• Peyton may decide to return soon

    ESPN.com "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning won't keep people guessing on his future for long. Manning could decide as early as the coming week that he is indeed returning for an 18th season, according to sources. Manning has been fairly persuaded that all will work well between him and new..." February 01

  • Sherman is expected to play as baby nears

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was one of the first players off the team bus Sunday, a likely indication that his baby is not expected to arrive during the Super Bowl. Earlier Sunday he told Sports Illustrated, "I am playing [Sunday]." Sherman's girlfriend, Ashley, is expecting..." February 01

  • NFL insists there was no sting operation against Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "The #DeflateGate controversy leaves little room for middle ground on many issues. Either the Patriots tampered with the footballs or they didn’t, and pretty much everyone has an opinion on the issue — regardless of what the facts eventually may reveal. One key fact that is unrelated to the..." February 01

  • SB XLIX tickets priciest in history

    ESPN.com "Super Bowl XLIX will go down as the most expensive ticket in the game's 49-year history. The two biggest ticket resale sites, StubHub and NFL Ticket Exchange, said the average price of a sold ticket for this year's game was $4,600 and $4,131, respectively. If those numbers even seem low,..." February 01

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    Steve Wyche @wyche89

    Sea S Kam Chancellor wearing brace on his L knee. Put thru an aggressive workout to test the knee he hurt Fri. Told me that he is good to go

  • NFL investigates Georgia Dome noise

    ESPN.com "The NFL has been investigating the Atlanta Falcons' use of artificial crowd noise in the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons, sources told ESPN. The offense is expected to result in discipline, with the Falcons being fined and quite possibly losing a draft choice, according to..." February 01

  • Megatron: 'I'll do whatever' so Suh stays in Detroit

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh isn't going anywhere as a free agent, at least if Calvin Johnson has anything to say about it. Johnson, the Lions' No. 1 receiver, said today at the NFL Honors awards show that he'll help recruit Suh or do anything else necessary to keep the All-Pro defensive tackle in..." February 01

  • Geno Smith: Why I’m a fit for new coordinator’s offense

    New York Post "Geno Smith expects it will be “fun” to face former coach Rex Ryan twice a year when the Jets play Buffalo. It will be a lot more enjoyable for Smith if he’s still the Jets’ starting quarterback — which is no certainty at this point. Smith is aware he faces plenty of unknowns ahead of him with..." February 01

  • Bruce Arians: We’ll be dressing in 49ers locker room this time next year

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals lost to the Panthers in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, leaving them a couple of steps short of becoming the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. Coach Bruce Arians has already set a new goal for next season and shared it after he was named the NFL’s top..." February 01

  • Patriots no longer favored in Vegas; game is a pick 'em

    CBSSports.com "With only hours to go until the kick off of Super Bowl XLIX, the final bets are being placed in Las Vegas and those bets are being placed -- surprise, surprise -- on the Seattle Seahawks . For the past seven days, the Seahawks have been a one-point underdog in Vegas, but as betting moved into..." February 01

  • Seahawks offer Lynch huge contract extension

    NFL.com "The Seattle Seahawks not only want Marshawn Lynch around next year, but they've made a significant commitment to keep him on their team, possibly, for the rest of his career. On the heels of another dominant season for the running back nicknamed "Beast Mode," multiple sources tell me Seattle..." February 01

  • Report: Many of Patriots footballs “a few ticks” under proper pressure

    Pro Football Talk "Back when the story of under-inflated footballs in the AFC Championship game was fresh and new, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots used in the first half of the game were two pounds per square inch under the NFL’s prescribed pressure for balls used in..." February 01

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jets are expected to pursue free-agent-to-be CB Darrelle Revis to see if they can bring him back to New York, per sources.

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers named Most Valuable Player

    NFL.com "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers beat out Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray to take home the 2014 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award at Saturday's NFL Honors ceremony. Murray was honored as the Offensive Player of the..." February 01

  • Bernard Pollard asked Titans to release him

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans parted ways with vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson on Friday and the move wasn’t popular with one member of the roster. Safety Bernard Pollard tweeted “talk about the wrong guy getting fired” and said he could name a lot of players and other people in the organization..." February 01

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    Arizona Cardinals @AZCardinals

    #AZCardinals WR @LarryFitzgerald named inaugural winner of the Art Rooney @nfl Sportsmanship Award! #NFLHonors pic.twitter.com/Jfk34PWQe7

  • Watt 1st unanimous DPOY

    ESPN.com "NFL Defensive Player Of The Year J.J. Watt was a unanimous selection as The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player Of The Year for 2014. The ultra-energetic and versatile Houston Texans end collected every vote from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. "It's..." February 01

  • Rob Gronkowski wins Comeback Player of the Year

    NFL.com "You can call it a comeback. Rob Gronkowski has been here for years, but his return to health in 2014 was a reminder of why he's one of the biggest difference-makers in the NFL. Gronkowski won the Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year award on Saturday at NFL Honors. He is a little too..." February 01

  • DeMarco Murray named offensive player of the year

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named the NFL’s offensive player of the year for the 2014 season. Murray finished the regular season with 392 carries for 1,845 yards and 13 touchdowns, plus another 57 catches for 416 yards. His production was a big part of the Cowboys snapping their..." February 01

  • Odell Beckham Jr. wins Offensive Rookie of the Year

    NFL.com "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. emerged from a historically great wide receiver class to capture the 2014 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award at Saturday's NFL Honors ceremony. After missing the first four games of the season, Beckham sky-rocketed to national..." February 01

  • Cardinals' Bruce Arians wins Coach of the Year

    NFL.com "Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was announced as the 2014 Coach of the Year at NFL Honors on Saturday. Two years after winning the same award with the Indianapolis Colts, Arians was recognized for guiding his team to the league's best record through Thanksgiving despite the loss of his..." February 01

  • Falcons plan to name Dan Quinn head coach on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The worst-kept secret in the NFL will no longer be a secret in a few days. Per multiple sources, the Falcons currently plan to name Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn the new head coach in Atlanta. Quinn, 44, succeeded Gus Bradley in 2013. He came from the University of Florida, where..." February 01

  • Pete Carroll: Seahawks leaving baby decision up to Richard Sherman for Super Bowl

    Yahoo! Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the decision will be up to cornerback Richard Sherman, whose girlfriend is expecting the birth of their baby boy any day now, whether or not he plays in Super Bowl XLIX. "Whenever our players have a personal or family issue that comes up, it's..." January 31

  • Kam Chancellor leaves practice with knee wrapped, probable for Super Bowl XLIX

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor missed the final play of practice Friday after falling awkwardly near the goal line. Chancellor left practice with his knee wrapped, according to Peter King's practice report." January 31

  • Nick Foles still expects to be Eagles' starting QB

    CSN Philly "Nick Foles hears everything we hear. The rumors, the reports, the noise. And none of it changes his belief that he’ll be the Eagles’ starting quarterback in 2015. Foles, whose 2014 season ended Nov. 2 when he suffered a broken collarbone in Houston, reiterated this week what he said one day..." January 31

  • Jimmy Graham says current plan is no shoulder surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Before the Pro Bowl, Saints tight end Jimmy Graham said his participation in the annual all-star game will help determine whether he needs surgery on the shoulder he injured early in the regular season. After the Pro Bowl, Graham told PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio that the current plan is to..." January 31

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Talked with Mike Tannenbaum today. My takeaway: Mike Pouncey extension will get done this offseason. Ryan Tannehill deal will be worked on.

  • Cards confident Fitzgerald deal to be worked out soon

    NFL.com "The Arizona Cardinals want Larry Fitzgerald back. Larry Fitzgerald wants to remain in the desert. None of this is new. However, team President Michael Bidwill said Friday on NFL Network's Super Bowl Live that he's confident a deal will be worked out, and soon. "Well last year, we made some..." January 31

  • Broncos' Manning expects to decide soon

    Covers.com "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said Friday he hasn't made up his mind about playing in 2015 but hopes to know soon. "I'm still trying to take some time to evaluate some things," Manning said after receiving the Bart Starr Award in Phoenix. "I'm not interested in making this a..." January 31

  • Vikings' Bridgewater beats Giants' Beckham for rookie honor

    Sporting News "Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. may have come up with the catch of the century greatest catch of all time, but he wasn’t able to snag at least one postseason award. Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year on Friday ahead of Beckham and three other..." January 31

  • Maclin on contract: "It will take care of itself"

    Philly.com "Jeremy Maclin confirmed that contract negotiations between his representation and the Eagles were ongoing and that he expected to remain in Philadelphia, but the wide receiver conceded that nothing was written in ink. Asked if he expected to be back in 2015, Maclin said, "Yeah, I've always said..." January 31

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Geno Smith, speaking to reporters in NYC, has spoken to Todd Bowles by phone. Hasn't received a definitive answer on QB situation. #nyj

  • CEO York tells how Kaepernick can thrive as 49ers’ QB

    San Francisco Chronicle "There was one impossible-to-miss-takeaway from Jed York’s interview in Arizona on Friday: The 49ers’ owner believes his revamped coaching staff will do a better job of putting players in a “position to make plays.” York used some variation of that nebulous phrase on five occasions during the..." January 31

  • Brandon Marshall -- Cleared for Takeoff ... After Punctured Lung Injury

    TMZ.com "Chicago Bears fans can take a deep breath, 'cause Brandon Marshall's punctured lung is doing MUCH better ... so say his doctors who allowed the WR to begin flying again ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story ... Marshall had to miss a court-ordered deposition last month stemming from a..." January 31

  • Teddy Bridgewater didn't want to play for Browns in part because he knew not everyone was on board, source says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who's up for Pepsi Rookie of the Year, didn't want to play for the Browns in part because he knew that not everyone in the organization was on board with drafting him, a league source told Northeast Ohio Media Group. Bridgewater, who made the rounds at..." January 31

  • Earl Thomas concedes Aaron Rodgers played NFC Championship game hurt

    The Score "Leading up to the NFC Championship game, Earl Thomas was one of several Seattle Seahawks players questioning whether or not Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was actually dealing with a calf injury. But in a blog post reflecting on the Seahawks' playoff run, Thomas says that he now..." January 31

  • Russell Wilson would have been a Dolphin if they hired Bret Bielema in 2012

    Sporting News "Russell Wilson and Bret Bielema went 11-3 during their one season together at Wisconsin in 2011. Wilson had the highest quarterback rating in the nation that year and was third in completion percentage as the Badgers reached the Rose Bowl. So it's not surprising that when Bielema was..." January 31

  • Richard Sherman And Michael Bennett Savage The NCAA "Scam"

    Deadspin.com "Pretty much everything was asked about during the three days of press conferences during Super Bowl week. Few answers were as good as the Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett on the NCAA, which Bennett called "one of the biggest scams in America." Sherman highlights: "I don't think..." January 30

  • Prosecutors say Hernandez DNA found on joint, bullet casing

    Pro Football Talk "The first Aaron Hernandez murder trial got rolling on Thursday, with opening statements in the case arising from the June 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd. Via the Boston Herald, prosecutors revealed during their overview of the evidence to be introduced two intriguing pieces of information. A..." January 30

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Seahawks Carroll will leave decision to CB Sherman if baby birth beckons, then: "I can't wait to see little Petey."

  • Eric Decker selling free agent Demaryius Thomas on Jets

    New York Post "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker did some recruiting this week. Decker spent a few days in Arizona with Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, his former teammate and close friend. The two filmed a commercial for Courtyard by Marriott, and during some downtime, the topic of Thomas joining Decker..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • LeGarrette Blount's marijuana charges withdrawn after completing community service

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The former Pittsburgh Steeler, turned New England Patriot RB has had his marijuana charges withdrawn after completing the court-mandated community service. As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to watch Super Bowl 49 this Sunday, one of their former teammates is preparing to play in the Super..." January 30

  • Goodell to Kraft: Don't expect an apology

    CSN New England "If Robert Kraft is waiting on an apology from Roger Goodell and the NFL's investigative team, he shouldn't hold his breath. Asked for his thoughts on Kraft's assertion that the Patriots -- coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady, in particular -- deserved a mea culpa from the league if..." January 30

  • Can Jared Allen fit in Chicago Bears' new defense?

    NFL.com "When John Fox hired well-respected coordinator Vic Fangio it was assumed was that the Chicago Bears would move toward a base 3-4 defense. However, the quandary for the Bears, who lacked a consistent pass rush in 2014, is that most of their defensive linemen are best suited to run a 4-3. The..." January 30

  • Report: A half-dozen teams have done background work on Adrian Peterson

    Sportress of Blogitude "Adrian Peterson definitely will be suiting up for an NFL team next season after missing all but one game last season due to his legal issues. It’s only a matter of which one. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that according to league sources, a half-dozen teams — by his count — reportedly have..." January 30

  • NFL: 'Added security' for SB footballs

    ESPN.com "The 108 official Super Bowl XLIX footballs will receive additional security this weekend amid an ongoing NFL investigation into the inflation of game balls in the AFC Championship Game, vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said Thursday. "There will be some added security just because of..." January 30

  • Source: Bernard Pollard wants Titans to release him

    Tennessean "Titans safety Bernard Pollard has requested his release from his contract, a source familiar with the situation said. Pollard, a nine-year NFL veteran, has one year remaining on the two-year deal he signed with the Titans. He's scheduled to make $3.1 million in 2015. Pollard made the request..." January 30