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LaVon Brazill has himself to blame

INDIANAPOLIS -- The news of the Indianapolis Colts releasing receiver LaVon Brazill on Friday shouldn’t be surprising. That was expected. The only way Brazill had a chance of sticking with the Colts at the conclusion of his suspension,...Show More Summary

Andre Reed thinks Richard Sherman wouldn’t have been able to cover Andre Reed

News flash:  Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman loves him some him.  Which makes plenty of people feel the opposite of love for him. Former Bills receiver Andre Reed, who’ll finally enter the Hall of Fame later this year, was asked by a participant at the 27th Annual Jim Kelly Football Camp whether Sherman could have covered…

Andre Johnson Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Texans WR

The Houston Texans had a disastrous 2013 season. The 2014 campaign isn't looking very promising, either, with star wide receiver Andre Johnson pondering his future. According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the seven-time Pro Bowler is weighing up whether or not to try and force a move to another team. Show More Summary

Buying or Selling the Hype on Biggest Rookie Names This Offseason

The NFL offseason is nearing a close, and that means it’s almost showtime for the high-profile players that were selected in May’s NFL draft. With nearly six months separating the end of the NFL season and the start of training camps,...Show More Summary

Mariota, Winston both say they’re undecided on the 2015 NFL draft

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston both would have been first-round draft picks if they had entered the NFL this year, and they’ll be vying to be the first overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. At least, they will be if they enter the draft. But both Mariota and Winston…

Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew: London deserves an NFL franchise

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew played in London in 2013 and he thinks the city deserves an NFL team.

Revenue sharing splits up $6 billion in 2013

Since only the Packers must reveal their books, due to their non-stock stock ownership structure, the Packers’ annual report includes plenty of info both about the franchise and the league. Darren Rovell of ESPN.com did some backwards math to determine that the $187.7 million received by the Packers in national revenue means that the league…

Chris Harris Jr.: 'Super Bowl or bust for us'

With the countdown to training camp down to its final days for the Denver Broncos, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said there aren't many things on the to-do list for the players before they formally begin the trek toward what they hopeShow More Summary

Nealy admits taking a “banned stimulant”

Another suspension under the PED program, another player who hasn’t admitted to taking a stigmatizing compound like steroids. Like Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan eight days ago on that pre-July 4 bad-news dump by the NFL, Vikings linebacker Spencer Nealy admits that he violated the policy — by taking a banned stimulant. ?”Recently I learned…

Watson on Graham standoff: The 'business'

Tight end Benjamin Watson is confident there won’t be any lingering animosity between teammate Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints once they finally get their contract negotiations resolved. Watson, who visited ESPN’s campus in Bristol...Show More Summary

Spencer Nealy suspended four games for violating PED policy

Vikings defensive end Spencer Nealy will serve a four-game suspension to begin the 2014 regular season after violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league said Friday. Nealy, 24, spent part of the 2013 season on the Vikings’ practice squad. The club signed him to a reserve/future deal in December. Nealy can take part…

Vikings DE Spencer Nealy suspended four games for PED violation

The NFL announced on Friday that Vikings defensive end Spencer Nealy has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.

John Harbaugh: Our defense will be top-five in the league at worst

The Ravens won the Super Bowl after the 2012 season, but that didn’t guarantee an extended stay for any players on the defensive side of the ball. Baltimore returns just two starters — linebacker Terrell Suggs and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata — from that team and they’ve been working to replenish the talent supply. Their…

LaVon Brazill, suspended for substance abuse, released by Jim Irsay's Colts

One could guess that Colts receiver LaVon Brazill, after being suspended four games last year and indefinitely this year for repeated violations the NFL's substance abuse policy, might have a problem. But at least he was with a franchise whose owner, Jim Irsay, knew about substance-abuse problems and was open about his own struggles. Show More Summary

PHOTO: Shirtless Jimmy Johnson and Urban Meyer with a big fish

Ex-Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson and Urban Meyer are spending the weekend fishing together.

Biggest Takeaways from USC's Recruits at The Opening

USC has been touted as Quarterback U and Linebacker U, but if The Opening is any indication, it may be building toward becoming Defensive Back U in the near future. Isaiah Langley announced his pledge to the Trojans this week, scoring another impressive recruiting victory for head coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff for 2015. Show More Summary

Colts cut suspended WR LaVon Brazill

The Colts have released wide receiver LaVon Brazill. The move comes just one week after the NFL suspended Brazill for the entire 2014 season.

Colts part ways with repeat offender LaVon Brazill

The Colts know when to take advantage of news cover. So they dumped the bad stuff, and LaVon Brazill on Friday afternoon when everyone was otherwise occupied. The team announced they signed wide receiver Aaron Burks and waived Brazill, who was suspended for a year for his latest violation of the substance abuse policy. It’s…

The Redskins claim 23rd spot in PFT’s preseason power rankings

There are no ulterior motives for the Redskins this season, but will there be victories? Our votes for PFT’s preseason power rankings say the team has some work to do to convince us that firing Mike Shanahan was enough to completely turn things around after a 3-13 2013 season. The Redskins come in at No.…

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