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Jerry Jones donates $1 million to cancer initiative started by Bob McNair

When an NFL owner is trying to raise money for charitable causes, they have 31 places around the league where they know they’ll find people with deep pockets who could help. Texans owner Bob McNair wasn’t looking specifically to NFL owners to help provide the financing for Hope Lodge Houston, which the American Cancer Society…

Kevin Coyle: Ndamukong Suh “everything as advertised”

There was some uncertainty about whether defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh would take part in OTAs with the Dolphins this offseason because he’d routinely missed them when he was a member of the Lions, but any fears of his absence went unrealized. Suh was more than just present at the offseason workouts as well. Defensive coordinator…

Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play

Longtime NFL quarterback Brett Favre is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated for its “Where Are They Now?” issue. Favre is now 45 and hasn’t played since 2010, when his two-year stint with the Minnesota Vikings came to an end. Favre,...Show More Summary

James Franklin Is the Big Ten's Under-the-Radar Celebrity Coach

A first pitch at Yankee Stadium, a lecture at a global conference, innovative recruiting tactics and a nonstop stream of local headlines during a period when college coaches are typically public hermits. If this was describing the offseasons...Show More Summary

Every College Football Playoff Contender's Most Difficult 2015 Stretch

Even with all the efforts programs make to doctor their schedules in order to give them the best chance at success, title contenders can't avoid streaks of tough games. Difficult stretches on the schedule are realities for everyone fighting for a shot at the four-team College Football Playoff. Show More Summary

Golden Tate: We’re trying to become elite now

The Lions won 11 games last season for the first time since 1991, which was good enough for a playoff berth in Jim Caldwell’s first season as the team’s head coach. There haven’t been consecutive playoff appearances for Detroit since the 1995 team capped a three-year run of trips to the postseason with a loss…

Lions RB Joique Bell: 'I’m going to rush for over 1,200 yards'

Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell is coming off knee and Achilles surgeries, but he’s confident about his ability to produce in a big way in 2015. How confident is Bell? He guaranteed a career year in an interview with Mlive.com. “I’m going to rush for over 1,200 yards,” Bell said. Show More Summary

Daniel Joseph Commits to Penn State: Nittany Lions Land 4-Star Defender

Penn State continues to make its push to return to among the nation's elite via the recruiting route, as James Franklin has landed another top-notch defensive prospect for 2016 in Daniel Joseph. 247Sports rates Joseph, from Lake Forest, Illinois, as the No. Show More Summary

Brett Favre: “I think I could play”

Herschel Walker isn’t the only middle-aged former NFL player who thinks he could still play in the NFL. Brett Favre says he could, too. “I think I could play,” Favre tells Sports Illustrated in a “Where Are They Now?” double issue. “As far as throwing, of course. I could make all the throws I made before.…

Colts bring back defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton

The Colts brought back one of their own, now that he’s healthy. The team announced they signed defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton. He spent the last two years with the Colts, but was on injured reserve all last season because of a knee injury. He was originally a seventh-round pick by the Jaguars in 2012. The 6-foot-2,…

NFL Supplemental Draft 2015: Reported Date, Format, Rules, Eligible Prospects

The 2015 NFL supplemental draft officially has a date. According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, this year's supplemental draft will take place Thursday, July 9. NFL.com's Henry Hodgson provided a list of the players eligible to be...Show More Summary

5 Players Who Might Find Themselves on the Buccaneers' Practice Squad in 2015

Buccaneers training camp is only weeks away, and nearly half the roster will be gone before September. For those who don't make the final 53-man cut, they will hope they made enough of an impression to join the practice squad. The practice squad isn't just a place for the Bucs to reserve players in order to keep them from signing elsewhere. Show More Summary

PFT Live 6/30: Ross Tucker, Brandon Magee

Mike Florio breaks down the latest news from around the NFL, speaking to Ross Tucker, former Bucs LB Brandon Magee, and Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune.      

Auburn Football: Realistic Expectations for Will Muschamp's Tigers Defense

Auburn producing a stifling, hard-hitting defense seems more like a story you would find in the fiction section rather than a story that's believable. It wasn't always this way. The Tigers used to be known as a team that would not only...Show More Summary

Brett Favre Says He Could Still Play in NFL in Sports Illustrated Interview

Brett Favre came out of retirement twice at the end of his career to play for the New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings, so when he noted in a recent interview that he still felt he could play in the NFL, more than a few eyebrows raised...Show More Summary

NFL sets July 9 date for supplemental draft

The date is set for the NFL supplemental draft. The supplemental draft will take place on July 9, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. No team has made a supplemental selection since the Browns used a second-round pick on Josh Gordon in 2012, so the supplemental draft has become a non-event the last couple…

Notre Dame Football: Irish's Most Indispensable Players for 2015

Notre Dame is once again in the conversation for a College Football Playoff spot. However, the Irish hope to actually make good on those expectations, unlike last year when they started 6-0 and lost five of their final six regular-season games. Getting to the playoff is a combination of several factors. Show More Summary

Jim Brown “encouraged” Johnny Manziel isn’t “still in denial”

Last summer, Browns icon Jim Brown said that he didn’t mind the amount of attention that quarterback Johnny Manziel received for his off-field social life because he remembered what life was like as a player. Brown has a different opinion about enjoying the nightlife after the way Manziel’s rookie season with the Browns played out.…

Auburn and Oregon Announce 2019 Season Opener at AT&T Stadium

Fans of offenses that are dangerous for the health and well-being of statisticians across the country, a dream matchup is happening—again—as Auburn and Oregon will open the 2019 season against each other. Auburn and Oregon announced Tuesday they will square off in the 2019 AdvoCare Classic, which will take place Saturday, Aug. Show More Summary

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