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Report: Michigan's Jabrill Peppers failed drug test at combine

Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers was one of the toughest draft prospects to figure out, and that was before Monday’s news that he tested positive at the NFL scouting combine. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the combine. Show More Summary

DeShone Kizer: It was a comment I made and I stand by it

Former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer initially said he was taken out of context when he was quoted comparing himself to Tom Brady and Cam Newton, but Kizer now says he stands by what he said. Kizer was asked about the comments on NBCSN during Notre Dame’s spring game, and he confirmed that those comments…

Report: Adrian Peterson agrees to two-year, $7 million deal with Saints

Adrian Peterson will be playing in the Minnesota Vikings season opener this September. He’ll just be doing so for the team on the opposite sidelines. Peterson reportedly told Josina Anderson of ESPN.com that he has agreed to a two-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth a total of $7 million. Peterson also gave the…

Jameis Winston still musing about playing baseball

Two years ago, as the Buccaneers were preparing to make quarterback Jameis Winston the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, concerns lingered regarding the possibility that Winston eventually could do what Bo Jackson, Tampa’s No. 1 overall pick from 1986, did: Play baseball. The team addressed the possibility of Winston trying to be a…

A.J. McCarron “at peace with” being in Cincinnati another year

Bengals backup quarterback A.J. McCarron heard the same chatter everyone else did, and thought there was a decent chance he’d be dealt this offseason. But upon reporting to offseason conditioning, he’s now accepting the fact that he’s likely to sit behind Andy Dalton for another year and wait for his chance. “Like I said, as…

D’Onta Foreman reveals he lost infant son during last season at Texas

One of several running backs expected to be selected in this week’s NFL Draft, D’Onta Foreman’s final season at Texas was marred by a personal tragedy. In an interview with Andrea Kremer for NFL.com, Foreman revealed his young son, D’Onta Jr., died last season after being born prematurely. D’Onta Jr. was born last September and…

Steelers have no information on Martavis Bryant reinstatement

Despite several reports that Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant would soon be reinstated from his league-imposed suspension, the team knows nothing about it. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said the team hasn’t heard anything from the league about Bryant’s status. “We have not gotten word on Martavis Bryant,” Colbert said. “We have no information. We have…

New York Jets: Ideal 2017 NFL Mock Draft

1 of 8 | NEXT » The New York Jets have not been subtle about chalking the 2017 season up to a rebuilding year. Todd Bowles and New York’s front office have parted ways with some big names this offseason to make room on the salary cap, including Nick Mangold, Darrelle Revis, Nick Folk, Breno Giacomini, and Brandon Marshall. Show More Summary

NFL draft profile: No. 3 — Stanford DL Solomon Thomas, terrific run stopper with great upside

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. 3. Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas 6-foot-3, 273 pounds...Show More Summary

Final 2017 NFL Mock Draft: A look at all seven rounds

1 of 20 | NEXT » With the draft just a few days away, it is time for a final 2017 NFL mock draft. The draft process is now complete, and teams are gearing up for the big event on Thursday night. This mock draft is not a projection of...Show More Summary

Top 10 team NFL draft classes in league history

Teams in this year's NFL draft can only hope to one day land on a list such as this.        

Still using a crutch, Mike Pouncey had stem-cell procedure

Dolphins center Mike Pouncey continues to have trouble with his hip, as evidenced by one obvious fact: He attended the funeral of former college teammate Aaron Hernandez on Monday while using a crutch. Via James Walker of ESPN.com, Pouncey recently had a stem-cell procedure on the injured hip in an effort to accelerate its healing.…

Jerry Jones: If Romo were playing, he 'would be real competition for us this year'

Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager/head honcho Jerry Jones held his customary pre-draft news conference on Monday, and much of the talk focused not on the future, but on the recent past … specifically, one rather well-known guy who’s no longer with the team. Show More Summary

Bills don't match Patriots' offer sheet to Mike Gillislee, so LeGarrette Blount is likely done in New England

The cardinal rule of the New England Patriots’ dynasty has been that if the name isn’t Tom Brady, the team will not think twice about replacing the player. There’s no room for sentiment. LeGarrette Blount had an amazing season for the Patriots last year. Show More Summary

Family, several NFL friends gather for Aaron Hernandez funeral

Friends, family and other invited guests gathered on Monday afternoon for the funeral of Aaron Hernandez, the onetime rising NFL star and convicted murderer who was found dead in his Massachusetts prison cell last week. Hernandez hanged himself in the early-morning hours of April 19, just days after he was acquitted in a second murder trial. Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson: Joining New Orleans Saints is a step back in his quest for a title

Adrian Peterson is perhaps the best remaining free agent left on the market. He is one of the all-time greatest running backs and will find himself enshrined in Canton someday. Like most historic running backs before him, Peterson has yet to secure that elusive Super Bowl title. Show More Summary

When it comes to 2017 NFL draft, who's No. 2?

Bell: Garrett seems like lock at No. 1 to Browns, but good luck figuring things out from there.        

Chiefs waive DT Jaye Howard with failed physical designation

The Chiefs waived Jaye Howard with a failed physical designation after the veteran defensive tackle was limited to eight games by a hip injury last season        

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