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Ravens Fined, Lose 1 Week of OTAs for Violating Offseason Workout Rules

The Baltimore Ravens have been hit with a punishment from the NFL for violating the league's collective bargaining agreement by using full pads at a rookie minicamp. Per the Ravens' official Twitter account, they are required to forfeit...Show More Summary

Kevin Dodd Injury: Updates on Titans LB's Recovery from Foot Surgery

Second-round pick Kevin Dodd of the Tennessee Titans will not take part in organized team activities due to a foot injury. Per the Titans' official Twitter account, head coach Mike Mularkey announced that Dodd had "preventative footShow More Summary

Ameer Abdullah Injury: Updates on Lions RB's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery for an injury suffered in December. The team has yet to reveal an exact timeline for his return. Continue for updates. Abdullah's Surgery Date Revealed Thursday,...Show More Summary

Predicting Every NFL Team's Most Heated Camp Battle

Both figuratively and literally, things are heating up across the NFL as the offseason wears on and training camp starts to peek over the horizon of organized team activities and other workouts. Every year brings plenty of new storylines...Show More Summary

Ezekiel Elliott Will Have to Earn Starting Spot, Says Cowboys RB Coach

Despite getting selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, running back Ezekiel Elliott won't be handed the Dallas Cowboys' starting job without earning it. According to Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Star-Telegram, Cowboys running back coach Gary Brown said Wednesday that there will be an open competition: "He's going to compete. Show More Summary

Peyton Manning Reportedly Won't Sue Al Jazeera America for HGH Allegations

Recently retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning has reportedly decided not to file a lawsuit against Al Jazeera America after the network ran a documentary linking him to performance-enhancing drugs. Christine Brennan of USA Today reported...Show More Summary

Ryan Fitzpatrick Could Become NFL's Ultimate Wild Card for the 2016 Season

The NFL is a weird little world—one in which last year's 25th-rated passer, Brock Osweiler, was in such high demand that he signed a four-year, $72 million on the first day of free agency, while last year's 24th-rated passer, Ryan Fitzpatrick,...Show More Summary

An Early Look at Potentially Historic RB Class in 2017 NFL Draft

The 2017 NFL draft is still a long way from commencing, but evaluators and fans don’t need all that time to recognize how unique and special the talent could be. In terms of depth, running back is the most intriguing positional group since the 2014 wide receiver class. Show More Summary

Which NFL Players Will Generate the Most 2016 Summer Nonsense?

Memorial Day weekend marks the official end of the NFL news cycle and the start of the NFL nonsense cycle. From now until the start of training camps in late July, the enormous NFL industrial infotainment complex lives off its stored...Show More Summary

Eric Decker Reportedly Skipped OTAs Due to Ryan Fitzpatrick Contract Situation

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is reportedly absent from organized team activities as a protest for the organization not signing quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a new contract. Brian Costello of the New York Post reported Wednesday that Decker was "upset" and noted he was "sending a message" by skipping workouts this week. Show More Summary

NFL Plans to Interview Players Named in Al Jazeera America HGH Report

The Al Jazeera America investigation linking American athletes with human growth hormone, or HGH, has largely faded from memory for many sports fans, but that may no longer be the case. USA Today's Christine Brennan reported Wednesday...Show More Summary

Browns DC Ray Horton Comments on Justin Gilbert's Status with Team

If not for Johnny Manziel's unmitigated meltdown, Cleveland Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert would garner more attention for the downright bust he's been as a 2014 first-round draft pick. But even as the Browns transition to a new regime, they are still holding out hope for the former eighth overall pick. Show More Summary

B.J. Dubose Injury: Updates on Vikings DT's Recovery from ACL Surgery

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle B.J. Dubose tore his anterior cruciate ligament during practice Wednesday, per Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune. Continue for updates. Dubose Likely To Miss Entire 2016 Season Wednesday, May 25 The Vikings selected Dubose in the sixth round of the 2015 draft. Show More Summary

Tony Romo Comments on Future with Cowboys, Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

At February's NFL Scouting Combine, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters he believed Tony Romo could be the team's quarterback "for the next four or five years." According to ESPN.com's Todd Archer, Romo concurred with Jones'...Show More Summary

Bills GM Doug Whaley Clarifies Comments About Violence, Injuries in Football

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley backtracked on his inflammatory comments from Tuesday, rephrasing his thoughts regarding injuries and violence in football. ESPN.com's Mike Rodak reported on the statement Whaley released Wednesday, which read as follows: Clearly I used a poor choice of words in my comment yesterday morning. Show More Summary

Ben Roethlisberger Comments on Martavis Bryant's Suspension, Steelers Offense

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is "disappointed" in his No. 2 wide receiver. Martavis Bryant was suspended for at least a year because he violated the NFL’s drug policy. It was his fifth time doing so in less than...Show More Summary

Geno Smith Comments on Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets Players Skipping OTAs

Geno Smith knows he's not seen as the New York Jets' long-term option at quarterback. He's just looking to take advantage of the opportunity given to him thanks to Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract stalemate. "Every player in the NFL, I think, deserves a fair opportunity," Smith said Wednesday, per Rich Cimini of ESPN.com. Show More Summary

Ladarius Green Injury: Updates on Steelers TE's Recovery from Ankle Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green is unavailable for Pittsburgh's organized team activities while recovering from offseason ankle surgery, per ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler. According to Fowler, Green is expected back for training camp. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Blair Walsh Talks Missed Field Goal vs. Seahawks, Kicking at TCF Bank Stadium

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh has firmly moved on from the missed field goal that cost his team a spot in the divisional round of the 2015 NFL playoffs. "My common message to [those who ask about the miss] is it's one moment," Walsh said Wednesday, per Mark Craig of the Star Tribune. Show More Summary

Patriots File Amicus Brief Supporting Tom Brady's Deflategate Suspension Appeal

The New England Patriots filed an amicus brief Wednesday as part of their support of quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of a four-game suspension for his role in the Deflategate saga. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news and indicatedShow More Summary

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