This week, the Bears have begun organized team activities, or OTAs. Everyone on the current roster is in attendance with the exception of offensive linemen Gabe Carimi and Kyle Long. Long has to finish his classes at Oregon before he can continue his NFL career. Show More Summary
There are many adjectives to describe today's New York Jets, and right now, "nightmare" and "circus" are the most appropriate. They're a circus because, even after a humiliating 2012 campaign, the media's coverage is unjustifiably vast and incessant, and fan discussion has reached a fever pitch. Show More Summary
One major reason why the competition for undrafted free agents is so fascinating: every team gets the same amount of money to use for bonuses on undrafted rookies, and it is not much. Per the CBA, the bonus pool was $75,00o in 2011, and it has grown at the same rate of the salary cap since.…
A recent Sports Illustrated report has questioned the alleged decision by Penn State athletic director David Joyner to relieve Wayne Sebastianelli of his duties. Sebastianelli was the team's director of athletic medicine and orthopedic surgeon-head physician. Show More Summary
Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Rob Gronkowski is reportedly dealing with a back injury and might need surgery. This is in addition to his fourth upcoming arm surgery.
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt visited a young man with cancer who attends school by controlling a robot named "Watt."
New England Patriots superstar tight end Rob Gronkowski has battled through injuries that may have ultimately cost his team two Super Bowl trophies. Now that he may be undergoing back surgery to repair a disc problem, the 24-year-old's NFL future seems as fragile as ever. Show More Summary
Free agency isn't the panacea it was once thought to be, but it can certainly be used to augment a team's talent base. Occasionally, however, free agency produces a player who makes a major difference for his squad and who helps take...Show More Summary
While I don’t necessarily believe he needs to beg to make the roster, I did see more than a decent number of comments a couple weeks ago implying that rookie running back Jawan Jamison was nothing more than a practice squad guy and hopeful project. Show More Summary
Rob Gronkowski is going to spend some more time under the knife, which is starting to affect his fantasy value. Marcas Grant looks at what this means for Gronk, Tom Brady and the rest of the Patriots.
Though the NFL has not seen a player die from on-field injuries in decades, tragedy often strikes at the lower levels of this sport. It happened recently in Farmerville, Louisiana, to 17-year-old Jaleel Gipson (pictured). A fullback, Gipson died after fracturing a vertebrate during “Oklahoma drills” at Farmerville High School’s spring practices. He was on…
We haven’t had a post all week on the recovery of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III from his knee surgery, so we’ll squeeze this one in under the wire. Anyone who has been following the story can probably guess ahead of time that the news is positive. There’s been a steady stream of reports about…
A return to the Oakland Raiders may not bring Charles Woodson any closer to another Super Bowl, but signing with the franchise that originally drafted him would be a fitting conclusion to his Hall of Fame career. Once a key component...Show More Summary
Commitment No. 10 is a big one for Notre Dame, and his name is Alex Bars. Bars is a 4-star offensive tackle from Nashville, Tenn., and he's ranked as the No. 9 player at the position, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He...Show More Summary
As defensive back Charles Woodson looks for a place to play out the final chapter of an NFL career—a career that will likely culminate with enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame—it appears that the leading suitors are a pair of AFC West clubs. Show More Summary
During the 2012 regular season, punter Chris Kluwe showed support for former Raiders punter Ray Guy. Now, the Raiders are giving Kluwe a chance to join Guy’s line of successors. The Raiders announced on Friday that Kluwe has joined the team. An eight-year veteran, Kluwe was cut last week by the Vikings after the team…
Rob Gronkowski is an elite tight end for the New England Patriots. He’s a big target who gets open, has strong hands and blocks well. But it’s also fair to officially tag Gronkowski with the “injury-prone” label. The latest news comes from USA Today and ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, who both report that Gronkowski could be headed for back surgery. Show More Summary
There were reports Thursday that safety Kemal Ishmael had signed his rookie deal with the Falcons and the team confirmed them by announcing Ishmael’s signing on Friday. They added three more signings to the pot for good measure. The Falcons announced that fourth-round defensive end Malliciah Goodman, fifth-round defensive end Stansly Maponga and seventh-round safety…
The Atlanta Falcons jumped into the business of signing draft picks Friday. The team announced it has signed defensive ends Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga, and safeties Kemal Ishmael and Zeke Motta. Goodman was a fourth-round pick and Maponga was chosen in the fifth round. Show More Summary