The Bears are waiving wide receiver Tanner Gentry, Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Chicago hopes to re-sign Gentry to the practice squad, per Jahns. The Bears already have lost receivers Cameron Meredith (knee) and Kevin White (shoulder fracture) to season-ending injuries, with Gentry earning a promotion after White went on injured reserve last [more]
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL insider Lindsay H. Jones previews three of Week 3's top games.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford was mum when asked about the meaning of "Kershaw," a nod to his childhood friend and Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Our weekly look at the Browns is a bummer this week.
Santana Moss says Robert Griffin III took credit for coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan being fired by the Washington Redskins in 2013
The Panthers placed tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve, expecting him to return later this season. “The only thing that he has to do now is heal,” trainer Ryan Vermillion said, via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Olsen broke his foot in Sunday’s 9-3 victory over Buffalo. He underwent surgery Monday. The Pro Bowler [more]
James Harrison was in uniform for the Steelers on Sunday, but he didn’t play a snap in the victory over the Browns as Pittsburgh turned to Anthony Chickillo when T.J. Watt left with a groin injury. Chickillo also got the start in the opener when Bud Dupree was ruled out with a shoulder injury while [more]
Touchdowns are down through two weeks of the NFL season, but first-year players are making an impact offensively. According to the NFL, rookies have accounted for 2,733 yards from scrimmage this season, the highest production from rookies since 1970. It’s also a dramatic jump over the 2,057 yards from rookies through the first two weeks of [more]
The Cardinals released tight end Jim Dray, the team announced Tuesday. They signed Dray on Friday because of injuries to tight ends Jermaine Gresham (ribs) and Troy Niklas (hip). Niklas ended up playing in Arizona’s overtime victory over the Colts. Dray played five special teams snaps against Indianapolis. Dray, 30, played for the Cardinals from [more]
The Panthers know they’re going to be without tight end Greg Olsen for some time, after the Pro Bowler broke his foot Sunday and had surgery Monday. And while there’s no replacing him in the stat sheet, they’re bringing up a guy who can fill many roles. Per Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer, the [more]
In the season opener, Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler was on the field for every defensive snap of a 42-27 loss to the Chiefs. Butler’s playing time dropped to 75 percent of the snaps against the Saints in Week Two and didn’t start as Eric Rowe, who played a little over half the snaps each week, [more]
When Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib picked off a pass in one end zone and raced 103 yards to the other end zone on Sunday, he joined some very select company. That pick-six was Talib’s 10th career interception return for a touchdown. Only four players in NFL history have returned 10 interceptions for touchdowns. The NFL’s [more]
Boston University study found that tackle football before age 12 corresponded with several cognitive and behavioral consequences.
In a media scrum this afternoon, general manager Pierre Dorion acknowledged that Senators Colin White...
The Cowboys owner said his star running back wasn't alone in not chasing down a defender after a turnover.
After all the RB1s, there's a lot of uncertainty and tough situations to gauge.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has decided to donate his game checks from the first six games of the season to fund two scholarships for students in Charlottesville, Va., through the Chris Long Foundation.
After spending most of this year unemployed and silent, Robert Griffin III decided this morning to speak up and give his side of the story of his career. Spurred by former teammate Santana Moss ripping him, Griffin took to social media and explained that he thinks he never had a chance in Washington. Griffin wrote [more]
With the firing of offensive coordinator Ken Zampese on Friday, there wasn’t much attention paid to wide receiver Tyler Boyd being a healthy scratch for Thursday night’s loss to the Texans. The 2016 second-round pick had been active for every other game in his brief career and caught 54 passes for 603 yards during his [more]
It appears the NFL has another domestic violence case to sort out, although this one doesn’t involve a player. TMZ reports that line judge and former NFL vice president of officiating Carl Johnson is under investigation in Louisiana for domestic violence. Johnson has denied the allegations by a woman who claims she and Johnson lived [more]