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Greg Cosell's NFL Draft Preview: On the field, Joe Mixon is most complete RB prospect in this draft

A lot has been said about Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon off the field, and some teams will take him off their draft board for a 2014 incident in which he punched a woman. While teams will have to make that decision on how to weighShow More Summary

What next for cities abandoned by NFL teams?

Oakland, San Diego, St. Louis could try to lure another team, but they better be ready to spend        

Upon further review, it's time for NFL to expand its replay rule

Bell: Time for league to give coaches more challenges and maybe even more plays to fight.        

NFL draft profile: No. 30 — Michigan DB Jabrill Peppers, versatile but hotly debated player

Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. 30. Michigan DB-RS Jabrill Peppers 5-foot-11, 213 pounds Key...Show More Summary

Before they go to Las Vegas, Raiders face more uncomfortable years in Oakland

Before franchise's Las Vegas home is ready, it faces some more uneasy years in the Bay Area.        

Mark Davis already registered Vegas Raiders website, almost 20 years ago on Christmas

On Monday, the NFL approved the eventual move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, but this move appears to be more than two decades in the making. Yes, the Raiders have fought with Oakland, Calif., officials over funding a new stadium almost since the moment they relocated back there from Los Angeles in 1995. Show More Summary

Marcus Mariota expects to be ready for Titans training camp

Marcus Mariota has shed the walking boot on his surgically repaired right leg.        

One NFL team, the Miami Dolphins, voted against the Raiders' Las Vegas move. Here's why

Even if NFL teams didn’t necessarily love the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, they also had to come to this reality: There was no other good option for the Raiders. At least Las Vegas was offering $750 million for a new stadium. That’s why the vote was an overwhelming 31-1. Show More Summary

Irsay: Colts will be conservative after Luck's surgery

PHOENIX – Quarterback Andrew Luck’s surgically-repaired shoulder will be fully healed and allow him to have a “great season” in 2017, according to Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay.        

Robert Kraft said he hopes cornerback Malcolm Butler can stay with Patriots

We have a Malcolm Butler update for you — sort of. During the NFL’s annual league meetings this week in Phoenix, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft gave an update on the situation with the restricted free agent cornerback who remains in limbo. Show More Summary

Back and (Big) Blue: Running back may be a draft fit

Giants co-owner and team president John Mara would like to add another running back to complete crowded backfield        

Will Oakland support Raiders amid realistic Super Bowl expectations? It could get awkward

On Monday, the NFL approved the Oakland Raiders’ future move to Las Vegas. The divorce papers are signed, but the breakup won’t happen anytime soon. Oakland and the Raiders have two more years together, maybe three, and it’s not a time they’ll be able to use as marriage counseling. Show More Summary

NFL draft profile: No. 31 — Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara, explosive runner with lots of tread

Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. 31. Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara 5-foot-10, 214 pounds Key stat: Averaged 7.0 yards per touch from scrimmage with 23 TDs rushing and receiving in his two seasons at Tennessee. Show More Summary

Raiders' move to Las Vegas expected to pass, and it will be a major shift for the NFL

The NFL publicly hated Las Vegas. We’re not talking about a decade or two ago, either. The same league that pressured Tony Romo to cancel a fantasy football event in Las Vegas in June of 2015 because it was in a convention center attached to a casino (the horror!) is probably going to vote to move one of its 32 teams to Las Vegas on Monday. Show More Summary

Hue Jackson rules out trading No. 1 pick for QB

Strategically, it makes little sense for a team with the No. 1 overall draft pick — or any pick, for that matter — to eliminate the possibility of a trade. A club never knows what offer sheets may become available before the draft or even while on the clock, so it is best to stay open to all outcomes.…

Jack Del Rio doesn’t want to spend time talking about Las Vegas

Raiders coach Jack Del Rio doesn’t want to spend too much time talking to his team about the franchise’s pending move to Las Vegas. Primarily, that’s because many of the people he’d be telling it to might never get that far. “The reality is, I’m going to go talk to guys that may never make…

NFL owners extend trial period for touchbacks to 25

NFL kickoffs never will be the same. If that wasn’t clear before Tuesday, it certainly appears so now. Owners approved a one-year extension to a rule that temporarily was enacted in 2016, the league announced. The rule change follows what the NCAA introduced in 2012: Following a touchback, the line of scrimmage is the 25-yard line instead…

Owners approve 8 new rules, 4 new bylaws, 1 new resolution

The below playing rules, bylaws and resolution proposals were adopted by NFL clubs today at the annual meeting: Approved 2017 Playing Rules Proposals — Prohibits the “leaper” block attempt on field goal and extra point plays. — Makes permanent the rule that disqualifies a player who is penalized twice in one game for certain types…

Centralized replay review proposal approved

The days of going under the hood are over. According to Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network, owners unanimously approved the centralized replay review proposal. The rule will put the replay process in the hands of NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino and his crew in New York, taking the referee on the field…

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