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ProFootballTalk

  • !Bills’ Eric Wood blames ESPN for lack of interest in Michael Sam
    Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, was cut by the Rams on Saturday and passed over by all 31 other teams on waivers on Sunday, and so far he hasn’t even been able to land a spot on a practice squad. So are NFL teams avoiding Sam because he’s gay?…
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:44 pm - -
  • !Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel among 10 additions to Miami’s practice squad
    The Dolphins’ initial practice squad includes one of their draft picks. Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel, a wide receiver from Coastal Carolina, was among the 10 signees to the practice squad announced by Miami on Sunday. The 22-year-old Hazel caught six passes for 87 yards and a touchdown in preseason play for Miami. The Dolphins’ other…
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:39 pm - -
  • !Robert Griffin III gets a statue at his alma mater
    Robert Griffin III traveled from Washington to Waco this weekend to see himself immortalized at the age of 24. Griffin was back at the campus of Baylor, the school where he won the Heisman Trophy and where a new football stadium has opened that features a bronze statue of Griffin outside. “It’s amazing. You don’t…
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:35 pm - -
  • !Jets add Matt Simms, six others to practice squad
    The Jets have re-signed one of the quarterbacks they waived Saturday to their practice squad. Matt Simms, who was among the club’s final cuts, is among the first seven players added to the Jets’ practice roster, the team said Sunday. Another practice squad addition was ex-Rams tailback Daryl Richardson, whom the Jets also waived Saturday.…
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:20 pm - -
  • !Chiefs extend Alex Smith
    Alex Smith was prepared to pull the plug on contract talks if they ever became a distraction.  It never got to that point. After an intense and largely secretive day of negotiations, the Chiefs and Smith have worked out a four-year, $68 million extension. Per a league source, Smith gets $30 million guaranteed at signing. …
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:55 pm - -
  • !Cowboys bring running back Ryan Williams back to practice squad
    As it turns out, Devon Still isn’t the only former second-rounder to make a practice squad this weekend, but at least he’s on the team that drafted him. Among the seven practice-squaders signed by the Cowboys Sunday was running back Ryan Williams. Williams was taken by the Cardinals in the second round of the 2011…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:52 pm - -
  • !Mike Pettine hints Rex Grossman might be back soon
    We should have seen this coming. The NFL simply could not be without Rex Grossman for too long. The Browns cut Grossman earlier today during a spate of roster moves, but Browns coach Mike Pettine said that might be temporary. “I wouldn’t read too much into it right now,” Pettine said, via Mary Kay Cabot…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:26 pm - -
  • !Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers
    The Cardinals and Chargers will play twice in 11 days, since the rematch of the preseason finale will be played next Monday night. Thomas Keiser will have the rare ability to play for both teams. The Cardinals claimed the outside linebacker, who was waived by the Chargers yesterday, according to the league’s transaction notice. They…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:13 pm - -
  • !Report: Packers work out three quarterbacks Sunday
    The Packers, who kept two backup quarterbacks on their 53-player roster, reportedly took a look at three other quarterbacks on Sunday. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers put Pat Devlin, Jeff Mathews and Jon Jennings through workouts on Sunday. The 26-year-old Devlin has the most NFL experience of the trio. He spent the…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:02 pm - -
  • !Irsay’s plea deal puts him in line for suspension
    After Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested for driving while impaired, some thought the NFL would hold him to a higher standard by suspending him before his case was finalized.  Irsay’s plea deal, which apparently will be finalized on Tuesday, means that any discipline will be imposed after the case has ended. The question now…
    - 10 hours ago, August 31, 2014 5:53 pm - -

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Sports Illustrated

Yahoo Sports

  • !49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence (Yahoo Sports)
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. Sgt. Heather Randol, a police spokeswoman, declined to discuss the circumstances that led to McDonald's arrest, saying only that officers had probable…
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:42 pm - -
  • !AP source: 49ers OL Boone agrees to new 2-yr deal (Yahoo Sports)
    Holdout right guard Alex Boone has agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that replaces the two years remaining on his previous deal, a person with direct knowledge of the contract said Sunday. Boone, represented by the agency of Schwartz & Feinsod, is expected to join the 49ers as soon as Monday as they prepare for…
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:40 pm - -
  • !Patriots trade Mallett to Texans (Yahoo Sports)
    Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots' sideline this season. The Patriots traded former Brady backup Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans on Sunday, elevating Garoppolo to the No. 2 job behind the two-time NFL MVP. Garoppolo was a second-round pick in this year's draft - the highest coach Bill Beli…
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:29 pm - -
  • !AP source: Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-yr extension (Yahoo Sports)
    When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise. Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. He is…
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:56 pm - -
  • !Seattle hopes offensive roll will continue (Yahoo Sports)
    Throughout the preseason, quarterback Russell Wilson and the starting offense of the Seattle Seahawks were never really stopped. Wilson was on the field for 13 possessions in the four preseason games. He directed Seattle to touchdowns on nine possessions, two field goals and just one punt in those 13 opportunities. During one stretch in the seco…
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:50 pm - -
  • !Marvin Austin: latest veteran bargain for Broncos (Yahoo Sports)
    John Elway's free agency bonanza included $109.5 million worth of contracts for a trio of defensive stars in Aqib Talib, T.J. Ward and DeMarcus Ware. So it was easy to overlook the one-year, no-bonus $570,000 deal that nose tackle Marvin Austin signed with the Denver Broncos this spring. The former second round pick of the New York Giants whose…
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:27 pm - -
  • !Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher (Yahoo Sports)
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- - Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation. Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with coach Jeff Fisher Sunday, a few hours after clearing waivers. Fisher said numerous times during his post cutdown-day news conference Saturda…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:12 pm - -
  • !Browns release QB Rex Grossman (Yahoo Sports)
    Rex Grossman lost his tutoring gig with the Browns. The veteran quarterback was released Sunday by Cleveland, leaving starter Brian Hoyer and rookie backup Johnny Manziel as the only QBs on the Browns' roster. Grossman signed with the Browns as a free agent on Aug. 12, brought in because of his experience running coordinator Kyle Shanahan's off…
    - 10 hours ago, August 31, 2014 5:35 pm - -
  • !Redskins S Duke Ihenacho off waivers from Broncos (Yahoo Sports)
    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have claimed Super Bowl starting safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos.
    - 10 hours ago, August 31, 2014 4:58 pm - -
  • !Colts claim Shipley, announce practice squad (Yahoo Sports)
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts have claimed center A.Q. Shipley off waivers and started filling out their 10-man practice squad Sunday.
    - 12 hours ago, August 31, 2014 3:29 pm - -

Yard Barker

  • !Oakland Raiders: waiver wire madness
    With all NFL teams required to be at 53 players yesterday, the Oakland Raiders are one of many teams that will be scanning the waiver wire to see who was cut and possibly put in a claim. The team already jumped into the fray today, claiming DE Benson Mayowa from the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.Mayowa, a 6-foot-3, 252-pound pa…
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:00 pm - -
  • !Bears brought in 11 players for a workout today
    Today the Chicago Bears brought in a bunch of players for a workout. Bears brought in seven wide receivers for tryouts today WRs Michael Campbell, BJ Cunningham, Eric Page, Kealoha Pilares, Conner Vernon, Maurice Williams and Devon Wylie. The Bears tryout also included TE Kevin Greene, DB Shelton Johnson, DB Isaiah Lewis, and QB Alex […]The post…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:33 pm - -
  • !Cowboys claim two more players
    The Dallas Cowboys have been working hard. @RavensInsider: Cowboys awarded Donald Hawkins off waivers from the Browns Cowboys signed DE Jack Crawford, formerly of the Raiders. They also claimed G Donald Hawkins the former offensive lineman from the Cleveland Browns. In a corresponding move the team released John Wetzel the former Boston college off…
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:01 pm - -
  • !Explaining Every Chicago Bears Practice Squad Addition
    The Chicago Bears practice squad has begun to take shape.  Here is a run-through of the current players they have signed and why.Taylor Boggs – CRoberto Garza remains the starter at center and his primary backup will be Brian De La Puente, recently signed in free agency.  However, De La Puente is recovering from a knee injury, so keeping a ce…
    - 11 hours ago, August 31, 2014 4:27 pm - -
  • !Cowboys sign former Seahawk freak athlete
    Today the Dallas Cowboys signed LB Korey Toomer, formerly of the Seahawks. Toomer is a freakish athlete, but had injury problems during Seahawks camp. He’s definitely worth a flier for the linebacker-needy Cowboys.The post Cowboys sign former Seahawk freak athlete appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
    - 11 hours ago, August 31, 2014 4:09 pm - -
  • Report: Patriots trade Ryan Mallett to Texans
    The New England Patriots reportedly traded their backup quarterback. The Patriots traded Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, after months of rumors. Compensation from the Texans hasn’t been announced or reported. The Patriots drafted quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. G…
    - 14 hours ago, August 31, 2014 1:33 pm - -
  • Jimmy Johnson: Jerry Jones comes off like a rich A-hole
    It’s no secret that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former coach Jimmy Johnson don’t get along. Despite winning several times as head coach, Johnson and Jones parted ways. Recently, Jerry Jones said that he wouldn’t consider putting Jimmy Johnson in the Cowboys Ring of Honor, which is pretty much a slap in the face considering Johnson was integ…
    - 15 hours ago, August 31, 2014 12:13 pm - -
  • Report: Ray McDonald arrested for domestic violence
    Damian Trujillo of NBC Bay Area reports that 49ers DL Ray McDonald has been arrested for domestic violence. Matt Barrows reports Santa Clara Department of Correction records show that McDonald was booked this morning. This news comes just a few days after the NFL announced new changes to their domestic violence policy which raised the amoun…
    - 16 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:08 am - -
  • NFL 53-man cutdown update: Denver Broncos
    As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM.Players released:DT Kevin VickersonTE Jameson KonzTE Cameron MorrahCB Jerome MurphyDL Brian SanfordLB Shaquil BarrettRB Kapri BibbsS John BoyettQB Zac DysertLB L.J. FortWR Bennie FowlerDT Sione Fu…
    - 17 hours ago, August 31, 2014 10:26 am - -
  • NFL 53-man cutdown update: Dallas Cowboys
    As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM.Players released:WR Dezmon BriscoeG Uche NwaneriRB D.J. AdamsT Josh AladenoyeDE Kenneth BoatrightDT Dartwan BushWR LaRon ByrdG Stephen GoodinCB Terrance MitchellWR Jamar NewsomeC Ronald PatrickDE…
    - 17 hours ago, August 31, 2014 10:14 am - -

ESPN

  • !Baylor unveils RG III statue at new stadium
    RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
    - 3 hours ago, September 1, 2014 12:45 am - -
  • !Cut by Bengals, S Manning back with Texans
    Safety Danieal Manning never wanted to leave the Houston Texans, and after an offseason away, he's getting another opportunity with the team. Manning is flying to Houston on Sunday and is expected to sign with the team on Monday pending a physical.
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:17 pm - -
  • !Sam goes unclaimed after Rams release him
    Michael Sam went unclaimed on waivers Sunday and is now free to sign with an NFL team's practice squad.
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:58 pm - -
  • !Sources: Chiefs, QB Smith ink 4-yr extension
    The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Alex Smith to a four-year contract extension that will keep him as their quarterback for the long term, sources told ESPN on Sunday.
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:28 pm - -
  • !Cornerback-thin Jets add McFadden off waivers
    With their cornerback depth chart in shambles, the New York Jets claimed former Cleveland Browns corner Leon McFadden on waivers Sunday, according to a league source.
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:24 pm - -
  • !Unusual Cuts For Seahawks
    Visit ESPN.com for the complete story.
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:53 pm - -
  • !Patriots trade QB Mallett to Texans
    The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots.
    - 10 hours ago, August 31, 2014 5:48 pm - -
  • Sources: Niners OG Boone to end holdout
    49ers holdout guard Alex Boone is expected to report to San Francisco in the next 24 hours with a reworked contract, league sources told ESPN.
    - 13 hours ago, August 31, 2014 2:56 pm - -
  • 49ers' McDonald arrested for domestic violence
    San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
    - 13 hours ago, August 31, 2014 2:52 pm - -
  • Welker to increase post-concussion activity
    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion in the Broncos Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans, will increase his activity level.
    - 17 hours ago, August 31, 2014 10:19 am - -

NFL.com

  • !Alex Smith avoids team-friendly Chiefs contract
    Alex Smith said he didn't want an Andy Dalton-type, pay-as-you-go contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. The veteran QB didn't have to settle for one with the four-year, $68M deal he signed Sunday.
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:48 pm - -
  • !Alex Smith, Chiefs sign four-year contract extension
    Just days before the NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs finalized a deal that will keep quarterback Alex Smith in Kansas City for a while. Smith will get $45 million in guaranteed money.
    - 9 hours ago, August 31, 2014 6:56 pm - -
  • !Chris Clemons cut by Texans; Manning likely back
    The Houston Texans released Chris Clemons on Sunday, five months after signing the safety to a free-agent deal. Danieal Manning will reportedly return to Houston after being released in March.
    - 10 hours ago, August 31, 2014 5:00 pm - -
  • Duke Ihenacho claimed by Washington Redskins
    With a need at the safety position, the Washington Redskins claimed Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos. Track all NFL teams' key waiver claims here.
    - 13 hours ago, August 31, 2014 2:56 pm - -
  • Ryan Mallett traded to Houston Texans from Patriots
    Quarterback Ryan Mallett saw few opportunities behind Tom Brady on the Patriots' depth chart. A change of scenery could help as he was traded to the Texans on Sunday for a conditional pick.
    - 13 hours ago, August 31, 2014 2:10 pm - -
  • Alex Boone ready to end San Francisco 49ers holdout
    After skipping training camp and the preseason, San Francisco 49ers guard Alex Boone is expected to rejoin the team after re-working his contract and ending his holdout, according to Ian Rapoport.
    - 15 hours ago, August 31, 2014 12:37 pm - -
  • Ray McDonald arrested on domestic violence charges
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested Sunday morning on domestic violence charges.
    - 15 hours ago, August 31, 2014 12:03 pm - -
  • Raiders have oldest roster in NFL after cutdowns
    The Oakland Raiders imported several veterans this offseason -- like signal-caller Matt Schaub -- to lift the team out of its long funk. The moves helped make the Raiders the NFL's oldest team.
    - 18 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:50 am - -

Dead Spin

  • !The Chiefs Reportedly Gave Alex Smith A Buttload Of Money Up Front
    Quarterback Alex Smith was set to be a free agent after this season, but the Chiefs locked him up today with a four-year extension that reportedly came with an enormous amount this year.Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, August 31, 2014 8:29 pm - -
  • Report: Patriots Trade Quarterback Ryan Mallett To Texans
    The Patriots kept Ryan Mallett along with Tom Brady and second-round pick Jimmy Garoppolo for their final roster cuts, and now it's clear why: They didn't want to release someone that could get a return. New England will reportedly ship Mallett to the Houston Texans.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, August 31, 2014 1:50 pm - -
  • 49ers Defensive End Ray McDonald Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence
    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was reportedly arrested at his home this morning on allegations of domestic violence.Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:48 am - -
  • Michael Sam Cut By The St. Louis Rams
    NFL teams had to cut rosters down to 53 players by 4 p.m. today, and all eyes were on the Rams to see if they'd keep seventh-round pick Michael Sam. Unfortunately, Sam was cut by St. Louis, although he is still eligible for the team's practice squad, and can be claimed on waivers by another team.Read more...
    - 1 day ago, August 30, 2014 4:00 pm - -
  • 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended Nine Games
    49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 — Randall Liu (@RLiuNFL) August 29, 2014Read more...
    - 2 days ago, August 29, 2014 5:30 pm - -
  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Buffalo Bills
    Some people are fans of the Buffalo Bills. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Buffalo Bills. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
    - 3 days ago, August 29, 2014 12:23 pm - -
  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Miami Dolphins
    Some people are fans of the Miami Dolphins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Miami Dolphins. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
    - 3 days ago, August 29, 2014 10:06 am - -
  • Cowboys Fans Got Ripped Off More Than Any Other Fans This Pre-Season
    There's no great secret that pre-season tickets are the biggest scam in the great cascade of scams that fuels the NFL machine. Season-ticket holders are compelled to pay full freight for two meaningless games played by guys they've never before or will ever again hear of. Read more...
    - 3 days ago, August 29, 2014 9:37 am - -
  • NFL Officials Could Not Be More Ready For The Preseason To End
    Very late in the third quarter of last night's Chiefs-Packers game, KC's Joe McKnight just got the ball into the end zone. It took officials a few seconds to sort things out, but not long enough for referee Terry McAulay's taste.Read more...
    - 3 days ago, August 29, 2014 9:21 am - -
  • Uh, Keep An Eye On The Guy In The Top Left
    At least he's honest about it, I guess.Read more...
    - 3 days ago, August 28, 2014 8:53 pm - -

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Scout.com

  • !Season prediction: How far will Colts go?
    The 2014 NFL journey begins in Denver with Mile High expectations. Can the Colts make the playoffs again and take that next step? Here's a game-by-game prediction.
    - 20 mins ago, September 1, 2014 3:06 am - -
  • !Claims, Trades, and Cuts
    Patriots claim two rookie defensive lineman, trade backup quarterback Ryan Mallet to Houston, and release linebacker Chris White.
    - 2 hours ago, September 1, 2014 12:59 am - -
  • !Falcons closer to setting practice squad
    Here's more on Atlanta's growing 10-man practice squad.
    - 4 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:47 pm - -
  • !Texans Acquire Ryan Mallett From Patriots
    Patriots Backup QB traded to the Houston Texans to reunite with former OC Bill O'Brien.
    - 4 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:27 pm - -
  • !Three Players Miss Sunday’s Practice
    Hot News for QB Green Bay Packers
    - 4 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:20 pm - -
  • !Rodgers, Lacy Could Provide Explosive Tandem
    Seattle boasts a dominant defense but the Packers are armed with a no-huddle offense and the dynamic duo of Aaron Rodgers and Eddie Lacy.
    - 4 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:06 pm - -
  • !Seattle Offense Unstoppable in Preseason
    Green Bay's defense will face a major challenge in Week 1. During one stretch of the preseason, Seattle scored on nine consecutive possessions with Russell Wilson at quarterback.
    - 4 hours ago, August 31, 2014 11:00 pm - -
  • !Browns Roster Moves
    Browns awarded four players via waivers, add five to practice squad.
    - 5 hours ago, August 31, 2014 10:49 pm - -
  • !Patience for Parkey
    Cody Parkey nearly got the keys to the city for driving Alex Henery out this past week. It's possible that some will want to revoke his keys on even his first misstep.
    - 5 hours ago, August 31, 2014 10:42 pm - -
  • !Dr. Roto Video: Fantasy Two-A-Days (CAR)
    Dr. Roto shares his studs, duds, busts and sleepers for every team in the NFL. Next, the Carolina Panthers. The Doc is a big fan of Cam Newton; however, what else does the team have? This will be a challenging year for the NFC South contenders and this Two-A-Day illuminates where to find the fantasy best.
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:52 pm - -

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  • !49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.Sgt. Heather Randol, a police spokeswoman, declined to discuss the circumstances that led to McDonald's arrest, saying only that…
    - 6 hours ago, August 31, 2014 9:42 pm - -
  • !AP source: Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-yr extension
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise.Now, he could have that opportunity for at least four more years.Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs thro…
    - 8 hours ago, August 31, 2014 7:56 pm - -
  • Former Steelers, Bengals LB James Harrison retires
    PITTSBURGH (AP) James Harrison spent a decade as one of the NFL's most feared players.What the five-time Pro Bowl linebacker fears now, however, is missing out on the childhood of his two young sons.Harrison announced his retirement on Saturday, saying the urge to squeeze in one more season no longer competes with the need to stay at home."My…
    - 1 day ago, August 30, 2014 8:41 pm - -
  • Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future
    ST. LOUIS (AP) Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.It was 3 p.m. CT, the deadline for NFL teams to pare rosters to 53 players. And the Rams coach was talking to the players who didn't make the cut.He headed into the locker room. At some point, his phone rang with the…
    - 1 day ago, August 30, 2014 7:52 pm - -
  • 49ers' Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues.In a statement released through the NFL Players Association on Saturday, Smith said: "I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organ…
    - 2 days ago, August 30, 2014 12:36 pm - -
  • Change of plea hearing set for Colts owner Irsay
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) A change of plea hearing has been set for Tuesday for Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, who faces drug-related charges following a March traffic stop.Hamilton County Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Andre Miksha said Friday that a not guilty plea had previously been entered on behalf of the 55-year-old Colts owner.Miks…
    - 2 days ago, August 29, 2014 6:09 pm - -
  • After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans
    NEW YORK (AP) Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.In a letter sent to all 32 team owners Thursday and obtaine…
    - 3 days ago, August 28, 2014 5:54 pm - -
  • NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season
    CLEVELAND (AP) Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril.The Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy. A repeat drug offender, Gordon had appeal…
    - 4 days ago, August 27, 2014 4:42 pm - -
  • Bradford out for season with ACL tear
    ST. LOUIS (AP) Jeff Fisher shared the bad news with Sam Bradford on Sunday morning.By the time the St. Louis Rams coach began his day-after news conference, he'd had several hours to digest the impact of an injury that puts the team's once-rosy outlook in serious doubt, and to give a vote of confidence to journeyman backup Shaun Hill.After anno…
    - 7 days ago, August 24, 2014 8:03 pm - -
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