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Victor Cruz catches first pass in game since 2014

Giants receiver makes one catch for 4 yards in preseason game against Jets.        

Bell: More power to Kaepernick for taking a stand

Bell: 49ers quarterback listened to his heart rather than his wallet amid social strife.        

David Harris suffers shoulder injury

Veteran Jets linebacker David Harris suffered a shoulder injury and has been declared out of Saturday night’s Jets-Giants preseason game. Harris suffered the injury late in the first half. He probably wasn’t going to return to Saturday night’s game anyway, but he’s a key player in the defense and the Jets hope he won’t miss…

Mewhort leaves game with knee injury

Colts guard Jack Mewhort suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of Saturday night’s preseason game vs. the Eagles. Mewhort is one of the Colts’ best offensive linemen, and if Mewhort suffered a significant injury it would be a significant blow to the Colts. The Colts just don’t have much depth across their offensive…

Forte gets involved quickly in Jets debut

The Jets were patient with running back Matt Forte over the last several weeks. But when Forte made his preseason debut in Saturday night’s game vs. the Giants, the Jets kept Forte busy. Forte got five touches on the game’s first drive, three by run and two on receptions from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Jets…

Leon Hall suffers concussion

Veteran Giants cornerback Leon Hall suffered a concussion during the first quarter of Saturday night’s Jets-Giants preseason game. Hall signed with the Giants earlier this month. He previously played exclusively for the Bengals, who drafted him in the first round in 2007. The Giants also announced that rookie linebacker B.J. Goodson was being evaluated for…

Miserable first half for Luck, Colts

The Colts got shoved around in the first half of Saturday night’s preseason game by the Eagles, who took a 17-3 lead into halftime. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck completed 13-of-18 passes for 134 yards but was sacked three times. The Colts were able to move the ball but couldn’t sustain drives and scored only in…

Darius Butler Injury: Updates on Colts CB's Ankle and Return

Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler suffered an ankle injury Saturday night during the team's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Meghan McKeown of WISH reported the defensive back was ruled out for the rest of the contest. More to follow. Read more NFL news on

Ben Watson Injury: Updates on Ravens TE's Achilles and Recovery

Baltimore Ravens tight end Ben Watson suffered a torn Achilles tendon on the first play of Saturday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions. Continue for updates. Watson Out for Season Saturday. Aug. 27 The Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett provided the update. The veteran is in his first season with the Ravens. Show More Summary

Rams announce Tavon Austin extension

With the Tavon Austin extension official, a debate already has begun regarding whether the Rams are paying the 2013 first-rounder too much. “Tavon has been an integral part of our offense and special teams since we drafted him in 2013,” coach Jeff Fisher said in the press release announcing the deal. “It is important to…

Another Colts cornerback suffers injury

Colts cornerback Darius Butler intercepted Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford on the first Eagles possession of Saturday night’s preseason game. By the second drive, Butler was out with an ankle injury. Two weeks from the season opener, it’s bad timing for Butler and worse for the Colts. They’re already without starting cornerback Vontae Davis until at…

Training camp buzz: Ben Watson injures Achilles

USA TODAY Sports' NFL team breaks down all the latest from around the league.        

Ravens lose Ben Watson for season

Veteran Ravens tight end Ben Watson suffered a torn Achilles tendon on the first play of the Ravens-Lions preseason game Saturday night and will miss the 2016 season. The Ravens signed Watson in March. He played the last three seasons with the Saints and had a career-best 74 receptions last season. The team announced the…

FSU's Victor Viloria charged with DUI

At 5:06 a.m. Saturday, Tallahassee Police found Florida State head strength and conditioning coach Victor Viloria asleep at the wheel of his...        

Cameron Heyward fully expects to play Week 1 for Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers received a scare on Friday after their star defensive end Cameron Heyward suffered a high ankle sprain. With the regular season opener 16 days away, there’s optimism from Heyward that he’ll be suiting up for the opener against the Washington Redskins. Show More Summary

Kelly: Kaepernick’s choice to remain seated doesn’t affect football matters

49ers coach Chip Kelly told reporters Saturday that quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand for the national anthem does not affect Kaepernick’s place on the depth chart or any other football matters. Kelly said Kaepernick, who started Friday night’s preseason game, remains in competition with Blaine Gabbert for the team’s starting quarterback job. Kelly…

Giants kicker Brown violated protective order

This happened two months after the Giants kicker was arrested on domestic violence charge.        

Tennessee to wear helmet stickers honoring Pat Summitt

Vols coach Butch Jones announced Saturday that the team would wear the stickers.        

NFL hands out $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in preseason

The NFL starts handing out real fines before the players are receiving real paychecks. The league office has confirmed to PFT two players who have already received $18,231 fines for roughing the passer in the preseason: Kerry Hyder of the Lions and John Simon of the Texans. Players are paid their base salaries in 17…

Pros and Cons of Naming Sean White Auburn's Starting QB

AUBURN, Ala. — John Franklin III might have been the star of the summer Netflix hit Last Chance U, but Sean White will be the one getting another opportunity on the Plains this fall. On Thursday evening, nine days before Auburn's season opener against No. Show More Summary

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