• 1h
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    There are no shortage of execs in the league who believe the Texans best odds of trading out of 1st overall is w/ Atlanta to get Clowney

  • Goodell: Owners to discuss playoff expansion at May meeting

    CBSSports.com "Playoff expansion is a matter of when, not if, and according to Newsday's Bob Glauber, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that owners will discuss the topic at May 20 meetings in Atlanta. Last month, TheMMQB.com's Peter King reported that the postseason could expand from 12 to 14..." April 24

  • 36m
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    The Panthers have exercised their fifth-year option on QB Cam Newton. He's under contract thru 2015 now.

  • 4h
    Geoff Mosher @GeoffMosherCSN

    Just spoke to Jeremy Maclin. He said he's full go, fully recovered. If training camp started today, he could do everything, no limitations.

  • Cardinals aren't expecting Tyrann Mathieu to be ready by start of camp

    Arizona Republic "Defensive back Tyrann Mathieu's rehabilitation from knee surgery is proceeding on schedule, but it remains doubtful that he will be ready for the start of training camp this summer. "I think Ty is going to up to the wire," coach Bruce Arians said this morning before the team's charity golf..." April 24

  • Jim Brown says Vikings' Adrian Peterson could break rushing record

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Jim Brown knows all about being the NFL rushing king. Nobody in history has held the career rushing title longer than Brown having it from 1963-84. Emmitt Smith is the current rushing leader, having set the mark in 2002. But Brown said Vikings star Adrian Peterson one day could top it. "If..." April 24

  • Bernie Kosar: Concussions cost me a broadcasting job

    Pro Football Talk "Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar says concussions suffered during his NFL career have caused him to develop a speech problem, which in turn led to his dismissal as the color commentator for Browns preseason games. “I was informed yesterday by the Cleveland Browns and WKYC that I have been..." April 24

  • Bucs face decision on DE Clayborn’s contract

    Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a big decision to make regarding the future of defensive end Adrian Clayborn, and they don’t have much time to make it. By May 3, the team must decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on Clayborn’s rookie contract or allow him to become a free agent in..." April 24

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, wife file for divorce

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson announced through the team Wednesday that he is filing for divorce from his wife of two years. Wilson married his wife Ashton in April 2012, shortly before the Seahawks selected him in the third round of the draft. “Clearly, decisions like these..." April 24

  • Sherman: 'Dollars' best way to show respect

    ESPN.com "Richard Sherman feels the best way the Seattle Seahawks could show him their appreciation is by showing him the money. "Whatever they feel I am due. I will take it as respect," Sherman told NFL Network. "It's all about respect in this game and the only way people show respect is the dollars...." April 24

  • Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw working to overcome neck injury

    Indianapolis Star "The last time we saw Ahmad Bradshaw in a Colts uniform, he was tearing through the San Francisco 49ers' defense on his way to a 95-yard day, averaging a robust 5 yards per carry in the process. Then, just like that, after three games, his season was over. A neck injury was the culprit, with..." April 24

  • 5h
    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Rams and #Redskins LB Josh Hull agreed to a one-year deal with the #Patriots, source confirmed. Special teams ace.

  • Colts get the bye-week short straw this year

    Pro Football Talk "One of the many areas for potential pissing and moaning about the perceived unfairness of the schedule comes from the bye weeks. Specifically, from the teams that have to play multiple other teams who had two weeks to prepare for the game. This year, the bye week short straw goes to the Colts,..." April 24

  • Eagles Chris Polk's surgery, injury secrecy

    ESPN.com "Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk had surgery on his shoulder this week, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Caplan. That is worth noting, but bears further exploring because of what it says about the way the Eagles handle injuries in the Chip Kelly era. Andy Reid famously..." April 24

  • 8h
    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Dwayne Allen said today he has been cleared to participate in everything. Said it felt great running around today, catching the ball.

  • Rolle ‘going out with a bang’ if it’s his last Giants season

    New York Post "Antrel Rolle does not want to go anywhere, but he’s a realist. He’s seen many of his Giants teammates walk out the door the past few years, never to return. He’s entering the final year of his contract, and, while he hopes this isn’t his last go-round with the Giants, he knows it could..." April 24

  • 2014 NFL Schedule: Seahawks host Packers in Week 1

    NFL.com "The NFL season will kick off with a rematch of one of the most famous games in NFL history. As part of Wednesday's NFL schedule release, we learned that the Green Bay Packers will open the season in Seattle to face the Seahawks. The September 4th game will be the first trip for Aaron Rodgers..." April 24

  • Bears sign backup RB Draughn to one-year deal

    CSN Chicago "After failed multi-year deals with veteran backups to running back Matt Forte, the Bears have opted for restraint in the form of a one-year deal done Wednesday with former Kansas City Chief and Baltimore Raven backup Shaun Draughn. Draughn, 6-0, 205 pounds, with established credentials on..." April 24

  • Bills WR Stevie Johnson admitted to not working out last offseason

    Buffalo News "Stevie Johnson can be confounding at times, but he's certainly not blind and definitely not stupid. He has been around the NFL long enough to know how things work, how a player can be considered a fixture in an organization one season and packing his bags the next. Johnson doesn't appear to be..." April 24

  • John Elway: Broncos must 'come out of the chute fast'

    NFL.com "The Denver Broncos open in prime time for the fourth consecutive season, but it comes at a cost. John Elway's club faces a tough slate of games in September, with three matchups (vs. Colts, vs. Chiefs, at Seahawks) against teams that made the playoffs in 2013. "When you first look at it, it..." April 24

  • Bucs considering Johnny Manziel

    ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are considering with their first-round pick in next month's NFL draft, a league source told ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure. Manziel is one of at least four quarterbacks the Bucs have hosted for predraft visits. The source did..." April 23

  • Would the Seahawks turn Terrelle Pryor into a tight end?

    CBSSports.com "After weeks of hand-wringing about the possibility of either trading or cutting Terrelle Pryor, the Raiders finally got around to sending him to the Seahawks for a seventh-round pick earlier this week. Here's the funny thing, though. Seattle already has a Super Bowl-winning quarterback at..." April 23

  • Broncos' DeMarcus Ware now passes on knowledge to Von Miller

    Denver Post "Workout over, Broncos players trudged back into the locker room Monday. They were tired, sore and hungry for anything but a request to meet with the press. There was no cajoling DeMarcus Ware. When the media relations staff pulled him aside, he never broke stride, walking straight to the..." April 23

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Former #Bears QB Caleb Hanie has signed a one-year deal with the #Cowboys, per a source.

  • Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo visits Jets

    New York Daily News "The Jets already have Geno Smith, Michael Vick and Matt Simms on their roster, but the team surely is keeping an eye on what the draft has to offer at the QB position. Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is visiting the Jets Wednesday, according to a source. Garoppolo isn’t being..." April 23

  • Dolphins WR Mike Wallace excited about new offensive system

    Miami Herald "Don’t get him wrong, Mike Wallace sees the benefits of the voluntary offseason program, which began Monday. It’s a great way to build camaraderie. But in truth, Wallace and Ryan Tannehill won’t really make their much-needed strides until much later in the summer, he believes. “Right now,..." April 23

  • Herschel Walker says he could still play in NFL

    The Oklahoman "Even at 52-years-old, Herschel Walker still thinks he can play in the NFL. The former NFL running back isn't planning a comeback, but he says that he could jump back into the game if he wanted. "I can play in the NFL today," Walker told USA TODAY Sports this week. "I couldn't take every..." April 23

  • Sean Payton says no decision yet on picking up fifth-year option for Mark Ingram's contract

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram was unsure Tuesday if the team would pick up his fifth-year option as his contract is set to expire after the 2014 season. Saints coach Sean Payton didn't make the team's intentions any clearer Wednesday. Payton, speaking before his round at the..." April 23

  • Patriots exercise 2015 option on Nate Solder’s contract

    Pro Football Talk "Teams have until May 3 to exercise fifth-year options on contracts given to first-round picks in 2011 and many teams have already gone ahead and locked up productive players well ahead of the deadline. You can add the Patriots to that list. Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com reports that the..." April 23

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    I'm told that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is throwing lightly and doing some running at OTAs following December back surgery. #cowboys

  • Aldon Smith takes part in 49ers' offseason workouts

    CSN Bay Area "Outside linebacker Aldon Smith, who faces an uncertain future with the 49ers after his latest off-the-field incident, participated in the first day of the team’s voluntary offseason program on Monday in Santa Clara. Smith’s appearance at the 49ers’ offseason program is notable because of..." April 23

  • Vernon Davis: 49ers 'must' win a Super Bowl

    CBSSports.com "Do you know why people play the game? Hello. I'll tell you. They play to win the game. So it's no real surprise that 49ers tight end Vernon Davis told NBC Sports Network's Pro Football Talk, in an interview that will air on Tuesday, that the 49ers want to win a Super Bowl. Nay ... must win a..." April 23

  • Trent Richardson remains confident after a bad year

    Pro Football Talk "Trent Richardson was nothing short of terrible after the Colts traded a first-round draft pick for him last season. But Richardson hasn’t lost his confidence. Richardson told reporters today that when he looks in the mirror, he sees the same running back who was viewed as a can’t-miss prospect..." April 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Colts have easiest schedule (opponents a combined 110-146). Last 2 teams with “easiest” sked, 2012 Pats and 2013 Broncos, reached Conf Champ

  • NFL announces 30 players will attend the draft

    Pro Football Talk "More players than ever before will attend this year’s NFL draft. The league announced today that 30 prospects have confirmed they will attend, the most ever. That includes four quarterbacks — Blake Bortles (Central Florida), Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Jimmy Garoppolo (Eastern Illinois) and..." April 23

  • Steelers, Big Ben still on same page

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's contract status has been a topic of interest because he has two years left on the $102 million deal he signed in 2008. That is the same number of years Roethlisberger had remaining on his rookie contract when he and the Steelers agreed to the deal that made him..." April 23

  • Bucs LG Nicks eyes return for training camp

    Tampa Tribune "If it's not one thing it's another for Tampa Bay Buccaneers left guard Carl Nicks. First, it was the left big toe injury that cut short his 2012 season. Then, it was the MRSA infection that ruined his 2013 season. Now, it's a case of "chicken pox." Not to worry, though. The strain of "pox"..." April 23

  • Bills cheerleaders suing team for pay, treatment and more

    SB Nation "The Buffalo Bills cheerleading team, known as the Jills, are suing the organization for what they believes are unfair business practices and poor treatment, according to Sports Illustrated. The cheerleaders allege the team is paying them below minimum wage, along with committing inappropriate..." April 23

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    Larry Holder @LarryHolder

    Payton on 5th-year extension on Ingram: “We’ve got time to do all of that. So there’s nothing we’ve decided permanently with that."

  • Geno Smith has no doubt he’ll be Jets starter over Vick

    New York Post "There is no question in Geno Smith’s mind who the Jets starting quarterback will be. The second-year signal caller said Monday he expects to beat Michael Vick out in the team’s latest edition of a quarterback competition. Smith simply said, “Yes,” when asked if he still expects to be the team’s..." April 23

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    Gil Brandt @Gil_Brandt

    .@PittCritic Good chance #Texans move down. Trade similar to Giants-Chargers trade, preaarnged to take Clowney for some other team.

  • Ndamukong Suh does not attend Detroit Lions minicamp

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh is a no show at Detroit Lions minicamp. Suh, who's in the midst of negotiating a new contract that will make him one of the highest-paid defensive players in NFL history, did not take part in the Lions' first voluntary practice of the week today. The Pro Bowl defensive tackle..." April 22

  • Giants: David Wilson 'expects to' be cleared for OTA's next month

    Newark Star-Ledger "For David Wilson, the hardest part has always been accepting the unknown. He doesn't feel any pain in his neck, and never has. The only thing keeping him off the field are "pictures," or X-Rays that will show whether or not his spinal chord has fused properly following surgery in..." April 22

  • Seahawks, Richard Sherman near deal to make him top-paid NFL CB

    CBSSports.com "The Seattle Seahawks have made considerable progress towards getting corner Richard Sherman signed to a long-term contract, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Both sides are hopefully of getting the deal done prior to the May 8-10 NFL Draft. The Seahawks are prepared to make..." April 22

  • Russell Allen suffered on field stroke, kept playing

    SI.com "Russell Allen will never play football again. The Jaguars linebacker confronted this reality last Thursday, sitting on the beige sectional in the living room of his home in San Diego’s northern suburbs. It was 9 a.m. in California and noon in Jacksonville, when his agent called with the..." April 22

  • Will Hill likely 'done' with Giants as safety faces another drug-related suspension

    New York Daily News "Will Hill, the troubled but talented Giants safety, is facing a drug-related suspension for the third straight year -- and this time it will likely cost him his Giants career. Hill, 24, failed a recent drug test, according to multiple NFL sources and both he and the Giants have been informed..." April 22

  • Alex Smith says his agent is working on a contract extension with Chiefs

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said on Monday that his agent, Tom Condon, has been in negotiations with the club about a contract extension, and that’s the way Smith wants it. “My agent handles all of that, and that’s why you hire that guy to take care of that, so you can focus on football,”..." April 22

  • Bears wouldn’t mind drafting a QB that Marc Trestman can groom

    Chicago Sun-Times "Leading up to the NFL draft, which begins May 8, the Sun-Times will take a position-by-position look at the Bears’ needs and which players might be available to fill them. Jay Cutler has his lucrative long-term deal, and Jordan Palmer has the confidence of coach Marc Trestman. But the Bears..." April 22

  • Baldwin says he hasn’t signed tender yet, hopes to work out long-term deal

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks’ workout sessions that began this week are technically voluntary. But receiver Doug Baldwin is there with the rest of his teammates despite the fact he technically is not yet under contract for the 2014 season. Baldwin said in an interview with ESPN 710 Seattle this afternoon that..." April 22

  • Raiders trade Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks

    USA Today "The Oakland Raiders found a trade partner for quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday, shipping him to the Seattle Seahawks, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams hadn't announced the deal. Terms weren't immediately..." April 22