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Vikings coach says if he has to coach with 1 eye, he will

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had a strong message for anyone wondering if his lingering eye issues would shorten his coaching career        

Thoughts on Resiliency and Thanks

An awful lot of people woke up in the nation’s capital today with this weird...

Fabian Moreau signs to wrap up Washington’s draft class

There are plenty of people working in politics in Washington, D.C. who can’t agree on anything, but that’s not the case for the football team. Cornerback Fabian Moreau signed with the Redskins on Friday, leaving them with all of their draft picks signed heading into Memorial Day weekend. Moreau, a third-round pick in April and…

Vikings sign three more draft picks

The Vikings started signing draft picks yesterday, and now they’re nearly halfway finished with the process. The team announced deals with three more picks today, giving them five of their 11 selections with signed contracts. Today’s...Show More Summary

Mike Zimmer plans to return to Minnesota June 4

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is taking some time away from the team in the wake of his eighth eye surgery. At the time of his departure, the team said they anticipated he would be back to work in a few weeks and they provided more information about the timeline on Friday. The Vikings announced that…

Chip Kelly hired by ESPN to be college football studio analyst

Former Oregon coach spent the last four seasons in the NFL with the Eagles and 49ers.        

Damarious Randall: You’ll see why Packers believe in me this year

The Packers took a pair of defensive backs in the second round of this year’s draft, which didn’t come as a huge surprise after they lost a couple of members of last year’s 31st-ranked pass defense. One returning member of the cornerback corps says that it won’t just be new faces who are responsible for better…

NFC West: Can Rams accelerate Jared Goff's development in Year 2?

USA TODAY Sports' Lindsay H. Jones looks at how offseason changes in the NFC West will affect the division's 2017 NFL season.        

Brandon Jacobs: Jim Harbaugh didn’t know what he was doing

Jim Harbaugh has had success everywhere he’s coached, but one of his former players was not impressed with their time together. Brandon Jacobs, the retired running back who spent time playing for Harbaugh’s 49ers in 2012, left San Francisco not thinking highly of Harbaugh. “Jim, I had a lot of respect for Jim when I…

ESPN hires Chip Kelly

The two-time former NFL coach with a pair of buyouts will be getting paid by a network in 2017. ESPN announced Friday that Kelly has joined the operation as a studio analyst. He’ll be part of the Saturday college football cooperate, and he’ll appear Sundays on SportsCenter to provide NFL analysis. “I spoke with a lot…

LeSean McCoy looks forward to catching passes in new Bills offense

As the Bills implement a new offense, questions remain regarding whether running back LeSean McCoy will be able to adjust his running style to the one-cut approach that coordinator Rick Dennison employs. There’s no question about McCoy’s level of excitement regarding the new air attack in Buffalo. “The running backs getting the ball in the…

Ty Montgomery getting used to being a running back

As it turns out, the only thing Ty Montgomery didn’t change this offseason was his uniform number. The Packers wide receiver-turned-running back is sticking with the position he was forced into out of necessity last year, and he’s sticking with his familiar number 88 jersey. But he’s now a full-time running back, and he’s had…

Ben McAdoo: Not accurate that Giants avoided throwing to Victor Cruz

Wide receiver Victor Cruz got a new job on Thursday when he signed a deal with the Bears for the 2017 season, but he made headlines before that thanks to a radio interview in New York. Cruz said that his response to a reduction in passes coming his way halfway through the year as “they…

Adrian Peterson looking like his old self, Saints teammates say

Adrian Peterson is looking for a career resurgence in New Orleans, and if you believe his new teammates and coach, he’s on the way to finding it. “He looks the same way he looked when I was watching him from the other sideline for all...Show More Summary

Falcons say Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be open by Aug. 26 game

Atlanta’s new stadium is nearing completion. (File photo, Getty) In a perfect world, the city of Atlanta’s brilliant new jewel, the technological marvel known as Mercedes-Benz Stadium, would be open by now, hosting Atlanta United soccer matches and preparing for the arrival of its primary tenant. Show More Summary

Eric Mangini would vouch for Colin Kaepernick, if a team asked

Eric Mangini spent three years as an assistant coach on the 49ers and got to know Colin Kaepernick well, and he wishes some team would call him to ask for advice about Kaepernick. Because Mangini thinks Kaepernick is a player who deserves a chance. “I haven’t personally talked to anybody about it, but what I…

Thomas Dimitroff reflects on trading up for Julio Jones

When Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff gave up two first-round picks, a second-round pick and two fourth-round picks to get the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft, plenty of people thought he was crazy. Even Bill Belichick advised Dimitroff not to give up that kind of draft capital for one player. So why did…

Ron Rivera: “Unfair” to make too much out of Kelvin Benjamin’s weight

When wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin arrived at the Panthers’ offseason workouts this year, coach Ron Rivera thought he was carrying too much weight and went public with his desire to see the wideout slim down. Rivera has since said that Benjamin has been working hard as he tries to comply with the coach’s wishes, but…

Breshad Perriman “not thinking about anything but football”

In his first two seasons, Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman had no shortage of things keeping his mind from being singularly focused on the field. He hurt his knee on the first day of his first training camp after being the team’s first-round pick in 2015 and missed the entire season and then returned to…

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