on a felony injury of the elderly charge for an incident following Super Bowl LI, the Harris County District Attorney's Office announced. A warrant was issued for Bennett's arrest. According to the Harris County
Author: Mail Online
Posted: March 24, 2018, 7:17 am
Are you not entertained? It took a while for the Dallas Cowboys to get started in free agency, but things finally shook loose - and it turned out to be a bit more exciting than we are really used to over the past few years. Now that we have seen what the team has done, it is time to try and put it in
Author: Blogging The Boys
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:00 am
Luke Falk, QB School: Washington State | Conference: PAC 12 College Experience: rSr | Age: 23 Height / Weight: 6-3 / 215 lbs Projected Draft Status: 3rd Round NFL Comparison: Jared Goff College Statistics Player Overview Luke Falk gave a verbal commitment to Cornell University in 2012 as a two-star prospect
Author: Hogs Haven
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:00 am
A Harris County grand jury Friday indicted Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett for the felony charge of injury of the elderly for injuring a 66- year-old paraplegic who was working at NRG Stadium to control access to the field at Super Bowl LI, prosecutors said. On Feb 5, 2017, Bennett
Author: nj
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:00 am
The top NFL receivers by route in 2017 - William Moy We're going to dive into that database and take a look at which receivers were the most productive last season on individual routes. The metric we're using to rank these players is wide receiver rating. Simply: WR rating is the passer rating
Author: Bolts From The Blue
Posted: March 24, 2018, 5:00 am
FRISCO, Texas – The yellow caution flag is out. Waving it wildly. No, this isn't NASCAR. It's the NFL. More precisely, it's the Dallas Cowboys. This has to do with free agency and salaries and cap hits. Not oil on the track. Just the same, the Cowboys need to be careful. Yes, proceed with
Author: Dallas Cowboys
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:52 am
The Texans fill a major need by adding Tyrann Mathieu, and Ndamukong Suh headlines the players still on the open market. Ranking the free agents at each position, and assessing who among them could be a difference maker for a new team
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: March 24, 2018, 3:36 am
Here are some things to know about former Green Bay Packers linebacker Joe Thomas, a free agent whom the Cowboys signed to a two-year contract recently. 1. Just the facts Joe Lewis Thomas Jr. is 26. He was born on May 6, 1991, in Aiken, S.C. and played collegiately at South Carolina State. He competed
Author: SportsDay
Posted: March 24, 2018, 2:30 am
The race for Ndamukong Suh took a turn Friday when the six-time All-Pro defensive tackle told Yahoo Sports that the New York Jets have become a serious contender for his services. Suh, 31, does not have any scheduled trips as of now, but he told  Yahoo that Jets head coach Todd Bowles and the team have
Author: Shutdown Corner
Posted: March 24, 2018, 2:06 am
Martellus Bennett has announced his retirement from football. The 31-year-old tight end posted the news in a clever illustration on Twitter Friday. "I've decided to move on from the world of football and into the fantastical and wondrous world of creativity," Bennett wrote. "I'
Author: Sporting News
Posted: March 24, 2018, 1:08 am
Former Michigan State players Brian Allen, Gerald Holmes and Chris Frey talk about getting ready for the NFL.
Author: Detroit News
Posted: March 24, 2018, 12:50 am
HOUSTON -- A grand jury has indicted Philadelphia Eagles player Michael Bennett for allegedly injuring a 66-year-old paraplegic woman when he tried to get onto the field at last year's Super Bowl to celebrate with his brother, Martellus Bennett. Michael Bennett, a three-time Pro Bowl defensive end
Author: CBS News
Posted: March 24, 2018, 12:40 am
There isn't an outstanding track record of receivers changing teams via free agency and becoming Fantasy Football studs. Alshon Jeffery was last year's lone example of a wideout landing a large contract and being useful on a meaningful basis. Rishard Matthews did it in 2016 and Eric Decker and
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:51 pm
In an interview, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell discusses the league’s recent deals, controversies and the potential for legalized gambling.
Author: The Wall Street Journal
Posted: March 24, 2018, 4:51 am
Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs on Friday, according to ESPN's Eric D. Williams. “I made a mistake and take full responsibility, As part of my training program, I placed my trust in someone who,
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 23, 2018, 11:38 pm
Brock Osweiler has signed with the Dolphins, the team announced Friday.
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: March 23, 2018, 10:36 pm
NFL Network's Matt Harmon breaks down the Next Gen Stats behind the League's top 10 deep-ball passers.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: March 23, 2018, 9:58 pm
Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett has been indicted for allegedly shoving an elderly woman at Super Bowl LI. The charges obviously subject Bennett to NFL discipline, regardless of whether he’s found legally responsible for the behavior. “We are looking into the matter,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: March 23, 2018, 9:16 pm
Johnny Manziel had everything a college quarterback could want. He won the 2012 Heisman, named 2013 SEC Male Player of the Year and was a two-time All SEC first team.  Then, in 2014, the Cleveland Browns drafted Manziel. However, in 2015 he was cut from the team for poor behavior off the field.  Manziel
Author: ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF
Posted: March 23, 2018, 9:04 pm
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Seahawks for Tacoma News Tribune for six seasons. Played college football at University of Puget Sound Follow on Twitter COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget has been suspended without pay for the first four games of
Posted: March 23, 2018, 8:51 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Professional athletes in general, and NFL stars in particular, are used to being the centers of attention. Even they, however, don't always anticipate how much power their presence and voices really pack. This week, the Players Coalition resumed lending their voices and platforms
Author: Sporting News
Posted: March 23, 2018, 8:30 pm
Oklahoma senior quarterback Baker Mayfield recorded the second-highest score ever among quarterbacks on the NFL's Athletic Intelligence Quotient, according to Sports Illustrated. The lesser known test is "intended to improve upon the methodology of the Wonderlic test," according to SI.
Author: OU Daily
Posted: March 23, 2018, 8:07 pm
Former NFL player Anquan Boldin, right, speaks about the death of his cousin, as Philadelphia Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, left, listens during a session to discuss criminal justice issues with other current and former NFL football players at Harvard Law School, Friday, March 23, 2018, in Cambridge,
Author: Columbus Telegram
Posted: March 23, 2018, 7:53 pm
Machota: Sure. If his route-running continues to improve, he could add things to his game as he gets older. Receivers have been doing it throughout the history of the game. Anquan Boldin played into his late 30s and some believe he can still play right now. Receiver is a young man's game, but players
Author: SportsDay
Posted: March 23, 2018, 7:29 pm
Things appear on the up and up for the San Francisco 49ers. A hot streak to end the season gave the franchise plenty of momentum heading into the offseason. But before they can simply pick up where they left off, there are a number of key holes that San Francisco had to address this offseason. Cornerback
Posted: March 23, 2018, 7:18 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Former Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson is saying goodbye to Titletown. Nelson tweeted a message to fans Friday morning as he embarks to Oakland to play for the Raiders. "Packers Fans, my family and I would like to say THANK YOU for your support over the last 10 yrs. We
Posted: March 23, 2018, 7:01 pm
Cleaning up the “what's a catch?” controversy, determining reviewable plays and drastically changing the pass interference penalty are the more major among several playing rules being voted upon at next week's annual league meetings in Orlando. The National Football League this week released
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Frank Gore grew up in Coconut Grove, Florida, and attended Coral Gables High School before playing collegiately at the University of Miami...
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: March 23, 2018, 6:29 pm
Beginning on Wednesday, NFL players past and present have an opportunity to help researchers one day diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the living, not just at autopsy. All it takes is about an hour and donations of small amounts of blood, urine and saliva. A research study with roots
Author: azcentral
Posted: March 23, 2018, 6:28 pm
Double Coverage: Da'Norris Searcy and Ross Cockrell Carolina's newest defensive backs, who went to rival colleges, previously played with each other in Buffalo.
Posted: March 23, 2018, 6:14 pm
Arthur's mock draft 1.0, including two teams trading up for quarterbacks and five combined passers but only one running back, first appeared in our free draft newsletter Wednesday morning. Welcome to my mock 1.0, which features a QB run early, an ILB run late and more first-round guards than safeties
Author: Winona Daily News
Posted: March 23, 2018, 5:59 pm
On Friday, Fox Sports talking head Shannon Sharpe made an astute point on-air after 13 NFL teams watched Johnny Manziel in a workout. For those who might have forgotten "Johnny Football," he's the former Heisman Trophy-winner and Cleveland Brown who fell out of favor with the league amid
Author: Newsweek
Posted: March 23, 2018, 5:58 pm