The Atlanta Falcons didn't record a single sack in Thursday night's preseason tilt with the Miami Dolphins. Despite playing 29 snaps, the team's best pass rusher didn't record a QB hit. Rushing the passer could be a debilitating problem for the Falcons this year.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expressed disappointment Thursday night after a video emerged allegedly showing rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott visiting a recreational weed shop in Seattle...
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson helped provide food to rescue workers assisting flood victims in Baton Rouge. Watson played for the New Orleans Saints and has family ties to the area.
The Cleveland Browns are finalizing a deal to trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
As a player who was the sixth overall pick in his draft, Barkevious Mingo hasn't lived up to the expectations that come with being such a lofty selection. If it wasn't obvious that the Cleveland Browns weren't happy with Mingo when they declined to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie deal, on
It's time to find out how Joe Flacco will respond to taking a hit on his surgically repaired left knee. Flacco will start at quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night against the Detroit Lions, his first game action since tearing his ACL and MCL nine months ago in a game against the
A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. Mingo's size - 6-foot-4, 240 pounds - and speed have made him intriguing, but none of Cleveland'
The NFL players' union says Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison met Thursday with league investigators looking into allegations linking him to performance-enhancing drugs.
Seeking to create salary-cap space heading into the 2016 season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert's contract...
Sashi Brown, executive vice president of the Browns, reiterated that the team is not looking to trade receiver Josh Gordon. The wideout is expected to make his preseason debut Friday in Tampa.
The Seattle Seahawks have been interesting under head coach Pete Carroll. Carroll is known for letting guys be who they are, and some of his players, well, they've taken advantage of that approach. Defensive end Michael Bennett has gotten into a couple of scraps in training camp, and earlier this week
Beachum will make his Jaguars debut Sunday night against Cincinnati, starting at left tackle. It will be his first game action since the former Pittsburgh Steelers starter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against Arizona on Oct. 18. ''I don't know how close, but I really
Ron Rivera believes it's only a matter of time before the Panthers reach agreement with Kawann Short on a new contract. Will the Pro Bowl defensive tackle play out the final year of his rookie deal?
On Wednesday, Shutdown Corner's Frank Schwab did a great job of updating the Joey Bosa situation — namely how the San Diego Chargers just made this standoff public and ugly. Oh, sure, these are the Chargers we're talking about, and calling them a well-run organization might not be able to be done with
While there are still significant hurdles to clear, it seems obvious that the Oakland Raiders aren't just playing Las Vegas as a bargaining chip. All indications are that the Raiders want to move to Las Vegas. The latest is that the Raiders have applied for the "Las Vegas Raiders" trademark with the
The Detroit Lions plan to use more no-huddle, up-tempo offense under OC Jim Bob Cooter in 2016. The plan could unleash Matthew Stafford's best attributes.
The NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison agreed to move up their scheduled meeting to Thursday, when the two sides will discuss an Al-Jazeera report that linked him to performance-enhancing drugs...
The Denver Broncos face critical decisions two weeks before the Super Bowl champions open the season. Trevor Siemian was named the starter ahead of veteran Mark Sanchez for the game against the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, and the full-time job appears to be his to lose. Coach Gary Kubiak said Siemian
Nick Fairley hopes a combination of experience, good health and happiness in his personal life helps him realize his yet-to-be-fulfilled potential as an NFL defensive lineman. If so, it could provide a considerable boost to a New Orleans Saints defensive front trying to bounce back from a dismal showing
NBA star LeBron James is a Cowboys fan, but he's become friends with Odell Beckham Jr. and posted an Instagram video from Giants practice.
If last week's display against the Saints is any indication, Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is ready to wreak havoc on the NFL. Will he finally make good on his draft pedigree?
The starter for Denver's third preseason game wasn't getting much work in at practice Tuesday. Quarterback Trevor Siemian did not throw during the team's session.
The Browns have a support structure in place for Josh Gordon that could help him thrive. But should the team explore trades while he still has value?
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman has once again rekindled his feud with Odell Beckham, saying the New York Giants wide receiver will get his due this season.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss the next preseason game after sustaining a concussion in practice.
Kelvin Benjamin looked like his old self against the Titans, but he played just nine snaps. Is the bigger concern his conditioning or the emergence of Devin Funchess?
Washington cornerback Josh Norman opened up on several topics to ESPN.com's Kevin Van Valkenburg , including his thoughts on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, his new team's controversial nickname and more...
Veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie reached an agreement Monday with the Indianapolis Colts. The team announced it " agreed to terms" with the cornerback on its website , although it didn't mention the specifics...
The Colts signed former Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. Does he have enough left in the tank to help a secondary that coach Chuck Pagano described as a "little scary"?
Carolina Panthers third-year defensive end Kony Ealy is looking to parlay a huge performance in the Super Bowl into a super season in 2016. Had the Panthers defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, there's a strong chance Ealy would have been named the game's MVP. The Panthers lost 24-
In Hue Jackson's first year as Cleveland Browns head coach, one of his priorities was to come up with a plan to get the most out of quarterback Robert Griffin III. Jackson was dealing with a quarterback who had a track record, when he was with the Washington Redskins, of staying in the pocket too long
The Chiefs took pass rusher Tamba Hali off the physically unable to perform list Monday, though the team said he will practice on a limited basis. Hali had surgery in the offseason on his balky knees, which forced him to miss nearly every practice late last season. Hali has spent training camp working
Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has learned plenty from the team's star signal-caller but knows he can't try to be Tom Brady.
When talk turns to the New York Giants , the conversation usually centers on quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Odell Beckham...
It was a near perfect night for the Cowboys as Tony Romo played in AT&T Stadium for the first time since being injured last Thanksgiving.
Let the backup quarterback debate begin: Bryce Petty has earned a roster spot with his play this preseason, while Geno Smith has been -- himself.
Tony Romo led a touchdown drive in his preseason debut once the Dallas offense stopped committing holding penalties, rookie backup quarterback Dak Prescott had a strong encore and Ryan Tannehill finally got the Miami Dolphins moving. Alfred Morris finished the second of Romo's two possessions with
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Top running back Matt Jones left with a sprained shoulder and receiver Rashad Ross made his best case for a roster spot and the Washington Redskins came back to beat the New York Jets 22-18 Friday night in the second preseason game for each team.
Veteran cornerback Keenan Lewis, who has been plagued by a hip injury over the past two years and never meshed with new defensive coordinator Dennis Allen, was released by the Saints on Friday.
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