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Pouncey says Hernandez was in 'great spirits' before hanging

Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey says Aaron Hernandez was in great spirits when they talked on the phone the day before the former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his cell in a maximum-security prison in Massachusetts        

Mike Pouncey emotional talking about “brother” Aaron Hernandez

Not everyone had sympathy when Aaron Hernandez’s life ended by suicide in his jail cell. But Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has never been shy about his feelings for his friend and former college teammate, and became emotional Thursday when discussing the former Patriots tight end who was serving a life sentence for murder at the…

John Harbaugh: Ravens will add a QB, maybe Kaepernick

Of all the teams that could be a match for quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the Ravens make the most sense. The brother of their head coach, John Harbaugh, coached Kaepernick in San Francisco, and still raves about him. Their Senior Offensive Assistant (and possible offensive coordinator in waiting), Greg Roman, served as offensive coordinator in San…

Owa Odighizuwa at Giants training camp

Giants defensive end Owa Odighizuwa created some uncertainty about his football future this offseason when he announced he needed some time away from the game in April before showing up for some of the team’s offseason workouts. Odighizuwa did not take part in the team’s minicamp in June after being excused for personal reasons, which created…

Arizona Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson is ready for his latest challenge

Arizona Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson is 42 years old, but that's not all he wants to be known for.        

Ravens OL Urschel retires after 3 seasons

Ravens OL Urschel retires after 3 seasons        

Patriots sign two with training camp underway

The Patriots have added a couple of players to their 90-man roster with training camp underway in Foxborough. The team announced that they have signed wide receiver Tony Washington and defensive end Caleb Kidder. They had open roster spots so did not need to make any corresponding moves to create space for the new arrivals.…

Ravens' John Urschel, 26, retiring from football after three seasons

Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel, 26, is retiring from the game after just three seasons in the NFL.        

Broncos lose running back Devontae Booker to wrist injury

Broncos running back Devontae Booker will miss six weeks with a broken bone in his wrist        

RGIII workout may have helped Chargers land Cardale Jones

When word emerged of the Chargers working out quarterback Robert Griffin III, the motivation for it wasn’t clear. When someone with the Chargers leaked to ESPN that Griffin looked good, the motivation for it wasn’t clear. When the Chargers didn’t sign Griffin after such a supposedly good workout, the motivation for it wasn’t clear. On…

Chicago Bears: Will fans have a say in whether or not Mitch Trubisky plays?

The idea might seem crazy at first, but the Chicago Bears and their suffering, frustrated fan base will have a say in quarterback Mitch Trubisky‘s playing opportunities this season. Here is why. A look at the Chicago Bears depth chart Mike Glennon is the starting quarterback. Show More Summary

Devontae Booker having surgery Friday, Broncos expect him for Week One

Broncos running back Devontae Booker is set to miss time due to a wrist injury, but the team does not currently expect his absence to spill over into the regular season. That was the word from Broncos coach Vance Joseph on Thursday during an interview with Orange and Blue 760. Joseph said that Booker will…

Packers camp underway in sunny Green Bay

The first practice of Packers training camp is underway on a sunny day in Green Bay        

Aaron Rodgers has rekindled “love affair” with football

There was a time when Aaron Rodgers thought he’d be finished as a football player in his mid-30s. But now, the Packers quarterback says he’s back to his “love affair” with the game, and that has made him want to continue on much longer than he previously thought. “[That feeling] has kind of given me…

Relatively cheap for John Urschel to retire from the Ravens

Freshly-retired Ravens center John Urschel knows numbers. And it doesn’t take an advanced degree in mathematics to figure out the numbers that apply to his decision to retire. Urschel received a $144,560 signing bonus when joining the Ravens in 2014. The bonus prorated at $36,140 per year. With one year left on the contract, Urschel…

Sports Briefing: Cavaliers Owner Discusses Kyrie Irving’s Situation

Dan Gilbert, the owner of the Cavaliers, made his first public comments since Irving asked to be traded.

John Urschel retires from NFL

Offensive lineman John Urschel started 13 games for the Ravens over the last three seasons, but, in general, he has gotten more notice for his mathematical ability than his football ability. Urschel is going to have more time to crunch numbers in the near future. The Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has…

Turf problems (but not traffic problems) at Levi’s Stadium for soccer matches

The multi-purpose venue named after a company that makes multi-purpose pants has had, from time to time, problems with the turf and, supposedly, the traffic. Recent soccer matches at the stadium where the 49ers play had some of the former, none of the latter. Via SportsBusiness Daily, more than 63,000 showed up Wednesday for the…

Tramon Williams set to visit with Cardinals

The Cardinals are holding an open competition for a cornerback to play across from Patrick Peterson this season and they’re spending some time with a possible veteran addition to that battle for the second time in as many days. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Tramon Williams will visit with the team on Thursday.…

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