• Bills make Cordy Glenn highest paid left tackle, per year, in NFL

    Yahoo! Sports "Cordy Glenn should thank the people in the Buffalo Bills organization who saw him as a left tackle, and not the guard some viewed him as coming out of the University of Georgia. Glenn is not only making left tackle money, he's making more money than all the left tackles. He signed a five-year..." May 03

  • Texans’ Duane Brown had 10-game suspension overturned

    Sportsnaut "Duane Brown and the Houston Texans recently got good news when the NFL overturned a 10-game suspension. The reason for the ruling, as explained by ESPN, was that Brown tested positive for the chemical clenbuterol, which was a result of eating meat in Mexico last year during a bye week trip down..." May 03

  • Santa Clara: 49ers file for arbitration in rent dispute with city

    San Jose Mercury News "The San Francisco 49ers filed for arbitration with the city Tuesday after failing to negotiate lower rent for Levi's Stadium. The NFL team had been in negotiations with the city since November to lower rent for the remainder of a 40-year lease at Levi's Stadium, which opened in 2014. The team..." May 03

  • Jimmy Kimmel Will Serve As Kelly Ripa’s First ‘Live’ Guest Host After Strahan Leaves

    Uproxx "Following the surprise news that Live with Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan would be leaving the show for Good Morning America, gossip columns had plenty to work with when Kelly Ripa decided not to show up to work. The internet got mad at Strahan on Ripa’s behalf while rumors of just how..." May 03

  • Redskins GM wants Cousins on long-term deal, unsure if it can happen in 2016

    The Score "Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has consistently said the team wants to sign quarterback Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal, but whether or not it can happen before the July 15 deadline is up in the air. "I can't answer that. I don't know for sure, but we would love to get it..." May 03

  • Tom Brady’s Request For 14-Day Extension Granted In Deflategate Case

    NESN "It might just be a small victory, but it’s a win for Tom Brady and the NFL Players’ Association nonetheless. The NFLPA’s request for a 14-day extension to file an appeal was granted Tuesday, giving Brady’s legal team until May 23 to make their decision, according to court documents. " May 03

  • Former Dolphins coach Don Shula hospitalized with breathing issues

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula has been hospitalized because of breathing issues. Shula, the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee who owns the NFL's all-time wins record, was rushed to Aventura Hospital & Medical Center on Monday evening. According to his wife, Mary Anne Shula, the..." May 03

  • Dana Stubblefield -- Wife Filed for Divorce ... After Alleged Rape

    TMZ "Dana Stubblefield was married at the time of his sexual encounter with a babysitter -- but his wife has since filed for divorce ... TMZ Sports has learned. Terri Stubblefield filed divorce docs in Santa Clara County family court on February 29th -- seeking to end her nearly 7-year marriage to..." May 03

  • Peyton Manning reportedly told TV networks he is not interested

    Larry Brown Sports "Peyton Manning has reportedly decided that he is not going to pursue a career as an NFL analyst, at least in the immediate future. According to the New York Daily News, Manning has shown “no interest” in pursuing a job in television for the 2016 NFL season. His representatives have reportedly..." May 03

  • Ten players who could go No. 1 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft

    The Comeback "Yes, it’s far too early to project the 2017 NFL Draft with any accuracy. Mock drafts this early have no hope for accuracy, yet can serve as a starting point for the evaluation process. Knowing the prospects to look at is half the battle for evaluators. Quarterbacks, offensive tackles and..." May 03

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Teams were interested in Peyton Manning for 2016

    Pro Football Talk "It’s now known that Peyton Manning won’t be doing two things in 2016: Playing football or talking about it on TV. It’s unclear how close he came to the latter, but it’s now clear that the former was a more viable option than anyone realized. Appearing on The Business of Sports with Andrew..." May 03

  • Cowboys might've used faulty logic to draft Ezekiel Elliott over Jalen Ramsey

    CBS Sports "With the fourth pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected running back Ezekiel Elliott over defensive back Jalen Ramsey. It turns out they might've used some faulty logic to make that pick. After the first round, the Cowboys defended their decision by saying Elliott would improve..." May 03

  • Saints Signing LT Terron Armstead To A Five-Year Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Josina Anderson of ESPN is reporting that the Saints are signing LT Terron Armstead to a five-year extension on Tuesday. This new deal will keep Armstead under team control through the 2021 season. Armstead, 24, is a former third-round pick of the Saints back in 2013. He’s currently in the..." May 03

  • Laremy Tunsil to be evaluated before ruling on drug program

    USA Today "Miami Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil must be evaluated by clinical professionals before any determination is made on his status in the NFL’s drug program, a league spokesman said Tuesday. ESPN, citing a source, reported Monday that Tunsil – shown smoking a substance from a gas-mask bong in a..." May 03

  • Ezekiel Elliott’s GF Responds to IG Model Snapchatting Him in Bed

    Black Sports Online "I am not trying to be mean, but this young lady probably won’t be Zeke’s girlfriend for long. He is going to Dallas, he is a very personable guy and as you can see other ladies are trying to get their 15 minutes of fame off him. The snap looks like it is old, but according to Busted Coverage it..." May 03

  • Ex-NFL Dana Stubblefield Says Sex With Disabled Woman Was Consensual Not Rape

    TMZ "Dana Stubblefield has addressed the media -- and adamantly denied raping the woman ... saying, "I am completely innocent of all these allegations." He continued, "This is an issue that is very close to me. One of my primary charities is Special Olympics, something that is true and dear to my..." May 03

  • Oakland Raiders' Clive Walford shelved after ATV accident

    Fox Sports "Oakland Raiders tight end Clive Walford will sit out spring practices following a knee injury suffered in an ATV accident earlier this offseason, sources have told FOX Sports. Walford is ahead of schedule in his recovery, according to multiple sources, and is expected back during training camp..." May 03

  • Ryan Leaf on Manziel: ‘It's like holding up a mirror’

    Great Falls Tribune "C.M. Russell High graduate and former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf said watching Johnny Manziel is “sometimes like holding up a mirror.” Leaf, a former first-round draft pick, appeared on “Fox and Friends” on Monday and talked about Manziel’s well-documented struggles. “This happens to anybody..." May 03

  • QB Cardale Jones thought call from Bills was a prank

    BuffaloBills.com "Bills fourth-round pick Cardale Jones initially didn’t believe it was in fact the Bills who were calling to tell him he was about to become the newest quarterback on their roster. Even though he met with offensive coordinator Greg Roman and quarterbacks coach David Lee at his pro day and had a..." May 03

  • Seahawks Plan To Place RB Marshawn Lynch On Reserve/Retired List By June 1

    NFL Trade Rumors "Seahawks GM John Schneider mentioned during an interview on KJR-AM (per Bob Condotta) that they do not want to spread out retired RB Marshawn Lynch‘s cap hit to 2017. Many have wondered why Lynch hasn’t officially retired from the NFL, despite announcing several months ago that he was calling..." May 03

  • ESPN’s Eight-Hour O.J. Documentary Is a Masterpiece

    New York Magazine "It was easy to love Ryan Murphy’s The People v. O.J. Simpson — the whole thing was a blast, from the Marcia Clark revival to David Schwimmer skewering the Kardashians. And though it played history as camp, most of the time, ultimately, that didn’t matter: The history was so rich we couldn’t help..." May 03

  • Jets GM 'excited to see what Geno (Smith) can do' as starter

    The Score "The New York Jets don't sound nearly as concerned about their starting quarterback situation as many fans and members of the media. The team still hasn't re-signed 2015 starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, leaving Geno Smith atop the depth chart and developmental options Christian Hackenberg (a 2016..." May 03

  • Is Derrick Henry the Next Eddie George?

    Titansonline.com "George, who ran for over 10,000 yards during his career with the Titans, has admired the Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama himself. “He is an imposing figure. He rushed for 2,000 yards in the SEC, and that’s phenomenal,’’ George said of Henry. “I think he is going to be successful in the NFL...." May 03

  • Art of the Deals: How QBs Goff, Wentz and Lynch got drafted

    SI "It was as if Paxton Lynch knew something. The genial and power-forward-sized quarterback out of Memphis politely declined the NFL’s invitation to spend the first night of the draft in the Green Room at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, choosing instead to throw a draft/bowling party for himself..." May 03

  • Peyton Manning told TV networks he’s not interested

    Pro Football Talk "Despite reports that Peyton Manning would go from the field to the broadcast booth, he has reportedly said “no thanks” to offers to work in television. The New York Daily News reports that Manning’s representatives have told the NFL’s TV partners that he will not take a broadcasting job this..." May 03

  • Jaguars GM: 2016 not a make-or-break season for coach Bradley

    The Score "Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said Tuesday on NFL Network he won't call 2016 a make-or-break season for head coach Gus Bradley, according to ESPN's Michael DiRocco. It's hard not to view 2016 as a make-or-break campaign for both and Bradley and Caldwell. The pair joined the..." May 03

  • Former 49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman

    San Jose Mercury News "Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. Prosecutors said the woman was assaulted on April 9, 2015, when she went to his Morgan Hill home to interview for a..." May 03

  • The Chiefs, who brag about their character, draft a man who choked his pregnant girlfriend

    Kansas City Star "We normally make it a policy in this space to hold off on making immediate judgments on draft picks, but here is an exception: The Chiefs drafted Tyreek Hill, a man dismissed fewer than two years ago by Oklahoma State after pleading guilty to choking his pregnant girlfriend. The Chiefs did..." May 03

  • Von Miller eliminated from Dancing With the Stars

    Denver Post "Von Miller’s run on Dancing With the Stars has ended. After performing the salsa as Elvis Presley on Icons Night of “Dancing With the Stars” Monday, Miller was voted off the show, along with Kim Fields, in a double-elimination. Miller and partner Witney Carson received a score of 24 out of..." May 03

  • Trent Dilfer: ‘No intention of joining 49ers’

    San Jose Mercury News "Trent Dilfer shot down Internet rumors Monday that he could be joining the 49ers in some capacity upon leaving his role as an ESPN analyst.“I have no intention of joining the 49ers,” Dilfer told this newspaper in an exclusive phone interview. “I have never been talking with the 49ers about this..." May 03

  • Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian ready for open competition for QB job

    Denver Post "The Broncos kicked off phase two of their offseason workouts with all attention on their quarterbacks. Yet it wasn't first-round pick Paxton Lynch, who won't hit the field until rookie minicamp begins Friday, but the incumbents Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian. Sanchez was one of the first..." May 03

  • Scot McCloughan calls Josh Doctson ‘a slam dunk’

    Washington Post "From the day he was hired, Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has preached that his draft-day philosophy was to take the best player available, regardless of position. On Monday, with the 2016 NFL draft in his rear-view mirror, McCloughan took obvious delight in pointing out..." May 03

  • Dolphins reportedly believe they've identified Laremy Tunsil's hacker

    CBS Sports "The Miami Dolphins believe they might've finally cracked the mystery of who was behind the draft night hacking of Laremy Tunsil's social media accounts. According to the Palm Beach Post, the team thinks that a former financial advisor, who worked for Tunsil, was the one who leaked the bong..." May 03

  • Bill Parcells, Charlie Weis rave about new Patriots QB Jacoby Brissett

    Boston Herald "As references go, it’s hard to think of having two better names on the resume than Bill Parcells and Charlie Weis, especially if the man doing the hiring is Patriots coach Bill Belichick. North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett certainly has a Hall of Fame list of backers. He could..." May 03

  • Jets' Mike Maccagnan explains why he didn't exercise Dee Milliner's option

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets on Monday officially did not exercise the fifth-year option in 2013 first-round draft pick Dee Milliner's rookie contract. Most first-round picks have their fifth-year options picked up. It's typically a team-friendly move, unless the player has been a big disappointment, like..." May 03

  • Arthur Blank: Falcons will be playoff team in 2016

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons have missed the playoffs three straight seasons and the 2015 season was one of the most “stressful” of all for owner Arthur Blank. He watched his team start 6-1, then spiral to an 8-8 finish. But Blank believes the Falcons will return to the postseason in 2016, despite the backdrop..." May 03

  • New York Giants Meeting with Veteran CB Leon Hall

    Giants "The New York Giants may have drafted Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple in the first-round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but their concerns at the cornerback position apparently persist. And on Tuesday, the team will meet with veteran cornerback Leon Hall. Hall, a first-round pick of the Cincinnati..." May 03

  • Jerry Reese on WFAN: Draft critics "don't know what they're talking about"

    Big Blue View "New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese bristled Monday during an appearance on WFAN with Mike Francesa at the idea the Giants were caught off guard by the way the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft unfolded. "When somebody don't know what they're talking about, it's easy to depict it that..." May 03

  • FS1 Launching "PTI"-Style Show Starring Cowherd, Whitlock

    Sports Business Daily "FS1 is launching a daily “PTI”-style show with Jason Whitlock and Colin Cowherd within the month, according to sources. The Monday-Friday afternoon show, which carries the working title “Speak for Yourself,” will be an opinion-based studio show that will anchor FS1’s weekday afternoon block. It is..." May 02

  • ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer likely done at the network

    New York Daily News "Skip Bayless and Mike Tirico are not the only broadcasters leaving ESPN’s Bristol Campus. NFL TV sources say Trent Dilfer, one of ESPN’s most engaging NFL analysts and member of the “Monday Countdown” crew, is likely headed out the door. Spies say money is the issue." May 02

  • Josh Norman on Odell Beckham Jr.: "He's trying to steal my bologna" (he mentions bologna six times in the article)

    USA Today "The feud between Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. doesn’t appear to be dying down and likely won’t after what ran in the Player’s Tribune on Monday. The Norman-Beckham title bout from late last year that escalated into several..." May 02

  • Myles Jack calls draft slide 'humiliating'

    The Score "Before suffering from a season-ending knee injury, former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack was among the most anticipated players expected to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. After admitting he may need microfracture surgery in the future and his long-term health was a question mark, Jack slid from a..." May 02

  • Alfred Morris has no regrets joining Cowboys, even after Ezekiel Elliott picked

    ESPN "On March 22, Alfred Morris signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. Last Thursday, the Cowboys drafted Ezekiel Elliott in the first round. Morris and Darren McFadden were directly affected by the decision to draft Elliott at No. 4, but Morris has no regrets about signing with the..." May 02

  • Laremy Tunsil won't start career in substance-abuse program

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil is expected to get a clean slate from the NFL and will not begin his pro career under Stage 1 of the league's substance-abuse program, a source told ESPN. The source added, however, that the league will closely monitor and support Tunsil in the event..." May 02

  • Seahawks GM: Nobody is going to wear No. 24

    NFL.com "No Seattle Seahawks player will wear Marshawn Lynch's No. 24 in 2016. General manager John Schneider confirmed Monday the team wouldn't be giving out that jersey number. "One of my last conversations with Marshawn was that nobody was going to wear No. 24 this year in the regular season,"..." May 02

  • Antrel Rolle rips Bears after being released, plans to 'bust their ass'

    CBS Sports "Less than 24 hours after being released by the Bears, Antrel Rolle is already planning his revenge against the team. "Whatever team I go to, I hope that Chicago's on the table because I'm coming to bust their ass," Rolle told 670 the Score in Chicago on Monday. The 33-year-old was released..." May 02

  • Jerry Jones wanted to overpay for Paxton Lynch, Stephen Jones said “no way”

    Pro Football Talk "Another Cowboys draft, another case of Stephen Jones telling his dad not to go overboard for a first-round quarterback. Two years ago, Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones wanted to draft Johnny Manziel in the first round, but son Stephen talked his father out of it, and the Cowboys..." May 02

  • Jim Irsay: Colts ‘have a lot to prove’ in AFC South

    CBS Indy "The contrast in Jim Irsay’s comments couldn’t have been more stark, or on point. During a Saturday afternoon break from the NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts owner was asked whether his team should be considered the projected front-runner in the AFC South. Um, no. “I can’t call us the..." May 02

  • NFL Media Circus: Behind the scenes of NFL draft television coverage

    SI "Inside ESPN’s NFL draft production truck in Chicago’s Grant Park on Thursday night, sitting about 10 feet from Seth Markman, the executive in charge of ESPN’s draft coverage, and Greg Jewell, who produces Adam Schefter and Suzy Kolber during the draft, ESPN NFL news editor Jim Carr came across..." May 02