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Sealver Siliga still in walking boot after foot surgery

The Patriots played most of last season without defensive tackle Sealver Siliga in the lineup, but they made good use of him once he returned from injured reserve late in the year. Siliga started the final three games of the regular season and all three New England postseason victories, recording 31 tackles and a pair…

Florida Linebacker Neiron Ball No Stranger to Adversity Entering 2015 NFL Draft

A starting linebacker at Florida who was invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, Neiron Ball is fighting for a chance to play in the National Football League. Just four years ago, however, Ball was fighting for his life, uncertain...Show More Summary

Cardinals to give Logan Thomas “a ton of work” this offseason

When the Cardinals lost Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton for the season with injuries last year, they briefly considered starting Logan Thomas in the regular season finale before opting to stick with Ryan Lindley for that game and in their playoff loss to the Panthers. Arians said at the time that he didn’t think Thomas,…

Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills tried to leave themselves without much work to do in the draft. Winning more games is the next step in Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s development. Patriots QB Tom Brady put on his basketball shoes for a game with Michael Jordan. Todd Bowles had several mentors on his way to becoming Jets head coach.…

Finding Best Fits for 2015 NFL Draft's Top 5 Quarterbacks

The 2015 NFL draft offers a limited opportunity for some quarterback-needy teams to strike it rich by finding that next big star at the position. Attaining success at that level in the NFL requires a lot of elements to be at play. In...Show More Summary

Aaron Rodgers can explain why he was on court after Wisconsin win

After the Badgers dispatched the Wildcats in the Elite Eight, Packers QB Aaron Rodgers made his way to the court to congratulate the team that plays in the state he's called home for a decade.

Jay Gruden on Mariota visit: We have a lot of options at No. 5

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is setting up visits and workouts with the teams at the top of the draft, including a stop in Virginia next month. Mariota will be at the Redskins’ headquarters in April, a little more than a month after General Manager Scot McCloughan took in the Heisman Trophy winner’s pro day workout. The…

Stevan Ridley close to medical clearance, lines up visits this week

Free agent running back Stevan Ridley is healing from a torn ACL and looking for work. Ridley has his first free agent visits of the offseason scheduled this week, Mike Reiss of reports. A 2011 third-round pick of the Patriots who has spent his entire career in New England, Ridley had 94 carries for…

Bob McNair thinks Vince Wilfork won’t be another Ed Reed

Two years ago, the Texans gave $5 million in guaranteed money to an 11-year veteran defender who had just won a Super Bowl.  It didn’t work out. This year, the Texans once again gave $5 million in guaranteed money to an 11-year veteran defender who had just won a Super Bowl.  Some wonder whether it…

Donald Stephenson gets a clean slate in Kansas City

Last year, Donald Stephenson was expected to start at right tackle for the Chiefs.  A four-game suspension for violating the league’s PED policy derailed that plan. Entering 2015, G.M. John Dorsey says Stephenson gets a fresh shot at becoming the starting right tackle. “There’s some things that occurred last year, but it’s a clean slate,”…

Pete Carroll says Chip Kelly knows what he’s doing

A rash of unpredictable offseason moves has caused many Eagles fans to question the acumen and/or sanity of coach Chip Kelly.  Seahawks coach Pete Carroll believes they shouldn’t worry.  Instead, Carroll thinks they should be the opposite of worried. “I think the people in Philadelphia should be very excited about the changes that are coming,”…

Desmond Bishop to visit 49ers on Monday

The 49ers need linebackers.  The next one they add may be one that was on the team at the end of the 2014 season. Matt Maiocco of reports that Desmond Bishop will visit the 49ers on Monday.  He appeared the final two games of the season. Bishop spent time with the Cardinals in 2014…

Jonathan Taylor Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot and Reaction on Alabama DL

Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal mischief and domestic violence, per Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News. Hurt also posted a copy of the news release from the Tuscaloosa...Show More Summary

Colts' Glaring Roster Holes Means Ryan Grigson Can't Miss in 2015 Draft

Evaluating individuals in the NFL is very difficult. Statistics and team results can't be used to evaluate individuals because those numbers are created by layers upon layers of contributing factors from different elements. As much as...Show More Summary

Rob Gronkowski, in neon suit, dances on stage at Ultra Music Festival

The Gregorian calendar is obsolete in Summer of Gronk, which doesn't follow the constructs of modern timekeeping.

Brandon Scherff Has All the Tools to Be Highest Drafted Guard in Nearly 30 Years

It's not too often analysts can confidently claim a player has a shot at being the best prospect at his position in over a decade. That's how good Brandon Scherff of Iowa is. Playing left tackle during his college career, Scherff isShow More Summary

Pete Carroll on Eagles' offseason: Chip Kelly 'knows what he's doing'

Pete Carroll, who has taken the Seahawks to back-to-back Super Bowls, has no doubt that Eagles' coach Chip Kelly knows what he's doing.

Jadeveon Clowney: I’m making progress, and I’m very encouraged

Jadeveon Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft whose rookie season was cut short by a serious knee injury, says he’s doing well in his recovery. Clowney declined to say how soon he might be back to 100 percent after microfrature surgery, but he is trending in the right direction. “I’m not…

Russell Wilson hits HR in cameo appearance in Rangers camp

Russell Wilson was a mediocre pro baseball player before he became an outstanding pro quarterback. But Saturday, he showed a flash in the batting cage similar to his early run in the NFL. According to Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times, Wilson sent one over the fence during his batting practice with the Texas Rangers…

Browns not on early list of Marcus Mariota pre-draft visits

Names of teams getting some private time with Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota have begun to trickle out, via NFL Network's Albert Breer and others. The Bucs, Redskins and Jets reportedly are on the board with a Mariota one-on-one, with Tennessee already having worked out Mariota after his pro day. Show More Summary

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