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Mike McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers in “best shape” I’ve seen

The Packers offseason started with coach Mike McCarthy talking about running back Eddie Lacy needing to lose weight, but he’s not the only player whose waistline became a talking point in the last few months. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers made some big changes to his diet after having arthroscopic knee surgery early in the offseason, eliminating…

49ers RT Anthony Davis files for reinstatement after season-long retirement

(Getty) Last June, 49ers starting tackle Anthony Davis announced his retirement, saying he needed to allow his “brain and body a chance to heal.” Davis’ retirement at age 25 now looks like more of a sabbatical, as the 2010 first-round pick has announced that he is returning to football. Show More Summary

Josh Gordon Returns to Browns: Latest Comments and Reaction

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is reportedly on the verge of becoming an NFL player again. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the league plans on reinstating Gordon and then suspending him for the first four games of the regular season. Show More Summary

Josh Gordon can stay with team during four-game suspension to start season

Under the substance-abuse policy, a player banished for at least a full year under the program cannot be with the team during the suspension. For Browns receiver Josh Gordon, the conditional reinstatement crafted by Commissioner Roger Goodell allows Gordon to be with the team throughout training camp, the preseason, and during his four-game suspension to…

Panthers sign tight end with basketball, Australian experience

The Panthers are deep enough and talented enough to take a look at projects during training camp. And their latest one checks off a pair of the unconventional boxes. The team announced they signed tight end Eric Wallace, waiving wide receiver Kobi Hamilton to clear the roster spot. Wallace grew up in North Carolina, but…

Browns' Josh Gordon to be reinstated by NFL, can attend training camp

Josh Gordon (Getty Images) Some good news for the Cleveland Browns: receiver Josh Gordon, who had a sensational 2013 season, only to find himself on the sidelines for much of the last two years thanks to repeated failures in the NFL drug testing program, is able to return to the team on a conditional basis. Show More Summary

Treon Harris to Transfer from Florida: Latest Comments and Reaction

After two disappointing seasons, quarterback Treon Harris will transfer from the University of Florida, the school confirmed Monday. Harris, who will have two years of eligibility remaining, threw for 1,676 yards and nine touchdowns against six interceptions last season. Show More Summary

Ohio State Football: Biggest Storylines Heading into Fall Camp

The beginning of fall camp is less than two weeks away for head coach Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes, who are gearing up for another Big Ten title and College Football Playoff run. That quest officially starts on September 3, when the Buckeyes kick off their season against Bowling Green in Ohio Stadium. Show More Summary

Antonio Cromartie: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Free-Agent CB

Free agent Antonio Cromartie disputed a report from Ian Rapoport of on Monday that suggested "lingering hip concerns" may prevent the veteran cornerback from playing football again. Cromartie responded with the following tweet: More to follow. You can follow Timothy Rapp on Twitter. Read more NFL news on

Report: Josh Gordon conditionally reinstated, out at least four games in ’16

Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. The report said Gordon has been suspended for the first four games of this season and that his reinstatement is conditional, but he can participate in training camp and be in meetings during his four-game suspension to start this year.…

Vikings announce Phil Loadholt retirement

As expected, Vikings tackle Phil Loadholt has retired. A second-round pick in 2009, the last year the Vikings played in the NFC title game, Loadholt finishes ninth in career starts at the tackle position for the franchise, with 89. “When you think of the Vikings you think of players like Phil Loadholt,” Vikings owner/president Mark…

Raheem Morris learning on the fly as he coaches offense for first time

Raheem Morris had to take a step back to being an assistant after an ill-fated stint as the Buccaneers head coach. Now with the Falcons, he’s had to step to the other side of the ball. After a year working with the defensive backs (his area of expertise), Falcons coach Dan Quinn moved his assistant…

Mike McCarthy: 'No reason to be concerned' about Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and PEDs

Mike McCarthy: 'No reason to be concerned' about Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and PEDs

Cromartie: I’m not retiring

Not long after NFL Network reported Monday that a hip injury may keep free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie from playing an 11th NFL season, Cromartie took to Twitter to say he’s healthy and working towards playing this season. “Look, I’m not [retiring],” Cromartie tweeted, adding that he’s been busting his backside this offseason to be…

Anthony Davis says he’s sent reinstatement letter

Tackle Anthony Davis sent plenty of hints this offseason that he wants to return to the NFL after sitting out last season, but all of those hints didn’t add up to much unless he formally asked to be reinstated from the reserve/retired list. Davis sent word on Twitter on Monday that he’s taken that step by…

Aldon Smith denies he smoked in front of camera

Suspended Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith took to Twitter Monday to deny that he was smoking in a strange cell phone video that made the Internet and social media rounds over the weekend. “Good try,” Smith wrote on his verified Twitter account Monday. “Not me.” posted a video of someone holding a hand-rolled substance in…

2016 NFL Preview: The Giants spent a ton to make a playoff return

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 6, the day before the Hall of Fame Game kicks off the preseason. Show More Summary

Ben McAdoo's approach to Giants training camp geared toward teaching millennials

Ben McAdoo's approach to Giants training camp geared toward teaching millennials

College Football's Most Expensive Ticket Prices for 2016 Season

Attending a college football game is often inexpensive, but marquee matchups typically include a hefty price tag. In 2016, seven contests —not including conference championships or bowl games — have already reached the $200 mark on StubHub. Show More Summary

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