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NFL may see its first one-point safety

A little-noticed aspect of the NFL’s new extra point rule is that we could see, for the first time in league history, a one-point safety. If the defense gets the ball in the field of play on a conversion attemp, and then a defensive player takes the ball into his own end zone and is…

Alouettes G.M. high on Michael Sam’s pass-rushing ability

If Michael Sam is a success with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, the NFL might not get a shot at him until 2017. Sam’s two-year deal is essentially two one-year contracts, with Montreal holding the option for 2016, Alouettes General Manager Jim Popp told PFT on Friday. The club has until the end of 2015 to…

NFL Hasn't Made Decision Regarding Roger Goodell's Recusal from Tom Brady Appeal

NFL Spokesman Greg Aiello said no decision has been made regarding the NFLPA 's request for Roger Goodell 's recusal in Tom Brady's appeal, according to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports. Garafolo reported final word on the decision is expected...Show More Summary

NFL denies NFLPA request for Goodell recusal in Brady appeal

The NFLPA isn't happy with Roger Goodell, and the NFL's refusal of the union's request that Goodell recuse himself from hearing Tom Brady's appeal won't help. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Friday that the NFL unsurprisingly denied the...Show More Summary

NFLPA not commenting on Roger Goodell’s refusal to recuse

The players union is apparently going to wait through the holiday weekend before turning up the volume. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the NFLPA is declining comment on commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision to hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said on ESPN’s Outside the Lines: “If…

Report: Goodell rejects NFLPA request to recuse himself from Brady appeal

During an appearance on ESPN Friday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said that the union would “certainly increase the volume of the request” didn’t get a response from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to their request that he recuse himself from hearing Tom Brady’s appeal by the end of next week. According to multiple reports, the…

DeMaurice Smith Comments on Tom Brady's Appeal, Deflategate and the Wells Report

With the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension for his alleged role in the Deflategate scandal looming, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith sounded off Friday on ESPN's Outside the Lines. Just...Show More Summary

Delvin Breaux catching notice in Saints practices

The Saints picked two cornerbacks in this year’s draft as part of an overhaul to the group that started when they signed Brandon Browner as a free agent, but P.J. Williams and Damian Swann aren’t the only players on the coaching staff’s radar in their first NFL offseason. There’s also Delvin Breaux, who signed with the…

Bair: Mark Davis Will Get What He Wants, Raiders Stay in Oakland

OTAs are underway in Oakland, but all the buzz is about a possible move to Los Angeles. What's the latest on the relocation? Should Oakland Raiders fans expect the team to move in the future? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area discuss the team's future in the video above. Read more NFL news on

DeMaurice Smith: Union has not heard from Goodell on Brady appeal recusal request

In an interview with ESPN’s Outside the Lines, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said Friday that the union has yet to hear from Roger Goodell in response to its request for the commissioner to recuse himself from Tom Brady’sShow More Summary

49ers hope this is the year Lawrence Okoye shows he can play

The 49ers took a chance two years ago when they signed Lawrence Okoye, a British discus thrower who had never so much as put on a pair of shoulder pads. After spending 2013 on injured reserve and 2014 on the practice squad, this is the year the 49ers hope the decision to sign Okoye pays…

How Will Cornerback Kevin Johnson Contribute for Houston Texans in Rookie Year?

The Houston Texans selected Kevin Johnson in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft. What will Johnson's year one role be? Will he have success with the Texans? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Miller discusses Johnson's role with the Texans in the video above. Read more NFL news on

How Can Frank Clark Contribute for Seahawks' 'Loaded' Defensive Front?

The Seattle Seahawks drafted Frank Clark in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft. What type of impact will Clark have in his rookie year? Will he have success with the Seahawks? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Miller discusses Clark's role with the Seahawks in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Union hasn’t heard from Commissioner on recusal request, yet

In a wide-ranging interview with Bob Ley of ESPN’s Outside the Lines, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith addressed the status of the union’s request that Commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself from the appeal hearing in Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for being “at least generally aware” of a scheme to deflate footballs.…

Top Takeaways from Indianapolis Colts OTAs

OTAs are in full swing around the NFL, and there is no shortage of interesting storylines. What's the latest from Indianapolis as the Colts get back on the field? What can Colts fans expect from new additions like Frank Gore this season? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and George Bremer of the Herald Bulletin discuss the Colts in the video above. Read more NFL news on

What Role Will Power RB T.J. Yeldon Have in His Rookie Year with Jaguars?

The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted T.J. Yeldon in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft. What will Yeldon 's role be in the first year? Will he have success with the Jaguars? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL analyst Matt Miller discusses Yeldon 's role in the video above. Read more NFL news on

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