• 44m
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Marshawn Lynch is planning to end his holdout and is expected to report to Seattle's training camp in next 24 hours, via @caplannfl and me.

  • Ray Rice: My actions were 'totally inexcusable'

    NFL.com "Ray Rice didn't read a prepared statement from a cell phone this time. The Baltimore Ravens running back addressed the media regarding his assault charge for the first time on his own and spoke with emotion about the mistakes he has made. "My actions that night were totally inexcusable. That..." July 31

  • 7h
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    49ers LB Aldon Smith, facing a significant suspension, is scheduled to meet with Roger Goodell in NY next Friday, Aug. 8, per NFL source.

  • Antonio Brown: Sanders' comments 'terrible'

    ESPN.com "Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders were teammates for four seasons with the Steelers and remain good friends, but Brown took issue with Sanders calling Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning a "far better leader" than Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger earlier this..." July 31

  • Gordon’s appeal is indeed all or nothing

    Pro Football Talk "Despite a belief in some league circles that the person designated to handle the appeal of Browns receiver Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension can split the proverbial baby by imposing a suspension somewhere between zero and 16 games, the NFL characterizes the substance-abuse policy in a way that..." July 31

  • 2h
    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Confirmed Harold Henderson will hear #browns' Gordon's appeal tomorrow. Been told second-hand smoke won't fly with him.

  • Giants running back David Wilson 'needs a miracle' to get back on the field, source says

    Newark Star-Ledger "David Wilson might need more than a favorable doctor's visit Monday to continue his NFL career. According to multiple sources, the running back, who suffered a "burner" during Tuesday's practice, months after undergoing spinal fusion surgery, is a long shot to return to the field. One person..." July 31

  • Andy Dalton is 'confident' he'll get new contract with Bengals

    CBSSports.com "Quarterback Andy Dalton expects to be playing in Cincinnati for the foreseeable future, never mind that he's entering the final year of his rookie deal. "I'm confident," Dalton told NFL.com's Albert Breer. "And both sides are working on it. We haven't given a deadline, we haven't talked about a..." July 31

  • Bengals lose Chris Lewis-Harris to suspension to start 2014 NFL season

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals have a nice battle at the end of their cornerback depth chart that just got a little thinner. Victor Hampton, RJ Stanford, Chris Lewis-Harris and Lavelle Westbrooks are battling for a potential 6th and 7th CB spot on the final 53-man roster, but one of them can be factored..." July 31

  • Still Room To Sign Dez Despite Smith Deal

    DallasCowboys.com "The Cowboys have known all along they needed to sign two cornerstones of their franchise at some point this year. Even though they’ve just locked up Tyron Smith on a deal that will keep him under contract through 2023, nothing has changed the Cowboys’ approach with the other guy. Despite..." July 31

  • 5h
    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Eric Berry is being carted off the practice field.

  • 3h
    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    Initial belief from trainers is that Jaguars WR Tandon Doss broke his right ankle. Will have tests to confirm

  • Redskins QB Robert Griffin is ready for zone-read option plays, just not too many

    Washington Post "During a portion of the 11-on-11 action in Wednesday’s practice for the Washington Redskins, 2012 Robert Griffin III made an appearance. The quarterback took the snap and appeared to execute a handoff but called his own number instead. He then darted through an opening along the line. It looked..." July 31

  • Colts guard Donald Thomas tore his quad again

    Pro Football Talk "The worst fears were realized for Colts guard Donald Thomas. A league source tells PFT that he indeed tore his quadriceps in practice yesterday, and will need surgery. The same injury cost Thomas the last 14 games of last season. The Colts signed him to a four-year, $14 million deal last..." July 31

  • Victor Butler hopes to play role after watching New Orleans Saints' defense grow in 2013

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When Victor Butler tore his ACL last June during the New Orleans Saints' organized team activities, he was forced to watch as a resurgent defense helped push the Saints to 11 wins and a wild card playoff victory. He also watched much of his expected role filled successfully by teammates like..." July 31

  • NY Jets training camp insider: Rookie tight end Jace Amaro struggling

    New York Daily News "Rookie tight end Jace Amaro may have caught 106 passes last season for Texas Tech, but he’s having a tough time making catches in training-camp practices with the Jets. Amaro has had some issues with drops early in camp, which continued in his rough outing on Wednesday, after he sat out Tuesday’s..." July 31

  • Raiders in talks with San Antonio to relocate NFL team

    San Antonio Express-News "Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and two top lieutenants met recently with several San Antonio officials to discuss the potential of moving his NFL team from the Bay Area to the Alamo City, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed. On July 18, Davis met with the officials, including..." July 31

  • Fred Jackson signs one-year extension with Bills

    Pro Football Talk "Bills practice was halted on Wednesday when some nasty weather rolled through the area, but some members of the organization were able to make good use of the unexpected free time. They were able to put the finishing touches on the announcement of a one-year extension for running back Fred..." July 31

  • Seahawks G.M. on Lynch holdout: “Next man up”

    Pro Football Talk "The Marshawn Lynch holdout continues. And the team continues to create the impression that it’s not worried by his absence. Even if it is. Asked on Tuesday by ESPN’s John Clayton whether the team is concerned about the situation, G.M. John Schneider reiterated the team’s philosophy when..." July 30

  • Richard Sherman takes jab at Patrick Peterson after Peterson’s extension

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Peterson announced on Tuesday night that he has signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals. This next piece of information may shock you — Richard Sherman did not congratulate him. Peterson’s deal, which he says includes $48 million guaranteed, is one..." July 30

  • Brandon Marshall: Jay Cutler will be MVP in 2014

    NFL.com "Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall told the Around The League Podcast in January that his 2014 campaign would be "something you guys never seen before." As it turns out, Marshall was just getting started with the bold predictions. Asked what we'll see from Jay Cutler, the Pro Bowl..." July 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Cowboys and LT Tyron Smith have reached an agreement in principle on an 8-year, $98M deal, source says. Wow.

  • First round of Buffalo Bills bids tops $1 billion

    New York Post "A Pennsylvania fracking mogul bid more than $1 billion for the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday — making it likely the team will attract a record sales price for an NFL team, The Post has learned. Terrence Pegula, who owns the NHL Buffalo Sabres, is one of only two known bidders for the storied..." July 30

  • Thus far, Cowboys' training-camp plan for Tony Romo is 100-percent confusing

    Dallas Morning News "Owner Jerry Jones declares that Tony Romo is 100 percent as the quarterback is held out of practice for the second time in the first six days of camp. Coach Jason Garrett talks of how valuable time off can be for Romo a few hours after executive vice president Stephen Jones said the quarterback..." July 30

  • 21h
    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Rejoins Pettine RT @jimleonhard: It's official, I just signed my 8th NFL contract to become a part of the Cleveland Browns. #dawgpound

  • 49ers reach out to Boone, but holdout continues

    Sacramento Bee "General manager Trent Baalke and other members of the 49ers have reached out recently to holdout Alex Boone, according to multiple sources, but the team's starting right guard remains resolute in his stance. As it stands now Boone ranks 43rd in the NFL in average salary for guards. He signed..." July 30

  • Cardinals agree to 5-year contract extension with Patrick Peterson

    Arizona Republic "It was never a question of if the Cardinals were going to sign Patrick Peterson to a contract extension. It was when. And it turned out to be sooner than many people expected. Peterson and the Cardinals announced Tuesday evening they had agreed to terms on a five-year extension that is expected..." July 30

  • The wait was well worth it for WR Lloyd

    San Jose Mercury News "It took a year, but veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd finally found what he was looking for: a second chance at playing for the 49ers. Lloyd sat out last season despite catching 74 passes for 911 yards and four touchdowns for the New England Patriots in 2012 in hopes the 49ers came..." July 30

  • Bill O’Brien says Texans need a healthy Arian Foster to succeed in 2014

    Houston Chronicle "First-year coach Bill O’Brien isn’t going to tip his hand about anything Texans-related. But O’Brien willingly acknowledged Wednesday how important Arian Foster is to the team’s success in 2014. The star running back resumed action after missing two practices due to injury. O’Brien..." July 30

  • Bengals take DT Geno Atkins (ACL) off PUP list, available to practice

    CBSSports.com "Nine months after Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins ended his 2013 season prematurely by tearing his ACL, Cincinnati got some good news Wednesday. That's because the team took him off the PUP list, which means Atkins now will be available to practice." July 30

  • Hillary Clinton says ‘there’s no reason’ for the Redskins to keep their name

    Washington Post "At this point, any time a prominent Democratic politician is asked about the Redskins name, you would have to assume that politician will strongly advocate a name change for Washington’s NFL franchise. This position would still put them at odds with most Americans, according to polls. But after 50..." July 30

  • Giants' David Wilson ruled out for Hall of Fame Game

    NFL.com "David Wilson's comeback with the New York Giants is on hold. NFL Media's Kimberly Jones reported Wednesday that the running back will miss practice for the remainder of the week and sit out Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against the Buffalo Bills after suffering a neck burner in Tuesday's session,..." July 30

  • Extension imminent? Brooks restructures to create $2M in space

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a move that could foreshadow an extension for one of his teammates, 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks has restructured his contract. The tweaking of Brooks’ deal created $2 million in salary cap space in 2014, OverTheCap.com first reported. The 49ers are $9.9 million under the salary..." July 30

  • Bucs officially release Nicks, add CB Edwards

    Tampa Tribune "It was almost a week ago that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers parted ways with projected starting left guard Carl Nicks. It wasn’t until Wednesday, however, that they officially released him and filled his spot on the 90-man training camp roster. When they made that move, the Bucs added cornerback..." July 30

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    Source confirms DeMarcus Lawrence had broken foot. 8-10 weeks recovery time. Big blow to defensive line obviously

  • 1d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Lions want an informed Ndamukong Suh to sign a deal he’s happy with. I’m told DET is willing to allow him to explore FA to gauge his market

  • Could Champ Bailey get cut by the Saints?

    NFL.com "Champ Bailey was talked up as a big free agent acquisition in New Orleans out of respect for his 12 Pro Bowl appearances. There hasn't been much talk about whether this version of Bailey can truly be an asset on the field. Greg Bedard of TheMMQB.com writes that Bailey won't help the Saints as..." July 29

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    Multiple sources tell @YahooSports the #Cardinals and DB Patrick Peterson are close to a deal on a new contract.

  • Bills HOFer Andre Reed blasts Bon Jovi’s bid

    USA Today "Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has made no secret of his longtime desire to own an interest in an NFL team, recently joining forces with a prospective ownership group hoping to buy the Buffalo Bills. While the Bon Jovi group has said that they do not plan to move the team, which they would legally not be..." July 29

  • Sources: Gordon faults second-hand smoke

    ESPN.com "The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from second-hand marijuana smoke, according to sources. Gordon is appealing the NFL's imposition of a yearlong suspension for a positive test..." July 29

  • Ravens fans give Ray Rice standing ovation during practice

    SI.com "Baltimore Ravens fans gave running back Ray Rice a standing ovation as he jogged onto the field during training camp practice on Monday, according to the team's website. Rice acknowledged the cheering fans by pointing to the crowd. Rice was seen on video in February dragging his..." July 29

  • Cardinals linebacker John Abraham accused of DUI in suburban Atlanta

    Arizona Republic "Cardinals Pro Bowl outside linebacker John Abraham was absent for the third straight day of training camp on Monday, a day it was learned the NFL's active sacks leader was arrested and charged late last month for driving under the influence in Georgia. Arrest reports in DeKalb County showed..." July 29

  • Gordon’s appeal focuses on disparity between “A” and “B” bottle tests

    Pro Football Talk "With the Josh Gordon appeal hearing set for Friday and with Gordon hiring (as Adam Schefter reported last night) the same lawyer who helped Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman avoid a four-game suspension for violation of the PED policy in 2012, Gordon presumably has a case that holds more water..." July 29

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    Jay Adams @FalconsJAdams

    Steven Jackson injured his hamstring yesterday. Will be ready for Week 1. Was not the same hammy as last year. #aftc14

  • NFL VP: League sent a message with Rice

    ESPN.com "NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light. Birch, appearing Monday morning on ESPN Radio's "Mike and Mike," responded to..." July 29

  • Auction house believes Johnny Manziel game-worn jersey will fetch record return, estimated at $100K

    TheScore.com "SCP Auctions announced Monday that it will auction off a Texas A&M jersey worn by Johnny Manziel for each of his six home games during his 2012 Heisman season. According to Dan Imler, vice president of SCP Auctions, the jersey is expected to fetch a record return, estimated at around..." July 29

  • Roger Goodell is a Coward

    Denver Post "Hey, Roger Goodell, you sanctimonious coward: What if that were your daughter Ray Rice dragged out of that elevator? Well, it was somebody's daughter, and you're telling every parent of daughters that if some despicable faux of a man decides to beat his child — but this guy happens to be an NFL..." July 29

  • Charges authorized against Browns fan who urinated on Art Modell's grave

    CBSSports.com "A Browns fan who urinated on the grave of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, and then posted the video to YouTube, will be charged by the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office. “I want to commend the Baltimore County Police Department for doing outstanding work in identifying the..." July 29

  • Drew Brees on plan to play until he's 45: 'I'm serious'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he was being serious when he said last week that he wanted to play until he was 45. Brees, 35, said he knows that playing in the NFL for another decade wouldn't be easy. "I'm serious. I'm not delusional," Brees said after practice on Tuesday at..." July 29

  • Adrian Peterson praises versatile Minnesota Vikings offense

    NFL.com "Adrian Peterson has played with some great hand-off quarterbacks for the Vikings since entering the league in 2007: Tarvaris Jackson, Kelly Holcomb, Brooks Bollinger, Gus Frerotte, Joe Webb, Christian Ponder, et al. Minnesota's milquetoast collection of signal-callers -- minus Brett Favre's..." July 29