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Tamba Hali laments departure of John Dorsey in Kansas City

Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali has seen good, and bad, front office management during his 11-year tenure in Kansas City. He played through the final three years of Carl Peterson’s tenure in Kansas City and the rocky four years of Scott Pioli’s run before John Dorsey and Andy Reid took over in 2013. Dorsey and…

Aaron Rodgers wins big on ABC'S '$100K Pyramid'

(Getty) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is well known for his clutch throws on the gridiron and on Sunday night, Rodgers appeared as a contestant on “The $100,000 Pyramid“ on ABC and proved that he is capable of coming through in big time moments away from the football field as well. Show More Summary

Saints place Nick Fairley on reserve list, ending his season

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley could have a concerning heart condition. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have placed defensive tackle Nick Fairley on the reserve/non-football-injury list, a roster move that means he won’t play again this year. Show More Summary

Predicting the NFL records: AFC North

1 of 5 | NEXT » With NFL training camps schedule to open in a month, its time to start looking ahead to the 2017 season. What is going to happen in the ever changing AFC North? Are the Pittsburgh Steelers the favorites to remain theShow More Summary

2017 NFL Preview: Boring Rams need their new coach to fix Jared Goff

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2017 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 2, the day before the Hall of Fame Game kicks off the preseason. Show More Summary

NFL Shop license plate locates the Redskins in Washington State

The Washington Redskins just got finished settling, for now, the question of half of their name. Now apparently they’ve got to worry about the other half. Let’s step back. The NFL creates a dizzying array of products for its fans, and...Show More Summary

Ahman Green arrested for felony child abuse after fight over dishes

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was arrested in Wisconsin on Monday morning and charged with felony child abuse and disorderly conduct for an incident involving his 15-year-old daughter. The Green Bay Press Gazette first reported the news. Show More Summary

Cam Newton resumes throwing with a hype video, of course

Cam Newton is in the midst of recovery from rotator cuff surgery, and has just begun throwing again. And since Newton can’t make a sandwich without throwing together a hype video to pump up Panther Nation, we’ve now got a slickly produced video of Newton throwing … in the locker room. Show More Summary

Fewer commercial breaks, no more refs 'under the hood' this year for NFL games

The days of refs discussing penalties forever could be coming to an end. (Getty) The simple fact that you’re not reading this particular article on a newspaper with your morning coffee is an indication of how much the world’s media habits have changed in the last 15 years. Show More Summary

Chicago Bears: Can Eddie Jackson begin the season as the starting free safety?

One of the biggest concerns for Chicago Bears GM Ryan Pace this offseason was what do about the ineffective secondary. The play at both the cornerback and safety positions was underwhelming last season and safety in particular has been a problem for some time. Show More Summary

Adam Gase gives Ryan Tannehill vote of confidence

Adam Gase wouldn’t make a prediction on Ryan Tannehill’s future a year ago after being hired by Miami. But after the Dolphins quarterback established career highs in completion percentage, touchdown percentage and passer rating in going 8-5, Gase gushes about Tannehill. “We were put in a lot of tough positions last year,” Gase said, via…

Indianapolis Colts: Ryan Kelly is the team’s most important player in 2017

Each NFL team has certain players that can make a significant difference to their team’s success throughout the course of the season. For the Indianapolis Colts, it may seem like Andrew Luck would be the prime example of this. With Luck...Show More Summary

Post-spring questions and answers for the 2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs

Despite a 5-7 regular season in 2016, the Mississippi State Bulldogs reached their seventh straight bowl game under Dan Mullen. They made the most of the opportunity, defeating Miami (OH) in the St. Petersburg Bowl, and giving the 2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs some much-needed momentum. Show More Summary

NFL Shop gets very confused about location of Washington’s team

Apparently, the reluctance of some (I’m looking at me) to use the nickname of the Washington NFL franchise has created some confusion for the fine folks at NFLShop.com. Via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post, a line of “State Pride” license plates offered by the league has the Washington team logo over the outline of…

Riddick is a candidate in Kansas City, but he hasn’t directly been contacted yet

A strange situation emerged on Sunday morning, when the league-owned media conglomerate (i.e., partially owned by the Chiefs) reported that the Chiefs had reached out to ESPN analyst and former NFL defensive back Louis Riddick about interviewing for the unanticipated G.M. vacancy in Kanas City. Riddick, who presumably would be interested in interviewing for the…

Teez Tabor’s mental makeup impresses Lions

Some scouts questioned Teez Tabor’s lack of top-end speed after he ran a 4.62 at the combine, but Lions General Manager Bob Quinn has downplayed concerns by mentioning the cornerback’s instincts and “reactionary athleticism.” Tabor has impressed Lions cornerbacks coach Tony Oden with his mental makeup. “I consider him a balcony thinker as opposed to…

Ezekiel Elliott relies on hurdling to avoid getting hit in the knees

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will appear on the cover of a magazine while wearing no covering on his body. He’s the featured athlete in this year’s edition of the ESPN The Magazine “body issue,” which features “all nude, tastefully done” photos of various athletes. In the press release announcing the placement of Elliott on…

Vikings release statement supporting Michael Floyd

The Vikings continue to support Michael Floyd as they have since signing him. On Monday, Floyd was sentenced to a day in jail for violation of his house arrest. “When we signed Michael Floyd, we hoped he would show signs of improvement and we continue to expect that he shows progress and a professional attitude,”…

Vernon Davis recalls the hardest hit he ever took, from Kam Chancellor

Washington tight end Vernon Davis is heading into his 12th NFL season, but one hit stands out above all the rest as the hardest he’s ever taken. Davis made an appearance for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and told a group of kids that the hardest hit he’s taken came from Seahawks…

Dak Prescott working on eliminating “potential Kryptonite”

Dak Prescott arguably had the best rookie season for a quarterback in history. He went 13-3 as the starter with 3,667 passing yards, 23 touchdowns, only four interceptions and a 104.9 passer rating. Whether it was easy or not, Prescott made his rookie season look that way. Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan, though, has warned…

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