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The crazy story behind Steve Young's crazy 43-year USFL contract

This offseason, Shutdown Corner will travel down memory lane with a series of stories presenting some interesting and sometimes forgotten stories from the NFL's past. Join us as we relive some of the greatest and craziest moments in the sport's history. A $42 million pro football contract barely causes a ripple anymore. Show More Summary

Report: NFL to interview players named in Al-Jazeera America report

More than six months after five current and now-former NFL players were named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance-enhancing drug use, at least four will be interviewed by the league next month. According to aShow More Summary

Browns sign fourth-round pick Joe Schobert

The Browns had plenty of picks during the 2016 draft and now they have all but one of them signed. The team announced Friday that they have signed fourth-round linebacker Joe Schobert. Like all players drafted after the first round, Schobert agreed to a four-year deal. Schobert started 28 games at Wisconsin after joining the…

Broncos P.R. staff wins Rozelle Award

As one of the premier organizations in the NFL, the Denver Broncos could be aloof, distant, and uncooperative with the media. They’re the exact opposite. The team’s P.R. staff, led by Patrick Smyth, has won this year’s Pete Rozelle Award. Bestowed by the Professional Football Writers Association, the prize acknowledges a consistent effort to strive for…

The players are willing to submit to interviews over Al Jazeera report

Yes, the NFL plans to interview multiple players regarding allegations of PED use arising from an Al Jazeera report. No, the players aren’t the ones dragging their feet. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the players in question — Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, James Harrison, and Mike Neal — are and have been…

NFL to Interview Players Connected to Al Jazeera America Report on PEDs

The NFL will be conducting interviews with three players who were tied to performance-enhancing drugs by an Al Jazeera America report from last December. Per Tom Pelissero of USA Today, NFL senior vice president of labor policy and league...Show More Summary

NFL plans to interview Peppers, Matthews, Harrison about PEDs

When training camps open, the NFL plans to interview Packers linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews and Steelers linebacker James Harrison about allegations that they used performance-enhancing drugs. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the league informed the players’ union that officials will be there on the first day of training camp to question…

New Texas A&M Commit Santino Marchiol's Unique Connection to Von Miller

When IMG Academy 4-star linebacker Santino Marchiol committed to Texas A&M on Tuesday, he filled a void for head coach Kevin Sumlin 's 2017 recruiting class. Marchiol is the first linebacker to commit to the Aggies this recruiting cycle. Marchiol...Show More Summary

NFL, Florida-based teams give to OneOrlando fund

The league's three Florida-based teams - the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers - have joined with the NFL Foundation to do a little good. It was announced on Friday that the four groups are combining to donate...Show More Summary

Major League Football moves closer to the end of the road

The plug previously was pulled on its inaugural season. Now, Major League Football faces the end of the road — before the journey even actually began. Via the Bradenton Herald, Major League Football faces an eviction notice as part of a lawsuit aimed at recovering unpaid rent at its headquarters since March. The group allegedly agreed to…

Saints happy they landed prize recruit Dan Campbell

The Dolphins didn’t want to keep Dan Campbell around as head coach after his stint as interim last year, but plenty of other teams wanted him on staff. So Saints coach Sean Payton had to go back to a college tactic to land Campbell as his tight ends coach. “In his case, it was a…

Shaun Suisham Released by Steelers: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the release of kicker Shaun Suisham on Friday after he failed a physical. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert commented on the transaction, per the team's news release: Unfortunately Shaun incurred a setback in his recovery from knee surgery that won't allow him to compete in a timely manner. Show More Summary

NFL “monitoring” situation in UK

Everyone is trying make sense of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. That includes the NFL. “We are monitoring and have been in contact with our UK office,” league spokesman Brian McCarthy told PFT by email. “We head into the 2016 season in strong shape with the 3 UK games already nearing sell outs…

Shaun Suisham calls Hall of Fame Game injury “catastrophic”

When Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham suffered a knee injury in last year’s Hall of Fame Game, attention immediately turned to the turf at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Now that Suisham has been released by the Steelers, more questions should be raised about that turf. Suisham released a statement after the…

Predicting the NFL's Top Rushing Seasons in 2016

The NFL has continued to evolve into a pass-happy attack that spreads defenses thin with remarkable athletes lined up at every position. Offensive efficiency is at an all-time high, and defenses have been scrambling to find solutions the last five years. Show More Summary

Affleck stands by his #Deflategate rant

After actor and Patriots fan Ben Affleck appeared on HBO’s Any Given Wednesday with a demeanor suggesting that he possibly had ingested a shot of every given liquor, many became keenly interested in learning more about what happened. Officially, there’s nothing to learn. In additional to the “nothing to see here” tweet from Bill Simmons,…

Nelson Agholor sexual assault investigation sent to Philadelphia D.A.

Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor became the subject of a sexual assault investigation in Philadelphia earlier this month after a dancer at a strip club accused him of raping her and Agholor’s attorney quickly issued a statement proclaiming confidence that his client would not be charged with a crime. That decision is now in the…

NFL, Jaguars, Dolphins and Buccaneers donate $400K to OneOrlando Fund

The NFL and the three teams located in Florida have announced a donation to the OneOrlando Fund established to support the survivors and families of those who died in the attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12. The league, the Dolphins, the Jaguars and the Buccaneers made a joint announcement of a $400,000…

Muhammad Wilkerson is running as broken leg rehab continues

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson hasn’t signed his franchise tender or a long-term deal with the team, leaving him unwilling to say whether he’ll report to training camp on time next month. If he does decide to show up, it doesn’t look like the broken leg that he suffered in the final week of the 2015…

Dorial Green-Beckham more confident, comfortable in second season

Seven receivers came off the board before the Titans selected Dorial Green-Beckham in the second round of the 2015 draft and only one of them had more catches, yards and touchdowns during their rookie seasons. That didn’t stop Titans coach Mike Mularkey from saying that he wants more from the team’s receiving corps this season…

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